The MSI GS64 VR 7RF is another gaming laptop that is available in India. Key highlight is that this is the slimmest gaming laptop that houses the Intel Core i7 7th gen processor and coupled with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU.
MSI GS64 VR 7RF Unboxing
The box pack itself looks quite premium and by the look one can easily guess how slim the laptop will be. Inside you will get the MSI GS64 VR 7RF laptop, user manual, warranty card, power cord and adapter. You also get a laptop bag with all gaming laptops.
MSI GS64 VR 7RF design and specifications
The MSI GS64 VR 7RF is impressive, being a gaming laptop the size / dimensions are just too unbelievable. Do note that gaming laptops are different from other laptops that might be using the same 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, but what makes the gaming laptops different is the cooling technology that it incorporates. The MSI GS64 VR 7RF is also using liquid cooling technology they call it cooler boost that helps keep the GPU / CPU temperature under control.
The cooling technology actually increases the size / weight of the laptop, surprisingly MSI managed to keep both under limited space.
MSI GS64 VR 7RF specifications
Intel Core i7 7700HQ 7th Gen processor
256GB SSD + 1TB SATA Drive
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU (VR ready)
Nahimic Version 2 for excellent audio, impressive voice cancellation
SteelSeries Engine 3 that comes with RGB key lights – you can change / customize it as per your need
MSI GS64 VR 7RF Laptop weight 1.8Kgs
15.6 inch screen FHD resolution
Thunderbolt 3, HDMI, USB Type C port, Killer DoubleShot Pro, XSplit Gamecaster, supports matrix display (4K) up to 3 monitors, dragon center for total control / overclocking
MSI GS64 VR 7RF performance
The performance was smooth, no lags and heat-up was under control. The 3D Mark 11 benchmark score that I got was 12249. I played FarCry 4 and it did very well. I played the game for couple of hours and the CPU temperature was hovering around 60 degrees.
Gaming laptops are not that cheap, if you are a hardcore gaming user you will understand, for normal gaming users this is not the laptop you should be looking for. MSI GS64 VR 7RF is a very good buy for those who are looking for a powerful gaming device that is light weight and does come with all the feature one would want. This laptop however comes with GTX 1060 GPU, there are better and more powerful GPU’s available.