MSI GS63 VR 7RF gaming laptop review – with GTX 1060 GPU

The MSI GS63 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 GS63 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 GS63 VR 7RF laptop, user manual, warranty card, power cord and adapter. You also get a laptop bag with all gaming laptops.

MSI GS63 VR 7RF design and specifications

The MSI GS63 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 GS63 VR 7RF is also using liquid cooling technology they call it cooler boost that helps keep the GPU / CPU temperature under control.

MSI GS63 VR 7RF box pack

The cooling technology actually increases the size / weight of the laptop, surprisingly MSI managed to keep both under limited space.

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MSI GS63 VR 7RF specifications

Intel Core i7 7700HQ 7th Gen processor
16GB RAM
256GB SSD + 1TB SATA Drive
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU (VR ready)
Nahimic Version 2 for excellent audio, impressive voice cancellation
AluminumAllow Chassis
SteelSeries Engine 3 that comes with RGB key lights – you can change / customize it as per your need
MSI GS63 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
Windows 10

MSI GS64 VR 7RF steelseries 3 keyboard

MSI GS63 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.

MSI GS64 VR 7RF USB Ports

MSI GS64 VR 7RF lan and SD reader

MSI GS64 VR 7RF HDMI and Thunderbolt

Verdict

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 GS63 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.

MSI GS64 VR 7RF LEDS

Rating 4.2 out of 5

MSI GS63 VR 7RF is listed on Amazon but not available as of now price is around Rs. 1,78,000.

3 Comments

  1. Arvind Kumar Gupta April 10, 2017
  2. Tulasi Dass April 8, 2017
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