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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of MSI GL62M 7RD. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and durability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the MSI GL62M 7RD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (

MSI GL62M 7RD-077 Notebook Review


Entry-level Gaming Laptop. MSI's entry-level model into the gaming world costs about 1050 Euros (~$1117). You will get a well-equipped 15.6-inch notebook for this price. Its main weaknesses are the display, the battery runtimes and the automatic fan...

matte display ; Full HD resolution ; free M.2 slot ; does not get hot ; high system performance

dark, low-contrast display with narrow viewing angles ; fan control when running idle ; poor battery runtimes ; no USB 3.1 Gen2 ; instabile lid ; only 2 GB VRAM

The GL62M wants to be a cheap entry-level device in the world of gaming notebooks. Accordingly, it is capable of bringing current games in high resolutions and with high quality settings on its matte Full HD display. Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 graphic...

Feb, 2017

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Very quick and powerful


I've had this for a week now and I've had no problems installing and running some large software including games. It starts up within a few seconds and has some interesting gaming features.

Sep, 2018

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Great laptop ,


very fast gaming laptop easy to upgrade ect,great CPU

Sep, 2018

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Hands down the best laptop I've ever bought, and for an amazing price too. I played Skyrim (my favourite game) on it and the graphics look absolutely fantastic and the game play is as smooth as butter. I installed hundreds of mods and it still works...

Sep, 2018

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Rather Pleased.


I was going to send this back as it was too late to cancel and order a higher spec model to play the games I play, I needn't have worried though. Once all updates were installed, which was fairly time consuming and a bit of a pain, I installed my Steam...

Aug, 2018

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Great Gaming Laptop for Price


For the price, and the fact that you can get this on buy now pay later, compared to what you could get for the same amount from other resellers is fantastic. Really just an wonderful machine that has allowed me to install and run some newer games that...

Jun, 2018

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Great laptop but could really do with an SSD


Had this laptop a couple of weeks now, great build quality and solid performance for a budget gaming laptop but boot times are painfully slow and wish I'd sprung the little bit more for the one with the SSD.

May, 2018

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Great features.


For the price this is the best gaming laptop around.

Apr, 2018

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Great for gaming but don't buy if you want a long battery life


I bought this laptop a week or so ago and it's is great for running games and running basic tasks is a fiddle with there being so much processing power and memory, the big problem is the battery, you will be lucky for it to last 3 hours when gaming, 4...

Mar, 2018

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Send it back already


bought this laptop 1 week ago,everything was ok until i tried to log into an online game.Windows reset automatically,and all that programs barely opened.Not so happy about this acquisition.

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Number of built-in speakers:4
Speaker power:8


Battery capacity (Watt hours):41
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6


Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Video capturing speed:30


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA 3D Vision:Y
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x591B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y


Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bag included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Bag included:Y


Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter power:135 / 150


Bus type:DMI3
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM175 / Intel® HM175
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x16,1x8,2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.5 / 3.8
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.5 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-7300HQ / i7-7700HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-7700 Mobile Series
Processor threads:4 / 8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:97185 / 97456
Processor package size:42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y


Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / N / WINDOWS 10 HOME


Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400
HDD Capacity:1000
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 256

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):2.2 / 2.7
Height (rear):2.9
Weight:2.2 / 2.4