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MSI GV62 8RE-016US

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of MSI GV62 8RE-016US. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard. The portability is also appreciated. Comments are divided on the usability. The reliability and battery get critical opinions.

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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 GV62 8RE-016US is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : vortez.net (vortez.net)

MSI GV62 8RE Review

 

The GV62 8RE is just one gaming laptop to be revamped in MSI's lineup - armed with Intel's new 8th Generation Coffee Lake architecture via the Core i5-8300H.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Sam Medley (notebookcheck.net)

MSI GV62 8RE (i5-8300H, GTX 1060, FHD) Laptop Review

 

New engine, same body. MSI brings Coffee Lake to their entry-level GV62 line. While the new Intel CPU is a breath of fresh air, it is the only real change to the machine since last year. Buggy system behavior and a cheap plastic case keep the GV62 8RE...

excellent SteelSeries keyboard ; good price ; relatively lightweight ; easy maintenance ; good speakers ; reasonably low external temperatures ; wide selection of ports....

...but no Thunderbolt 3 or USB 3.1 Gen 2 ; lid isn't properly set and clicks against chassis ; case is entirely plastic and feels cheap as a result ; lid easily warps ; component temperatures get hot under stress ; gaming performance falls behind other...

MSI is known for offering multiple choices to match almost any need, but at this point, they may be over-saturating their own marketplace. Case in point: today's review model. The GV62 has little to offer that can't already be found in its other lines....

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):41
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera signal format:720p
Video capturing speed:30

Design

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

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

CUDA:Y
Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:3
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
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
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 ID:0x3E9B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® UHD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.5

Keyboard

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

Memory

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

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:5.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Other features

On/off button:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
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:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:180

Processor

Bus type:DMI
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel® HM370
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:4.00 / 4.10
Processor cache:8 / 9
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Coffee Lake
Processor Cores:4 / 6
Processor family:8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:2.20 / 2.30
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-8300H / i7-8750H
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1440
Processor threads:12 / 8
Stepping:U0
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
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
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):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® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:134876 / 134906
Processor code:SR3YY
Processor package size:42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Software

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

Storage

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:260
Height (front):2.2
Height (rear):2.9
Weight:2.2
Width:383