MSI GS Series GS43VR Phantom Pro-006

MSI GS Series GS43VR Phantom Pro-006

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 14", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 3.75 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1499.00 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:89
GPU Benchmark:90
User ratings:96
Popularity score:99

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at medium/high settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:82/ 100

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Product nameMSI GS Series GS43VR Phantom Pro-006MSI GS Series GS43VR PHANTOM PRO-069XOTIC PC XOTIC ASUS GL502VS - 15.6" Full HD w/ G-Sync Gaming Laptop IntelHP EliteBook 840 G3 (Z2B09UT#ABA)MSI GS Series GS43VR PHANTOM PRO-069
CPU Benchmark89better92better92worse75better92
GPU Benchmark9090better94worse5090
Value for Money62better69worse48better69
Popularity99worse80worse51worse80worse80
Rating96worseworseworseworse
Shopineer score82worse79worse72worse66worse79
Price$1499.00$1499.00$1499.00worse$1499.99$1499.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1528.00$1640.00$1314.00$1640.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (Downgrade From Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandMSIMSIXOTIC PCHPMSI
Screen14"14"15.6"14"14"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesFull HD Non Reflection eDP IPS LevelNon Reflection eDP IPS-LevelHP Sure View integrated privacy screenFHD SVA anti-glare slim LENon Reflection eDP IPS-Level
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzbetter7th Generation Intel KabylakeTM i7-7700HQworseIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHz
Cores444worse24
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.8 GHzworse2.5 GHzbetter2.8 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHzbetter3.8 GHzbetter3.8 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GBworse8 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400DDR4 2400worseDDR4 2133DDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD128 GB128 GB128 GBbetter360 GB128 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD webcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery4 cell (61 Whr)4 cell (61 Whr)HP Long Life 3-cell, 46 Wh Li-ion4 cell (61 Whr)
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1060GeForce GTX 1060betterNvidia GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) Graphics Card (Pascal Architecture)worseIntel HD Graphics 520GeForce GTX 1060
Video Memory6 GB6 GB6 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum Black
Weight3.75 lbs.3.75 lbs.worse5.5 lbs.better3.27 lbs.3.75 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake17815174
Anno 1404766201
Anno 2070229171165129
Anno 220596897829
ArmA 2138
Ashes of the Singularity685555
Assassin's Creed Syndicate82767031
Assassin's Creed Unity68674632
AssassinĀ“s Creed III11912660
Battlefield 1116977773
Battlefield 317416412966
Battlefield 418417015599
Battlefield Hardline17616711478
BioShock Infinite192176156100
Borderlands 2175113121118
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare92943229
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1241249987
Civilization 522055
Civilization VI64524745
Company of Heroes 261646441
Crysis - CPU Benchmark80647926952
Crysis - GPU Benchmark10837827258
Crysis 22255715187
Crysis 314613610352
Crysis Warhead89
Darksiders II322191
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising18241134886528
Dead Space 3367367346216
Deus Ex Human Revolution876336172
Deus Ex Mankind Divided114945528
Diablo III383348339200
Dirt 3227220180179
Dirt Rally39713912296
Dirt Showdown112108123112
Dishonored 295816154
Dishonored133133133127
Doom 34627
Doom1521439188
Dota 2 Reborn154143156137
Dota 2120117116
Evolve1761519586
F.E.A.R. 260421871868
F1 201139023440699208
F1 2012201149138123
F1 201313312912495
F1 2014121120121114
FIFA 16267256241
FIFA 17233216199198
Fallout 41021007967
Far Cry 299199922
Far Cry 31231109561
Far Cry 41231188568
Far Cry Primal102857659
Farming Simulator 17209180155146
Fifa 118302898
Fifa 121620933525333
Fifa 13491458420446
Fifa 14612452413358
Fifa 15326284250
For Honor2121057857
GRID 2188146138119
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30600
GTA V1221189048
Ghost Recon Wildlands113696437
Guild Wars 21276952
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark440
Hitman 201674725553
Just Cause 2128
Just Cause 395837971
Left 4 Dead37285
Mad Max226124114
Mafia 2152144144139
Mafia 3514744
Mass Effect 3608360
Mass Effect Andromeda120845650
Max Payne 310010510166
Metal Gear Solid V60606060
Metro 203319216513581
Mirror's Edge Catalyst151646164
Need for Speed 20161261208464
Need for Speed Shift782867322
No Man's Sky114996230
Overwatch299274169106
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege282226136111
Resident Evil 53294285143
Resident Evil 730515810183
Rise of the Tomb Raider1431197261
Risen752218203177
Saints Row IV96888075
SimCity23512612662
Sims 3874727942374
Sims 4169102122119
Sleeping Dogs21719916278
Star Wars Battlefront18618310282
StarCraft 256818112688
Supreme Commander - FA Bench137523264054
The Crew60606060
The Division1851216349
The Elder Scrolls Online97948454
The Evil Within666673
The Secret World7291061792
The Witcher 31661276738
Thief98969070
Titanfall 21441449080
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider346319281139
Torchlight 2195164136
Trackmania Nations Forever786265109
Watch Dogs 2107956542
Watch Dogs94807054
World in Conflict - Benchmark32019599110
World of Tanks v818210210095
World of Warcraft54251424990
World of Warships1401199485
X-Plane 10.2582472525
XCOM 286635629