MSI GS Series GS63VR Stealth Pro-041

MSI GS Series GS63VR Stealth Pro-041 9S7-16K212-041

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 32 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 3.96 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

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Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:91
User ratings:61
Popularity score:96

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:79/ 100

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MSI GS Series GS63VR Stealth Pro-041 9S7-16K212-041
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Better Value
Aorus X7v2-CF3
Product nameMSI GS Series GS63VR Stealth Pro-041Aorus X5-CF1TMSI GT Series GT62VR Dominator Pro-087HP EliteBook 1040 G3 (V2W21UT#ABA)Aorus X7v2-CF3
CPU Benchmark90better9190worse79better94
GPU Benchmark91worse90better94worse51worse
Value for Money7474worse59worse41better90
Popularity96worse9296worse78worse92
Rating61better79better79worsebetter90
Shopineer score79better82worse76worse64better91
Price$1699.00$1699.00$1699.00worse$1699.99$1699.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1944.00$1939.00$1679.00$1372.00$2225.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro)Windows 8.1 64-Bit
BrandMSIAorusMSIHPAorus
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"14"17.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 1080better2880 x 16201920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology, eDPIPS Wide Viewing Angle LCDeDP IPS-Level, G-SyncAnti-Glare LCD backlight
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i7-6600U 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-4860HQ 2.4 GHz
Cores444worse24
Base Frequency2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHzworse2.4 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHzworse3.4 GHzbetter3.6 GHz
Memory32 GBworse16 GBworse16 GBworse8 GBworse16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GBbetter64 GB32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2400worseDDR3L 1866DDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPMbetter7200 RPMbetter7200 RPMbetter7200 RPM
SSD128 GBbetter512 GBbetter256 GBbetter256 GBbetter256 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamFHD type (30fps@1080p)HD CameraFHD type (30fps@1080p)720p HD webcamHD Webcam
Battery3 cell (57 Whr)Li Polymer 73.26Wh8 cell (75.24 Whr)HP Long Life 6-cell, 45.6 Wh Li-ion polymerLi Polymer 73.26Wh
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1060worseGeForce GTX 965M SLIbetterGeForce GTX 1070worseIntel HD Graphics 520worseDual Geforce GTX 860M SLI
Video Memory6 GBworse4 GBbetter8 GBbetter8 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANKiller LANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
ColorAluminum BlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackBlack
Weight3.96 lbs.worse5.51 lbs.worse6.48 lbs.better3.15 lbs.worse6.21 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 Wake14411292
Anno 1404814198
Anno 2070305239164130
Anno 22051101038029
ArmA 244
Ashes of the Singularity685549
Assassin's Creed Syndicate82767031
Assassin's Creed Unity68674632
AssassinĀ“s Creed III929866
Battlefield 1116977774
Battlefield 315514314969
Battlefield 418016815497
Battlefield Hardline17617111578
BioShock Infinite19017615799
Borderlands 2147125123118
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1031662229
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare12412410289
Call of Juarez Benchmark306
Civilization 511594
Civilization VI70575148
CoD Modern Warfare 2404331262159
Company of Heroes 262646441
Counter-Strike Source437
Crysis - CPU Benchmark25922330280
Crysis - GPU Benchmark28317028573
Crysis 2163116105105
Crysis 314613310252
Crysis Warhead89
Darksiders II338227
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938580
Dead Space 3572434362219
Deus Ex Human Revolution310333168
Deus Ex Mankind Divided114945128
Diablo III245233225204
Dirt 3217218179183
Dirt Rally39713912296
Dirt Showdown123869898
Dishonored 295836459
Dishonored130130130128
Doom 3401
Doom1541439182
Dota 2 Reborn131118156137
Dota 2119117115
Evolve1771529586
F.E.A.R. 260421871295195
F1 2011128828881
F1 2012160145146108
F1 201311810510595
F1 2014120119121114
FIFA 16267256241
FIFA 17233216199198
Fallout 41591318064
Far Cry 2551393174
Far Cry 31201119360
Far Cry 41231188668
Far Cry Primal109877758
Farming Simulator 17209180165154
Fifa 11612565576257
Fifa 12620480416387
Fifa 13518457504533
Fifa 14855629608573
Fifa 15326284251
GRID 2193145132116
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto751123866
GTA V1221189048
Guild Wars 21216552
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201674725553
Just Cause 278
Just Cause 31291018271
Left 4 Dead1456170
Mad Max229124114
Mafia 2153141144139
Mafia 3514740
Mass Effect 3617260
Max Payne 392909575
Metal Gear Solid V60606060
Metro 203315516513579
Mirror's Edge Catalyst151646158
Need for Speed 20161261208865
Need for Speed Shift694298166100
No Man's Sky1151026430
Overwatch300278169106
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege282230136111
Resident Evil 5177137134
Rise of the Tomb Raider1801327059
Risen205347269168
Saints Row IV89817975
SimCity26715112691
Sims 379862751214
Sims 4169102122119
Sleeping Dogs18514716469
Star Wars Battlefront18618510282
StarCraft 236113312888
Supreme Commander - FA Bench21822824373
The Crew60606060
The Division1851216349
The Elder Scrolls Online97948454
The Evil Within666673
The Secret World81796658
The Witcher 31771366638
Thief98969069
Titanfall 21441438879
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider347325286138
Torchlight 211312398
Trackmania Nations Forever853226187
Watch Dogs 2107956643
Watch Dogs94807054
World in Conflict - Benchmark1523714170110
World of Tanks v8132879276
World of Warcraft100969614791
World of Warships198168146134
X-Plane 10.2582472525
XCOM 286635428