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MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider

MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider
alaScore 97

18 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the usability and price are overall positive. The screen and design are also appreciated.

keyboard, design, screen, price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.net)

MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070, Full HD) Laptop Review

 

Here comes some color! The MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider offers very good gaming performance at a weight below 3 kg (~6.6 lb). The 17-inch laptop masters even long gaming sessions. Whether there are weaknesses and if so where, you can find out in our review...

slim, elegant design ; low weight ; fast Intel Core i7-7700HQ ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 with 8 GB VRAM ; display with high color space coverage and 120 Hz ; USB-3.1 Gen.2 Type C ; combined SSD and HDD storage ; high-quality keyboard with RGB...

short battery life ; throttling under full loads (CPU + GPU) ; low display brightness ; no NVMe SSD

Without a doubt, the MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider is a gaming laptop. Together, the fast Intel Core i7-7700HQ and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 provide a great basis for gaming. We also like the display, which makes the hearts of any gamer beat faster with a...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider Pro

 

Racing stripes don't make everything go faster, but they can make them look cooler. The 17-inch MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider Pro ($1,949 to start, $2.399 as tested) has a fresh design that stands out. It also packs some powerful speakers, and, thanks to a GTX...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Mike Jennings Mike Jennings (hardwareheaven.com)

MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider – Review

 

Not all hardware manufacturers concentrate on slimmer, lighter and smaller gaming notebooks – companies like MSI still recognise the market for more traditional products, especially with LAN gaming and esports proving popular.

MSI’s GTX 1070 might be a little slower than the same chip in the HP, but those basic benchmark scores don’t tell the whole story.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Megamicrofish (johnlewis.com)

Only comes with 6GB Graphics card

 

Please note. This does NOT come with a 8GB graphics card as stated.the graphics card has 6GB as standard

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2 / 4
Speaker power:4

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):51
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera signal format:1080p / 720p
Video capturing speed:30

Design

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

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Display response rise/fall:3 / 5
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

CUDA:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:6 / 8
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y
NVIDIA GameWorks VR: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):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

Full-size keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 32 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 2 x 16
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2
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

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y
Microphone in:Y
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
S/PDIF out port:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 3 / 4
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 / 230

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
Configurable TDP-down:35
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM175
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x16,1x8,2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.8
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:4
Processor frequency:2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i7-7700HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-7700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-7700 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1440 / FCBGA1440
Processor threads:8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

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
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® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:97185
Processor package size:42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Software

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

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / Y
Compatible memory cards:SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 256
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1 / 2
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1024 / 1128 / 1256 / 1512 / 2024 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:285
Height :28.5
Weight:2.8
Width:419