MSI GE63 Raider 16GB Laptops

MSI GE63 Raider 16GB Laptops

4 / 5 $2656 - $5408

Manufacturer:                     MSI
RAM:                                   16GB
Storage:                              128GB Samsung SATA SSD (on sale models: 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD)
Platform:                             Windows
Camera:                              720p HD webcam
Graphics:                            Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5, Max-Q)
Screen:                               15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) 
Processor Type:                 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-8750H (hexa-core, 9MB cache, up to 4.1GHz)
Connectivity:                      Killer Wireless AC 1550i 802.11ac Wi-Fi (2x2 MIMO); Bluetooth 5.0                          
Ports:                                  USB 3.1 Gen2, USB 3.1 Gen1 x 2, Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), miniDisplayPort, HDMI 2.0, RJ-45 Ethernet
Availablility                        In Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide )

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MSI GE63 Raider RGB-010 15.6" 120Hz 3ms Performance Gaming Laptop GTX 1070 8G i7-8750H (6 Cores) 16GB 256GB SSD + 1TB Per Key RGB KB, VR Ready, Metal Chassis, Windows 10 64 bit

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MSI GE63 Raider RGB 8SF-082AU 15.6" 144Hz, Intel i7-8750H, RTX 2070, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 1TB HDD, W10H

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MSI GE63 Raider 15.6" Gaming Laptop Computer: Intel Core i7-8750H Processor 2.2GHz; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6; 16GB DDR4-2666 RAM; 512GB SSD+1TB HDD

$5408

MSI GE63 Raider RGB-012 15.6" 120Hz 3ms Performance Gaming Laptop GTX 1060 6G i7-8750H (6 Cores) 16GB 128GB SSD + 1TB Per Key RGB KB, VR Ready, Metal Chassis, Windows 10 64 bit

Product Description

The MSI GE63 Raider Laptop in Australia may not win so many design awards but it’s indeed an exceptionally decent option especially for those looking for a powerful 15-inches laptop. However, MSI’s GE series aren’t really as powerful as GT but still in a line to get a considerable performance boost following Intel’s jump to hexa-core smartphone processors. The MSI GE63 Raider is backed by Intel Core i7-8750H, 16GB of RAM which can be upgraded to 32GB whereas an onboard memory is 256GB. The display size is 15.6-inches with the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a native resolution of 1920 x 1080.

Design and Display

The GE63 Raider’s lid is distinctive for MSI with company’s logo and red dragon shield on Aluminum with a brushed pattern. On a right side, you’ll see a pair of USB 3.0 ports and an SD Card reader whereas Ethernet Jack, an HDMI output, a mini DisplayPort, USB Type-C port, microphone jacks, headphone, and speaker are mounted on a left side. It weighs 5.5 pounds and 15.1 x 10.2 x 1.2 inches making it thinner and lighter as compared to Alienware 15 R3.

The GE63 Raider is having a super-gorgeous 15.6-inches IPS screen with a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The screen is sharp and one can enjoy watching movies, working on several apps and playing HD games. The display covers a magnificent 184% of sRGB colour gamut providing vivid as compared to premium gaming average (134%).

Keyboard and Touchpad

The GE63 Raider continues MSI’s tradition of working with peripheral-maker SteelSeries for its keyboards. The MSI GE63 Raider is backed by 2 mm of travel and requires 71g of force to press so that you will feel good while typing.

The 4.3 x 2.4-inches Touchpad is quite responsive for all of your gestures whether you scroll with 2 fingers or tap four fingers to open the Action Center.

Performance

Digging down inside, GE63 Raider comes with an Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, 16GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard memory. Based on Geekbench 4 benchmark, Raider scored of 18944 bettering a premium gaming average (17920) whereas PowerSpec with Core i7-7700HQ scored 14233.

Battery

If you’re a kind of heavy user, you’ll be needing to keep Raider plugged in most of the time as RGB lights suck up a lot of power. The Raider lasted 1 hour and 31 minutes on Laptop Mag’s battery test with a lid lights on. The test was based on continuously browses websites, videos and performance tests. The premium gaming average, however, is 3:33.

Price and Availability

It was April 3 when MSI launched its GE63 Raider and after a couple of days, started landing on shelves worldwide including Australia and New Zealand. As far as MSI GE63 Raider Price in Australia is concerned, it set users back around AU$2699. The GE63 Raider is fitted with 15.6-inches Full HD 120Hz IPS Display, Intel Core i7-8750, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPU, 16GB of RAM and 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD hard.