MSI Gaming GL63 9SC-217 Review
MSI stands for Micro-Star International. It is a multinational tech company based in Taiwan that manufactures the best quality products at an affordable price range. They produce graphic cards, gaming gear, motherboards, and laptops as well.
This MSI gaming laptop is loaded with a ton of features and performs extraordinarily in every aspect. Let’s discuss its features, pros, and cons to know if it is worth buying or not.
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This gaming laptop from MSI comes with pre-installed software. It is pre-loaded with Windows 10 Home 64 bit that comes with lifetime validity. The laptop also includes MSI BurnRecovery, MSI battery calibration, MSI help desk, Norton interset security for 60 days, Norton studio for a lifetime, Microsoft office 2016 for 30 days, True color 2.0, Nahimic 3 and dragon center. The software comes for free without any extra cost.
Storage and memory
This little beast from MSI comes with a 1TB hard drive along with a 128GB NVMe M.2 SSD. These are faster than usual SSD’s. The memory of this device is 8GB DDR4 2666MHz, which is very powerful. It can also be expanded up to 32GB.
The sleek keyboard of this laptop feels premium. The keys are stable and can take three times more pressure than any other ordinary laptop keyboard. The red LED backlight keys will help you work in dark environments, and this color goes with the gaming-themed laptop as well.
What Do We like
Experience the ultimate gaming with its Ultra HD display. The 15.6 inches display comes with a 1080p (1920×1080) resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. This means it will show you 120 frames per second on the screen while gaming. This display is anti-glare and is 100%sRGB.
Battery back up
This red-colored beast from MSI comes with a lithium-ion battery with an energy content of 41 watt-hours. The battery back up is pretty decent for this high configuration model. It ensures up to 8 hours of battery back up if you use it for work purposes. This can also offer 5-6 hours backup for video playback.
It is pretty evident for a gaming laptop to have a graphics card built-in. This laptop comes with the latest and powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 graphics with 4GB GDDR5 memory. This enables you to play hardcore games. It also enhances your viewing experience on the brilliant display.
The speakers that come built-in this laptop is very loud and delivers crystal clear sound. It prevents the distortion of the audio track, even if you play it at a higher volume. Watch movies or listen to songs, along with the extended battery life, enjoy the immersive audio experience.
The performance of this laptop is extraordinary. The latest Intel Core i5-9300H 9th gen processor with quad-core up to 4.1GHz ensures maximum speed for any given task. The 8GB DDR4 2666MHz ram will help you multitask with ease. The GTX 1650 will efficiently run every hardcore game on a 1080p resolution display, ensuring a better viewing experience.
This laptop comes with various kinds of ports. It includes 2 Type-A USB 3.1, 1 Type-A USB 3.1, 1 Type-C USB 3.1 gen2, 1 RJ45 LAN port, 1 HDMI port, 1mDP, 1 SD card reader, one mic-in and one headphone-out port.
What We Don’t Like
The only minor drawback of this laptop is the weight. It weighs around 2.2 kilograms, making it a little challenging to carry around.
This is a high-end laptop with very high specifications from MSI. It has pretty much every feature one may require on a laptop. You can use it for work purposes and gaming purposes. This gaming laptop comes with two years warranty from MSI covering any manufacturing defects. The free software that comes with it is a bonus. Moreover, this laptop is worth buying as it offers excellent value for money.