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MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the screen and price are generally positive. The design and keyboard also get good opinions, whereas many are critical about the battery.

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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 96/100 = 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

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.biz)

Courte critique du PC portable MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070, Full HD)

 

En forme. Le MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider possède de bonnes capacités de jeu, à un poids inférieur à 3 kg. Le portable de 17 pouces supporte même les longues sessions de jeu. Découvrez dans nos tests s'il possède des faiblesses.

fin et élégant ; léger ; Intel Core i7-7700HQ rapide ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 avec 8 Go de VRAM ; écran avec une couverture de l'espace colorimétrique élevée et 120 Hz ; USB C 3.1 Gen 2 ; stockage SSD et HDD ; clavier de haute qualité avec...

autonomie courte ; baisse de fréquence en cas de sollicitations CPU et GPU ; luminosité de l'écran faible ; pas de SSD NVMe

Sans aucun doute le MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider est un portable de jeu. L’alliance de l’Intel Core i7-7700HQ et d’une Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 est une excellente base pour jouer. Nous apprécions également l’écran, qui fera le régal des joueurs, avec une très...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.info)

Breve Análise do Portátil MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070, Full HD)

 

Aqui vem um pouco de cor! O MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider oferece um desempenho de jogo muito bom com um peso inferior a 3 kg (~ 6,6 lb). O portátil de 17 polegadas consegue lidar sem problemas mesmo com longas sessões de jogos. Se há fraquezas, você pode...

Design fino e elegante ; Baixo peso ; Veloz Inel Core i7-7700HQ ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 com 8 GB de VRAM ; Tela com alta cobertura de espaço de cores e 120 Hz ; USB-3.1 Gen.2 Type C ; Armazenamento de SSD e HD combinados ; Teclado de alta qualidade...

Curta duração da bateria ; Afogamentos sob cargas pesadas ; Baixo brilho da tela ; Sem SSD NVMe

Sem dúvida, o MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider é um portátil para jogos. Juntos, o rápido Intel Core i7-7700HQ e a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 fornecem uma ótima base para os jogos. Também gostamos da tela, que faz os corações de qualquer jogador bater mais rápido...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.org )

Breve análisis del MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070, Full HD)

 

¡Aquí viene algo de color! El MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider ofrece muy buen rendimiento gaming con un peso que no llega a 3 kg. El portátil de 17" incluso domina las sesiones de juego largas. Si tiene debilidades y dónde, lo puedes descubrir en nuestro...

diseño delgado y elegante ; bajo peso ; veloz Intel Core i7-7700HQ ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 con 8 GB de VRAM ; display con elevada cobertura de espacio de color y 120 Hz ; USB-3.1 Gen.2 Type C ; almacenamiento combinado de SSD y HDD ; teclado...

poco aguante de batería ; ralentización a plena carga (CPU + GPU) ; display de bajo brillo ; SSD no NVMe

No cabe duda, el MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider es un portátil gaming. Juntos, la veloz Intel Core i7-7700HQ y la Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 ofrecen una base genial para jugar. También nos gusta el display, que acelera los corazones de los gamers con una alta...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.nl)

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

 

Hier heb je wat kleur! De MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider biedt uitstekend gaming-prestaties voor een gewicht van minder dan 3 kg. De 17-inch-laptop draait zijn hand niet om voor langdurige gaming-sessies. We achterhalen aan de hand van onze benchmarks of er ook...

slank, elegant ontwerp ; laag gewicht ; snelle Intel Core i7-7700HQ ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 met 8 GB VRAM ; scherm met hoge kleurdekking en 120 Hz ; USB-3.1 Gen.2 Type C ; combinatie van SSD- en HDD-opslag ; hoogwaardig toetsenbord met...

korte batterijduur ; throttling onder volle belasting (CPU + GPU) ; lage schermhelderheid ; geen NVMe-SSD

Dit is de verkorte versie van het originele artikel. Het volledige, Engelse testrapport vind je hier. De MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider legt een prima basis om gamers zelfs op de lange termijn tevreden te houden. Het hoogwaardige toetsenbord presteert prima en...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.com)

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

 

Jetzt wird's bunt. Das MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider bietet eine sehr gute Spieleleistung bei einem Gewicht von unter 3 Kilogramm. Selbst ausdauernde Gaming-Sessions meistert der 17-Zöller. Ob und wo sich Schwächen zeigen, das erfahren Sie in unserem Review...

schlankes, schickes Design ; geringes Gewicht ; schneller Intel Core i7-7700HQ ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 mit 8-GB-VRAM ; Display mit hoher Farbraumabdeckung und 120 Hz ; USB-3.1-Gen2 Typ C ; Speicherkombination aus SSD und HDD ; hochwertige Tastatur...

kurze Akkulaufzeiten ; Throttling unter Volllast (CPU + GPU) ; geringe Bildschirmhelligkeit ; keine NVMe-SSD

Das MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider ist ohne jeden Zweifel ein Gaming-Laptop. Der schnelle Intel Core i7-7700HQ und die Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 bieten zusammen eine tolle Basis zum Zocken. Sehr gut gefällt uns auch das Display, welches mit einer hohen...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.it)

Recensione breve del Portatile MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070, Full HD)

 

Finalmente un po' di colore! L'MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider offre prestazioni di gioco molto buone e pesa meno di 3 kg (~6.6 lb). Questo 17" gestisce anche lunghe sessioni di gioco. Se ci sono punti deboli e su quali aspetti lo potete leggere nella nostra...

design sottile ed elegante ; peso contenuto ; veloce Intel Core i7-7700HQ ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 con 8 GB di VRAM ; display con ampia copertura del colore e 120 Hz ; USB-3.1 Gen.2 Type C ; archiviazione combinata SSD ed HDD ; tastiera di alta...

autonomia breve ; throttling sotto carico massimo (CPU + GPU) ; luminosità del display bassa ; manca un SSD NVMe

Senza dubbio, l'MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider è un portatile gaming. Unendo la veloce Intel Core i7-7700HQ e la Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 fornisce ottime basi per il gaming. Ci piace anche il display, che è ciò che fa battere il cuore dei giocatori, con una...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.se)

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

 

Här kommer lite färg! MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider erbjuder väldigt bra spelprestanda trots en vikt på under 3 kg. Denna 17-tums laptop bemästrar även längre spelsessioner. Om det finns några svagheter och i så fall var kan du får reda på i vår recension som...

tunn, elegant design ; låg vikt ; snabb Intel Core i7-7700HQ ; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 med 8 GB VRAM ; skärm med hög färgrymdstäckning och 120 Hz ; USB-3.1 Gen.2 Typ C ; kombinerad SSD och HDD-lagring ; högkvalitativt tangentbord med RGB-belysning ;...

kort batteritid ; strypning under full belastning (CPU + GPU) ; låg ljusstyrka på skärmen ; ingen NVMe SSD

MSI GE73VR 7RF Raider är utan tvekan en spellaptop. Tillsammans så erbjuder en snabb Intel Core i7-7700HQ och ett Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 en bra bas för spel. Vi gillade också skärmen, som får hjärtat hos varje gamer att slå snabbare med hög färgrymd...

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 Content

AC adapter included:Y

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