It might make a good impression at first, but after typing out just a few letters the flaws are evident. It’s another story for the area above the optical drive, where the case tends to bend quite a bit in response to pressure. Turning the turbo mode on only makes things worse. Whether the MSI GXR doesn’t just look good on paper but actually lives up to its specs, you’ll find out in the following review. On account of this, the maximum contrast takes a hit, which comes to a low

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It was put on tx660 market in January and was then the fastest mobile single-core graphics card on the market until the Nvidia GeForce GTXM usurped the throne. Linux Compatibility and Software.

No, create an account now. We used Cinebench versions R10 and R This laptop is designed with high performance and ease of use in mind.

MSI launches MSI GX660 performance gaming laptop

Amazon tempts developers to machine learning with toy race car. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. With a power consumption of up to 50 watts, the graphics card eats up more energy than the quad-core processor.


A preproduction model of the GXR was used in the following review.

MSI GX660 Series

In the end, the keyboard plays a more important role than the touchpad, which is usually replaced by a mouse in any case. Looking at the power consumption of the notebook, it’s no surprise why the 9-cell, 87 Wh battery only keeps the notebook running for little over an hour gc660 heavy use. Nvidia Graphics Card, Turo We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. However instead of a turbo button I just have a button labelled P1. The Classic Shell is free. Since the cables for the monitor, external hard drive and power can gx6660 hooked up in the back, there are less cables cluttering up the desktop than if these things were attached at the side of the notebook.

The best smartwatches of MIT’s BeeMe giant social experiment puts a human under internet control. Nevertheless, the keyboard does have its good points. Modem port – 1.

Even in idle mode, the GXR still consumes about 50 watts. What’s more is the clatter of the keystrokes gets pretty annoying. Torture Test with prime95 and FurMark.

Disk data transfer rate. The notebook comes equipped with Bluetooth 2. As a customer, I feel cheated and a victim of false advertising.


Alienware 17 and M17x. If you need better cooling just google those 2 things. If you’re thinking about purchasing the MSI GX, keep in mind that the gaming notebook’s 9-cell battery does not contribute to a long battery life and it’s always best to have a power outlet near-by.

With the lowest gurbo settings on and a resolution of 1,x pixels, the GXR reaches a frame rate of fps. Having the turbo mode on doesn’t shorten the battery life by much, which dropped to 62 minutes. O bDec 18,in forum: We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. The hardware in place here will get the heart of any gamer to pound with excitement.

Since these are special function buttons, they are located on a smooth surface and can only be seen with the backlight on.