On testing, our gadget browser Volodya Borovoy visited the gaming laptop MSI GF63 8RD. This model is representative of the initial middle segment – it can be called a relatively affordable laptop for gamers.
MSI GF63 8RD has a 15.6-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. Inside, an Intel Core i7 processor of the eighth generation and a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q video card with 4 GB of GDDR5 video memory are installed. This, of course, is not enough, but you should understand that ultra-high settings in modern games will not be possible.
For data storage, there is a 128 GB SSD-drive and 1 TB HDD. The maximum amount of RAM can be 32 GB (2 slots). The island-style SteelSeries keyboard is pleasant to the touch, the backlight is only of one color — red.
The thickness of the body, made of metal and plastic, is only 21.7 mm, weight – 1.86 kg. Such dimensions make it easy to carry a laptop with you. It looks more expensive than its money, but the aluminum on the case strongly collects fingerprints.
If you do not play games when running on battery power, the laptop is able to withstand about 7 hours in the mode of office tasks. For a gaming laptop this is a very good indicator. As for the connectors, there is one USB Type-C, three USB 3.1, RJ45 connector, HDMI and 3.5 mm audio jack for connecting headphones.
You can find a MSI GF63 8RD laptop in Russia at a price of 72,000 rubles.