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Outstanding Design and Performance - Deep Look into New MSI GE63VR 7RF Raider

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Over the recent years, MSI has been focusing on the high level and mid-range gaming marketing with 3 main series:

The finest is the GT series that pursues maximum performance;

the 2nd is the GS series with its slim & light but good performance;

the 3rd is the GE series in the middle ground, lighter than GT but faster than GS.

Recently the GE series just received a makeover, with improvements in aesthetics, design, and quality.

This article will focus on testing and analyzing the latest 15.6

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MSI has also improved a lot on their exclusive software over the past two years.

Almost every features comes with its own software that allows for finer tweaks,

especially for the gaming features, like audio, keyboard, display, etc.

This is also where most of the other brands that I

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CPU => 731 cb

CPU (Single Core) => 159 cb



The GE63VR features Intel Core i7-7700HQ, with 4C8T.

The main difference from the previous gen (Core i-6700HQ) is the frequency, 2.8~3.8GHz vs 2.6~3.5GHz.


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After activating Cooler Boost 5, the idle is now at 37 degree C and full load at 70 degree C.



With 2-degrees difference at idle and 8-degrees difference at full load, are pretty impressive results.

The Cooler Boost 5 cooling module of the GE63VR does a pretty good job with GPU cooling,

and keeps the GTX 1070 under 80 degrees even at full load, without activating Cooler Boost 5.


The i7-7700HQ CPU comes in default at 2.8~3.8GHz, with power mode set at Balance.

When running full load with LinX 0.6.5

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