MSI GL62 6QF-405 17.3-inch

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78
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$935.99
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Pros

  • Full HD display
  • USB Type-C
  • NVIDIA GTX960M
  • Extra m.2 slot

Cons

  • Bulky size
  • Only 8GB of RAM

Bottom Line

The MSI GL62 6QF-405 offers great performance for budget conscious gamers who are after a 17-inch laptop with dedicated graphics and a Full-HD display.


The MSI GL62 6QF-405 offers great gaming performance at a lower price point. The 6th generation Skylake i7 processor offers great performance, while the DDR4 RAM runs up to 30% faster than its predecessors. The 8GB of RAM will run most apps and games, but it can cheaply and easily be upgraded to 16GB as only one slot is in use. While the hard drive offers enough space for modern gaming and usage, its speed can be improved upon with an SSD or Hybrid SSD drive. Upgrading the hard drive and RAM requires the removal of the entire bottom cover, which is easily done and worth the extra bit of effort for the increase in performance. As a bonus, MSI allows for an m.2 SSD to be installed alongside the standard 2.5-inch drive.

Critic Reviews

  • Notebookcheck November 13, 2015

    MSI has refreshed its line-up for the gaming festival and improved the GE72 a lot: Apart of an up-to-date Intel quad-core CPU, the 17-inch fireball got an IPS panel and a USB 3.1 port.

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Specifications

Processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 2GB Dedicated
RAM 8GB DDR4 2133
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight5.95 lbs
Battery Life2.75 hours
Hard Drive 11024 HDD 7200
Display Size17.3 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display TechnologyIPS
Connectivity2x USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | USB Type-C | VGA | Mini-Display port| HDMI | Bluetooth 4.0 | Intel Dual Band WiFi | Qualcomm Atheros Ethernet
Audio4x speakers
WebcamHD 720
Additional FeaturesMemory card reader, SteelSeries non-backlit keyboard
Dimension (LxWxH)16.45 x 10.60 x 1.53

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