MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro-238 15.6-inch

MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro-238 15.6-inch

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  • GTX 1070 graphics
  • M.2 SSD + 7200rpm HDD
  • Kaby Lake-based processor
  • Full-HD display with G-SYNC


  • Battery life
  • Bulky
  • No 4K display
  • Average sized SSD
  • No optical drive

Bottom Line

The MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro-238 offers the latest hardware for the hardcore gamer, however the smaller 256GB SSD will fill up quite quickly with the latest AAA gaming titles.

The MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro-238 is a bestselling 2017 gaming laptop from MSI that has been praised for its VR support, G-SYNC display, fast seventh generation Intel processor, dedicated 10-series NVIDIA graphics and for its aggressive gaming looks. However, the 256GB SSD is slightly too small for newer games such as Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2. Luckily, you can easily upgrade to a larger M.2 solid state drive that will offer far more storage space for those larger games. While it is designed to be portable, the battery life is poor, which is no surprise with the powerful hardware.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 90
    LaptopMag August 15, 2016

    The MSI GT62 Dominator Pro combines VR-ready graphics, blistering transfer speeds and a gorgeous gaming-optimized display in a 15-inch chassis.

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  • NotebookCheck August 16, 2016

    In line with the notebook launch of Nvidia's Pascal architecture, MSI announces a new high-end system based on the GeForce GTX 1070. The performance of the GT62VR is not only supposed to beat devices with the GTX 970M, but also notebooks equipped with the GTX 980M by quite a margin. Our review will find out if that is the case.

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  • 80
    PCMag August 26, 2016

    Among the first gaming laptops with Nvidia's Pascal graphics technology, the MSI GT62VR Dominator Pro-005 offers superb performance, along with a ton of storage, and extras like USB-C and a customizable keyboard—all at a fair price.

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Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel GeForce GTX 1070 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Type Discrete
Graphics Memory 8GB GDDR5
RAM 16GB DDR4 2400MHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight 6.48 lbs
Battery Life 4.25 hours
Hard Drive 1 256 SSD
Hard Drive 2 1024 HDD 7200
Display Size 15.6 inch
Display Type IPS
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Technology LED backlit | In-plane switching | G-SYNC
Connectivity 3x USB 3.0 | USB 3.1 Type-C | HDMI | Mini DisplayPort | Killer Gaming Ethernet | Killer N1435 Dual Band AC WiFi | Bluetooth 4.1
Audio Stereo speakers | Woofer | Dynaudio Tech
Webcam FHD 1080p
Additional Features SD (XC / HC) card reader| Backlit Keyboard | Anti-Ghost key
Dimension (LxWxH) 15.35 x 10.47 x 1.56
Warranty 1 year

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