MSI GV62 8RD-200 15.6-Inch

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The MSI GV62 8RD-200 is mid-range gaming laptop that received positive reviews for an 8th generation Intel CPU, a lightweight build, good performance for the money, and a stylish design. Reviewers were critical of its short battery life, non-metal finish, and noisy fans. All in all the GV62 offers some good performance for the money, although there are some better performing laptops for the price.


  • Fast 8th generation CPU
  • Lightweight build
  • Stylish design


  • Runs slightly hot under load
  • No metal finish on design
  • Noisy fans
  • Performance could be better for the price

Bottom Line

The MSI GV62 8RD-200 has a stylish design and a great lightweight build, though its gaming performance will struggle to compete with GTX 1060 equipped laptops.

Positive Reviews
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Critic Reviews

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    NotebookCheck June 21, 2018

    MSI brings Coffee Lake to their entry-level GV62 line. While the new Intel CPU is a breath of fresh air, it is the only real change to the machine since last year. Buggy system behavior and a cheap plastic case keep the GV62 8RE from being little more than white noise.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Core i5-8300H 2.30GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 4GB GDDR5
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight4.8 lbs
Battery Life5.25 hours
Hard Drive 11000 HDD 5400
Display Size15.6 inch
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
ConnectivityWi-Fi | Bluetooth | 2 x USB 3.0 | 1 x USB 2.0 | 1 x Mini DisplayPort | HDMI
Additional FeaturesSteelseries Red Backlit Keyboard, SD (XC / HC)
Dimension (LxWxH)15.1 x 10.2 x 1.2
Warranty1 year limited
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