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MSI Gaming GT62VR 7RE (Dominator Pro)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of MSI Gaming GT62VR 7RE (Dominator Pro). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and size. The screen and design are also appreciated. Opinions about the energy efficiency and usability are mixed. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the MSI Gaming GT62VR 7RE (Dominator Pro) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

MSI GT62VR 7RE Dominator Pro Notebook Review

 

A balanced gaming laptop. MSI also uses the GeForce GTX 1070 graphic card in the GT62VR 7RE. The processor is new: Kaby Lake is used now. The rest of the features is also alright: IPS display, SSD+HDD, and 16 GB of RAM.

many maintenance options ; backlit keyboard ; good audio system ; IPS screen ; USB 3.1 Gen2 ; SSD + HDD

only one M.2 slot ; base unit is quite thick ; no Thunderbolt 3

The combination from Kaby Lake quad core processor and GeForce GTX 1070 can smoothly run all current games in Full HD resolution with high to maximum quality settings. Pro: Despite powerful hardware, the temperature increase is only moderate. The small...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Dale Shaughnessy (kitguru.net)

MSI GT62VR 7RE Dominator Pro (i7-7820HQ/ GTX 1070/ 4K)

 

Today we look at the MSI GT62VR 7RE Dominator Pro which features an Ultra HD 4k panel, Core i7 7820H Ultra HD 4k panel, Core i7 7820HK processor, 512GB SSD and 8GB Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics. Lovely.

Room to add more Ram if needed.

Battery life could be better

The MSI GT62VR 7RE Dominator Pro is a great looking laptop with plenty of power on tap. Its not too big, but it is substantial enough to make you aware you are carrying it. It is an ideal machine for a LAN event and the 4K high quality screen means you...

May, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

MSI Dominator Pro GT62VR 7RE 15.6" 4K Gaming Laptop - Black

 

Handles virtually any games on ultra settings, multitasks and doesn’t hiccup even with the most demanding things like rendering a 4K video, the speakers are great and the display is flawless

Battery could do with lasting a bit longer and the only issue is turbo mode isn’t selectable running on battery power but it’s no real issue

Feb, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

worth every penny

 

amazing piece of kit,even better with bnpl discount

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Has good and bads

 

General build of the laptop is good. Screen quality is disappointing. Have another MSI and this screen is clearly inferior. With a machine of this cost you expect crystal clear screen and this does not have it. Built in software Dragon and Nahimic 2...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

best buy

 

wanted portable gaming laptop just the job for showcasing vr gaming

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

MSI Dominator Pro GT62VR 7RE 15.6" 4K Gaming Laptop - Black

 

Very Good Performance, Attractive laptop, very portable and great quality, Awesome display and audio. Extremely pleased with my Purchase!

It is costly, and because it doesn't use Nvidia Optimus the battery performance isn't as good as some of the rival laptops using the same graphics cards, i get a respectable 2-3 hours

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:6

Battery

Battery Capacity:75
Battery capacity (Watt hours):75
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:8

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1920 x 1080
Video capturing speed:30

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter power:230

Graphics

CUDA: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:8
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y / Yes
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x591B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 32
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:64
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory slots:4x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes

Performance

Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:230

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
Chipset:Intel HM175
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM175
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8,2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i7-7700HQ / i7-7820HK
Processor boost frequency:3.8 / 3.9
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.8 / 2.9
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:i7-7700HQ / i7-7820HK
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i7-7700 Mobile Series / Intel Core i7-7800 Mobile Series
Processor threads:8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:97185 / 97464
Processor package size:42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 Home

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Number of hard drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Storage media:HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1128 / 1256 / 1512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.5
Height:1.57
Weight:6.48
Width:15.4