Brutal expensive, really big and heavy: The MSI GT72S makes its use as a gaming notebook no secret. In the test of ULTIMATE TECH NEWS Spiele, it must show its gamblers genes.
Test Conclusion: You Need to Know
The MSI drives an overclock able Sky lake model. For more speed, the frequency of the processor from 3.6 to 4 GHz can thus increase. But that is not necessary – the MSI is also working in the basic setting rapidly. Class: A native of Steel Series keyboard is pleasant to use and different colors illuminate into three zones. Also good: The MSI offers seven USB 3.0 ports, fast WLAN ac and Bluetooth 4.1. Shortcomings are somewhat scarce battery life, the high heat development on the bottom and with 3.79 kg very high weight.
Rportant gaming notebooks are rarely 08/15 models. This also proves MSI with its brand new GT72S Dominator Pro. But what’s under the hood of thick computer? As the device is equipped? What is the average sound level and how long the device is without power from? ULTIMATE TECH NEWS has the Windows 10 tested notebook consuming.
Unobtrusive done differently
MSI enjoys a good reputation among gamblers – particularly when it comes to gaming notebooks go. In this segment, the manufacturer reached after sales figures regularly the first place. Is it the design? Because when it comes to “Packaging” plays at MSI gaming notebooks no hiding – as it did when tested GT72S Dominator Pro: The device is provided with a number of LEDs is big, thick and with exactly 3,787 grams heavy. After opening the illuminated into three zones with different colors Keyboard comes to light that can be operated very pleasant. This judgment is not on the account of MSI, because the keyboard has input specialist Steel Series developed. The touch pad is quite generously dimensioned, but gamers access while playing anyway prefer to separate mouse.
Screen with high color fidelity
For gamblers important: A faithful representation possible of the Games. And that makes the MSI on its 17.3 inch display, the titles such as “Star Wars: Battlefront” in Full HD with 1920×1080 pixels sharp and brings with excellent color reproduction of 90.3 percent on the screen. Only skin tones he shows minimally distorted. Good for a streak-free playback: The image change occurs in only 11.6 milliseconds.
As soon as the screen change is the pace of GT72S Dominator Pro: In the test there brought matches with an average of 93 frames per second on the screen. It also has enough reserves for future, yet debilitating title. No wonder: On the motherboard of Notebooks MSI has implanted only the finest components. For picture playback Nvidia’s upper-class graphics chip is GeForce GTX 980M responsible, the whopping 8 gigabytes of graphics memory to the side stand (type: GDDR5). And as the driving force of the top processor from Intel’s Core i7-6820HK comes current Skylake series used. Its four cores work by default with a maximum of 2.7 GHz, via Turbo mode, a single core with a maximum of 3.6 gigahertz potter. But that’s not all: This Core i7 model is one of the few copies that can be overclocked for more pace on 4 gigahertz.
Tired of memory
For high speed, the residence with 16 gigabytes very neat sized RAM (type: DDR4) and the built-in SSD Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 in with effectively 238 gigabytes of memory.Who is too little, superimposed on the games also built 9,312-gigabyte hard drive (Hitachi HTS721010A9E630). In addition, the MSI provides a beautiful 2.5-inch bay for retrofitting an additional hard drive or SSD.
Battery life nearly, high noise levels
Negative fell in the test, however, the relatively scarce battery life on: After exactly two hours and 16 minutes, the screen remained black during gaming, when working with Internet and office applications was sold after two hours and 39 minutes, the energy storage is empty. That’s okay, nothing more. Good for: The MSI was extremely quiet when working with Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Co. (0.3 Sone). But if you want to play, should a gaming headset put: Especially where exhausting for the hardware game scenes with lots of explosions, flames and smoke transparent rotate the fan at high speed – and annoy the gamer with a noise level of 2.9 Sone.
Class for: Rarely ULTIMATE TECH NEWS has a gaming notebook had with so many connections in the test. The MSI has a whopping seven USB 3.0 sockets for external hard drives, SSDs and USB sticks – even a new USB-C port is on board. For classic boxes, headphones and microphones are four audio connections are available, monitors connect gamers optionally via Display Port or HDMI connector. Caught in the Net, it goes fast wirelessly via WLAN ac or wired via a network connection. There are also for wireless speaker Bluetooth in version 4.1, a memory card reader and a Blu-ray drive are also on board.