MSI GP62MVR Leopard Pro Gaming Laptop Review

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It seems like the GTX 1060 has finally made it possible to release extremely capable 1080P gaming laptops in acceptable (if not ultra-portable) form factors at reasonable prices. Thanks for the review.

One comment: You say, "the Alienware sacrifices CPU power and memory capacity for a better GPU and increased (objectively) aesthetic value"
Surely "aesthetic value" is by its very nature subjective, not objective. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, after all.
 

lunyone

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Give me a good i5 w/at least the GTX 1060 6 gb GPU and I think we have a more budget friendly option, IMHO. I would like to see how that would stack up and at what price difference we would see.
 

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Hang tight. You're going to see one very soon (literally editing it right now).
 

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GREAT! That is the perfect combo, IMHO, for a "Budget" gaming rig, if there is such a thing.
 

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Good review. Still too spendy for me right now, but probably means VR ready will be in the sub $1000 by next year.

FYI regarding this: "the MSI GP62MVR falls oh-so-short of the Alienware 15 (by 0.05 FPS)"... the phrase "oh-so" is generally a diminutive form of "oh-so-much" which means "very" or "extremely", not "oh-so-little" as it seems you intended. I think the phrase you intended was "just-so" or more accurately, "just", as in "just short of".
 

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I do not understand the point of the 3GB version of the 1060. I wish this laptop came with a 6GB GTX 1060 because i love the minimalist yet nice looking style of the Leopard. It seems i will be forced to buy one of Asus' budget 1060 6GB laptops since MSI has nothing to offer to counter Asus' cheaper options.
 
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