MSI GL65 Leopard 15.6″ FHD Gaming Laptop with i7-10750H & RTX 2070, 10SFK-062 Review

MSI GL65 Leopard 15.6″ FHD Gaming Laptop with RTX 2070

MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062 15.6 FHD 144Hz 3ms

MSI GL65 Leopard (10SFK-062) is a powerful gaming laptop with a 15.6-inch Full HD screen with thin bezels, 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, tenth generation Intel i7-10750H processor, advanced dedicated RTX 2070 graphics card, 512GB Solid State Drive, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM for a great multitasking power and Windows 10 Home multi-language operating system.

MSI GL65 Leopard has an impressive average customer rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 41 users on the day of this product review. Being a high value item you need to be at home during the delivery, to prevent the item from getting lost or stolen. The tenth generation 6-core Intel i7-10750H processor (12MB cache) runs on 12 threads and at the speeds between 2.6 and 5.0GHz speeds with the turbo boost function. i7-10750H has a Passmark benchmark score of 12906 at the moment and performs a bit better than the older 9th generation Intel i7-9750H processor. You will have no problems even with the most demanding applications.

512GB NVMe SSD offers a decent amount of storage for your multimedia files and games and plenty of speed. Everything will feel snappier on this laptop, not just when you’re turning the machine on and off or opening the files. You can add more storage easily through the 2.5″ HDD/SSD slot. The high bandwidth 16GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2666MHz is placed on two sockets as 2 x 8GB. And the maximum amount of memory supported is 64GB if you need that much at all. It has a 6-cell 51Wh 230W lithium ion battery that lasts around two hours on average, with such a powerful processor and a dedicated graphics card.

15.6″ Full HD display with thin bezels has the 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, 3 ms response time, almost 100% SRGB color gamut and an IPS panel with 178-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angles. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card has the 8G GDDR6 dedicated memory and an impressive current video card benchmark score of 16257. It is a very fast and powerful desktop GPU MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062 15.6 FHD Laptopand will let you play all the triple A games at 4K resolution and high settings. Maximum power consumption of the advanced RTX 2070 graphics card is estimated to be 175 watts. 

The built-in graphics card is the Intel UHD 630 iGPU that is similar to the previous UHD 630 GPU. It offers entry level performance and will be used for your usual non-demanding daily tasks. You can still play some of the latest games with it, but only at the reduced settings and resolutions. There is a 720p HD webcam for your Skype chats or gaming with friends. Sound quality is quite good through the 2 x 3-watt stereo speakers. Connectivity options include the latest WiFi 6 AX201 (2*2 AX), Bluetooth 5.0, Ethernet LAN port, 3 x USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, a USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port, 3 x USB 3.0 ports, SD (XC/HC) Media Card Reader, an HDMI output that supports 4K at 60Hz, and a Headset AMP + Gold Flash jacks. It doesn’t have an optical drive if you’ll be playing games from DVDs.

The computer is easy to set up, screen quality is great, keyboard is impressive with the per key RGB, offers plenty of power and speed, cooling is adequate, and the sound is very good if you use headphones or external speakers. MSI GL65 weighs 5.07 pounds and measures 14.08 x 9.76 x 1.08 inches. The build quality is very good but the chassis attracts finger prints. You may have a bit of portability issues with the very large RTX 2070 graphics card and the big power supply. And the fans can make a bit of noise during gaming, which you can sort out by turning up the volume or using a headset. For how much it costs we think that it is one of the best gaming laptops out there. It is very much worth looking into if you’re on the market for a solid gaming machine. You can play all the games on the market at very high FPS, in 4K resolution and without stutters.

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