MSI GS Series GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 14.0″ Gaming Laptop Review

MSI GS Series GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 Gaming Laptop Review

Built for gaming on-the-go, the MSI GS Series GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 14.0″ gaming laptop is ready to run the very latest or greatest games on ultra settings at over 60 fps thanks to the latest technologies and high-end features that packed in a portable device. The GS43VR offers exceptional gaming performance with an Intel Core i7 6700HQ Processor, 16GB of DDR4 memory and ultra-fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card ensures you’ll be able to play the latest games and handle advanced tasks easily and smoothly. The 14″ eDP IPS display has a Full HD resolution delivers stunning visual quality for excellent gaming experience along with Nahimic Sound for a more virtual surround sound. Other hardware highlights include a dual hard disk drive, Thunderbolt 3 port, excellent backlit keyboard, ultra-fast internet connectivity options and HiFi audio port.
 
Portable enough to take anywhere and perfect for gaming on-the-go, the compact device has a weighs only 3.75 pounds and measures 0.87 x 13.58 x 9.65 inches (HWD). Making it easy to carry around in a backpack.
 
Next-level gaming experience
Prepare to experience the latest games with stunning visuals, realistic graphics and smooth performance even at ultra settings with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics backed by 6GB DDR5 video memory. It’s the latest high-end graphics card for both desktop and laptop based on the Pascal architecture and manufactured in 16 nm, which supports DirectX 12.1 and offers a clock speed of 1405MHz – 1670MHz (Turbo Boost).
 
The GTX 1060 is capable of running Need for Speed 2016 at ultra settings at 65 fps on 1080p, Overwatch at ultra settings at 65 fps on 1080p, Rise of the Tomb Raider at high settings at 70.1 fps on 1080p and The Division at ultra settings at 50.4 fps on 1080p.
 
Performance
Thanks to its 2.6GHz Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor has a 3.5GHz high clock speed with 16GB DDR4 of RAM runs at 2400Mhz; the MSI GS Series GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 is the best ultraportable gaming machine. The laptop has performance enough for streaming full HD video or movie, playing high-end games, running multiple programs or browser tabs at once, editing video and handle other advanced tasks with ease.
 
A quick 128 GB SSD is ideal for installing windows and games, which will make the notebook can load and boot-up in seconds. It also has a huge 1TB hard drive suit to store plenty of your files like games, HD media, software or other your works.
 
Sharp 1080p display
MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 equipped with Non-Reflection eDP 1920 x 1080 resolution on a 14″ screen, making your details, games, and movies looks sharp and clear even outdoors in a 16:9 widescreen format. It comes with IPS technology, so you get the perfect images quality from every angle. Get accurate colors, clear images, and brilliant details while you’re gaming and watching movies thanks to True Color Technology.
 
The dual speakers paired with Nahimic Sound technology offerers a virtual 7.1 surround sound in immersive HD and loud, rich sound.
 
Connectivity options
The latest Thunderbolt 3 port supports ultra-fast data transfers of up to 40Gbps data transfer rates, fast device charging and dual 4K displays.
 
Both Gigabits Ethernet LAN port and dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi for improved stable and smoother online gameplay.
 
Addition, the MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 also comes with an HDMI port, Mini DisplayPort, SD card reader, Bluetooth 4.1 and ESS Sabre HiFi audio port.
 
The Steel Series keyboard with backlight for a more accurate and responsive quickly.
 
It runs on 64-bit Windows 10 Home operating system.
 

Technical Specifications

Type Laptop

Color Black

Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit

CPU 6th Gen Intel Core i7 6700HQ Processor

CPU Type 4 cores, 8 threads

CPU features 6MB cache and 2.6GHz up to 3.5GHz

RAM 16GB memory, Up to 32GB

RAM Type DDR4-2400MHz

Hard Drive 128 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD

Hard Drive RPM 7200RPM

Optical Drive No

Display 14″ display

Display features Full HD Non Reflection eDP IPS technology

Resolution 1920 x 1080

Touchscreen No

Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

Graphics Memory 6GB DDR5 VRAM

Audio features Dual speakers with Nahimic Sound

Camera FHD webcam

USB Port 2 x USB 3.0, USB 3.1 Type-C

HDMI Port 1x HDMI output

Video Port 1 x Mini DisplayPort

Media reader SD card reader

Wireless Killer N1535 Combo (802.11/AC)

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1

LAN 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet

Touchpad Touchpad

Keyboard Steel Series Backlit

Audio Port ESS Sabre HiFi

Battery 4 cell (61 Whr)

Battery Life No

Weight 3.75 pounds

Dimension (HWD) 0.87 x 13.58 x 9.65 inches

 

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