MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 Gaming Laptop
MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 is a recent release, high end, Virtual Reality- VR ready 14 inch gaming laptop that make this unit both powerful and portable for on-the-go gaming, with the brand new top of the range GTX 1060 graphics and sixth generation quad core Intel i7-6700HQ processor and a variety of high end features and specs that make it well worth the money. You have pretty much the best of everything here and is not a cheap computer by any means but let’s find out in detail if it would be close to what you’re looking for. So the technical specs include the Skylake Intel i7-6700HQ processor (6 MB L3 cache) at 2.6 to 3.5GHz speeds, latest technology 16GB DDR4 memory (2 x 8GB and expandable up to 32GB) at 2400MHz for powerful multitasking to load apps in just seconds, 128GB M.2 SATA Solid State Drive for snappy performance and for reading speeds up to 2200MB/s plus the size you may need for storage with the 1TB Serial ATA mechanical drive at 7200rpm rotating speed and Windows 10 64-bit operating system.
The quad core Intel i7-6700HQ has a benchmark score of just over 8000 as of now and is rather energy efficient for power and speed it offers and includes a 4-cell 61Wh battery. 14 inch Full HD anti glare (non reflecting) display has 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and 16:9 image aspect ratio for bright and crystal clear images which are very good but not on par with the Retina displays of Apple computers but very close and naturally has 94% NTSC IPS Panel for much clearer images with vibrant colours from both sides of the display. NVIDIA’s latest release GTX 1060 GPU with 6GB GDDR5 dedicated memory and the latest high-speed FinFET technology of the energy efficient yet super fast Pascal GPU architecture has impressive 9428 benchmark points which means it is one of the best video cards on the market, and you can play any game you want from the year 2015-2016 at Full HD resolution and the highest settings with the best frame rates and you will have no problems at all. Nahimic 2 360 degree Virtual Surround Sound with on display indicator offers 7.1 immersive sound with 3D audio enhancement, deep bass and acoustically tuned loud and clear sound through the Dynaudio high fidelity speakers.
You can have a look at the kind of technology used and features / what it can do for you in detail on the Amazon product page but you have the VR, multiple monitors and very high resolution in cinematic experience. It has the very ergonomic and comfortable Steel Series full-color backlit keyboard (Silver lining and anti-ghost key) without the 10-key numpad and looks and feels great to type. MSI GS43VR Phantom Pro-006 weighs 3.75 pounds and measures 13.59 x 9.65 x 0.87 inches- is rather slim and lightweight for such a powerful gaming beast. Cooler Boost Trinity will help the unit stay cool at all times as heating is usually major con of gaming machines. There is no DVD Drive but the latest Killer DoubleShot Pro- 802.11ac wireless and Bluetooth 4.1, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, Thunderbolt 3 via USB 3.1 Type-C interface, Gigabit Ethernet with RJ-45 for wired internet, HDMI 1.4 output, 35mm Headphone output and Microphone input, Mini DisplayPort 1.2 and 3-in-1 Media Card Reader that supports SD, SDHC and SDXC. Overall this is an almost perfect power beast, mainly for advanced gaming and any other heavy applications you may want to use it for.