Just in time for the school season, MSI recently released a new batch of 8th generation gaming laptops in the Philippines. Check out the fresh drops here:

1. GE73 Raider RGB 8RE-278PH

In contrast to its brother and previously introduced GE73 8RF-040PH Raider RGB, this model comes with a graphics of GeForce® 1060 only but RAM, I/O, and processor are all the same. Being a Raider RGB, this notebook also comes with the new Mystic Lights aesthetics on its cover, an RGB Per-key keyboard and a 120Hz 3ms panel. This high-performing laptop is also cooled by MSI cooling system “Cooler Boost 5” with dual fans and seven copper heat pipes.

Specifications:

Display 17.3″ FHD (1920×1080), 120Hz, 3ms, Wide-View
Operating System Windows 10
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-8750H processor
GPU GeForce® GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5
Memory DDR4 8GBx2 (max 32GB)
Storage 1 x 2.5″ (7200rpm) HDD SATA Gen3 + 256GB SSD NVMe PCIe
Connectivity & I/O Ports 1 x USB Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2, 2 x USB Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 , 1 x USB Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 2 ,1 x HDMI (4K@60Hz) + 1 x Mini-DisplayPort , 1x RJ45 (Killer LAN), 1x SD (SD/MMC/SDHC/SDXC/MS), 1x Mic-in + 1x Headphone-out (HiFi / SPDIF), Killer E2500 + Intel 9560/Killer 1550i (802.11 ac 2×2 /BT 5.0)
Battery 6-Cell Li-Ion (51Whr)
Dimensions & Weight 419.2×287.1×30.15 mm , 2.89Kg.
Price P119,995

 

2. GT83 8RG-042PH Titan

You can expect an enormous performance boost from the 8th Generation MSI GT83VR Titan Model with its first-ever Hexa Core notebook processors. With the innovative Cooler Boost cooling solution and MSI’s special gaming features catered for gamers, the NVIDIA’s latest GeForce®

GTX 1080 SLI, GPU shall be able to release its full performance completely on MSI gaming laptops. And with the extra cores, there will be a more boosted gameplay and faster rendering by up to 40%. This model also comes with advanced and faster DDR4-2666 memory. With over 40% faster performance than previous gen DDR3, and up to 10% faster than DDR4-2400, this laptop brings your extreme gaming experience to the next level. The keyboard is still not yet compromised as this 8th generation version of GT83 comes with Mechanical keyboard, Cherry MX Key Silver Switches and Steelseries RGB Per-Key backlighting.

Specifications:

Display 18.4″ Full HD (1920×1080), IPS
Operating System Windows 10
Processor 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H , 6 Cores 12 Threads
GPU GeForce® GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5X SLI
Memory DDR4-2666, 16GB x 2
Storage 1 x 2.5″ (7200rpm) HDD + 512GB SSD NVMe PCIe, Super Raid 4

(2 x NVMe M.2 SSDs by PCIe Gen3  in RAID0)

Connectivity & I/O Ports 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C , 2x USB 3.1Gen2 Type-A . 3x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A  /  0, Killer DoubleShot Pro with Killer Shield
Battery 8-Cell
Dimensions & Weight 458 (W) x 339 (D) x 42~69 (H) mm, 5.5Kg
Price P349,995

 

3. GP63 8th Gen

This model stepped both in its processor and aesthetics. A cover and asymmetric C palm-rest was used that underscores the sharp image of this high-performance gaming laptop, thus being deemed as a “Sporty Design”.

The all new GP63 8RE now comes with the Cooler Boost 5 consisting of 4 air vent holes, 2 Fans and 7 Heatpipes to maintain the temps thrown by the CPU and GPU. This generates a maximum-capacity performance by the gaming notebook.

Also, the newly attached giant speakers and upgraded produce high-quality sound.

Specifications:

 GP63 Leopard 8RE-257XPH

Display 15.6″ FHD, 120Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Wide-View
Operating System Free DOS
Processor 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H , 6 Cores 12 Threads
GPU GeForce® GTX 1060, 6GB GDDR5
Memory DDR4 8GB x 1, 2 slots (max 32GB)
Storage 1 x 2.5″ (7200rpm) HDD SATA + 256GB SSD NVMe PCIe Gen 3
Connectivity & I/O Ports Killer Gb LAN(E2400), 802.11 ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5, 1 x Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2, 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 2, 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1,1 x RJ45, 1x SD Reader, 1 x HDMI (4K@60Hz), 1 x Mini-DisplayPort, 1 x Mic-in, 1x Headphone-out (SPDIF)
Battery 6-Cell (51Whr)
Dimensions & Weight 383x260x29 mm, 2.2Kg
Price P86,995

 

GP63 Leopard 8RE-258XPH

Display 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080), IPS
Operating System Free DOS
Processor 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H , 6 Cores 12 Threads
GPU GeForce® GTX 1060, 6GB GDDR5
Memory DDR4 8GB x 1, 2 slots (max 32GB)
Storage 1 x 2.5″ (7200rpm) HDD SATA + 1x M.2 SSD Combo
Connectivity & I/O Ports Killer Gb LAN(E2400), 802.11 ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5, 1 x Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2, 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 2, 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x RJ45, 1x SD Reader. 1 x HDMI (4K@60Hz). 1 x Mini-DisplayPort, 1 x Mic-in, 1x Headphone-out (SPDIF)
Battery 6-Cell (51Whr)
Dimensions & Weight 383x260x29 mm, 2.2Kg
Price P86,995

 

 

4. GV62 8th Gen

MSI GV62 with 8th Generation Intel Core I7 will also land in Philippines this June! They will bring 2 variants that end-users can choose from. The GV62 8RD -066PH is expected to carry the powerful Intel Core I7-8750H while we can expect Intel Core I5-8300H on its 067PH variant. While in no difference, both 8th Gen GV62 variants are packed with NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1050Ti. The combination of their CPU and GPU plus the Cooler Boost 4 is nearly perfect for your everyday gaming and rendering activities. This model has all the MSI’s 8th Generation notebooks exclusive software installed specially the Dragon Center v2.0 in which Gaming Mode is present.

Specifications:

GV62 8RD-066PH

Display 15.6″ FHD, IPS
Operating System Windows 10
Processor 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H , 6 Cores 12 Threads
GPU GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti , 4GB GDDR5
Memory DDR4 4GB x 2 (max 32GB)
Storage 1 x SATA3 / PCI-e NVMe Combo Slot
Connectivity & I/O Ports 802.11 ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5, 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, 2 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB Type-A 2.0, 1 x RJ45,1 x SD Reader, 1 x HDMI 1.4, 1 x Mini Display Port
Battery 6-Cell (51Whr)
Dimensions & Weight 383×260.1×22~29mm, 2.2Kg
Price P69,995

GV62 8RD-067PH

Display 15.6″ FHD, IPS
Operating System Windows 10
Processor 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8300H , 6 Cores 12 Threads
GPU GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti , 4GB GDDR5
Memory DDR4 4GB x 1 (max 32GB)
Storage 1 x SATA3 / PCI-e NVMe Combo Slot
Connectivity & I/O Ports 802.11 ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5, 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, 2 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB Type-A 2.0, 1 x RJ45, 1 x SD Reader, 1 x HDMI 1.4, 1 x Mini Display Port
Battery 6-Cell Li-Ion (41Whr)
Dimensions & Weight 383×260.1×22~29mm, 2.2Kg
Price P58,995

 

MSI 8th Gen Models are now available in select MSI Authorized Re-sellers.

 

Back-t0-School Promo

Together with these new releases, deals and bundles await customers as MSI also introduced their new back-to-school promo.

 

For more updates visit MSI’s website , Facebook and Instagram pages.

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