Today, MSI invited us to their soft launch of the GE63VR Raider and GE73VR Raider gaming laptops.

The GE63VR Raider is equipped with a 15.6-inch Full HD, 120Hz and 3ms display. It is one of the world’s first laptop to have a high refresh rate and low response time, making it a perfect laptop for twitch shooters such as Overwatch or CS:GO. As for the GE73VR Raider, it features a 17.3-inch Full HD, 120Hz and 5ms display. The displays of the laptops are also equipped with Wideview 94% NTSC, which allows the laptop to display colours more vividly and more accurately.

Mr. George Kau – MSI Global Product Marketing Manager

Mr. George Kau – MSI Global Product Marketing Manager

Mr. Henry Chung – MSI Malaysia Sales and Marketing Director

Mr. Henry Chung – MSI Malaysia Sales and Marketing Director

The stars of the show, the GE63VR and GE73VR

The stars of the show, the GE63VR and GE73VR

The back of the laptops, with design inspired by performance cars

The back of the laptops, with design inspired by performance cars

Aside from that, it also the world’s first gaming laptop which is built with an RGB backlit keyboard by SteelSeries, which allows you to customise every one of the keys, allowing you to have disco party all on your keyboard. 4x USB 3.0 and 1x USB Type-C 3.1 makes an appearance on the laptops as well. But you need not stumble in the dark if you wish to locate the USB ports as they are lit up in classic MSI Red. Audio wise, the laptops sports 2x Giant Speakers and 2x Woofers, allowing you to enjoy louder music while remaining crisp and clear with DYNAUDIO and Hi-Res Audio all using Nahimic 2.

SteelSeries branding on the keyboard

SteelSeries branding on the keyboard

Rainbow keyboard

Rainbow keyboard

Mr. George Kau showing off how to change the colours of the keyboard

Mr. George Kau showing off how to change the colours of the keyboard

The lit USB port

The lit USB port

To keep all these components cool, MSI opted for a brand-new cooler in Cooler Boost 5, which allows up to 20% better airflow compared to the previous generation. It has 4 dedicated GPU heatpipes, and 3 dedicated CPU heatpipes.

The powerful fans of the laptops. You can feel the air coming out!

The powerful fans of the laptops. You can feel the air coming out!

The GE63VR Raider houses the latest Intel processor, the i7-7700HQ, a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and 128GB of NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD. As for the GE73VR Raider, it comes with an i7-7700HQ processor, a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, a 256GB NVMe SSD + 1TB of HDD. Both laptops are given 2 years of warranty.

Ms. Pia Huang from the MSI Marketing Team detailing the pre-order bundles

Ms. Pia Huang from the MSI Marketing Team detailing the pre-order bundles

The laptops are now available to pre-order via 11street or MSI Store, or you can drop by Unote in Plaza Lowyat and Digital Mall, or all Harvey Norman branches. If you pre-order now, you are eligible for a free MSI Clutch GM70 Gaming Mouse which is worth RM650. The GE63VR Raider is priced at RM7,199 while the GE73VR Raider is priced at RM 7,499. The pre-order period for the laptops will end on the 24th of August, so if you wish to get your hands on a free MSI Gaming Mouse, do pre-order early!

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The tech built into the new laptops

The tech built into the new laptops

3D Mark 11 performance scores for the GE63VR against other laptops

3D Mark 11 performance scores for the GE63VR against other laptops

The full specs for the GE73VR

The full specs for the GE73VR

A three monitor set-up!

A three monitor set-up!

Oh so Camo

Oh so Camo

MSI teaming up with LG

MSI teaming up with LG

Model showing off the new laptops

Model showing off the new laptops