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MSi GP66 Leopard Review: Impressive Gaming laptop from MSi

The attractive MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES gaming laptop , which improves the performance of the great MSI GP65 Leopard 10SFSK-669XES , is a device with which to enjoy every game. Equipped by MSI to give a good account of our virtual rivals, it promises sensational performance for gaming or content creation . For those who are looking to take the next step in their hobby of video games, this MSI GP66 10UE-226XES has all the seasonings to make them fall in love. In the following sections we analyze all your keys.

Design and Build the MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES Notebook

Reference EU10-226XES of MSI , belonging to the family of portable gaming gp66 Leopard , is a cutting – edge model. Like all of its range, the intention of this device is to redefine the concept of gaming computers of the manufacturer, and is considered a true evolution of its products.

A powerful chassis

The MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES is not a garish product, even if it is gamer style . His sobriety shows power and forcefulness. The chassis is dark in color , giving an appearance of quality , robustness and strength to the product.

MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES

A robust team with a reinforced chassis

Even the brand’s shield on the lid tries to go unnoticed by camouflaging itself with the color of the chassis. MSI gives the computer an attractive shape with sharp angles and completely straight edges. This model has measurements of 358 x 267 x 23.4 mm and a weight of 2.38 kg .

Cooling for maximum performance

This MSI 10UE-226XES has extreme components that reach really high temperatures. So it is more than necessary to have a cooling system to match the hardware , if you want to have long and stable sessions .

MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES

Cooler Boost 5 with 2 fans and 6 heatpipes

The manufacturer’s solution is the exclusive MSI Cooler Boost 5 system , a certified technology for extreme gaming conditions . Thanks to it, it is guaranteed to have the maximum performance of the notebook, and the valuable components inside are protected. The machine has a dedicated heat dissipation structure for CPU and GPU , composed of six heat pipes and two very wide blade fans , which keep the key parts of the computer at the optimum temperature.

Laptop screen

Nothing reflects a team’s performance better than its dashboard. In this model, the user will enjoy a pure gaming display , since MSI has equipped the laptop with a fast 144 Hz screen , in 15.6 inches , supported by a thin frame . It is an IPS panel that reaches a Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution . This means that you can see all the details, with the advantage that that means in the games.

MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES

Clear and fast vision

Backlight keyboard

No gaming- style device is complete without a good lighting system. And few gadgets like this MSI laptop can boast a more spectacular RGB . Located on the great steelseries gaming keyboard , the user has in their hands the option of customizing each of the keys with effects and millions of colors to their liking . It is even possible to make them dance to the rhythm of the music we are listening to.

MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES

Steelseries per-key RGB gaming keyboard

Technical details of the MSI 10UE-226XES

All the potential that the MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES can offer is located, obviously, in its CPU and GPU , two components that in its case are of an excellent level. The core of the team is found in a very good Intel® Core ™ i7-10750H processor (2.6 GHz base frequency, up to 5.0 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost technology, 12 MB cache, 6 cores). And while it is a great element, the real key that allows you to enjoy gaming at the highest level, with this computer, is the magnificent NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3060 graphics with 6 GB of dedicated GDDR6 memory . The system configuration is crowned with 16 GB of DDR4 3200 MHz memory, Along with a wide and fast unit NVMe SSD of 1TB . Although we must point out that the equipment is served without Windows .

Connectivity and battery

The communications equipment is of the latest generation on the market. That is, we find the new standard 802.11 ax Wi-Fi 6 ; Bluetooth 5.1 ; and a gigabit network controller . Thanks to this, the wireless part provides a speed up to three times higher than the previous system, with which you can enjoy a much faster and more stable gaming experience. And in addition to running at speeds of up to 2.4 Gbps , latency is reduced by 75% .

MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES

All possibilities covered

Of course the communication system of the GP66 Leopard is great. But it is also not short on entry and exit options. Here it offers the most advanced USB ports so that the user has all the connectivity possibilities. Finally, note that the provision of autonomous power of the MSI gp66 Leopard EU10-226XES is provided a battery Lithium Ion of 4 cells and 65 Whr . It offers enough freedom to play anywhere, however, to savor the full potential of the equipment, without fear of getting hung up at the most hectic moment of the session, its thing is to have the 230 W power adapter at hand attached to the device.

MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES Notebook Technical Specifications

Following are the extended details of the MSI GP66 10UE-226XES :

MSI GP66 Leopard 10UE-226XES
Design
Dimensions 358 x 267 x 23.4 mm
Weight 2.38 Kg
Color Black
Screen
Display Technology IPS Level / 144 Hz / 72% NTSC / 100% sRGB
Dimension 15.6 inch
Resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080
Performance
CPU Intel® Core ™ i7-10750H (2.6 GHz base frequency, up to 5.0 GHz, 12 MB cache, 6 cores)
TDP CPU 45 W
Chipset Intel® HM470
GPU GeForce® RTX 3060 with 6GB GDDR6
RAM 16 GB DDR4 3200 MHz (2 slots max 64 GB)
Storage
Capacity 1 TB NVMe PCIe Gen3x4 SSD
Card reader Do not
Optical unit Do not
Keyboard and touchpad
Spanish keyboard Yes, gaming Steelseries
Backlight keyboard Yes, RGB key to key
Multi-gesture touchpad Yes
Operating system
OS version Free DOS
Camera
Model HD type (30fps @ 720p) with built-in microphone
Drums
Kind Lithium ion
Capacity 4 cells / 65 Whr
Connection ports
Connectors
  • Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2
  • 3 Type-A USB 3.2 Gen1
  • RJ45
  • HDMI
  • Mic-in / Headphone-out Combo Jack
Connectivity
Wifi Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2 * 2 ax)
LAN Killer Gb LAN
Bluetooth 5.1
Audio
Nahimic 3
Other features
Refrigeration Cooler Boost 5
Feeding 230 W adapter

Conclusion

The MSI 10UE-226XES notebook may go unnoticed for its understated design but not for the potential and performance of its tremendous hardware . The machine has an impressive configuration , which added to the construction quality of the manufacturer, allows us to say without mistake that we are facing a gaming device that makes a difference. The only mole that we find on the computer is the lack of an operating system, which masks the price a bit, and forces us to spend an initial time before being able to enjoy its benefits.

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