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MSI GT75 TITAN 8RG-201 Gaming Laptop: Core i9/GTX 1080 BEAST!

Rating: 7.5.

Well it’s finally happened and Intel has released a Core i9 processor for laptops. The unlocked i9-8950HK, which maxes out at 4.8GHz across the 6 cores and 12 threads, runs faster than any other mobile processor we’ve seen to date. In this review we take a look at MSI’s GT75 Titan laptop featuring this crazy processor and see if it’s worth splashing out and paying the hefty £3499 price tag.

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Model name: GT75 Titan 8RG-201UK


  • 17’3″ FHD 3ms, Wide View
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p
  • Refresh rate: 120HZ
  • G sync: Yes


  • Graphics: GTX 1080, 8GB DDR5x
  • Processor: i9-8950HK,  2.9 GHz, Boost 4.8 GHz, 6 core, 12 threads
  • Memory: DDR4 2 x 16GB, 2666 Mhz
  • SSD: Super raid 4-512GB (256*2) NVMe SSD
  • HDD: 1TB SATA 7200RPM


  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x Headphone-Out (HiFi/SPDIF)
  • 1 x Killer ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5
  • 1 x Killer MultiGiG 10GbE LAN
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC Card Reader
  • 5 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C/Thunderbolt3


  • Webcam: FHD type ([email protected])
  • Microphone: Yes
  • Keyboard: Mechanical Backlight Keyboard (Full-Color)
  • Audio: 2x 3W Speaker, 1x 5W Woofer
  • Colour: Black
  • Dimensions: 428mm W x 314 mm D x 31~58mm H
  • Weight: 4.56kg
  • Warranty: 2 Years

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