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Best MSI Laptops 2020

MSI has a massive lineup of notebooks that cover a gamut of uses. Although the company is known for its gaming notebooks, some of which currently sit on our best gaming laptops and best gaming laptops under $1000 pages. MSI also has workstations and multimedia machines in its stable. 

But before you get overwhelmed by the sheer number of laptops and configurations that MSI offers, check out our list of favorite MSI laptops above and our MSI cheat sheet, which explains the company's different product lines. And be sure to check out our reviews of the beastly MSI GT76 Titan and the waifish GS75 Stealth.

Other laptops on the horizon include the GS66 Stealth which is rocking the largest battery the TSA will allow to fly and the GE66 Raider which has a stunning new look. 

Here are the best MSI laptops of 2019

  1. MSI GT76 Titan
  2. MSI GF63 8RB
  3. MSI GS75 Stealth
  4. MSI PS63 Modern
  5. MSI WS65 9TM

MSI GT76 Titan

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1. MSI GT76 Titan

The best MSI laptop overall

CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080/Intel UHD Graphics 630 | RAM: 64GB | Storage: dual 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD | Display: 17.3-inch, 4K | Size: 16.9 x 12.4 x 1.2~2.3 inches | Weight: 10 pounds

Attractive design
Excellent graphics and overall performance
Bright, colorful 4K panel
Comfortable keyboard
Extremely expensive

The MSI GT76 Titan is stepping out in all its silver, foxy glory. The Titan's new look is nothing short of stunning, and when paired with MSI's custom of employing the most powerful components available, the Titan is a force to be reckoned with, performance-wise and financially. This laptop has just about everything, including an Intel desktop processor and a full Nvidia RTX 2080 GPU, which means it's plenty powerful for gaming and productivity.

See our full MSI GT76 Titan review.

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2. MSI GF63 8RB

Solid gaming for a modest budget

CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H | GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti | RAM: 16GB | Storage: 256GB SSD/1TB HDD | Display: 15.6-inch, 1080p | Size: 14.1 x 10 x 0.9 inches | Weight: 4.2 pounds

Priced at $799, the MSI GF63 targets gamers who want to play the hottest titles without spending the family fortune. For the price, the laptop delivers impressive overall and graphics performance thanks to its Core i7 CPU and Nvidia Graphics. It can't play most games at more than medium or low settings, but it's still a solid workhorse for the price.

See our full MSI GF63 8RB review

MSI GS75 Stealth

MSI GS75 Stealth (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

3. MSI GS75 Stealth

A lean, mean gaming machine

CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H | GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | RAM: 32GB | Storage: 512GB SSD | Display: 15.6-inch, 1080p | Size: 15.6 x 10.2 x 0.7 inches | Weight: 5 pounds

Slim, sexy design
Viciously vivid display
Great audio
Solid performance and graphics
Below-average battery life
Runs hot

The MSI GS75 Stealth will give you everything you ever wanted in a slim gaming laptop. The laptop's incredibly stunning design is packed with a powerful Nvidia RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU, a vivid 17.3-inch, 144-Hz panel and a great pair of top-firing Dynaudio speakers. However, if sleekness is your priority, MSI GS75 Stealth is one of the best light and slim premium gaming laptops you can buy.

See our full MSI GS75 Stealth review.

MSI PS63 Modern

MSI PS63 Modern (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

4. MSI PS63 Modern

A jack-of-all trades machine

CPU: Intel Core i7-8565U | GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 | RAM: 16GB | Storage: 512GB M.2 SATA SSD | Display: 15.6-inch, 1080p | Size: 14 x 9.2 x 0.6 inches | Weight: 3.6 pounds

Gorgeous gray/blue design
Slim and lightweight
Snappy keyboard
Solid overall performance
Compact charger
Dim display
No Thunderbolt 3
Battery life could be better

MSI is making a statement with the PS63 Modern, a slim, lightweight 15.6-inch laptop targeting creative professionals. With a powerful Core i7 CPU and discrete Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti graphics, the PS63 Modern invades a competitive territory dominated by the likes of the Dell XPS 15 and Apple MacBook Pro. 

See our full MSI PS63 Modern review.


MSI GT63 Titan 8RG (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

5. MSI WS65 9TM

MSI's best workstation yet

CPU: Intel Core i7-9750H | GPU: Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000 Max-Q | RAM: 32GB | Storage: 512GB SSD | Display: 15.6-inch, 4K | Size: 14.1 x 9.8 x 0.7 inches | Weight: 4.3 pounds

Slim, lightweight design
Gorgeous 4K display
Strong performance and graphics
Military-durable and secure
Solid battery life

Between the MSI WS65’s 4.3-pound and 0.7-inch thin durable chassis and its incredibly powerful Quadro RTX 5000 Max-Q GPU, it’s no wonder that this is one of the best workstations that MSI has ever made. Take all of that and combine it with a 17.3-inch, 4K display that nails 393 nits of brightness and covers 251% of the sRGB color gamut. Oh, and a battery that’ll last 6 hours and 57 minutes on a single charge, which is impressive for a workstation of this caliber. You want MSI’s best? Here it is.

See our full MSI WS65 9TM review