I'm used to Asus products where you can clearly find a support page on a specific model. The battery life will vary from specifications and system configuration. The lightest gaming ultrabook: Review of MSI PS42 8RC (1050 Max-Q, 1.22kg, 2.69lb), https://www.bestbuy.com/site/msi-14-laptop-intel-core-i7-16gb-memory-nvidia-geforce-gtx-1050-256gb-solid-state-drive-gray-with-blue-diamond-cut/6321436.p?skuId=6321436, https://laptopmedia.com/review/asus-zenbook-pro-14-ux480-review-the-hottest-14-incher-on-the-market/. *Tested by MobileMark ® 2014 standard. It looks like they should have it a my local best buy. Does it make the laptop flimsy and fragile? "8000" will result in 8W more power usage. There’s a lot cheaper xiaomi air 13 with MX150 for someone who doesn’t care TB3 and can gaming on ultrabook. [–]Lady_Belles-lettres 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Condition: Seller refurbished. A friend got this, how come I can't find any informations about this processor is it fake? MSI PS42 8RC-072ES Specifications. Just got my new Dell G5! menu. You answered a lot of my questions because there are almost no reviews on this laptop with this graphics card! [–]vinnfis 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Let us know if you hear anything. How is the build quality holding up as of now? I've been wondering how I can get to those hidden BIOS settings. Apparently the PS63 can last up to 13 hours. I have a laptop (yoga c950 15inch) with thunderbolt ports and i want to buy a usb type c hub for my monitor. During browsing both are dead silent. Yes to me no TB3 is deal breaker from PS42. We are the top Gaming gear provider. We are the top Gaming gear provider. [–]CopperChem 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). MSI crea e progetta Schede Madri, AIO, Schede Grafiche, Notebook, Netbook, Tablet PC, Elettronica di Consumo, Barebone, Server, Computer Industriali, Multimedia e Car Infotainment. With the PS42 8RB, MSI is taking a bold step away from its gaming roots and diving into a competitive segment dominated by giants like Apple and Microsoft. Un portátil pensado para trabajar en cualquier parte, dotado de un diseño compacto y ligero que te … 3DMark Fire Strike 1920x1080: Graphics 5553 (PS42), Graphics 5553 (UX480). Even the keyboard and the bottom side. Wow, this looks fantastic! Do you think its build quality is good for the traveler ? [–]Andy16108 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (2 children). As an extreme test I also ran furmark and cpu burn for one hour. $8.98. MSI diseña y fabrica Placas Base, PC All-In-One(Todo en Uno), Tarjetas Gráficas, Portátiles, Netbook, Tablet PC y muchos más productos informáticos. . I sent an email to MSI regarding more US 8RC models, we'll see if I get a response. It's supposed to arrive tomorrow. Its … ;-). [–]joikansaiRazer Blade 15 Core V2 2080 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). . But it is worth mentioning that in this configuration it's impossible to work during daytime. It's a darker chassis, similar to the new PS63, but seems to be pretty much the same spec as the 8RC. There are two fans, one for GPU and one for CPU. . !Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SMDSpain-Hardware-112753149228308/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smd__spain/ Honestly I expected same graphical BIOS as there is in their desktop MOBO. Although it did get hot (90° CPU and GPU), it stayed constantly there. Does anyone know if the Modern 074 and the 8RC are one in the same? And what do you think about Core i5 8250U + 8 GB RAM + 256 GB SSD (with 1050 Max-Q)? I can only find a support page for the Modern 8RC. At 512 it is a hell of a value against the HP Spectre especially since you aren't limited to the MX150 that the Spectre tops out with. Shadows of the Tomb Raider: - Acer Aspire 5: Medium 1920x1080 18fps (-37% otb), High 15fps (-40% otb). Not burned yet? E.g. SUSCRÍBETE y conoce todas las novedades en tecnología https://goo.gl/JTw19a Las nuevas líneas de portátiles de MSI amplían horizontes. How about the PS42? And maybe different body material? What about fans? Have you tried gaming with it for more than an hour? I had Mi Air 13 with MX150 almost dead not a year gaming usage due heat. Might be worth keeping an eye out for last gen GS65 models - for $1200 the 1060/512GB SKU on the Microsoft store was an amazing deal, although I unfortunately missed it. Far Cry 5: High 1920x1080 34fps (PS42), High 1920x1080 31fps (UX480) . Hi friendS! It has now been 18 days since you posted this review. We are the top Gaming gear provider. Be the first to write a review. Cooling also seems to be an issue for the ASUS, and I suspect you'll pay more for the Screenpad (Basically a 1080p display as your trackpad). [–]pindat 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child), Thank you very much for your review! For me this is the perfect compromise. Time left: 2d 22h . Hi friendS! Nahimic 3 Audio enhances your favorite movie or music to give you amazing sounds as if you were there yourself. [–]MarkusLipp[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). I'm not sure...smaller battery, Zenbook's ScreenPad? The clocks were constant all the time without any drops. As for build quality: During use I never noticed any flexes. It is twice as fast as MX150 laptops like the Razer Blade Stealth in games. edit: Here's a review for the Zenbook mentioned https://laptopmedia.com/review/asus-zenbook-pro-14-ux480-review-the-hottest-14-incher-on-the-market/, Benchmarks (Compared vs PS42 Out of box): Is it strong enough to play newest games? Specification PS42 Modern (8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor) | MSI Italy Este MSI PS42 Modern esta principalmente orientado a la edición de fotografía y videos, y a jugar de forma ocasional, ya que tiene una tarjeta dedicada Nvidia MX150, aunque también está disponible con una MX250 y una GTX 1050. I have and had thin light gaming laptop and use occasionally egpu setting to share the heat between cpu and gpu, 8750H that often hits 90 can be improved to 60 max 70ish cpu gaming temperature with egpu setting. Apparently the motherboard is reverse mounted, so you'll need to take out everything to swap out SSD/RAM. Spent $6,740 in 2016. For sure. That’s nice temperature, yes on that areas may be hot I think because on the bottom or under the screen there’s heat output, isn’t it. Thank you for your answer :), [–]TheDefconZ 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). MSI PS42 Modern 8RC-053 Business Laptop silber 14" Notebook *B-Ware. [–]MildCredibility 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). Can't find this model, can you give a link? PS42 la esencia de la élite. Have any issues come up? How about the heat? I might purchase another one for my wife :), [–]heshan_maduranga 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). I don't worry about this. MSI’s portable is … Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. [–]LivingIncident 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children). I've also seen another similar laptop- the MSI PS63 Modern. Item Information. Hard to beat the price on the 8RC but the current 256GB SSD for the US is just too small to bother with. *Up to 11hrs on PS42 8M, 9 hrs on PS42 8RC. During gaming, the GPU fan has a higher pitch and is slightly annoying, this is probably unavoidable on such a light laptop. (RTX 2070, i7, 144hz). [–]SergeantJay 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). How long does the battery last? Gotta unscrew everything and flip. [–]Bradb8731 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Using hidden bios settings I was able to increase the TDP, which gained about 17% in cinebench. Shadows of the Tomb Raider: Medium 1920x1080 30fps, High : 27fps, 3DMark Fire Strike 1920x1080: overall 5423, graphics 5914, physics 10020, Combined 2347. Edit: added "Shadows of the Tomb Raider" benchmarks, [–]joikansaiRazer Blade 15 Core V2 2080 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (2 children). This adds lots of settings in advanced. For the life of me I can't locate an MSI support page for the Modern 074. Is there any significant throttling that could make the game unstable? 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[–]hojichalatte 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (13 children). Where'd you even get this laptop? . For what it's worth Xotic has the P65-8RE-020 for $1300 right now. I'm interested in this laptop so I'm interested in your almost two months experience too. I think this is because of the rather conservative power limits of 18.9W. [–]shlooopt 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (6 children), Wow, can anyone confirm this? The listing has ended. Do you need upgrade and you don't know where to find compatible Components & Tools? Currently: Razer Blade 1060 QHD+ 1TB NVME. We are the top Gaming gear provider. Why is it so light compared to the zenbook? . Stop making me sad that I missed that deal. I've been eyeing this laptop for quite some time (the gtx 1050 max-q version one)... but hasn't really made the jump yet since I can't find any review of it till now.. The MSI PS42 8RB is a super-lightweight laptop aiming to usurp t he MacBook Air 2018 and LG Gram as the best mid-range machine to buy for on-the-go creatives. Welcome to the MSI Global official site. El portátil PS42 de MSI es una maquina elegante, delgada y que transmite prestigio. Ignore all the "TDP" or "PL1 & PL2" settings, as they all had no effect on my machine. Drawback is no thunderbolt 3. What's the difference? With standard settings the GPU and CPU go to about 72°C while benchmarking. [–]CopperChem 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (4 children). Are they quiet under light load (web browsing, watching videos) or annoyingly spins up for no reason like most other laptops today? Dell Xps 13 9370 VS Lenovo thinkpad carbon x1, My laptops screen is flickering when on battery, Can someone explain to me what happen to my laptop I had a difficult time on my online clases because of this problem. hello, i'm planning on buying this laptop mostly for travel article writing and some collage works. Is it still going smoothly? I tested it by playing YT 720p and it ran for 10,5 hours, it was set to eco in speed shift and battery saver on Windows screen brightness set to 25%. [–]endleszpainz 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children), Thank you for the answer! MSI PS63 Modern 8RC with an Nvidia GTX 1050 Max-Q GPU and a 15 W Intel quad-core CPU Sleek 15-inch laptops with midrange dedicated GPUs like the Nvidia … I get that from some reviews that it flexes. [–]c_tsnx 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (3 children). Assassins Creed Odyssey: Medium 1920x1080 35fps, High 30fps. Assassins Creed Odyssey: Medium 1920x1080 36fps, High 31fps. The underside at the back and the speaker grill get very toasty after longer sessions, almost too hot to touch. My Mi Air 13 was higher than your temperature and the keyboard was also too hot to touch not only areas where heat sinks and grills heat output is placed. Do you need upgrade and you don't know where to find compatible Components \u0026 Tools? . Be very careful, some can brick your device. 3DMark Fire Strike Razer Blade Stealth MX150 1920x1080: overall 3377 (-32.9% otb, -37.7 to tuned), graphics 3739 (-32% otb, -36.7% tuned), Cinebench Razer Blade Stealth MX150 after 10 runs: 628 (+22.9% otb, +4.6 tuned). Specification Gallery . [–]endleszpainz 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (3 children). MSI Global Content Creation PS42 Modern (8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor) That puts the MSI PS42 8RC in a unique spot: It features a NVidia GTX 1050 Max-Qu0014 which is just fast enough for the newest games in med to high details, while still weighing in at just 1.22kg. Is the battery life similar to that of the MX150 version (roughly 8,5 hours with light usage)? I'm sure it's doable - just a lot of work. Zarif ve şık tasarımıyla öne çıkan ultra hafif MSI PS42 8RC Modern notebook modelinin kutu açılış videosu. Might be able to find a repair shop or something that can do it for you. . I don't see it anywhere on the American market... [–]DisastrousPermission 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children). [–]c_tsnx 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), It's listed as a generic MSI 14" Laptop [–]CopperChem 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). Looks pretty close, however I can't find the UX480 on the US market (Similar to how the only GTX 1050 PS42 is the Best Buy SKU afaik) so US buyers might opt for the MSI. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/msi-14-laptop-intel-core-i7-16gb-memory-nvidia-geforce-gtx-1050-256gb-solid-state-drive-gray-with-blue-diamond-cut/6321436.p?skuId=6321436, [–]c_tsnx 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (9 children), [–]felagund08 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (8 children), [–]c_tsnx 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (7 children). Shadows of the Tomb Raider: Medium 1920x1080 29fps, High : 25fps, 3DMark Fire Strike 1920x1080: overall 5036, graphics 5553 physics 8515 Combined 2180. Rendered by PID 29222 on r2-app-0eb3eecf224e77ea5 at 2020-12-03 01:10:55.667993+00:00 running a42a821 country code: US. Graphics adapter. This item MSI PS42 8RB-060 14" Professional Thin Bezel Laptop i5-8250U GeForce MX150 2G GDDR5 8GB RAM 512GB SSD Lenovo Ideapad L340 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 Inch FHD (1920 X 1080) IPS Display, Intel Core i5-9300H Processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB Nvme SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Windows 10, 81LK00HDUS, Black This is my first proper personal laptop. Welcome to the MSI Global official site. MSI España Content Creation PS42 Modern 8RC TDP can only be changed indirectly, by making the CPU think it uses less power than it actually does: Go "Advanced - Power&Performance - CPU - CPU VR Settings - Core/IA VR Settings", then set "Imon Slope" to 100, "Imon Prefix" to "-". This item MSI PS42 8RB-059 14" Professional Thin Bezel Laptop i7-8550U GeForce MX150 2G GDDR5 16GB RAM 512GB SSD Lenovo Ideapad L340 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 Inch FHD (1920 X 1080) IPS Display, Intel Core i5-9300H Processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB Nvme SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Windows 10, 81LK00HDUS, Black For MSI GF75 Thin 8RC 8RD 9SC 9SD Gaming laptop DC POWER JACK SOCKET PORT EDUS. Conclusion: MSI PS42 8RC is just fast enough for the newest games, while being lighter than many ultrabooks. For MSI PS42 8RA 8RB 8RC 8M Modern Laptop AC DC Power Jack Charging Port top . Content Creation PS42 Modern 8RC . . Yeah, the only model that BestBuy has is the Black/Blue spec with a 256gb SSD. … REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 29222 on r2-app-0eb3eecf224e77ea5 at 2020-12-03 01:10:55.667993+00:00 running a42a821 country code: US. Also, would you recommend the PS42 or PS63? hello, i'm planning on buying this laptop mostly for travel article writing and some collage works. Far Cry 5 - Xaomi Mi Notebook Pro i7: High 1920x1080 18fps (-47% otb). I'd considered importing one (8rc) from Australia (figured it would at least be an English keyboard) and when I went to check, I discovered there is a now a new 2019 model for retail in North America - PS42 Modern-074. There are currently 3 variants for the model that we've found, and they are PS42(MODERN)8RC-064IT, PS42 8RC(Modern)-049, along with the PS42 Modern 8RC-088ES. The PS42 Prestige represents MSI… Then, the value in "Imon Offset" determines how much more milliwatt the CPU will use. [–]pindat 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). how is it ? If the hub is advertised at 4k 60hz will it go at 144hz for 1080p. [–]felagund08 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). hours. 256gb is too small, 1 tb SSD would be just right, [–]c_tsnx 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (5 children), https://www.notebookcheck.net/MSI-PS42-8RB-Prestige-i7-8550U-GeForce-MX150-Laptop-Review.328830.0.html. Y todo esto sin descuidar el rendimiento y potencia. Differences are marked in red: PS42 Modern 8RC-029ES : PS42 8RB-021ES : PS42 Modern 8RA-280XES Welcome to the MSI Global official site. Is your config Core i7 8550U + 16 GB RAM + 512 GB SSD? [–]MarkusLipp[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (1 child). Details about MSI PS42 Modern 8RC-053 Business Laptop silber 14" Notebook *B-Ware. Thanks for the review! I still have a little bit of question though if you don't mind me asking. . Blade Stealth seems manage it well, you can see the performance and heat here . Welcome to the MSI Global official site. A 50Wh lithium-polymer battery supply up to 10 hours of on-the-go usage. [–]LivingIncident 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (0 children), Yeah during gaming I expect noise. Like jumping FPS from 60 to 20 and back again and again? With the overclocked settings about 82°C. It was always smooth, no framedrops or throttling. Great post! Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Do you think its build quality is good for the traveler ? This is LESS than the Razer Blade Stealth (1.31kg), which has a slower MX150. Immersive 7.1 Audio Sound Take the theater with you. Differences are marked in red: PS42 8M : PS42 Modern 8RC : PS42 Modern 8MO [–]Andy16108 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). [–]c_tsnx 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago* (0 children), I'm considering picking up the BestBuy PS42 Modern-074 but I'm wondering how's the longish-term quality? hour. Free shipping . See you! Assassins Creed Odyssey - Acer Aspire 5: Medium 1920x1080 17fps (-51% otb), High 12fps (-60% otb). Thank you for reply, it worked. MSI has a very strong foothold in the gaming laptop world and now it wants an even bigger piece of the pie by expanding into more ultrathin business laptops. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. The main reason is heat. [–]MarkusLipp[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (2 children). The PS42 equipped with the 8 th Gen. Intel ® Core TM i7 processor brings you amazing performance on the go. How is the build quality? More about the MSI Prestige PS42 Modern 8RC Originally released for sale from MSI on 12/11/2018, the MSI Prestige PS42 Modern 8RC is within their Prestige range of Laptops. Intel Core i7-8550U 4 x 1.8 - 4 GHz, Kaby Lake Refresh. As overclocking only gave me one additional fps, I will stay at standard. Time left: d. h. m. s. day. MSI PS42 8RC-072ES (PS42 Series) Processor. Both of these are the 1050 Max Q versions. However if you intentionally bend it it will creak and flex a bit. We are the top Gaming gear provider. $12.99 + $3.99 shipping . I hope this will hold up. Whether for work or for entertainment, the PS42 accompanies your non-stop lifestyle. and how much battery life you getting with laptop ? Really tempted by that to be honest. I have now gamed a few hours on it (mostly Assassins Creed Odyssey). The CPU fan only spins up during benchmarks, and even then it is a rather pleasant low pitch air flow. Out of box performance in Cinebench is rather low, as the CPU TDP is limited to 18.9W short term and 15W long term. DC Power Jack For MSI GE62VR 6RF 7RF,GE72MVR 7RG,GE72VR 6RF,GF62 8RD 6RF Socket. This would be perfect to bring around college (as it's light) and still be able to play games during my free time. While in Bios, simultaneously press "left alt, right ctrl, right shift and F2". Welcome to the MSI Global official site. I just bought the Best Buy PS42 Modern 074.