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MSI Katana GF66 11UE-063

Specifications

MSI Katana GF66 11UE-063
MSI Katana GF66 11UE-063 (Katana GF66 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-11800H 8 x 2.3 - 4.6 GHz, Tiger Lake H45
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-3200
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 144 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 24.9 x 359 x 259
Battery
53.5 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.1 kg
Price
1500 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 70.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 75%, features: - %, display: 70% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI Katana GF66 11UE-063

72% MSI Katana GF66 (RTX3060) Laptop Review
Source: Player English EN→zh-CN
The gaming performance is decent too thanks to MSI’s pairing of the Intel Core i7-11800H 8-core-16-thread CPU and the NVIDIA GeForce RTX3060 Laptop GPU. Especially when we compare results to the Stealth 15M we reviewed recently. Though in fairness, the chassis of the Katana GF66 is 8mm’s thicker providing more cooling potential and the core and thread count of the CPU’s on offer is doubled in the Katana GF66’s favour, with 8-cores 16-threads vs 4-cores 8-threads.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/11/2022
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 70% workmanship: 70%
70% MSI Katana GF66 (11UE) Review: Not The Sharpest Tool In The Shed
Source: Gadgetbyte Nepal English EN→zh-CN
Wrapping up this review of the MSI Katana GF66 (11UE), I’d say it’s certainly not the best value gaming laptop for the price. At least not here in Nepal. Its subtle-but-weak design, comparatively less powerful GPU, and horrendous battery life are outclassed by the competition like Acer’s Predator Helios 300 (2021) that’s superior in all these aspects. Yes, it bears a more aggressive design but if you can look past that, it’s a superior device through and through. Not to mention, the Helios 300 has a much better QHD screen with 100% DCI-P3 color coverage as well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
80% MSI Katana GF66
Source: PC Mag English EN→zh-CN
Though we wish the MSI Katana GF66 had a more vivid screen, a little more CPU muscle, and longer battery life, none of those flaws stops it from being a respectable budget gaming laptop. It offers GeForce RTX 3060 graphics at an RTX 3050 Ti (or even regular RTX 3050) price, and that GPU helps it make the most of its 144Hz display. That's a rare achievement for a laptop in this price class, and equally unusual for the money is its roomy 1TB solid-state drive, well suited to the ballooning sizes of today's game installs. All told, the Katana GF66 is a standout value and earns an Editors' Choice award for cash-strapped gamers' consideration.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/28/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
MSI’s CHEAPEST Gaming Laptop! Katana GF66/Sword 15 Review
Source: Jarrod'sTech English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/12/2021
60% MSI Katana GF66 review
Source: Laptop Mag English EN→zh-CN
There’s not a lot going for the MSI Katana GF66 apart from its strong performance. It overcame its competitors in most of our CPU and GPU benchmarks. But that’s not enough when the GF66 falters when it comes to the key pillars of a gaming laptop. The display is dull, the battery life is shorter than a feature film, and it’s not nearly as portable as other laptops. For the same price, you can pick up the Acer Predator Triton 300 SE, which features 6-plus hours of battery life, a colorful display and a sleek chassis. However, it didn’t perform as well as the Katana. Overall, the MSI Katana GF66 isn’t a terrible choice if you want to prioritize performance, but you can do much better for the price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/05/2021
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU:

采用安培GA106芯片的高端笔记本电脑显卡,内核为3072。 TDP从60瓦特到115瓦特不等。

 

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-11800H:

基于Tiger Lake(H45系列)的高端八核SoC,适用于笔记本电脑和工作站。 8个CPU核心以2.3GHz~4.6GHz的速度运行。 集成UHD显卡GPU可提供32个EU,最高1.45GHz。 此芯片采用第二代 10nm Intel SuperFin 工艺制造。

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60": 15到16寸是笔记本电脑的标准尺寸,产品型号最为丰富。» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.1 kg: 大部分12到16寸的亚笔记本电脑,超极本和轻盈标准笔记本电脑的重量在这个水平上。


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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