MSI GT83 8RG-035CA w/ Core™ i7-8850H, 32GB, 256 SSD x 2 + 1TB HDD, 18.4in FHD, GTX 1080 SLI, Windows 10

MX71734 GT83 8RG-035CA w/ Core™ i7-8850H, 32GB, 256 SSD x 2 + 1TB HDD, 18.4in FHD, GTX 1080 SLI, Windows 10
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Product Info


Hexa-ordinary Performance 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H Hexa-Core CPU


With 6 fully-unlocked cores and 12 Threads, and the latest exclusive Cooler Boost Titan cooling design, MSI pushes performance to the limit with extreme overclock capabilities.

Intel® Core™ i7-8850H 2.6GHz Hexa Core Processor1

featureTake a huge leap in performance with the 1st-ever Hexa Core notebook processors! Experience boosted gameplay and faster rendering by up to 40% with the extra cores. The more the merrier!

MSI selected this 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H 2.6GHz Hexa Core Processor, which has 6 CPU Cores and 12 Threads! This Gaming Laptop has so much raw computing horsepower that you gain a real tactical advantage over your online opponents; simply put, this CPU will not hold back your frags and wins.

  • Intel® Core™ i7-8850H 2.6GHz Hexa Core Processor
    w/ 4.3GHz Turbo, 12 Threads, 9MB L3 Cache, 14nm, 35W

The 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H Processor utilizes a serious, power-efficient microarchitecture with 6 Cores and 12 Threads, advanced process technology and silicon optimizations to deliver faster performance than previous processors.

The perfect combination of MSI gaming laptops and the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H Processor brings you a huge performance enhancement for smoother VR experience on heavy loading VR games, even if you are streaming.

NVIDIA's Latest GeForce® GTX 1080 SLI GPU Will Amaze You!

feature MSI is the world's 1st gaming notebook to have this latest NVIDIA Next Gen GPU solution onboard. Performance of NVIDIA's next generation GeForce® GTX 1080 SLI GPU is expected to improve more than 40% than GeForce® GTX 900M Series SLI!

With the innovative Cooler Boost cooling solution and MSI’s special gaming features catered for gamers, the NVIDIA's latest GeForce® GTX 1080 SLI GPU shall be able to release its full performance completely on MSI gaming laptops.

By offering "One Click to VR" solution and a totally immersive and smooth gaming experiences, the new MSI gaming laptops is going to shatter desktop performance cliché and amaze gamers with refreshing point of views on MSI gaming laptops.



  • Windows® 10 Home, 64 bit
  • Latest 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H 2.6GHz Hexa Core processor
  • Latest Dual GeForce® GTX 1080 SLI COnfiguration, 16GB GDDR5X (2x 8GB)
  • 2x 256GB NVMe PCI-E x4 SSDs in Super Raid 4 (stripped) + 1 TB SATA HDD
  • Exclusive Cooler Boost TITAN cooling technology
  • Mechanical Keyboard with Cherry MX RGB Speed Silver Switches
  • Per-Key RGB Backlight customization with SteelSeries Engine 3
  • Dual functions intelligent touchpad / numeric key pad
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 supporting 40Gbps ultra speed data transfers, 4K @ 60Hz video output, and 15W charging via USB Type-C port
  • Dragon Center 2.0 takes hardware optimization to a whole new level
  • Exclusive ESS SABRE Hi-Fi DAC for lossless, high-quality audio
  • Nahimic 3 Audio Technology delivering 360° immersive audio experience
  • 4+1 Speaker Sound by Dynaudio™ Hardware for incredible Laptop Audio
  • 18.4" Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS-Like non-glare Display
  • True Color 2.0 for increased color contrast and greater image detail
  • Killer DoubleShot Pro (Killer Gb LAN + Killer 802.11 a/c) w/ Smart Teaming
  • Killer Gigabit LAN Controller w/ Advanced Stream Detect 2.0 & Killer Shield
  • Matrix Display surround mode and 4K output to 3 external monitors
  • MSI X Boost technology supports faster storage access speed
  • Brushed-metal lid and aesthetics line design inspired by matte black supercars
  • XSplit Gamecaster free premium license for 1 year
  • WTFast free premium license for 2 months

Get VR Ready With MSI Gaming


Embrace the Enthusiast Level Virtual Reality Experience
The perfect combination of MSI gaming laptops and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 SLI brings you the enthusiast level of VR experience. Certified by both Nvidia and VIVE, MSI is the 1st VR ready gaming laptop brand. MSI provides an exceptionally smooth, powerful mobile platform for ultimate VR games. This is the perfect way for you to immerse in the amazing artificial world and explore new ways of gaming.

Latest Architecture 32GB DDR4-2666 Memory Support

Get the best possible performance out of your notebook with support of the advanced DDR4-2666 XMP memory, up to 64GB max. With over 40% faster performance than previous gen DDR3, and up to 10% faster than DDR4-2400, it is the new laptop standard to take your extreme gaming experience to the next level.

Cooler Boost TITAN

Cooler Boost TITAN: Triple Fans with 15 Heat Pipes for Extreme SLI Graphics!
Heat is the most original element on earth. It's pure physics that more energy will generate more heat. Cooling is therefore a knotty task to tackle with.

Cooler Boost Titan consists of three enhanced fans. Two Whirlwind Blade with 29 blades plus one 23 blades fan for GPU and CPU increase 30% more airflow at same RPM. Independent thermal solution on both CPU and GPU with a total of 15 heat pipes make sure that the overclocked CPU keep its highest performance while maintaining the best SLI graphics output of the mobile platform.

Shift: Dynamic Temperature / Performance Balancing

The exclusive MSI "SHIFT" technology pushes system to the extreme while minimizing noise and temperature. Switch between different profiles either push your system to the extreme or in the pursuit of longer battery life. Easily activate it by pressing the FN + F7 hotkey combo, or via the Dragon Gaming Center.

Thunderbolt™ 3:

One Port for Ultra Data Transfer, 4K Pixels and 15W Device Charging
MSI is the first in the world to adopt the Thunderbolt 3 interface on its gaming notebooks. The latest and fastest interface Thunderbolt 3 supports up to 40Gbps data transfer rates and 4K displays with daisy chain capabilities. Its USB 3.1 ultra speed interface supports up to 5Vdc @ 3A, 15W current output for charging.

IPS Level, True-to-Life Viewing Experience

IPS level display with higher gamut of 72% NTSC color range takes image clarity to a whole new level with higher pixel resolution. Images are amazingly 40% more sharp and vivid in contrast level and 20% clearer in brightness level compared with those on regular TN panels. Hence, images are more vivid even from left and right side of the viewing angle. When you're playing games, you will have breathtaking and brilliantly true-to-life viewing experience.

Best Surround Mode On GT Series Gaming Notebooks

Expand the vision for extreme gaming experience. Embrace immersive gaming experience by expanding your gaming real estate across 3 external displays in 4K UHD resolution with the Latest Surround Mode technology.

MSI GT series has innovative design of pure discrete graphics mode. The Matrix Display on GT series therefore supports up to 3 external 4K displays, 4 displays in total simultaneously through one HDMI (4K @ 60Hz) compatible port, one Mini DisplayPort 1.2 and one Thunderbolt 3* (Type-C port) plus the laptop built-in display. Multi-task is made possible even during competitive gameplays. Connect the laptop to HDTV display, Matrix Display supports 4K output with a resolution up to 3840 x 2160 @60Hz.

MSI Matrix Display and Latest Surround Mode technologies create an ideal environment for extreme gaming experience and pleasant multimedia entertainment.

* A Type-C to Mini DisplayPort cable is required.

All New ID Design, 18.4" Gaming Monster with Dual GTX 1080 SLI

Inspired by ultimate weapon in Sci-Fi scenarios and the previous GT80, the design should give it a fluid look with feeling of light speed. The engineers refine every detailed component and enhance the mechanical materials while staying true to its extreme performance. The GT83 Titan SLI is no doubt the world's most powerful 18.4" SLI gaming notebook in the mobile market!

True Color Technology

MSI has partnered with Portrait Displays, Inc. in developing a level of accuracy for display technology that sets a new standard, the MSI True Color Technology. MSI True Color Technology guarantees that each panel in a MSI notebook comes with the finest precision in color. After examination and an extensive factory calibration process by MSI True Color Technology, the panel quality will be more accurate, close to 100% sRGB. Hence, each color is delivered with the highest standard precision in detail, guaranteeing excellent color fidelity for many application uses.

True Color Profile

True Color Technology also offers prefect color accuracy for 5 more scenarios. Work or play, you can easily switch to the mode that best suits your eyes. And get to see clearer than your enemies to always get one step ahead of the rest. The profile sharing feature permits you to share your True Color settings to other users anywhere.

TriDef VR: Only Everything In 3D!

TriDef VR enables gamer to play their favorite games in 3D on your HMD(head mounted display). DirectX 9,10 and 11 games have been pre-configured to generate an optimal 3D experience using GenMe's industry leading 2D-to-3D conversion technology. TriDef VR allows users to tweak their HMD to provide optimal user experience. It is compatible with both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. It also offers an unique head tracked, hands-free user interface to allow users to launch games at will while wearing HMD.

Most importantly, MSI offers a 3-month free license to let gamers to fully benefit from the TriDef and get more from their VR.

8H Dragon Shield Dragon Spirit as Strong as Diamond

Pure, passionate, focused, persistent, iron will, these are characteristics of a professional gamer. In honor of these extraordinary people, the new Dragon Shield covered with a layer of Corning Glass is inlaid on MSI gaming notebooks. The new Dragon Shield is 8H on hardness scale and is like clarity for glass, flexibility for plastics and water resistance for rubber. It is a true tribute to the combination of MSI's powerful dragon spirit and MSI product as beautiful and shiny as diamond.

MSI Notebooks with ESS Sabre HiFi are ready for High-Res Audio

High-Resolution Audio refers to a collection of digital processes and formats that allow the encoding and playback of music using up to 6.5x higher sampling rates than the standards used in CDs. The most commonly used specifications of Hi-Res Audio are 24 bit/96 kHz (3.2x more data transmitted than CD) and 24 bit/192 kHz (6.5x more data transmitted than CD).

While offering a sampling rate of 24 bit/192 kHz on GT73 and GS series models, MSI offers also the highest sampling rate standard, 32 bit/384 kHz (17.3x more data transmitted than CD), on its top level GT83 gaming notebook. MSI GT and GS series notebooks with ESS Sabre HiFi DAC are now the 1st in the world to be ready to broadcast any Hi-Res Audio with the highest quality.

Sound by Dynaudio 4 + 1 2.1 Channel Speaker System

Years of cooperation between MSI and one of the world's leading speaker manufacturers Dynaudio has led up to the finest sound system in series notebook. The true 4+1 speaker system, 2 speakers for each channel delivers an authentic sound experience you will not have heard previously in a notebook, you simply need to hear it to believe it. Power amplitude has gone up by 50% from previous generations, meaning a full 10dB volume increase. You will be able to enjoy your games or movies in a whole new way with the Dynaudio sound offered in this notebook.

All New Nahimic 3 - For Next Level Audio Immersion

Get ready to be amazed by the all new Nahimic 3 and live the gaming immersion like never before! With simple and intuitive new UI, the Nahimic 3 not only further enhances in game 3D surround sound, but also offers even more finite control over your music, movies, and conference calls.

Cherry MX Speed Sliver Switches with RGB Multi-color Backlighting

Not just being the first, this gaming notebook is also the only gaming notebook in the world to have a Cherry MX Speed Sliver RGB Switches onboard. These Cherry's new MX Speed switches have the best responsive and tactile feedback with a 1.2mm mechanical actuation, light operation 45g key switches and durability of Gold contact. Designed and made by MSI, this masterpiece is now capable of shining in the dark with multi-color RGB backlighting and allows you to click and clack even faster than ever before. Extreme gaming is no longer the purpose here, but the pursuit of the perfection of an art masterpiece.

One Touch Switch between Touchpad & Numeric Keypad

Packing the up-to-date touch pad with numeric keypad feature, the switch design is easy and simple. Just one touch, gamers can easily switch between these 2 functions.

DRAGON CENTER 2.0 – Free Buff for Your Rig

The redesigned Dragon Center 2.0 takes optimization to a whole new level. Now it not only monitors but also optimizes system performance through various customizable profiles, and freeing up system memories to prioritize in-game performance.

System Monitor

  • Monitor system status, temperature, and much more
  • Intuitive UI with all information at a glance
  • Mini mode, display key info on a smaller window

Exclusive Gaming Modes Help You Game Fancier & Easier

  • System Optimization: Free up memory and prioritize game applications
  • Lighting Optimization: Interactive keyboard lighting for various gameplay
  • Profile Optimization: Optimize True Color and Nahimic for gaming

SteelSeries Engine 3 (SSE3): Target, Position, Aim & Fire

During Gameplay, SteelSeries Engines 3 Serves as Your Firearm
During gameplay, SteelSeries Engines 3 serves as your firearm. With SSE3, you get to suit up your weapon with cool look by lightening it up with multiple backlit colors, transform your keyboard into a high technology firearm by setting up several keys into one key command and cloud syncing all SteelSeries gears together.

Interdevice Communication
Thanks to the unified software we have opened up new lines of communication between devices. Your devices will fluidly work together, for instance clicking the zoom/scope button on your mouse could activate an equalizer for your headset that focuses on the highs for better listening to footsteps.

Unlimited Profile Possibilities
Profiles are sets of macros, button assignments, and device configurations that are frequently used together. An unlimited number of profiles, with customizable names, can be stored in the SteelSeries Engine. It provides predefined profiles for common games which can be used directly or as templates for your custom macros.

Sense Game Stats Directly Through Keyboard
SteelSeries GameSense talks directly to your game and shall grant you the capability in playing games more intuitively. Through backlit colors and LED brightness of the keyboard, users may receive real time game stats like ammo levels, health levels, tool durability, and take immediate actions to respond to these changes, gaining full control during gameplays.

One Application
The SteelSeries Engine 3 was created as a unified software suite for SteelSeries hardware catalog going forward. Currently it works with the devices of keyboard, headset, and mouse.

SteelSeries CloudSync
Users now have the ability to backup, share, and sync your configuration profiles through the SteelSeries CloudSync across all your platforms. Simply log in with your SteelSeries ID and all your configurations will be available wherever you are.

Killer Wireless-AC 1550

Blazing Fast Killer Wireless Connection
Speed up the wireless connection with the new Killer Wireless-AC 1550, and enjoy up to double the speed of the competition.

Killer DoubleShot Pro: Protecting Your Ping
Stop losing games to lag with Killer DoubleShot Pro. Protect and prioritize networking traffic while preventing lag spikes so you can game without fear and play at your best.

Select programs you want your network to prioritize to ensure maximum bandwidth and track your speeds with the easy-to-use Killer Networking Manager.

Killer DoubleShot Pro consists of one Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet controller and one Killer Wireless-AC 1550 chipset and improves average latency by 3.5 times compared with those utilizing 802.11ac.

Killer Shield – Smoother Gameplay
Killer Shield ensures smoother uploads and download processes. Lower latency and less Jitter optimize gameplay experience. Less pin rate floating reassures more fluent gameplays.

XSPLIT GameCaster v2.9: Streaming Your Gaming With The World

MSI offers a 1 Year Premium License to XSplit Gamecaster for free to purchasers of this Laptop! Gamers can now get super professional live streams going by blending into the background.

Broadcast your gameplay videos live to Twitch, YouTube, UStream, etc. in 3 steps. You may login easily with your social network accounts and edit gameplay videos directly on this app. It's simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world; or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.

  • Streaming: Use XSplit Gamecaster to stream all of your gaming activities
  • WebCam & Chroma Key: Add a webcam and show your game face
  • Share Your Broadcast: Share your broadcasts and conquer the World
  • Realtime Notes: Draw attention while casting with in-game annotations
  • Record & Upload: Organize and upload your greatest gaming moments
  • TriDef SmartCam Integration: Background removal without a green screen
  • Adaptive Bitrate Technology: Automatically adjusts your bitrate to minimize connection drops so you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming

WTFast: The Gamers Private Network

MSI offers a 2 Month Premium License to WTFast; the global automated army-like group of IT specialists, all working together to optimize your game connection end to end. WTFast reports rich connection stats for your online game, so you can see exactly what is happening with your connection.

  • Built just for MMO gamers
  • Reduce average ping
  • Greatly reduce connection flux, spikes and packet loss

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Operating System Windows® 10 Home
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-8850H 2.6GHz Hexa Core Processor w/ 4.1GHz Turbo, 12 Threads, 9MB L3 Cache, 14nm, 35W
Chipset Intel® CM246 Chipset
Memory 32GB DDR4-2666 SO-DIMM RAM (2x 16GB)
64GB Maximum RAM (4x 16GB)
Display 18.4" Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) Wide View (16:9) LED LCD IPS-Level anti-Glare Display
Graphics 2x NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 GPUs w/ 8GB GDDR5X Each
Storage 2x 256GB NVMe PCI x4 SSDs in Super Raid 4 (Stripped)
1TB 7200rpm SATA HDD
Optical Drive Blu-Ray burner (9.5mm)
Card Reader SD / SDHC / SDXC Card Reader
Audio Dynaudio™ Sound
(4x 3W Speakers + 1x 3W Woofer)

Nahimic 3 Sound Technology

ESS Sabre HiFi Audio
S/PDIF / TOSLINK Digital Connector
Web Camera Full HD 1080p @ 30FPS
Ethernet Killer™ Gaming Network E2500
1x Killer™ Gigabit Ethernet port
Wireless LAN Killer™ N1550 Combo
2x2 Antenna Array
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0
Keyboard SteelSeries™ Mechanical RGB Keyboard w/ Brown Switch
Per-key RGB LED Backlighting w/ SteelSeries Engine 3
I/O Interface 1x Thunderbolt™ 3 (40Gbps) / USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C port
3x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
2x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A ports
1x HDMI v2.0 port w/ 4K UHD @ 60Hz
1x mini DisplayPort v1.2 port w/ 4K @ 60Hz
1x Gigabit Killer™ E2500 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi: Dual Band Killer™ 802.11 ac Wireless
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio jack
1x S/PDIF Audio Out port
Power Adapter 2x 330W External AC Power Adapter
Battery 8-cell, 5,225mAH / 75Whr Lithium Ion Battery
Battery Life N/A
Dimensions 435 x 339 x 69.8mm Maximum
Weight 5.5kg