Quick Look: MSI GT83VR Titan SLI—desktop performance in a lumbering notebook body

Costs almost as much as an entry-level car.

Quick Specs:

  • Display: 18.4 inch FHD IPS panel
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6820HK @ 2.6 GHz; overclockable to 4 GHz
  • Graphics: Two Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 8 GB GDDR5X in SLI
  • Memory: up to 32 GB DDR4 @ 2133 MHz
  • Storage: up to 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD and up to 512 GB SSD in Super RAID 4
  • Networking: Killer DoubleShot Pro with Killer Shield
  • Audio: Headset amp by ESS SABRE HiFi DAC
  • I/O: 5x USB 3.0; 1x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 3; 1x SD (XC/HC) Card Reader; 1x HDMI 1.4; 1x mini DisplayPort 1.2; 1x Mic In; 1x HiFi Headphone Out; 1x SPDIF Out; 1x Line In; 1x Line Out
  • Others: SteelSeries mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Brown switch
  • Dimensions: 458 x 339 x 42.3~69mm; 5.5 kg
  • Price: PHP 299,995

Even a fully-loaded mini-ITX form factor gaming PC will be a hassle to relocate for gamers who constantly find themselves on the go. For the portion of the Master Race who can’t seem to sit still, MSI offers the monstrous GT83VR Titan SLI gaming notebook, and boy does it not compromise. Cherry MX mechanical keyboard? Check. Two Nvidia GTX 1080s in SLI? Check. 18.4 FHD IPS display? Check. Up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory? Check. 512 GB SSD in Super Raid 4 and 1 TB HDD? Check. Intel Core i7-6820HK clocked at 2.6 GHz and overclockable to 4 GHz? Check. And last but not the least, jaw-dropping price tag? Check. It retails for PHP 299,995.