MSI Katana GF66

MSI Katana GF66
  • Launched: May 2021
  • Screen-to-body ratio: ~72.2%
  • Dimensions: 359 x 259 x 24.9 mm (14.13 x 10.2 x 0.98 inches)
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Review

Evaluation of the main characteristics with the configuration selected for the Katana GF66.
Performance
69
Gaming
61
Display
52
Battery Life
54
Connectivity
69
Case
61
NanoReview Score
59
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Tests and Specifications

Detailed tests and technical specifications of the MSI Katana GF66

Case

Weight 2.25 kg (4.96 lbs)
Dimensions 359 x 259 x 24.9 mm
14.13 x 10.2 x 0.98 inches
Area 930 cm2 (144.1 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~72.2%
Side bezels 6.8 mm
Colors Black
Transformer No
Opening angle 180°
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active
Vapor chamber No
Number of fans 2
Noise level 49 dB

Display

Size 15.6 inches
Type IPS LCD
Refresh rate 144 Hz
PPI 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No
Touchscreen No
Coating Matte
Display tests
Contrast 1137:1
sRGB color space 91.3%
Adobe RGB profile 66.7%
DCI-P3 color gamut 65.4%
Response time 9 ms
Max. brightness
350 nits

Battery

Capacity
Battery type Li-Po
Replaceable No
Fast charging Yes
Charging port position Left
Charge power 150 / 180 / 240 W
Weigh of AC adapter 422 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.2-2.7 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.5 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 12
L3 Cache 12 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (16 EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1453
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
6540
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1753
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
9618

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 60 W
Nvidia Optimus Yes
Type Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm
GPU base clock 1237 MHz
GPU boost clock 1500 MHz
FLOPS 6.14 TFLOPS
Memory size 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 40
GPU performance
6.14 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB
Clock 3200 MHz
Type DDR4
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
Max. ram size 64 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
NVMe Yes

Sound

Speakers 2.0
Power 2x2W
Dolby Atmos No
Loudness 78 dB
Microphones 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6
Bluetooth v5.2
Fingerprint No
Optical drive No
Webcam Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt No
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort No
VGA No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes
SD card reader No
Proprietary charging port Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island
Numpad Yes
Backlight Yes
Touchpad
Size 10.5 x 6.5 cm
Surface Plastic
Windows Precision Yes

Comments

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Gshssn 27 February 2022 12:40
This helped a lot thanks
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