MSI GL72M 7RDX-800



Quick Overview

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  • 17.3" Full HD eDP

  • Intel® Kaby Lake i7-7700HQ

  • NVIDIA® GTX 1050

  • Up to 32GB RAM

  • 128GB SSD+ 1TB HDD

  • 2+ Hours / 5.29 lbs



Rugged tank driving through the screen of MSI GL72M. Best Meets Best. Reach New Heights. Geared with the latest 7th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor and GeForce GTX 10 Series Graphics. GL72M.

MSI pioneers only the most extraordinary gaming machines for your gaming pleasure. As a true gaming legened, MSI seeks to uphold its tradition to always offer the latest and most exclusive gaming features to fulfill gamers’ every desire.

7th Generation Intel® Core i7 Processors

With the innovative Cooler Boost 4 cooling solution and MSI’s exclusive gaming features catered for gamers, the Intel Core i7-7700HQ releases its full performance completely on MSI gaming laptops.

Chart compares Intel Core i7 7820HK, i7 7700HQ and i7 6700HQ. The i7 6700HQ provides a 100% baseline, i7 7700HQ improves by 10% and i7 7820HK improves by 25%.

PCI-E Gen3x4 SSD — Ultra Speed Storage

Get in the game before everyone else with the latest PCI-E Gen 3.0 x4 bandwidth utilizing NVMe technology on single M.2 SSD. Harness the full performance potential of the Gen 3.0 SSD through the optimization of the hardware and software outputting extreme read speeds up to 2200MB/s, 5× faster than SATA3 SSDs.

PCI-E Gen.3 SSD 5 times faster at 2200MB/s, SATA3 SSD at 430 MB/s and HDD at 150MB/s

Latest Architecture DDR4-2400 Memory Support

Get the best possible performance out of your notebook with support of the advanced DDR4-2400 memory, achieving over 32GB/s in reading speed and 36GB/s in writing. With over 40% faster performance than previous generations DDR3-1600, DDR4-2400 is the new laptop standard to take your extreme gaming experience to the next level.

Chart shows DDR4-2400 vs DDR3L-1600. DDR4 has +47% Read, +51% Write and +49% Copy speeds vs DDR3L-1600.

Dynamic Temperature / Performance Balancing

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

Turbo Mode Sport Mode Comfort Mode ECO Mode Power Options
Cooler Boost 4 logo

Cooler Boost 4
Enhanced Cooling Design for Higher Power Gaming

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. MSI exclusive Cooler Boost 4 technology creates dual thermal modules internally by allocating dedicated heat pipes for GPU and CPU. One click on the fan boost button, a total of 6 heat pipes and dual fans actively and effectively push heat out of the system, making the cooling design the highest level of its kind.

*Fan boost is available only on certain models.

Underside cut-out view of MSI GL72 Cooler Boost fans and heat pipes showing air flow into laptop and out of laptop.
USB 3.0 Type-C

Faster, Smaller and more Convenient USB Type-C Interface

USB 3.0 Type-C SuperSpeed transfer mode supports up to 5Gbps transfer speed, 10× faster than the standard USB 2.0. Its compact port is designed with a reversible plug and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

Shows full reversible USB port and USB 3.0 at 5Gbps, 10 times faster than USB 2.0 at 480Mbps.

GeForce GTX is PC Gaming

Get Game Ready with GeForce GTX-Powered Gaming PCs.

This is the ultimate gaming experience, fueled by the fastest performance, most advanced gaming technologies and best gaming ecosystem


GeForce GTX 10-Series GPUs give you up to 3× the performance of previous-generation GPUs. They’re built with ultra-fast FinFET, the latest high-bandwidth memory technologies and support for DirectX 12 features to deliver the fastest, FinFET, the latest high-bandwidth memory technologies and support for DirectX 12 features to deliver the fastest, smoothest gaming notebook experiences.

NVIDIA’s latest GeForce® GTX 1050 GPU is ready to amaze you on MSI Gaming Notebooks

With the innovative Cooler Boost 4 cooling solution and MSI’s exclusive gaming features catered for gamers, NVIDIA’s latest GeForce® GTX 1050 GPU releases its full performance completely on MSI gaming laptops. 3D performance of GeForce® GTX 1050 GPU is better than GeForce® GTX 960M graphics.

GeForce GTX 1050 Extreme Performance chart. GTX 1050 scores 8400 in 3D Mark 11P vs 8300 from GTX 965M (GPU overclocked by MSI Dragon Center).
Matrix Display

Multi-Task with up to 3 monitors

Expand your vision for extreme gaming experience. MSI’s innovative Matrix Display supports up to 2 external displays simultaneously through 1× HDMI port* and 1× Mini DisplayPort 1.2. Multi-tasking is made possible even during competitive gameplay. Connect the laptop to an HDTV display, Matrix Display supports 4K output with a resolution up to 3840×2160. MSI Matrix Display technology creates an ideal environment for extreme gaming experiences and pleasant multimedia entertainment.

GT Series / GE Raider series: HDMI [email protected]
GE / GP / GL / GF / GV series: HDMI [email protected]

Two external monitors powered by MSI GL72.

Nahimic Audio Enhancer

Nahimic audio software offers high definition sound technology which boosts the audio and voice performance of your gaming computer. Enjoy an immersive virtual 7.1 sound over your standard stereo equipment!

Audio Boost

The MSI Audio Boost design enhances sound detail by 30%. The golden audio jack helps with stable sound transmission (reduced obstruction) and works in conjunction with the optimized headset AMP (Audio Power Amplifier) design. Low noise and low distortion characteristics benefit headphones to reproduce each sound with greater detail.

Side view of MSI GL72 microphone and headphone ports. Audio Boost Logo.

Gaming Keyboard by SteelSeries

Every detail is especially calculated and designed for professional gamers, and now it’s yours. This keyboard is with pure color backlighting, ergonomically designed with 1.9mm key travel for better responsive and tactile feedback, optimum WASD zone and support of anti-ghosting for up to 45 keys. Mechanical-level Shielding solution makes the gaming notebook keyboard the most solid ever.

MSI World's First. MSI Exclusive. Gaming Keyboard by steelseries.
Top view of MSI GL72 Red backlit keyboard.

Silver Lining Print

See more and do more in the night with high-grade silver lining printed keys. See the pure color on the SteelSeries gaming keyboard and enjoy longer lasting keys, worry free of long-term wear and tear.

Regular Backlit

Silver Lining Print

Split image shows comparison of a 'Regular' backlit keyboard versus the Silver Lining Printed MSI GL73 red backlit keyboard.

One App, Total Control of your Gaming System

Be in control like never before with the Dragon Center. With six functions: App Portal, System Monitor, LED Wizard, System Tuner, SHIFT technology and Mobile Monitor. This is the go-to platform to adjust all kinds of system settings; ranging from custom cooling, OC, power modes, keyboard backlighting, access to different software and plenty more customizations to explore. All within a single click.

Dragon Center UI on MSI GL72 laptop and Ui on mobile phone controlling settings on the laptop.

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Technical Specification


Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Display: 17.3" Full HD eDP Non Reflection 1920x1080 (16:9)
Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ 2.8 - 3.8 Ghz w/ Turbo Boost
Intel® HM175 Chipset
Hard Drive & Optical Drive
Standard Hard Drive:

Standard Optical Drive:

128GB SSD + 1TB (5400RPM) HDD(Upgradeable)

External Optical Drives Available
Graphics Controller: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1050 2G GDDR5
Standard Memory:
Number of SODIMMS:
8GB DDR4 2400MHz Memory (Up to 32GB 2400MHz MAX)
Two Sockets
Audio Features
Audio Features: Nahimic Sound
Speakers x 4 (2W)
Network / Communication: AR8171
Intel 3168 Sandy Peak 1 (1x1 802.11 ac) BT 4.2
Slots / Interface
Card Reader:

Input / Output Ports:

USB 3.0 x 2
USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0 Type C *1
HDMI (supports [email protected])
mDP 1.2 x1
Headset AMP + Gold Flash jacks
Power System
Battery: 6 cell
120W ~ 150W AC Adapter
Standard Cooling:
Optional Cooling:
Copper CPU Heatsink
IC Diamond Thermal Compound
Size & Weight
16.45"x10.60"x1.16" (W x D x H)
5.95 lbs with Battery
Keyboard / Point Device
Point Device:
Steel Series Single backlight with Anti-Ghost key+ silver lining
Additional Features
Extra Features: 720p HD Webcam | Kensington® Lock Capability
Operating System
Standard OS: Windows® 10
(some custom drivers may be downloaded and not supplied with the system)


Manufacturer Warranty:

1 Year MSI US/Canada Parts + Labor 1 Year Global Warranty w/ Lifetime Tech Support - Standard

1 Year Accidental Damage Warranty - Must Register within 30 Days of Ship Date (More Info)

On-line problem resolution through web interface (BIOS, Driver update)
1 Year Xotic PC Warranty provided on customized components
Additional Warranty Options Available
Return Policy & Warranty Terms and Conditions (More Info)


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17.3" Full HD eDP Non Reflection 1920x1080 (16:9) - Default(SKU: 10072)
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