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2021 MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 Delivers [Or Not]

This is the 2021 MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 17.3″ 144Hz 3ms FHD Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7-10750H RTX3060 16GB 512GB NVMe SSD Win10.

If you are looking for an MSI gaming laptop that has a 17-inch display, and the RTX 3000 series GPU, then this thin GF75 10UEK model is worth checking out. Why MSI? Because MSI is known as a great manufacturer of gaming machines so that alone we cannot ignore. The GL65 Leopard model is one of the best-selling 15-inch gaming laptops on Amazon for months.

But, whether your games will get real with this device, let’s find out in this review.

An Elegant 17-inch Gaming Beast

The first thing that you will notice with this laptop, is its hair-brushed Aluminum finish in the metallic chassis and keyboard. This 2021 MSI GF75 looks and feels well-built and is aesthetically pleasing. For the 17-inch gaming laptop category, this is a solid device.

The thin 17-inch MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 gaming laptop with RTX 3060 and 10th Gen i7 CPU
The thin 17-inch MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 – Aluminum clean chassis

I like the clean logo on the lid that does not light up like many other gaming laptops that have LEDs everywhere. Fancy a gaming laptop that does not have a logo at all? Consider Eluktronics Covert laptop.

17-inch on a 15-inch laptop body

This 2021 17.3-inch MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 is surprisingly quite small for a 17-inch gaming laptop.

See the dimensions of the MSI, the Acer Nitro, and the Lenovo Legion 5 in the following table.

Measured in inchesMSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-59KSLenovo Legion 5 82B1000AUS
Screen Size17.315.615.6
Length 15.6314.3114.29
Width10.2410.0410.22
Depth0.90.940.98

From the table above, we can see that this 17-inch MSI GF75 10UEK-029 is almost as big as those 15-inch gaming laptops.

For the weight, this MSI weighs about 4.84 pounds or about 2.19 Kg. For a 17-inch gaming laptop that has a power component inside, this is not the beefiest gaming machine out there.

MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK Specs

These are the key specs of the MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 model

Unit MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 17.3" 144Hz 3ms FHD Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7-10750H RTX3060 16GB 512GB NVMe SSD Win10
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CPU/Processor10th Gen of Intel Core i7-10750H (2.60 – 5.0 GHz clock speed)
DisplayFull-HD 1920×1080 17.3″ Thin Bezel, IPS 144Hz, 45% NTS, 3ms
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
RAM16GB (2x8GB) dual-channel DDR4 (3200MHz)
Storage512GB NVMe SSD
Connectivity1x HDMI (supports 4K @ 60Hz), 3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 1x RJ-45 Ethernet port
Other features720p HD Webcam, Speakers 2W*2, built-in Microphone, Steel Series per-Key RGB with Anti-Ghost key+ silver lining, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1
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For those who want to read the full specification list, click this link (to the MSI website). In short, you will be getting a capable machine with the updated Graphics you can get at the moment.

Is i7-10750H good?

Compared with the previous generation, the 10th Generation Intel i7 i7-10750H CPU has a 15% higher performance.

Intel Core i7-10750H
i7-10750H vs i7-9750H
Is i7-10750H good?
i7-10750H is good to have

Also, compared with the AMD Ryzen 7, this processor can deliver 10-15% better single-core frequency. Meaning you will have more FPS for CPU-hungry games.

Furthermore, this Intel CPU has features that AMD’s CPUs do not. Things like the Hyperthreading feature, Thunderbolt, Intel’s Optane, QuickSync video, etc are shipped with Intel’s CPUs, including this one we have.

What does this mean for you? This simply means, if you are not tech-savvy, opt for the safer choice for the CPU that has safer driver support, which is the Intel CPU.

Best-Selling RTX 3060 GPU

The MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 17.3-inch gaming laptop comes with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics. This “Ampere” Graphics card was just released on February 25, 2021, so it is only a few months old when we write this review. However, what interesting about this GPU is, it was sold out fast after it was released. In some stores, it was sold out in seconds.

This indicates that a lot of people wanted to get the affordable yet powerful and recent NVIDIA RTX 3000 series Graphics card as fast as they can. Due to the current situation where global export and import are limited, the short supplies and higher demands might also cause the shortage.

Performance-wise, this RTX 3060 GPU outperforms the RTX 2070 and RTX 2060, yet, they are more affordable than the other NVIDIA powerful GPUs.

Below are the benchmark for 3DMARK TIME SPY (NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 vs RTX 2070 vs RTX 2060)

RTX 3060 126%
RTX 2070
RTX 2060 100%

And below are the example of games and their FPS when played with the RTX 3060 (though the result depends on your PC’s configuration). All games are played in Full-HD resolution, 1920x1080p.

Battlefield V 128 FPS
Hitman III 149 FPS
Resident Evil 3 152 FPS
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 60 FPS
Cyberpunk 2077 62 FPS

Specs-wise, this new RTX 3060 GPU ships with more CUDA and Tensor Cores, and other updated components, to deliver a more realistic Ray-Tracing feature and more up-to-date AI.

If you look to have a gaming laptop with older generation of RTX GPU, an RTX 2060 GPU for instance, visit this page.

Can this MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK deliver?

The 2021 MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK features Per-Key RGB Steel Series Keyboard
This 2021 MSI GF75 10UEK variant has per-key RGB keyboard, and more inside

Due to its capable specs, this laptop can deliver outstanding performance to do both gaming and other computer tasks. Want to play Cyberpunk 2077 with it? No problem, this laptop can handle it. Want to edit HD videos or photos? This laptop will slay it.

Again, the 144Hz 3ms IPS 17-inch display paired with the 10th Generation of i7, the new RTX 3060, 16GB dual-channel RAM (rather than 8GB), and 512GB SSD rather than 256GB are a monster combination. Moreover, the well-made and strong Aluminum finish makes this laptop will last for many years.

So if you are looking for a compact 17-inch gaming laptop that does not scream gamer, you’ll respect this one. Also, this MSI GF75 with its RTX 3060 hits the golden performance and price ratio.

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A small 17-inch gaming laptop yet it has top-tier new RTX Graphics inside, this 2021 MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 is unbeatable for the price.

The thin 17-inch MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 gaming laptop with RTX 3060 and 10th Gen i7 CPU
2021 17-inch MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029
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The 2021 17-inch MSI GF75 Thin 10UEK-029 gaming laptop with RTX 3060 and 10th Gen i7 CPU is the perfect device for anyone who looks for a 17-inch compact gaming laptop.
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MSI Brand
RTX 3060 GPU
10th Gen Intel i7 CPU
16GB RAM without upgrade
144Hz IPS Full-HD Screen
Decent amount of SSD, 512GB
Ethernet port
MSI's per-Key RGB Keyboard
Backlit keyboard
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No Optical Drive
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