MSI GS75 8SG Gaming Benchmarks – 20 Games Tested!
, Just quickly before we jump into the benchmark, results Ill cover off the specs in my unit. Ive got the 8SG model, which means theres an Intel: i7 8750H CPU with Nvidia 80 watt, RTX 2080 Max Q, graphics and 32gb of memory. Running in dual channel., The GS75 is available in different configurations, though you can check updated prices for different models in the description.. I was running Windows 10 with the latest Nvidia drivers available and just a reminder were only looking at gaming performance here. If youre new to the channel get subscribed for the upcoming full review, which covers everything. Well start off with the results from all 20 games at all, setting levels then compare with some other laptops afterwards to see how the GS75 8SG stacks up. Battlefield 5 was tested. In campaign mode, and not in multiplayer mode as its easier to consistently reproduce the test, run., The purple bars show the results with ray tracing disabled. While the green bars show RTX on., The RTX results werent great at ultra, but it was still playable, but for this game, Id want higher FPS and stick to RTX off at ultra, which both looks and performs better than RTX on at low.. Battlefield 1 was also tested in campaign mode and was performing very well with ultra settings still able to reach 140 FPS. So, even at maximum settings, the 144Hz screen is getting put to work. Apex Legends was tested with either all settings at maximum or all settings on the lowest possible values as it doesnt have predefined setting presets.
. It played well even with everything maxed out averaging just below 100 FPS, although it was possible to improve average FPS by 36 with all settings at minimum., Far Cry New Dawn was tested with the built in benchmark.. In this test, almost 80 FPS averages were possible at ultra for comparison, a 2060 laptop I just tested reached 75 FPS in that same test., Far Cry 5 was also tested with the built in benchmark and the results were ahead of the newer, Far Cry New Dawn. Just covered and well see how this one compares to some other laptops. Later. Fortnite was tested with the replay feature and while I have to regularly refresh the replay due to updates, I test in the same area., Even with max settings close to 150 FPS was possible in this seemingly well optimized game with above 100 for the 1 low. So its running very nicely. Overwatch is another well optimized game and was tested in the practice range as other players, bots and even different maps in actual gameplay affect the frame rate, and this allows for consistent testing., Even maxed out at epic settings was giving us 180FPS With 137 for the 1 low, pretty impressive. Shadow of the Tomb Raider was tested with the built in benchmark. The results from this test were very good at higher settings.. The 80 watt 2080 Max Q is actually outperforming other 90 watt 2080 Max Q, laptops Ive tested but well. Compare this soon.
Metro Exodus was also tested using the built in benchmark. Most parts of the game perform a fair bit better than this, so dont take these results as a good indication of what to expect throughout the entire game its more of a worst case, but does let you perform the same test to compare against. CSGO was tested Using the Ulletical FPS benchmark and like always, high frame rates, were coming out of this test.. That said, the results werent much better than a 2060 laptop, a bit better at higher settings likely due to being a bit more GPU bound. But for the most part, I think this is a pretty CPU heavy test. Rainbow Six Siege was tested with the built in benchmark and is a game Ive found to benefit from Nvidias new turing architecture., Even with ultra settings over 150 FPS was achieved in this test. Pubg was tested using the replay feature and over 100 FPS was possible even with the settings maxed out at ultra. However, the results arent too different from other lower specced machines, Ive tested. Assassins Creed Odyssey, was tested with the built in benchmark. The results are ok, but at lower settings the averages are noticeably lower compared to other laptops with lower specs. Again, as this is a CPU heavy test., Dota 2 was tested playing in the middle lane with an average amount of action going on, and it was running very smoothly without any problems at all.
, Even ultra settings were capable of 140 FPS in this game, though again, Like CSGO, not that much better than a 2060 laptop again likely due to CPU performance. Watch Dogs 2 is a resource intensive game, although I still found it to play perfectly fine, even with ultra settings., With a stable 30 FPS. To me, it runs fine and due to the high end, specs in this machine were averaging 60 FPS at ultra.. Ghost Recon is another demanding game and was tested using the built in benchmark.. Unless youve got a top of the line thick laptop 60 FPS at ultra. In this test is basically not possible, though we are getting close with the 2080 Max Q and much higher was possible with lower settings.. The Witcher 3 was running well with hairworks disabled and played great with ultra settings in my test at above 100 FPS.. Personally, I think thats plenty for this game, so Id stick to higher settings and have it looking great, maybe high settings if you really want to use the 144Hz display. DOOM was tested using Vulkan, and this game runs very well on basically anything., Even with max settings. I was seeing very high frame rates, even the 1 low was at 125, so its playing perfectly smoothly at ultra without issue. Strange Brigade was another game that was tested with Vulkan, and this one was also running well. At ultra settings. Even the 1 low was 110, with the average around 140, with much higher possible at lower settings.
Shadow of War was tested with the built in benchmark and is another game that Ive found to benefit from Nvidias new Turing architecture.. The results look good plenty for playing the game in any case with just below 100 FPS reached at ultra settings Lets also take a look at how this config of the MSI GS75 compares with other laptops to see how it stacks up use these results. As a rough guide, only as they were tested at different times with different drivers. In Battlefield, 5 Ive got the GS75 up the top in red and its actually doing quite well here coming in at second place out of these laptops Ive recently tested, despite using the 80 watt variant of the 2080 Max Q. The ASUS GX701 still has the lead, as I tested with G Sync enabled so it can bypass Optimus and perform better.. Here are the results from Far Cry 5 with ultra settings in the built in benchmark. In this test, the GS75 was behind all of the other 2080 Max Q. Laptops, though, keep in mind those are the more powerful 90 watt versions, so theyre expected to go better while again, the GX701 takes the lead due to G Sync.. These are the results from Shadow of the Tomb raider with the built in benchmark at highest settings and in this one the GS75 was performing quite well again ahead of both the Razer Blade and Alienware m17 with 90 watt 2080 Max Qs, and only just barely behind The GX701.
, While the results here look good. These are at maximum settings where were more GPU bound as youll see in the upcoming thermal testing video. There is performance loss due to both thermal and power limit throttling on the CPU.. This is why some games that are more CPU bound werent performing too differently from other laptops, with 2060 graphics., Otherwise, overall at higher settings, as we just saw, the GS75 does perform well and to be fair with top end. Specs, like this youd, be more likely to use those higher settings anyway..