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MSI GS73 STEALTH PRO-009 (GTX 1050 Ti)

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MSI looks to offer something new with the GS73 Stealth Pro 009 with its unique 120Hz 1080p display paired with high-end components. This sleek and powerful unit seeks to stealthily dispatch its opponents. The question is does it succeed?

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Is this a 2 or 4 lane tb3 configuration?
 
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A rather unreasonable combo of components that make little to no sense. This CPU is an overkill for a GPU that can't maintain normal framerates in graphics intensive titles (Witcher 3). And for the less demanding games like CSGO or Dota2 an i5-7300HQ will do just nicely. Not to mention the 120Hz panel on which you will never hit that framerate. IPS 60Hz should do just fine.
I have to agree (and can confirm) that a 7300HQ paired with a 1060 would make more sense and perform better for the same price.
 
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A rather unreasonable combo of components that make little to no sense. This CPU is an overkill for a GPU that can't maintain normal framerates in graphics intensive titles (Witcher 3). And for the less demanding games like CSGO or Dota2 an i5-7300HQ will do just nicely. Not to mention the 120Hz panel on which you will never hit that framerate. IPS 60Hz should do just fine.
I have to agree (and can confirm) that a 7300HQ paired with a 1060 would make more sense and perform better for the same price.
This is a fantatic configuration for eGPU users, assuming they didn't skimp and 2 lane it.
 
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on one hand there are plenty of laptops with gtx 1070 on 2000$ price rand and 1080@60fps screen... and on other hand there is this - gtx 1050ti with 1080@120fps... it just shows that people (buyer) do not care (nor have a mental capacity to evaluate what he is doing with his $ even though price range would suggest that they should be enthusisasts and should be willing to explore what are they buying... but no)
 
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Its a 40 Gbit Thunderbolt 3 port which means its a PCIe 3.0 x4

Most likely a DSL6340 SP version. 40 Gbit/s = 5 GB/s or so
You can have both configurations on tb3 and be in spec, which was why i was asking. The only way to know for sure is to actually verify in the system.
 

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If i could keep the unit and still had it on hand I would further verify but I only get a limited amount of time to test.
 
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