Getting RTX2080 MSI GS75

Discussion in 'MSI' started by Amantay, Jan 22, 2019.

  1. Amantay

    Amantay Notebook Enthusiast

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    Is it worth getting 3 year warranty from HIDEvolution? It costs 400$ extra. You guys think its worth it?

    Also how good is the quality of so called "IPS-Level" TN panel on this laptop?
    Thank you!
     
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  2. saturnotaku

    saturnotaku Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    For laptops with soldered CPUs and GPUs, I would consider an extended warranty to be absolutely necessary. If one of them happens to go bad, you would need an entire motherboard replacement, which would likely cost at least double what you paid for the extra coverage.
     
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  3. Donald@HIDevolution

    Donald@HIDevolution Company Representative

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    IPS-Level is NOT a TN screen. The screen on the GE75 is excellent.
     
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    Mobius 1 Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    So what exact screen is "IPS-level"?

    It's not TN, but doesn't say outright that it's IPS either.
     
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    VA would be my guess.
     
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    Lunatik Notebook Evangelist

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    If they are anything like the “IPS level” asus is using its a beautiful screen. The rog hero ii I had was a piece of crap(sold it) but the screen was excellent. I myself ordered the GE75 / 2080 and am very excited :)
     
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    IPS-level is VA panel. It is having the advantages of speed from TN and contrast from IPS but not excellent in either.
     
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    Falkentyne Notebook Prophet

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    Brother Donald, I have to disagree with you, but it's not your fault. It's MSI's fault.
    Companies (ODM's, not resellers) should clearly state what panel they are supplying rather than playing word games like this.
    My panel was labeled as "IPS level" when I bought it from XotiC PC, but it is the 120hz CMI TN panel.
    IPS level in this case is referring to color accuracy and gamut, I'm guessing 98% SRGB coverage or something.
    It's worse marketing speak than the Max Qippled Gefarts cards.

    Proof:
    https://laptopmedia.com/news/what-is-an-ips-level-display/
     
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    VA has glow issues though.
     
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  10. Donald@HIDevolution

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    Only an LG screen can properly be called IPS (In Plane Switching). IPS is just a type of screen technology, but people used to refer to other screens of this type as IPS because they are using almost exactly the same technology.

    The other screens of this type are the Samsung PLS (Plane to Line Switching), and the AUO AHVA (Advanced Hyper-Viewing Angle), but since LG introduced IPS first, people sometimes still refer to the Samsung and AUO AHVA as IPS, when it fact they are properly referred to as IPS-level, or IPS-type.

    Bottom line is they are not TN, and to judge quality you have to Google the screen model number to find the detailed specifications.

    The GS75 hasn't arrived in the USA yet, so we will know the model number as soon as they arrive in early February.
     
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