MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K review, including today's price to performance
Laptop product code: GT76 Titan 10SGS-055
Laptop announced date: 10th June 2020
Last reviewed: 10th August 2021
Its not easy trying to find out how well today’s laptops compare against other mobile gaming solutions. This review will take a look at the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K and compare it against today's current demanding games. We will also be working out how its release price relates to the performance of the laptop, to give us a guide on how well the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K hardware compares to other laptops available today.
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Is the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K good as a gaming laptop? Excellent
Processor - This laptop has an excellent processor in it for meeting modern AAA CPU requirements during 2021 gaming. Modern AAA gaming can use multiple cores and this processor comes with 10 of them. This makes it excellent for today’s gaming.
Graphics Card - With the GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB graphics card this is an excellent gaming GPU for 2021 AAA gaming Modern AAA gaming can lean on GPU VRAM and this graphics solution comes with 8GB. This makes it excellent for gaming.
System Memory - The system memory (128GB) we find in this gaming laptop can meet modern AAA game requirements. This amount of RAM is an excellent 2021 gaming laptop choice, that will help meet game requirements now and into the future.
Screen Size - We were looking for 17 inch panels as the gaming standard for top tier gaming laptops. You can certainly game on smaller laptops but we have found that often the extra physical space helps provide 2021 games with the chance to read and make out in game menus and details that smaller panels can struggle to display clearly. So this 17.3" panel is an excellent gaming laptop choice for screen size.
Refresh Rate - The higher the screen panel refresh rate, the better for gaming laptops. The refresh rate is the number of times a second the screen is capable of refreshing the game’s image. If a laptop can deliver 100 frames per second (FPS) in a game and your laptop has a 60Hz refresh rate, then you will only get a max of 60 frames per second. The higher the refresh rate and the game’s FPS the smoother the sharpness is as the screen view moves around in game. This laptop comes with a 60Hz refresh rate. Which is just ok for gaming. There are better and if you want to enjoy higher frame rates you will look for a gaming laptop with a higher refresh rate.
GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB graphics card gaming performance in the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop
The big one in any gaming PC is making sure the graphics card is up to the task of modern gaming. And this is of course the same for choosing the right gaming laptop as well. Therefore we will be considering this laptop’s hardware in relation to its overall price and how well it could run modern demanding or popular games like Far Cry 6, New World and Battlefield 2042. This is done in relation to its native 4K resolution at Ultra video settings to give us something to compare against other laptops. The GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB card that's powering the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop, when compared to today’s top 500 most demanding games, can run 500 at min system specs and will run 497 games when comparing to their increased recommended system requirements.
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Comparing MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K to today’s best price to performance laptop ranges
If we want to look at the gaming value offered by the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop compared tto other gaming laptops, we focus on the performance ability of the hardware and then the relative price of the laptop. Of course a laptop is often more than just its core tech components, like CPU and GPU, but for this exercise we want a standardised way of looking across laptops to see what value they have to today’s laptop gamer. So we consider $4899 of each laptop and its core hardware capability in running modern games.
We review performance and allocate a P2P rating out of 10 that will adjust over time as the prices for hardware adjust. This laptop is currently given a 4.1 for P2P. As not all laptops and their prices are of course valued equally we can see that this version of the GT76 Titan laptop is in 2nd position on the best Price to Performance value rating. Those closer to 1st place are simply better gaming laptop options regarding the gaming performance they deliver for their price.
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|Processor||Core i9-10900K 10-Core 3.7GHz|
|Graphics Card||GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB|
|RAM||128GB DDR4 2666MHz|
17.3 " 3840x2160 (4K)
Available refresh rates: 60Hz
MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K model range price to performance comparison table
|i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 64GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K||$4,299.00||11%|
|i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K||$4,899.00||0%|
Lets now see how our MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop compares to the best P2P laptop, which is currently the ASUS TUF A15 R7 4800H GTX 1660 Ti 16GB RAM 512GB M.2. Our review laptop has 271% worse rating in price to performance and the best laptop for P2P has a listed price of $999. Another one to consider is the 2nd placed Price to Performance laptop, the MSI Bravo 15 R7 4800H RX 5500M 16GB RAM 512GB M.2. This one has a price listed as $1049 and our laptop gets 224% worse against its price to performance rating.
How does the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop compare to the best CPU performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?
You might be considering a CPU heavy laptop and wondering how this GT76 Titan laptop does in the grand scheme of CPU focused laptops. Let's compare this laptop with a top CPU performance laptop available today and see how its CPU performance stacks up. So the laptop we have chosen for its CPU performance is the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 R9 4900HS RTX 2060 Mobile 16GB RAM 1.0TB M.2, which comes with a Ryzen 9 4900HS 8-Core 3.0GHz processor. That processor performs 1% better compared to our review laptop’s Core i9-10900K 10-Core 3.7GHz.
Today’s performance comparison for all games shows our laptop CPU can currently meet or beat 499 game’s recommended system requirements when we put the 500 most demanding games into a list. With a list of 500 Minimum system specs put in a similar most demanding order this changes to it being able to run 500 games.
How about we compare our laptop processor performance against Battlefield 2042 recommended processor requirement? Our laptop gets 47% better performance. Next let's check the top game of the moment, Far Cry 6, which shows the review laptop’s cpu against that game’s system specs gets 32% better performance. We also see the 56% better performance from our laptop cpu when looking at the game New World for it’s processor requirements.
How does the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop compare to the best graphics card performance focused laptops and today’s most popular games?
Looking for a new gaming laptop often leads us quickly to consider the sort of performance the mobile graphics card can deliver. Mobile graphics cards are often underpowered versions of their desktop equivalent, but still often very capable. To gauge the performance ability in this graphics department we compare our laptop to a GPU focused laptop that is around at the moment, to help provide us with a good graphics performance metric and comparison. A top tier graphics focused laptop is the MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 64GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K. Housing a GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB GPU that performs 0% the same when compared to our review laptop’s GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB.
A snapshot today of performance for our Graphics Card, we can currently see it beating 497 of the 500 most demanding games available right now. This is considering their recommended system requirements. For a the top 500 Minimum system specs this is 500 games.
Lets take a look and see how well our GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB compares against today’s most popular games. Against the recommended graphics specs for Far Cry 6 our laptop is 28% better, and compared to New World it is 108% better , where as against Battlefield 2042 it delivers 13% better performance.
Today's Best Priced Mouse and Headset for MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop
Incidentally our price track research shows us that a good gaming mouse is the Kayinuo M738 Gaming Mouse 3200DPI wired 6 Buttons. Its price tag today is $12.99 and is topping our price tracking charts as a best value mouse. This mouse has also dropped its price by $32.26 during the past two weeks, which is a solid reason for us to select it with this laptop. Our mice price tracker had this mouse marked at its lowest price on 15th Aug 2020, where it cost $11.99.
|Quality||Mouse||Price (USD)||Check Regional Pricing|
|**||IBats X8 gray 9 Btns||$12.99|
|**||PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons||$13.99|
|***||Cooler Master MM710||$42.99|
|***||Razer DeathAdder Elite||$49.29|
If you are looking for a good value headset to go with your MSI GT76 Titan i9-10900K RTX 2080 Super 128GB RAM 2.0TB M.2 4K laptop, then the Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround is our favourite today, of those we are price tracking. Currently it’s priced at $36.99. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the headset is $34.99 on 28th Nov 2019.