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MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI

MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI
alaScore 91

4 reviews

Feb, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Leo Waldock (

MSI Vortex G65 6QF System Review


The design of MSI Vortex clearly borrows a fair amount from the latest Apple Mac Pro, however there The design of MSI Vortex clearly borrows a fair amount from the latest Apple Mac Pro, however there is more to this tiny powerhouse of a PC than meets...

Tiny 6.5 litre form factor.

Graphics performance suffers at 4K.

MSI Vortex is a tiny gaming powerhouse but it comes at quite a price.

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Leo Waldock (

MSI Vortex G65 6QF System Review


The design of MSI Vortex clearly borrows a fair amount from the latest Apple Mac Pro, however there is more to this tiny powerhouse of a PC than meets the eye. Apple packs a Xeon and dual AMD FirePro GPUs inside the Mac Pro and aims directly at the...

Tiny 6.5 litre form factor.

Graphics performance suffers at 4K.

MSI Vortex is a tiny gaming powerhouse but it comes at quite a price.

Expert review by: Tom's Hardware (

Recensione MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI, il Mini PC da gioco


Abbiamo provato il computer completo MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI, una soluzione compatta ma potente.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Aymeric Siméon (

Test : MSI Vortex G65, presque 7 litres de pure puissance pour le gaming


Pour ceux qui ne veulent plus de gros boîtiers PC sous le bureau, MSI propose toute une gamme de petits ordinateurs de jeu. Le Vortex y incarne la machine de guerre absolue, perchée sur le haut du panier.

Ce Vortex G65 de MSI est une prouesse d'un point de vue de la construction et de la technique. Mais bien que nous soyons enclin à admettre que c'est un coup de cœur technique, notre porte-feuille fait la grimace. Pour 4000 euros, il y a possibilité de...

Jun, 2016


Expert review by: Javier Rodríguez (

MSI Vortex G65 6QF con SLI


No me puedo imaginar a cualquier amante de la informática que no haya soñado con tener un Mac Pro en casa o en el trabajo. Una maquina potente y compacta que nos permita desarrollar el rendimiento de ordenadores que ocupan hasta 10 veces más en...

La pena es que esta variante potente tiene un coste muy elevado, 4000 Euros impuestos incluidos , lo que hará de este pequeño otro objeto de deseo que nos seguirá obligando a la mayoría a seguir soñando con un PC muy compacto de prestaciones muy elevadas.

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications


Chassis Type:Desktop
Colour of product:Black, Red
Placement supported:Vertical


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:8
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity:3
Graphics adapter DVI-I ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter HDMI ports quantity:1
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
Number of discrete graphics adapters:2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:1912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Internal Memory:16 / 64
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:64
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory slots:4x DIMM


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
Display included:N / No


Motherboard chipset:Intel Z170
Product Type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:2
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:2
S/PDIF out port:Y / Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:2


Power Supply:450


Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.2
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,2133
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Number of Processors Installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:4.2
Processor cache:8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:4
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I7-6700K
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-6700 Desktop Series
Processor Socket:LGA1151
Processor threads:8
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):91

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88195 / I7-6700K
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015D


Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME


Card reader integrated:N / No
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:2
Number of storage drives installed:3
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Storage Media:HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1256 / 1512

Weight & Dimensions

Height :278