• CPU: Intel Core i7-11800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop, 60W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 2000GB SSD
  • RAM: 2x 32GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
  • Weight: 2.25 kg (5 lbs)


  • Competitively priced
  • Two SODIMM slots, and up to two M.2 PCIe x4 slot
  • Rigid structure
  • Lacks PWM (AUO B156HAN08.4 (AUOAF90))
  • 144Hz refresh rate (AUO B156HAN08.4 (AUOAF90))


  • 53% sRGB coverage (AUO B156HAN08.4 (AUOAF90))
  • Slow pixel response times and low maximum brightness (AUO B156HAN08.4 (AUOAF90))
  • No SD card reader and Thunderbolt 4
  • Runs hot
  • Unimpressive battery life

MSI Katana GF66 - Specs Also known as MSI Katana GF66 (11UD-600)

CPU Performance #6
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 2.7%
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS 4.1%
  • Intel Core i7-11800H
  • Intel Core i9-11900H 2.8%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS 3.4%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800U 8.7%
GPU Performance #52
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 3.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop) 2.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop, 60W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 75W) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 1.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 60W) 2.7%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
AUO B156HAN08.4 (AUOAF90)
Color accuracy 3.3 -> 3.4
M.2 Slot
up to 2x M.2 PCIe x4
2x 32GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
Windows 10 Home
53Wh, 3-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
359 x 259 x 24.9 mm (14.13" x 10.20" x 0.98")
2.25 kg (5 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers Stereo Speakers by Nahimic Audio
  • Optical drive


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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name AUO B156HAN08.4 (AUOAF90)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 258 cd/m2
sRGB 53%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1000:1
dE Color Checker 3.3 3.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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MSI's GF series has traditionally been the manufacturer's entry-level gaming devices. Naturally, this makes it a hot property as not everybody is willing to spend a whole fortune on a laptop. However, the GF notebooks were notorious for their cooling problems, and we really hope that this year's redesign will address these issues. In addition to the mild redesign, we are happy to see that MSI has spared no effort in introducing the latest additions from Intel and NVIDIA. This includes the Ti[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-11800H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop, 60W)

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