MSI Alpha 15 Gaming Laptop Review

The MSI Alpha 15 is a gaming laptop with a 15.6-inch Full HD screen, an AMD Ryzen 7 processor, an AMD Radeon RX 5500M graphics card, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB solid-state drive. It also has a keyboard that lights up, multiple USB ports, and a webcam that is built in.

The laptop is made to provide high-quality gaming at a price that falls in the middle.


Display: The 15.6-inch Full HD screen on the MSI Alpha 15 has a resolution of 1920x1080. The screen is made with an IPS panel, which lets you see colors clearly from a wide range of angles. The display also has a refresh rate of 144Hz, which means it can show up to 144 frames per second. This makes it good for fast-paced games.


The AMD Ryzen 7 3750H processor is what makes the laptop work. The base clock speed of this quad-core processor is 2.3GHz, and the boost clock speed is 4.0GHz. It is a powerful processor that can handle demanding tasks like gaming, video editing, and 3D rendering.


Graphics: The MSI Alpha 15 has a 4GB GDDR6 memory AMD Radeon RX 5500M graphics card. The RX 5500M is a middle-of-the-road graphics card that works well at 1080p resolution. It works with technologies like Radeon Anti-Lag and Radeon Image Sharpening, which can help reduce input lag and improve image quality.


Memory and storage: The laptop comes with 16GB of DDR4 RAM, which is more than enough for most gaming and work tasks. It also has a 512GB solid-state drive (SSD), which lets you boot up quickly and get to files and programs quickly.


Keyboard and Ports: The MSI Alpha 15 has a backlit keyboard, which makes it easy to use in dark places. It also has a numeric keypad, which can be helpful for people who need to enter a lot of numbers. The laptop has an HDMI port, a headphone jack, and several USB ports, including USB 3.2 Type-A and Type-C ports.


Design and Build Quality: The laptop looks sleek and modern with its black plastic body and red accents. It weighs only 4.85 pounds and is pretty thin and light for a laptop. The quality of the build is pretty good, and the laptop feels solid and durable.


Overall, the MSI Alpha 15 is a good mid-range gaming laptop with good performance and features at a price that is easy on the wallet. Even though it may not have the top-of-the-line parts of more expensive gaming laptops, it can still run most modern games and applications that require a lot of power.



Alpha 15 B5EEK (Alpha 15 Series)




AMD Ryzen 7 5800H - 4.4 GHz, 132 W PL2, 110 W PL1, Cezanne H (Zen 3)


Graphics adapter


AMD Radeon RX 6600M - 8 GB VRAM, Core: 2,034 MHz MHz, Memory: 1,750  MHz, 100 W TDP, GDDR6, Radeon Adrenalin 21.12.1, Switchable Graphics




16 GB  

, DDR4-3200 Dual-Channel, Timings: 22-22-22-52




15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI




AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH



 1024 GB  

, 1 TB Gen 3, 890 GB free




AMD Raven/Renoir/Van Gogh/Cezanne/Rembrandt/Raphael - HD Audio Controller




1 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo audio jack, 1 RJ-45




Realtek GBE Family Controller, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200, Bluetooth 5.1




height x width x depth : 23.95 x 359 x 259 (in mm)




90 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 4-cell, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 13.2 h


Operating System


Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit




Webcam: 720p


Additional features


Keyboard type: Chiclet, Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard with Light: yes, Warranty: 24 Months 




2.35 kg ( 5.18 pounds)




1400 Euro