MSI GS70 claims to be thinnest 17-inch gaming laptop

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 06 2013 @ 13:34 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
MSI introduces the GS70 Stealth, a new 17" gaming laptop that promises to be the thinnest in its class. The device measures 418mm x 287mm, it's 21.6mm thick and has a 2.6kg weight.

The GS70 features a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, Intel Core i7-4700HQ CPU, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M 2GB GDDR5 graphics, 16GB DDR3L 1600MHz memory, Killer E2200 Ethernet, Killer N1202 2x2 (802.11a/b/g/n WiFi), an SD memory card reader, four USB 3.0 ports, HDMI 1.4, a 720p HD webcam, a SteelSeries full-color backlit keyboard with anti-ghosting and a 6-cell battery. There's a $1,799.99 model that features a 128GB mSATA SSD plus a 750GB 7200RPM HDD, as well as a $1,999.99 version with two 128GB mSATA SSDs in RAID 0 plus a 1TB HDD.

Some of the details of this new gaming laptop not listed in the tech specs above but also of high importance are;
  • MSI's use of dual-fan thermal cooling to "keep you cool in the heat of battle"
  • MSI used a light but strong aluminium chassis to construct the GS70
  • This laptop also features 'Matrix Multi Display' which enables users to connect up to three independent external monitors "to work, watch and play at the same time"
  • High definition surround sound powered by Sound Blaster Cinema is installed as is a sub-woofer to give the built-in speaker system some oomph.
  • The SteelSeries backlit keyboard can be customised with "thousands of colour combinations" including five pre-sets
  • The Killer DoubleShot networking hardware is said to offer "up to 5x better latency than the competition" which can be important for online gamers.
  • MSI GS70

    Source: Hexus

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