MSI Gaming GE72-2QDi716H11 (Apache)

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    Intel Core i7-4720HQ (6M Cache, 2.60 GHz), 43.942 cm (17.3 ") Full HD (1920x1080) LED, 16GB DDR3L, 128GB SSD + 1TB SATA HDD, DVD Super Multi, Intel HD Graphics 4600 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2GB GDDR5, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, HD Webcam, Windows 8.1 64-bit

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    MSI Gaming GE72-2QDi716H11 (Apache)

    Metallic Chassis with Brushed Metal Design

    MSI has engineered a lightweight chassis using not only traditional aluminum, but also an Mg-Li alloy. As most of the chassis comprises of the special alloy, it is 44% stiffer and 23% lighter than an aluminum-only chassis, as well as being the first such backbone used in a gaming notebook.

    Insanely Powerful. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
    Discrete Graphics Card with GDDR5 2GB VRAM

    The NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score almost 5,750 in 3DMark 11, the GeForce GTX 960M delivers extremely fast and fluid gameplay at the highest settings and resolutions in a lightweight and portable design.

    Hear beyond the limits, Nahimic Sound Technology now packed in MSI Gaming Notebooks

    To lead the gaming market, MSI is adopting Nahimic sound technology to boost the audio performance for their new range of gaming computers. So what’s new about this? Now, they can offer immersive virtual 7.1 sound in high definition using exclusive stereo equipment.

    With Nahimic, enjoy sound that pushes the limits of reality.

    At the very cutting edge of innovation, Nahimic sound technology has been approved for its quality and precision in projects undertaken by the military field, and also the aeronautics industry. Now, they are looking to make some serious noise in the world of gaming by becoming the next piece of your lethal arsenal.

    Nahimic places your user experience right at the heart of their software, offering you highly sought-after gaming benefits:

    Virtual surround

    Total immersion in the game: 360° sound that puts you right in the heart of the action.

    Voice leveler

    Realism: highlighting even the smallest sounds and providing incomparable clarity of dialogue.

    Bass boost

    Gaming intensity: increased bass, giving you incredibly high-powered sound.

    Noise gate & reduction

    Microphone communication quality: constant volume and noise reduction for optimum voice clarity and comprehension.

    HD Audio recorder

    Lastly, Nahimic is unveiling their HD Audio Recorder for the very first time: this function will enable you to enjoy studio quality sound to immortalize your streamed games - all in one click!

    The Stunning Storage Speed

    The first Super RAID design—one notebook with two M.2 SSDs RAID 0 (128GB or 256GB) units, is yet another world first courtesy of MSI. Two M.2 SSDs and one HDD can be installed in the same laptop without the need to expand the size of the laptop, increasing read, write, and saving speeds.

    Cooler Boost 3
    Ultra efficiency dual cooling system

    The Cooler Boost 3 dual thermal system is made for next generation extreme performance CPU and graphics, this feature designed with independent launch key on the left aside of keyboard, user will be easier to call this program at a glance with 1 touch.
    With advanced cooling efficiency, it doesn’t increase any extra space but lower noise. The heat been generated by core components transferred to the vent quietly without troubling users, and supports up to Core i7 Extreme CPUs and top grade GTX 900M series graphics with lower temperature than others. When you enable Cooler Boost 3 with boosted fan speed, it could decrease the CPU temperature around 8~10∘C and GPU temperature around 4~5∘C, the noise will be lower than most of the gaming notebooks with its powerful cooling design.

    Killer™ E2200 Game Networking for smarter, faster, networking for all online entertainment

    The benefit of the Killer Gaming LAN is the "Advanced Game Detect™" technology, which recognizes online game data packs and processes them first, accelerating them in the process. The best weapon against stuttering characters, freeze-ups, and lagging, it vastly improves all the online experience. Whether FPS or MMO gaming, you’ll have that advantage to response faster to get victorious.

    SOUND by DYNAUDIO

    To satisfy consumers desire to experience high quality sound effects, MSI partnered with top audio brand Dynaudio, which has a devoted aspiration for “Authentic Fidelity” to meet this demanding standard. It equips the MSI GAMING-Series gaming notebook with top-notch audio features, creating a realistic sound and immersive effects. Any high quality stereo source is transformed into true-to-life, multi-channel sound. No need to purchase extra speakers, wires or speaker stands to appreciate room-filling sound.

    AUDIO BOOST

    The MSI Audio Boost design enhances the output sound detail and sound stage by 30% more. The gold flash audio jack provides stable sound transmission (reduced obstruction) and works in conjunction with the optimized headsets AMP (Audio Power Amplifier) design, characterized by low noise and low distortion, to greatly enhance headphone performance and faithfully reproduce each acoustic detail.

    Customize Your Game Style

    SteelSeries Engine is an app that transforms your keyboard in to a lethal gaming weapon. Here, you can customize each individual key, create different macros, manage keyboard lighting and customize the keyboard to your liking.

    Intelligent keypress macro capabilities

    There are virtually unlimited keypress macro creation capabilities. Anything you can do on a mouse or a keyboard can be programmed along with specific event timing. You can even program mouse events into keyboard macros. Your macros will be running at a high priority in your computers Operating System, yet it does NOT interfere with your real time actions during gameplay.

    Create your own text macro

    Besides keypress macro, SteelSeries Engine also can create the text macro for gamers’ talk. By this way, gamers can have simultaneously multi-party conversation and do not waste time in doing repetitive typing.

    KLM (Keyboard light management)

    Depending on your mood and desires, you can choose from more than 1,000 color combinations and five different scenario modes for the keyboard, enabling you to be the coolest gamer at any LAN party!

    Unlimited profile possibilities

    Profiles are sets of macros, button assignments, and device configurations that are frequently used together. An unlimited number of profiles, with customizable names, can be stored in the SteelSeries Engine. It provides predefined profiles for common games which can be used directly or as templates for your custom macros.

    Statistics to analyze and improve

    Whether you're playing an FPS or editing in Photoshop, being better and more efficient is something we want to help you achieve. Use the Statistics module to record your keyboard or mouse actions. Then review the peripheral heat map, which shows with both color and numbers the frequency of your key or button presses. You can then use this information to fine tune your macros as well as your key and mouse button assignments to optimize your tools to play (and work).

    Freedom to Play

    SteelSeries Engine will automatically recognize what game you are playing and open your saved profile(s) for that game. You can create your own profiles for other applications and then have SteelSeries Engine open the corresponding profile when you start up your application.

    One Application

    The SteelSeries Engine 3 was created as a unified software suite for SteelSeries hardware catalog going forward. Currently it works with the devices of keyboard, headset, and mouse.

    SteelSeries Cloudsync

    Users now have the ability to backup, share, and sync your configuration profiles through the SteelSeries CloudSync across all your platforms. Simply log in with your SteelSeries ID and all your configurations will be available wherever you are.

    Interdevice Communication

    Thanks to the unified software we have opened up new lines of communication between devices. Your devices will fluidly work together, for instance clicking the zoom/scope button on your mouse could activate an equalizer for your headset that focuses on the highs for better listening to footsteps.

    Friendly UI design

    The SteelSeries Engine is easy to understand by using pictorial representations of devices along with basic drag-and-drop techniques to assign key presses, complex macros, device profiles and buttons. Also features intuitive macro creation with customizable colors, fonts, and names for everything.

    Every key can be customized to hot key as you want!!

    Every gamer can easily customize every individual key as hot key to personalize his own play style, greatly increase the convenience on key usage.

    * FN, F1-F12 keys except

    Just one click!! quickly launch Apps from SteelSeries Engine

    Gamers can freely choose any key as launch application button, no longer need to click the mouse for Apps start.

    The Real Deal:
    A Keyboard All Gamers Desire For

    Exclusive keyboard positioning and golden triangle layout offers a better gaming experience.

    Show Off or Just Make for Fun
    Best Live Streaming App Ever

    XSplit Gamecaster lets you easily record your gaming experience and broadcast it live to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more. It’s simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world - or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.
    Now, with the upgraded version, you can even edit your gameplay video and share it to your social media pages directly through Gamecaster.

    - Organize and upload your greatest gaming moments
    - Easy to use Express Video Editor
    - Add a Webcam and show your game face
    - Draw attention whilst casting with in-game annotations
    - Use XSplit Gamecaster with all of your PC & Console Games
    - Keep in touch with social features

    Matrix Display With 4K 60Hz output

    Imagine expanding your gaming real estate across two displays in full HD up to 120Hz from DisplayPort for a completely immersive gaming experience. With the Matrix Display, you can now use the latest surround view display technology to build the multi-display gaming experience, or with 4K (3840 x 2160) resolutions or multitask effectively by HDMI 1.4 by 30Hz and mini DisplayPort 1.2 by 60Hz refresh rate. (notebook's monitor + 2 external displays)

    A Must-have Engine for Gaming

    The latest 4th generation quad core processor platform, representing superior performance over previous generations. The CPU performance has increased by 3%~7%, while the overall platform is 15% more powerful. Additionally, the GPU performance of 2D and 3D visuals, is even more noteworthy, with an average increase of over 30%. There have also been significant advances in user experience and battery life.

    Processor

    Motherboard chipset
    Intel HM87
    Processor socket
    BGA1364
    Processor cache
    6 MB
    System bus rate
    5 GT/s
    Processor threads
    8
    Processor cores
    4
    Processor boost frequency
    3.6 GHz
    Processor model
    i7-4720HQ
    Processor family
    Intel Core i7-4xxx
    Processor frequency
    2.6 GHz

    Memory

    Maximum internal memory
    16 GB
    Memory slots
    2x SO-DIMM
    Memory clock speed
    1600 MHz
    Internal memory type
    DDR3L-SDRAM
    Internal memory
    16 GB

    Optical drive

    LightScribe
    N
    Optical drive type
    DVD Super Multi

    Display

    Display surface
    Matt
    3D compatibility
    N
    Full HD
    Y
    LED backlight
    Y
    Touch screen
    N
    Display resolution
    1920 x 1080 pixels
    Display diagonal
    43.94 cm (17.3")

    Audio

    Built-in microphone
    Y
    Speaker power
    2W
    Speakers manufacturer
    Dynaudio
    Number of built-in speakers
    4
    Audio system
    Sound Blaster Cinema

    Ports & interfaces

    Mini DisplayPorts quantity
    1
    Line-in
    Y
    SmartCard slot
    N
    CardBus PCMCIA slot type
    N
    ExpressCard slot
    N
    DC-in jack
    Y
    Docking connector
    N
    S/PDIF out port
    N
    Microphone in
    Y
    Headphone outputs
    1
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
    1
    DVI port
    N
    HDMI version
    1.4b
    HDMI ports quantity
    1
    USB 3.0 ports quantity
    3
    USB 2.0 ports quantity
    1

    Weight & dimensions

    Height
    2.9 cm
    Depth
    28 cm
    Width
    41.9 cm
    Weight
    2.7 kg

    Power

    AC adapter power
    150W

    Keyboard

    Keyboard backlit
    Y
    Windows keys
    Y
    Numeric keypad
    Y
    Pointing device
    Touchpad

    Networking

    Bluetooth version
    4.1
    Ethernet LAN
    Y
    Wi-Fi standards
    802.11ac
    Wi-Fi
    Y
    4G
    N
    3G
    N
    Bluetooth
    Y

    Storage

    Compatible memory cards
    SD, SDHC, SDXC
    Card reader integrated
    Y
    Solid-state drive interfaces
    mSATA
    Solid-state drive capacity
    128 GB
    Number of SSDs installed
    1
    Hard drive speed
    7200 RPM
    Hard drive interface
    Serial ATA
    Hard drive capacity
    1000 GB
    Number of hard drives installed
    1
    Storage media
    HDD+SSD
    Total storage capacity
    1128 GB

    Packaging data

    AC adapter included
    Y

    Security

    Cable lock slot type
    Kensington
    Cable lock slot
    Y

    Software

    Operating system architecture
    64-bit
    Operating system installed
    Windows 8.1

    Camera

    Video capturing speed
    30 fps
    Front camera resolution
    1280 x 720 pixels
    Front camera
    Y

    Battery

    Battery capacity (Watt hours)
    60 Wh
    Number of battery cells
    6
    Battery technology
    Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

    Design

    Market positioning
    Gaming
    Form factor
    Clamshell
    Colour of product
    Black
    Product type
    Notebook

    Graphics

    Discrete graphics memory type
    GDDR5
    Discrete graphics adapter memory
    2048 MB
    Discrete graphics adapter model
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
    On-board graphics adapter model
    Intel HD Graphics 4600

    Processor special features

    Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
    Y
    Intel Turbo Boost Technology
    Y
    Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
    Y
    Intel visual technologies
    Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
    Intel Identity Protection Technology
    Y
    Intel Anti-Theft Technology
    Y
    Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
    Y

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