MSI Gaming GT72 2QD(Dominator)-883XES

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    Intel Core i7-4720HQ (6M Cache, 2.60 GHz), 43.942 cm (17.3 ") Full HD (1920x1080) LED, 16GB DDR3L, 2 x 128GB SSD + 1TB SATA HDD, BD Writer, Intel HD Graphics 4600 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6GB GDDR5, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0, FHD Webcam, Free DOS

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    MSI Gaming GT72 2QD(Dominator)-883XES

    Insanely Powerful. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M Discrete Graphics Card with GDDR5 6GB VRAM

    The NVIDIA Geforce GTX 970M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score over 9,000 in 3DMark 11, the GeForce GTX 970M delivers extremely fast and fluid gameplay at the highest settings and resolutions in a lightweight and portable design.

    Brand new design with e-sport enthusiasm

    To ride with a lightning speed and exceed competitors is always the most wanted dream that hardcore gamers wish to have. A tremendous weapon packs extraordinary power and shaped with sleek appearance, we believe there is no way for users to reject. With brush metal and aesthetics lines inspired by matte black racing cars, the new GT series gaming notebooks is definitely designed to be the overwhelming dominator of the cyber world.

    “SHIFT”

    The whole new feature “SHIFT” brings you total control over the system’s balance between performance and temperature. Switch between profiles “Sport,” “Comfort,” and “Green” to find the perfect balance between system performance and temperature. SHIFT is activated by the FN + F7 hotkey combo, or via the Dragon Gaming Center.

    Upgradeable MXM Design

    Thanks to its replaceable MXM graphics module, the GT72 comes with more possibilities for future upgrades than other notebooks. The original configuration of the GT72, with GTX870M/GTX880M is upgradable to the new, more powerful GTX970M or even GTX980M, depending on your territory. Newer GT72 models featuring the GTX970M/GTX980M in their turn will be upgradable to future graphics generations in 2015.

    *MXM upgrade program is only available in selected countries.

    The Stunning Storage Speed

    Super RAID 3, an MSI exclusive technology, enables disk read/write speeds of 1600MB/s and above with 4x M.2 SSDs in RAID0. Super RAID 3 pushes both performance as well as storage capacity to the limit.*Please contact your local dealer for final SKU.

    Cooler Boost 3: Ultra efficiency dual cooling system

    The Cooler Boost 3 dual cooling system is developed for use with the next generation extreme performance mobile processors. Besides making sure your system stays within thermal limits at all times during regular use, users can manually boost the cooling system by a simple key, located to the left side of the keyboard. This will maximize the cooling and ensure a chilly system, even during those marathon gaming sessions, regardless of how demanding the environment while still staying qWith components such as the Intel Core i7 Extreme CPUs and NVIDIA GTX 880M graphics, the cooling is vital for performance, Cooler Boost 3 lowers CPU temperatures with ~8-10°C, and GPU temperatures ~4-5°C. With this new cooling solution, you will see not only lower temperatures than the competition can offer, but also lower total noise levels without the need for bulky coolers.

    Killer Double Shot Pro with Smart Teaming

    The Killer Double Shot Pro supports both Killer Gb LAN and WiFi 802.11ac dual band protocol and average latency improvement is 3.5 times than others who support 802.11ac as well. It also has Smart Teaming function which will be operated by Killer Network Manager to optimize the bandwidth usage combined with WiFi and Gb LAN at the same time.

    SOUND by DYNAUDIO 2.1 speaker system

    Years of cooperation between MSI and one of the world’s leading speaker manufacturers Dynaudio has led up to the finest sound system in a notebook yet in the GT72. The true 2.1 sound system delivers an authentic sound experience you will not have heard previously in a notebook, you simply need to hear it to believe it. Power amplitude has gone up by 50% from previous generations, meaning a full 10dB volume increase. You will be able to enjoy your games or movies in a whole new way with the Dynaudio sound offered in the GT series.

    AUDIO BOOST 2

    By utilizing dedicated headset amplifiers, an isolated audio board and gold-plated audio jacks, Audio Boost 2 delivers the most advanced listening experience of any gaming notebook, improving on measurable parameters in traditional audio solutions by an average of 30%. It provides gamers a more detailed aural picture of their surroundings, helping in-game, while also minimizing distortion and providing a powerful amplifier which has no trouble powering even the most demanding gaming headsets. Gold-plated jacks will give you less noise interference and ensure the long-term durability of the jack

    Sound Blaster Cinema 2

    Sound Blaster™ Cinema 2 brings the audio experience of live performances, cinemas and recording studios right into your living room. Powered by SBX Pro Studio, Sound Blaster Cinema 2 is designed with many customizable features such as multi-channel speaker calibration, maximizing every speaker’s potential in different layouts, as well as professionally tuned profiles, making the most of common headset and headphone models available on the market.

    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.

    4 keyboard layers options!!

    There are 4 layers for gamers to set 4 usage scenario or game. Not only that, while playing the game, gamers can easily and quickly switch layer*, such as a chat screen with friends. Communication with friends is not interrupted!!

    *The layers switch key is “Fn+1~4”

    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.

    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 Gamers

    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.

    - Organize and upload your greatest gaming moments
    - 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
    - Share your broadcast and conquer the world

    Expand The Vision

    Imagine expanding your gaming real estate across three displays in full HD 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 with up to 4K resolutions or multitask effectively by HDMI 1.4 and dual Mini Display-Port 1.2. (Overall 4 monitors including notebook’s monitor on GT series.)
    Handle the big screen with support of up to 3840 x 2160 resolutions to watch your movies or play your games in true HD when connected to an HDTV.

    A Must-have Engine for Gaming

    CPU performance has increased by 3%-7%, while the overall platform performance is 15% higher. GPU performance has seen an even more radical improvement in performance of over 30% on average. This is a huge step forward in integrated graphics performance, aside from 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

    Memory form factor
    SO-DIMM
    Maximum internal memory
    32 GB
    Memory slots
    4x SO-DIMM
    Memory clock speed
    1600 MHz
    Internal memory type
    DDR3L-SDRAM
    Internal memory
    16 GB

    Optical drive

    LightScribe
    N
    Optical drive type
    Blu-Ray RW

    Display

    Aspect ratio
    16:9
    Display surface
    Matt
    3D compatibility
    N
    Full HD
    Y
    LED backlight
    Y
    Touch sensitive screen
    N
    Display resolution
    1920 x 1080 pixels
    Display diagonal
    43.94 cm (17.3")

    Audio

    Built-in microphone
    Y
    Built-in subwoofer
    Y
    Speakers manufacturer
    Dynaudio
    Number of built-in speakers
    2
    Audio system
    Sound Blaster Cinema 2

    Ports & interfaces

    Mini DisplayPorts quantity
    2
    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
    Y
    Microphone in
    Y
    Headphone outputs
    1
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
    1
    DVI port
    N
    HDMI version
    1.4
    HDMI ports quantity
    1
    USB 3.0 ports quantity
    6

    Weight & dimensions

    Height
    4.8 cm
    Depth
    29.4 cm
    Width
    42.8 cm
    Weight
    3.78 kg

    Power

    AC adapter power
    230W

    Keyboard

    Keyboard backlit
    Y
    Numeric keypad
    Y
    Pointing device
    Touchpad

    Networking

    Ethernet LAN data rates
    10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
    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
    2
    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
    1256 GB

    Packaging data

    AC adapter included
    Y

    Software

    Operating system installed
    FreeDOS

    Camera

    Video capturing speed
    30 fps
    Front camera resolution
    1920 x 1080 pixels
    Front camera
    Y

    Battery

    Battery capacity (Watt hours)
    83 Wh
    Number of battery cells
    9
    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
    6144 MB
    Discrete graphics adapter model
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
    On-board graphics adapter model
    Intel HD Graphics 4600

    Processor special features

    Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
    Y
    Intel Virtualization Technology
    VT-d, VT-x
    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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