In conjunction with Intel’s launch of their 4th-generation “Haswell” CPUs, MSI has launched an updated line of their own gaming laptops, all featuring the latest mobile powerhouses from the likes of Intel and NVIDIA. At the low end is the GE60 20E-003US, priced at $1,299.99 and features the Intel Core i7-4700MQ @ 2.4GHz, 8GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM, a 15-inch 1920×1080 display, and NVIDIA GTX 765M graphics (2GB GDDR5 VRAM). Willing to spend more? Well, you’ll be getting more. At the highest end is the GT70 20D-039US, featuring a larger, 17-inch matte display, NVIDIA GTX 780M graphics with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM, a whopping 32GB of DDR3 1600MHz RAM, and a Blu-ray burner. While the last model will reduce the weight of your wallet, the notebook itself will weigh a pretty hefty 8.6 pounds. Surprisingly, the shipping date for these models is currently unknown. For more information, and for the complete product gallery, continue on.
MSI Demolishes Portable Gaming Benchmarks with New GT and GE Models
Combination of Intel Haswell processor, NVIDIA GeForce 700M Series Graphics and Killer Doubleshot delivers supreme gaming experience
City of Industry, Calif. – June 3rd, 2013 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, unveils its next generation G Series gaming laptops, including the GT70 Extreme Edition featuring an Intel® 4930MX chipset. The update applies to all GT and GE models, which will now showcase NVIDIA’s latest GeForce GTX 700M Series graphics, Killer™ Doubleshot and Intel’s 4th Generation Core i7 processors.
Designed to deliver up to twice the graphics performance compared to previous generations, Intel’s 4thGeneration Core processors enable high-definition gaming and video playback while doubling battery life. In addition, it allows laptops to play 4K video at a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, four times the traditional 1080p high-definition video.
MSI combines Intel’s 4th Generation Core processors with NVIDIA’s newest GeForce GTX mobile graphics to produce an even more intense graphics experience. Based on initial 3DMark Vantage tests, the new GPUs deliver up to 22% more power when compared to previous models. Select models will also carry the ultra-performance GeForce GTX 780M GPU, delivering the most powerful mobile graphics for hardcore gaming enthusiasts. Other NVIDIA GPU’s included in the G Series family are the GTX 770M and the GTX 765M.
MSI also incorporated returning features such as the MSI exclusive Killer™ DoubleShot for lag-less wired and wireless online gaming, a highly customizable full color SteelSeries gaming backlit keyboard and premium Dynaudio speakers with subwoofer for an all-encompassing sensory escapade.
The next generation GT and GE models have also improved on its storage, cooling and display outputs. The new Super RAID 2 has increased the amount of SSD storage from the last generation Super RAID with 3 SSD’s in RAID instead of 2, delivering over 1500 MB/s of speed. Cooler Boost 2 makes a return with an upgraded and efficient single fan cooling solution that reduces the average temperature by 8⁰ C . Lastly, the new Matrix Display feature allows you to connect up to 3 external displays to the notebook for a total of up to 4 independent displays (including the native notebook display).
“MSI’s combination of cutting-edge components, superior design and unmatched performance delivers the ultimate gaming experience,” said Andy Tung, vice president of sales for MSI US. “We are making portable gaming without sacrificing performance a reality by understanding the gamers’ needs and exceeding their expectations on all fronts.”
The new GT and GE models will feature headset AMP and gold flash jacks to prevent fidelity loss and full HD anti-reflective displays for crisper, brighter and more realistic visual experience. Select models will be available with Blu-Ray burners, Killer™ DoubleShot technology, Super RAID 2 and up to 32GB of DDR3 RAM.