MSI Releases GT60 and GT70 Gaming Notebooks

MSI just released some new spec-heavy gaming notebooks. The GT70 and GT60 use the Intel HM77 chipset and Nvidia GTX 670M mobile graphics. Other features include Steel Series full-color back-lit programmable keyboard, Killer E2200 Game Networking Gigabit LAN, a 720p HD webcam, THX Surround Sound speakers with a subwoofer, WiFi, card reader and HDMI.  The machines share common features with the main difference being screen sizes.

The GT60 series features a 15.6-inch screen and starts at $1499, while the 17-inch GT70 series starts at $1549.99.  Both series of notebooks use the Intel Core i7-3610QM processors and can be fitted with up to 16 GB of RAM. Several different combinations of hard drives and SSD’s make up the available options for storage.


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City of Industry, Calif. – April 23, 2012 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, uncages the GT70 and GT60, two mobile gaming beasts featuring Intel© HM77 Chipset, NVIDIA© GeForce© GTX 670M graphics processing unit (GPU), Killer™ E2200 Game Networking, Steel Series backlit keyboard, and more. Designed with the serious gamer in mind, both units provide unmatched power while fortifying MSI’s arsenal of award-winning G Series family of gaming notebooks.

Bringing a new standard to mobile gaming, the GT70 comes with 17.3-inches of Full HD anti-reflective display to maximize visual experience under all lighting conditions, Steel Series full color backlit programmable keyboard with 1000 customizable color combinations, amplified gold plated audio connections for crisper sounds, 12 GB of DDR3 for superb speed, and more. For gamers looking for even more power, the GT70 is also available with 16 GB of DDR3, BD Burner, and MSI’s Super RAID 0 configuration, a unique combination of 128GB (2*64GB) of SSD RAID 0 and 750GB at 7200RPM for unprecedented storage capacity.

“Armed with the newest NVIDIA graphics, Intel chipset and Killer Game Networking, the GT70 and GT60 redefine mobile gaming and delivers superior performance that exceeds expectations of even the most demanding gamer,” said Andy Tung, vice president of sales, MSI US. “MSI invites gamers to experience the rush of finding the perfect mobile gaming notebook.”

With similar power but more mobility, the 15.6-inch GT60 also comes equipped with Full HD Non Reflection Display and an array of performance focused components, including dual HDD’s in RAID 0 for a combined storage space of 1TB, 12 GB DDR3 memory and more. In addition, both models are packed with the following:

NVIDIA GeForce GT670M – Latest generation GPU immerses audiences in superb graphics without the need to sacrifice performance and speed
Intel© HM77 Chipset – Maximize all your gaming performance with the latest generation of Intel chipset featuring Core i7 processors
Killer™ E2200 Game Networking – High-performance, Gigabit Ethernet tuned for gaming, HD video and high-quality streaming audio
Audio Boost – Gold flashed audio connectors combine with an AMP produces high fidelity sounds directly into the headset
Dynaudio Speakers with THX Surround Sound – Professional quality speakers with built-in sub-woofer to accurately reproduce THX’s TruStudio Pro sound experience
Steel Series Full Color Backlit Programmable Keyboard – Accurately responds to 10 simultaneous key actions with over 1,000 color combinations for a powerful and customizable experience in your hands
MSI’s Exclusive Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) Technology – Provides an instant boost in graphics performance to accelerate video decoding
MSI Cooler Boost Technology – Increases airflow at the touch of a button to stay cool in the heat of the battle

All models are protected by a 2 year Manufacturer’s Limited Warranty and are available starting at $1499.99 MSRP.