MSI Introduces GT780 Notebook for "Extreme Gamers"

Paul Lilly

A little less than a month ago, Nvidia unveiled its GeForce GTX 560M graphics processor, the first gaming notebook GPU in the chip maker's GeForce 500M Series and currently the company's fastest mobile graphics part. MSI was one of the OEMs who committed to building laptops around the new part, and making good on its promise, MSI just unveiled its GT780 gaming notebook, which it describes as "the dream machine long awaited by gamers worldwide."

The other star of the show is Intel's Core i7 2630QM processor (2GHz, 6MB cache) with Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. Other features and specs include:

  • 17.3-inch Full HD (1920x1080) display or HD+ (1600x900) with LED backlight
  • Up to 16GB of DDR3 memory
  • Various HDD and SSD options, including up to 750GB SATA 7200RPM + Intel 120GB SSD
  • DVD burner or Blu-ray reader
  • 2x USB 3.0; 3x USB 2.0; 1x eSATA; SD (SC/HC)/MMC/MS (Pro)/xD card reader
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi; WLAN; Bluetooth 3.0; GbE LAN
  • 9-cell battery
  • Windows 7 Home/Premium/Ultimate

MSI's usual assortment of technologies apply, including Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) for one-touch overclocking. No word yet on price or availability.

Image Credit: MSI

Around the web