Back in September, we told you about the
, an upcoming
15.6-inch gaming notebook built around AMD’s quad-core A10 series APU and Radeon HD 7970M GPU
had revealed pretty much everything worth revealing about the machine back then, it let the laptop’s price and release date remain a secret, leaving those interested in acquiring the GX60 on tenterhooks. The wait is now over as MSI has begun shipping the Trinity-powered laptop.
Claimed to be the “only high-end gaming laptop in the world to support three-monitor output” and touted as having “the best performance-to-cost ratio of any high-end gaming NB”, the GX60 starts at just $1,299.99 .
“MSI spared no bells and whistles in creating the GX60, packing it with cutting-edge components including the latest AMD processor,” said Andy Tung, vice president of sales at MSI US, in a press release last week. “MSI is committed to the gaming community and we believe that exceptional performance leads to unparalleled gaming experience.”
The 8.6-lb GX60 1AC-021US sports a 15.6" Full HD anti-reflective display. Inside, you will find an AMD Trinity A10 quad-core processor (2.3 ~ 3.2 GHz), AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU with GDDR5 2GB VRAM, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 750GB (7200 RPM) HDD, Blu-ray reader, SteelSeries keyboard, Killer E2200 LAN, 802.11b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0, 720p camera, three USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port, HDMI output, 2.1 speakers with THX TruStudio PRO sound, 5-in-1 memory card reader, and a 9-cell battery. Lastly, the GX60 comes preloaded with Windows 8.