NVIDIA GTX 980M: Insanely Powerful. Discrete Graphics Card with GDDR5 8GB VRAM
The NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score of over 10,000 in 3DMark 11, the GeForce GTX 980M delivers extremely fast and fluid gameplay at the highest settings and resolutions in a lightweight and portable design.
The NVIDIA GTX 980M scored 50.7% higher than a GTX 870M GPU & 27.4% higher than the GTX 880M GPU in 3DMark 11.
Mega Storage & Speed with SUPER RAID 3 (option)
Featuring the exclusive technology made by MSI, named Super Raid 3, the data read/write speed of the storage will reach 1600MB/sec or more, while 4 x M.2 SSD combined with RAID0 setting is the key. The Super Raid 3 is no wonder the most advanced storage technology considered both big capacity and high efficiency. NOTE : This model comes with 4 x SSD as standard. You can have upto 4 SSD's in this machine at any one time.
The latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
The latest 4th generation quad core processor platform, representing superior performance over previous generations. The CPU performance has increased by 3%~7%, while the overall platform is 15% more powerful. Additionally, the GPU performance of 2d and 3D visuals, is even more noteworthy, with an average increase of over 30%. There have also been significant advances in user experience and battery life. Moreover, it employs a more advanced encryption program to help businesses enhance information security and to protect your BIOS/FW from attacks by malware.
3K output / Matrix Display
Matrix display features up to 3 external displays, allowing you to output to 3 displays simultaneously using HDMI 1.4, mini Display-Port 1.2 and VGA port. Users can work with multi-task at the same time. (Overall 4 monitors include notebook's monitor on GT series).
Killer Double Shot Pro with Smart Teaming
MSI GT72 is the 1st laptop in the world who features Killer DoubleShot Pro. 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.
Killer N1525 802.11ac - WLAN
Killer N1525 802.11ac Wireless 2.9X the throughput of current Killer Wireless-N Has 3.5X avg. latency improvment of other 11ac.
SteelSeries Engine is the App to combine all frequent functions for gamers in order to easily customize every individual key and functions to personalize every gamer's play style, including KLM, multiple devices management (for example, headset, mouse, and keyboard), key press macros, and text macros.
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.
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!!
Intelligent keypress macro capabilities
There are virtually unlimited key press 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.
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!
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).
Cooler Boost 3 : Ultra efficiency dual cooling system
The Cooler Boost 3 dual thermal system is made for next generation extreme performance CPU and graphics, this feature designed with independent launch key on the left side of keyboard, the user will find it easier to call this program at a glance with 1 touch. With advanced cooling efficiency, it doesn't increase any extra space but lower noise. The heat being generated by core components transferred to the vent quietly without troubling users, and supports up to Core i7 Extreme CPUs and GTX880M 8GB graphics with lower temperature than others. When you enable Cooler Boost 3 with boosted fan speed, it could decrease the CPU temperature around 8~10?C and GPU temperature around 4~5?C, the noise will be lower than most of the gaming notebooks with its powerful cooling design.
Sound by Dynaudio
MSI worked with Dynaudio, world-class name in sound system design from Denmark, studying electrical circuits, dozens of speaker drivers, and how to best arrange internal parts and components to optimize sound. For over a year, they tweaked the sound and developed electrical circuits and materials with the best sound response. The results of their studies have been incorporated into MSI's high-end GT Series gaming NBs--the laptops with the best stereo sound in the industry. The GT Series, the only laptops in the industry with a Dynaudio sound system, clearly leads the industry not simply in terms of volume, but also in terms of stereo and crisp, clear sound for a more enjoyable gaming and multimedia experience.
Audio Boost 2 with 3 independent amp's for best sound experience
With dedicated AMPs for headset, isolated audio board and gold flash audio jack, the Audio Boost 2 is definitely delivering the most advanced hearing experience on gaming laptop, averagely enhance 30% of the sound signal with independent AMP. It gives the gamers more sound detail to identify the position of the enemies and minimize the distortion, which is the perfect design for gaming headset spec 32/48ohm. The gold flash audio jack will give less noise interference and assure the durability between pug-in and pug-out.
Windows Start button
On the SteelSeries keyboard there is a change to the usual keyboard layout, the CTRL key is moved to the left of the keyboard and has been made larger as this is an important key for gamers and is now more accessible. The windows key has moved to the right of the keyboard so while your gaming you don't press it by accident, so now you won't quit your game in the middle of a battle!
XSplit Gamecaster : Best Live Streaming App for Gamers
MSI GT72 comes with the latest online streaming software, the XSplit Gamecaster. On GT72, it designed with independent launch key on the left aside of keyboard, user will be easier to call this program at a glance with 1 touch. It's the recording and streaming App for gamers, and let gamers easily record their own gaming moments and share the live gameplay sessions with friends, family, or the world through Twitch, Youtube, UStream and more.
- Screen size - 17.3 in - 1920 x 1080 No
- Processor - Intel Core i7 4870HQ - 2.5 GHz 3.7 GHz
- RAM - 32 GB
- Hard Drive - 1 TB
- Operating System - Windows 8.1 (64-Bit)
- Optical Drive - DVD-RW
- Graphics - NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
- Graphics Memory - GDDR5
- Warranty - 2 year warranty
- Touchscreen - No