The MSI GE60 0ND-257US 15.6" Notebook Computer is a high-performance notebook, built with gaming and multimedia use in mind. The chassis features a bold design with a sleek black body kit and a laser film cover complimented with red accents.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM processor. It also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 7200rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with THX TruStudio PRO technology.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.
- Quad-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
- This MSI notebook computer houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3630QM processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.4GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.4GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 8GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, PC gamers will be able to experience smooth and seamless multitasking while gaming
- nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M Graphics
- Built for a visually stunning gaming experience, the nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M arms you with industry-leading technologies including eye-popping nVIDIA 3D Vision, dynamic PhysX effects, high performance nVIDIA Verde drivers, and more. Based on DirectX 11 technology, tessellation can dynamically extend new triangles and textures for making images more detailed. Not only does the GeForce GTX 660M achieve a 3DMark 11 score of 12,000, it also achieves in creating a better user experience by intelligently saving power with the nVIDIA Optimus technology. With the ability to automatically switch between the nVIDIA discrete graphics and the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 allows this MSI notebook to prolong battery life for a longer, more enjoyable experience
- THX TruStudio Pro
- Deliver the fullest audio experience for music, movies and games while remaining true to the source and intention of the artists who created it. You'll have 5 different scenarios to enhance audio effects. Surround allows you to control the level of audio immersion. Crystallizer enhances music and movies to make them sound livelier. Speaker enhances sound quality and bass for a better listening experience. Dialog Plus makes voices in movies clearer. SmartVolume adjusts the loudness in balance of audio playback automatically
- Full HD Anti-Reflective Display
- The 15.6" display has an anti-reflective (antiglare) screen designed to cut down on the amount of light that reflects off the display, reducing eyestrain and sharpening the picture to provide a more enjoyable viewing experience. The display also has a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution so you can play 1080p HD content natively in deep black levels and vibrant color
- Stay Connected
- There is no room for error when it comes to online competitive multiplayer, which is why you need fast Internet solutions in order to prevent lag spikes and high pings. This MSI notebook features a 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 jack for high-speed wired Internet access. If you want to go mobile, it also supports 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi so you can play wirelessly
- Audio Boost
- For crystal clear and high fidelity sound, the audio jacks have been coated with gold for maximum audio transfer. Working in sync with an audio amplifier, always have the upper hand as you can expect to hear every step and sound from your headset
- Steel Series Gaming Keyboard
- Designed with the player in mind, the keyboard is specially made to increase the performance of the player. Accurately detecting up to 10 simultaneous keystroke actions for precise multitasking and micro-managing, you'll be prepared for any in-game situation
- The Redesigned Start Screen
- Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a more tablet style design featuring tiles. These tiles are customizable to your liking as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
- To the Cloud
- With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it