The GT70 0NC-494US 17.3" Notebook Computer From MSI is a high-performance notebook, built with gaming and multimedia use in mind. The chassis features a bold design with a sleek black body. This MSI gaming notebook comes standard with an exclusive SteelSeries gaming keyboard. The keyboard allows for immediate response times and can accurately handle up to 10 simultaneous key hits for a smooth gaming experience.
This MSI gaming notebook features a 17.3" Full HD widescreen display. The screen has an antiglare finish so you'll be able to play in brightly lit conditions. The Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution is provided by a dedicated nVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX graphics card with 3GB of discrete memory.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3630QM processor. It also has 12GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 7200rpm hard drive, a Blu-ray Disc player, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in Dynaudio premium speakers with a subwoofer and THX TruStudio PRO technology.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 introduces a redesigned Start screen that uses tiles, which are icons that can be resized and reorganized at your preference. The tiles provide real-time information and up-to-date notifications. Windows 8 also focuses on cloud storage. Now you'll be able to use a Microsoft account to sign into other Windows 8 devices. There are also apps that can be purchased and downloaded from the Windows Store.
Quad-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
This MSI notebook has an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3630QM processor. Its quad cores can run at 2.4GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.4GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With Intel Hyper-Threading technology, 6MB of L3 cache and 12GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, experience smooth and seamless multitasking
nVIDIA GeForce GTX 670MX Graphics
The nVIDIA GeForce GTX 670X arms you with industry-leading technologies including 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. The GeForce GTX 670MX uses nVIDIA Optimus technology to automatically switch between the nVIDIA discrete graphics and the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 to prolong battery life
Full HD Anti-Reflective Display
The 17.3" widescreen display has an antiglare coating designed to cut down on reflections, 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 view 1080p HD content natively, whether it's from playing a PC game or from watching a Blu-ray movie. You can also output to a bigger external display via the HDMI port. If you have a HDTV with Intel WiDi (Intel Wireless Display), you can output video wirelessly
Dynaudio Premium Sound Technology
Integrated into this MSI gaming notebook is Dynaudio Premium Sound technology, which provides an immersive audio experience through the built-in speakers and subwoofer as well as the 3.5mm headphone jack
Killer Game Networking
This MSI notebook provides fast and reliable Internet access with its Killer E2200 networking solution. The Killer E2200 automatically classifies and prioritizes latency-sensitive application traffic for online games, live video and high-quality online audio for better control and fewer interruptions in your applications
Steel Series Fully Customizable Backlit Gaming Keyboard
The high-performance keyboard accurately detects up to 10 simultaneous keystrokes so all of your commands are executed without delay
Blu-ray Disc Player
This MSI gaming notebook has a built-in Blu-ray Disc player, which allows you to play Blu-ray Discs directly on your MSI gaming notebook. The HDMI port allows you to output to an external display, such as an HDTV, in crystal clear high-definition
Exclusive Cooler Boost Technology
This MSI gaming notebook offers one-touch cooling boost to increase airflow and maintain a constant, cool temperature while playing graphics-intensive games and using CPU-heavy applications
MSI Turbo Drive Engine Technology
MSI's exclusive Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) technology allows for instant one-touch overclocking to give you that extra boost for faster response times and increased data processing
For crystal clear and high fidelity sound, the audio jacks have been coated with gold for maximum audio transfer. You can expect to hear every sound from your headset, no matter how subtle
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 as well as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
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