The GE70 2OE-017US 17.3" Gaming Notebook Computer from MSI 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 17.3" widescreen display features LED backlighting, which uses less power than their CCFL backlighting. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics card with 2GB of discrete memory. The display can play Full HD 1080p content natively without upscaling. The screen also has an anti-reflective finish, which reduces glare in brightly lit environments.
The system is powered by a quad-core Haswell 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor. It also has 12GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 7200rpm hard drive, a Blu-ray Disc player, a 3-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 Sound Blaster technology.
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