MSI has announced the new GX680 gaming notebook which is powered by the latest Intel Core i7 Quad core Sandy Bridge processors, Nvidia GeForce GT 555M discrete graphics, a dual hard disk setup and premium audio.
MSI GX680 Specs
The MSI GX680 notebook is a 15.6″ notebook which can be configured with with either a 1920×1080 or 1366×768 resolution. The quad care Intel Core i7 processor comes with TurboBoost 2.0 technology to bring extra speed and power when needed and the notebook can support up to 16GB DDR3 Ram in the four available RAM Slots.
The MSI GX680 allows users to kick up the power with the MSI Turbo Drive Engine that maximizes performance when working in graphically heavy applications and comes with a Cooler Boost button that can maximize cooling power when you need it. The increase in power brings more heat and the Cooler Boost function appears to kick the fans into high gear.
MSI GX680 Graphics and Audio
The graphics are powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M processor with 1GB RAM. For audio, the GX680 is equipped with THX TruStudio Pro and Dynaudio speakers to deliver a “wrap around” surround sound. MSI has consulted audio experts to find the optimum placement for the speakers, which they claim will allow for “obstruction-free sound transmission.”
MSI GX680 Hard Drives
There are numerous hard drive configurations which allow you to make use of RAID 0 setups if you need or want the ability.
The notebook has a full complement of ports including 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.o, 1 eSATA, a 5 in 1 card reader, HDMI and VGA. There is a standard b/g/n WiFi connection, Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR and a gigabit LAN connection.There is also a 720P HD webcam.
The MSI GX680 has not yet been priced. We will let you know when the price is made available.
MSI GX680 Specs
|Processor||Intel Core i7 2630QM Processor|
|Operating System||Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate/Professional/Home Premium|
|Memory||DDR3 up to 16GB|
|Display||15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) or HD (1366×768) LED backlight|
|Graphics||Nvidia GeForce GT 555M / 1GB GDDR5|
|Video Output||1x HDMI, 1x VGA|
|Hard Disk Drive||500GB, 750GB,320GB + 320GB RAID 0,500GB + 500GB RAID 0,750GB + 750GB RAID 0|
|Optical Disk Drive||Blu-ray / DVD Super Multi|
|Interfaces||2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x eSATA, 5-in-1 card reader|
|Sound||2.1ch speakers, Sound by Dynaudio, THX TruStudio Pro|
|Communication||802.11 b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, 1x Gigabit LAN|
|Webcam||HD ([email protected])|
|Dimension (WxDxH)||395 x 267 x 55mm|
|Other Features||TDE (Turbo Drive Engine), Dynamic LED effect, Cooler Boost|