The MSI GT680R is a 1.56″ desktop replacement gaming notebook powered by a 2nd Generation Core i7-2630QM processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX460M GPU and support for up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM. The updated GT680R retails for $1,649 and can be found at Newegg.com for $1,499.
Additionally, the MSI GE620 is also shipping again. The GE620 is also powered by the 2nd Generation Intel Core i7-2630QM processor, but is aimed at more casual gamers.
Both of these notebooks, and all 2nd Generation Core i processor powered MSI notebooks are also able to qualify for the MSI Quality Assurance Program, which offers an additional one-year extended warranty.
According to the press release the following notebooks are covered:
- MSI GT680R
- MSI GE620
- MSI FX420
- MSI FX720
- MSI FR720
- MSI CR640
- MSI CX640
Purchases must be registered with in 30 days of purchase at the MSI Product Registration webpage to claim the 1 year warranty extension.