MSI unleashes GX780 gaming laptop with SteelSeries keyboard

Summary:MSI has yet another gaming laptop that will soon be ready for the world, and the GX780 should turn at least a few heads with that colorful SteelSeries keyboard.

MSI has yet another gaming laptop that will soon be ready for the world, and the GX780 should turn at least a few heads with that colorful SteelSeries keyboard.

Gaming enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to with this machine, besides its 30-color, LED-backlit keyboard. Users will get an all-around gaming experience with a mixture of Dynaudio and THX TruStudio Pro audio technologies along with NVIDIA's GeForce GT 555M discrete graphics card pumping power and graphics into the 17-inch full HD display.

Other noteworthy specs on the GX780 include:

  • Intel Core i7-2630QM 2GHz quad-core processor
  • Windows 7 Ultimate/Professional/Home Premium
  • Up to 16GB of DDR3 memory
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • HD webcam
  • Media card reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)
  • 9-Cell Li-Ion battery
  • Connectivity: Two USB 3.0 ports, Three USB 2.0 ports, eSATA, HDMI, VGA

Pricing and availability have not been disclosed yet.

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Topics: Laptops, Hardware, Intel, Processors, Windows

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