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Intel Sandy Bridge-powered MSI GT680 laptop now available

Want other notebook option with some fast-packed Sandy Bridge action? MSI is now shipping the GT680 to North American consumers.

Want other notebook option with some fast-packed Sandy Bridge action? MSI is now shipping the GT680 to North American consumers.

Powered by an Intel Core i7-2630QM processor, the GT680 is ideal for users who are serious gamers and/or want a machine with some high-end multimedia and graphics features.

And MSI isn't messing around with this computer. Let's take a look at the quite impressive specs around this laptop:

  • 15.6-inch full HD glossy LED display (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics with 1.5GB of GDDR5 memory
  • Up to 16GB of DDR3 SO-DIMM memory (via four open slots)
  • Up to 1TB of hard drive space (via two 500GB hard drives)
  • DVD Super-Multi optical drive
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • THX TruStudio Pro sound technology with Dynaudio premium speakers
  • 7-in-1 Card Reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC/XD/MSPRO/MS/MM)
  • 720P HD Webcam
  • Connectivity: Two USB 3.0 ports, Two USB 2.0 ports, eSATA, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, Microphone, Headphones

Retailing for $1,649, you can pick up a GT680 from Newegg if you wish to do so.