MSI Computer Corp., a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, today announced the availability of its new 17-inch GX740 gaming notebook. Armed with the Intel® Core™ i7 processor and rich multimedia features including 7.1 channel output with SRS qualification, a subwoofer, Cinema Pro technology, and HDMI output , the GX740 is ideal for those who need superior sound and graphics, including gamers, movie buffs and graphic designers.
“The GX740 features some of the most innovative components available, and at just over seven pounds and only an inch-and-a-half thick, it is one of the lightest and thinnest desktop replacements ever designed”
The GX740’s powerful ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 graphics card supports DirectX® 11 graphics and teams with MSI’s Turbo Boost Technology to ensure smooth game play without lags, while lowering power consumption. The GPU’s 1GB of DDR5 memory performs 50 percent better than DDR3 memory.
“The GX740 features some of the most innovative components available, and at just over seven pounds and only an inch-and-a-half thick, it is one of the lightest and thinnest desktop replacements ever designed,” said Andy Tung, vice president of sales, MSI North America.
Gamers and movie buffs can manage the GX740’s 9-cell battery power to best meet their needs as a result of MSI’s combination of the energy efficient Intel® Core™2 Quad plus Intel Turbo Boost Technology and MSI’s ECO engine power management.
The GX740 is housed in MSI’s stylish brushed aluminum gaming chassis with fire engine red accents. It features a raised chiclet keyboard designed for gamers with increased accuracy and comfort while typing, and clearly marked W, A, S and D keys for quick response while gaming.
The GX740 ships with a 17 inch LCD screen with 1680×1050 resolution, 4 GB of DDR3 memory, a 500GB hard drive 7200 rpm, a 9-cell battery, Bluetooth connectivity and Microsoft Windows® 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
The GX740 is priced at $1,399.99 and is available now at Amazon and Newegg.