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MSI GS40 14" i7 NVIDIA 970M Windows 10 Gaming Laptop 256GB SSD

14" MSI GS40 6QE(Phantom)-028, FHD IPS, Intel i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD+1TB HDD, 3GB GTX 970M, USB C, Win10

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Scan code: LN69103 Manufacturer code: 9S7-14A112-028
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MSI GS40 Phantom Gaming Laptop - GTX 980M Core i7

MSI G Series, GTX Gaming Laptop

This gaming laptop has a great combination of hardware and software that’ll drag you right into your game worlds. A Full HD 14” screen, top-grade core components and software such as True Colour Tech, Nahimic/Dynaudio sound, Cooler Boost 3 and even more, come together to forge a next-gen game worthy gaming laptop. Bare in mind how slim and light the laptop is for portable gaming or gaming on the move.

Intel Core i7 6700HK

2x 8GB GeForce GTX 970M

DDR4 16GB 2133MHz



Simple Yet Stylish Laptop Design

The Phantom’s chassis lid is mounted by the MSI and their G Series logo (for gaming systems). The laptops lid also has slightly raised, inward curving grooves that bring a little life to the design and is coated in a deep black. It also features vents at either side of the laptops front edge to help keep your gaming system as cool as possible.


Immaculate Laptop Gaming Visuals

Utilizing Full HD will give your display a crisp and detail filled world. Never miss a trick again, whether you are watching the latest films or lost in a beautiful game world you can take full appreciation of the visuals and view your media how they were made to be seen.


Gaming Laptop Armoury

SteelSeries Engine is an app that transforms your keyboard in to a lethal gaming weapon. Here, you can customize each individual key, create different macros, manage keyboard lighting and customize the keyboard to your liking.


Boost Your Laptop Performance

Boost Your Laptop Performance

MSI exclusive SHIFT technology will push your system to the extreme whilst minimizing noise and temperature. The standard setting is Sport mode (red), but you can choose from two other modes Green (green) and Comfort (yellow).

Green: Disables Intel Turbo boost. Limits GPU frequency to level 2. CPU/GPU temperatures under 85°C.

Comfort: Limits the GPU frequency to level 1. Maintaining the GPU temperature under 89°C.

Sport: Runs CPU and GPU at the highest frequency for maximum performance.


Cooler Boost 3, Cooler Gaming

Common sense tells us with more energy more heat is generated, so to counter that this Gaming Laptop makes use of MSIs exclusive CoolerBoost 3. This tech creates dual thermal modules internally by allocating dedicated heat pipes for the GPU and CPU. Simply click the fan boost button for a total of 6 heat pipes and dual fans to actively and effectively push heat out the laptop/notebook.


Multi-Display Gaming Laptop

Experience extreme gaming with a multi-display. The innovative Matrix display from MSI supports up to 2 or 3 external displays. Multi-task like a professional or whilst gaming, plus connect the laptop to HDTV as Matrix supports 4k output with resolution up to 3840x2160. Watch films the way they were meant to be seen.


Game Worthy Audio

Designed to help increase the overall sound quality Audio Boost 2 brings three primary technologies embedded within this gaming laptop. First is the triple amplifiers which is self-explanatory, three seperate amplifiers - one for speakers, another for the woofer and the last for headsets, it also supports gaming headsets. Secondly it has an isolated audio jack PCB, this is a seperate electrical line on the motherboard just for your laptops sound. Lastly, Audio Boost 2 is commonly matched with gold-plated audio jacks. Plus, Audio Boost 2 comes ready with the Sound Blaster Cinema 2 technology so you can enjoy crystal clear sound and music through 8-channel HD Audio. A gaming laptop with audio capabilities worthy of the top-rated games.


Gaming Laptop Sound

Through DYNAUDIO this gaming laptop is equipped with an immaculate hearing experience. Whether you are gaming or watching a movie you’ll be completely immersed in an outstanding sound effect. DYNAUDIO enhances the signal by up to 50% sound detail and up to 10dB volume.


Laptop Audio Performance

This technology was originally developed for military fighter jets. Nahimic surround sound boasts highly immersive 7.1 vertualization, it specializes in 3D sound software, utilizes a bass boost and frequency leveler. Plus, it removes 90% of noise from your communications through noise reduction - crystal clear coms.


Evolved Laptop Audio Detail

SABRE DACs are widely recognized by audiophiles as the gold standard for audio performance. Products featuring SABRE DACs deliver a highly immersive listening experience with strong technical specifications. Sabre DACs incorporate patented circuits that deliver spectacular music quality, unprecedented Dynamic Range (DNR) and extremely low Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) levels. SABRE DACs have consistently been selected for award winning devices from innovative audiophile, professional and smartphone manufacturers.


See Your Games In Their True Colour!

The True Color tech will guarantee each panel in MSI notebooks come with the finest precision in colour. This is due to examination and extensive factory calibration processing, as it creates an accurate, close to 100% sRGB. True Color also offers Game Mode which will enhance colour contrasts intellectually during games - creating brighter whites and deeper blacks. Easily switch mode for your needs. (see different profiles below).


Latest Laptop Connections

The USB type-C is a universal connector, connecting a USB is no longer a fuss. More importantly the USB 3.1 Type-C has twice the throughput of USB 3.0, transferring 100GB video in as little as 80 seconds!


View Your Laptop From Anywhere

No longer will you have to be facing straight on to your laptop to ensure you can see the display. Experience accurate, vivid colours and consistent bright levels whether you’re looking at the screen from above, below, the front or the side - watch films and games from anywhere in the room.


Record & Stream Epic Gaming Moments

Gamecaster is part of XSplits technology, it lets you easily stream and record your greatest gaming moments at the click of a button. It's simple, easy to use, and perfect for sharing your gameplay with the world. Plus, you can add a webcam to show your gamer-face, add image overlays, in-game annotations and more!


Enhanced Gaming Performance

This will allow your Ethernet and wifi to work together for the ultimate high speed attack. Protect your laptop and prioritize network traffic whilst preventing lag spikes. Never lose due to lag again, simply choose which programs you want to prioritize and track - game with confidence in your network.


Smoother Gaming Performance

One more protection for smoother uploads and download processes. Less pin rate floating reassures more fluent gameplay, allowing you to game to the best of your ability.


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MSI GS40 14" i7 NVIDIA 970M Windows 10 Gaming Laptop 256GB SSD
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