Light & Powerful 14" Gaming Notebook: Game Everywhere!
Latest 6th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors
Experience a whole new way to interact with your PC like never before. With the power to understand your motions, recognize your face and respond to your voice, 6th generation Intel Core H series processors take computing to the next level. They require lower power consumption but deliver better performance than before. CPU performance of Core i7-6700HQ is 20% faster than i7-4720HQ under average usage.
PCI-E Gen3x 4 SSD: Ultra Speed Storage
Get in the game before everyone else with the latest PCI-E Gen 3.0 x4 bandwidth utilizing NVMe technology on single M.2 SSD. Harness the full performance potential of the Gen 3.0 SSD through the optimization of the hardware and software outputting extreme read speeds up to 2200MB/s, 5x faster than SATA3 SSD's.
"SHIFT": Boost Performance Under Controlled Noise & Temperature
The exclusive MSI "SHIFT" technology pushes system to the extreme while minimizing noise and temperature. Switch between three profiles "Sport," "Comfort," and "Green" to reach balance between system performance and comfortable user experience.
*SHIFT is activated by the FN + F7 hotkey combo, or via the Dragon Gaming Center.
• Sport: Runs CPU and GPU at the highest frequency for maximum performance.
• Comfort: Limits GPU frequency to level 1. Maintain GPU temperature at a maximum of 89°C.
• Green: Disables Intel Turbo boost and limits GPU frequency to level 2. Control CPU and GPU temperatures at a maximum of 85°C.
Latest Architecture DDR4-2133 Memory Support
Get the best possible performance out of your notebook with support of the advanced DDR4-2133 memory, achieving over 29GB/s in reading speed and 32GB/s in writing. With over 30% faster performance than previous generations DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133 is the new laptop standard to take your extreme gaming experience to the next level.
Cooler Boost 3: Keep Calm Under Pressure
Heat is the most original element on earth. It's pure physics that more energy will generate more heat. Cooling is therefore a knotty task to tackle with. MSI exclusive Cooler Boost 3 technology creates dual thermal modules internally by allocating dedicated heat pipes for GPU and CPU. A total of 5 heat pipes and dual fans actively and effectively push heat out of the system, resulting in better cooling effects on this incredible slim and light GS40 gaming notebook.
One Port for Ultra Data Transfer, 4K Pixels and 5V/3A Device Charging
MSI is the first in the world to adopt the Thunderbolt 3 interface on its gaming notebooks. The latest and fastest interface Thunderbolt 3 supports up to 40Gbps data transfer rates and 4K displays with daisy chain capabilities. Its USB 3.1 ultra-speed interface supports up to 5V and 3A current output for charging.
• Higher Speed: Data transfer speed up to 40Gbps.
• More Pixels: 4K LCD output.
• Portable Power: Charging higher-power devices with 5V @ 3A.
60Hz display with single Thunderbolt™ 3. Enjoy your game with double the sensation.
Insanely Powerful GeForce® GTX 970M Discrete Graphics Card with GDDR5 3GB VRAM
The GeForce® GTX 970M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score over P9,600 in 3DMark 11, the GeForce® GTX 970M delivers extremely fast and fluid gameplay at the highest settings and resolutions in a lightweight and portable design.
Expand the vision for extreme gaming experience. MSI innovative Matrix Display supports up to 3 external displays simultaneously (three external or built-in+two external). Multi-task is made possible even during competitive gameplays. Connect the laptop to HDTV display, Matrix Display supports 4K output with a resolution up to 3840 x 2160.
MSI Matrix Display technology creates an ideal environment for extreme gaming experience and pleasant multimedia entertainment.
* GS40: 3 external displays through one HDMI 1.4, one Mini DisplayPort 1.2 and Thunderbolt 3 / Super Port (For Thunderbolt 3 / Super Port, a Type-C to Mini DisplayPort cable is required).
Wide Viewing Angle Display
MSI gaming notebook built in high quality Wide-View angle display takes image clarity to a whole new level with higher pixel resolution. Images are amazingly 40% more sharp and vivid in contrast level and 20% clearer in brightness level compared with those on regular TN panels. Hence, images are more vivid even from left and right side of the viewing angle. When you're playing games, you will have breath-taking and brilliantly true-to-life viewing experience.
Nahimic Audio Enhancer
Nahimic audio software offers high definition sound technology which boosts the audio and voice performance of your gaming computer. Enjoy an immersive virtual 7.1 sound over your standard stereo equipment!
The Real Deal: A Keyboard All Gamers Desire For
Every hardware detail of this keyboard is calculated and especially designed for professional gamers' needs. Better responsive and tactile feedback, optimum WASD zone and support of multi-key inputs are all for gamers to gain full command over gaming missions.
SteelSeries Engine 3 (SSE3): Target, Position, Aim and Fire
During gameplay, SteelSeries Engines 3 serves as your firearm. With SSE3, you get to suit up your weapon with cool look by lightening it up with multiple backlit colours, transform your keyboard into a high technology firearm by setting up several keys into one key command and cloud syncing all SteelSeries gears together.
*Keyboard backlight is a single red colour on GS40 series.
Friendly UI Design
The SteelSeries Engine is easy to understand by using pictorial representations of devices along with basic drag-and-drop techniques to assign key presses, complex macros, device profiles and buttons. Also features intuitive macro creation with customizable colours, fonts, and names for everything.
4 Keyboard Layers Options!!
There are 4 layers for gamers to set 4 usage scenario or game. Not only that, while playing the game, gamers can easily and quickly switch layer*, such as a chat screen with friends. Communication with friends is not interrupted!!
*The layers switch key is "Fn+1~4".
Intelligent Keypress Macro Capabilities
There are virtually unlimited keypress macro creation capabilities. Anything you can do on a mouse or a keyboard can be programmed along with specific event timing. You can even program mouse events into keyboard macros. Your macros will be running at a high priority in your computers Operating System, yet it does NOT interfere with your real time actions during gameplay.
Create Your Own Text Macro
Besides keypress macro, SteelSeries Engine also can create the text macro for gamers' talk. By this way, gamers can have simultaneously multi-party conversation and do not waste time in doing repetitive typing.
KLM (Keyboard Light Management)
Depending on your mood and desires, you can choose from more than 1,000 colour combinations and five different scenario modes for the keyboard, enabling you to be the coolest gamer at any LAN party!
Unlimited Profile Possibilities
Profiles are sets of macros, button assignments, and device configurations that are frequently used together. An unlimited number of profiles, with customizable names, can be stored in the SteelSeries Engine. It provides predefined profiles for common games which can be used directly or as templates for your custom macros.
Statistics to Analyze and Improve
Whether you're playing an FPS or editing in Photoshop, being better and more efficient is something we want to help you achieve. Use the Statistics module to record your keyboard or mouse actions. Then review the peripheral heat map, which shows with both colour and numbers the frequency of your key or button presses. You can then use this information to fine tune your macros as well as your key and mouse button assignments to optimize your tools to play (and work).
Freedom to Play
SteelSeries Engine will automatically recognize what game you are playing and open your saved profile(s) for that game. You can create your own profiles for other applications and then have SteelSeries Engine open the corresponding profile when you start up your application.
Killer DoubleShot Pro: Protecting Your Ping
Stop losing games to lag with Killer DoubleShot Pro. Protect and prioritize networking traffic while preventing lag spikes so you can game without fear and play at your best. Select programs you want your network to prioritize to ensure maximum bandwidth and track your speeds with the easy-to-use Killer Networking Manager. Killer DoubleShot Pro supports both Killer Gb LAN and WiFi 802.11ac dual band protocol and improves average latency by 3.5 times compared with those utilizing 802.11ac.
Killer Shield: Smoother Gameplay
One more protection for smoother uploads and download processes. Less pin rate floating reassures more fluent gameplays.
Xsplit Gamecaster Version 2: Show Off Your Skills to the World
Get super professional live streams going by blending into the background with the Chroma Key function introduced in Xsplit Gamecaster Version 2. Record your gameplays and broadcast it live to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and etc.. You may also edit gameplay videos directly on this app. It's simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world - or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it. What's more exciting is that MSI extends premium license from 6 to 12 months. Now you get to explore and enjoy becoming a true professional streamer for a whole year for FREE.
• Streaming: Use XSplit Gamecaster to stream all of your gaming activities.
• Webcam & Chroma Key: Add a webcam and show your game face.
• Share Your Broadcast: Share your broadcast and conquer the world.
• Realtime Notes: Draw attention whilst casting with in-game annotations.
• Record & Upload: Organize and upload your greatest gaming moments.
• Tridef Smartcam Integration: Revolutionary background removal without the need of a green screen.
• Adaptive Bitrate Technology: Automatically adjusts your bitrate to minimize connection drops so you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming.
WTFast is the Gamers Private Network; like a global automated army of IT specialists all working together to optimize your game connection from end to end. WTFast reports rich connection stats for your online game, so you can see exactly what is happening with your game connection.
• Built just for MMO gamers.
• Reduce average ping.
• Greatly reduce connection flux, spikes and packet loss. Features • Windows 10.
• Latest 6th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor.
• GeForce® GTX 970M graphics with ultra-performance.
• 14" Thin Stealth Technology.
• 14" Full HD (1920x1080), Wide-viewing angle.
• NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3 X4 up to 2200MB/s speed.
• Thunderbolt 3 supporting 40Gbps ultra speed data transfer rate, 4K monitor output, and portable charging power up to 5V/3A.
• USB Type-C reversible plug.
• Nahimic Sound Technology delivering 360° immersive audio experience.
• SteelSeries Engine 3 to personalize your play style.
• Keyboard by SteelSeries with single colour backlighting (red).
• Killer DoubleShot Pro (Killer Gb LAN + Killer 802.11 a/c WiFi) with Smart Teaming.
• Xsplit Gamcaster free premium license for 1 year.
• Exclusive SHIFT technology boosts performance under controlled noise & temperature.
• Exclusive Cooler Boost 3 Technology.
• Matrix Display supporting 4K output up to 3 external monitors.
• New Diamond Cut design on the side with brushed aluminium chassis adds a stylish and chic impression.
• Includes Dragon Fever bundle featuring backpack, notepad, & MSI dragon keychain.
Please note your statutory rights are not affected.
For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions
- 24 months
- DOA Period:
- 14 days
- RTB Period:
- 24 months
- MSI UK Support
Date Issued: 16th Oct 2017
Gaming on PCs used to be restricted to desktop computers equipped with a dedicated graphics card connected to a display, much in the same way that a games console works with a TV. Recent advances in technology have enabled manufacturers to equip laptops with increasing levels of graphics power without them being too bulky or heavy.