Latest 6th Generation Intel ® Core™ i7 Processors
The new 6th generation Intel processors 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.
“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 Mode: Runs CPU and GPU at the highest frequency for maximum performance.
• Comfort Mode: Limits GPU frequency to level 1. Maintain GPU temperature at a maximum of 89°C.
• Green Mode: Disables Intel Turbo boost and limits GPU frequency to level 2. Control CPU and GPU temperatures at a maximum of 85°C.
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 dual 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: Dual 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.
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 4 heat pipes and dual fans actively and effectively push heat out of the system.
Insanely Powerful. GeForce® GTX 970M Discrete Graphics Card With GDDR5 6GB 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.
True Color Technology
MSI True Color Technology guarantees that each panel in a MSI notebook comes with the finest precision in color. After examination and an extensive factory calibration process by the MSI True Color Technology, the panel quality will be more accurate, close to 100% sRGB. Hence, each color is delivered with the highest standard precision in detail, guaranteeing excellent color fidelity for many use applications.
MSI has partnered with Portrait Displays, Inc. in developing a level of accuracy for display technology that sets a new standard. Trusting that the displays colors naturally represent the content is MSI’s objective.
True Color Profile
Vision and sound are the most important two factors in this field. You now get to see clearer than your enemies to always get one step ahead of the rest. Besides Gaming Mode, True Color Technology also offers prefect color accuracy for 5 more scenarios. Work or play, you can easily switch to the mode that best suits your eyes. The profile sharing feature permits you to share your True Color settings to other users anywhere.
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.
*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).
WORLD FIRST gaming notebook with Wide-viewing Angle display
Experience better image quality, the Wide-view angle panel enhanced 20% more contrast level and 20% more brightness level than TN panel, with vivid colors and consistent brightness levels whether you’re looking at the screen from above, below, the front or the side.
Immersive Gaming with Top-notch Auditory Sensation
To satisfy consumers' desire to experience high quality sound effects, MSI partners with top audio brand Dynaudio, which has a devoted aspiration for “Authentic Fidelity” to meet this demanding standard and whose loudspeaker systems are often applied by German cars. It equips the MSI G-Series notebooks with top-notch audio features, creating a realistic sound and immersive effects. The Dynaudio speakers boost power amplitude 50% more than the previous generation, meaning a volume increase over 10dBA. All high quality stereo source is transformed into true-to-life, multi-channel sound. No need to purchase extra speakers, wires or speaker stands to appreciate room-filling sound.
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.
Customize Your Game Style
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.
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.
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 colors, 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 color 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 color 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).
Silver Lining Print
See more and do more in the night with high-grade silver lining printed keys. See the full color spectrum on the SteelSeries multicolor keyboard and enjoy longer lasting keys worry free of long-term wear and tear.
*Optional for only few language keyboard layouts.
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 Home.
• Latest 6th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor.
• GeForce® GTX 970M graphics with ultra performance.
• 15.6" THIN STEALTH TECHNOLOGY.
• 15.6” Full HD (1920x1080), Wide-viewing angle.
• M.2 SATA SSD.
• Thunderbolt 3 supporting 40Gbps ultra speed data transfer rate, dual 4K monitor output, and portable charging power up to 5V/3A (Optional).
• USB Type-C reversible plug.
• Sound by Dynaudio 2 channel speaker system.
• True Color Technology for increased color contrast and greater image detail.
• Exclusive SHIFT technology boosts performance under controlled noise & temperature.
• Exclusive Cooler Boost 3 Technology.
• SteelSeries Engine to personalize your play style.
• Keyboard by Steelseries with full color backlighting.
• Killer DoubleShot Pro (Killer Gb LAN + Killer 802.11 a/c WiFi) with Smart Teaming.
• Xsplit Gamcaster free premium license for 1 year.
• Matrix Display supporting 4K output up to 3 external monitors.
• Stylish brushed aluminum chassis, an idyllic demonstration of beauty.
• Includes Dragon Fever bundle featuring backpack, notepad, & MSI dragon keychain.
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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.