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.
“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.
• Runs CPU and GPU at the highest frequency for maximum performance.
• Limits GPU frequency to level 1. Maintain GPU temperature at a maximum of 89°C.
• Disables Intel Turbo boost and limits GPU frequency to level 2. Control CPU and GPU temperatures at a maximum of 85°C.
*SHIFT is activated by the FN + F7 hotkey combo, or via the Dragon Gaming Center.
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 960M: DISCRETE GRAPHICS CARD WITH GDDR5 2GB VRAM
The GeForce® GTX 960M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score almost 5,750 in 3DMark 11, the GeForce® GTX 960M 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.
MULTI-TASK WITH UP TO 3 MONITORS
Expand the vision for extreme gaming experience. MSI innovative Matrix Display supports up to 2 external displays simultaneously through 1x HDMI port* and 1x Mini DisplayPort 1.2. 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.
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.
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!
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.
AUDIO BOOST 2 WITH 3 INDEPENDENT AMP
By utilizing dedicated headset amplifiers, an isolated audio board and gold-plated audio jacks, Audio Boost 2 delivers the most advanced listening experience of any gaming notebook. Audio performance is improved by an average of 30%, calculation based on measurable parameters in traditional audio solutions.
Audio Boost 2 provides gamers a more detailed aural picture of their surroundings, helping in-game, while also minimizing distortion and providing a powerful amplifier which has no trouble powering even the most demanding gaming headsets. Gold-plated jacks will give you less noise interference and ensure the long-term durability of the jack.
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 colors, transform your keyboard into a high technology firearm by setting up several keys into one key command and cloud syncing all SteelSeries gears together.
KILLER™ GAMING LAN – PROTECTING YOUR PING
In the gaming battlefield, speed defines the winner. Stop losing games to lag with Killer Gaming Lan. The advanced stream detect 2.0 of the upgraded Killer E2400 chipset protects networking traffic and prevents lag spikes through controlling and managing up to 6 priority levels. You can game without fear and play at your best while tracking your speeds with the easy-to-use Killer Networking Manager.
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.
• Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor.
• 2GB GeForce® GTX 960M graphics.
• 17.3" TRUE FIREPOWER Full HD Display.
• 256GB SATA SD with 1TB 7200rpm HDD.
• USB 3.1 Type C.
• Exclusive SHIFT technology boosts performance under controlled noise & temperature.
• Exclusive Cooler Boost 3 Technology.
• Nahimic Sound Technology delivering 360° immersive audio experience.
• Audio Boost 2 enhancing the gaming headset sound detail and sound stage.
• Sound by Dynaudio system.
• True Color Technology for increased color contrast and greater image detail.
• SteelSeries Engine 3 with GameSense to personalize your play style.
• Keyboard by Steelseries with full color backlighting.
• Exclusive Silver Lining Printed keys.
• Upgraded Killer Gigabit LAN Controller + Killer Shield + 802.11 ac.
• Xsplit Gamcaster 1 year free premium license for broadcasting, recording and sharing.
• Matrix Display supporting 4K output up to 2 external monitors.
• Elegant brushed aluminum chassis, creating an ideal fusion of aesthetics and performance.
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.