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.
Easy Overclocking with MSI SHIFT Technology
• Sport Mode: Overclocks CPU core clock up to 30% (from 3.7GHz over 4GHz) to push the system to extreme. *This function can only be activated by models with Intel Core i7 K processors.
• Comfort Mode: Maximizes power consumption of both CPU and GPU to leverage full performance of both while maintaining system temperature.
• Green Mode: Modifies power consumption of both CPU and GPU to the lowest while maintaining coolest constant system temperature for both.
Upgradeable MXM Design
Thanks to its replaceable MXM graphics module, the GT72 comes with more possibilities for future upgrades than other notebooks. The original configuration of the GT72, with GTX870M/GTX880M is upgradable to the new, more powerful GTX970M or even GTX980M, depending on your territory. Newer GT72 models featuring the GTX970M/GTX980M in their turn will be upgradable to future graphics generations in 2015.
*MXM upgrade program is only available in selected countries and selected customers with special service, not for end-users to make upgrade by their own.
The latest and fastest interface Thunderbolt™ 3, supports up to 40Gbps data rate, supporting dual 4K displays with daisy chain capabilities. Support USB3.1 ultra speed devices, and up to 5V and 3A current output for charging. (Optional)
• 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. One click on the fan boost button, a total of 6 heat pipes and dual fans actively and effectively push heat out of the system, making the cooling design of GT72 the highest level of its kind.
GeForce GTX 970M Graphics Of G-SYNC
The GeForce® GTX 970M Series brings extreme graphics performance for furious 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 gaming experience, with G-SYNC technology from NVIDIA and special panel design, gamers could get complete image presents from 30fps to 75fps at the highest settings of Full HD.
See Gaming Differently With NVIDIA G-SYNC™
See gaming differently with breakthrough NVIDIA G-SYNC ™ display technology. By synchronizing the 75Hz display refresh rates to the GPU, G-SYNC eliminates screen tearing and minimizes stutter and input lag to deliver the very best gaming experience. Objects look sharper and gameplay is fluid and responsive to give you a serious competitive edge.
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. Embrace immersive gaming experience by expanding your gaming real estate across 3 external displays in full HD with the Surround View Mode of MSI Matrix Display technology.
Furthermore, MSI innovative Matrix Display on GT series supports up to 3 external displays, 4 displays in total simultaneously through one HDMI 1.4, one MINI Display Port 1.2 and one Thunderbolt™ 3* and laptop built-in display. 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.
*A Type-C to Mini Display Port 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 breathtaking and brilliantly true-to-life viewing experience.
High Class Design With E-Sport Enthusiasm
Its brushed-metal lid and aesthetics line design are inspired by matte black supercars, adding high class taste. MSI GT72 series is designed to dominate the cyber world with overclocked CPU and extreme GeForce® GTX graphics.
ESS SABRE HiFi Audio DAC: Evolve Details You Hear
How we hear is changing. Just like how we see our games has changed over the years with higher resolutions and better graphics. Audio is evolving the same way and we've implemented the next stage of that evolution with SABRE Hi-Fi audio. Push the limits of your audio peripherals and hear the difference with the SABRE Audio DAC. It supports 24bit/192KHz sampling rate and drives high quality headset from 16ohm to 600ohm which gives up to 122dBA DNR highest sound detail, unmatched by PC, Mac or mobile devices DAC. Discover new details that you’ve been missing or maintain the upper-hand in competitive FPS matches where every bit of sound counts
*Available only on certain models of GT and GS series.
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!
Loud and Clear: Quality of communication between teammates is strategic
Nahimic guarantees the perfection of your voice transmissions. Your team will hear you loud and clear, giving you a huge advantage in the battlefield.
Voice Your Broadcasts: “Bang, wham, GG!” enrich your livestream.
Streaming your gaming sessions live ? Look out! nahimic’s HD Audio Recorder gives your best gaming captions a studio quality sound with a single click. Add even more fun, thrill and epicness to your streams thanks to the Audio Launchpad!
A simple and powerful tool
Benefit from the full power of Nahimic's audio engine to reach the best audio quality for your in-game recordings.
A New Way To Locate Your Target: A companion to explore your playfields
The Sound Tracker provides a visual indication that permits batter localizaion of the loudest sound while in the game. New to a game ? The Sound tracker will be your best ally to navigate an unfamiliar environment.
And Game Comes True: Nahimic Immersive Audio becomes your special weapon in-game
Sound is a major part of your gaming experience. Live, feel and bocome invincible, thanks to a unique sound.
• Virtual Surround
• Treble Enhancer
• Smart Loudness
• Bass Boost
• Voice Clarity
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.
• 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), G-SYNC ready with 75Hz, IPS level panel.
• Ultra Fast NVMe PCIe M.2 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.
• Easy Overclocking with MSI SHIFT Technology.
• Exclusive Cooler Boost 3 Technology.
• Exclusive ESS SABRE HiFi DAC for lossless, high-quality audio.
• Nahimic Sound Technology delivering 360° immersive audio experience.
• Sound by Dynaudio system.
• True Color Technology for increased color contrast and greater image detail.
• Keyboard by Steelseries with full color backlighting.
• Exclusive Silver Lining Printed keys.
• SteelSeries Engine to personalize your own style.
• Killer DoubleShot Pro (Killer Gb LAN + Killer 802.11 a/c WiFi) with Smart Teaming.
• Upgraded Killer Gigabit LAN Controller with Advanced Stream Detect 2.0 and Killer Shield.
• Xsplit Gamcaster free premium license for 1 year.
• Matrix Display supporting surround mode and 4K output up to 3 external monitors.
• Brushed-metal lid and aesthetics line design inspired by matte black supercars, adding high class taste.
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.