MSI GT72S DOMINATOR PRO 17.3" GSYNC GTX 980M Gaming Laptop
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.
MSI SHIFT Technology
• 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.
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.
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.
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.
GeForce® GTX 980M Graphics of G-SYNC
The GeForce® GTX 980M Series brings extreme graphics performance for furious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score over P11,000 in 3DMark 11, the GeForce® GTX 980M 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.
True Colour Technology
MSI True Colour Technology guarantees that each panel in a MSI notebook comes with the finest precision in colour. After examination and an extensive factory calibration process by the MSI True Colour Technology, the panel quality will be more accurate, close to 100% sRGB. Hence, each colour is delivered with the highest standard precision in detail, guaranteeing excellent colour 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 colours naturally represent the content is MSI’s objective.
True Colour 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 Colour Technology also offers prefect colour 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 Colour 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, two MINI Display Port 1.2 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.
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.
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.
Embrace The Virtual Reality
MSI gaming notebooks powered by Intel Core i7-6700HQ and above CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M and above graphics cards provide an exceptionally smooth and powerful mobile platform for the ultimate immersive virtual reality experience. It is highly recommended to enjoy this latest technology and explore the amazing artificial world with MSI extreme gaming notebooks. Get ready before everyone else with world's first VR ready gaming notebooks and to be amazed by the sensory excitement experienced from the simulated reality.
ESS SABRE HIFI Audio DAC: 16x Higher Headset Audio Detail Than CD
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 highest sound detail, up to 122dB DNR 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.
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.
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.
Silver Lining Print
See more and do more in the night with high-grade silver lining printed keys. See the full colour spectrum on the SteelSeries multicolour 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 980M graphics with ultra performance.
• 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), G-SYNC ready with 75Hz, IPS level panel.
• USB Type-C reversible plug.
• 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 Colour Technology for increased colour contrast and greater image detail.
• Keyboard by SteelSeries with full colour 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.
|CPU Type||Intel Core i7 6700HQ|
|CPU Speed||2.6 GHz|
|CPU Boost||3.5 GHz|
|CPU Cores||Quad Core|
|Resolution||1920x1080 (Full HD)|
|Refresh Rate||75 Hz|
|NVIDIA G-Sync Technology||Yes|
|Memory Type||DDR4 SO-DIMM|
|Memory Speed||DDR4 - 2133|
|Maximum Memory Supported||64GB (4x16GB)|
|HDD Capacity||1000 GB|
|SSD Capacity||128 GB|
|Storage Type||SSD (M.2 PCIe NVMe)|
|Graphics Chipset||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M|
|Graphics Memory Type||GDDR5|
|Graphics Core Clock||1038 MHz|
|Graphics Boost Clock|
|Graphics Memory Clock|
|Graphics Memory Bus||256 Bit|
|Multi-GPU NVIDIA SLi||No|
|NVIDIA Max-Q Design||No|
|Other Laptop Specifications|
|Optical Drive||Blu-ray Writer (BD-R)|
|Keyboard Type/Language||Chiclet Keys / English (UK) / Colour LED|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home (64 bit)|
|Dimensions||428 x 48 x 294 mm mm (WxHxD)|
|Weight (Inc. Battery)||3.78 kg|
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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.