MSI GT72S Gaming Laptop Core i7 Skylake with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M

17.3" MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro G Laptop, 2.7GHz Core i7 6820HK, 16GB, 1TB HDD+256GB SSD, 8GB NVIDIA GTX 980M, Win 10

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Product Overview LATEST 6TH GENERATION INTEL ® CORE™ I7 PROCESSORS
Skylake is codename of the brand new 14nm micro-architecture of Intel’s latest 6th generation processors. The Skylake platform requires lower power consumption but delivers better performance than before. CPU performance of Core i7 6700HQ is 20% faster than i7 4720HQ under average usage. For optional models of GT series, will have special version of Core i7 6820HK with overclock capability from 3.7GHz to over 4GHz, the overclock frequency may differ depends on the CPU capability.

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.

PCI-E GEN3x 4 SSD – LOAD GAMES IN SECONDS
Get in the game before everyone else with the latest PCI-E Gen 3.0x4 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.

SUPER PORT – ONE PORT FOR EVERYTHING
Whatever you need, you can get it done with just one Super Port. Transfer massive files faster than ever with up to 1000MB/s transfer rates. Get more pixel power supporting dual 4K displays and extend your field of view with daisy chain capabilities. Even charge your phones, tablet and any device faster on-the-go or at home (support up to 3A current).

CONNECT 4K
60Hz display with single Super Port. Enjoy your game with double the sensation.

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.

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 2.9GB/s in reading speed and 3.2GB/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.

SEE GAMING DIFFERENTLY WITH NVIDIA G-SYNC™
See gaming differently with breakthrough NVIDIA G-SYNC ™ display technology. By synchronizing the display refresh rates to the GPU, G-GYNC 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.

MATRIX DISPLAY
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 Super Port* 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 with latest high quality Wide-View panel LCD display takes image clarity to a whole new level with higher pixel resolution. The images are amazingly much more sharp and vivid with 40% more contrast level and 40% more brightness level than regular TN panel. 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.

NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 980M GRAPHICS OF G-SYNC
The NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980M Series brings extreme graphics performance for furious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score over 10,500 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.

ESS SABRE HIFI AUDIO DAC – EVOLVE DETAILS YOU HEAR
Push the limits of your audio peripherals and hear the difference with the SABRE Audio DAC. Support 24bit/192kbps sampling rate. Drive your high quality headset from 16ohm to 600ohm which gives highest sound detail, up to 122dBA 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 VIRTUAL SURROUND SOUND - MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, THE NEXT GAMING STANDARD
Originally developed for military fighter jets, Nahimic specializes in 3D sound software processing and audio improvements offering virtual 7.1 sound in immersive high definition. Designed to work with standard audio and stereo equipment, Nahimic transports gamers into the action, allowing them to sense every footstep, hear every bullet whizzing past, and feel every explosion. It also features a high definition audio recorder to easily capture and stream studio quality sound and is only available on MSI gaming laptops.

SOUND BY DYNAUDIO 2.1 SPEAKER SYSTEM
Cooperated with the world leading speaker company Dynaudio for years, the whole new designed GT72 is packing the latest speakers design with 2 channels with 1 subwoofer, and its absolutely authentic hearing experience. The signal has been enhanced up to 50% sound detail and up to 10dB volume has been increased; people who play games or enjoy movies will absolutely be immersed in the perfect system with outstanding sound effect.

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.

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. Features • Windows 10
• Latest 6th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor
• NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 980M graphics with ultra performance
• G-SYNC ready with 75Hz IPS level panel
• 17.3” Full HD (1920x1080), Wide-viewing angle
• Exclusive Super Port (USB3.1 Type-C interface) for dual 4K external monitors, and portable charging power up to 5V/3A
• USB Type-C reversible plug
• 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
• Killer DoubleShot Pro (Killer Gb LAN + Killer 802.11 a/c WiFi) with Smart Teaming
• Keyboard by Steelseries with full color backlighting
• Exclusive SHIFT technology boosts performance under controlled noise & temperature
• SteelSeries Engine to personalize your own style
• Xsplit Gamcaster free premium license for 1 year
• Matrix Display supporting surround mode and 4K output up to 3 external monitors
• Exclusive Cooler Boost 3 Technology
• Brushed-metal lid and aesthetics line design inspired by matte black supercars, adding high class taste
Specifications
Model  
Processor
CPU Type Intel Core i7 6820HK
CPU Speed 2.7 GHz
CPU Boost 3.6 GHz
CPU Cores Quad Core
CPU Threads 8
Display
Screen Size 17.3"
Screen Type IPS
Touchscreen No
Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Refresh Rate  
NVIDIA G-Sync Technology Yes
AMD FreeSync Technology No
RAM Memory
Memory 16GB
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Speed DDR4 - 2133
Maximum Memory Supported 64GB
Storage Drives
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Type SSD & HDD
Graphics
Graphics Chipset NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
Graphics Memory 8GB
Graphics Memory Type  
GPU Cores/Streams/Execution Units  
Graphics Core Clock  
Graphics Boost Clock  
Graphics Memory Clock  
Graphics Memory Bus  
Multi-GPU NVIDIA SLi No
VR Ready No
NVIDIA Max-Q Design No
I/O
I/O
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 2 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x Headphone-Out
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC Card Reader
  • 6 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x WiFi / Bluetooth Module
Other Laptop Specifications
Optical Drive Blu-ray Writer (BD-R)
Card Reader Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Webcam Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Keyboard Type/Language Chiclet Keys / English (UK)
Battery 9-cell
Security Features  
Colour Black
Operating System Windows 10
Accessories Included in Box  
Notebook Dimensions 428 x 48 x 294 mm mm (WxHxD)
Weight (Inc. Battery) 3.78 kg
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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
7 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
MSI Direct
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MSI GT72S Gaming Laptop Core i7 Skylake with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
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