Looking for a personal notebook that is capable of playing modern hardcore video games? Here comes one. For those who want to leave gaming consoles and egg on their passion on some portable notebook, MSI has just slid the covers off GT660, the definitive gaming notebook.
Taiwanese PC maker MSI has revealed full specs for its GT660 notebook, first introduced in February. The 16-inch HD notebook is the first to include MSI’s Turbo Drive Engine+ (TDE+), which is said to double CPU, RAM and graphics performance with the press of a button, though no further details are given. The same goes for the Dynaudio-developed sound system, which is made up of two reportedly theater-grade speakers and a subwoo.
For gamers across the world, the company, in collaboration with internationally renowned professional recording and sound systems Dynaudio, utilized preeminent craftsmanship to fashion the king of gaming laptops. The new device with 16-inch HD LED LCD touts to be the first notebook in the world with MSI’s own Turbo Drive Engine+ technology that considerably leverages processor and display performance.
The GT660 is powered by a quad-core Intel Core i7 CPU and gets a 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M graphics chipset. Uniquely, there are three DDR3 RAM slots, allowing for up to 12GB of RAM. A 500GB hard drive is standard, and a second one of the same size is optional. There are two USB 3.0 ports and HDMI output on the notebook, which weighs 7.7lbs and includes a larger than usual 9-cell battery.
Engraved in an attractive body, the GT660 boasts of Nvidia’s highly advanced GeForce GTX 285M discrete graphics card with 128 3D stream processor and 1GB GDDR3 of display memory and Nvidia Cuda. This particular systematic integration of technologies fully utilize the machine’s image and graphics processing potential, allowing the notebook to execute such high load tasks as conferencing and ripping with ease.
Apart from this, the GeForce GTX 285M discrete graphics card lends support to Nvidia PhysX technology. The device also equips MSI’s Cooler Boost technology that elevates the level of performance. One touch of the luminescent hotkey housed above the keyboard initiates the powerful cooling capabilities, keeping users’ system incredibly cool even in the hottest work conditions.
As of now, the pricing and availability details of MSI’s new GT660 gaming notebook are yet to be announced.
There’s no word on pricing or availability yet but we’ll let you know when we do.