MSI GX680 & GX780 Gaming Notebooks Get Priced, Coming May 30

MSI GX680US-based e-tailer Excaliber PC now lists the 15.6-inch MSI GX680 and 17.3″ MSI GX780 gaming notebook PCs, featuring a 2nd Gen Intel Core processor and Nvidia GeForce dedicated graphics.

Priced at $1,199 and $1,399 respectively after $100 instant savings, the GX680 and GX780 include the Core i7-2630QM 2.0GHz-2.9GHz quad-core CPU, GeForce GT 555M 1GB GDDR5 video card, full HD displays, and a sound system with four speakers and Dynaudio technology. The former has 6GB of DDR3 system memory and a 500GB hard disk, while the latter comes with 8GB RAM and a 750GB HDD.

The GX780 additionally features a Steel-Series gaming-class keyboard.

The latest gaming laptops by MSI also sport a DVD burner, 720p webcam, a pair of USB 3.0 ports, and HDMI 1.4 output.

Both machines run Windows 7 Home Premium OS and come with a 2-year warranty.

The estimated arrival time for the notebooks is May 30.

Update: They’re available now.

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Danijel is a tech blogger who founded Laptoping in 2006. His specialty are Windows-based mobile PCs, from tablets and ultraportables to full blown gaming laptops.

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  1. I fail to understand at this point why notebook makers wouldn’t include at least a blu-ray reader in the $1000+ notebook segment

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