MSI GT72S Dominator G(-037) 17.3″ Gaming Laptop with 6th Gen Intel Core, Nvidia 970M, NVMe


MSI GT72S Dominator G(-037)

MSI GT72S Dominator G(-037) is a high-performance 17.3-inch gaming laptop with the Nvidia GTX 970M 3GB video card, 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6820HK Skylake quad-core processor, and Nvidia G-Sync technology. However, the star of the show is its extremely fast solid state drive data storage system based on NVMe technology.

NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) combined with PCI-E Gen 3.0×4 bandwidth on single M.2 SSD outputs read speeds up to 2200MB/s, according to MSI. It’s five times faster than the common SATA3 SSD’s. This enables games to “load in seconds”. Capacity of the included SSD in the GT72S Dominator G-037 (9S7-178211-037) model is 128GB. It’s accompanied by an old-school 1-Terabyte 7,200rpm hard drive. The advanced storage system is the main difference between the GT72S and GT72 series, which lacks NVMe.

The 17.3-incher has Full HD 1920×1080 resolution and IPS wide viewing angle technology. Other important specifications are 16GB of DDR4 2133MHz memory, DVD writer, SteelSeries keyboard with customizable backlight color and programmable keys, stereo speakers with subwoofer, a fast USB 3.1 Type-C port, six standard USB 3.0 ports, HDMI a mini DisplayPort video connectors, gaming-optimized networking with Killer Gigabit LAN and Killer 802.11 a/c WiFi, a 1080p web camera, SD media card reader, Bluetooth 4.1, and a 9-cell battery.

The MSI GT72S Dominator G(-037) / 9S7-178211-037 sports aluminum finish. The notebook weighs in at 8.4 pounds and is 1.9″ thick.

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Brand

MSI

Screen Size

17.3-inch

Screen Resolution

1920×1080

Touchscreen

No

Other Display Specs

IPS display tech (wide viewing angles)

Processor

Intel Core i7-6820HK 6th Gen Skylake Quad-Core 2.7-3.6GHz 8MB Cache

Graphics

Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M “Maxwell” 3GB GDDR5 Dedicated Video Card

RAM

16GB

Storage

1000GB (1TB) HDD + 128GB SSD

Optical Drive

DVD Writer

Input

Backlit Keyboard with Numeric Pad, Multi-Touch Trackpad with Physical Buttons

Speakers and Audio

Separate Mic and Headphone Audio Jacks, Stereo Speakers with Subwoofer

Cameras

Front

Wi-Fi

802.11AC

Ethernet LAN

Yes

Bluetooth

Yes

USB

1 x USB-C, 6 x USB 3.0

Video Ports

1 x HDMI, 1 x mini DisplayPort

Media Card Reader

Yes

Other Features

Nvidia G-Sync Technology, NVMe SSD Storage Technology

Battery

9-cell

Weight

8.4 pounds

Height

1.9″

Width

16.9″

Depth

11.6″

Windows Version

Windows 10 Home

Warranty

2-Year

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