US-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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3 thoughts on “MSI GX680 & GX780 Gaming Notebooks Get Priced, Coming May 30”
msi gx680 problems ?
When there’s a problem with a laptop, usually there are posts about it on NotebookReview.com forums. Nobody reported any problem with the GX680 so far. http://forum.notebookreview.com/msi/536158-msi-gt680-gx680-11.html
I fail to understand at this point why notebook makers wouldn’t include at least a blu-ray reader in the $1000+ notebook segment