MSI Launches GX620 and GX720 Gaming Laptops

Two new laptops have entered the gaming arena – the MSI GX620 and MSI GX720.

Both systems are housed in a stylish black case that features red highlights. Targeted at gamers, they feature a choice of Intel Core 2 Duo processors and up to 4GB of DDR2 memory.

The main difference betrween the two laptops is the size of the screen. The GX620 comes with a 15.4-inch screen, while the GX720 has a bigger screen measuring 17-inches. Powering the graphics that appear on those screens is an NVidia 512MB GeForce 9600M GT.

On top of that you also get an optional Blu-ray drive, a 320GB SATA hard drive, Wi-Fi connectivity as well as Gigabit ethernet.

One of the clever features of the GX620/GX720 is a series of touch-sensors at the top of the keyboard. These are used to control both the MSI Turbo Drive Engine and the ECO Engine Management. The Turbo Drive Engine can be used to boost processor power by as much as 15%, giving that extra bit of performance in games, while the ECO Engine can be used to prolong battery life with up to five different settings.

The full specs are as follows:

MSI GX620 / GX720 Gaming Notebook

  • Operation System Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium
  • CPU Intel Core™ 2 Duo Processor
  • Chipset IntelPM45
  • LCD 15.4″ WSXGA+ / Glare (GX620)
  • 17 WSXGA+ / Glare (GX720)
  • VGA Controller NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
  • VRAM DDR3 512MB
  • Memory Type DDR2 800Mhz
  • Config DDR2 SO-DIMM x 2 slots
  • Maximum 4GB ( 2048MB x 2 )
  • Audio Speaker 2 (GX620)
  • 4+1sub (GX720)
  • Webcam 2.0 M Webcam
  • Communication 56K Fax / MODEM 1
  • LAN 10/100/1000 LAN
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
  • I / O HDMI 1
  • Card reader 4 in 1
  • Mic-in / Headphone out 1 / 1
  • USB 2.0 3
  • RJ11 / RJ45 1 / 1
  • D-Sub 1
  • E-SATA 1
  • Express Card 1
  • Storage HDD form factor 320 GB SATA
  • Optical Drive DVD Super-Multi / Blu-Ray
  • Battery 6 Cells
  • Keyboard 103 keys
  • Power AC Adapter 90W
  • Physical Characteristics Dimension 14.10″ x 10.24″ x 1.06″-1.22″
  • Full System Weight 5.94 lbs (with Battery)

Sadly, there’s no word on prices yet, but you could always keep an eye on Amazon

Author: Chris

Chris is a devout PC gamer who spends way, way too much time sat at his PC either gaming or writing. You can find Chris on Google+

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