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Product Number: 9S7-17273E-079
Intel® Core™ i7-720QM Processor
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit
17" TFT-LCD Widescreen Display
ATI Radeon™ HD5870 3D graphics card (with GDDR5 1GB VRAM)
5 SRS Premium Sound™-certified high-fidelity speakers
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) Output
Built-in 2.0 Mega Pixel Webcam

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Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium

The Latest Intel® Core™ i7 Processor

The GX740 uses the most advanced Intel Core i7 processor, and is the world’s performance leader among gaming laptops, giving users the ultimate experience in speed.
  • To delivers unmatched technology for intelligent performance with Intel® Turbo Boost technology on the most demanding tasks, such as creating digital video and playing intense games.
  • Get up to 30% better on 3DMark Vantage workload and over 2x improvements on memory intense workloads
  • SSD provides additional performance benefits for Intel® Core™ i7 Branded processors
The description of Intel® Core™ i7 processor is from http://www.intel.com.


MSI's exclusive ECO Engine power management system

The GX740 takes advantage of the ECO Engine power management system, allowing users to select from five different usage scenarios—text processing, gaming, movie viewing, presentations, and Turbo Battery modes—and instantly obtain optimized settings for screen brightness and sleep, automatic system sleep activation, and processor performance.


Exclusive Cinema Pro Technology

Cinema Pro Technology offers consumers the finest movie viewing experience. With a simple touch of the exclusive Cinema Pro button; you may immediately switch to Movie Mode. The quality on screen will be more detailed, the richness in sound and the bass as well as SRS Premium Sound™ will be activated, providing the finest sensory of the theaters. Furthermore, the embedded high performance subwoofer design can create shocking effects.

Sleek brushed-metal design
Housing combines aluminum alloy construction and brushed metal texturing   Contoured touch-style hotkeys

The GX740 weighs just 7.04lbs (including battery), making it easier to carry than other 17” gaming notebooks in the market.


The GX740 uses all-new touch-sensitive hotkeys, with a housing sheathed in a glossy black finish, and no extraneous ornaments to clutter its sleek looks.



Highlighted W, A, S, D keys made for gaming

Gamers can find the direction keys as quickly as possible when the action gets hot and heavy, giving them an edge when fractions of a second matter.

Futuristic surround-sound high-fidelity speakers

The GX740 uses a special metal burnishing treatment to bring out the futuristic feel of the 3D surround-sound speakers and create visual impact.

Enjoy sight and sound like you’re there as it happens
High-end ATI Radeon™ HD5870 3D graphics card (with GDDR5 1GB VRAM)
By drawing on its ATI Radeon HD5870 3D graphics card (with GDDR5 1GB VRAM), the GX740 gets unrivalled visual quality and intense performance. ATI Radeon HD5870 3Dgraphics card is the first to deliver full support for Microsoft DirectX® 11, and these GPUs enable rich, realistic visuals and explosive HD gaming performance so you can dominate the competition.

Prepare to experience a riveting high-definition gaming experience with ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 graphics processors.
Theater-class 5 high- quality speakers
The GX740 incorporates five SRS Premium Sound™ -certified high-fidelity speakers, ensuring that you can enjoy the most immersive, like-it’s-live aural experience when gaming, viewing movies or TV, or listening to music.

Digital/analog 7.1-channel S/PDIF output
The SRS Premium Sound™-certified audio performance and built-in digital/analog 7.1-channel S/PDIF output ensure you get an utterly captivating aural experience.
Rich multimedia entertainment
High-Definition Multimedia Interface
The GX740‘s HDMI output not only delivers super-fast 5GB per second data rates, but it also reduces cable clutter, while ensuring the best possible video quality. By taking advantage of HDMI, the GX740 can render game scenes with spectacular clarity and realism, making it a great choice for the next generation of both PC and online games.
Newest E-SATA port
With E-SATA you can quickly and easily back up treasured photos, video, and other content to an external storage device.
Built-in 2.0M webcam
With a 2.0M webcam built right into the GX740, you can enjoy video-enriched communications without worrying about cables and having to connect a separate device.
Independent numerical keypad
The GX740 features a numerical keypad that provides a desktop-quality typing experience. For users often needing to key in numbers, the GX740’s keyboard is a huge boon.

Convenient wireless networking
With its 802.11b/g/n (draft) wireless LAN and Bluetooth networking interfaces, the GX740 provides a versatile way to connect to, browse, and retrieve data on both your own devices and the online universe.
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