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If you are a gamer or you are somebody who likes fast notebooks, this model will be obviously interesting for you. MSI has shown full domination over all competitors when it comes to notebook gaming with this model, because of the great specifications it has. Let’s have a short look at the specifications of this model and see yourself why it is totally dominating it’s all competitors.
The display is a standard 17.3” Full HD anti-glare one. Thanks to its GPU I am sure this notebook can easily handle up to 4 Quad HD monitors, if you dare.
The GPU is the nVidia GeForce GTX 880M having 8GB GDDR5 video memory. Playing games on ultra resolution is not a problem this notebook has, as well as handling multiple Quad HD monitors.
The CPU is as expected the latest Intel 4th generation one with up to 3.4Ghz per core. The processor is powerful enough to run every task and command you give to it, so you should be as well expecting no lags during the daily tasks on this notebook. In combination with the great amount of 32GB DDR3 RAM, running heavy multiple applications is not something that would slow this device.
I personally didn’t expect this great amount of RAM, but it seems that MSI has really decided to be the #1 leader in gaming notebooks.
The hard drive
The MSI GT72 comes with the 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD which gives you enough space to install any game or application. The 1TB hard drive is running on 7200 RPM which makes it a little bit faster than the usual 5400 RPM HDDs you would see on the most notebooks nowadays.
With the great RAID 3 possibility this notebook offers, I think that the performance this notebook will offer is really going to be outstanding and uncomparable.
Some of the extras this laptop is coming with are for example the Blu-Ray Disc Reader/Writer. The standard extras like SD card reader, web camera, USB 3.0 ports and HDMI are also here. The keyboard has backlight though and also we can see the “Dynaudio Premium Speakers” on this notebook which are really great.
The cooler system of the notebook is the Cooler Boost 3, a high efficient dual cooling system that will keep the notebook cool, even if rendering videos and playing Crysis 3 at the same time.
Honestly said this is one of the most powerful notebooks I’ve ever seen and the possibilities it brings are almost unlimited. The design could be better though, but I understand that for such power you need space and can’t make the notebook so thin. The price of the MSI GT72 is not low at all, but as they have no competition, they can freely put a higher price.
With this model I think we are all convinced that MSI fairly deserves #1 place for gaming notebook manufacturers. As a proud owner of the MSI GE40, I would like also to add from my personal experience, that the build of the MSI notebooks comes with really high quality.