Earlier this month, one of the famous multimedia and gaming laptop maker company from Taiwan, MSI (Micro-Star International) has officially unveiled new affordable 15.6 inch laptop that designed for multimedia and gaming, called as MSI GP60 notebook. Now, we just get information if the newest GP60 series, named as MSI GP60 2OD-072US 15.6 inch laptop has listed in major retailers and online and expected will be ready for order in next few days. Designed for business and professional users that need a fast and powerful machine for multimedia and gaming, but did not want to break the bank, the GP60 2OD-072US laptop is one of the most affordable MSI machine that comes with NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M graphics cards that you can get for price under $950.
Yeah, MSI GP60 2OD-072US is not the first and most powerful MSI’s gaming machine, but with the 4th generation of Intel Haswell quad core platform and a 2GB of NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M as graphics accelerator, this model provides more than enough performance to handle the most power hungry multimedia applications and tons of modern game. The Intel Core i7-4700MQ quad core processor as the heart which has a base clock rates at 2.4GHZ, Mobile Intel HM86 Express Chipset and internal 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM also delivers fast and smooth multitasking performance.
Unlike commonly laptop that shipped with a 5400 rpm HDD, the GP60 2OD-072US laptop brings a 750GB of Serial ATA disk drive with speed of 7200 rpm, offers larger memory space and faster read/write data. On the right edges, the DVD Super Multi drive with multi layer supports allow user to burns video, music and games files into CDs or DVDs formats, along with load more DVDs games. Reportedly, the Core i7-4700MQ’s machine also features a Turbo Boost technology which offers up to 3.4GHZ processor speed. For faster multitasking performance, user also can upgrade the memory to 16GB of DDR3 1600MHz SDRAM.
Physically, MSI GP60 2OD-072US laptop is looks identical to other MSI’s laptop on its series. Comes with a high quality material with a combination of black and a dash of red color, this machine looks solid and stylish. It’s also comes with a full sized SteelSeries gaming keyboard and cooler Boost technology, brings fast and more comfortable typing experience, even in long period gaming session. The 5.3 lbs laptop has dimension in 9.8 x 15.1 x 1.5 inches and shipped with a 6-cell Lithium Ion 4400mAH battery.
The 2OD-072US laptop boasts a 15.6 inch Full High Definition LED backlit display with support a 1920 x 1080 native resolution, delivers crisp, bright and more vivid color, even for high resolution gaming. Similar to ASUS N550JV-DB72T 15.6 inch gaming notebook, the MSI’s also comes with anti glare technology for detailed viewing experience, even in bright light condition. Yeah, it’s already have a brilliant display and great viewing experience, but if you want to share the video or games with family or friends, you also can connect it onto HDTV via HDMI port.
Of course, this laptop also brings a high quality HD web camera that integrated with digital microphone for face to face video communications and a pair of high quality stereo speakers that optimized with sound blaster cinema technology. Other specifications are two USB 3.0 port, gold-plated headset jacks, two USB 2.0 port, multimedia card reader slot, RJ 45 port and a HDMI port. For connectivity, there are Killer Gaming Network 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN for wired gaming connection, Bluetooth 4.0 and built-in AW-NB114H 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN.
Preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium as the operating system, the GP60 2OD-072US provides stable platform and smooth experience for hard multimedia multitasks and gaming session. Yeah, this is not the most powerful gaming machine, but for budget conscious gamers or professional users that need a reliable notebook for gaming and hungry multimedia applications, MSI GP60 2OD-072US still has many strengths that make it a good choice you should consider buying. If you have smaller budget, we recommend you to take a look at MSI CX61 0OL-696US 15.6 inch laptop that powered by Intel Ivy Bridge platform with NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M Dedicated Graphics and priced around at $699.