Are you itching to stay on top of the newest and most powerful hardware, even for your portable gaming rig that you might bring with you to class, to work, on the road or through the air? MSI just updated several of the gaming notebooks in its lineup to boast the newest 6th-generation Intel Core i7 "Skylake" processors, along with some beefy NVIDIA GTX graphics upgrades.
Perhaps the most dominant of the collection is the new MSI GT72 Dominator Pro, which has been design to "deliver desktop gaming performance" in a mobile package. There's the Intel Core i7 K processor, plus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 desktop graphics. With Skylake, you can expect to get better performance and improved power consumption, which is exactly what you need in a gaming laptop.
In addition to the flagship GT72 Dominator Pro, the updates are sweeping across the G-Series line of MSI gaming notebooks, including the GS70 Stealth, GS60 Ghost, GE62 Apache and GE72 Apache, as well as the PX60, PE70 and PE60. The goal is to "delight even the most hardcore gamer."
Read the press release below for more detailed information, plus the small photo gallery below that for a few more shots. The updated MSI laptops with Skylake chips should be available now through the usual retailer and e-tailer partners.
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MSI Ships Gaming and Prestige Notebooks with Intel’s 6th Generation Core™ i7 Skylake Processors
City of Industry, Calif. – Sept 27, 2015 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the availability of its full arsenal of notebooks armed with Intel’s 6th Generation Core™ i7 processors.
The new MSI GT72 Dominator Pro will deliver extreme desktop gaming performance with unlocked and overclocked 6th Gen Intel Core i7 K Processors paired with the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 desktop graphics
Available in a myriad of gaming and consumer models, Intel’s Skylake processors increases system performance while decreasing energy consumption, resulting in more versatility and power versus previous models. MSI notebooks receiving the Intel upgrade include the flagship GT72 Dominator Pro; the ultra-slim and lightweight GS70 Stealth and GS60 Ghost; the perfectly balanced GE62 and GE72 Apache, and the design focused PX60, PE70 and PE60.
“We’ve perfectly complemented Intel’s newest processor with cutting-edge components that will delight even the most hardcore gamer,” says Andy Tung, president of MSI Pan America. “Our new notebooks now have even more power, impressive battery life, and superb features for longer gaming and work sessions on the go.”
The award-winning GS60 Ghost Pro and GS70 Stealth Pro thin and light gaming notebooks also makes its debut with the new Skylake processor, delivering advanced gaming performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics, and stunning details with an optional 4K display
MSI will also be the 1st to ship unlocked versions of the 6th Gen Intel Core i7 K Processors. Pairing this with the newly announced NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 desktop graphics that will also be available on the new GT72 Dominator Pro and you have the ultimate gaming machine delivering extreme performance for the hardcore gamers and enthusiasts.
Select gaming notebooks, including the GT72 Dominator Pro, now feature Super RAID 4, the latest in multi-disk technology that optimizes hardware and software for extreme speeds; and Killer DoubleShot Pro, the ultimate lag killer that prioritizes network traffic to prevent lags. Select gaming notebooks also come with ESS Sabre HiFi Audio Dac for the crispest sound in a game, and SuperPort, a Type-C master connector that transfers files with speeds of up to 1,000 MB/s, supports up to dual 4K displays with daisy chain capability, doubles as a USB 3.1 port, and can charge mobile devices with a 3A current output.
All MSI laptops featuring Intel’s 6th Generation Core™ i7 processors now come with Silver-Lining Print technology by SteelSeries, a unique feature that eliminates eye strain during long usage sessions and also increases brightness of the illuminated keyboard for an eye-opening experience.
The Prestige Series sports a stunning silver streamlined full aluminum chassis, white illuminated keyboard and the latest hardware fit for professionals and students alike