MSI Expands Gaming Notebook Line with GX660 and GX660R Models
The MSI GT660R is a pretty good gaming laptop/desktop replacement. However, it appears as though MSI is not content with resting on its laurels.
Building off the GT frame, the company announced this week that it would roll out two new performance laptops aimed squarely at the gamer market. The two new models – the GX660 and GX660R offer USB 3.0 as well as faster Core i5 & i7 options and on the GX660R a fully High Definition capable LED LCD screen that handles up to 1920x1080p resolution.
The GX660 and GX660R were developed based on feedback given to the manufacturer though the professional gaming circuit. Prices are $1500 for the GX660 and $1800 for the GX660R and the new models can be purchased online through newegg.com or Amazon.
Here are the feature specs for the GX series:
- 15.6″ Full HD Display (LED Backlight; 1920 x 1080)
- Blu-ray/DVD combo optical drive
- ATi® Radeon® HD 5870 Broadway XT discrete graphics card (DDR5 1GB VRAM)
- 2 USB 3.0 ports for high speed data transfer
- HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) output
- 4GB (2GBx2)/6GB (2GB x 3) DDR3 1066 MHz system memory
- 500GB/640GB 7200RPM hard drive
- 802.11 b/g/ n Wireless LAN with Bluetooth
- Dynaudio Premium Sound Speakers
- Accelerated CPU performance with MSI TDE Technology
- MSI Cooler Boost Technology
- Built-in 720p HD webcam