Intel Core i7-7700HQ (6M Cache, 2.80GHz), 35.56cm (14") Full HD (1920 x 1080) LED, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB SATA HDD, Intel HD Graphics 530 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GDDR5, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth, FHD WebCam, Windows 10 Home 64-bit
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7TH GENERATION INTEL® CORE™ i7 PROCESSORS
The perfect combination of MSI gaming laptops and 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors shall bring you up to 10% performance enhancement of smoother VR experience. The 7th generation Intel Core H series processor utilizes a power-efficient microarchitecture, advanced process technology and silicon optimizations to deliver faster performance than processors of the previous generation. CPU core performance of Core i7-7700HQ is 8% faster than i7-6700HQ under average usage. CPU multimedia performance is enhanced, making it 10% faster than i7-6700HQ. 4K video decoding/transcoding is also improved 15%. The new media engine of the 7th generation Intel Core H series processor also delivers power-efficient VP9 and HEVC 10-bit hardware acceleration. 4K video playback with HDR visual quality is therefore significantly improved versus previous generation processors.
PCI-E GEN3x 4 SSD – ULTRA SPEED STORAGE
Get in the game before everyone else with the latest PCI-E Gen 3.0 x4 bandwidth utilizing NVMe technology on single M.2 SSD. Harness the full performance potential of the Gen 3.0 SSD through the optimization of the hardware and software outputting extreme read speeds up to 2200MB/s, 5x faster than SATA3 SSD's.
LATEST ARCHITECTURE DDR4-2400 MEMORY SUPPORT
Get the best possible performance out of your notebook with support of the advanced DDR4-2400 memory, achieving over 32GB/s in reading speed and 36GB/s in writing. With over 40% faster performance than previous generations DDR3-1600, DDR4-2400 is the new laptop standard to take your extreme gaming experience to the next level.
DYNAMIC TEMPERATURE / PERFORMANCE BALANCING
The exclusive MSI “SHIFT” technology pushes system to the extreme while minimizing noise and temperature. Switch between different profiles either push your system to the extreme or in the pursuit of longer battery life. Easily activate it by pressing the FN + F7 hotkey combo, or via the Dragon Gaming Center.
- Permit you to manually adjust the CPU and GPU to overclock the system, and still keep down the system temperature and noise level. (Non-K CPU models only support overclocking on GPU. AC mode only.)
- Boost system to higher clock setups to satisfy your need of speed. Fan speed will be accelerated to make the platform stable and keep the CPU and GPU temperature lower. (AC mode only)
- When in need of a quiet environment, comfort mode is your perfect choice. It sets the system to a balanced, stable status, but still keeps dynamic and high performance. (AC mode only)
- Keep lower power consumption for normal computing works, such as office works or video live demos.
- Switch between different power schemes while maintaining higher system performance and fan speed or select battery mode for longer battery life.
ONE PORT FOR ULTRA DATA TRANSFER, 4K PIXELS AND 5V/3A DEVICE CHARGING
MSI is the first in the world to adopt the Thunderbolt 3 interface on its gaming notebooks. The latest and fastest interface Thunderbolt 3 supports up to 40Gbps data transfer rates and 4K displays with daisy chain capabilities. Its USB 3.1 ultra speed interface supports up to 5V and 3A current output for charging.
60Hz display with single Thunderbolt™ 3. Enjoy your game with double the sensation.
COOLER BOOST 3
KEEP CALM UNDER PRESSURE
Heat is the most original element on earth. It’s pure physics that more energy will generate more heat. Cooling is therefore a knotty task to tackle with. MSI exclusive Cooler Boost 3 technology creates dual thermal modules internally by allocating dedicated heat pipes for GPU and CPU. A total of 5 heat pipes and dual fans actively and effectively push heat out of the system, resulting in better cooling effects on this incredible slim and light GS43 gaming notebook.
THE ULTIMATE PC GAMING PLATFORM
Get Game Ready with GeForce® GTX.
GeForce® GTX delivers the fastest performance, with the most advance gaming technologies (NVIDIA GameWorks™) and the best gaming ecosystem (GeForce Experience™).
Unleash your gaming dominance with the revolutionary new GPUs that turn your mobile rig into a sleek, powerful gaming weapon. GeForce® GTX 10-Series GPUs have come to laptops, powered by the game-changing NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture to deliver unbeatable energy-efficiency, gaming technologies, and VR immersion wherever you game.
GeForce® GTX 10-Series GPUs give you up to 3X the performance of previous-generation GPUs. They’re built with ultra-fast FinFET, the latest high-bandwidth memory technologies, and support for DirectX 12 features to deliver the fastest, smoothest gaming notebook experiences.
THE LATEST GAMING TECHNOLOGIES
These innovative GPUs were created to meet the demands of next-generation displays, including VR, ultra-high-resolution, and multiple monitors. NVIDIA GameWorks™ technologies give you extremely smooth, cinematic gameplay, plus revolutionary NVIDIA Ansel™ that lets you capture 360-degree in-game images and view them in VR.
Discover next-generation VR performance on GeForce® GTX 1080 / GTX 1070 / GTX 1060 , the lowest latency, and plug-and-play compatibility with leading headsets—driven by NVIDIA VRWorks™ technologies. VR audio, physics, and haptics let you hear and feel every moment.
NVIDIA'S LATEST GEFORCE® GTX 1060 GPU
IS READY TO AMAZE YOU ON MSI GAMING NOTEBOOKS
MSI is the world's 1st gaming notebook to have this latest NVIDIA next gen. GPU solution onboard. Performance of NVIDIA's next generation GeForce® GTX 1060 GPU is expected to improve more than 40% than GeForce® GTX 900M Series. With the innovative Cooler Boost cooling solution and MSI’s special gaming features catered for gamers, the NVIDIA's latest GeForce® GTX 1060 GPU shall be able to release its full performance completely on MSI gaming laptops. By offering “one click to VR” solution and a totally immersive and smooth gaming experiences, the new MSI gaming laptops is going to shatter desktop performance cliché and amaze gamers with refreshing point of views on MSI gaming laptops.
EMBRACE THE ENTHUSIAST LEVEL VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE
The perfect combination of MSI gaming laptops and Nvidia next gen. graphics (GeForce® GTX 1080 / GTX 1070 / GTX 1060) shall bring you the enthusiast level of VR experience. Certified by both Nvidia and VIVE, MSI is the 1st VR ready gaming laptop brand. We provide an exceptionally smooth, powerful mobile platform for ultimate VR games. Perfect for you to immerse in the amazing artificial world and explore new ways of gaming.
MULTI-TASK WITH UP TO 3 MONITORS
Expand the vision for extreme gaming experience. MSI innovative Matrix Display supports up to 3 external displays simultaneously (three external or built-in+two external). Multi-task is made possible even during competitive gameplays. Connect the laptop to HDTV display, Matrix Display supports 4K output with a resolution up to 3840 x 2160. MSI Matrix Display technology creates an ideal environment for extreme gaming experience and pleasant multimedia entertainment.
94% NTSC WIDE-VIEW PANEL
The 94% NTSC panel delivers higher color range, presenting smoother color stage image output. Moreover, the wide-view characteristic of this panel allows clear view even from left and right side of the viewing angle.
TRUE COLOR TECHNOLOGY
MSI has partnered with Portrait Displays, Inc. in developing a level of accuracy for display technology that sets a new standard, the MSI True Color Technology. MSI True Color Technology guarantees that each panel in a MSI notebook comes with the finest precision in color. After examination and an extensive factory calibration process by MSI True Color Technology, the panel quality will be more accurate, close to 100% sRGB. Hence, each color is delivered with the highest standard precision in detail, guaranteeing excellent color fidelity for many application uses.
True Color Profile
True Color Technology also offers prefect color accuracy for 5 more scenarios. Work or play, you can easily switch to the mode that best suits your eyes. And get to see clearer than your enemies to always get one step ahead of the rest. The profile sharing feature permits you to share your True Color settings to other users anywhere.
8H DRAGON SHIELD
DRAGON SPIRIT AS STRONG AS DIAMOND
Pure, passionate, focused, persistent, iron will, these are characteristics of a professional gamer. In honor of these extraordinary people, the new Dragon Shield covered with a layer of Corning Glass is inlaid on MSI gaming notebooks. The new Dragon Shield is 8H on hardness scale and is like clarity for glass, flexibility for plastics and water resistance for rubber. It is a true tribute to the combination of MSI's powerful dragon spirit and MSI product as beautiful and shiny as diamond.
ESS SABRE HiFi AUDIO DAC
16x Higher Headset Audio Detail than CD
Push the limits of your audio peripherals and hear the difference with the SABRE Audio DAC. It supports 24bit/192KHz sampling rate and drives high quality headset from 16ohm to 600ohm which gives up to highest sound detail, up to 122dB DNR unmatched by PC, Mac or mobile devices DAC. Discover new details that you’ve been missing or maintain the upper-hand in competitive FPS matches where every bit of sound counts.
LIVE THE COMPLETE AND IMMERSIVE VR EXPERIENCE
Unchain the multichannel audio engine of your VR video game with Nahimic VR. More and more VR video games will be supporting the 7.1 audio surround. Unfortunately, they are locked in stereo. Nahimic VR is the world first audio solution to bring the 7.1 sound to a regular stereo headset. We provide specific audio algorithms that are capable of improving the 3D sound field drastically over HDMI and USB output. The result is a full and breathtaking VR experience for the gamers through combining VR video and 3D audio all together at once. Just click on the Nahimic VR button to turn on the VR audio effect through the Dragon Center, and prepare to be stunned!
NAHIMIC AUDIO ENHANCER
Nahimic audio software offers high definition sound technology which boosts the audio and voice performance of your gaming computer. Enjoy an immersive virtual 7.1 sound over your standard stereo equipment!
THE REAL DEAL:
PURE GAMING RED BACKLIGHTING KEYBOARD
See in the night with SteelSeries red color backlighting keyboard and enjoy longer lasting keys worry free of long-term wear and tear.
STEELSERIES ENGINE 3 (SSE3) – TARGET, POSITION, AIM AND FIRE
During gameplay, SteelSeries Engines 3 serves as your firearm. With SSE3, you get to suit up your weapon with cool look by lightening it up with multiple backlit colors, transform your keyboard into a high technology firearm by setting up several keys into one key command and cloud syncing all SteelSeries gears together.
Users now have the ability to backup, share, and sync your configuration profiles through the SteelSeries CloudSync across all your platforms. Simply log in with your SteelSeries ID and all your configurations will be available wherever you are.
Thanks to the unified software we have opened up new lines of communication between devices. Your devices will fluidly work together, for instance clicking the zoom/scope button on your mouse could activate an equalizer for your headset that focuses on the highs for better listening to footsteps.
UNLIMITED PROFILE POSSIBILITIES
Profiles are sets of macros, button assignments, and device configurations that are frequently used together. An unlimited number of profiles, with customizable names, can be stored in the SteelSeries Engine. It provides predefined profiles for common games which can be used directly or as templates for your custom macros.
SENSE GAME STATS DIRECTLY THROUGH KEYBOARD
SteelSeries GameSense talks directly to your game and shall grant you the capability in playing games more intuitively. Through backlit colors and LED brightness of the keyboard, users may receive real time game stats like ammo levels, health levels, tool durability, and take immediate actions to respond to these changes, gaining full control during gameplays.
The SteelSeries Engine 3 was created as a unified software suite for SteelSeries hardware catalog going forward. Currently it works with the devices of keyboard, headset, and mouse.
ONE APP, TOTAL CONTROL OF YOUR GAMING SYSTEM
Dragon Center provides six functions to get a total control of your personal computer : easy access to all apps at once (App Portal), real-time system performance monitor (System Monitor) and LED effect control (LED Wizard). Moreover, under System Tuner tab, users may adjust parameters through MSI VR Ready / X Boost / True Color technologies, modify Fans Speed and activate the SHIFT technology to achieve Dynamic Temperature / Performance Balancing or to overclock the system CPU/GPU (Non-K CPU models only support overclocking GPU). All of these functions can be done in just one click. Mobile monitor and adjust your system profile and LED settings are also made possible (Mobile Center). When in need of solving a problem, click on the Tool & Help tab to get consult immediately. Dragon Center empowers users to facilitate tweaking process without occupying system resources.
- Monitor system status, temperature and related parameters.
- Visualize key system information so that it’s clear at a glance.
- Mini mode, display system information on a small size window.
KILLER DOUBLESHOT PRO – PROTECTING YOUR PING
Stop losing games to lag with Killer DoubleShot Pro. Protect and prioritize networking traffic while preventing lag spikes so you can game without fear and play at your best. Select programs you want your network to prioritize to ensure maximum bandwidth and track your speeds with the easy-to-use Killer Networking Manager. Killer DoubleShot Pro consists of one Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet controller and one Killer Wireless-AC 1535 chipset and improves average latency by 3.5 times compared with those utilizing 802.11ac.
KILLER SHIELD – SMOOTHER GAMEPLAY
Killer Shield ensures smoother uploads and download processes. Lower latency and less Jitter optimize gameplay experience. Less pin rate floating reassures more fluent gameplays.
XSPLIT GAMECASTER VERSION 2.9
STREAMING YOUR GAMING TALENTS TO THE WORLD
MSI offers 1 year premium license of XSplit Gamecaster for free. Gamers can now get super professional live streams going by blending into the background. Broadcast your gameplay videos live to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and etc. in just 3 steps. You may login easily with your social network accounts and edit gameplay videos directly on this app. It’s simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world - or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.
Use XSplit Gamecaster to stream all of your gaming activities
WEBCAM & CHROMA KEY
Add a webcam and show your game face
SHARE YOUR BROADCAST
Share your broadcast and conquer the world
Draw attention whilst casting with in-game annotations
RECORD & UPLOAD
Organize and upload your greatest gaming moments
TRIDEF SMARTCAM INTEGRATION
Revolutionary background removal without the need of a green screen.
ADAPTIVE BITRATE TECHNOLOGY
Automatically adjusts your bitrate to minimize connection drops so you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming.
WTFast is the Gamers Private Network ; like a global automated army of IT specialists all working together to optimize your game connection from end to end. WTFast reports rich connection stats for your online game, so you can see exactly what is happening with your game connection.
- Built just for MMO gamers
- Reduce average ping
- Greatly reduce connection flux, spikes and packet loss