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MSI has a long history of cranking out well-specced gaming laptops, and the trend is continuing with the new GX60. This new gaming beast is equipped with an AMD A10 4600M Quad Core CPU, and the AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU. You'll also find a 1920x1080 display, SteelSeries keyboard, Killer Gaming networking, as well as AMD's Enduro and Eyefinity technology.

The best battery life of any x86 mobile platform on the market combined with the best graphics available. Can't beat that! thumb.gif

 

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post #2 of 92
Love AMD, I do, but wish it would be an ivy i7 instead. Otherwise, looks fairly decent.
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Up take... shut... money! my... I want one!!!! drool.gif

Scared to know price though...
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Gaudy design but I guess it's not a big fault. What about dimensions and weight?
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My. Next. Laptop.

This has everything I need in a laptop.
    
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post

The best battery life of any x86 mobile platform on the market combined with the best graphics available. Can't beat that! thumb.gif

proof.gif

Personal Computer still sucks alot of power compared to ARM

also, i woudn't say Trinity is amazing at power consumption as Sandy bridge lower/equal while performance is significantly better

dont even think about comparing it to Ivy bridge...



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What benefit will this bring over say, just putting a ivy quad cpu like every other gaming laptop does, certainly, I can see the APU being a bottleneck to the 7970m at high resolutions
 
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post #8 of 92
Some more info:

http://www.pc1formatik.com/shop/fiche/GX60-MSI.pdf


BTW, I think this will be around $1100 as it says it will be 1049 euros.
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Originally Posted by pisstaker View Post

What benefit will this bring over say, just putting a ivy quad cpu like every other gaming laptop does, certainly, I can see the APU being a bottleneck to the 7970m at high resolutions

Actually the APU is a great paring with it, as the system can run a hybrid-crossfire between the Trinity GPU and the 7970M. By going this route you are going to see better gaming performance at a lower cost than what you could get with an Intel processor. The A10 is not going to bottleneck the 7970M, or any mobile GPU, at 1080P, give AMD more credit than that.

Never mind, I got ahead of myself and absorb by the awesome marketing. Switchable isn't Hybrid Crossfire....those devils!
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Originally Posted by thegreatsquare View Post

Some more info:
http://www.pc1formatik.com/shop/fiche/GX60-MSI.pdf
BTW, I think this will be around $1100 as it says it will be 1049 euros.

That's $1350 USD
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