MSI's 17-inch GX740 gaming notebook ships stateside

By Matthew
Jun 10, 2010
  1. Another one of the gaming notebooks MSI unveiled at CES in January has crept onto the market, with units readily available on sites like Newegg. The 17-inch GX740 features a 1680x1050 resolution, Intel Core i5 and i7 processors (the model on Newegg packs a 1.60GHz i7-720QM), up to 4GB of DDR3 1066MHz RAM, and ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics with 1GB of GDDR5 VRAM.

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  2. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,716

    Why the **** would you want a 1.6ghz quad in a gaming laptop. When it comes to gaming I'll choose a 2.2GHZ mobile I5 dual core over a 1.6ghz quad core any day.
  3. Se7enVII

    Se7enVII TS Rookie Posts: 49

    It has a turbo boost up to 2.8GHz is why. 2.2GHz mobile i5 dual core has a turbo boost up to ~2.5GHz.
  4. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,716

    Ah that seems like a nice way to save power. My mistake.
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