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MSI unveils gaming notebook with Intel Core i7 CPU
Press release; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 22 December 2011]

Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced its latest gaming notebook - GT780DX, featuring quad-core Intel Core i7 CPU and the latest Nvidia GeForce GTX 570M discrete graphics card that is equipped with 3GB of GDDR5 display memory.

The machine is also equipped with 32GB of DDR3 memory and RAID 0-based accelerated dual hard disk architecture for its hard drive system to allow storage capacity to double and read-write speed to increase by 70%, the vendor said.

Meanwhile, MSI also adds its Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) technology to the machine to ramp up its overall performance. To quickly cool down the system to maintain its stability, MSI also has Cooler Boost technology.

MSI GT780DX notebook specifications




Intel Core i7 processor


Windows 7 Ultimate/Professional/Home Premium


DDR3 up to 32GB


17.3-inch Full HD


Nvidia GeForce GTX 570M / 3GB GDDR5

Video Output

1x HDMI, 1x VGA


750GB SATA 7200rpm + Intel 120GB SSD or

500GB SATA 7200rpm + Intel 120GB SSD or

750GB (4K sector) x2 or

750GB SATA 7200rpm x2 or

500GB SATA 7200/5400rpm x2


Blu-ray / DVD Super Multi


2x USB 3.0, 3x USB 2.0, 1x eSATA,

SD(XC/HC)/MMC/MS(PRO)/xD card reader


Sound by Dynaudio, THX TruStudio Pro

Dimension (WxDxH)

428 x 288 x 55mm


3.9Kg (w/ Battery)

Other Features

Keyboard by SteelSeries

TDE (Turbo Drive Engine)

Cooler Boost

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, December 2012

MSI GT780DX notebook

MSI GT780DX notebook
Photo: Company