[Taipei, Taiwan] MSI has created history today by announcing the most comprehensive update to its gaming notebook lineup by introducing the latest NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 10 series graphics cards for eleven notebooks of the GT series, GS series and GE series. The laptops come with VR Ready technology powered by the new NVIDIA GeForce® GTX graphics cards and MSI got their own 1 Click VR ready function for smoother experience.
The latest GT72VR and GT62VR Dominator with GeForce® GTX1070 or GTX 1060 graphics are designed for gaming enthusiasts. With GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics, running side by side with 6820HK CPU in Turbo mode, 3D performance was over P17400. The GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics, running together with standard Core i7 6700HQ platform in SPORT mode, could reach about P13000 in 3D Mark 11. Both results are better than most of the competitors get due to better cooling solution and higher power consumption.
GT72VR Dominator and GT62VR Dominator: the enthusiast gaming platforms
The latest MSI GT72VR Dominator and GT62VR Dominator series introduce "Cooler Boost 4" which supports the latest GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics as well as the GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics for smooth VR experience and optimized performance with HTC VIVE. The Cooler Boost 4 for GT72VR and GT62VR comes with 2 larger fans and 6 heat pipes: 2 dedicated for CPU and 4 dedicated for graphics and PWM for higher power consumption. GT72VR and GT62VR Dominator come with 230W adaptors which allow users to enjoy maximum of the boost performance when reaching the same level as the desktop graphics. GT72VR and GT62VR have got great boost capability with better cooling design so that gamers can enjoy 45% higher performance, much higher than the previous GeForce GTX 980M mobile graphics for VR and 4K gaming experience.
The GT72VR and GT62VR with Core i7 6820HK and GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics easily get P17400 score in Turbo Mode.
Sound by Dynaudio and Nahimic 2 for advanced sound experience
With the sound by Dynaudio and Nahimic 2, the GT72VR Dominator and GT62VR Dominator are embedded with an enhanced sound by Dynaudio system which easily exceeds 97dBA from the user’s perspective and provides better surround sound stage for most of the gaming environment. Nahimic 2 enhances both gaming and listening to the music. For gaming it also has sound tracker OSD which helps to identify where the sound (such as shooting) comes from in the game.
120Hz/5ms display and optional 4K display for gamers or content creators
To have a better visual experience on MSI gaming notebooks, the GT72VR Dominator may optionally be equipped with the fastest 120Hz/5ms mobile display with 100% sRGB and 94%NTSC coverage, or with the 100%NTSC color range of 100% Adobe RGB ready 4K IPS display. Both provide gamers or game designers with the most natural color reproduction for work and gaming. The GT62VR is also available with Full HD display with G-Sync as well, as optional of 4K IPS display with 100% sRGB True Color calibration.
Higher performance and better gaming experience
Both GT72VR and GT62VR are embedded with the new DDR4-2400 memory with 32.8GB/s reading speed and 36.3GB/s writing speed tested by AIDA64 software. The notebooks are designed with one M.2 SSD for NVMe or SATA SSD combo design. The NVMe version of SSD also includes heat sink which makes it cooler and stable with average 2300MB/s access speed. If the user chooses M.2 SATA SSD version, he/she will also get more than 500MB/s reading speed. There is one SATA3 port for 2.5” HDD. With these 2 types of design gamers can have a faster access to and backup their important data stored in HDD. Multi backlit SteelSeries keyboard features great force feedback while typing. With SteelSeries Engine 3 users can have over 50 scripts of keyboard for most of your games or work. SteelSeries provides GT72VR and GT62VR with better typing experience and more durable keyboard lifetime.
Dragon Center with 1 Click VR Ready and SHIFT with SPORT mode
All the latest MSI Gaming notebooks come with built-in latest MSI unique software, the “Dragon Center”. Not only it’s useful for detailed hardware monitoring but it's also the best software to manage many of the unique features on MSI laptops. The highest performance preset of SPORT mode with Cooler Boost 4 cooling design can let GT72VR and GT62VR keep their CPU and GPU temperatures around 80˚C. That accordingly allows gamers to play their heavy loading games at highest frequencies for a long time while keeping their notebooks cool.
With 1 Click VR function users can play VR games smoother since the background software won’t impact the game’s frame rate. “SHIFT” is now upgraded with 4 modes depending on the model and combinations. SPORT mode brings the highest performance with high stability, and users can enable the highest fan speed with Cooler Boost key. Meanwhile, X-Boost enables faster access to SSDs and USB drives. Selecting among True Color modes is also possible in this software. Finally, “Dragon Center” allows users to control or monitor their notebook’s status in real time using a mobile phone.