MSI launches two new Gaming notebooks-Bringing advanced processing technology to your notebook

November 28, 2009 // 12:03 p.m.

London, 25th November 2009: MSI, the manufacturers of notebooks and components has today announced the UK launch of its Core i7 quad-core notebooks, the new GT740 and GT640 . Powered by the most advanced Intel Core i7 processor, the GT740 and the GT640 offers the optimum speed experience for serious gamers. Not to mention its ECO Engine power management system, exclusive Cinema Pro Technology, High-end nVIDA GeForce GTS 250M 3D discrete graphics card an an impressive 5 SRS premium sound high-fidelity speakers (exclusive to GT740). Available in 15.4 and 17 inch widescreen displays, both machines come equipt with Windows 7, meaning the GT640 and GT740 are not just for gaming but provide the ultimate multi media package.

Leading the way in notebook technology both models include MSI’s exclusive Eco Engine Power Management system, allowing you to select from five different user scenarios including text processing, gaming, movie viewing, presentations and optimized settings for screen brightness. Other features include sleep, automatic system sleep activation, and processor performace.

To truly bring your experience to life the GT series comes equipped with cinema pro technology, enabling you to switch to movie mode at the touch of a button, bringing you a more detailed display quality so you can enjoy your movies to the max.

Weighing in at just 3.2kg for the GT740 and just 2.7kg for the GT640, these brand new notebooks from MSI are characteristically slim and light, making them portable powerhouses particularly amongst their counterparts.

Encased in a black and red alloy construction and finished with a brushed metal texturing these machines are typically designed for high performance and elegance.

Both models are distinguished by their sound function and widescreen display, the GT740 is equipped with five SRS premium sound speakers (including a sub woofer), adding perfect sound quality to compliment the incredibly fluid and ultra crisp rendering of even the most complex and dynamic 3D scenes from the GTS 250M 3D discrete graphics card.

Still delivering high quality sound the GT640 comes with two high definition speakers, ensuring a more discrete sound without compromising on outstanding quality.

The GT740 will be available from November priced at £1399

The GT640 will be available from December priced at £1349 .



GT740 Specifications, priced at £1399

Processor & Cache


Intel® Core™ i7 720QM Processor

Operating System


Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium

Chipsets


Intel® PM55

System Memory


4Gb DDR3

LCD Display


17" TFT-LCD Display

Graphics & Video Module


nVIDIA Geforce GTS 250M 3D Graphic Card, 1GB DDR3 VRAM

Audio


4 Speakers + 1 Subwoofer * Exclusive to the GT740

HDD


640GB SATA

Optical Drive


Blu-ray

Webcam


2.0M

Card Reader


4-in-1 Card Reader, XD/SD/MMC/MS

Communication Port


Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN and Modem Module
Built-in 802.11b/g/draft n WLAN Card / Bluetooth V2.0+EDR (Bluetooth is optional)



I/O Port


VGA Output (15-pin, D-Sub) X 1
USB2.0 Port X 3
Mic-in Port X 1
Headphone Output X 1
Modem Port X 1
LAN Port X 1
PCI Express Card X 1
eSATA (USB Combo) X 1
HDMI X 1

Keyboard


103 keys

AC Adaptor


120W

Battery Pack & Life


9 cells

Dimension & Weight


395 x 278 x 33~39.5 mm
3.2KG



GT640 Specifications, priced at £1349

Processor & Cache


Intel® Core™ i7 720QM Processor

Operating System


Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium

Chipsets


Intel® PM55

System Memory


4GB DDR3

LCD Display


15.4” TFT-LCD Display

Graphics & Video Module


nVIDIA Geforce GTS 250M 3D Graphic Card, 1GB DDR3 VRAM

Audio


2 HD Speakers

HDD


640GB SATA

Optical Drive


Blu-ray

Webcam


2.0M

Card Reader


4-in-1 Card Reader, XD/SD/MMC/MS

Communication Port


Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN and Modem Module
Built-in 802.11b/g/draft n WLAN Card / Bluetooth V2.0+EDR (Bluetooth is optional)



I/O Port


VGA Output (15-pin, D-Sub) X 1
USB2.0 Port X 3
Mic-in Port X 1
Headphone Output X 1
Modem Port X 1
LAN Port X 1
PCI Express Card X 1
eSATA (USB Combo) X 1
HDMI X 1

Keyboard


103 keys

AC Adaptor


120W

Battery Pack & Life


6 cells

Dimension & Weight


395 x 278 x 33~39.5 mm
2.7KG (W/ Battery)

About MSI NOTEBOOK

MSI Notebook’s goal is to become the most trusted name in laptop computers. We have worked hard over the years to enhance the user’s experience. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation as we have continued to raise the bar for ourselves and have accomplished a great deal of pioneering work in the industry. Examples include developing Turbo Power, ECO Engine and Cinema Pro technologies. MSI Notebook was also the first laptop manufacturer globally to be awarded True Dolby Home Theater Surround Sound certification.

MSI Notebook designs its products with the consumer in mind starting at the R&D stage. To ensure that consumers use MSI laptop computers with peace of mind, each MSI laptop computer undergoes a series of detailed testing before it is shipped from the factory. We test pressure and humidity, shock and vibration as well as the life spans of connector hinges, keyboards, and touch panels. Some of the other tests (around 30 tests in total) include pressure and dropping, I/O connectors, noise, antistatic capabilities, and system performance. We carefully check each detail employing the most rigorous testing standards, so that the consumer uses their new MSI laptop computer knowing that MSI Notebook stands behind its products.

So far, MSI Notebook has introduced 7 series of notebook computers to meet the expectations for every consumer, and they are the Gaming Series, Aesthetics Series, Professional Series, Entertainment Series, Ultra Portable Series, X-Slim Series and Value Series.
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