MSI announce the UK arrival of the GX660: Awesome, high performance gaming with unparalleled sound!

August 11, 2010 // 6:16 a.m.

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MSI proudly announces the UK arrival of the GX660R a premium notebook specifically designed for high performance handling. Offering unparalleled sound the GX660R is the result of collaboration between MSI and international audio specialists Dynaudio providing users with the optimum laptop experience, ideal for gaming, watching movies and even presentations, this is a true portable powerhouse!

Dynaudio have worked with MSI to meticulously place speakers inside the chassis to provide users with the finest audio experience, MSI and Dynaudio have designed high quality speaker units as well as an optimal sound card circuit based on speaker and system configuration. Over 1200 hours went into testing and tweaking each frequency to obtain ideal tone and balance for crisp, clean sound at all frequency levels. MSI has also added Surround Sensation|UltraPC™ technology from DTS to help fulfill the virtual surround sound experience either from the built-in Dynaudio speakers or through a set of stereo headphones.

But that’s not all; Under its well crafted hood you’ll find top end graphics card (ATi Mobility Radeon HD 5870) for supreme quality graphics, MSI’s exclusive, user friendly Cooler Boost technology to boost fan RPMs at the touch of a button, whilst MSI’s ECO technology provides you with a powerful, silent, and extended computing experience ensuring you get the best performance possible. It also supports DirectX 11 for smooth, clear, true-to-life 3D HD graphics to maximize your interactive gaming experience.

Seriously revving up the speed; MSI’s exclusive TDE (Turbo Drive Engine) technology revs up processor performance with just one touch of the luminescent Turbo hotkey increasing the system speed to offer simply the fastest system performance.

MSI’s own Cooler Boost technology ensures this high performing laptop never gets too hot with just a touch of the luminescent hotkey the GX660 kicks into powerful cooling action allowing this seriously speedy laptop to stay cool under extreme pressure.

As well as incredible speed, the GX660 also has outstanding storage capacity, three DDR3 slots to allow up to 12GB of memory, giving this notebook first-class computing power. 1TB (2x500Gb 7200rpm) disk drives configured in RAID 0 mean data access is super quick means you can load your games faster! The MSI GX660 also comes equipped with two USB3.0 ports which can transfer data at 5GB/second—that’s ten times faster than conventional USB2.0 slots and also provides more power to recharge handheld devices faster. With the MSI GX660 now even data transfer and battery recharging is much faster.

Wrapped in MSI’s durable, glossy black exterior the GX660 is stylish and practical protecting your notebook from scratching and wear, ideal for everyday use, this powerful notebook is a superb multimedia device!

The GX660 is now available to pre-order now from Micro Anvika in the UK for £1699 (inc VAT)
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GX660 Specs

Model Name


UK Guide Price

£1699 (inc VAT) Pre Order:


Intel® Core™ i7-720QM Processor


Yes (TDE)

Operating system

Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Design Colour

Black /With LED Illumination

System memory

8GB DDR 3 1333MHz (3 Dimm Slots)

Hard disk

1TB (2x500GB @ 7200RPM) Configured in RAID 0


15.6' FHD TFT 1920 x 1080

Graphics adaptor

1GB GDDR5 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870

Audio Connections

1 x Microphone, 1x Headphone, 1x Line-In, 1x Line-Out

Video Outputs

1 x HDMI, 1 x D-SUB


1 x integrated HD Web Camera (720P @ 30fps)

USB 2.0

2 (Left 1, Right 1)

USB 3.0

2 (Left 2)


1 (rear)

Card Slot

1 x ExpressCard slot, 1x 4in1 CardReader

Wireless communication

802.11b/g/N , Bluetooth®

Wired communication

Gigabit Ethernet LAN

Sound system

4.1 With Dynaudio speakers & DTS Surround Sensation|Ultra-PC™


Chiclet w/numeric keypad

Pointing device

Touch Pad



Physical dimensions

396 x 269 x 55 mm



Optical Drive



2 Year C&R

Other Notes

Chassis LED's, W/CARRY BAG & mouse
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