MSI Shows Off Thin GS70 Gaming Laptop


Following in Razer’s footsteps, the new 17-inch gaming laptop sports similar specs to the Blade Pro. Coming in at 5.7lbs, the machine is almost a pound lighter and has additional RAM and storage space.

• Intel® Core™ i7-4700HQ Processor
• 17.3″ Full HD Anti-Reflective Display (16:9; 1920 x 1080)
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 765M 2G GDDR5
• Matrix Display
• Cooler Boost
• Full Color Anti-Ghosting Backlit Keyboard by SteelSeries
• 128GB SSD + 750GB HDD (7200RPM)
• 16GB DDR3L 1600MHz System Memory
• Killer™ DoubleShot Technology (Killer™ E2200 + Killer™ Wireless-N 1202)
• USB 3.0 x 4
• HDMI, mDP X2
• Built-in 720p HD webcam
• Sound Blaster Cinema

Starting price: $1,800

Steep? Yes, but it’s good to see another manufacturer go into the thin gaming desktop realm; something I’ve longed to see more ever since the Voodoo Envy came along.