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MSI AG2712A Gaming All-in-One Desktop Launched

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MSI, world-renowned manufacturer of gaming hardware is officially introducing a new 27-inch, All-in-One Gaming PC: AG2712A. The MSI AG2712A features the Intel Core i7 3630QM quad-core processor, AMD's top-of-the-line Radeon™ HD 8970M discrete graphics card, and up to 2GB GDDR5 of graphics memory for the best gaming experience. The AG2712A comes with a brand new designed bezel, emphasized by its red lines which correspond with the colors of MSI's Gaming product lines. Furthermore, the AG2712A is equipped with Military Class 4 components and a Flicker-free anti-glare display. In cooperation with Plextor, MSI developed and integrated two SSD drives optimized for the AG2712A, which work in RAID 0 configuration. The AG2712A will become generally available in Europe by end of August of this year.

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27" 1080p? not impressive.
 
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27" 1080p? not impressive.
Is for gaming, not office work. With those specs, anything more than 1080p would have been an overkill for gaming. Even so, this system hardly can be called a gaming system.
 
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27" 1080p? not impressive.
Alright, lets make a gaming AIO with a 2560X1440 resolution and see how our lovely integrated GPU performs, shall we?
 

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Graphics: AMD Radeon HD9870M 2GB GDDR 5
Is this a typo or should I be getting excited? :p

Even so, this system hardly can be called a gaming system.
No, I would call this a gaming PC. I just wouldn't call it a Prima.Vera gaming PC. :)
Even still, it looks decent. Not to say that I would want one, but I don't think I would be unhappy with it if I tried using it.

Edit: I think it should be a 24".
 
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Alright, lets make a gaming AIO with a 2560X1440 resolution and see how our lovely integrated GPU performs, shall we?
Maybe you should actually read the article before commenting?

"MSI firstly incorporated the new AMD Radeon HD 8970M discrete graphics card into the AG2712A (...)".
 

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Maybe you should actually read the article before commenting?

"MSI firstly incorporated the new AMD Radeon HD 8970M discrete graphics card into the AG2712A (...)".
Still not powerful enough, as long as they use mobile parts. It struggles to drive all games to acceptable framerate on 1080p, let alone 1440p.
 
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Nice cheap (relatively speaking) alternative to a Wacom tablet for digital artists I suppose with the right software.
 
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IDK... sounds like extremely upgrade unfriendly for what's still going to be probably awfully pricey. This might see a useable "gaming" life-span of perhaps a year. I suppose you could update it with the next high-end mobile graphic part and perhaps maintain within the system thermal envelope, although throwing more cash seems extortionate for something that not portable like a laptop.
 
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This is nothing more than a gaming laptop converted into a desktop... Not sure how it would be considered a gaming desktop...
 

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This is nothing more than a gaming laptop converted into a desktop... Not sure how it would be considered a gaming desktop...
no battery, so it isn't portable;)
 

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what's the price on something like this?
 
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From my experience, 1080p on 27" monitor is VERY ACCEPTABLE even at 2 feet viewing distant. The pixels don't look too large or choppy at all, and I'm very happy with the framerate while gaming.