MSI's all-new 17.3-inch FX700 and FR700 notebook computers with soft contours and gentle lines stand out from the crowd. In addition to chrome trim around the speakers, these laptops come with chiclet keyboards that offer a unique feel, raised multipoint touchpad, and a hot key zone with a brush metal finish. The FX700 and FR700 are also sheathed in MSI’s own anti-scratch, anti-smudge raised totem seal coating technology, putting them in a class all their own. MSI Marketing Director Sam Chern adds that the beneath their chic exteriors, the FX700 and FR700 pack muscle. Under the hood, they pack the powerful Intel Core i5 processor and MSI’s TDE turbo technology. The FX700 comes with a discrete graphics card and MSI GPU Boost technology to greatly enhance system and multimedia performance as well as THX’ high-end cinema-class wrap around sound. MSI worked closely with world-renowned sound system and recording equipment designer Dynaudio to incorporate high quality sound technology into laptops to design mobile computing platforms featuring stylish exteriors and exceptional multimedia performance. Stylishly refined Perfect marriage of style and craftsmanship: The FX700 and FR700 laptops are proof that MSI continues to insist on the best. Their jet black covers are sheathed in non-peeling raised totem seal coating to prevent scratching and smudging. The centers of the covers are graced with MSI’s glowing platinum logo and the wrist rest areas with a soft raised diamond coating that not only soothes hands, but adds an extra touch of class. Precision technology: Every detail of the FX700 and FR700 was meticulously crafted by MSI’s design team. The power button is encircled by chrome which blends wonderfully with the cold, luminescent blue lights above the keyboard. The unassuming platinum trim around the speakers and body as well as the unmatched chiclet keyboard with its solid touch, raised multipoint touchpad, and the brush finish of the hotkey zone further underscore the taste and class of these two chic machines. Turbo at the touch of a finger Intel Core i5 processor: The FX700 and FR700 come with Intel’s powerful and energy-sipping Core i5 processor with Intel Turbo Boost and Intel® Hyper-Threading technology with dynamic adaptive performance to handle more data and vastly increase overall system performance. TDE technology: The FX700 and FR700 pack MSI's TDE (Turbo Drive Engine technology). A touch of the mirror finish P1 hot key above the keyboard instantly throttles up system performance, so that your computer doesn’t bog down when it’s processing big load applications. GPU Boost technology: The MSI FX700 comes with the nVidia GeForce GT 425M discrete graphics card with 1GB GDDR3 of display memory for high performance. It not only supports DirectX11, when your system needs extra processing power, the automatic graphics switching in MSI’s GPU Boost technology kicks over to discrete graphics card mode for superior, true-to-life multimedia enjoyment. When performing general word processing tasks or browsing the Internet, it automatically cuts to the power-sipping integrated graphics chip mode. Awesome multimedia performance THX TruStudio Pro smart wrap around sound: MSI and world leader in sound design technology Creative worked together to incorporate professional theater-grade THX TruStudio Pro into the FX700 and FR700 NBs. It works with four top-end internal speakers to give you undistorted sound, regardless of music type or frequency band. The Smart Volume and Surround technology ensure crisp, clean sound and enhance mood. Perfect speaker position: To build a laptop with superb sound, you need to be meticulous about each and every detail. Even speaker locations and sound field design have to be calculated with precision. MSI worked side by side with Dynaudio to carry out vast amounts of study and countless calculations to determine ideal locations to install speakers to obtain obstruction-free sound transmission. Cinema Pro technology: The MSI FX700 and FR700 feature powerful multimedia processing and MSI’s own Cinema Pro technology for the best possible graphics. A touch of the Cinema Pro hotkey instantly switches to film mode for higher resolution and richer colors to bring you the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios.