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MSI Announces GT683DX Gaming Notebook

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MSI is unveiling its new generation top-of-the-line GT683DX gaming computer, featuring the ultimate in performance and hardware. It packs Intel's second generation Core i7-2630QM quad core processor, nVidia's latest and greatest GeForce GTX 570M discrete graphics card, four DDR3 memory slots, accelerated dual hard disk architecture, as well as Dynaudio and THX TruStudio Pro smart wrap around sound. Taipei—MSI just introduced the GT683DX gaming laptop with powerful hardware, including Intel's 2nd generation Core i7-2630QM quad core processor and nVidia's newest GeForce GTX 570M discrete graphics card (1.5GB GDDR5 display memory), representing a 20% improvement in performance over other discrete graphics cards currently on the market to deliver hiccup-free graphics even when you play the latest high-resolution games. It received a record 12,475 points when it was tested in the performance mode on 3DMark Vantage.

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Any word on pricing?
 
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Nah, they usually price their gaming notebooks sensibly, for example about £1000 for their last i7 with Mobility 5870 in.
 
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Nah, they usually price their gaming notebooks sensibly, for example about £1000 for their last i7 with Mobility 5870 in.
The current GT680R (i7 2630QM/GTX460m(560m in refresh) is priced around £1100-1400 depending on spec. The older GX660R was a true bargin at the time.

This will no doubt slot in above the GT680R so I assume a £1400 price tag which seems in line with other offerings from Alienware and Kobalt.

The GTX570m card is an interesting one. Essentially it is a GTX460 768mb but with double the memory. From a pure performance point of view that isn't bad at all!
 
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Its currently on Pre-order at Xotic PC for $1600~ which i have one pre-ordered myself, there awesome laptops for the price when you consider Alienwares MX15 starts at 1500 with an HD6870m, and Sager's 1200-1500~ with only a Geforce 560m, upgradable to a 580m for $600+ dollars
 

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So it is priced at the same level as a ati6990m.
Guess what laptop + video card I would buy for the $1600 price tag.

PS> the 2720qm is a very decent cpu or the best bang for the buck, if you can afford it.

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np8150-clevo-p150hm-p-2972.html?wconfigure=yes
Select ati6990M $1369 + $245 for 6990m = $1565.58 after discount.

Same price for the NP8170, ram you can always buy decent ram later. CPu / GPU is tough to get later and not at these prices.
 
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Why do people even get gaming laptops? My sister wanted one and I spent days telling her how stupid it is and that the $1200 she was going to spend on it she could build a decent quad core desktop with 24" screen for like $500 and then she could get some shitty dual core for school. (taking notes and such) and still have money left over.
 
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Haha, but do you really need to play crisis at school? Those laptops usually weight almost as much as a desktop too. I bet someone on here can make one that fits.
 
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Why do people even get gaming laptops? My sister wanted one and I spent days telling her how stupid it is and that the $1200 she was going to spend on it she could build a decent quad core desktop with 24" screen for like $500 and then she could get some shitty dual core for school. (taking notes and such) and still have money left over.
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