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MSI GT70 and GT60 Featuring NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M Pack Quite a Wallop

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MSI has received high marks from all quarters for its high-end gaming laptops, including being selected for Innovations Honorees at the CES 2012 and being named as the only winner of three awards at Computex 2012. Now, MSI is introducing the GT70 and GT60—the ultimate in next-generation gaming notebooks. They feature Intel's third gen quad core processor and new generation Nvidia GeForce GTX 680M discrete graphics card—the fastest one of its kind on the planet. Specially designed to meet the extreme demands of extreme gamers around the world. These killer notebooks also boast awesome peripherals.

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Hello hello... Now we are talkin.. That thing is a little monster.
 

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Is it even worth getting the 17.3 inch version? They are both specced the same!
 
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Is it even worth getting the 17.3 inch version? They are both specced the same!
Bigger screen is useful if you're not taking it around with you a lot.

Personally I'd go for the smaller one.
 
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Monstrous performance...monstrous design!! These laptops look like they were designed in the late 90s... WTF MSI??

...and yeah! when they ask for that kind of money then they have to look and perform AMAZING!!
 
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Look out ASUS! MSI is carrying a pretty big stick in the gaming laptop segment.
 
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Even from someone like me who has two gaming laptops from Asus they can't hold a candle to the GT70/GT60 with the gtx 680 but in my opinion these two aren't even meant to compete with Asus these are laptops that can compete with Origin/Alienware and other vendors that allow you to fully customize your laptop.
 

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Even from someone like me who has two gaming laptops from Asus they can't hold a candle to the GT70/GT60 with the gtx 680 but in my opinion these two aren't even meant to compete with Asus these are laptops that can compete with Origin/Alienware and other vendors that allow you to fully customize your laptop.
They are definitely a competitor to the Asus G series, you can't really customise MSI's laptops but they have quite a few varieties of each model running around, sufficient so that you don't need to have the full customisation option.
 
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They are definitely a competitor to the Asus G series, you can't really customise MSI's laptops but they have quite a few varieties of each model running around, sufficient so that you don't need to have the full customisation option.
Pricewise however you can get the G series for significantly cheaper and none of the G series uses anything beyond a 670m so the way I see it is that Asus has them beat hands down in the lower price range but once you hit the $1500+ mark Asus simply starts to be outclassed by the offerings from MSI and other companies. The price is also what made me pick up a G75 over anything from MSI.