MSI GS70 Stealth Ultra Gaming Notebook

Subject: General Tech, Systems, Mobile | July 19, 2013 - 05:27 PM |
Tagged: msi, gs70, gaming laptop

Laptops have been evolving towards thin, light, efficient, and powerful... enough for web browsing and that is about it. The internet is a popular thing, go figure, and many manufacturers are nervous about marketing a laptop or tablet which does much beyond that. Razer took a bit of a gamble with their Blade and Edge line of laptops and tablets, respectively, but they have since shown promise.

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Now MSI has not been a stranger to gaming laptops. While not as popular in North America, although they are gaining traction, they are experienced in this market. Perhaps bringing along Steelseries, a main competitor of Razer, might increase your chances? At the very least, you will probably have an epic keyboard.

The GS70 Stealth "ultra gaming notebook" combines an Intel 4th Generation Core i7 with an NVIDIA GTX 765M, up to 16GB of RAM, and a pair of SSDs into a 17.3" aluminum-magnesium alloy case. Also present, Creative Labs SoundBlaster Cinema audio and a Killer ethernet connection.

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The SteelSeries keyboard is backlit in whatever color you desire. Each button has been rearranged in a unique order that I have yet to see; some keys, such as numpad 0 and right shift, to crush the number pad in with the main keyboard which effectively provides many of the benefits of a tenkeyless design.

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A final note, albeit an important one, is their addition of multiple video outputs. Through "Matrix Display", three 1080p displays can be connected in addition to the built-in 1080p monitor. Certain users could set up a multi-monitor workstation at their desk for this laptop to dock into.

Check out MSI's press blast for more information -- except for the all important pricing and availability, those are currently unknown.

Source: MSI
July 19, 2013 | 06:31 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

But i care about the COOLING. Cooling is what matters most, and with that slim of a build, that is what is sacrificed. Also, down the line the GPU will be out of date long before that i7 is. Hence why my gaming laptop is on a shelf, the GPU is too old to be of much use, when a $80 desktop GPU is twice as powerful.

July 20, 2013 | 06:17 PM - Posted by Luthair

There is a certain amount of irony in a laptop with that keyboard back lighting with the moniker "Stealth"

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