If Tulip's high-priced luxury laptops aren't to your liking, perhaps MSI's latest bit of gadget excess will suit your style better. The Taiwanese company recently took the wraps off its M677 notebook, packing some impressive enough specs and, more importantly, an ample amount of bling to go along with 'em. The less-than-unique part of the equation includes a 15.4-inch widescreen display, AMD Turion 64 X2 processor, up to 2GB of DDR II RAM, a 5,400 rpm hard drive of unspecifed size, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 graphics, and a 1.3 megapixel integrated webcam. But what MSI really hopes will attract your attention are the 120 pieces of genuine Austrian crystal not-so-subtly inlaid around the MSI logo. What MSI hasn't said, however, is how much of a premium that'll cost you, nor have they said when it'll actually be available -- which means that if you're really looking to impress this holiday season, you'll probably have to look elsewhere.

[Via laptoping.com]

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