MSI GT60 and GT70 gaming laptops get NVIDIA GTX 680M graphics, available from $1,899 now

MSI introduced the GT60 and GT70 notebooks in March, and the latter has already received an upgrade to NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 675M GPU. Now both laptops are taking another step up, this time to the GeForce GTX 680M, NVIDIA's latest GPU, with 4GB of dedicated memory. The refreshed 16-inch GT60 and 17-inch GT70 are available in the US today for $1,899 and $2,599, respectively. Specs remain the same aside from the revved-up GPU; both models come standard with an Intel Core i7-3610QM CPU, a 1,920 x 1,080 display, HDMI output, a Killer E2200 LAN card and three USB 3.0 ports. For more info, head to the press release below the break.

Show full PR text

MSI Acclaimed G Series Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GTX 680M – Now Available in the US

GT70 and GT60 now armed with the most advanced and efficient graphics card to deliver breath-taking gaming and multimedia experience

City of Industry, Calif. – July 24, 2012 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, challenges gaming standards once again by upgrading the GT70 and GT60 with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680M, the fastest mobile GPU to-date.

Outfitted with state of the art gaming components, including Intel® Core™ i7-3610QM Processor, Killer™ E2200 Game Network, Dynaudio Tech speakers with THX Surround Sound and SteelSeries Programmable Backlit Keyboard, the upgraded units deliver utmost gaming ecstasy to both the casual and serious gamer.

"The addition of NVIDIA®s latest GPU adds the extra power to boost the already acclaimed G Series over the top," said Andy Tung, vice president of sales for MSI US. "MSI is committed to the gaming community and we believe that exceptional gaming experience and performance start with outstanding components."

Designed to deliver the utmost graphics power, the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680M features the same benefits as its desktop counterpart, combining technologies such as Adaptive Vsync, Control Panel FXAA Anti-Aliasing, TXAA Anti-Aliasing and multiple core efficiency improvements to further immerse gamers in blistering frame rates, extreme special effects and unmatched 3D experience without sacrificing battery life.

The flagship 17-inch model GT70 0NE-276US also comes with 16GB of DDR3 at 1600MHz, two 128GB of SSD storage at RAID 0 with 750GB of additional HDD storage, Blu-ray Burner, Gold Flashed Audio ports with Headset AMP, 3 USB 3.0 ports and 2 USB 2.0 ports to ensure maximum performance.

Both the GT70 and GT60 are currently available at Amazon, NewEgg, Tiger Direct, Best Buy, J&R and B&H. For more information about the GT70 and GT60 models, visit http://www.msimobile.com or contact PR representative Pedro Chen at (305) 374-4404 x139 or by e-mail at PedroChen@maxborgesagency.com.