MSI's GX60 15.6" Gaming Notebook Packs AMD GPU / GPU And SteelSeries Keyboard - HotHardware
MSI's GX60 15.6" Gaming Notebook Packs AMD GPU / GPU And SteelSeries Keyboard

MSI's GX60 15.6" Gaming Notebook Packs AMD GPU / GPU And SteelSeries Keyboard

MSI has a long history of cranking out well-specced gaming laptops, and the trend is continuing with the new GX60. This new gaming beast is equipped with an AMD A10 4600M Quad Core CPU, and the AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU. You'll also find a 1920x1080 display, SteelSeries keyboard, Killer Gaming networking, as well as AMD's Enduro and Eyefinity technology. You'll also get a pair of SSDs in a RAID stripe and a pretty robust exterior, but there's no price or release date just yet. Something tells us this hodgepodge of awesomeness won't come cheaply, though.


AMD has been leading graphics innovation with the AMD Radeon™ series of GPUs.  Lately, we have been advancing  state of the art of graphics technology with the AMD Radeon™ HD 7000M Series of notebook GPUs by providing uncompromising performance, immersive features, and intelligent battery life.

Today MSI has partnered with AMD to launch a great new gaming notebook based on the HD 7000M Series of mobile graphics  for incredible gaming at an affordable price.

The MSI GX60 is equipped with an AMD A10 4600M Quad Core CPU, and the AMD Radeon™ HD 7970M GPU. The latter features the award-winning GCN Architecture for superior DirectX® 11 gaming and tremendous compute performance.  In addition to this awesome core hardware, MSI has also installed a ton of features & technologies in the GX60 to create a perfect platform for gamers.

Key MSI GX60 Features:

    Full HD (1920×1080) non-glare display
    Steel Series Keyboard for improved durability and response
    Killer™ Gaming LAN for fast, low-latency gaming and downloading
    Audio Boost for high-fidelity gaming on headsets

Key AMD technologies:

    Graphics Core Next  –  A 28nm/DirectX® 11-ready graphics architecture
    AMD App Acceleration – Uses the GPU to accelerate everyday applications like browsers, video editors, and  enhance image quality & video playback
    AMD Eyefinity Technology – Game on up to 3 displays with VGA, HDMI and mDP
    AMD Enduro technology – Get great graphics performance & extended battery life

The MSI GX60 is perfectly suited for high-resolution gaming, and can double up as a great option for 3D rendering or video editing, at home on the move.  If you are a gamer wanting a new, high-end desktop replacement with few compromises, then the MSI GX60  is one of the best-designed machines on the market.
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Now that these new A series APU's have settled in, tests show that it's still better to have a regular CPU only instead of an APU if you also have a dedicated graphics card.

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