Customers can choose between an Intel Core i5-6300HQ or Core i7-6700HQ. The former is a quad-core chip clocked at 2.3GHz to 3.2GHz with 6MB of cache, while the latter ups the ante with slightly faster clockspeeds (2.6GHz to 3.5GHz) and Hyper Threading support. It also boasts a slightly faster speed ceiling for its integrated Intel HD Graphics 530, which amounts to a bullet point rather than a real-world benefit.
That's because any serious pixel pushing chores will be offloaded to either an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M or 960M GPU. Both are still a bit underwhelming for a dedicated gaming setup, though passable for gaming at the system's native 1920x1080 resolution. That goes out the window if you go with the optional 4K display upgrade, though.
There are two SO-DIMM slots configurable with up to 32GB of RAM. Other features include 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch drive bays (one each), two M.2 PCI-E SSD slots, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooht 4.2, Killer E2400 LAN, DVD burner, 3-in-1 memory card reader, 2MP webcam, five USB 3.1 ports, HDMI output (two on the 4K model), and Windows 10.
As for price and availability, MSI hasn't revealed either one just yet.