MSI's GT683DX Laptop Sizzles with Style, High End Hardware

MSI just announced its new GT683DX laptop, a "top-of-the-line" gaming notebook that, based on the spec sheet, is a dandy. This 15.6-inch powerhouse brings a quad-core Intel Core i7 2630QM processor to the mobile fight, along with up to 16GB of DDR3 memory and a GeForce GTX 570M graphics card with 1.5GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory. It's a solid foundation, but we're just getting started.

There are several storage options to choose from, including:
  • 750GB SATA 7200RPM + Intel 120GB SSD
  • 500GB SATA 7200RPM + Intel 120GB SSD
  • 750GB (4K sector) *2
  • 750GB SATA 7200RPM *2
  • 500GB 7200/5400RPM *2
  • 320GB SATA 5400RPM *2
Rounding out the feature-set is a DVD burner (Blu-ray optional), 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, GbE LAN, HD webcam, HDMI and VGA ports, two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, eSATA, multi-format memory card reader, 9-cell battery, and Windows 7.

Subwoofer located on the underbelly of the GTX683DX

MSI also includes its usual assortment of proprietary technologies, such as its ECO Engine power saving mode, TDE overclocking, i-Charter technology (charges USB devices more than three times as fast), and Cooler Boost (press a hotkey over the keyboard to flip on additional cooling).

No word yet on price or availability.