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MSI GX740

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MSI GX740

The MSI GX740 is a gaming notebook equipped with Intel’s Core i5 Quad Processor with MSI’s TDE overclocking and cooling technology, GPU Boost power management technology, Cinema Pro high resolution image technology, and stereo sound technology. The notebook also features 320GB/500GB/640GB SATA hard drives, 17 inch LED backlit display, ATI Radeon HD5870 1GB GDDR5, DVD Super Multi/Blu-ray drive, Wireless and Bluetooth connectivity, integrated 2.0 MP webcam, built-in Gigabit Ethernet, built-i…

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MSI GX740

The MSI GX740 is a gaming notebook equipped with Intel’s Core i5 Quad Processor with MSI’s TDE overclocking and cooling technology, GPU Boost power management technology, Cinema Pro high resolution image technology, and stereo sound technology. The notebook also features 320GB/500GB/640GB SATA hard drives, 17 inch LED backlit display, ATI Radeon HD5870 1GB GDDR5, DVD Super Multi/Blu-ray drive, Wireless and Bluetooth connectivity, integrated 2.0 MP webcam, built-in Gigabit Ethernet, built-in 802.11b/g/draft n WLAN Card, Bluetooth V2.0+EDR (Bluetooth is optional), a 4-in-1 Card Reader (XD/SD/MMC/MS) SRS Premium Sound and runs Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) operating system. The MSI GX740 is designed in black color with red trim casing.

Features

The MSI GX740 is a gaming notebook that features LED light display technology, an Intel H55 chipset with Intel Core i5 quad-core CPU. The notebook also features three DDR3 SO-DIMMs slots, which can support memory slots of up to 1GB and frequencies of 1066/1333MHz. The mobile PC also features a display powered by an ATI Radeon HD5870 1GB GDDR5 graphics card that comes with 1GB of GDDR3 memory and enables performance for any games. Other features on the MSI GX740 include SuperSpeed USB 3.0 standard integration for optimized data transfer speeds at 4.8 gigabits per second, DirectX11 support, SRS approved Digital/Analog 7.1 Channel audio output, Cinema Pro technology and power saving boost technology. The DirectX 11 technology delivers 3D graphics, and the Intel Turbo Boost technology with the Intel Core i5 processor distributes system resources via its Intel® Hyper-Threading technology. The GX740 also features Smart Cache technology and the Graphics Media Accelerator HD technology, SRS-certified Premium Sound speakers and digital 7.1 optical surround output provide stunning surround sound options, five speakers (two hi-fi 3D speakers above the keyboard, two along the front and a subwoofer for bass); Cinema Pro technology which enables users to switch to high definition movie mode, and ECO Engine Power Saving Technology that lets users select from among five power management levels—Game, Movie, Presentation, Word Processing, and Turbo Battery for the image brightness needed.

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