The new 6th generation Intel processors require lower power consumption but deliver better performance than before. CPU performance of Core i7-6700HQ is 20% faster than i7-4720HQ under average usage.
*This specification may vary by model.
PCI-E GEN3x 4 SSD – LOAD GAMES IN SECONDS
Get in the game before everyone else with the latest PCI-E Gen 3.0x4 bandwidth utilizing NVMe technology on single M.2 SSD. Harness the full performance potential of the Gen 3.0 SSD through the optimization of the hardware and software outputting extreme read speeds up to 2200MB/s, 5x faster than SATA3 SSD's.
“SHIFT” – Boost Performance under Controlled Noise & Temperature
The exclusive MSI “SHIFT” technology pushes system to the extreme while minimizing noise and temperature. Switch between three profiles “Sport,” “Comfort,” and “Green” to reach balance between system performance and comfortable user experience.
*SHIFT is activated by the FN + F7 hotkey combo, or via the Dragon Gaming Center.
Runs CPU and GPU at the highest frequency for maximum performance.
Limits GPU frequency to level 1. Maintain GPU temperature at a maximum of 89°C.
Disables Intel Turbo boost and limits GPU frequency to level 2. Control CPU and GPU temperatures at a maximum of 85°C.
Latest architecture DDR4-2133 Memory Support
Get the best possible performance out of your notebook with support of the advanced DDR4-2133 memory, achieving over 29GB/s in reading speed and 32GB/s in writing. With over 30% faster performance than previous generations DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133 is the new laptop standard to take your extreme gaming experience to the next level.
Exclusive Cooler Boost technology
MSI's exclusive Cooler Boost Technology provides powerful cooling design by boosting the airflow, maintaining the notebook and chipsets at a 5%~10% temperature lower. No matter how intense your game or work gets for a long time, the Cooler Boost technology always keep it cool.
Insanely Powerful. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Discrete Graphics Card with GDDR5 4GB VRAM
The NVIDIA Geforce GTX 950M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. As the first graphics solution to reach a score almost 5,000 in 3DMark 11, the GeForce GTX 950M delivers extremely fast and fluid gameplay at the highest settings and resolutions in a lightweight and portable design.
Expand the vision for extreme gaming experience. MSI innovative Matrix display supports up to 2 external displays simultaneously through one HDMI 1.4 and one MINI DisplayPort 1.2. Multi-task is made possible even during competitive gameplays. Connect the laptop to HDTV display, Matrix Display supports 4K output with a resolution up to 3840 x 2160. MSI Matrix Display technology creates an ideal environment for extreme gaming experience and pleasant multimedia entertainment.
WORLD FIRST gaming notebook with Wide-viewing Angle display
Experience better image quality, the Wide-view angle panel enhanced 20% more contrast level and 20% more brightness level than TN panel, with vivid colors and consistent brightness levels whether you’re looking at the screen from above, below, the front or the side.
Nahimic Virtual Surround Sound - Military Technology, the Next Gaming Standard
Originally developed for military fighter jets, Nahimic specializes in 3D sound software processing and audio improvements offering virtual 7.1 sound in immersive high definition. Designed to work with standard audio and stereo equipment, Nahimic transports gamers into the action, allowing them to sense every footstep, hear every bullet whizzing past, and feel every explosion. It also features a high definition audio recorder to easily capture and stream studio quality sound and is only available on MSI gaming laptops.
Highly immersive 7.1 virtualization Brings an ultra realistic 360°Sound stage.
Powerful AND deep bass Emphasizes the sub frequencies of expiosion shockwaves and brings vibrancyto the gaming soundtracks
Because each sound can be decisive Raises up the highest frequencies in order to highlight all the important tiny details (footsteps, gunshot whistles…).
Noise gate &
Removes 90% of the noise Removes the noise from your communications. The result is a crystal clear in-game voice com in any situation.
*Available on select models
The MSI Audio Boost design enhances the output sound detail and sound stage by 30% more. The gold flash audio jack provides stable sound transmission (reduced obstruction) and works in conjunction with the optimized headsets AMP (Audio Power Amplifier) design, with low noise and low distortion characteristics, to greatly enhance headphone performance and faithfully reproduce each acoustic detail.
The Real Deal:A Keyboard All Gamers Desire For
Every hardware detail of this keyboard is calculated and especially designed for professional gamers’ needs. Better responsive and tactile feedback, optimum WASD zone and support of multi-key inputs are all for gamers to gain full command over gaming missions.
Silver Lining Print
See more and do more in the night with high-grade silver lining printed keys on the SteelSeries single color backlighting keyboard and enjoy longer lasting keys worry free of long-term wear and tear.
*Optional for only few language keyboard layouts
Killer™ GAMING LAN – PROTECTING YOUR PING
In the gaming battlefield, speed defines the winner. Stop losing games to lag with Killer Gaming Lan. The advanced stream detect 2.0 of the upgraded Killer E2400 chipset protects networking traffic and prevents lag spikes through controlling and managing up to 6 priority levels. You can game without fear and play at your best while tracking your speeds with the easy-to-use Killer Networking Manager.
Killer Shield – Smoother Gameplay
One more protection for smoother uploads and download processes. Less pin rate floating reassures more fluent gameplays.