EXcaliberPC's Buyer Comparison Guide (Essentials at a glance)
Compare the Five (5) new 2013 MSI GT60 gaming laptops:
There are four (4) 2013 MSI GT60 gaming laptops feature the 4th generation Intel Core i7-4700QM Processor (aka Haswell), Full HD (1920 x 1080 16:9) Non Reflection Display, Killer Gaming Network, Steel Series Gaming Backlit Keyboard, Dynaudio Tech Speakers/Subwoofer, HD Webcam, and Windows 8 or Windows 7 Operating System.
Update: A new flagship GT60 model was added in November 2013 which features a 3K display & NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M.
The key difference between these four (4) models are highlighted below:
GT60 2OD-261US: The first 3K gaming laptop in the world alongside with top-notch setup. Your games have never looked this good. Play, stream, and watch at shattering resolutions of up to 2880x1620 with the 3K HD color calibrated display. Combined with the powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M graphics card, get the most out of every pixel for a mobile gaming experience that will have you at the edge of your seat.
Models that Feature NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M GPU
GT60 2OD-026US: This top of line GT60 model stands out by its insanely fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M GPU which features 16GB of RAM, one (1) 128GB SSD plus one (1) 1TB hard drive for mass storage. Blu-Ray Reader is also included.
Models that Feature NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M GPU
GT60 2OC-024US: Without going extreme, this particular model of GT60 is powered by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M which delivers about 55% higher in performance than the previous generation GTX 670M. Packs with 12GB of RAM, one (1) 128GB SSD plus one (1) 1TB hard drive for mass storage. Blu-Ray Reader is also included.
GT60 2OC-022US: Similar to the model above, but with only 8GB of RAM, one (1) 1TB hard drive and a DVD Super Multi drive.
GT60 2OC-077US: Similar to the model above, but with Windows 7 Home Premium, 12GB of RAM and one (1) 750GB 7200RPM hard drive for mass storage. This is a laptop for users who prefer Windows 7 over Windows 8.
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PLAY WITHOUT FEAR
Take out the competition with the unrivaled speed of the latest 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor and the power of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M graphics card. With more power than the previous generation, enhance your gaming experience to whole new levels. Push your games to the limit, with NVIDIA GPU Boost 2.0, extracting every inch of power for breathtaking visuals.
Transform your gaming space into the ultimate multimedia center with the Matrix Display. Multi-task like a pro with support of up to 4 independent displays, including the native notebook display, to work, watch, and play all at the same time.
COOLER BOOST 2
A smart, quiet, and highly efficient single fan cooling solution will keep you in the heat of battle without breaking a sweat. This one-touch instant cooling feature lowers the average temperature by 8° C with a shared heat pipe technology while saving battery life for a longer, and better gaming experience.
Designed with exclusive networking optimizations, Killer DoubleShot offers up to 5x better latency than the competition and has the horsepower to handle multiple data streams at once. With Visual Bandwidth Control, you'll see what those streams are doing in real-time for superior control over your precious bandwidth. Killer DoubleShot gives you unequalled hardware and software technology for your notebook Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections.
GAMING KEYBOARD BY STEELSERIES
There is no exception for error when it comes to serious gaming. Play flawlessly with extreme anti-ghosting allowing for simultaneous key presses and rapid response times. Personalize your rig with unlimited customization possibilities with 3 color zones, 5 pre-configured settings, and over thousands of color options giving you the power of choice.
COMMAND. CONTROL. NAVIGATE.
Take control of your system instantly in a single touch. Conveniently access all features and functions with the System Control Manager, a simple user-interface to access and navigate through essential programs.
SOUND BY DYNAUDIO
Dynaudio, one of the most extreme sound systems brands, has been integrated into MSI G Series gaming laptops. The premium speakers have been meticulously fine tuned for authentic sound reproduction quality and a built-in subwoofer has been added for a truly immersive experience.
AMP UP YOUR AUDIO
Gold plated audio jacks working in sync with an audio amplifier provides maximum sound fidelity for best, and sonically accurate headset experience. Gain the advantage with Audio Boost.
Compare NVIDIA GeForce GTX/GT 700M Series: (For your reference only)
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MSI GT60 2OC-022US 15.6" Gaming Laptop
Brush Aluminum Black
MSI GT60 2OC-022US Intel Haswell Quad Core i7-4700MQ (2.40GHz) Processor, 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Matte LED Display, 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, DVD Super Multi Drive, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M 3GB GDDR5 Graphics Card, Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-language, Bigfoot Killer Gaming Network, Killer N1202 2x2 (a/b/g/n) Wireless Lan, Steel Series Gaming Backlit Keyboard, Headset AMP + Gold Flash jacks
Intel Core i7-4700MQ Processor
# of Cores
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel Smart Cache
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-language (EN+FR+SP)
15.6" Full HD Anti-Reflective
1920 x 1080
GPU (Graphic Accelerator)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M (w/ Optimus Technology)
8GB DDR3 1600MHz
Number of SODIMMS
Four 204Pin SODIMM Sockets
Hard Drive & Optical Drive
* 1TB Hard Drive * Free recovery disk and a hidden partition in the hard drive allow users to reformat the hard drive and reinstall the operating system and pre-loaded software as when it was shipped.
DVD Super Multi Drive
Dynaudio Tech Speakers x 2 + Subwoofer x 1
Network / Communication
Killer E2200 Game Networking Killer N1202 2x2 (a/b/g/n) wireless LAN Bluetooth
Slots / Interface
SD (XC / HC)
1 x USB 2.0 3 x USB 3.0 1 x HDMI 1.4 1 x RJ45 LAN 1 x mini-DisplayPort v1.2 1 x VGA Port/Mini D-Sub 15-Pin for External Monitor 1 x Microphone 1 x Headphone Out Jack
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