EXcaliberPC's Buyer Comparison Guide (Essentials at a glance)
MSI GT70 DOMINATOR
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. Reaching performance levels higher than last generations high-end GTX 880M , the GeForce GTX 970M delivers desktop gaming performance in a ultra-portable design.
Enable antialiasing for a smooth and realistic gaming experience. Feel the difference with NVIDIA PhysX technology, bringing games to life with dynamic and interactive environments.
EXPAND AND CONQUER
Tap into the ultimate immersive gaming experience with NVIDIA's Surround View. Expand the real-estate of your games and get the entire view of the battlefield in strategy games, see more in first-person-shooters, and do more in MMORPG's.
SUPER RAID 3 EXTREME STORAGE
Designed to deliver the fastest storage configuration possible, SUPER RAID 3 increases read speeds of over 1600 MB/s with support for up to 4x 256GB M.2 SATA solid state drives, 17x faster than a standard 7200RPM hard drive.
GAMING JUST GOT PERSONAL
SteelSeries Gaming Keyboard
Perfectly crafted, extremely accurate; the SteelSeries keyboard was designed to provide the best gaming experience with full color backlit LED lighting, completely customizable, tactile feedback and highly efficient anti-ghosting capabilities.
Modify the color, macro every key and enhance the way you play with the powerful SteelSeries Engine app.
HIGH PERFORMANCE NETWORKING
Play at the speed of life with Intel's 802.11 ac, dual-band, 2x2 Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth delivering extreme performance, faster speeds (up to 867 Mbps), broader coverage, and longer battery life.
Automatically classify and prioritize network traffic for online games, HD video and high-quality audio for better control and fewer interruptions in your online experience. Manage and configure the bandwidth of your applications with the Killer Network Manger for optimal performance.
STREAMING MADE FOR EVERYONE
Designed to make the user experience exceptionally smooth with low resource usage, superior features, and intelligent UI, XSplit Gamecaster makes live streaming easier and more entertaining than ever.
*6 months free trial upon activation
BREAKING THE SOUND BARRIER
Dynaudio Premium Speakers
Fine tuned to perfection, fill the room with the high definition, sonically accurate speakers from Dynaudio. Immerse yourself and become a part of your games with a surround sound theatre experience with four 4.1 channel speakers and a subwoofer.
Amplify the experience of your headset with gold plated and boosted audio jacks for higher fidelity sound quality to gain the advantage during the heat of battle.
MSI GT70 Dominator-2294 Intel Haswell Quad Core i7-4710MQ (2.5GHz - 3.5GHz) Processor, 17.3" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Matte Display, 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory, Super RAID 256GB (128GB mSATA SSD x 2 RAID 0) + 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, Blu-Ray DVD Combo Drive, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 3GB GDDR5 Graphics Card, Microsoft Windows 8.1 Multi-language, Bigfoot Killer Gaming Network, Steel Series Gaming Backlit Keyboard, Headset AMP + Gold Flash jacks
Intel Core i7-4710MQ Processor
# of Cores
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel Smart Cache
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Multi-language
17.3" Full HD Non Reflection
1920 x 1080
GPU (Graphic Accelerator)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 3GB GDDR5 Graphics Card
16GB (8GB x 2) DDR3 1600MHz
Number of SODIMMS
Four 204Pin SODIMM Sockets
Hard Drive & Optical Drive
* Super RAID 256GB (128GB mSATA SSD x 2 RAID 0) + 1TB 7200RPM 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.
Blu-Ray Disc Drive (Reader) + CD/DVD Burning Feature
Speakers x 4 (2W)
Network / Communication
Killer E2200 Game Networking Intel 7260 Wilkins Peak 2 (2x2 802.11 ac) (b/g/n Compatible) Bluetooth 4.0
Slots / Interface
SD (XC / HC)
2 x USB 2.0 3 x USB 3.0 1 x HDMI 1.4 1 x RJ45 LAN 1 x D-Sub (VGA Out) 1 x mini-DisplayPort v1.2 1 x Microphone-in 1 x Headphone-out Jack