The MSI 9S7-175A12-010 17.3" Notebook Computer is built with gaming and multimedia use in mind. The 17.3" widescreen display features LED backlighting, which uses less power than CCFL backlighting. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M graphics card with 2GB of GDDR3 discrete memory. The display can play Full HD 1080p content natively without upscaling.
The system is powered by a 4th generation Haswell dual-core 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-4200M processor. It also has 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM, a 1TB hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format media card reader, 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in quad speakers.
Windows 8.1 is the installed operating system. Windows 8.1 improves the user experience of Windows 8 with several additions and changes. The Start button returns, but has two limited core functions. A left click takes you to the redesigned Start screen featuring tiles that update in real-time. A right click brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel and more. You will also be able to boot directly to the traditional desktop screen instead of the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Windows 8.1 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Unleash The Power
Amazing performance and stunning visuals with a boost. Raise the bar on your PC experience with rich visuals plus an automatic burst of speed when you need it. The 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor delivers amazing performance, stunning visuals and built-in security for deeper protection. Discover the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. Experience your movies, photos and games smoothly and seamlessly with a built-in suite of visual enhancements and enjoy them even more with longer battery life.
Designed to deliver a premium multimedia experience, the GeForce 840M is a perfect graphics solution for streaming HD videos, surfing the web and enjoying entry-level gaming. Enjoy up to 5x faster graphics and accelerated multimedia with 840M. With NVIDIA Optimus, get the performance of dedicated graphics when you need performance and long battery life when you don't.
Steel Series Gaming Keyboard
Perfectly crafted, extremely accurate; the Steel Series keyboard was designed to provide the best gaming experience with strong tactile feedback and highly efficient anti-ghosting capabilities.
The Command Center
Monitor, manage and play instantly from the Dragon Gaming Center. Quick launch your favorite games and applications, check the health of your system, or access system information and background programs to easily free processing resources.
Expand Your View
Watch, work and play all at once with the MSI exclusive Matrix multi-monitor display. Connect up to 2 external monitors and transform your notebook into the ultimate multi-media center.
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC
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 433 Mbps), broader coverage and longer battery life.
Seamlessly display video between multiple devices without cables or network connection with Miracast. Share your laptop screen with a projector or external display in real-time and share your experiences, seamlessly, without the cable clutter.
High Performance, Intelligent Networking
Killer E2200 Game Networking combines superior intelligence and control for PCs. 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.
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.