MSI announces GT72 Dominator Pro with GeForce 980 for 3800 Euros
This is quite the team: A quad-core Intel Core i7-6820HK Skylake processor with unlocked multiplier paired with an 8 GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce GTX 980. This may sound like a desktop, but these are instead specifications for the upcoming MSI GT72S-6QF Dominator Pro G. The notebook will be produced in limited quantities as part of the company's 29th anniversary.
Aside from the aforementioned CPU and GPU, core specifications include:
- 17.3-inch display with Nvidia G-Sync
- Windows 10 Home
- 32 GB DDR4-2133 RAM
- 512 GB "Super RAID 4" + 1 TB HDD
- BD-RW drive
- USB 3.1 Type-C ("MSI Super Port")
- Dynaudio speakers + subwoofer
- Killer DoubleShot Pro NIC LAN + WLAN
- SteelSeries gaming keyboard
- 3.85 kg
The "Super RAID 4" configuration will consist of two M.2 SSDs in RAID 0 running on the PCIe 3.0 NVMe interface. The manufacturer promises mind-blowing transfer rates of up to 3.3 GB/s when using the setup. This special GT72 will start at 3800 Euros, though an exact release date has not yet been announced. See our full review on the existing GT72 for more details on the chassis and its features.