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MSI Announces 17-inch GT725 Gaming Notebook

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Posted March 3, 2009 by Jake in Hardware

The MSI GT725 represents the company’s flagship gaming notebook currently and also packs in 4GB DDR2 RAM, 1080p Full HD display, 9-cel battery and a Blu-ray drive (BD-ROM).

Its brushed aluminum case with stamped aluminum sheeting provide increased protection and durability. Even with the rugged case and 9-cell battery, the GT725 weighs around 7 pounds. MSI has also included its exclusive Turbo Drive Engine Technology and ECO Engine Management function which are activated by two touch centers located just above the keyboard.

Detailed technical specs of MSI GT725:

  • CPU: Core 2 Duo P9500
  • Chipset: PM45 chipset + ICH9-M
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4850 DDR3 512MB VRAM
  • Memory: Up to 4GB DDR2 800MHz
  • Screen; 17″ WUXGA Anti-glare
  • Hard Drive: 320GB 7,200RPM
  • Optical Drive; Blu-ray (BD-ROM) drive
  • Ports: HDMi, eSATA (USB Combo), 3 x USB 2.0
  • Battery: 9-cell
  • Wireless: 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
  • Webcam: 2-Megapixel
  • Other features: Touch Sensor, ExpressCard, 4 speakers + 1 sub-woofer
  • Weight: 7.35 lbs with 9-cell battery back

Pricing & Availability
The newest 17″ G-series MSI Gaming Notebook, GT725 is available in two SKUs- $1,499.99 GT725-074US and $1,699.99 GT725-075US. Both the units are currently out of stock on company’s http://www.msimobile.com/level2_productlist.aspx?search=gt725

Source: http://laptoplogic.com/news/msi-announces-17-inch-gt725-gaming-notebook-91675

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