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MSI GT72 Dominator Pro - Brand new design with the latest NVIDIA GTX graphics

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Taipei Taiwan - MSI, the leading gaming computer innovator and manufacturer, announced the latest "GT72 Dominator Pro laptops featuring NVIDIA's powerful GeForce GTX880M and GTX870M (Dominator) graphics. With brush metal and aesthetics lines inspired by matte black racing super cars, the new GT72 notebook is designed to be the overwhelming dominator of the cyber world. The cutting-edge features, groundbreaking performance, and innovative gaming experience of MSI's laptops are dominating battlefield. It is believed that the new GT72 will be steadily winning over extreme gamers around the world during 2014.

Evolution of the GTX's Gaming Laptop 

Eric Kuo, vice president global sales & marketing, MSI Notebook, points out, "As a reaction of the booming competing gaming market, there has been an increasing number of heavy-load games, so gamers are demanding more in terms of graphics, functions, and other design features specifically for gamers. MSI has heard their desire and responded with numerous breakthroughs and innovations. The outcome has been laptops with the latest processor and graphics card on the market, most advanced and rich array of features, and better gamer-friendly experience."

NVIDIA GeForce GTX880M/GTX870M discrete graphics card

The top-of-the-line new gen NVIDIA GeForce GTX880M/GTX870M graphics card provides "the speed of light" preformance and incredible realistic image detail [layers demand. It boasts more than 15% better performance on 3D Mark 11 standard tests over similar level computers of the previous generation as the GTX780M and GTX770M. The lightning-fast antialiasing provides crisper, smoother graphics on all 3D games, giving you a superior experience on top-end platforms.

Launch key for independent graphics switch

Along with the function keys, an exclusive GPU on/off button has been designed to switch the discrete and integrated graphic function. The enthusiasts can identify which graphic are used by its button lighting.

Super RAID 3 technology with 4 SSD RAID 0 

Featuring the exclusive technology made by MSI, named Super Raid 3, the data read/write speed of the storage will reach 1600MB/sec or more, with 4 SSD's combined on RAID 0. Super Raid 3 is no wonder the most advanced storage technology considered both big capacity and high efficiency.

Cooler Boost 3: Better performance & less noise

Cooler Boost 3 dual thermal system is made for next generation extreme performance CPU's and graphics, this feature designed with an independent launch key on the left side of keyboard, user will be easier to call this program at a glance with 1 touch. Cooler Boost 3 with boosted fan speed, could decrease the CPU temperature around 8~10 degrees Celsius and GPU temperature around 4~5 degrees Celsius, the noise will be lower than most of the gaming notebooks. 

Killer DoubleShot Pro with smart teaming

MSI GT72 is the 1st laptop in the world who features Killer DoubleShot Pro. The Killer Double Shot Pro supports both Killer Gb LAN and WiFi 802.11ac protocol and average latency improvement is 3.5 times than others who support 802.11ac as well. It also has Smart Teaming function which will be operated by Killer Network Manager to optimize the bandwidth usage combined with WiFi and Gb LAN at the same time. 

Enhanced Sound by Dynaudio speakers with new level fidelity sound

Cooperating with world's leading speaker company Dynaudio, the whole new designed GT72 is packing the latest 2 channel speakers with 1 subwoofer, giving an absolutely authentic experience. The signal has been enhanced up to 50% sound detail and up to 10dB; people who play games or enjoy movies will absolutely be immersed in the perfect system with outstanding sound effect.

XSplit Gamecaster: Best Live Streaming App for Gamers 

MSI GT72 comes with the latest online streaming software, the XSplit Gamecaster. The independent launch key on the left side of keyboard make it easier for user to launch the program in one touch.It's the recording and streaming App for gamers, and let gamers easily show their own moments and share the live gameplay sessions with friends, family, or the world through Twitch, Youtube, UStream and more.

Gaming keyboard by SteelSeries with backlitkey

Exclusive keyboard position and golden triangle layout to offer faster and longer-lasting keyboard action. MSI has improved the resilience and tactile feedback of each and every key. Users will no longer have to deal with flimsy keys. 

Sound Blaster Cinema 2 enhanced wrap around sound

All MSI laptops this year feature upgraded Sound Blaster Cinema 2 wrap around sound, making the already cutting-edge Sound By Dynaudio 2.1 channel sound system, even better with optimized software solutions in particular for wrap around sound, human voices, virtual bass, and low quality audio sources.

Matrix multi-display presents 3+1 monitors usage

Matrix display features up to 3 external displays with up to 4K resolution, allowing you to output to 3 displays simultaneously using HDMI 1.4 and dual Mini Display-Port 1.2. Users can out put these displays and work with multi-tasks at the same time. (Overall 4 monitors include notebook's monitor on GT72).

Technical specifications


Model Name

GT72 Dominator Pro

Operating System

Windows 8.1

LED Backlight Display

17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), matted panel


The 4th generation Intel® CoreTM i7 Processor

Memory Type

DDR3L, up to 1600MHz, 4 DIMM, max 32GB


GeForce GTX 880M / GDDR5 8GB (Dominator Pro)

GeForce GTX 870M / GDDR5 6GB (Dominator)

Hard Disk Capacity

From single HDD up to 512GB Super RAID 3 + 1TB HDD 7200rpm


Full-color backlight, Keyboard by SteelSeries

Optical Disk Drive

BD Writer / DVD Super Multi

USB 3.0/2.0


Card Reader


Video output:

HDMI 1.4 / 2x MINI DisplayPort 1.2

Mic-in/Headphone out

1/1/1(line in)/1(line out)


Killer DoubleShot Pro


Bluetooth v4.0

Web Camera

Full HD type (30fps@1080p)

Power Batter

9-Cell Li-Ion 83wHr

Power Adapter


Dimension (WxDxH)

428(W) x 294(D) x 48(H)mm


3.78Kg (w/ Power Unit)


MSI Dragon Army

MSI continues to work in cooperation with well-known gaming teams around the world, including FNATIC from Europe and teams from Asia. MSI actively participates in a variety of activities to increase name exposure, to improve on product functions, and to enhance user experience. What's more, for its new platform, this year, MSI set up the Dragon Army website and forum for MSI gaming laptop users and gamers around the world. For more on products and info, please go to http://dragonarmy.msi.com

About MSI

In the past 25 years, MSI always strived to provide products based on its core values -"Innovation" and "Style". The results are products with superior performance, trusted reliability, excellent user experience and expressive style. MSI mainboards and graphics cards are found among the top 3 in the world because of their great quality and maximum productivity. Our hard work have led us to become one of the finest brands in the industry with accumulated sales in more than 120 countries, 150 million mainboard users and 100 million graphics card users worldwide. MSI has won nearly 8,000 award recognitions from 350 media in 50 countries worldwide. MSI will continue to pioneer in the area of global consumer electronics technology with the needs of hardware enthusiasts, gamers and consumers at its core. For more information about MSI, go to www.msi.com.