In addition to the recently unveiled GE60 and GE70 Gaming Notebooks, MSI just announced that they has begun US-based shipping for the oriented GT60 and GT70 notebooks that were initially introduced at CeBit during the first week of March.
Both GT60 and GT70 packs the power of Intel’s new Ivy Bridge 2.3GHz Core i7-3610QM processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M GPU. Both gaming laptops also gets a backlit keyboard that was designed by gaming peripheral maker SteelSeries, they also get two Dynaudio speakers and a subwoofer with THX Surround Sound.
The MSI GT70 comes equipped with a 17.3-inch 1080p HD screen and the base model gets 12GB of RAM but users get the option to choose up to 16GB of RAM and a Blu-ray burner. For storage, the user gets choice of two 64GB SSDs and a 750GB hard drive running at 7,200RPM at the same time, the base model on the other hand gets the 750GB hard drive but with slower spinning.
The MSI GT60 also gets a 1080p screen but with a 15.6-inch dimension, it comes with NVIDIA’s GeForce GT 670M Graphics card and the option to choose two 500GB hard drive with 7,200RPM. The GT70 weighs 8.6 pounds while the 15.6-inch GT60 is just around 7.7 pounds.
All models get Killer E2200 Game Networking WiFi radios and their base models starts at $1,500 and ranges up to $2,000.