MSI GT70 Ivy Bridge Gaming Notebook Giveawayby Anand Lal Shimpi on May 24, 2012 11:59 PM EST
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Congrats to lebarle who won the MSI Z77A-GD65 from our last giveaway. As I hinted at last time however, if you didn't win or aren't in need of a new motherboard, MSI had something special planned for us: a quad-core Ivy Bridge notebook to give away.
It's the MSI GT70, a 17.3-inch 1080p gaming notebook with a Core i7-3610QM CPU (quad-core Ivy Bridge, 2.3GHz base clock, 3.3GHz max turbo). The system comes with an insane amount of memory - 12GB of DDR3-1600. There's a 750GB 7200RPM internal hard drive with more than enough space for all of your games. As a gaming notebook, it's no surprise that MSI outfitted the GT70 with a GeForce GTX 670M (40nm GF110 based design) and 3GB of GDDR5. By all accounts this should be one powerful gaming notebook. The full specs are below:
|MSI System Specs|
|MSI GT70 0NC|
|CPU||Intel Core i7-3610QM|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M|
|GPU Memory||3GB GDDR5|
|Audio||THX TruStudio PRO, Dynaudio Premium Speakers w/ Subwoofer|
|Storage||750GB 7200RPM SATA HDD|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super Multi Drive|
|Wireless||Bluetooth + 802.11b/g/n WiFi|
|Card Reader||7-in-1 Card Reader|
|Webcam||720p HD Webcam|
|USB||3 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0|
|Video Port||VGA x 1, HDMI 1.4 x 1|
|Audio Port||Mic in, headphone out|
|Dimensions||16.85" x 11.34" x 2.17", 8.6 lbs|
|Warranty||2 Years Limited Warranty|
|OS||Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit|
To enter the contest simply respond to this post with comment telling MSI how you'd use this notebook if you won.
Now the rules. This contest is only available to US residents in one of the 50 states. Secondly, you are only allowed to enter once.
Entries will be accepted from 11:59 PM ET on May 24, 2012 through 12:01 AM ET on May 31, 2012. Winners will be selected by June 2, 2012.
Good luck everyone :)
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hawkes505 - Monday, May 28, 2012 - linkDiablo 3 on a laptop ftw!
pie36 - Monday, May 28, 2012 - linkI would use it to do school work and to play games.
Computex - Monday, May 28, 2012 - linkI would use it for school since I can never afford a computer such as this.
feteru - Monday, May 28, 2012 - linkI would like to be able to video edit and play some games while not at home on my PC with this
diblasio - Monday, May 28, 2012 - linkLooks like a nice machine for gaming and coding :)
apspeedbump - Monday, May 28, 2012 - linkImagine playing Zork with this thing!
96nevaR - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - linkI'd use it to be able to play since I move between houses often... not to mention it's better than my desktop...
tigerpuff - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - linkA good friend has a Downs son. I would give it to the young man. This could be a terrific learning experience for him.
chemicalbreath - Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - linkIt would be awesome to have a gaming laptop to play games where ever I want to. Than I could donate my old laptop to my Dad.
asasa45454 - Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - linkI'd love to have it on the 1hr bus ride I have to and from school!