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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Plotisateur - Thursday, September 6, 2012 - linkIf only i had this fabulous notebook in my hands , i could play full night with fully high definition and high sound with all that type of games i cant play today cause of my stone age computer.
Furthermore i'll make computer studies and i would be really enjoy if that splendid engine come with me everyday to study.
And whatever happen , this computer should be my teddybear for all my life.
HuXu7 - Saturday, September 22, 2012 - linkI would use this laptop to finally become an indie game developer! I have already learn Unity but my 4 yr old Intel graphics just can't execute what I want to accomplish.
ftwpenguin - Thursday, January 24, 2013 - linkI would use to play games so I dont have to use my bad laptop
atong01 - Saturday, May 25, 2013 - linkI would use this computer for browsing the internet, word processing, watching movies, youtube videos, listening to music, gaming...
masamune23 - Friday, July 12, 2013 - linkgaming all day
Sdf89 - Monday, September 23, 2013 - linkI would use this for 3d modeling, AutoCAD and probably some gaming on the side.
Violentdeed - Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - linkI would smoke Elder Scrolls Online when it is released and have a way of doing school work without being stuck at an old dell computer.
chac6292 - Monday, December 16, 2013 - linkdid i enter this one already?
Maxinator1993 - Thursday, February 6, 2014 - linkJust looking for a nice laptop to have for the next 6 years looking to get good use out of this if I do win. I know chances on giveaways are low but I thought I'd give it a shot and see if I could be surprised. You can't win if you don't enter!
z0mbre - Friday, May 23, 2014 - linkHi I'd use this notebook to finally get a chance to play some REAL games. Currently I am on a cruddy vaio laptop that gets 5fps on every game. I honestly have not played any games in well over a year and I'm looking forward to finally being able to play with friends again (and crush them of course). It is both depressing and frustrating to not be playing games.