The MSI GX740 17-inch gaming laptop with the quad-core Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz processor and ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB discrete graphics is now available for purchase in the US.
The GX740 includes 4GB of DDR3 memory, a 500GB hard disk, DVD writer, Windows 7 Home Premium OS, and a display resolution of 1680×1050.
MSI’s new gaming notebook also features a chiclet-style keyboard, a 2MP web camera, stereo speakers and a subwoofer, a 7.1 channel audio output with SRS technology, 802.11n WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, three USB ports, an eSATA/USB port, ExpressCard slot, 4-in-1 media card reader, and VGA and HDMI outputs.
The laptop has a brushed aluminum chassis with fire engine red accents and weighs 7.04 pounds with its standard 9-cell battery.
The MSI GX740 is available via Amazon.com ($1,420) and Newegg.com ($1,400).