MSI has packed in the latest chips from Intel and Nvidia into this laptop, and that makes it smart enough to handle all kinds of tools at once. As an example of an extreme situation where the laptop excels, I run a weekly podcast that I livestream and record simultaneously. At the same time, this is clearly a gaming laptop first.
Great overall and graphics performance; Barely there bezels; Excellent audio quality; Slim, beautiful design; Impressive battery life. Say hello to my skinny friend. At a mere 4.
Computer manufacturer MSI is doing a big promotional push for a series of notebooks called the X-Slim. As you might expect, their big selling point is their size: they're less than 3 pounds and, according to the ads, are less than an inch in thickness. Core to that promotion is a YouTube contest to win a trip to the Great Barrier Reef and a new notebook.
With their powerful components, colorful designs and premium prices, gaming laptops are a different beast than typical mainstream notebooks. They're also a different beast when it comes to design, offering chassis with more aggressive lines and multicolor keyboards. To find the right gaming laptop, follow the tips and advice below.
By Shrek January 08 Potent yet small, the Vortex is only about 6. It will also support multiple 4K video outputs simultaneously for intense multi-tasking and allow for expandability with an easy-to-upgrade design for DIY users.
Check out our top picks immediately below, and keep reading to catch up on the latest news and reviews. With major advances in laptop CPUs and graphics technologies, you can now get great gaming performance in sizes from slender to huge, and prices from budget to sky-high. The MSI GS75 Stealth challenges that old PC laptop proverb that says you can have high performance, and you can have a inch screen, and you can have light weight—but you can only pick two.
There are many ways to market ultra-portable notebooks, and perhaps the classiest example so far is the TV commercial for Apple's MacBook Air - featuring a super-sexy system, catchy music and a now-famous manilla envelope. Hoping to go one better, however, the folks over at MSI have produced a video that they claim "is taking YouTube by storm". Yep, his butt cheeks.
I've been having a torrid love affair with skinny gaming notebooks for several years now. MSI's GS60 Ghost is the first super slim gaming notebook to utilize Nvidia's m mobile graphics line, and it's made a massive difference. It's not all about the latest and greatest graphics card, mind you. It's a combination of Nvidia's technology and tools and MSI's excellent engineering that's elevated the GS60 Ghost from cool curiosity to essential everyday equipment.
This laptop looks like it was made five years ago and probably by Acer or Toshiba. When I pulled it out of the box, I immediately made quite a few unpleasant noises about its appearance. MSI is known for making really fast gaming laptops with great keyboards and nice displays.
Still, if we had two grand to blow and needed both a gaming machine and something we could take on the road, we'd be inclined to buy a budget laptop and a SFF PC for just a few dollars more. If we consider gaming performances, the winner is decided by nuances and better optimization for one or other graphics card. That means, that in some games better frame rate will have GX and in some GT