Taipei, Taiwan – MSI, the leading gaming notebook manufacturer and innovator, has created history today by announcing the most comprehensive update to its GE gaming notebook lineup by introducing the latest GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics cards for GE72VR and GE62VR Apache Pro. MSI has always been the 1st on the market to offer the latest GeForce® GTX mobile graphics of every generation, including those for the same range of powerful gaming notebooks with more gaming features.
Based on the NVIDIA Pascal GPU architecture, GTX 1060 graphics card is manufactured using the leading-edge FinFET 16nm technology and is crafted and optimized for higher performance per watt. The performance of NVIDIA’s next generation GeForce® GTX 1060 GPU is expected to improve by more than 70% comparing to GeForce® GTX 970M Series in pure graphics score. Its overall gaming experience is also expected to improve by over 40%.
High performance gaming notebooks should not always come with a high price tag. This time MSI has prepared GE72VR and GE62VR Apache Pro – affordable high performance entertainment platforms. As affordable gaming notebooks powered by GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics, the GE72VR and GE62VR Apache Pro are designed with the latest ”Cooler Boost 4” powerful thermal design which includes dual fans and 6 heat pipes to keep the notebook cool and quiet during gaming. By using SHIFT function in Dragon Center control panel, users can set Core i7 CPU and GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics to their highest performance and by that drive gaming experience to the top. With enabled Cooler Boost function in Dragon Center, the CPU and GPU temperatures will drop by more than 6˚C and more than 8˚C, respectively. The cooling will ensure that the gaming platform stays cool and doesn’t lose its performance for a long time.
New GE72VR and GE62VR Apache Pro come with MSI exclusive technologies, such as PCI-E Gen3 SSD for boosting extreme read speeds up to 2200MB/s, DDR4-2133 for supreme data transmission speed, SteelSeries multi backlit keyboard for more responsive and tactile feedback, Nahimic 2 sound enhancer with 2.1 channel Dynaudio speakers which create over 98dBA directional sound effects for true gamers and more sound details in movies as well as Audio Boost technology which is a better headset AMP feature than other same-level laptops. Killer LAN and Killer Shield for smoother online gaming experience, Gamecaster for live streaming and WTFast software are all included in GE72VR and GE62VR Apache Pro and offer a higher level gaming experience.
The Exclusive Gaming Weapon – MSI Dragon Center with 1 click VR Ready
All the latest MSI Gaming notebooks will have the newest MSI unique software, the “Dragon Center”, to have a total control of the computer. Not only has it featured detailed hardware monitoring but it is also the best software to manage many of MSI unique features. SHIFT is now upgraded with 4/5 modes depending on the model’s spec combinations. Fan speed can be manually adjusted. X-Boost enables faster access to SSDs. It’s also possible to manage True Color and use a mobile phone to manage your notebook or monitor its status in real time. Dragon Center makes it easy for users to control their gaming laptop without occupying system’s resources.
MSI Exclusive / World’s First Technologies
Cooler Boost 4 – Enhanced Cooling Design for Higher Power Gaming
Heat is the most original element on earth. It’s pure physics that more energy will generate more heat. Cooling is therefore a knotty task to tackle with. MSI exclusive Cooler Boost 4 technology creates dual thermal modules internally by allocating dedicated heat pipes for GPU and CPU. One click on the fan boost button, a total of 6 heat pipes and dual fans actively and effectively push heat out of the system, making the cooling design the highest level of its kind.
PCI-E GEN3 x4 SSD – Ultra Speed Storage
Get in the game before everyone else with the latest PCI-E Gen 3.0 x4 bandwidth utilizing NVMe technology on single M.2 SSD. Harness the full performance potential of the Gen 3.0 SSD through the optimization of the hardware and software outputting extreme read speeds up to 2200MB/s, 5x faster than SATA3 SSD’s.
Keyboard by SteelSeries – Gain Full Command
Better responsive and tactile feedback, optimum WASD zone and support of multi-key inputs are all for gamers to gain full command over gaming missions.
SteelSeries Engine 3 (SSE3) – Target, Position, Aim and Fire
With SSE3, you get to suit up your weapon with cool look by lightening it up with multiple backlit colors, transform your keyboard into a high technology firearm by setting up several keys into one key command and cloud syncing all SteelSeries gears together.
”Sense Game Stats Directly through Keyboard
Through backlit colors and LED brightness of the keyboard, users may receive real time game stats like ammo levels, health levels, tool durability, and take immediate actions to respond to these changes, gaining full control during gameplays.
*Please kindly upgrade your SteelSeries Engine 3 software to version 3.4.0 or later and download the Technic Launcher
*SteelSeries GameSense is only available on multi-color backlighting keyboard”
”Boost Your Storage Performance with X Boost Technology
The X Boost function from MSI technology supports faster storage access speed. Most of the external storage and memory cards can also benefit this feature. X Boost is an auto-execution feature pre-installed in all MSI gaming notebooks with Windows 10 system.”
One App, Total Control of Your Gaming System
Dragon Center provides six functions to get a total control of your personal computer : easy access to all apps at once (App Portal), real-time system performance monitor (System Monitor), adjust LED effect (LED Wizard), parameter adjustments in VR Ready / X Boost / Fans speed / true color profiles / SHIFT in just one click (System Tuner), monitor parameters and adjust system profile and LED settings from mobile phone (Mobile Center) and quick problem solve center (Tool & Help). Dragon Center empowers users to facilitate tweaking process without occupying system resources.
”Nahimic 2 3D virtual surround sound – ”I see your sound”
Nahimic Technology was first adopted by French army into its fighting aircraft training simulators. Nahimic specializes in 3D virtual surround sound processing and audio improvement. Moreover, Nahimic eliminates background noise, thus, enhances clarity of dialogues during conversations. The special function, Sound Tracker, introduced in Nahimic 2, permits gamers to ””see the direction of and distance from the enemy’s sound””.
SOUND by DYNAUDIO
True speakers designed by the world’s leading speaker manufacturer Dynaudio are embedded onto MSI GE62/72 Apache Pro Series. Dynaudio delivers an authentic sound experience by boosting power amplitude 50% more than the previous generation, meaning a volume increase over 10dBA.
Outstanding Headphone Audio with Golden Flash Jack
The MSI Audio Boost design enhances the output sound detail and sound stage by 30% more. The golden flash audio jack provides stable sound transmission (reduced obstruction) and works in conjunction with the optimized headsets AMP (Audio Power Amplifier) design, with low noise and low distortion characteristics, to greatly enhance headphone performance and faithfully reproduce each acoustic detail.
Embrace the Enthusiast Level Virtual Reality Experience
The perfect combination of MSI gaming laptops and NVIDIA next gen. GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics cards shall bring you the enthusiast level of VR experience.
As the only brand certified by NVIDIA, Intel and VIVE, MSI is the 1st VR ready gaming laptop brand and provides an exceptionally smooth and powerful mobile platform for the ultimate immersive virtual reality experience.
It is highly recommended to enjoy this latest technology and explore the amazing artificial world with MSI extreme gaming notebooks. Get ready before everyone else with World’s best VR ready gaming notebooks and to be amazed by the excitement experience from the simulated reality.
NVIDIA’s Latest GeForce® GTX 1060 GPU is Ready to Amaze You on MSI Gaming Notebooks
MSI is the world’s 1st gaming notebook to have this latest NVIDIA next gen. GPU solution onboard. Performance of NVIDIA’s next generation GeForce® GTX 1060 GPU is expected to improve more than 40% than GeForce® GTX 970M Series.
With the innovative Cooler Boost cooling solution and MSI’s special gaming features catered for gamers, the NVIDIA’s latest GeForce® GTX 1060 GPU shall be able to release its full performance completely on MSI gaming laptops. By offering “one click to VR” solution and a totally immersive and smooth gaming experiences, the new MSI gaming laptops is going to shatter desktop performance cliché and amaze gamers with refreshing point of views on MSI gaming laptops.
Buttery Smooth Motion
Besides a 5ms response time, the 120 Hz refresh rate built-in panel produces up to 120 individual picture frames per second. The buttery smooth motion gives full advantages for gamers in winning.
*This feature may vary by SKU and country.
Get on the 4K LCD Rollercoaster Craze
The 4K LCD display is able to deliver superbly detailed nature images, outstanding color contrast and spectacular color performance. MSI now presents you a gaming notebook with 4K LCD built-in display. Moreover, it meets 100% Adobe RGB standard. No extra spending is therefore needed to experience the advantages brought by this feature.
Resolution up to 3840 X 2160
Four times higher resolution than a FHD TN LCD display, delivering images with more exquisite details
Brings the image clarity to supreme level with excellent color spectrum, presenting vividcolors, clearer image depth for more stereoscopic pictures
Extraordinary Contrast and Brightness
Color performance of the image outputs shall be marvelous with vibrant colors, deep blacks and bright whites.
*This feature may vary by SKU and country.
True Color Technology – Always Ahead of Your Enemies
Vision and sound are the most important two factors in this field. You now get to see clearer than your enemies to always get one step ahead of the rest.
*Besides Gaming Mode, True Color Technology also offers prefect color accuracy for 5 more scenarios.
Multi-task with up to 3 Monitors Expand the vision for extreme gaming experience. MSI innovative Matrix Display supports up to 2 external displays simultaneously through 1x HDMI port* and 1x Mini DisplayPort 1.2. Multi-task is made possible even during competitive gameplays. Connect the laptop to HDTV display, Matrix Display supports 4K output with a resolution up to 3840 x 2160. MSI Matrix Display technology creates an ideal environment for extreme gaming experience and pleasant multimedia entertainment.
Killer Gaming Lan – Protecting Your Ping
Killer E2400 series chipset protects networking traffic and prevents lag spikes so you can game without fear and play at your best while tracking your speeds with the easy-to-use Killer Networking Manager.
Killer Shield – Smoother Gameplay
One more protection for smoother uploads and download processes. Less pin rate floating reassures more fluent gameplays.
XSplit Gamecaster Version 2 – Become A Professional Streamer
Record your gameplays and broadcast it live to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and etc.. You may also edit gameplay videos directly on this app. It’s simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world – or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.
”WTFast – Just Faster than the Rest
WTFast is the Gamers Private Network. It reports rich connection stats for your online game, so you can see exactly what is happening with your game connection. – Built just for MMO gamers
– Reduce average ping
– Greatly reduce connection flux, spikes and packet loss
– MSI Exclusive 2-month premium license
*Please register in below website and download the WTFast software, thank you! https://gaming.msi.com/promotion/wtfast”