MSI GT70 Limited Dragon Edition - 17.3" Gaming Laptop Review

Mobile/Laptops & Netbooks by windwithme @ 2013-01-10

In recent 2 years, MSI did not focus on the Ultrabook series as many other brands, they mainly focused on high performance of Gaming series Notebooks, that makes MSI to become a well known gaming products company in the market, also shows how important of the Gaming related market

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Package contents and closer look

On the bottom of the laptop, 4 corners comes with 5 soft pad for stand. The subwoofer of 2.1 channel speaker was placed on the up left side, it presents really good quality on low frequency sound stage.
Battery on the down left side, up right side comes with CPU, GPU(MXM module) and DDR3 DIMMs. DDR3 designed with 4 DIMMs, use dual channel design and built in with 4GBx2, supports up to 32GB (8GBx4). And it comes with 3 SATA interface, supports mSATA with RAID 0 function.



Inside the box:Driver DVD, quick guide and 2 years warranty book. The battery designed with 9 Cell, 7800mAh. The 180W adaptor was made by Delta with good quality. Also a Gaming style mouse, it's 3200dpi optical but good positioning and good handling, but if it's larger and with laser optical will be better. The limited accessory is the necklace with the shield of MSI Gaming Series Dragon Edition, it's very special and only comes with GT70 Dragon Edition.



The placement of C side. The red part is also metallic material with dragon tattoo, it's good of touch feeling when using, but you will feel cold in winter...The Dragon Tail image on the left side of touch pad.
The touch pad is really good, very sensitive and good on positioning, make it easier to control. The signal lights from left side, Bluetooth mode, WiFi mode, Battery status, Suspend mode, HDD access.


The placement of keyboard is same as desktop keyboard, the numeric key on the right side is good to input numbers easier. The Keyboard By SteelSeries design comes with good typing sound, the force feedback and durability is better than most of normal laptop keyboards. The key in the middle is power button, shine with white light when turn on. The feature control panel designed with touch sensor, with 6 feature to control. Left 1 is GPU Turbo boost key, left 2 is Cooler boost key. Sound By Dynaudio speaker system aside the control panel with metallic cover.



The back light keyboard could switch with multi colors, it's orange, green and blue.You could also change it become single red color to fit the same color tone of GT70 Dragon Edition.

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