GT70 Dragon Edition

MSI recommends Windows 8.

Overview

 

The Ultimate Gaming Laptop MSI GT70 Praised by global top media
Blazing performance! MSI GT70 gaming laptop Awarded by global top media
Computex 2012 Best Choice MSI latest gaming laptop GT70
The only winner of Computex 3 awards MSI GT70 gaming laptop
MSI GT70 Features Nvidia GeForce GTX680M Recommended by world renowned IT media


The world's first notebook with Killer™ DoubleShot for

 

high-performance Wi-Fi and Ethernet for online gaming


Killer™ DoubleShot combines Killer Wi-Fi and Ethernet adapters, built for superior speed, intelligence and control for notebook PCs, wired or wireless. Advanced Stream Detect™ automatically classifies and prioritizes latency-sensitive application traffic for online games, HD video and high-quality audio for better control in your online experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Marvel at the most amazing images around

 

Extreme Hi Res performance, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX discrete graphics card (with GDDR5 4GB VRAM)
The nVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX leverages NVIDIA's revolutionary new architecture to deliver extreme performance than the previous generation.*

Turn on lightning-fast antialiasing in a huge variety of games automatically. Get maximum playability with NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync, which adjusts VSync to current frame rates. Feel the difference with NVIDIA PhysX® technology , bringing games to life with dynamic, interactive environments.

 

 

The first and only choice for the best performance

Super RAID with 2 SSD RAID0 gives you over 1000MB/s reading speed!!* (option)

The first Super RAID design—one notebook with two mSATA SSD RAID 0 (128GB or 256GB) units, is yet another world first courtesy of MSI. Two mSATA SSDs and one HDD can be installed in the same laptop without the need to expand the size of the laptop, increasing read, write, and saving speeds.
*Only in two mSATA SSD RAID 0 (256GB) units. Please contact your local dealer for final sku.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Exclusive Turbo Drive Engine technology*

MSI Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) technology brings more calculating speed to enhance the system performance. It benefits the video decoding/encoding, 3D gaming and art work designing. With MSI TDE Technology, you can experience faster response time and efficient real-time data processing.
*The test result differs under different testing environment.

 
 
 
Exclusive Cooler Boost technology

Only one finger!! Exclusive Cooler Boost technology provides powerful cooling capabilities and receives real-time notification of the GT60 0NE/GT70 0NE's core temperature variations and fan speed.

 

 
 

The Real Deal: A Keyboard Made Just for Gamers

Exclusive keyboard position and golden triangle layout to offer faster and longer-lasting keyboard action

 

 

Just solid!

MSI has improved the resilience and tactile feedback of each and every key. Users will no longer have to deal with flimsy keys.
 

 

Multi keys input

MSI's gaming keyboard supports simultaneous pressing of multi keys, allowing users to issue commands rapidly and respond to games with precision.

 

 

Full color backlight LED management

Depending on your mood and desires, you can choose from more than 1,000 color combinations and five different scenario modes for the keyboard, enabling you to be the coolest gamer at any LAN party!

 

 

Audio boost design for greatly enhance headphone performance

 

and faithfully reproduce each acoustic detail

 

The MSI Audio Boost design enhances sound output by 30%. The gold flash audio jack provides stable sound transmission (reduced obstruction) and works in conjunction with the optimized AMP (Audio Power Amplifier) design, characterized by low noise and low distortion, to greatly enhance headphone performance and faithfully reproduce each acoustic detail.

 

 

 
 

Exclusive offer for MSI customers
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MSI Reminds You...
1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific specifications with your local dealers.
2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

Specifications

CPU 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
OS Windows 8
Chipset Intel® HM77
Memory DDR3 1600MHz, SO-DIMM x 4 slots, Max: 32GB (8GB x 4)
LCD Size 17.3" full HD (1920x1080) LED backlit, Anti-glare
Graphics nVIDIA Geforce GTX675MX
Graphics VRAM 4GB GDDR5
HDD (GB) 256GB SSD + 750GB SATA , 256GB SSD + 500GB SATA , 128GB SSD + 750GB SATA , 128GB SSD + 500GB SATA , 1.5TB SATA , 1TB SATA
Optical Drive BD Writer / Blu-ray / DVD Super Multi
Audio Sound by Dynaudio, Channel: 7.1
Webcam HD Webcam(30fps@720p)
Card Reader SD(XC/HC)/MMC/MS(PRO)/xD
LAN Killer™ DoubleShot configuration (Killer™ Wireless-N 1202 paired with Killer™ E2200)
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
D-Sub (VGA) 1
HDMI 1(v1.4)
USB 2.0 port 2
USB 3.0 port 3
eSATA 1
Mic-in/Headphone-out 1/1
Line-in 1
Keyboard 102 keys
AC Adapter 180W
Battery 9 cells
Dimension 428 x 288 x 55mm
Weight (KG) 3.9

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

Silver - Techzine
Date: 2013-00
Title: Silver
Review: >Open
Media: Techzine
Country: Netherlands
msi-award
Date: 2013-00
Title: Good Review
Review: -
Media: NAG Magazine
Country: South Africa
Great Product - Tweak.dk
Date: 2013-00
Title: Great Product
Review: >Open
Media: Tweak.dk
Country: Denmark
Highly Recommended Award - APC Magazine
Date: 2013-00
Title: Highly Recommended Award
Review: -
Media: APC Magazine
Country: Australia
Good Choice - PC for Alla
Date: 2013-00
Title: Good Choice
Review: -
Media: PC for Alla
Country: Sweden
Performance Award - Overclock3D.net
Date: 2013-00
Title: Performance Award
Review: >Open
Media: Overclock3D.net
Country: UK
CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honorees - Consumer Electronics Association
Date: 2013-00
Title: CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honorees
Review: -
Media: Consumer Electronics Association
Country: United States
Performance - HARDWAREHEAVEN
Date: 2012-00
Title: Performance
Review: >Open
Media: HARDWAREHEAVEN
Country: UK

BIOS

Win8 64

!Special Note:

The BIOS files provided here are exclusive only for MSI-branded Notebook PCs and not compatible with any MSI Whitebook/Whitebrand barebones. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage caused by improper use or lack of technical expertise.

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.

- If the notebook you purchased has Win7 Bios installed, please DON'T attempt to update using Windows 8 bios (or vice versa). Failure to abide may result in bricking your system.

- Although there's a bios detection program written to protect user from cross flashing the bios (Win7 to Win8 bios or vice versa), still DON'T experiment. Failure to abide may result in breaking your system.

For Windows 8:

1. To know how to update BIOS under EFI BIOS utility, please click here.
2. To know about how to update win8 BIOS under EFI Shell mode, please click here.


For Windows 7 / VISTA / XP:
a. 1) To know about how to update BIOS Firmware under DOS mode, please click here
2) Please execute "flash.bat" file after unpack the compressed file for upgrade BIOS Firmware.

b. To know about how to update BIOS under windows 7, please click here (Only for CR640 / CX640 / CX640MX / CX480)


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description Modify radio switch device only present in Windows 8.
Version 50X
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-04-19
Download download File Size 2.72 MB
OS Win8 64
Note WIN8 Default ACHI Mode.

For Windows 8: To know about how to update win8 BIOS under EFI Shell mode, please click
here.
Description Modify radio switch device only present in Windows 8.
Version 70X
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-04-19
Download download File Size 2.72 MB
OS Win8 64
Note WIN8 Default RAID Mode.

For Windows 8: To know about how to update win8 BIOS under EFI Shell mode, please click
here.

Driver

Win8 64

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

To enjoy MSI notebook technology, please install MSI System Control Manager or S-Bar to enable MSI exclusive hotkey function. MSI System Control Manager and S-Bar can be downloaded from Utility web page under Download menu. The utility for each notebook will vary between different models. Please install the utility dedicated for your notebook.


For WindPad:

1)Driver SOP explanation


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Intel(R) Chipset
Description Intel(R) 6&7 Series/C216 Chipset Family
Version 9.3.0.1025
Type Chipset Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.97 MB
Intel N2230 Bluetooth 4.0
Description
Version 2.6.23.40059
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 76.06 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description N/A
Version 6.2.8400.28123
Type Card Reader Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 10.84 MB
(Beta) NVIDIA Geforce/Quadro Graphic Card
Description
Version 9.18.13.1090
Type VGA Release Date 2013-01-11
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 236.97 MB
Intel Chief River Graphic Card
Description
Version 9.17.10.2849
Type VGA Release Date 2012-10-30
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 152.49 MB
nVIDIA Geforce GTX675MX 3D Graphic Card
Description
Version 9.18.13.614
Type VGA Release Date 2012-10-30
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 241.93 MB
Beta Killer BigFoot LAN
Description
Version 8.0.2.42
Type LAN Release Date 2014-04-15
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 335.73 MB
Killer (Bigfoot) LAN
Description If you are upgrading the newer driver from older one before 6.1.0.487, you might need to use the clean tool included inside the zip file(MSI-KCleaner_64bit.exe and MSI-KCleaner_32bit.exe) to completely clean the remaining old driver files. (Reference: http://www.killergaming.com/support/knowledge_base for further information.)
Version 6.1.0.547
Type LAN Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 319.26 MB
Synaptics Touchpad
Description
Version 16.3.1.2
Type TouchPad Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 46.26 MB
Qualcomm WLAN Killer N1202+ Bluetooth
Description
Version 6.1.0.437
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-10-30
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 275.52 MB
Intel Canyon Peak Centrino Wireless-N135/130 + BT4.0
Description
Version 15.5.4.45
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-10-15
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 146.12 MB
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Description
Version 11.6.0.1030
Type Intel Rapid Storage Technology Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 11.22 MB
Intel Management Engine
Description
Version 8.1.0.1263
Type Intel Management Engine Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 118.63 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2012-08-22
OS Win8 64
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Intel USB 3.0 driver
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type USB 3.0 Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Radio Switch
Description
Version 1.0.7112.20593
Type Radio Switch Release Date 2012-11-09
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 0.78 MB

Utility

Win8 64,Win7 64,Win7 32

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
One-Click-Install SCM
Description This SCM provides the fast installing method, One-Click-install method.
If your notebook happens the situation which is SCM does not work, please download newer SCM from MSI official website and then re-install SCM or use this One-Click-Install SCM to help you install SCM fast.
Version 10.013.06287
Type Utility Release Date 2013-09-16
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.4 MB
Note
Super charger
Description
Version 1.2.006
Type Utility Release Date 2013-08-13
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.54 MB
Note
SCM
Description
Version 10.013.06287
Type Utility Release Date 2013-07-08
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.4 MB
Note
Cyberlink PowerDVD 10 Blu-ray patch
Description This patch solved the error of playing Blu-ray DISC:

The integrity of CyberLink PowerDVD is at risk. Check your anti-virus software for malicious activities or try reinstalling CyberLink PowerDVD.
Version DVD130329-01
Type Utility Release Date 2013-04-12
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 125.84 MB
Note
S-Bar 2.0 (Ver 4.5)
Description
Version 21.012.12039
Type Utility Release Date 2012-12-06
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 12.57 MB
Note
Battery Calibration
Description
Version 1.0.1208.0301
Type Utility Release Date 2012-11-26
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 2.55 MB
Note
NVidia VGA OC
Description
Version 12.06.0601
Type Utility Release Date 2012-10-30
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 14.31 MB
Note
Keyboard LED Manager
Description
Version 1.0.1112.1901
Type Utility Release Date 2012-10-30
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 7.32 MB
Note
THX AP
Description
Version 1.04.02
Type Utility Release Date 2012-10-25
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 12.85 MB
Note
THX EQ
Description
Version 1.00.42
Type Utility Release Date 2012-10-25
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.39 MB
Note
Screen saver
Description
Version
Type Screen saver Release Date 2013-04-15
OS
Download download File Size 72.48 MB
Note

Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.

Asia

Eastern Europe

Global / America

Western Europe

Firmware

Win8 64

!Special Note:

The DEVICE FIRMWARES contained here are exclusively for MSI product only. MSI assumes no responsibility for any damages resulting from improper use or lack of technical expertise.

!Attention:

Users who download firmware from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the firmware update. To avoid firmware update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


Update firmware will wipe all data on tablet. MSI strongly recommends that user should prepare a backup before proceeding with firmware upgrade.
- If the notebook has Windows 7 EC firmware installed, please DON'T attempt to update your EC firmware to Windows 8 version since it will cause some function keys (Fn) and hotkeys to work abnormally. If in case you flash your system EC to Win8 version, then kindly revert back to Win7 EC version.

For Windows 8:
To know about how to update win8 EC under windows mode, please click here.

For Windows 7 / VISTA / XP:
1) To know about how to update EC Firmware under DOS mode, please click here.
2) Please execute "ecall.bat" file after unpack the compressed file for upgrade EC Firmware.
We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description WLAN of the capsensor is changed to Airplane function
Version 1506
Type Firmware Release Date 2014-02-21
Download download File Size 0.29 MB
OS Win8 64
Note For Backlight Keyboard Systems only. Backlight Keyboard is optional and may only be available in selected regions.

For Windows 8:

To know about how to update win8 EC under windows mode, please click here.
Description WLAN of the capsensor is changed to Airplane function
Version 2506
Type Firmware Release Date 2013-06-04
Download download File Size 0.29 MB
OS Win8 64
Note For Non-Backlight Keyboard Systems only. Backlight Keyboard is optional and may only be available in selected regions.

For Windows 8:

To know about how to update win8 EC under windows mode, please click here.

FAQ

Release Date Title
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 Why I can see fuzzy and blurry text when I run some applications under Windows 8.1 system?
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 Some Blu-ray disks can't be read by my MSI notebook's TSST SN-406AB Blu-ray drive.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 I have difficulty pairing laptop with other storage device via Bluetooth connection and even the device is successfully paired, I still cannot transfer files between laptop and the storage device. (This FAQ applies to models listed above with Windows 8.1 installed)
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 My Bluetooth headset has been successfully paired with laptop but I still cannot have sound emit from it. (This FAQ applies to models listed above with Windows 8.1 installed)
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 When WINDOWS 8 OS is in idle mode, HDD usage often reaches 100%.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, why can’t I press F3 to do recovery? How can I Reset my laptop?
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 Camera APP in Start screen will freeze if I press Fn+F6 to enable/disable camera function.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, when I click Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) icon on the taskbar with right button of mouse and then select "Open Application", I am prompted by an error message.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, why do I get an error message telling me that my drive is locked when trying to refresh system by pressing F3 key to do recovery?
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 It shows "Cannot start BlueStacks", whether click StartBluestacks on the desktop or Apps shortcut.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 WinZip cannot be found or it is an incorrect version after system upgrades to Windows 8.1, it recurs after reboot and shutdown.
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 I have an MSI notebook with a TSST SN-406AB Blu-ray drive. The drive works well to read CDs, DVDs but it is unable to read BDs even with the proper software to do so.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 How can I use "One-Click-Install SCM" ?
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 SSD Trim feature is disabled when I install INTEL IRST driver 12.5.0.1066 in system.
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 All of function keys suddenly stop working on Win8 system. Additionally, SCM (System Control Manager) doesn’t work and SCM's icon disappears on system tray. Under this situation, it might cause that Wi-Fi LED light and Bluetooth LED light could not work well.
Tue, 18 Sep 2012 After install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, the system pops up an error message "S-bar is stopping working" when start up the system.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 Does this model support SATA3.0?
Common FAQ
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 If static electricity is produced when user and notebook are in contact. How do we prevent and avoid electrostatic discharge damage?
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 When I am using the system built-in microphone for sound recording, sometimes I cannot even hear the playback.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 What kind of adaptor is used to connect S/PDIF-Out?
Tue, 10 Feb 2009 How to install Windows XP when AHCI is enabled?
Tue, 13 Feb 2007 After install device drivers from MSI Vista driver CD, you may be prompted to activate Windows Vista on a computer on which Windows Vista activation was not previously required.
Wed, 21 Oct 2009 On Windows 7 32/64 bit with external display, Windows Taskbar may show on the Primary display while desktop icons show on the extended screen.
Thu, 12 Nov 2009 Sometimes it takes more than 3 minutes to enter or leave Windows 7 OS.
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 After letting the machine sit idle for 10 or more minutes, you may notice that the task-bar does not pop up when moving the mouse to the bottom of the screen, or the start menu does not appear when using the windows key. After approximately 30 seconds, Windows will return to normal operation. The scenario happens in Windows 7 with following settings: Task-bar set to auto-hide, Turn off the display power option is set to 1 minute, Put the computer to sleep power option is set to never, No open windows on the desktop.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 My notebook has preload hard disk image. When my system hard disk encounters non-recoverable problems, how can I perform the F3 System Recovery Function?(Windows 7)
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 Immediately after you log on to Windows 7, you will see the following Windows Activation window: Windows is not genuine Your computer might not be running a counterfeit copy of Windows. 0x80070005 You may also notice the following symptoms: The computer desktop background is black, and you receive the following error message on the bottom right corner of the screen: “This copy of Windows is not genuine” You receive the following error message when you view the System Properties: (Control Panel / System and Security / System) “You must activate today. Activate Windows now” If you try to use slmgr.vbs /dlv to view the licensing status, you receive the following message: Error: 0x80070005 Access denied: the requested action requires elevated privileges Note: This error message may also occur when a command that is being executed requires an elevated command prompt and is unrelated to the issue discussed here.
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