GX700

MSI recommends Windows® 7.

Overview


GX700

 

GX700 Extreme Edition

GX700 Performance Edition

 


 Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium




The Exquisite and Stylized Design


- Eye-Catching Flame-Like Graphic Design


GX700’s eye-catching flame-like graphic design gives it a high degree of absolute presence which can be hardly ignored. While it is simplistic, it demands your attention, hence the uniqueness and class of the GX700. It will forever change the stereotyped perceptions of notebook.


(GX700 Extreme Edition Only)

And it doesn’t stop there. The bright flame-like design is also extends to the touch pad area. Accessorized with a long streak of fire so the GX700 is even more unique, more stylized in every little detail.



(GX700 Extreme Edition Only)

- Colorful W、A、S、D Buttons on the Keyboard

In addition, keeping the gamers’ playing habits in mind, GX700 especially added the colorful W、A、S、D buttons on the keyboard, so the player can find the direction controls in record time. Every second counts when it comes to transitions in games! Keep the edge in the fast paced world of intense gaming competition.





Big Vision Means Big Enjoyment

-17” WSXGA/ WUXGA LCD Display



17 “ LCD display provides a grand viewing experience for the ultimate viewing pleasure. With the high resolution of 1400x900/1920x1200, and the perfect length and width ration of 16:10 for the screen, in addition also being capable of displaying DVD caliber images for your gaming and viewing pleasures. Enjoy the thrill of feeling like being right there in the midst of the action.




The Unbelievable Visual Realism

- The Newest High-End 3D Graphics Display



The newest NVIDIA Geforce 8600M GT 3D graphic card with 512MB VRAM delivers remarkable performance and an unsurpassed feature set for accelerating spectacular gaming. For a more fluid, more detailed, more realistic 3D high-definition while playing the game. Never a moment of delay to occur, feel the excitement!






- Exclusive MSI VIVID image Enhancement Technology


MSI’s exclusive VIVID LCD technology is able to display signals for a better richness in colors, The colors from the monitors of the GX700 has an intense sense of levels, and you can even detect in the presence of the finest details. Whether you are playing a computer game, editing images, or watching movies, the images are presented as 3-dimensional as it possibly gets.





- High-Definition Multimedia Interface


HDMI not only enables 5Gbps data transfers, but also eliminates the need for signal conversions, ensuring the best quality video. With impeccable video quality, the GX700 enables the computer generated images to be more lifelike and clear, incredibly suitable for the latest gaming consoles and online games.

 

 




The Ultimate Listening Pleasure Just Like Being Right There in Person

- Theater Class 4 High-Stereo Speakers and Subwoofer



Deliver the perfect way to get the most out of your listening experience. With the rich, full sound quality of the 4 high-stereo speakers and subwoofer. The GX700 guarantees to enable the enthusiasts to experience the thrill and excitement of movies, music, games, and TV in stunning sound.

 

Recognized and approved by the highest standards of Dolby®, the GX700 guarantees to enable the enthusiasts to experience the thrill and excitement of movies, music, games, and TV in stunning surround sound.



 




Effective Performance


The GX700 features the latest Intel® Centrino® processor technology , which uses Intel® Core™2 Duo processor and Intel® PM 965 Express Chipset, to deliver innovative mobile solutions with exceptional dual-core performance, great battery life, and expanded wireless connectivity. So, GX700 can provide the freedom and flexibility to enjoy the game on the go.





Abundant Entertainment

- Built-in 1.3 Mega Pixel Webcam



You can create amazing videos, shoot still photos or add live videos your instant messages while you chat.


 





- Watch TV Everywhere


The integrated DTV receiver allows you to watch and record TV programs right on your notebook. Simply connect the antenna and you’ll never have to miss an episode of your favorite TV program again!

*This option is not available in certain areas.



- Independent Numeric Keypad


The GX700 has an independent numeric keypad to the right of the keyboard. Using this keypad is intuitive and requires no extra learning process on the part of the user.







Wireless for Easy Internet Access

802.11 N wireless networking standards and will get you on the Internet wirelessly anytime. Because of Bluetooth wireless transmission capability, you can also create a high quality digital living space all around.





Exclusive Gaming Accessories




Intel, the Intel logo, Centrino and the Centrino logo, Intel Core and Core Inside, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

 

 

NOTE:
The specifications may differ from areas and change without notice. Please check the specific specifications with your local dealers.

 

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 Intel® Centrino® processor technology
OS Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium
Chipset Intel® PM965 Express Chipset
Memory 1GB/2GB (DDR2 533/667), Max: 4GB (*Up to 3GB with 32-bit operation systems)
LCD Size 17" WSXGA/WUXGA ACV(Amazing Crystal Vision) Display
Graphics NVIDIA Geforce 8600M GT
Graphics VRAM 512MB
HDD (GB) 80GB/100G/120GB/160GB/250GB SATA (5400RPM)
Optical Drive DVD Super Multi/ Combo
Audio SoundBlaster compatible, 4 speakers
Webcam 1.3M
Card Reader 3-in-1 Card Reader, SD/MMC/MS
LAN 10/100/1000
Wireless LAN 802.11n
Bluetooth optional
D-Sub (VGA) 1
HDMI 1
USB 2.0 port 3
Mic-in/Headphone-out 1/1
Express Card 1
Modem port 1
AC Adapter 90W
Battery 6 cells
Dimension 395(L)x278(D) x26.5-35(H)mm
Weight (KG) 3.4

 

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

 

Awards

Editor's Choice Award - What Laptop
Date: 2008-00
Title: Editor's Choice Award
Review: -
Media: What Laptop
Country: United States
4 out of 5 Stars Award - Les Numériques
Date: 2008-00
Title: 4 out of 5 Stars Award
Review: >Open
Media: Les Numériques
Country: France
Best Product Award - Ere Numérique magazine
Date: 2008-00
Title: Best Product Award
Review: -
Media: Ere Numérique magazine
Country: France
Best Graphic Performances - Datanews
Date: 2008-00
Title: Best Graphic Performances
Review: -
Media: Datanews
Country: Belgium
Fastes Harddisk - Datanews
Date: 2008-00
Title: Fastes Harddisk
Review: -
Media: Datanews
Country: Belgium
Best Buy - PC Magazin
Date: 2008-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: PC Magazin
Country: Germany
Best Product - Hardware Station
Date: 2008-00
Title: Best Product
Review: >Open
Media: Hardware Station
Country: Jamaica
Recommended - 3DNews.ru
Date: 2008-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: 3DNews.ru
Country: Russia
Top Product - PC World
Date: 2008-00
Title: Top Product
Review: -
Media: PC World
Country: Czech Republic
Recommended Award - Zoom.cnews
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended Award
Review: >Open
Media: Zoom.cnews
Country: Russia
msi-award
Date: 2007-00
Title: Get 7.5 out of 10 high Rating
Review: -
Media: Portable Achat Magazine
Country: France
Best Buy - Home PC
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: Home PC
Country: Ukraine
msi-award
Date: 2007-00
Title: 5 Stars Rating
Review: -
Media: Home PC
Country: Ukraine
Best Product - Ere Numérique Magazine
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Product
Review: -
Media: Ere Numérique Magazine
Country: France
Product of the Year Gold Award - HWT.dk
Date: 2007-00
Title: Product of the Year Gold Award
Review: >Open
Media: HWT.dk
Country: Denmark
Best Buy - CHIP
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: CHIP
Country: Hungary
msi-award
Date: 2007-00
Title: 5 Stars Award
Review: -
Media: Mobility
Country: Ukraine
msi-award
Date: 2007-00
Title: 7.5 of 10 Points
Review: -
Media: PC Achat
Country: France
5 out of 5 Stars Award - Generation-3D.com
Date: 2007-00
Title: 5 out of 5 Stars Award
Review: >Open
Media: Generation-3D.com
Country: France
msi-award
Date: 2007-00
Title: Excellent
Review: >Open
Media: Notebookjournal.de
Country: Germany
msi-award
Date: 2007-00
Title: Technical Perfection
Review: -
Media: Update
Country: Russia

BIOS

!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 Update BIOS.
Version 1.22
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2008-12-24
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note for Vista only.
Description Update BIOS.
Version 3.22
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2008-12-24
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note for XP only.

Driver

Vista 32,XP 32

!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.
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 5.10.0.5449
Type Audio Release Date 2007-12-04
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 37.58 MB
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.5449
Type Audio Release Date 2007-12-04
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 37.58 MB
Intel(R) 5 Series Chipset
Description The Intel® Chipset Device Software contains support for the following Intel Chipsets:

Mobile Intel 945 Express Chipset, 965 Express Chipset, 4 Series Express Chipset and 5 Series Chipset Family
Version 9.1.1.1027
Type Chipset Release Date 2009-11-11
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 2.33 MB
Intel(R) 5 Series Chipset
Description The Intel® Chipset Device Software contains support for the following Intel Chipsets:

Mobile Intel 945 Express Chipset, 965 Express Chipset, 4 Series Express Chipset and 5 Series Chipset Family
Version 9.1.1.1027
Type Chipset Release Date 2009-11-11
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 2.33 MB
msi Bluetooth_6837D
Description
Version 6.40.01
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2009-09-14
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 66.51 MB
msi Bluetooth_6837D
Description
Version 6.40.0.1
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2009-09-14
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 66.51 MB
O2Micro Card Reader
Description
Version 3.25
Type Card Reader Release Date 2008-10-23
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 8.48 MB
O2Micro Card Reader
Description
Version 3.25
Type Card Reader Release Date 2008-10-23
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 8.48 MB
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS / 8600M GT / 8600M GS
Description
Version 7.15.11.5680
Type VGA Release Date 2008-06-24
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 55.85 MB
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS / 8600M GT
Description
Version 6.14.11.5666
Type VGA Release Date 2008-06-24
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 59.7 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 5.742.1125.2009
Type LAN Release Date 2010-05-07
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 5.14 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 6.216.0120.2009
Type LAN Release Date 2009-08-13
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0.31 MB
Agere Modem
Description
Version 2.1.88.0
Type Modem Release Date 2010-12-21
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 1.42 MB
Agere Modem
Description
Version 2.1.88.0
Type Modem Release Date 2010-12-21
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 1.42 MB
Touchpad
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type TouchPad Release Date 2010-03-01
OS XP 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
TouchPad
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type TouchPad Release Date 2009-05-15
OS Vista 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 7.7.0.394
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2010-04-08
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 31.48 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 7.7.0.331
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2009-09-14
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 20.88 MB
Intel Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 12.4.0.21
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2009-07-20
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 195.36 MB
Intel Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 12.4.0.21
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2009-07-20
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 195.36 MB
Pro-Nets TV Tuner_Hybrid / Analog
Description
Version 5.7.1003.0
Type TV Tuner Release Date 2007-12-04
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 8.51 MB
Pro-Nets TV Tuner_Hybrid / Analog
Description
Version 5.7.1003.0
Type TV Tuner Release Date 2007-12-04
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 8.51 MB
Pro-Nets TV Tuner_Digital
Description
Version 6.12.19.2
Type TV Tuner Release Date 2007-06-25
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 3.7 MB
Pro-Nets TV Tuner_Digital
Description
Version 6.12.19.2
Type TV Tuner Release Date 2007-06-25
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 3.7 MB
Consumer Infrared (CIR)
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type CIR Release Date 2007-06-25
OS Vista 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Intel Turbo Memory
Description
Version 1.0.1.1010
Type Intel Turbo Memory Release Date 2009-08-24
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 21.37 MB
Bison Camera
Description
Version 6.32.0.8L
Type Camera Release Date 2007-12-04
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 7.26 MB
Bison Camera
Description
Version 6.32.0.8L
Type Camera Release Date 2007-12-04
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 7.26 MB

Utility

Vista 32,XP 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.
System Control Manager (SCM) for GX700 (Vista)
Description System control panel
Version 1.0207.0907.G100.30
Type Utility Release Date 2008-03-14
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 4.98 MB
Note
System Control Manager (SCM) for GX700 (XP)
Description System control panel
Version 1.79.72
Type Utility Release Date 2008-03-14
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 3.27 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

Others

Western Europe

FAQ

Release Date Title
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 When playing Blu-Ray titled movies released in 2010 such as Avatar, system cannot play using WinDVD8. Most of the time system will confirm user that software needed to be updated to play the movie or sometimes will play blank screen.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 I can’t play Blu-ray disc using COREL WinDVD 8, there’s a pop-ups message saying "The AACS key has expired.”
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 I cannot access Control Panel properties namely: network properties, user properties, system properties. What do I need to do?
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 How to run 3DMark06 on models with ATI Graphics?
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 Whenver the system resumes from stand-by mode (S3), brightness level cannot be adjust anymore; and to recover the function, I need to always restart the system.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 I can see red "X" mark on the icon of Bison camera located in the system tray. (or you cannot even access the features of the webcam)
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 Outlook 2007 will hang when you delete mails by pressing del key during receiving mails from exchange server. Both XP and Vista have the issue.
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 What is DMA mode?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How do I upgrade the firmware of MSI optical drive?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 Where can I get the DOS driver for my MSI internal optic drive?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How do I know that the product that I have is from MSI?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How can I know what CPU can my motherboard support?
Tue, 04 Nov 2008 I have Vista Home Premium installed and the tilde key (~) does not function in few games, for instance, Crysis, Sins of a Solar Empire and Rome Total War. I guess it has something to do with Windows Vista because I have played these games on Windows XP with no problems.
Wed, 02 Jul 2008 P1 key has no function in Vista or XP.
Wed, 02 Jul 2008 Where can I find the driver for the following device? There's an exclamation mark in device manager under WinXP and the device name is "Snowflake emulation with Vendor ID: VEN_147A"
Wed, 02 Jul 2008 When watching TV programs using my MSI XP configured laptop, monitor will show black and white display instead of colored.
Wed, 07 Nov 2007 Whenever I plugged in SanDisk Ultra II 2G SD card, system will reboot itself and bluescreen (BSOD) will occur. If fortunate, sometimes only an error message will come out. However, I have also tried using Sandisk extreme III 2G SD card, and to my surprise -it works just fine. The O2Micro card reader driver that I am using right now is version 3.00.
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 Enabling AHCI mode in a system BIOS with Windows Vista already installed will cause a 0x7B INACCESSABLE_BOOT_DEVICE Blue Screen of Death STOP error or system reboot if SATA has been running in IDE mode during Vista's installation.
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 After "Robson" installation, "Intel Turbo Memory Controller" with a yellow exclamation mark displayed in Windows Vista Device Manger/Store Controllers.
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 After "Robson" installation, there will be a yellow excalamtion mark (1) loacted in the device manager's "PCI Memory Controller." (using Windows XP)
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 The problem is that after you log in and create a user account, if you shut the computer down, you see the screen 'Windows is configuration updates….'. However, the notebook is not connected to the internet, so no updates have been downloaded. The notebook freezes on this screen for about 5 minutes and then it shuts down. Once it shuts down and you start it up again, you will again see the Windows is 'Configuration updates….', the screen lasts between 5-10 minutes and then it loads Windows. No matter how many times you reboot, you always see this message.
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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