• Intel® Core™ i5 Processor
• Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
• 17" TFT-LCD Widescreen Display
• Exclusive ECO Engine power management system
• Exclusive Cinema Pro technology
• Housing combines aluminum alloy construction and brushed metal texturing
• High-end ATi Radeon HD5870 graphics card
• 5 SRS Premium Sound™ -certified high-fidelity speakers


Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 

The Latest Intel® Core™ i5 Processor

The GX740 uses the most advanced Intel Core i5 processor, and is the world’s performance leader among gaming laptops, giving users the ultimate experience in speed.
The description of Intel® Core™ i5 processor is from http://www.intel.com.



 MSI's exclusive ECO Engine power management system

The GX740 takes advantage of the ECO Engine power management system, allowing users to select from five different usage scenarios—text processing, gaming, movie viewing, presentations, and Turbo Battery modes—and instantly obtain optimized settings for screen brightness and sleep, automatic system sleep activation, and processor performance.





Exclusive Cinema Pro Technology

Cinema Pro Technology offers consumers the finest movie viewing experience. With a simple touch of the exclusive Cinema Pro button; you may immediately switch to Movie Mode. The quality on screen will be more detailed, the richness in sound and the bass as well as SRS Premium Sound™ will be activated, providing the finest sensory of the theaters. Furthermore, the embedded high performance subwoofer design can create shocking effects.



Sleek brushed-metal design    
Housing combines aluminum alloy construction and brushed metal texturing   Contoured touch-style hotkeys

The GX740 weighs just 3.2 kilograms (including battery), making it easier to carry than other 17” gaming notebooks in the market. 


The GX740 uses all-new touch-sensitive hotkeys, with a housing sheathed in a glossy black finish, and no extraneous ornaments to clutter its sleek looks.





Highlighted W, A, S, D keys made for gaming

Gamers can find the direction keys as quickly as possible when the action gets hot and heavy, giving them an edge when fractions of a second matter.

Futuristic surround-sound high-fidelity speakers
The GX740 uses a special metal burnishing treatment to bring out the futuristic feel of the 3D surround-sound speakers and create visual impact.



Enjoy sight and sound like you’re there as it happens

High-end ATi Radeon HD5870 3D graphics card (with GDDR5 1GB VRAM) 

By drawing on its ATi Radeon HD5870 3D graphics card (with GDDR5 1GB VRAM), the GX740 gets unrivalled visual quality and intense performance. ATi Radeon HD5870 3Dgraphics card is the first to deliver full support for Microsoft DirectX® 11, and these GPUs enable rich, realistic visuals and explosive HD gaming performance so you can dominate the competition.

Prepare to experience a riveting high-definition gaming experience with ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 graphics processors.


Theater-class 5 high- quality speakers 
The GX740 incorporates five SRS Premium Sound™ -certified high-fidelity speakers, ensuring that you can enjoy the most immersive, like-it’s-live aural experience when gaming, viewing movies or TV, or listening to music.

Digital/analog 7.1-channel S/PDIF output 
The SRS Premium Sound™-certified audio performance, and built-in digital/analog 7.1-channel S/PDIF output ensure you get an utterly captivating aural experience.



Rich multimedia entertainment

High-Definition Multimedia Interface 
The GX740‘s HDMI output not only delivers super-fast 5GB per second data rates, but it also reduces cable clutter, while ensuring the best possible video quality. By taking advantage of HDMI, the GX740 can render game scenes with spectacular clarity and realism, making it a great choice for the next generation of both PC and online games.




Newest E-SATA port

With E-SATA you can quickly and easily back up treasured photos, video, and other content to an external storage device.



Built-in 2.0 M webcam  

With a 2.0M webcam built right into the GX740, you can enjoy video-enriched communications without worrying about cables and having to connect a separate device. 


Independent numerical keypad 

The GX740 features a numerical keypad that provides a desktop-quality typing experience. For users often needing to key in numbers, the GX740’s keyboard is a huge boon. 

Convenient wireless networking 

With its 802.11b/g/n(draft) wireless LAN and Bluetooth networking interfaces, the GX740 provides a versatile way to connect to, browse, and retrieve data on both your own devices and the online universe.


Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, and Core Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. For more information about the Intel processor feature rating, please refer to www.intel.com/go/rating. 


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2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.



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  • CPU
    Intel® Core™ i5 Processor
  • OS
    Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
  • Chipset
    Intel® HM55
  • Memory
    DDR3 1066MHz, 2 slots, Max: 8GB
  • Display
    17" TFT-LCD Display
  • Graphics
    ATI® Radeon HD5870 Graphic Card
  • Graphics VRAM
    GDDR5 1GB
  • Storage
    2.5" 250GB/320GB/500GB SATA
  • Optical Drive
    Super-Multi/ Blu-ray
  • Audio
    4 Speakers + 1 Subwoofer
  • Webcam
  • Card Reader
  • LAN
  • Wireless LAN
    802.11b/g/draft n
  • Bluetooth
  • D-Sub (VGA)
  • HDMI
  • USB 2.0 port
  • eSATA/USB Combo
  • Mic-in/Headphone-out


  • Express Card
  • Modem port
  • Keyboard
    103 keys
  • AC Adapter
  • Battery
    6/9 cells
  • Dimension
    395 x 278 x 33~39.5 mm
  • Weight (KG)


  1. All images and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Product specification, function, and appearance may vary based on different CPU and chipset. For detailed specifications, please consult the product specifications page.