***The Official MSI GT 60 w/GTX-680M Owner’s Lounge***

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  1. xMAR99

    xMAR99 Notebook Evangelist

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    IN STOCK - GRAB IT WHILE YOU CAN

    Specifications:
    SKU #1: GT60 0NE-249US $1899.00
    • Windows® 8
    • Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM Processor
    • 15.6" Full HD Anti-reflective Display (16:9; 1920 x 1080)
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680M discrete graphics (DDR5 4GB VRAM)
    • Exclusive TDE Technology (GPU Overclocking)
    • Full-color programmable backlit keyboard by SteelSeries
    • Killer™ DoubleShot Technology (Killer™ E2200 + Killer™ Wireless-N 1202)
    • MSI Cooler Boost Technology
    • World-Class Dynaudio Premium Speakers
    • 750GB(7200RPM)
    • 12GB DDR3 1600MHz system memory
    • Blu-ray Disc Burner
    • USB 3.0 x 3; USB 2.0 x 1; HDMI Output
    • Built-in 720p HD webcam
    • Audio Boost Technology
    • Killer N1202 a/b/g/n WLAN Card with Bluetooth


    Discontinued SKU :GT60 0NE-220US $1899.00
    • Intel® Core™ i7-3610QM Processor
    • Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit
    • 15.6" Full HD Anti-reflective Display (16:9; 1920 x 1080)
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680M discrete graphics (DDR5 4GB VRAM)
    • Accelerated performance with MSI TDE Technology
    • Full-color programmable backlit keyboard by SteelSeries
    • Killer Game Networking
    • MSI Cooler Boost Technology
    • Dynaudio Premium Sound Speakers with THX TruStudio PRO™
    • 750GB(7200RPM)
    • 12GB DDR3 1600MHz system memory
    • DVD Super Multi
    • USB 3.0 for high speed data transfer
    • HDMI 1.4 (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) output
    • Built-in 720p HD webcam
    • Gold flashed audio jack ports with amplifier
    • 802.11 b/g/ n Wireless LAN with Bluetooth

    Resellers:


    Tools/Downloads:

    MSI Websites:

    Official Manual:

    BIOS:
    • BIOS 30M for RAID configurations - choice #1
    • BIOS 10M for non-RAID configurations - choice #2

    Firmware:

    Official Software & Drivers: pre-installed


    Overclocking:

    Temperature/Components Monitoring:

    Benchmarking:

    Other:


    Warranty: Thanks to -=$tR|k3r=-

    All notebooks come with:
    • MSI 2 Year North America Limited Warranty / 1 Year Global Warranty
    • One Year Accidental Damage Protection Included

    Don't overlook MSI's warranty requirements folks! Registering the notebook is simple enough, but requires an extra step beyond 'online' registration. After doing this online, you will receive an email that states:

    Note: Your product registration is not complete until we receive your proof of purchase in the mail, which will not only confirm your product's warranty, but will also update your warranty's expiration date in our system.
    I point this out because according to MSI's website, they must receive this within 30-days from the 'date of purchase'..... so don't delay! Also, after completing this process, I recommend later logging back onto the registration site, to follow-up on your warranty 'status'.

    Reviews:

    MSI GT60 (Nvidia GTX680M) Review & Benchmarking - YouTube


    User feedback:

    buddyboy101's feedback
    Thegoat Eater's feedback


    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Q: I can't sign in to Games For Windows Live.
    A: You need to update the Bigfoot LAN. Find it under Drivers in the download section above. Note: Latest as of 09/14/2012 is version 6.1.0.383

    Q: I hear some popping noises from the keyboard when not typing.
    A: This is normal, keys are brand new and need some "warming up". Should go away within a period of usage.

    Q: My fan is too loud
    A: Try the latest EC Firmware which has new CPU fan values from the Firmware section of downloads.

    Q: My laptop cannot recognize the webcam!
    A: Enable it with Fn+F6

    Q: I'm not getting full performance from my MSI laptop
    A: Follow this guide: http://forum.notebookreview.com/msi...w-gtx-680m-owner-s-lounge-53.html#post9007184

    Q: I'm getting a crackling sound from my speakers/headphones
    A: Realtek HD Codec R2.71 4/8/13 have been proved to not have this issue.
    Q: I'm getting a message on boot from the Killer Ethernet Card and cannot seem to disable it
    A: Disable "Launch PXE OpROM" in the BIOS as shown in the following screenshot:
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  2. xMAR99

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  3. niifelix

    niifelix Notebook Enthusiast

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    Great stuff xMAR99. This beast really deserves a lounge of it own. Can't wait to get it.
     
  4. xMAR99

    xMAR99 Notebook Evangelist

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    Congratulations and welcome to the team :)
    Keep us posted!
     
  5. layjohn

    layjohn Notebook Consultant

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    I don't see any reseller offer super raid on these yet, is it going to be on a different SKU? or will it be a add-on from reseller. Wonder how much will it come out to be after super raid added...
     
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    aban714 Notebook Consultant

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    I'm going to become a member here in a few months! Great job xMAR99! +++rep for your work and for keeping all the info in one neat order and place. Thats going to be so convenient for so many guys later when they get their rigs. I thank you beforehand.
     
  7. xMAR99

    xMAR99 Notebook Evangelist

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    I don't think super RAID will be offered in the GT60s, didn't happen with the previous GT60 w/670M and Ken told us that there will be one SKU for the GT60.


    Thank you :)
     
  8. -=$tR|k3r=-

    -=$tR|k3r=- Notebook Virtuoso

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    An earlier MSI article (HERE) seems to indicate the new GT60's w/680M will have SuperRAID 'support', but of course this is yet to be determined. The first SKU does not list mSATA in the specs, but perhaps you guys will find interfacing therein..... or perhaps this is something that will be seen in future SKU's. Read the article and then scroll down to the 'MSI GT60 Specs'.

    I wish you guys the best in this regard. Hopefully mSATA or SuperRaid will be in the GT60's future, but in any event, you'll have awesome lil' notebooks nonetheless.

    :)
     
  9. xMAR99

    xMAR99 Notebook Evangelist

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    WhatsThePoint said previously that the GT60 in his country(Taiwan?) comes with Super-Raid. Anyway, We might see it in future SKUs. :)
     
  10. -=$tR|k3r=-

    -=$tR|k3r=- Notebook Virtuoso

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    Yes.... very cool! (fingers crossed)

    :)
     

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