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The GT783R-658US from MSI is a gaming and entertainment laptop. It features a 17.3-inch HD screen with a resolution of 1920x1080 powered by an Intel Core i7 quad core processor with 12GB of system RAM and a discrete graphics card from Nvidia. MSI has also included a fully programmable color LED backlit keyboard for better gaming control and precision.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 2012
  • Price at launch: $2,299.99


  • Laptop type: Gaming PC
  • Width: 16.85 inches
  • Depth: 11.34 inches
  • Thickness: 2.17 inches
  • Weight: 8.6 pounds
  • Color: Black


  • Operating system: Windows 7


  • Screen size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: Yes


  • Type(s): Trackpad


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-2670QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.2 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce GTX 580M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 2 GB

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 12 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base drive type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 750 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 1.5 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: Other, SD, Memory Stick


  • Optical drive type: Tray-loading
  • Compatible media: Blu-ray burner

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2
  • Subwoofer: Yes
  • Audio brand: THX TruStudio Pro


  • Video resolution: 720p


  • USB: 3
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • eSATA: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • VGA: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • Bluetooth: Yes


  • Size: 9 cell


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