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The MSI GT70 Dragon Edition for 2013 is a Windows 8 gaming notebook with a 17.3-inch, 1080p display, an Intel Haswell Core i7 processor, and Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M discrete graphics with 4GB of VRAM. It can be configured with up to 32GB of RAM, a 750GB HDD plus three SSDs in RAID 0, and a Blu-ray burner.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: June 2013


  • Alias: GT70 Dragon Edition 2

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  • Laptop type: Desktop replacement, Gaming PC
  • Width: 16.85 inches
  • Depth: 11.34 inches
  • Thickness: 2.17 inches
  • Weight: 8.6 pounds
  • Color: Red / Black


  • Operating system: Windows 8


  • Screen size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Display surface: Matte
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • 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: Haswell
  • Model: Core i7

Processor (base)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce GTX 780M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 4 GB

GPU (base)

  • Max. config RAM size: 32 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz
  • RAM slots: 4


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), Other
  • Max. config HDD: 750 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 384 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD


  • Speakers: 2
  • Subwoofer: Yes


  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30


  • USB: 2
  • USB 3.0: 3
  • Combo eSATA / USB: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 2

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0


  • Size: 9 cell


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