The MSI GE72 Apache Pro-242 laptop packs everything you need for serious gaming on the go, like quad-core, eight-thread Intel Core i7 processor, generous amount of memory, and GeForce GTX 970M that delivers desktop-class graphics performance. The 17.3" display refreshes your viewing to the next level with Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution and wide viewing angle. On top of that, every aspect of this notebook is discreetly engineered to elevate your gaming experience, like an elite-class backlit keyboard by SteelSeries, Dynaudio Speakers + Subwoofer for immersive sound, Nahimic technology for virtual surround sound from stereo equipment, and Killer wired gaming network for smooth, lag-free online traffic. Plus, with the efficient dual fan thermal solution, your laptop stays cool and stable even in the heat of gaming, thus you can play confidently and comfortable in extended session.Features:BETTER AND FASTER PERFORMANCE WITH 5TH GEN INTEL CORE i7 PROCESSORS5th Gen Intel Core processors combine the power efficiency of the new 14nm process with improvements in processor instructions to deliver faster performance. In addition, Intel Turbo Boost 2.02 dynamically controls the performance and power of both cores and graphics-boosting performance exactly where and when it is needed and saving energy when it counts. Longer Battery Life Processor power design improvements across CPU, graphics, I/O, and power management, plus the increased power efficiency of Intel's 14nm manufacturing process, combine to offer users up to 1.5 hours of additional battery life vs. 4th gen Intel Core processors. MADE TO MOVE, READY FOR BATTLE Refitted and rebuilt, the new GE72 Apache is a powerful and portable weapon in the hands of any gamer. A cutting-edge design, 46% improved battery life with the performance to back it up makes it a formidable machine and a force to be reckoned with. READY FOR THE FIGHT, ANYWHERE The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. Reaching performance levels higher than last generations high-end GTX 880M , the GeForce GTX 970M delivers desktop gaming performance in a ultra-portable design. Enable antialiasing for a smooth and realistic gaming experience. Feel the difference with NVIDIA PhysX technology, bringing games to life with dynamic and interactive environments. AN EYE OPENING EXPERIENCE WITH TRUE COLOR TECHNOLOGY See the world for what it is using MSI's exclusive True Color Technology. Precisely calibrated to deliver vibrant colors, stunning details, and sharp images, True Color Technology brings the colors of the world right to your display. WATCH, STREAM AND PLAY SIMULTANEOUSLY Do everything, all at once with MSI's Matrix Display technology, supporting multiple external displays so you can multi-task like a pro via HDMI and mini-Display Ports. Stream on Twitch or watch your favorite shows while playing your games, whatever it is you do, you'll never miss another moment. SWIFT. ACCURATE. POWERFUL. Gain the unfair advantage day or night with a fully illuminated keyboard, tactile fast action keys, a strategic layout and powerful customization capabilities. CUSTOMIZE EVERYTHING Modify the color, macro every key and enhance the way you play with the powerful SteelSeries Engine 3 app. Nahimic Virtual Surround Sound - Military Technology, the Next Gaming Standard Originally developed for military fighter jets, Nahimic specializes in 3D sound software processing and audio improvements offering virtual 7.1 sound in immersive high definition. Designed to work with standard audio and stereo equipment, Nahimic transports gamers into the action, allowing them to sense every footstep, hear every bullet whizzing past, and feel every explosion. It also features a high definition audio recorder to easily capture and stream studio quality sound and is only available on MSI gaming laptops.