MSI Launches GS60 Ghost With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Posted on Mar 22 2014 - 6:10am by Editor2

MSI, the leading gaming computer innovator and maker, now presenting the brand new design GS60 Ghost gaming notebook. The MSI engineers refine every detailed material and component to increase the performance to the limit and stay true to portability. The MSI GS60 Ghost packs Intel core i7-4700HQ, incredible graphics powered by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M and featured exclusive Super Raid with groundbreaking storage performance. At 19.9mm thin weighing 1.9kgw, the GS60 Ghost is definitely the most portable 15.6 inch gaming weapon.

MSI GS60 Ghost

All cutting-edge feature in one!

Eric Kuo, vice president of global sales & marketing, MSI Notebook, pointed out that the innovative GS60 Ghost features the new generation of 3D discrete graphics card and hot new ultra-high speed solid state hard drive with M.2 interface comes optional to give the system read/write speeds in excess of 950MB/s. MSI gaming notebooks are the top choice for top gamers around the world (Top player, top choice!). What’s more, the SteelSeries keyboard, designed specifically for the professional gamers in mind, offers better feel and durability than any other keyboard on any other type of laptop out there. These laptops offer a wide range of other envelope pushing features, including the high speed Killer Gaming Networking chip and Audio Boost headset sound enhancement technology, at a reasonable price, making these dream machines for the extreme gamer.

Ultra peAdvanced 4th generation Intel Core i7 CPU and high performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

The GS60 Ghost packs high performance 4th generation Intel Core i7-4700HQ quad core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M with 2GB DDR5 VRAM, GeForce GTX 860M is over 20% faster than last generation of GTX 765M graphics. With latest powerful CPU inside the machine, the GS60 Ghost can do more than ever before with base frequency 2.4GHz and turbo boost speeds up to 3.4 GHz. Meanwhile the latest GPU allows the users to experience more FPS of each graphic-intensive games and delivers smoother cinematic effect and better visual quality.

The overall design and performance of MSI gaming notebooks is winning over more and more serious gamers. MSI, which has worked with many gaming teams in all kinds of gaming activities and competitions, including world-renowned FNATIC. Patrik, under whose leadership the team has won over a dozen first places in CS world gaming competitions in a decade, points out on a regular basis, “The superior gaming experience, performance, and durability of MSI gaming notebook computers have made them our team’s only choice, because you can really depend on them when the bullets start flying. In fact, not only are they great for gaming, they are the ideal choice for multimedia, too. No matter where we go in the world to compete or take part in activities, our laptops can be up and ready and we can be practicing in Full HD in no time at all. One major reason FNATIC has done so well as a team is our MSI machines.”

Latest 5 features for better gaming experience!

XSplit Gamecaster : The Recording & Streaming App for Gamers

MSI GS60 Ghost comes with the latest online streaming software, the XSplit Gamecaster. The XSplit Gamecaster lets you easily record your gaming moments and broadcast your live gameplay sessions to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more. It’s simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends family, or the world – Or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.

So what are you waiting for? Join the revolution and start streaming and recording with XSplit Gamecaster today. Use XSplit Gamecaster with all of your Notebook game streaming, the first debut only on MSI gaming notebooks.

Steelseries Engine: Create your game style

SteelSeSteelSeries Engine is the Apps to combine all frequent functions for gamers in order to easily customize every individual key and functions to personalize every gamer’s play style, including KLM, multiple devices management (for example, headset, mouse, and keyboard), keypress macros, and text macros. It’s the unique features only on MSI gaming notebooks with Steelseries keyboards.

Super RAD brings 10x faster speed than single HDD

MSI’s exclusive Super RAID employs two SSDs with M.2 interface, kicking up access speeds from 950MB/s to more than 1000MB/s – two times faster than high performance single SSD notebooks produced by other brands, and more than 10 times faster than conventional laptops packing hard drives with 7200RPM. It is best design in the industry for booting up and handling files.

Matrix Display multi-display presents 2+1 monitors usage

The GS60 Ghost features MSI’s Matrix Display multi-display output with three built-in I/O display interfaces, including the latest Mini DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4. Mini DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4 both feature AV sync output to handle 4K*2K Ultra HD TV. With two output interfaces and the notebook’s own screen, GS60 Ghost NB offers the most choices in terms of 3 displays and the best screen resolution and performance in the industry.

Best 5 features for multimedia
With Killer Networking, you call the shots

MSI’s top-of-the-line GS Series of gaming notebooks packs Killer™ Networking, a feature designed with gamers in mind, the powerful Killer Ethernet. The Killer Networking adapter provides serious gamers with an outstanding online gaming experience with lower latency (ping). The Advanced Stream Detect™ automatically classifies and prioritizes data streams, greatly enhancing data stream flow and reducing lag time. In addition to boosting online gaming performance, this feature enhances video viewing on Youtube or other websites with Full HD videos and downloads them in less than half the time.

Audio Boost for better gaming headset sound detail

MSI’s Audio Boost enhances 30% sound quality and comes with AMP (Audio Power Amplifier), a program designed to greatly enhance headphone performance and amperage in medium to high-end competition gaming and HiFi headsets and enhancing wrap around sound. All sound jacks are gold plated, because gold is the best conductive material known to man and does not oxidize. Christened “gold flash audio jacks,” they increase transmission efficiency and reduce noise, so that GS Series laptops reproduce each acoustic detail crisply, cleanly, faithfully.

Super-efficient Cooler Super-efficient cooling system–better performance, less noise

Power users will also be amazing with the impressive thermal design on GS60 Ghost, which 2 ultra slim fans and cooling design were embedded in. It offers better cooling performance by better air flow design in a critical space limitation, so heat quickly dissipates through the vent that is cooler at any given time, enhancing cooling performance better than previous generation. Fan and temperature control performance have also been improved so that temperatures are reduced much more quickly and with less noise. The best thermal solution on the market, it supports Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA GTXs high level graphics for a better user experience in the form of more power, lower temperature and less noise.

Dynaudio sound system for faithful reproduction

MSI worked with Dynaudio, world-class name in sound system design from Denmark, studying electrical circuits, dozens of speaker drivers, and how to best arrange internal parts and components to optimize sound. For over a year, they tweaked the sound and developed electrical circuits and materials with the best sound response. The GS Series, the only laptops in the industry with a Dynaudio sound system, clearly leads the industry not simply in terms of volume, but also in terms of stereo and crisp, clear sound for a more enjoyable gaming and multimedia experience.

Sound Blaster Cinema’s 2 enhanced wrap around sound

MSI GS60 gaming laptop this year feature upgraded Sound Blaster Cinema 2 wrap around sound, making the already cutting-edge Sound By Dynaudio dual channel sound system, even better with optimized software solutions in particular for wrap around sound, human voices, virtual bass, and low quality audio sources. Sound Blaster Cinema 2 and MSI’s superior sound system complement each other exceptionally well.

Model name GS60 Ghost
Operating System Windows 8.1
LED Backlight Display 15.6 3K IPS (2880×1620)
15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080), Anti-glare
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-4700HQ
Memory Type DDR3-1600 up to 16GB
Graphics GeForce GTX 870M / GDDR5 3GB (2PE)
GeForce GTX 860M / GDDR5 2GB (2PC)
Hard Disk Capacity up to 520GB Super RAID + 1TB HDD
Keyboard Full-color backlight, Slim Keyboard by SteelSeries
USB 3.0 3
Card Reader SD(XC/HC)
Video output HDMI 1.4/miniDisplayPort 1.2
Mic-in/Headphone out 1/1
LAN/WiFi Killer LAN / Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Webcam Full HD Cam (30fps@1080p)
Battery 6-Cell Li-Ion (4840mAH 52Wh)
Power Adapter 150W
Dimension (WxDxH) 390 x 266 x 19.9mm
Weight 1.9 Kg