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MSI debuts AMD Richland processors in new gaming laptop line

updated 05:56 pm EDT, Tue May 21, 2013

Both 15.6 and 17.3-inch laptops use new AMD Richland A10 processor

Computer manufacturer MSI Computer Corp, products and solutions, unveils the new and refreshed GX70 and GX60, the world's first AMD Richland A10-5750M powered gaming laptops. The new processor also increases battery life and CPU performance in both the 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch models.

Both models are driven by the A10-5750 processor, with 750GB of hard drive space, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a Blu-Ray reader, three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI 1.4 out, and THX speakers.

The GX70 3BE-007US is the 17.3-inch model and weighs 8.6 pounds. It boasts a AMD Radeon HD 8970M with 2GB of GDDR5 RAM. Networking is provided by a AW-NB114H combo 802.11b/g/n plus Bluetooth 4.0 chipset. Two USB 2.0 ports are provided in addition to the USB 3.0 ports. The GX70 retails for $1,400.

The GX60 3AE-216US has a 15.6-inch full-HD screen running at 1920x1080. The graphics processor is a dedicated AMD Radeon HD 7970M with 2GB of GDDR5 RAM. A single USB 2.0 port is mounted as well as the USB 3.0 ports. The GX60 weighs 7.7 pounds and retails for $1,300.

by MacNN Staff




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