Monday MSI revealed its new 16-inch gaming notebook, the GE600, which uses Intel's HM55 chipset and 32nm Core i5 processor, and AMD's ATI Radeon HD5730 discrete graphics (with 1 GB DDR3 VRAM).
The portable rig sports a 720p HD webcam, a built-in sub-woofer (really?), and SRS Premium Sound. The GE600 is also decked out with a shiny coat of black, highlighted by a gold palm rest.
As for other specs, the gaming notebook offers a Windows 7 Home Premium, two DDR3 RAM SO-DIMM slots, a 16-inch HD TFT LCD screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution), and SATA HDD space ranging from 250, 320, to 500 GB. There's also a 4-in-1 card reader (XD/SD/MMC/Memory Stick), Bluetooth, Intel's 802.11 a/b/g/draft n, HDMI out, and more.
MSI said that it is also throwing in two "theater-class" speakers and its exclusive ECO Engine Power Saving Technology. The laptop will come with a six-cell battery, however gamers can update to the nine-cell version.
"To satisfy customer needs, MSI 16" entertainment model - GE600 - was developed to introduce the most advanced software/hardware devices characterized by all-new exterior design, HD webcam, sub-woofer and leading SRS Premium Sound audio, all of which enables customers to enter a new era of mobile video/audio enjoyment experiences," said Sam Chern, MSI Notebook Marketing Director.
Outside the specs and all the promotion, MSI didn't offer any pricing or an exact release date on this laptop.