MSI GT680R-008US Gaming Notebook uses Sandy Bridge

MSI has unveiled a new gaming notebook called the GT680R-008US that uses the Intel Sandy Bridge platform. The new notebook has a bunch of nice hardware inside and should be shipping right now at different online retailers and directly from MSI.

The machine uses an Intel Core i7-2630QM CPU and runs the Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system. The machine has 8GB of RAM inside and a total of 1TB of storage. That storage is achieved with a pair of 500GB 7200 rpm HDDs.

The notebook also has 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth. Graphics for the gaming notebook are via NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M with 1.5GB of DDR5 RAM. The sound system on the notebook is THX TruStudio Pro and it has Dynaudio Premium sound. The notebook will cost you $1649.99.