MSI GX660R Gaming Laptop Review

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MSI GX660R Gaming Laptop Review

MSI GX660R Gaming Laptop – External Appearance (Opened)

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The unique appearance of the GX660R continues once open. At the top of the system is a 720p capable webcam with microphone is discretely positioned beside this. The display used on this model is a 15.6" inch Full HD backlit LED model with resolution of 1920×1080.

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The Keyboard on the GX660R features low profile keys with the WASD highlighted, a nod to the systems gaming potential. It has a full num-pad on the right and towards the front of the system is textured hand rest which MSI call "checkered totem" and a tactile feel continues as the Synaptics multi-touch capable pad has a metal style surround with brushed metal mouse buttons. This is also the area where we find the various system status LEDs which light up orange when on.

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Above the keyboard we find a touch panel which allows us to control some of the systems key functionality. The first area has a user configurable section "P1" which lets us set an application to launch, next is "Turbo" which applies a MSI approved overclock, our fan button is next and sends the internal cooling to 100%. On the other side of the power button we have sections which enable/disable Bluetooth V2 EDR, Intel wireless LAN (B/G/N) and toggle the on-board lighting and power profiles.

Sitting at the edge of the system are our two Dynaudio speakers and a small bass port is located on the base of the system.

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