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MSI Gaming GE72 6QF(Apache Pro)-029US 2.6GHz I7-6700HQ 17.3" 1920 x 1080pixels Black
MSI Gaming GE72 6QF(Apache Pro)-029US 2.6GHz I7-6700HQ 17.3" 1920 x 1080pixels Black:
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Latest 6th Generation Intel ® Core™ i7 Processors

Skylake is codename of the brand new 14nm micro-architecture of Intel’s latest 6th generation processors. The Skylake platform requires lower power consumption but delivers better performance than before. CPU performance of Core i7 6700HQ is 20% faster than i7 4720HQ under average usage. For optional models of GT series, will have special version of Core i7 6820HK with overclock capability from 3.7GHz to over 4GHz, the overclock frequency may differ depends on the CPU capability.

Cooler Boost 3: Keep Calm Under Pressure

Heat is the most original element on earth. It’s pure physics that more energy will generate more heat. Cooling is therefore a knotty task to tackle with. MSI exclusive Cooler Boost 3 technology creates dual thermal modules internally by allocating dedicated heat pipes for GPU and CPU. A total of 4 heat pipes and dual fans actively and effectively push heat out of the system.


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SHIFT is activated by the FN + F7 hotkey combo, or via the Dragon Gaming Center.

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True Color Technology

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MSI has partnered with Portrait Displays, Inc. in developing a level of accuracy for display technology that sets a new standard. Trusting that the displays colors naturally represent the content is MSI’s objective.


Vision and sound are the most important two factors in this field. You now get to see clearer than your enemies to always get one step ahead of the rest. Besides Gaming Mode, True Color Technology also offers prefect color accuracy for 5 more scenarios. Work or play, you can easily switch to the mode that best suits your eyes. The profile sharing feature permits you to share your True Color settings to other users anywhere.

Matrix Display

Expand the vision for extreme gaming experience. MSI innovative Matrix display supports up to 2 external displays simultaneously through one HDMI 1.4 and one MINI DisplayPort 1.2. Multi-task is made possible even during competitive gameplays. Connect the laptop to HDTV display, Matrix Display supports 4K output with a resolution up to 3840 x 2160.

MSI Matrix Display technology creates an ideal environment for extreme gaming experience and pleasant multimedia entertainment.

World' 1st gaming notebook
with Wide-viewing Angle display

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Nahimic Virtual Surround Sound - Military Technology, the Next Gaming Standard

Originally developed for military fighter jets, Nahimic specializes in 3D sound software processing and audio improvements offering virtual 7.1 sound in immersive high definition. Designed to work with standard audio and stereo equipment, Nahimic transports gamers into the action, allowing them to sense every footstep, hear every bullet whizzing past, and feel every explosion. It also features a high definition audio recorder to easily capture and stream studio quality sound and is only available on MSI gaming laptops.

Virtual Surround

Highly immersive 7.1 virtualization Brings an ultra realistic 360°Sound stage.

Bass boost

Powerful AND deep bass Emphasizes the sub frequencies of expiosion shockwaves and brings vibrancyto the gaming soundtracks


Because each sound can be decisive Raises up the highest frequencies in order to highlight all the important tiny details (footsteps, gunshot whistles…).

Noise gate & Noise reduction

Removes 90% of the noise Removes the noise from your communications. The result is a crystal clear in-game voice com in any situation.


Cooperated with the world leading speaker company Dynaudio for years, the whole new designed GT72 is packing the latest speakers design with 2 channels with 1 subwoofer, and its absolutely authentic hearing experience. The signal has been enhanced up to 50% sound detail and up to 10dB volume has been increased; people who play games or enjoy movies will absolutely be immersed in the perfect system with outstanding sound effect.


The MSI Audio Boost design enhances the output sound detail and sound stage by 30% more. The gold flash audio jack provides stable sound transmission (reduced obstruction) and works in conjunction with the optimized headsets AMP (Audio Power Amplifier) design, characterized by low noise and low distortion, to greatly enhance headphone performance and faithfully reproduce each acoustic detail.

SteelSeries Engine 3 (SSE3) – Target, Position, Aim and Fire

During gameplay, SteelSeries Engines 3 serves as your firearm. With SSE3, you get to suit up your weapon with cool look by lightening it up with multiple backlit colors, transform your keyboard into a high technology firearm by setting up several keys into one key command and cloud syncing all SteelSeries gears together.

Freedom to Play

SteelSeries Engine will automatically recognize what game you are playing and open your saved profile(s) for that game. You can create your own profiles for other applications and then have SteelSeries Engine open the corresponding profile when you start up your application.


The SteelSeries Engine is easy to understand by using pictorial representations of devices along with basic drag-and-drop techniques to assign key presses, complex macros, device profiles and buttons. Also features intuitive macro creation with customizable colors, fonts, and names for everything.

4 keyboard layers options!!

There are 4 layers for gamers to set 4 usage scenario or game. Not only that, while playing the game, gamers can easily and quickly switch layer*, such as a chat screen with friends. Communication with friends is not interrupted!!

Intelligent keypress macro capabilities

There are virtually unlimited keypress macro creation capabilities. Anything you can do on a mouse or a keyboard can be programmed along with specific event timing. You can even program mouse events into keyboard macros. Your macros will be running at a high priority in your computers Operating System, yet it does NOT interfere with your real time actions during gameplay.

Create your own text macro

Besides keypress macro, SteelSeries Engine also can create the text macro for gamers’ talk. By this way, gamers can have simultaneously multi-party conversation and do not waste time in doing repetitive typing.

KLM (Keyboard light management)

Depending on your mood and desires, you can choose from more than 1,000 color combinations and five different scenario modes for the keyboard, enabling you to be the coolest gamer at any LAN party!

Unlimited profile possibilities

Profiles are sets of macros, button assignments, and device configurations that are frequently used together. An unlimited number of profiles, with customizable names, can be stored in the SteelSeries Engine. It provides predefined profiles for common games which can be used directly or as templates for your custom macros.

Statistics to analyze and improve

Whether you're playing an FPS or editing in Photoshop, being better and more efficient is something we want to help you achieve. Use the Statistics module to record your keyboard or mouse actions. Then review the peripheral heat map, which shows with both color and numbers the frequency of your key or button presses. You can then use this information to fine tune your macros as well as your key and mouse button assignments to optimize your tools to play (and work).

Silver Lining Print

See more and do more in the night with high-grade silver lining printed keys. See the full color spectrum on the SteelSeries multicolor keyboard and enjoy longer lasting keys worry free of long-term wear and tear.

Killer Shield – Smoother Gameplay

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Xsplit Gamecaster Version 2 – Show off Your Skills to the World

Get super professional live streams going by blending into the background with the Chroma Key function introduced in Xsplit Gamecaster Version 2. Record your gameplays and broadcast it live to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and etc.. You may also edit gameplay videos directly on this app. 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. What’s more exciting is that MSI extends premium license from 6 to 12 months. Now you get to explore and enjoy becoming a true professional streamer for a whole year for FREE.


Use XSplit Gamecaster to stream all of your gaming activities

Webcam & chroma key

Add a webcam and show your game face

Share your broadcast

Share your broadcast and conquer the world

Realtime notes

Draw attention whilst casting with in-game annotations

Record & upload

Organize and upload your greatest gaming moments

TriDef SmartCam Integration

Revolutionary background removal without the need of a green screen.

Adaptive Bitrate Technology

Automatically adjusts your bitrate to minimize connection drops so you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming.


Brand: MSI
Release date: October 2015
Categories: Computers > Notebooks & Netbooks
LSN: XF3-5A4-QC2-4
Colour: Black
Market Position: Gaming
Model Number: GE72 6QF-029US
Type: Notebook

Operating System

Bundled Operating System: Windows 10 (64-Bit)
Operating System Architecture: 64-bit


Chipset: Intel HM170


CPU Family: Core i7
CPU Speed: 2.6 GHz
CPU Type: I7-6700HQ
Max Turbo Speed: 3.5 GHz
Number of Cores: Quad-Core
Number of Threads: 8
Socket Type: FCBGA1440


Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Display Surface: Matt
LED Backlight: Yes
Panel Type: IPS
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Screen Size: 17.3"


Discrete Graphics Memory Type: GDDR5
Maximum Memory Supported: 32 GB
Memory Capacity: 16GB
Memory Slot (Total): 2x SO-DIMM
Memory Spec: DDR4-SDRAM
Memory Speed: 2133


Compatible Memory Cards: SD • SDHC • SDXC


Discrete Graphics Adapter Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
On-board Graphics Adapter Model: Intel® HD Graphics 530

Hard Drive

HDD Capacity: 1000GB
Number Of SSDs Installed: 1
SSD or Flash Memory Capacity: 256GB
Solid-state Drive Interfaces: M.2
Storage Media: HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity: 1256GB

Audio System

Built-in Microphone: Yes
PlatformSpeakersManufacturer: Dynaudio

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: DVD Super Multi


Backlit Keyboard: Yes
Integrated Numeric Keypad: Yes
Windows Keys: Yes

Integrated Devices

Card Reader: Yes


Integrated Sound Card: Exclusive Audio Boost 2

Input Device

Touchpad: Touchpad


Kensington Lock: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth Version: 4.0
Ethernet LAN Data Rates: 10 • 1000 • 100 Mbit/s
LAN: Yes
WLAN: 802.11ac
Wi-Fi: Yes


Front Camera: Yes
Front Camera Resolution (numeric): 1280 x 720


Battery Type: Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number Of Battery Cells: 6


DC-In Jack: Yes
Ethernet LAN Ports: 1
HDMI Version: 1.4
Headphone Outputs: 1
Microphone In: Yes
Mini Displayport Quantity: 1
USB 2.0: 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity: 2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity: 1

Package Contents

AC Adapter Included: Yes

Physical Specification

Cable Lock Slot Type: Kensington
Form Factor: Clamshell
Item Depth (mm): 287.8
Item Width (mm): 419.9
Weight (kg): 2.9

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