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GT72 Dominator Pro (GTX 980M)

  • Windows 8.1
  • Desktop performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 8GB GDDR5 graphics
  • Fully customizable SteelSeries keyboard, touchpad and front lights
  • Incredible audio output with Dynaudio speakers and subwoofer
  • Silent and efficient dual fan cooling
  • MSI “Shift” adjustable performance technology
  • Supports up to 4x M.2 SSD’s and a high capacity hard drive
  • Supports up to 3 external displays
  • Supports external 4K display via HDMI
  • Easy-to-upgrade design
  • Pre-loaded with XSplit Gamecaster streaming software
FORGED FOR THE HARDCORE
Built to perform, designed to envy. Show your status and stand out from the crowds with the GT72 Dominator's solid one-body full aluminum chassis, gamer red accents and a stealthy yet aggressive cutting edge design.
INSANELY POWERFUL
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900M Series brings extreme, next-generation graphics performance to serious gaming notebooks. Being the first mobile graphics solution to reach a score over 10,000 in 3DMark11*, the GeForce GTX 980M delivers desktop gaming performance in a portable design.

Enable antialiasing for a smooth and realistic gaming experience. Feel the difference with NVIDIA PhysX technology, bringing games to life with dynamic and interactive environments.
SHIFT TO GAME
MSI's SHIFT technology gives you total control over the system's power management. Switch between 3 modes: Sport, Comfort and Green to find the perfect balance between system performance and temperature.
EXPAND AND CONQUER
Tap into the ultimate immersive gaming experience with NVIDIA's Surround View. Expand the real-estate of your games and get the entire view of the battlefield in strategy games, see more in first-person-shooters, and do more in MMORPG’s.
SUPER RAID 3 EXTREME STORAGE
Designed to deliver the fastest storage configuration possible, SUPER RAID 3 increases read speeds of over 1600 MB/s with support for up to 4x 256GB M.2 SATA solid state drives, 17x faster than a standard 7200RPM hard drive.
SWIFT. ACCURATE. POWERFUL.
Gain the unfair advantage day or night with a fully illuminated keyboard, tactile fast action keys, a strategic layout and powerful customization capabilities.
CUSTOMIZE EVERYTHING
Modify the color, macro every key and enhance the way you play with the powerful SteelSeries Engine app.
TURN IT UP
Fill the room and feel the bass. Dynaudio high fidelity speakers are acoustically tuned to perfection delivering unheard of quality fit for any audiophile.

Drop the beat or feel the thunderous roar of the battlefield with an integrated subwoofer.


Get an extra boost in performance for your audio with built-in dedicated bass, speaker, and headset AMPs, gold plated for maximum audio transfer. Add dynamics and punch to every gunshot, explosion and gaming sound with stunning surround effects, producing an incredibly realistic surround sound experience even from just a pair of headphones or stereo speakers.
LEAVE LAG BEHIND
Killer DoubleShot combines intelligence, control and superior networking speed for HD video, high quality audio, and online games whether you go wired or wireless. Get even more bandwidth and coverage with the high performance Killer Wireless 802.11ac.

Combine both wired and wireless networking to give you even more bandwidth to jump in multiplayer games and watch your streams simultaneously without worry of a bottlenecked network.
WANT TO SHOW OFF YOUR SKILLS OR JUST MAKE A FUN GAMING VIDEO FOR YOUR FRIENDS?
XSplit Gamecaster lets you easily record your gaming moments and broadcast your live gameplay sessions to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more. 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. So what are you waiting for? Join the revolution and start streaming and recording with XSplit Gamecaster today.
UPGRADE YOUR ARSENAL
The GT72 Dominator Pro was designed to easily access the core hardware with a one-piece back plate so you can increase your memory and storage as you see fit.
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Recommended Award
2015-06
Germany
The MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro lets you play your muscles: GeForce GTX 980M, Intel Core i7-4720HQ, all 32 GB of memory and disk space by a lush 1,000-TB HDD and a total of 512 GB SSD memory are on board. Current games can be cut easily with rigid frame ra...
10081
EDITORS TIP - EXTREME SPEED
2015-05
Slovakia
MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro je vynikajúci model pre hráčov a náročných používateľov, ktorí chcú výkonný procesor a grafickú kartu spolu s rýchlym SSD a veľkým pevným diskom na ukladanie dát.
11462
Best in test
2015-02
Denmark
Gaming-bærbar, der har det hele!
11237
Best in test
2015-02
Denmark
MSI GT72 PE2 Dominator Pro er indbegrebet af en high end gaming-bærbar
11238
Performance
2015-01
Spain
This media made a complete and powerful review. They made an internal and external analysis of our product and some tests. All is helped by photos. Finally, they put their conclusion, a list with some pros and cons and give us two awards.
11226
The Coolest Hardware
2015-01
Russia
“… MSI engineers were surpassed themselves. After working with this model we are even scared to try other samples, so it competently done.” Plus: Designer, Keyboard, Sound, Higher efficiency, SSD. Minus: TN Matrix Display, touchpad.
10039
Platinum adward
2015-01
Spain
This media made a complete and rich review about our GT72. They make the unboxing explaining all the pack and the features. Also, they show us the product and talk about the design and internal and external features. Finally, they made some tests to prove...
11193
RealHardTechX Award
2015-01
Spain
This media made a review and an unboxing of our product. They began introducting the GT72, continues with his specifications and the design. Also, they talked about the accesories and his software and made some test. In the end, they explain their sensati...
11196
Editor's Choice Award
2014-12
Russia
“Updated "Dominator Pro" can rightly be called one of the best gaming NB’s, if not the best. As the leader of the market it consists of the 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ and enthusiast level NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 980M 8G/4G discrete graphics card. I...
10038
The best GAMING Hardware
2014-12
Russia
Powerful NB with daring design Large 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080) anti-glare LCD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 8G/4G discrete graphic card The latest 4th generation Intel Core i7 Processor Exclusive Super Raid 3 with 4 SSD RAID gives unlimited speed Easy to progra...
10037
Editor Select Award
2014-12
Turkey
MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro gets "Editor Select" award from PC EXTRA Magazine, Dec issue. In the magazine, the editor gave the quotation “If gamers want to find a most highest performance gaming notebook, MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro is the only one choice.”
10018
The notebook of the year 2014
2014-12
Turkey
One of popular magainze in Turkey- PCkoloji announce MSI GT72 2QE as the notebook of the year 2014. They select the only and the best one for each product category, including notebook, printer, vga card, smart phone, etc. MSI GT72 2QE is the winner of "th...
10015
Very Good Award
2014-12
Germany
At the powerful hardware you will have fun as long as the Cooler Boost 3 cooling can literally burn anything and works on a reasonable noise level. That for a matrix-display setup on Nvidia Optimus has been omitted, we believe to be brave but also correct...
10014
Platinum Excellence Award
2014-11
Malaysia
‘MSI GT72 2QE is one of the best gaming systems I had ever tested. Keep in mind I’m comparing what I seen with the GT72-2QE with full-blown gaming desktops that I personally built.’
11040
The Performance Award
2014-11
Turkey
In the Nov issue of New Tech magazine, Turkey, MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro is selected as cover page, and you can see the New Tech magazine with MSI GT72 2QE photo is still much more attractive, even showcase in fashion magazine area. In the review, New te...
9997
Top Product Award
2014-11
Germany
The MSI GT72-PE Dominator Pro is a very well equipped and extremely fast gaming notebook for gamers who want to remain mobile.
9974
Editor's Choice Award
2014-11
Germany
GT72 2QE Dominator Pro is the first position of 2014 top 10 gaming notebook from notebookcheck.com. GT72 2QE Dominator Pro embedded the Nvidia GTX 980M with Maxwell architecture. The GPU exchange not only reduces the waste heat, but also the power consump...
9989
Editor Select Award
2014-11
Turkey
The length of GT72 2QE Dominator Pro review video is around :1:34:04. From the video, readers can see very detail review and the performance of playing game title by GT72 2QE Dominator Pro. MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro was gave “Editor's choice” award, and ...
9990
Best for Games
2014-10
Spain
This media “Hispazone” makes a complete review of our product. They talk about some technical features, also they make some tests, they show pictures to let end-users know how is the GT72 Dominator Pro, and finally they show one gameplay and conclude the...
11071
Very good, 88%
2014-10
Germany
MSI offer a classic high-end notebook- GT72 2QE and gets a very good review from notebookcheck.de. The whole notebook is supported by a great sound combo and a high-contrast (though not particularly true color) TN panel. Other highlights include the sumpt...
9985
Best in test
2014-10
Denmark
Gaming-baerbar, der har det hele. Den er ikke enestäende, hvad ydelsen angår her i testen. men det er en virkelig staerk gaming-baerbar, hvor gamerens behov er taenkt ind i konstruktionen. Den er pengene vaerd.
11019
Excellent Award
2014-10
Germany
The MSI GT72 is a high-end gaming notebook in a class that belongs to the currently fastest model. In addition to the performance in particular, the battery life of GT72 increases by Maxwell benefit.
9987
Power Award
2014-10
Poland
“New Dominator Pro is uncommon design. It has many advantages, for example, uncompromised graphics performance capabilities that can compare the strengths of desktop computers. It's practically the maximum, which can now be squeezed out of the laptop,” P...
9988
We Want It!
2014-10
Czech Republic
Po dlouhém přemítání jsem se MSI GT72 2QE rozhodl nakonec přeci jen udělit megalomanské hodnocení 100 % a s tím související ocenění we want it! . Pokud sháníte herní notebook kolem 60 tis. Kč, nemůžete vybrat lépe.
11001
Performance
2014-10
UK
In the market for a big-screen laptop with desktop-like gaming credentials? The GT72 Dominator Pro has you covered, and then some.
10997
Excellent Hardware Award
2014-10
Germany
The new GT72 series offers a relatively simple, high-quality housing, which can offer a flexible lighting and last but not least a superior six USB 3.0 connectors can be found only rarely. The keyboard that came from a collaboration with SteelSeries, boas...
9975
Editor's Choice Award
2014-10
Germany
With the GT72 MSI manages a big step forward. After years of "bling-bling looks" MSI seems to have finally learned style. Visually, we would definitely prefer the GT72. Further improvements relate to the cooling system. Under load the new gaming shoot is ...
9973
Top Performance Award
2014-09
Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey. The quotation is from editor “ Desktop computers holding the head and eye area with top performance monster!” In this model, the trackpad area is already fine-tune. On the other hand, the cooling system on the basis of the hot air blown...
9979
Silver award
2014-09
Netherlands
Ook de machine zelf heeft prima specificaties en mogelijkheden. De afwerkingen en de aansluitingen zijn prima voor elkaar en ook als je naar de prestaties kijkt word je er best blij van
10932
Must Have
2014-09
UK
Kitguru says: A complete gaming powerhouse which sets a new benchmark in the high end.
10975
Editor's Choice Award
2014-08
Thailand
“Totally Changed : Clearly remodeling, leaving no original style of G series. With the angular style GT72 Dominator should be inspired by the military tank merge with the back of the fierce Raging Bull. If consider every parts of GT72 Dominator this new g...
9960
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