by Brian Choi

Since its launch in June as the world’s fastest gaming GPU, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M GPU has won rave reviews.

Now MSI has become our latest OEM partner to launch gaming notebooks using GeForce GTX 680M GPUs – and they’re a couple of the best looking and best playing ones out there.

Both the 17-inch MSI GT70 and the more portable 15-inch GT60 come equipped with Optimus technology, which provides outstanding graphics performance while extending battery life. The GT70 was recently awarded the “Best Choice Award” and “Media Choice Award” at Computex 2012, and both models are available today.

MSI GT70 with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M GPU
MSI GT70 rocks the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M GPU.

The GeForce GTX 680M is fast – as in desktop PC fast – which is what discovered when they tested it in an Alienware M17x. The site recorded scores that “… don’t just beat previous gaming laptops. They also defeat some gaming reported that “… this rig beat out the competition handily, even over systems with dual GPU configurations.”

The 680M delivers on the promise of uncompromised mobile gaming because, at its core, it is the same chip as our flagship GeForce GTX 680 desktop GPU – the most efficient GPU ever built.

Built on the NVIDIA Kepler architecture and configured for maximum performance in notebooks, the GeForce GTX 680M has proven to be the perfect complement to Intel’s Ivy Bridge chipset, itself a boon for notebooks. As PC Magazine points out, “… thanks to a new Ivy Bridge processor and NVIDIA Kepler graphics, it topped our leaderboard on multimedia benchmark tests, and returned playable frame rates at its 1,920-by-1,080 native resolution.”

While speed is critical, we believe that the best gaming experience also means having the greatest gaming tech at your disposal. The GeForce GTX 680M comes loaded with these latest gaming technologies and more: It automatically turns on lightning-fast anti-aliasing in a huge variety of games with NVIDIA FXAA and TXAA. NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync adjusts VSync to current frame rates to drastically reduce image tearing. And NVIDIA PhysX technology brings to life games with dynamic, interactive environments in games like the upcoming Borderlands 2.

The MSI GT 70 can be yours today from e-tailers, B&H and J&R or custom builders Xotic PC, GenTech PC and EXcaliberPC. Learn more about how the GeForce GTX 680M can change your game at