MSI GT72 Dominator Pro

  |   by Ian Debevoise

The MSI GT72 Dominator Pro has all the necessary parts for an above average gaming laptop and an attractive design to go with it. The NVidia GeForce GTX 980M 8GB DDR5 can handle 4k video editing as well as the running the newest games on the highest settings and with four 125 GB SSDs the Dominator Pro runs incredibly fast, but a poor display doesn’t quite keep up with its competitors and its high end graphics card. 

  • Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5 GHz, 6 MB Cache, Turbo up to 3.5 GHz)
  • 17.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) anti-glare LCD
  • NVidia GeForce GTX 980M 8GB DDR5
  • 32 GB of DDR3
  • 4 x 125 SSDs (Super RAID 3)
  • 1TB HDD (7,200 RPM)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 802.11ac
  • Killer e22200 Ethernet
  • Killer Wireless n/a/ac
  • Dimensions: 16.85 x 11.57 x 1.89 – inches
  • Weight: 8.4 pounds
  • Starting price: $1,800
  • Price as configured: $2,900

  • Pros

    • Attractive chassis design
    • Powerful specs
    • Great ventilation (with fan speed controls)
    • Responsive keyboard
  • Cons

    • Dim display with poor color accuracy  
    • Weak battery life

Quick Take

The MSI GT72 Dominator Pro boasts an attractive design, excellent graphics performance and lightning-fast transfer speeds. It’s nearly the perfect package, the only thing holding it back is the machine’s sub-par display.

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