hard luck for you if you are expecting Ultra HD to arrive to laptop anytime soon, but if you are adamant on giving your eyes the eye-candy when gaming or slogging away on AutoDesk, we’d say 3K is your best bet for now. speaking of 3K, MSI has just the laptops touting that sub-4K, but nevertheless eye-watering resolution, offering your pampered eyes an whopping 2,880 x 1,620 pixels (also referred to as WQHD+). there are two models that falls under the MSI GT60 15.6″ 3K Display Laptops lineup: the GT60 20D-261US, which is a gaming rig (dubbed as the GT60 Gaming) and the GT60 20KWS-278US, which is a workstation (dubbed as the GT60 Workstation).
both laptops shared common features and specifications, including latest 4th generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor, 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD storage setup, 16GB DDR3L RAM, Killer E220 Game Networking, Killer Doubleshot wireless, SD card reader, a trio of USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port (actually two, for the GT60 Gaming), HDMI 1.4, HD 720p webcam, SteelSeries full color programmable backlit keyboard, and Dynaudio premium speakers with subwoofer. the key differentiating elements between the workstation and the gaming laptop are graphics card and the optical drive.
according to MSI, the workstation is optimized for Adobe CS6, AutoDesk and SolidWorks and is thus, outfitted with NVIDIA Quadro K3100 and a Blu-ray Disc writer for some serious creative works, while the gaming model sports a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M and a regular Blu-ray Disc reader. the MSI GT60 Gaming and the GT60 Workstation with 3K displays are available now starting at $2,199.99 and $2,799.99, respectively.