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MSI's GT75VR may not look like much but gots it where it counts

This huge, relatively ugly gaming laptop isn't the best looker, but boy, does it have crazy specs.

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It's big, chunky and not really very good looking, but MSI's GT75VR packs impressive hardware inside its ugly chassis. It uses the latest Intel seventh-generation Core i7 processor and will have space for two -- yes two -- Nvidia GeForce GTX1070 discrete graphics in SLI configuration. It sports a 17.3-inch screen, with resolution of up to UHD levels (3,840x2,160 pixels).

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The keyboard on the GT75VR isn't your typical membrane keyboard. Instead, the GT75VR packs a SteelSeries mechanical keyboard with RGB LED lighting.

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Since there's plenty of space, there are also plenty of USB ports on both the left and right side. There's also an SD card reader.

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It also features four 3.5 mm audio ports, one mic in, one line in, one line out and one headphone out. All your bases are covered, for sure.

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And topping it all off are plenty of display output options, from DisplayPort, to HDMI to Thunderbolt 3. There's also a LAN port so you don't have to rely on cranky Wi-Fi for gaming.

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The GT75VR is one of the few laptops with a HDD indicator light -- a rarity in today's modern laptops.

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