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This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the MSI GT780DX laptop. If you have the MSI GT780DX and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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For full specifications see the MSI GT780DX specifications page.

ProcessorThe 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 Processor
Screen17.3“ Full HD (1920×1080) or HD+ (1600×900) LED backlight
HDD750GB SATA 7200rpm+ Intel 120GB SSD
500GB SATA 7200rpm+ Intel 120GB SSD
Optical DriveBlu-ray / DVD Super Multi
GraphicsnVidia GeForce GTX 570M
802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
Line-In PortNot Tested
SPDIFOutNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
ESATA PortNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
Docking StationNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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julia, 2014/08/18 07:38

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Brian Fanning, 2013/11/07 23:11

Testing out Linux Mint 15 with MATE on the MSI GT780DX, Wireless worked right away and flawless, and the graphics seem to be supported. Going to go ahead and setup dual boot on my laptop and see if I am able to get the Touch Pad working along with KLM and S-Bar

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