Its a shame the GT73VR lacks dedicated macro keys for gamers. The sound stage was actually best for games, but we noticed some distortion at the upper volume levels. By the end of our gaming session, the top temperatures externally of the chassis felt cool enough to touch that people almost didnt wish to use our IR thermometer. On the other hand, the 1TB hard disk drive came in at only 134MB per second read and 125MB per second write, a single-digit percentage of what the RAID 0 SSD array was with the capacity of. MSIs GT Gaming Battlepack appears to be mostly of the bags (short of a rolling suitcase) that may fit everything.