Key Features

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Intel 7th Gen Core i7 Processors

Extreme processing power for best in class overall performance. Intel's new Kaby Lake i7 chips deliver significant performance advancements—including vastly improved graphics, battery life, and security—for a zero-compromise computing experience. With key features like Hyper-Threading for better multitasking, the 7th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor delivers top-of-the-line performance for your most demanding tasks.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Graphics

Take your gaming or multimedia creation to the next level with a powerful mobile discrete graphics solution. With the GTX 1050 powered by NVIDIA's Pascal architecture, you get unrivaled performance, advanced graphics technologies, and the best possible battery life. It's like having the power of a desktop, anywhere.

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Custom Tuning

We've made our award winning reputation by building desktops that simply outperform the competition through a level of custom tuning and tweaking that the rest simply can't match. We bring that same expertise to every MX70 we build. Each laptop is custom tuned to peak output by our team of expert engineers to ensure that when it leaves our facility, it does at an unrivaled level of performance.

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Sleek and Slim Design

At just 1.1", the MX70 was designed to be thin and light as well as powerful. It's this sleek aesthetic that you’ll feel compelled to show off anywhere and everywhere. And this combination of head-turning design and extreme power that makes this laptop something truly special. You won't find a thinner 17" laptop with this kind of jaw-dropping power anywhere else.

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Fully Customizable

Make your MX70 exactly what you need it to be. From solid state hard drives, premium dual channel memory and advanced networking to premium cooling and top of the line processor options, the Raptor MX70 is fully customizable to meet your specific needs.

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Ships in Just 3 Business Days

The waiting is the hardest part but our new line of custom laptops ships on average in just three business days after order completion. That means less time waiting and more time enjoying your new laptop.


More Details

The MX70's ultra sharp 17.3" Full HD LED-Backlit Display shows off your movies, projects and games in crystal-clear full 1080p so you get the best multimedia experience possible both at home and on the go.

Take your gaming or multimedia creation to the next level with a powerful mobile discrete graphics solution. With the GTX 1050 powered by NVIDIA's Maxwell architecture, you get unrivaled performance, advanced graphics technologies, and the best possible battery life.
Meet your storage needs and cut your load times. Multiple drives and support for PCIe Gen3 X4 M.2 SSDs with maximum speed of up to 2200MB/s gives you both the storage and speed you need for optimal performance.
With this full sized 98-key multi color LED illuminated keyboard, you'll be more productive than ever. Includes number pad for quicker data input and full-sized Backspace, Enter, and Spacebar keys to give you that desktop feel without the hassle of an external keyboard. Includes customizable option for changing the lighting on certain keys for an even better gaming experience.
Protect your vital files with this state of the art technology. The integrated biometric fingerprint scanner on the Raptor MX70 gives you an added layer of security with an option to substitute a fingerprint scan instead of a password.
Get ready to immerse yourself with an unrivaled auditory experienced courtesy of the MX70's Sound Blaster Cinema 3 audio platform featuring the Reality 3D and SBX Pro Studio.
If you’ve ever bought a computer from the behemoth, mass produced competition, you know bloatware. Free trials you don’t want, software you didn’t ask for, search bars you’ll never use – all choking your system. We don't do it, and we never will. With Velocity Micro, we only install what you as us for, and not a thing more.

Why Choose Velocity?

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Meticulous Handcraftsmanship

We’re obsessed with perfection – there are no assembly lines here. As with all Velocity Micro PCs, each Raptor MX70 is hand built by expert engineers, meaning every screw is turned by hand. The end result is better airflow and thermal properties, translating into a more stable, longer lasting system.

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A Legacy of Excellence

Since our first review in 2002, no PC manufacturer has won more awards from the press than has Velocity Micro. Featured in CNET, PC Magazine, PC Gamer, Maximum PC and many more, Velocity Micro PCs continue to be lauded by reviewers and customers alike for its performance, build quality, and stunning design. Learn more.

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100% US-based tech support

Every Velocity Micro PC comes with complimentary lifetime business hours phone support. And the best part – a call placed to our support team will never be routed anywhere offshore. It’s like having your own personal geek, just a call away. It costs more, but we won't let anything get in the way of an astonishing customer experience.

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Quality Control

Before shipping, this laptop endures a grueling set of tests and quality control measures that would bring most systems to their knees. Stress tests, extensive reboots, an overnight burn in, and an exhaustive 200-point QA checklist ensure that every Raptor MX70 meets our own lofty standards. 

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100% US-Based

Each and every Velocity Micro PC ships from and is supported by our Richmond, VA headquarters. We don’t outsource. We don’t cut corners. Not ever.

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Financing Options

Buy today with low monthly payments through Affirm and get a real time decision on this and all Velocity Micro purchases. All loans are subject to credit approval. Learn more here


Full Specs

Processor

7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ

Chipset Intel® HM175 Express Chipset

Memory

Supports Dual Channel DDR4

Four 260Pin SODIMM sockets, support for DDR4 2133/2400 MHz(Real operation frequency depends on FSB of processor)

Expandable up to 32GB, depends on 8GB/16GB SODIMM module

Storage

One changeable 2.5” HDD/SSD, SATA interface

One M.2 2280 SSD, SATA or PCIe Gen3 x4 interface

Display

17.3" Full HD 16:9 Wide screen (1920x1080) LED-Backlit Display in Matte Finished screen

Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 1050, 4GB GDDR5

- Microsoft® DirectX® 12 Compatible
- NVIDIA® GPU Boost™ 2.0
- NVIDIA® PhysX® Technology
- NVIDIA® CUDA™ Technology

Audio

High Definition audio interface
1 Built-in Array Microphone
2 Built-in Speakers
Sound Blaster Cinema 3
Amplified headphone output

Keyboard

Full color RGB illuminated full size keyboard with numeric pad

Fully programmable macro capability - customize individual key as hot key / multiple keystrokes in one key W/A/S/D gaming key
Touchpad Integrated touchpad with Microsoft PTP multi-gesture and scrolling function

I/O

1 HDMI 1.4a output Port (with HDCP)
2 Mini DisplayPort 1.2 output Port
2 USB 3.0 Ports (Type C)
2 USB 3.0 Ports (Type A)
1 Headphone Jack
1 Microphone Jack
1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)

Internal/External Slots

6-in-1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC)
Two M.2 Card Slots
- 1st for WLAN Combo M.2 2230 Card with PCIe and USB interface
- 2nd for SSD M.2 2280 Card with SATA / PCIe Gen3 x4 interface

Communications

Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN
802.11 b/g/n/ac wireless LAN + Bluetooth™ V4.0

Features Kensington Lock
Built-in 2.0M HD Video Camera
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology

Power

6 cell smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 62Wh
Full Range AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, 120W AC Adapter, DC output 19.5V, 6.15A

Size 16.48" (w) x 11.18" (d) x 1.08" (h)

Weight 6.83 LBs with Battery Pack

Testimonials

  • "A fantastic product only matched by the incredible service and support from the company. Best service and support for any product I have ever bought. A wonderful company and product line."

    - Dan Z.

  • "I don't think I've ever been more pleased with a company than VM. I'll be back in touch if and when I need another computer and another and another."

    - Shelby S.

  • "You have the best quality computer in the world, no other comes close to what you produce and to top it off it's MADE IN THE USA."

    - Richard B.