The well-known Taiwanese laptop maker, MSI has launched multiple gaming laptops covering different budgets and catering to different sets of users. These belong to the Raider Dragon, Leopard, Stealth, Thin Series, and so on.
It will pack the new Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series and represent the GE, GS, GP, and GF Series. These max out at Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics, Intel Core i9 CPU. Along with these models the company also announced MSI GP66, MSI GP76 Leopard, Stealth 15M, MSI GF75 Thin, MSI 65 Thin, and Creator 15. Let us check them out in detail.
MSI GE76 Raider Dragon Edition and MSI GE66 Raider
The MSI GE76 Raider Dragon Edition features a 17.3-inch Ultra HD IPS display with a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels whereas the MSI GE66 Raider features a 15.6-inch UHD IPS display with the same resolution. In terms of performance, both laptops are powered by the latest Intel Core i9-10980HK processor paired with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU.
In terms of memory, both are offered with up to 64GB of RAM and houses two SSD slots for storage. The keyboard is a highlight as there is a per-key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries. The GE76 model has a Full HD webcam and supports WiFi 6E. It is backed by a 99Whr 4-cell battery and weighs about 2.9KG and on the other hand, the GE66 weighs under 2.3KG. For audio purposes, there are two 2W speakers. The pricing and availability of these models will be revealed later.
MSI GS66 Stealth
The MSI GS66 Stealth gets updated with the specifications as well. For starters, there’s the latest Intel Core i9-10980HK processor paired with the latest GeForce RTX 30 series GPU. It features a Cooler Boost Trinity+ system and True Color 3.0 for a richer viewing experience. The other specs are offered with up to 15.6-inch UHD display, and like the Raider Series, the storage is offered with up to 64GB of RAM and two SSD storage.
The similarities don’t end there as the Stealth has WiFI 6E, per-key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries, dual 2W speakers, and a 99.9Whr battery. However, the webcam gets a bump down to HD resolution. The I/O includes a Thunderbolt 3 port and an HDMI port. It is currently available for pre-order starting at $1,799 (~INR 1,31,400) at BestBuy and is set to release next month.
MSI GP66 Leopard, MSI GP76 Leopard
The Leopard Series gaming laptops come with the latest Intel Core i7 Processors and up to GeForce RTX 3070 graphics. What differentiates them are their displays, as the MSI GP76 Leopard features a large 17.3-inch IPS display with Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 resolution. It also boasts of a 144Hz refresh rate whereas the MSI GP66 Leopard gets a smaller 15.6-inch IPS display of Full HD resolution and retains the 144Hz refresh rate.
The keyboard, webcam, connectivity, and memory configuration and identical to the Stealth Series. But the I/O differed as there is one USB Type-C port, 1x HDMI port, and three USB Type-A ports. The battery inside is a 4-cell 65Whrs one. The GP66 weighs at around 2,3KG and the GP76 weighs in at 2.9KG. The MSI Leopard GP66 pricing starts at $1,799 (~INR 1,31,400) and the MSI Leopard GP76 starts at $2,299 (approximately INR 1,68,000). Both models would go on sale in February.
MSI Stealth 15M
It features a 15.6-inch Full HD display along with a 144Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11375H processor which can touch a clock speed of 5GHz, paired with a GeForce RTX 30 series graphics card. Coming to the storage, it is offered with 64GB of RAM and a single SSD storage slot.
For the gaming sessions, it comes with RGB backlit gaming keyboard and dual 2W speakers. The connectivity options include WiFi 6 and the laptop is backed by a 52Wh battery. All this results in a bulk of 1,7KG and the MSI Stealth 15 is priced at $1,499 ( INR 1,09,500) and will be available across retailers in March.
MSI Creator 15
The MSI Creator 15 features an individually calibrated 4K True Pixel panel verified by Calman and yields a 100% of RGB color gamut. The display is a 15.6-inch 4K UHD touchscreen one. It is powered by the latest Intel Core i7 processor combines with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics. It is offered with up to 64GB of RAM and up to 2 slots of SSD storage.
The other features include an IR HD webcam, two 2W speakers, a single backlit keyboard and the system supports WiFi 6E connectivity. The I/O ports include 1x USB Type-C, 1xThunderbolt 3 port, 3x USB Type-A port, an audio jack, and 1x HDMI port. The laptop gets the juice from a 99.9 Whr cell and it weighs around 2.1KG. The MSI Creator 15 is priced at $1,899 (INR 1,38,700) but the release dates are not out yet.
MSI GF75 Thin, GF65 Thin Gaming Laptops
The MSI GF Thin Series is powered by various Intel processors and Nvidia GPUs, it maxes out at Intel Core i7 CPU and Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics. It features a 17.3-inch IPS Full HD Display that supports a 144Hz refresh rate. The RAM maxes out at 64GB well. Extra features introduced are an HD webcam and 2x 2W speakers. The laptop is backed by a 51Whr 3-cell battery.
Regarding the connectivity features, it comes with WiFi 6 and the I/O on the MSI GF75 includes one USB Type-C, and three USB Type-A ports whereas the MSI GF65 gets two USB Type-C and two USB Type-A ports. The GF75 weighs in at 2.3KG and the GF65 weighs in at 1.86KG. Coming to the price, the MSI GF75 Thin will be available starting at $1,299 (INR 94,900) and the MSI GF65 Thin will start from $999 (INR 72,900). Both models will go on sale in February.