MSI launches latest laptops: Tech meets aesthetic

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MSI launches latest laptops: Tech meets aesthetic
New gaming and Creator laptops coming from MSI.

MSI unveils its latest gaming and Creator laptops and invites you to it's virtual event (with prizes!)

In partnership with MSI

MSI prides itself on its end-to-end supply chain. It takes care of its own product development, manufacturing, sales and even tech support. Established in 1986, the company now employs over 12,000 workers including more than 2,000 engineers across the world. Today it’s launching its latest products which have a strong focus on aesthetics that work in tandem with performance. With that in mind it’s inviting you to be part of its regional “MSIology: Tech Meets Aesthetic" announcement which starts at 9PM tonight (AEST). Simply turning up and answering some questions gets you a $50 voucher and staying to the end will put you in the draw for a great prize. You can register by clicking here!

New MSI laptop line-up

MSI’s new line-up of laptops is powered by the latest, 11th Gen. Intel H series processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPUs. The powerful, gaming and creator-designated laptops embrace Golden Section aesthetics in an effort to produce ultimate, top-tier machines with design touches that simultaneously enhance the user experience and unleash one's inner gamer and creator spirits.

The new laptops offer an inherent 30 per cent performance upgrade over previous models, but also include the latest high-speed, PCIe Gen4 storage tech, Thunderbolt 4 wired connectivity and Wi-Fi 6E wireless performance. For the gaming lineup, MSI-exclusive features like “Discrete Graphics Mode” improve graphics performance, while the MSI Center app allows users to overclock the GPU with ease. MSI’s new Creator series also includes enhanced features like True Pixel QHD+ along with Mini LED displays.

Meanwhile MSI has also updated its much-loved gaming series laptops including the GE Raider, GP Leopard and GS Stealth. There’s also the new Pulse GL plus Sword and Katana GF special edition liveries which have been designed by international graphic artists to round out the lineup. You can buy them all now by clicking here!

Tech Meets Aesthetic: Next-level Design for the Content Creation Series

Creator Z16 and Creator M16

The new Creator Z16 boasts a 16:10 display with thin bezels inspired by the Golden Ratio for better viewing angles and increased productivity. A slim CNC-milled aluminium chassis in Lunar Grey adds understated style, while the True Pixel screen displays up to a QHD+ resolution with 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut support fulfilling the needs of demanding designers and creators alike. The world’s thinnest 0.1mm sharp-edged fan blade and MSI’s exclusive Cooler Boost Technology ensure optimal thermal dissipation for the best possible experience when running heavy duty CAD applications.

The Creator M16 also features a QHD+ True Pixel display and well-rounded options for a more casual creator who wants a more lightweight version of the Creator Z16’s robust offering. Find a retailer by clicking here.

Creator 17

The newly redesigned Creator 17 laptop offers vibrant Mini LED display, powered by AUO AmLED technology, with 1,000 nits of brightness for a higher colour range. The chassis is all-black aluminium with an attractive sandblasted texture. Buy one now.

Ultimate Powerhouse – GE76/66 Raider

MSI’s new lineup of gaming laptops begins with upgrades to the powerful GE Raider series of laptops. The GE76 and GE66 Raider series retain the sci-fi mystic light bar, but benefit from Wi-Fi 6E and the top-end Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU which supports a full TGP of up to 165W for extreme gaming performance. Displays include super-fast 360Hz and QHD 240Hz while MSI’s Cooler Boost 5 technology keeps the system running smoothly. Get them by clicking here.

Born for Performance – GP76/66 Leopard

For those who need powerful performance for work, play or even engineering, the GP Leopard series is also being updated to support the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU and the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processors. Get it here.

Sleek & Sophisticated – GS76/66 Stealth

The award-winning Stealth series is back, bringing lightweight gaming power for those on the move. Beyond the GPU and CPU updates, the GS76 Stealth now has a silver hinge design, improved battery capacity and a new display panel with up to QHD 240Hz for smoother visual performance. Dynaudio speakers enhance the music listening experience. The GS Stealth series is the ideal portable gaming and working partner. You can buy one by clicking here.

Pulsating Power– Pulse GL76/66

With new livery designed by Maarten Verhoeven – the 2018 ZBrush World Competition Champion – MSI is unveiling its new GL66 and GL76 Pulse laptops. Verhoeven specifically designed the titanium power-armour inspired by Pulse energy for the Dragon Army to enhance agility and flexibility. The laptops use the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU along with a redesigned heat pipe and integrated MSI thermal grease which generates more airflow at lower temperatures. An independent number pad rounds out the user experience. Buy one by clicking here.

Sharpen Your Game - Sword 17/15, Katana GF76/66

Inspired by the swift power of the Sword and Katana, the livery of the brand-new MSI Sword and Katana GF series is designed by famed Japanese illustrator, Tsuyoshi Nagano who is noted for his work in the “Romance of the Three Kingdoms” game series. The MSI Sword 17, Sword 15, Katana GF76 and GF66 are set to inspire users with their looks alone. Powered by Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPUs and featuring independent number pads (even on the smaller 15-inch variant) the Sword and Katana GF laptops are more than just entry-level gaming configurations; they are your first partner for long-lasting battles in the virtual world. Buy them here.

Prominent illustrators grace their talent to the new Pulse GL, Sword and Katana GF.

Conclusion

With a renewed focus on the creative and business markets, MSI’s new line-up of laptops reflects the brand’s dedication to artistry in all forms. MSI is not only putting performance on the table it is leveling-up its new design ethos to bring joy simply through ownership. Whether it’s nights spent gaming, days in the office, or creatively working from anywhere, MSI has a laptop to suit all demanding laptop users. Buy them by clicking here.

For more information on the latest laptops, tune in to MSI’s “Tech Meets Aesthetic” event tonight at 9pm and get in the draw to win one!

Specifications

 

Creator Z16

Processor

Latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6

Display

16" QHD+ (2560x1600), 16:10, Touchscreen, 120Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel

Memory

DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB

Storage Slot

2 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen4 x4

Webcam

IR HD type (30fps@720p)

Communication

Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2

I/O Ports

2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C

2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x Micro SD Card Reader(UHS-III)

1 × DC-in

Audio

4 × Stereo Speakers by Dynaudio system

1 × Audio combo jack

Battery/ Adaptor

4-Cell, Li-Polymer

180W Slim adaptor

Dimension

359(W) × 256(D) × 16.18(H) mm

Weight

2.2 kg

 

 

Creator M16

Processor

Latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti Laptop GPU 4GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Laptop GPU 4GB GDDR6

Display

16" QHD+ (2560x1600), 16:10, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel

Memory

DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB

Storage Slot

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3

Webcam

HD type (30fps@720p)

Communication

Gigabit Ethernet, Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2

I/O Ports

1 x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-C

2 x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-A

1 x USB2.0 Type-A, 1x HDMI (4K@60Hz), 1× RJ45, 1 × DC-in

Audio

2 x Stereo Speakers

1 × Audio combo jack

Battery/ Adaptor

3-Cell, Li-Polymer

150W adaptor

Dimension

359 (W) × 259 (D) × 23.95-27.5 (H) mm

Weight

2.2 kg

 

 

                              Creator 17

Processor

Up to latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i9 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Laptop GPU 16GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6

Display

17.3" UHD (3840x2160), MiniLED, HDR 1000, 100% DCI-P3 (Typical), IPS-Level panel

Memory

DDR4-3200, 2 slots, Max 64GB

Storage Slot

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen4 x4

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3 x4

Webcam

IR HD type (30fps@720p)

Communication

Gigabit Ethernet (up to 2.5GbE), Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2

I/O Ports

1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C (w/ PD Charging),

1 x USB3.2 Gen2 Type-C/ DP , 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A,

1× SD Card Reader(UHS-III), 1× HDMI(8K@ 60Hz / 4K@ 120Hz),

1× RJ45, 1× DC-in

Audio

2 x Stereo Speakers designed by Dynaudio system

1 x Audio combo jack

Battery/ Adaptor

4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 99.9Whr

230W Slim adapter

Dimension

396.1(W)×259.4(D)×20.25(H)mm

Weight

2.45 kg

 

 

GE76 Raider &

Dragon Edition Tiamat

GE66 Raider

Processor

Up to latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i9 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Laptop GPU 16GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6

Display

17.3" UHD (3840x2160), 120Hz Refresh Rate, 100% Adobe RGB(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" QHD (2560x1440), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" UHD (3840x2160), 100% Adobe RGB(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 300 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional)

Memory

DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB

Storage Slot

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen4 x4

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3 x4

Webcam

FHD type (30fps@1080p)

Communication

Killer E3100G Ethernet (up to 2.5 GbE)

Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2

USB Ports

1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C,

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C,

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A

1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C,

1 x USB3.2 Gen2 Type-C,

1 x USB3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 2 x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-A

Keyboard

Per-Key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries

Audio

The Duo Wave Woofers + Speakers designed by Dynaudio system

Nahimic 3 Audio Enhance

High-Resolution Audio ready

The Duo Wave speakers design by Dynaudio system

Nahimic 3 Audio Enhancer

High-Resolution Audio ready

Battery

4-Cell, Li-Polymer,  99.9Whr

Video Output

1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C

1 x Mini DisplayPort

1 x HDMI (8K@ 60Hz / 4K@ 120Hz)

Dimension

397 (W) x 284 (D) x 25.9 (H) mm

358 (W) x 267 (D) x 23.4 (H) mm

Weight

2.9 Kg

2.38 Kg

 

 

GS76 Stealth

GS66 Stealth

Processor

Up to latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i9 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Laptop GPU 16GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6

Display

17.3" UHD (3840x2160), 120 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% Adobe RGB(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" QHD (2560x1440), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz  Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" UHD (3840x2160),100% Adobe RGB(Typical), IPS-Level panel(Optional)

15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 300 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional)

Memory

DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB

Storage Slot

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen4 x4

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3 x4

Webcam

IR HD type (30fps@720p)

Communication

Killer E3100G Ethernet (up to 2.5 GbE)

Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2

USB Ports

1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C (w/ PD Charging),

1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A

1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C (w/ PD Charging),

1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP, 3 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A

Keyboard

Per-Key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries

Audio

2 x Stereo Speakers designed by Dynaudio system

Nahimic 3 Audio Enhancer

High-Resolution Audio ready

The Duo Wave Speakers designed by Dynaudio system

Nahimic 3 Audio Enhancer

High-Resolution Audio ready

Battery

4-Cell, Li-Polymer,  99.9Whr

Video Output

1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB4 Type-C (w/ PD Charging),

1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP, 1 x HDMI (8K@ 60Hz / 4K@ 120Hz)

Dimension

396.1 (W) x  259.4 (D) x 20.25 (H) mm

358.3 (W) x  248 (D) x 18.3-19.8 (H) mm

Weight

2.45 Kg

2.1 Kg

 

 

GP76 Leopard

GP66 Leopard

Processor

Up to latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6

Display

17.3" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel  (Optional)

17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel  (Optional)

15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional)

Memory

DDR4-3200, 2 slots,

up to 64GB

Storage Slot

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen4 x4

1 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3 x4

Webcam

HD type (30fps@720p)

Communication

Gigabit Ethernet (up to 2.5GbE)

Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2

USB Ports

3 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A

Keyboard

Per-Key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries

Audio

2 x Stereo Speakers

Nahimic 3 Audio Enhance

High-Resolution Audio ready

Battery

4-Cell, Li-Polymer

Video Output

1 x HDMI (8K@60Hz / 4K@120Hz), 1 x Mini DisplayPort

Dimension

397 (W) x 284 (D) x 25.9 (H) mm

358 (W) x 267 (D) x 23.4 (H) mm

Weight

2.9 Kg

2.38 Kg

 

 

Pulse GL76/Crosshair 17

Pulse GL66/ Crosshair 15

Processor

Up to latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti Laptop GPU 4GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Laptop GPU 4GB GDDR6

Display

17.3" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel(Optional)

15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)

15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional)

Memory

DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB

Storage Slot

Up to 2 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3 x4

Webcam

HD type (30fps@720p)

USB Ports

1 x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-C

2 x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-A

1 x USB2.0 Type-A

Keyboard

RGB Backlight Gaming Keyboard

Battery

3-Cell, Li-Polymer

Video Output

1x HDMI (4K@60Hz)

Dimension

398 (W) x 273 (D) x 24.2 (H) mm

359 (W) x 259 (D) x 23.95 (H) mm

Weight

2.3 Kg

2.1 Kg

 

 

Katana GF76/ Sword 17

Katana GF66/ Sword 15

Processor

Up to latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 Processors

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti Laptop GPU 4GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Laptop GPU 4GB GDDR6

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Laptop GPU 4GB GDDR6

Display

17.3" Full HD (1920x1080),144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel

15.6" Full HD (1920x1080),144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel

Memory

Up to DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB

Storage Slot

Up to 2 x NVMe M.2 SSD by PCIe Gen3 x4

Webcam

HD type (30fps@720p)

USB Ports

1 x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-C

2 x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-A

1 x USB2.0 Type-A

Keyboard

Red Backlit Gaming Keyboard(Katana GF76/66)

Blue Backlit Gaming Keyboard (Sword 17/15)

Video Output

1 x HDMI (4K@ 60Hz)

Dimension

398 (W) x 273 (D) x 25.2 (H) mm

359 (W) x 259 (D) x 24.9 (H) mm

Weight

2.3 Kg

2.1 Kg

 

* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

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