MSI's 2022 laptop line-up revealed at CES

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MSI's 2022 laptop line-up revealed at CES

MSI has revealed its new line-up of laptops equipped with Intel's latest 12th Gen H-series processors.

The new laptops sport the Meta-ready logo with an aim to offer Metaverse-compatible performance. 

The new laptops also now offer Nvidia's new top-end GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPUs which include up to 16GB of GDDR6 memory.

They also offer the new 4th-generation Nvidia Max-Q technology, with CPU Optimizer, Rapid Core Scaling, and Battery Boost 2.0 to enhance efficiency, performance and battery life.

MSI says, "The new gaming laptop line-up features a significant performance improvement over previous models; including up to 30%~45% increase in CPU performance." The company added thermal innovation management including a 'Phase-Change Liquid Metal Pad.'

MSI’s Creator series now includes panels up to 17 inches. The overall CPU performance is improved 45% with the new Vapor Chamber Cooler and there are new features like touch support for MSI Pen, Calman verified True Pixel Display and a collaboration with DTS for, "A rich, immersive surround sound experience."

GS77/66 Stealth

The Stealth GS series contains lightweight and powerful laptops for gaming and professional use. The GS77 comes with a new “core black” colour and a more-durable zinc alloy hinge. At less than 21mm for Z height, MSI has, "Managed to enlarge the touchpad and keycap size for a precise and comfortable typing experience. It is also equipped with six speakers for crisp treble and powerful bass. Business gamers will benefit from the webcam lock switch and support for up to100W PD charging for better security and mobility."

MSI Raider GE76/66

The MSI Raider GE series, "Is the real eye-catcher, retaining the panoramic aurora lighting, which creates an alluring sci-fi ambience. The performance is even more astonishing; with the innovative thermal design by MSI, the Raider GE series performance can reach up to a total of 220W of power with GeForce RTX 3080 Ti via MSI OverBoost. The Phase Change Liquid Metal Pad increases performance by an extra 10% and with displays up to 4K with the support of Discrete Graphics Mode, gamers will have a fast and smooth experience."

Vector GP76/66

The Vector GP Series has been, "Born with a new concept; the name “Vector” represents MSI’s expectation for the GP series to have all the power needed to move forward with a satisfying experience in gaming, engineering, or scientific computing. With Cooler Boost 5 Technology, the Vector’s performance can reach up to 210W via MSI Over Boost."

Rainbow Six Extraction Edition – Crosshair 15

The Crosshair GL series is a collaboration between MSI and Ubisoft. The series features a, "Futuristic design with exclusive sci-fi elements inspired by the feeling and mood of gameplay and comes equipped with Intel Core i9 processors and Cooler Boost 5 Technology. The graphic performance is at a maximized level - setting the Crosshair series apart from its competition. Crosshair GL Series comes in three variants: Crosshair 15, Crosshair 17 and the limited edition Crosshair 15 Rainbow Six Extraction Edition that comes with an exclusive bundle pack."

Pulse GL76/66 

The MSI Pulse GL76/66 keeps the design features by Maarten Verhoeven along with the "Titanium-power-armour-inspired-by-Pulse-energy-for-the-Dragon-Army to enhance agility and flexibility. Cooler Boost 5 increases airflow by 15%, even with a 33% reduction of wall thickness."

MSI Sword 17/15, Katana GF76/66

The MSI Sword series boasts a new knight image with, "Magical immortal force – “Dragon Power” - wielding an enchanted sword of victory. Justin Goby Fields created this knight character, a famous concept artist from the United States. Both Sword and Katana series are set to help gamers succeed with a comfortable key travel at 1.7mm and Cooler Boost 5."

Creator Z17, Creator Z16P and Creator Z16 

MSI says the Creator Z17 is the, "World’s first 17-inch laptop to support pen touch and feature the 16:10 screen ratio with a thin bezel design and True Color Technology" and that it can be, "The perfect companion for creators to achieve more. The Creator Z16P has an extra 20% performance boost with Vapor Chamber Cooler, which generates 76% extra cooling, 65% more airflow and decreases the surface temperature by 2°C (3.6°F). With competitive performance and a CNC-milled aluminium chassis, the Creator Z Series are Studio laptops built for creators, inquisitive professionals, or consumers who enjoy high quality, premium products."

The Creator M16 is, "A more-portable and stylish choice for students or creators with the need for powerful performance. It features a QHD+ True Pixel display that lays flat at 180° and an ultra-light, slim aluminium chassis.

"MSI does not just innovate with its hardware, but also with the MSI Center software with the intention of creating the smartest laptops ever. MSI Smart Auto will auto switch the suitable modes depending on your usage, while Ambient Silent AI will detect ambient noise level (dB) to adjust the fan speed, giving you better performance with a relatively silent fan.

"MSI’s new Gaming and Content Creation series provide persistently powerful performance, innovative thermal solutions and a bevy of new features, with MSI’s signature aesthetic touch."

Model Name  Stealth GS77  Stealth GS66 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 HomeWindows 11 Pro (MSI recommends Windows 11 Pro for business.)
Memory DDR5-4800, 2 slots, up to 64GB DDR5-4800, 2 slots, up to 64GB
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 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel  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 15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti Laptop GPU 16GB GDDR6 
Keyboard  Per-Key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries
Audio 2 x 2W Speakers and 4 x 2W Woofers designed by Dynaudio system1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready The Duo Wave speaker designed by Dynaudio system(2x 2W speakers)1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready
USB Port 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB 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/ USB Type-C (w/ PD Charging),2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A 
Card Reader  1 x SD Express Memory Card Reader  
Video Output 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C (w/ PD Charging),1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP, 1 x HDMI (8K@ 60Hz / 4K@ 120Hz) 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C (w/ PD Charging),2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP, 1 x HDMI (8K@ 60Hz / 4K@ 120Hz)
Communication Intel® Killer™ Ethernet E3100G (up to 2.5 GbE)Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam / Microphone IR FHD type (30fps@1080p) / Quadruple Microphone  
Sensor Fingerprint Reader / Ambient Light Sensor Fingerprint Reader
Battery  4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 99.9Whr
Power Adapter  240W Slim adapter
Dimension 397.6 (W) x  283.5 (D) x 20.1-20.8 (H) mm 358.3 (W) x  248 (D) x 18.3 -19.8 (H) mm
Weight  2.8 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.

Model Name  Raider GE76  Raider GE66 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 HomeWindows 11 Pro (MSI recommends Windows 11 Pro for business.)
Memory DDR5-4800, 2 slots, up to 64GB
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 panel17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel 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 panel15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti Laptop GPU 
Keyboard  Per-Key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries
Audio The Duo Wave Woofers + Speakers designed by Dynaudio system(2 x 1W Speakers + 2 x 2W Woofers)1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhanceHi-Res Audio ready The Duo Wave speakers design by Dynaudio system (2x 2W speakers)1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready
USB Ports 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C,1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
Card Reader  1 x SD Express Memory Card Reader
Video Output 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C, 1 x Mini DisplayPort1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP1 x HDMI (8K@ 60Hz / 4K@ 120Hz)
Communication Intel® Killer™ Ethernet E3100G (up to 2.5 GbE)Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam  FHD type (30fps@1080p)
Battery  4-Cell, Li-Polymer,  99.9Whr 
Power Adapter  330W(12UHS) / 280W (12UH / 12UGS) 280W
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
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  Vector GP76  Vector GP66
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 Home
Memory DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Display  17.3" QHD (2560x1440), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel  15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel 15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6 
Keyboard  Per-Key RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries
Audio 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhanceHi-Res Audio ready
USB Ports 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP3 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
Video Output 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / DP, 1 x Mini DisplayPort1 x HDMI (8K@60Hz / 4K@120Hz)
Communication Gigabit Ethernet (up to 2.5GbE) Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam  HD type (30fps@720p)
Battery  4-Cell, Li-Polymer,  65Whr 
Power Adapter  Up to 280W 
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
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name CROSSHAIR 17 CROSSHAIR 15
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 Home
Display  17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional) 15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6 (B12UGSZ)
Keyboard  Spectrum Backlight Gaming Keyboard 
Audio 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready
USB Port 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
Video Output 1x HDMI (4K@60Hz)
Communication Gigabit Ethernet Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam  HD type (30fps@720p)
Battery  4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 90Whr (B12UGSZ / B12UGZ)3-Cell, Li-Polymer, 53.5Whr (B12UEZ)
Power Adapter  240W 
Dimension 398 (W) x 273 (D) x 27.2 (H) mm 359 (W) x 259 (D) x 26.9 (H) mm
Weight  2.6 Kg 2.25 Kg
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  Crosshair 15  Rainbow Six Extraction Edition 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 Home
Memory DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Display  15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6 
Keyboard  Spectrum Backlight Gaming Keyboard 
Audio 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready
USB Port 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
Video Output 1x HDMI (4K@60Hz)
Communication Gigabit Ethernet Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam  HD type (30fps@720p)
Battery  4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 90Whr  (B12UGZ)3-Cell, Li-Polymer, 53.5Whr (B12UEZ)
Power Adapter  240W
Dimension 359 (W) x 259 (D) x 26.9 (H) mm
Weight  2.25 Kg
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  Pulse GL76 Pulse GL66 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 Home
Memory DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Display  17.3" Full HD (1920x1080), 360 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel (Optional) 15.6" QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6 
Keyboard  RGB Backlight Gaming Keyboard 
Audio 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready
USB Port 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
Video Output 1x HDMI (4K@60Hz)
Communication Gigabit Ethernet Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam  HD type (30fps@720p)
Battery  4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 90Whr (12UGK)3-Cell, Li-Polymer, 53.5Whr (12UEK)
Power Adapter  240W 240W
Dimension 398 (W) x 273 (D) x 24.2 (H) mm 359 (W) x 259 (D) x 23.9 (H) mm
Weight  2.6 Kg 2.25 Kg
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  SWORD 15 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 Home
Memory DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Display  15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel
Graphics  Up to latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6 
Keyboard  Blue Backlit Gaming Keyboard
Audio 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready
USB Port 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
Video Output 1x HDMI (4K@60Hz)
Communication Gigabit Ethernet / Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 / Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam  HD type (30fps@720p)
Battery  3-Cell, Li-Polymer, 53.5Whr
Dimension 359 (W) x 259 (D) x 24.9 (H) mm
Weight  2.25 Kg
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  KATANA GF76  KATANA GF66
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 Home
Memory DDR4-3200, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Display  17.3" Full HD (1920x1080),144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel 15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel15.6" Full HD (1920x1080), 240 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel
Graphics  Up to latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6 
Keyboard  Red Backlit Gaming Keyboard
Audio 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers1 x Audio combo jackNahimic 3 Audio EnhancerHi-Res Audio ready
USB Port 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
Video Output 1 x HDMI (4K@60Hz)
Communication Gigabit Ethernet / Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 / Bluetooth v5.2
Webcam  HD type (30fps@720p)
Battery  3-Cell, Li-Polymer, 53.5Whr
Power Adapter  240W (12UGS / 12UG / 12UE) / 180W (12UD / 12UC)
Dimension 398 (W) x 273 (D) x 25.2 (H) mm 359 (W) x 259 (D) x 24.9 (H) mm
Weight  2.6 Kg 2.25 Kg
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  Creator Z17 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 HomeWindows 11 Pro (MSI recommends Windows 11 Pro for business.)
Display  17" QHD+ (2560x1600), 16:10, Touchscreen, 165Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel, Support MSI Pen (Optional)
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti Laptop GPU 16GB GDDR6 
Memory DDR5-4800, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Webcam / Microphone  IR FHD type (30fps@1080p) / Quadruple Microphone
Keyboard Per-Key RGB keyboard by SteelSeries
Sensor Fingerprint Reader/Ambient Light Sensor
Communication Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2
Audio 4 × 2W Stereo Speakers by Dynaudio system1 × Audio combo jack
I/O Port 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C (w/ PD Charging)1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A1 x HDMI (8K@ 60Hz / 4K@ 120Hz)1 x SD Express Memory Card Reader1 x DC-in
Battery/Adapter 4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 90Whr240W adaptor
Weight/Dimension 2.49 kg382(W) × 260(D) × 19(H) mm
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  Creator Z16P 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 HomeWindows 11 Pro (MSI recommends Windows 11 Pro for business.)
Display  16" QHD+ (2560x1600), 16:10, Touchscreen, 165Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel, Support MSI Pen (Optional)
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti Laptop GPU 16GB GDDR6 
Memory DDR5-4800, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Webcam / Microphone  IR FHD type (30fps@1080p) / Quadruple Microphone
Keyboard Per-Key RGB keyboard by SteelSeries
Sensor Fingerprint Reader/Ambient Light Sensor
Communication Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2
Audio 4 × 2W Stereo Speakers by Dynaudio system1 × Audio combo jack
I/O Port 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C (w/ PD Charging)1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C/ DP1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A1 x SD Express Memory Card Reader1 x DC-in
Battery/Adapter 4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 90Whr240W adaptor
Weight/Dimension 2.39 kg359(W) × 256(D) × 19(H) mm
* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Name  Creator Z16 A12UET 
Processor  Up to latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H Processor
Operating System  Windows 11 HomeWindows 11 Pro (MSI recommends Windows 11 Pro for business.)
Display  16" QHD+ (2560x1600), 16:10, Touchscreen, 120Hz Refresh Rate, 100% DCI-P3(Typical), IPS-Level panel (Optional)
Graphics  Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6
Memory DDR5-4800, 2 slots, up to 64GB
Webcam  IR HD type (30fps@720p)
Input MiniLED Per-Key RGB keyboard by SteelSeriesFingerprint Reader
Communication Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth v5.2
Audio 4 × 2W Stereo Speakers by Dynaudio system1 × Audio combo jack 
I/O Port 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 / DP/ USB Type-C2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A1 x microSD Card Reader1 × DC-in
Battery/Adapter 4-Cell, Li-Polymer, 90Whr180W Slim adaptor
Weight/Dimension 2.2 kg359(W) × 256(D) × 15.9(H) mm
* 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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