December 10, 2022
CES 2022: MSI Unveils Series of Laptops With 12th Gen Intel Core H-Series CPUs, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU


MSI has launched its new lineup of laptops powered by 12th generation Intel H-series processors at CES 2022. Aimed at gamers and content creators, the new laptops include the Meta-Ready logo (referring to the Metaverse) and up to Nvidia GeForce. RTX 3070 GPU. The gaming laptop lineup is said to bring a significant CPU performance improvement over the previous models. MSI has included phase change liquid metal pads in the new models. For content creators, MSI offers touch support for the MSI Pen and DTS sound.

According to a company press release, MSI has announced a total of seven lineup of new laptops at CES 2022. These include – MSI Stealth GS Series (MSI Stealth GS77 and MSI Stealth GS66), MSI Raider GE Series (MSI Raider GE76) 17-inch) and MSI Raider GE66 (15.6-inch)), MSI Vector GP Series (MSI Vector GP76 and MSI Vector GP66), MSI Pulse GL Series (MSI Pulse GL76 and MSI Pulse GL66), MSI Sword Series (MSI Sword 17 and MSI Sword 15), MSI Crosshair Series (MSI Crosshair 15, MSI Crosshair 17, and MSI Crosshair 15) Rainbow Six Extraction Edition), and the MSI Katana GF series (MSI Katana GF76 and MSI Katana GF66).

The MSI Creator Z17, MSI Creator Z16P, and MSI Creator Z16 are the creator-focused laptops unveiled among the lot. The pricing and availability details of all the new models are yet to be announced by the company.

MSI Stealth GS, Raider GE, Vector GP, Pulse GL, Sword, Crosshair, Katana GF Series Specifications

The MSI Stealth GS77, MSI Stealth GS66, MSI Raider GE76 (17-inch), and MSI Raider GE66 (15.6-inch) come with Windows 11 Home and Windows 11 Pro.

The MSI Stealth laptop features up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor, integrated with up to 16GB of GDDR6 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics and up to 64GB of RAM. Other highlights include fingerprint reader, RGB gaming keyboard by SteelSeries, and 99.9Whr battery. MSI Stealth GS77 offers Full-HD display at 360Hz refresh rate, Quad-HD display at 240Hz refresh rate and Ultra-HD display with 120Hz refresh rate.

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MSI Stealth GS77 offers full-HD display at 360Hz refresh rate
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MSI Stealth GS77 sports a 17.3-inch full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS display with 360Hz refresh rate. It houses two speakers and four woofers designed by Dynaudio Systems. Other connectivity features include a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports. Its dimensions are 397.6×283.5x 20.1–20.8mm and it weighs 2.8kg.

The MSI Stealth GS66 also offers QHD and Ultra-HD displays. It features a 15.6-inch full-HD IPS (1,920×1,080 pixels) display with 360Hz refresh rate. The laptop has Duo Wave speakers. Connectivity options include a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-C port for charging, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, and an HDMI port. Its dimension is 358.3x248x 18.3 to 19.8mm and weighs 2.1kg.

The MSI Raider GE76 comes with a 17-inch display while the MSI Raider GE66 sports a 15.6-inch display. Both the models come with up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9 processor with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU with 64GB DDR5 RAM. The laptop also has an RGB per-key keyboard and a 99.9Whr battery.

Like the MSI Stealth models, the Raider series also has display options ranging from Full-HD 360Hz panels to Ultra-HD 120Hz displays. The Raider GE66 gets the highest refresh rate on the full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) model. Both laptops have 1080p webcams. The MSI Raider GE76 measures 397x284x25.9mm and weighs 2.9kg, while the MSI Raider GE66 measures 358x267x 23.4mm and weighs 2.38kg.

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MSI Vector GP66 comes with Windows 11 Home
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MSI Vector GP76 and Vector GP66 come with Windows 11 Home and Intel 12th Gen Core i9 processor. The Vector GP76 flaunts a 17.3-inch QHD (2,560×1,440 pixels) IPS display with 240Hz refresh rate. With the Vector GP66 laptop, users can choose between a 15.6-inch QHD (2,560×1,440 pixels) IPS display with 165Hz refresh rate or a 15.6-inch full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS display with 240Hz refresh rate. Can They pack a 65Whr battery and have a 720p HD webcam for video calls. The Vector GP76 measures 397x284x25.9mm in dimensions and weighs 2.9kg. The Vector GP66 measures 358x267x23.4mm in dimensions and weighs 2.38kg.

The MSI Crosshair 17, Crosshair 15, and Crosshair 15 Rainbow Six Extraction Edition feature Spectrum Backlight gaming keyboards and run Windows 11 Home. The Crosshair 17 sports a 17.3-inch full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS display with 360Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, the Crosshair 15 laptop features a 15.6-inch QHD (2,560×1,440 pixels) IPS display with 165Hz refresh rate.

MSI Crosshair 15 Rainbow Six Extraction Edition features a 15.6-inch QHD (2,560×1,440 pixels) IPS display with 165Hz refresh rate. The Crosshair 17 and Crosshair 15 models pack up to Intel 12th Gen Core i9 processor with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU. The Crosshair 15 Rainbow Six Extraction Edition is powered by up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor. The laptops come with 90Whr batteries. The Crosshair 17 measures 398x273x27.2mm and weighs 2.6kg, while the other model measures 359x259x26.9mm and weighs 2.25kg.

The new MSI Pulse GL76 and Pulse GL66 laptops feature 17.3-inch full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS displays with 360Hz refresh rate and 15.6-inch full-HD (2,560×1,440 pixels) IPS displays with 165Hz refresh rates. Is. respectively. Both the laptops run Windows 11 Home and have up to 12th-generation Intel Core i9-12900H processor with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU and up to 64GB of RAM. There are two stereo speakers and an RGB backlit gaming keyboard. It also has a 90Whr battery. The dimensions of the MSI Pulse GL76 are 398x273x24.2mm and it weighs 2.6kg. The dimensions of the Pulse GL66 model are 359x259x23.9mm and it weighs 2.25kg.

MSI’s Sword 15, Katana GF76, and Katana GF66 gaming laptops run Windows 11 Home and feature up to 12th-generation Intel Core i7-12700H processors, paired with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU.

MSI Sword 15 flaunts a 15.6-inch full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS display with 240Hz refresh rate. The Katana GF76 flaunts a 17.3-inch full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS display with 144Hz refresh rate. The Katana GF66 sports a full-HD (1,920×1,080 pixels) IPS display with 144Hz refresh rate or 240Hz refresh rate. They pack a 53.5Whr battery and share the same specifications and connectivity features as other MSI gaming laptops. The MSI Sword 15 and the MSI Katana GF66 measure 359x259x24.9mm and weigh 2.25kg. The dimensions of the Katana GF76 gaming laptop are 398x273x25.2mm and it weighs 2.26kg.

MSI Creator Z17, Creator Z16P, Creator Z16 Specifications

MSI’s creator-focused laptop lineup includes the Creator Z17, Creator Z16P, and Creator Z16 models. MSI Creator Z17 is claimed to be the world’s first 17-inch laptop to support pen touch. All three models run on Windows 11 Home and Windows 11 Pro and feature vapor chamber coolers for heat dissipation. They have support for DTS sound and feature True Pixel displays.

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Creator Z17 supports up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor
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The Creator Z17, Creator Z16P support up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU and up to 64GB of RAM. The MSI Creator Z16 is powered by a 12th-generation Intel Core i9-12700H processor paired with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU and up to 64GB of RAM.

MSI Creator Z17 sports a 17-inch QHD+ (2,560×1,600 pixels) IPS touchscreen display. The Creator Z16P sports a QHD+ (2,560×1,600 pixels) IPS display. Both models have 16:10 aspect ratio and 165Hz refresh rate. The base Creator Z16 model features a 16-inch QHD+ (2,560×1,600 pixels) display with 16:10 aspect ratio and 120Hz refresh rate. All models except the Z16 include a full-HD webcam. The Creator Z16 model has a 720p camera.

The new MSI Creator Z16 measures 359×256×15.9mm and weighs 2.2kg. The MSI Creator Z16P measures 359×256×19mm and weighs 2.39kg. The Creator Z17 measures 382×260×19mm and weighs 2.49kg.


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