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MSI Unveils New Line of Gaming Laptops

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The new line includes GS65 Stealth Thin; the GT75 Titan, the first laptop with an i9 processor; the GE Raider RGB Edition; updated GT83 Titan and GT63 Titan; and refreshed GP, GF, GL, and GV series

Taipei, Taiwan – April 3, 2018 – MSI, the world leader in gaming hardware, launches a suite of gaming laptops powered by Intel 8thGeneration processors, headlined by three models: the new GS65 Stealth Thin gaming laptop, GT75 Titan with i9 processor and GE Raider RGB Edition. MSI is also announcing a new GT83 Titan and GT63 Titan, as well as 8thgeneration processor updates to its GP, GL and GV lines. 

“These new models are like nothing the gaming laptop market has seen before,” said Eric Kuo, MSI Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing. “We’re breaking gaming laptop conventions with the Stealth Thin’s beautiful new design, the unmatched performance of the GT75 with an i9 processor and the Raider’s unique RGB lighting.” 

GS65 Stealth Thin Gaming Laptop

The GS65 Stealth Thin is the first gaming laptop to feature a 144Hz 7ms of IPSleveldisplay with 4.9mm thin bezels – achieving a stunning 82 percent screen-to-body ratio. While the bezels are extremely thin, MSI did not compromise on the placement of the webcam. MSI left just enough room in the top bezel for the webcam, as opposed to being awkwardly placed within the bottom bezel. With its thin dimensions and golden styling, the MSI GS65 Stealth Thin brings gaming laptops into a new stylish era. 

To power the 144Hz panel, the Stealth Thin is equipped with up to GeForce GTX 1070 graphics and the latest 8thgeneration Intel Core i7 processor, which gains up to a 40 percent performance enhancement over the previous generation with a total of 6 cores. With its new processor, GeForce GTX 10 series graphics and MSI Cooler Boost Trinity cooling design, the GS65 offers an uncompromised gaming performance for all gaming enthusiasts. 

When designing the Stealth Thin, MSI sought to break all the stereotypes traditionally seen in gaming laptops. MSI chose a bold new golden accent and trim to make the smallest details of the laptop glint. Weighing just 1.79kg, the Stealth Thin packs 8+ hours of battery life into an incredibly slim chassis, providing real portability not traditionally found in powerful gaming laptops. Greater power of 4 cellbattery has one of the largest capacity available in a laptop this size. 

The Stealth Thin also features a new per-key RGB keyboard designed by SteelSeries. Users can customize each key and receive real-time game status through keyboard lighting. MSI is also rolling out a massive update for Dragon Center 2.0 that comes with an exclusive gaming mode. The redesign brings a sleek new UI that is intuitive while still offering advanced configurations for power users. The gaming mode now optimizes system performance and game-specific keyboard lighting for a list of supported new titles. 

The GS65 Stealth Thin is now available for pre-order and will be available online and in stores by the end of April.

Specifications:

 

 

GS65 Stealth Thin

CPU

Intel 8th Gen. Processor + HM370

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / 1060

Display

FHD 144Hz/7ms IPS-level Thin Bezel (72% NTSC)

Memory

DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM x2 (Max 32GB)

Storage

1st Slot: PCIe Gen3 x 4 SSD & SATA SSD (combo)

2nd Slot: PCIe Gen3 x 4 SSD

Audio

2W x2 by Dynaudio (Hi-Res Audio, Nahimic 3)

Communication

Killer E2500/Killer1550+BT5 (GTX 1070)

Killer E2500/Intel 9560+BT5 (GTX 1060)

I/O

3 x USB 3.1 Type-A 

1 x Thunderbolt (Type-C USB 3.1) 

1 x HDMI 2.0 

1 x mDP 1.2 

1 x Mic-in, Headphone-out

Power

4 Cell Battery / 180W Slim Type Adapter

Dimension/Weight

357.7 x 247.7 x 17.7 mm / 1.79 kg

 

GS73 & GS63 Stealth Processor Updates

In addition to the new GS65 Stealth Thin, MSI’s entire Stealth line is also getting upgraded with the newest processors. The new processor improves performance by almost 40 percent compared to the previous generation. The new Stealth laptops also feature 102 keys of per-key RGB lighting, smaller fan blades, Dynaudio Certified speakers, upgraded Killer 1550 and Bluetooth v5, and Dragon Center 2.0.

GT75 Titan with i9 Hexacore Processor

With the introduction of the latest 8th Generation Intel processors, the GT series is taking one step further by featuring the world’s first Core i9 overclocked processors in a gaming laptop. Together with NVIDIA graphics and mechanical keyboards, the new GT series pushes performance beyond its limits and offers uncompromising desktop gaming experiences for casual and pro gamers alike. 

The GT75 Titan is the first gaming laptop to ever feature Intel Core i9 processors with fully unlocked hexa-core performance. Combined with MSI’s Cooler Boost Titan cooling design, the six-core 12-thread configuration results in up to a 70 percent performance leap over the previous Core i7. The extra cores are especially beneficial for gamers who stream their gameplay, or for advanced multitasking workloads. 

Specifications:

 

 

GT75 Titan

Processor

Up to 8thGen Intel Core i9

Graphics

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

Display

17.3” UHD (3840x2160), IPS-Level, 100%NTSC

17.3” FHD (1920x1080), 120Hz, 3ms, Wide-View, 94%NTSC

Memory

DDR4-2666 speed up to 2 slots, up to 32GB

DDR4-2400 speed up to 4 slots, up to 64GB

Keyboard

Rapid Mechanical RGB Keyboard by SteelSeries

Storage

2 x M.2 SSD Combo (NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 / SATA)

1 x M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4)

1 x 2.5” HDD

*supports Super RAID 4

I/O

1 x Thunderbolt 3

5 x Type-A USB 3.1

1 x HDMI

1 x mDP

Network

Killer DoubleShot Pro with 10Gbps Killer Ethernet and Killer Wireless-AC 1550

 

In addition to the updates to the GT75 Titan, the GT83 Titan and GT63 Titan are also getting updated with the latest 8th generation processors.  

The GT83 Titan is designed to pack a full desktop gaming experience in a mobile form factor and is the first laptop to integrate a full Cherry MX Speed Silver switch keyboard. The new 8thgeneration Intel processor comes with six cores and boosts the performance by up to 40 percent. Along with the GeForce GTX 1080 SLI graphics and exceptional cooling, the new GT83 is not only more powerful than ever, but the best desktop replacement to date.

The GT63 Titan was built upon the GT62 series but has evolved in both aesthetics and performance. By featuring the latest processor and up to GeForce GTX 1080 graphics, the GT63 is the most powerful 15” gaming laptop in the world. The new chassis also features new per-key RGB lighting on the SteelSeries gaming keyboard. 

Specifications:

 

 

GT83 Titan

GT63 Titan

Processor

8th Gen Intel Core i7

Graphics

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

Display

18.4” FHD (1920x1080), IPS-Level

15.6” UHD (3840x2160), IPS-Level

15.6” FHD (1920x1080), 120Hz, 3ms, Wide-View, 94%NTSC

Keyboard

Cherry MX Speed Silver Mechanical Keyboard

SteelSeries Per-Key RGB Gaming Keyboard

Storage

2 x M.2 SSD Combo (NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 / SATA)

1 x M.2 SSD (SATA)

1 x 2.5” HDD

*supports Super RAID 4

1 x M.2 SSD Combo (NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 / SATA)

1 x 2.5” HDD

Network

Killer DoubleShot Pro with Gigabit Killer Ethernet and Killer Wireless-AC 1550

 

GE Raider RGB Edition

First announced at CES to high praise, the GE63/73 Raider RGB Edition is inspired by sports cars and the PC Master Race’s love for RGB. It was perfectly crafted for ultra-illumination with RGB lighting on the top cover, keyboard and USB ports. The top cover features 24 separate zones of RGB lighting with 16.8 million colors available.

The GE Raider RGB Edition is configurable with up to the latest 8thgeneration Intel Core i7 processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. Additionally, the Raider can be equipped with up to a 120Hz 3ms Wide-view or 4K IPS-Leveldisplay. This high performance is cooled by MSI Cooler Boost 5, a cooling design with dual fans and seven copper heats pipes offering the most stable experience on a laptop.  

With Nahimic 3, Killer networking, Bluetooth 5.0, and much more, the GE Raider comes with many exclusive features and the latest technology under the hood. Both gamers and power users alike can take advantage of the well-refined powerful laptop to enjoy huge boost in gaming experience and productivity. The GE63/73 Raider RGB undoubtedly stands out from the crowd and is surely a choice that’s too shiny to ignore.

Specifications:

 

 

GE63 Raider RGB

GE73 Raider RGB

Processor

Up to 8th Gen. Intel Core i7 Processor

Chipset

HM370

Panel

15.6” UHD (3840x1080), IPS-level

15.6” FHD (1920x1080), 120Hz, 3ms, Wide-View, 94%NTSC

17.3” UHD (3840x2160), IPS-level

17.3” FHD (1920x1080), 120Hz, 3ms, Wide-View, 94%NTSC

GPU

GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB GDDR5

GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5

Memory

DDR4-2400, 2x SO-DIMM up to 32GB

Storage

1st M.2 slot: NVMe PCIe Gen3 / SATA3 M.2 SSD (combo)

2nd M.2 slot: NVMe PCIe Gen3 M.2 SSD

1 x 2.5” HDD SATA Gen3

Communication

Killer E2500 + Intel 9560/Killer 1550i (802.11 ac 2x2 /BT 5.0)

I/O

1 x USB Type-C USB 3.1

3 x USB Type-A USB 3.1

1 x HDMI (4K@60Hz) + 1 x Mini-DisplayPort

1 x RJ45 (Killer LAN)

1 x SD (XC/HC)

1 x Mic-in + 1x Headphone-out (HiFi / SPDIF)

Adapter

230W/180W (for GTX 1070/1060)

Dimensions

383 x 260 x 29.5 mm

419.2 x 287.1 x 30.15 mm

Weight

2.49 kg

2.89 kg

 

More Intel 8thGeneration Processor Updates

In addition to all the exciting new products listed above, laptops across MSI’s lines are getting updated with the newest 8th generation processors including the GP, GF, GL, and GV series. 

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