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MSI 2022 Gaming and Productivity Laptops: Performance and panache for a memorable back-to-school season

Grades and gaming galore! MSI is once again back with enticing back-to-school offers. Powered by Intel 12th gen processors and Nvidia RTX 30 Series graphics, MSI's 2022 lineup of gaming and creator laptops are fully equipped to take on the rigors of the new academic year. Check out MSI's offerings below and equip yourself with the tools to take on both grades and games head-on. (Sponsored article.)

Education has become increasingly sophisticated with both the teacher and the taught having access to new technologies and pedagogies. Remote learning has now taken centerstage and the advanced requirements of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and design curricula mean that it is imperative to have computing devices that offer the very best of performance and connectivity.

MSI's 2022 portfolio of laptops offer just that at a range of price points that are accessible to every student's needs.

MSI is now offering up to 30% off on gaming and non-gaming laptops! This is an enticing offer, and the 2022 back-to-school (BTS) promotion is the last chance to grab one of these sweet deals.

MSI's current selection of laptops are built with an aim to meet the ever-demanding needs of modern curricula. Nvidia RTX-powered MSI laptops are the perfect choice for students interested in STEM and design.

This year, MSI is offering BTS promotions on laptops spanning both high-end gaming and content creation and office niches, including the MSI Raider GE Series, GF63 Thin, Creator Z16, and the Prestige 14 EVO.

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Note: Store prices are indicative at the time of publishing and are subject to change without prior notice

MSI Raider GE Series: The definitive laptop for hardcore gaming and STEM

The MSI Raider GE Series is built for the best of work and play. Featuring high-end Intel 12th gen Alder Lake processors and Nvidia graphics, your search for the ultimate performer ends here. The Raider GE Series is particularly well-suited for those into CAD/CAM with Fusion 360, 3D modelling, and other compute-intensive tasks.

To accomplish the best of study and gaming, the Raider GE Series comes with flagship hardware including CPU options up to the Intel 12th gen Core i9. STEM applications require peak performance, thermals, and build quality, and these latest processors from Intel help achieve just that.

All work and no play can make life dull for anyone. The Raider GE Series offers GPU options up to a 175 W Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, which not only enables class-leading GPU acceleration in demanding applications but also achieves greater than 60 fps gameplay in most modern AAA titles at fully maxed out settings.

MSI OverBoost technology helps users get the most of such a powerful combination by allowing up to 220 W of power from both the Core i9 and RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU for an unhindered, throttle-free experience. The laptop also comes with a 4K display that offers high levels of immersion and impeccable clarity.

Further enriching the user experience is MSI Mystic Light with a panoramic aurora lighting design and per-key RGB that can be customized in near-infinite ways — from fancy light shows to more useful light indications to enhance productivity. The MSI Raider GE Series features a massive 99.9 WHr battery to help you easily sail through a typical workday.

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MSI Katana GF Series: Slice through your projects with ease

Students who need the perfect yet affordable and slim laptop for college and gaming will find the MSI Katana GF Series worthy companions. The Katana GF Series is inspired by the sword of the samurai. True to that legacy, the Katana GF Series is slim, light, and powerful.

The Katana GF Series is powered by the latest Intel 12th gen Alder Lake processor options up to the Core i7 to help you breeze through some of the toughest computations in apps such as Solidworks and AutoCAD. Additionally, the laptop also features GPU options up to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU. The RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU helps accelerate your assignments while providing some much-needed oomph to power your post-class gaming marathons.

The Katana GT Series also comes with other niceties including 16 GB RAM, up to a 1 TB SSD, and a 144 Hz display for a silky-smooth study and gaming experience.

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MSI GF63 Thin: An excellent value proposition

Those looking for a slim yet capable mobile solution that is just a notch below the Katana GF Series for their curriculum needs will be best served by the MSI GF63 Thin. The MSI GF63 Thin is powered by Intel 11th gen Core processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 graphics, which will help sailing through most tasks with ease.

The GF63 Thin also comes with a 144 Hz screen that provides a smooth, tear-free viewing experience with fast response times. The potent combination of the Intel 11th gen Core processor and RTX 3050 graphics performs admirably for course work while also lending itself to a slick 60 fps gaming experience in most titles.

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MSI Creator Z16 Hiroshi Fujiwara Limited Edition: Let your creativity soar

Very few laptops manage to achieve the congruence between technology and aesthetics the way the MSI Creator Z16 does. Designed in collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara, the Creator Z16 embodies a CNC-machined slim chassis that is just 15.9 mm thin and weighs just about 2.2 kg. The Creator Z16 Hiroshi Fujiwara Limited Edition targets those aspiring for an aesthetic lifestyle, artistry creators, trend followers and, of course, Fujiwara fans.

Complementing this unique design aesthetic is the technology underneath, powered by Intel 11th gen processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics. The Creator Z16's display opens up to a full 180° angle and users can leverage MSI's Flip-n-Share feature for effective collaboration. The Creator Z16's mini-LED display delivers true-to-life images, thanks to MSI True Pixel. The laptop is also Nvidia Studio-certified, guaranteeing top performance in popular creative workflows.

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MSI Prestige 14 EVO: Ultraportable computing redefined

The MSI Prestige 14 EVO brings the best of Intel and MSI together for productivity excellence. Weighing just 1.29 kg and measuring only about 15.9 mm thick, the Prestige 14 EVO packs a lot of power in a thin and light chassis. Powered by Intel 12th gen Core i7 processors and built-in Intel Iris Xe graphics, the Prestige 14 EVO offers the grits to tackle most of your computing needs on the go.

The Prestige 14 EVO takes security seriously and comes with Tile tracking technology that allows you to keep track of both your laptop and your phone. The laptop also features a long-lasting battery that can be fast-charged up to 60% in less than 48 minutes, so you are never out of power no matter wherever inspiration takes you. MSI has also equipped the Prestige 14 EVO with True Pixel technology to facilitate basic editing functions on the move.

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MSI 2022 laptops: All you need to excel at grades and games

With such enticing promotions on devices that offer class-leading performance, connectivity, and mobility, there has never been a better time to equip yourself with an MSI laptop to help you excel in studies and gaming. Powered by Intel 12th gen Alder Lake processors and Nvidia RTX 30 Series graphics, MSI's laptop offerings for this year's back-to-school season are your perfect companions to take on the rigors of academia while also having enough grunt for a fragging frenzy in competitive gaming.

The MSI Raider GE Series with up to an Intel 12th gen Core i9 processor and Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU is all you need to excel at both STEM and fully maxed-out 4K gaming in equal measure.

The MSI Katana GF Series embodies the soul of the samurai's weapon and can cut through your complex CAD/CAM projects with ease. There's also the MSI GF63 Thin that still packs a punch for those looking for something more affordable.

Those into creative tasks such as design and editing will find the MSI Creator Z16 can breeze through their workflows effortlessly. Combined with MSI's True Pixel technology and certified for use with Nvidia Studio drivers, the Creator Z16 offers everything that is needed to be a part of every content creator's creative arsenal.

Finally, we have the MSI Prestige 14 EVO. Built to the exact standards of the Intel EVO platform, the Prestige 14 EVO guarantees class-leading performance, responsiveness, connectivity, and battery life wherever you take it.

No matter the demands of your curriculum, you can always count on MSI's extensive range of gaming and creation laptops to help you excel in grades and gaming every time.

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Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 2022-09-20 (Update: 2022-09-22)