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MSI Prestige 14 upgraded to Intel Alder Lake processors and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU

The new Prestige 14 comes with two processor and dGPU options. (Image source: MSI)
The new Prestige 14 comes with two processor and dGPU options. (Image source: MSI)
MSI has refreshed the Prestige 14, which now features up to the Core i7-1260P and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU. The new Prestige 14 packs plenty of other hardware too, including a 52 Wh battery that supports 100 W charging and dual Thunderbolt 4 ports.

MSI has upgraded the Prestige 14, which launches alongside the Prestige 14 EVO. On the surface, the pair look identical. However, the Prestige 14 features dedicated GPU options, unlike the Prestige 14 EVO. Accordingly, the Prestige 14 measures 319 x 219 x 15.9 mm and starts at 1.29 kg. Additionally, the Prestige 14 comes with a 14-inch IPS-level panel that operates at 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and has 100% sRGB colour space coverage.

Moreover, MSI equips the Prestige 14 with 12th Gen. Intel Core processors, LPDDR4x dual-channel RAM and an M.2 2280 slot that supports PCIe Gen4 x4 NVMe SSDs. Separately, MSI equips all configurations with a 52 Whr battery that supports 100 W USB Type-C PD charging, a white backlit keyboard, dual 2 W speakers and the following ports:

  • 1x 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 1x microSD card reader
  • 2x Thunderbolt 4
  • 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A

According to MSI, the Prestige 14 will start at US$1,349 with a Core i5-1240P, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB of SSD. While this Blue Stone model comes with Windows 11 Home, MSI charges the same price for an identical configuration with Windows 11 Pro and a Carbon Grey finish. Alternatively, the Prestige 14 will be available with a Core i7-1260P plus a GeForce GTX 1650 or a GeForce RTX 3050 for US$1,449 and US$1,549, respectively. For reference, both configurations feature Windows 11 Pro licenses, Carbon Grey finishes, 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB SSDs.

(Image source: MSI)
(Image source: MSI)
(Image source: MSI)
(Image source: MSI)

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> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > News > News Archive > Newsarchive 2022 03 > MSI Prestige 14 upgraded to Intel Alder Lake processors and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU
Alex Alderson, 2022-03-24 (Update: 2022-03-24)