Computex 2018 | MSI unveils high-end GT75 Titan 8RG and GE73 Raider RGB gaming laptops
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Computex 2018 is opening up tomorrow, and many OEMs are expected to unveil their latest products during the next 5 days. MSI, however, chose to give a few sneak peeks at some of its gaming laptops ahead of the official announcements. The models in question are the high-end GT75 Titan 8RG and the GE73 Raider RGB.
First off, let’s take a look at the new GE73 Raider model. Since it is an RGB variant, the keyboard comes with individually lit keys and there are two design elements that also get the RGB lighting treatment on the lid. The processors got updated to Intel’s gen 8 i7 hexa-cores, and there’s only one GPU option – the GTX 1070 GPU. Looking at the provided pictures, the screen does not seem to be featuring slim bezels. Users can choose between a 1080p 3 ms 120 Hz version and a 4K IPS-level one with 100% sRGB color gamut, both of them coming in 17.3-inch diagonals. Other options include:
• Up to 32 GB of DDR4-2666
• NVMe SSD + HDD storage combos
• new Dragon Center sowftware with exclusive Game Mode settings
• Giant Speakers by Dynaudio (2x Speakers + 2x Woofers)
• Nahimic 3 sound technology
• Killer GbE + Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.0
• Connector suite: 1x USB-C 3.1, 3x USB-A 3.1, Ethernet jack, SD card reader, HDMI, mDP, mic in, headphone out
• 51 Whr 6-cell battery
Moving on to the high-end GT75 Titan 8RG, this one got updated with gen 8 CPUs up to Core i9 and includes the desktop version of the GTX 1080 GPU. This model comes with a mechanical keyboard with improved reaction times, which gets per key RGB lightning. As with the GE73 Raider model, the 17.3-inch display can either come in 1080p or 4K resolutions. Here are the exclusive options that come with this model:
• Aquantia AQtion Multi-Gig Ethernet
• Killer Command Center
• Cooler Boost Titan
• Thunderbolt 3 connector
• ESS Sabre Hi-Q audio
• MSI X Boost for storage devices
No word on pricing and availability as of yet, but starting prices should be over US$2,000 at least for the high-end model.