If you’re familiar with the laptops created by MSI, you know that MSI values innovation and power as much as they do aesthetically-driven design choices. Remember when computers used to be so large, beige, and generally unsightly, we had no other choice than to hide them under our desks? Luckily, that moment has come and gone. Now computers have evolved to become fashion statements, declarations of personal style, and even extensions of meticulous interior design.
When designing their latest series of laptops, MSI wanted to create machines capable as they are beautiful. Achieving that sweet spot was no easy feat. The GE76 Raider, Pulse GL66, Katana GF66 and Creator Z16 — all introduced at MSI’s Tech Meets Aesthetic virtual event — do exactly that by packing the latest technological innovations in machines that prioritize ergonomics and aesthetics.
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The GE76 Raider is perfect for gamers desiring an immersive and smooth gaming experience on AAA titles. configurable up to the latest 11th gen Intel Core™ i9 processors and the latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Laptop GPU (up to 165W maximum graphics power with Dynamic Boost). The FHD 360hz display is optimized for gamers. The high refresh rate and smooth visuals mean when you’re playing your favorite FPS game like Call of Duty: Warzone, you’ll be able to easily spot your enemy’s movements, giving you an edge over the competition. And in true MSI fashion, this device features a refined chassis with a customizable lightbar that can render virtually endless (read: 16.8 million) color combinations.
Don’t let the Pulse GL66’s clean, metallic top panel surface featuring an anticathode sandblasting coating (devised through a multi-layered, high-precision laser etching process) fool you. The GL66 is made for gamers. It can handle 11th gen Intel Core™ i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics, but also incorporates a custom dedicated thermal system including 2 fans and 6 pipes to cool the high powered CPU, GPU, and memory components. The improved thermal system (which features thinner heat pipe walls than the previous design) means you can achieve an even cooler, smoother gaming experience than the previous generation gaming laptops, all in a compact chassis.
The subtle and sleek Katana GF66’s screen is framed by a 5mm bezel, prioritizing its beautiful display. The processor and GPU are configurable up to the 11th gen Intel Core™ i7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060. The laptop includes MSI Center’s “Game Mode,” which allows you to optimize your laptop’s performance to get the most out of every game, and easily record highlights when playing.
It features a 2560x1600px 16:10 display (emblematic of the golden ratio — as called out in the Tech Meets Aesthetic virtual event) with CalMan Verified color accuracy and calibration. This makes the Creator Z16 the perfect powerhouse for all things creative. The solid CNC aluminum unibody chassis provides a sophisticated yet sturdy design.
Packing the latest Intel 11th gen Tiger-Lake H-series processor, NVIDIA RTXTM 3060 graphics, a custom cooling system, and MSI’s Center for Business & Productivity (helps users customize laptop settings for various scenarios with just 1 click), this notebook can handle anything you throw at it. Plus, it includes Wi-Fi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, PCIe Gen 4 storage, and a 90Whr battery that’s fast charging capable.