MSI launches a host of laptops at CES 2023. Apparently, they are built well.

MSI has announced its 2023 laptop lineup at the CES 2023 and they look impressive

If MSI is remembered for one thing, that is floppy, poorly built laptops. Especially with lower-tier laptops, MSI was infamous for laptops with the poor build quality. Fortunately, in the last couple of years, the build quality has improved and for 2023, it looks like MSI is no longer there in the category “look at the flex in my keyboard”.

MSI has showcased a bunch of laptops for the 2023 lineup from their bulky Titan laptop to their Creator lineup. Along with laptops, they also showcased a new SSD, some monitors and other PC hardware.

MSI laptops showcased at CES 2023

MSI Stealth 14 Studio and Stealth 16 Studio

MSI has joined Asus and Dell in the segment of 14-inch gaming laptops. MSI Stealth 14 will the competitor to Asus Zephyrus 14 and Alienware x14 for 2023.

MSI Stealth 14

MSI Stealth will feature up to RTX 4070 laptop GPU and the latest Intel 13th-gen processors. For display, it will have a QHD+ IPS panel display with a 240Hz refresh rate. That is amazing!

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It will feature a SteelSeries per-key RGB keyboard, a 4-speaker configuration and a magnesium-aluminium alloy chassis. For battery it will have 72WHr capacity and 

It needs to be seen how well MSI Stealth competes with the Asus Zephyrus 14 and Dell Alienware x14.

MSI Stealth 16

It will also have a 16-inch variant, the MSI Stealth 16 Studio with better cooling and up to Intel i9 – 13900H processor. It will feature up to RTX 4070 laptop GPU with 105W TDP and MUX switch.

It will have a similar display of QHD+, IPS panel with 240Hz refresh rate but will feature a bigger battery of 99WHr.

MSI Stealth series will also have Stealth 15 and Stealth 17. Stealth 15 will have up to RTX 4060 laptop GPU while the Stealth 17 will have up to RTX 4090 laptop GPU.

MSI Raider GE78 HX with the smart trackpad

One interesting thing about the MSI Raidern GE78 HX is its smart trackpad. The trackpad can be used for other useful things with programmable macro “buttons”.

MSI Raider GE78 HX with the smart trackpad. Source: LTT

While this is a variant, you also get a laptop with no smart trackpad but instead has a big RGB lightbar. Both of these will have similar specifications.

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MSI Raider GE78 HX with up to i9-13980HX processor and RTX 4090 laptop GPU

The Raider GE78 HX will feature Intel 13th-gen CPU up to i9-13980HX and up to RTX 4090 laptop GPU (16GB GDDR6) with 175W TDP.

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MSI Titan GT77 HX

MSI Titan GT77 HX is an absolute monster weighing about 3.3kg and with top hardware inside it.  It will feature a desktop-level processor, Intel i9-13980HX with RTX 4090 laptop GPU, just like in the Raider GE79 HX laptop.

MSI Titan GT77 HX will feature a 4K display and mechanical keyboard

But, it differs in the keyboard and display. The Titan GT77 HX will feature 17.3 inches, 4K 144Hz refresh rate, a MiniLED display and a Cherry MX keyboard with per-key RGB.

It will feature a 99WHr of battery but it won’t last you that long with these specs who cares? It is basically a desktop in your bag!

And the starting price of this laptop is $4,299 (₹4,14,700) which is insane and probably the most expensive laptop announced at CES 2023…?

MSI Cyborg 15

While the MSI Titan GT77 HX is an absolute monster and over 4 lac, MSI also has a budget gaming laptop starting at $1,000 (approx ₹96,000) featuring up to Intel 13th gen i7 processors and RTX 4050/RTX 4060 laptop GPU (45W).

MSI Cyborg 15

The 45W TDP at this price range doesn’t sound good but we have to see its performance before jumping to conclusions. 

For display, it has a decent 15.6-inch, 144Hz FHD display with an IPS panel and 53.5WHr battery life.

MSI Prestige lineup

MSI Prestige 13 Evo is a small-factor, lightweight 13-inch laptop that is just under 1kg of weight.

MSI Prestige 13 Evo

It will be powered by Intel’s 13th gen i7 processor and will feature 32GB LPDDR5 memory (4800MHz). For display, it will have an FHD+ resolution, 16:10 ratio with an IPS panel and 400 nits of peak brightness.

Also Read: Asus ROG Flow 13 laptop announced at CES 2023

The MSI Prestige 13 Evo seems to be really well-built with a good keyboard and is very light.

The Prestige Line also includes Prestige 14 Evo, 16 Evo and 16 Studio. The Prestige 14 Evo and Prestige 16 Evo will share the same specifications but will have the bigger display size of 14-inch and 16-inch respectively.

MSI Prestige 16 Studio

The Prestige 16 Studio on the other hand will have a much better display and will also feature RTX 4050/ RTX 4060 laptop GPU. For display, it will have a 16” QHD+ (2560×1600), 165Hz, MiniLED, IPS panel or 16” QHD+ (2560 x 1600), 165Hz, IPS panel.

MSI Creator lineup 

MSI Creator Z17

MSI Creator Z17 will feature Intel 13th gen processors up to i9 HX processor and up to RTX 4070 laptop GPU (90W TDP). It will have a QHD+, 17-inch display with an IPS panel.

Geared towards creators and professionals, this will feature a touchscreen and support for MSI Pen. With up to 64GB DDR5 (5600MHz) memory, it will be up to any content creation tasks.

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MSI Creator M16 with RTX 4050

The Creator line will also include a 16-inch variant, MSI Creator Z16. This line will also include a more toned-down Creator M16 line with an FHD+ display and only RTX 4050 laptop GPU.

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