The GS66 options Intel’s newest 10th-gen H-series CPUs (which are not delivery but), all the way in which as much as essentially the most highly effective Core i9 mannequin, and NVIDIA’s newest RTX graphics. (The corporate is being a bit ambiguous about which NVIDIA GPUs can be included, sadly.) You’ll select from 240Hz and 300Hz 1080p IPS panels. The latter will actually solely matter to e-sports fanatics who demand the smoothest gameplay potential for greater framerates.
MSI undoubtedly went for a boxier look with the GS66, in comparison with the extra angular GS65, which makes it look a bit extra like Razer’s standard Blade lineup. It additionally included the most important potential battery (99.9 Wh) to fulfill TSA airplane laws, so you’ll be able to count on barely higher battery life than the GS65. I did not have an opportunity to play something on the GS66, sadly, however its upgrades sound fairly compelling on paper.
Whereas MSI confirmed off a slew of different new programs at CES, the Creator 17 laptop computer stood out from the pack with an unlimited 17-inch, 1,000-nit Mini LED display. That know-how is one thing we have been seeing throughout CES this yr, and it mainly delivers high quality enhancements just like OLED for a a lot cheaper price. It actually made the Creator 17 look brighter than laptop computer I’ve ever seen.
The Creator 17 additionally options the newest and biggest Intel and NVIDIA , so you’ll do a little bit of gaming if you’re not arduous at work. There’s not a lot room for 17-inch laptops nowadays, when most shoppers need the thinnest and lightest choices potential. However with the Creator 17, MSI might need crafted the perfect workhorse for somebody who wants to hold a big-screen laptop computer.
MSI additionally snuck an idea laptop computer into its CES presentation, which it is calling “Simulated Actuality.” It includes a 3D display with eye-tracking cameras (utilizing know-how from Dimenco), which lets you take a look at 3D objects as in the event that they have been sitting proper in entrance of you. It additionally had Leap Movement hand monitoring built-in, permitting me to maneuver the on-screen objects simply by waving my fingers round. The corporate does not plan to show this prototype right into a delivery laptop computer but, nevertheless it’s nonetheless intriguing to see the totally different avenues MSI is exploring.