MSI outs 2021 gaming laptops with Intel 11th Gen CPUs and RTX 30 series GPUs

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MSI is refreshing nearly their entire range of gaming notebooks in the Philippines to now carry Intel’s 11th Generation processors and NVIDIA’s Ampere-based RTX 30 series GPUs. Most of them will also have incredibly fast displays, Thunderbolt 4 support, and enhanced audio.

MSI’s 2021 refresh will include the Raider, Stealth, Leopard, Pulse and Crosshair, and Katana and Sword series of gaming notebooks. Check out their specifications through the list below:

MSI GE76 and GE66 Raider 2021

ModelMSI GE76 Raider & Dragon Edition TiamatMSI GE66 Raider
CPUUp to 11th Generation Intel Core i9
GPUNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, RTX 3080
OSWindows 10
RAMUp to 64GB DDR4 3200MHz, 2 Slots
Display17.3-inch IPS-Level, 3840 x 2160, 120Hz 100% Adobe SRGB; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 360Hz15.6-inch IPS-Level, 3840 x 2160, 120Hz 100% Adobe SRGB; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 300Hz
Storage1x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen4, 1x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen3
I/O Ports1x Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
ConnectivityKiller E3100G Ethernet 2.5GbE, Killer WiFi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery4-cell Li-Polymer, 99.9Whr
AudioDuo Wave Woofers + Speakers by Dynaudio, Nahimic 3 Audio EnhanceDuo Wave Speakers by Dynaudio, Nahimic 3 Audio Enhance
OthersPer-Key RGB Keyboard by SteelSeries
Dimensions397 x 284 x 25.9mm358 x 267 x 23.4mm
Weight2.9kg2.38kg

MSI GS76 and GS66 Stealth 2021

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ModelMSI GS76 StealthMSI GS66 Stealth
CPUUp to 11th Generation Intel Core i9
GPUNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, RTX 3070, RTX 3080
OSWindows 10
RAMUp to 64GB DDR4 3200MHz, 2 Slots
Display17.3-inch IPS-Level, 3840 x 2160, 120Hz 100% Adobe SRGB; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 360Hz15.6-inch IPS-Level, 3840 x 2160, 120Hz 100% Adobe SRGB; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 300Hz
Storage1x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen4, 1x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen3
I/O Ports1x Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 TypeC, 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 1x HDMI
ConnectivityKiller E3100G Ethernet 2.5GbE, Killer WiFi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery4-cell Li-Polymer, 99.9Whr
Audio2x Stereo Speakers by Dynaudio, Nahimic 3 Audio EnhanceDuo Wave Speakers by Dynaudio, Nahimic 3 Audio Enhance
OthersIR HD Webcam, Per-Key RGB Keyboard by SteelSeries
Dimensions396.1 x 259.4 x 20.25mm358.3 x 248 x 18.3 – 19.8mm
Weight2.45kg2.1kg

MSI GP76 and GP66 Leopard 2021

ModelMSI GP76 LeopardMSI GP66 Leopard
CPUUp to 11th Generation Intel Core i7
GPUNVIDIA GeForce RTx 3070
OSWindows 10
RAMUp to 64GB DDR4 3200MHz, 2 Slots
Display17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 144Hz15.6-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 144Hz
Storage1x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen4, 1x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen3
I/O Ports3x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, 1x HDMI, 1x Mini DisplayPort
ConnectivityEthernet 2.5GbE, Killer WiFi 6E AX1675, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery4-cell Li-Polymer
Audio2x Stereo Speakers, Nahimic 3 Audio Enhance
OthersIR HD Webcam, Per-Key RGB Keyboard by SteelSeries
Dimensions397 x 284 x 25.9mm358 x 267 x 23.4mm
Weight2.9kg2.38kg

MSI Pulse GL76/Crosshair 17 and Pulse GL66 and Crosshair 15 2021

ModelMSI Pulse GL76/Crosshair 17MSI Pulse GL66/Crosshair 15
CPUUp to 11th Generation Intel Core i7
GPUNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050, RTX 3050 Ti, RTX 3060
OSWindows 10
RAMUp to 64GB DDR4 3200MHz, 2 Slots
Display17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 144Hz15.6-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3; 15.6-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 144Hz
Storage2x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen4
I/O Ports1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x HDMI
ConnectivityDual-Band WiFi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0
Battery3-cell Li-Polymer
OthersHD Webcam, RGB Keyboard
Dimensions398 x 273 x 24.2mm359 x 259 x 23.95

MSI Katana GF76/Sword 17 and Katana GF66/Sword 15

ModelMSI Katana GF76/Sword 17MSI Katana GF66/Sword 15
CPUUp to 11th Generation Intel Core i7
GPUNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, RTX 3050, RTX 3050 Ti, RTX 3060
OSWindows 10
RAMUp to 64GB DDR4 3200MHz, 2 Slots
Display17.3-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 144Hz15.6-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080, 144Hz
Storage2x NVMe M.2 SSD Gen4
I/O Ports1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x HDMI
ConnectivityDual-Band WiFi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0
Battery3-cell Li-Polymer
OthersHD Webcam, Red/Blue Backlit Keyboard
Dimensions398 x 273 x 25.2mm359 x 259 x 24.9mm
Weight2.3kg2.1kg

Pricing and Availability

While MSI has already announced that these notebooks will be arriving in the Philippines, pricing and availability are yet to be unveiled. The brand is assuring its customers that all its notebooks will be available on all authorized retailers and online stores nationwide. We’ll keep you updated once pricing has been made official.

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