Compare MSI Raider 17″ (GE78HX) vs other laptops

MSI Raider 17″ (GE78HX)

Laptop summary

MSI Raider is an impressively priced gaming laptop with Windows 11 Pro released in 2023. It has the GeForce RTX 4090 GPU that is great for gaming. You can run all of the newest and most popular games on recommended settings. The laptop has a great Intel processor and a lot of RAM for its price. Quad HD Plus resolution is great for the 17″ 240 Hz IPS screen. The 2000gb SSD storage is okay. It is quite bulky at 6.83 lb.

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15″
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14″
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Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU64 GB RAMTouchscreen120hz screeni7 CPU
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16″
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Play 100% of new games on recommended RTX 4080 GPU2023 model32 GB RAMThini9 CPU
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15″
Compare MSI Raider 17″ (GE78HX) vs Razer Blade 15 (RZ09-0421PED3-R3U1)
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Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 3080 Ti GPU2022 model32 GB RAMi7 CPUHigh resolution
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15″
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Play 90% of new games on recommended RTX 3080 Ti GPU2022 model32 GB RAMi7 CPU
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14″
Compare MSI Raider 17″ (GE78HX) vs Microsoft Surface Studio 14″ (AI2-00001)
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MSI Raider 17″ (GE78HX) technical specifications

MSI Raider 17″ (GE78HX)

Play 100% of new games on recommendedi9 CPUIPS screenHigh resolution

Specifications

MSI Raider 17″ (GE78HX)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
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Intel Core i9-13980HX
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed and multiprocessing capabilities of a laptop.
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64gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
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GeForce RTX 4090
Screen size
17″
Screen resolution
Quad HD Plus (3200 x 1800 pixels)
Weight
6.83 lbs (3.1 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
14.97 x 11.73 x 1.13 inches
(38.02 x 29.79 x 2.87 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 11 Pro
Hard drives
2000gb SSD
Release date
November 16, 2023
Amazon.com List Price
$3,999.99
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$3,999.99
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Laptop Dimensions

14.97 in
38.02 cm
11.73 in
29.79 cm
Thickness: 1.13 in (2.87 cm)

Amazon.com description

MSI Raider GE78HX Gaming Laptop, 17" 240Hz QHD+ IPS 100% DCI-P3 Display, Intel Core 13th Gen i9-13980HX Processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 16GB GDDR6, 64GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD, Windows 11 Pro

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU 16 GB GDDR6

Intel Core i9 13th Gen 13980HX (2.20GHz)

64GB Memory 2 TB NVMe SSD

17.0" 2560 x 1600 16:10 QHD+, 240 Hz, 100% DCI-P3, IPS-level panel

1 x HDMI 2.1; 1 x Thunderbolt 4; 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C w/ DP 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C w/ DP & PD 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A

ASIN: B0CGG4C234