Compare MSI Sword 15″ (A12U) vs other laptops

MSI Sword 15″ (A12U)

Laptop summary

MSI Sword is an amazing value gaming laptop with Windows 11 Pro released in 2023. It has the GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card that is fantastic for gaming. You can run older games on recommended settings, but using lower graphics settings you can play 60% of the games published this year. The laptop has an excellent Intel processor and a lot of RAM for its price. Full HD resolution is fine for the 15″ 144 Hz IPS monitor. The 1000gb SSD storage is fine. It is quite hefty at 4.96 lb.

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15″
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15″
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15″
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MSI Sword 15″ (A12U) technical specifications

MSI Sword 15″ (A12U)

Play 70% of games on recommendedi7 CPUIPS screen

Specifications

MSI Sword 15″ (A12U)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
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Intel Core i7-12650H
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed and multiprocessing capabilities of a laptop.
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32gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
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GeForce RTX 3060
Screen size
15.6″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight
4.96 lbs (2.25 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
14.13 x 10.2 x 0.98 inches
(35.89 x 25.91 x 2.49 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 11 Pro
Hard drives
1000gb SSD
Release date
November 11, 2023
Amazon.com List Price
$1,099.99
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,099.99
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Laptop Dimensions

14.13 in
35.89 cm
10.2 in
25.91 cm
Thickness: 0.98 in (2.49 cm)

Amazon.com description

MSI Sword Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD IPS 144hz Display, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12650H Up to 4.70 GHz, GeForce RTX 3060, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe 4.0, Backlit KB, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, HDMI, Win 11 Pro, Black

【Experience Unleashed】Experience the remarkable power of the Intel Core i7-12650H on the MSI Switch laptop. It's not just powerful, it's highly efficient, allowing you to sail through all your activities. With a Max speed up to 4.7 GHz and 16 cores, this laptop amplifies your digital experience

【Elevate Your Game】Step into the world of ultimate gaming with the latest GeForce RTX 3060 (6GB dedicated GDDR6 VRAM). Powered by the award-winning Ampere architecture, it comes with new Ray Tracing Cores, Tensor Cores, and streaming multiprocessors. It supports DirectX 12 Ultimate, offering unmatchable gaming performance

【Smooth & Swift Display】The MSI laptop proudly flaunts a 144 Hz refresh rate, offering a seamless and smooth gaming experience. It ensures you don't miss a single detail, enhancing your reaction time and overall gaming experience

【Cool & Powerful】Stay cool, and stay powerful with the optimized thermal solutions for the CPU and GPU. They work in unison to reduce heat and maximize airflow, ensuring optimal gaming performance within a compact chassis

【Multiple Ports Available】Connect your laptop with other devices. 3x USB Type-A, 1x Type-C, 1x HDMI, 1x Rj45, 1x Headphone/microphone combo

ASIN: B0CK548KQX