MSI 17" Raider GE78HX Gaming Laptop (Dark Gray)

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MSI 17" Raider GE78HX Gaming Laptop (Dark Gray)
Key Features
  • 2.2 GHz Intel Core i9 24-Core (13th Gen)
  • 32GB DDR5 | 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
  • 17" 2560 x 1600 240 Hz IPS Display
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 (16GB GDDR6)
Play your favorite PC games at 1440p with high frame rates while on the go with the dark gray MSI 17" Raider GE78HX Gaming Laptop. Powered by the 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13980HX 24-Core processor and 32GB of 5600 MHz DDR5 RAM, this gaming laptop can handle all your games and apps with ease. The 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD allows for fast boot and load times. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 features 16GB of GDDR6 VRAM and can provide real-time raytracing and DLSS support. The 17" IPS display features a QHD+ 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 240 Hz refresh rate. You can output to an external display via HDMI 2.1.
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MSI GE78HX 17" Overview

  • 1Description
  • 213th Gen Intel Core Performance
  • 3NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40-Series Laptop Graphics
  • 417" QHD+ IPS Display
  • 5SteelSeries RGB Backlit Keyboard
  • 6FHD Webcam with Privacy Shutter
  • 7Windows 11 Pro
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Play your favorite PC games at 1440p with high frame rates while on the go with the dark gray MSI 17" Raider GE78HX Gaming Laptop. Powered by the 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13980HX 24-Core processor and 32GB of 5600 MHz DDR5 RAM, this gaming laptop can handle all your games and apps with ease. The 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD allows for fast boot and load times. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 features 16GB of GDDR6 VRAM and can provide real-time raytracing and DLSS support. The 17" IPS display features a QHD+ 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 240 Hz refresh rate. You can output to an external display via HDMI 2.1.

Play online multiplayer games via the reliable, wired 2.5 GbE LAN connection or go wireless with Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax). Connect compatible peripherals and accessories, such as a gaming mouse or controller, wirelessly with Bluetooth 5.3. Other features include Thunderbolt 4, USB-C, and USB-A ports. Audio is handled through dual 2W speakers and quad Duo Wave woofers. The 102-key SteelSeries keyboard features per-key RGB backlighting. Windows 11 Pro is the installed operating system.

13th Gen Intel Core Performance
The system is powered by a 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13980HX processor. It can reach a stock speed of 2.2 GHz and can be boosted up to 5.6 GHz. There are eight performance cores and sixteen efficiency cores for a total of 24 cores.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40-Series Laptop Graphics
The dedicated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40-Series laptop graphics card is designed to deliver high frame rates and advanced features such as real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and more to enhance your entertainment and content creation experiences.
17" QHD+ IPS Display
The 17" IPS-level display features a 2560 x 1600 resolution, a 16:10 aspect ratio, and 240 Hz refresh rate for fast, 1440p gaming while on the go. The screen also has 100% DCI-P3 color gamut support.
SteelSeries RGB Backlit Keyboard
The SteelSeries keyboard features a 102-key layout and per-key RGB backlighting.
FHD Webcam with Privacy Shutter
The FHD 1080p webcam allows for crisp, clear video chats. There's also a physical shutter to prevent unauthorized access.
Windows 11 Pro
Microsoft simplified the design and user experience with Windows 11. It has a modern, clean design with a new Start Menu position. Snap Layouts, Groups, and Desktops allow you to multitask with ease. Microsoft has also integrated some of their apps, such as Microsoft Teams. The redesigned Microsoft Store makes it easier to look for supported apps. The Pro version of Windows 11 includes all the features that Windows 11 Home offers plus many designed specifically for business users, including Hyper-V virtualization, BitLocker disk encryption, and remote desktop access.

MSI GE78HX 17" Specs

Key Specs
Operating System
Windows 11 Pro
Processor
Intel Core i9-13980HX (13th Gen)
GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Total Installed Memory
32 GB
Display Size
17"
Native Resolution
2560 x 1600
Touchscreen
No
Total Installed Capacity
2 TB
Inputs/Outputs
1x USB-C (Thunderbolt 4)
1x USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2 / Supports Video Alt Mode
1x USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2 / Supports Video Alt Mode and Power Delivery
2x USB-A 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
Display I/O
1x HDMI 2.1
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO Support
Bluetooth
5.3
Weight
6.83 lb / 3.1 kg
Performance
Processor
Intel Core i9-13980HX (13th Gen)
CPU
Up to 5.6 GHz Performance 8-Core
Up to 4 GHz Efficiency 16-Core
L3 Cache
36 MB
Graphics Type
Dedicated
GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Memory Type
5600 MHz DDR5
Total Installed Memory
32 GB
Memory Configuration
2x 16 GB (User-Replaceable)
Maximum Memory Capacity
64 GB
Memory Slots
2 (0 Available)
Buffered Memory
No
ECC Memory
No
Display
Panel Type
IPS-Type LCD
Display Size
17"
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Native Resolution
2560 x 1600
Touchscreen
No
Refresh Rate
240 Hz
Storage and Expansion
Total Installed Capacity
2 TB
Storage Drive Type
1x 2 TB / M.2 NVMe SSD
Inputs / Outputs
Inputs/Outputs
1x USB-C (Thunderbolt 4)
1x USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2 / Supports Video Alt Mode
1x USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2 / Supports Video Alt Mode and Power Delivery
2x USB-A 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
Display I/O
1x HDMI 2.1
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Network I/O
1x RJ45 (2.5Gb Ethernet)
Built-In Speakers
2x 2 W and Quad Subwoofers
Built-In Microphones
Yes
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Communications
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO Support
Bluetooth
5.3
Cellular Support
No
GPS
No
NFC
No
Webcam
User-Facing: 1080p
Battery
Battery Chemistry
Lithium-Ion
Capacity
4-Cell: 99 Wh
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard
Chiclet-Style Keyboard with Backlight
Pointing Device
TouchPad
General
Security
Webcam Blocker
Power Supply
330 W with Barrel/Proprietary
Dimensions
14.97 x 11.73 x 1.13" / 38.02 x 29.79 x 2.87 cm
Weight
6.83 lb / 3.1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
12.76 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
18.5 x 15.4 x 4.6"

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