Meet the main notebook models with the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs
THE NVIDIA today announced that its global partners are launching more than 100 thin, light, fast notebook models with new GeForce GPUs. Among them, the newly launched NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super and 2070 Super for notebooks.
The new platforms are based on Turing architecture from NVIDIA, which incorporates dedicated hardware RT Colors to process Ray Tracing and Artificial Intelligence in real time, bringing performance improvements and improved visuals to the latest releases of games and creative programs. It is a task especially aimed at content creators and gamers, who benefit from image optimization.
Many of the models offer configurations Max-Q, a technology from NVIDIA with several new functions that doubles the efficiency of previous models and brings new functions that allow better performance and use of the battery.
The launch with the new processors of 10th generation of the Comet Lake family H series by Intel, this brand is defining a big step for notebooks this year and some big names are already on that list. Models as the family Razer Blade, ASUS ROG and Acer Predator just a few of the notebooks that enter the market updated with the latest NVIDIA GPUs.
ASUS ROG get update with NVIDIA GeForce RTX
First on the list ASUS, as it is perhaps the company that is most launching new models on the market. In total, there are eight new notebooks that will take advantage of NVIDIA news, spread across the various product lines Republic of Gamers (ROG) from Asus, including Zephyrus, Strix and Scar, all aimed at different levels of power and also price.
ROG Zephyrus Duo
The premium line Zephyrus is one of ASUS notebooks that get upgrades with NVIDIA GPUs. The S15, S17 and M15 models are all being updated with these new features. It is worth remembering that the company took advantage of the moment and introduced a new product on the market called ROG Zephyrus Duo, a dual-screen notebook.
Despite its slim design, the Zephyrus Duo manages to fit a second 14-inch screen to the top of the keyboard. In addition, it is capable of tilting at an angle of 13 degrees. This is the second largest screen available on the market for notebook gamers and has a resolution of 3,840 by 1,100 pixels and a refresh rate of 60Hz.
With the insertion of the GeForce RTX 2080 Super, allied to the tenth generation of the processor Intel Core i9, the notebook delivers the best processing combo currently available on the market.
THE Zephyrus Duo it is scheduled to be launched in 2020, in June, starting at US $ 2,999.99 dollars.
ROG Zephyrus S15 and S17
As for the rest of the Zephyrus models, the S15 is a good option for those who want a cutting-edge model and a slim design. With 18 millimeters of thickness, being able to support a GPU RTX 2080 Super, one of the notebooks that better makes use of the novelties of NVIDIA. Another highlight is the 32 GB of RAM memory and RAID 0 support for up to two SSDs.
The S17 is obviously a 17-inch version of this notebook, with the same components. Not so thin, the great highlight of this model and what sets it apart is its larger screen compared to the S15 and its desktop style keyboard built into the touchpad. It also doesn’t warm up as much, as it has a larger chassis and an inlet opening to the bottom that opens when the lid is raised.
Both the S15 and S17 will have a 300Hz full-HD display, in addition to support for the technology G-Sync from NVIDIA.
THE Zephyrus S15 it should cost US $ 2,399.99 dollars, and its launch is scheduled for the end of May or June. While the Zephyrus S17 will be available starting at $ 1,999 dollars, and ASUS plans to launch it in May.
ROG Zephyrus M15
The M15 is the most affordable option in relation to the rest of the Zephyrus line, starting at US $ 1,300 dollars. And integrates NVIDIA GPUs from the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti to the RTX 2070 Super.
Display options include 144Hz and 240Hz full HD panels, as well as a 4K option. Although more economical, models with high end configurations can reach US $ 2,999.99 dollars. The M15 will also be launched in May.
ROG Strix G15 and G17
Other ASUS models arriving on the market are the Strix G15 and G17, which, although less focused on thinner designs and / or portability than the Zephyrus models, are still reasonably sized systems that may well fulfill their role in this regard.
The G15 supports up to the eight-core Core i7 and the RTX 2070 Super, in addition to a 240Hz HD screen. It also comes with an extra color option, in addition to the standard black: a pink and black “Electro Punk” scheme that includes an RGB bar and a peripheral package.
The very similar Strix G17, using the same components, has a larger HD screen of 140Hz. Both sizes offer easy access using special screws on the bottom panel, allowing you to modify RAM and storage perfectly.
Each size supports RAID 0 with up to three SSDs and can support up to 32 GB of RAM. The Strix G15 has prices starting at US $ 1,299.99 dollars, while the G17 starts at US $ 1,249.99 dollars, and both are aiming for its launch in June.
ROG Strix Scar 15 and 17
Last but not least, other notebook gamers that will hit the market later this year are the Strix Scars and have an audience with a very specific look, feel and preference, after all they are aimed at lovers of sports and competitive games. As you would expect, a 300Hz HD screen is one of the main features of Scar 15 and Scar 17 to take this concept to the maximum.
While the 15-inch version reaches its maximum on the eight-core Core i7 chip and on the RTX 2070 Super, the Scar 17 is a more powerful notebook. That's because you can go to Core i9-10980HK and GeForce RTX 2080 Super with a total capacity of 150 watts. Both notebooks also include support for RAID 0,
The Strix Scar 15 and 17 will be available starting at $ 2,199.99 in May.
Acer: updates for Nitro and a new Predator
THE Acer also took advantage of the news and announced the launch of two new notebooks: the Nitro 5 it's the Predator Triton 500, the latest generation. Both support Intel's 10th generation CPUs and NVIDIA's GeForce RTX GPUs.
Being the basic and most affordable option, the new Nitro 5 has an estimated initial value of just $ 749.99 dollars. In relation to other models already mentioned, the notebook may contain relatively modest components such as a Core i5 10 generation CPU and a GeForce GTX 1650, but it still reaches its maximum in Core i7 chips and GeForce RTX 2060, an NVIDIA GPU that is not considered Super.
The 15.6 inch screen is a high definition IPS panel, and is available in 120Hz and 144Hz options.
Predator Triton 500
THE Predator Triton 500 It is probably one of the industry's favorites and also suits trends. It can include up to 10 generation Core i7 processors, as well as GeForce RTX 2070 Super or RTX 2080, both with Max-Q.
The powerful Triton 500 is one of the gamers notebooks that makes use of the slim design. In addition to these main components, the Triton 500 has a 300Hz screen with NVIDIA G-Sync, up to 32GB of memory and up to 2TB of SSD storage in RAID 0.
The Predator Triton 500 has a starting value of $ 2,199.99 dollars. Both he and Nitro 5 are scheduled to be released in May.
Gigabyte: Aero and Aoros
Other releases that can be looked forward to are the new notebooks Aero and Aorus from Gigabyte. Aero notebooks are available in four versions, in two screen sizes.
Aero 15, Aero 15 OLED, Aero 17 and Aero 17 HDR
Notebooks Aero support games, but are especially targeted at content creators, as part of the notebooks RTX Studio. The HDR and OLED versions of each, in particular, are aimed at creatives with their 4K resolution screens compatible with HDR400. The 4K models, in turn, offer 144Hz refresh rates for games.
At the moment, there are no details regarding its specifications, but the Aero line is capable of supporting NVIDIA series 20 GeForce RTX Super GPUs, as well as 10th generation Core i7 and Core i9 processors.
The Aero 15 has a starting value of $ 1,599 dollars, while the Aero 15 OLED starts at $ 1,899 dollars. In turn, the Aero 17 has a starting price of $ 1,699 dollars, while the Aero 17 HDR starts at $ 2,299 dollars.
Aorus 5, Aorus 7, Aorus 15G, Aorus 17G and Aorus 17X
Notebooks Aorus Gigabyte, on the other hand, bet on games and are the highlights of the brand for noteeboks gamers of the year. The Aorus 5 and 7 are focused on portability and premium configurations, while the Aorus 15G, 17G and 17X are the extreme desktop replacements. The Aorus 5 and 7 stand out in the Core i7 processors of the H series, not moving up to the Core i9, as they are the thinnest and most economical options.
The GPUs in these notebooks come from the GeForce GTX 16-Series to the new GeForce RTX Super options, while the notebook includes features such as a 144Hz screen and up to three storage units. The initial value of the Aorus 5 starts at $ 1,299 dollars, while the Aorus 7 starts at around $ 1,399 dollars.
The other Aorus models, on the other hand, are not so modest. They include processors that go up to the 10th generation Core i9 chips and the GeForce RTX 2080 Super. Although heavier than Gigabyte's other offerings, the company claims that these are the lightest notebooks on the market to include mechanical keyboards.
The Aorus 15G, 17G and 17X will have starting prices of $ 1,699, $ 1,799 and $ 2,399 dollars, respectively. Sales of all Gigabyte notebooks are due in mid-late April, while orders are already available for pre-sale.
MSI arrives with a new and special Mini-LED model
THE MSI is launching three different products with new internal components from NVIDIA: the GS66 Stealth, the GE66 Raider and the Creator 17. The first two are gaming notebooks, while the latter is aimed at creative professionals with a cool feature: mini LED panel.
The devices come equipped with the latest in Intel processors: the tenth generation. The two models for the gamer audience are the GS66 Stealth and the GE66 Raider that come equipped with an i9-10980HK while the Creator 17, which is dedicated to designers and professionals in the creative world has an i7-10875H. They all feature GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q from NVIDIA.
It is now possible to pre-order the GS66 Stealth online for $ 1,599 dollars. Creator 17 and GE66 Raider will be sold for US $ 1,799 dollars, starting April 15 in physical stores.
Updates for Razer
The next is Blade 15, consistently one of the most popular gaming notebooks available on the market. The model receives some important updates in addition to the main hardware.
The most advanced model, known as Razer Blade 15 Advanced Mode, will have the Core i7-10875H eight-core processor and its GPU option RTX 2070 Super or RTX 2080 Super.
Both are Max-Q versions of GPUs, which means they have been optimized to work within a slim design. Between the additional cores and threads of the new processor and this graphical update, there must be a significant leap in the performance of this computer.
These major component upgrades will join other additions, such as the option of a 300Hz monitor, aimed directly at competitive gaming enthusiasts. It will also be getting a new keyboard, more storage and updated connectivity.
The Base Model is also receiving some updates. It will now include the Core i7-10750, a six-core chip. You can also choose an OLED touch screen, even in the basic entry-level model.
The Base Model Blade 15 starts at $ 1,599 dollars, with configurations peaking at $ 2,299 dollars, while Advanced Modecomea starts at $ 2,599 dollars and rises to $ 3,299 dollars.
Lenovo Legion also updates with GeForce
Meanwhile, Lenovo is updating several versions of its Legion game line. The Legion 5i is the basic level option, while the Legion 7i will be the first performance alternative. The names 5i and 7i are succeeding the names of the existing products of the Legion Y540 and Legion Y740 for simplicity.
The details of the components of these machines are currently a little clearer than the others, but we know the essentials. The Legion 5i offers up to a GeForce RTX 2060 GPU, while the Legion 7i peaks at the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q. Both will support the newest chips of the 10th generation Core i7.
In addition, each Legion laptop will offer NVIDIA Advanced Optimus to improve battery efficiency and performance. Like Asus machines, they will be able to offer this while still supporting adaptive G-Sync synchronization.
The Lenovo Legion 5i has an initial value of $ 999 dollars, while the 7i arrives with an initial value of $ 1,199 dollars. Still no release forecast.
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