With the launch of several new devices in 2020, MSI announced two new gaming devices with the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series for smoother gameplay and heightened user experience. MSI is consistently keeping the bar up with the production of innovative laptops for the rising demand of the gamers.
The all-AMD laptops from MSI, Alpha 15 and 17 are now making a stronger comeback with some of the latest specifications along with the 7nm-powered AMD mobile processor with the latest graphics technology.
Latest 7nm AMD technology
If you are a gamer looking for some of the advanced technology, the Alpha 15 and 17 combine some of the cutting-edge processors for smoother and faster gameplay.
The devices feature a combination of the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H mobile processor and AMD Radeon RX 5600M graphics that offer desktop-class performance for the mainstream gamers. It provides with improved speed and performance for sustaining heavier workloads and better multitasking.
If you are a professional gamer, you’d know how important refresh rate is. Both Alpha 15 and 17 have a top-class display with the 144Hz AMD FreeSync Premium display. It also provides with bright and true to life colors with smoother user experience.
It also allows you to experience an immersive gaming experience without missing out a single frame.
Design and Build
With the elevated performance and the crisp and clear display, both the Alphas 15 and 17 feature a matte finish chassis, a lot more compact in comparison to what majority of the competitors have.
But, the compact design of the device doesn’t compromise on the integration of high-end components in the device.
Aside from the solid build, the devices feature a per-key RGB gaming keyboard with loud and giant speakers. The device also features the Cooler Boost 5 thermal solution with uninterrupted gaming experience.
Both the devices are equipped with 7 heat pipes for maximum airflow that allow smoother gameplay and better user experience unlike anything else.
These devices are perfect for gamers who are looking for an appealing gaming solution that doesn’t cost a fortune.
Storage and memory
Now that we have talked about basically all the primary features of the device, the next thing that we need to focus on includes the storage and memory.
Both the devices feature 2 x M.2 SSD Slots by NVMe PCIe Gen3 for storage along with up to 64GB RAM for smoother memory and faster performance.
It also runs on the Windows 10 Home operating system that integrates some of the latest features and functions that allow you to experience smoother gameplay without any hindrance.
As for the gaming keyboard in the device, they feature the one from Steel Series that provide with an immaculate and ergonomic gaming experience.
Coming round to some of the accessory features in the Alpha 15 and 17, both the devices feature enough I/O ports for better connectivity. They have a number of USB ports along with a card reader, video output port as well.
The wireless connectivity options in both the devices are pretty good. It supports the Gigabit Ethernet + Intel Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) for smoother and faster connectivity for enhanced game streaming.
The battery of the device consists of 6-cell, Li-ion 65Whr battery for a mediocre battery life. It won’t last you throughout the day but it gets the job done.
Pricing and Availability
As of now, there are news regarding the pricing and availability of the Alpha 15 and 17. But, if the rumors are to be believed, it is likely that the base variant of the Alpha 15 will be priced under $1000.