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What you need to know

  • MSI's portfolio of gaming laptops is seeing refreshes and spec bumps.
  • Expect new hardware inside the Stealth GS77 and GS66 as well as the Raider GE76 and GE66.
  • Pricing for the machines starts at $1,599 and extends to over $4,000 depending on which device and configuration you want.

MSI has a heck of a lot of new laptop configurations releasing for its Stealth and Raider lines. So long as you have a four-figure budget with which to splurge on a gaming machine, there's bound to be a laptop that'll fit your needs. Featuring the power of Intel's 12th Gen Mobile PC chips, high-end NVIDIA RTX cards, and more, these clamshell tanks will run circles around just about any game you throw at them.

The Raider GE76 begins at $1,599 and goes up to $2,999, while the GE66 starts at $2,249 and climbs all the way to $3,999. But wait, there's more money to be spent if you're up for it. The Stealth GS66 starts at $2,499 and goes up to $3,499, while the GS77 starts at $1,799 and scales to $4,199 for those wanting to burn the most amount of money possible in a single MSI purchase.

Here are the specs of each device so you have an idea of what all your spent money may ultimately score you:

Stealth GS77

Category Spec
Operating System Windows 11
Display 17.3-inch
Up to UHD
Up to 360Hz
16:9
Processor Up to Intel Core i9-12900H
Graphics Up to NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU (16GB)
Memory Up to 64GB
Storage 1TB SSD
Camera IR FHD
Dimensions 15.65"x 11.16"x 0.79"
Weight 5.7lb
Ports Card reader
x1 Thunderbolt 4
1x USB 3.2 Type-C
2x USB 3.2 Type-A
HDMI
Audio combo jack
Audio Dynaudio Speakers 2W*6

Stealth GS66

Category Spec
Operating System Windows 11
Display 15.6 inches
Up to UHD
Up to 360Hz
Adobe 100%
16:9
Processor Intel Core i9-12900H
Graphics Up to NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU (16GB)
Memory Up to 64GB
Storage 1TB SSD
Camera IR HD
Dimensions 14.17"x9.65"x0.71"
Weight 4.63lb
Ports x1 Thunderbolt 4
2x USB 3.2 Type-C
2x USB 3.2 Type-A
HDMI 2.1
Audio combo jack
Audio Dynaudio Speakers 2W*2

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Raider GE76

Category Spec
Operating System Windows 11
Display 17.3 inches
Up to UHD
Up to 360Hz
16:9
Processor Up to Intel Core i9-12900HK
Graphics Up to NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU (16GB)
Memory Up to 64GB
Storage 1TB SSD
Camera 1080p FHD webcam
Dimensions 15.63"x 11.18"x 1.02"
Weight 8.8lb
Ports Card reader
HDMI 2.1
Mini-DisplayPort
1x Thunderbolt 4
1x USB 3.2 Type-C
1x USB Type-A
Audio combo jack
Audio Dynaudio 2x2W Speaker
2x1W woofer

Raider GE66

Category Spec
Operating System Windows 11
Display 15.6 inches
Up to UHD
Up to 360Hz
16:9
Processor Up to Intel Core i9-12900HK
Graphics Up to NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU (16GB)
Memory Up to 64GB
Storage 1TB SSD
Camera 1080p FHD webcam
Dimensions 14.09"x 10.51"x 0.92"
Weight 7.25lb
Ports Card reader
HDMI 2.1
Mini-DisplayPort
1x Thunderbolt 4
1x USB 3.2 Type-C
1x USB Type-A
Audio combo jack
Audio Dynaudio 2x2W Speaker

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Hopefully those tables help you make sense of the GE66s, GE76s, GS66s, and GS77s, since those names by themselves aren't exactly the easiest to unpack. And if you're turned off by these MSI machines' prices or naming conventions, have no fear, the best gaming laptops are here to save you from all of the aforementioned headaches.