MSI announces 5G desktop and MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti LIGHTNING at CES 2020

MSI MEG Aegis Ti5 Gaming Desktop
MSI MEG Aegis Ti5 Gaming Desktop (Image credit: MSI)

What you need to know

  • MSI announced the MSI MEG Aegis Ti5 Gaming Desktop at CES 2020.
  • MSI also announced the MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti LIGHTNING 10th Anniversary Edition graphics card.
  • Both devices give hardcore PC gamers more options to deliver high-end gaming.

MSI announced two new powerful devices for hardcore gamers, the MSI MEG Aegis Ti5 Gaming Desktop and the MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti LIGHTNING 10th Anniversary Edition graphics card. Both devices provide top-of-the-line performance for gaming. MSI did not share any pricing details or availability dates in its announcement.

The MSI MEG Aegis Ti5 Gaming Desktop is the first 5G-compatible desktop, according to MSI. This gives gamers another option in terms of connectivity. The desktop runs on the MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics card and a 10th Gen Intel Core i9 processor, making it able to crank out high framerates and high-resolution graphics easily.

MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti LIGHTNING 10th Anniversary Edition graphics card

Source: MSI (Image credit: Source: MSI)

The MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti LIGHTNING 10th Anniversary Edition graphics card delivers high-end performance for people who want to build or enhance their own setup. It features MSI's TRI-FFROZR Thermal Design, which has three TORX 3.0 fans. The fans have double ball bearings to keep the system quiet. The card also has RGB lights and an OLED display to customize the look of your gaming rig. Be sure to browse our roundup of the best graphics card picks for more great options.

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1 Comment
  • This is interesting. I thought that 5G could not penetrate walls and is line-of-sight only. I suspect this 5G connection will actually run at 4G LTE indoors.