What you need to know
- MSI debuted a refreshed slate of mobile workstations at Computex 2019 as part of NVIDIA's RTX Studio program.
- The new MSI WS65 is the highlight here, powered by an Intel Core i9 CPU and NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 graphics.
- The laptops are ISV-certified for creative apps like AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and more.
MSI is joining NVIDIA's new RTX Studio initiative with its latest round of mobile workstations. At Computex 2019, the PC maker unveiled a full refresh of its mobile workstation lineup, bringing new versions of the WS and WE series, and debuting the new WP series.
Each of MSI's updated workstations now features NVIDIA's new Quadro RTX graphics chips, which put much more power in the hands of content creators. They're also outfitted with Intel Core i9 CPUs to give their processing power a boost. MSI says that revamps include a "slimmer and lighter" design across the full lineup, along with "ultra-thin" bezels and 4K display options.
The real highlight here, however, is the new WS65, which sits at the very top of MSI's workstation range. A variety of configurations are available, but the WS65 will top out with a model that features Intel's Core i9-9880H processor with 32GB of RAM, and 1TB of SSD storage. The 15.6-inch display includes resolution options ranging up to 4K and NVIDIA's whole line of Quadro RTX GPUs are available, up to the Quadro RTX 5000 with 16GB of VRAM.
As part of the NVIDIA RTX Studio program, the new workstations will get NVIDIA's Studio drivers, which are tested to ensure they work well with popular creative apps and multi-app workflows. MSI has also ISV certified each model for work with AutoCAD, ANSYS, SolidWorks, and more.
The first of these new workstations to launch is the MSI WS65, which is up for preorder on Newegg now for $3,500 with a release date of June 14.
Mobile creative power
MSI's new WS65 is its first NVIDIA Studio-certified workstation, packing Quadro RTX 5000 graphics, Intel's 9th Gen processors, and up to 32GB of RAM. If you need a mobile PC ready to get work done, the WS65 is worth a look
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