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MSI's Bravo 15 and Bravo 17 double power efficiency over previous generations

MSI Bravo 15 top down
MSI Bravo 15 top down (Image credit: MSI)

MSI Bravo 15 front open

Source: MSI (Image credit: Source: MSI)

What you need to know

  • MSI's Bravo 15 and Bravo 17 gaming laptops are available for preorder.
  • Both laptops run on up to Ryzen 7 4800H processors and AMD Radeon RX5500M graphics.
  • The Bravo 15 (opens in new tab) ($929) and Bravo 17 ($1,099) are available for preorder from Newegg starting today.

MSI's Bravo 15 and Bravo 17 gaming laptops are available for preorder starting today. Both laptops run on the latest Ryzen 4000 H-Series processors and Radeon RX5500M graphics. The goal of each laptop is to deliver smooth FHD gaming on 120Hz displays. The Bravo 15 and Bravo 17 are available for preorder today on Newegg for $929 and $1,099, respectively.

MSI highlights that the Bravo 15 and Bravo 17's 7nm processors double power efficiency over their predecessors from previous generations.

The laptops have two fans and six heat pipes to keep temperatures down during gaming sessions and heavy workloads.

CategoryMSI Bravo 15MSI Bravo 17
Operating systemWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
Display15.6" FHD
AMD FreeSync
17.3" FHD
AMD FreeSync
ProcessorUp to Ryzen 7 4800HUp to Ryzen 7 4800H
GraphicsAMD Radeon RX5500MAMD Radeon RX5500M
Storage512GB NVMe SSD512GB NVMe SSD + 1TB (7200RM)
Memory8GB DDR4 3200MHz
16GB DDR4 3200MHz
16GB DDR4 3200MHz
Dimensions14.13" (35.9cm) x 9.99" (25.4cm) x 0.85" (2.2cm)15.63" (39.7cm) x 10.24" (26cm) x 0.91" (2.31cm)
PriceFrom $929From $1,099

You can optimize the performance of the new laptops with Dragon Center software that works with Gaming Mode 2.0.

In addition to supporting PC gaming, the new Bravo laptops support MSI's APP Player, which allows people to play mobile games on their laptops with mouse and key support.

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  • Would be nice to get a 4K display for the Bravo 17.
  • These are more budget focused laptops. Toss in a 4K display and you're adding like another $300 to the asking price for a feature that most probably don't want.