MSI Introduces New Configuration for Thunder Shadow 17 Gaming Laptop in China
MSI has recently unveiled a new configuration for its Thunder Shadow 17 gaming laptop in China. This updated version combines the power of a Ryzen 9 CPU with the RTX 4070 GPU, providing gamers with an enhanced gaming experience.
Powerful Performance and Impressive Display
At its core, the Thunder Shadow 17 is equipped with a Ryzen 9 7940HX processor, delivering a combined performance output of 195W (55W CPU and 140W GPU). The device also features 16GB dual DDR5-5200 memory and a 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD, ensuring smooth and efficient gameplay.
The laptop boasts a 17.3-inch 2.5K (2560 x 1440) screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio. It is further enhanced by a 240Hz high refresh rate and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, providing vivid and immersive visuals.
Enhanced Connectivity for Online Gaming
One standout feature of the Thunder Shadow 17 is the inclusion of Qualcomm’s FastConnect 7800 Wi-Fi 7 module. This marks a first for gaming laptops, as it offers support for 5GHz / 6GHz frequency bands, peak speeds of up to 5.8 Gbps, and impressively low latency of just 2 milliseconds. These capabilities are particularly advantageous for online gaming, where fast and responsive connections are crucial.
Notable Features and Connectivity Options
The Thunder Shadow 17 is packed with additional features to enhance the gaming experience. It comes with a 99.9Whr battery, the maximum capacity allowed on airplanes, and supports 100W PD fast charging. The laptop also includes a high-definition camera with autofocus, a SteelSeries single-button RGB backlit keyboard with customizable lighting for each key, and high-fidelity dual speakers with Hi-Res and Nahimic audio support.
In terms of connectivity, the Thunder Shadow 17 offers a range of options. These include 1 USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port, 1 USB-A 3.2 Gen1 port, a 3.5mm audio jack, HDMI 2.1, RJ45, and a DP interface, allowing users to connect various peripherals and devices.
Pricing and Availability
The new configuration of the Thunder Shadow 17 is priced at 9,999 yuan ($1,410) in China. However, there is currently no official information regarding the global launch date for this particular model. Gamers around the world will have to wait for further updates from MSI regarding its availability outside of China.