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Samsung gaming laptops debut at CES 2017

Alfred Bayle News Network

| Fri, January 6, 2017 | 04:06 pm
Samsung gaming laptops debut at CES 2017

Samsung wants a piece of the gaming laptop market and they are off to a good start. (Samsung /File)

Samsung has finally entered the gaming laptop segment and made this move well-known at the floor show of CES 2017 in Las Vegas, by unveiling its very first gaming laptop.

Called the Samsung Notebook Odyssey, its current releases include 17.3- and 15.6-inch models running on Intel’s new 7th-generation Core i7 Kaby Lake processors, reports TechRadar.

Graphics processing will be handled by NVIDIA with the 15-inch version getting a GTX 1050. Loadout for the 17-inch model is yet to be confirmed but it is likely to come equipped with either a GTX 1070 or GTX 1080. Both models will have 1080p View Angle Anti-Glare displays.

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As for the cooling system, it utilizes a HexaFlow Vent system that even offers access to the memory and storage components.

For the rest of the internals, the 17-inch model comes with 64GB of DDR4 RAM and 512SSD+1TB hard drive storage. The 15-incher on the other hand gets 32GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB+1TB storage capacity.

Batteries for the Samsung Notebook Odyssey have 93Wh and 43Wh capacities for the larger and smaller versions, respectively. As of this writing, no price or release date has been announced by Samsung.

This article appeared on the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post