Intel Core i9-10980HK 8 Core @5.3GHz Turbo Claims To Be 50% Faster Than i9-9980HK, Found On Leaked MSI GS66 Stealth 10SGS Gaming Laptop Specs

Ultimate Intel Comet Lake-H Gaming processor is on the horizon. Looks like Intel is gearing up with 8 Core 16 Thread monster Core i9-10980HK processor to beat AMD’s Ryzen 9 4900H flagship APU. Latest leaked MSI GS66 Stealth 10SGS marketing materials were published on retailer website accidentally before the official release. Firstly, it was noticed by twitter users momomo_us in MSI retail partner website.

One important big claim by MSI marketing team is that 10th Gen Comet Lake i9-10980HK CPU being 50% faster than previous Coffee Lake-H i9-9980HK. A whopping dream IPS 3ms response time and staggering 300Hz refresh rate display is also highlighted well for high end laptop gamers.

Best part of this amazing MSI Stealth series is Thin body and Thin bezel design in order to compete with ASUS ROG Zephyrus thin laptops. For 300Hz surely you are getting a FHD 1080p resolution for producing fast frame rates. 15.6″ inch diagonal based screen laptops are the hottest choice among active mobility gamers so MSI does focus mainly on them.

True Ray Tracing capability of upcoming MSI Stealth laptop is also a major concern for Nvidia to keep it’s dominance over AMD cards. Above poster claims that 59% gaming performance is expected to increase over vanilla RTX 2080 Max-Q design. For these hardware components MSI has prepared 3 blowing fans and 6 copper heatpipes to handle Nvidia and Intel monsters with ease.

Input and Output features are shockingly perfect for a heavy gamer with laptop. There are 3 Type-A USB3.2, Type-C USB3.2, Audio Combo Jack, 1 Ethernet Killer LAN(RJ45) adapter, 1 HDMI 2.0 and Thunderbolt 3 with PD charging ports found with neat design. True RGB Mechanical keyboard from SteelSeries PerKey added up to ultimate perfection. Max 64GB 2666MHz RAM is allowed per 2 slots.

CPUIntel Core i9-10980HK 8Core 5.3Ghz
MEMORY32GB DDR4-2666 ( 16GB * 2 )
MAX MEMORY64GB ( 2 Slots )
LCD15.6″ FHD 300Hz 3ms IPS Anti-Glare
GPUGeForce® RTX2080 Super with Max-Q Design
2 Slots Support SuperRAID 4
ETHERNETKiller E3100 Gigabit +
Killer WiFi 6 AX1650 DoubleShot Pro
AUDIO SPEAKERDynaudio Duo Wave 2* 2W Speaker
Hi-Res Audio
6 Heatpipes 3 Fans
KEYBOARD FEATURESSteelSeries PerKey RGB Gaming Keyboard
VIDEO OUTPUT1* HDMI (4K @ 60Hz) + 1* TB3
EXTERNAL PORTS2 * USB 3.2 TypeC ( 1* TB3 w/ PD Charging ) + 2* USB3.2
BATTERY4-Cell , 99 Whr
DIMENSION358.3 x 248 x 19.8 mm

Hard to wait until May for this jewel from MSI. Let’s see how 7nm efficient”Renoir” Ryzen 9 4900H APU powered laptops will compete against this stealthy beast soon this year. Very excited to compare both sides in terms of price to performance conditions.