At last, official leaked marketing brochure from twitter user HXL has revealed solid specs for MSI Gaming Laptop series featuring AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile APUs. Whole specs are revealed in amazing details within the tables for you to see and notice the difference between Intel and AMD configured laptops. Sadly, though MSI only released Q2 2020 brochure and it only includes Ryzen 4000 Renoir APUs for it’s two models which are Bravo 15 and Modern 14. For GS and WS models only Intel 10th Gen Core CPU spotted.
Sweet spot budget MSI laptops are Modern series focused on budget casual users doing light rendering workloads and gaming esports titles. Modern 14 B4M comes with Ryzen 7 4700U 8 Core 8 Thread running up to 4.1 GHz APU enhanced by Radeon Vega with 7 Compute Units(CUs). The more Compute Units the faster the graphics performance for 7nm based Vega iGPUs. On the other hand, Ryzen 5 4500U gem is also powering Modern 14 B4M model with it’s 6 Core 6 Thread multitasking design running up to 4.0 GHz frequency boost speed. The rest of thhis Modern 15 and 14 lineup are based on mediocre Intel 14nm processors which are very outdated for latest esports titles and multicore workloads, therefore Intel models are enhanced by Nvidia’s GeForce MX330 2GB GDDR5 discrete GPUs to catch up to Ryzen APUs performance. Display wise, both Modern 14 models include FHD 1080p IPS level screen. 8GB DDR4 2666MHz Memory and 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD are the cream of mobile Ryzen 4000 U series laptops.
Now, time to introduce the new Bravo series supported by latest 7nm Renoir APUs and Radeon RX 5000M GPUs. Amazing specs is easily noticed on Ryzen 7 4800H Bravo 15 A4DDR model sporting with 8 Core 16 Thread monster APU synergized by Radeon RX 5500M 4GB GDDR6 GPU. Additionally, 512GB PCIe NVMe storage and 8GB x2 3200MHz DDR4 memory (RAM). Lower tier of Bravo 15 comes with Ryzen 5 4600H 6 Core 12 Thread APU and Radeon RX 5300M 3GB GDDR6 discrete graphics. This lower model A4DCR might run on high or medium setting gaming at 60 fps 1080p. Both Ryzen 7 and 5 variants are shockingly empowered with FHD 1080p IPS level 120Hz display, that’s another level of high refresh rate gaming laptop choice for budget gamers.
Two above-mentioned MSI Modern series laptops will probably cost from $890 to $1000 in North America according to official marketing brochure pricing leak from India. Gaming Bravo 15 models prices will start at $1250 and goes up to $1400. So excited waiting for the first Ryzen 4000 mobile APU based laptops? Official launch date are just around the corner for tight budget gamers.
Source: HXL via Twitter