The MSI Katana 17 B13VGK-829XPL is a Laptop designed for Gaming with a 17.3″ screen.
• Model 2023
• Screen 17.3″ 1920×1080
• Core i9 13900H-2.6GHz/Raptor Lake (13th Gen)
• HDMI, USB 3.2, USB-C
The processor it incorporates is the Intel Core i9 13900H clocked at 2.6Ghz It is usually selected by users who handle heavy applications and fully utilize multi-thread applications, for CAD, image editing, video, and audio processing. It can also be used for demanding gaming.
It has 16GB RAM DDR5 and is recommended for demanding applications such as image and video editing, music production, and audio editing.
The resolution is 1920×1080 (Full HD), which is the standard solution in terms of image quality, cost, and battery consumption.
The screen refresh rate is 144Hz, which represents the number of images displayed per second and is related to the image quality. The higher the refresh rate, the smoother and more enjoyable the image becomes without any flickering. Screens with a refresh rate of 120Hz and above are mainly aimed at gamers.
It is equipped with a SSD drive with a capacity of 1TB. It has a capacity suitable for storing a large volume of photos and videos, as well as for installing multiple programs.
It features the Intel GeForce RTX 4070 with 8GB of RAM. This is a graphics card that can smoothly run even the most modern games at high resolutions and maximum settings.
It does not include an operating system and will need to be installed separately. Laptops that do not come with an operating system are usually more economical compared to those with pre-installed operating systems. It is chosen when the user already has a license that can be used on the new Laptop.
The Card Reader it has is useful for users involved in photography and video. Otherwise, the purchase of a separate Card Reader will be necessary, which will occupy one of the existing USB ports of the Laptop.
Finally, it has connectivity options such as HDMI, USB 3.2, USB-C. With the HDMI port, you can connect an external monitor, TV, or Home Cinema that has this specific port in order to extend the workspace, display movies from the laptop on larger screens, and transfer audio to higher quality sources.