MSI's upcoming Titan 18 HX laptop may have the power to dominate the scene

PC brand MSI has a verifiable beast on its hands that we think will be its next flagship laptop: the Titan 18 HX.

Company originally unveiled the model late December. Very little was revealed about the Titan 18 at the time, other than that it would be “the world's first laptop” with an 18-inch 4K (3,840 x 2,400 pixel resolution) Mini LED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. But recently, a product listing was found on Chinese shopping platform that was translated by news site VideoCardz. It says that the computer will be available in two different versions: one with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 graphics card, while the other has the GeForce RTX 4090. Both will apparently be powered by an Intel Core i9-14900HX CPU, a processor I'm not even out yet. Only we know exists due to other leaks.

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Initial benchmark tests show that the i9-14900HX is slightly more powerful than the current Intel Core i9-13900HX processor. However, VideoCardz claims that the machine will come with a “new 270W TDP mode” to further improve hardware performance. According to the report, the feature will stay within Intel's MTP (Maximum Turbo Power) limits, allowing the processor to maintain “higher clock speeds for longer periods.”

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