CES 2023: All Gaming Laptops Announced So Far From ASUS, Alienware, Razer and Acer

While CES officially starts from January 5, Asus, Acer, Dell, and more has already announced a bunch of their laptops.

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CES, or the Consumer Electronics Show, is the biggest tech trade show of the year, is starting in the first week of January. The show, hosted in Las Vegas sets the tone for the rest of the year with new launches, announcements and trends, ranging from the latest in laptop designs to some wacky product categories.

This year, even before CES 2023 kicks off, brands have started their announcements on the sidelines. Intel announced its new 13th Gen Raptor Lake mobile processors, including the Core i9 13980HX which Intel claimed to be the world’s fastest mobile processor. And along with new CPUs, comes brand new laptops. While CES officially starts from January 5, ASUS, Acer, Dell, and more has already announced a bunch of their laptops. Here’s a quick roundup of all the latest developments in the world of laptops, so far –

ASUS ROG

CES 2023: ASUS ROG announces new Strix, Zephyrus gaming laptops with 16- and 18-inch displays

ASUS is planning to launch a bunch of new refreshes to its gaming laptops, but the showstopper is going to be an 18-inch behemoth. The ROG Strix G18 and the ROG Strix Scar 18, sport 18-inch Dolby Vision HDR displays with up to 240Hz refresh rates. Asus will use the latest Intel processors and Nvidia GPUs. No AMD-based configuration has been announced so far.

Alongside these, ASUS is also announcing updated 16-inch refreshes of the Strix G and the Strix Scar series with similar specs as the larger models. There are AMD models here, however, with the 17-inch Strix G and Strix Scar series.

Furthermore, Asus is rolling out the latest hybrid gaming laptops under the Flow series. The Flow X13, X16 and the Z13 are getting their annual refreshes with the latest AMD processors and Nvidia GPUs. These are 2-in-1 displays that also supports the proprietary Asus external GPUs for cutting-edge gaming performance. The latest Flow series refreshes do boast of larger battery, addressing a key complaint from last year.

Dell Alienware

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18-inch laptops are becoming the latest trend at the trade show, with Dell Alienware also jumping on the bandwagon. In fact, Alienware is leaving behind its 15-inch and 17-inch laptops in favour of new 16-inch and 18-inch models for 2023. The new laptops from Alienware are under its M and X-series.

The Alienware M18 is being marketed as a desktop replacement featuring the latest Intel 13th Gen HX series and Nvidia RTX 4090 GPU. The M18 will also get an AMD variant later in 2023.

Additionally, the Alienware X16 is the latest flagship 16-inch offering, with a 16:10 QHD display, powered by Intel 13th Gen processors and RTX 4090.

More details about the laptops will become available closer to their shipping date, which is in the first few months of 2023.

Razer

Razer teases the Blade 18, its most powerful laptop ever

Razer too has announced 16-inch and 18-inch Blade laptops at CES, powered by Intel and Nvidia. Both variants support the latest 13th Gen HX series of processors, specifically the Core i9 along with the RTX 4090. Most of the details about the laptops are under embargo at present, with more details expected to come out during CES.

Acer

Acer Takes The Predator Lineup To The Next Level At CES 2023

Acer is introducing new refreshes in the Predator series. Here too, the new 16-inch and 18-inch displays make appearances. However, the display on these laptops are Mini LED, a cut above the current QLED technology, with up to 250Hz refresh rate.

The latest Predator laptops are powered by Nvidia RTX 40-series GPUs. The Helios 16 starts from a QHD Plus resolution with 165Hz refresh rate, while the Helios 18 has a FHD Plus display with 165Hz refresh rate.

The processors under the hood range from the Core i9 to the Core i7, from the 13th Gen HX series. Both models come with the RTX 4080 with 165W TGP, along with up to 32GB DDR5 4800MHz RAM and 2TB PCIe 4.0 storage.