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Powered by 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processors
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With the latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processors and powered by NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 series graphics, the Katana GF66 is optimized to unleash true performance during gameplay. The new Katana GF66 is built with the same exquisite craftsmanship used to forge a blade. Run at optimal performance and shine on the battlefield.

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In ancient times, there existed a legendary sword that was imbued with the dragon’s soul.

The “Dragon Blade” was forged by the Dragon Tribe and no weapon stands parallel to it power. Every swing strikes a gust of wind like a hurricane and every blow would ignite the sky in a fiery tempest. Now, pick up the Dragon Blade bestowed with the powers of the dragon, and battle on to new heights.

NAGANO TSUYOSHI

PROFESSIONAL ILLUSTRATOR IN GAMING CHARACTERS

NAGANO TSUYOSHI artist sign

Nagano Tsuyoshi, who created the most impressive game cover of “Romance of the Three Kingdoms V” that is beloved by gamers since 1990s is now collaborating with MSI.

With lifelike characters that evoke gamers' imagination and immersion of military commanders, Tsuyoshi Nagano dedication in the gaming field coincides with MSI’s long-term cultivation. With sophisticated spirit, we partner up to tailor the Katana GF76 and visual ideas together specifically for gamers.

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POTENT PERFORMANCE TO GAME ON

Equips the latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor, it's up to 40% performance gains over the previous generation. Achieve greater power with this 8-core processor supporting up to 4.6GHz dual core frequency to maximize efficiency in gameplay, multi-task work and productivity.

  • 8Cores
  • Up to 40% performance boost
  • 2xL3 cache size

* Performance compared to i7-10750H. Specs varies by model.

GEFORCE RTX 30 SERIES LAPTOPS, THE ULTIMATE PLAY
EMPOWER THE FULL PERFORMANCE

GeForce RTX™ 30 Series GPUs deliver the ultimate performance for gamers and creators. They're powered by Ampere—NVIDIA's 2nd gen RTX architecture—with new RT Cores, Tensor Cores, and streaming multiprocessors for the most realistic ray-traced graphics and cutting-edge AI features.

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3DMARK TIME SPY BENCHMARK (DX12)

GEFORCE RTX™ 3060 & RTX™ 3050 Ti & RTX™ 3050

  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU
    130%
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070 SUPER™ Laptop GPU
    121%
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 Laptop GPU
    100%
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti Laptop GPU
    140%
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Laptop GPU
    120%
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Laptop GPU
    100%

*Performance may vary by system configuration and game settings.

RESIZABLE BAR
RAY TRACING
DLSS AI ACCELERATION
RTX. IT’S ON.
DYNAMIC BOOST 2.0

RESIZABLE BAR

Resizable BAR is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance.

*Function may differ due to version change. Please update the latest VBIOS/BIOS/Driver through MSI official website or consult service center.

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Traditional Design

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MSI Resizable BAR technology

RAY TRACING

Ray tracing is the holy grail of gaming graphics, simulating the physical behavior of light to bring real-time, cinematic-quality rendering to even the most visually intense games.

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DLSS AI Acceleration
MAX FPS. MAX QUALITY. POWERED BY AI.

NVIDIA DLSS is groundbreaking AI rendering that boosts frame rates with uncompromised image quality using the dedicated AI processing Tensor Cores on GeForce RTX. This gives you the performance headroom to crank up settings and resolutions for an incredible visual experience. The AI revolution has arrived to gaming.

RTX. IT'S ON.

Experience today's biggest blockbusters like never before with the visual fidelity of real-rime ray tracing and the ultimate performance of AI-powered DLSS. RTX. It's On.

DYNAMIC BOOST 2.0

New AI-powered Dynamic Boost 2.0 automatically delivers the needed power between the GPU, GPU memory, and CPU for a larger performance boost than ever before. The AI networks in Dynamic Boost 2.0 manage power on a per-frame basis, so your laptop is constantly optimizing for maximum performance while you’re gaming and creating.

* Optional. Actual specification may vary by configurations.

BUILT FOR GAMERS

Comes with exclusive red illumination and built on a solid metal shielding with 1.7mm of key travel for better responsive and tactile feedback. The new ergonomically-designed keyboard will meet all the needs.

  • Numpad
  • Gamers Hotkey
  • Exclusive Red Illumination
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144HZ IPS-LEVEL THIN-BEZEL GAMING DISPLAY
UNPRECEDENTED SPEED AND CLARITY

The fastest gaming display brings you the most vibrant visuals so you never miss a beat.

Performance
  • Cooler Boost 5
  • DDR4 Memory

REVOLUTIONARY COOLING FOR NEXT-GEN GAMING

Dedicated thermal solutions for both the CPU and GPU with up to 6 heat pipes. By enlarging the internal diameter of the thermal pipe and utilizing MSI exclusive thermal grease to ensure the maximum performance under extreme gaming.

* Illustration for GeForce RTX 3060. Design may vary by configuration.

  • 2Fans
  • 6Pipes
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POWER THAT LEADS IN THE LATEST STANDARD DDR4-3200 MEMORY

Get the mighty performance out of your laptop with support of the latest DDR4-3200 memory. Enjoy the faster system speed and responsiveness, the new standard will take your gaming experience to the next level.

READ
  • DDR4-3200
    +10%
  • DDR4-2666
WRITE
  • DDR4-3200
    +35%
  • DDR4-2666

*Dual channel performance test by AIDA64. Performance may vary by system setting and configuration .
**Optional. Actual specification may vary by configurations.

Audio
  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Nahimic

THE WAY MUSIC SHOULD BE

Immerse yourself in lossless music and enjoy the premium sound quality with Hi-Resolution Audio. Experience and listen to audio the way it was intended.

  • 24KHz / 8bit MP3 AUDIO
    24KHz / 8bit MP3 AUDIO
  • 44KHz / 16bit CD AUDIO
    44KHz / 16bit CD AUDIO
  • 192KHz / 24bit HI-RES AUDIO
    192KHz / 24bit HI-RES AUDIO

NAHIMIC
ELEVATE YOUR AUDIO

Experience and listen to audio the way it was intended and share it with Nahimic in-game 3D surround & Sound Sharing via Bluetooth.

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*Use your headphones and experience the audio with and without Nahimic.

Control
  • MSI Center
  • MSI APP PLAYER

GET ALL THE BUFFS

The exclusive MSI Center helps you control and customize your MSI laptop the way you want. Monitor, adjust, optimize and may useful features are built in one unified system. It offers maximum flexibility with new functions such as Smart Image Finder, UI Skin option and more to to customize your personal preference.

Battery Master

Battery Master

Takes good care of your battery and extends battery cycle.

MSI Companion

MSI Companion

Exclusive on-screen-display interface to monitor status and tweak your settings even mid-game.

Crosshair

Crosshair

MSI exclusive Crosshair overlay helps you aim better and shoot better

Game Highlights

Game Highlights

Capture and record your best moments

Gaming Mode

Gaming Mode

One-click optimization for all your games.

Smart Image Finder

Smart Image Finder

Categorize and browse through your precious memory and creativity with AI-generated smart tags.

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MSI APP PLAYER

Developed under an exclusive partnership with BlueStacks and with the latest innovation - Console Mode, the MSI APP Player brings seamless gaming experience between mobile games and PC platform and gamers can experience console-like to laptop with intuitive UI design for mainstream wireless controllers. It also offers hot key customization for hard core mobile gamer to enhance game win rate.

* Hotkey backlighting function only support the models with Per-Key RGB feature
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Streaming
  • Wi-Fi 6

NEW WIRELESS STANDARD

The latest Wi-Fi 6 features 802.11ax standards and 3x faster than Wi-Fi 5, designed to deliver the lightning fast gameplay, the best streaming, and the most immersive communication experience. Play on the most optimal gaming settings with Intel Wi-Fi 6.

*Up to theoretical maximum speed. Compared to standard 802.11AC 80Mhz AC 2x2.

  • Lower Latency75%
  • Up to2.4Gbps
msi katana laptop IO
  • RJ45
  • HDMI (4K@60Hz)
  • USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C
  • USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • Audio Combo Jack
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  • DC in
  • USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • USB 2.0 Type-A

Readers' Choice Laptop Winner

‘‘This is MSI's third Readers' Choice award for laptops since back-to-back wins in 2016 and 2017, with scores that rival Apple.’’

-PCMAG.COM 2021
win11

Windows 11 Brings You Closer to What You Love

Family, friends, obsessions, music, creations—Windows 11 is the one place for it all. With a fresh new feel and tools that make it easier to be efficient, it has what you need for whatever’s next.

* The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing will vary by device. Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-spec).

Learn more about MSI Windows 11 ready devices
Win11

Katana GF66

  • Up to latest 11th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor
  • Windows 10 Home / Windows 10 Pro (MSI recommends Windows 10 Pro for business.)
    (Free upgrade to Windows 11* when available, see below)
  • Up to latest GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU 6GB GDDR6
  • 15.6” Full HD (1920x1080),144 Hz Refresh Rate, IPS-Level panel
  • Thin bezel design
  • Exclusive Cooler Boost 5 Technology
  • MSI Center with exclusive gaming mode
  • MSI App Player for seamless gaming experience between mobile and PC
  • High-Resolution Audio ready
  • Gaming keyboard with numpad

 

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*The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing will vary by device. Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-spec).

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