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System76 shows off a new version of its Gazelle laptop with a discrete GPU – Computers – News

System76 has unveiled a new type of its Gazelle laptop. The machine has an i9-13900H CPU, up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, an RTX 3050, and a 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch screen. System76 markets the laptop to gamers and developers.

System76, which also develops Pop! _OS, the laptop ships with that operating system or Ubuntu, either way LTSa variable. Both display sizes have a 144Hz refresh rate, but there’s no mention of G-Sync, FreeSync, or VESA AdaptiveSync support.

System76 offers many options when it comes to storage and working memory. Two NVMe drives fit into the laptop, and options start with a 250GB PCI-e Gen3 drive and end with a 4TB Gen4 drive. The latter has a maximum sequential read speed of 7300MB/s and 6600MB/s write. The second SSD has a maximum of one gen3 slot. RAM choices start at 8GB and go through 16GB and 32GB to 64GB. The speed is 3200MHz in all capacities.

The laptop also has a 54Whr battery, RGB backlit keyboard, WiFi-6E, Bluetooth 5.0, Gigabit Ethernet, two Type-A and Type-C ports, a 2-in-1 3.5mm audio out, micro SD card reader, and video out via port HDMI and mini display port. The firmware is also accessible, so programmers can access tweaks for the keyboard, fan, and battery.

System76 charges a starting price of $1,299 for the laptop. A 17.3-inch screen, 32GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD, for example, bumps that up to $1,642. This is converted into VAT of 1441 and 1822 euros, respectively. Shipping costs start at €128. This is the cheapest System76 laptop with a discrete GPU.

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