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Corsair announces their first laptop, the Voyager a1600

Voyager a1600

Corsair is known by PC enthusiasts for decades, recently expanded into pre-built desktop PC’s and water-cooling gear, only now they’ve announced their first laptop: the Voyager a1600.

The Voyager a1600 is a feature packed laptop aimed at hardcore gamers boasting a 16:10 aspect ratio monitor at 2560×1600 which is the 16:10 resolution of 1440P and a ultra fast 240Hz IPS display. It also features a Ryzen 9 6800HS or 6900HS which are both 8 thread 16 core CPUs with the 6900HS being clocked a few hundred MHz higher.

Here’s a new trailer for the Voyager a1600:

Here’s a rundown on the new laptop:

Voyager a1600

CORSAIR, a world leader in high-performance gear and systems for gamers, content creators, and PC enthusiasts, today unveiled its innovative first gaming and streaming laptop, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 AMD Advantage™ Edition. Combining a powerful AMD Ryzen™ 6000 Series processor, AMD Radeon™ RX 6800M mobile graphics with CORSAIR and Elgato’s vast ecosystem of exclusive software and technologies, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is a laptop like no other. Whether you’re an aspiring content creator, avid gamer, or a full-time streamer, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 AMD Advantage™ Edition laptop can do everything you need and more.

Packing a wide array of state-of-the-art tech into an impressively thin 19.8mm form-factor, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 boasts up to an 8-core, 16-thread AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and AMD Radeon RX 6800M mobile graphics to game at maximum settings and cruise through resource-heavy applications like Adobe After Effects or OBS Studio. Moreover, this combination of cutting-edge AMD components unlocks the suite of exclusive AMD smart technologies, such as AMD Smart Access Memory™, which helps unlock high performance by providing select AMD Ryzen processors with address to the entire high-speed GDDR6 graphics memory, further enhancing the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600’s high-end performance.

The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 stays cool thanks to an advanced compact vapor chamber cooling system that evenly spreads heat, achieving lower temperatures with a thinner profile than traditional cooling methods.

The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is built with a gorgeous 16” 2560×1600 QHD+ IPS screen with superb color accuracy, displaying your gameplay in amazing detail. With an ultra-high 240Hz refresh rate and support for AMD FreeSync Premium technology, and powered by RX 6800M mobile graphics, gamers can experience today’s most graphically intense games at impressively high frame rates for silky-smooth gameplay.

ncorporating technology from the content creation experts at Elgato, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 breaks new ground as a laptop built specifically with streamers in mind. Above the keyboard are ten easy-access customizable S-key shortcut buttons powered by Elgato Stream Deck software, putting one-touch streaming control at your fingertips. A 1080p30 FHD webcam immortalizes your biggest moments in sharp detail, while a directional 4-microphone array with ambient noise cancellation clearly captures your voice even in busy environments.

The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is complemented by a host of features tailored for today’s gamers and content creators. CHERRY MX Ultra-Low Profile keyswitches deliver mechanical precision, illuminated by per-key RGB backlighting from ultra-bright, power-efficient CAPELLIX LEDs powered by CORSAIR iCUE software. A variety of ports, including two Thunderbolt™ 3-enabled USB 4.0 and one USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, keep you connected to all your devices. An integrated receiver connects to up to three CORSAIR SLIPSTREAM WIRELESS peripherals for a strong, robust signal without tying up any USB ports.

“We knew we had to bring something new and different to the table,” said Matthew Hsu, SVP & GM, System BU at CORSAIR. “With our unique position in the industry, we were able to pull from the best of what CORSAIR has to offer – from award-winning components to extensive software integration – to create a laptop that no one else can.”

“We are extremely excited to partner with CORSAIR to launch the first Voyager laptop exclusively with AMD Advantage design framework,” said Frank Azor, chief architect of Gaming Solutions at AMD. “The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is the first truly mobile streaming solution; coupled with AMD smart technologies like SmartShift MAX, users can automatically unleash the full potential of this laptop whether gaming, streaming, or creating.”

For those who want to further customize the specs or the look of their CORSAIR VOYAGER laptop, ORIGIN PC will also offer custom UV printing or laser etching options. All ORIGIN PC systems include free lifetime 24/7 US based technical support and free lifetime labor.

Corsair is really swinging for the fences here pulling no punches, from the high-end specs, serious cooling, built in streaming functionality, microphone array and mechanical key switches I can see Corsair is really leaning on the experience from Origin PC to help them build one hell of a gaming laptop.

Pricing and Release Date

Pricing will be a whopping $2,699 for the base model and $2,999 for the fully upgraded one, the differences are the aformentioned Ryzen 6900HS over the 6800HS, 32GB of memory over 16GB and a 2TB NVMe SSD over a 1TB NVMe SSD. The release date is to be announced.

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