MSI Adds Compact WF75 to Design, Engineering, Education Lineup
Another addition to the MSI range of professional high specification workstations is the WF75. This laptop hits a sweet spot for performance and price.
The MSI WF75 is made for design and DCC, engineering and education with a number of relevant independent software vendor (ISV) certifications and a 17.3-inch full-HD display. It is also a very fast workstation. Users can choose NVIDIA T1000 or T2000 cards with 4GB GDR6 graphics performance, or the RTX 3000 for 6GB GDR6 graphics.
At 2.2kg and measuring 22mm thick, it is also lightweight and compact for a laptop of this performance, supporting multi-tasking for background processes with minimal lag making it suitable as a digital artist’s workstation for the studio, on the road or at home. The sturdy keyboard has a light touch and nice feel.
The laptop has a long 7 hours of battery life to support working on the move. Connectivity includes three Type-A USB 3.2 ports, one Type-C USB 3.2 port, a HDMI port for 4K@30Hz, RJ45, headphone-out and mic-in for audio, and WiFi 6. The connections can be used for secondary power charging through USB-C and 27W (9V/3A) fast charging for USB-C mobile devices.
The WF75 can be shipped with a maximum memory of 64GB with a 10th gen Intel processor and supports SolidWorks, CATIA, AUTOCAD, ANSYS, Adobe, Autodesk and other ISV applications.
The 17.3in display rivals the top screens from the other manufacturers, with a very thin bezel to make it more comfortable to use. It is shipped calibrated for use, and shows vibrant colours, excellent detail and super sharp images. The 4K in-plane switching (IPS)display gives excellent colour fidelity and a high contrast ratio.
With MSI's Matrix Display, you can expand your work setup by adding up to three additional screens. It is HDR1000 certified with up to 1+3 Matrix display, supporting HDR10. It also supports DCI-P3 colour spaces, which is important for digital cinema content, and Display P3, a major improvement on RGB and necessary for collaboration between Mac and PC.
MSIs Creator Center mixes gaming laptop type monitoring of CPU and GPU usage and fan speed with a battery health check and hotkeys to switch performance, fan, and backlight level combinations. You can also choose various optimisations or presets for a number of applications including Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, or for engineering applications like SolidWorks, CATIA, AutoCAD, ANSYS, and others.
MSI have really upgraded their already impressive range with a variety of new hardware including the excellent WF75. This is a well designed workstations that any digital artist should consider. www.msi.com