Mobile RTX 40 GPU pricing just as bad as desktop
XMG to charge €1,687 more for GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU spec.
XMG Neo 16 is the upcoming high-end gaming laptop equipped with the latest Intel and NVIDIA processors. This system should easily top the benchmark charts thanks to unlocked GPU power and powerful cooling options.
The Neo 16 comes with Core i9-13900HX 24-core CPU, 16-inch 240Hz panel and DDR5 memory. This is an upgraded system compared to its (Neo 15) with bigger screen, new internals and optional external water cooling system called Oasis.
While RTX 40 laptops are set to launch in February, XMG is among the first to confirm pricing for its new laptops. The base configuration which is already equipped with the same CPU will cost €2199. It will also be equipped with RTX 4060 GPU.
Gamers can also choose higher-spec’ed RTX 40 GPUs. These configurations include 115W RTX 4060, 115W RTX 4070, 150W RTX 4080 or 150W RTX 4090 GPU option. All GPUs also support NVIDIA Dynamic Boost up to 25W (power shared with the CPU).
XMG Neo 16 GPU options
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop | 8 GB GDDR6 | 115 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0)
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop | 8 GB GDDR6 | 115 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0)
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Laptop | 12 GB GDDR6 | 150 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0)
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop | 16 GB GDDR6 | 150 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0)
The company confirms that RTX 4070 upgrade will cost €375 more than RTX 4060. The RTX 4080 will already cost €1,050 more, while RTX 4090, which is the flagship GPU for this generation of NVIDIA mobile series will require a further investment of €1,687.
What this means that the cheapest RTX 40 config will cost €2,199 while the same system with the best GPU will cost at least €3886. What is important to note is that this config does not include any other extra features, such as mechanical keyboard or faster DDR5 memory.