MSI announces gaming PCs equipped with Alder Lake CPUs and DDR5-4400 memory

Published: Nov 25th 2021, 08:20 GMT   Comments

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MSI Announces the Brand New 12th Gen Intel Alder Lake Gaming Desktops with DDR 5 memory

TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Nov 25, 2021 — MSI, a world leading brand for gaming and creation, continues to introduce ground breaking technologies and innovations in its new products.


  • Powered by the latest 12th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, providing 3A games with the best processing power – smoothest gameplay.
  • Features DDR5-4800Mhz memory, more bandwidth for data transmission and increased performance.
  • Includes PCIe Gen 5 bandwidth support, improved workloads and render capabilities for enhanced gaming experience.
  • HMI Gaming Dial design, allowing gamers to quickly control and monitor the system without touching the keyboard and mouse.
  • Preloaded Window 11, Auto HDR and Direct storage will provide improved gaming experience.
  • The all new MSI CENTER, enrich your gaming experience and system tuning.

Today, MSI announced the latest lineup of gaming desktops equipped with Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processor. Based on a new hybrid architecture, the 12th generation Intel Core processor combines a mix of Performance cores (P-cores) and Efficiency cores (E-cores) to maximize performance, increases multi-thread performance by up to 55%, the gaming performance has more than 13% increase compared to the previous generation. The full lineup of K Series gaming desktops adopted DDR5 memory with read speed up to 60% higher than the previous generation equipped with DDR4. Support for PCIe 5 which is primed to provide speedy and improved transmission. Additionally, MSI has also upgraded MSI Center and MSI App Player. The new MSI Center helps to control and customize your system. With innovation in MSI App Player, it is easier to play mobile games on the PC. The lineup also features 2.5G Ethernet LAN and Wi-Fi 6E to offer faster data transfer speeds.

MSI launched 3 models of gamer-oriented desktops, including Aegis Series, Trident Series and Codex X5 series to cater towards all types of gamers.

MEG Aegis Ti5 12th – Path to the Future

Being the flagship segment, the MEG Aegis Ti 5 12th is equipped with the latest Intel Core i9-12900K processor and NVIDIA RTX 3090 graphics card. The Silent Storm Cooling 4 features separated chamber design to ensure that the system maintains superior cooling at high performance. MSI also had strengthened the Gaming Dial function allowing users to switch various (gaming) utilities rapidly.

MEG Trident X 12th – The Centerpiece of Gaming

MEG Trident X 12th is the best for gamers who prefers small form factor and mobility. The compact desktop is only 10 liters in volume which comes with the latest 12th Gen Intel processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 graphics. With the latest DDR5-4800 memory and exclusive Silent Storm Cooling to optimize airflow, the new standard will take your gaming experience to the next level.

MAG Codex X5 12th

The MAG Codex X5 12th is based on Nvidia’s GeForce GPUs and Intel’s 12th-generation processors. It features powerful heat dissipation system to help you achieve maximum cooling performance. The water cooling and optimized airflow prevents the system from potential slowdown caused by overheating. The tempered glass panel design and Mystic lights allows for full view of personalized configuration.

Product availability varies by region. Please contact your local contact window for further information.

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MSI Desktops with Alder Lake
Marketing Name Aegis seriesTrident seriesCodex series
ModelMEG Aegis Ti5 12th MEG Trident X 12thMAG Codex X5 12th
Operating SystemWindows 11Windows 11Windows 11
CPU Up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900KUp to 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700KUp to 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900K
ChipsetIntel Z690Intel Z690Intel Z690
Storage3x M.2 slots (2x PCIe Gen 4 x4, 1x SATA / PCIe Gen 3 Auto switch)
2x 2.5” Drive bays
1x 3.5” Drive bay
2x M.2 slots (1x PCIe Gen 4 x4, 1x Auto switch)
2x 2.5” Drive bays
 4x M.2 slots, 1x PCIe Gen 3×4 / SATA Auto switch,1x PCIe Gen 4×4 / SATA Auto switch
2x 2.5” Drive bays
2x 3.5” Drive bay
System Memory 4x DDR5 4400Mhz, up to 128GB2x DDR5 4800Mhz, up to 64GB 4x DDR5 4400MHz DIMMs, up to 128GB
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA RTX 3090 Graphics Up to NVIDIA RTX 3090 GraphicsUp to NVIDIA RTX 3090 Graphics
Dimensions551 x 239 x 511 mm
15 kg
129 x 382 x 396 mm
6.7 kg
 210 x 450 x 488 mm (42L)
12 kg

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