Corsair gaming ecosystem is getting more complete. Corsair is now expanding into the gaming laptop segment. His first gaming laptop was the Voyager a1600 .
Features of Corsair Voyager a1600
Corsair Voyager a1600 is a gaming laptop with AMD Advantage standards . So, the specifications are entrusted to AMD technology. This gaming laptop appears with relatively thin body dimensions. The thickness of the body is about 19.9mm. Meanwhile, it weighs about 2.4 kg.
In the screen sector, the panel carries 16-inch IPS technology and a QHD + resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The panel also supports a 240 Hz refresh rate and AMD Freesync Premium.
Then how is the performance? Corsair provides two AMD CPU options. These include AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS and Ryzen 9 6900HS. The AMD Ryzen CPU is paired with the AMD Radeon RX 6800M graphics card. For storage space, there is a PCIe 4.0 SSD option with a choice of capacities up to 2TB.
Corsair Voyager a1600 specs at a glance:
|Processor||AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800HS 8-Core / 16-Thread 4.4GHz+||AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HS 8-Core / 16-Thread 4.8GHz+|
|Graphics card||Radeon™ RX 6800M|
|Screen||16.0?, 16:10, 2560×1600, 240Hz|
|Integrated MUX Switch||Yes|
|RAM||2x16GB CORSAIR VENGEANCE DDR5 SO-DIMM||2x32GB CORSAIR VENGEANCE DDR5 SO-DIMM|
|Storage space||1TB PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD||2TB PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD|
|Keyboard||Full size, CHERRY MX Ultra-Low Profile mechanical switches (in conjunction with membrane for half-height keys)|
|S-Keys||10-Key Stream Deck shortcut buttons plus arrow control|
|Connectivity ports||2x Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB 4.0, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A,SDXC 7.0 card reader, 3.5mm combo audio jack|
|Wifi||802.11ax (WiFi 6E) Dual Band Simultaneous Connections|
|Operating system||Windows 11 Home|
|Dimensions and weight||356mm x 286.7mm x 19.9mm, 2.4kg|
The presence of the Corsair Voyager a1600 should indeed be wary of other computing manufacturers. The reason is, Corsair injects all its innovations into this gaming laptop.
For example, the RAM used is RAM made by Corsair, namely Corsair Vengeance DDR5. The keyboard uses Cherry MX Ultra-Low Profile switches complete with RGB CAPELLIX LED backlit support and Corsair iCUE software support.
Corsair also embeds a dedicated wireless receiver to connect to Corsair gaming accessories. That way, the receiver doesn’t need to be plugged into a USB port. According to Corsair, gamers can connect up to three Corsair gaming accessories that support Corsair Slipstream Wireless connections.
Most interestingly, the Corsair Voyager a1600 is equipped with a touchbar in the hinge area of the screen. The touchbar carries the Elgato ecosystem and technology from Corsair. So, not only targeting gamers, the Corsair Voyager a1600 can also be relied on for live streamers.
This touchbar provides 10 S-Key shortcut keys. All of these buttons can be adjusted according to the needs of the streamer via the Elgato Stream Deck software. To optimize live broadcast activities, this laptop has brought a Full HD 1080p camera and four integrated microphones with noise canceling features.
Price of Corsair Voyager a1600
There is no more detailed information when the Corsair Voyager a1600 will be available in the market. However, the price of the Corsair Voyager a1600 will start at US$2700 for the AMD Ryzen 7 configuration and US$3000 for the AMD Ryzen 9.