Corsair has been known to PC enthusiasts for decades, recently branched out into pre-built desktop PCs and water-cooling gear, only now they’ve announced their first laptop: the Voyager a1600.
The Voyager a1600 is a feature-rich laptop aimed at hardcore gamers, featuring a 16:10 aspect ratio monitor at 2560×1600, which is 16:10 resolution at 1440P and a super-fast 240Hz IPS display. also a Ryzen 9 6800HS or 6900HS which are both 8-thread 16-core processors, with the 6900HS being clocked a few hundred MHz higher.
Here is a new trailer for the Voyager a1600:
Here’s a look at the new laptop:
CORSAIR, a global leader in high-performance gear and systems for gamers, content creators and PC enthusiasts, today unveiled its first innovative 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 proprietary software and technology, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is a laptop like no other. Whether you’re a budding content creator, an 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 advanced technologies into an incredibly thin 19.8mm form factor, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 features an 8-core, 16-thread AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and AMD Radeon RX 6800M mobile graphics . to play with maximum settings and browse resource-intensive applications like Adobe After Effects or OBS Studio. Additionally, 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 an all-memory address. high-speed GDDR6 graphics, further enhancing the high-end performance of the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600.
The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 stays cool with an advanced compact vapor chamber cooling system that evenly distributes heat, reaching lower temperatures with a thinner profile than traditional cooling methods.
The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is built with a stunning 16″ 2560×1600 QHD+ IPS display with superb color accuracy, displaying your gameplay in incredible detail. With an ultra-high 240Hz refresh rate and support for AMD FreeSync Premium technology, and powered by the RX 6800M mobile graphics card, gamers can experience today’s most graphically intense games at blazingly high frame rates for silky smooth gameplay.
Incorporating technology from the content creation experts at Elgato, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 breaks new ground as a purpose-built laptop for streamers. Above the keyboard are ten easy-to-access customizable shortcut buttons powered by Elgato Stream Deck software, putting streaming control at your fingertips. A 1080p30 FHD webcam captures your greatest moments in vivid detail, while a directional 4-microphone array with ambient noise cancellation captures your voice clearly even in busy environments.
The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is complemented by a host of features designed for today’s gamers and content creators. CHERRY MX Ultra-Low Profile key switches deliver mechanical precision, illuminated with per-key RGB backlighting from ultra-bright, energy-efficient CAPELLIX LEDs powered by CORSAIR iCUE software. A variety of ports, including two Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible 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 devices for a strong, robust signal without hogging USB ports.
“We knew we had to bring something new and different to the table,” said Matthew Hsu, SVP & GM, System BU at CORSAIR. “Thanks to our unique position in the industry, we’ve been able to leverage the best that CORSAIR has to offer – from award-winning components to extensive software integration – to create a laptop that no one else can offer. “
“We are extremely excited to partner with CORSAIR to launch the first Voyager laptop exclusively with the AMD Advantage design framework,” said Frank Azor, Chief Gaming Solutions Architect, AMD. “The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is the first truly mobile streaming solution; paired with smart AMD technologies like SmartShift MAX, users can automatically unleash this laptop’s full potential, whether it’s gaming, streaming or creating.
For those who wish to further customize the specs or appearance of their CORSAIR VOYAGER laptop, ORIGIN PC will also offer custom UV printing or laser engraving options. All ORIGIN PC systems include free lifetime 24/7 technical support in the USA and free lifetime labor.
Corsair is really swinging for the fences here without a punch, 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 Origin PC experience to help them build one hell of a gaming laptop.
Price and release date
Pricing will be $2,699 for the base model and $2,999 for the fully upgraded model, the differences are the aforementioned Ryzen 6900HS over the 6800HS, 32GB of memory over 16GB and a 2GB NVMe SSD TB on a 1TB NVMe SSD. Release date to be announced.