Corsair reveals its first gaming laptop, the AMD Advantage Voyager a1600
Corsair's first gaming laptop is all-AMD
Published: 23rd May 2022 | Source: Corsair |
CORSAIR reveals their AMD Advantage Edition Voyager a1600 Gaming Laptop at Computex
Corsair has revealed their first gaming laptop, the Voyager a1600, an AMD Advantage system that features both a Ryzen 6000 series 8-core mobile CPU and a Radeon RX 6800M GPU. This system utilises Corsair's Vengeance series DDR5 memory, PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD storage and features a high resolution 2560x1600 screen with a 240Hz refresh rate and FreeSync Premium Pro support.
In addition to the Voyager a1600's high-end AMD components, the system also features integrated Elgato technologies that make this notebook ideal for content creation, gaming and streaming. The system features 10 S-key shortcuts that can be controlled using Elgato's software, and a webcam that can also be controlled using Elgato software. Beyond this, the Voyager a1600 features a privacy switch and a 4-microphone noise cancellation setup that can make this system ideal for streaming and tele-conferencing.
With Cherry MX Ultra Low Profile key switches, Corsair has also promised a sold typing experience with their new gaming system. The system also promises to deliver tonnes of performance within this system's size and weight class, with the system being 2.4 kg in mass and less then two centimetres thick. When it comes to connectivity, this system also supports high speed interfaces like USB4 and USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 and features an integrated SDXC 7.0 card reader.
Below is what Corsair had to say about their new Voyager A1600 gaming system in their press release.
Press Release - Game. Create. Anywhere. Introducing the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 Gaming & Streaming Laptop AMD Advantage Edition
CORSAIR, a world leader in high-performance gear and systems for gamers, content creators, and PC enthusiasts, today unveiled its innovative first 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 exclusive software and technologies, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is a laptop like no other. Whether you're an aspiring content creator, 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 state-of-the-art tech into an impressively thin 19.8 mm form-factor, the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 boasts up to an 8-core, 16-thread AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and AMD Radeon RX 6800M mobile graphics to game at maximum settings and cruise through resource-heavy applications like Adobe After Effects or OBS Studio. Moreover, 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 address to the entire high-speed GDDR6 graphics memory, further enhancing the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600's high-end performance. The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 stays cool thanks to an advanced compact vapor chamber cooling system that evenly spreads heat, achieving lower temperatures with a thinner profile than traditional cooling methods.
The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is built with a gorgeous 16" 2560×1600 QHD+ IPS screen with superb color accuracy, displaying your gameplay in amazing detail. With an ultra-high 240 Hz refresh rate and support for AMD FreeSync Premium technology, and powered by RX 6800M mobile graphics, gamers can experience today's most graphically intense games at impressively 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 laptop built specifically with streamers in mind. Above the keyboard are ten easy-access customizable S-key shortcut buttons powered by Elgato Stream Deck software, putting one-touch streaming control at your fingertips. A 1080p30 FHD webcam immortalizes your biggest moments in sharp detail, while a directional 4-microphone array with ambient noise cancellation clearly captures your voice even in busy environments.
The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is complemented by a host of features tailored for today's gamers and content creators. CHERRY MX Ultra-Low Profile keyswitches deliver mechanical precision, illuminated by per-key RGB backlighting from ultra-bright, power-efficient CAPELLIX LEDs powered by CORSAIR iCUE software. A variety of ports, including two Thunderbolt 3-enabled 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 peripherals for a strong, robust signal without tying up any USB ports.
"We knew we had to bring something new and different to the table," said Matthew Hsu, SVP & GM, System BU at CORSAIR. "With our unique position in the industry, we were able to pull from the best of what CORSAIR has to offer - from award-winning components to extensive software integration - to create a laptop that no one else can."
"We are extremely excited to partner with CORSAIR to launch the first Voyager laptop exclusively with AMD Advantage design framework," said Frank Azor, chief architect of Gaming Solutions at AMD. "The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is the first truly mobile streaming solution; coupled with AMD smart technologies like SmartShift MAX, users can automatically unleash the full potential of this laptop whether gaming, streaming, or creating."
For those who want to further customize the specs or the look of their CORSAIR VOYAGER laptop, ORIGIN PC will also offer custom UV printing or laser etching options. All ORIGIN PC systems include free lifetime 24/7 US based technical support and free lifetime labor.
A Windows 11 Pro version of both models will also be available.
Availability, Warranty, and Pricing
Availability and pricing for the CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 Gaming Laptop will be announced at a later date. For up-to-date availability information, please refer to the CORSAIR website or contact your local CORSAIR sales or PR representative.
The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 is backed by a one-year warranty, alongside the CORSAIR worldwide customer service and technical support network.
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS||AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS|
|GPU||Radeon RX 6800M|
|Display||16-inch 2560x1600 240Hz|
|Integrated MUX |
|Memory||2x16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR5 SO-DIMM||2x32GB Corsair Vengenace DDR5 SO-DIMM|
|Storage||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|
|Webcam||1080p 30 FPS|
|S-Keys||10-Key Stream Deck Shortcut buttons|
2 Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB 4 ports
|WIFI||802.11ax WIFI 6E Dual-Band|
|Dimensions||356mm x 286.7mm x 19.9mm|