XMG NEO 16

THE ANSWER

Equipped with the most powerful laptop CPUs and graphics cards, maximum power limits and an outstanding cooling system, the XMG NEO 16 is the compact 16-inch answer for those for whom extreme high-end performance is not yet enough.

This uncompromising gaming laptop impresses with a high-resolution G-SYNC display in 16:10 format with 2,560 x 1,600 pixels, 240 Hz and high colour accuracy – perfect for gamers and creatives. A mechanical keyboard with CHERRY MX ULP switches or alternatively a silent membrane keyboard ensure highly precise inputs. With up to 64 GB of plugged-in DDR5 RAM, options for CPU undervolting and RAM overclocking as well as two M.2 slots for fast PCIe 4.0 SSDs, the NEO 16 is optimally positioned and also XMG OASIS Ready.

RTX 40 graphics cards without limit
The World's Fastest GPUs

All graphics cards available in the NEO 16 work with their maximum specified TGP in order to fully release their full performance potential. The top-of-the-line trim features the groundbreaking NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090, the fastest laptop GPU ever, with 16 GB of GDDR6 memory and a sustained TGP of up to 165 watts for demanding ray tracing, high-resolution graphics detail, and extreme 3D acceleration: perfect for gaming and content creation. AI-based technologies such as DLSS 3 provide you with unprecedented FPS values even at maximum resolution settings.

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DLSS 3
DLSS is a revolutionary breakthrough in AI-powered graphics that massively boosts performance. Powered by the new fourth-gen Tensor Cores and Optical Flow Accelerator on GeForce RTX 40 Series Laptop GPUs, DLSS 3 uses AI to create additional high-quality frames.
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Dynamic Boost
AI-powered Dynamic Boost now automatically optimizes power between the GPU, GPU memory, and CPU for more performance. The AI networks in Dynamic Boost manage power on a per-frame basis, so your laptop is constantly optimizing for maximum performance while you’re gaming and creating.
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Advanced Optimus
Advanced Optimus automatically switches between your GeForce GPU and integrated graphics to drive your system’s display. This delivers maximum performance and optimal battery life while reducing system latency. Advanced Optimus also enables all the benefits of G-SYNC displays for the smoothest, tear-free, desktop-quality gameplay - right on your laptop.
Intel Core i9-13900HX
Uncompromising performance

With Intel processors of the 13th Core generation, a new era dawns for laptops. With the Core i9-13900HX, the NEO 16 integrates one of the absolute top models with 24 cores, 32 threads, huge cache and significantly improved single and multicore performance compared to the previous generation – there has never been so much mobile performance! This is all the more true since the lightning-fast CPU achieves a boost clock of up to 5.4 GHz to deliver impressively in all areas of application.

High-end cooling system with liquid metal
Powerful & cool

The highly effective air-cooling system of the XMG NEO 16 is one of the most striking features of the gaming laptop trimmed for absolute maximum performance and receives a decisive upgrade in the latest E23 version: Liquid Metal on the CPU and GPU ensures even better temperatures to exploit the limitless performance. The composite system relies on five heat pipes and separate heat sinks at all four air outlets, while the two smooth-running fans are characterized by an unobtrusive, low-frequency sound characteristic.

Whisper-quiet gaming
XMG OASIS Ready

With the XMG OASIS, you can expand the possibilities of your XMG NEO 16 with optional external laptop liquid cooling. While the conventional high-end cooling system of this laptop is already able to permanently get the maximum performance out of the components, an upgrade by the OASIS ensures significantly reduced CPU and GPU temperatures with unmatched quiet operation, even under full load.

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RGB keyboard with CHERRY MX switches
Maximum precision

The XMG NEO 16’s generous keyboard gives you everything you need for gaming with maximum precision, including N-key rollover, anti-ghosting, a dedicated numeric keypad and full-size arrow keys. The high-end variant relies on CHERRY’s Ultra Low Profile Tactile Switches – the thinnest, fully mechanical switches ever designed for laptops. These feature clearly defined feedback, excellent durability and freely programmable per-key RGB illumination. Alternatively, the NEO 16 also offers a silent keyboard option with membrane switches and four-zone RGB lighting.

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United in perfection
Two established German manufacturers, known for their demand for perfection in their respective sectors and worldwide reputation in the gaming community, have come together. The XMG NEO 17 integrates CHERRY's leading MX technology - Made in Germany and the logical choice for the best esports and gaming laptop of all time.
First class durability
The gold-based crosspoint contact system is the heart of every CHERRY MX switch and the basis for its high reliability and durability. The triangular cross contacts meet with absolute precision at exactly right angles. This unique CHERRY innovation and the artistic gold plating make the electrical contact housing selfcleaning and give the key switch lasting protection against corrosion and an unsurpassed service life.
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Lightning fast input
The ultra-thin switch features a tactile switching characteristic and has a pre-travel of only 0.8 millimeters. The switch then actuates directly and offers an ergonomic overtravel of 1.0 millimeters. The total travel is thus 1.8 millimeters. A force of 65 Centinewtons is required for actuation. CHERRY’s world-exclusive, high-precision gold crosspoint technology with the corrosion-resistant gold contact points ensures superior durability with consistent typing quality.
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United in perfection
Two established German manufacturers, known for their demand for perfection in their respective sectors and worldwide reputation in the gaming community, have come together. The XMG NEO 17 integrates CHERRY's leading MX technology - Made in Germany and the logical choice for the best esports and gaming laptop of all time.
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First class durability
The gold-based crosspoint contact system is the heart of every CHERRY MX switch and the basis for its high reliability and durability. The triangular cross contacts meet with absolute precision at exactly right angles. This unique CHERRY innovation and the artistic gold plating make the electrical contact housing selfcleaning and give the key switch lasting protection against corrosion and an unsurpassed service life.
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Blitzschnelle Eingabe
Der ultraflache Switch weist eine taktile Schaltcharakteristik auf und hat einen Vorlaufweg von nur 0,8 Millimetern. Der Schalter löst dann direkt aus und bietet einen ergonomischen Nachlauf von 1,0 Millimetern. Der Gesamtweg liegt damit bei 1,8 Millimetern. Für die Betätigung wird eine Kraft von 65 Zentinewton notwendig. CHERRYs weltexklusive, hochpräzise Gold-Crosspoint-Technologie mit den korrosionsresistenten Gold-Kontaktpunkten sorgt für eine überlegene Haltbarkeit bei gleichbleibender Auslösequalität.
Lightning-fast IPS display
Razor-sharp

Thanks to its extended WQXGA resolution (2,560 x 1,600 pixels), the 16.0-inch, non-glare IPS display displays all content with razor-sharp clarity. A high brightness of 350 nits ensures excellent readability even in very bright environments. As is typical for IPS, the laptop display impresses with intense, brilliant colours, high contrasts and first-class black levels.

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Fast gaming
at 240 Hz

Looking for an impressively smooth gaming experience? Then the display of the XMG NEO 16 with a fast refresh rate of 240 Hz has exactly the right features on board. The G-SYNC panel accurately synchronizes the graphics card’s image output with on-screen playback, without any screen tearing or stuttering.

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Professional colour fidelity in 16:10 format

With its factory colour-calibrated display in a practical 16:10 format, the XMG NEO 16 perfectly meets the demands of creatives. The sRGB colour space coverage is over 95 percent and the additional vertical screen area gives you a significant increase in ease of use in your photo or video editing software.

Long-lasting 99 Wh battery
Impressive runtimes

With its 99 Wh battery, the XMG NEO 16 integrates a true capacity giant with the maximum allowable for unrestricted mobile laptop use. Smart efficiency features such as NVIDIA Advanced Optimus ensure even longer runtimes: If the dedicated graphics card is not required, the display connection automatically switches to the economical, integrated Intel Xe graphics unit without rebooting. Three adjustable charging profiles can be used to determine charging speed and maximum charging capacity to minimize natural battery wear.

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High-quality chassis with comfort touchpad
Robust & resistant

A stable base unit, an aluminium display lid and high-quality workmanship result in an all-round robust, torsion-resistant chassis. The area below the keyboard is made of non-slip plastic, providing optimal grip. RGB LEDs on the rear air vents provide a discreet gaming look, if desired. In addition, the NEO 16 has a precise glass touchpad with automatic detection of palm rests to prevent accidental input errors.

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First-class connectivity
All the ports you need

The XMG NEO 16 not only offers extensive interface equipment, but also distributes it smartly. All ports for larger plugs are therefore located on the back, including the power supply connection, HDMI 2.1, the 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet and the Thunderbolt 4 port, which also integrates full specification USB 4. On the sides of the chassis, you’ll find three USB-A slots, a full-size SD card reader and separate sockets for headset and microphone.

High-end interface with dGPU connectivity
Thunderbolt 4

Thunderbolt 4 provides you with state-of-the-art connectivity in the XMG NEO 16. The interface has an integrated DisplayPort function with direct connection to the powerful NVIDIA graphics card. This makes the high-end laptop compatible with all common VR headsets and supports G-SYNC in combination with an external monitor as well as the HDMI port. In addition, Thunderbolt 4 not only serves as a high-speed interface for the fastest external SSDs but is also the universal connector par excellence when it comes to using flexible docking stations to connect your complete home setup to the laptop via just one cable.

Thunderbolt 4
40 Gbit/s
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XMG Control Center
All settings under control

The XMG Control Center is a powerful tool that gives you complete control over your laptop’s performance settings. Here you will find tailor-made performance profiles to select the ideal balance of power, noise and temperatures at the touch of a button. If desired, you can access tons of expert manual tuning options to push your laptop’s high-end components to the maximum of the allowed power limits for CPU and GPU, to get the absolute most out of your setup.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

XNE16E23

16.0″ IPS | 2560×1600 px (16:10) | 240 Hz (alternatively 60 Hz settable) | 350 nits | 95 % sRGB | G-SYNC | non-glare

Intel HM770

  • Intel Core i9-13900HX | 8 P- & 16 E-cores/32 threads | up to 5.4 GHz | 36 MB cache | 55+ W TDP
  • Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut liquid metal compound ex factory
  • Intel UHD Graphics | 32 Execution Units | integrated (iGPU)

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop | 8 GB GDDR6 | 115 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0) | dedicated (dGPU)

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop | 8 GB GDDR6 | 115 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0) | dedicated (dGPU)

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Laptop | 12 GB GDDR6 | 150 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0) | dedicated (dGPU)

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop | 16 GB GDDR6 | 150 W TGP (+ 25 W Dynamic Boost 2.0) | dedicated (dGPU)

  • Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut liquid metal compound ex factory

    internal display connection: iGPU with NVIDIA Optimus or dGPU (via Advanced Optimus/MUX switch)
    HDMI 2.1, DisplayPort 1.4a via Thunderbolt/USB-C connection: dGPU
    2 external displays directly addressable
    additional external displays possible with Thunderbolt docking station

    VR Ready

2x DDR5 SO-DIMM | up to 64 GB and 6400 MHz | Dual Channel | max. 1.2 V | XMP

2x M.2 2280 SSD via PCI Express 4.0 x4 (supports RAID 0/1)

  • stereo speakers
  • microphone with noise cancelling
  • Nahimic by SteelSeries software

silent membrane keyboard with 4 RGB backlight zones
optional:
mechanical keyboard with per-key RGB backlight and CHERRY MX Ultra Low Profile Tactile switches*
*keys of upper function row and numeric keypad use membrane switches

both keyboards feature N-key rollover, anti-ghosting, a numeric keypad, full-size arrow keys, Fn lock function

Microsoft Precision Glass Touchpad, two integrated buttons | 114.5 x 70 mm (W x D)

Left:

  • headphone-out (compatible with combo jack headsets)
  • mic-in
  • USB-A 3.2 Gen2×1

 

Rear:

  • DC-in
  • RJ45 Port 2.5 Gbit (LAN)
  • HDMI 2.1 (G-SYNC compatible | HDCP 2.3)
  • Thunderbolt 4/USB-C 4.0 Gen3×1* (DisplayPort 1.4a: yes, G-SYNC compatible | Power Delivery: no)
  • self-sealing connectors for XMG OASIS

 

Right:

  • 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen1
  • card reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC)

 

*details:
Thunderbolt 4 with 40 Gbit/s
USB-C 4.0 Gen3×1 with 20 Gbit/s
USB-C 3.2 Gen2×1 with 10 Gbit/s
power supply for peripherals: max. 5V/3A (15 watts)
support for NVIDIA G-SYNC and AMD FreeSync
support for VR headsets

  • Realtek 2.5 Gbit LAN
  • Wi-Fi 6E 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax +
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Full HD webcam (Windows Hello compatible)
  • Kensington Lock (left side)
  • TPM 2.0 (via Intel PTT)
  • 280 watts with RTX 4060/4070
  • 330 watts with RTX 4080/4090
  • changeable 99 Wh Li-poly battery (internally screwed)
  • different battery charging profiles selectable in control center
  • display lid made of aluminium
  • display frame, top and bottom case made of plastic
  • Grip-Touch palm rest
  • 135° display opening angle
  • PH 0 screw heads
  • one-hand opening
  • performance mode switch button
  • RGB light bar (individually configurable)

ca. 2.5 kg

358.4 x 266.8 x 26.1 mm (W x D x H)

  • laptop (incl. battery)
  • power supply
  • driver USB stick