Samsung joins the serious PC gaming fight with the new Notebook Odyssey
Samsung usually isn’t the first name that you think of when you think “gaming laptops.” But at CES 2019, the company announced the Notebook Odyssey, the most powerful Samsung gaming laptop yet and the biggest sign that the company is starting to take PC gaming more seriously.
It’s not that Samsung hasn’t been making gaming laptops already — the company’s Odyssey line has been around for a while — but the new Notebook Odyssey takes that foundation and goes further. It has the kinds of specifications that should (at least on paper) let it compete with more established gaming companies like Asus, Dell, or even Razer.
Spec-wise, Samsung is bumping things up to Nvidia’s newly announced, top-of-the-line RTX 2080 GPU, along with…