Tuesday, April 2, 2024

System76 Introducing Oryx Pro Linux Laptop Gets 14th Gen Intel HX-Class

System76 has unveiled the latest iteration of its Oryx Pro Linux-powered laptop, set to officially launch on April 2nd, 2024. This updated version boasts significant hardware upgrades, making it a powerhouse for both professional and gaming use.

Key Hardware Upgrades:

  • Processor: Equipped with a 14th Gen Intel i9-14900HX processor, featuring up to 5.8 GHz clock speed, 36MB cache, 24 total cores, and Intel Iris Xe Graphics.
  • Memory: Upgraded to support up to 96GB dual-channel DDR5 5200 MHz memory, offering improved performance for multitasking and resource-intensive tasks.
  • Storage: Provides storage options of up to 8TB M.2 PCIe Gen 4 SSD, ensuring ample space for files and applications.
  • Display: Features a 16-inch FullHD+ (1920×1200) matte finish display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 165 Hz refresh rate, ideal for both work and gaming.

Graphics Options:

  • Users have the choice to configure the laptop with dedicated graphics cards from NVIDIA's latest RTX 40 Series, including the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050, RTX 4060, or RTX 4070. This enables high-performance gaming and graphics-intensive applications.


  • Networking: Offers a comprehensive range of connectivity options, including a 2.5GbE Ethernet LAN port, Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5, ensuring seamless connectivity in various environments.
  • Ports: Features an HDMI port with HDCP, a Mini DisplayPort 1.4, a Thunderbolt 4 port, a 2-in-1 3.5mm audio jack, a dedicated microphone jack, and an SD card reader, providing versatile connectivity options.


  • Ships with System76's Ubuntu-based Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS or Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish), along with System76 Open Firmware and System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware, ensuring a tailored Linux experience out of the box.

Pricing and Availability:

  • The new Oryx Pro can be configured and pre-ordered starting at $1899 USD for the base configuration, which includes the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 graphics, 16GB dual-channel DDR5 4800 MHz RAM, and 500GB M.2 PCIe Gen 4 SSD storage.

Customers who pre-order before the official launch on April 2nd can avail a $100 USD discount.

With its robust hardware specifications, versatile connectivity options, and optimized Linux software stack, the new Oryx Pro promises to deliver exceptional performance for professionals and gamers alike.


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