Maingear drops ML-16 gaming laptops that aim for desktop gaming performance

Maingear is announcing its 16-inch ML-16 gaming laptops aimed at delivering desktop-like gaming performance.

Of course, most gaming laptop makers say they offer desktop-like gaming performance. The challenge is that desktops are always a moving target.

Engineered for speed, seamless multitasking, and long-lasting battery life, ML-16 laptops from are equipped with the new Intel Core Ultra 7 (155H) processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 or 4070 mobile graphics processing units (GPUs).

The ML-16 series is built for gamers who demand peak performance and mobility without compromising on either. Equipped with the latest, premium mobile 28-watt processors from Intel and a powerful cooling system, ML-16 laptops ensure optimal reliability even with intense CPU loads.

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Maingear’s ML-16 gaming laptop has a 28-watt Intel processor.

With a large 80-Wh battery, the ML-16 offers hours of uninterrupted productivity. At the same time, a dedicated turbo mode allows users to select between three power modes, providing enhanced flexibility for different use scenarios.

The 16-inch QHD (2560×1600) 240Hz display is optimized for both gaming and creative tasks, featuring a 16:10 aspect ratio and Nvidia Dynamic Display Switching technology that intelligently alternates between integrated Intel Arc graphics and the dedicated Nvidia GeForce RTX 40-series mobile GPU. This ensures peak performance and power efficiency regardless of the application.

The ML-16 has an RGB keyboard, a number pad, and a large touchpad for tactile precision. The durable aluminum external panels add a premium feel to the laptop, making it both stylish and durable.

Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 offer fast connections to networks and wireless accessories, while the integrated HD webcam with Windows Hello support ensures easy and secure logins.

Every ML-16 has a lot of essential ports, including a Thunderbolt 4 port with PD, a USB-C port with Display Alt Mode, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 type-A ports, a LAN port, an HDMI output, microSD card reader, and a 3.5mm combo jack.

The Maingear ML-16 gaming laptop has options for Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 or 4070 GPUs.

The ML-16 can be configured exactly as you want it, offering a choice between the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 or 4060 mobile GPUs, and up to dual 4TB M.2 NVMe Gen4 SSDs and 64GB of dual-channel DDR5 memory.

Maingear also offers personalization by allowing users to add customized artwork and designs to their laptop lids. ML-16 laptops can be ordered with pre-selected designs with matching wallpapers or can be customized with any art that customers desire.

Starting at $1,869, the ML-16 laptops target gamers who demand high performance in a sleek and portable package.

“These new ML-16 laptops are a big upgrade from past models,” said Wallace Santos, CEO of Maingear, in a statement. “Working with Clevo, we’ve boosted performance, reliability, portability, and overall value, without compromising in any category. The ML-16 is perfect for gamers and creators, and serves as a reflection of MAINGEAR’s commitment to delivering the industry’s best PC gaming experience.”

To celebrate the release of the new ML-16 laptops, the first 50 units sold will be part of a limited launch edition and will feature a specially designed lid and wallpaper, and include a custom IP67-rated waterproof, lockable hard case at no extra charge.