MSI 17.3" Creator Series Creator 17M Laptop

BH #MSC17MASE216 • MFR #CREATOR 17M A10SE-216
MSI 17.3" Creator Series Creator 17M Laptop
Key Features
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-10750H Six-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 | 1TB NVME PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 17.3" 1920 x 1080 144 Hz IPS Display
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (6GB GDDR6)
Built for content creators who travel often, the MSI 17.3" Creator Series Creator 17M Laptop is crafted from aluminum, weighing under five pounds and measuring 0.87" thin. Specs-wise, it's equipped with a 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-10750H six-core processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, a 1TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card. With these components, this system can easily tackle everyday tasks and be used for more demanding workflows such as photo editing, video remastering, gaming, and more. Its 17.3" display is built with an IPS panel featuring a 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, a 144 Hz refresh rate, as well as 72% NTSC and close to 100% sRGB coverage for crisp details and vivid colors. Connectivity options include USB Type-A and Type-C ports, HDMI, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, and a combo audio jack. Also, the Creator 17M has built-in speakers, microphones, and a webcam. The operating system installed is Windows 10 Pro.
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MSI Creator 17M 17.3" 2020 Overview

Built for content creators who travel often, the MSI 17.3" Creator Series Creator 17M Laptop is crafted from aluminum, weighing under five pounds and measuring 0.87" thin. Specs-wise, it's equipped with a 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-10750H six-core processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, a 1TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card. With these components, this system can easily tackle everyday tasks and be used for more demanding workflows such as photo editing, video remastering, gaming, and more. Its 17.3" display is built with an IPS panel featuring a 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, a 144 Hz refresh rate, as well as 72% NTSC and close to 100% sRGB coverage for crisp details and vivid colors. Connectivity options include USB Type-A and Type-C ports, HDMI, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, and a combo audio jack. Also, the Creator 17M has built-in speakers, microphones, and a webcam. The operating system installed is Windows 10 Pro.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-Series
Based on NVIDIA's Turing architecture, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series graphics card provides major improvements in performance, memory bandwidth, and power efficiency over its predecessor, the Pascal architecture. Moreover, it features dedicated Ray-Tracing cores for enhanced graphical quality and life-like images.
Creator Center
Creator Center is an optimization software that can adjust system modes and reassign resources to fit a wide range of applications and needs.
Cooler Boost 5
MSI's Cooler Boost 5 system utilizes two fans and six heat pipes to keep the CPU, GPU, and surrounding components cool.
Audio
With Hi-Res Audio and Nahimic technology, the Creator 17M supports 24-bit / 192 kHz sampling for a better audio experience.
Durability
The Creator 17M is MIL-STD-810G rated having undergone a variety of tests for reliability and durability.
Windows 10 Pro
Start Menu
After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.
Cortana
Microsoft's digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Notebook, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.
Microsoft Edge
After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.
Windows Store
For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.
Windows Continuum
Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it's not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.
Xbox on Windows 10
Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift.
Additional Windows 10 Pro Features
The Pro version of Windows 10 includes all of the features of Windows 10 Home plus many designed specifically for business users, including Hyper-V virtualization, BitLocker disk encryption, and remote desktop access. Devices will also be able to join domains and the Azure Active Directory, and they can even access a specialized version of the Windows Store featuring custom, company-specific applications.

MSI Creator 17M 17.3" 2020 Specs

Key Specs
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)
Total Installed Memory
16 GB
GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Display Size
17.3"
Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Total Installed Capacity
1 TB
Ports
3 x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
USB-C
1 x USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Display I/O
1x HDMI
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
Weight
4.85 lb / 2.2 kg
Performance
CPU
2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-10750H 6-Core
Maximum Boost Speed
5.0 GHz
L3 Cache
12 MB
Memory Type
2666 MHz DDR4
Total Installed Memory
16 GB
Memory Configuration
2x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)
Maximum Memory Capacity
64 GB
Memory Slot Type
SO-DIMM
Memory Slots
2 (0 Available)
Graphics Type
Dedicated
GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Display
Panel Type
IPS
Display Size
17.3"
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Maximum Brightness
300 nits / cd/m2
Color Gamut
72% NTSC
Refresh Rate
144 Hz
Adaptive-Sync Technology
No
Storage and Expansion
SSD Slots
1 x M.2 (Available)
1 x M.2 (In Use)
Total Installed Capacity
1 TB
Optical Drive
No
Inputs / Outputs
Ports
3 x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
USB-C
1 x USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Display I/O
1x HDMI
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Built-In Speakers
Yes
Built-In Microphones
Yes
Media Card Slots
No
Communications
Network I/O
1x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
MU-MIMO Support
2 x 2
Bluetooth
5.0
GPS
No
NFC
No
Webcam
User-Facing: 720p
Battery
Capacity
3-Cell: 51 Wh
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard
Chiclet-Style Keyboard with Backlight
Pointing Device
TouchPad
General
Power Supply
180 W with
Dimensions
15.63 x 10.24 x 0.87" / 397 x 260.1 x 22.1 mm
Weight
4.85 lb / 2.2 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
9.92 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
20.2 x 13.6 x 4.1"

MSI Creator 17M 17.3" 2020 Reviews

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Can this laptop drive an external 4k monitor?

Can this laptop drive an external 4k monitor?
Asked by: Hale
Yes, you can use a 4k monitor with this laptop
Answered by: jaime
Date published: 2021-02-16

What country is it manufactured in?

What country is it manufactured in?
Asked by: Alex
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: CHINA
Answered by: Sagi
Date published: 2020-12-11

is this laptop good for running photoshop and ...

is this laptop good for running photoshop and lightroom?
Asked by: caden
Yes, it will run photoshop and lightroom very well.
Answered by: Sagi
Date published: 2020-12-07

Specs report a 144 Hz refresh rate, just want to ...

Specs report a 144 Hz refresh rate, just want to make sure this is accurate? I'm comparing it to the The MSI 15.6 Creator Series which reported a 144 Hz, but has a 60Hz refresh rate Thanks for your help.
Asked by: Catherine A
Yes, this notebook has a 144Hz refresh screen.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2020-09-06

Is this laptop VR ready?

Is this laptop VR ready?
Asked by: Mike
The MSI Creator 17M, is VR ready
Answered by: Nachmen
Date published: 2020-06-09
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