MSI 16" Creator Z16 Multi-Touch Laptop

BH #MSCREATORZ16 • MFR #Z16 A11UET-046
MSI 16" Creator Z16 Multi-Touch Laptop
Key Features
  • 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 8-Core (11th Gen)
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM | 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD
  • 16" 2560 x 1600 IPS Touchscreen
  • 120 Hz Refresh Rate
Designed with creative professionals in mind, the 16" Creator Z16 Multi-Touch Laptop from MSI is well suited for intensive tasks such as gaming, rendering, editing 8K HDR raw video, working with large 3D models, and more. Driven by an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, sharp and realistic visuals are produced on a 15.6" 2560 x 1600 IPS touchscreen that is Calman validated, covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut, and delivers color accuracy of Delta E<2, so you'll get precise color accuracy for highly detailed photorealistic visuals. Additionally, a refresh rate of 120 Hz helps render smooth motion. 512GB of SSD storage provides fast data transfers, while external peripherals and additional displays may be connected using the two Thunderbolt 4 ports, and mobile data transfers may be accomplished using the built-in UHS-III microSD card reader. To help ensure optimal thermal dissipation, MSI's Cooler Boost Trinity+ uses three fans and five heat pipes to enhance system airflow.
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MSI Z16 16" Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Display and Graphics
  • 3Processor, Ports, and Network
  • 4Four 2W Dynaudio Speakers
  • 5Battery
  • 6Thermal Cooling
  • 7RGB Backlit Keyboard and Durability
  • 8Windows 10 Pro

Designed with creative professionals in mind, the 16" Creator Z16 Multi-Touch Laptop from MSI is well suited for intensive tasks such as gaming, rendering, editing 8K HDR raw video, working with large 3D models, and more. Driven by an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, sharp and realistic visuals are produced on a 15.6" 2560 x 1600 IPS touchscreen that is Calman validated, covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut, and delivers color accuracy of Delta E<2, so you'll get precise color accuracy for highly detailed photorealistic visuals. Additionally, a refresh rate of 120 Hz helps render smooth motion. 512GB of SSD storage provides fast data transfers, while external peripherals and additional displays may be connected using the two Thunderbolt 4 ports, and mobile data transfers may be accomplished using the built-in UHS-III microSD card reader. To help ensure optimal thermal dissipation, MSI's Cooler Boost Trinity+ uses three fans and five heat pipes to enhance system airflow.

Display and Graphics
Represent the Exquisite
Visualize your artistic works with the True Pixel display that delivers vibrant images with QHD+ resolution, 100% coverage for the DCI-P3 color gamut, factory-calibrated Delta-E < 2 for out-of-the-box accuracy, and True Color Technology.
Fast-Track Your Creativity
If you can imagine it, NVIDIA Studio Laptops powered by GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs will help you bring it to life. With twice the rendering performance and up to twice the graphics memory of the 20 Series, editing up to 8K HDR raw video and working with extra-large 3D models is snappier than ever. Enjoy the rich, pixel-accurate display that will catch every detail, now with 1440p options.
Intuitive Golden Ratio Display
The 16:10 display echoes the Golden Ratio of 1.618:1, considered as the law of beauty. This aspect ratio provides 11% more room than 16:9 to make it easier to check workspace and timeline in Adobe applications.
Processor, Ports, and Network
A Leap in Performance
With an 11th Gen 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 8-Core (11th Gen) processor, the Creator Z16 delivers a turbo frequency of up to 4.6 GHz, giving you cross-generation power to satisfy your multitasking and pro-level processing tasks.
Connect to All Possibilities
The Creator Z16 offers a full set of high-performance I/O ports. Thunderbolt 4 offers connectivity with speed and versatility, supporting a bandwidth of up to 40 Gb/s with daisy-chain capabilities. With a UHS-III microSD card reader, you'll save more time when transferring your high-quality videos with speeds of up to 624 MB/s.
Wi-Fi 6E Wireless Connectivity
Wi-Fi 6E delivers fast speeds while keeping the network smooth and stable, even in a crowded environment. With its efficient throughput and low latency, you can enjoy smooth streaming of online videos or express your creative genius uninterrupted.
Four 2W Dynaudio Speakers
Auditory Euphoria
MSI's Dynaudio sound system with its Speaker Tuning Engine generates plenty of bass and clean, crisp vocals for an immersive auditory sensation.
Battery
Breaking the Boundaries
The Creator Z16 provides a 4-cell/90Wh battery and fast-charge technology that adapts to the way you work. Crafted with a slim 15.9mm metal chassis, the Creator Z16 helps enhance your productivity.
Thermal Cooling
Uncompromised Productivity
MSI's exclusive Cooler Boost Technology helps ensure optimal thermal dissipation. With thin 0.1mm sharp-edged fan blades, the Cooler Boost Trinity+ enhances the fan airflow and provides a better multitasking workflow.
RGB Backlit Keyboard and Durability
Illuminate Your Studio
Enlighten creative inspiration with an LED backlit keyboard. The Creator Z16 illuminates the keyboard in dimly lit environments with a personalized per-key RGB backlight by SteelSeries Engine3.
Military-Grade Durability
This product meets the MIL-STD-810G military standard 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.
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.
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.
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.
UPC: 824142257173

MSI Z16 16" Specs

Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro (64-Bit)
Performance
ProcessorIntel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen)
CPU2.3 to 4.6 GHz 8-Core
L3 Cache24 MB
Graphics TypeDedicated
GPUNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (65 W TGP) with 6 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Memory Type3200 MHz DDR4
Total Installed Memory16 GB
Memory Configuration2 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)
Maximum Memory Capacity64 GB
Memory Slot TypeSO-DIMM
Memory Slots2 (0 Available)
Display
Panel TypeIPS-Type LCD
Size16"
Aspect Ratio16:10
Resolution2560 x 1600
TouchscreenYes
Color Gamut100% DCI-P3
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Storage and Expansion
SSD Slots1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) x4 (In Use)
1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) x4 (Available)
Total Installed Capacity512 GB
Solid State Storage1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe
Optical DriveNone
I/O
Ports2 x USB-A 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
USB Type-C2 x Thunderbolt 4 (Supports DisplayPort)
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Built-In Speakers4 x 2 W
Built-In MicrophonesYes
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC (UHS-III)
Communications
EthernetNone
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6E (802.11ax); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
MU-MIMO Support2 x 2
Bluetooth5.2
5G NRNone
GPSNone
NFCNo
WebcamUser-Facing: 720p
Battery
Capacity4-Cell: 90 Wh
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard84-Key Notebook Keyboard with Backlight
Pointing DeviceTouchscreen
General
SecurityFacial Recognition
Power Supply180 W with Barrel/Proprietary
Dimensions14.13 x 10.08 x 0.64" / 35.89 x 25.6 x 1.63 cm
Weight5.07 lb / 2.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight9.005 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)21.4 x 14 x 3.5"

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