MSI 17" Creator Z17 Multi-Touch Laptop

BH #MSCZ17A12049 • MFR #CREATOR Z17 A12UGST-049
MSI 17" Creator Z17 Multi-Touch Laptop
Key Features
  • Intel Core i7 14-Core (12th Gen)
  • 32GB DDR5 | 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
  • 17" 2560 x 1600 IPS Touchscreen
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (8GB GDDR6)
The MSI 17" Creator Z17 Multi-Touch Laptop features a stylish CNC body with a Lunar Gray finish. Powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor and 32GB of DDR5 RAM, the Creator Z17 provides the performance needed to run productivity apps with ease. The 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD allows for fast boot and load times.
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MSI Creator Z17 17" Overview

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The MSI 17" Creator Z17 Multi-Touch Laptop features a stylish CNC body with a Lunar Gray finish. Powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor and 32GB of DDR5 RAM, the Creator Z17 provides the performance needed to run productivity apps with ease. The 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD allows for fast boot and load times.

The 17" IPS display features a 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio, providing additional vertical pixels. The IPS panel allows for wider viewing angles. The screen has multi-touch support as well as pen support. The display is powered by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics card with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM.

Stay connected with Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax). Connect compatible peripherals and accessories via Bluetooth 5.2. There are also dual Thunderbolt 4 ports that support DisplayPort and Power Delivery. An MSI Pen is included and Windows 11 Pro is the installed operating system.

MSI Creator Z17
12th Gen Intel Core Performance
The system houses a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor. It has six performance cores and eight efficiency cores, for a total of 14 cores. The performance cores can be boosted up to 4.7 GHz.
17" QHD+ IPS Touchscreen
The 17" display features an IPS panel, which supports wider viewing angles. The screen features a QHD+ 2560 x 1600 resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio for added vertical pixels. The display also has a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. The display also has multi-touch support as well as support for the MSI Active Pen (sold separately).
Powerful Graphics
This mobile workstation houses a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics card with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM, and it supports advanced features, such as real-time ray tracing and machine learning.
Wi-Fi 6E
With Wi-Fi 6E, you'll have access to the 6 GHz band to deliver fast speeds while keeping the network smooth and stable, even in a crowded network.
Sound by Dynaudio
Feel the power of quad speakers and experience audio from the Dynaudio and DTS sound system.
Cooler Boost+
With MSI Cooler Boost+ technology, this laptop ensures optimal thermal dissipation. It features three fans and five heat pipes. The 0.2mm fan blades enhance fan airflow.
MSI Center Pro
For multitasking, the MSI Center Pro provides optimization with easily adjustable system modes and resources for a wide range of scenarios and needs.
Military-Grade Durability
The MSI CreatorPro meets the MIL-STD-810G military standard for reliability and durability.
Windows 11
Redesigned Microsoft Store
The Microsoft Store is rebuilt from the ground up for a streamlined experience when looking for content such as apps, games, movies, and shows. Apps downloaded from the Store have been tested for security and family safety. Android apps will also be available on the Microsoft Store through the Amazon Appstore and can be used directly on your PC from the taskbar or Start Menu.
Additional Windows 11 Pro Features
The Pro version of Windows 11 includes all the features that Windows 11 Home offers plus many designed specifically for business users, including Hyper-V virtualization, BitLocker disk encryption, and remote desktop access. Devices can also join domains and the Azure Active Directory and have access to Enterprise device management features. Windows 11 Pro does not require a Microsoft Account or an internet connection when setting up for the first time.
Next Level Gaming
Windows 11 is designed to deliver smooth, immersive gaming experiences with DirectX 12 Ultimate providing realistic graphics at high frame rates while Auto HDR automatically adjusts your game's lighting and contrast for high dynamic range. DirectStorage technology streamlines data access to better take advantage of high-speed devices such as NVMe solid-state drives and directly from graphics cards without dragging down the CPU, which minimizes load times while helping to reduce artifacts such as texture popping. Topping it all off is Xbox Game Pass integration, which provides you with access to a massive library of games with a membership subscription.
A New Start Position
Windows 11 has been completely redesigned from its predecessor to emphasize productivity, creativity, and ease of use. The customizable Start Menu is now at the center of the taskbar and utilizes the cloud, allowing you to quickly find and access recent files, regardless of what platform or device was previously used to view them. The streamlined Start Menu design also lets you pin apps and recent files in addition to powering down the system.
Making Productivity a Snap
Multitask with speed and efficiency with the ability to snap apps side by side. Snap Layouts and Snap Groups help to keep your windows organized using different layouts that are designed to fully optimize your screen space, no matter its size and resolution. Windows 11 also remembers their positions, so you can resume from where you left off when selecting Snap Groups from the task bar, allowing you to switch between both individual applications and entire projects. Snap Layouts are also automatically restored when docking laptops with external monitors.
Microsoft Teams Integration
Stay connected with friends, family, coworkers, and clients with Microsoft Teams Chat integrated onto the Windows 11 taskbar. With a touch, you can connect to your contacts via text, voice, and video, regardless of whether they're using Windows, Android, or iOS devices. You can also communicate with those who don't have the Teams app installed using two-way SMS messaging.
Adapting to You
The Adaptive Input feature automatically optimizes the Windows 11 interface to however you prefer to interact with your device, whether it's using a mouse, keyboard, touch, voice, or handwriting.

MSI Creator Z17 17" Specs

Key Specs
Operating System
Windows 11 Pro
Processor
Intel Core i7-12700H (12th Gen)
GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti with 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Total Installed Memory
32 GB
Display Size
17"
Resolution
2560 x 1600
Touchscreen
Yes
Total Installed Capacity
1 TB
Ports
1 x USB-A 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
USB-C
1 x Thunderbolt 4 (Supports DisplayPort)
1 x Thunderbolt 4
Display I/O
1x HDMI
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
Weight
5.49 lb / 2.49 kg
Performance
Processor
Intel Core i7-12700H (12th Gen)
CPU
 to 4.7 GHz Performance 6-Core
 to 3.5 GHz Efficiency 8-Core
L3 Cache
24 MB
Graphics Type
Dedicated
GPU
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti with 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Memory Type
4800 MHz DDR5
Total Installed Memory
32 GB
Memory Configuration
2x 16 GB
Memory Slot Type
SO-DIMM
Memory Slots
2
Buffered Memory
No
ECC Memory
No
Display
Panel Type
IPS-Type LCD
Display Size
17"
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Resolution
2560 x 1600
Touchscreen
Yes
Color Gamut
100% DCI-P3
Variable Refresh Technology
No
Storage and Expansion
Total Installed Capacity
1 TB
Optical Drive
No
Inputs / Outputs
Ports
1 x USB-A 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
USB-C
1 x Thunderbolt 4 (Supports DisplayPort)
1 x Thunderbolt 4
Display I/O
1x HDMI
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Built-In Speakers
4x 2 W
Built-In Microphones
Yes
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Communications
Ethernet
No
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
MU-MIMO Support
2 x 2
Bluetooth
5.2
GPS
No
NFC
No
Webcam
User-Facing: 2 MP (1080p)
Battery
Battery Chemistry
Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
Capacity
4-Cell: 90 Wh
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard
Chiclet-Style Keyboard with Backlight
Pointing Device
TouchPad, Stylus
General
Power Supply
240 W with Barrel/Proprietary
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Certifications
MIL-STD-810G
Dimensions
15.04 x 10.24 x 0.75" / 382.02 x 260.1 x 19.05 mm
Weight
5.49 lb / 2.49 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
10.225 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
22.3 x 14.6 x 3.4"

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