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What you need to know

  • MSI announced its Creator Z16, Creator M16, and Creator 17 laptops today.
  • The laptops feature 11th Gen H series processors and up to NVIDIA RTX 3080 graphics, depending on the model you choose.
  • The Creator 17 features a Mini LED display that can hit 1,000 nits of brightness.

MSI announced new additions to its Creator line of laptops. The new Creator Z16, Creator M16, and Creator 17 run on the 11th Gen Intel H series processors and include features like True Pixel QHD+ or Mini LED displays to help deliver a clear image for creators.

The Creator Z16 is a 16-inch laptop with a 16:10 touch display. It features a True Pixel display with up to QHD+ resolution with a refresh rate of 120Hz. It also has 100% DCI-P3 color coverage. Inside, the Creator Z16 runs up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900H processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. The Creator Z16 starts at $2,599.

Much like its more powerful sibling, the Creator M16 has a QHD+ True Pixel display. MSI describes it as a more lightweight version of the Creator Z16. It runs on an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti.

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The Creator 17 features a Mini LED display powered by AUO AmLED technology. It can hit 1,000 nits of brightness. It's the most powerful of the bunch, with options for up to an RTX 3080 and an 11th Gen Intel Core i9 processor. Despite those powerful internals, the Creator 17 weighs less than 6 lbs.

MSI has only shared pricing details about the Creator 17 at this time. The new Creator laptops will be available starting May 16. Alongside the new Creator laptops, MSI also announced updates to its gaming laptops, including the GE76 Raider, GE66 Raider, GP76 Stealth, GS66 Stealth, GP76 Leopard, GP66 Leopard, GL76 Pulse, and GL66 Pulse.