MSI has announced a bunch of new laptops following Intel’s announcement of the new Tiger Lake-H mobile gaming CPUs. On that note, we have a 2021 refresh of the MSI Creator 17 too. So, let’s walk through the specs, features, availability, and expected price of MSI Creator 17 in Nepal.
MSI Creator 17 Overview:
The all-new Creator 17 is a refreshed version of its 2020 edition, which was the world’s first laptop with a mini LED display. Likewise, the new Creator 17 has a 17.3-inch UHD (3,840 x 2,160) mini LED screen with a 60Hz refresh rate. Furthermore, the panel has a brightness of up to 1000 nits, 100% DCI-P3 color spectrum coverage, and VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification.
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When it comes to the bezels, they are also quite thin. These specs are very accommodating for a laptop display. Still, MSI hasn’t upgraded this screen to a taller 16:10 aspect ratio as this is still a 16:9 display.
On the performance front, the MSI Creator 17 can be configured with up to an Intel Core i9-11980HK processor, 64GB of RAM, and 2TB of solid-state storage via two NVMe SSD slots. On the GPU front, you have three Nvidia cards to pick from. It is available with RTX 3080 (16GB GDDR6), RTX 3070 (8GB GDDR6), or RTX 3060 (6GB GDDR6).
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Rest of the specs
MSI Creator 17’s I/O ports consist of one Thunderbolt 4.0, one USB Type-C Gen 3.2, one HDMI, two USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, a 3.5mm combo audio jack, an SD card reader, and an RJ45 (LAN) port. Furthermore, it has Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth v5.2 networking options. The laptop boots from a 99.9Wh battery which charges via a 230W power adapter provided inside the box itself.
MSI Creator 17 Specifications:
- Body: 396.1(W) × 259.4(D) × 20.25(H)mm, 2.45 kg
- Display: 17.3-inch UHD Panel, mini LED, 100% DCI-P3, VESA DisplayHDR 1000, 1000 nits brightness
- Resolution: UHD (3,840 x 2,160)
- Processor: Up to Intel Core i9-11980HK Processor
- RAM: Upto 64GB DDR4
- Storage: Up to 2TB NVMe SSD via 2 slots
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 (16GB GDDR6), RTX 3070 (8GB GDDR6), RTX 3060 (6GB GDDR6)
- Battery: 99.9 Watt-hours battery
- Power Supply: 230W adapter
- Webcam: 720p with IR sensor
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth v5.2
- I/O ports: 1x Thunderbolt 4.0, 1x USB Type-C Gen 3.2, 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 1x HDMI, 1x 3.5mm combo audio jack, 1x SD card reader, 1x RJ45
MSI Creator 17 Price in Nepal and Availability
MSI has not yet announced the price and availability of Creator 17 but says it will be announced in the coming weeks. So, we will have to wait to know the price of MSI Creator 17 in Nepal. But given its top-of-the-line specs, it will easily end up costing over 4 lakhs in Nepal.
- Meanwhile, check out our review of the Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 (2021).