MSi Creator Z16: Short review of a powerful, elegant and refined laptop

MSi Creator Z16
MSi Creator Z16

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The MSI Creator Z16 A11UE-019ES laptop is a device for professional content creators that, like the MSI Creator Z16 A11UE-088XES , seduces you with its design and conquers you with its features.

Design and construction of the MSI Creator Z16 A11UE-019ES

The reference A11UE-019ES corresponds to a magnificent copy of the Creator notebook of the Z16 series manufactured by MSI . A technologically advanced device that is pure craftsmanship.

The product is a masterpiece of design

The Creator Z16 features a CNC chassis , an ultra- thin metal case  that is just 15.9mm thick. It shows off the exclusive Lunar Gray color , a tone that nuances its subtle details. The model complies with the military reliability  and  toughness standard certified with the MIL-STD-810G seal .

Artist screen

The model boasts a sensational 16-inch IPS panel with a high resolution QHD + of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels , ideal for designers. With a DCI-P3 (Typical) color gamut of 100% , and a 16:10 format that offers 11% more work space than standard displays , it is also a very fast screen: 120 Hz .

Technical details

The  A11UE-019ES is powered by an Intel® Core™ i7-11800H Processor (2.3 GHz base frequency, up to 4.6 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, 24 MB Cache, 8 cores), coupled with the awesome drive NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3060 graphics with 6 GB of dedicated GDDR6  memory  . It is supported by 32 GB of DDR4 3200 MHz memory , and ensures fast data access and writing via its 1 TB NVMe SSD .

Connectivity

In line with the rest of the device’s features, MSI boasts state-of-the-art connectivity. Among all its options, the great Wi-Fi 6 stands out ; and the awesome Thunderbolt™ 4 port .

Connectivity at the forefront of the market

Conclusion

The MSi Creator Z16 offers an enviable configuration, where powerful hardware and a sleek chassis clearly target the creative user market .

Specifications:

Here is a summary table with all the technical details and extras of the MSI Creator Z16 A11UE-019ES :

 

MSI CREATOR Z16 A11UE-019ES
DESIGN
Dimensions 359 x 256 x 15.9mm
Weight 2.2kg
Color Moon Gray
SCREEN
display technology IPS-Level / 120Hz / DCI-P3 100%
Dimension 16″ format 16:10
Resolution QHD+ (2560 x 1600)
PERFORMANCE
CPUs Intel Core i7-11800H (2.3GHz up to 4.6GHz, 24MB cache, 8 cores)
CPU TDP 45W
GPU NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™3060 Max-Q 6GB GDDR6
RAM 32GB DDR4 3200MHz
STORAGE
Capacity 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen4x4 SSD
SD slot SD (XC/HC)
Optical unit Not included
KEYBOARD AND TOUCHPAD
Spanish keyboard Yes
Backlight keyboard Yes. RGB Mini LED key by key from Steelseries
Multi-gesture Touchpad Yes
OPERATING SYSTEM
OS version Windows® 10 Home Advanced
CAMERA
Make and model/Resolution IR HD type (30fps@720p)
BATTERY
Type lithium ion
Capacity 4 cells 90Whr
CONNECTION PORTS
  • Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C (support USB4 / DP / PD charging)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • HDMI (8K@60Hz / 4K@120Hz)
  • RJ45
  • Mic-in/Headphone-out Combo Jack
CONNECTIVITY
Wifi Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2*2)
LAN Integrated 10/100/1000GbE
Bluetooth 5.2
AUDIO
dynaudio sound
OTHER FEATURES
Refrigeration Cooler Boost Trinity+
Durability Military standard MIL-STD-810G

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