MSI Takes Creator Laptops to the Next Level With Three New Releases for Filmmakers and Graphic Designers

Today’s creators find themselves making much of their content while they are out in the world. Until recently, however, portability and power have been elusive qualities in laptops. The laptops that do have the power for video editing are big, clunky and don’t match the aesthetic of the creator. 

Essentially, video editors need enough resources to do the heavy workload that their fast-paced, constantly evolving line of work requires. MSI plans to provide just that with its recently announced laptops, a trio of products that offer next-level upgrades to its Creator Laptop line: the MSI Creator Z16, Creator M16 and the Creator 17. 

These three new releases are designed to match their user. Creators like filmmakers, videographers and graphic designers will all find the power they need while staying stylish. Nate Heck, an Emmy Award-winning producer, said the MSI Creator Z16 has been engineered specifically for creators like him.

“Finally, a computer designed for the speed I need,” Heck said, “with a blazing fast processor, larger screen with the highest resolution and a signature MSI backlit keyboard that the color-loving artist in me loves!”

For fast performance when video editing, the amount of cores makes the biggest impact. All three systems are powered with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors, as well as state-of-the-art Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 to get the best from the processor. Plus, they are built with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs that are ready to render graphics, effects and animations in productions with ever-increasing resolutions. 

Where aesthetics meets performance, the Creator Z16:

The Creator Z16 is classically designed with a focus on the aesthetic and a build that’s meant to fit into a creator’s world. Graphic designers, fashion designers – really, any mobility-driven creators will enjoy its luxurious lines from its CNC-milled aluminum chassis outfitted in a beautiful lunar gray finish. Plus, it has the world’s first MiniLED Per-Key RGB keyboard. 

“The Creator Z16 ergonomics are priceless,” Heck said. “Having a laptop that is at just the right angle speeds up my workflow.”

The Z16 supports up to two Thunderbolt 4 displays offering a “Duet Display” feature where a tablet can be used as a second display. 

“Screen size matters. Always,” Heck said. “With the Creator Z16 I am able to have even more screen real estate with the extra 16×10 size. When you are editing with layers of video and audio this is game changing.”

“The Creator Z16 allows me to preview my 4K animations in After Effects in real time, without having to cache beforehand,” Heck added. “No other laptop I’ve ever owned could do that.”

 The Z16 is a portable and capable laptop that would work well for video editing and graphic design. 

“This computer is a portable genius. I can tell the Creator Z16 to prioritize all my main programs for video editing and animating,” Heck said. “It intelligently focuses both processing and RAM power where I need it most.”

Creator M16: for mainstream creators

For creators wanting comparable specs to the Z16, but who are concerned with staying on a budget, the Creator M16 is ideal for seeking high performance with a budget-friendly price tag. The Creator M16 can be equipped with up to a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti and has a QHD+ (2560 x 1600) resolution True Pixel display. Overall, the M16 projects to be a powerful-but-portable system for graphic designers and proxy editors. 

Creator 17: full performance with MiniLED panel for creators 

Last but not least, there’s the Creator 17 — the most powerful option of the trio capable of taking on even the heaviest video editing work. The Creator 17 touts a 17-inch UHD 4K Mini LED monitor with 1,000 nit brightness, a 100,000:1 contrast ratio and 240-zone local dimming. At 1,000 nit brightness, it is ready to help filmmakers and graphics designers create with the dynamics and depth that HDR allows for. The Creator 17 is great for filmmakers that need a system that can handle a heavy workload.  

Three new Creator laptops from MSI

Normally, it’s hard to have a choice when it comes to dedicated creator laptops. However, MSI opens more options to creators with laptops that aren’t bulky, have the performance you need and benefit creators no matter what they are making. 

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