Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
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Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD

The finest creations are often based upon precise calculation and design. Some of the most representative works come from the Renaissance, the era that’s known for mathematic and geometrical beauty formed by the “Golden Ratio”. From the era of The Renaissance, the scientific revolution, and The Enlightenment, the great evolutions are all built upon the craftsmanship of humanistic aesthetics and science. Creator M16 applies the Golden Ratio on product design with innovative technology, leading you into a new chapter “Technology meets Aesthetic”.


  • Windows 11 Pro
  • Intel® Core™ i7-12700H 1.7GHz
  • 16" QHD+ (2560*1600), 60Hz DCI-P3 100%
  • 4G GDDR6 NVIDIA GeForce® RTX3050 Ti Laptop GPU
  • 16GB (8G*2) DDR4 3200MHz
  • 512GB NVMe SSD
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201(2*2 ax)
  • Cooler Boost Trinity+
  • Latest Wi-Fi 6E for low latency and outstanding throughput
  • True Pixel QHD+ Display
  • Ultra-light 4.98lbs, Ultra-slim 0.943in

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Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD
Creator M16 A12UD-266 16" QHD

DETAIL SPECIFICATION

  • Width: 14.13 inches 
  • Height: 1.08 inches 
  •  Length
  • : 10.20 inches 
  • Weight: Approx 4.97 lbs
*Product size, weight, and related specifications are theoretical values only.
Product Condition New
Manufacturer Part # CreatorM1612266
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows 11 Pro
CPU Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
CPU Speed 1.7 - 4.7GHz
Chipset -
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce® RTX3050 Ti Laptop GPU
Video Memory 4G GDDR6
Memory 16GB (8G*2) DDR4 3200MHz
LAN Gb LAN
Wireless LAN Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2*2 ax)
Bluetooth BT 5.2
Audio Hi-Res Audio
Video Port 4K @ 60Hz
USB 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (Type-A)
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-A)
Audio Port 1 combo (Hi-Res Audio)
TYPE-C PORT 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type C
SSD HDD 512GB NVMe SSD
Optical Drive -
Card Reader -
Webcam 720p HD Webcam
VR Ready -
Keyboard White keyboard with Anti-Ghost key (99 Key)
Speaker 2W x 2
AC Power Adapter 240W
Battery Pack 3 cell (53Whr)
Screen Size 16" QHD+ (2560*1600), 60Hz DCI-P3 100%
Resolution 2560x1600 (16:10)
Color Black
Dimensions 14.13" x 10.20" x 1.08"
Weight 4.97 lbs
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year Limited warranty (Include 1 Year Global)

TECHNICAL FEATURES

Creator M16
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Through the beauty formed by the “Golden Ratio”, the new Creator M16 applies advanced technology than the last generation. To echo that, MSI brings aesthetics from classic design to contemporary art by decorating future elements to further illustrate “Technology meets Aesthetic”.
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Performance Made Brilliant
The Creator M16 offers the latest 12th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor to satisfy your cosmic creative needs and pro-level processing task. The Creator M16 allows you to pursue the best from the best processor.

* Performance compared to previous gen i7-11800H. Specs varies by model.

14
Cores
+ 30 %
Performance
CreatorM16 CPU
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GEFORCE RTX™ 30 SERIES
THE ULTIMATE PLAY
Step up to the power of 2nd generation RTX with GeForce RTX 3050 and RTX 3050 Ti laptops. They are powered by the award-winning NVIDIA Ampere architecture, featuring new RT Cores, Tensor Cores, and streaming multiprocessors to enable ray-traced graphics and cutting-edge AI features such as NVIDIA DLSS.
CreatorM16P GPU
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Golden Ratio Display
The 16:10 display echoes the Golden Ratio 1.618, the perfect ratio considered as the law of beauty. This aspect ratio display gives an extra 11% room than 16:9 to check workspace and timeline in Adobe applications.
CreatorM16 Golden Ratio Display
Flip-n-Share
With a 180° lay-flat and the ultra-thin bezels that maximizes screen real estate, the Creator M16 makes it easy to share your inspiration with co-workers uninterruptedly. Especially crafted in an ultra-light and slim chassis, the Creator M16 comes with people-centric design philosophy, made portable and stylish wherever you go.
CreatorM16 Flip-n-Share
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Represent the Exquisite
Visualize your artistic works with the brilliant True Pixel display. Delivering vibrant images with QHD+ resolution, DCI-P3 (Typical) 100% color gamut, factory-calibrated Delta-E < 2 out of the box accuracy, and True Color Technology. The Creator M16 gives you accurate colors on your creations.
CreatorZ16 Represent the Exquisite
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Revolutionary Cooling
Dedicated thermal solutions for the CPU and GPU with up to 4 heat pipes. By enlarging the internal diameter of the thermal pipe and using MSI exclusive thermal grease to ensure the maximum performance under creating elaborate works.
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Fans
4
Heat Pipes
CreatorM16 cooler boost
Reliability and Capability
Accessing your Creator M16 couldn't be easier with the fingerprint reader. Login faster and more securely to your laptop up to 3 times faster than a password. Enjoy password-free experience on supported web service with the latest FIDO 2 authentication. The optimized 1.7 mm key travel provides a much more ergonomic and comfortable workflow.
CreatorM16 IO
Connect to All Possibilities
Equipped with USB-A and USB-C ports, make connecting devices easier. With the HDMI output, you can expand work screens and handle multi-tasks, hassle-free connectivity satisfy your flexibility needs.
CreatorM16 IO
Wi-Fi 6E
Extraordinary wireless experience (optional)
Exclusive 6GHz band delivers lightning speed while keeping the network smooth and stable even when crowded environment.
Auditory Euphoria
Auditory Euphoria
With the ability to support up to 24bit / 192kHz sampling, enjoy the Hi-Res audio the way it was truly intended.
MSI Center Pro
MSI Center Pro
The MSI Center Pro takes optimization to the next level with AI Smart Auto, which easily adjustable system modes and resources for a wide range of scenarios and needs.
Military-Grade Durability
Military-Grade Durability
To pursue the best of the best, the product meets the MIL-STD-810G military standard for reliability and durability. MSI always strives for professionalism with world-leading technology.

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