MSI Creator 15 A10SFS-287 15.6″ UHD 4K Pro Laptop
MSI Creator 15 A10SFS-287 is a high end professional VR Ready laptop with a 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD screen with an ultra thin bezel, a slim and lightweight chassis, powerful 10th generation Intel i7-10875H processor, RTX 2070 Super graphics card, 1TB NVMe Solid State Drive, 32GB DDR4 memory at 2666MHz, Windows 10 Pro operating system and modern connectivity options including a Thunderbolt 3 port and WiFi 6 802.11ax wireless.
The quarter two of 2020 release octa-core Intel i7-10875H processor (8 cores, 16 threads with the hyperthreading) works at the speeds between 2.3GHz up to 5.1GHz with the turbo boost function. It is a highly capable, advanced CPU with an average PassMark benchmark score of 15946 that can handle whatever you throw at it and offers high multitasking power. 32GB DDR4 memory at 2666MHz is divided into two sockets (2 x 16GB) and you can upgrade it up to 64GB if you need more RAM. You won’t have any problems, delays or freezing when you run several apps and browser tabs simultaneously and they will all run smoothly.
1TB NVMe Solid State Drive is great for both local storage space and speed. Everything will feel faster on this system with the files opening very quickly, and starting and shutting the laptop down in just seconds. There is no optical drive if you intend to play games or run software from DVDs and the connectivity options include the WiFi 6 802.11ax wireless, Bluetooth 5.1, a Thunderbolt 3 port, a USB 3.2 gen 2, a USB-C gen 2 port, a USB 3.0 port, an HDMI output, a Media Card Reader and a headphone/microphone combo. MSI Creator 15 has a white backlit keyboard with 84 keys, that is comfortable to type on and a silky glass touchpad with a fingerprint reader on the top left corner.
15.6″ anti-glare wide view angle Ultra HD 4K resolution Adobe 100% display with thin bezel has an 3840 x 2160 pixel screen resolution, is crystal clear with vibrant colors and offers a great quality picture. The RTX 2070 GPU with an 8GB GDDR6 dedicated memory and RTX Studio Drivers has an impressive video card benchmark score of 16146 for handling the most complex multimedia tasks and playing the very demanding games at the very high settings and resolutions. The built-in graphics card is the Intel UHD 630 iGPU with a performance level similar to the UHD 530 or UHD 630 and can handle low demanding game titles, smoothly at reduced details.
MSI Creator 15 weighs only 4.63 pounds and measures 14 x 9.25 x 0.7 inches, is not too big and not too small. You have plenty of space to work and play on its 15.6-inch display with very thin bezels, that is fit in a relatively compact and slim chassis. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 45 watts for the i7 processor and the battery life around four hours is not bad at all for such a powerful machine with a 4K display. It has a solid build and a rather premium look and feel and you should expect it to be a premium laptop at the price you’re paying. It is built quite sturdy and durable to withstand any minor or medium damage. The bottom part can get a little warm, which is expected of such an advanced and powerful laptop and the battery life is great. It first appeared at Amazon.com on July 23, 2020 and scores 5 out of 5 stars at the moment.