AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO vs MSI Creator 17M -1

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 The AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO is a 17-inch laptop with a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). We are comparing it to the MSI Creator 17M -1, which comes with a 17-inch display at 1920x1080 (Full HD). 

AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO

Gigabyte AERO 17 SA Thin+Light Performance Laptop, 17.3" 144Hz FHD IPS Display, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 8GB DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, Up to 8-hrs Battery Life

  • Enjoy a large 17.3" display in a traditional 15" body with an incredible 89% screen-to-body ratio for maximum visuals | This ultra-high performance powerhouse is less than 1" thick, weighs only 5.5 lbs, and housed in a compact, durable CNC aluminum alloy chasis, perfect for creative professionals and gamers on-the-go
  • Ultra-smooth, anti-ghosting FHD 1920x1080 144Hz IPS LCD display with wide angle view and anti-glare for the best multimedia multitasking and gaming performance | Displays up to 100% sRGB color gamut coverage | Individually factory-calibrated and color-accurate within Delta E<1, certified by X-Rite Pantone for true-to-life color and vibrant images
  • Up to 8.5-hours of battery life (PCMark 10) to get you through an entire day's work without plugging in for greater work mobility and productivity | Exclusive, built-in Microsoft Azure AI to intelligently optimize hardware profiles to match your daily usage for the most efficient power and battery usage
  • Equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (6GB GDDR6) for accelerating and optimizing graphic-intensive creative apps, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Maya, Blender, etc. | Powered by the 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H for faster photo and 4K video editing efficiency and high gaming performance
  • Samsung 8GB DDR4 2666MHz dual channel memory for increased multitasking productivity and 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD (2x NVMe storage slots total) for accessing files at lightning speeds, while safely storing all of your large-scale creations and projects
  • Expand your creative studio with outputs of up to 3 external displays (via HDMI, Mini-DP, and 1x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports) and a 300MB/s UHS-II SD Card Reader | Connect up to 9 external accessories without the need for an adapter | Killer Ethernet E2600 with up to 1Gbps cable internet transfer speed to upload and transfer multiple, large-scale files without limitations
  • Gigabyte exclusive Supra Cool 2 cooling system for 30% more cooling efficiency for smoother performance and seamless multi-tasking work flow under heavy gaming or multimedia loadings
  • Highly receptive full area backlit GIGABYTE RGB Fusion 2.0 keyboard with numpad and full macro per-key customization with multiple design software compatibilities for the best multimedia experience | Built-in fingerprint reader for rapid, secure logins and high privacy protection with Windows Hello
  • Listen to your favorite work playlist with built-in high-power stereo speakers for increased volume and enhanced sound experience (93dBA louder than typical laptop speakers) | NAHIMIC 3 3D surround sound for full game and movie immersion with rich, vibrant details when paired with the world's best headphones
  • Windows 10 Home & Office 365 | Gigabyte 1-Year Global Warranty

$1,549.99

MSI Creator 17M -1

MSI Creator 17M 17.3" 120Hz FHD Creator Laptop Intel Core i7-9750H GTX1660Ti 16GB 512GB NVMe SSD Win10

  • 17. 3" FHD (1920x1080), 120Hz, 45% NTSC, IPS-Level 1920x1080 16: 9 NVIDIA GeForce GTX1660Ti 6G GDDR6
  • Core i7-9750h 2. 6 - 4. 5GHz Intel PTT
  • 512GB NVMe SSD 16GB (8G*2) DDR4 2666MHz 2 Sockets; Max Memory 64GB
  • Usb 3. 2 Gen2 Type C *1 USB 3. 2 Gen1 *3 LAN Intel 9560 Jefferson Peak (2x2 802. 11 AC) bt 5 720P HD Webcam.AC Power Adaptor:180 W
  • Ac adapter Win 10 Multi-language webcam 3 Cell (51Whr) Li-Polymer 720P HD Webcam keyboard precision touchpad USB White backlight with Anti-Ghost key+ silver lining

$1,999.77

AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO MSI Creator 17M -1
Screen Size 17-inch 17-inch
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD) 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Screen Info 120Hz
Storage 256GB NVMe SSD 512GB NVMe SSD
Operating System Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home
Memory Installed 8 16
Notes

Comes in different configurations

Graphics Card Comparison

GPU Score

GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
2677 points
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
2403 points

Video RAM

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
6 GB
GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
6 GB

Memory Bandwidth

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
288 GB/s
GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
288 GB/s

Pixel Rate

GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
85 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
76.32 GP/s

Texel Rate

GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
169.9 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
152.6 GT/s

Processor Comparison

Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second (Threads x Clock Speed)
Core i7-9750H
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
31.2 GT/s
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
31.2 GT/s

Turbo Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second, if all cores are running at their turbo speed (Threads x Turbo Clock Speed)
Core i7-9750H
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
54 GT/s
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
54 GT/s

Threads

Core i7-9750H
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
12 Threads
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
12 Threads

Core Speed

Core i7-9750H
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
2.6 MHz
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
2.6 MHz

Turbo Speed

Core i7-9750H
(AERO 17 SA-7US1020SO)
4.5 MHz
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
4.5 MHz