MSI Creator 17M -1 vs System76 Oryx Pro

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 The MSI Creator 17M -1 is a 17-inch gaming laptop with a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). We are comparing it to the System76 Oryx Pro, which comes with a 17-inch display at a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). 

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

System76 Oryx Pro

  • 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU
  • Switchable Intel and NVIDIA Graphics
  • System76 Open Firmware with coreboot
  • 15" and 17" display options
  • Up to 64 GB of memory
MSI Creator 17M -1 System76 Oryx Pro
Screen Size 17-inch 17-inch
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD) 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Screen Info 120Hz 15.6" or 17.3" FHD (1920x1080) 144 Hz refresh rate, Matte Finish
Storage 512GB NVMe SSD 2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), Up to 4 TB total
Operating System Windows 10 Home Pop!_OS Linux
Memory Installed 16 64
Notes

Comes in different configurations

Operating System
Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (64-bit)

Firmware
System76 Open Firmware (coreboot, EDK2, System76 Firmware Apps)
System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware

Input
Multitouch Touchpad, Multi-Color Backlit Chicklet US QWERTY Keyboard

Graphics Card Comparison

GPU Score

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
7304 points
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5487 points
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2902 points
GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
2677 points

Video RAM

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
6 GB
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
6 GB

Memory Bandwidth

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
336 GB/s
GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
288 GB/s

Pixel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
109.4 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
92.16 GP/s
GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
85 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
80.64 GP/s

Texel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
314.6 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
207.4 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
201.6 GT/s
GTX 1660 Ti
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
169.9 GT/s

Processor Comparison

Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second (Threads x Clock Speed)
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
36.8 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 i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
81.6 GT/s
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
54 GT/s

Threads

Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
16 Threads
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
12 Threads

Core Speed

Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
2.6 MHz
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2.3 MHz

Turbo Speed

Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5.1 MHz
Core i7-9750H
(MSI Creator 17M -1)
4.5 MHz