Clevo, MSI, and Compal Barebones

Klaus Hinum (translated by Martina Osztovits), 08/23/2013

Clevo, MSI, and Compal barebones are offered by many shops with different names. This article lists the most important barebones and resellers and our in-depth reviews of the devices. Last update 2014/04/01

Clevo, Compal and MSI Barebones

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BareboneSpecsReviewSellersScreenkg

Clevo W230ST

manufacturer's information

13.3" HD+ (1600x900) or FHD (1920x1080) display
Haswell quad core CPUs up to Core i7-4900MQ
HM87 chipset
GeForce GTX 765M (Optimus)
2.5" HDD/SSD, 2 kg, 62.2 Wh battery
Review One K33-3ESchenker XMG P303 (DE)
One K33-3E (DE)
PC Specialist 13.3" Optimus V (UK)
Eurocom M3 (US)
Sager NP7330 (US)
Origin EON13-S (Pro) (US)
Digital Storm 13.3" Veloce
Metabox W230ST (AU)
13.32

MSI 1492 / GE40

manufacturer's information

14" HD+ (1600x900) matte
Haswell quad core CPU max 37W (configurable)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
1x 2.5 HDD, 1x ODD, 2 kg
Review DevilTech Fire DT14DevilTech Fire DT14 (DE)
PC Specialist 14" SkyFire III
Xotic Force MSI 1492
142

Clevo W740SU

manufacturer's information

14" HD (1366x768) or FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell quad core CPU
Intel HD Graphics 5200 (GT3e)
1x 2.5 9.5mm HDD/SSD, 1.9 kg, 53.3 Wh battery
Review Schenker S413Schenker S413 (DE)
System76 Glago Ultra Pro
141.9

Clevo W650SR

manufacturer's information

15.6" HD (1366x768) or FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell quad core CPU (up to 47W e.g.:i7-4900MQ)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M (Optimus)
1x 2.5" 9.5mm, 2.5 kg, 62.2 Wh battery
Review One K56-3FSchenker M503 (DE)
One K56-3F (DE)
PC Specialist coming Sept (UK)
Eurocom Electra (US)
Sager NP6652 (US)
Metabox W650SR (AU)
15.62.5

Clevo W840SU-T

manufacturer's information

14" HD (1355x768), HD+ (1600x900), FHD (1920x1080) 16:9 Multi-Touch
Haswell Core i3-4010U, i5-4200U, i7-4500U (15 Watt, soldered)
Intel HD Graphics 4400 (GT2)
1x mSATA full Size Mini Card, 2.0 kg, 44.6Wh Akku
Review Nexoc B401 UltraNexoc B401 Ultra
Schenker S403
141.8

Clevo W840SN

manufacturer's information

14" HD (1366x768), HD+ (1600x900), FHD (1920x1080) 16:9
Haswell Core i3-4010U, i5-4200U, i7-4500U (15 Watt, soldered)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
1x mSATA full Size Mini Card, 1.8 kg, 44.6Wh Akku
Review Schenker S403Schenker S403141.8

Clevo W650SH

manufacturer's information

15.6" HD (1366x768) or FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell quad core CPU up to 47 Watt (Core i7-4900MQ)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M 2GB DDR3 (Optimus)
2x 2.5" 9.5mm, 2.7 kg, 77 Wh battery
Sager NP4650 (US)
BTO U-Book 15CL24?
15.62.7

Clevo W650EH

manufacturer's information

15.6" HD (1366x768) or FHD 1920x1080
Haswell
NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M (Optimus)
1x 2.5" 9.5mm, 2.4 kg, 48.8 Wh battery
Review Nexoc M512Nexoc M512 (DE)
Metabox W650EH
15.62.4

Clevo P157SM

manufacturer's information

15.6" FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell up to Core i7-4930MX (57 Watt)
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 765M, 770M, 780M / Quadro K1000M (Optimus), Radeon HD 8970M (Enduro)
1x 2.5" 9.5mm, 1x 2.5" 7mm, 3.3 kg, 77 Wh battery
Review One K56-3N2Schenker XMG P503 Pro (DE)
One K56-3N2 (DE)
Eurocom X3 (US)
Sager NP8250 (US)
Origin EON15-S? (Pro?)
Digital Storm 15.6" Lance?
Metabox P157SM (AU)
15.63.3

Clevo P150SM

manufacturer's information

15.6" FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell up to 57 Watt (Core i7-4930MX)
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 765M, 770M, 780M / Quadro K1000M (Optimus), Radeon HD 8970M (Enduro)
1x 2.5" 9.5mm, 1x Caddy for 9.5mm or second ODD, 3.1 kg, 77 Wh
Schenker W503
One K56-3N
DevilTech Fragbook
PC Specialist 15.6" Vortex IV
Eurocom Racer 3
Falcon Northwest TLX?
DiTech dimotion StrongBook M5
Metabox P150SM (AU)
15.63.1

Clevo P151SM

manufacturer's information

15.6" FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell up to Core i7-4900MQ (47W)
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 765M, 770M, Quadro K1000M, K1100M, K3000M (Optimus)
1x 2.5" 9.5mm, 2x mSATA SSD, 3.1 kg, 77 Wh
Eurocom Racer 3W
Sager NP8230, NP8235
Schenker W503 (if without backlight keyboard)
Metabox P151SM1 (AU)
15.63.1

Clevo W350STQ

manufacturer's information

15.6" HD+ (1600x900) or FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell up to 47 Watt (Core i7-4900MQ)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (Optimus)
2x 2.5" 9.5mm, 2.7 kg, 77 Wh
Schenker XMG A523Schenker XMG A523
One K56-3O
Sager NP7352
PC Specialist 15.6" Optimus V
Eurocom Shark 2
DiTech dimotion StrongBook M5E3 (AT)
Metabox W350ST (AU)
15.62.7

Clevo W355STQ

manufacturer's information
15.6" HD+ (1600x900) or FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell up to 47 Watt (Core i7-4900MQ)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (Optimus)
2x 2.5" 9.5mm, 2.7 kg, 77 Wh
backlit keyboard
Review Schenker XMG A503Schenker XMG A503 (DE)
Metabox W355ST (AU)
15.62.7

MSI 16GC

manufacturer's information

15.6" FHD (1920x1080) matte
Haswell
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M, 765M
1x 2.5", 2.4 kg
XoticPC Force 16GC15.62.4

MSI 16F4

manufacturer's information

15.6" FHD (1920x1080) matte
Haswell
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M, 780M (Optimus)
2x 2.5", 3.2 kg (without battery)
DevilTech Devil 7800
chiliGREEN Mobilitas PS1707 Win 7 / PS1807 Win 8
XoticPC Force 16F4
AGear MSI MS-16F4-780M
Valkyrie CZ-15?
Digital Storm 15.6" Viper?
15.63.2

Compal QAL51

service manual (doc)

15.6" HD or FHD
Ivy Bridge max 45 Watt
GeForce GT 640M, 650M
1x 2.5" HDD, 2.5 kg
PC Specialist 15.6" Enigma
XoticPC Force QAL51-HD, QAL51-FHD
AVA Direct QAL51
15.62.5

MSI MS-1757 / GE70

manufacturer's information

17.3" FHD (1920x1080) matte
Haswell max 47 Watt
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750M, 765M
1x 2.5", 2x mSATA, 2.7 kg
Review MSI GE70-i765M287MSI GE70
DevilTech HellFire DTX
XoticPC Force 1757
17.32.7

MSI MS-1763 / GT70

manufacturer's information

17.3" FHD (1920x1080) matte
Haswell max. 47 Watt
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M, 780M
2x 2.5", 3.6 kg

Review Deviltech Fragbook DTX

Review MSI GT70H-80M481

MSI GT70H
DevilTech Fragbook DTX
GTX 770: Mobilitas PT1708 Win 7 /  PT1808 Win 8
GTX 780M: PT11709 Win 7 /  PT11809 Win 8
Sager 1763
PC Specialist 17.3" SkyFire III
GenTechPC MSI MS-1763
Xotic Force / MSI 1763
Digital Storm 17.3" Carbine?
17.33.6

MSI MS-1771 / GS70

17.3" FHD (1920x1080) matte
Haswell max. 47 Watt?
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
1x 2.5", 2x mSATA, 2.6 kg

Review Schenker XMG C703Schenker XMG C70317.32.6

Clevo P170SM

manufacturer's information

17.3" FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell max 57 Watt (Core i7-4930MX)
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 765M, 770M, 780M / Quadro K3000M (Optimus), Radeon HD 8970M (Enduro)
2x 2.5" 9.5mm, 3.9 kg, 77Wh battery
One K73-3N Review Radeon HD 8970MSchenker W703
One K73-3N
Sager NP8270
DevilTech Fragbook
PC Specialist Vortex IV
Eurocom Neptune 3
AVADirect P170SM
DiTech dimotion StrongBook M7F4
Metabox P170SM (AU)
17.33.9

Clevo P177SM

manufacturer's information

17.3" FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell max 57 Watt (Core i7-4930MX)
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 765M, 770M, 780M / Quadro K3000M (Optimus), Radeon HD 8970M (Enduro)
2x 2.5" 9.5mm, 4.1 kg, 77Wh battery
Review Schenker XMG P703Schenker XMG P703 PRO
One K73-3N2
Eurocom X5
Sager NP8290
PC Specialist in Sept. 2013
Origin17-S? Pro?
Metabox P177SM (AU)
17.34.1

Clevo W370ST

manufacturer's information

17.3" HD+ (1600x900) or FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell max. 47 Watt (Core i7-4900MQ)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (Optimus)
2x 2.5" 9.5mm, 3.2 kg, 77 Wh battery
Review Bullman C-Klasse 5 17FHDSchenker XMG A723
Bullman C-Klasse 5 17 FHD
One K73-3O
Sager NP7370
Sager NP7352
PC Specialist 17.3 Optimus V
DiTech dimotion StrongBook M7E3
Metabox W370ST (AU)
17.33.2

Clevo P370SM / P370SM3 / P370SM-A

manufacturer's information

17.3" FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (SLI), GTX 780M (SLI), GTX 880M SLI (P370SM-A), AMD Radeon HD 8970M (CrossFireX)
2x 2.5 9.5mm, 3.9 kg, 89 Wh battery
Review Schenker XMG P723
Review Schenker XMG P724
Schenker XMG P723 PRO
Schenker XMG P724
One K73-3S
Eurocom Scorpius 2.0
Sager NP9380
DevilTech HellMachine
PC Specialist 17.3 Vortex IV Elite (P370SM) PC Specialist 17.3" Vortex IV E3D (P370SM3)
Falcon Northwest DRX?
17.33.9

Clevo P375SM

manufacturer's information

17.3" FHD (1920x1080)
Haswell
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (SLI), GTX 780M (SLI), AMD Radeon HD 8970M (CrossFireX)
2x 2.5" 9.5mm, 4.2 kg, 89 Wh battery
One K73-3S2 (planned?)
Sager NP9390(S)
PC Specialist in Sept. 2013
Eurocom X7
Digital Storm Behemoth?
Metabox P375SM
17.34.2

Clevo P370EM

17.3" FHD (1920x1080) matte or glare
Ivy Bridge up to 45 Watt
2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M, 680M SLI
3.9 kg including battery

Review Schenker XMG P722 PRO

DevilTech HellMachine

Schenker XMG P722 PRO
One K73-2S
DevilTech HellMachine (Ivy Bridge)
Eurocom P370EM Scorpius
Sager NP9370
FullRange G1743
AVADirect P370EM
Digital Storm Behemoth?
Metabox P370EM (AU)
17.33.9

Clevo W370ET

17.3" FHD (1920x1080) matte
Ivy Bridge max 45 Watt
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M
2x 2.5", 3.2 kg, 77 Wh battery
Review One K73-2OSchenker XMG A722
One K73-2O
Sager NP6370
Metabox W370ET (AU)
17.33.2

Clevo W270EUQ

manufacturer's information

17.3" HD+ (1600x900)
Ivy Bridge or Sandy Bridge max. 35 W (Core i7-3612QM)
Intel HD Graphics 4000 or 3000 (CPU graphics)
1x 2.5" 9.5mm, 1x 12.7mm ODD, 2.9 kg, 48.8 Wh battery
Schenker XIRIOS B702
PC Specialist 17.3" Voyager
17.32.9

Clevo P570WM(3)

manufacturer's information

17.3" FHD (1920x1080)
Sandy Bridge E (Desktop) max 130 Watt (Core i7-3960X)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI (770M, 680M, 670MX), Quadro K5000M, Radeon HD 7970M, 8970M
3x 2.5 9.5mm, 5.5 kg, 78.4 Wh

Review Schenker XMG U702

Review Schenker XIRIOS W712

Schenker XMG U702
Schenker XIRIOS W712
One K73-3X
Eurocom Panther 4.0, 5SE, 5D
Sager NP9570
PC Specialist 17.3 Omega II
17.35.5

System Builder / Reseller

The barebones are assembled and sold by many sellers (or system builders) and other resellers. Here we list a number of major builders and resellers who market barebones under a specific brand name:

Resellers / System BuildersWebsiteCountry
Schenkermysn.deDE
Oneone.deDE
DiTechditech.atAustria
PCSpecialistpcspecialist.co.ukUK
Sager http://www.sagernotebook.com/US
Deviltechdeviltech.deDE
Chiligreenchiligreen.atAustria
Eurocomeurocom.comCanada / US
Xocticxoticpc.comUS
AVADirect http://www.avadirect.com/US
Bullman http://www.bullman.de/DE
System76https://www.system76.com/US
DNSdns-shop.ruRussia
Plaisioplaisio.grGreek
BTO Notebooksn4all.nlNetherlands
Monster Notebookhttp://www.monsternotebook.com.tr/Turkey
LDLCldlc.comFrance
Malibalmalibal.comUS
LPC Digitalhttp://www.lpc-digital.com/US
Power Notebookswww.powernotebooks.comUS
Reflex Notebookhttp://reflexnotebook.ca/US
fortnax extreme notebookshttp://fortnaxnotebooks.com/US
Mythologichttp://www.mythlogiccorp.com/US
Illegearhttp://www.illegear.com/Malaysia
Affordable Laptopshttp://www.affordablelaptops.com.au/Australia
Logical Blue Onehttp://www.logicalblueone.com.au/store/Australia
Aftershock PChttp://www.aftershockpc.com/index.htmlSingapore
ProStarhttp://www.pro-star.com/US (CA)
Nostranostra.atAustria
Nexocnexoc.deGermany
Hawkforcehawkforce.deGermany
CyberPower PC UKhttp://www.cyberpowersystem.co.uk/UK
Notebook Paradieshttp://www.notebookparadies.de/Germany
Notebook Guruhttp://www.notebookguru.de/Germany
Notebookbarebonehttp://www.notebookbarebone.de/Germany
Gamer PChttp://www.mifcom.de/Germany
PCSystems-EvolutionXhttp://www.pcsystems-evolutionx.de/Germany
AGearhttp://www.agearnotebooks.com/US
Originhttp://www.originpc.com/US (Miami)
Digital Stormhttp://www.digitalstormonline.com/US (CA)
Falcon Northwesthttp://www.falcon-nw.comUS
Metabox / ITC Mobile Computinghttp://www.metabox.com.auAustralia

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Author: Klaus Hinum, 2013-08-23 (Update: 2014-04- 1)