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MSI CR630 Series

MSI CR630-V1225FDProcessor: AMD Athlon II P320, AMD V-Series V120
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4270
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.415kg, 2.5kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 72% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 61%, performance: 67%, features: 80%, display: 76%
mobility: 78%, workmanship: 68%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 88%

 

MSI CR630

Specifications

MSI CR630Notebook: MSI CR630
Processor: AMD Athlon II P320
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4270
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Average Score: 71% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

60% MSI CR630 review
Source: Techradar English
When power is sacrificed, portability usually benefits, as powerful components quickly suck the life from a battery. However, this laptop provides a poor 176 minutes of life, making it one of the least suited to travel.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/24/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
82% Einsteigen, bitte
Source: Computerbild - 7/11 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 04/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 73% features: 85% display: 89% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 89%

 

MSI CR630-V1225FD

Specifications

MSI CR630-V1225FDNotebook: MSI CR630-V1225FD
Processor: AMD V-Series V120
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4270
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:10, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.415kg
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Average Score: 73% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

73% Review MSI CR630 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Plastic book. Many shortcomings and few genuine good points, is how we would sum up this cut-price laptop for €370. Before we can get too pleased about its excellent range of ports, our hands slip over the case’s glassy surface. Read on to find out more about this laptop and its AMD V series V120 processor.
73% Test MSI CR630 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2010
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 61% display: 69% mobility: 78% workmanship: 68% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 87%

 

Comment

MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI), is a Taiwan based computer hardware manufacturer since 1986 best known for desktop computer motherboards. MSI also designs and manufactures graphics cards, barebone PCs, notebook computers, networking products, servers, multimedia, consumer electronics, and storage devices. MSI, as most Taiwanese computer manufacturers, sells products on OEM/ODM basis. It also sells products worldwide based on its own brand name "MSI". The market share of laptops with the MSI brand is rather low.

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Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

ATI Radeon HD 4270: Onboard (shared memory) graphics card in the RS880M chipset with Avivo HD support. Technically a higher clocked HD 4250.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


AMD Athlon II:

P320: Entry level dual core processor for 13"+ laptops featuring a DDR3 memory controller.

AMD V-Series:

V120: Entry level single core processor with an integrated DDR3 memory controller. Due to the high clock speed, the CPU should be much faster than Atom CPUs.


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.415 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.5 kg:


72%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)