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MSI CX61-20D-011UK

Specifications

MSI CX61-20D-011UKNotebook: MSI CX61-20D-011UK (CX61 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4702MQ
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4600
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI CX61-20D-011UK

80% MSI CX61 (20D-011UK) review: a cheap Haswell-based laptop
Source: PC Advisor English
If you’re looking for a slimline Ultrabook with all-day battery life then the CX61 is clearly not the laptop for you. However, if you need a powerful desktop replacement system for work or for entertainment at home you’ll find it provides impressive performance at a very competitive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/22/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4600:

Integrated processor graphics card found on a number of Haswell CPU models. Offers varying clock speeds depending on the CPU.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


4702MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.


2.4 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.


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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80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Fujitsu LifeBook E554
Core i5 4210M
» Lenovo G510
Core i5 4200M
» HP ProBook 450 G1
Core i5 4200M
» Fujitsu LifeBook A544
Core i5 4200M
» MSI CR61-i5U45FHDW7
Core i5 4200M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Samsung 940X5J-K01US
Core i5 4200U, 1.8 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P50-A-13C
Core i7 4700MQ, 1.7 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Fujitsu Lifebook E544
Core i5 4210M, 14.0", 2.064 kg
» Asus K750JA
Core i7 4700HQ, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» HP ProBook 640-F1Q08ES
Core i7 4702MQ, 14.0", 2 kg
» Toshiba Portege R30-A-15C
Core i7 4600M, 13.3", 1.412 kg
» Toshiba Portege R30-A-13C
Core i5 4200M, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Lenovo G410-59410763
Core i3 4000M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Toshiba Portege R30-A1302
Core i7 4600M, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Portege R30-A-14K
Core i3 4000M, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» HP Spectre 13t-3000
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite C75-A-13P
Core i5 4200M, 17.3", 2.7 kg
» HP Split 13-m115sg x2
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 2.3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P75-A7200
Core i7 4700MQ, 17.3", 2.936 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Toshiba Satellite L50-A-1CE
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200M
» Acer Aspire E5-551G-T5TW
Radeon R6 (Kaveri), Kaveri A10-7300
» HP Pavilion 15-058ng
Radeon R7 M260, A-Series A10-5745M
» MSI CX61-2PC385W7W
GeForce 820M, Core i3 4100M
» Eurocom M5 Pro
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Acer Extensa 2509-P3ZG
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-07-25 (Update: 2013-07-25)