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MSI CX640

Specifications

MSI CX640Notebook: MSI CX640 (CX640 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 100%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI CX640

80% MSI CX640
Source: ITP English
Considering its retail price and healthy performance, the CX640 is a sensible buy for cash strapped users.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/30/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 100%

Foreign Reviews

Ноутбук MSI CX640: тест первой модели MSI на Sandy Bridge
Source: Zoom RU→EN
performance and battery runtime very good
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2011
MSI CX640
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Display and speaker good, keyboard and fan bad
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/21/2011

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M: Entry level graphics card based on the new GF119 chip with a 64 Bit memory bus or on the GF108 with 128 Bit memory bus but lower clock rates. 

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


2410M:

Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

» 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.


2.5 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.

MSI reviews


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.

MSI CX640-021FR
GeForce GT 520M
MSI CX640-018UK
GeForce GT 520M
MSI CX640-i547W7P
GeForce GT 520M

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)