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MSI GX640-i5447LW7P

Specifications

MSI GX640-i5447LW7PNotebook: MSI GX640-i5447LW7P (GX640 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 1024 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1680x1050 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 1200 euro
Average Score: 78.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 84%, features: 84%, display: 76% mobility: 59%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 61%

Reviews for the MSI GX640-i5447LW7P

79% Review MSI GX640-i5447LW7P Notebook | Notebookcheck
New hardware, old weaknesses. The latest addition to MSI's gaming range is the new GX640. On the outside nothing has changed, but under the surface lurks a particularly powerful graphics card, the Radeon HD 5850 GDDR5. Is it all too much for the modest 15-inch case?
81% Test MSI GX640-i5447LW7P Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2010
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 82% display: 70% mobility: 73% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 75% emissions: 67%
75% Обзор геймерского ноутбука MSI Megabook GX640-i5447LW7P
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 81% display: 88% mobility: 31% emissions: 51%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850:

The HD 5850 is a slower clocked HD 5870 and is reliant on fast GDDR5 memory to perform in the high-end segment. It is based on the Desktop HD 5770 chip but with a lower clock speed.

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.


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2.7 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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


78.33%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-05-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)