MSI Megabook GE700-052

Specifications

MSI Megabook GE700-052Notebook: MSI Megabook GE700-052
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 86%, features: - %, display: 45% mobility: 32%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 58%

Reviews for the MSI Megabook GE700-052

Foreign Reviews

76% Обзор DTR-ноутбука MSI Megabook GE700 – 052
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 86% display: 45% mobility: 32% emissions: 58%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730: The HD 5730 is a higher clocked HD 5650 (and therefore not based on the desktop HD 5700 series). It does not support GDDR5 and therfore performs like a middle class graphics card with DirectX 11.

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.


370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.7 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


76%: 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, 2010-12-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)