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MSI Megabook M670

Specifications

MSI Megabook M670Notebook: MSI Megabook M670
Processor: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Average Score: 69.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 62%, features: 75%, display: 65% mobility: 58%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the MSI Megabook M670

60% MSI Megabook M670 013UK
Source: PC Advisor English
Although we loved the build and look of the ultra-cheap MSI Megabook M670 013UK laptop, we were less impressed with its test results. The games framerate result in particular is awful. But the MSI Megabook M670 013UK is refreshingly inexpensive.
minimal ausgestatteter Kurz-Test; online abrufbar

(von 5): 3, Preis/Leistung 3, Ausstattung 3, Verarbeitung 4
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/02/2007
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% features: 60% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Sparfüchse unterwegs
Source: c't - 25/07 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 11/16/2007
Rating: performance: 40% display: 50% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 90%
64% MSI Megabook M670-S3258DLX
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 64% price: 90% performance: 63% features: 85% display: 58% mobility: 45% ergonomy: 80%
84% MSI Megabook M670 (T5012VHB)
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 90% performance: 83% features: 79% display: 88% ergonomy: 79% emissions: 88%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100: The NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 / 6150 is an integrated graphics card of the NVIDIA nForce Go 430 MCP for AMD Turion notebooks. It doesn't have any integrated memory, but uses a part of the mainmemory (up to 128 MB) like the direct competitor Intel GMA 950. Therefore, the gaming performance is quite moderate and can only be used for elder games.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


AMD Turion 64 X2: AMD Turion 64 X2 is intended to be positioned against the Intel Core Duo was presented in 17. May 2006. The current consumption is not higher than with Centrino-Duo-notebooks (TL-45 with ATI Xpress and Mobility Radeon X300). This means, that approximative the same battery runtime and fan functions can be expected (with this chipset). However, the performance was 20% below the T2300 (1.66 GHz) due to the lower L2 Cache (Core Duo has 2048 Kbyte shared L2 Cache). Nevertheless, the performance is sufficient.


TL-50: In 90nm produced dual core processor with a low clock rate of 1.6 GHz. The TL-50 is still based on the K8 core and compareable to a slower clocked Core Duo.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 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. 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.


2.9 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in 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


69.33%: 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 (Update: 2013-01-16)