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MSI Megabook VR600

Specifications

MSI Megabook VR600Notebook: MSI Megabook VR600 (Megabook V Series)
Processor: Intel Celeron M 430
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 128 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 72.4% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 46%, features: 65%, display: 56% mobility: 40%, workmanship: 40%, ergonomy: 61%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the MSI Megabook VR600

63% 500-Euro-Notebooks
Source: Chip.de - 2/08 German
Comparison, , Very Short, Date: 01/31/2008
Rating: Total score: 63% price: 90% performance: 49% features: 79% display: 74% mobility: 49% ergonomy: 81%
Sparfüchse unterwegs
Source: c't - 25/07 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 11/16/2007
Rating: performance: 40% display: 50% mobility: 40% ergonomy: 40% emissions: 90%
85% MSI VR600-C1718VHB
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/05/2007
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 90% display: 50%
70% Core-Duo Schnäppchen
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/24/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 50% mobility: 30% workmanship: 40%
64% Neuer Antrieb - MSI VR600-T2012VHB
Source: PC Magazin German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/20/2007
Rating: Total score: 64% price: 80%
80% MSI VR600
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/03/2008
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some 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.


Intel Celeron M: It is a Pentium M with halved level 2 Cache and limited on FSB 400. The characteristic of this processor is the speed, which is hardly slower than an equivalent Pentium M. However it can change the speed not dynamically like the Pentium M and therefore needs without load more current.
It is also available as Low Voltage Version with very small current consumption.


430: » 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.


2.5 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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


72.4%: 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.

Reviews and price comparison on MSI Laptops at Ciao

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)