MSI Megabook VR601
SpecificationsNotebook: MSI Megabook VR601 (Megabook V Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T2330
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 600 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI Megabook VR601
Source: e-media - 9/08
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 03/15/2008
Rating: price: 70%
Source: Computerbild - 8/08
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 03/14/2008
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 90% performance: 60%
Source: Notebookjournal DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 30% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on a Mobile Intel 965GM chipset. It is the successor of GMA 950 and features a fully programmable pipeline (supports Aero Glass fully and DirectX 10 with newest drivers). The peformance of the X3100 is clearly better than the GMA 950, still demanding modern games won't run fluently.
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.
T2330: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
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.
78.5%: 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.