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MSI S20 Series

MSI S20-4M341Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U, Intel Pentium 3556U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell), Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch
Weight: 1.1kg, 1.16kg, 1.2kg
Price: 600, 999, 1000 euro
Average Score: 85.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
: - %, performance: 84%, features: 62%, display: 90%
mobility: 93%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 86%

 

MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider

Specifications

MSI S20-i541 UltraSliderNotebook: MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 1.16kg
Price: 999 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

 

82% Review MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
Low budget at a high price. An Ivy Bridge-based convertible with an IPS panel, SSD and THX sound for less than 1000 Euros (~$1293). Can this work? We have put the MSI S20-i541 through the mill.
MSI Slider S20-i541
Source: Focus (Print) - Heft 4/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2014

 

MSI S20-0M-009PL

Specifications

MSI S20-0M-009PLNotebook: MSI S20-0M-009PL
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% MSI S20
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 93% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 90%

 

MSI S20-4M341

Specifications

MSI S20-4M341Notebook: MSI S20-4M341
Processor: Intel Pentium 3556U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 1.1kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Average Score: 94% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

94% MSI Slider S20-4M341
Source: Computerbild - Heft 20/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 94%

 

Comment

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.

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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics (Haswell): In the mobile Haswell Celeron and Pentium integrated processor graphics card. The HD Graphics is the slower, GT1 called, part with less execution units (EUs).

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


Intel Core i5:

3337U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.8 - 2.7 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

Intel Pentium:

3556U:

Entry-level ULV dual-core processor with Intel HD integrated graphics. Certain Haswell features like Turbo Boost and AES have been disabled.


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


1.1 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

1.2 kg:


85.33%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» HP Pavilion 11-n008tu x360
Celeron N2820, 1.4 kg
» Acer C720-29552G01Aii
Celeron 2955U, 1.3 kg
» HP Pavilion 11-N000eo X360
Celeron N2820, 1.4 kg
» Dell Inspiron 11-3137
Pentium 3556U, 1.4 kg
» Acer C720P-29552G01aww Chromebook
Celeron 2955U, 1.4 kg
» Acer C720P-29554G01aww Chromebook
Celeron 2955U, 1.2 kg
» Dell Chromebook 11
Celeron 2955U, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A-103
Celeron N2810, 1.3 kg
» Acer C720P-2666 Chromebook
Celeron 2955U, 1.2 kg
» Acer C720-2802 Chromebook
Celeron 2955U, 1.2 kg
» Sony Vaio Tap 11 SV-T1121C5E
Pentium 3560Y, 0.8 kg
» Acer C720P-2600 Chromebook
Celeron 2955U, 1.2 kg
» Acer C720-2955G01aii
Celeron 2955U, 1.25 kg
» Acer Aspire C720 Chromebook
Celeron 2955U, 1.198 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Lenovo G50-70-59424801
Celeron 2957U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» HP Chromebook 14-q014sa
Celeron 2955U, 14.0", 1.8 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad S510P-59-405720
Pentium 3556U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Dell Inspiron 3537
Celeron 2955U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
» HP Chromebook 14-Q000Er
Celeron 2955U, 14.0", 1.9 kg
» HP Pavilion 14-q030sg
Celeron 2955U, 14.0", 1.9 kg
» HP Spectre 13-H200EF
Core i7 4500U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba CB30-A3120
Celeron 2955U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Chromebook CB30-102
Celeron 2955U, 13.3", 1.464 kg
» Toshiba CB30-102
Celeron 2955U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba CB30-A3120
Celeron 2955U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» HP Chromebook 14-q001tu
Celeron 2955U, 14.0", 1.8 kg
» HP Chromebook 14-q029wm
Celeron 2955U, 14.0", 1.8 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

» MSI CX61-2PC385W7W
GeForce 820M, Core i3 4100M, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» MSI GT70 2PE-1200NL
GeForce GTX 880M, Core i7 4940MX, 17.3", 3.9 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-07- 9 (Update: 2013-07- 9)