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MSI Wind U110

Specifications

MSI Wind U110Notebook: MSI Wind U110 (Wind Series)
Processor: Intel Atom Z530
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 10.0 inch, 10:6, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.1kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 77.17% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 31%, features: 32%, display: 80% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 65%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI Wind U110

60% MSI Wind U110
Source: Laptop Mag English
This netbook’s 12+ hours of battery life is impressive, but the competition offers better designs. The MSI Wind U110 is longest running netbook yet, but it’s design is stuck in the past. At $429, the U110 is $30 more expensive than the Ion-powered HP Mini 311, which offers better graphics and a larger screen (but less than half the battery life) and the Toshiba mini NB205 (N330BL), which has a better design, keyboard, and touchpad (but over 3 hours less juice). The Wind U110’s epic endurance is an impressive feat, but its tradeoffs are too numerous to ignore.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/27/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

90% MSI Wind U110 Z5316XP Eco
Source: Com! - 10/09 German
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 09/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80%
51% Gute Notebooks bis 500 Euro
Source: c't - 8/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 07/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 51% price: 70% performance: 12% features: 33% display: 50% mobility: 89% ergonomy: 64%
90% MSI Wind U110-Z5316XP Eco Luxury
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2009
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 50% features: 30% display: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
80% Netbooks in freier Wildbahn
Source: e-media - 10/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 06/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 40% ergonomy: 80%
92% Die Netbook-Abzockfalle
Source: PC Praxis - 6/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 70%

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 Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


Z530:

Power saving version of the Atom N270 with additional Virtualization Support and more power saving techniques. The performance is equal to the N270 and therefore only suited for basic tasks.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.0":

The screen diagonal is used for small tablets.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


1.1 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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.

MSI reviews


77.17%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Asus Eee PC 1000
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire One D260, GMA 950
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N450, 1.3 kg
Wipro E.go WNB7XFD182
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
Samsung N135-JA01NL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Toshiba NB200-12R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
Simmtronics Simmbook
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.2 kg
Toshiba NB200-131
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.18 kg
Samsung NB30
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N450, 1.3 kg
Toshiba NB200-11M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.3 kg
Sony Vaio VPCW12S1R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.1 kg
Olive Zipbook X107H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
Medion Mini E1217
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1 kg
Asus Eee PC 1005 HGO
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
HCL Me 06
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.6 kg
Acer Emachines EM250-1162
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
HP Mini 110-1199eg
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.2 kg
M&A Technology Inc. Companion PC 10
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire One D250-1613
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.3 kg
Toshiba mini NB205-N325BL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
HP Mini 110-1131dx
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.2 kg
CTL 2Go Classmate PC E10
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Advent Milano
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.2 kg
Mesh Computers Edge10 R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
HP Mini 110-1134CL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Hercules eCAFÉ EC-1000W
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
Dell Mini Nickelodeon
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
Toshiba mini NB205-N330
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
Dell Latitude E2100
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire One ZG8
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-06-30 (Update: 2012-05-26)