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MSI Wind U270-031UK

Specifications

MSI Wind U270-031UKNotebook: MSI Wind U270-031UK (Wind U270 Series)
Processor: AMD E-Series E-350
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6310
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI Wind U270-031UK

MSI U270 – Review
Source: Gadgetmix English
Battery life was equally iffy, flat out the MSI U270 lasted for just 2 hours and 17 minutes, though moderate use took that past three and a half hours. In our humble opinion, a better hi-res display and a more handsome netbook overall can be found with the Dell Mini 1012, or for a few bucks more, push the boat out and get your hands on the Toshiba NB550D.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/18/2011
60% MSI U270 review
Source: Techradar English
Both VGA and HDMI ports are available for connecting external monitors. If you want an affordable laptop for working on basic office software, and need a mobile machine so you can stay productive on the go, the U270 is worth considering. However, those after a bit more power should look elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% MSI Wind U270
Source: Digital Versus English
Although not perfect, the U270 offers above average performance for netbooks, a comfortable keyboard, a matte 720p panel, almost 5h battery life and HDMI and USB 3.0 connectivity. Not far off a 5-star rating, MSI still need to sort out a few issues with the touchpad, screen quality, noise and battery life to get a perfect 5.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MSI Wind U270 netbook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The MSI U270 netbook represents good value for money. Like most MSI laptops, its performance is what stands out most. While it doesn't look ugly, it's definitely not what you call a good looking netbook. What you pay for mostly is a good configuration in a fairly generic-looking (and feeling) body. If you want good looks, then you are better off spending more money on the Sony and Toshiba Fusion models that we have previously reviewed.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% MSI U270: che la FUSION abbia inizio!
Source: Pc Tuner Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% MSI U270 : Le futur du netbook
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 90%
Prise en main du MSI U270, Le 11.6″ Zacate E350 de MSI
Source: Blogeee French FR→EN
performance suited for multimedia
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/31/2011

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6310: Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-350 and E-240) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


E-350: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for 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


78%: 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

Samsung 305U1A-A02DE
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-450, 1.2 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-3200sa
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X130e
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-300, 1.8 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.6 kg
Samsung 305U1A-A02
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.2 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad S205-1038
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.4 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X121e NWS5QGE
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.54 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X121e, AMD E-350
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-3101eg
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.6 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YB15JC
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-3100sa
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.6 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YB14KX/S
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-3010au
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YB16KK/S
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-3005au
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad S205-M632EGE
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.414 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YB1S1E/S
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.431 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YB16KG
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.4 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-YB15KX/S
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X120e
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion dm1-3020us
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 1.5 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E325-12972FG
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 13.3", 1.74 kg
Asus Eee PC 1215B-PU17
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 12.1", 1.5 kg
MSI X370
Radeon HD 6310, E-Series E-350, 13.4", 1.6 kg

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MSI X370-205US
Radeon HD 6320, E-Series E-450, 13.4", 1.7 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-04-12 (Update: 2012-05-26)