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MSI WindPad 100W

Specifications

MSI WindPad 100W
MSI WindPad 100W (WindPad Series)
Processor
Intel Atom Z530 1.6 GHz
Display
10.1 inch 16:10, 1024x600 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
800 g ( = 28.22 oz / 1.76 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
700 Euro

 

Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 40%, performance: 60%, features: 70%, display: - % mobility: 70%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI WindPad 100W

50% MSI WindPad 100W review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
In terms of specifications and connectivity the MSI WindPad 100W actually offers reasonable value. It's just a pity that it's all contained in one of the least attractive tablet chassis we've come across, with a look and feel that's more reminiscent of a device costing £100 than one that will set you back nearly half a grand. Since it also shows off its capabilities on one of the worst screens we've seen, there's little reason to pick this tablet over alternatives.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 40% performance: 60% features: 70% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500: Integrated (onboard) graphics chip on the UL11L, US15L, and US15W chipsets with a licensed PowerVR SGX core. DirectX 10.1 support but because of low clock rates (100-200 MHz UL11L - US15) and only 4 shaders not suited for 3D games. The integrated video decoder accelerates the playback of HD videos (MPEG2, VC-1, AVC).

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.


10.1":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

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.


0.8 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.


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 is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).


50%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.


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

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)