MSI X430

Specifications

MSI X430Notebook: MSI X430
Processor: AMD Athlon Neo MV-40
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 3200
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 550 euro
Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI X430

70% MSI X430 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The MSI X430 is a slim, thin and light laptop with a 14-inch screen and based on AMD's "ultrathin" notebook platform, the Athlon Neo MV-40 1.6GHz processor (also found on the MSI Wind12 U210). The MSI X430 is little more than an oversized netbook. Buy it only if you are unconvinced with small-sized netbooks, and want a bigger, larger screen and keyboard to work with on a day-to-day basis.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/03/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

81% X340-SU3523VHP
Source: PC Praxis - 11/09 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 60%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 3200: Onboard (shared Memory) graphics chip (on RS780M chipset) based on the HD 2400 graphics core. It also features the UVD video engine to decode HD videos. Beware: Under Windows XP the HD 3200 may have no 2D accelleration because of a driver problem.

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.


MV-40: Slow single core processor for small and thin laptops. A bit faster than Atom based systems but the power consumption is also higher.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.6 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 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


75.5%: 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.

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» Acer Aspire 5517-1643
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Athlon X2 QL-65, 15.6", 3.1 kg
» HP Pavilion dm3z
Athlon Neo MV-40, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Acer Aspire 5534
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» Acer Ferrari One
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-02-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)