SpecificationsNotebook: MSI X460DX-i548W7P (X-Slim X460 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 900 euro
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)
Reviews for the MSI X460DX-i548W7P
Source: Chip.de - Test&Kauf 2/12
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 85%
Source: PC Praxis - 2/12
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 94%
Source: Notebookjournal DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2011
Rating: performance: 60% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 50%
Source: Chip.de - HD Welt 1/12
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Rating: Total score: 85%
Source: Netzwelt DE→EN
good but too expensive
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/11/2012
Source: Laptopworld.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/17/2012
Rating: Total score: 90%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:
Mid-range graphics card based on the GT 435M chip (GF108) with higher clock rates and DDR3 support.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
2430M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.4 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.7-3 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
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.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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.
88.5%: 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.