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Mesh Edge DX

Specifications

Mesh Edge DXNotebook: Mesh Edge DX
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1000 euro
Sold in: UK
Average Score: 83.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: - %, features: 90%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Mesh Edge DX

80% Mesh Edge DX11-R review
Source: Techradar English
While the Mesh does not feature the most attractive design here – that honour goes to the Apple MacBook – it is functional enough and will provide good usability on the road. The tough plastics employed are also surprisingly difficult to mark and don't show dust and dirt as easily as the Apple.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/20/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Mesh Edge DX review
Source: Techradar English
The first fully DirectX 11-compatible laptop and a powerful multimedia machine. Established over twenty years ago, UK based Mesh offers a range of laptops, from affordable entry-level systems to high-powered gaming machines. Although this isn't the most powerful gaming laptop we've seen, it is certainly very capable, and the inclusion of full DirectX11 GPU support makes it all the more appealing for gamers and ardent multimedia fans.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/19/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Mesh Edge DX review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Mesh Edge DX is a very quick laptop with plenty of performance on tap, enabling it to get its teeth into the most challenging of modern 3D games. It’s not quite the leader in gaming laptops, but neither is its price in the same league as the real heavy hitters either. It usefully adds DirectX 11 capability, which may prove of even greater worth over the coming year as more titles take advantage of these new graphics that really enhance realism.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/04/2010
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% features: 90% workmanship: 70%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: Middle class DirectX 11 capable graphics card with a power consumption of about 15-20 Watt. Supports Eyevision (up to 6 monitors)

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.8 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Mesh: Mesh Computers is a British computer shop, founded 1987, which sells its own laptop brand.


83.33%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-02-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)