Micro Express NBL 5100
SpecificationsNotebook: Micro Express NBL 5100
Processor: Intel Core i7 640M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 1000 euro
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
Reviews for the Micro Express NBL 5100
Source: PC World
The NBL5100 offers so much to like, but Micro Express's cheap OS choice undercuts it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M: The Nvidia GeForce GT 330M is the successor of the GT 230M and technically just a slightly higher clocked GT 240M (but it should still maintain the power envelope of the GT 230M as the naming suggests).
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
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.
The Core i7-640M is the fastest Dual-Core CPU for laptops (at the time of introduction in Q4 2010) and successor of the 620M. It clocks betwenn 2.8 and 3.64 GHz due to the Turbo Mode and because of Hyperthreading, 4 threads are executed simultaneously. In the package, Intel also included a second die with an integrated GPU (GMA HD) and a memory controller. Therefore, the TDP of 35 Watt of the whole package is still quite good.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
Micro Express: This american laptop manufacturer exists since 1986 and is established in Canada. The company sees its focus in performance related laptops. The worldwide market shares are very low.
80%: 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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