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Xploretech iX104C5 DMSR-M2

Specifications

Xploretech iX104C5 DMSR-M2Notebook: Xploretech iX104C5 DMSR-M2
Processor: Intel Core i7 620UM
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 2000
Display: 10.4 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 4900 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Xploretech iX104C5 DMSR-M2

80% Xplore iX104C5 DMSR-M2 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The $5,299 Xplore iX104C5 DMSR-M2 certainly isn't cheap. However, it combines extreme durability with solid overall performance and a super bright display -- exactly what demanding rugged tablet users are looking for. While the battery life could be better, the iX104C5 is tailor-made for those who need a tablet that can shoulder the harshest abuse.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/25/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 2000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The 2000  is the slower, internally GT1 called, version with 6 Execution Units (EUs).

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.


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.  


620UM:

The Core i7-640UM is a power efficient ultra low voltage processor for laptops. Using Turbo Boost it can be clocked with up to 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 166-500 MHz) and a DDR3-800 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.4": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-05-14)