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MSI Alpha 15 B5EEK-008

Specifications

MSI Alpha 15 B5EEK-008
Alpha 15 B5EEK (Alpha 15 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 8 x 3.2 - 4.4 GHz, Cezanne H (Zen 3)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon RX 6600M - 8192 MB, GDDR6
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-3200
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 144 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 23.95 x 359 x 259 ( = 0.94 x 14.13 x 10.2 in)
Battery
Lithium-Polymer, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.35 kg ( = 82.89 oz / 5.18 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1400 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI Alpha 15 B5EEK-008

MSI Alpha 15 (B5Ex) (AMD Radeon RX 6600M) - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Short, Date: 09/03/2021
MSI Alpha 15 (B5Ex) review – Radeon RX 6600M is pretty competitive
Source: Laptop Media English
First, let’s mention some of the downsides here. Undoubtedly, one of them is the I/O. Although you get most of what you’ll need, there is no SD card reader, one of the USB Type-A slots is limited to 2.0 speeds, and the USB Type-C port is only 3.2 (Gen. 1). You know, we don’t feel that this is the laptop that screams – bang for your buck. Its design is basically recycled, the hardware is good but definitely not great. Well, it will run all AAA titles out there at the moment. Don’t get us wrong, we love to see the revived competition between AMD and NVIDIA, but we are eager to test more devices to see if team Red can overthrow its opponent. At the end of the day, though, the display is great (especially with our Gaming and Web design profile), and the battery life is good enough for you to consider this as more than your daily driver.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/03/2021

Foreign Reviews

80% MSI Alpha 15 Advantage Edition B5EEK Review con AMD Radeon RX 6600M
Source: Geeknetic Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/29/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% MSI Alpha 15 B5EEK AMD Advantage Edition, review completa
Source: Game IT Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/01/2021
Rating: Total score: 82% display: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%

Comment

AMD Radeon RX 6600M: Mid-range mobile graphics card based on the Navi architecture. Offers 1792 cores (28 CUs) at a TDP of 90 - 135 Watt. Uses the Navi 23 chip based on the RDNA 2 architecture and can be configured by the laptop manufacturer from 50 - 100 Watt TDP.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

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


R7 5800H: An impressive desktop-grade octa-core APU with SMT-enabled Zen 3 cores running at 3.2 to 4.4 GHz and a Vega series graphics adapter with 8 CUs clocked at up to 2,000 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

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.


2.35 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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 is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).


81%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2021-09-28 (Update: 2021-09-28)