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MSI CR630-V1225FD

Specifications

MSI CR630-V1225FD
MSI CR630-V1225FD (CR630 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
ATI Radeon HD 4270, Core: 590 MHz, 8.720.0.0
Memory
2048 MB 
, PC3-10600
Display
15.6 inch 16:10, 1366x768 pixel, CPT, glossy: yes
Mainboard
AMD M785
Storage
WDC Scorpio Blue WD2500BEVT-22A23, 250 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 5400 rpm
Soundcard
ATI RS690 HDMI @ ATI SB800
Connections
1 Express Card 34mm, 3 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, Audio Connections: line-out, mic, Card Reader: SD/MMC/MS/xD
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n)
Optical drive
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT32N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 35 x 374 x 247 ( = 1.38 x 14.72 x 9.72 in)
Battery
49 Wh Lithium-Ion, 11.1V 4400mAh
Operating System
FreeDos
Camera
Webcam: 1.3MP
Additional features
24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.415 kg ( = 85.19 oz / 5.32 pounds), Power Supply: 252 g ( = 8.89 oz / 0.56 pounds)

 

Average Score: 73% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 61%, performance: 61%, features: 75%, display: 69% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 68%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the MSI CR630-V1225FD

73% Review MSI CR630 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Plastic book. Many shortcomings and few genuine good points, is how we would sum up this cut-price laptop for €370. Before we can get too pleased about its excellent range of ports, our hands slip over the case’s glassy surface. Read on to find out more about this laptop and its AMD V series V120 processor.
73% Test MSI CR630 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2010
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 61% display: 69% mobility: 78% workmanship: 68% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 87%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4270: Onboard (shared memory) graphics card in the RS880M chipset with Avivo HD support. Technically a higher clocked HD 4250. 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.
V120: Entry level single core processor with an integrated DDR3 memory controller. Due to the high clock speed, the CPU should be much faster than Atom CPUs.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

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.
2.415 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).


73%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)