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MSI CX700-021UK

Specifications

MSI CX700-021UK
MSI CX700-021UK (CX700 Series)
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1600x900 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
3 kg ( = 105.82 oz / 6.61 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
500 Euro

 

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 60%, display: 50% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 30%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the MSI CX700-021UK

60% MSI CX700-021UK review
Source: Techradar English

A large, comfortable and light laptop, but unfortunately lacking in performance. The MSI CX700-021UK is a large, comfortable machine which – unsurprisingly at such a low price – offers little wow-factor, but may be worth a look for those after an entry-level desktop replacement system. The MSI CX700-021UK is a decent laptop, but the lack of power may be an issue for you, and it may only appeal to those with basic user requirements.


Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/14/2009
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

80% MSI CX700-T6547VHP
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 60% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 30% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330: Lower clocked Radeon 4530 with a current consumption of 7 Watt (according to AMD). Supports DirectX 10.1 and Avivo HD for HD video acceleration. 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 Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.
T4200:

Entry class dual core CPU with 1 MB level 2 cache and no virtualization technology. Compared to the Core 2 Duo line, some power saving mechanism are deactivated. 

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
3 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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).


70%: 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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

MSI CX700-T6547W7P
Mobility Radeon HD 4330, Pentium Dual Core T4300
MSI CX700-T6647W7P
Mobility Radeon HD 4330, Core 2 Duo T6600
MSI CX700-T6547VHP
Mobility Radeon HD 4330, Core 2 Duo T6500

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Stefan Hinum, 2009-12-24 (Update: 2012-05-26)