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MSI Megabook GX740-091

Specifications

MSI Megabook GX740-091
MSI Megabook GX740-091
Processor
Intel Core i5-430M 2.26 GHz
Display
17 inch 16:10, 1680x1050 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
3.3 kg ( = 116.4 oz / 7.28 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1200 Euro

 

Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 100%, features: - %, display: 52% mobility: 32%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 64%

Reviews for the MSI Megabook GX740-091

88% Обзор полноценной игровой станции MSI Megabook GX740-091
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2010
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 100% display: 52% mobility: 32% emissions: 64%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870:

High-end DirectX 11 graphics card based on a desktop HD5770. Models with GDDR5 are ideal but there may be a bottleneck due to the 128 Bit memory bus.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
430M:
The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17":

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.
3.3 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).


88%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
MSI GX740-i5448LW7P
Mobility Radeon HD 5870

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-07- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)