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MSI Modern 14 A10M-812XES

Specifications

MSI Modern 14 A10M-812XES
MSI Modern 14 A10M-812XES (Modern 14 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-10210U 4 x 1.6 - 4.2 GHz, Comet Lake-U
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, 60 Hz
Storage
512 GB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps, 1 HDMI, Card Reader: microSD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 322 x 222 ( = 0.63 x 12.68 x 8.74 in)
Operating System
FreeDos
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the MSI Modern 14 A10M-812XES

MSI Modern 14 A10M-812XES: ¡Poco Peso, Gran Velocidad!
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; comfortable keyboard; decent processor; nice connectivity. Negative: No dedicated graphic; the location of webcam.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2020

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Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

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.


i5-10210U: Comet Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Whiskey Lake and still produced in 14nm++). The CPU cores can clock between 1.6 and 4.2 GHz (all 4 cores 3.9 GHz max.) with HyperThreading (8 threads). The integrated memory controller supports DDR4-2666 and using cTDP up/down the performance can be adjusted by the OEM (10 - 25 Watt possible, 15W default). Compared to the faster i5-10510U, the level 3 cache was reduced from 8 to 6 MB.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

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.


1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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).


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

MSI Modern 14 A10M-669
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-07- 5 (Update: 2020-07- 5)