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MSI Modern 14 A10RB-663XES

Specifications

MSI Modern 14 A10RB-663XES
MSI Modern 14 A10RB-663XES (Modern 14 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-10510U 4 x 1.8 - 4.8 GHz, Comet Lake-U
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, glossy: no
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
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI Modern 14 A10RB-663XES

MSI Modern 14 Review: MacBook Pro Alternative
Source: Unbox English
Currently, the Modern 14’s closest rival is ASUS’ ZenBook Duo, which is Php 6k more affordable than our review unit. While the Zenbook Duo has an extra display for improved productivity and faster USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 ports, it comes with a 10th-gen Core i5 processor, less SSD storage, and an unconventional MicroSD card reader.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/02/2020

Foreign Reviews

MSI Modern 14 A10RB-663XES: ¡Versatilidad y Durabilidad!
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2019
75% مراجعة للحاسب MSI Modern 14: أنيق وفخم!
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce MX250: Successor of the MX150 and still based on the same Pascal GP108 chip (similar to the desktop GT 1030) but with higher clock speeds. Available in two versions, a normal 25 Watt version and a low power version with 10 Watt TDP and reduced performance. The 25 Watt version e.g. offers a 21% higher boost clock than the old MX150 leading to a 5% performance gain.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


i7-10510U: Comet Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Whiskey Lake and still produced in 14nm++). The CPU cores can clock between 1.8 and 4.9 GHz (all 4 cores 4.3 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).» 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).


75%: 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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Asus VivoBook S15 S533FL-BQ024T
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-01-27 (Update: 2020-01-27)