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MSI Modern 15 A10RB

Specifications

MSI Modern 15 A10RB
MSI Modern 15 A10RB (Modern 15 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-10510U 4 x 1.8 - 4.9 GHz, Comet Lake-U
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce MX250 - 2048 MB VRAM, Core: 1519 MHz, Memory: 1752 MHz, GDDR5, 441.87, Optimus
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR4-2666, 10-10-10-28, Dual-Channel
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, Chi Mei N156HCE-EN1, IPS, CMN15E8, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Comet Lake-U PCH-LP Premium
Storage
Soundcard
Intel Comet Lake PCH-LP - cAVS
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo, Card Reader: MicroSD
Networking
Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 356.8 x 233.7 ( = 0.63 x 14.05 x 9.2 in)
Battery
52 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2 W, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, MSI True Color, Creator Center, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds), Power Supply: 300 g ( = 10.58 oz / 0.66 pounds)
Price
1100 USD

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.05% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 78%, features: 53%, display: 86% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the MSI Modern 15 A10RB

80.1% MSI Modern 15 A10RB Laptop Review: The Dell XPS 15 Lite | Notebookcheck
The Modern 15 is fit for budget-conscious users who need more power than the typical Ultrabook without spending too much on heavier higher-end options equipped with Core H CPUs and GeForce GTX GPUs.
80% MSI Modern 15 Laptop Review | Model A10RB
Source: Bit-Tech English
Ultimately, the Modern 15 does everything most workers will need and can even entertain them with games. Its bulk and battery make it convenient to carry around town and only power users will really want for more performance. While price will depend on the SKU you choose, the recent launch of Intel’s 11th Gen laptop CPUs means that there are good deals to be found for it - under $1500. As such it’s a good value, mid-range laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Обзор ноутбука MSI Modern 15 (A10RB): не в ядрах счастье
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; compact size; light weight; comfortable keyboard. Negative: Short battery life; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/25/2020

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.

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.


i7-10510U: Comet Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Whiskey Lake and still produced on 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.


15.60":

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.


1.6 kg:

This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.


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).


80.05%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

 

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

Asus VivoBook A512FL, i5 10210U, MX250
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i5-10210U

Devices with the same GPU

Dell Latitude 14 5411-WJ40N
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10850H, 14.00", 1.54 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S433FL-EB180T
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-52G-7045
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Dell Vostro 14 5490, i7-10510U, MX250
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.484 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

MSI Prestige 14 Evo A12M-248RU
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-P i7-1280P, 14.00", 1.29 kg
MSI Modern 15 B12M, i7-1255U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-M i7-1255U, 15.60", 1.75 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MOU-1226RU
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, Tiger Lake i3-1115G4, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Prestige 14 Evo A12M-089
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-P i7-1280P, 14.00", 1.29 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11SBU
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1195G7, 14.00", 13 kg
MSI Modern 15 B12M, i5-1235U
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Alder Lake-M i5-1235U, 15.60", 1.75 kg
MSI Prestige 14 Evo A12M-229
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Alder Lake-P i5-1240P, 14.00", 1.29 kg
MSI Summit E14 Evo A12M-051
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Alder Lake-P i5-1240P, 14.00", 1.6 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MO-879XES
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1195G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Modern 14 C12M, i5-1235U
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Alder Lake-M i5-1235U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MOU-1060XES
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Modern 15 A11MU-682XE
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 15.60", 1.6 kg
MSI Summit E14 Evo A12M-050
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Alder Lake-P i7-1280P, 14.00", 1.6 kg
MSI Modern 15 A5M-009XES
Vega 8, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R7 5700U, 15.60", 1.6 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MOU-689XES
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MOU-485XES
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MO-074XES
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Modern 15 A11MU-619XES
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 15.60", 1.6 kg
MSI Modern 14 B11MOU-852VN
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1155G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Modern 14 B10MW-421XES
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14.00", 1.3 kg
MSI Modern 15 A11M-045XES
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 15.60", 1.6 kg
MSI Modern 15 A5M-010XES
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 15.60", 1.6 kg
MSI Prestige 14 Evo A11MO-043
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1195G7, 14.00", 1.29 kg
MSI Modern 14 B10MW-604
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14.00", 1.3 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-07-19 (Update: 2020-07-19)