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MSI PS42 8RB-060

Specifications

MSI PS42 8RB-060
MSI PS42 8RB-060 (PS42 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
,  GB 
, 256 GB SSD
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Card Reader: undefined
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16 x 322 x 222 ( = 0.63 x 12.68 x 8.74 in)
Battery
50 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI PS42 8RB-060

70% MSI PS42 8RB Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Sadly, its design and build quality lets it down massively, as does the disappointing battery life. So significant are these flaws that I’d recommend spending a little bit more cash on the likes of an LG Gram instead.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Обзор тонкого и легкого 14-дюймового ноутбука MSI PS42 Modern 8RB
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Stylish design; light weight; excellent display; long battery life; silent system. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard; average performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2018

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce MX150: Pascal GP108 based laptop graphics card and mobile version of the desktop GeForce GT 1030. Offers 384 shader cores and usually 2 GB GDDR5 with a 64 Bit memory bus. Manufactured in 14nm. 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.
8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » 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).


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.

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HP Envy 17-bw0001ng
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-12-25 (Update: 2018-12-25)