Notebookcheck

MSI S20 Series

MSI S20-4M341Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U, Intel Pentium 3556U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell), Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch
Weight: 1.1kg, 1.16kg, 1.2kg
Price: 600, 999, 1000 euro
Average Score: 85.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: 84%, features: 62%, display: 90%
mobility: 93%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 86%

 

MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider

Specifications

MSI S20-i541 UltraSliderNotebook: MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.16kg
Price: 999 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Pricecompare

 

82% Review MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
Low budget at a high price. An Ivy Bridge-based convertible with an IPS panel, SSD and THX sound for less than 1000 Euros (~$1293). Can this work? We have put the MSI S20-i541 through the mill.

Foreign Reviews

MSI Slider S20-i541
Source: Focus (Print) - Heft 4/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2014
MSI Slider S20-i541
Source: Focus (Print) - Heft 4/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2014

 

MSI S20-0M-009PL

Specifications

MSI S20-0M-009PLNotebook: MSI S20-0M-009PL
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% MSI S20
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 93% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 90%

 

MSI S20-4M341

Specifications

MSI S20-4M341Notebook: MSI S20-4M341
Processor: Intel Pentium 3556U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.1kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

Pricecompare

Average Score: 94% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

94% MSI Slider S20-4M341
Source: Computerbild - Heft 20/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 94%

 

Comment

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).


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.Intel HD Graphics (Haswell): In the mobile Haswell Celeron and Pentium integrated processor graphics card. The HD Graphics is the slower, GT1 called, part with less execution units (EUs).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i5:

3337U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.8 - 2.7 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.Intel Pentium:

3556U:

Entry-level ULV dual-core processor with Intel HD integrated graphics. Certain Haswell features like Turbo Boost and AES have been disabled.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.1 kg:

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

1.2 kg:


85.33%: 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.

Devices from the same Manufacturer

MSI GF63 9SC-662
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Core i5 9300H, 15.6", 1.86 kg
MSI PS63 Modern 8M-071ES
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
MSI GT76 9SF-013
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 4.5 kg
MSI GL75 9SEK-074XES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.5 kg
MSI WE63 8SI-240XES
Quadro P1000, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SF-1037XES
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.6 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 8SG-059FR
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.6 kg
MSI GS65 9SF-445
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 1.88 kg
MSI GF63 9RC
GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), Core i5 9300H, 15.6", 1.86 kg
MSI GS63 Stealth 8RE-063XES
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.8 kg
MSI GE65 9SF-006
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i9 9880H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
MSI GL63 8SD-270XES
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
MSI P75 Creator 9SE-279DE
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.3 kg
MSI WS75 9TL-496US
Quadro RTX 4000 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.28 kg
MSI Prestige 14 i7-10710U
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Comet Lake i7-10710U, 14", 1.251 kg
MSI PS42 Modern 8MO
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.18 kg
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC-054ES
GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
MSI PS42 Modern 8MO-023ES
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.2 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth 9SD-604ES
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.3 kg
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SE-660XES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.6 kg
MSI GF75 Thin 9SC-039XES
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GS65 Stealth-666
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, Core i9 9880H, 15.6", 1.97 kg
MSI GE63 Raider RGB-053
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.62 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 049-HID4-US
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 17.3", 2.64 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 9SG-417
GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.61 kg
MSI GS65 Stealth 8SE-037ES
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.9 kg
MSI GF62 8RE-041NL
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GS75 9SE-278 Stealth
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.25 kg
MSI GE75 Raider 9SE-402NL
GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 17.3", 2.6 kg
Current Prices
MSI S20-4M341
MSI S20-4M341
MSI S20-4M341
MSI S20-4M341
MSI S20-0M-009PL
MSI S20-0M-009PL
MSI S20-0M-009PL
MSI S20-0M-009PL
Please share our article, every link counts!
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > MSI > MSI S20 Series
Stefan Hinum, 2013-07- 9 (Update: 2013-07- 9)