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MSI S20 Series

MSI S20-4M341Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U, Intel Pentium 3556U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell), Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.60 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: 11.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.16kg
Price: 999 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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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: 11.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: MSI homepage
 MSI notebook section

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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: 11.60 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.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» 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.

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Stefan Hinum, 2013-07- 9 (Update: 2013-07- 9)