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MSI Wind U270-030FR


MSI Wind U270-030FR
MSI Wind U270-030FR (Wind U270 Series)
AMD E-350 2 x 1.6 GHz, Zacate
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
11.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
1.3 kg ( = 45.86 oz / 2.87 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
400 Euro



Average Score: 62.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the MSI Wind U270-030FR

65% MSI U270 Netbook
Source: English
The MSI U270 is priced at Rs.22,999 which is not a bad price for a 11.6-inch netbook, but looking at the competition, HP’s DM1 is slightly cheaper and is a better netbook. The DM1 is identical to the U270 feature wise, plus, it packs in a better trackpad, higher resolution screen and better looks and build quality. The only thing lacking from HP’s offering is a USB 3.0 port. The U270 does make a good netbook but small sized trackpad and low resolution screen makes it tough to recommend over the competition.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 65%

Foreign Reviews

Recensione MSI Wind U270
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
performance, battery runtime and price good
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2011
MSI Wind U270
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
positive: USB 3.0, HD-Video, HDMI; negative: keyboard, mirroring display
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2011
60% MSI Wind U270-030FR
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/11/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
MSI Wind12 U270 — очередное обновление платформы в старом корпусе
Source: RU→EN
interesting but not perfect solution, not much improved compared with precursors
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2011


AMD Radeon HD 6310: Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-350 and E-240) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory.

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

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

E-350: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.

1.3 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).

62.5%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2011-06- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)