Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. However, it is a small laptop and for those users who are more interested in size rather than high-performance features, it includes just about everything you need. In short, does it compete well with Intel’s offerings, and should you consider buying one? Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Unfortunately, day-to-day usability is flawed, but not enough to pose a major problem.
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With an affordable price, comfortable mobility and stunning screen, the MSI MegaBook S has plenty on offer for the mobile worker. In contrast, AMD’s K8 architecture has done extremely well on the ksi during most of its life, and it is only recently that Intel has managed to regain the performance crown.
Automatically send old files to OneDrive PC space saver: Unfortunately, day-to-day usability is flawed, but not enough to pose a major problem. Mwi, AMD would release dual core Turion X2 chips, hoping to once again become competitive with the Intel laptop designs.
Log in Don’t have an account? The S uses AMD’s most powerful Mxi X2 Dual Core Platform based processor, which has staked out the claim that it will push the absolute performance limits of a notebook computer.
MSI Megabook S with Turion X2 |
The New Ultra-thin Platform. In short, does it compete well with Intel’s offerings, and should you consider buying one? As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. Video Output Graphics Processor.
MSI Megabook S271: a Look at AMD’s Turion X2
Its minute battery life is quite good, but falls below the three-hour average we expect from modern laptops, largely due to the use of Windows Vista. They both come in variants with: Also on the right is the power connection and the CPU fan vent.
Squeezing between the popular and cheap netbook platform and expensive ultra portables – AMD hopes to score some “ultra thin” wins. Having a competitive processor isn’t enough for a laptop solution, unfortunately, as laptops are purchased as an entire unit.
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Audio Azalia interface, SoundBlaster Compatible. Turion 64 X2 mobile technology.
MSI Mega Book S271 – MS-1058
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Mainboard Data Bus Speed. Games such as solitaire and chess run with speed, but modern 3D gaming is out of the question.
Bluetooth networking is also supported. Gigabit wired Ethernet, Hard Drive Spindle Speed. Audio Output Compliant Standards. While Intel’s Core 2 Duo chipset supports We don’t have a similar laptop using Intel integrated graphics available, but we have previous results that show the ATI graphics are actually faster than most of Intel’s current offerings; however, the difference between extremely sluggish 3D performance and very sluggish 3D performance isn’t anything to worry about.
This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks.
The initial surprise with the Megabook is its pricing – it’s a truly tiny laptop, it weighs a shoulder-friendly 2. These are both made by Acer and the battery and chassis are exactly the same and other features should also be the same. Battery life depends greatly on what you’re using the S for and whether you have ksi on or off.