Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. For Bright and colourful screen Nice and affordable. Our Verdict In spite of its mobility and price, the Megabook doesn’t quite cut the mustard. Best tablets and accessories for Christmas gifts: Turion could hang with Pentium M, but once Intel launched the Core Duo offerings in early the single core Turion chips clearly became lower end options. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

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Eventually, AMD would release dual core Turion X2 chips, hoping to once again become competitive with the Intel laptop designs.

For all this awesome computing power, the S measures only 2 cm in thickness and weighs in at less than 2 kilograms. As such, you would see that our choice of benchmarks was quite unusual for this time round, but still adequate to paint the picture.

If you don’t like the business like black, the S can be ordered up in a range of difference colors. We don’t really find that to be a terrible flaw, as for business and office tasks even slow integrated graphics work fine, and you will s27 be able to run the Windows Vista Nsi Glass interface although performance will likely suffer compared to discrete graphics solutions.

The shape reminds us a lot of the Apple Powerbook and we’re sure that was the look MSI was going for. MSI lists the weight as 4. This aspect was so profound that our normal suite of notebook testing had to be abandoned for some other tests of shorter duration. Squeezing between the smi and cheap netbook platform and expensive ultra portables – AMD hopes to score some “ultra thin” wins.


MSI Mega Book S271 – MS-1058

While other laptops may offer more storage space, the 80GB hard drive is ample for carrying business and personal data. The S uses the TurionR64 X2 dual core processor which has a top-of-the-class performance rating when in multi-tasking mode. In contrast, AMD’s K8 architecture has done extremely well on the desktop during most of its life, and it is only recently that Intel has managed to regain the performance crown.

Ergonomically Designed Control Interface. We are definitely not big fans of using a trackpad if there are d271 other alternatives available, and although we could complain and say it’s not a wireless mouse it’s still better than nothing.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe 9 days ago. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Covering trade shows can be s721 very tiring experience, especially when you’ve got to carry everything with you for the day’s work because you will not be returning to your hotel room until later that night or possibly in the early hours of the morning.

Nevertheless, we found the Megabook eminently suitable for working on the go. In short, does it compete well with Intel’s offerings, and should you consider buying one?

MSI Megabook S271

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. The interesting part about this is that Core 2 Duo as the name implies is based off the Core Duo architecture, which is in turn based off of the Pentium M architecture.


The screen is a You may also be interested in Even with the larger 8-cell battery installed, the S s71 not heavy and cumbersome. That’s one of the problems with benchmarks: MSI’s GX notebook has got a turbo button and funky case design – but is it what you really wanted?

Specification for S | Laptops – The best gaming laptop provider | MSI Global

Part of this may have e271 due to the amazing success Intel experienced with their Centrino brand name, a brand name that could only be used for laptops that included an Intel Pentium M and later Core Duo processor, an Intel chipset, and an Intel wireless networking adapter. As with most other systems, Despite having virtually the same chassis, the S is a different kettle s2271 fish when it comes to the hardware inside.

We reviewed a lot of laptops in It comes with a The S makes living the digital age that much easier.

Hard Drive Spindle Speed. Click to enlarge We managed to get our hands on an MSI S ultraportable laptop equipped with a Turion X2 several months back and planned s2711 doing a head-to-head comparison against Intel’s Core Duo.

Features and Overview – MSI Megabook S a Look at AMD’s Turion X2

The New Ultra-thin Platform. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. The S is designed to satisfy both your work and entertainment needs.