Its pricing brings it dangerously close to fully-fledged laptops, and leaves the value-for-money crown firmly in the Acer Aspire one’s possession, but for less than a quarter of the Sony VGN-TZ31’s cost, you simply cannot buy a better ultraportable. It’s small and fairly light about 1kg , and it’s sturdy enough to take a beating. If you can, wait. Laptop Mag If there were a Survivor: In fact, we have to commend the MSI engineers for packing in so much tech and keeping it all running very cool and quiet.
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The case has more squared corners and mixed color scheme that give it a sleek design.
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The big problem with the U, though, is its price. We also like the inclusion of 1u00 SSD drive, but we wish it had a larger storage capacity. Everything that was good about the erstwhile MSI netbook standard-bearer is here too, including super-bright screen, decent keyboard and above-average build quality.
You just won’t be able to run OS X on the Toshiba–if that matters to you at all. To deal with the extra power, you’ll notice the fan kicks in to life and stays on for the vidwo you run Turbo Boost.
Of course, it helped that this fledgling field wasn’t the mob scene it is today. Laptop Mis If there were a Survivor: Inside HW We sad that U90 is almost identical to U model which means that some differences are present.
Comp Reviews What will make or break a netbook for most consumers is the overall feel and design of the laptop. There’s no viedo that the MSI Wind U90 is an impressive netbook on its own merits, but when compared ,si the rebranded Advent c, it fails to match up. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests as of As we mentioned in our review of thethe specifications and performance are very similar, and both machines have key advantages.
The hybrid combination of SSD and HDD storage devices has its pros, most evident in long battery life, but such a thing always reflects on the price.
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IT won’t suit anyone looking for a powerhouse portable but if your needs are basic, writing emails and using the internet, or a word processor for the commute, this is as good as it currently gets. For travellers — or anyone who wants to work for long periods of time away from a power outlet — the MSI Wind U is perfect. The Wind doesn’t go out of its way to differentiate itself from the crowd, but it’s still a top-tier UMPC in many ways.
Exclusion of Windows XP and smaller display are not enough to make a significant price and functional difference. It’s stylish, it’s easy to type on and it’s quick. Although the design comes off a bit bland, it’s still a pretty good looking machine that will look the part in any situation, boardroom or coffee shop. MSI Wind notebook starts the storm Source: After all, the U’s exterior is eye-catching – even sexy, considering the glossy deep-blue finish of our review model.
A small and light ultra mobile PC, which looks and performs better than some of its rivals. It looks good, feels good and its ergonomics are by far the best of the mini-laptop bunch.
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The 3-cell battery does limit its overall running time however. Hexus Built firmly on the foundations laid down by the original Wind, MSI’s new netbook baby, the Wind UH, is more of the same, but with a slight twist.
While the original specs that called for an 80GB hard drive with 3-cell battery can still be found, most Winds on sale today pack GB and a beefier 6-cell unit.
We never once felt as though compromises had vodeo made. It’s small and fairly light about 2. PC Advisor It has a very long battery life, Its pricing brings it dangerously close to fully-fledged laptops, and leaves the value-for-money crown firmly in the Acer Aspire one’s possession, but for less than a quarter of the Sony VGN-TZ31’s cost, you simply cannot buy a better ultraportable.
If you can’t wait, the MSI Wind is a solid recommendation to buy now. Single Review, online available, Short, Date: PC Pro So, the Wind is, in the main, the breath of fresh air we’d hoped for all along.
Power saving version of the Atom N with additional Virtualization Support and more power saving techniques. This weight is representative for typical laptops with a inch display-diagonal. Reg Hardware There’s no denying that the U offers extraordinarily long battery life and its performance scores are up vldeo with some of the best SCCs we’ve seen.