MEGABOOK GX700 DRIVER
As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. Unusually for a consumer laptop, the inch screen is a standard TFT panel. Windows Vista Performance Index. Our Verdict Not one for business use with its low performance, but for basic gaming this laptop will do the job well enough. This MSI notebook is equipped with four stereo speakers and a small sub-woofer. The quality of the lid conforms to the standard of this notebook class.
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Against Disappointing performance Squashed keyboard. The integrated sound chip by Realtek has both, an analogue interface, which can be used to attach a stereo or surround system, and a combined optical outwhich provides high-quality sound via a fitting adapter.
Besides the matt surface good viewing angles get obvious at once. While the W, A, S, and D keys are highlighted in redthe left Ctrl key, which is also important for gamers, is not completely leftbut right beside the Fn key. On the contrary the measurements are not as good. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.
If you prefer a more business-like design, you can order the MSI GX, model ” performance “, whose performance is nearly the same, but, has a case better suited for daily work without extensive striking design. MSI is not present in the smartphone market.
Review MSI Megabook GX700 Extreme Gaming Notebook
Regardless of the load, the fan runs permanently and is thereby clearly audible. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. If you carry the notebook in the knapsack, you should, therefore, especially take care that nothing heavy, e.
Typical for this notebook class the speakers frequently omit smaller details. It’s still a big machine, with a inch screen, but you’ll be able to take it out and about if need be.
Nonetheless, the sound system is sufficient for listening to background music. Megabookk most of 17 inch notebooks also the MSI-Notebook has a complete keyboard including numeric pad.
The vertical scroll area helps browsing through long documents and web sites. A powerful 80 Wh battery makes a runtime of up to four hours possible.
The display could be brighter too. Our tests proved that it is quite robust and that its workmanship is good.
A 9-cell battery with nearly Wh capacity provides energy, if the meabook is unplugged. The sub-woofer is not able to compensate the weaknesses regarding middle and high tones of the four stereo speakers. Explosions and noises of weapons of the Egoshooter Crysis sound considering they are notebook speakers surprisingly full although the speakers are only recognized as standard stereo system by Windows.
Noises during access can only be suspected, because the loud CPU fan is much more evident.
Review MSI Megabook GX Extreme Gaming Notebook – Reviews
The lack of HD support may disappoint some, but the short battery life is a bigger issue making it only really suitable for use when you’ve got mains power nearby. Nonetheless, a more powerful chip would have been desirable for a gaming notebook of this size. Although battery runtime is not a crucial aspect for 17 inch notebook, this MSI notebook scores alright here. We did hardly recognize any hard disk accesse due to a noise level of about The movie itself can be as usual on hard disk or on CD.
However, it can be easily cleaned by the provided micro fibre cloth.
Our Verdict Not one for business use with its low performance, but for basic gaming this laptop will do the job well enough. The high resolution of x pixels WUXGA is uncommonly fine and it comes with a matt surface which is totally remarkable considering the GX is designed for gaming and multimedia.
Typical big notebook made of plastics, the surface of the case slightly yields and creaks especially at the palm rest area when applying moderate force. Most other gaming notebooks of the same size are at least equipped with a Geforce M GT. So, it is likely that there are more and more movies in this format available in the future.
Please, switch off megavook blockers. The quality of the lid conforms to the standard of this notebook class.