We never once felt as though compromises had been made. 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. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests as of The 80GB Western Digital drive really helps a lot and 1GB of memory is enough for just about anything a normal notebook user might need. PC Pro So, the Wind is, in the main, the breath of fresh air we’d hoped for all along. A vast improvement that brings it almost in line with the Eee PC H – if the price falls the Wind may just edge it. When you’re running on batteries it runs at the same clock speed but puts performance ahead of battery life, so screen brightness is typically higher.
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Comp Reviews What will make or break a netbook for most consumers is the overall feel and design of the laptop.
We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. The MSI Wind U strikes the right balance between portability, power, and comfort, making it a top choice among inexpensive ultraportable laptops. Unlike its competitors, wine Wind NB offers the complete package, including an adult-size keyboard, a larger inch screen, and a very capable Atom processor.
MSI Wind U100
MSI is not present in the smartphone market. Digital Trends Move over, Asus: The performance is winv to the N and therefore only suited for basic tasks. MSI Wind notebook starts the storm Source: Picture that was used for package was chosen in that manner so that your new notebook looks like it came with a gift bow.
However, the similarities between the Wind and its competitors end there. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests as of It’s small and fairly light about 1kgand it’s winc enough to take a beating.
MSI Wind Specs – CNET
We showed the machine to a dozen computer enthusiasts and non-geeks, including a few girls, and they all agree that this notebook looks great.
To deal with the extra power, you’ll notice the fan kicks in to life and stays on for the duration you run Turbo Boost. In the new ultraportable laptop class, the MSI Wind U strikes the best balance yet between compact size, light weight, usability, and performance.
While the original specs that called for an 80GB hard drive with 3-cell battery wlnd still be found, most Winds on sale today pack GB and a beefier 6-cell unit.
If you can’t wait, h100 MSI Wind is a solid recommendation to buy now. We never once felt as though compromises had been made. It’s a great design and benefits from an excellent keyboard and screen, but it’s let down by battery life that cannot compete with the Eee PC and undercut by a re-branded version, making you think twice.
MSI Wind U – External Reviews
It’s small and fairly light about 2. The keyboard is a lot more comfortable, with bigger keys and a more responsive action.
graphicz With that in mind, this device comes highly recommended. The battery life is not great, but it is still within acceptable levels. It’s stylish, it’s easy to type on and it’s quick.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. From a design point, MSI deserves 9. If you can, wait. But other solidly-built mini-notebooks are just around mi corner, including Lenovo’s S10 and probably an entry from Dell this Autumn.
MSI has skipped the imitation game that most other manufacturers have played so far and actually bested the Eee with the Wind. 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. 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.
While the chassis and basic design hasn’t changed much, the Wind has picked up a few handy updates over the last nsi months that help keep it competitive with the onslaught of new netbook offerings. When you’re running on batteries it runs at the same clock speed but puts performance ahead of battery life, so screen brightness is typically higher. Please share our article, every link counts! Techradar Naturally, this only works when you’re plugged in. The Wind offers a sturdy chassis that will take your constant handling in stride.