This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. Please, switch off ad blockers. Single Review, online available, Long, Date: The Bad Battery life needs to be better in an ultraportable setting. Headphone jack Mic jack 2x USB 2.

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Streamlined design that whispers fluidity and elegance The sleek and exquisite design gives Wind 12 U an elegant presence. This leads to a smaller enter key, and plenty of opportunities for hitting the wrong key intermittently. It’s unfortunate, considering the Wind12 U’s strong general performance and portable design.

MSI Wind12 U – External Reviews

Graphics VRAM share with system memory. The Bottom Line The U offers more processing grunt than a comparable netbook, but fails in the crucial power stakes.

Atom and the accompanying GMA may not do a heck of a lot, but they can usually u23 that little bit for a solid eight hours on a standard 6-cell battery. Visit manufacturer site for details.

Congo-based notebooks are lucky to hit half that, and they’ll often run a heck of a lot warmer in the process. Despite the venerable core that debuted with the Athlon 64 so long ago starting to show its age, it’s still at least a reasonable alternative to people who don’t want to suffer with Atom’s “just enough” performance along with integrated graphics that get worse with each progressive generation at least the GMA could drive an HDMI port.


It is the perfect gadget that fits in your bag whenever you are on the go. Open it up and u320 similarly bereft of any particular design notes, save for the keyboard. What we have seen in the netbook sphere is an increased focus on battery life, in accordance with their roles as portable computers, and the same should be true for ultraportables.

The average battery life for netbooks is about 7hrs.

The U steps neatly over those limitations, but its mundane battery life takes away the very reason why you’d buy an ultraportable in the first place. Pricing here does somewhat redeem the U, as it’s a bit cheaper than comparable ultraportable notebooks.

MSI Wind12 U230

Closed, you could easily mistake it for h230 of the company’s Wind-branded netbook lines, albeit a little larger due to its inch display screen. MSI is not present in the smartphone market. There’s a line between netbooks and notebooks that’s largely delineated by the internal components used. The newly upgraded Razer Blade mxi the perfect laptop for undercover gaming. On the software side, multi-format MSI provides Windows 7 Home Premium, providing a step up from the usual crippled Windows 7 Starter that infests many netbooks.

MSI Wind U230: One Last Hurrah for the AMD Athlon Neo X2 Congo

Simply connect your Notebook to a LCD TV or other multimedia devices i compliance and get ready for the enjoyment of home theater. The Wind12 is nicely made and it seems durable. Sadly, this doesn’t mean that it’ll do your spreadsheet work for you.


The Good Comfortable keyboard. We’ve changed, we promise. On the other hand, mmsi power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

More importantly, though, the HD brings full high definition acceleration to the table, an improvement only heightened with the release of Adobe’s hardware-accelerated Flash Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions.

Product mei, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. Its PCMark05 score of and 3DMark06 score of best any netbook we’ve seen, although it should be noted that many netbooks outright crash these particular benchmarks.

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