MSI CX623-258UK review

A few design quirks aside, this is a well-priced laptop suitable for all the family

By  from What Laptop Issue 147
Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
320 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model
GeForce G310M
Bluetooth
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
eSATA
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Product Family
CX623
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i5-460M
Colour
Black, Silver
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
MSI
Processor Speed
2.53 GHz
Processor Type
Core i5
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.50 kg
Cache
3 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM55 Express
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Memory Standard
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height
35 mm
Width
374 mm
Depth
247 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
CX623
Manufacturer
Micro-Star International Co., Ltd
Product Model
CX623-i3745W7P
Product Name
CX623-i3745W7P Notebook
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
001688AA2-SKU4
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.msicomputer.com
Marketing Information

The CX623 has MSI GPU boost which is equipped with NVIDIA Optimus Technology. The MSI GPU Boost Technology can automatically switch the mode to achieve great graphics performance and superior battery life. While you are editing images or conducting graphics-intensive programs, this smart technology turns on which enables smoother operations. For other daily works, graphics mode is off and therefore you can enjoy a longer-lasting battery life.

Maximum Memory
4 GB
Package Contents
  • CX623-i3745W7P Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
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