Image Unavailable Image not available for Colour: Besides that, another quite inconvenient fact is that the Fn key is placed there where the Control key usually is. The same applies to the corners. I need power and lots of it. If you run a typical DirectX based first-person shooter at a resolution of x, you’ll end up chugging along at fps depending on the detail settings you have chosen.

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In combination with the very glossy display it may happen that the offered light in bright rooms isn’t sufficient and may lead to reflections. Audip complex and interconnected elements that comprise excellent sound were painstakingly identified one by one to ascertain how to systematically develop the proper notebook technologies. I like the looks, although plastic all over, it doesn’t look cheap. The fan noise is very audible but is not penetrating or disturbing. Furthermore the fan shaft and the modem port can be found here, too.

We don’t see any reason why you should run this notebook in normal mode when Turbo mode is so effective.

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The screen is very impressive, at a very high resolution, but it’s also very reflective, and I have to draw the curtains when in use. The whole thing looks very promising on paper. The Acer G would prove to be a worthy candidate, if it had an aluminum case.

Outer areas are unplayable with only 10 frames per seconddespite deactivated AA. The Megabook GX has a Unfortunately, fingerprints are rather easily seen despite the rough surface, making it necessary to clean the areas concerned frequently. Your name or email address: Our Blender 3D and iTunes MP3 encoding tests, which stress the CPU rather than the whole system, recorded times of 1min 14sec and 1min 10sec, respectively.


The GPU was rewarded with only a slight bit more The hard drive recorded a transfer rate of With this, a shortcoming of the forerunner has been improved and weighs, despite the aluminum case, only 2.

It increased performance noticeably in our benchmarks, especially in Blender 3D, where it shaved 10 seconds off the time our test image took to render.

Due to the solid workmanship and the stability and also thanks to the aluminum casethe manufacturer can set themselves apart from the mass of 15 inch gaming or multimedia notebooks. See our Returns Policy.

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Doing this, the manufacturer not only refurbished the built in hardware but also gave the whole notebook a new design, or rather a new case. London delivers a quite similar picture.

Altogether, one can give the Megabook GX a good markif one accepts the fact of the somewhat poor display brightness. Whenever you see wudio vent this big, you know there must be something good under the hood. With this, we come to the biggest weakness of our test device. The system noise that the Megabook GX developed under load kept itself within limits and audo very well in bounds of the acceptable. The Megabook GX presents saturated and powerful colors, the displayed images are sharp and we couldn’t observe schlieren formations at any time.


In respect to viewing angle stability one can be quite satisfied.

Review MSI Megabook GX Notebook – Reviews

There are handy ‘hotkey’ touch buttons along the top which are useful, especially, the ‘turbo’ button which cranks up the clock speed, and the ‘fan’ button which I turn on for a few minutes when the laptop gets a bit hot when gaming. It’s probably old thread but I didn’t want to open a new one – here’s what’s wrong with my GX That changes abruptly as soon as one sets DX9 to DX At best, you will be able to play newer games smoothly — at over 30 frames per second — using a resolution of x and low detail settings.

Do you already have an account? The weight still stays with only 2. Also, the turbo featurethe over-clocking by a push of a button, and the magnetic closure are things that one doesn’t find very often in this price category on the notebook market. The build quality, while quite solid isn’t that ksi. Ports are aidio good, with 4 usb 2 of them usb 3.