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Overall 8
Value for money 8
Features 10
Performance 8


30 October 2011
  • Summary: Verdict: Considering its retail price and healthy performance, the CX640 is a sensible buy for cash strapped users.
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MSI CX640 Back to School Laptop

mad shrimps
30 August 2011
  • Summary: Where are the days that you couldn't afford a decent laptop ? And when laptops where just for bussinessmen, not for pleasure. Not even imaginable that you would have to buy one just to study at school. Things have changed, in fact they have changed a lot. Partly due to the extreme growth of the world wide web, fast internet and wireless access, gaming,... School Books and towers of papers are a thing that soon will be part of a museum.
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Overall 6

MSI CX640 Sandy Bridge notebook review

24 June 2011
  • Conclusion: On the face of it, MSI's good-looking CX640 laptop has most of the bases covered. £600 is a reasonable outlay for a 15.6in machine with an Intel Core i5 2410M chip, discrete GeForce GT 520M 1GB graphics card, 4GB RAM, USB 3.0, and 500GB hard-drive. The seamless switching between integrated graphics and GeForce is taken care of by NVIDIA's excellent Optimus technology, and battery life, via Intel's HD Graphics, is decent, hovering around three hours for movie playback.
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Overall 8
Performance 9
Battery performance 9
Display 7
Weight 8
Noise 9
Gaming performance 7
Connectivity 7
Keyboard 7
Temperature 9

Review MSI CX640 Notebook (GT 520M)

1 May 2011
  • Summary: Allrounder? The MSI CX640 is aimed at the multimedia notebook market, with its 15.6-inch display, new Intel Core i5-2410M, dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 520M GPU and Optimus graphics switching. We take a detailed look at the newcomer from Taiwan and weigh up its good and bad qualities.
  • Pros: Attractive design, Large range of ports, Integrated brightness sensor, Nvidia Optimus graphics switching, Acceptable multimedia performance, Good battery life with CPU graphics, The new hardware in the form of the Intel Core i5-2410M, the good multimedia performance of the components, and the good range of ports.
  • Cons: Case is not fully robust, Sensitive glossy finish (near ports), Spongy input devices, High black value and low contrast, Most of all we would have liked to see a more robust case, better input devices, and more appropriate speakers for this type of laptop.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

Tweak Town
13 April 2011
  • Excerpt: The Sandy Bridge issue no doubt caused problems for motherboard manufacturers, but many forget about the issue affecting notebook ones. With the issue all sorted now, it's time for companies to start releasing notebooks based on the Sandy Bridge chipset. Opening up the CX640, you're dealing with a good looking notebook. We've got an aluminium look, but the casing is plastic.
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Overall 7

MSI CX640 Laptop Review (Core i5/Nvidia)

1 July 2011
  • Excerpt: 3 Flares 3 Flares × MSI have been consistently releasing some of the finest enthusiast grade hardware in the last year and today we are looking at their competitively priced CX640 15.6 laptop which features a capable Core i5 processor, Nvidia discrete graphics, 500GB hard drive and 4GB of DDR3 memory. For under £600 is this an ideal all round machine for gaming and work duties?
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Overall 4

MSI CX640 review

5 May 2011
  • Excerpt: The new MSI CX640 is a 15.6in laptop with a new Intel Core i5-2410M processor running at 2.3GHz. It also has a dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 520M graphics card and uses Nvidia's Optimus technology, which can switch between the Nvidia card and the Core i5's integrated graphics chip depending on whether you need 3D performance or longer battery life.
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MSi CX640

Laptop World
24 August 2011
  • Summary: MSI har gennem flere år været fast inventar på Laptopworld.dk og kontinuerligt har MSI præsteret at producere kvalitets produkter samtidig med priserne har været forbrugervenlige. Det er blevet tid, til at tage et kig på MSi’s CX640, som er en relativt billig computer, dog uden kompromis med brugeroplevelsen.
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Overall 7

Schnell und leise: MSI CX640-i547W7P (0016Y11-SKU2)

16 August 2011
  • Summary: Bei Notebooks ab 600 Euro erwartet man eine ordentliche Akkulaufzeit, viel Speicherplatz und akzeptable Geschwindigkeiten beim Spielen. Ob das MSI-Notebook diesen Erwartungen gerecht wird, lesen Sie im Test.
  • Pros: Sehr hohe Arbeitsgeschwindigkeit
  • Cons: Spiegelnder Bildschirm, Für grafisch aufwendige 3D-Spiele ungeeignet, Kein USB 3.0
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1 July 2011
  • Summary: L'MSI CX640MX è un portatile con schermo da 15.6 pollici 1366x768, CPU fino ad Intel Core i7, HDD da 640GB, GPU NVIDIA GeForce 410M o NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, porte USB 3.0 e webcam da 1.3 megapixel
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