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MSI U160

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Overall 8
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Value for money 8
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Features 8
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Performance 8
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MSI WIND U160DX

ITP.net
27 January 2011
  • Summary: Verdict: The Wind U160DX distinguishes itself from a number of other netbooks on the market with its blend of looks and performance.
  • Pros: Distinctive looks, bright LCD screen, decent performance, travel friendly.
  • Cons: No button to disable the trackpad, battery stand can be a pain when the netbook is in your lap.
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Overall 8
7.7
Performance 6
5.5
Battery performance 10
10
Display 7
6.9
Weight 9
9.3
Noise 8
8.4
Gaming performance 4
3.6
Connectivity 7
7.3
Keyboard 8
8.1
Temperature 9
8.5

Review MSI Wind U160 Netbook

Notebookcheck
21 November 2010
  • Conclusion: The MSI Wind U160 is yet another representative of the netbook sector. The 10 inch device with a WSVGA display and a maximum resolution of 1024x600 pixels doesn't only look great, but was also able to win the much desired " iF Product Design Award 2010 ". The Wind U160 is available in two colors, which are Jet Black or, like our test sample, in a successful Fancy Gold .
  • Pros: Long battery life, Design and looks, Bluetooth, Workmanship, As known, there is no accounting for taste. But MSI Wind U160 has literally brought us a fresh wind in the black-white monotony of notebooks and netbooks.
  • Cons: Sound, Uneven display illumination, Constantly running fan, Temperature under load, Design is balanced, workmanship is suitable. The recommended retail price of 349.00 euro is just. Just like the good battery life. The only thing missing now is a better fan control paired with cooler temperatures under load.
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Overall 8
7.7
Performance 6
5.5
Battery performance 10
10
Display 7
6.9
Weight 9
9.3
Noise 8
8.4
Gaming performance 4
3.6
Connectivity 7
7.3
Keyboard 8
8.1
Temperature 9
8.5

Review MSI Wind U160 Netbook

Notebookcheck
21 November 2010
  • Conclusion: The MSI Wind U160 is yet another representative of the netbook sector. The 10 inch device with a WSVGA display and a maximum resolution of 1024x600 pixels doesn't only look great, but was also able to win the much desired " iF Product Design Award 2010 ". The Wind U160 is available in two colors, which are Jet Black or, like our test sample, in a successful Fancy Gold .
  • Pros: Long battery life, Design and looks, Bluetooth, Workmanship, As known, there is no accounting for taste. But MSI Wind U160 has literally brought us a fresh wind in the black-white monotony of notebooks and netbooks.
  • Cons: Sound, Uneven display illumination, Constantly running fan, Temperature under load, Design is balanced, workmanship is suitable. The recommended retail price of 349.00 euro is just. Just like the good battery life. The only thing missing now is a better fan control paired with cooler temperatures under load.
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Overall 7
7.0

MSI Wind U160-007US

CNET
16 November 2010
  • Summary: The basic-as-it-gets MSI Wind U160-007US is a leader in battery life, but shouldn't cost $80 more than comparable systems.
  • Pros: Excellent battery life; near the top of Netbook performers in some tests.
  • Cons: Too expensive for what you get; wonky touch pad.
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Overall 8
8.0

MSI Wind U160 Netbook

Tech2
5 July 2010
  • Excerpt: This model is the latest netbook by MSI, a piping hot model from their Wind series released few days back in India. MSI knows their stuff when it comes to netbooks, and this one's got a heavy claim of super juiced up battery life, plus it sports all the candy that a new netbook should like the Atom N450, 16p Gb HDD etc. So let’s take a closer look.
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: MSI Wind U160 Netbook

Wired
16 April 2010
  • Excerpt: “More power !” is at the top of everyone’s netbook wish list. And MSI delivers that with the sexy Wind U160, which pushes battery life into transatlantic territory. The U160 is a looker. Gone is the flat, monochrome exterior of previous Winds like the U110. MSI primped the U160 with elegance through details like a superglossy chassis and a “seamless” integrated trackpad.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
14 April 2010
  • Excerpt: This gorgeous netbook features a slim build and long battery life, though its price tops the list of Pine Trail netbooks.
  • Pros: Striking design, Excellent Wi-Fi video playback, Includes parental control software, Long battery life
  • Cons: Mediocre performance, Tinny speakers, Bulky six-cell battery, No 3G option
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Overall 7
7.0

MSI Wind U160 Review

LAPTOP Magazine
21 March 2010
  • Summary: The MSI Wind U160 ($379) isn't perfect--its battery juts out of the back and its keys are smallish--but on the whole it's a strong choice in the 10-inch category. This machine offers especially long battery life, good performance, and one of the lightest designs you'll find. However, we prefer the $299 ASUS Eee PC 1001P , which offers a more comfortable keyboard, comparable battery life, identical specs, and a sleek--but heavier--design for less money.
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Overall 8
8.0

MSI Wind U160DX review: A lightweight netbook with good performance and battery life

Good Gear Guide.au
11 January 2011
  • Summary: The little MSI Wind U160DX netbook builds on the company's good reputation in this market segment. This model performed well in our tests, has good battery life, and most importantly, it's thin, light and well priced.
  • Pros: Only 1.25kg, good performance results for a netbook, good battery life
  • Cons: Touchpad a little annoying, can be uncomfortable to use on your lap
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Overall 8
8.0

MSI Wind U160 review

PC Advisor
5 October 2010
  • Summary: The recently launched MSI Wind U160 10-inch netbook is by far the most good looking MSI Wind netbook we've come across to date.
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