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MSI FX400-063US Laptop Review

January 26th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

MSI is already occupied a special place in the computer market through its multiple model notebooks. This time MSI has come up with a new model laptop as MSI FX400-063US. This laptop is gaining attention through its special features and NVIDIA GeForce GT325 discrete graphics card. Its 14-inches TFT-LCD LLED Backlit display is truly captivating. Latest MSI TDE technology is arranged in this laptop for the better performance. This laptop is powered through Intel Core i3-380M processor.

Intel Core i3-380M processor Details:

The Intel Core i3-380M processor is a middle class Dual Core CPU. This processor is clocked at 2.53 GHz. This processor is lacking some of the features that are parts with Core i5 and i7 processors such as TurboBoost, Overlocking and AES, VT-d and some more trusted functions.

This Core i3-380M processor is integrated with graphics card known as GMA HD along with memory controller. This GMA HD and memory controller manufactured in 45nm and CPU die is manufactured in 32nm. The performance of this processor is almost leveled with 2.6-2.7GHz Core 2 Duo. This is because of integrated memory controller and Hyper Threading facility within the processor.

Its integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD (GMA HD) graphics card is clocked up to 500-667 MHz through the TurboBoost. This is faster than the GMA 4500HD.

Features of the MSI FX400-063US:

Processor and the chipset

This laptop is equipped with Intel Core i3-380M processor of 2.53 GHz. Its Chipset is Intel HM55. Chipset is an IC that connects to a processor and acts as a bridge between processor and peripherals.


Screen size of MSI FX400-063US is 14-inches with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. Its LCD features are quite glossy. Its display is of TFT-LCD LED backlit.

System Memory and Hard Drive:

This MSI FX400-063US Laptop arranged with 4GB DDR3 RAM and this RAM supports fast movement for the processor with every task. This RAM is arranged in two slots and memory type is 204-pin DDR3 SO-DIMM. The hard drive of this laptop is 500 GB which can offer more storage than the expectations.

Graphics Engine:

This laptop comes with NVIDIA GeForce GT 325 graphics card which has 1 GB video memory. This graphics card is assuring perfect gaming and HD content viewing experience for a buyer.


This laptop is arranged with Gigabit LAN and WLAN facility. Through this communication, the laptop can connect to every wired and wireless broadband connection successfully.

Optical drive:

This laptop comes with an optical drive of SuperMulti and with a capacity to write and Read CDs and DVDs successfully.

Other Ports:

This MSI FX400-063US Laptop is arranged with three numbers of USB ports, one VGA port, one HDMI port, one eSATA port, one Microphone jack, one Headphone jack, and one card reader which can support SD/SDHC/MMC.

Built-in Features:

This laptop is arranged with built-in speakers and these speakers offers decent sound quality. It has one built-in webcam of 1.3-megapixels capacity. This webcam is very much useful for video chats over the internet.

In Put Devices:

MSI FX400-063US is arranged with single touch TouchPad and this touchpad is quite responsive and easy to use. This laptop’s keyboard is Chiclet type keyboard with 87 keys.

Size and weight:

• Width: 13.79-inches.
• Depth: 9.22-inches.
• Height: 1.17-inches and
• Weight: 4.8 lbs.


MSI FX400-063US comes with one year limited warranty over parts and labor.

Operating System:

This laptop can run on every OS and supplied with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition.


This laptop arranged with a 6-cell Lithium-ion battery and AC adapter of 65-watts.

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