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MSI Notebook S6000-017US- Professional yet attractive

January 6th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

MSI has launched core i5-450M equipped MSI S6000-017US laptop few months back. It comes at a good price range of 799.99 dollars. It has a stunning look with contoured top portion with IMR glossy finish accompanied by textured finish on the inside. Inspite of its aesthetic appeal it is highly eye catching to professional customers. It is brownish black in colour. It is both slim and lightweight as it weighs 5 pounds. The product dimensions are 15.43 inches in length, 10 inches in width and 0.14 inches in height. The kit comprises of the notebook itself with 4 celled battery, an AC adaptor and instruction manual. The output of the AC adaptor is 19V DC with 65 watts and the input is 100 to 240V AC with 50/60 watts (universal).

Now let us concentrate on the features that make it different from the other laptops available. The laptop includes preinstalled 64 bits Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium. The laptop comes with 15.6 inches HD LED Backlit Display. The screen aspect ratio is 16:9 and the resolution offered is 1366 X 768. This gives great picture quality and makes viewing experience wonderful. This technology helps power saving thus extending the battery life.

The processor included in MSI S6000-017US is Intel Core i5-450M with speed of 2.66 GHz, Front side Bus of 1066 MHz and 3MB cache. This processor has Turbo Boost Technology that will help you speed up the work upto 20% faster giving you the option to multitask 27% more. It also enables 37% faster conversion of video for video upload, 15% faster photo editing and 17% faster conversion of CD music tracks to MP. Your laptop purchase becomes all the more productive because of this processor. The chipset incorporated is Intel PM55

The memory space available is 4GB DDR3. The GPU is however, Intel GMA HD with system shared memory. The  SATA hard drive has 500 GB memory space. The optical drive provided is slim and DVD Super Multi Type.

The supplemental drive incorporated is 3 in 1 card reader which is compatible to SD, SDHC and MMC. There are 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1ESATA or USB combo port, one VGA output port and one HDMI port available in this product. One each of microphone out and headphone in jacks are also present. The Ethernet LAN 10/100 is provided to access cabled internet. The wireless LAN of 802.11b/g/n is also present to access the wireless internet facility.

The MSI Chiclet keyboard enhances typing speed over a period of time and helps minimize the occurance of errors. The sound of keystrokes is also minimal and it is user friendly.

The textured sensitive touchpad helps you to scroll up and down , select things you need to do and helps flip through web pages. You can disable touchpad with the help of the button provided to avoid error occurring during fast typing. The SRS  Premium Sound Technology inculcated in MSI S6000-017US makes movie watching and music listening  experience great. There are two integrated speakers in the laptop.

An integrated 1.3 megapixel webcam is also present to help chatting on the web with fun. The Easy Face Manager software helps face identification appropriate. The Eco Engine Power management Technology inculcated in the product balances the performance quality and the power consumption at the same time. Few MSI software that are provided in this model are MSI Easy Viewer, MSI Preview Mode and Slide mode. These make picture and picture browsing more fun with great clarity. The international limited warranty of one year is provided.

Pros of  MSI S6000-017US

The sound quality and performance of the laptop is highly appreciated.

Cons of MSI S6000-017US

The cons that come with it is the keyboard which most people find difficult and error occurring while typing. The touchpad has no scroll options, but multitouch feature which does not help at all to most people. The look also does not appeal to many people

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