A long, chrome key, which takes over both mouse keys functions, is found directly underneath it. The workmanship has to be mentioned positively here, too. The netbook equipped with a Windows 7 starter operating system, is delivered with a warranty period of 24 month incl. All available ports are placed on the prototype’s sides. According to the manufacturer’s homepage, the test device is supposed to achieve a runtime of up to 15 hours with the six cell battery. The till now really rather acceptable impression is dimmed by following two points. The rates are all within a green field in view of the access and transfer rates.

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The given performance is fully sufficient for use as a second computer or simply to look into the internet on the go. The measured temperatures on the upper side, that is wrist-rest and keyboard, are also alright under load, but the bottom side of the small ten inch computing servant shows a different picture. But the Vudeo U in Fancy Gold isn’t bad, either.

Review MSI Wind U160 Netbook

Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. The manufacturer MSI allows itself one slip-up in the display illumination.

However, we could hear a hard disk clicking now and again. Viddo for the design, the Wind U is available in two alternatives called Fancy Gold and Jet black by the manufacturer.


The netbook ivdeo then be able to be used everywhere videoo accessing the internet via a fast 3. Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit.

However, the domestic stereo system or high-quality headphones should also be preferred here because the provided soundscape lacks power and volume, especially in the lower sound ranges.

It is quite sturdy in regards to pressure and barely bends despite the chiclet keyboard. Just like the good battery life. The single components merge nicely without leaving large gaps between the single parts.

Review MSI Wind U Netbook – Reviews

And adds a bit of fresh wind to the monotony of black, gray or even white. The chiclet keyboard matches to the overall concept. Keyboard A further highlight of the Wind U is its keyboard. The competition in the netbook sector is vast.

Surfing via WLAN in good to maximum brightness is also impressive. The Wind U is even well equipped in terms of communication hardware. The white lit MSI logo, decentered somewhat to the right on the display’s back, first really stands out wlnd dimmed rooms.

All this creates a noise level that is still within a green field even under load, but is at the same time always present. MSI Wind U, with courtesy of: However, fingerprints on the high-gloss surfaces due to constant opening and closing of the display lid will become be routine.

The touch-sensitive touchpad has a knobby surface that merges smoothly, without any visible gaps or edges, into the wrist-rest surface. Thus, we find a port for connecting a Kensington lock on the left. If you can cope with these flaws, you’ll get a solid, compact and well-manufactured netbook at a fair price of about The corresponding array microphone is integrated on the display bezel’s right. A permanently running fan and high temperatures don’t at all fit together.


The only thing missing now is a better fan control paired with cooler temperatures under load. When you compare the benchmark rates, the Wind U isn’t much better or worse than current netbooks of other manufacturers that have been reviewed by us recently.

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All available ports are placed on the prototype’s sides. Naturally, a UMTS version that has been announced but is not yet sold would be awesome.

Opening and closing the 10 inch display is easy and doesn’t make any disturbing squeaking noises. Temperature Aside from the fan characteristic, or rather fan control, wimd directly related temperature emissions supply reason for complaint. Memory operations per second.

Fancy Gold and Jet Black. Aside from the fan characteristic, or rather fan control, the directly related temperature emissions supply reason for complaint.

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