MSI vs. Powernotebooks.com

Discussion in 'MSI' started by polish_jr, Jan 24, 2006.

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  1. brianstretch

    brianstretch Notebook Virtuoso

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    And Intel's chipset has a very weak integrated GPU, which likely accounts for most of its battery life advantage. The ATI chipset that Turion notebooks favor has a vastly better GPU.

    If you want to be able to run 64-bit Windows Vista late this year, Intel doesn't have a notebook for you and they cost more in order to pay for the very expensive Centrino marketing campaign. At this point there are enough Turion notebook choices out there that the main reason to buy an Intel notebook is if you have an employer that mandates buying from Dell.

    The obligatory apples-to-apples comparison:
    http://www.laptoplogic.com/resources/detail.php?id=17&page=14

    CoffeeShark: thanks for the correction.
     
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    digows Notebook Enthusiast

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    Does MSI MS-1013 support DDR400?
    On the official website it says: "Two SO-DIMM Sockets DDR 333, Max: 2GB"
     
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    unleaded Notebook Evangelist

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    To the best of my understanding, the current line is this...1 stick of DDR400, but if you're pairing, go with DDR333 or you will encouter what has been coined by MS-1013 owners as the "White Screen of Death".

    If you DO have 2 x DDR400 SODIMMs, there is a Beta BIOS out that allows you to manually set the memory frequency to 333MHz to resolve any related instabilities.
     
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