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MSI CR61 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB May 2014
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14 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the MSI CR61 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all MSI laptops and also specifically for MSI medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases MSI had good ratings compared to other brands.

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the CR61 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 2 gigabytes, the MSI CR61 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the CR61.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. The MSI CR61 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.5 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The MSI CR61 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the MSI CR61 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MSI CR61 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CR61 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the CR61 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the MSI CR61 which has six number of battery cellss.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the MSI CR61 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5.5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the MSI CR61 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The MSI CR61 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The MSI CR61 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the CR61 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The MSI CR61 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the CR61 is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the MSI CR61 has a very slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The slowest hard drive speed of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CR61 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the MSI CR61

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The MSI CR61 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the MSI CR61 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CR61.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the MSI CR61 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the CR61.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

Expert Reviews

(5)
31 July 2014

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12 March 2014

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1 March 2014

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2 August 2013

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14 December 2013

Das MSI CR61-i5U45FHDW7 (0016GP-SKU3) überrascht im Test positiv mit seinem 15,6-Zoll-Display. Selten hatten wir ein so perfekt entspiegeltes und mit so guten Messwerten punktendes TN-Panel im...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cr61i345w7, msi 2mi345, msi 2mi345w
Barcodes 04053162657571, 04719072344412, 04719072397418

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