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MSI CR61 2M 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB May 2015
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13 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The MSI CR61 2M is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.1. The CR61 2M has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Brand

MSI medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops MSI is one of the better rated brands.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the CR61 2M has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CR61 2M the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of, the CR61 2M's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the CR61 2M is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the MSI CR61 2M has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the CR61 2M. Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the CR61 2M the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo L540[plb_2501252_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The CR61 2M has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most similar spec laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the CR61 2M is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The MSI CR61 2M has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the CR61 2M.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the CR61 2M has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the CR61 2M. The average processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the CR61 2M is 2.9GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The CR61 2M is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The CR61 2M has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the CR61 2M is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The CR61 2M does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Heavy

The CR61 2M is one of the heavier portable PCs of this age and type (2.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the CR61 2M have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the MSI CR61 2M does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI CR61 2M

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MSI CR61 2M has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the CR61 2M has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the CR61 2M.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The CR61 2M has a pretty standard total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CR61 2M.

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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 Boost Frequency
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
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
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
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
Audio System
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 2m1265, 2m856n, 2m1619, 2m855l, 2m1482, 2m1481, 2m858l, 2m1266, 2m857b, 2m1620, 2m1481n, 2m858lu, 2m1266g, 2m857be, 2m1620b, 2m1265n, 2m856nl, 2m1619n, 2m855lu, 2m1482b, 2m1620be, 2m1265ne, 2m1619nl, 2m1482be, 2m1481nl, 2m1266gr
Barcodes 04719072347192, 04719072347208, 04719072347215, 04719072347222, 04719072356262, 04719072356309, 04719072380939, 04719072380946, 04719072389932, 04719072389963

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