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MSI DC111 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 2GB 64GB SSD

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2 Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 2GB Nov 2014
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MSI has announced the launch of its new-generation Wind Box DC111. The only 35 mm thin Wind Box DC111 shines not only visually, but also low power consumption. The mini-PC is the space-saving... More
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11 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this few processor cores PC and have given it five awards.

The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this desktop computer. Digitallife.se and Pricerunner.se both gave this MSI desktop computer a "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this MSI computer was good. Play3r.net said that this MSI personal computer was marvellous and gave it a "Gold" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Techicizec.om.

Kitguru.net gave this personal computer a "Worth Buying" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including altomdata.dk, kitguru.net, digitallife.se and pricerunner.se the average expert rating of this personal computer is 80%.

Reasonably Priced

One MSI DC111 owner who bought the MSI DC111 concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Techicizec.om wrote “Amazingly cheap” in their review of this PC. One customer wrote in their reviews that the MSI DC111 was cheap. Techicizec.om mentioned “Inexpensive option for a HTPC”.

Good Brand

On average MSI few processor cores computers have good reviews compared to other brands as do all desktop computers built by MSI.

Good Connectivity

One MSI DC111 owner mentioned that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Techicizec.om gave the MSI DC111 a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Plenty of USB 2.03.0 ports”. One person who reviewed this PC considered that it was wifi compatible.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed the MSI DC111 wrote that it was tall. Two years ago expert website Kitguru.net wrote “When the Wind Box sits up vertically on its stand it is 222mm tall, so by any standards it is absolutely tiny”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC was compact. Expert website Techicizec.om said “A compact AIO mini PC” in their MSI DC111 review and scored it 4 stars.

Robust

One person who bought the MSI DC111 thought it was well made. Techicizec.om mentioned “Built in WiFi” in their review and gave the MSI DC111 a rating of 4 stars.

Nice Design

One MSI DC111 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was aesthetic. Two years ago Techicizec.om said in their review of this PC “Great white aesthetic with a subtle black contrast”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many few processor cores computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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SSD Storage Media

The MSI DC111 has a faster storage speed than most desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to it. This desktop computer has an SSD storage media, whereas most personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

This personal computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed amongst all desktop computers of this spec and age.

The worst storage speed amongst similar types of personal computer is HDD.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 900 grams, the MSI DC111 is one of the lighter PCs of this age and type amongst few processor cores computers of this age. Few processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the DC111 have weights of between 600g and 14kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor for Gaming

One MSI DC111 reviewer who reviewed this PC concluded that it was not good for gaming. Techicizec.om said “Not enough grunt for gaming”.

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The MSI DC111 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst comparable spec computers of this age. Few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the DC111 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The MSI DC111 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity personal computer. Most of the other PCs of this age and type have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the MSI DC111 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the DC111. The average internal memory of PCs of this age and spec is 5.1GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 64 gigabytes, the MSI DC111 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that were launched more than two years ago. The total storage capacitys of similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the DC111 range from 4GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.8 gigahertz, the MSI DC111 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the DC111. Across all the few processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the MSI DC111 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable age and type to the DC111. The slowest memory clock speed of computers of a similar age and type to the DC111 is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The MSI DC111 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec PCs that have been around for around the same time as the DC111 is 16GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Only Supports Three Compatible Memory Cardss

The number of compatible memory card supported by the MSI DC111 is more than most comparable spec desktop computers that came out more than two years ago. This MSI computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by PCs of a comparable age and spec to the DC111. The compatible memory cardss "Memory Stick (MS)" and "MMC" are also supported by this MSI PC.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most desktop computers that came out more than two years ago have between one and seven processor threadss, including the MSI DC111 which has two processor threadss.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the MSI DC111 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst personal computers of this age. Desktop computers that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 6MB.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The MSI DC111 has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this PC. The memory slotss 1x SO-DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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1 Other reason to consider the MSI DC111

Released Over Two Years Ago

MSI released the DC111 over two years ago.

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
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Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(12)
7 December 2015

It's time to wrap up my thoughts and deliver our verdict.  Based on the numbers we've looked at, I know some would be quick to write the DC111 off. I do understand but we need to explore this in...

Techicizec.om

Amazingly cheap
Fully specified PC that comes complete with Windows 8.1
Tiny footprint
Very low power draw power supply is only 40W
No need to worry about upgrades or maintenance
Intel graphics are only capable of playing movies and running a browser
Forget about gaming
CPU cannot perform heavy lifting such as video rendering unless you give it plenty of time
HDMI output scales poorly on digital display and lacks clarity
The c
13 January 2015

This is the third version of Window Box; DC100 used AMD E-350 Brazos hardware, then DC110 switched to 1.1GHz Intel Celeron 847 and now we have the DC111 with its dual core Celeron running at...

Kitguru.net

4 December 2014

I think it goes without saying here that the MSI Wind Box DC111 shouldn't be considered a gaming system, nor should it be scored as one; that would be like reviewing a Ford Fiesta 1.2l around...

Play3r.net

3 February 2014

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18 August 2015

I fuldt udbygget tilstand er prisen vanvittig høj for det, der svarer til en laptop i den billige ende. Uden skærm.NUC lader også døren stå åben for en alternativ ægte pc-løsning, der... Read more…

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 4 August 2014 by Michael W.
(Verified Purchase)

My dad (66) uses web browser, uploads pics from camera, and checks email. It's perfect for that...

Reviewed 3 November 2014 by Rick D.
(Verified Purchase)

Rebate offer is not viable for a business. We had 15 days to send them out and they require original box labels. I did not rush shipment, so these took 5 days to get here. We work M-F, by the time... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2014 by Robert B.
(Verified Purchase)

Its cool to have the vents but the front vent is restricted so I took it out. The white mesh for the vent should suffice but its connected to the thin black metal sheet so I just ended up taking... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dc111064, dc111064e, 9s6b062064, dc111064eu
Barcodes 04719072380311

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