Pros

  • Good battery life
  • Nice design

Cons

  • Slightly cramped keyboard
  • Obnoxious mouse buttons

At A Glance

MSI's second Wind (netbook, that is) gives more of the same: Decent performance, value and a hackable Mac OS X box.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 9S7-N03333-003
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom N280
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 10.2 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 600
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 816909057959
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 0
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.2 inches
Depth 7.1 inches
Height 1.8 inches
Weight 3.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.6 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software
  • WinRAR
  • CrazyTalk Cam Suite
  • Adobe Reader 8
  • Ulead Burn.Now 4.5 SE
  • Easyface manager
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 37.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Battery
Battery Life 4:34:33 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 761.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 556.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 580.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1194.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1000.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 733.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 646.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1091.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0