Pros

  • Good sound quality
  • Very good performance

Cons

  • Limited RAM
  • Mediocre build quality
  • Limited screen resolution

At A Glance

The specs and benchmark numbers make this laptop seem like a great bargain, but Micro Express obviously cut corners to reach the affordable price.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.microexpress.net

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 2700.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.5 inches
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 500.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • SDHC Card
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
Memory Stick PRO 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • HDMI
  • Infrared
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - 15 pin High-Density D-shell (VGA)
Ethernet Type
  • 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • Wireless Ethernet - 540 Mbps IEEE802.11n
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Slots
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • SDHC Card
PC Card Slots 0
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.9 inches
Depth 10.1 inches
Height 1.6 inches
Weight 6.0 pounds
Weight with Accessories 7.0 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Included Software CyberLink DVD Suite
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Fingerprint Reader
Input devices Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 119.0
Battery
Battery Life 2:35   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 209.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 321.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 383.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 301.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 386.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 195.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 397.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 178.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 127.41   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 118.61   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 86.75   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 82.22   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 255.0