Pros

  • Lightweight for its class, even with optical drive
  • 1080p display

Cons

  • Only three USB ports; one is a combo port
  • 80GB solid-state drive is small

At A Glance

Micro Express delivers a surprisingly robust 15-inch laptop with true 1080p display and a DVD drive at well under 6 pounds.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.microexpress.net

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2670.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.5 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 80.0 GB
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SDHC Card
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Bluetooth
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SDHC Card
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.8 inches
Depth 10.0 inches
Height 1.6 inches
Weight 5.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 6.6 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 123.0
Battery
Battery Life 2:06   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 251.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 168.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 318.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 297.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 376.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 252.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 230.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 130.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 55.36   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 112.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 88.05   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 46.29   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 83.75   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 289.0