Gaming notebooks use powerful components and high clock rates, so they are much hotter than regular notebooks. It significantly raises usability of this keyboard—technical or accountant students will certainly value this feature. The following button enables the Turbo button. All power saving options were set by default. Doom 3 runs with ultra setting absolutely smoothly. It gives already under light pressure and protects the sensible LCD only a little bit.

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Probably the coolest feature which I have not seen since my 20Mhz desktop is a Turbo button to overclock the machine on the fly to bump the processor speed from 2. As a gaming notebook, system performance should rule above all else.

Unfortunately, turbo mode does not improve the performance much when running demanding games. We’ve heard that it’s manufactured by A4tech. Gaming notebooks use powerful components gx600z high clock rates, so they are much hotter than regular notebooks.

MSI GX Extreme Edition, a review of MSI GX Extreme Edition

Nevertheless the benchmark results are all right. The GX is a solid 15” inch notebook with a matte WSXGA display with a maximum resolution of x pixelswhich will make gamer’s hearts gx6000x for joy. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: The palmrest was probably the msii culprit, allowing so much flex that squeezing the palmrest could activate the touchpad buttons on both sides.


Our Verdict Some nice features and a decent performance, but there’s nothing to really distinguish it from the crowd. These are about points less than the GX gaming model.

The system’s base screams “gamer chic”; the lid is adorned with the circular MSI logo in silver and red, with red flames reaching from its four sides. Almost all manufacturers have already abandoned this method. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic gx600 rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

The chip ggx600x is a PM by Intel. What concerns overall ergonomics of the case, this notebook also copies a lot of models from this manufacturer. Intel Core 2 Duo T 2. And when overclocked especially if one raises voltageit fails to cool down the machine, which may result in malfunctions.

Especially in games, where you need stereo effects. We won’t comment on test results in Battlefield 2, because the game probably conflicts with Vista.

If you display a solid white background it gets apparent that the upper areas are a little darker. If you do not work in the sun, the brightness of the display is also sufficient for an outdoor operation. Some mdi features and a decent performance, but there’s nothing to really distinguish it from the crowd.

BioShock Infinite and Metro: The mouse requires special drivers, which are included into the bundle.


Review MSI Megabook GX600 Notebook

Above the keyboard is a button for activating the 1. MSI does not specify components, which are frequently changed processor, memory, etc.

Pay attention that the home and end keys work only as Fn combinations. When you need a little more performance, MSI has included a neat little Turbo button that effectively overclocks the processor. And finally, the cursor arrows and four buttons in the right part of the keyboard, which are often used by gamers, are also red.

MSI GX600 Extreme Edition Review

However, it’s great for gaming, or even video editing, as you’ll see a real boost to performance. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. The GX comes with a high-capacity battery, so it projects from the case. And finally, the right shift is mercilessly narrow, as wide as a regular letter key. This would require at least a M GT. Reviews on Laptops at Ciao.

The above points sound like drawbacks, but when msu start typing actively, narrow keys in the right part of the keyboard become a serious problem—it’s difficult and inconvenient to type using this keyboard.