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MSI Wind U160

MSI Wind U160

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Although it shares processor, graphics and hard drive with several recently tested netbooks, like Packard Bell’s dot S2, it beats them significantly on two of the three PCMark 05 ratings. It’s memory result of 2588 is faster than any of the other 1.66MHz netbooks we’ve tested by just over 2 per cent and the HDD index of 4877 matches the top-ranked dot S2 right on the button.

Benchmark Tests

PCMark05 Results
CPU

MSI Wind U160

Longer bars are better

Memory

MSI Wind U160

Longer bars are better

HDD

MSI Wind U160

Longer bars are better

Video Loop Battery Life Test Results

MSI Wind U160

Battery life in minutes
Longer bars are better

The CPU rating of 1496 beats the Packard Bell machine again, but still only puts it in fifth place, overall. It’s 3.6 per cent below the top-rated Asus Eee PC 1008HA.

MSI Wind U160

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