• MSI CX640
70
Based on 12 scores, 16 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Decent CPU performance; Looks elegant; Low fan noise.
  • Decent overal performance, Long battery endurance, Fast Hard drive, Great street price.

Cons:

  • Slow gaming performance; Slow HDD makes everything feel sluggish; Too much bloatware preloaded
  • Zero overclockability :p, I had to give it back :p

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tbreak.com on 60

The MSI Classic series of laptop is their most basic laptop chassis, designed for general usage, but taking in the design aesthetics from some of their specialty series laptops. With that in mind, I’ll be reviewing the MSI CX640 can be considered...

By ITP.net on 80

Considering its retail price and healthy performance, the CX640 is a sensible buy for cash strapped users....

By Vortez on

For under £600 does the CX640 deliver for a mid-range Notebook? We think it does. Taking into consideration all of the performance benchmarks we can clearly see that the CX640 gives good results for a Notebook. Our comparison may have revealed some...

By MadShrimps on

I'm fairly new to laptops, I bought my first one this year (the Acer 5750). And was already kindly surprised by the low street price ( 590 euros ) and good performance of it. The MSI CX640 is targeted at those that don't want a lot of bells and...

By Kitguru.net on 70

MSI have been consistently releasing some of the finest enthusiast grade hardware in the last year and today we are looking at their competitively priced CX640 15.6 laptop which features a capable Core i5 processor, Nvidia discrete graphics, 500GB...

By CNET UK on 70

The 15.6-inch MSI CX640 offers decent performance in a sturdy, if dull, chassis. If you're seeking a desktop-replacement laptop, it's worth...

By HEXUS.net on 60

Component manufacturer MSI has been making overtures in the laptop market for a couple of years now. Perhaps best known for its Apple-like X-series and netbook Wind lines, the Taiwan outfit's laptop ensemble stretches from the cheap and cheerful to...

By Expert Reviews on 40

A fast processor can't make up for the CX640's poor keyboard and terrible touchpad, and build quality isn't the best either....

By NotebookCheck on 78

Our final summary of the MSI CX640-i547W7P contains some good and some not so good points. We like the new design of the series, and the updated specs and range of ports are also moderately impressive. Demanding users will be less impressed by the not...

International Review By Tom's Hardware on

Das MSI CX640 durften wir das erste mal auf der CeBIT bestaunen. Es kombiniert Core-i5-CPU mit Optimus-Grafik und schickem Design. Auf dem Papier sieht das nach einer tauglichen Mischung aus, doch offenbart der Test ein fehlendes Konzept. Design Das...

International Review By Le Monde Numérique on 80

Selon MSI, l’ordinateur portable CX640 est l’alliance entre esthétisme et innovations. Doté d’un processeur Intel Core i5 avec 4 Go de mémoire vive s’exprimant sur un écran de 15,6 pouces et fonctionnant sous...

International Review By 01Net on 80

Proposé à 649 euros, ce PC portable de MSI est une bonne affaire. Il est vendu 50 euros de plus que l’Inspiron 15R (N5110) nouvelle génération de Dell, mais possède un processeur plus puissant et un écran de meilleure...

International Review By Computer Bild on

Bei Notebooks ab 600 Euro erwartet man eine ordentliche Akkulaufzeit, viel Speicherplatz und akzeptable Geschwindigkeiten beim Spielen. Ob das MSI-Notebook diesen Erwartungen gerecht wird, lesen Sie im...

International Review By NotebookCheck on 78

Au final, le MSI CX640-i547W7P a de bon et de mauvais cotés. On apprécie le nouveau design, mais les ports et les composants ne sont pas extraordinaires. Le boîtier n'est pas assez solide et les dispositifs d'entrées laissent...

International Review By Betabuzz on 64

Das MSI CX640 ist ein guter, optisch ansprechender Allrounder für den Heimbedarf. Als Spiele-Maschine taugt das Gerät trotz Nvidia-Grafik nicht – für einfache Office-Aufgaben und Casual Games reicht es aber...

International Review By Notebookjournal on 80

MSI zeigt mit dem CX640 einen soliden Wurf ins Low-Budget Multimediasegment. Das Design kommt in der Redaktion gut an. Die Verarbeitung leidet jedoch unter dem Preiskampf – schwache Scharniere, schlecht positionierte Standfüße und eine...