NotebookReview reviewed MSI MS-1013 notebook computer which is the barebone version of MSI MegaBook S270. MSI 1013 supports latest AMD Mobile CPUs Athlon™ 64 and Turion™64 processor, and comes with 12.1″ Anti-Glare WXGA TFT, ATI X200M GPU, and DVD Dual-Layer burner.

MSI MS-1013

Notebook Review concluded that there is no other offering by any company which supports an AMD Turion 64 in such a small package at a very reasonable price. Despite the some set backs, I am happy with this notebook.


Only Ultra Portable available which supports AMD MT Turion processors
12.1″ WXGA 1280 by 800 resolution screen
Built in DVD DL RW
Alphabet keys are full sized
Bluetooth available
Excellent value
Exceptional performance


Keyboard has poor feeling on keys and lacks proper key pickup
3 hour battery life with 8 cell battery
No S-Video out
Optical drive is fixed, no modular bay
Light leakage on screen
Screen ripples easily
Kensington slot offers little security

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