Do you remember Sweet Powerhouse? Yes, a few days ago, we discussed the powerful Pink Laptop from MSI. Today, we discuss the White Laptop MSI Prestige 14 A10SC-230. Even though they look the same but they have different specifications.
The White Laptop MSI Prestige 14 A10SC-230 comes powered with a 10th generation Intel Core i7-10510U, a quad-core processor for notebooks that has 8 MB Intel Smart Cache and frequencies up to 4.90 GHz. This power-efficient CPU is accompanied by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q with 4 GB GDDR5 VRAM.
To keep decent performance, the manufacturer also includes 16GB LPDDR3 2133MHz SDRAM and 512GB NVMe SSD. Both will support the processing units and ensures the system runs fast and smooth.
MSI Prestige 14 is a good laptop for everyday activities such as work with MS Office apps, browsing the internet, watching streaming online, basic photo, and video editing. Playing games is possible though only in low or medium settings and not the demanding games.
The MSI delivers the Prestige 14 with a 14-inch Ultra HD display. This 4K screen panel has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, an aspect ratio of 16:9 and 100% of AdobeRGB. The screen seems so wide since it is only bordered by thin bezels on both sides. The hinges are able to rotate up to 180 degrees, makes it easy to share ideas and designs. The screen displays bright images with color-accurate even when used outdoor on a sunny day. There is no reflection since it is a matte display, and the viewing angles are stable. Well, obviously MSI Prestige 14 is a great laptop for work outdoor.
The port options are plenty enough and very helpful for work. You have a pair of USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports on the left side along with a MicroSD card reader slot. While on the other side sits dual USB 3.1 Type-A ports and a headset jack. No HDMI and RJ-45 port are found with this laptop. So if you need them you have to use a USB-C Hub.
As for network connection, this everyday use laptop is only provided the wireless options, ie Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201(2×2 ax) and Bluetooth 5.1. The wired connection is possible via a USB-C Hub.
The keyboard with large keys and decent key travel distance has an LED backlight and no numeric-pad. The touchpad is very wide with a smooth surface.
MSI has also dual 2W speakers and Nahimic 3 for the audio and a 720p HD Webcam on the top bezel.
The source of power is a 3-cell 50Whr Lithium-ion battery that according to the manufacturer has productivity time up to 10 hours. It is enough for a day of work.
With a size of 12.55 x 8.46 x 0.63 inches and a weight 2.84 lbs and a long-life battery, surely the Prestige 14 A10SC-230 is a good companion for work outdoor or when on the go.
MSI Prestige 14 A10SC-230 is a great productivity laptop. It is well-equipped with a strong engine for multitasking, a screen that no issue with the bright environment, a battery that lasts for a day of work, and a design that easy to take everywhere. And indeed, this laptop is suitable as a companion for work everywhere, include outdoor or during a trip. MSI Prestige 14 A10SC-230 is a laptop where the heavyweight performance and the lightweight portability meets.
Summary of MSI Prestige 14 A10SC-230
|Processor||Intel Core i7-10510U/Quad-Core/1.80GHz-4.90 GHz/8MB|
|RAM||16GB LPDDR3 2133MHz SDRAM|
|Storage||512GB NVMe SSD|
|Graphics Processor||Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q 4GB GDDR5 VRAM.
|Display||14-inch Ultra HD 4K 3840 x 2160 100% AdobeRGB display.|
|I/O Options||2 x USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports
2 x USB 3.1 Type-A ports
1 x MicroSD card reader slot
1 x Headset jack
|Networking||Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201(2×2 ax)
|Battery||3-cell 50Whr Lithium-ion battery (up to 10 hours)|
|Dimensions||12.55 x 8.46 x 0.63 inches|