You should not be carried away by appearance when deciding to buy a laptop. Though MSI P600 does not have a sleek design it gives good performance for its price $729 with a lengthy battery life. The model is built of attractive grey colour in black colour background. It is ideal for carrying when you go around due to its slim design and weight (5.3 pound).
The P600 is equipped with lot of ports at its corners. A pair of USB panel, LAN port, USB and e-SATA port and a headphone is placed on one side of the device. Apart from these, memory card slot for reading three formats are also present.
Its hardware includes wireless connectivity, hard drive with 500 GB capacity and a DVD burner. It contains a beautiful 15.6 inch screen with Led lighting promoting high quality image. It would have been better if the model had a higher resolution HD panel.
The stylish keyboard has enough space but the buttons are a bit spongy to touch. Since this model does not support any multimedia buttons you should depend on its functional keys for altering sound, changing tracks, and do any other tasks. The touchpad has enough space to accommodate your palm.
The device has a Web camera of 1.3 mega pixels which produces quality photos in enough lighting only and not in dim lit condition. The speaker of P600 is good enough to deliver quality sound.
The P600 is able to give out high performance and this is the best feature of this model. The tests conducted on various magnitudes brought excellent results. On the Vantage test the model produced an outstanding score of performance. The same result was produced on Cine bench test also which primarily aims in testing the entire core of CPU and on Encoder test of conversion of data into format.
On the aspect of playing games, the model fared well in 3D games of low impact. Another interesting and unique feature of P600 is its efficient battery. Unlike any other models, this piece could run its battery for a gorgeous four and half hours and even more.
The model has Windows 7 as its operating system and an S-Bar capable of downloading apps or web sites. Various ports are included for entertainment and number of tools is found in-built in this laptop. It is not just possible to drag and drop the icons into the dock but you should make use of Settings panel to add links by manual method.
The 3rd party software MS-Works 9 is seen in this device, which contains spreadsheet, word processor and other programs. For virus detection and elimination the instrument comes with Anti virus from Norton. And the laptop is warranted for one year for its hardware parts.
To conclude, this model of MSI P600 is unique in outstanding battery life and excellent performance for its price. If you vote for longer battery then this model would be the optimum laptop within your budget.