As a preamble to this test
Experienced users do not have the same needs as beginners. You are looking for a laptop and you hesitate between several models.Price and type of technology alone do not justify the choice of a model.We’ve put this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent through some tests based on how you’re going to use it.
The detail of our analysis in this article.
Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent enough for internet use?
Considering that your use of a computer is simple (surfing the internet, writing e-mails and/or letters, doing calculations on an Excel spreadsheet), it is important to focus on a laptop that is both of high quality and strong enough to last over time.Ensuring proper operation requires quality components and proven technological competence on the part of the manufacturer.
That’s the direction taken by MSI with this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent.A well-made laptop that positions itself as mid-range compared to its competitors and because of its price. Material that seem to be well-designed.
With a 14 inches size, it is in the average, and you can carry it relatively easily. A reasonable choice equips this model; the Core i5-10210U. Considering that the components evolve very quickly, MSI offers a laptop of good quality that will remain a good choice over several years. Contrary to a video editing style use that requires computing power, this model is correct for surfing the internet; a use that does not require too much computing power. The 8 Gb of RAM is in the average for this type of product. If needed you can add more, thanks to the extra slots inside.
The disk size of this laptop is among the smallest on the market. By offering only 256 Gb, this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent is one of the smallest in its category. This shouldn’t be a major problem, but if you need to, remember to have a USB key with you.
In conclusion, for a web use, know that this model has an autonomy of 9 hours. This is one of the most important laptops on the market at the moment compared to other laptops. A feature that will keep you surfing for a long time.
Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent the right choice for watching movies ?
This Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent is an interesting option for anyone who uses laptops to view movies, photos, or listen to music. Not the best, however it is one of the models existing in a tight price range.
It is sometimes complicated to choose among all the laptops, which ones are specifically designed for this type of use; this section is made to identify if this model is made for you.
MSI decided to make this laptop a very versatile product. With its 14 inches and resolution of 1920×1080, it can be suitable for a lot of uses including watching films. And in film display mode, you’ll have excellent visual quality with bright, realistic images. Clearly, big enough to tire your eyes when watching movies, but also rather light (1.2 kg) when you have to carry it.
The glossy screen option is not possible on this model; it would have made the display easier to read. The effect is of lower quality in environments with intermediate or even low light levels – often corresponding to the conditions in which a film is viewed. The display legibility will therefore be a little off.
Therefore, when used in daylight conditions, you will appreciate the lack of this feature, as the light induces reflections, making it difficult to view.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent. By pushing the volume with music, we tested the rendering. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
The Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent has a processor Core i5-10210U, a little more powerful than average, compared to those dedicated to office automation. Although it is in the middle of the range, this processor will be able to evolve according to your future needs, and in the immediate future will allow a good compatibility with all your peripherals. This will result in fluid video and audio sessions.
With Intel UHD Graphics 620, ahigh-performance graphics card, a dedicated memory of 8 Gb of RAM, you can watch movies, with smooth images, possibly retouch photos or edit video. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
Speaking of connectivity, this laptop provides 4 ports.It’s better than the competition. You will be able to connect all your peripherals to it.
Either it’s something you’re going to use while travelling or on the go, or you’re between your office and the living room.On this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent, MSI indicates 9 hours of autonomy, a better performance than the competition. What a pleasure it is not to have to check the battery level on a regular basis!
Is Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent planned for travelling ?
Easy to carry, and usable wherever you go. So we put this test to the Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent. Is it made to be taken on trips, packed in your luggage ? Will it be designed for your home-to-work transfers? Should you only consider it for weekend trips with your family? Or should this use be confined to going from the living room to your kitchen.
A priori, for holidays and home-to-work travel, it is one of the best of the moment.
Its light weight allows you to take it wherever you want. It’s one of the best in its class. When sitting with the computer on your lap, it is perfectly wedged to prevent it from tipping over. One of the causes of its weight is related to the size of his 14 inches screen.
Unless perhaps you are used to working in dimly lit areas, you will not be bothered by the absence of a backlit keyboard. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
Good image definition although the slab is not shiny. The screen shows an interesting result.
It is a product that is easy and pleasant to use. Good image definition and a matt anti-reflective tile that you’ll appreciate when you’re outdoors, with no sun glare.
With its processor Core i5-10210U, this laptop has a power consumption in the average of the others.
The manufacturer estimates a possible range that you can reduce. Rather count on 70% of this value in standard use; the more you use the processor, the lower the figure will be.
With this laptop and its autonomy of 9 hours, you have in fact one of the best models of the moment.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 256 Gb. The main advantage of this type of hard drive is that it contains fewer moving parts and is faster than standard drives.Thanks to this, MSI was able to almost completely eliminate the noise caused by the rotation of the platters and the movements of the read/write heads existing on conventional disks.For those who do not have enough space on the disk, it will be necessary to go through the option of a subscription on the cloud; the price decreases regularly.
With this model, MSI definitely designed a computer easily transportable, but not too small. The Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent is a fair alternative with iis 14 inches.
The connector part is very interesting, with 4 inputs available. That makes it one of the best equipped models on the market.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
Taking all this into account, we can say that it will be useful for you on holiday.
The Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent to make audio or video editing.
The use of a laptop for audio or video editing requires a high-performance product. With this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent, you can be sure you have the right machine. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, MSI has designed an interesting product. It is a laptop designed for multitasking presented with Sans OS, which will allow to manage at the same time the audio-video applications consuming calculations.
Generally speaking, for occasional use, the choice of processor Core i5-10210U makes it possible. Having 8 Gb of RAM, the rendering speed is sufficient for image processing. All the applications you’ll need to get started are available. If on the other hand you start on pro applications, it will be necessary to add more memory.
Even if this corresponds to quality components, MSI made the choice to put only one SSD. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. The Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 256 Gb. It’s a product that provides enough space to save all your audio and video creations.
The interest of the laptop is to be able to be used in unplugged mode. Being only on batteries, you have 9 hours of autonomy at your disposal. This is the best on the market today.
On the connection side, the Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argenti s equipped with USB 3 technology. The latest convenient protocol for interfacing computers and electronic devices such as external hard drives. With a throughput about 10 times faster than the previous standard (USB 2.0), you will be able to easily transfer all your video and audio files.
It Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent is consequently well designed for this type of use. Perfectly designed for audio video use. In summary an excellent choice in this price range.
With this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent product, MSIoffer us a good start for an advanced use of audio and video editing.
The Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent for online or local games.
Most manufacturers are aware that the use of laptops is not limited to word processing and spreadsheets. The tests we ran showed that the choices of MSI in terms of components – the chip, the processor generation, or the quality of cooling – make this an average laptop for gaming. On the other hand, if you have to go through several hours, these same components will seem weak.
As far as image resolution is concerned, it is important that it is high in order to obtain a good rendering. With a resolution in 1920×1080 this laptop fis one of the best of its class.
The graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620 card and processor Core i5-10210U will be sufficient to fill your screen. Of course, there are much better ones, but with the processor Core i5-10210U’s computing power, the image recreated in terms of colorimetry and fluidity are of good quality.
For the vast majority of users, this brings a result perfectly adapted to most of the games of the moment.
MSI like most manufacturers, knows that intensive and extensive use of the computer in game mode requires performance. With a display system, this machine provides a speed in the average of what is currently done.
On the question of hard drive size, this model is not very good.With 256 Gb it Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argentis below the average of the other laptops of the moment.
The Wi-Fi technology of this model has wifi with 5GHz band, which facilitates online gaming. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
On the practical transport side, this model is one of the lightest on the market, with 1.2 Kg.
It has an autonomy of 9 hours, more than many others.
It Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent is finally an interesting compromise for those who want performance without spending too much on the purchase. You can also use it for word processing if you need it.
Is the Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent adapted to office automation ?
Not really designed for office use, Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent it’s still a good product. Review of the details for this new laptop.
For those familiar with Microsoft Windows, this Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent may be a little unsettling. It has indeed an operating Sans OS system .
One of the big advantages of a laptop is naturally its ability to follow you when you’re on the move. A weight of 1.2 Kg, which makes this computer one of the best in the lightest category.
No numeric keypad comes standard on this model. Unless you only do word processing that does not require its use.
Our tests have verified that the matt treated screen limits the effects of light. But at the same time, the light intensity is low enough so as not to tire the eyes in the dark.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
The storage of this model, 256 Gb, is one of the smallest. If you are used to backing up everything locally, you will have to think about adding an external hard drive, because the hard drive Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argentcan be quickly filled.
In short, the Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent is an average choice. It would be more suitable for other, simpler uses, such as web browsing.
The Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent in conclusion
There is no such thing as a perfect laptop for every purpose, unless you put a price tag on it, and keep in mind that it will be too powerful for most of your needs. With the Modern 14 A10M-667XFR Argent you can be sure to have an efficient laptop, compared to competitors.
This model does not seem relevant to us for :
– office tasks
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– web browsing
– listening to music and watching videos
– playing video games
In summary, we advise this model for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing