MSI X340 review: MSI X340

MSI includes an industry-standard, one-year, parts-and-labor warranty with the system. Support is accessible through a not-toll-free phone line that's open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday, as well as some very basic online FAQs and driver downloads.

Multimedia Multitasking test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv3-1051
901 
Dell Adamo
1,864 
MSI X-340
3,324 

Adobe Photoshop CS3 image-processing test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv3-1051
223 
MSI X-340
344 
Dell Adamo
345 

Apple iTunes encoding test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv3-1051
202 
MSI X-340
334 
Dell Adamo
357 

Video playback battery drain test (in minutes)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv3-1051
281 
MSI X-340
161 
Dell Adamo
156 

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MSI X340
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Solo U3500; 2048MB DDR2 SDRAM 800MHz; 781MB (Shared) Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD; 320GB Fujitsu 5400rpm

Acer Aspire 3935-6504
Windows Vista Home Edition SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P7350; 3072MB DDR2 SDRAM 1066MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD; 250GB Toshiba 5,400rpm

Gateway UC7807u
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T6400; 3,072MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm

HP Pavilion dv3-1051
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.3GHz AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core ZM-84; 4,096MB DDR2 SDRAM 800MHz; 320MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200; 320GB Fujitsu 5,400rpm

Dell Adamo
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 1.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo U9300; 2048MB DDR2 SDRAM 800MHz; 779MB (Shared) Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD; 128GB Samsung SSD

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Where to Buy

MSI X340 (black)

Part Number: 9S7-135212-021 Released: May 27, 2009

MSRP: $699.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Quick Specifications See All

  • Release date May 27, 2009
  • CPU Intel Core 2 Solo SU3500 / 1.4 GHz
  • Installed Size 2 GB
  • Graphics Processor Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • Weight 2.9 lbs
  • Color black