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MSI WIND TOP AE2050-027

MSI WIND TOP AE2050-027
alaScore 90

74 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of MSI WIND TOP AE2050-027. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and usability also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the price.

usability, design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the MSI WIND TOP AE2050-027 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for MSI WIND TOP AE2050-027

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of MSI WIND TOP AE2050-027 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size and usability. The reliability and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, reliability, usability, size

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MSI AE2071 20 inch LED Wind Top All-in-One PC (Intel Pentium G630, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Multi Touch Capacitive, Windows 7 Home Premium)MSI AE2071 20 inch LED Wind Top All-in-One PC (Intel Pentium G630, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Multi Touch Capacitive, Windows 7 Home Premium)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Christopher Null (wired.com)

Review: MSI AE2050

 

MSI takes aim at the only segment of the desktop market showing any life -- all-in-one computers -- by offering a classy-looking machine at a...

Uses just 65 watts under normal conditions. Extraordinarily cheap. Lots of USB ports (six), and a card reader. “Wind Touch” interface option is fun to play with… once it eventually loads

Too slow for regular use. Using “SuperCharger” USB port disables data transfer functions and has to be manually turned off and on. Chintzy keyboard includes no Delete key (except as an alt function on the numeric keypad)

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: David Murphy (pcworld.com)

MSI Wind Top AE2050

 

Hot on the heels of the Wind Top AE2220 comes the MSI Wind Top AE2050, a budget all-in-one PC that's all about compromise. For this model, MSI shed a few hundred bucks off the asking price ($680 as of April 26, 2011), but also gone are the AE220's...

Above-average display quality ; USB 3.0 and HDMI connectivity

Center-heavy speaker setup ; Slow general performance

The MSI Wind Top AE2050 delivers compelling features, inexpensively. But several compromises keep it from surpassing its budget-priced peers.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

MSI Wind Top AE2050-008US

 

With the inclusion of some interesting art supplies, the MSI Wind Top AE2050-008US ($679.99 list) is a good entry into the world of digital art creation. The AE2050-008US comes with a full copy of ArtRage 3 Studio, so you can create digital paintings...

Touch screen. Large hard drive. Interesting touch browser. ArtRage Studio is bundled. USB 3.0. Super Charger port

Only 1,600-by-900 resolution screen (not 1080p). Low-powered 3D graphics. Wired keyboard and mouse. Only 60-day subscription to Norton Internet Secutiry. HDMI is output only

The MSI Wind Top AE2050-008US is a middling budget touch screen all-in-one desktop for most general PC users, but for the budding digital painter, a few interesting inclusions make this a very inexpensive digital artist's tool.

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Actually fast enough for high-quality gaming, Handsome design and display, HDMI input

Previous-generation Core i7 chip, Fussy screen controls

But price is a secondary consideration when faced with the first all-in-one we've seen that can break the 30 fps barrier with modern games. The MSI AG2712A won't blow away tower gaming rigs, but it blows away a longtime complaint about AIOs. Here's...

Feb, 2014

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Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

MSI Wind Top AE2410

 

Overall, the MSI Wind Top AE2410 is a solid option for a Windows 7-powered all-in-one media center computer. The 24-inch LCD touchscreen monitor is great, and there's enough performance to finish your work and keep you entertained. To get optimal...

A beautiful 24-inch multi-touch LCD screen is the standout feature

The AE2410 sacrifices processing power for value

This is an affordable media center with better-than-average specs.

Expert review by: Neil Mohr (techradar.com)

MSI Wind Top AE2210 review

 

An all-in-one PC you won't be able to keep your hands off

Responsive touchscreen ; Solid Intel Core i3 2100 ; Impressive base specification ; Good selection of touch software ; Good sounding THX speakers

Minor screen light-leaks ; Light constant fan noise ; Slight screen finger "drag ; Weak 3D performance ; Speakers lack volume

We have a love-hate relationship with all-in-one PCs. They should be something we love. A slick single-unit design can be as glorious as the Apple iMac 21.5-inch model, but then many seem to be vastly expensive. That high price is something pioneered...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Paul Monckton (pcadvisor.co.uk)

MSI Wind Top AE2712G review

 

This is the least expensive 27in all-in-one PC we've reviewed of late and offers a correspondingly lower specification with somewhat lacklustre performance. The nVidia graphics are particularly disappointing. However, you do get a Blu-ray player and a...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Paul Monckton (pcadvisor.co.uk)

MSI Wind Top AE2281G review

 

MSI's compact 21.5in touchscreen all-in-one PC features the low-power Core i5-3450S Ivy Bridge processor, and costs a lot less than comparable all-in-one PCs.

The MSI Wind Top AE2281G is a low-cost system that is good value for money and performs, for the most part, just as well as many more expensive PCs. It can't match their premium build quality and styling though. Memory and hard drive space have been...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: KitGuru (kitguru.net)

MSI AG2712A All-In-One Gaming PC Review

 

28 Flares 28 Flares × Today we are taking a look at MSI's AG2712A Gaming All-In-One PC. Hoping to change everyone's perception of all-in-one systems, the AG2712A boasts an Intel Core i7-3630QM, AMD Radeon HD 8970M and two 128GB Plextor SSDs in a Raid 0...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: John Gillooly (crn.com.au)

Reviewed: MSI AE2050 all-in-one PC

 

A pretty good option for a second PC in the home.

Finally - an all-in-one PC that, thanks to Fusion, actually ticks the right boxes.

Apr, 2011
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Product Specifications

Design

Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Display

Detachable display: No
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / Not supported
Screen shape:Flat

Energy Management

Autonomy mode: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2048 / 3072
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102 / 0x116 / 0x152 / 0x166 / 0x412 / 0x41E / 412
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (VGA):2880 x 1800
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.25 / 1.6
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor:No / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 4
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17 / 21 / 21.3 / 25.6 / 6.4
Memory channels supported by processor:1 / 2 / Dual / Single
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1066,1333 / 1333 / 1333,1600 / 800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3 800 (SODIMM only); DDR2 667/800 / DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V / DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.5
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / L3, L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Cedarview / Haswell / Ivy Bridge / Pineview / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Atom D2500 series / Intel Atom D500 series / Intel Celeron 1000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor 800 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor B800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-4100 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-4400 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium G2000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G3000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium G600 series for Desktop
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 13 / 17 / 35 / 35, 65 / 45 / 54 / 54, 53 / 55 / 65 / 65, 54

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Secure Key:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:No / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
OS Guard: Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32 / 36
Processor ARK ID:43546 / 49490 / 50178 / 52220 / 52224 / 53422 / 53426 / 53438 / 53442 / 53452 / 55627 / 56056 / 59682 / 59836 / 65512 / 65690 / 65693 / 68315 / 69116 / 71070 / 71141 / 71459 / 71995 / 74749 / 75040 / 77480 / 77486 / 77773 / 80818
Processor package size:22 / 31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B) / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Thermal solution specification:2011C / PCG 2011С / PCG 2013C

Storage

Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2