The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir – Core i5-10210U from MSI : perfect for multimedia use

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Experienced users do not have the same needs as beginners. You are looking for a laptop and you hesitate between several models.Some computers have power, others have more basic features.To help you, we have tested this model according to several parameters.
So you’ll know what it’s worth at the end of this article.

Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir compatible with internet use?

Even if your use is limited to surfing the Web, writing e-mails and sometimes using an Excel spreadsheet, the minimum computer quality is essential.A minimum quality level is important to guarantee reliability over time. It is a balance between a 1st price and the latest multi-processor designed for professionals.A fairly powerful multi-processor, but one that won’t require you to take out a credit to pay for it.This product will thus perfectly meet your needs.A laptop that meets all the requirements! This is what the Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir from MSI seems to be.
With a 15 inches size, you’re going to have some trouble carrying it around. The manufacturer has chosen to equip this model with a processor Core i5-10210U. MSI basic idea that you’re not going to put too much strain on that laptop. Moreover, because of this processor, you can be sure that you have a tool that allows you to navigate the Internet correctly. Having 8 Gb of RAM, Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir is a laptop in the average. Everyone is free to hand in a little more memory, for work that requires it.
The 500 Gb make this laptop a mid-range laptop in terms of available space. In any case, it should be enough for a use like surfing the web. Considering the offers currently available in terms of public cloud, and your internet usage, it is highly likely that you will never completely fill the disk space of this laptop.
In conclusion, for a web use, know that this model has an autonomy of 9 hours. MSI is among the best in terms of duration in only battery mode. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.

Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir the right choice for watching movies ?

The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir will now allow you to go beyond the exclusive use for work and will also serve as a tool for digital entertainment. You will benefit from an unparalleled comfort of use. Among all the laptops of the moment, it appeared to us as one of the best for multimedia use. A quality of image and sound that allows it to achieve an excellent score in this category.
The laptop from .MSI is imposing by its size. Large by size, with 15 inches and a high resolution of 1920×1080. Because of its wide screen, it is perfectly designed for watching movies. The rendering is bright and vivid, and if you take a moment to look at the screen from several angles you will see that there is no distortion of the image or inverted colors.
One of the disadvantages of this size, however, is the overall weight: 1.6 kg that will have to be transported.
Unfortunately, the screen of this model is not provided with a glossy finish. This results in poorer quality in environments with intermediate to low light levels. It will be more delicate to perfectly distinguish the images without getting tired.
In short, you’ll prefer this finish for daytime movie viewing.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir. 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 processor installed on this model is a Core i5-10210U sufficient one for audio and video. A mid-range element with the latest components (chipsets) ensuring better compatibility with your peripherals. So your multimedia sessions will be fluid.
On the application side, MSI chose to let you do it. Only the operating system is installed. As a standard, you have some Sans OS on which it will be possible to add all the software you need. Can only be VLC to manage the audio and video part.
Equipped with the Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphic card, and with 8 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. Sufficient for the majority of you, this will not be the case for those who want to make 3D images.
Regarding the connectivity part, MSI has made efforts with available 4 ports. It’s better than the competition. Speakers, a mouse (wired), an external hard drive and an output to a pocket projector when on business trip or when you travel.
As for the batteries, you could almost replace your TV set with this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir one. On this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir, MSI indicates 9 hours of autonomy, a better performance than the competition. Your viewing will not be abruptly stopped in the middle of your movie, Netflix session, or any other streaming platform.

The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir to use while travelling.

It Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir is certainly a laptop, but not really portable and certainly not intended for those who travel. This seems to be the issue that the MSI didn’t really take into account in the design of this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir. Difficult to store in a suitcase, not very suitable for transport, tests have shown that this laptop will be more in its element for very exceptional trips.
In other words, leave it at home and only take it for occasional short trips.
Its weight of 1.6 Kg makes it easy to move. It is one of the lightest in its class. It’s difficult to get a large screen and a light weight for a laptop. For 15 inches, on the other hand, it allows you to have a clear display when you want to browse the internet or write e-mails.
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 viewing is up to the mark.
This laptop is very comfortable to use. The image is beautiful, and with its anti-reflective matt tile, no more problems even outdoors.
The energy consumed by the processor Core i5-10210U is in the average currently.
The manufacturer estimates a possible range that you can reduce. It is unlikely that you will reach manufacturer’s figures; rather, consider 70-80% at best.
With this model you have one of the best autonomy of the moment with 9 hours.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 500 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. With no moving mechanical parts, there is less risk of brittleness and produced heat .And if you absolutely need more storage, you can buy an external drive, or take out a cloud account.
When it comes to traveling, you’ll probably think twice before you take that computer with you. And the only times you’ll have to carry it will be between the bus or train and your hotel room. The reason for this is its size; with 15 inches, it is one of the largest laptops of the moment.
The connector part is very interesting, with 4 inputs available. It is thus at the top of the ranking, compared with other laptops on the market.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
Finally with the Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir, MSI deliver us a laptop at a tight price but not intended for travelliing, or as an exception.

The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir for audio or video editing ?

The use of a laptop for audio or video editing requires a high-performance product. Clearly, this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noircorresponds perfectly to the need related to this use. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, MSI has designed an interesting product. This laptop will facilitate multitasking, and you will be able to simultaneously run applications such as Photoshop, Magix Video or Vegas pro with an operating Sans OS system.
Generally speaking, for occasional use, the choice of processor Core i5-10210U makes it possible. With its 8 Gb of RAM, it has enough memory for image processing. This model comes with a pre-installed software suite by default. If on the other hand you start on pro applications, it will be necessary to add more memory.
This model contains an SSD for the operating system and backup part. 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 15 A10M-214XFR Noir has only got one, with total 500 Gb storage for your movies and music. It is nevertheless one of the good laptops in terms of storage, compared to its competitors.
The pleasure of working on a computer without being a slave to the electrical connection. 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 15 A10M-214XFR Noiri s equipped with USB 3 technology. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. 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.
By choosing this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir, know that you will be well beyond what most laptops offer. Perfectly designed for audio video use. And at a price that is well ranked.

The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir for online or local games.

It is sometimes interesting, when you decide to buy a laptop, to be able to use it for several functions. With this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir, it will certainly be possible to play simple games, but as soon as the need for calculations requires more power, the image rendering will degrade. Clearly, MSI has done nothing here to meet that purpose.
The higher the resolution of the image, the more detailed the visual rendering will be. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 1920×1080, nothing better at the moment
The technological evolution being wha it is, this model does much less than many other laptops. After our analysis, it appears that use in game mode generates processor overheating and degradations in terms of images and colors. In other words it is a good design model, but due to the lower power of the graphics card, it is less efficient for gaming.
Since MSI has not designed this model for gaming, the display system is not dimensioned for an exemplary reactivity during your gaming sessions. An exception to this is if you play on games that are more than 5 years old.
A space of 500 Gb to save your data; this is in the average of what other brands offer. Useful for local games; as there are still many of them, even though online games are progressing.
A better access to wifi on this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir that is standard equipped with the 5GHz band. More speed for those living in full Wi-Fi areas.
On the practical transport side, this model is one of the lightest on the market, with 1.6 Kg.
It has an autonomy of 9 hours, more than many others.
In short, if you want a fun gaming experience, choose another model than this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir one. But it can be a good choice for office functions.

The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir for office automation.

Access on efficiency, this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir is part of the laptops provided for office automation. It is a mature product.
A laptop that won’t match the users who have been won over to Windows. MSI installed Sans OS to make it work.
This laptop is mainly for office use and will require some work on your side of things. No applications pre-installed, one would expect more from. MSI in this product line. One of the big advantages of a laptop is naturally its ability to follow you when you’re on the move. This model, with its 1.6 Kg is one of the ultra-compact ones.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. Unless you only do word processing that does not require its use.
MSI chose the matt tile option for this Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir that does not reflect light. But at the same time, the light intensity is low enough so as not to tire the eyes in the dark.
If you work on your computer in the evening, you might regret that the backlight option is not provided on this laptop.
About storage, this model has average space . About 500 Gb, more than enough for office use.
In conclusion, this laptop is interesting. Well placed in terms of price, it will meet your needs for office use.

The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir 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. The Modern 15 A10M-214XFR Noir corresponds to a product that is certainly average, but still effective.
In other words, this model is not really made for :
– travel use
– playing video games
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– office tasks
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– making audio and video editing