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MSI Cubi

MSI Cubi
alaScore 93

233 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 233 reviews of MSI Cubi. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the design and reliability. The size and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the usability.

price, size, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the MSI Cubi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for MSI Cubi

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of MSI Cubi from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design. The size also gets good reviews.

size, design

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for MSI Cubi

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of MSI Cubi from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The price is also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the size.

reliability, price, usability

size

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

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Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Realtek ALC283
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes

Certificates

Certification:EMC: CE/FCC/C‐TICK/VCCI/BSMI\nSafety: UL(CUL), CB(CE LVD), GOST, KCC, BSMI
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes
Safety:UL (CUL), CB (CE LVD), GOST, KCC, BSMI

Design

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Chassis Type:0.45L sized PC / 0.5L sized PC / Desktop / Small Desktop
Colour of product:Black / White
Number of 2.5" Bays:1
On/off switch: Yes
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical
Product Type:Mini PC / Mini PC barebone
VESA mounting: Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:75 x 75
Water cooling system:N / No

Expansion slots

PCI Express slots version:2.0

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available
Graphics adapter:HD Graphics / HD Graphics 5500
Graphics adapter DisplayPorts quantity:1
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Graphics adapter HDMI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16 / 32 / 64 / 8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
Number of execution units:12 / 16
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:100 / 300 / 320 / 350 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 640 / 700
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12.0 / Yes
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 600 / 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0x5912 / 0x5916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 405 / Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel HD Graphics 630 / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 400 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 2 / 32 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600 / 2133
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM
Number of memory slots:1 / 2
Supported memory clock speeds:1600
Supported memory types:DDR3L-SDRAM

Motherboard

Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
Processor Socket:BGA1168 / BGA1170

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 1000
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40 / 10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-i / VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-i / VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Number of Processors Installed:1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Display included:N / No
Manual:Y / Yes
VESA mount included:Y / Yes

Performance

Audio system:Realtek ALC283
Compatible processor series:Celeron
Motherboard chipset:Intel H110 / Intel SoC
Product Type:Mini PC / PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:No / Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / No / Y / Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power Supply:40 / 65
Power supply type:External AC adapter

Processor

Built-in processor: Yes
Bus type:DMI2 / DMI3 / OPI
Configurable TDP-down:10 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600 / 800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 64 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1 / 34.2
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1333,1600,2133,2400 / 1600 / 1600,1866,2133
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L,DDR4-SDRAM,LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
Number of Processors Installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2, 1x4, 2x2, 2x1, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 2x4, 4x1 / 2x4,4x1 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:1.6 / 2.08 / 2.16 / 2.24 / 2.4 / 2.48 / 2.7 / 3 / 3.10
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Braswell / Broadwell / Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel / Intel Core i3-5xxx / Intel Core i3-7xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.5 / 1.6 / 1.7 / 1.9 / 2 / 2.2 / 2.4 / 2.40 / 2.50 / 3.9
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:3205U / 3215U / 3805U / I3-5005U / i3-7100 / i3-7100U / I5-5200U / i5-7200U / I7-5500U / N3050 / N3150 / N3160 / N3700
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor 3000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-5000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA 1168 / BGA 1170 / BGA 1356 / BGA1168 / BGA1170 / BGA1356 / LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:C0 / D1 / E0 / F0 / H0 / S0
System bus rate:2.5 / 4 / 5 / 8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 51 / 6
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Boot: Yes
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y
Intel® OS Guard:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-d,VT-x / VT-x,VT-d
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
OS Guard:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:84695 / 84809 / 84810 / 84813 / 85212 / 85214 / 87258 / 87261 / 91831 / 95442 / 95443 / 97455 / N3050 / N3160
Processor code:SR210 / SR215 / SR23W / SR23Y / SR243 / SR27G / SR29E / SR29F / SR29H / SR2KP / SR2ZU / SR2ZW / SR35C
Processor package size:25 / 25 x 27 / 37.5 x 37.5 / 40 / 42 x 24
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C
UART: Yes

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / N / No / Windows 10 / Windows 10 Enterprise / WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 with Bing

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:memory stick (ms), mmc, sd / MMC, Memory Stick (MS), SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Number of storage drives supported:1
Optical Drive Type: No
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 32 / 64
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / mSATA
Storage drive interface:mSATA
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Supported storage drive types:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 32 / 500 / 64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.1 / 112 / 112.2 / 4.45 / 44.5 / 5.55
Height :11.2 / 112 / 3.5 / 32.6 / 44.5 / 47.2
Weight:295 / 390 / 465 / 480 / 485 / 575 / 595
Width:11.5 / 11.6 / 115.2 / 116