If we have to be honest, the upgrade options on the Summit E15 (A11x) look really impressive.
1. Remove the bottom plate
Only 7 Phillips-head screws are holding this notebook’s bottom panel in place. After you undo them, you need to pry the panel with a plastic tool.
This device is equipped with an 82Wh battery pack.
3. Мemory and storage
In terms of upgrades, there are two RAM SODIMM slots. They work in dual-channel mode and can hold up to 64GB of DDR4 memory in total. As for the storage, you get one M.2 PCIe x4 Gen 3 slot, and another that can also hold Gen 4 drives.
4. Cooling system
The cooling solution comprises three heat pipes. Additionally, there are a couple of metal heat sinks meant for the graphics memory and the VRMs.
MSI Summit E15 (A11x) in-depth review
If we have to be honest, we were surprised to see that the Summit series of MSI is dubbed as a business device. Nevertheless, it definitely has the visuals, and the manufacturer seems to be pretty confident about its abilities. By that, we mean that it should provide high productivity, security, and reliability. MSI even goes as far as stating that it is the "best-in-class" in all of the aforementioned categories. For the highest performance possible, they have gone for Intel's Tiger Lake[...]Read the full review
- 2x Thunderbolt 4, Wi-Fi 6 connection, and a MicroSD card reader on board
- 2 M.2 PCIe slots, 2 RAM-SODIMM slots (up to 64GB of RAM in total)(beware of the Factory Seal sticker)
- Thin and light aluminum body
- PWM-free display (AUO B156HAB03.1 (AUO0291))
- Good battery life
- 92% sRGB coverage and accurate colors with our Gaming and Web design profile (AUO B156HAB03.1 (AUO0291))
- Decent battery life
- IR and fingerprint Windows Hello login
- Uncomfortable keyboard
- Gets really warm under load