• CPU: Intel Core i5-10210U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics
  • Display: 14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 1.18 kg (2.6 lbs)


  • Cool and quiet even under load
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Two USB Type-C ports and an SD card reader
  • Fairly long battery life
  • Its Full HD IPS panel has comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio (BOE HV140FHM-N61)
  • Covers 93% of sRGB and our Gaming and Web design profile helps it reach an Average dE of <2.0 (BOE HV140FHM-N61)
  • Some upgradability with one RAM SODIMM slot and an M.2 slot


  • Uses aggressive PWM for all brightness levels but the maximum (our Health-Guard profile fixes this) (BOE HV140FHM-N61)
  • Its camera faces your nose
  • Quiet speakers

MSI Modern 14 (A10M-1029) - Specs

CPU Performance #87
  • Intel Core i7-10510U 532.5%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G7 3024.2%
  • Intel Core i5-10210U
  • Intel Core i7-8565U 3016.9%
  • Intel Core i5-8265U 3021.2%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G1 3025%
GPU Performance #230
  • AMD Radeon 520 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • Intel UHD Graphics
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630 0.8%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 0.9%
  • AMD Radeon 530 (2GB DDR3) 0.9%
14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
Color accuracy 5.8 -> 1.8
16GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
Windows 10 Pro
50Wh, 4-cell
Body Material
322 x 222 x 15.9 mm (12.68" x 8.74" x 0.63")
1.18 kg (2.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Card Reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts Portable USB 3.0 Data Hub


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DISPLAY: 14.0-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name BOE HV140FHM-N61 (BOE06AO)
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 157.35 ppi
Brightness 300 cd/m2
sRGB 93%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 22 inches (56 cm)
Contrast 900:1
dE Color Checker 5.8 1.8
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Design and Gaming

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MSI Modern 14 (A10M-1029) in-depth review

MSI is obviously known for its gaming devices. And as a brand, they build not only laptops but also graphics cards, motherboards, monitors, accessories, and much more. So it's needless to say that they have quite a lot of fans worldwide. However, not all of them are hardcore gamers. Some people just need an everyday device for their daily work. Others, on the other side, have some specific needs. They are part of the newly bred "content creator" niche, and they need relatively powerful hardware[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-10210U

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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