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MSI doesn't really start getting good until you hit the GS/WS series. Those tend to be excellent, if a little goofy on the branding.
C0D46068719dI went from an Acer Aspire to an MSI GV series, never going back to Acer, fan is, well loud as hell but what ever, it's been over 12 months and I haven't had to replace a single component - compared to my old Acer which would need something replaced, usually the bloody keyboard every 5-6 months useless thing would just stop typing, and replacements were no better, wasn't a driver or connection issue, plug a new one in and away we go again, for a while.
I've gone through HDDs, keyboards, DVD drive shit itself, hell even the SD card reader died in the ass at one point - who knows I might have bought the ultimate lemon.
But for me Acer is a cheap brand, with even cheaper components, a bit of heat and noise over replacing things all the time doesn't worry me.
Did you contact the importer or acer directly for warranty? Now it's too late though.
Which cpus do you have exactly in those things?
Might have been worth it to Google what other users are complaining about before purchase.
jak645173118dMsi worst client support ever
raulqf30018d@C0D4 Exactly, it was maddening when the battery died so quickly and then the screen... However, I've been using it very intensive during 5 years and right now I am kind of happy with my purchase.
In general, MSI's laptops are more reliable than Acer, but the fan detail is disappointing, but my hope is to fine tune the fans and solve it. We will be see if I succeed.
raulqf30018d@electrineer I am a freelancer and when I bought it I was in a very important project, so It was really essential for me. I've assumed the vague pixels in the screen and even the battery problem, but it was disappointed.
I don't think CPUs are the problem. Acer has a i7 4710HQ and Msi an i7 10710U. It was a new model so I can only searched for the hardware components. These days I have been looking for reviews and there are some guys complaining as me but others didn't find it noisy. For me fan cpus at 3000 rpm are noisy but maybe it's not for a gamer laptop. I am not using it for playing video games, only for coding.
@raulqf yeah the old cpu is a high performance part and the new one is a ultra-low power part. The old one needed more power dissipation. Maybe the new laptop also has a discrete gpu, or maybe it's so much thinner that they couldn't fit a bigger heat sink. Otherwise sounds like bad design or manufacturing.
wicho231018dHad both loved both