Intel Core i7-1195G7 (11th Gen), Intel Core i5-1155G7 (11th Gen)
2.9 to 5 GHz Quad-Core, 2.5 to 4.5 GHz Quad-Core
Intel Iris Xe
|MSI 14" Modern 14B Notebook (Carbon Gray)||MSI 14" Modern 14B Notebook (Carbon Gray)|
It comes in at a weight of 2.62 lb / 1.19 kg, and total dimensions of 12.68 x 8.74 x 0.63" / 32.21 x 22.2 x 1.6 cm.
|MODERN 14 B11MOU-494||MODERN 14 B11MOU-496|
|Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)||Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)|
|12.68 x 8.74 x 0.63" / 32.21 x 22.2 x 1.6 cm||12.68 x 8.74 x 0.63" / 32.21 x 22.2 x 1.6 cm|
|2.62 lb / 1.19 kg||2.62 lb / 1.19 kg|
It contains a 2.9 to 5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7-1195G7 (11th Gen) processor with 12 MB of L3 Cache.
It contains a 2.5 to 4.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5-1155G7 (11th Gen) processor with 8 MB of L3 Cache.
With an 11th gen Intel CPU you can be assured that the laptop has a recent CPU. Whilst not the latest, due to the release of the Intel 12 Series CPUs, it is still recent. However, with the release of the 12th gen you may wish to choose that instead to ensure the longevity of your new laptop.
There's a Integrated graphics card which is a Intel Iris Xe.
An integrated card tends to not offer as much graphics processing power as a dedicated video card.
The maximum memory capacity is 32 GB via the 1 (0 Available) memory slots.
The RAM slot type is 260-Pin SO-DIMM.
|Intel Core i7-1195G7 (11th Gen)||Intel Core i5-1155G7 (11th Gen)|
|2.9 to 5 GHz Quad-Core||2.5 to 4.5 GHz Quad-Core|
|12 MB||8 MB|
Graphics Card Type
|Intel Iris Xe||Intel Iris Xe|
|3200 MHz DDR4||3200 MHz DDR4|
|8 GB||8 GB|
|1 x 8 GB||1 x 8 GB|
Max. Memory Capacity
|32 GB||32 GB|
Memory Slot Type
|260-Pin SO-DIMM||260-Pin SO-DIMM|
|1 (0 Available)||1 (0 Available)|
The screen has a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
The 60Hz refresh rate option will offer a perfectly good refresh rate for day-to-day work, but if you're looking at gaming or video editing work then a higher refresh rate would be recommended.
|IPS-Type LCD||IPS-Type LCD|
|1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|72% NTSC||72% NTSC|
|60 Hz||60 Hz|
It comes with 512 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD harddrive.
|1 x M.2||1 x M.2|
|512 GB||512 GB|
Solid State Storage
|1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe||1 x 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe|
The battery life is achieved via a 3-Cell: 52 Wh capacity battery.
|Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)||Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)|
|3-Cell: 52 Wh||3-Cell: 52 Wh|
|Ports & Peripherals|
When it comes to ports, it's offered with 2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) ports. 2 Type-A ports is usually enough for regular laptop users, giving you enough freedom for the peripherals you need.
There's an option of using the Type-C USB ports, with 1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports being offered too, allowing both the use of almost any current peripheral, but also adaptors & dongles allowing use of additional ports for the laptop.
With a backlit keyboard, you'll clearly see your keys and ensure minimal mistakes when you're typing what you need to type.
Don't fret about your wired headphones though, the 3.5mm headphone jack will let you plug right in.
|2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)||2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)|
USB Type C
|1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2||1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2|
|1 x HDMI||1 x HDMI|
|1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output||1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output|
Build in Speakers
|2 x 2 W||2 x 2 W|
Built in Mic
Media / Memory Card Slot
|Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC||Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC|
|User-Facing: 720p||User-Facing: 720p|
|84-Key Notebook Keyboard with Backlight||84-Key Notebook Keyboard with Backlight|
You'll find Wifi 5 inside the laptop, which is the previous generation. However, this does not mean its necessarily a major disadvantage. Wifi 5 is more than capable for the majority of the users, with only top tier users really requiring Wifi 6 at the moment.
With the latest standard of Bluetooth included, Bluetooth 5, you'll be set for a few more years of ensuring any new peripheral purchased is fully compatible.
|Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)||Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)|
MU Mimo Support
The power supply for the MSI 14" Modern 14B is a 65 W with Barrel/Proprietary so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.
|65 W with Barrel/Proprietary||65 W with Barrel/Proprietary|