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Comment: Its a great machine for this price! My gf has -087xeu model and its a realy great allarounder!
Good: it looks ok
Bad: any laptop with a number pad and left of centre touchpad is just BAD
Comment: Why add a number pad? I suspect it's on someone's tickbox list of features. A list which only exists to satisfy those obsessed with checking items off lists. Even those who think they need a numpad soon realise they can live without it. Apple know this, and they do a lot of research into user interaction. Somehow I doubt MSI do! Why such a strong opinion? Because the addition of a numpad reduces the space devoted to the much more important delete, home, end, pgup, pgdown and cursor keys (I've omitted the insert key intentionally). Give more room to those keys.
And who exactly decided that all laptop touchpads need to go squarely below the spacebar? It's favouritism for left-handers I say. TO be ambidextrous, keep it in the middle. If you want to innovate, put the trackpad where the numpad is, if you have that much room to spare, and produce a right and allow the user to swap the keyboard and trackpad around for left-handers.
Now, I'm off to repeat this rant on every notebook review I can find with a stupid keyboard layout.
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