MSi MAG Infinite S Review: The best entry-level gaming computer

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI 026EU Review
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The MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU desktop , unlike a laptop like the Honor MagicBook 15 , has been built to satisfy the user’s craving for fun. Its manufacturer offers us an updated equipment, but without going crazy with extreme technology. It is an affordable gaming product . The MSI MAG 10SI-026EU proves that you don’t have to throw the house out of the window to have a good entertainment system.

Design and build

The desktop computer Infinite S 10SI-026EU , of MSI , may not be the ultimate gaming machine . But it is not intended. Its objective is to provide a worthy service, to face the competition, to those users who are beginning to take their first steps in the gaming world . Something that achieves while still looking attractive enough to attract the gamer .

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

MSI proposes a compact tower with a size of 34.8 x 24.4 x 12.8 cm , an interior volume of 10 L and a weight of 6.4 kg . That is to say, a model that does not absorb the space of the desk and leaves air to the user to arrange their game table at ease. However, its dimensions do not detract from its usefulness, since it allows easy access to the components for updates and improvements , as well as facilitating the transport of the equipment .

Powerful but quiet cooling

The team has exclusive technology MSI Cooling Silent Storm Cooling . A system where the key components are separated in different chambers , and each zone receives an optimized air flow.

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

Unique powerful and intelligent cooling system

Thanks to this design it is ensured to maintain the ideal temperature so that the computer works stably, under control . In addition, this benefits the quiet operation of the team.

RGB lighting

To personalize the computer, an illuminated area is integrated in the front of the box managed by the Mystic Light RGB LED system . The user can modify the appearance of the LED strip to their liking, choosing from millions of color combinations , and a large number of visual effects .

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

A universe of customizable colors and effects

Technical details

This gaming equipment , MSI 10SI-026EU , has good hardware , perfect for enjoying video games. At the center of the system, the Intel® Core ™ i5-10400F processor . A CPU of the tenth generation , equipped with 6 cores and 12MB cache, reaching frequencies up to 4.3 GHz . You’re backed by a powerful NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Super graphics card with 6GB of GDDR6 memory . A fantastic GPU that gives a good account of the demands of video games.

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

GPU installed vertically

The computer configuration is completed with 8 GB of DDR4 RAM , which may not be enough, but can be expanded through the two memory slots on your board. Meanwhile, it provides storage speed in the data processing unit through the SSD of 512GB . The good thing is that the manufacturer delivers the device with the Windows 10 Home operating system pre-installed. So the user can start enjoying the equipment within minutes of taking it out of the box.

Communications and audio

The computer manufacturer has not missed the opportunity to take advantage of the latest advances in connectivity. In the MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU not only the wired network with Gigabit controller provides stability and high speeds in data transmission. Also in wireless communication a dizzying method of connecting is guaranteed thanks to the new Wi-Fi 6 standard which is up to three times faster than the wired network .

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

The latest Wi-Fi technology

On the other hand, quality sound is an intrinsic part of any MSI product , so this desktop could not be less. The user can enjoy a complete and immersive experience, thanks to quality audio components and the integration of Nahimic 3 technology . A combination of factors that enhances 3D surround sound in the game and offers full control over music , movies and conference calls .

PC gaming inputs and outputs

To finish, we review the connector options that the MSI 10SI-026EU makes available to the user. Between the front and the rear and a variety spread amount of USBs , including of Type C . Of course, it has audio connectors of all kinds. Comfortable headphone and microphone jacks on the front and the 5.1 sound system and optical output on the back. Video outputs are provided by your NVIDIA graphics .

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

Number of useful ports

The specifications of this gaming computer are as follows:

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU
Design
Dimensions with base128 x 348 x 244 mm
Weight6.4 kg
Chassis capacity10 L
Color and characteristicsBlack with RGB lighting
Performance
CPUIntel® Core ™ i5-10400F (2.9 GHz up to 4.3 GHz / 6 Cores / 12 MB Cache)
TDP65 W
GPUNVIDIA® GeForce®GTX 1660 Super 6 GB GDDR6
RAM8 GB DDR4
RAM memory typeUp to 64GB DDR4
Memory slotstwo
Storage
Storage512 GB SSD
Card readerDo not
Optical unitDo not
Operating system
OS versionWindows 10 Home
Connection ports
Frontals
  • USB Type C
  • USB 2.0 Type A
  • Mic-in
  • Headphone-out
Rear
  • 5 x Audio jacks
  • Optical S / PDIF out
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A
  • RJ45
  • HDMI
  • USB 2.0 Type A x 2
  • Graphics card outputs

Video outputs are not enabled on F-series processors (those in the graph are used)

Refrigeration
TechnologyMSI Silent Storm Cooling
Connectivity
WifiIntel® WiFi6
LANGigabit
Bluetooth5.1
Others
Audio
  • 7.1 Channel HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220)
  • Nahimic 3 Audio Enhancer
illuminationMystic Light RGB LED
Power supply350 W 80 PLUS Bronze
software
  • Dragon Center
  • BurnRecovery Norton
  • SymSilent Office 16.4
  • Norton Internet Security (60-day Trial)
  • PowerDVD 14 (UWP)
  • Mystic Light 3.0
  • Photo Director 8
  • Power Director 15

MSI MAG Infinite S 10SI-026EU

Compact and with current hardware

Conclusion

This gaming PC , reference MSI MAG 10SI-026EU , is perfect for those who want to enter the world of gaming or have a tight budget. Equipped with modern components , and optimized performance, it promises many joys and many hours very entertaining. For its price we do not have the top of the market, but its good design , compact size and the guarantee of an expert hardware brand , are enough reasons to choose this computer.

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