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MSI launches dual-core Napa notebook
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES

Micro-Star International (MSI) today launched the S262, its first notebook based on Intel’s new Centrino Duo mobile technology, featuring a carbon-fiber cover and a 12.1-inch widescreen LCD display.

With Intel’s Napa platform, the MSI S262 supports 65nm dual-core Yonah processors, the 945GM chipset series and the Intel PRO/ Wireless 3945 a/b/g network solution. The Napa-based model also provides tri-band 802.11a/b/g wireless connectivity, enabling users to use the Internet wherever they are.

In addition, the S262 series delivers Dolby surround sound capability and has a DVD burner, offering up to 8.5GB in storage capacity.

MSI S262 specifications




Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology: 65nm dual-core Yonah processor, Intel 945GM chipset, Intel PRO/ Wireless 3945 a/b/g network solution, Microsoft Windows XP Home/ Professional

Display interface


System memory

Two DDR2 SO-DIMM slots, 256/512/1,024 MB DDR SDRAM (up to 2GB)


12.1-inch WXGA LCD (1280×800)

PC card slot

PCMCIA 2.1 compliant, Type 2

Card reader

4-in-1 MMC/ SD/ MS/ MS Pro


Up to 100GB

Optical drive

Combo/ DVD dual/ DVD Dual-layer

Network interface

Built-in 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet LAN and modem module. Built-in mini-PCI Intel 3945 a/b/g WLAN card

Connector ports

One monitor (VGA) port (15-pin mini D-Sub), three USB 2.0 ports, one IEEE 1394 port, one microphone-in port, one headphone out, one RJ11 MODEM port, one RJ45 10/100 LAN port


AC’97 2.2, SoundBlaster compatible


2400/4800mAh lithium 4/8 cells






Source: Company, compiled by DigiTimes, January 2006

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