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MSI announces three new notebooks
Press release, August 29; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 29 August 2008]

Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced three new notebooks – VR440, GX720 and GX400, all featuring MSI's exclusive ECO Engine, a power management function to extend the battery life when performing different tasks.

The VR440 adopts Intel Pentium processors with a 14.1-inch LCD panel. The notebook has a slim appearance and a weight of around 2.2kg making it suitable for consumers on the run, according to MSI.

The GX720 features a 17-inch LCD display and is equipped with the Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT GPU.

The GX720 features Intel Centrino 2 processor technology, Intel Core 2 Duo processor and Intel PM45 Express chipset, and a 2-megapixel webcam.

The GX400 also features a similar specification as the GX720, but the webcam is 1.3-megapixel and it has a smaller 14.1-inch display.

MSI: Notebook specifications

Model

GX400

GX720

VR440

CPU Support

Intel Core 2 Duo processor

Intel Core 2 Duo processor

Intel Dual-Core processor (Penryn)

Chipset

Intel PM45+ICH9M

Intel PM45 Chipset

SiS M672 + SiS 968

LCD

14.1-inch TFT LCD display

17-inch TFT LCD display

14.1-inch LCD display with 1280×800 WXGA resolution

Memory

DDR2 667/800MHz memory supports up to 4GB

DDR2 800MHz supports up to 4GB

Supports up to 4GB

VGA

Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT with DDR3 256MB memory

Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT with DDR3 256MB memory

UMA

Webcam

1.3-megapixel

2-megapixel

1.3-megapixel

Storage

160 / 250 / 320 / 500GB SATA HDD and DVD Super-Multi or Blu-ray DVD drive

160 / 250 / 320 / 500GB SATA HDD and DVD Super-Multi or Blu-ray DVD drive

160 / 250 / 320GB SATA HDD and DVD Super-Multi or Blu-ray DVD drive

Power

90W

120W

N/A

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, August 2008

MSI VR440 notebook

MSI VR440 notebook features a 14.1-inch panel
Photo: Company

MSI GX720 notebook

MSI GX720 notebook features a 17-inch panel and Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT GPU
Photo: Company

MSI GX400 notebook

MSI GX400 notebook with a 14.1-inch panel and Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT GPU
Photo: Company

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