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MSI announces netbook with DDR3-support
Press release, July 5; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Monday 5 July 2010]

MSI has announced its latest netbook, the Wind U160DX, which supports DDR3 memory and comes with the Intel Atom N455 processor and MSI's own Turbo Drive Engine (TDE) technology.

Sheathed in MSI's own Color Film Print technology, the Wind U160DX is less than one-inch thin and tips the scales at 1kg.

The Wind U160DX features a 10.1-inch LED screen with a refresh rate of 8ms, twice as fast as similar products on the market, MSI claimed, an independent chiclet keyboard, seamless touchpad, and a battery that holds a 15-hour charge.

MSI Wind U160DX netbook specifications




Intel Atom N455 (1.66GHz)




GMA3150 (Shared with System Memory)


DDR3 667 support up to 2 GB (1 DIMM slot)


10-inch (1024 × 600) WSVGA LED


160 GB or above (2.5-inch SATA)

Card reader

2 in 1 (support SD,MMC,)


D-sub × 1 , USB 2.0 × 3 , Mic-in, Headphone, RJ45


3 cells / 6 cells (optional)


802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.0+EDR




HD audio, stereo speakers

Dimensions (mm)

265 × 165 × 19.8-25.4

Weight (kg)

1 (with 3 cell battery)


Microsoft Windows 7 Starter

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, June 2010

MSI Wind U160DX netbook

MSI Wind U160DX netbook
Photo: Company

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