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MSI announces two new G series notebooks for gaming
Press release, July 30; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 30 July 2010]

Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced two new notebooks, the GX660 and GX660R, the latest G series notebooks for the gaming market.

Both models are equipped with AMD's latest ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 discrete graphics card with 1GB GDDR5 VRAM and a sound engine from Dynaudio. The GX660R will also feature RAID hard drive configurations.

In addition to graphics, sound and storage, the notebooks also boast Intel's latest Core i7 processor with MSI's exclusive TDE technology to throttle up system performance with the press of a button, Cooler Boost technology to boost fan RPM for better heat dissipation, and ECO technology to provide a powerful, silent, and extended computing experience.

MSI GX660 notebook specifications

Item

Detail

OS

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

CPU

Intel Core i7 processor

Chipset

Intel PM55

Graphics

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 with 1G GDDR5 VRAM

HDD

Two 500GB SATA

Memory

DDR3 1066/1333 MHz with three SODIMM slots

LCD

15.6-inch HD / Full HD LED backlight display

Dimension (LxWxH)

396mm x 269 mm x 55 mm

Weight

3.5kg

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, July 2010

MSI GX660 notebook

MSI GX660 notebook
Photo: Company

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