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MSI announces new 17-inch multimedia notebooks
Press release, October 15; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 15 October 2010]

Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced the new 17.3-inch FX700 and FR700 notebooks featuring Intel's Core i5 processor and MSI's exclusive TDE Turbo technology.

The FX700 is equipped with a discrete graphics card along with MSI's GPU boost technologies to enhance performance. The model also adopts Creative's THX high-end cinema-class wrap around sound technology to boost the audio experience.

The MSI FX700 and FR700 also feature MSI's Cinema Pro technology, with which users can simply click a hotkey to instantly switch to film mode for higher resolution and richer colors.

MSI FX700 and FR700 notebook specifications

Model

FX700

FR700

Processor

Intel Core i5 Processor

Intel Core i5 Processor

Operating System

Windows 7 Home Premium

Windows 7 Home Premium

Memory

DDR3 1066MHz up to 8GB

DDR3 1066MHz up to 8GB

Display

17.3-inch HD+ LED backlight (16:9)

17.3-inch HD+ LED backlight (16:9)

Graphics

Nvidia GeForce GT 425M -1GB

Intel integrated HD graphics

Hard Disk Drive

320/500/640GB

320/500/640GB

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, October 2010

MSI new 17-inch notebook

MSI new 17-inch notebook
Photo: Company

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