Taipei, Sunday, March 1, 2015 19:09 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
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





Intel Core i5 Processor

Intel Core i5 Processor

Operating System

Windows 7 Home Premium

Windows 7 Home Premium


DDR3 1066MHz up to 8GB

DDR3 1066MHz up to 8GB


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

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


Nvidia GeForce GT 425M -1GB

Intel integrated HD graphics

Hard Disk Drive



Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, October 2010

MSI new 17-inch notebook

MSI new 17-inch notebook
Photo: Company

2015 global notebook demand forecast
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets
Trends and developments in the OTT market
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.