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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





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

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