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The MSi X-Slim X430 is an ultra-thin Windows 7 notebook featuring a dual-core AMD Athlon Neo X2 processor, 2GB of DDR2 RAM, and

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Pros

ample RAM and drive space

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HD3200 video - capable of displaying or outputting full HD media

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HDMI output

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dual core processor

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lightweight - 3.3 pounds

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comes with Windows 7

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14" 720p capable display (1366 x 768px)

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full sized notebook at a premium netbook weight and price

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optional external Blu-ray drive

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Cons

no internal optical drive

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The MSi X-Slim X430 is an ultra-thin Windows 7 notebook featuring a dual-core AMD Athlon Neo X2 processor, 2GB of DDR2 RAM, and a 320GB or 500GB SATA hard-disc drive. It’s been loaded with the Windows 7 operating system, a dual-core processor, and a dedicated graphics unit to empower users with bolstered hardware performance, while only consuming 60% of the power similarly built notebooks use. Included also is MSI’s proprietary ECO Engine technology for 5 separate power-management modes; HD & DirectX 10 technologies for improved visual performance; and a 14” cinematic display with an integrated HDMI port for transmitting content to a compatible HDTV at a transfer rate of 5Gb.

Additional Information

Additional features include Gigabit LAN, Draft N wireless, a multi-card reader, and optional Bluetooth v2.0+EDR.

Features
  • Ultra-Thin Notebook
  • Windows 7 OS
  • AMD Dual-Core CPU
  • DDR2 RAM
  • SATA HDD
  • ECO Engine
  • HD/DirectX 10+
  • Cinematic Widescreen Display
  • HDMI Output
  • Wired/Wireless Connectivity
  • Multi-Card Reader
  • Optional Bluetooth
Specifications
  • OS: Genuine Windows 7
  • Processor: AMD Athlon Neo X2 Processor
  • Chipset: RS780MN+SB710
  • Display: 14” HD LCD (1366x768)
  • HDD: 2.5” 320/500GB SATA
  • Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon HD3200
  • Memory: 2GB DDR2
  • Network: 10/100/1000 LAN; 802.11b/g/n WLAN
  • Card Reader: SD/SDHC/MMC
  • Battery: 4/8 Cells
  • Communications: 1.3MP Webcam; Microphone
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Yale
12/12/2009 06:40

MSI suffers from poor North American distribution

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