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MSI North America Announces Availability of GX640 – The Gaming Notebook of Choice for Evil Geniuses,

Type: Product News
Lastest Updated: Wed, 21 Apr 2010

Powerful new gaming notebook features ATI Radeon 5850 GPU and Intel Core i5 Processor


CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – April 21, 2010 – MSI Computer Corp., a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, is proud to announce the availability of the new 15.4-inch GX640 gaming notebook. The GX640 comes locked and loaded with Intel's powerful new Core i5 processor and the ATI Radeon HD5850 graphics card with 1 GB DDR5. It is the gaming notebook of choice for Evil Geniuses, the number one ranked professional gaming team in North America.

"When you're competing at the absolute highest level, your equipment has a huge effect on your performance," said Alexander Garfield, Executive Director of Evil Geniuses. "Our professional gamers stay on top of the competition with the help of the world's finest gaming Notebooks from MSI Computer. They give us the edge we need to bring home championship after championship."

GX640's new GPU supports DirectX 11 graphics, future-proofing the notebook for the next generation of games and 3D graphics. Its Core i5 processor improves battery life by as much as 15% and features Intel's new Turbo Boost technology which can increase overall performance by as much as 30%, ensuring smooth gameplay.

The new lightweight notebook is housed in a stylish brushed aluminum case with fire engine red accents The GX640 features a raised chiclet keyboard, for increased accuracy and comfort while typing, and clearly marked W, A, S and D keys for quick response while gaming.

The GX640 ships with a 15.4-inch LCD screen with 1680x1050 resolution, 4 GB of DDR3 memory, a 500GB hard drive 7200 rpm, a 9-cell battery, Bluetooth connectivity and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. .

The GX640 is priced at $1,099.99 and is available now at now at Amazon and will be available on Newegg later this month.

For images or additional information please contact MSI Notebook media representative Mark Olson at 305-576-1171 x17 or markolson@maxborgesagency.com.


MSI GX640 Gaming Notebook
CPU Intel Core i5-430M
OS Windows® 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Display 15.4" WXGA+, Glossy (1680 x 1050 resolution)
Chipset Intel HM55
Graphic ATI Radeon HD5850 Broadway Pro with 1G DDR5
Memory 4GB DDR3
Storage 500 GB SATA 7200 rpm
Wireless 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth
Battery 9-Cell
Webcam 2.0 MP
I/O D-Sub,2 USB 2.0, HDMI, Mic–in, Headphone,
RJ45, eSATA (USB Combo)
Card Reader 4 in 1 (SD,MMC,MS,XD)
Optical Drive Super-Multi Optical Drive
Weight 6.3 lbs with 9-Cell battery
Warranty 3 year which includes 1 year global warranty
Colors Available Brushed Aluminum with Red accents


About MSI Notebook
Based in City of Industry California, MSI Notebook manufactures and sells a wide array of mobile computing products that includes Gaming Notebooks, the X-Slim line of ultraportables, the Classic Series Notebooks and MSI's award winning line of Wind Netbooks. Each product line is designed with the latest technology to meet a specific set of needs for the various classifications of mobile users. To learn more about MSI Notebook's complete offering please visit: http://www.msimobile.com.

Press Contact:
Tiffany Lin
Marketing Manager
TiffanyL@msi.com
Tel: (626) 913-0828 ext.102

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