MSI VR430 14.1-inch AMD Turion X2 notebook

Mar 12, 2009
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Hot (or at least tepid) on the heals on the VX600 comes the MSI VR430, a 14.1-inch notebook based on AMD's Turion X2 Ultra processor, the ATI Mobility Radeon HD3200 GPU and up to 4GB of RAM.  The VR430 has a 1280 x 800 WXGA display, choice of 160GB, 250GB or 32GB storage and a DVD burner.

 

Other specs include gigabit ethernet, WiFi b/g/n and a 1.3-megapixel webcam, together with an ExpressCard slot, three USB 2.0 ports and a VGA output.  Two batteries are on offer, a 6-cell or a 9-cell pack, with the VR430's weight starting at 2.2kg.  It measures 332 x 243 x 29-34 mm.

Also present is MSI's ECO Engine power management system, which in this case has five different modes: gaming, movie, presentation, office and turbo battery.  No word on pricing or availability as yet. 

Press Release:

MSI VR430, the Perfect Choice for a Fancy but Powerful NB

Combining Color Film Print Technology with ocean wave patterns in design, MSI VR430 incorporates a brand new aesthetic concept to the personal laptop computers. Moreover, VR430 features MSI exclusive ECO Engine, the outstanding and unique power saving function invented by MSI Notebook, as the power management function to extend the battery running time while performing different tasks. With attractive appearance and excellent computing capacity, VR430 is your perfect choice for a fancy but also powerful NB.

With1280x800 high resolution, perfect length and width ratio for the 14.1" LCD monitor, VR430 can liven up your presentations and briefings at work with impressive and vivid colors. On the other hand, it is also capable of displaying DVD caliber images to enhance your viewing pleasures. What's more, slim design along with a weight of at most 2.2kg is much more portable in the market, making it the suitable choice for business consumers on the run. With built-in 1.3 mega pixel webcam and internal microphone, VR430 enables you to engage in real-time sharing and live-video, such as participating in videoconferencing in order to enhance your work efficiency. Additionally, VR430 has a 4-in-1 card reader and 3 well distributed USB 2.0 ports, facilitates connection with various types of computer peripherals. The VR430 is ideal for any environment, whether home, office, or school.

Extraordinary Texture, Unique to the Sense of Touch
Realistic Ocean Wave Patterns with Extraordinary and Exquisite Textures Combining Color Film Print Technology with ocean wave patterns in design, the VR430 has been injected with a brand new texture to personal laptop computers. Ocean wave patterns expresses a sense of tranquility so the users may feel like they are drifting in a world of music, leaving all the troubles and insecurities of the real world behind and embrace the peace and comfort of nature. The perfect sense of level from dark black to light silver can provide VR430 a more contemporary fashion quality, never missing a beat.

Exclusive ECO Engine Power Management System

VR430 features MSI exclusive ECO Engine, the outstanding and unique power saving function of MSI Notebook, as the power management function to extend the battery running time while performing different tasks.

Touch the ECO quick launch touch sensor repeatedly to switch among the 5 different modes – Gaming mode, Movie mode, Presentation mode, Office mode, and Turbo Battery mode while performing game applications, playing multimedia applications, performing presentation applications, dealing with office documentation tasks, or looking forward to minimizing the battery power consumption.

All you have to do is simply select on the "ECO OFF" to return to the original setting.

Built-in High-Resolution Webcam for Wireless Communication
Built-in with a 1.3 mega pixel webcam and an internal microphone, VR430 enables you to engage in real-time sharing and live-video, such as participating in videoconferencing in order to enhance your work efficiency.

Ultra Mobile and Impressive View Experience
With1280 x 800 high-resolution, VR430 can liven up your presentations and briefings at work with impressive and vivid colors. On the other hand, it is also capable of displaying DVD caliber images to enhance your viewing pleasures.

Featuring slim appearance along with a weight of at most 2.2 kg is much more portable in the market, making it the suitable choice for business consumers on the run.

Full-Sized Keyboard
VR430 features an excellent and full-sized keyboard that provides additional comfort during extended typing. It effectively maintains the layout of a standard desktop keyboard. All the keys are of adequate size, have crisp action, and are easy to access. Your fingers will know where to land immediately and adjusting from a desktop PC keyboard to VR430 should take no time at all.

Smart Solutions
To deliver truly high performance computing power, VR430 uses AMD Turion™ X2 Ultra Dual-Core / Sempron Mobile Processor. Additionally, VR430 is also equipped with 3 USB 2.0 ports, 4-in-1 card reader and a Multi-DVD burner. So you can easily edit or save high-quality photos / video of your family as desktop PC.


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