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MSI Wind U150 touchscreen Windows 7 netbook confirmed, plus AMD Yukon U210

MSI Wind U150 touchscreen Windows 7 netbook confirmed, plus AMD Yukon U210

MSI have confirmed previous leaks that they are developing a convertible touchscreen netbook that will run Windows 7 on Intel's upcoming Pine Trail chipset.  The MSI Wind U150 will take on ASUS' Eee PC T91; however there's some confusion as to when it might arrive.  MSI have tipped Pine Trail's official debut as taking place at CES 2010, while Intel maintain that the new Atom processors are on course for a late-2009 release.

MSI Mobile Core i7 Confirmed for Windows 7-based Notebooks

MSI Mobile Core i7 Confirmed for Windows 7-based Notebooks

With the release of Windows 7 coming up pretty quickly here, we're just like everyone else in hoping that while the Operating System is getting upgraded, the machines running them don't get left in the dust. Thankfully, that doesn't seem to be the case, at least not with MSI, as they move forward and confirm the introduction of the Mobile Core i7. It's not groundbreaking or anything (is there much that is, anymore?), but at least we get something new to look forward in the architecture point of view.

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ASUS Eee Box Gets Specifications List

ASUS Eee Box Gets Specifications List

It was only a couple days ago that we outed the upcoming releases from ASUS, which included the Eee Box, where we informed you that the upcoming tech would come stock with a NVIDIA ION GPU. And now, according to an official Eee PC website, that seems to be the exact case. There are some other things that match up really well with that original post, so keep reading to see what this little box has in store for you.

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MSI X600 Goes On Sale Today at Amazon

MSI X600 Goes On Sale Today at Amazon

The MSI X-Slim X600 hasn't been a stranger to these parts and neither has the X610, and if you thought those screenshots, reviews, and unboxing videos were just enough to pull you over to the realm of purchasing, then by all means, go right ahead. The MSI has officially gone up for purchase on the mega-online retailer Amazon, with current shipping only to the United States.

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MSI Wind U210 packs AMD Neo into 12.1-inch U200 chassis

MSI Wind U210 packs AMD Neo into 12.1-inch U200 chassis

MSI have prepared another AMD variant of an existing Intel model, in the shape of the Wind U210.  The 12.1-inch thin-and-light notebook is based on the MSI Wind U200, but switches that machine's Intel CULV processor for one from AMD's Yukon range.  Two models will kick off the new U210 series, the MSI Wind U210-002 with the AMD Athlon Neo NV-40 1.6GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM and a 160GB HDD, and the Wind U210-010 with the same CPU, 2GB of RAM and a 250GB HDD.

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ASUS Eee Keyboard, Ion-toting Eee Top & Eee Box get dated; MSI Yukon & Tigris notebooks too

ASUS Eee Keyboard, Ion-toting Eee Top & Eee Box get dated; MSI Yukon & Tigris notebooks too

ASUS' long-awaited Eee Keyboard could land as early as October, according to DigiTimes' "industry sources", with pricing set to hover in the $400-500 category.  It will follow on from a refresh of several of ASUS' Eee-breakaway lines, including a new Eee Top all-in-one and an Eee Box nettop, both of which will use NVIDIA's Ion GeForce 9300M GPU.

MSI X-Slim X340 gets new 8hr+ battery, stiffer keyboard, cheaper price

MSI X-Slim X340 gets new 8hr+ battery, stiffer keyboard, cheaper price

It's perhaps a fact of life that with age comes a paunch, but who would've thought the MSI X-Slim X340 would go from toned ultraportable to tubby laptop so quickly?  The company have been showing off their updated model, which gets a girth increase thanks to a new, extended 8-cell battery intended to address complaints about poor runtimes.

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MSI Bravo EX628 notebook packs Blu-ray, HDMI, 2.1 sound

MSI Bravo EX628 notebook packs Blu-ray, HDMI, 2.1 sound

MSI have pushed out another mainstream notebook, the Bravo EX628, complete with a 16-inch 1,366 x 768 display, Intel Core 2 Duo processor and discrete ATI Mobility Radeon HD4670 graphics.  The company are billing the EX628 as a multimedia maven, with its integrated subwoofer and 16:9 aspect display certainly making for a reasonable performer, plus there's a 1080p-capable HDMI port and Blu ray drive.

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MSI X-Slim X610 leaks, is reviewed: slower AMD CPU and reduced runtime over X600

MSI X-Slim X610 leaks, is reviewed: slower AMD CPU and reduced runtime over X600

It may look like MSI's X-Slim X600, but this is actually the company's unannounced X-Slim X610.  Ostensibly the same as its early cousin, the X610 differs in switching from Intel's Core 2 Solo SU3500 processor to AMD's 1.6GHz Athlon MV-40 CPU.  According to Russian site 3DNews' review, this cheaper processor will hopefully bring down the whole cost of the X610.

MSI to launch touchscreen Windows 7 Pine Trail netbooks in December?

MSI to launch touchscreen Windows 7 Pine Trail netbooks in December?

It seems like ages since we last had a good Intel Pine Trail rumor, so here's one with not only a company name but a date to go with it.  According to DigiTimes' ever-clandestine "industry sources" MSI has decided to be the first OEM to launch a Pine Trail-M netbook, with December 2009 their settled window.

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MSI C-Series 16 and 17.3-inch budget notebooks debut

MSI C-Series 16 and 17.3-inch budget notebooks debut

MSI have announced five new notebooks in its C-Series, the 16-inch WXGA CX600, CR600-013 and CR600-017, and the 17.3-inch WXGA++ CX700 and CR700.  Each packs a Pentium Dual Core processor - the T4200 2.0GHz, aside from the CR600-017 which gets the slightly faster T4300 2.1GHz - together with 4GB of RAM and a 320GB hard-drive.

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MSI Wind U100 Plus with Atom N280 finally shipping

MSI Wind U100 Plus with Atom N280 finally shipping

The long-awaited refresh of the MSI Wind U100, the U100 Plus, is tipped to be finally approaching shipping status, around four months since the netbook was announced.  The U100 Plus takes the chassis and general specifications of the original netbook - the 10-inch 1024 x 600 display, the 160GB hard-drive and the 1GB of RAM - and swaps out the Atom N270 processor for the slightly faster 1.66GHz N280 chip.