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MSI Releases GX400 14'' Gaming Notebook

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    With MSI exclusive Turbo Drive Engine Technology, while the MSI GX400 is in AC mode, just touch the turbo button above the keyboard and you can increase the speed of your CPU. Your computer can run smoothly to the very best of its abilities.

    The GX400 selects the brand new ECO Engine; the outstanding and unique power saving function by MSI Notebook, the power management function is aimed 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.

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    GX400 provides with the enormous 14.1-inch LCD monitor for your viewing pleasure, achieve the ultimate realism experience whether you are playing games or watching a DVD. Equipped with the best and latest nVIDIA Geforce 9600M GT 3D graphic card (Build-In DDR3 512 MB VRAM), exclusive MSI vivid image enhancement technology, GX400 can create the most astonishingly realistic audio and visual effects. Additionally, the GX400 is equipped with Dolby Surround Sound for richness in bass and the enjoyment of a home theater, offering the most realistic experience while watching movies, TV, or listening to music.

    Moreover, the GX400 features the latest Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology, which uses Intel Core 2 Duo processor and Intel PM45 Express Chipset, to deliver innovative mobile solutions with unrivaled processor performance, stunning new HD capabilities, great wireless connectivity, and long battery life for full blu-ray movie playback.

    Other multimedia applications include: the latest E- SATA support, high-definition multimedia interface, 1.3 mega pixels web cam for better internet chatting, DTV receiver (optional) so you can watch television shows on demand. All these to help you with a total relaxed environment so you can regroup again for the challenges ahead. Furthermore, wireless functions for easy internet connections anywhere and anytime.

    The time to experience the most shocking realism in gaming is NOW!

    To read the full press-release, please visit MSI here.

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  2. Wile E

    Wile E Power User

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    Is it me, or is there no mention of screen resolution?
     
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    If you got to the full press release it says:

    Not really "high" IMO and its a shame their english is out, but they are the ones trying to sell it.

    @btarunr, might be worth including this para in the story seeing as its not include in the spec. Silly MSI :rolleyes:
     
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  4. Wile E

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    Actually, the 9600m is a perfect match for that res
     
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    True, and I suppose 1280x800 is good for a 14" screen, but for a gaming laptop you'd think they would have a bigger screen. :confused:
     
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    yea really huge :laugh:
     
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    lmao, that is the point I was making above. But that description is laughable :roll:
     
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    You missed the point. This laptop for light gaming, maybe people who are playing online games, and want to keep these eyes on the account 24 hours a day. I feel this is perfectly suit them. If i'm going to buy an 17" GAMING Laptop, I rather not do so. Better off with just a DESKTOP with 22" LCD.
    It just like a PSP vs PS3.

    1280x800 is REALLY good for a 14" screen. My old LCD LG 17" only have 1280x1024.
     
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    has the design team even TRIED gaming on a 14.1" screen???

    at 14.1" its a 'sub' class laptop made with portability in mind not gaming

    - yes the screen is really huge but you wont be able to see the heads pop up from behind the wall or bullets or snipers for that matter shooting at you & buy the time u see the bright spark of hot lead flying towards u - its already to late to bunny hop n hope for the best.

    Im probably one of the sad handful that has gamed extensively one a 14.1 laptop.

    this is more aimed for RPG'ers & racers who dont neccesary need the 'Qualities' of a bigger screen to be able to play

    waste of time, waste of money & waste of effort & everyone knows there are better 15.4" gaming laptops probably cheaper or for the same price that dont have the artsy fartsy overclocking thing like MSI but hey!! a 15.4" screen to get the best out of your mobility gpu
     
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    exactly, this is for the type of people who need to play wow everywhere they go (including to take a shit)
     
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    If 14.1" is enormous then my 17" for my lappy must be mega enormous :cool::D
     
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    Damn, everyone beat me to it, lol.
    I don't think any 14" display can be considered a gaming display.

    I guess if its cheap enough it will do well for undemanding gamers.
     
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    Apart from the screen the specs are really good and it looks good in red & black. :cool:
     
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    rofl, thanks for the laugh
     
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    Actually, this is exactly what I was looking for... Am guessing there is quite a lot other business travelers out there which still have "heart of a gamer" :)
    A powerful sub is always welcome. Hopefully not just in red ;)
     
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    Just as long as battery life is good and not like mine wich is pretty meh :/
     

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