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MSI Announces X-Slim X430, a Major Breakthrough in Ultra-Thin Mobile Technology

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The MSI X-Slim X430 uses AMD's latest second-generation Ultrathin Platform with dual-core processors and Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 7, to provide users with the ultimate in ultra-thin mobility. MSI's ultra-thin, power-saving X-Slim 14" notebook has evolved once again to feature AMD's 2nd Generation Ultrathin Platform and Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system in the gorgeous new X-Slim X430.MSI Notebook Marketing Director Sam Chern states that the X430, in addition to maintaining the ultra-thin, power-saving and beautiful exterior design characteristics of the X-Slim series, has bolstered hardware performance not only by the use of a dual-core processor, but also a fully supported HD video output capability that provides users with outstanding image management and visual performance.

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YAayy finally sum AMD stuff:toast:
 
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"Major Breakthrough" is usually reserved for medical, scientific or political achievement.

What is really meant here is that previous generations of the ultra-thin / AMD range were unable to do media stuff as promised due to underperformance of processor and chipset. Whereas now they are OK and can finally deliver on the original concept promise. What a breakthrough! Er, no.
 
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Finally, the Radeon HD 3200 on an ultrathin platform! At first I was concerned over the 14" size but it weights only 1.5kg with battery! Thats less than some notebooks! Amazing!
 
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The only problem I see is the single memory channel. Performance should still be fairly good, but with 2 cores and an IGP running on a 667MHz single channel.... any performance is going to be bottlenecked by that memory configuration.
 
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sweet! finally!! been waiting for this configuration forever! this just might be my first MSI product but I would want to slap a SSD in it
 
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Finally AMD is catching up in this segment :rockout: