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MSI Unveils Stylishly Classy FX400 14-inch Multimedia Notebook

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MSI recently unveiled the stylishly classy FX400, a 14-inch laptop that comes equipped with Intel’s top-of-the-line Core i5 processor, the nVIDIA GeForce GT 325M discrete graphics card (1GB display memory), TDE technology, and GPU Boost technology to automatically switch graphics card modes to optimize graphics and processing performance.

MSI Marketing Director Sam Chern elaborated, saying that the FX400, MSI’s latest masterpiece, is sheathed in its own raised totem seal coating to prevent against scratching and smudging and features MSI’s stylish and meticulous craftsmanship that put the FX400 in a class all its own. MSI worked in close cooperation with internationally renowned sound system designer THX to craft the theater-class surround sound, enhancing the FX400’s sound output capabilities, giving you sound quality that blasts away the competition.

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That is one sexy notebook! :rockout:
 

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Looks good, but why Nvidia graphics:banghead:?
 

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GPU Boost: The FX400 comes with the nVIDIA GeForce GT 325M discrete graphics card with 1GB GDDR3 of display memory for high graphics processing capabilities and when the FX 400 needs to process demanding graphics applications, the MSI GPU Boost technology’s automatic graphics switching cuts over to discrete graphics card mode for powerful graphics performance for the ultimate in true-to-life multimedia enjoyment. When performing general word processing tasks or browsing the Internet, it automatically cuts to the power-sipping integrated graphics chip mode.
Sounds a lot like Optimus doesn't it. MSI trying to hog it as their own invention?

Optimus seems like a good technology, I'd just like more 13-14" laptops to come with 335M. Or with Radeon 5650 and switchable.
 

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Press the boost button for battery sucking good times! Carry a small power generator everywhere you go if you do real work or gaming for the ultimate uptime!*




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having an nividia gpu in a laptop might be nice as it have cuda to do some usefull stuff apart from gaming...

and that says a ati owner with a HD 4650M <- beatiful too as its not a too massive hog :rolleyes:
 
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Looks like a black Mac... lol.
 
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Stylishly Classy.... lol
 
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and whats wrong with having an nvidia gpu in a laptop?
Nothing wrong with being a nVidia GPU, but definitely for being that nVidia GPU, which sucks. Hard.
The 48-shader GT325's performance is a disgrace, compared to the similarly-priced Radeon HD5650.