We honestly can't say that we have been keeping a tally on total notebook releases in 2010 by each manufacturer, but MSI
has to be in the top 5. It's another week, another notebook for the prolific PC maker, as the CX413 has become the latest machine to surface in the Classic lineup.
It's an all-business machine, but there's plenty of power under the hood to make it sufficient for take-home use as well. Powering the laptop is an AMD
Athlon II P320 (dual-core), Windows 7 Home Premium and up to 4GB of DDR3-1066 memory. There is also a 14" HD display, ATI's Mobility Radeon HD 5470 GPU (512MB), one HDMI output, one VGA output, a 2.5" hard drive (250GB/320GB/500GB), a DVD SuperMulti drive, three USB 2.0 ports and a 4-in-1 card reader. MSI has also included a few usual connectivity options: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, Gigabit LAN and a 1.3MP webcam. Finally, there's a 6-cell battery, but estimated life isn't given. Unfortunately, neither are price and release date, but hopefully they won't hold out on everyone for much longer.
Better Multimedia for a Better Life
MSI's CX413 offers it all
Taipei—MSI recently rolled out the CX413, the newest member of its Classic series of laptop computers. Under the hood, the 14-inch CX413 comes packed with AMD's all-new Vision (Danube) platform with AMD's most advanced Athlon™ II dual core processor which supports DDR3 system memory as well as the high performance ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 discrete graphics card (DDR3 512MB display memory) for multimedia for superior image capabilities and processing speeds. Your multimedia life was never so good.
MSI Marketing Director Sam Chern explains that the CX413 features MSI’s own 45-degree beveled construction, a cinema-class 16:9 ratio, power-sipping LED display, and MSI's ECO engine power saving technology. This machine has it all—an aesthetically pleasing exterior, outstanding multimedia performance, and exceptionally long battery life. It's your best choice for reasonably priced mobile multimedia entertainment.
More bang for you buck
AMD Athlon™ II dual core CPU: The CX413 boasts AMD’s latest Danube platform with the AMD Athlon™ II dual core processor which supports DDR3 system memory that expands to a maximum of capacity of 8GB for superior data processing capabilities. It also features low power consumption, low carbon emissions, and extended battery life.
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 discrete graphics card: The CX413 also comes with the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 discrete graphics card (with 512MB DDR3 display memory), giving it excellent image processing capabilities, crisp, clear resolution, and rich colors. It’s specifically designed for multimedia entertainment.
Cinema-class LED display with 16:9 ratio: Not only does the CX413 feature a high performance processor and discrete graphics card, it also comes with a 14-inch 16:9 LED screen to give you rich colors and a clear, bright picture anytime, anywhere.
Classic beauty: The CX410 is graced with MSI's own 45-degree beveled construction. The resulting elegant lines combine with the black-matte exterior and the metal touchpad buttons to form the ideal balance of technology and style.
The secret to true mobility - long battery life: Even with its high-capacity battery, the CX410 tips the scales at less than 2.2kg. MSI's exclusive ECO engine power-saving technology allows you to select from among power management levels—Entertainment, Presentation, Word Processing, and Turbo Battery, to further enhance power efficiency to optimize the CX410’s battery power and maximize mobility.
Sharing the good times
802.11n high speed wireless: The CX413 comes with a high resolution webcam, a microphone, 802.11 b/g/n high speed wireless, Bluetooth V2.1+EDR module with X3 transfer rate, and a high performance instant messaging device that allows you to stay in touch with friends and family anywhere in the world.
HDMI: The CX413 features High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) which can transfer up to 5Gb of video bandwidth for clear, true-to-life image quality which can be used in conjunction with the optional Blu-Ray to show HD images on large-screen television displays. Now, sharing exciting high-quality multimedia on large-screen devices, like projectors and digital TVs is easier than ever.
Exclusive software enhances instant messaging: Software, like MSI's WebCam Companion and Visual Effect2, further enhance the functionality of the CX413's internal HD webcam. Now, you can edit and alter pictures and change video conference effects at will, so you can share every exciting moment of your life with friends and family.