MSI Launches Five New C-Series Notebooks

MSI US Launches Five New C-Series Notebooks

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – August 13, 2009 – MSI Computer, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, is excited to announce the five newest editions to its Classic C Series Line of Notebooks – the CX600, CX700, CR600-013, CR600-017 and CR700. The 600 models are lightweight 16 inch notebooks that weigh in at just 5.4 pounds and are only 1.18 inches thick – 20 percent thinner than the average 16 inch notebook. The 700 models are 17.3 inches and weighs just over 6 pounds. These trendy laptops feature a striking design with clean lines and 45 degree angled edges. All five models feature MSI’s Color Film Print Technology, which creates vivid designs when the unique surface interacts with ambient light.

The newest MSI C-Series notebooks feature widescreen LCD 16:9 aspect ratio high resolution displays (600 Models - 1366×768, 700 Models – 1600x900). These allow users to view DVDs in full widescreen with no black lines. The CX600 and CX700 are equipped with the ATI Mobility Radeon HD4330 3D discrete graphic card (512MB VRAM), capable of increasing display effectiveness by 49% with rich colors, sharper contrasts and better picture clarity.

Both CR600 models and the CR700 feature the NVIDIA GeForce 8200M GPU and an additional HDMI port for outstanding display capabilities and an enhanced visual experience. The CR600-017 offers users with more advanced viewing needs a superior CPU (Intel Pentium Dual Core T4300 2.1GHz) and a Blu-ray DVD player.

The new notebooks also deliver superior connectivity with an 802.11 b/g/n high speed WLAN. MSI also includes a 1.3 megapixel webcam on all new C-Series models, making it easy for users to create and share video content from anywhere to anyone in the world.

The new C-series models start at $549.99 MSRP and all comes with a 3 year limited warranty, which includes 1 year of global service.

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Via:  MSI Computer
bob_on_the_cob 5 years ago

The CR600 is only $499 at newegg. That is tempting. 

mhenriday 5 years ago

MSI, isn't that the outfit whose Director of US Sales, Andy Tung, claimed that returns of their Linux notebooks were running at about four times the rate of returns for their notebooks with Microsoft OS, but neglected to inform that MSI USA didn't offer any Linux notebooks for sale and thus had neither sold any nor received any in return ? I'd not touch them with a ten-foot pole....


Dave_HH 5 years ago

doh! Henri, way to lay on the info! I'll have to check into that one.

mhenriday 5 years ago

Dave, a good starting point for your investigation might be Adrian Kingsley-Hughes' recent blog on ZDNet (, and in particular signature «trentreviso»'s posting (#43) in response. I'd love to see more documentation on this matter, but it seems at present as if the whole «Linux returns»issue was an example of the worst kind of FUD, sponsored, one must surmise, by you know whom....


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