MSI is looking to make a fashion statement with its aptly named "F Series" of notebooks, starting with the FX600. Built around Intel's Core i3/i5 platform, the FX600 combines a fair amount of beauty and brawn, all wrapped in a 15.6-inch form factor with a "durable jet black" finish.
In baseline form, the FX600 sports an Intel Core i3 330M processor clocked at 2.13GHz, 4GB of DDR3 memory, 500GB SATA hard drive, GeForcet GT 325M graphics with 1GB of onboard RAM, 1.3MP HD webcam, DVD burner (optional Blu-ray reader), 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4-in-1 card reader, 3 USB ports, eSATA/USB combo port, HDMI, 4 speakers with "theater grade" THX TruStudio PC sound, and of course Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
No word yet on how much the FX600 will cost or when it will ship.
Arriving in style:
MSI launches the fashionable, feature rich F series with cinema sound quality
MSI launches the all new seriously stylish F Series of notebooks;aimed at those who demand style, functionality and power from a notebook! Wrapped in a chic yet durable jet black chassis, the FX600 proves it have beauty as well as brains with an enviable list of features including THX surround sound for awesome sound, Cinema Pro technology for creating the optimum movie environment, discrete graphics card for gaming, 1.3mp web cam and lots more under its well-designed hood.
Ideal for work and play on the go the FX600 is powered by Intel’s latest Core i3 and i5 processors offering supreme performance whilst consuming less power, making them the ultimate portable powerhouse! What’s more the Intel Turbo Boost and Intel® Hyper-Threading technologydynamically adjust performance to perfectly balance power and battery economy.
Enjoy watching movies in all their glory withMSI’sCinema Pro technology for optimal sound and video setupwith just a touch ofthe Cinema Pro hotkey, the machine instantly kicks into film mode delivering richer colors to maximize your cinematic experience. MSI have partnered with world leaders in sound design technology to bring professional theater-grade THXsmart TruStudio PCsound to the F series. With four top-end internal speakers for undistorted sound, regardless of music type or frequency band. The Smart Volume and Surround technology ensure clear, clean sound and crisp vocals not to mention an awesome movie experience from your notebook!
Ensuring you’re in the fast lane the FX600features MSI’s own Turbo Drive Engine technology for instantly throttling up performance with one touch of the P1 hotkey above the keyboard. This enables your notebook to process high load applications without slowing down, ideal for using lots of different applications at one time.
Share your experiences as both models are equipped withhigh definition webcam enabling you to capture clear, bright and crisp 720p widescreen video and to share with your friends and family at home or online.
Incorporating fashion and technology the MSI FX600 is coated in a unique jet black, durable design to prevent scratching and resist everyday wear and tear. MSI’s attention to detail is clear to see withMSI’sunique chiclet keyboard and raised multi-point touchpad for comfort and functionality every day.
FX600 (UK Spec)
4 Speaker withTHX TruStudio PC
Intel Core i3-330M 2.13GHz
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit
nVidia GeForce GT 325M, DDR3 1G VRAM HM55
Blu-Ray or Super Multi
Built-in 802.11b/g/draft n WLAN Bluetooth, 4 in 1 Card Reader, 3 USB ports, 1 e-Sata, 1 HDMI