MSI Wind notebook
If you are there at Computex Taipei 2008. The most eye catching
gadgets of the year are the Atom based mini notebooks I call it.
The MSI Wind is first of such device that is announced and ASUS is
also releasing theirs on 3rd June.
This Wind Notebook by Microstar is based on the Intel 945GSE
chipset and comes with 1GB of DDR2 and 80GB SATA
HDD and DDRII 1GB memory. It has all the features of a conventional
notebook but with the new processor the Intel ATOM processor.
This Intel Atom processor clocks at 1.6GHz consumes lesser power
than the other variants you see available from other vendors including the VIA
C7 or Celeron M 900. Thus it will consume less power and last longer. The CPU
is made of 45nm and runs at 1.013v. It is label Intel Atom CPU N270 and cocks at
1.6GHz (133MHz x 6).
The keyboard is a more usable keyboard compared to the ASUS Eee PC
900. In terms of expansion, it comes with 3 USB ports, 1 LAN port, 1
D-SUB, 1 SD card reader.
Intel Atom Processor 1.6GHz, 512K L2, 533MHz FSB
Inte 945GSE + ICH7M chpset
Windows XP Home
10" LCD Display
Convenient Magnifying Capability
Ergonomic Full Size Keyboard and Touch Pad
Hard Drive 80GB SATA
Built in 1 mega pixel webcam
Bulit in 2 ch stereo speakers/microphone
802.11b/g Wireless LAN with Bluetooth
5-6 hrs battery life (5200mAH) using 6 cell battery*