MSI launches first notebook, more to come

Posted on Monday, Jan 12 2004 @ 12:36 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
MSI has launched its first WiFi notebook, the M3000 which is based on Intel his Centrino platform, with a 15" display. Graphics are delivered by an ATi Mobility Radeon 960, and there is support for IEEE 1394 and USB 2.0.
The model may also be made with a modularized chassis, to allow shipments of barebones that can be configured close to the end-users, company sources said. The company has started manufacturing the M3000 in small volumes for the retail market in China, the sources said.

MSI plans to launch more than 10 notebook models in 2004, including 12-inch slim types in the second quarter, the sources added.

At CES, the company also showcased its new multimedia barebone system, the MSI Mega 865. “Mega” stands for MSI entertainment gaming appliance.

The Mega 865, which features a Pentium 4 processor and supports dual-channel DDR400 memory, combines the functions of a Hi-Fi stereo, DVD/VCD player, MP3 player, TV and PC.
Source: DigiTimes


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