MSI presents the Wind Top AE2280, a new 21.5" All-in-One PC with multi-touch support. The system is available with Intel's Core i5 650, Core i3 540 or Core i3 530, and features the Intel H55 chipset, 4GB DDR3 (max 8GB) and the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5430 or ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730 graphics card. Storage is provided by a 640GB 3.5" HDD and the operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Other features of the AE2280 include 802.11b/g/n WiFi, a tray-in DVD burner, MCE remote control, two 5W speakers, 1.3MP webcam with microphone, HDMI, two Mini-PCIe expansion slots, and a 6-in-1 memory card reader. The computer is powered by a 180W adapter and the bundle also includes a wireless keyboard and mouse.
MSI, the global leading brand in All-in-One PC, today announced the release of its new high-end performance All-in-One PC model featuring the all-new Intel® Core i series processors: The Wind Top AE2280.The Wind Top AE2280 comes with a glossy 21.5" 16:9 cinematic widescreen display with Full HD 1080p high resolution and multi-touch capabilities. Featuring the all-new Intel® Core i5/i3 series processors, enhanced performance and intelligent multifunction operation, it allows for even more efficient handling of daily work tasks. And with the ATI® Mobility Radeon HD series discrete graphics card, you can enjoy a more detailed and smoother picture when watching movies or playing 3D/HD games. The Wind Top AE2280 is also the world's first to feature Hollywood-grade THX TruStudio Pro™ audio performance technology that revolutionizes computer audio and video quality. As both a performance and home theatre All-in-One PC, it comes equipped with an abundance of MSI's exclusive touch control technologies that mark a new era in the computer user experience.
Intel® Core i Series Processors—an Intelligent Upgrade in Work Productivity
The Wind Top AE2280 comes built-in with the all-new Intel® Core™ series processors that offer outstanding performance and multi-tasking capabilities. In 2010,Intel released the new generation CPU processor, the Core i Series—which is primarily geared toward upgrading computing performance by instantly increasing computing power based on user requirements—possesses both intelligence and performance. The Wind Top AE2280 uses the Core i3/i5 processors with built-in Intel® Turbo Boost technology, which automatically increases or decreases the processor's operating speed power depending on your performance requirements, thus achieving automatic power conservation; you could say it's an intelligent processor. The built-in Intel® Hyper-Threading technology further enhances performance when executing multiple operations simultaneously. The Wind Top AE2280 is built for outstanding performance with the latest, most powerful Intel® processors and built-in multitasking technologies that allow you to carry out multiple work tasks at anytime. You can simultaneously edit photos, send and receive email, watch a video, or connect to an external device, letting you accomplish more and do a better job at the same time, with less effort. Master the advantages of productivity to live a more intelligent and efficient life.
The World's First to Use Hollywood THX TruStudio ProTM Audio Technology — a Home Theatre Revolution
The Wind Top AE2280, in addition to offering powerful performance, also offers comparable audio/video capabilities. With a 16:9 cinematic widescreen display, Full HD 1080p high resolution panel, and HDMI ports, the picture is smooth and lifelike. The Wind Top AE2280 comes with the ATI® Mobility Radeon HD 5430/ 5730 discrete graphics card, which provides advanced image quality, support for HD high resolution image processing, and is capable of easily playing high definition movies or playing 3D games. A vivid, lifelike picture and magnificent colors provide aficionados of dynamic images and digital photos with the optimum PC solution. In addition to high-end imaging technology and a Full HD high resolution panel, the Wind Top AE2280 is an industry pioneer by being the first All-in-One PC to use the Hollywood-grade THX TruStudio Pro™ audio performance technology. THX is the standard technology used in Hollywood movies and is often seen in DVD/BD movies, home theatre systems, and high-end automotive acoustic validation. MSI is the first to build this audio technology into a PC, so when a user is watching a movie or gaming, both ears instantly experience the full vibrations of Hollywood-grade audio. THX TruStudio Pro™ contains five major technologies: TruStudio Pro Surround, which enhances surround sound audio, and with hardware, is capable of 7.1 channel surround sound; TruStudio Pro Crystalizer, which is capable of returning compressed audio files to their original, authentic sound quality; TruStudio Pro Dialog Plus, which focuses on voice intensification useful for studying a language or clearly hearing the dialogue when watching a late-night movie; TruStudio Pro Speaker, which imitates deep bass and makes it seem like a subwoofer box has been installed in the PC; and TruStudio Pro Smart Volume, which can control the volume of different music files. The five major functions of the THX Studio Pro™ can all be turned on or off according to preference, giving users in different environments even more choices in adjusting audio settings.
Rich Multi-Touch Software—Providing Easy Creativity to Do It Your Way
The Wind Top AE2280 comes with Windows® 7 supported multi-touch functionality as well as built-in multi-touch software. What's more, the AE2280 features a range of additional built-in multi-touch software suitable for the whole family to use. Among these is Wind Touch Generation III, which uses light finger taps to easily view city and country weather, time, calendar, or to browse pictures, record a video message, or even dial Skype Phone through its clear and friendly interface. In addition, the Wind Top AE2280 comes with three all-new multi-touch software packages: MSI YouCam, MSI YouPaint, and MSI YouMemo. MSI YouCam offers different and fascinating visual affects via the multi-touch interface and can directly upload video files to YouTube or Facebook for easy sharing with friends. YouPaint uses built-in multi-touch capabilities to provide diverse strokes that allow uninhibited creativity and the ability to collect vivid drawings in a portfolio on the computer's screen. YouMemo allows the user to leave instant notes and memos. For users not accustomed to using a keyboard, like children or seniors, the AE2280 comes with built-in Wind Mail email software, which has a handwriting recognition function that allows users to use their fingers to write an email and create and save dedicated contact information. Sending and receiving emails can all be accomplished by using only your fingers and the multi-touch controls; it's the most convenient email tool around. The Wind Top AE2280's abundance of built-in multi-touch software gives multi-touch applications unlimited room to grow and fills life with creativity and imagination.
The Wind Top AE2280 comes with a built-in 640GB hard drive,4GB of DDR3 memory, two SO-DIMM slots expandable to 8GB,and supports 802.11 b/g/n WLAN. The Wind Top AE2280's built-in 1.3 MP webcam and two 5W hi-fi speakers are completely integrated into a uni-body casing. The AE2280 comes with six USB 2.0 ports, a built-in 6-in-1 card reader, HDMI inputs and VGA outputs, Mini PCI-E interface & optional TV Tuner, and supports standard VESA wall mounts. The Wind Top AE2280 comes with a wireless keyboard and mouse which, along with its uni-body construction, makes for a clean and well-kept desktop.