MSI's 14-hour Wind U160 netbook now available in US

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Unveiled at CES, MSI's Wind U160 is finally shipping to US customers. The system is readily available online for under $400 shipped. Powered by Intel's Pine Trail platform, the system carries a 1.66GHz Atom N450 processor and GMA 3150 graphics, a 10-inch 1024 x 600 glossy display, 1GB of RAM, and a 250GB HDD.

Among the most noteworthy features is the U160's promised 14 to 15 hours of run time on a six-cell battery when in "ECO mode." It has the usual I/O connectivity, including 802.11b/g/n wireless, 10/100 LAN, Bluetooth, three USB ports, VGA-out, and headphone/mic jacks. The netbook also has a built-in 1.3-megapixel webcam, speakers, a chiclet-style keyboard, weighs 2.40lbs, and ships with Windows 7 Starter as well as a one-year warranty.

Newegg seems to offer one of the best prices at the moment at $379.99 with $4.99 for shipping.

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