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MSI gets fixed Cougar Point chipsets, replacements incoming

As expected, motherboard manufacturers have begun receiving the newly fixed version of Intel's Cougar Point chipset and will soon start shipping their products to retailers. Among them, MSI appears to be one of the first to get the new B3-stepping…

MSI launches new Sandy Bridge powered laptops

MSI has introduced four new additions to its high performance F series notebook lineup that includes the 15.6-inch FX620/FR620 and 17.3-inch FX720/FR720. The Sandy Bridge systems were first displayed at CES earlier this month featuring Intel's second-generation Core i5 CPU,…

MSI intros AMD Fusion-powered HTPC motherboard

If you've been itching to building a Fusion-based HTPC, the wait is nearly over. First shown during CES, MSI officially greeted its AMD Brazos-powered E350IA-E45 Mini-ITX motherboard with a press release earlier this week. The board will come with AMD's…

MSI to pair Big Bang boards with Bigfoot gaming NIC?

MSI has just revealed that they will be hosting a press event at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show were they’ll be sharing the stage with Bigfoot Networks. The latter is responsible for creating the Killer NIC card, a dedicated gaming…

MSI preps 11.6" Wind 270 with 1.6GHz AMD Zacate chip

MSI has joined the pre-CES festivities, showing off some hardware at a press gathering in Taipei. Netbooknews attended the event and recorded a hands-on session with the company's upcoming Wind U270 netbook. The 11.6-inch system carries a 1366x768 display and…

MSI announces fanless Atom-based SFF motherboard

MSI has unveiled a new Atom-based small form factor motherboard that touts a fanless design. The I3-945GSE-D requires absolutely no fans to operate comfortably, making it an ideal solution for use in custom enclosures and embedded applications. Since the board…

MSI intros budget-conscious WindTop AC1900 all-in-one

MSI's Classic series has expanded today with the introduction of its WindTop AC1900. Dubbed the 'all-in-one for everyone', the new machine is aimed at budget-minded folks looking for a no frills desktop solution -- and that's precisely what the AC1900…

MSI announces FX600MX multimedia notebook

MSI has continued to bombard the market with multimedia notebooks, adding another machine to its F series. The FX600MX sports a 15.6-inch LED-backlit screen with a default resolution of 1366x768, which is upgradeable to 1920x1080 -- something media buffs will…

MSI adds GT663 gaming notebook with GTX 460M

MSI is the latest system builder to announce a gaming notebook with Nvidia's recently launched GeForce GTX 460M. The 15.6-inch GT663 sports a 720p or 1080p display resolution and boastfully carries "Intel's most advanced Core i7 quad core processor." An…

MSI intros Phenom II-powered FX610 notebook

If you're tired of seeing notebooks with Intel chips, then feast your eyes on MSI's new Phenom-powered FX610. The 15.6-inch laptop sports AMD's Vision Ultimate platform, complete with a triple-core Phenom II processor and a 1GB Radeon HD 5470. Two…

MSI readies liquid-cooled GTX 480 HydroGen, more

MSI is supposedly preparing to unleash three new Nvidia graphics cards designed for performance junkies. Word of the GTX 460 Hawk first surfaced a couple weeks ago and the custom board is expected to ship with the Twin Frozr II…

MSI's P600, S6000 notebooks now shipping in the US

MSI has announced the US availability of its P600 and S6000 "thin and light" notebooks, which were originally unveiled back in March. The machines are virtually identical, featuring a 15.6-inch 1366x768 display, an Intel Core i5-450M CPU and GMA HD…

MSI ships 16" GT660R gaming notebook

MSI has begun shipping its new 16-inch high-end gaming notebook, the GT660R, which is currently available online in at least one sub-model. Priced at $1,700, the GT660R-004 offers a 1366x768 display resolution, an Intel Core i7-740QM (1.73GHz base frequency and…

MSI ships new 11.6" Wind12 U230 Light netbook

Adding to its array of netbooks, MSI has introduced the 3.3lb Wind12 U230 Light, which shrinks its predecessor's 12.1-inch package to a more compact 11.6-inch footprint – or in the company's words, "smaller than a sheet of A4 paper." The…