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[TcMag] MSI Wind to challenge the Eee PC

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Micro-Star International's low-cost laptop strategy is only part low-cost but it still should pose a serious threat to Asus' Eee PC and other sub-notebooks already released or soon to come. Expected in late Q2 the MSI Wind is a stylish laptop with a 10.1" LCD screen (8.9" on the Eee PC 900) powered by Intel's Shelton 08 platform which includes the 945 chipset and the Intel Centrino Atom processors.

The upcoming laptops will come with 1GB of DDR2 memory, CPUs clocked from 1 to 1.6 GHz and boast either regular hard drives or flashy SSDs. Set to be equipped with a Windows OS the MSI Wind is also expected to arrive with a Linux distro pre-installed. Depending on inner strength the MSI Wind will cot from 299 to 699 euros and is slated to have a battery life of up to 7 hours. Stick around for more info on MSI's very interesting 'low-cost' offer.


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Kind of looks like a macbook air. My next laptop is either going to be something small like this or the Eee or a tablet.
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Everyone will now do Eee like laptops
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