Sunday, 19 September 2010
MSI X-Slim X620 Revealed New ULV Notebook Features 15-inch Display, Core 2 Duo
powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo ULV processor. With climate change and
rising energy costs on everybody's mind these days, ULV
(ultra-low-voltage) computers are becoming more popular, especially in
Asia. MSI's newest notebook, the X-Slim X620 features an ultra-thin body
and a 15-inch screen.
The Core 2 Duo processor will feature a clockspeed of 1.3GHz. For RAM,
no word on what the default configuration will come with, but the
computer will use fast DDR3 memory. Graphics will be provided by an ATI
HD 5430 discreet graphics card, with 1GB of VRAM.
MSI has included their own 3D Boost technology which, according to
them, helps balance graphics performance and battery life, which leads
us to suspect that it shuts off the GPU when it's not in use. The X620
will include a giant 8-cell battery, and MSI promises 11 hours of
The whole machine will be built into a 15-inch body that has won the
2010 German iF product desgin award. The computer features a chiclet
keyboard, and the trackpad will be multi-touch equipped. A nice feature
that MSI has included, a user can disable the trackpad to prevent
accidental trackpad touching.
The 1.3-megapixel webcam built into the device will offer MSI's Easy
Face face recognition technology. There is a plethora of ports on the
notebook, with the notable ones being HDMI and eSATA. Overall, the whole
thing will weigh 2.5kg. MSI hasn't given out any details on pricing or