Sheds some light on new X-Slims too
confirmed it will launch 15- and 17-inch notebooks based
on Intel's upcoming Core i7 720M, 820M and 920XM parts. The new
notebooks should appear just in time for Windows 7, but don't expect
them to be cheap or light, as mobile Core i7 processors will be quite
pricey, and their TDP is 45W to 55W.
In related news, MSI has confirmed plans to revamp the X-Slim X400 and
X600. The new models, dubbed X420 and X620, will feature Intel's new
Core 2 Duo SU4100 and SU7300 chips, and they will ship with Windows 7. The AMD Neo-based X410 and X610 should start to appear in retail pretty soon.
The best thing about the new models is that they won't cost much more
than the SU3500-based X400 and X600. On top of that, Windows 7 is a bit
less resource intensive than Vista, so performance should be quite a
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