MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

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MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

Post by Apoptosis » Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:04 pm

MSI North America Announces Availability of GX640 – The Gaming Notebook of Choice for Evil Geniuses, the #1 Professional Gaming Team in North America
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CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – April 21, 2010 – MSI Computer Corp., a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, is proud to announce the availability of the new 15.4-inch GX640 gaming notebook. The GX640 comes locked and loaded with Intel’s powerful new Core i5 processor and the ATI Radeon HD5850 graphics card with 1 GB DDR5. It is the gaming notebook of choice for Evil Geniuses, the number one ranked professional gaming team in North America.

“When you’re competing at the absolute highest level, your equipment has a huge effect on your performance,” said Alexander Garfield, Executive Director of Evil Geniuses. “Our professional gamers stay on top of the competition with the help of the world’s finest gaming Notebooks from MSI Computer. They give us the edge we need to bring home championship after championship.”

GX640’s new GPU supports DirectX 11 graphics, future-proofing the notebook for the next generation of games and 3D graphics. Its Core i5 processor improves battery life by as much as 15% and features Intel’s new Turbo Boost technology which can increase overall performance by as much as 30%, ensuring smooth gameplay.

The new lightweight notebook is housed in a stylish brushed aluminum case with fire engine red accents The GX640 features a raised chiclet keyboard, for increased accuracy and comfort while typing, and clearly marked W, A, S and D keys for quick response while gaming.

The GX640 ships with a 15.4-inch LCD screen with 1680×1050 resolution, 4 GB of DDR3 memory, a 500GB hard drive 7200 rpm, a 9-cell battery, Bluetooth connectivity and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

The GX640 is priced at $1099.99 and is available now at Amazon and will be available on Newegg later this month.

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About MSI Notebook
Based in City of Industry California, MSI Notebook manufactures and sells a wide array of mobile computing products that includes Gaming Notebooks, the X-Slim line of ultraportables, the Classic Series Notebooks and MSI’s award winning line of Wind Netbooks. Each product line is designed with the latest technology to meet a specific set of needs for the various classifications of mobile users. To learn more about MSI Notebook’s complete offering please visit http://www.msimobile.com.
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Re: MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

Post by geokilla » Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:57 pm

Wow very nice. This slots in well between the budget gaming laptops from Acer/Gateway and the high-end ASUS notebooks.
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2Ghz @ 1.16V (CPU-Z + LinX)
Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H F14 BIOS
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Re: MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

Post by ColdPlay » Wed Apr 21, 2010 3:12 pm

OhMama!
This is a great deal,
I bought this for my son;
ASUS X77JA 17.3" WXGA HD+ LED Radeon HD5730 (DDR3 :( ),Core i5-430,4GB(1033mhz) RAM,500GB(5600rpm) HDD,DVD±RW,webcam,Bluetooth,W7
For NOK kr 8.495,-, thats about 1415 USD!
Would definately go for this one, with this great videocard..
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Re: MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

Post by pwcmed » Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:14 pm

Ding ding ding, we have a winner. Time to upgrade :)

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Post by techking13 » Tue Apr 27, 2010 4:20 pm

All the latest but without the high cost, me likes

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Re: MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

Post by pwcmed » Fri Jun 11, 2010 2:52 pm

Hey Nate do you know whats up with this laptop. It's availability is has gone down hill over the past couple month's.

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Re: MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

Post by Apoptosis » Fri Jun 11, 2010 8:11 pm

No clue, but if you want to write up something proper and formal I can copy/paste it and send it to my contacts at MSI for you.
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Re: MSI Launches GX640 15.4-inch Gaming Notebook

Post by pwcmed » Sun Jun 13, 2010 3:49 pm

Naw I just saw that a Envy 14 is coming out soon thats smaller. Might not be as fast but is good enough to play games and more portable

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