MSI Wind U110 Eco rocks ATI graphics, 9-hour battery life

Posted on March 16, 2009. Filed under: Notebook | Tags: , , , |

By Nilay Patel, Engadget


Looks like MSI’s trying some new things with its next generation of netbooks — instead of the expected Atom N280 or the NVIDIA Ion platform, the new Wind U110 ECO pairs a 1.6GHz Atom Z530 and Intel’s traditionally MID-oriented Menlow chipset with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD3200 to achieve nine hours of battery life. Of course, it remains to be seen what that number translates to in the real world and we’ve got questions about performance, but it’s an interesting mashup of laptop, netbook, and MID parts — let’s hope pricing stays firmly in netbook territory.


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[…] for that: our friends at Laptop have discovered that the ATI Mobility Radeon HD3200 listed on the Wind U110’s spec sheet was a typo, and that the machine’s 1.6GHz Atom Z530 is actually paired with the […]

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