The X-Series MSI has chosen this year as a bomb, as a first tentative statement at CES in early January began, sat on the other shows of the year, continued her triumph now the company is announcing the first official offshoot also based on an AMD platform.
The MSI X430 is counting on the size of 14 inches, which is already among the various models of Intel did most to please, and it is this X400 platform builds on the AMD model, too. You simply swap the GS45-board with a CULV processor from Intel for a motherboard with RS780MN chipset + SB710 South Bridge and a processor type AMD Athlon Neo X2, and you have the new model.
From the change of course, the graphics solution is affected because it is integrated into the chipset, the X430 works so a Radeon HD 3200, which provides the signal not only to the 14-inch display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, but via HDMI or D-sub can drive any other external solution.
In the equipment of the notebook is found otherwise everything can be regarded as standard the hard disk the size of 2.5 inches can be up to 500 GB in size, there is an optional external DVD burner or even a Blu-ray drive as usual, there are still wireless, LAN, a webcam and a card reader. The 1.5-pound notebook comes in the cheapest variant with a four-cell battery option, a battery with eight cells is available, when is this country are available at what price will the press release was not known.