Ah, the bang for buck angle. It's one of the reasons AMD stays relevant even when it has a hard time catching up with Intel in performance, and it's the tried and true method for piecing together a system on a budget. It's also the angle MSI taking with its new CR430 multimedia laptop built around -- drum roll please -- AMD's E-450 accelerated processing unit (APU).
Is it any surprise AMD's E-series Fusion platform would be behind MSI's bang-for-buck claim? The E-450 APU consists of two Bobcat cores clocked at 1.65GHz and is assisted by AMD's Radeon HD 6320 discrete class graphics with DirectX 11 support. Other features this 14-inch laptop bring to the table include:
Now about that bang-for-buck claim. We're down with that, but, uh, hey MSI, don't you think it'd be helpful to announce an actual price to back that up? Just a suggestion...
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