MSI's Latest Classic Series Laptop Sports Discrete Graphics

Paul Lilly

MSI this morning extended its Classic notebook series with its new CX623, a 15.6-inch laptop equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor and Nvidia's GeForce 310M discrete graphics card with 1GB of GDDR3 memory.

Other hardware consists of two DDR3-1066 memory slots (no word on how much RAM comes standard), 320/500GB SATA hard drive, 4-in-1 memory card reader, HDMI, two standalone USB 2.0 ports plus an eSATA port pulling double duty as a USB port, 1.3MP webcam, two speakers, 802.11 b/g/draft N Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium.

On the graphics front, MSI is touting is GPU Boost technology. According to MSI, the CX623 automatically detects the workload of an application and will then switch back and forth between the discrete graphics card and integrated display chip.

No word yet on price or availability.

Image Credit: MSI

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