Both chipsets in this family are fully compatible with the Windows Aero interface and are Windows Vista Premium certified. The free and opensource driver for AMD graphics in the linux kernel supports both 3D acceleration and hardware decoders as of kernel 3. For some OEMs including Dell and Acer , the M series chipset was going to replace the Radeon Xpress codenamed RSM on the mobile platform, and desktop variants of the chipset were announced in February You get to choose your hard drive, processor, RAM, and wireless card. The chipsets production began in late with codenames RS and RS , where both of them share similar internal chip design, targeting at the desktop market. Recently, the laptop bug bit me.

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The screen hinges are quite solid. MSI view large image Assembled Specifications: This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. This card does not. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Only downside to such a setup is that you will interrupt chupset of the wireless features if you need to turn the other one on or off. Overall, this laptop is well designed for the price.

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Based on the award-winning AMD Series chipsets, the AMD ME provides additional display design flexibility for embedded graphics and enables seamless playback of high definition video content for embedded applications.


It had a FireWire aS-Video.

Upon calling, I ended up talking to a tech whom knew nothing about this computer. Not only does the included 8 cell battery occupy the space around the lock, but the lock is comprised of where two plastic panels meet.

Pictured with an 8. There is also some other flaw which I have discovered. This adapter is very compact and uses a rd480 polarized two pin plug. Included with the is an 8 cell Also supported by the chipset are PCI slots, high definition 7. My only argument against that is other Ultra Portables are using ultra low voltage processors and will not be able to hold a candle to the processing capabilities of this machine while maintaining a low price.

Visit our network of sites: Archived from the original PDF on February 18, I ended up with an Ra Link card from purchasing from buy. Another one in the es480 is the Rs4880another variant to the M chipset with a local frame buffer see below. The drive does get a bit loud when a CD is inserted. I plan on purchasing a Bluetooth mouse in addition to making sure I have it on my cell phone when time comes to upgrade.

AMD 690 chipset series

Wireless reception is ok. This would be a chipswt computer, so I ventured off into Ultra Potable land. MSI view large image. The chipsets production began in late with codenames RS and RSwhere both of them share similar internal chip design, targeting at the desktop market.


It could be a possibility that 32 bit applications will outlive my use of this notebook, but hey, I like to live on the cutting edge in hardware and software.

I wish it were a modular bay, it would have been nice to slap on an extra battery.

I have a very capable desktop at home however, sitting in front of the computer at work makes it cumbersome to do the same at home. The heat sink will not be close enough to make proper contact with a thermal conductor like artic silver, so stick with the provided thermal pads.

This article needs additional citations for verification. I wanted something powerful because I do some software and web development, however I was willing to settle for less as this computer would be secondary to my desktop.

Being the technology freak that I am, I had to have this feature in my laptop.