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One press from the "Turbo" button overclocks the Core 2 Duo T7200 by 20%.
MSI GX-600 notebook reintroduces the turbo button

Earlier today MSI demonstrated the new GX600 gaming notebook at Computex 2007. The GX600 packs quite a few features into its welterweight 5.7lb package. But arguably the best feature on the GX600 is the Turbo Drive Engine technology.

When the GX600 is plugged in with AC power, the push of the turbo button automatically turns on Acceleration Mode. Acceleration Mode increases the processor’s front-side bus and raises the overall clock speed by 20%. A quick press of the button a second time returns the processor back to stock clock speeds. 

Intel’s recently announced Santa Rosa platform forms the base of the MSI GX600. The MSI GX600 features Intel’s PM965 Express chipset, a Core 2 Duo processor and 802.11n wireless networking technology.

A GeForce 8600M GT graphics card delivers DirectX 10 compatible graphics. MSI equips the GeForce 8600M GT mobile graphics with 512MB of video memory. MSI pairs the GeForce 8600M GT with a 15.4” WXGA widescreen display. The MSI GX600 also features HDMI and S-video outputs for external display connectivity.

Other notable features of the GX600 include an integrated 1.3 megapixel camera, Gigabit LAN, optional Bluetooth, PCMCIA Type II expansion and a separate NUMPAD on the keyboard.



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By Treckin on 6/6/2007 12:27:23 PM , Rating: 0
I think its a t-04E, although the trim could be increased with a little modification. It will probably need larger injectors and a new fuel pump however for more intense sessions of streaming HD Porn...

I think its a great Idea. The first person said it well. Why stress the system and create more heat/noise when you are plugged in but not gaming?

I would want one, although I cant understand why gaming laptops have to look so fucking stupid... I have an Asus f3jp, with the x1700 radeon w/256 mb of ram and 2gb of sys ram, the C2D t7200 w/ 4mb cashe, and a 120gb hdd. I plays CnC3 like a champ and decodes/transcodes/encodes/etc like a champ. All in a streamlined silver chassis.

As a side note, AMD is currently developing the Integrated+dedicated graphics as a side shoot of the Fusion program. I would link it, but Im lazy. Go look at AMD's horrible website yourself...


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