MSI looks to release ASUS EEE competition

The ASUS EEE PC has really opened the floodgates for the low cost ultraportable market that other PC manufacturers are following suit and trying to carve their own niche in this new booming sector.

MSI looks like it is going to utilize Intels new 45nm Diamondville processor for its rumored ultraportable. The new Intel processor has been specifically engineered for low power portables but it looks like MSI may be the first out of the gate with an actual product with this new chip inside. The Diamondville will be officially announced in April yet but MSI has already gave word that when the chip is “ready” then their own project will be “ready”, too. Expect the new MSI ultraportables to be in the market by July or August this year.

Posted on January 28, 2008 at by

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  1. Comment by My Asus Eee PC › MSI to Compete with Asus Eee PC? posted on
    January 30th, 2008

    […] another rumor: MSI might come out with an ultraportable of its own. Via HLWT: MSI looks like it is going to utilize Intels new 45nm Diamondville processor for its rumored […]

  2. Comment by Asus EEE PC posted on
    April 10th, 2008

    Don’t get me wrong I like MSI but I think Asus has this wrapped up and the others are simply trying to catch up!