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MSI Laptop FX420-050US Intel Core i5 2410M (2.30 GHz) 6 GB Memory 640GB HDD AMD Radeon HD 6470M 14.0" Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

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  • Intel Core i5 2410M (2.30 GHz)
  • 6 GB Memory 640GB HDD
  • AMD Radeon HD 6470M
  • 1366 x 768
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • DVD Super Multi

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Beyond the ordinary, the FX420-050US sets itself apart from the crowd with its raised checkered flag patterns and advanced anti-fingerprint coating. Prevent scratching and smudging plus with platinum logo and the wrist rests made of diamond coating which adds the style quotient with a touch of class and precision technology.

Enjoy rich virtual surround sound with the THX TruStudio Pro, the FX420-050US truly revolutionizes music, movies and gaming with realistic dialogue and explosions. Go even bigger by easily connecting to your HDTV via the HDMI port (High-Definition Multimedia Interface). The FX420-050US features USB 3.0, lets you transfer files 10x faster than USB 2.0. The MSI FX420-050US, Smart Mobility.

  • newegg Intel 2nd Generation Core i5 CPU The MSI FX420-050US is equipped with a brand new dual-core, four-thread Intel 2nd generation Core i5 2410M processor for amazing multitasking and mobile computing performance, with Turbo Boost 2.0 technology that automatically speeds up system when PC needs extra performance.
  • newegg New Levels of Visual Performance The F Series incorporates the excellent AMD Radeon HD6470 graphic card with DDR3 1GB VRAM, enabling images with greater depth, as well as more finely rendered and richer detail. The result is ultra-realistic visuals that will truly amaze you. With DirectX 11 ready, the FX420-050US provides a full entertainment experience and delivers more vibrant graphics and visual life-like content to enrich what you can see. Equipped with AMD Radeon HD 6470, the MSI GPU Boost Technology can automatically switch to the desired mode to achieve great graphics performance and superior battery life. When using graphics-intensive programs, this smart technology turns on and helps enable smoother operations. For other daily work, graphics mode is switched off, allowing a longer-lasting battery life.
  • newegg True-to-life Multimedia Enjoyment It’s time to enjoy the stunning audio and video you’ve been craving. The FX420-050US draws on power-saving LED backlight Technology for its display, not only providing fuller color and higher brightness, but enhancing overall picture quality—while extending battery life. It also features MSI’s exclusive Cinema Pro technology for the finest movie viewing experience - with a simple touch you can immediately switch to Movie Mode. With the THX TruStudio Pro technology, you can enjoy the fullest audio experience for music, movies and games that remain true to the source and intention of the artists who created it. The 1.3MP webcam helps you conduct high quality conference effortlessly. Own a Hi-Def screen? Use HDMI connectivity to enjoy high-definition entertainment on larger external displays.
  • newegg The Latest Data Transfer Technology USB 3.0 USB 3.0 can reach transfer rates of 5Gb per second. USB 3.0 is also capable of executing read/write data operations, while USB 2.0 can only execute unidirectional document transfers in the same amount of time.
  • newegg Supreme Network Connection Always be connected to your friends, email and favorite websites with 802.11b/g/n wireless connectivity and 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet LAN.
  • newegg Exclusive Eco Engine Power Management System The FX420-050US incorporates MSI's exclusive ECO Engine power management system, allowing you to select your ideal usage scenario, each with fine-tuned presets for screen brightness and display sleep, system auto-sleep configuration, and processor performance. ECO Engine provides greater flexibility for battery usage, extending battery life, and giving the FX420-050US an extra edge in mobility and productivity, while offering you added convenience.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Roger O.
  • 3/17/2012 4:42:20 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPretty Good

Pros: Pretty good specs. Nothing overly special, nice dedicated graphics card, definetly worth the price. The Intel Core i5 and 6 gigabytes of ram work well with the set up. The texture is nice, not to pronounced. The touchpad is ok. The HDMI port is nice too. Can run quite few good game fairly well. (See other thoughts.) Newegg also shipped my package extremely fast.

Cons: Although a very nice computer, there are a few cons. The button set next to the power button is a bit childish looking, and they aren't very useful. 2/3 of them require a program already open. One of them is to open the disc drive, which is ridiculous because there is also a button on the side for that. There is also a airly large fingerprint trap by the speakers and buttons... Seriously? Why did they make it high gloss around there? The keyboard is also a little small, could have been a little bit bigger. The right shift button is so small, its practically worthless. Also can get pretty hot while playing games, cooling pad definetly recommended.

Other Thoughts: This computer is definetly worth the price. There aren't many laptops for this price that have a dedicated graphics card. It runs games fairly smoothly. I've played Just Cause 2, Sid Meiers Civivlization 5, Borderlands, and a few others. The textured coating isn't exactly scratch-proof, but it adds a nice finish. The textured touchpad is also nice, the texture isn't too pronounced, but I still prefer a normal mouse. There is also a small physical button to turn off the touchpad, which is a really nice addition.

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  • Brian L.
  • 3/17/2012 2:49:48 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsBroken

Pros: The specs of the computer look great for it's price range. Little to no bloat ware and lots of usb port that I would need. Awesome.

Cons: Web cam and wireless didn't work. I sent it back to New EGG for a replacement RMA which was suppose to be resolved in 5-10 business days. Instead I was sent in a bit of circles and it drag on for three weeks. With no working properly computer/work station for my graphic design gig, I lost out on a job offer. Eventually I received a full refund.

Other Thoughts: This laptop was selling for $750 around. 2/15/2012

Now you can get the same laptop for around $150 dollars less. I went a head and bought a nice desktop instead from another store.

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  • Christine H.
  • 2/16/2012 10:06:58 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat price for a good laptop

Pros: Sweet price for i5 + dedicated graphics card + 6 gigs of ram.
Size is good. Key board is a little tight for big hands, but fits mine just right.
Textured cover and wrist rest is a nice touch.
Very little bloatware.
Lots of different ports. The rubber cap on the traditional phone line modem is cool.
Overall size and weight are good.
Seems to run cool with good ventilation, but I haven't had it very long.
The hard key for turning off the touch pad is good.

Cons: The power brick is enormous. What is this, 2002?!

The screen is just ok. Not bad, but not great. Looks sharp, but the viewing angles are kind of poor.

The quick launch buttons past the top of the keyboard are not that useful and look childish.

Other Thoughts: Can't comment on the battery life yet.

Overall, this is a very nice little machine.

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  • Larry T.
  • 2/4/2012 7:23:14 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggsNo ATI or nVidia ?

Pros: AMD Radeon HD 6470M
AMD owns ATI now.. rofl

Cons: None

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5 out of 5 eggsHigh Tech

Pros: Cheaper than other brand

Cons: No ATI or Greforce

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