An inside look at the MSI Wind desktop

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TweakTown has taken an up close and personal look at the new MSI Wind desktop.

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The models on display had an Intel Atom CPU, 1GB DDR2-533 RAM, a 160GB SATA hard drive, Gigabit Ethernet, and a DVD combo drive. Power comes from a 65-watt AC adapter.

Underpinning the Wind is a micro-ATX motherboard with passive cooling. It has two memory DIMM slots, two SATA ports, one PCI slot, and an IDE port.

MSI showed the Wind desktop playing back a 720p video clip with no problems. The Wind desktop has achieved Energy Star 4.0 compliance, which is not an easy feat. It uses only 30 watts of power with a 1.6GHz processor, and no more than 35.

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