MSI Unveils 17″ CX720 Classic Series Notebook

The CX720 features Intel’s all new 2010 Intel Core processor and nVidia GeForce 310M discrete graphics card (DDR3 1GB VRAM), up lid and palm rest treated with MSI’s exclusive Color Film Print (CFP), and a perfect integration of classic style and robust performance.

The 17" CX720 is the newest model in MSI’s Classic Series. Through the all-new 2010 Intel Core processor and nVidia GeForce 310M discrete graphics card (DDR3 1GB VRAM), it gives you powerful audio/video entertainment and processing performance in a stylishly minimalist exterior. The classic horizontal design lines on the outer up lid and palm rest areas are treated with MSI’s exclusive CFP coating that protects against scratches and wear. With its spirited performance, fashionable exterior and friendly disposition, the CX720 is an exceptional entertainment, learning, and work companion!

MSI Notebook Marketing Director Sam Chern noted that the CX720 is MSI’s latest offering and features Intel’s newest Arrandale notebook platform and an all-new 2010 Intel Core processor with HM55 chipset. The CX720’s exterior structure is based on MSI’s exclusive "wedge craftsmanship" that uses 45 degree angles to give the notebook a distinctive unified feel.   

High End Audio & Video Performance

All-new 2010 Intel Core Processor: The CX720 features all-new 2010 Intel Core processor with HM55 chipset. Advanced technologies like Hyper-Threading Technology and an integrated graphics core result in reduced power consumption compared to previous generations and 15% longer operating time while on battery power. Also, a significant increase in graphics core effectiveness provides outstanding audio/video and processing performance.

nVidia GeForce 310M discrete graphics card (with DDR3 1GB VRAM): The CX720 comes with nVidia’s latest GeForce 310M discrete graphics card with 1GB DDR3 of display memory. Graphics core performance is better than that of previous generations, offering a superior visual experience with enhanced display performance consisting of crisper picture and sharper colors.

Embedded subwoofer: In addition to two speakers(2-watt), the CX720 comes with a subwoofer located on the bottom of the notebook to enhance your listening pleasure. Coupled with ideal theater-class 17.3” display, the CX720 maximizes your cinematic experience.

Cinema-class 16:9 ratio LED backlit display: The CX720 comes with a 17.3” LED backlit screen. It boasts an ideal cinema-class 16:9 ratio LED screen and high resolution, extending display visibility by 14%. That means wider viewing comfort with no distortion or color loss when viewing DVDs.

Classic Exterior: Bright & Elegant

Classic exterior styling: The Classic Series CX720’s exterior design has both style and substance thanks to MSI’s exclusive wedge craftsmanship, which creates perfect 45 degree angles to achieve a coherent and powerful arched profile. The CR720, with a 17.3" display and a thickness of a mere 3.7 cm, weighs less than 3kg with a 6-cell battery!
MSI’s distinctive chiclet keyboard: The CX720 comes equipped with the latest chiclet keyboard which offers that perfect touch to keep you from hitting the wrong keys. The lustrous cross-hatch color film print coating on the cover and wrist rest areas is unassuming and tasteful.

Classic seamless touch-pad: The CX720 is equipped with MSI’s distinctive seamless touch-pad. This touch-pad also utilizes the full-textured cross-hatch CFP patterning for the maximum in user enjoyment.

Comprehensive Wireless Network and Transmission Interfaces

802.11 b/g/draft N Wireless: The CX720 comes with 802.11 b/g/draft N high speed wireless, with optional V2.1+EDR Bluetooth module. Additionally, a 1.3MP webcam lets you effortlessly stay in touch and instantly communicate with friends all over the world.

HDMI interface: The CX720 also features a built-in HDMI interface capable of transmitting up to 5GB of video bandwidth that provides vivid image quality. When used with a Blu-Ray player, HD images can be sent to a large sized display so you can easily enjoy brilliant audio and video through a projector or digital TV!


Windows 7 Home Premium


New 2010 Intel Core i processor


Intel HM55


nVidia GeForce 310M with DDR3 1GB VRAM


DDRIII 1333 MHz SO-DIMM X 2 slot(UP to 4GB)

LCD 17.3"   1600×900  HD+,( 16:9 )


250/ 320/ 500GB

Card reader

4 in 1 ( XD MS SD MMC)


HDMI, D-sub, USB 2.0*3,   Mic-in, Headphone
out, RJ-45, Kensington lock port.


6 cells battery


802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V2.1+EDR

Webcam 1.3MP
Sound 6-in-1

TV Tuner

2 Speakers / 1 Subwoofer

Dimensions 414×267×37.2mm
Weight 3 KG



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