Looking for a slim and energy friendly desktop PC?  It’s your lucky day, because MSI officially announced the availability of their Wind Nettop CS120 computer.  It consumes 90% less energy than a standard desktop and includes a 1.6Ghz Intel Atom processor, 160GB hard drive, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, 7.1 channel audio output, WiFi b/g, slot loading DVD burner, 6x USB 2.0 ports, and 4-in-1 media card reader.

Amazon, and a few other retailers have it for about $300.

City of Industry, CA – March 12, 2009 – MSI, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, is pleased to announce the release of the new desktop PC, Wind Nettop CS120, with WiFi, slot-in DVD rewriter and Energy Star® certificate. The Wind Nettop CS120 is equipped with the latest Intel® 1.6GHz Atom™ 230 processor, a 160GB SATA hard disk drive and 1GB of DDR2 SODIMM memory which is upgradable to 2 GB.

Energy-Saving and Ultra-Quiet

Wind Nettop’s CS120 is a space- and energy- saving portal for home and business users. Compared to the 300W power consumption of general desktop computers, the Wind Nettop series can run full operating speed at 35W, saving about 90% on electricity . Users no longer need to worry about overdraft electricity even when using the computer over a 24-hour period. MSI has broken the myth that desktop PC is equivalent to high power consumption with the Nettop CS120’s ENERGY STAR® qualifications.

WiFi and Slot-in DVD Rewriter

The compact size of MSI Wind Nettop CS120 features a stylish slot-in Super-Multi DVD burner, which is used for backing up data, installing software or playing movies. The MSI Wind Nettop CS120 is designed to be placed anywhere, including the living room. You can stay connected with the world by its integrated WLAN. Simply access to the Internet, email, and MSN everywhere you want!

7.1 Stereo H.D. Sound Provides the Excellent Sound Experience

Wind Nettop CS120 supports 7.1-channel High Definition output, allowing even the small space to have a big theater-like experience by showing clear treble and powerful bass. While enjoying music or film, Wind Nettop CS120 offers the amazing performance.

Wind Nettop CS120 Specifications

About MSI

Founded in 1986, MSI strives to design and manufacture superior technology and innovative products, while offering outstanding customer service. MSI has continued to uphold a business philosophy that stresses “Award-winning product quality and outstanding customer service.” MSI specializes in the design and manufacture of mainboards, graphics cards, desktop PCs, all-in-one PCs, wireless communication products, and Notebook PCs. To learn more about MSI’s complete product lines, please visit:

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