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MSI GX620

Introduction

This is a compatibiltiy guide to running Linux with the MSI GX620 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the MSI GX620. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the MSI GX620 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the MSI GX620 specifications page.

NameMSI GX620
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo processor
Screen15.4” WXGA or WSXGA+ Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD160GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Blueray
GraphicsnVIDIA Geforce 9600M GT
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11b/g/n WLAN Card

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorksSee notes
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothWorks
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
WebcamWorks

Notes

Graphics

For best results from the Geforce 9600M you should install the NVIDIA proprietary drivers. See the guides section on this site on how to accomplish this on several Linux distributions.

Summary

The MSI GX620 works great with Linux. All the components tested worked just fine as standard.


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msi_gx620.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/13 15:21 (external edit)
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