FR720

MSI recommends Windows® 7.

Overview

 

 
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 

 

 

The First and Only Choice for the Best Performance 

The Latest 2nd Generation Intel® Core ™ i5 Processor 

The latest 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor family features incredible performance and responsiveness, and delivers significantly enhanced media capabilities for a new seamless visual experience.

         

Optimized performance with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Maximize speed for dynamic applications with Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology which accelerates processor clock speed up to enhance your workload. So you’ll move faster when multitasking and get more accomplished in less time.

Fantastic Visuals and Better Graphics Performance
200% major improvements to Intel HD graphics architecture, the GMA3000 Graphics include dedicated media processing hardware, smarter execution units (used for 3D and media) and improved Z-buffering. Provide hardware acceleration on Full HD 1080p resolution and outstanding Blu-ray video experience.

Quickly Edit and Transcoding Videos/Music
Intel latest CPU Boost and GMA3000 graphics brings better editing, decoding and encoding acceleration, new platform brings breakthrough on media processing for 200% faster on creating, editing,transcoding, syncing or sharing videos and musics.

Great Gains for Better Gaming Engines
GMA3000 not only brings better visual quality, but also get an incredible improvement in gaming performance; users could use higher resolution and better artificial effects for game characters and realistic images for game worlds.

Latest HDMI1.4 Supports Multi 3D Vision and Higher Resolution
With the latest HDMI1.4 interface, the new platform with Intel GMA3000 Graphics could output over 1920x1080 resolutions up to 4000x2000 max, also complete supported more different type of 3D vision output to the LCD TV or monitors, which supports HDMI1.4 as well. This is the first Graphics that supports HDMI1.4 with higher bandwidth and more vision features.

 

Marvel at the Most Amazing images Around

Dominate Next Generation DirectX11 Gaming

DirectX 11 GPU with Shader Model 5.0 support designed for ultra-high performance in the new API’s key graphics feature, GPU-accelerated tessellation.

 



With powerful tessellation, DirectX11 enhances 3D detail effects and makes images much more real!!



More enhanced 3D detail effects makes gaming images closer to real world!!

 

New Level of Sound Performance

 
 
THX TruStudio Pro to Provide Excellent Surround Sound Effect
THX TruStudio Pro is specially designed to bring the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios— to the PC. THX TruStudio Pro provides the latest groundbreaking technologies that are products of years of collective experience and research by Creative and THX. Together, these technologies deliver the fullest audio experience for music, movies and games, while remaining true to the source and intention of the artists who created it.
 
 

Just One Touch to Enjoy Your Personal Theater

 

Exclusive Cinema Pro Technology

Cinema Pro Technology offers consumers the finest movie viewing experience. Just need to push the Cinema Pro button, the Windows Media Player will automatically open. The quality on screen will be more detailed; the richness in sound as well as THX TruStudio Pro surround sound effect will be activated, providing the finest sensory of the theaters.

 

 

F Series Checkered Flag Exterior with Scratch-proof Technology

The F series embodies MSI’s devotion to perfection and craftsmanship. The pure black 3D checkered flag exterior is an IMR coating that is resistant to scratches, wear and peeling paint.  F series with checkered flag exterior means you can take it with you wherever you go without worrying about accidental scratch marks. The exterior will always look as good as new to enhance your individual sense of style. 

 
  
 
         


 
Stylish and Fashion Design

Checkered Flag Exterior with Anti-fingerprint Coating
FR620 is evolved from the 2D pattern from the previous generation to the 3D sculpture design. You can not only “SEE” the 3D design of F Series but also “TOUCH” its special texture. Also, the advanced anti-fingerprint coating can effectively protect your notebook surface from fingerprint and oil stains. Stylish Checkered Flag Exterior with Anti-fingerprint coating allows you easily show off your different taste.
   

 

Multi-touch touchpad
The newly designed Multi-touch touchpad allows you to easily scroll, drag and resize or rotate pictures with your fingers in the standard typing position.


 

 

 

MSI Chiclet keyboard
The Stylish Chiclet Keyboard design reduces typing errors and increases comfort, In addition, the chiclet keyboard is designed to dampen key-press sounds. Whether typing or gaming, the chiclet keyboard means you no longer have to fret about disturbing those around you with keyboard clicks and clatter.


 


Enjoy Entertainment in Multiple Extremes

Latest & fastest Data Transfer Technology USB 3.0

 


 

Built-in 720P HD Webcam
Genuine 720p high-definition (HD) video quality to 30fps (30 continuous images per second Allowing smooth, natural progression without jerkiness; ordinary webcams only offer 8fps). This guarantees truly clear and smooth video and picture quality and exceptional audio effects. In addition, the 16:9 HD wide-screen video display can be used with all kinds of social networking media, allowing optimum high-quality video communication and production of HD videos for the enjoyment of friends and family.


 

MSI Excludive Software Make Your Computer Smater!

Exclusive Eco Engine Power Management System
FR720 incorporates MSI’s exclusive ECO Engine power management system, allowing you to select your usage scenario. There are a total of five usage scenarios—gaming, movie viewing, presentations and text processing—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 FR720 an extra edge in mobility and productivity, while offering you added convenience.

* Actual battery life will vary depending on usage patterns and configuration settings.
 
 


Excusive MSI S-Bar

MSI's exclusive S-Bar user-friendly design lets you control all system functions in a digital multimedia lifestyle with a simple click of the mouse, such as secondary programs, application software, power conservation tools, performance boosters, MSI's exclusive audio/video software, webcams, projector switches, wireless networks, volume settings, screen brightness, and standby status. All of these, among a variety of other functions, can be simply and easily accomplished to meet all functional demands of multimedia. 

 


Exclusive MSI EasyFace 2.0(Face Identification software) inside

With this Exclusive MSI EasyFace 2.0 software, you do not need to remember your different passwords anymore! After setting your face data, only show your face in front of your webcam, MSI notebook automatically help you to log-in your system, favor websites, and Window Live Massager.

 


 

 

 

MSI Reminds You...
1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific specifications with your local dealers.
2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

Specifications

CPU 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i3 / i5 Processor
OS Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium (MSI recommends upgrade to Genuine Windows® 7 Professional)
Chipset Intel® HM65
Memory DDR3 1066, Max: 8GB
LCD Size 17.3 " HD TFT-LCD Display (LED Backlight)
Graphics Intel® HD 3000 Graphics
Graphics VRAM share with system memory
HDD (GB) 500G/640G/750GB SATA
Optical Drive Super-Multi / Blu-Ray
Audio 4 Theater Class Speakers
Webcam HD Webcam
Card Reader XD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MS
LAN 10/100/1000
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Optional
D-Sub (VGA) 1
HDMI 1
USB 2.0 port 2
USB 3.0 port 2
Mic-in/Headphone-out

1/1

Modem port 1
Keyboard 103 keys
AC Adapter 65W
Battery 6 Cells
Dimension 418(L)x269.3(W)x39(H) mm
Weight (KG) 2.7

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

BIOS

!Special Note:

The BIOS files provided here are exclusive only for MSI-branded Notebook PCs and not compatible with any MSI Whitebook/Whitebrand barebones. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage caused by improper use or lack of technical expertise.

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.

- If the notebook you purchased has Win7 Bios installed, please DON'T attempt to update using Windows 8 bios (or vice versa). Failure to abide may result in bricking your system.

- Although there's a bios detection program written to protect user from cross flashing the bios (Win7 to Win8 bios or vice versa), still DON'T experiment. Failure to abide may result in breaking your system.

For Windows 8:

1. To know how to update BIOS under EFI BIOS utility, please click here.
2. To know about how to update win8 BIOS under EFI Shell mode, please click here.


For Windows 7 / VISTA / XP:
a. 1) To know about how to update BIOS Firmware under DOS mode, please click here
2) Please execute "flash.bat" file after unpack the compressed file for upgrade BIOS Firmware.

b. To know about how to update BIOS under windows 7, please click here (Only for CR640 / CX640 / CX640MX / CX480)


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description Enable RMPM for new nanya DRAM module.
Version 1.12
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2011-06-10
Download download File Size 1.51 MB
Note

Driver

Win7 64,Win7 32

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

To enjoy MSI notebook technology, please install MSI System Control Manager or S-Bar to enable MSI exclusive hotkey function. MSI System Control Manager and S-Bar can be downloaded from Utility web page under Download menu. The utility for each notebook will vary between different models. Please install the utility dedicated for your notebook.


For WindPad:

1)Driver SOP explanation


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.6267
Type Audio Release Date 2011-02-10
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 106.6 MB
Intel(R) 6 Series Chipset
Description
Version 9.2.0.1030
Type Chipset Release Date 2011-08-10
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 2.52 MB
Intel(R) 6 Series Chipset
Description
Version 9.2.0.1030
Type Chipset Release Date 2011-08-10
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 2.52 MB
AzureWave Bluetooth_BT280
Description
Version 3.0.02.298
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-04-06
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 48.65 MB
AzureWave Bluetooth_BT280
Description
Version 3.0.02.298
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-04-06
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 48.65 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.10008
Type Card Reader Release Date 2011-02-11
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 8.12 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.10008
Type Card Reader Release Date 2011-02-11
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 8.12 MB
Mobile Intel® GMA HD
Description
Version 8.15.10.2253
Type VGA Release Date 2011-01-20
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 55.12 MB
Mobile Intel® GMA HD
Description
Version 8.15.10.2253
Type VGA Release Date 2011-01-20
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 58.91 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 7.043.0321.2011
Type LAN Release Date 2011-02-10
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 5.51 MB
Elantech Multi Touchpad
Description
Version 8.0.5.4
Type TouchPad Release Date 2012-05-03
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 60.64 MB
Elantech Multi Touchpad
Description
Version 8.0.5.4
Type TouchPad Release Date 2012-05-03
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 60.64 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 9.2.0.458
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-01-17
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 17.58 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 9.2.0.458
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-01-17
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 17.58 MB
Intel Wireless LAN _crane peak
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 14.3.0.6
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-01-09
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 286.8 MB
Intel Wireless LAN _crane peak
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 14.3.0.6
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-01-09
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 286.8 MB
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Description
Version 11.1.0.1006
Type Intel Rapid Storage Technology Release Date 2012-05-04
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 11.33 MB
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Description
Version 11.1.0.1006
Type Intel Rapid Storage Technology Release Date 2012-05-04
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 11.33 MB
Intel Management Engine Interface
Description
Version 7.0.0.1144
Type Intel Management Engine Release Date 2011-02-16
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 4.71 MB
Intel Management Engine Interface
Description
Version 7.0.0.1144
Type Intel Management Engine Release Date 2011-02-16
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 4.71 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-09-09
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-06-24
OS Win7 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Beta_ NEC USB3.0 driver
Description
Version 2.1.28.0
Type USB 3.0 Release Date 2011-12-13
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 17.64 MB
NEC USB 3.0 driver
Description
Version 2.0.30.0
Type USB 3.0 Release Date 2011-02-10
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 15.98 MB

Utility

Win7 64,Win7 32

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
S-Bar 2.0
Description
Version 20.012.11099
Type Utility Release Date 2012-12-06
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 4.99 MB
Note
Easy Viewer for Win64
Description Ver: 1.3.0.9
Version 1.3.0.9
Type Utility Release Date 2011-01-18
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 20.42 MB
Note
Easy Viewer
Description Photo Browser
Version 1.3.0.9
Type Utility Release Date 2011-01-14
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 20.36 MB
Note
Cinema Pro II
Description Cinema Player
Version 1.0.0.9
Type Utility Release Date 2011-01-03
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 2.69 MB
Note
iCharger
Description iPad Charger
Version 1.0.104
Type Utility Release Date 2010-10-11
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.52 MB
Note
THX EQ for W7 32/64Bit
Description THX EQ Management Utility
Version 1.00.0.10
Type Utility Release Date 2010-10-11
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 2.99 MB
Note
THX for W7 32/64Bit
Description THX Sound Utility
Version 1.02.07
Type Utility Release Date 2010-07-27
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 11.46 MB
Note
Simple Camera Application (Win7 32/64)
Description Webcam Application
Version 1.0.909.0801
Type Utility Release Date 2010-06-10
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.76 MB
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Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.

Asia

Eastern Europe

Global / America

Western Europe

Firmware

!Special Note:

The DEVICE FIRMWARES contained here are exclusively for MSI product only. MSI assumes no responsibility for any damages resulting from improper use or lack of technical expertise.

!Attention:

Users who download firmware from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the firmware update. To avoid firmware update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


Update firmware will wipe all data on tablet. MSI strongly recommends that user should prepare a backup before proceeding with firmware upgrade.
- If the notebook has Windows 7 EC firmware installed, please DON'T attempt to update your EC firmware to Windows 8 version since it will cause some function keys (Fn) and hotkeys to work abnormally. If in case you flash your system EC to Win8 version, then kindly revert back to Win7 EC version.

For Windows 8:
To know about how to update win8 EC under windows mode, please click here.

For Windows 7 / VISTA / XP:
1) To know about how to update EC Firmware under DOS mode, please click here.
2) Please execute "ecall.bat" file after unpack the compressed file for upgrade EC Firmware.
We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
NB EC Firmware
Description Fix the issue that TAT tool get Intel I3 CPU temperature different from EC read through PECI.
Version 4.07
Type Firmware Release Date 2011-06-10
Download download File Size 0.06 MB
Note
NB DVD Firmware
Description for DVD GT40N only.
Version SL02
Type Firmware Release Date 2011-03-30
Download download File Size 1.01 MB
Note

Quick Guide

\"!\"Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
Multi-Language 14.93 MB download 2011-04-14

FAQ

Release Date Title
Tue, 18 Sep 2012 After install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, the system pops up an error message "S-bar is stopping working" when start up the system.
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 How can I solve following problems when using different user accounts? 1. S-Bar is not working when login with guest account. 2. The status of switchable devices is incorrect when switch user account.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 How do I know INTEL HM65, HM67 chipset of my msi laptop is B3 stepping version?
Thu, 31 Mar 2011 There is no sound can be heard in the first 5 seconds due to the delay in sound transmission over HDMI and after 5 seconds everything goes fine.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 How to check THX version and know THX EQ is installed?
Common FAQ
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 If static electricity is produced when user and notebook are in contact. How do we prevent and avoid electrostatic discharge damage?
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 When I am using the system built-in microphone for sound recording, sometimes I cannot even hear the playback.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 What kind of adaptor is used to connect S/PDIF-Out?
Tue, 10 Feb 2009 How to install Windows XP when AHCI is enabled?
Tue, 13 Feb 2007 After install device drivers from MSI Vista driver CD, you may be prompted to activate Windows Vista on a computer on which Windows Vista activation was not previously required.
Wed, 21 Oct 2009 On Windows 7 32/64 bit with external display, Windows Taskbar may show on the Primary display while desktop icons show on the extended screen.
Thu, 12 Nov 2009 Sometimes it takes more than 3 minutes to enter or leave Windows 7 OS.
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 After letting the machine sit idle for 10 or more minutes, you may notice that the task-bar does not pop up when moving the mouse to the bottom of the screen, or the start menu does not appear when using the windows key. After approximately 30 seconds, Windows will return to normal operation. The scenario happens in Windows 7 with following settings: Task-bar set to auto-hide, Turn off the display power option is set to 1 minute, Put the computer to sleep power option is set to never, No open windows on the desktop.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 My notebook has preload hard disk image. When my system hard disk encounters non-recoverable problems, how can I perform the F3 System Recovery Function?(Windows 7)
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 Immediately after you log on to Windows 7, you will see the following Windows Activation window: Windows is not genuine Your computer might not be running a counterfeit copy of Windows. 0x80070005 You may also notice the following symptoms: The computer desktop background is black, and you receive the following error message on the bottom right corner of the screen: “This copy of Windows is not genuine” You receive the following error message when you view the System Properties: (Control Panel / System and Security / System) “You must activate today. Activate Windows now” If you try to use slmgr.vbs /dlv to view the licensing status, you receive the following message: Error: 0x80070005 Access denied: the requested action requires elevated privileges Note: This error message may also occur when a command that is being executed requires an elevated command prompt and is unrelated to the issue discussed here.
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