X460

MSI recommends Windows 8.

Overview

Slim
 
Light

Super-slim design

Do it all, without carrying it all. At less than 2kg, this full-featured workhorse is easy to carry - whether you're going round the corner, or halfway across the world


Long battery life

 An impressive *8 hours of battery life gives you the power to do more - especially for all those times when you're out and about. 

*This result is tested on power saver mode by MobileMark2007


Stylish

- Chic polished surface
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Power button with unique texture 

- Hidden speaker design
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Silver trim

 
 
 


Convenient

360° design for carry
 

Cover opens wider to facilitate various viewing situations                                                          

The X460’s lid opens up to 170° to meet most any viewing situation, enabling you to read or work when lying down on a sofa, working at a desk, sitting in an automobile, or even working out.

   

Unparalleled viewing quality
Intel® High-performance graphics engine right on the system processor


Intel® HD Graphics, simplifies your designs by eliminating additional discrete graphics hardware, while integrating stunning visuals and performance for immersive gaming. Intel® HD Graphics delivers up to 3X performance over previous-generation Intel® HD Graphics – with additional headroom for future graphics applications. Plus, it integrates advanced 3D processing for stunning visual experiences. It’s processing in 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i3, Core™ i5, and Core™ i7 processors are integrated right on the processor.



 

   

Unparalleled multimedia enjoyment 

Intel® WIDI- Your notebook content. On your TV
 

Supersize your fun. Enjoy all your notebook content - movies, videos, pics, online shows and more - on your home TV with *Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WIDI).

 

*Intel® Wireless Display requires a compatible Intel-based laptop PC, a TV adapter featuring Intel® Wireless Display, and a TV with an available HDMI or Composite AV input.  Compatible laptop PCs require a select Intel® Core™ processor family CPU.  For a complete list of requirements, visit www.intel.com/go/wirelessdisplay.  Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.


Excellent surround soundwith THX TruStudio Pro

THX TruStudio Pro is specially designed to endow your PC with the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios. THX TruStudio Pro provides the latest groundbreaking technologies that are the result of years of collective experience of and research by Creative and THXto deliver the fullest, high fidelity audio experience for music, movies,and games.



Offering8X more speed, Bluetooth 3.0 officially unveiled

Targeting your need for speed, Bluetooth 3.0 transfers up to 24Mbps (3MB/s), delivering180MB of data in one minute. Overcoming the transfer limitations of Bluetooth 2.1, new generation Bluetooth isn’t limited to transferring small files on handheld devices; rather, Bluetooth 3.0 has no problem sharing data between such multimedia systems, suchas HDTV, Blue-ray DVD,digital photo frames, and printers.



USB 3.0—the latest & fastest data transfer technology

   

 

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 Intel® Core™ i5/i7 Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 Processor
OS Windows 8 
Chipset Intel® HM65
Memory DDR3, 1066/1333MHz, Slot : 2, Max: 8GB
LCD Size 14" HD (1366x768) LED backlight
Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 3000
HDD (GB) 500GB SATA 5400rpm
Optical Drive DVD Super Multi
Audio 2
Webcam 1.3M HD Webcam
Card Reader SD(XC/HC)/MMC
LAN Gigabit LAN
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 + HS
D-Sub (VGA) 1
HDMI 1
USB 2.0 port 1
USB 3.0 port 2
Mic-in/Headphone-out 1/1
Keyboard 87 Keys
AC Adapter 90W
Battery 6-Cell Li-Ion(5900mAh)
Power Management GPU Boost Technolgy
Dimension 239.4x339x22.3mm
Weight (KG) 1.98

 

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

 

Awards

Rating  - Notebookjournal.de
Date: 2011-00
Title: Rating
Review: >Open
Media: Notebookjournal.de
Country: Germany
Price performance  - Notebookjournal.de
Date: 2011-00
Title: Price performance
Review: >Open
Media: Notebookjournal.de
Country: Germany
Best Buy! 4/5 Stars - PC World
Date: 2011-00
Title: Best Buy! 4/5 Stars
Review: >Open
Media: PC World
Country: Australia

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 Modify hardware ID of the touch pad.
Version 1.0L
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-07-04
Download download File Size 1.9 MB
Note

Driver

Win8 64,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 6.0.1.6358
Type Audio Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 109.58 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
Intel Bluetooth + High Speed Adapter_N130/N1030
Description
Version 1.0.78.20535
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 149.07 MB
Intel Bluetooth + High Speed Adapter_N130/N1030
Description
Version 1.0.78.20535
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 149.07 MB
Intel Bluetooth_High Speed Virtual Adapter_N130/N1030
Description
Version 14.1.1.3
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 14.34 MB
Intel Bluetooth_High Speed Virtual ladapter_N130/N1030
Description
Version 14.1.1.3
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 14.34 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.8400.39030
Type Card Reader Release Date 2012-08-24
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 10.65 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
Intel HD Graphics Family_Intel Sandy Bridge
Description
Version 8.15.10.2462
Type VGA Release Date 2012-01-09
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 67.65 MB
Intel HD Graphics Family_Intel Sandy Bridge
Description
Version 8.15.10.2462
Type VGA Release Date 2012-01-09
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 84.91 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 8.002.0612.2012
Type LAN Release Date 2012-08-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 5.61 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
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 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 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 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 Management Engine
Description
Version 8.1.0.1263
Type Intel Management Engine Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 118.63 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-03-16
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 2.1.16.0
Type USB 3.0 Release Date 2011-06-08
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 15.6 MB

Utility

Win8 64,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 (Ver 4.5)
Description
Version 21.012.12039
Type Utility Release Date 2012-12-06
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 12.57 MB
Note
THX TruStudio Pro
Description
Version 1.04.03
Type Utility Release Date 2012-11-27
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 12.85 MB
Note
THX EQ
Description
Version 1.00.45
Type Utility Release Date 2012-11-27
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.49 MB
Note
Battery Calibration
Description
Version 1.0.1208.0301
Type Utility Release Date 2012-11-26
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 2.55 MB
Note
SCM (Only for Windows 8 upgraded from Windows 7.)
Description Note: Please reboot and press DEL key to enter the BIOS. Make sure the EC version in the System Information page. If your EC version is 4xx, please install this version of SCM.
Version 10.212.11060
Type Utility Release Date 2012-11-26
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 4.28 MB
Note
Intel WiDi
Description Intel WiDi
Version 2.1.41.0
Type Utility Release Date 2011-08-26
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 130.97 MB
Note
Intel Turbo monitor(20820)
Description Intel Turbo monitor
Version 2.0.82.0
Type Utility Release Date 2011-08-02
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 58.31 MB
Note
CinemaPro 2(10010)
Description
Version 1.0.0.10
Type Utility Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 2.69 MB
Note
THX pro(10403)
Description THX pro(10403)
Version 1.04.03
Type Utility Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 12.65 MB
Note
THX EQ(10025)
Description THX EQ(10025)
Version 1.00.25
Type Utility Release Date 2011-07-05
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 3.18 MB
Note
i-Charger
Description MSI i-Charger
Version 1.0.104
Type Utility Release Date 2011-05-03
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.52 MB
Note
Easy Viewer(w7 32,1309)
Description
Version 1.3.0.9
Type Utility Release Date 2011-04-12
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 20.36 MB
Note
Easy Viewer(w7 64,1309)
Description
Version 1.3.0.9
Type Utility Release Date 2011-03-29
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 20.42 MB
Note
MSI Easy Face 2.0
Description Webcam Tool
Version 2.0.0.25
Type Utility Release Date 2011-03-22
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 59.97 MB
Note

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.
Description First released.
Version 408
Type Firmware Release Date 2011-07-05
Download download File Size 0.06 MB
Note

FAQ

Release Date Title
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, why can’t I press F3 to do recovery? How can I Reset my laptop?
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, when I click Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) icon on the taskbar with right button of mouse and then select "Open Application", I am prompted by an error message.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, why do I get an error message telling me that my drive is locked when trying to refresh system by pressing F3 key to do recovery?
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 I upgraded my OS from Win7 to Win8. And I can't install the touch pad driver which was downloaded at MSI official website.
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 All of function keys suddenly stop working on Win8 system. Additionally, SCM (System Control Manager) doesn’t work and SCM's icon disappears on system tray. Under this situation, it might cause that Wi-Fi LED light and Bluetooth LED light could not work well.
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.
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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