MSI Announces Think! Outside the “Box” Laptop Design Contest

November 10, 2009 | 14:56

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MSI Announces Think! Outside the “Box” Laptop Design Contest – Contestants will submit original skin designs for the Wind12 U210

The winning artist will receive a new U210 custom painted with their design and Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet inputs

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – November 09, 2009 – MSI Computer, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, is excited to announce the Think! Outside the “Box” Laptop Design Contest. Contestants will submit original skin design ideas for the MSI Wind12 U210. Submissions will be accepted until December 7, 2009 with the winners announced on December 15th, 2009. The winner will be decided by voters at today through December 13th, 2009.

The artist that submits the winning design will receive an MSI U210 custom painted with their design and a new Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch input tablet. The first and second runner-up will receive a black or white U210 and a new Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch input tablet. Additionally, three lucky voters will be selected at random to win a U210.

“We have some very creative customers and wanted to reward that creativity with our new Wind12 U210 notebook,” said Andy Tung, Director of Sales for MSI US. “Furthermore, partnering with Wacom was a natural fit as their products meet the very specific needs of those creative customers.”


* This contest is open to US residents aged 18 and above
* Winners will be determined by whoever gets the most votes
* Eligible design entries must be original and incorporate the MSI logo (downloadable here)
* Photographs and photographs of prints will not be accepted
* Graphics with offensive or subliminal content will be removed and disqualified
* Submissions must be uploaded by December 7, 2009 to:
* Only JPEG and PNG files will be expected
* Files size should not exceed 3MB (Winner will be asked to resubmit a high resolution file)
* Image size must be 11.7 x 7.48 inches

The new Wind U210 is available now at Amazon, Newegg, Povantage, eWiz, EXcaliberPC and mWave for just $429.99. MSI offers a 1-year limited warranty with the U210 and extended customer services hours at 1-888-447-6564.


For additional information please contact MSI Notebook media representative Mark Olson at 305-576-1171 x17 or

About MSI Notebook

Based in City of Industry California, MSI Notebook manufactures and sells a wide array of mobile computing products that includes Gaming Notebooks, Ultra Portables, The Essential Series, The Professional Series and MSI’s award winning line of Wind Netbooks. Each product line is designed with the latest technology to meet a specific set of needs for the various classifications of mobile users. To learn more about MSI Notebook’s complete offering please visit
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