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April 13, 2010

MSI Launches Contest to Build Awareness of Green Living, Eco-Friendly Computing

Everybody can play a part in reducing their carbon footprint.

MSI (News - Alert), a globally recognized manufacturer of computer components and systems has taken an innovative initiative; the company has recently launched a campaign to build awareness of the importance and benefits of 'green' living and eco-friendly computing.

As part of this campaign, the company is organizing a contest, called 'MSI Get the Green Touch.'  One of five environmentally-focused organizations, which have been nominated by the company, will be awarded with 10 Wind Top AE2220 All-in-One PCs. In order to get to the top, the organization will have to receive the most votes on the official 'MSI Computer US' Page on Facebook (News - Alert).

Beginning on April 12, the contest will be open till Earth Day 2010 on April 22. Everyone who votes will automatically be eligible for a drawing to win a Wind Top PC for their own use.

The Wind Top AE2220 All-in-One PC is the flagship model of MSI's award-winning Wind Top line, delivering new levels of performance, usability, and functionality in an affordable, stylish and eco-friendly design. In addition, Wind Top PCs use 30 percent less energy than traditional desktop PCs.

"At MSI, environmentally-conscious design resulting in dramatically lower energy consumption is a very high priority," said Andy Tung, vice president of sales, MSI US.  "In addition to providing one of these very deserving organizations with powerful, energy-efficient computers to support their continued work for environmental causes, fans of the MSI Page on Facebook will have a unique opportunity to learn more about the importance and benefits of green living and eco-friendly computing."

The five organizations, Green Spaces, Recycles org, Computers with Causes, Green Technology and Earth Team will be voted on by MSI Fans on Facebook.

After a fan votes for his or her favorite charity, he/she will have the option to display a badge promoting that charity on his/her personal Facebook profile to generate more visibility with friends and other personal contacts. The fan who shares the badge with the most friends and contacts will win one high-performance, eco-friendly Wind Top AE2220 All-in-one PC for his or her personal use.

Participating in this contest can be your way to pay homage to the organizations that are working toward creating a greener and healthier earth.

Madhubanti Rudra is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Alice Straight

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