It is an upgrade to the AE2260 since it utilizes Intel's Core i3, i5, or i7 processors along with Turbo Boost Technology which automatically adjusts the CPU frequency for high performance when gaming or viewing HD movies.
Like the AE2260, the Wind Top AE2280 is designed to provide high-end acoustics with built-in 5-watt HiFi speakers that have a magnesium-aluminum alloy membrane. An independent suspension is used for the left and right speakers and they utilize MSi's Premium Sound technology to produce full-range sound. The Wind Top AE2280 includes a DVD Supermulti drive, integrated megapixel webcam and microphone, and has both WiFi and ethernet connectivity. It also offers a 6 USB ports, a 6-in-1 card reader, and an HDMI port for connecting to high definition devices. It operates Windows 7 Home Premium and comes with a keyboard and mouse.