Motherboard shipments may drop 10 percent in 2017
The latest bit of information from industry sources suggests that ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte will all begin hiking retail prices for motherboards and graphics cards in China beginning in early February after the 2017 Lunar New Year holidays.
With a single push of a button
MSI has managed to take its automatical CPU overclocking to a whole new level as the Game Boost feature on its Z270 motherboards is capable of pushing Intel's Core i7-7700K to 5.2GHz with a simple push of a button.
Supporting up to DDR4 4000MHz, Intel Optane SSDs
During a trip over the weekend to MSI’s product suite at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, we were able to check out the company’s Z270 desktop motherboard product line for overclockers, gamers, military users, and professionals alike.
The Z270 SLI Plus and Z270 SLI
MSI has teased two upcoming motherboards that will be based on Intel's new Z270 Express chipset and bring certain new features and improvements, the MSI Z270 SLI Plus and the Z270 SLI.
Should help with M.2 SSD throttling
MSI will have a rather interesting new feature on its upcoming LGA1151 200-series based motherboards, called the M.2 Shield.
Reference clocks and 4GB of GDDR5 memory
MSI has unveiled its newest Geforce 10-series graphics card that is actually the first low-profile GTX 1050 Ti graphics card.
Calls it the smallest VR-ready gaming PC
With virtual reality gaining traction with Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets and with system requirements getting lower, MSI has decided that it is the right time to come up with a small and portable gaming system that is also VR-Ready, the MSI Trident.
74 percent revenue upswing from previous quarter
In the third quarter of 2016, MSI reported some rather strong revenues increasing 74 percent from the second quarter and 41 percent year on year.
Nvidia's big names making big cash
Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.