ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI hike motherboard, GPU prices in China
Published in Graphics


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.

MSI pushes Core i7-7700K to 5.2GHz automatically
Published in Motherboards


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.

MSI unveils Z270 motherboard lineup at CES
Published in News


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.

MSI teases two upcoming Z270 motherboards
Published in Motherboards


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.

MSI is bringing M.2 Shield on its future motherboards
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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.

MSI is first with low-profile GTX 1050 Ti
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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.

MSI shows off new Trident VR-ready system
Published in News


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.

MSI reports strong Q3 earnings
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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.

Graphics card makers doing rather well
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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.

MSI pulls Kaby Lake BIOS updates
Published in Motherboards


Unspecified big bug

Motherboard maker MSI has pulled BIOS releases over an unspecified error in its Kaby Lake update.