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AMD has certainly had better launches than the Radeon RX 5600 XT. The card itself is fine, but where AMD fumbled the launch is by dishing out a BIOS update to its OEM partners at the final hour, to goose the memory from 12Gbps to 14Gbps, to contend with NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2060 price cut. Now several months later... Read more...
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicks off tomorrow, January 6, and like every year you can expect a bevy of product announcements and unveilings, not all of which will see the light of day. One product that presumably will be released, however, is MSI's upcoming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Lightning Z graphics... Read more...
Less than a week from now, AMD's retail partners will start shipping the company's second generation Ryzen processors, such as the Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600. There will be a rash of new motherboards too, based on AMD's X470 chipset. Several of them are already available to preorder at places like Amazon and... Read more...
If some recent rumors are to be believed, high-end gaming notebooks are poised to get a serious dose of graphics horsepower later this year when Nvidia's powerful GTX 990M hits the streets by September. The origin of the rumor is Chinese manufacturer Hasee -- specifically their CEO Wu Haijun -- who revealed the... Read more...
The Consumer Electronics Show hasn’t officially started just yet, but that hasn’t prevented a number of companies from showing of their wares a bit early at venues other than the Las Vegas Convention Center. We’ve already had a number of private briefings that we’ll be able to talk about soon;... Read more...
For years, notebook PCs have been the go-to device for mobile computing, but is this the dawn of a new era? Tablets are everywhere these days, they're dropping in price, and according to NPD DisplaySearch, they're going to fly off store shelves faster than notebooks in 2013. NPD DisplaySearch forecasts that tablet shipments will reach 240... Read more...
MSI first teased gamers with its GX60 gaming laptop in September, announcing at the time a couple of core components but keeping the rest a secret. Well, we now have full specs and pricing info to share, and assuming performance can live up to the parts list, it was worth the wait. "MSI spared no bells and whistles in... Read more...
On the one hand, it’s tempting to say, “We get it already, MSI, your military-class components help facilitate fantastic overclocking”, but on the other hand, it’s really fun to see just how far pro overclockers can push the envelope with MSI motherboards and Intel Sandy Bridge-E chips. According to a release from MSI,... Read more...
Speaking of MSI, the company announced its X79 chipset-based MSI Big Bang-XPower II. Billed as a flagship motherboard, the Big Bang-XPower II features 8 DIMM slots that support a total of 128GB of system memory, 4-way SLI/CrossFire X (with PCI-E Gen 3 support), and a 22-phase PWM design. There are plenty of features for overclockers, including... Read more...
Start-up Fluid Computer Systems sure has chutzpah. On Tuesday it declared that it would not only have 1,000 Windows 7, 10.1-inch multi-touch tablets ready for Christmas, but that it would take out the iPad in the process. The first statement seems true enough, the second, highly unlikely. The Fluid Stream, a... Read more...
To pay tribute to the hot (and final!), lazy days of summer, in conjunction with MSI, we ran a sweepstakes in wihich we planned to give away some HOT new hardware! This time around, readers had a chance to win a pair of MSI N460GTX Cyclone 1GB GeForce GTX 460 cards and an awesome MSI Big Bang-XPower motherboard. In addition, we planned... Read more...
To pay tribute to the hot, lazy days of summer, we're giving away some equally HOT new hardware in conjunction with our friends at MSI! This time around, you could win a pair of MSI N460GTX Cyclone 1GB GeForce GTX 460 cards for some SLI action and an awesome MSI Big Bang-XPower motherboard. In addition, for the duration of the contest, we'll... Read more...
The MSI XPower series of motherboards is clearly designed to curry favor with overclocking enthusiasts and the high-end gamers Asus has targeted with its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand. The XPower packs full support for all the latest buzzwords and capabilities, but MSI is also claiming to offer certain unique features that other manufacturers... Read more...
MSI's Wind Top all-in-one PC lineup seems to have been a surprising hit for the company. Usually, it produces a few machines here and there and remains content until the next big CPU/GPU introduction. This range, however, has been seeing somewhat frequent updates an awful lot lately, and the new Wind Top AE2400 is living proof of that. This... Read more...
We sit down with our buddies from TechVi, to talk graphic cards and Nettops this time around. First on the list? ATI's gigantic Radeon 5970, which other than topping performance charts, also tips the price scales more than most cards. On the lower end of the spectrum, we break down a new card from Zotac which is a low-power unit capable of... Read more...