Items tagged with MSI

A couple of video creators on China's Bilibili platform have gone hands-on with the MSI Claw Windows gaming handheld and come away with mixed impressions. We don't read Chinese around here, but machine translators come up with names of "Orange Buddha Series Review" and "Please, Komine" for the two channels we're... Read more...
MSI Spatium M570 Pro: 2TB for $329 The MSI Spatium M570 Pro is a PCIe Gen 5 SSD with class-leading performance and an integrated cooler that (literally) towers over the competition. Excellent Performance Native PCIe Gen 5 Interface Low Latency Great For Gamers Price Premium Not Suitable For PS5 MSI has consistently... Read more...
There's a war breaking out in the display landscape and it's going largely unnoticed. The main combatants at the moment are ASUS and MSI, though if the gentleman's skirmish keeps up, other display makers could be drawn into the fray. That would be a good thing, too, because the battle that's taking place is over... Read more...
Monitor makers are starting to catch on that when it comes to OLED displays, there's still concern among buyers about burn-in. And rightfully so, especially as it applies to gamers—persistent heads up displays (HUDs) can, in some instances, become permanently seared onto an OLED display (though there are numerous... Read more...
MSI is joining a growing number PC gaming handheld combatants with its Claw, though up until now we only had official confirmation on some of the specs, and not how the pricing would shake out. That just changed with MSI listing three SKUs on its webstore. None of the configurations are available to purchase just yet... Read more...
There is nothing like the excitement that reading reviews of a freshly launched GPU brings to enthusiasts. These day one reviews are typically referenced for the lifetime of the product, making companies such as NVIDIA and its add-in board partners strive to make sure they present the best possible performance... Read more...
The first of NVIDIA's refreshed GeForce RTX 40 Super series GPUs to land at retail will be the GeForce RTX 4070 Super, which releases later this week—Wednesday, January 17 starting at $599, to be precise. Gamers will be able to choose between NVIDIA's Founders Edition (FE) card and several custom models from its... Read more...
PC gaming handhelds have been around a long while, though they really picked up steam (pun intended) when Valve launched its Steam Deck two years ago. It proved there was a market for these devices when properly balancing hardware and pricing (and of course game support). Since then, we've seen some major players jump... Read more...
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has now come to a close, and as the HotHardware team make its way back home, it's time to reflect. This year we saw a plethora of new tech, from artificial intelligence applications to laptops, desktops, and displays, amidst so much more. Truthfully, it's hard to catch... Read more...
With CES 2024 being in full swing, product launches are coming in at a blistering pace. Chief among the themes consistent across many brands is the inclusion of AI technology in new products (big surprise, right?). MSI is no exception, announcing a bevy of new laptops that range from content creation machines to some... Read more...
We've covered "back-connect" motherboards multiple times, most recently yesterday when Maingear was showing off its Maingear Zero lineup of systems with cleaner cable cable management than you'll find in just about any other system. That's because they're built on MSI's Project Zero motherboards, produced in... Read more...
Move over ROG Ally and Steam Deck because MSI is coming to ‘Claw’ out a portion of the handheld PC gaming segment. Announced at CES, MSI’s handheld, called the Claw, eschews AMD’s custom silicon for an Intel Core Ultra 155H or Core Ultra 7 165H processor based on Meteor Lake with integrated Arc graphics. MSI is... Read more...
There's still one more day until this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) officially kicks off but the announcements are already pouring in. One of them is an interesting Steam promotion from MSI, which is expanding its lineup of gaming monitors with three new MGP Series QD-OLED models, the largest of which is a... Read more...
If you're not already a fan, you may not be aware that the Monster Hunter game franchise is actually a huge, massive deal outside of the US, and it has been for a long time. The original game on the PlayStation 2 wasn't a big hit over here, but it was a massive success in developer Capcom's native Japan, and the... Read more...
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is just around the corner, and MSI is teasing a big announcement. MSI, it seems, will be the latest company to launch a Steam Deck competitor. We don't know what the device will be called, the specs, or the price just yet. But RGB? You bet there will be RGB. The Instagram teaser... Read more...
There is some *ahem* Super exciting news brewing in the GPU world. While some purportedly upcoming AMD GPUs such as the Radeon RX 7600 XT have recently broken cover, NVIDIA has an even bigger surprise in store for a CES unveil—a Super refresh of several GeForce RTX 40 series graphics cards. The upcoming cards have... Read more...
Once upon a time, the components in your PC required a wide variety of voltages. The ATX standard defines 3.3V, 5V, and 12V connections as well as -12V and 5V standby power connections. Only some of this is actually used today. Virtually all modern PC components just take 12V and convert it to whatever voltage their... Read more...
The holiday shopping season is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean shoppers will get the gaming laptop they wished for under the Christmas tree. Whether someone is on a budget, or received a bunch of Amazon gift cards to put toward the purchase of their dream gaming laptop, here are 10 of the best we could find to choose from below. Acer Read more...
MSI is preparing a big treat for fans of large and beastly gaming laptops. In the lead up to next month's Consumer Electronics Show, MSI is offering some preliminary info on its upcoming Titan 18 HX, which as the model name suggests is an 18-inch gaming laptop. What the model designation doesn't overtly reveal... Read more...
DDR5-compatible desktop motherboards are about to support higher capacities thanks to new memory technologies, and ASRock and MSI are already showcasing their boards running with 256GB of RAM. The increased memory capacity is made possible thanks to Kingston's new Fury Renegade RAM sticks, each of which come with 64GB... Read more...
After a family of GPUs are released, some models stay the same without much ado for the lifetime of the product. Typically, higher-end models such as NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 4090 will get special treatment with unique enthusiast versions. Lower-priced GPUs are also fair game, such as the GeForce RTX 4070 and GeForce RTX... Read more...
Don't kick yourself if you missed out on the barrage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, because let's face it, singular day events are a mirage. We're in the middle of an entire holiday season of sales. To prove it, one of the best gaming desktop PC deals around is a suddenly affordable MSI machine that's the... Read more...
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