Items tagged with MSI

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...
It's a pain point for any system builder: you spend the time to coordinate parts that will look good together, and then you go to wire it all up and it doesn't matter because even with good cable management your aesthetic is still ruined by the heavy cable bundles required for power and data connections. A few... Read more...
Let's talk display technology. Almost all TVs and computer displays these days are based on LED-backlit LCDs. The only other common display technology anymore is OLED, and despite the similar name, those have nothing to do with this post, so let's set them aside for now—even though they're arguably a superior... Read more...
It's clear that Intel's upcoming 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs aren't far away (especially if recent retail listings are any indicator). Presumably that also means Intel's motherboard partners are readying their boards for the impending launch. This definitely seems to be the case for MSI, which recently released... Read more...
PCs, components and peripherals maker MSI has launched a new family of graphics cards. The new Gaming Slim line will exclusively feature NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Ada Lovelace GPUs. MSI explains that it has taken its well-regarded Gaming series and trimmed the fat for slimmer and lighter designs – making the cards more... Read more...
Microsoft’s latest preview update for Windows 11, marked as "KB5029351", is crashing some PCs running current-generation computer hardware and creating BSODs with a stop code saying “unsupported processor”. Based on user reports, the issue appears to be primarily affecting systems with current-generation MSI... Read more...
MSI RadiX AXE6600 Wi-Fi 6E Router - MSRP $349 (Currently $285) MSI's flagship router offers more than enough wireless performance and capacity for gamers and to keep up with a modern many-device home. Whole-house Wireless Coverage  Configurable LED lighting (including an off switch) Easy-to-use software... Read more...
There's an important distinction between a product's announcement and its actual release even if that's not always made clear in a press release or media coverage. We bring this up because MSI has pulled back the curtain on its Spatium M570 Pro, its newest flagship PCIe 5.0 solid state drive. It comes with the claim... Read more...
Gamers have good reason to go shopping for hardware upgrade this week. Deals abound as part of the Amazon Gaming Week sales event, which runs through Sunday, May 28, and they include deep discounts on everything from CPUs and storage, to 4K TVs and streaming sticks. There are are too many products spread across... Read more...
MSI Gaming X Trio GeForce RTX 4060 Ti 8GB: Starting At $449 MSI's outsized take on the GeForce RTX 4060 Ti offers extra flashy style and a huge cooler versus NVIDIA's Founders Edition card but it comes at a $50 price premium. Low Power Quiet Operation Super-Lower Temps Competitive Performance Minimal Overclocking... Read more...
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