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MSI has launched the first new stable release of its popular Afterburner graphics card utility in years. The tool facilitates a host of graphics card tweaks, with the latest ‘4.6.5 stable’ version most notable for adding compatibility with the latest architecture GPUs from both AMD and NVIDIA. Yes, this update is long... Read more...
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070: Starting At $599 The new GeForce RTX 4070 leverages the same Ada Lovelace architecture as NVIDIA's higher-end cards, but with a scaled down GPU to target lower price points. Low Power Lowest Priced Ada Yet Good Performance Small Form Factor Cool And Quiet Minimal Overclocking Only DP 1.4... Read more...
You should always be cautious about where and how you obtain BIOS updates for your devices, though that's especially true right now for anyone who owns a product from MSI, be it a motherboard, graphics card, or any other hardware with firmware. That's because MSI recently suffered a cyberattack on part of its... Read more...
A newly formed ransomware gang is attempting to extort a sizable payment from MSI after claiming to have stolen a treasure trove of data, including sensitive source code. The gang, which goes by the name "Money Message," is giving MSI five days to pay a hefty $4 million ransom. If payment is not received by then, the... Read more...
Another HOT gaming PC giveaway has drawn to a close. We partnered with Asetek and MSI to offer up a fully liquid-cooled monster machine—and the winner has been selected! To recap what was up for grabs, not only is the CPU chilled by the MSI MEG Coreliquid S360 AIO, but the graphics card is none other than an MSI... Read more...
Anticipation for NVIDIA’s newest and most affordable GeForce RTX 40 desktop graphics cards continues to build. Today, some new Gigabyte and MSI leaks, via governmental trade regulators, appear to re-confirm the GeForce RTX 4070 memory configuration at 12GB. Moreover, the sizable MSI spill gives us a taste of the broad... Read more...
MSI Titan GT77 HX: As Configured - NA, 13980HX+4090 - $5,841 The newest MSI Titan GT77 HX gaming laptop for 2023 is powered by the latest Intel and NVIDIA mobile hardware and puts up exemplary benchmark scores. Extraordinary Performance Fantastic Keyboard Excellent Display Tons Of IO Attractive Chassis Hefty Price... Read more...
A new report confirms that MSI will be discontinuing the production of several DDR4-based Z790 and B760 motherboards in the future. Affected SKUs include the MPG Z790 Edge WiFi DDR4, Pro Z790-A WiFi DDR4, Pro Z790-P DDR4, and the DDR4 series of B760 Mortar motherboards. The reasoning for the discontinuations is... Read more...
We're back with another HOT gaming PC giveaway. This time we've partnered up with Asetek and MSI to offer up a fully liquid-cooled monster machine—and you can win it! Not only is the CPU chilled by the MSI MEG Coreliquid S360 AIO, but the graphics card is none other than an MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Sea Hawk X which... Read more...
Boy, Hogwarts Legacy is a demanding game to run—not only on GPUs but on CPUs, too. If your kid, spouse, or other person for whom you're responsible is pestering you for a PC upgrade to play it or any other game, you probably ought to consider a fresh system. Don't fret, though, because you're in luck: we've got some... Read more...
A leaker has unveiled MSI's upcoming MAG X670E Tomahawk WiFi motherboard for AMD Ryzen 7000 Socket AM5 processor PC systems. Twitter’s chi11eddog shared enough to spoil any surprises, with the AMD X670E chipset motherboard photographed from multiple angles, with its carton pictured (showing specs), and an inventory... Read more...
The PC market is getting battered right now, though for consumers that's not necessarily a bad thing. For suppliers, however, these are trying (albeit temporary) times. Last week we reported on the processor market suffering the largest quarterly and annual declines in at least three full decades, and now it's come to... Read more...
MSI has announced that its MEG, MPG, MAG, and PRO Series Intel motherboards with DDR5 slots can support 24GB and 48GB memory modules. No BIOS updates are necessary for this expanded memory support, says MSI. It will enable systems with up to 96GB of system RAM (2-slots), or 192GB (4-slot motherboards). This should... Read more...
MSI has released versions of its NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 and RTX 4070 Ti graphics cards in frosty white and silver livery. The specific models subjected to the winter wonderland treatment are the GeForce RTX 4080 16GB Gaming X Trio White and the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Gaming X Trio White 12G. If you were waiting for a... Read more...
Among the requirements for installing Windows 11 are two security features: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0 and Secure Boot. As we’ve documented before, it’s possible to sidestep these requirements and force a Windows 11 install or upgrade anyway. Microsoft even published a registry hack to give users this... Read more...
If you're reading this website, you're probably familiar with MSI Afterburner, at least by name. It's one of the most popular GPU tweaking and tuning programs, so much so that hackers are willing to spoof the MSI website to fool unsuspecting gamers. However, its future is in limbo following the revelation that the... Read more...
Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show that gets underway next week, MSI has unveiled a next-generation gaming laptop with a 17.3-inch display that gets so bright it should come bundled with a pair of Oakleys (it does not, just to be clear). It's the upgraded Titan GT77 (not to be confused with the current-gen Titan... Read more...
Have you built a current-generation system yet, loyal HotHardware reader? If not, one of our first guesses as to why could be the high price of motherboards. While AMD has its budget B650 chipset out and the cheapest boards are in the $150 USD range (loosely), Intel's 700-series platform is currently limited to the... Read more...
We still have a week and a half to go before the Consumer Electronics Show officially begins, but MSI is already touting an upgraded gaming PC that has somehow managed to earn an early 2023 Honoree CES Innovation Awards badge. It's been bestowed up on MSI's flagship Trident X2 desktop for the inclusion of a clever... Read more...
MSI GT77 Titan (2022): Starting At $2,886 The latest MSI GT77 Titan is powered by Intel's powerful 12th Gen Core Alder Lake processors and discrete NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics. Awesome Keyboard Excellent Build Quality Gorgeous Display Extreme Performance Tons Of IO Large Form Factor Middling Battery Life Can Get Loud There has... Read more...
An EEC (Eurasian Economic Commission) filing with seven MSI branded GeForce RTX 4070 Ti graphics cards has been spotted online. There are a few details we can extract from the product names. Firstly, these are all confirmed to come with 12GB VRAM (as expected). Secondly, there are three MSI GPU lines which will... Read more...
MSI can be a weirdly polarizing brand. By any reasonable measure the company makes quality products, but for whatever reason MSI tends to be a love-'em-or-hate-'em brand. If you're a die-hard member of the Dragon Army, you might've been wondering where MSI's new Radeon cards are. Well, the answer is that they don't... Read more...
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