MSI

May 1st, 2011

MSI GeForce GTX 580 Lightning Review

MSI’s Lightning series of graphics cards has quickly become known as one of the most highest respected product ranges available and they are now ready to carry this branding over to the fastest single GPU card on the planet:  the GTX 580.  Naturally, expectations are high but will this new GTX 580 Lightning deliver the [...]

April 24th, 2011

HD 6870 Roundup: Diamond, PowerColor, MSI, Sapphire & XFX

With high end and lower tiered cards being released to complete AMD’s full 6000-series lineup, many forget that the most popular market segment lies within the $175 and $225 price brackets.  Here, cards like the GTX 560 Ti and HD 6950 1GB reign supreme but the HD 6870 with its long list of pre overclocked [...]

March 15th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Roundup: ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI

With NVIDIA’s GTX 550 Ti hitting the market, board partners are set to launch a long list of custom cards; some of which will retail for prices that don’t go above the reference card’s $150 MSRP.  In this roundup we take a look at four such cards from ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte  and MSI.

February 7th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Roundup: ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI

When it was originally released  a few weeks ago, NVIDIA’s GTX 560 Ti impressed us with its excellent performance coupled with a highly accessible price.  NVIDIA’s board partners have been quick to offer up some of their own custom overclocked versions and in this roundup we take a closer look at four such cards from [...]

January 9th, 2011

CES 2011: MSI Demos New AM3+ Big Bang Conqueror & Lightning GPUs

For MSI, things are rolling with brand new marketing and PC product development teams. Not only did they show off a number of new and upcoming products at highly competitive price points but overclocking muscle was also flexed with an overclocking event dubbed MOA.  In this article we take a look primarily at the AM3+ [...]

December 28th, 2010

MSI P67A-GD65 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Preview

MSI has long been held in relatively high regard by the vast majority of the enthusiast community but competing against the likes of Gigabyte and ASUS is never easy.  Nonetheless, their upcoming 1155 lineup is looking strong and in this preview we will be taking a look at the P67A-GD65, a board that will certainly [...]

August 17th, 2010

MSI Readying GTX 480 HydroGen Water Cooled Graphics Card

MSI is offering a great twist on the GTX 480, revealing a water cooling ready card labelled the “HydroGen”. The MSI N480GTX HydroGen Graphics Card comes with a full coverage copper water block covering 70% of the PCB including GF100 GPU, memory chip and VRM. The block is designed with 0.45mm micro-fin channels for improved [...]

July 28th, 2010

MSI GeForce GTX 460 Cyclone 768MB OC Review

Another day, another GTX 460 review.  This time we take a look at MSI’s overclocked, custom cooled Cyclone OC edition.  Not only does this GTX 460 have one of the largest heatsinks we have seen in a while but it also retails for a mere $10 more than the reference version.  Could this be a [...]

June 30th, 2010

MSI Launches Two Fuzion Motherboards for Intel and AMD

MSI is continuing the roll out of its Fuzion motherboards with the Lucidlogix’s Hydra 200 chip starting with the P55A Fuzion & 870A Fuzion motherboards. The Lucid Hydra chip allow for “non-identical cross-vendor multi-GPU processing”, in layman’s terms, almost any combination of NVIDIA and/or ATI based graphics cards can be installed on the same system [...]

May 19th, 2010

MSI Atom Tablets Spotted at Electronics Event

Two new tablets from MSI that debuted as prototypes during CES, have received updated specs and been confirmed for release at the Digital Consumer Channel event held in the United Arab Emirates. The first is a single-screen 9.7″ model reported to run Windows 7. No specifications are available at this time, but attendees at the [...]