MSI has announced that it's going to supply LucidLogix Virtu software with its Z68 motherboards which will enable automatic on-demand switching between the Intel IGP and a discrete graphics card. For now, LucidLogix's Virtu software is the only way to go if you want to do graphics switching on a desktop system, but we're hearing
Need a new notebook for the year 2011? Well, leave it to MSI to flood the retail shelves with a new wave of offerings which seemingly appear to be capable of catering to a wide variety of demands put forth by the ever-so-choosy consumer. With up to nine new models being announced by the Taiwanese
Just a few days back, it was MSI launching a low-profile, AMD-based graphics card that boasted superior overclocking capabilities, as well as support for in-game video capture. Today, MSI is back with the same thing, except that this low-profile, overclocker-friendly and in-game video capture supporting graphics card is powered by NVIDIA's GeForce GT520 GPU instead
If you've been waiting for an affordable mini-ITX board for Intel's Sandy Bridge processors, then MSI might have what you've been waiting for in the shape of the H61I-E35 which is its latest LGA-1155 motherboard. It might not be the most feature rich board out there, but this should also allow MSI to keep
MSI has announced a list of its current Socket AM3-based motherboards that will be fully compatible with AMD's upcoming Socket AM3+ multi-core processors. By upgrading the BIOS, users will be able to experience the full performance of the (Bulldozer) AM3+ processors without spending a single cent. A table of compatible motherboards and corresponding BIOS versions after
Budget graphics cards might not be the most exciting of products, but Nvidia is looking at refreshing its entry level cards with the GeForce GT 520 in the very near future. Details of the new GPU have been leaking via Chinese websites for a few days now and VR-Zone can as first publication bring you
MSI's new HAWK series of graphics cards has received universal acclaim from both the media and overclocking aficionados. The HAWK series not only has top-notch specifications but also comes with a number of MSI-exclusive performance-enhancing features. Using the latest MSI R6870 HAWK, overclocking guru THC from the Danish ODOC team achieved a jaw-dropping GPU frequency
In this article, we will explore the performance of the recently launched AMD Brazos platform – more specifically MSI's implementation with the E350IA-E45 Mini-ITX motherboard, which is worth a consider as a home theatre PC (HTPC) due to its small physical size and low power consumption.
MSI has launched the new R6790-2pm2D1GD5 graphics card for the enthusiast market. According to the Taiwanese manufacturer, the new graphics card is reportedly capable of "meeting the needs of gamers and professionals" thanks to the use of various features designed to enhance the card's overclocking capabilities.
Details of AMD's upcoming Radeon HD 6790 cards have been leaking all week and now VR-Zone can offer you the first pictures of MSI's upcoming card based on the new GPU. We don't have too many details on hand, but what we do know is that MSI has gone for a different rear port
MSI has unveiled its two flagship graphics cards, the N580GTX Lightning and the R6970 Lightning, based on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 and AMD Radeon HD 6970 respectively. These cards are specifically designed to handle extreme overclocking under the hands of world-renowed overclockers and enthusiasts. The N580GTX Lightning can break the 1GHz core clock barrier easily on
Earlier today we attended an MSI launch event in Taipei where the company unveiled its new CX640 notebook alongside second generation Core i platform upgrades two a few other models. One thing that struck us is that MSI has added USB 3.0 connectivity across all of the new and upgraded models which is something that
We're still at least a few weeks away from Intel's Z68 chipset launch, but it looks like at least some motherboard makers are already getting ready for the big launch. We've gotten our hands on what should be the first official pictures of MSI's upcoming Z68A-GD80 board with the B3 stepping chipset and although not
MSI has announced its flagship AMD product, the Radeon R6990-4PD4GD5 graphics card. The R6990 has two (downclocked) AMD Radeon HD 6970 GPUs and 4GB of GDDR5 memory on a single printed circuit board, making it the fastest graphics card on the planet.
MSI has launched the R6950 Twin Frozr III Power Edition graphics card, featuring AMD's Radeon HD 6950 GPU. The new R6950 features MSI's latest Twin Frozr III dual fan thermal solution, 6+2 phase power delivery and triple over-voltage support for extreme overclocking.
We should soon be seeing some much more affordable mini-ITX boards for Intel's second generation of Core i processors and both Asus and MSI has shown off new models based on the new H61 budget chipset for the platform. The two boards are quite different in terms of what they offer though and we're pretty
The very first Z68 motherboards are starting to trickle out at CeBIT and the first two boards are from Asus and MSI. The models are the Asus P8PZ68-V Pro and the MSI Z68A-GD80, of which the MSI board appears to be the higher-end model. The selling point of both boards is that they overclock,
MSI has announced it is now ready to swap faulty B2-stepping Intel P67 and H67 motherboards with revised B3-stepping ones. Users can either register online for an exchange and wait for MSI's go-ahead for a swap, or wait till the end of March for a walk-in exchange at the store the board was purchased from.
After months of being in beta status, MSI Afterburner 2.1.0 has been finalized and is now available for download. The new version supports the latest graphics cards, including the NVIDIA GeForce 500 Series and AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series.
Sometimes as a journalist you come across a picture or two of yet unannounced products and today we got our hands on something that’s on its way from MSI, but all the details we have are contained within the picture itself. The board is most likely from MSI’s industrial PC division judging by the unusual