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Corsair Officially Announces Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum DDR4 Memory

Corsair, a leader in high-performance PC hardware, today announced the availability of Corsair Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum lines of high-speed DDR4 computer memory. This new generation of memory ushers in a new age of ultrafast computing with optimizations such as increased DRAM bandwidth, higher bus frequencies, lower power usage, and higher reliability.

Corsair Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum DDR4 memory kits are validated with motherboard partners (ASUS, ASRock, EVGA, Gigabyte, and MSI) and use the new XMP 2.0 profile to deliver easy, reliable overclocking performance with the upcoming next-generation Intel X99 platforms and Intel Core i7 processors (codenamed Haswell-E). The Vengeance LPX and Dominator Platinum memory kits are supplied with a limited lifetime warranty.

MSI Offers Limited Edition Golden GS60 Ghost Gaming Notebooks

MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the availability of the GS60 Ghost Pro 3K and GS60 Ghost gaming notebooks in a luxurious golden chassis. Available exclusively at NewEgg, the limited edition golden gaming notebooks feature top-of-the-line technology, including NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M graphics, 4th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, Killer Gaming Networking and Steel Series keyboard with SteelSeries Engine.

The limited edition GS60 Ghost Pro 3K and GS60 Ghost gaming notebooks come preloaded with MSI's superb blend of programs, including SteelSeries Engine and XSplit Gamecaster. SteelSeries Engine optimizes the multi-backlit gaming keyboard to deliver unparalleled customization power with advanced macro and micro programming of individual keys. XSplit Gamecaster gives gamers the ability to easily stream games; add, resize and position a webcam feed; draw on screen with in-game annotations; and organize and upload videos.

MSI Goes For a Black and White Theme with the Z97 SLI Krait Edition Motherboard

Claiming popular demand, MSI has come up with a Z97-based motherboard that adopts a simple (but not unappealing) black and white color scheme. Seen below, this upcoming board is named Z97 SLI Krait Edition and seems somewhat basic in terms of design and extras, although it does include both a SATA Express port and an M.2 connector.

MSI's ATX offering features four DDR3 memory slots, two SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, two PCI-Express x16 slots, Gigabit Ethernet, 7.1 channel audio, and provides D-Sub and HDMI outputs. No word yet on the availability or pricing of the Z97 SLI Krait Edition.

MSI Releases Four GeForce GT 720 Graphics Cards

MSI kicked off its entry-level GeForce GT 720 lineup with as many as four models, two each of 1 GB and 2 GB, being fan-cooled, and passive-cooled. All four stick to NVIDIA reference clock speeds of 797 MHz core, and 1600 MHz DDR memory. Based on NVIDIA's entry-level GK208 silicon, the GT 720 features 192 CUDA cores, and a 64-bit wide DDR3 memory interface. All four cards launched by MSI are half-height and single-slot. All four feature dual-link DVI, HDMI, and D-Sub display outputs.

MSI Announces MS-9A6 Series Panel IPCs

The MS-9A61/9A62/9A63 is a powerful all-in-one HMI panel PC with Intel mainstream Mobile processor. The built-in 15"/17"/19" TFT LCD with 5-wire resistive touch panel make the MS-9A61/9A62/9A63 an optimal HMI platform for automation, kiosk, POI, ATM, digital signage, etc. Designed for diverse HMI applications with high integration flexibility in mind, the MS-9A61/9A62/9A63 allows system integrators to flexibly choose from MSI's Mini-ITX embedded mainboards (under 35W models) according to different application requirements. The rich options of HDD, SSD, mSATA, and/or SATA DOM also satisfy different storage demand of high-capacity or stability. In addition to the built-in display, the 2nd display is also supported for your application demand. Moreover, the IP65 industrial standard front panel and the lockable power jack ensure the reliability of MS-9A61/9A62/9A63's operating in some critical environments.

MSI Announces S100 Windows 8.1 3-in-1 Tablet

MSI, the leading gaming computer innovator and manufacturer, now announces the latest S100 3-in-1 tablet, a windows 8.1 tablet featuring a keyboard and a protective cover, making it the best multi-functional tablet in creativity and productivity. With the 3-in-1 design, MSI S100 is a 10-inch tablet that offers top value by new Intel Bay Trail-T quad-core processor, 1280 x 800 IPS display, and dual 2 megapixels camera system.

Powerful Quad-core Processor
The MSI S100 is powered by the latest Intel Atom Bay Trail-T quad-core processor with high performance yet lower power consumption. With up to 10 hours battery life, S100 can easily handle multiple tasks and deliver an immersive entertainment experience. The 2 GB memory and 64 GB storage plus the compatibility with MicroSD card, you get all the space you need for apps, files, photos, or even videos. Windows 8.1 with all new touch friendly UI allows to buy and use any WinOS app by switching between Modern Interface and traditional desktop.

MSI X99S Gaming 9 AC Motherboard Teased

MSI released teaser shots of its upcoming flagship socket LGA2011-2 motherboard, designed for Core i7 "Haswell-E" processors, featuring DDR4 memory interfaces. Called the X99S Gaming 9 AC, as its name suggests, the board is based on Intel X99 Express chipset. It appears to feature eight DDR4 DIMM slots, supporting quad-channel DDR4 memory; five PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots, with the ability to drive 4-way SLI and CrossFireX; storage connectivity that includes one or more M.2 slots, and SATA-Express, apart form eight SATA 6Gb/s ports. Networking includes 802.11 ac WLAN, Killer E2200 gigabit Ethernet, eight (or more) USB 3.0 ports, and a boat-load of overclocker-friendly features.

Source: Expreview

MSI Teams With CYBERPOWERPC to Launch Venom-X Custom Configuration Service

CyberPower Inc., www.cyberpowerpc.com a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, gaming laptops, and performance workstations, today announced it has teamed with Micro-Star International Co. (MSI) to launch Venom-X, a program that will allow customers to purchase select MSI-branded products direct from CyberPower Inc. and customize their rig with a full menu of CPU, GPU, RAM and other hardware and service upgrades such as factory-warranted overclocking.

CYBERPOWERPC is offering a service that takes the retail/etail experience to its next level - the ability to order systems and hardware from a number of first tier manufacturers and configure that system to your own specifications. MSI becomes the first of several partners to participate in the Venom-X customization program. MSI systems with Venom-X will allow customers to customize and fine tune their configuration of MSI GAMING products with more memory, larger capacity SSDs, higher end GPUs and more. To launch the service CYBERPOWERPC will give the Venom-X treatment to the MSI GAMING AIO all-in-one, the MSI Nightblade Z97 mini-ITX system, and Venom-X MS Series Desktops.

MSI Releases the WS60 Mobile Workstation

MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, unveils the world's thinnest and lightest mobile workstation, the WS60. Powered by state-of-the-art technologies, including NVIDIA Quadro K2100M 3D graphics, Intel Core i7 processor and MSI's Super RAID technology, MSI's newest workstation weighs only 4.36 lbs., measures less than 0.8-inches thick, and delivers superior performance in an unprecedented sexy design.

"The WS60 is the perfect workstation for mobile designers and CAD CAM Engineers," says Andy Tung, president of MSI Pan America. "It combines the versatility of an ultrabook with the performance of a workstation and takes it to another level with Thunderbolt connectivity, MSI's Shortcut Manager, and an array of gaming components."

MSI Announces GT72 Dominator Pro Gaming Notebook

MSI, the leading gaming computer innovator and manufacturer, announced the latest "GT72 Dominator Pro laptops featuring NVIDIA's powerful GeForce GTX880M and GTX870M (Dominator) graphics. With brush metal and aesthetics lines inspired by matte black racing super cars, the new GT72 notebook is designed to be the overwhelming dominator of the cyber world. The cutting-edge features, groundbreaking performance, and innovative gaming experience of MSI's laptops are dominating battlefield. It is believed that the new GT72 will be steadily winning over extreme gamers around the world during 2014.

Eric Kuo, vice president global sales & marketing, MSI Notebook, points out, "As a reaction of the booming competing gaming market, there has been an increasing number of heavy-load games, so gamers are demanding more in terms of graphics, functions, and other design features specifically for gamers. MSI has heard their desire and responded with numerous breakthroughs and innovations. The outcome has been laptops with the latest processor and graphics card on the market, most advanced and rich array of features, and better gamer-friendly experience."

TechPowerUp and MSI Z97 Gaming Giveaway - Here is the Winner

Here are the winners of the TechPowerUp and MSI Z97 Gaming Giveaway. After coasting through hundreds of entries, one lucky winner was randomly selected, who wins an awesome MSI Z97 Gaming 7 socket LGA1150 motherboard, featuring gaming-grade audio and networking, and support for up to three high-end graphics cards in multi-GPU configurations; on top of stellar CPU overclocking credentials.

Since we have just one of these to give away, there's just one winner, and that is Paul from the United Kingdom. A huge congrats to you, Paul! TechPowerUp will return with more such interesting giveaways.

MSI Rolls Out the WT Series Mobile Workstations

MSI rolled out its third mobile workstation after the GT series and WS series, the WT series. Styled much like MSI's Gaming series notebooks, the WT series comes in four models, the WT70-20K, the WT70-20L, the WT60-20K 3K IPS, and the WT60-20J. The WT70 duo feature 17.3-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) displays, while the WT60 ones feature 15.6-inch displays. A stand-out here is the WT60-20K 3K IPS, which features a 15.6-inch 3K (2880 x 1620 pixels) IPS display. The WT60-20J, on the other hand, features full-HD. All four feature bodies that are clearly inspired from the Gaming series notebooks, featuring illuminated keyboards.

All four models offer 4th generation Intel Core i7 "Haswell" processors, up to 32 GB (four DDR3 SO-DIMM slots) of memory, NVIDIA Quadro K3100M graphics with 4 GB memory on the WT70-20K and WT60-20K 3K IPS; Quadro K4100M graphics with 4 GB memory on the WT70-20L, and Quadro K2100M graphics with 2 GB memory on the WT60-20J. All four offer MSI SuperRAID SSD combinations of 3x 64 GB and 3x 128 GB, and storage HDD options of 750 GB and 1 TB. All four also offer Killer K2000 NIC (which can be used by Qualcomm drivers), and 802.11 ac WLAN. Measuring 428 x 288 x 55 mm (WxHxD), the WT70-20K and WT70-20L weigh 3.9 kg; the WT60-20K 3K IPS and WT60-20J measure 395 mm x 267mm x 55 mm, weighing 3.5 kg.

MSI Unveils the GT72 Dominator Pro Gaming Notebook

MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, unveils the GT72 Dominator Pro, the new icon in mobile gaming notebooks. Designed for the mobile gamer who demands gaming prowess and unmatched gaming experience above all, the GT72 Dominator Pro gaming notebooks are armed with top-of-the-line components, including an Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880M discrete graphics, Killer DoubleShot Pro, Super RAID, and more.

"The GT72 Dominator Pro will turn heads with its ultra-sleek design and drop jaws with its pixel shredding performance," says Andy Tung, president of MSI Pan America. "The completely redesigned flagship gaming notebook incorporates the heralded elements of previous GT versions into a brand new chassis that maximizes performance and user experience."

EVGA Allegedly Cuts Out Original Developer of Precision Overclocking App

EVGA allegedly violated the license agreement it held with the original developer of its Precision overclocking and monitoring app, when it developed the latest version of its Precision X 15 app, featuring what it claimed to be a "100 percent in-house" back-end code. EVGA Precision was originally based on RivaTuner codebase, which developer Alex "Unwinder" Nicolaychuk licences out to several major VGA add-in board manufacturers; the more popular being MSI Afterburner. The RivaTuner base, derived from Unwinder's pioneering VGA tweaking app, forms a vast majority of the code of the likes of Precision and Afterburner, with clients going only as far as to innovate shiny skins and UI ideas, or add-on features (ideas), which are then put into code by Unwinder.

Unwinder alleges that the latest version of Precision X, the one EVGA claims to be an in-house development, continues to be largely based on RivaTuner, including the more superficial bits of it, such as user interface dialog control IDs (the way the app takes inputs from the user), and text from the multilingual help system. The installer in which Precision X is packaged, ironically, continues to feature the licence agreement copied over from the older version.

Announcing the MSI and TechPowerUp Gaming Z97 Giveaway

TechPowerUp and MSI announce the Z97 Gaming Facebook Giveaway. Open to contestants worldwide, the giveaway lets you win an awesome MSI Z97 Gaming 7 motherboard, which features everything a modern PC gamer ever needs, including Killer NIC, and gaming-grade audio with ground-layer isolation, and a headset amp. Also featured is support for 3-way NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX. To win it, all you have to do is "Like" our Facebook page (if you haven't already), fill up a simple entry form (or make Facebook do it for you), and answer a few simple questions. Good Luck!
For more details, and to participate, visit this page.

MSI Announces the WS60 Ultra-Thin Mobile Workstation

MSI today announced new ultra portable workstation -WS60 2OJ. WS60 is a perfect mix and match of power and portability, with surprisingly light weight 1.9 kg and only 19.9 mm thin.

WS60 uses high-quality materials mesh well with the simple curves to make this great-looking laptop, an Intel Core i7 processor, an Nvidia Quadro graphics card K2100M, and Intel Thunderbolt 2 interface are selected. This product is for all M&E (Multimedia & Entertainment) designers and CAD CAM engineers who want serious processing power on the go.

MSI Announces Interceptor DS100 Gaming Mouse

Its second gaming mouse since the Gaming Series W8, the MSI Interceptor DS100 dons red and black to offer a mouse that truly blends with your other MSI Gaming hardware, motherboards, graphics cards, and gaming notebooks. The DS100 features an ambidextrous design that offers surface area and contours for both palm and claw grips.

The DS100 offers 8 programmable buttons, including on-the-fly resolution adjustment buttons on the top, which lets you tune its resolution from 100 to 3,500 dpi. Its frame-rate is as high as 6,600 FPS, tracking speed of 30 IPS, and acceleration of 9 g. The mouse features a rubberized matte body, with red LED lighting for the Gaming logo, and the resolution buttons. Measuring 117 mm x 62.6 mm x 37.3 mm, it weighs 135 g without additional weights.

MSI Unveils New ECO Series Motherboards

MSI, world leader in motherboard technology, is proud to announce its groundbreaking new Intel based ECO Series motherboards. MSI ECO Series motherboards are the pinnacle of technical ingenuity through revolutionary PCB and software design, resulting in less use of power than a light bulb! Introducing 3 new models with the MSI H97M ECO, B85M ECO and H81M ECO motherboard.

The new MSI ECO Series motherboards offer an unmatched efficiency with power saving up top 40% while delivering 100% performance and 100% compatibility with all 4th generation Intel CPUs and high speed DDR3 memory. With reliable and fast Gigabit LAN from Intel, SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0 providing fast storage options and much more, the MSI ECO Series motherboards offer a wide selection of features.

Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition G3258 Reaches 6861.7 MHz on MSI Motherboard

The world's largest semiconductor manufacturer Intel officially announced the unlocked Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition G3258
processor (nicknamed Pentium K by enthusiasts) at the Computex Taipei 2014 where it was finally made available to the eagerly waiting commercial market. The world-renowned motherboard manufacturer MSI also officially released a new version of BIOS simultaneously, allowing all MSI Z97/H97 motherboards to fully support this new CPU. However, only the Z97 products can overclock this CPU. In addition, MSI persists in searching for the limit and has already broken the world record for the Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition G3258 processor by reach 6861.7 MHz.

Moreover, MSI also made optimized BIOS adjustments for three motherboards that are widely popular among consumers, including Z97 GUARD-PRO, Z97-G43 and Z97 PC Mate. These motherboards are equipped with six-phase power control components, which are able to stably overclock the Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition G3258 processor. They can automatically overclock the CPU to 4.3GHz from its original 3.2GHz through MSI's exclusive technology OC Genie 4, increasing its performance by 34%, so even a beginner will be able to overclock a computer stably to high performance through a single action without any complicated skills and configurations.

MSI Launches the Nightblade Z97 Gaming Barebone

MSI, leading manufacturer of gaming hardware, completes its popular Nightblade mini-ITX Gaming barebone series with the MSI Nightblade Z97. As the name suggest, the Nightblade Z97 implements the latest MSI Z97I GAMING motherboard. This means that the Nightblade Z97 comes with Audio Boost 2, providing the latest technology in high-quality audio for gamers. Next to that, the front I/O panel of the MSI Nightblade Z97 has all plenty of options to connect a gaming headset, mouse and keyboard, while featuring MSI's easy overclocking button OC Genie as well.

Despite its mini-ITX form factor, the Nightblade Z97 delivers a powerful gaming performance and thanks to its compact size, brushed aluminum finish on the front and awesomely presented Dragon on the side of the case, gamers won't have to hide their PC beneath their desk anymore. A useful handle situated at the bottom-front of the Nightblade's mini-ITX case can be used to pick up and carry this lightweight gaming beast around from one gaming event to the next.

MSI Joins iBUYPOWER's Optiboost Program

MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the immediate availability of customizable gaming notebooks via iBUYPOWER's Optiboost program. Current customizable models include the GP60 and GP70 Leopard, GT70 Dominator and GT70 Dominator Pro, and the GE70 Apache Pro.

Designed to offer a new level of personalization, iBUYPOWER's Optiboost program allows users to configure their system by upgrading its processor, memory, video card, hard drives, optical drives and wireless adapters. It also allows users to personalize the gaming laptop with a selection of operating systems, software choices and peripherals.

MSI Officially Announces the 970 GAMING AM3+ Motherboard

MSI, world leading in motherboards, debuts its first AMD AM3+ socket based GAMING motherboard, the MSI 970 GAMING. Inherited with the outstanding DNA of MSI's award winning GAMING family, the new MSI AM3+ 970 GAMING motherboard features Killer LAN for the best online GAMING experience, Audio Boost 2 powered by Creative Sound Blaster Cinema2 for astonishing sound quality that gives you the upper hand on the battlefield, USB Audio Power and a whole new hardware and software design for enhanced gaming performance. Get ready for high end AMD GAMING with MSI.

Whether you are a casual or pro-gamer, network lag kills. MSI GAMING motherboards feature Killer high-performance networking and provide the highest level of control and networking speed for video streaming and gaming. A Smooth, stutter-free network is a must in today's world of on-line gaming, where a single packet of network data can make the difference between a win or a loss, Killer makes sure that it arrives.

MSI GeForce GT 730 Models Now Available

MSI, leader in graphics card technology, is pleased to announce the availability of the new MSI GeForce GT 730 models. With a wide range of models from the low profile N730K-1GD5/LP to the N730-4GD3 with 4 GB of VRAM, there are plenty of options for a first GPU upgrade. the new NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 GPU is supported by MSI Afterburner 3.0 for an additionally wealth of features, such as 64-bit application support, screen and video capturing.

Solid quality
All MSI GeForce GT 730 Graphics cards are built using the ebst components, including an all solid capacitor design, this ensures a great lifetime of the card. Solid capacitors a very long life time of 10 years under full load, they have a very low resistance, lower operating temperature and are more efficient than older components.

Leaked BIOS Enables Pentium Anniversary Edition OC on Some MSI H97 Boards

A set of leaked BIOS'es surfaced on the web, which apparently enable overclocking of Intel's Pentium Anniversary Edition unlocked dual-core chips, on three of MSI's motherboards based on Intel's H97 Express chipset (which is not supposed to support CPU overclocking). Among these motherboards are the H97M-G43, H97 Guard-Pro, and H97 PC-Mate. All three boards are apparently able to overclock the 3.20 GHz chip all the way up to 4.50 GHz, with a simple crank of the BClk multiplier up to 45.0x. Such a BIOS making it to the web is interesting, because the company released statements in the past, opposing overclocking on H87 and B85 chipset-based motherboards, when the likes of ASRock, ASUS, and Gigabyte released beta BIOSes to support it, before Intel cracked down on them. Given that MSI uses common PCB designs across some 8-series and 9-series chipset motherboards (eg: MS-7850), it will be interesting to see how MSI plugs the leak. For the time being, we've hosted the BIOSes for you, to use at your own risk.

MSI Unveils the Adora20 3M Kabini-Powered All-in-One PC

MSI has recently announced a new Adora20 All-in-One desktop PC, a model that comes equipped with AMD's E2-3800 SoC featuring four Jaguar cores clocked at 1.3 GHz and Radeon HD 8280 integrated graphics. The Adora20 3M also has a 19.5-inch multi-touch screen with a 1600 x 900 resolution that is both flicker-free and backed by the Less Blue Light technology (reduces blue light intensity by up to 75%), support for up to 16 GB of DDR3L memory, one 2.5-inch drive slot, a DVD writer, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 audio via two 3 W speakers, a one megapixel webcam, a 3-in-1 card reader, an HDMI output, plus two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports.

No word yet on pricing or a release date.
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