VR World

Master Overclocking Arena Day 1 Recap

The world’s top overclockers battled it out in Taipei, as MSI played host to the Master Overclocking Arena.


Entertainment, Gaming, Graphics, Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Maingear, Origin, MSI and Digital Storm Add GTX 980M & 970M

Today Nvidia and their partners launch the new Maxwell-based GTX 980M and GTX 970M for gaming laptops, doubling performance while increasing battery life.


Graphics, VR World

MSI Teases TwinFrozr V Cooling Solution On Possible GeForce GTX 970

MSI Germany has teased a render of a card running the hardware vendor’s new TwinFrozr V cooling solution. While the card in question has not been confirmed to be the GTX 970, it is believed that the TwinFrozr design will launch alongside Nvidia’s upcoming video card. The render reveals a two-tone design featuring a red and black color scheme for the cooler. In the Facebook post, MSI mentioned that the new TwinFrozr V enabled cards will come with “fantastic new features”, not elaborating on what features the manufacturer will offer. From what’s known thus far, the GTX 970 will be based on the 28 nm


2014, Comic-Con, Event, Hardware, VR World

Kingston's HyperX OC Takeover Results

Kingston HyperX OC Takeover

Kingston today held an overclocking competition with some of the world’s leading overclockers, their HOT (HyperX Overclocking Takeover). They offered a prize pool of $10,000 that would be distributed among the top 3 winners of 3 different benchmarks including Memory Clock speed, SuperPi 32M and Intel’s XTU. The teams were competing with eachother all day long and ultimately the majority of the competition was won by Team Gigabyte, who had utilized Kingston’s memory earlier in the week with their board to break the memory clock speed world record at 4.5 GHz. Over the course of the day, the overclockers were competing to win the three


Business, Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Creative’s Zii MPU has a bright, Android future

Creative demonstrated HD acceleration of its upcoming Zii chip using Google Android OS.


Business, Hardware

Hiper’s 25 Euro PSU powers 1800 Euro machine

Can a 25 Euro power supply power a powerful machine? If you ask Hiper, the answer is yes.


Business, Companies, CPU, Graphics, Hardware, Intel

UPDATE: EVGA to launch Intel X58 motherboards

When it comes to add-in board vendors, EVGA is probably the most faithful company in the business. Ever since the company launched, Nvidia was the only name EVGA wanted to hear about. But, things are about to change. Here are the facts: 1)    EVGA does not want to miss the Core i7 train 2)    Nvidia is not making a chipset for Intel Core i7 3)    EVGA poached excellent engineering team from now-defunct EPoX and does not want that team to do nothing until MCP8-series show up Well, those facts end with a really simple result. EVGA is preparing to launch its first non-Nvidia based motherboard,