AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

With the introduction of the AMD Trinity desktop APUs that require the new AMD FM2 CPU socket, there has been a trickle of such motherboards from the usual board makers. We gathered four motherboards from ASUS, ASrock, Gigabyte and MSI that feature the AMD A85X chipset and put them to the test.

MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower - Sanctioned Overclocking!

MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower - Sanctioned Overclocking!

8.0

The MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower is the flagship Intel Z77 Express-based motherboard to be OC Certified. We put the board through its paces to ascertain if its overclocking accolades make it stand out from the slew of Intel Z77 mobo offerings.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 - The Affordable Kepler

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 - The Affordable Kepler

NVIDIA claims that the GeForce GTX 650 will bring full HD gaming to the masses. We check out NVIDIA's new mainstream SKU as well as MSI's new GTX 650 Power Edition.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660 is its first true mid-range Kepler card and features a brand new GK106 core. Priced at an attractive US$229, NVIDIA claims that this card offers the best price-performance ratio out of the entire Kepler series. We take it for a test drive as well as custom models from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.

Preview: MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower Motherboard

Preview: MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower Motherboard

8.0

The MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower is the flagship Intel Z77 Express-based motherboard to be OC Certified. This overclocking standard set by the company is only accorded to boards that have passed its stringent overclocking testing procedure to guarantee stable overclocking results.

MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti Twin Frozr IV Power Edition - A New Titan Rises

MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti Twin Frozr IV Power Edition - A New Titan Rises

8.5

Last week, we saw the first batch of custom overclocked GeForce GTX 660 Ti cards battle it out, but now MSI has entered the arena with its Twin Frozr IV Power Edition. Factory overclocked to 1020MHz at the core, and running MSI's proven cooling system, will it be the last card standing? Read on to find out!

AMD Radeon HD 7870 Five-Way Shootout

AMD Radeon HD 7870 Five-Way Shootout

AMD's mid-range Radeon HD 7870 is positioned in the sweet-spot between price and performance, right between the high-end Radeon HD 7950 and the basic mid-range Radeon HD 7770. With almost every AMD add-in partner offering a custom version of this card, we find out which is worth your money.

Computex 2012: A Roundup from MSI

Computex 2012: A Roundup from MSI

Despite the winds of change sweeping through the computing landscape as consumers place more emphasis on form and user experience, MSI's strong roots in this industry have only helped it adapt to the modern and more demanding users. We find out some of their new initiatives and products leading the charge from Computex.

Overclocked NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Duel - Palit vs. MSI

Overclocked NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Duel - Palit vs. MSI

Two cards enter, one card leaves: two factory-overclocked GeForce GTX 680 graphics cards duke out over a comprehensive set of benchmarks and games to determine which deserves your hard earned cash. Fight!

MSI GT70 Gaming Notebook – A Fully Tuned Gaming Beast (Updated!)

MSI GT70 Gaming Notebook – A Fully Tuned Gaming Beast (Updated!)

8.0

MSI's new GT70 notebook is one of the first to feature an Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7-3610QM processor. It also boasts NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 670M GPU, dual SSDs, 16GB RAM, SteelSeries keyboard, NIC by Killer Gaming and a non-reflective, full HD, 17.3-inch screen. Add that all up and you've got the makings of a top brass gaming notebook. Should you get one? We spill the beans.

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