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The laptop in the clip has revealed a secret. (Source: Twitter/Nvidia GeForce)

New video of mystery device from Nvidia, Asus, and MSI released - points to GeForce GTX 16-series gaming laptops

A new video has been posted on Twitter accounts for Nvidia, Asus, and MSI that shows a bit more detail of the mysterious device that the trio of companies teased recently. The same Matrix-like streaming green code can be seen on t...
MSI AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 Air Boost OC Edition Review

MSI AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 Air Boost OC Edition Review

Affordable alternative? Ever since its initial introduction in 2017 AMD's Radeon RX Vega series' price has dropped quite dramatically. Find out whether or not it can still keep up with the latest generation and whether or not it is still worth buying in our extensive review.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 | 32"
It appears a laptop from MSI's GF series was used for the benchmark. (Source: MSI)

Alleged mobile version of Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 tested on UserBenchmark; beats out AMD's RX 550 and RX 560 desktop cards

A record for an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU has been added on UserBenchmark’s database, and there is convincing evidence pointing to this being the mobile version of the upcoming graphics card. The average bench score of 45.6% put...
The video clip tweet is simply accompanied by a computer icon and a question mark. (Source: Twitter/Nvidia GeForce)

Mysterious device teased by Nvidia, MSI, and Asus sends Twitter users into speculation meltdown

A video clip that has been uploaded to Nvidia, MSI, and Asus Twitter accounts has sparked furious speculation over what it is about and what the device that stars in it is. The clip is painfully brief at just five seconds long and...
Owners of MSI X370 motherboards could be in for a Matisse-related disappointment. (Source: MSI)

Updated | Alleged MSI tech support email states older 300-series motherboards won't support AMD Ryzen 3000 processors

An email that has supposedly come from MSI’s German-language tech support team has stated that the company will not be offering support for AMD’s upcoming line of Ryzen 3000 Matisse desktop processors on older motherboards (300-se...
The MSI GL63 laptop is going to be updated with 9th Gen Intel Core chips. (Source: HotHardware)

Update | GeForce GTX 1650 and i7-9750H combination features in leaked MSI GL63 laptop marketing material

Leaked promotional material for a new MSI GL63 laptop sporting an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU and an Intel Core i7-9750H has provided numerous performance details. The images show scores for benchmarks that put the 9th Gen Intel C...
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio Desktop Graphics Card Review

MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio Desktop Graphics Card Review

Pricey, but fast! Both the GeForce RTX 2080 and the GeForce RTX 2070 have the same amount of VRAM. However, the RTX 2080 offers somewhat more performance than the RTX 2070. We have run a bevy of benchmarks using the Turing-based GPU from MSI to assess its performance. Continue reading our review to find out whether or not the MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio is worth buying.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop) | 32"
A processor based on Zen 2 microarchitecture seems to have turned up on SiSoftware's website. (Source: eteknix)

SiSoftware Sandra benchmark entry for MSI X570 motherboard features possible AMD Zen 2 processor

A record in SiSoftware’s Sandra benchmark database has offered up two new pieces of information in regard to AMD’s upcoming Zen 2-based products. Firstly, the entry shows that MSI is developing hardware in the form of an X570 moth...
An MSI RTX 2060 laptop is 20 to 25 percent slower than an MSI RTX 2060 desktop graphics card (Image source: Amazon)

An MSI RTX 2060 laptop is 20 to 25 percent slower than an MSI RTX 2060 desktop graphics card

It may be called the GeForce RTX 2060, but it may as well be the GeForce GTX 1070 in the laptop world. We compare the desktop RTX 2060, RTX 2070, and RTX 2080 to their laptop counterparts to find surprisingly wide performance diff...
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G Desktop GPU review

MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G Desktop GPU review

Quiet, fast and colourful! The GeForce RTX 2070 offers more power than the base model RTX 2060. With 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM, the GeForce RTX 2070 is equipped with just as much VRAM as the higher model RTX 2080. MSI has furnished us with a test sample which has a significantly higher TDP rating than the Nvidia reference model - read on for our review with numerous benchmarks to find out where the MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G sits in the rankings, and how well it performs in games.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop) | 32"
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G Desktop Graphics Card Review

MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G Desktop Graphics Card Review

The entry point to the RTX world! The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 is a budget RTX GPU that includes such features as Ray tracing and DLSS. We received a sample GPU from our partner MSI. This graphics card uses MSI’s proprietary board design. We put the MSI RTX GPU through its paces by running numerous benchmarks and video games with it. You can learn how well it did by reading our review.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop) | 32"
MSI GS75 8SG Stealth

86% MSI GS75 8SG Stealth (i7-8750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q) Laptop Review

Good-looking. The brand-new GS75 not only belongs to the flattest gaming laptops on the market but also to the best-looking ones. In our detailed review, you'll find out if the 17-incher can also shine under the hood.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.3 kg
Show your Fortnite and Apex Legends skills at MSI PAX East for a chance to win prizes (Source: MSI)

Show your Fortnite and Apex Legends skills at MSI PAX East for a chance to win prizes

MSI will be running 3v3 tournaments all week from their booth and livestreaming your games on an 85-inch television for all passersby to see.
The MSI GL63 8SD powered by the NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti appears online. (Source: Hanoicomputer.vn)

A GTX 1660 Ti-powered MSI GL63 8SD gaming laptop gets listed on Vietnamese retail sites

Following the recent leak of a Dell G5 15 laptop featuring the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, a few Vietnamese PC retail sites have started listing the MSI GL63 8SD gaming laptop powered by the new Turing GPU indicating that an offic...
MSI GE75 Raider vs. Asus Strix Scar II GL704GW: Asus has the CPU performance advantage

MSI GE75 Raider vs. Asus Strix Scar II GL704GW: Asus has the CPU performance advantage

These two 17.3-inch MSI and Asus gaming laptops are in direct competition with each other with the same Core i7-8750H CPU, same RTX 2070 GPU, and even the same retail price of $2200 USD. We go over the pros and cons of each model ...
The MSI Ventus OC Edition of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 card. (Source: VideoCardz)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 leaks: images, specifications, price, availability

Some images of MSI variants of an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 graphics card have been leaked, along with alleged specifications, pricing, and release date. The non-Ti version of the Turing-based 16-series card will have slightly highe...
MSI GE75 Raider 8SF (i7-8750H, RTX 2070) Laptop Review

87% MSI GE75 Raider 8SF (i7-8750H, RTX 2070) Laptop Review

Longer, stronger, superior. Much like how the Asus ROG GL704 is a major update over the GL703, the MSI GE75 is a major update over the GE73. This $2200 mid-range gaming laptop skips the Max-Q series entirely for full-power GeForce RTX graphics up to the RTX 2080.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.6 kg
MSI GS75 Stealth

MSI GS75 Stealth: Ultra-flat and extreme performance with an NVIDIA RTX GPU

MSI has upgraded its gaming laptops and is taking the graphics experience to a new level with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs. Firstly, we have the GS75 Stealth, which is a unique combination of streamlined design and cutting edge, powerful hardware (advertisement).
MSI G Series consists of seven laptop tiers; we go over each one here (Image source: MSI)

The MSI G Series consists of seven laptop tiers; we go over each one here

GV, GF, GL, GP, GE, GS, GT... what do they all mean? If you're in the market for an MSI laptop, here's a 101 on the entire G Series from budget all the way up to enthusiast.
The apparent NVIDIA TU116 GPU. (Source: Videocardz)

This is how the new NVIDIA TU116 GPU may look

The existence of the TU116 GPU, which exists to deliver Turing-level performance without ray-tracing, has been established at this stage. Today (February 14, 2019), VideoCardz has posted what it describes as exclusive images of th...
MSI GL73 8SE (i7-8750H, RTX 2060) Laptop Review

82% MSI GL73 8SE (i7-8750H, RTX 2060) Laptop Review

RTX on a budget. Even the slowest GeForce RTX 2060 laptop can be as fast as a GTX 1070 Max-Q. MSI's entry-level RTX offering can game almost as well as its high-end GE or GT series at the cost of auxiliary features and connectivity options.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC (Core i7-8565U, GTX 1050 Max-Q) Laptop Review

90% MSI PS63 Modern 8RC (Core i7-8565U, GTX 1050 Max-Q) Laptop Review

Spirit of discovery. Slim yet powerful is no longer witchcraft. MSI has developed the PS63 for productive power users who edit images and videos. Its dedicated GPU should meet the high demands of video and photo-editing, design work, 3D animation or music production. We will put the PS63 Modern 8RC through its paces in this detailed review and see how it stands up against its competitors.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q | 15.6" | 1.7 kg
The switch to 7nm silicon for laptops may go slower for AMD than it might like. (Source: WCCFTech)

Clevo and MSI laptops will not use AMD's 7nm chips on their release: new report

A WCCFTech correspondent claims to have exclusive news from various sources confirming that some laptop manufacturers are prepared to pick up AMD's new 7nm mobility line-up when it comes out - and that others are not. According to...
MSI raises its gaming laptops to a new level with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs

MSI raises its gaming laptops to a new level with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs

MSI is upgrading its gaming laptops and has taken the graphics experience to a new level with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs. First and foremost is the GS75, which combines sleek design with cutting edge and powerful hardware. (advertisement)
The Acer Predator Triton 900 probably has the most unique design seen at CES this year. (Source: ZDNet)

Laptop releases we are looking forward to in 2019

We've put together a list featuring the most interesting laptop models showcased at CES 2019. This year's highlights were the RTX 2000 mobility GPU additions, the OLED 4K displays and various unique designs. We selected one model that caught our eye from each of the major laptop OEMs and we are really looking forward to testing all these devices later this year.
The Infinite S models are targeting the mid-range budget gamers, while the Trident X series are designed for the mid-to-high-end crowd. (Source: Liliputing)

CES 2019 | MSI updates its compact desktop lineups with RTX 2000 GPUs

The new Infinite S budget-friendly series will feature mid-range specs like the gen 9 i7 / i5 CPUs accompanied by the RTX 2060 GPU from Nvidia, while the Trident X models now represent MSI's mid-to-high-end compact gaming solution...
The golden trim and accents, as well as the sandblast metallic black finish turn the 2019 Stealth series into one of the most esthetically pleasing slim gaming laptops out there. (Source MSI)

CES 2019 | MSI launches slim GS75/65 Stealth gaming laptops with RTX 2000 Max-Q graphics

Apart from updating the specs of the Stealth slim gaming laptops with the latest RTX 2000 Max-Q GPUs that do not require active cooling, MSI also updated the design with stylish gold trim and accents plus a sandblast metallic blac...
MSI flagship series gets refreshed with the latest RTX 2000 GPUs from Nvidia, a wide array of SSD storage options and enhanced gaming immersion features.

CES 2019 | MSI showcases high-end GT75/GT63 Titan gaming laptops with RTX 2000 GPUs

The flagship series from MSI is getting updated specs that include the newly announced RTX 2000 mobility GPUs from Nvidia, a large array of NVMe / SATA SSDs / SATA HDD storage options, plus features like synchronized RGB lights an...
The MSI GE63 Raider models feature unique RGB lighting designs on the cover. (Source: MSI)

CES 2019 | MSI's latest GE75/63 Raider gaming laptops combine unique esthetics with powerful specs

For gamers who prefer unique chassis esthetics to go along with the unparalleled performance, MSI has updated the Raider series with new GE75/63 models. The covers now feature special lighting elements like the L-shaped RGB cutout...
The budget GL73/63 models from MSI ditch the fancy lights and limit the GPUs to the mid-range RTX 2060 solution. (Source: MSI)

CES 2019 | The MSI GL73/63 budget gaming laptops are powered by the RTX 2060 GPUs

When it comes to gaming laptops, the budget sector is what really drives profits for most OEMs. MSI's updated budget series is represented by the GL73/63 models that now integrate RTX 2060 GPUs and up to gen 8 Core i7 CPUs from In...
The image showing a possible next-gen Kingpin. (Source: Instagram)

New EVGA Kingpin card teased on Instagram

The Kingpin series is a super-high-end, super-powered line of premium GPUs designed by EVGA. Given this reputation, IT correspondents speculate that the next generation of these cards will be based on the RTX 2080 Ti. The existenc...
MSI Aegis 3 8RD

89% MSI Aegis 3 8RD (Core i7-8700, GTX 1070, 16 GB) Desktop PC Review

Compact gaming PC! The MSI Aegis 3 8RD is a compact gaming PC that is equipped with an Intel Core i7-8700 processor and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. Hence, the Aegis 3 is powerful enough on paper to handle all modern games. The whole thing is packed in a stylish case with RGB lighting. Find out in our review whether MSI’s latest compact gaming PC impresses in our tests and whether it is a worthwhile purchase.
Intel Core i7-8700 | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Desktop) |
As seen here, the 700 MHz overclock alleviates this GPU bottleneck and increases performance by more than 10%. (Source: TechEpiphany)

AMD's cheap Athlon 200GE can be overclocked on MSI's B350M Gaming Pro

It was discovered recently that AMD's Athlon 200GE processor, which is regarded as a great budget option, can actually be overclocked despite being officially a locked part. Overclocking enthusiasts discovered that MSI, perhaps by...
MSI's most powerful gaming laptop is $1000 off this week (Source: MSI)

MSI is taking $200 off on almost all of its gaming laptops this week

The GT83 Titan with GTX 1070 SLI or GTX 1080 SLI graphics will be a full $1000 off. Most purchases will come with free MSI-branded gifts such as carrying bags, mice, mouse pads, and more.
The MSI RTX 2070 Aero ITX card is mostly a vanilla RTX 2070 SKU with a few connectors missing. (Source: VideoCarz)

MSI's GeForce RTX 2070 Aero ITX is the world's first small form-factor Turing card

The RTX 2000-series has been around for a few months now, and it was just a matter of time until the small form-factor models would start popping up. MSI is among the first to release an ITX Turing card with the RTX 2070 Aero ITX,...
MSI P65 8RF - Creator

87% MSI P65 Creator 8RF (i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q, 512 GB SSD, 144 Hz) Laptop Review

Well-dressed high performer! MSI's Prestige series promises desktop-level performance while maintaining maximum mobility at the same time. We have decided to take a closer look at whether MSI managed to keep its promises. At first glance, the device seems to keep its word, and a hexa-core CPU and GTX 1070 are great for much more than just working.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
MSI GF63 8RC (i5-8300H, GTX 1050) Laptop Review

79% MSI GF63 8RC (i5-8300H, GTX 1050) Laptop Review

Affordable narrow bezels. The GF63 is nearly the same size and weight as the GS65 but for hundreds of dollars less. MSI has created an excellent budget gaming system that's also light enough for schoolwork and travel.
Intel Core i5-8300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
The RTX 2070 factory overclocked models are indeed faster than the GTX 1080, but the price difference is not really worth it.  (Source: HardOCP)

Nvidia RTX 2070 complete review leaks before NDA lift

HardOCP released the RTX 2070 review 2 full days before the NDA lift and it looks like last week's leaks are now confirmed. The factory overclocked RTX 2070 models are slightly faster than the GTX 1080, with the stock RTX 2070 mos...
MSI Trident X coming in November with Core i9-9900K and RTX 2080 Ti graphics for $2300 USD (Source: MSI)

MSI Trident X coming in November with Core i9-9900K and GeForce RTX graphics for $2300 USD

First teased at Computex 2018 but without a firm price or launch window, the mid-sized Trident X desktop is now ready to ship just in time for the all-important Holiday shopping season. MSI is going all out in terms of CPU and GPU...
MSI wants you to Photoshop its mascot for a chance to win prizes (Source: MSI)

MSI wants you to Photoshop its mascot for a chance to win prizes

Do your best to show off how Lucky the dragon can look when fused with the Venom Symbiote and you could win a new MSI Trident 3 mini PC or 27-inch curved gaming monitor. The contest celebrates the release of the movie Venom starri...
MSI PS42 8RB Prestige (i7-8550U, GeForce MX150) Laptop Review

82% MSI PS42 8RB Prestige (i7-8550U, GeForce MX150) Laptop Review

A good first try. MSI wants to expand its lineup to include more business laptops and the PS42 represents the manufacturer's first attempt at a narrow-bezel 14-inch offering for business users. The result is a unique system that is on par with the XPS 13 in a few ways but with a longer list of flaws.
Intel Core i7-8550U | NVIDIA GeForce MX150 | 14" | 1.2 kg
MSI P65 Creator is the business-oriented version of the GS65 we've been waiting for

IFA 2018 | MSI P65 Creator is the business-oriented version of the GS65 we've been waiting for

Ever wonder what the GS65 could look like in white? The gaming laptop will be getting a new coat of paint with tons of free editing software to attract business users and editors alike. The rest of the chassis is the familiar MSI ...
MSI GS73 8RF Stealth

85% MSI GS73 8RF Stealth (i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q, FHD) Laptop Review

Washboard belly. With a height of just 19.6 mm (~0.77 in), the GS73 Stealth belongs to the slimmest gaming laptops on the market. Despite the compact dimensions, MSI has managed to squeeze powerful hardware under the hood. You can find out in our test, whether this concept is working or the cooling system is overtaxed.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.4 kg
Nvidia now dominates the discrete GPU market with over 70% share, which makes it easy for the green team to strong-arm AIB partners into contracted shipments for the new RTX 2000-series. (Source: Fortune)

Nvidia is forcing AIB partners into RTX 2000-series contracted shipments, despite GTX 1000-series overstock

Just like AMD, things went unexpectedly well for Nvidia in the second quarter of this year, even though the crypto market decline was heralding a gloomy period. Nvidia managed to pull this off by forcing some AIB partners into ove...
MSI GE63 8RF Raider RGB

86% MSI GE63 Raider RGB 8RF (i7-8750H, GTX 1070, FHD) Laptop Review

Let there be light. MSI adorns its GE series laptops discreetly, with just some RGB lighting on the device’s display lid. The GE63 8RF Raider is equipped with Intel Coffee Lake processors, a generational improvement from its GE predecessors. Find out in this review how the GE63 8RF Raider performs, and about its fan noise, its power consumption and its battery life.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Get $20 to $100 off from these select HP, Lenovo, and MSI laptops

Get $20 to $100 off from these select HP, Lenovo, and MSI laptops

Our coupon codes will trim a bit off these popular models when ordered from the online retailer Computer Upgrade King. Our list will only expand as more systems are launched and reviewed. CUKUSA is a partner for a number of notebo...
The MSI WS65 packs quite a punch in a thin chassis. (Source: MSI)

MSI announces the WS65 mobile workstation powered by Intel Core i9-8950HK and NVIDIA Quadro P4200 graphics

MSI has announced a new mobile workstation for creatives. The WS65 is a professional makeover for the GS65 Stealth Thin and comes with processor options up to the Intel Core i9-8950HK and GPU options up to the NVIDIA Quadro P4200....
Comparison of MSI laptop motherboards

A comparison of MSI laptop motherboards

Next to Clevo barebones, notebooks from MSI are some of the easiest to disassemble and upgrade. We've collected a series of motherboard images from our own collection to show how the MSI G Series has evolved over the years from th...
MSI GL63 8RC (i5-8300H, GTX 1050) Laptop Review

81% MSI GL63 8RC (i5-8300H, GTX 1050) Laptop Review

Excellent for the price. At only $900 USD, the entry-level MSI GL63 is able to play most if not all modern titles at 1080p with some tweaked settings for smoother frame rates. The stereo speakers are surprisingly decent and fan noise is relatively low for such an inexpensive gaming machine.
Intel Core i5-8300H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
MSI GT63 Titan 8RG-046 (i7-8750H, GTX 1080, FHD) Laptop Review

87% MSI GT63 Titan 8RG-046 (i7-8750H, GTX 1080, FHD) Laptop Review

Six Cores the Richer. Aesthetically, not much has changed with the GT63 since its predecessor nearly two years ago. But the upgrades to a Core i7-8750H and GTX 1080 are promising by themselves… do they live up to expectations?
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.9 kg

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