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The fourth quarter of 2019 has been a quiet one for motherboards, with AMD's X570 and Intel's Z390 chipsets already established as the go-to platforms for multi-core and gaming performance. November marked the release of AMD's TRX40 chipset with a total of twelve new boards and two new 7 nm HEDT processors: the Threadripper 3970X and 3960X which we reviewed. and we've taken a quick look at the 12 launch motherboards in our TRX40 chipset overview. With this in mind and a minor shift in pricing on X570 and Z390 models, here are our recommend picks for the 2019 holiday period.

The AMD TRX40 Motherboard Overview: 12 New Motherboards Analyzed

It's been a fruitful time for AMD's CPU team over the last year, with a lot of praise heaped on its current processor product stack. The launch of the...

93 by Gavin Bonshor on 11/28/2019

MSI Unveils Cubi 5 10M Palm-Sized PC: Comet Lake with 64 GB of RAM & Wi-Fi 6

MSI has introduced one of the industry’s first ultra-compact desktops powered by Intel’s 10th Generation ‘Comet Lake-U’ processors, the Cubi 5 10M. With Comet Lake-U available in up to...

14 by Anton Shilov on 11/18/2019

MSI Preps 240 Hz Optix MAG161 External Monitor for Laptops

In a bit of offbeat monitor news, MSI has teased via its CES award announcements that it is working on an external display for notebooks that is geared towards...

12 by Anton Shilov on 11/12/2019

Corsair 16GB DDR4-5000 Vengeance LPX Memory Kit: Built for AMD Ryzen 3000 and MSI

The high-tech industry loves milestones that are round numbers, be it frequency, number of cores, transistor count or something else. It is not that extra 100 MHz – 200...

38 by Anton Shilov on 10/11/2019

TRX40 Chipset For Upcoming AMD Ryzen Threadripper Listed

In what is being put down to an inadvertent leak by MSI, it could be that the currently unannounced chipset for AMD's new 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper series processors...

21 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/10/2019

MSI’s Alpha 15: AMD Ryzen 3750H and Radeon RX 5500M

MSI is preparing to release a gaming laptop based exclusively on AMD’s CPU and GPU mobile hardware. The Alpha 15 from MSI will be among the first notebooks to...

18 by Anton Shilov on 10/8/2019

MSI's Motherboard Refresh for Cascade: Three New Professional X299 Offerings

On the back of Intel's upcoming launch of its HEDT Cascade Lake-X processors in November, MSI has unveiled three new X299 motherboards for content creators, and professional users. The...

5 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/8/2019

New MSI MEG X570 Unify: An All-Black Motherboard with no RGB!!

The concept and implementation of RGB can be a deal-breaker when buying a new motherboard. With many models to choose from, not many are brave enough to drop the...

8 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/4/2019

MSI’s Prestige PC341WU 5K 34-Inch Professional Monitor Now Available

MSI entered the display market just a couple of years ago, and relatively rare for the the commodity-driven monitor market, MSI has opted to spend a good deal of...

9 by Anton Shilov on 9/12/2019

The MSI MEG X570 Godlike Motherboard Review: Thor's Flagship

With the introduction of AMD's X570 chipset, motherboard vendors have upped its game in the premium stakes with a variety of premium mid-range and high-end models. The MEG X570...

118 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/28/2019

MSI’s New Prestige 14 & 15 Laptops Get Intel's Comet Lake-U CPUs & Calibrated 4K Display

Among the many manufacturers launching new or updated laptops this week alongside the release of Intel's new Comet Lake processors is MSI. This week the company is introducing its...

22 by Anton Shilov on 8/22/2019

The MSI MEG X570 Ace Motherboard Review: Ace in the Hole at $369

In our first X570 motherboard review we have the MSI MEG X570 Ace. This motherboard represents MSI's high-end range and sits in the top 3 of its product stack...

86 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/18/2019

The MSI GE75 Raider Laptop Review: Core i9 and RTX 2080 Performance

MSI went heavily into developing gaming products several years ago, and although the company’s laptop lineup isn’t exclusively gaming, that is by far the biggest portion of their portfolio...

33 by Brett Howse on 7/12/2019

The AMD X570 Motherboard Overview: Over 35+ Motherboards Analyzed

During Computex 2019, AMD's CEO Dr Lisa Su introduced the company's newest AM4 chipset, the X570. Designed to support the new AMD Ryzen 3000 series processors, X570 is...

228 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/9/2019

In The Lab: MSI X570 Motherboard Preview with the Godlike and Ace

The next generation of AMD Ryzen 3000 processors is edging closer to being released, and we'll see the results on July 7th. But alongside the new 7 nm processors...

90 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/28/2019

MSI & ZOTAC with New Double-Slot Low-Profile GeForce GTX 1650 GPUs

Low-profile graphics cards are primarily used by owners of small form-factor desktops who want to have a more or less decent graphics that can run casual video games. GPU...

24 by Anton Shilov on 6/25/2019

MSI Demonstrates MEG Alchemy 700X: A Curved Gaming PC Case

Curved gaming monitors have captured a rather notable market share in the recent years, so MSI decided to build an open-air chassis for PCs that would match design of...

35 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2019

The MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI Motherboard: Two PCIe 4.0 M.2, Wi-Fi 6

MSI revealed its X570 chipset plans with a number of new boards split into three different market segments. The MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI represents its top...

12 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/31/2019

MSI Unveils the MEG X570 Ace: Black and Gold For AMD 50

With a theme that fits in with AMD's 50th anniversary, MSI has unveiled the MEG X570 Ace motherboard. With a black and gold design for a more elegant look...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/29/2019

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