These past few days MSI has held their annual competitive overclocking event, the ‘Master Overclocking Arena’, in Taipei. Following a preliminary overclocking competition online, with tickets evenly distributed throughout EMEA, APAC and the Americas, sixteen finalists were invited to show their sub-zero talent in front of an audience, the cameras, and a livestream. As far as international overclocking tournaments go, MSI have held MOA since 2008, and have publicly stated via their Executive Vice President, Charles Jiang, that “This is the 6th consecutive year of MOA and we have no intention to stop.” Final competition was relatively simple: two days of contest. The first day was the Classic Battle, using well known benchmarks SuperPi 32M, Cinebench R11.5 and 3DMark Firestrike, using provided...

Newegg’s First Pop-Up Store: This Week in Thousand Oaks, CA

Ask any [Ed from Ian: US-based] computer/technology enthusiast about the best place to buy hardware online and it’s almost inevitable that you’ll hear the name “Newegg”. They have been...

29 by Jarred Walton on 8/14/2013

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