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Streaming Games On Facebook Live - NVIDIA ShadowPlay or OBS Studio?

Streaming games on Facebook Live is a faster way to reach your audience, but which one is better?

ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Review - The 15-Incher On Budget

Check out on this review article to learn more about ther ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U)!

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1400 Performance Review - It's finally here!

Why pay more for Intel i5 when the Ryzen 5 can give you more?

October 19, 2017

NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX Destiny 2 Bundle and a Comprehensive Graphics & Performance Guide

By: Low Chern Lin


The Destiny franchise is coming to PC for the first time in history on October 24, 2017 with the upcoming release of Destiny 2, and NVIDIA has been partnering with Bungie and Activision on Destiny 2 to make the PC version of the game awesome.

In anticipation of the launch, NVIDIA is offering a new chance at its GeForce GTX Destiny 2 bundle along with its comprehensive Graphics and Performance Guide.

October 17, 2017

MSI Concept Store Opens: Largest in the World, in the heart of Kuala Lumpur

By: John Diew


The world's largest MSI Concept Store is now open in Kuala Lumpur. The shop is just located at BB Park right in front of the main entrance of Low Yat Plaza. This is the world's second MSI Concept store. The first one, of course, is located in Taipei, Taiwan.

October 16, 2017

Noctua Introduces Chromax Line Fans, Cables and Heatsink Covers

By: Low Chern Lin



Noctua today introduced the long-awaited chromax editions of its most renowned 120mm and 140mm fan models as well as chromax line cables and heatsink covers for its award-winning NH-U12S and NH-D15 series CPU coolers. All the new chromax line products allow users to colour-customise their Noctua cooling systems in order to match popular build colour schemes.

October 12, 2017

Lenovo Legion launches Y920 Laptop, Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower in Malaysia

By: John Diew


Lenovo Legion, Lenovo's dedicated gaming line has unveiled their latest gaming hardware in Malaysia - the Lenovo Legion Y920 laptop, Legion Y720 Tower and Legion Y520 Tower.

October 11, 2017

Munio Commences to Offer Cybersecurity Solution and Assurance Package for Businesses

By: John Diew


As the technology continues to rapidly expand, businesses are becoming more and more dependent on digital assets. As such, cybercrime is on the rise as well since wherever there is money, criminals will try to get their hands on it. Therefore, having a good cybersecurity measure would be the key to a business' survival and growth.

October 10, 2017

ServerDNA II Gamers Gathering Is Happening On October 12th, Possibly The Largest Gamers Gathering In Malaysia

By: Low Chern Lin


We can see a tons of gaming events going on in the recent years as part of the effort to nourish Malaysia's eSports industry. NVIDIA, AMD, ZOTAC, etc are among the giant in the industry that is putting a lot of effort to make these events possible. 

Alleged Image of Intel Chip With 'Vega Inside' Is One Of Intel's Employee Appreciation Campaign Poster

By: Low Chern Lin


The alleged image of 'Vega Inside' reported by NLT yesterday spreads like wildfire and is now one of the most debated topic in the tech community in the past 24 hours. With limited clues from the blurry image of the 'Vega Inside' and external news source from our side, we managed to find our way to the actual source of this.


Turns out that the Vega Inside image is actually one of the poster from Intel's Employee Appreciation Campaign, where well performing Intel employees get nominated for some kind of award from Intel.

October 09, 2017

Intel Chip With 'Vega Inside'? Intel's GPU Licensing Agreement With AMD Might Be True After All

By: Low Chern Lin



I'm pretty sure that a lot of you are aware of the rumor from last year, regarding to Intel's GPU Licensing Agreement With AMD. Although Intel has denied the rumor and we're not seeing any of AMD's Vega GPU architecture on its Kaby Lake GPUs, the blurry image that's been floating around the internet by an undisclosed source suggests that the deal might have already happened.

October 07, 2017

Der8auer Teases Core i7-8700K Ultra Edition, Custom Silver-made IHS With Guaranteed 5.1GHz Overclock

By: Low Chern Lin


After hitting a whopping 7.3GHz on the Intel Core i7-8700K, overclocking evangelist Der8auer posted a teaser for an upcoming Caseking 8700K Ultra Edition, a limited number of handpicked Core i7-8700K CPU with a guaranteed overclock to 5.1GHz, custom IHS made from 99.99% silver with Thermal Grizzly's Conductonaut liquid metal TIM and a 24 month King mod warranty from Caseking.

October 06, 2017

Asus Releases Official pricing of their Z370 motherboard llineup for Malaysia

By: Clement Thien




The new Intel® 8th Generation Core™ processors are the best desktop CPUs for gaming on the market. With up to six cores and 12 threads, these Coffee Lake chips also have huge potential for enthusiasts and power users who do more with their PCs. Their exceptional performance, unmatched versatility, and considerable overclocking potential are a natural fit for Republic of Gamers (ROG), so we’ve developed a diverse collection of Z370 gaming motherboards for a range of priorities and budgets. 

Overclocker Kovan Yang Set A New Record For Intel Core i7-8700K at 7405.12MHz

By: Low Chern Lin



Not long after the embargo is lifted, renown overclocking evangelist Der8auer submitted his record for the Core i7-8700K with all cores running on 7300 MHz using a ROG Maximus X Apex motherboard. The record is then quickly overtaken by overclocker Kovan Yang, using a MSI Z370 Godlike Gaming, with all cores running on 7405.12 MHz.

October 04, 2017

Kingston MobileLite Duo 3C Review

By: John Diew


USB can be extremely useful due to its universal standards across the manufacturers, however, the connector itself may causing quite a lot of confusion to general consumers. Not to mention when you are trying to access to certain data on a microSD card only to find that you're stuck with a device without SD card slot or wrong USB connector.

In this review, we are going to take a look at the Kingston MobileLite Duo 3C USB 3.1 Gen 1 microSD reader. This is a special reader where it supports dual interface - USB Type-A and USB Type-C, both capable of delivering USB 3.1 Gen 1 speed.

Kingston Gold microSD UHS-I Class 3 (U3) 64 GB Review

By: John Diew


Kingston has recently introduced the new Gold series microSD cards to replace their older standard non-Gold series UHS-I U3 microSD memory cards. It has high read/write performance which allows you to shoot 4K videos up to 30fps and 1080p videos up to 120fps. Therefore, it is perfect for content creators who are looking for a good memory card for action cameras and drones.

Read on to find out more.

Western Digital Announces World's First 14TB Enterprise-Class Hard Drive

By: Low Chern Lin


Western Digital today announced the world’s first 14TB enterprise-class hard drive featuring host-managed shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technology. Western Digital’s HGST-branded Ultrastar Hs14 is capable of delivering 40 percent more capacity and more than twice the sequential write performance of its SMR predecessor, enabling more economical and efficient capture of the growing volume and variety of data. 

Former Intel CEO Paul Otellini Passed Away At 66

By: Low Chern Lin

Image Source: Zimbio.com

Intel Corporation today announced that the company's former CEO Paul Otellini passed away in his sleep Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at the age of 66.

Paul Otellini became Intel's fifth chief executive officer in 2005. Under his leadership the company made important strategic, technological and financial gains. These included transforming operations and cost structure for long-term growth; assuming a leadership position in the server market segment; and maintaining profitability during the global recession. 

October 03, 2017

Cooler Master Launches Enthusiasts Grade MasterKeys PBT Series Mechanical Keyboard At RM 359

By: Low Chern Lin



Previously teased during the MasterClacker Keyboard Meetup 2017, Cooler Master today announced the official launch of its MasterKeys L PBT and MasterKeys S PBT. Participants of the MasterClacker Keyboard Gathering 2017 are among the very few privileged to have the first hand experience on the MasterKeys PBT series keyboards.  

[UPDATED] ZOTAC Teases An Upcoming 48 Hours LAN Party At MMU Cyberjaya On December

By: Low Chern Lin


ZOTAC has been very active in the Malaysian PC gamers and enthusiasts community in the recent years, notably its gamers gathering with NVIDIA around Malaysia and some of its community-oriented events on various social media channels.

October 01, 2017

Gigabyte Announces Z370 AORUS Gaming Motherboards with Supercharged Performance

By: Low Chern Lin


Gigabyte has recently unveiled its new GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS motherboards based on the Intel® Z370 chipset. These supercharged motherboards are equipped with a server-grade digital power design which fully support 8th generation Intel Core™ processors. Performance tuned, the Z370 AORUS Motherboards are compatible with memory modules rated for 4133MHz. With unique features like an ESS Sabre DAC, Smart Fan 5 and RGB Fusion, there’s no doubt why gamers turn to AORUS for the ultimate gaming motherboard.

ASUS Announces Its Latest Z370 Series Motherboards - ROG, ROG Strix, Prime and TUF Gaming

By: Low Chern Lin


The arrival of the 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors marks the latest launch of a new consumer-oriented desktop platform this year, one with unprecedented power and responsiveness. Otherwise known as Coffee Lake, these new CPUs add more cores, larger caches, and higher clocks to an already potent foundation. They not only feature Intel’s fastest desktop chips for gaming, but are substantially better for content creation and power users who do more with their PCs.

ASRock Unveiled 10 of Its Z370 Series Motherboards

By: Low Chern Lin


To support the increase of core count on the 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors, ASRock has upgraded its CPU VRM design to provide more power phases than ever. More cores can demand more power when overclocking, and so, with up to twelve power phases, the ASRock power system is designed for maximum overclocking ability and stability. While the spotlight is focused on CPU and graphics performance, less glamorous subsystems are just as important. These new ASRock motherboards feature Hyper DDR4 design to provide outstanding memory overclocking ability – up to an insanely fast DDR4 4333MHz.

September 29, 2017

Overclocker ZERO_DAN Refreshed i9-7980XE World Record At 6140.46MHz With MSI X299 XPower Gaming AC Motherboard

By: Low Chern Lin


A few months before, MSI’s in-house overclocker, Toppc, became the first ever to push DDR4 speeds to 5.5GHz under liquid nitrogen cooling using the MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC motherboard. Today, MSI is proud to announce that the overclocker ZERO_DAN broke the CPU frequency 6GHz barrier using MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC motherboard with Intel i9-7980XE.

Transcend Offers Tips On Choosing The Right Dashcam For Your Needs

By: Low Chern Lin


The dashcam, or dashboard camera, has become an essential vehicle accessory primarily because of solid evidence that it aids with self-protection.Transcend Information Inc., a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, has come up with DrivePro dash cam products which live up to the brand’s stellar reputation for quality, reliability and affordability.As the industry expands, consumers enjoy more options with dashcams coming in different shapes and with diverse features. Here is Transcend’s advice to shed some light on how to select the right dashcam for your needs.

Transcend Unveiled New StoreJet 600 Portable SSD For Mac Devices

By: Low Chern Lin


Transcend Information Inc. has recently released its new StoreJet 600 for Mac. The StoreJet 600 comes with a stylish yet durable metallic casing that  perfectly matches the sleek lines and elegant curves of a Mac devices. The space-gray color reflects a sophisticated style, and makes this portable SSD a fashionable on-the-go accessory. The StoreJet 600 for Mac features the latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface and pre-formatted HFS+ file system, allowing it to be used right out of the box.

Ahead of the pack with Type-C and USB 3.1 Gen 2

Transcend’s StoreJet 600 for Mac utilizes the USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, which achieves double the transfer speeds of USB 3.1 Gen 1 devices, and meets UASP standards to boost transfer rates up to 470 MB/s. In addition, both a USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to Type-A cable are included in the package to accommodate Mac models featuring the Thunderbolt™ 3, USB Type-C, or USB 3.0 interface. 


Exclusive accessory for your Mac

The aluminum casing of the StoreJet 600 for Mac befits its status as an Apple-compatible SSD for its lightweight, modern, and sturdy design. The device’s alluring space-gray hue complements the sleek design of Mac computers. The StoreJet 600 for Mac is ready for immediate use, having been pre-formatted with the HFS+ file system. Supporting Time Machine® backup, the StoreJet 600 for Mac is ready to act as backup storage where needed. 


Advanced Transcend Elite software

Transcend Elite is an advanced software package compatible with both macOS and Windows that features powerful user-friendly applications, such as backup and restore, data encryption, and cloud backup to help users manage data and increase productivity. The software can be downloaded from the Transcend website, making saving, sharing, and taking your digital files with you easier than ever before. 

Transcend's StoreJet 600 for Mac portable SSD is offered in 240GB capacity, and is backed by Transcend's three-year limited warranty. 

Note: Mac® and Time Machine® are trademarks of Apple Inc.; Thunderbolt™ is a trademark of Intel Inc.

ASUS Unveiled New Direction For TUF Series Motherboards

By: Low Chern Lin


ASUS unveiled its new direction for its TUF series motherboard during last week's APAC Technical Seminar, where the TUF series motherboards that we used to know will no longer be the same.

Based on the new product positioning from ASUS, the TUF series motherboards has been rebranded into TUF Gaming that is made for the mass, the value oriented gaming motherboard for budget gamers who doesn't really need the extra fancy features like Sonic Studio III for gaming, or OptiMEM for memory overclocking.

September 28, 2017

Acronis Data Protection Solutions Drive Market Growth in Automotive & Motorsport Industries

By: John Diew


The motorsports industry is more than just raw engine power and responsive drivers. In modern motorsports, especially the world's most prestigious races - the Formula 1, the cars are fitted with different kinds of sensors that collect the race information and car statuses. What this means is that the Formula 1 team are also now in the race of data analysis and requires a high standard of data protection.

September 27, 2017

Western Digital announces the WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD and SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD

By: John Diew


Western Digital today announced the availability of the WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD and SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD in Malaysia. The new SSDs are the world's first client solid state drives built with the company's 64-layer 3D NAND technology.

ASUS ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro Review

By: Low Chern Lin




ASUS announced its ZenFone 4 series back in August 2017 with Gong Yoo as the brand ambassador. The ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro which we will be reviewing today is among the models introduced during the official launch, specially design for the selfie and wefie lovers.

September 23, 2017

G.Skill Announces AMD-Optimized Trident Z RGB DDR4 Memory Kit For AMD Platform Capable of Up To 3200MHz

By: Low Chern Lin


G.SKILL recently announced its latest Trident Z RGB DDR4 memory kits with enhanced compatibility on the latest AMD Ryzen and Threadripper platforms. AMD currently has two platform offerings, where Ryzen supports dual-channel with 2 or 4 memory modules and Threadripper supports quad-channel memory with 4 or 8 memory modules. 

To give a boost in memory performance to AMD number-crunching workstations and high-end graphic rendering systems, G.SKILL offers several selections for each AMD platform, including memory speeds of up to DDR4-2933MHz or ultra-high capacity at 128GB (8x16GB).

Noctua Announces New NH-L9a-AM4 and NH-L12S Low Profile CPU Coolers To Support Ryzen AM4 Socket

By: Low Chern Lin



Noctua recently announced the new NH-L9a-AM4 and NH-L12S silent CPU coolers, successors to the award-winning NH-L9a and NH-L12 that is tailored for the AMD Ryzen CPUs. 

September 22, 2017

NVIDIA Rumored To Launch GTX 1070 Ti In November To Tackle AMD Vega 56

By: Low Chern Lin



Weeks ago, an alleged photo of the supposed GTX 1070 Ti featured in a PC  build specs has sparked the interest of many. Some claimed that it's just a typo, but there are chance that NVIDIA is actually planning for its third Ti in its GTX 10 series lineup, the GTX 1070 Ti to tackle on the AMD Vega 56 just like what they did with the GTX 1060 back then. 

Intel Is Preparing To Launch a Dual-Core CPU for the X299

By: Low Chern Lin


Looks like Kabylake-X isn't the only thing 'new' you can expect from Intel after the being hit hard by AMD, as according to a discussion in an AMD discussion board on Baidu, an undisclosed tech related website from Sweden leaked photos of the Intel Core i3-7360X. 

More Free Game From Humble Store - Outlast Deluxe Edition Is Free For A Limited Time Only!

By: Low Chern Lin


Humble Store has been giving away quite an amount of interesting games recently and this time, they're giving away 'Outlast Deluxe Edition' worth $28.98 for a limited time only.

September 21, 2017

New ROG Peripherals from Asus

By: Clement Thien


It looks like we'll have new peripherals from Asus as they have announced their latest addition to the ROG family on September 19, 2017. All in all, there will be 4 peripherals, the ROG Pugio, ROG Strix Evolve, Cerberus RGB Mech Keyboard and Cerberus V2 Green.

All of them are priced competitively, I will indicate it as the article goes along, but warranty for the four products is at 24-months.

Court of Justice Declares Asetek Patent For Liquid Cooling Invalid and Required To Reimburse Cooler Master Up To 113,000 Euros In Total

By: Low Chern Lin



Back in April 2017, Cooler Master lost a dispute in the court against Asetek, a company that specializes in CPU and GPU liquid solutions over patent infringement. As result, Cooler Master is required to compensate a huge sum of $600,000 for violating U.S. patents 8240362 and 8245764 which belonged to Asetek.

September 20, 2017

ROG Masters Malaysian Qualifier 2017 Champions Fire Dragoon Esports and Team HighGround To Represent Malaysia For ROG Masters APAC

By: Low Chern Lin


Dota 2 and CS:GO fans had the opportunity to witness the best Malaysian E-sport teams battled out to be the winner of ROG Masters – Malaysian Qualifier 2017. Held at One Utama, New Wing LG Concourse during the Malaysian Day weekend, the event definitely set a perception that the E-sport scene is getting serious and bigger this year. 

Early Tests Confirms That Intel's Upcoming Coffee Lake-S CPU Will Not Work On Z270 Motherboards

By: Low Chern Lin



It has been reported that the upcoming Intel 300 series chipset motherboards will not be compatible with the existing Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs, nor the Coffee Lake-S CPUs to be compatible on Intel 200 series chipset motherboards, despite the fact that both are actually using the same LGA 1151 CPU socket. 

September 19, 2017

Streaming Games On Facebook Live - NVIDIA ShadowPlay Or OBS Studio?

By: Low Chern Lin


The steady pace of growth of the eSports scene in Malaysia has inspired gamers to introduce themselves to the community by posting videos and live broadcasting their gameplay on Youtube, Twitch, Facebook Live, etc. 

For starters who is not familiar with the game streaming platform and software used for game streaming, running Facebook Live through their smartphone is the easiest way to share their gameplay. 

September 18, 2017

Andrew Wilson of Electronic Arts Inc. Elected to Intel Board of Directors

By: Low Chern Lin


Intel Corporation today announced that Andrew Wilson, chief executive officers of Electronic Arts Inc., has been elected to Intel's board of directors. Wilson's election brings Intel's board membership to 12.

NVIDIA To Organize Its First AI-Focused Regional Conference In Singapore On October 23, 2017

By: Low Chern Lin


NVIDIA is organizing its first AI-focused regional conference in Singapore in October. The two-day event will be held at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, starting with a Deep Learning Institute (DLI) workshop on October 23, followed by a full-day of keynote addresses by renowned speakers, panel discussion and three tracks on smart cities, industry and research and development on October 24. 

September 17, 2017

Overclocking Evangelist Der8auer Confirms AMD Ryzen Threadripper 16C/32T As EPYC 32C/64T In Disguise

By: Low Chern Lin


Der8auer, world's renown overclocking evangelist previously delided an AMD Threadripper 1950X CPU and revealed that there's 2 extra CPU dies which lead to many to believe that the Threadripper CPU is actually an AMD EPYC CPU in disguise.

The video was later removed as requested by AMD, denying the claim and stated that the supposed extra CPU dies are mainly as structural support.

September 15, 2017

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 Now Available in Malaysia for RM15,999

By: John Diew



It is finally here, the ASUS ROG's first ever NVIDIA Max-Q Ultra slim gaming laptop - the ROG Zephyrus is now available in the Malaysian market at the price of RM 15,999 and it's ready for pre-order from all ASUS notebooks authorized resellers.

Sledgehammer Announces Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer Beta On PC On Steam

By: Low Chern Lin


Brace yourself Call of Duty fans, as WWII multiplayer beta is coming to PC very soon. Sledgehammer Games, the developer of the upcoming Call of Duty: WWII has just announced the date of the multiplayer beta, which starts from September 29th and run through October 2nd on Steam.

Humble Store Offers Psychonauts For Free - For A Limited Time Only!

By: Low Chern Lin


If you're a fan of action adventure games, be sure to check out on Humble Store's latest free game offer for this round - a free copy of Psychonauts worth $9.99 for a limited time only.

September 13, 2017

Cooler Master's No-Frills and Lightweight Notepal L2 Notebook Cooler Now Available At RM79

By: Low Chern Lin


Cooler Master, a leader in design and manufacturing computer components and peripherals, today launched their new sleek lightweight laptop cooler, the Notepal L2.

"For many years, Cooler Master has been focusing on innovation in Thermal solutions and now we are proud to play an important role in bridging design and technology,” said Richard Chen, Thermal Solutions Manager at Cooler Master Technology Inc.

Cooler Master Announces MasterBox Lite 3.1 In Malaysia At RM189

By: Low Chern Lin


Cooler Master recently announced the MasterBox Lite 3.1 as the latest addition to its MasterBox series chassis. The Masterbox Lite 3.1 is compact chassis with spacious interior, featuring a black coating, DarkMirror front panel and an edge-to-edge transparent acrylic side panel that gives the case a luxury look - and the reason for you to brag about your hardware. It comes with customizable trims which allow users to choose from 3 different colors of their choice

September 12, 2017

ASUS ROG Zephyrus to be launch in Malaysia on 14th September 2017

By: John Diew

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ASUS has confirmed that their NVIDIA MaxQ gaming laptop - GX501 Zephyrus, will be launching on this Thursday, right in time for the ROG Masters Malaysia Qualifiers. It is the world's slimmest gaming laptop that features 7th generation Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU.

Xiaomi launches the Mi Notebook Pro

By: John Diew



Xiaomi had a product launch yesterday and what has been announced include the Mi Notebook Pro, Mi Mix 2 and Mi Note 3. First, we shall have a look at the Mi Notebook Pro, Xiaomi's vision of the best laptop that would face against the Apple MacBook Pro.

September 11, 2017

G.SKILL Announces 4600MHz DDR4 Trident Z Memory Kit - Fastest DDR4 Kit To Date!

By: Low Chern Lin


G.SKILL has recently announced its 4600MHz CL19 DDR4 Trident Z series memory kit, which is probably one of the fastest to date. The kit is built with high-quality, hand-picked Samsung B-die IC and will be available in two color variations: silver aluminum body with white accent bar and black aluminum body with black accent bar.

September 09, 2017

Thousand Hands App Launch: Auction Your Problems Away

By: John Diew



Thousand Hands, an online services marketplace has been officially launched in Malaysia. The platform offers users faster and potentially cheaper services where service providers would bid for the job and users choose the best price and the best service provider.

Intel Rumored To Launch 8th Gen Coffee Lake-S CPU This Coming October 5th

By: Low Chern Lin


As of now, most of us is aware that AMD is leading the game with its Ryzen CPU. The Ryzen 5 1600 as for one, can easily beats Intel's in terms of price over performance, making it the popular choice for enthusiasts and gamers who is planning for the next build.

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