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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?

August 31, 2017

Transcend Introduces JetDrive 820 For Mac Systems, With Speed Of Up To 950MB/s

By: Low Chern Lin


Transcend Information Inc., a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the release of the JetDrive 820 PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3.0 solid-state drive (SSD) for Mac computers. The JetDrive 820 is an upgrade in both storage and speed, offered in capacities up to 960GB and featuring read and write speeds of up to 950MB/s. Made with the latest 3D NAND flash, Transcend’s JetDrive 820 is the perfect upgrade for a MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air®, Mac mini®, or Mac Pro®.

GIGABYTE’s AX370-Gaming K7 motherboards featured with the Radeon RX Vega64 Bundle

By: Low Chern Lin


GIGABYTE has partnered with AMD to present its GIGABYTE GA-AX370-Gaming K7 motherboard for the Radeon™ RX Vega64 Bundle. The bundle is a value loaded package that offers consumers the opportunity to experience the power of the GA-AX370-Gaming K7 motherboard equipped with the AMD Ryzen™ 7 CPU and Radeon™ RX Vega64 GPU. The bundle offers plenty of firepower at exceptional value for those who want to build powerful gaming rigs. The bundle will be sold by 33 different E-tailers as listed in the chart below and will be available until the end of September 2017.

Why NVIDIA GT 1030 Is A Better Solution For Workstation On The Budget

By: Low Chern Lin


NVIDIA has released GeForce GT 1030 low end graphics card for entry level users who needs a slightly more powerful integrated graphics alternative for work, mild gaming and a 4K home theatre PC. It's basically a GPU specially tailored to tackle on Intel's integrated graphics.

August 29, 2017

Lenovo Hosted Hands-On Workshop With KL SketchNation To Demonstrate Full Sketching Capabilities Of The Lenovo Yoga BOok

By: Low Chern Lin


Lenovo recently hosted a Lenovo Yoga Book Hands-on Workshop with KL SketchNation to allow the attendees to experience the full sketching capabilities that the Lenovo Yoga Book can offer. 

In particular, they were eager very impressed with the Real Pen,a dual-use stylus that can write on both paper and the tablet, which offers the precision and control one would expect from a traditional pen on paper.

NVIDIA Collaborate With BINUS University To Establish The First AI R&D Centre in Indonesia

By: Low Chern Lin


NVIDIA today announced its collaboration with BINUS University and Kinetica to establish the first artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D) centre in Indonesia. 

Located at the university’s Anggrek Campus, the centre will support BINUS University’s aim to be the premier R&D hub for Al in Indonesia. Leveraging the power of NVIDIA’s GPUs, it will be a showcase of the commercial potential of GPU-accelerated deep learning applications.

August 25, 2017

NVIDIA Announces Game Ready Driver For Destiny 2 Open Beta, ShadowPlay Highlights For PUGB And More

By: Low Chern Lin


NVIDIA is making good on its promises at Gamescom PC Gaming Event on Monday with the release of a new Game Ready Driver for the Destiny 2 open beta. This new driver will also have GeForce gamers ready to use ShadowPlay Highlights in PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds, Ansel in Pro Evolution Soccer 2018, and to play Ark: Survival Evolved, F1 2017, and Quake Champions Early Access.

August 24, 2017

5 Things You Should Know About Razer And MOL’s Strategic Partnership

By: Low Chern Lin


Razer has recently announced its official partnership with MOL in during the zGold-MOLPoints launch event in Malaysia. Some of you might still be wondering just what kind of benefit this partnership will bring to not just both MOL and Razer, but to the end-users / gamers as well.

Transcend Offers Lightning-enable Storage Solution, the Perfect Match for iOS Devices

By: Low Chern Lin


Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to introduce its bidirectional transmission and storage solution for iOS device users. Transcend’s Lightning offerings, crafted for use with iOS devices, include flash drives for immediate storage expansion, a smart card ready for instant file transfer between Apple devices and memory cards, and exclusive Apps help these devices go far beyond the expected.

August 23, 2017

Acer Swift 3 now available with 8th Generation Intel Processor

By: John Diew


Early this month during the Acer Day press event, we have taken a glimpse at the Acer Swift 3 with the new design and colour options. Availability, however, is not mentioned at the time. Today we finally have the answer as Acer drops the news where the Swift 3 now comes with 8th Generation Intel Core processor.

Merdeka Giveaway 2017

By: John Diew

It is that time of the year again to celebrate the Independence Day, with a giveaway!

  • This giveaway is operated by Tech Critter in collaboration with My Everyday Tech, goldfries.com & Era of The Geeks.
  • This giveaway is open for participants reside in Malaysia only (must have local shipping address).
  • We are not responsible for lost shipments.
  • 1 Prize = 1 Winner, 10 Prizes = 10 Winners! No repeat winners.
  • Winners must reply within 48 hrs, failing which will result in disqualification.
  • Prizes may not be exchanged for monetary value.
  • Duplicated entry may result in disqualification.
  • Decisions of the organisers are final.

Merdeka Giveaway 2017

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August 22, 2017

ASUS ROG Malaysia Bundles RM100 Worth of Steam Wallet Code In Its Latest X299-Series Motherboard Promotion

By: Low Chern Lin


ASUS Republic of Gamers (MY) announced the new X299-series motherboard bundle promotion not long after its launch in the local market. This time round, ASUS bundles the purchase of any of its X299-series motherboard and ASUS NVIDIA GeForce GTX1070 & above card with the redemption of RM100 steam wallet. The promotion runs from the 14th Aug – 30th Sept 2017. 

ILLEGEAR RAVEN a Mid-Range Gaming Laptop with Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

By: Clement Thien


ILLEGEAR unveils their first mid-range gaming laptop with a full-sized mechanical gaming keyboard – RAVEN. This is the official successor of Illegear's own Q5 EVO released 6 months ago.

August 21, 2017

Lenovo Malaysia launches Official Store on Lazada

By: Clement Thien


Limited edition IdeaPad 120S to be made available exclusively to Lazada shoppers

Lenovo, a global tech company and PC manufacturer, announced the launch of their official store on Lazada Malaysia; The Lenovo Malaysia Official Store. This is to further strengthen the Company’s online retailing efforts to meet the needs of customers seeking greater choice and convenience. 

August 20, 2017

Razer Launches zGOLD-MOLPoints In The Heart Of Malaysia

By: Low Chern Lin


Razer today announced the official launch of zGold-MOLPoints in Malaysia. To celebrate the launch, Razer and MOL are hosting zGold-MOLPoints AFK @ Malaysia, a two-day gamer focused event that gives fans the chance to experience the full range of award-winning hardware, software and services that make up the Razer ecosystem.

August 18, 2017

ASUS Announces Its ZenFone 4 Lineup, Price Starts At RM899

By: Low Chern Lin


ASUS today announced its ZenFone 4 family smartphones at the "WE LOVE PHOTO" Regional Press Event held in Taipei, Taiwan. Among the new devices introduced is the ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro and the ZenFone 4 Selfie.

August 17, 2017

Kingston Announces Latest Addition of 4GB and 8GB Variant To Its DataTraveler 2000 Lineup

By: Low Chern Lin


Kingston continues the IronKey brand and tradition of delivering FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified solutions to customers who need the highest level of encryption and security with its latest addition of 4GB and 8GB capacity sizes variant to its family of DataTraveler 2000®, FIPS-197 certified encrypted USB Flash drives. 

NVIDIA Unveiled GeForce-exclusive PC Beta trailer of the PC edition of Destiny 2 running in 4K and 60 FPS

By: Low Chern Lin




NVIDIA has taken another step in collaborating with Bungie and Activision around Destiny 2 with the unveiling of a GeForce-exclusive PC Beta trailer featuring all-new gameplay footage of the PC edition of Destiny 2 running in 4K at smooth 60 frames-per-second.

MSI Launches #YesWeBuild Campaign To Inspire More People The Joy of PC Building

By: Low Chern Lin


MSI launched #YesWeBuild Campaign featuring easy and fun PC building kit for beginners to start with.The campaign rolls out to provide informative and fun guide in assistance to get everybody understand the world of PC building in a nutshell. 

August 11, 2017

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and 1400 Performance Review

By: Low Chern Lin




AMD has gotten a lot of attention from the enthusiasts' community around the globe since the launch of its Ryzen 7 CPU family. The promising performance that goes on par or even better than Intel's CPU marks the new rise of AMD (befitting of the name Ryzen) again in the PC enthusiasts community after the past decade.


We managed to get our hands on the Ryzen 5 1600 and 1400 CPU for today's review, thanks to AMD Malaysia. Let's proceed with the review and see just what kind of performance can we expect from both the Ryzen 5 1600 and 1400 - will it be a yay just like the Ryzen 7, or a nay?

(The AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1400 are currently retailed RM1039 and RM819 respectively.)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and 1950X To Hit The Shelves On August 10th 2017, Price Starts At RM3899

By: Low Chern Lin


AMD has finally released its highly anticipated Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and Ryzen Threadripper 1920X high-end desktop CPUs. With the new processor exceeding the expectations of even the most demanding developers, researchers, prosumers, creators, and multi-tasking gamers, this marks a major step forward in performance and features for the high-end desktop market. 

MSI Officially Launches GE63VR and GE73VR Gaming Notebooks In Malaysia

By: Low Chern Lin


Collaborating with Harvey Norman, MSI has officially launched both its GE63 and GE73 Raider gaming notebooks, their latest addition to the GE Series today in Malaysia.

Both GE63 and GE73 are equipped with Intel's 7th Gen. Core i7 Processors and NVIDIA's 10 Series GeForce GTX 1060 6GB graphics solution to ensure that gamers have the best mobile gaming power they need on the go. MSI is currently the first and only company to have a Multicolor Keyboard for its gaming notebooks. Each individual keys on the keyboard can be adjusted according to their own liking. 

August 10, 2017

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Review

By: John Diew


Have you ever accidentally deleted or formatted your disk drive only to find out that you forgot to backup a very important file on it? I've been in that situation before and there's no way I could ever describe the feelings of helplessness when it happened. Today we will be looking at the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard where it could help you to recover deleted, formatted or lost data from devices easily.

Kingston Upcoming UV500 Series SSD Will Feature Marvell's Latest 4-Channel Controller

By: Low Chern Lin



Kingston today announced over 6 million SSD units between the Kingston and HyperX lines have been shipped worldwide featuring Marvell controllers. The feat was accomplished in just over two years as the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD in February 2015 was the company’s first SSD to ship utilizing a Marvell controller. Marvell’s 88SS9293 controller provides lightning fast, next generation SSD performance making HyperX Predator PCIe SSD a must have for system-builders and enthusiasts.

August 09, 2017

Complete your MasterFan Pro RGB Series !!!

By: Clement Thien


Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA – Cooler Master, launched its completed series of MasterFan Pro RGB along with the RGB LED Controller and RGB Splitter Cable. Together with Cooler Master Software control, this marks a new thermal solution from Cooler Master.

Intel Unveils Its Core X-Series CPU Specifications, 14 Cores and 18 Cores CPU To Be Available In September 2017

By: Low Chern Lin


After the long wait since its announcement at Computex 2017Intel has released the specifications for its 12- to 18-core processors: Intel Core™ i9-7920X, Intel Core i9-7940X, Intel Core i9-7960X and the Extreme Edition Intel Core i9-7980XE processors. According to Intel, the new X-series processor family are designed to deliver the performance needed to meet extreme computing demands for virtual reality (VR), content creation, gaming and overclocking.

August 04, 2017

ASUS Introduces New ROG and Prime X399 Motherboards

By: Low Chern Lin


The latest generation of high-end desktops debuts today with AMD’s new X399 platform and accompanying Ryzen™Threadripper™ processors featuring up to 16 cores, 32 threads of desktop pounding performance. These SocketTR4 processors require new motherboards, and ASUS is ready with a trio of innovative products. Built for power users, gaming enthusiasts and prosumers, the new lineup of Republic of Gamers (ROG) and ASUS X399 motherboards represent the culmination of decades of experience refining all aspects of motherboard technology.

August 03, 2017

“Be Cool Everyday” and Enjoy Fabulous Prizes and Freebies from Acer!

By: John Diew


In conjunction with Acer Day, which is themed “Be Cool Everyday”, the public can now participate in exciting daily online challenges to collect points and stand a chance to win fabulous prizes comprising Acer Nitro 5, Swift 5 and Spin 5 laptops, among others!

From 3 August till 30 September, customers will receive shopping vouchers to the value of RM50 for a purchase of select Acer models worth below RM2,999.00. For purchases of select models worth between RM3,000.00 to RM3,999.00, customers will be rewarded with Microsoft Office 365 software, whereas for purchases of select Acer models above RM4,000.00, customers will receive a 1TB Hard Disk Drive, free-of-charge!

Those interested can visit https://www.acer-day.com/my/ for more details on the Acer Day “Be Cool Everyday” campaign.

August 02, 2017

Acer Launches the Predator Helios 300 and Nitro 5 Gaming Laptops in Malaysia

By: John Diew


In conjunction with Acer Day on 3rd August, Acer Malaysia today has unveiled its latest gaming laptop lineup from high-end gaming to casual gaming. Also announced at the press event is a range of lifestyle devices for work on-the-go and home entertainment.

August 01, 2017

South Korean Actor Gong Yoo Is The Ambassador For ASUS ZenFone 4 Series

By: Low Chern Lin

Gong Yoo, the new ASUS brand ambassador

Just a month ago, we can see all the ZenFone 4 series teasers on ASUS' social media page and most of you might have already know the identity of the next ASUS ZenFone 4  series ambassador - especially those who has been a big fan of Korean dramas and movies.  

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