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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?

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

Zephyrus

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.

September 08, 2017

Humble Store Offers The Walking Dead Season 1 For Free - For A Limited Time Only!

By: Low Chern Lin


If you're a fan of the popular American television series or just a hardcore fans of killing zombies, Humble Store is having a limited time offer just for you - A free copy of The Walking Dead: Season 1 worth $24.99.

September 07, 2017

MSI Announces Promotion On Lazada's Electronics Fair With Discount Of Up To RM 1,300

By: Low Chern Lin



MSI today announced a limited time promotion for selected MSI notebooks on Lazada's Electronics Fair with discount of up to RM 1,300 and freebies on selected models. If you're looking for a gaming notebook for gaming on the go but couldn't make it to the Malaysia IT Fair at Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur, this is the promotion that is made for you.

ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Review: Portable 15-incher on Budget

By: John Diew



The 2017 ASUS VivoBook S15 was officially launched alongside the other ZenBooks and VivoBooks during the Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan. Two weeks later, Malaysia became the first nation to receive the new ASUS laptop series as we know from the local launching event. What we have in our labs today is the ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U). Let's have a look at what does ASUS has to offer for the mainstream laptop market.

September 05, 2017

Transcend TS-CM80S M.2 SATA To USB 3.1 SSD Enclosure Kit Review

By: Low Chern Lin


Storage upgrade has always been an exciting part in PC DIY and some of the enthusiasts would actually reuse the old storage drive as an external storage device instead of just letting it go at a lower price. Whether it's a M.2 SSD, 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch drive or SSD, you can find the enclosure or docking system for it easily from retail shop or online retailers.

The Transcend TS-CM80S we'll be reviewing today is one of the M.2 SSD enclosure kit you can find on the market if you have an old M.2 SSD at your disposal. Special thanks to Transcend for providing us with the TS-CM80S SSD enclosure kit, and let's see what kind of performance we can expect from the 'old' SSD with the TS-CM80S!

September 04, 2017

Apacer Launches Its New AC532,1-Meter Shockproof USB 3.1 Gen 1 Portable Hard Drive With Anti-Slip Design

By: Low Chern Lin


Apacer recently launched its high price-performance portable hard drive, the brand-new AC532, a classic portable hard drive combining a slim shape with great protection design. The AC532 is equipped with an anti-vibration internal suspension structure, which is capable of enduring drop from 1-meter height. The anti-slip design on two sides makes AC532 easy to hold and carry. It features a USB 3.1 Gen 1 super speed transmission interface which greatly decreases the transmission time, and its offers capacity of up to 2TB.

September 03, 2017

[IFA 2017] Acer Unveils Swift 5, Spin 5 and Switch 7 Black Edition

By: John Diew


Acer has introduced their next generation of Swift, Spin and Switch models at IFA 2017. Incorporating the latest 8th generation Intel Core processors, the new devices also come with biometric technology supporting Windows Hello. Along with the new refreshing design and style, the new notebooks strikes an ideal balance in form and function.

September 02, 2017

[IFA 2017] Acer Announces the Predator Orion 9000 desktop, Predator X35 monitor & Predator Gadgets

By: John Diew


Acer has announced new additions to its premium Predator gaming lineup. The new products include the Predator Orion 9000 series gaming desktops; the Predator X35 monitor; and also a new Predator headset and mouse to enhance gaming enjoyment and control.

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