MSI Presents A Complete Line of PCI Express Gen 3 Products at CES 2012!

👤by Tony Le Bourne Comments 📅11.01.2012 22:53:32


World renowned mainboard and graphic card manufacturer MSI is exhibiting a complete line of PCI Express Gen 3 products at the world’s largest consumer electronics show, CES 2012, including the Big Bang-XPower II mainboard with 4-way SLI/Crossfire technology and 22-phase PWM design, the X79/Z77 series mainboards equipped with all-new Military Class III components, and the world’s first voltage-adjustable PCI Express Gen 3 R7900 Series graphics cards! Most importantly, the only mainboard product that received the CES 2012 Innovation Award, the Z68A-GD80 (G3), is also presented at the show. Such variety and reliability of products reveals MSI’s leading position and future potential in world technology innovation!

The best X79 design with 22-phase PWM design – Big Bang-XPower II and all-new Military Class III X79/Z77 series mainboards

MSI will showcase at CES 2012 the most comprehensive Series of PCI Express Gen 3 mainboards, including its flagship mainboard the Big Bang-XPower II, incorporating the industry’s first 22-phase hybrid PWM design that provides up to 240% power at 770A (when compared with the reference design.) The inclusion of 4-way SLI / CrossFire multi-GPU technology support and 8 DIMMs of 4-channel memory capacity makes Big Bang-XPower II the ideal mainboard to achieve extreme performance. Additionally, Military Class III components are used for X79/Z77 series mainboards to achieve the best quality and stability.

The world first voltage adjustable PCI Express Gen 3 graphic cards – MSI R7900 Series

Other than mainboards, MSI also announced the world’s first PCI Express Gen 3 graphic card Series powered by AMD’s latest 28nm Radeon HD 7900 graphic chip – R7970-2PMD3GD5. With MSI’s proprietary overclocking software, Afterburner, the core voltage can be fine-tuned to unleash full performance potential! Afterburner also provides a lot of functions and support to meet the demand of enthusiasts, such as Predator to capture gameplay video, remote monitoring of desktop graphic cards via the Afterburner App, and Kombustor benchmark to conduct various tests under operation.

CES 2012 Innovation Awards winner – Z68A-GD80 (G3)

Among so many competitors, MSI’s world first PCI Express Gen 3 mainboard Z68A-GD80 (G3) won the CES 2012 Innovation Awards from the world largest Consumer Electronic Show, proving MSI’s current and future potential to lead technological innovation through its high products!

MSI‘s showcase will be located at The Venetian Resort Casino and be open to the press between 3 PM and 6 PM on January 9, 10, and 11. For more information and an online display of MSI’s latest products, please visit the event webpage for CES 2012 at:

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