MSI's Big Bang Mobo Offers THX Yummyness

Earlier today, MSI officially announced its collaboration with Creative and THX to bring their audio technologies to the upcoming Big Bang motherboard. According to the company, the new mobo line is slated to be the first to implement THX TruStudio PC along with Creative's EAX Advanced HD 5.0 audio technology.

For consumers and gamers alike, this means that video, music, and games will (hopefully) sound better than typical onboard sound, while remaining true to the intention of the artists who created the content. “We consider Creative to be the best gaming audio provider worldwide and believe our cooperation will redefine the listening experience among the gaming community," said Jason Lee, MSI's Marketing Director.

According to this countdown clock, the Big Bang doesn't explode onto retail shelves for another twenty-one days (October 29). MSI first offered a glimpse of the mobo during the Intel Developer Forum, announcing its partnership with LucidLogix to incorporate the Lucid HYDRA 200 real-time distributed processing engine, allowing universal multi-GPU support.

"MSI's BigBang Motherboard is a turning point for the multi-GPU industry," said Offir Remez, President of LucidLogix. "Our close collaboration with MSI has allowed us to rapidly design and produce a first-ever universal multi-GPU motherboard that takes a major leap into mass market parallel graphics processing."

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  • mlcloud
    For those of you who aren't familiar with Lucid 200, It will allow multi-gpu without any driver mess and much better scalability than your crossfire and sli.... If it works. If it works, it will very literally revolutionize the concept of multi-GPU.

    MSI is making a big move, and all I can say it... ABOUT TIME.
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  • mlcloud
    For those of you who aren't familiar with Lucid 200, It will allow multi-gpu without any driver mess and much better scalability than your crossfire and sli.... If it works. If it works, it will very literally revolutionize the concept of multi-GPU.

    MSI is making a big move, and all I can say it... ABOUT TIME.
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  • Judguh
    It would be pretty awesome if consumers aren't limited to just one type of gpu scaling (crossfire/sli.) My question is why isn't Lucid working with AMD? It's awesome that they're working with Intel, but if AMD procs would be included in this, that would mean total freedom as to what CPU-GPU combo you want, right?
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  • apache_lives
    vorlessI like this, too bad I dislike MSI.


    I sure as hell will never be buying an MSI product again
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