MSI displays Afterburner App for Android, the World’sFirst Android-based Overclocking Utility for Graphics Cards:

Monitor, Overclock, and Overvoltage Graphics Cards Wirelessly with Android Phones andTablets!

[Taipei – Taiwan] Theleading graphics card and mainboard manufacturer, MSI,today display the Android version of its popularAfterburner overclocking utility for graphics cards at Computex 2011. Thepioneering Android overclocking utility was co-developed by MSI and well-knownsoftware programmer “Nick Connors”. The new Afterburner utility allows the Android-based smartphonesand tablets to adjust or monitor Afterburner settings on PC over a Wi-Ficonnection. In addition to monitoring the temperature, voltage and fan speed,the utility can also be used for overclocking and overvoltaging! This year MSI is demonstrating how to use theAndroid-based cellphoneto overclock the graphics card with the Afterburner app from booth L607 in the NangangExhibition Hall;giving enthusiasts a chance to experience for themselves the hottest overclockingtechnology app for tablets and phones.  

The Afterburner app enables Android phones and tablets to monitor or overclock a graphics card by connecting to the Afterburnerutility* installed on a PC over a Wi-Fi connection. For enthusiasts who like tomonitor the operation of their graphics cards, they can now do so through theirmobile phone or tablet, even while playing the FPSgames, without having to use aseparate display. For extreme overclocking enthusiasts, they can use their mobile phone to monitor frequency,temperature and voltage parameters in real time while their computer is runningfull-screen testing software. Key parameters can even be adjusted on the flyfor specific testing scenarios to make breaking world records in performance even easier. You can evenconnect to your home computer and check how the graphics card is running when you are away, aparticularly convenient feature when running scientific computing programs that utilize the GPU such as Folding@Home.


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