The MSI afterburner 4.6.0 was released on 22 Sep 2018 (one year ago). The voltage control for reference designs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20×0 series graphics cards and GPU Boost control for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20×0 series graphics cards has been added. Dual fan design has also been introduced on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20×0 series graphics cards with an updated hardware abstraction layer to provide support for multiple fans. The fans of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20×0 series graphics cards can be controlled in the manual mode while working independently. A thermal offset has also been added to check the temperature of CPU. Also, the “package usage” graph has been renamed to “commit charge”. MSI afterburner overclocking scanner application (created by NVIDIA Scanner technology ) has also been added but is only available for NVIDIA RTX 20×0 series graphics cards but only under 64-bit operating system according to 3dfxzone.it.
The MSI afterburner 4.5.0 was released on 25 Apr 2018 (one year ago). In this version of MSI afterburner MSI Cyborg White Skin and on/off states of fan speed button have become more identifiable. Users can also use the backup/restore command switches to backup their MSI afterburners and may also configure settings from other restore points. According to overclock.net option called “Show profiler panel” has also been introduced showing the user a detailed description of per- sensor polling statistics. Correction formulas may now also be used for sibling data sources. Incorrect tracking markers have also been fixed with the addition of Intel i7 and i9 7XXXX LGA2066 CPUs. The sample interval for CPU’s usage calculation has also been reduced from 1000ms to 100ms.
Plugin descriptions have now been added to the plugin window and a new SetupSource API function has also been added which enables the user to configure settings per his like. This also allows the user to customize the desired plugin directly from the data source or choose from the selection window. Addition of GetHostAppProperty API function allows retrieval of new properties from the host application. A new plugin for both CPU and GPU has also been added. A SMART plugin for temperature Intel and Samsung has also been added. Also, the addition of HwInfo, PerfCounter and GUI for AIDA64 plugins allows the user to edit the list of sensors exported by each plugin including customizing or resetting plugins.
The MSI afterburner 4.4.2 was released on 15 Dec 2017 (2 years ago). In this version of MSI afterburner, the voltage control for reference design NVIDIA TITAN V series graphics cards have been added. According to”overclock.net” bugs including incorrect group names of “Framerate Avg”, “Framerate 0.1% Low”, “Framerate Max”, “Framerate Min” and “Framerate 1% Low” have also been fixed. The detection for 3D application has also been improved which supplies data to “Frametime” and “Framerate” graphs easily when multiple 3d applications are running at a time.
The MSI afterburner 4.4.0 was released on 06 Nov 2017 (2 years ago). This version of MSI afterburner has plugins for software’s like PerfCounter, AIDA, HWINFO with hooking facility of CPU, MOBO and PSU temperature variants. According to guru3d.com user can also plot graphs with labels from OSD graphs including time frames.
The MSI afterburner was launched on 27 Oct 2016 (3 years ago). The new version includes the entire Nvidia GeForce GTX Series 10 including 1050, 1060, 1070, 1080 Titan X (Pascal) and AMD the Radeon RX series 480, 470 and 460. According to guru3d.com the RTSS is also updated.
The MSI afterburner 4.2.0 was launched on 10 Dec 2015 (4 years ago). The best feature about this version is that it supports both AMD and NVIDIA graphic cards. This means that the user no longer has to switch between the graphic cards since this version of MSI afterburner provides the user with the same functionality of hardware, making the migration process much easier. The user can also design skins of his choice and can also change the localization into his native language. This version also supports third-party VFW codes, enhances RTV1 and MJPG video editing with accelerated encoding for hardware through NVIDIA NVENC, AMD VCE and Intel QuickSync. Video capture software with a push-to-talk feature is free now.
With fixed manual fan speed mode or default automatic fan speed mode, MSI afterburner also provides automatic fan speed mode which allows the user to define the speed of the fan by choice. In addition, the profile management system allows the user to create downclocking rules by preference. The memory 10 voltage control with Core 9 and VDDCI/PEXVDD auxiliary gives a more enhancing experience as compared with the previous versions.
According to overclock.net, AMD Fiji graphic support processors have also been added along with AMD Radeon Software (Crimson edition) with “LegacyDriverDetection” which allows user to legacy driver version if there is a problem with the Catalyst driver. The MSI GTX980Ti Lightning series graphics cards with NCT7511Y thermal sensors and the MSI GTX980Ti Lightning series graphics cards with IR3595A+IR3567B voltage regulators. The temperature monitoring for CPUs between 10h and 16h is unlocked by default for CPUs with thermal monitoring. Brazilian and Portuguese localization has also been included.
The MSI afterburner was released on 28 May 2015 (5 years ago). This version has an added voltage control of reference design NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X series graphics cards and VIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti series graphics cards. A third party voltage control has also been added but can only run if a third party hardware database has also been downloaded.
Issues with maximum junction temperature (Tjmax) have also been solved where users can now ride the maximum junction temperature (Tjmax) through a configuration file as well. To monitor more accurately, the negative temperature has also been added for NVIDIA GPUs in all skins monitored by the application. According to overclockers.com correction formulas have also been added which help in modifying the temperature sensors.
Two new options “CPU load” and “CPU temperature” have also been added to monitor the CPU load and maximum CPU temperature across CPU cores currently being used at the time. A retry connection counter has also been included to the Logitech (LCD) module with an output format for min/max limits as depicted on the graph.
Load time for USF files have been reduced and moreover, new open skin files 10 times faster than the previous version of MSI afterburner. The multimedia timer resolution is not fixed to 10ms but can go till 16ms.
The MSI afterburner 4.1.0 was launched on 03 Jan 2014 (6 years ago). According to forums.videocardz.com, the new MSI afterburner includes brand new skins by Drerex Design which with the help of the skin compiler (introduced in the previous version) reduces the size of the skin by 10 at average.
New hardware features have been directly imported into this version of MSI afterburner 4.1 .0 from RivaTuna hardware. This enables the user to view HML files from the hardware monitoring system by pressing the “View” button in the “Monitor” tab or by using the web. Also, users can now set up to 8 custom markers in any position and can also customize the colours of graphs by double-clicking the colour legend box on the graph. Users can also track values of markers display not only in the active graph but in a layered graph as well.
The ‘User Interface’ tab pops up immediately because the user no longer has to wait for the skins to process because the skins are now being added in a separate background thread. A number of new indicators have also been added like vector indicator (for antialiasing and speeding up the performance) and animator indicators. Skin scaling support has also been added to improve the resolution of third party skins in addition with back buffering support system.
In this version of MSI afterburner, new third- party skins have also been added from the GeForce 200 series and USF skin series. It is now also possible to open the advanced settings window and the information window through a keyboard shortcut that would also provide compatibility with a third party server. A silent installation scenario has also been added as an additional feature.
The MSI Afterburner was released on 04 Sep 2013 (7 years ago). According to blackholetec.com added features of this version include MSI R9 280 series voltage control support with MD Tonga graphics processors family support and voltage control for reference design AMD RADEON R9 285X series graphics cards with NCP81022 voltage regulators. Another overclocking for AMD Tonga graphics processors was also added. But this was only limited for the processors and not the AMD Tolga graphic processor family. Another feature of ‘Layered graphs’ was also added in the ‘Attach’ tab where user can customize as many-layered graphs as he wants with customizable colours and the user can also adjust the number of graphs in the “Active monitoring graphs” section in the “Monitoring” tab. Another “Override graph” option is also added where users can rename their graphs displayed on the monitoring tab. Prehistory buffer size is now fixed with over 3600 samples available. Also, two types of modes are now available for the user to select from either text mode or bar chart indicator mode.
New Logitech API is also introduced which enables the users to view between different Logitech LCD displays with colour displays for Logitech G19/G19s keyboards. The G19/G19s keyboards allow the user to flip between text or graph mode for better viewing. This option is available on the ‘Menu’ tab. Font size has also been increased to 8×12, 10×12, 12×12 and 12×16 with more acceleration for better scrolling.
New temperature settings allow the user to switch between either Celsius or Fahrenheit for better monitoring. Also, 12 hours/ 24 hours’ time format allows the user to control ‘On Screen Display’ by choice.
New option of “Enable low-level IO driver” has also been added in the ‘General’ tab but a slight modification has also been made for better monitoring of Intel iGPUs when the “Enable low-level IO driver” option is not switched on. Slight improvements have also been made in the handshaking algorithm with advanced hardware polling for both NVIDIA graphics cards and Multi-GPU systems. Another SV12 voltage control is also added for better compatibility with graphic cards via AMD ADL SDK and another option of automatically pre-recording the video has also been included in the “Video capture” tab.
Significant changes have also been made in the skin engine with improved skin compiler to which gives a greater depth if the skin compiler fails due to an error. Moreover, the skin compiler supports the possible BMP format and the whole PNG format. This marks the end of MSI afterburner supporting 24-bit BMP files only. The modified skin format includes three new modes.
This best used for performance testing with backward compatibility with existing skins.
Layered Mode with Colorkey
Layered mode wit colorkey allows for better adjustment of transparency of skinned window and also provides faster rendering of skins at supersonic speed with non-rectangle window shape.
Layered Mode with Alpha
Layered Mode with Alpha provides more advanced visual effects with compatible skins and also provides alpha channel support per pixel.
This version also allows skin cross-compatibility with other applications on RivaTuna Engine. A special layer of GUI imbedded in the chip allows the user to use skins from a third party without much difficulty and also makes the process of transferring skins to MSI afterburner less tiring.
MSI afterburner 3.0.1 was released on 10 Jun 2013 (7 years ago). According to 3dfxzone.it, added features of this version include AMD RADEON R9 295X2 series graphics cards with NCP81022 voltage regulators and fixed hardware reference designs for AMD RADEON HD 7990 and AMD RADEON HD 290X series graphic cards. Another important addition is a fixed GDI resource leak which is enabled when icon monitoring mode is turned on.
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