About MSI

Brand Story

As a world leading gaming brand, MSI keeps raising the bar in design and innovation of its GAMING Series products and has been a long-term sponsor of global eSports teams. Outstanding teamwork of MSI’s senior R&D staff and professional gamers culminates in the creation of every MSI GAMING product.

At the core of MSI’s innovation remains an unwavering commitment to provide Top Player with Top Choice products. Apart from its partnership with 12 pro-gaming teams around the world, MSI is also an active participant in international gaming tournaments and the host of Beat IT, a world-renowned gaming event. Thrilling in quality and performance, the MSI GAMING Series has proven to meet the most demanding tournament needs, bringing out pro-gamers’ best performance and leading them to one victory after another in the global eSports scene. All the above accounts for dominant eSports teams’ and professional gamers’ trust and decision to choose the MSI GAMING Series that helps them achieve more in their quest for world championship.

More than a pioneering gaming brand, MSI is a trusted partner for customers to rely on, whether they are out in the competitive gaming scene, embracing their digital life, or anywhere in their world.



MSI GT72 Dominator Pro laptop, GS30 Shadow, AG240 4K Edition AIO and X99 GAMING 9 are prestigious CES Innovations 2015 honorees. MSI has been awarded from Taiwan Excellence for 17 consecutive years. Taiwan Excellence 2015 Award winners: GT72 Dominator laptop, X99S GAMING 9 ACK and Z97 GAMING 9 ACK, 980 GAMING 4G and R9 270X GAMING 2G ITX graphics card, AG220 2PE, AG240 2PE and AG270 2PE All-In-One PCs. Honored as World’s 4th Best Laptop Brand of 2015 and NO.1 in Ranking of Asian Brands. MSI Proudly Recognized by Laptop Magazine.
MSI X79 Series Mainboards break the World Record of 170MHz Base Clock and 5.83GHz CPU Clock of Sandy MSI GT70 notebook is the only winner awarded Buyer's Choice, Best Choice, and Media's Choice in Computex 2012. 14 products of MSI got 2012 Taiwan Excellence Award.
MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3) and GT780DXR won CES 2012 Innovations Award.    
MSI Won one of Top 100 Taiwan Brands Distinguished among 500 brands. All the 23 products MSI participated in Taiwan Excellence Award selection won the prize, WindTop AE2420 3D AIO won the Gold Award. MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3), GT780DXR and N460GTX Hawk receive CES Innovations Award Honors.
X-Slim X340 was handed the Taiwan Excellence Silver Award and voted second most popular. MSI Big Bang-Fuzion mainboard and Telematics Box car infotainment both won Best Choice of COMPUTEX. MSI participated in 2010 Taiwan Excellence Award selection, and all registered products won the prize.
MSI has been chosen as one of “2009 Top 50 Corporate Citizens” from CommomWealth Magazine (Issue 416) in Taiwan. MSI has been chosen as one of "2009 Top 70 CSR Excellent Enterprises" from Global Views magazine (Issue 273) in Taiwan. MSI Netbook & Car Infotainment product won the Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2009. Announced the world's power-saving No. 1 Netbook.
Announced the 1st Ultra Slim Notebook. Announced the 1st All-in-One PC  
Announced the world's 1st Hybrid Storage Netbook. MSI has been ranked No. 19 of the Top 20 Taiwan Global Brands. MSI has been awarded "16th Industrial Technology Advancement Awards" by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. "Excellent Enterprise Innovation Award" & "Individual Achievement Award" affirmed the MSI R&D innovation strategy and management.
MSI is the only one winner of Best Enterprise of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008; MSI mainboard & notebook were honored to receive the "Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008". Announced the 1st Car Infotainment product. Announced the world's 1st 10” Netbook product.


Announced the 1st double-wheel and smart video & music interactive navigation service robot. The only one mainboard won the Best Choice of COMPUTEX 2007 award. Announced the world's 1st overclocking notebook.
MSI Notebook (PR200) won the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2007". Announced the world's 1st Crystal Collection Notebook product. Announced the world's 1st HATO Notebook (Concept Product).
MSI CE products won the iF Design Award in Germany. MSI is the only one winner in Tom's Hardware Guide (Worldwide No. 1 online IT Media) Both "Editor's Choice awards for Intel P975 and P965 platform. Announced the world's 1st Pocket Size DTV.
Obtained UL QC 080000 hazardous substance process management system certification. Announced the world's 1st solar-powered notebook and MP3 Player product (Concept Product).  
2005 2004  
MSI CE products won the iF Design Award in Germany. Announced the 1st Portable Multimedia Player produc. MSI CE products won the Good Design Awards in Japan.
Announced the 1st Notebook product. Obtained BVQI OHSAS 18000:1999 occupational health and safety management system certification. Announced the 1st Pen Tablet PC product.
Obtained UL QS 9000:1998 quality management system certification.    

Announced the world's 1st PC2PC WLAN mainboard.

Announced the 1st MSI communication product.

Announced the world's 1st PC2PC Bluetooth mainboard Inaugurated its EU Hub in Netherlands.
Established MSI Electronics (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. Established China service center in Shanghai. Announced the 1st Optical Device product.
Inaugurated the MSI Plant III in Jung-He, the suburb of Taipe.    
Announced the 1st Server product. Established MSI Computer (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.  
Obtained BVQI ISO 14001:1996 environmental management system certification.
MSI became a public company as it went on IPO (Initial Public Offering) on the Taipei Stock Exchange (TAIEX). Announced the industry's 1st mainboard designed for Socket 7 processor, which supports 100MHz FSB. Announced industry's 1st mainboard designed to support Dual PentiumR II processor.
Inaugurated the MSI Plant I in Jung-He, the suburb of Taipei. Announced the 1st Graphics Card product. Announced the 1st Barebone product.
Obtained TUV ISO 9001:1994 quality management system certification.    
1995 1991 1989
Obtained TUV ISO 9002:1994 quality management system certification. Announced the 486 and 586 mainboards. MSI moved its production facility to Hsin-Tien, the suburb of Taipei.
1988 1986  
MSI moved its production facility to Ho-Ping W. Rd. Taipei, Taiwan

Announced the 386DX mainboards.


MSI was established, focusing on the design and manufacture of Mainboards and Add-on Cards.

Announced the 1st overclocking 286 mainboards.