30th Anniversary

MSI GAMING products are some of the hottest and most popular gear today, but did you know that gamers have been rocking their favorite games on MSI products for 30 years? From the very start, MSI has always brought you cutting edge technology and product innovations to offer a complete product portfolio with ultra-stable performance and gamer-oriented design for the most demanding hardcore gamers.

30 years is a LONG time in terms of games. We went from pixel-art and text-based games on (S)VGA monitors to ultra HD graphics shown on multi-monitor setups, running 3D engines that can make everything look damn near photo-realistic. Playing the game below, you might well discover that you played some of your favorite games ever on MSI hardware without even realizing it.

30 Years of Gaming with MSI

 

1986-1988

MS-3121

World's first overclocking 286 motherboard. Socket 3167 model with room for 1 Intel 386DX CPU running at a whopping 33MHz! This motherboard could also be upgraded with an FPU co-processor to work together with the Intel main processor.

1989-1992

MS-4126

Legendary 80486 platform motherboard with SIS 85C471 Chipset, 32bit VESA local bus and 16bit ISA slots. This platform supports up to 64MB of (FPM) DRAM and CPU speeds of 25/33/40/50 or 66 MHz.

1993-1997

MS-5103

World's 1st Dual Pentium Pro-based motherboard with DRAM support up to 128MB. This motherboard has 4 PCI 32bit slots. Typical Processor speed was 60 or 66MHz, however the first Pentium architecture was a huge jump from 80486 in terms of performance.

MS-4413

First MSI 3D graphics card, featuring 8MB of SGRAM, AGP 1x interface and OpenGL support.

1998-2003

845 PRO

Sporting the Intel® 845 chipset and supporting the Intel® Pentium 4 processor, this motherboard supported up to 2GHz CPU speed. With 3 SDRAM slots this model supported up to 3GB memory. Graphics accelerating is capable through AGP 4X.

MS-8802

First MSI NVIDIA powered card with the RIVA TNT2 chip. Featuring 16MB of RAM, AGP 4x/2x interface and DirectX 6.0 support.

2004-2007

945P NEO3-F

On the famous LGA775 socket, this motherboard, featuring the Intel 945P Express chipset, impressed with great performance & compatibility for Intel's legendary Core2Duo line of processors. DDR2 667MHz and PCI-Express x16 is supported.

NX6800GS

Built on the NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS chip, this 256MB card featured MSI's Dynamic Overclocking Tool (D.O.T.) which could boost its performance by up to 10% under warranty.

2008-2013

P55M-GD45

Based on the Intel P55 Express chipset, this motherboard supports Intel's first line of 'Core i processors. With this model we saw the introduction of two unique MSI technologies to provide superb overclocking performance: OC Genie and DrMOS.

N570GTX
Twin Frozr III Power Edition

The combination of the excellent GTX 570 GPU on an MSI Power Edition with Triple Overvoltage support meant overclocking on a whole new level. Also the first MSI card equipped with the legendary Twin Frozr III cooler, which could handle OC temperatures with ease.

2014-2016

Z170A GAMING M7

The latest and greatest in the long line of MSI motherboards. Sporting the newest technologies like USB 3.1 Gen2, M.2 and U.2 together with unique gaming features and endless connectivity options, the Z170A GAMING M7 sets the new standard.

GTX 970 GAMING 4G

Bristling with cutting-edge technology, this is the absolute best selling and most awarded MSI graphics card to date. The stunning Twin Frozr V cooler provides the NVIDIA Maxwell GPU with unmatched silent, cool gaming performance.

Prize Schedule

Of course you need a powerful, sexy gaming rig to be a gamer. So each week we will be giving away a set of some of our hottest GAMING components to a lucky winner with a top 30 High Score.
The ultimate gamer who has the top score at the end of this promotion will receive the Grand Prize: You will also get enough G2A credit to get all the hot new games in 2016, so you can keep on gaming all year long!

Grand Prize

May 18th

A Year of gaming

(600 USD worth of G2A credit)

Grand Winner
A year of Gaming credit
Daniellimia

Week 1

(Apr. 20 - Apr. 27)

  • a Z170A TOMAHAWK
  • a GTX 960 GAMING 2G
  • XSplit Gamecaster v2.5
Winners
Z170A TOMAHAWK motherboard
ODB
GTX 960 GAMING 2G graphics card
Artmaton

Week 2

(Apr. 28 - May. 4)

  • a Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X
  • a GTX 970 4GD5T
  • XSplit Gamecaster v2.5
Winners
Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X motherboard
JulianDoom
GTX 970 4GD5T graphics card
PauPau

Week 3

(May. 5 - May. 11)

  • a Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON
  • a GTX 980 GAMING 4G
  • XSplit Gamecaster v2.5
Winners
Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard
Delimiter
GTX 980 GAMING 4G graphics card
Amatsooni

Week 4

(May. 12 - May. 18)

  • a Z170A GAMING M7
  • a GTX 970 GAMING 4G
  • XSplit Gamecaster v2.5
Winners
Z170A GAMING M7 motherboard
Anulka
GTX 970 GAMING 4G graphics card
VinoVelupillai

This - "30 years of gaming with MSI" promotion campaign is hosted by MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. ("MSI") on gaming.msi.com/promotion/30-years-of-gaming/ ("Promotion Website"). Detailed information regarding how to participate in the event and winning prizes can be found on the Promotion Website. MSI Terms of Use and MSI Privacy Policy apply to this promotion as part of the Terms and Conditions ("Conditions"). Participation in this Promotion is regarded as acceptance of these Conditions. MSI may at any time revise the Conditions and other rules set forth by MSI. The Participants shall be bound by any such revisions.

The Promotion will be held worldwide and starts on April 20th, 2016 and ends on May 18th, 2016 ("Promotional Period").
Employees of MSI and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising representatives and agencies involved in the Promotion, and the immediate families of any of the foregoing persons or entities, are NOT ELIGIBLE for the Promotion.
By participating in this Promotion, the Participant acknowledges the following:
To participate, you must:

  • Like your local Facebook MSI page with your personal Facebook account.
  • Complete the game to generate a High Score which you may enter with your personal Facebook account. Only one High Score can be submitted per person, the highest score counts.

Winners of all prizes beside the Grand Prize will be randomly selected from High Scores in the top 30.

The prizes for participants who have a top 30 High Score are:

  1. Week 1 (Apr. 20 - Apr. 27): an MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK motherboard + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5 and an MSI GTX 960 GAMING 2G graphics card + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5
  2. Week 2 (Apr. 28 - May. 4): an MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X motherboard + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5 and an MSI GTX 970 4GD5T graphics card + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5
  3. Week 3 (May. 5 - May. 11): an MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5 and an MSI GTX 980 GAMING 4G graphics card + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5
  4. Week 4 (May. 12 - May. 18): an MSI Z170A GAMING M7 motherboard + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5 and an MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G graphics card + XSplit Gamecaster v2.5

The Grand Prize will be awarded to the person with the top High Score at the end of the campaign (May 18th 2016 @ 21:00 TW / 15:00 CET / 06:00 PST).

You can play the game as many times as you like, however only one score can be entered per person.
The Prize winners will be selected within a week after the end of each promotion period on Promotion Website and contacted by MSI.
When asked, prize winners must provide MSI their contact information within one week after the Announcement Date by E-Mail or Facebook message. In the event that a prize winner fails to provide the contact information within this timeframe, it is deemed a waiver of the right to the prize, and MSI has the right to assign the prize to another winner.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You agree to grant Facebook a complete release regarding this Promotion. You acknowledge that you are providing your comments and Personal Information to MSI and not to Facebook; and such information and Personal Information will only be used for this Promotion – 30 years of gaming with MSI.

You must behave in accordance with the Conditions, and must not be in violation of any applicable laws or regulations. MSI reserves the right to verify the validity of your qualification at any time during or after the Promotional Period, and reserves the right to disqualify you (even a Winner) from this Promotion including the prize qualification if you fail to follow the Conditions or constitute any misconduct for tampering or suspicion of tampering with the Promotion without any notice.

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