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.


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.