[WCSA – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Milestones during 36 years development of MSI, Taiwan's prestigious hardware corporation (1986)

29-09-2022

(wcsa.org) Micro-Star International Co., Ltd (MSI) is a Taiwanese multinational information technology corporation headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan.

It designs, develops, and provides computer hardware, related products, and services, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, All-in-One PCs, servers, industrial computers, PC peripherals, car infotainment products, etc.

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MSI's offices in Zhonghe District, New Taipei City, Taiwan serve as the company's headquarters and house a number of different divisions and services. Manufacturing initially took place at plants in Taiwan but has been moved elsewhere. Many MSI graphics cards are manufactured at its plant in China. The company has branch offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South Africa. The company has a global presence in over 120 countries.

 

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The company has been a sponsor for a number of esports teams and is also the host of the international gaming event MSI Masters Gaming Arena (formerly known as MSI Beat IT). The earliest Beat IT tournament can be traced back to 2010, featuring Evil Geniuses winning the championship.

(WOWTIMES) MSI’s history and achievements

  • 1986: Micro-Star International was established. MSI focused on the design and manufacturing of motherboards and add-on cards.
  • 1989: MSI introduced its first 486 motherboards, its first Socket 7-based motherboard (1990), its first 586 motherboards (1993), and its Dual Pentium Pro-based motherboard (1995)
  • 1997: MSI introduced its Intel Pentium II-based motherboard with Intel MMX Technology, along with its first graphics card product, and its first barebone product
  • 1998: MSI became a public company with an IPO (Initial Public Offering) on the Taipei Stock Exchange
  • 2000: MSI introduced its first set-top box product (MS-5205).
  • 2002: MSI set up its European logistics center in the Netherlands.

 

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  • 2003: the company introduced the first Pen Tablet PC product (PenNote3100) and the first digital audio player and in 2004 first Notebook product (M510C)
  • 2008: MSI sponsored Fnatic and dived into the PC gaming market. Its GAMING series features laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphic cards, All-in-One PCs, and gaming peripherals designed for gamers and power users.
  • 2015: MSI teamed up with eye-tracking tech firm Tobii for the creation of eye-tracking gaming laptops. MSI was ranked the fourth-best laptop brand of 2015 by Laptop magazine.
  • 2016: MSI announced a collaboration with HTC and has revealed Vive-ready systems to offer Virtual Reality experiences.
  • 2018: MSI was rated the Best Gaming Laptop Brand of 2018 by Laptop Mag.
  • 2020: MSI unveiled a new line of business-oriented laptops under the "Modern", "Prestige", and "Summit" lines, and a new logo specific to these models.

 

 

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