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MSI recognized as 2016 CES Innovations Honoree


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Ultra-portable 14” gaming notebook, the first AIO with an external GPU, and the compact gaming desktop debuting at the Venetian, Level 2 Bellini Booth 2001 and 2002 from January 6th to 9th

City of Industry, Calif. – November 11, 2015 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, received the distinction of International CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree for its light and portable GS40 Phantom 14” gaming laptop; the world’s first All-in-One PC to support an external desktop graphics card, the Gaming 27XT; and the compact, yet powerful Vortex Gaming PC. 

“The GS40 Phantom, Gaming 27XT and the Vortex reflect our goal of delivering the best in gaming solutions, whether you are a road warrior craving performance, a champion at home with an eye on design and style, or a PC enthusiast looking for next level performance,” says Andy Tung, president of MSI Pan America.  “These prestigious awards attests to our commitment to the gaming industry and we are delighted to receive this acknowledgement.”

GS40 Phantom – Honored under the “Tablets, e-Readers and Mobile Computing” category, MSI’s GS40 Phantom is an ultra-portable 14” gaming laptop with the power of full-sized desktops.  Armed with the latest Intel Skylake processor and NVIDIA GTX 970M graphics, the GS40 Phantom weighs only 3.75 lbs., measures than 0.87 inches thick, and is designed for mobile gamers who refuse to compromise on performance.

Gaming 27XT – Recognized under “Gaming and Virtual Reality”, and “Computer Hardware and Components” categories, MSI’s Gaming 27XT is the world’s first All-in-One PC to support an external desktop graphics card.  Armed with a variety of high-tech components and technologies, including Nahimic Audio, Killer Lan networking, and a stunning display, the Gaming 27XT delivers the best gameplay experience for gaming enthusiasts. 

Vortex Gaming PC– Acknowledged under the “Computer Hardware and Components” category, MSI’s Vortex is a powerful compact gaming PC designed to fit anywhere.  Potent yet small, the Gaming Vortex comes with dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 SLI graphics for blistering graphics, and a 360° Silent Storm Cooling for superior performance under the most intense gaming sessions. 

The CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association, the producer of CES 2016, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.  Products entered in this program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 27 product categories. 

MSI’s award winning products, including the GS40 Phantom, Gaming 27XT AIO and Vortex will debut on CES 2016 at the Venetian, Level 2 Bellini Booth 2001 and 2002 from January 6th to 9th as featured on CESweb.org/Innovation.

For more information about the GS40 Phantom, Gaming 27XT, Gaming Vortex, or MSI’s complete line of award winning products, visit us.msi.com

About MSI

Founded in 1986, MSI is driven and motivated by customer satisfaction.  A worldwide leader in computer components, MSI boasts a state-of-the-art R&D department, an annual production of motherboards and graphic cards reaching the tens of millions and sales in over 120 countries.  MSI reaches the consumer and commercial markets with a product lineup that includes notebook PCs, All-in-One PCs, servers, IPCs, robotic appliances and vehicle electronics.  MSI’s slogan, Innovation with Style, represents the company’s core value “Innovation” and “Style” and embodies the company’s pursuit of excellence through quality products, user-friendly designs and cutting-edge technology.

To learn more about MSI’s complete line of products, visit us.msi.com or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/MSI.ComputerUS and Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/msiUSA.