Micro-Star International (MSI) is a manufacturer of computer hardware, was founded in August 1986 in Taiwan. The company’s headquarters are located in the Zhonghe district of New Taipei.
Products: MSI is particularly well known among end users as a manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards for PCs, but also offers a wide range of computer accessories, complete systems and notebooks.
- All-in-one PCs
- video cards
In June 2012, MSI presented its first slider ultrabook at the Taiwanese IT trade fair Computex in Taipei under the name Slider S20, which can also be used as a tablet thanks to its touch screen in conjunction with slider technology. The device is equipped with an 11.6-inch display and has a resolution of 1,366 × 768 pixels.
Winki: Under the name Winki a Linux system is pre-installed on some MSI mainboards on a special flash memory, which should provide a compact, virus-safe and fast starting system for basic tasks like surfing the Internet.
The company employs around 16,900 people worldwide and has plants in China and Taiwan. Sales in 2016 amounted to approximately € 3.4 billion.