MSI reports strong sales for August
MOPS, September 12; Steve Shen,
DIGITIMES [Monday 12 September 2016]
Micro-Star International (MSI) has
reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.224 billion (US$323.109
million) for August, representing a 22.62% increase on month and
39.22% increase on year.
Accumulated 2016 revenues through
August totaled NT$64.663 billion , increasing 22.9% from a year
earlier. For the year of 2015, MSI posted total revenues of
NT$85.304 billion, up 0.47% on year.
MSI is expected to see its revenues
reach over NT$100 billion in 2016, powered by the release of its
VR-ready gaming notebooks, including its latest model, the
GT83VR Titan SLI, which comes with a Cherry MX keyboard,
SteelSeries Engine 3 and supports Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 and
GTX 1070 SLI graphics cards, according to a Chinese-language
The company's stock price rose
3.48% to close at NT$83.30 on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)
during the September 12 session, in which the benchmark index
declined 1.18% to finish at 8947.06
MSI partners with HTC to release VR One
Monica Chen, Taipei; Steve Shen,
DIGITIMES [Tuesday 13 September 2016]
Micro-Star International (MSI)
has launched the VR One, a virtual reality (VR) backpack PC,
in partnership with HTC's Vive team, featuring high-end
specifications, specially designed connection cables and
The HTC-MSI team will showcase
the VR backpack PC at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show (TGS)
which will be held Sept. 15-18.
HTC and MSI will launch a
special sales package to promote the VR One in Japan. Under
the program, four models of MSI's gaming notebooks – the
6RF-004JP and 6RF-003JP of its GS63VR series, as well as the
6RF-006JP and 6RF-002JP of the GE62VR series – will be
bundled with the HTC Vive and three VR games – The Gallery,
Zombie Training Simulator, and Tilt Brush.
HTC and MSI will start
accepting pre-orders for the VR One on September 13, and
sales of the new package will be also available at MSI's
distributors in Japan, including Bic Camera, PC Shop ARC and
PC Ones, in early October, according to HTC.
MSI is expected to ship 1.2 million gaming notebooks in 2016
compared to 900,000 units shipped a year earlier.
Additionally, MSI also shipped two million graphics cards in
the first half of 2016 and is likely to ship four million
units for all of the year compared to 3.8 million units
shipped in the previous year.
MSI's VR One backpack PC
reports strong sales for August
Stockwatch - Sep 12, 15:23
Micro-Star International (MSI)
has reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.224 billion
(US$323.109 million) for August, representing a 22.62%
increase on month and 39.22% increase...
ship 5 million graphics cards in 2016
Aug 25, 21:23
Micro-Star International (MSI)
shipped two million graphics cards in the first half of 2016
and is likely to ship five million units in the whole year,
growing 31.6% on year, for...
MSI announces new
gaming notebooks using Nvidia GTX 10 series GPUs
Aug 18, 10:18
and gaming notebook vendor Micro-Star International
(MSI) has announced 11 new gaming devices under its four
major product series - GT, GS, GE and GP. These...
Asustek claims to be the largest
gaming notebook vendor worldwide, say papers
EDN and Apple Daily, August 17;
Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 17 August 2016]
Commenting on Micro-Star
International (MSI) claiming it was the largest gaming
vendor worldwide at its new gaming notebook launch
conference on August 16, Asustek Computer citied other
research figures saying that the company was actually
the largest vendor worldwide in the first half with
around 40% market share, according to a Chinese-language
Economic Daily News (EDN) report.
Asustek was also the
largest gaming notebook vendor in Taiwan in the second
quarter with a 52% market share, expanding its gap with
second-largest Acer by 32pp.
Asustek is planning to push
its gaming notebooks into four major markets: the US,
China, Germany and France in the second half and is
pushing to achieve an on-year shipment growth rate of
50% in the third quarter.
Daily report said the discrepancy between the two
research firms' figures was because they counted
products differently, with the firm putting MSI ahead
having a higher standard for what it considers a gaming
MSI is currently the largest
Gaming notebook vendor after taking over Asus 15%
MSI becomes the largest gaming notebook
vendor worldwide, says paper
EDN, July 22; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 22 July
Micro-Star International (MSI) has become the largest
gaming notebook player worldwide with a market share of
19%, surpassing Asustek's 15%, according to a
Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report citing
The market watchers pointed out that MSI's EPS for 2016
is expected to reach NT$5.41 (US$0.17), up nearly 20%
from NT$4.39 in 2015 thanks to increasing shipments of
its gaming products, and rising virtual reality demand.
Worldwide gaming notebook shipments are expected to
reach around 4.5 million units in 2016, up 15.4% on
year, but the market sector still has a lot of space for
growth since the product line only accounts for 3% of
the notebook market, the paper added, citing figures
from research firms.
Thanks for all the great support ^^
Global gaming notebook shipments
expected to reach 4.5 million units in 2016
Monica Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai,
DIGITIMES [Tuesday 16 August 2016]
The gaming notebook market
is expected to see shipments of 4.5 million units in
2016, up 12.5% on year. Micro-Star International (MSI)
is forecast to ship over 1.2 million units in the year,
up from over 900,000 units in 2015, surpassing Asustek
Computer in terms of both shipments and profits.
Countries including China,
South Korea and Russia are treating e-sports as an
official sport, and have been aggressively nurturing the
industry. As a result, worldwide gaming notebook
shipments have been rising over the past couple of
years. Virtual reality becoming a new trend for 2017,
and is also expected to increase related shipments.
MSI plans to release
next-generation gaming notebook models featuring
Nvidia's GTX 1080 discrete graphics card. MSI will
launch a total of 10 gaming notebooks under its three
major series. To differentiate from its competitors, MSI
has made improvements in the devices' industrial design,
materials, heat dissipation and sound quality.
With its new gaming
notebooks and graphics card launches, MSI's revenues are
expected to grow 25-30% sequentially in the third
quarter, and product ASP is also expected to rise
notebooks' mainstream prices are between US$1,499-1,999
and vendors have been competing aggressively in the
segment. China-based Haier mainly focuses on US$1,000
entry-level gaming models, while Alienware, Asustek,
MSI, Gigabyte Technology and Acer are all targeting the
mid-range to high-end segment.
MSI announces new gaming notebooks using
Nvidia GTX 10 series GPUs
Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Thursday 18
Taiwan-based motherboard and gaming notebook vendor Micro-Star
International (MSI) has announced 11 new gaming devices under
its four major product series - GT, GS, GE and GP. These
products feature displays ranging from 14- to 18-inch, Intel's
latest high-end processors and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 10 series
These gaming notebooks come with virtual reality (VR) ready
technology powered by the new Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics cards.
The GT83VR Titan SLI is equipped with GeForce GTX 1080 SLI or
GeForce GTX 1070 SLI; the GT73VR Titan with GeForce GTX 1070
SLI, GTX 1080 or GTX 1070; the GT72VR and GT62VR Dominator with
GeForce GTX1070 graphics for enthusiasts. Meanwhile, the GT72VR
and GT62VR Dominator, GS73VR and GS63VR Stealth, GE72VR, and
GE62VR Apache are equipped with GeForce GTX 1060.
All the latest MSI gaming notebooks will be pre-installed with
MSI's in-house designed hardware monitoring software, the Dragon
The notebooks will also feature MSI's latest solid state drive
(SSD) RAID configuration to improve their efficiencies and will
all support Ultra HD display. MSI said it also developed a
cooling module design to allow faster heat dissipation.
MSI reports increased revenues for June
MOPS, July 11; Rodney Chan,
DIGITIMES [Monday 11 July 2016]
International (MSI) has reported consolidated
revenues of NT$8.719 billion (US$270.74 million)
for June 2016, representing a 22.59% increase on
month and 25.59% increase on year.
The company has
totaled NT$46.102 billion in year-to-date
revenues, up 19.23% on year.
Micro-Star International totaled NT$85.304
billion in consolidated revenues, up 0.47%
sequentially on year.
The company's stock
price rose 8.24% and finished at NT$65.70 in
trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on
July 11, 2016.