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MSI Showcases Future of PC Gaming at CES 2016

WRITTEN BY Shrek

Posted on January 08 2016


[MSI, HQ]MSI, a leading manufacturer of gaming hardware products and solutions, showcases the future of PC gaming technology with an award-winning selection of ultra-portable and desktop-replacement gaming laptops; including CES Innovation Honorees GS40 Phantom and Vortex Gaming Tower.

”MSI is the world leading manufacturer of gaming hardware and trusted name in gaming and e-sport, unanimously acclaimed by media, gamers, e-sport tournaments, industries and consumers. MSI will firmly stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation, in order to bring the best gaming weapons and experience to gamers,” Eric Kuo, MSI Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing said.

Products showcased at MSI’s booth from January 6th to 9th include:

Gaming Tower



Vortex -  MSI’s Vortex is a powerful compact gaming PC designed to fit anywhere.  Potent yet small, the Vortex is only about 6.5L and comes packed with power utilizing a desktop Intel processor, dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 SLI graphics for blistering fast performance, and a 360° Silent Storm Cooling design for superior performance under the most intense gaming sessions. It will also support multiple 4K video outputs simultaneously for intense multi-tasking and allow for expandability with an easy-to-upgrade design for DIY users.  The Vortex will be available in 2016.
 
Onsite view and event photos
 

 

 


Media Coverage

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Tom’s Guide
 
 
 

MSI Vortex Brings 4K Gaming to the Living Room, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://www.tomsguide.com/us/msi-vortex-hands-on,news-21972.html
 

2
 

Linus Tech Tips (YouTube video)
 

SLI Gaming in a Tiny Box - MSI Vortex - CES 2016
 
https://youtu.be/J82ZQRuj-Q8
 

3
 

Linus Tech Tips
 

MSI announces Vortex - Badass Gaming PC in a Cylindrical box at CES 2016, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/522311-ces-2016-msi-announces-vortex-badass-gaming-pc-in-a-cylindrical-box/
 

4
 

PCWorld
 
 
 

MSI's tiny Vortex gaming PC takes on Apple's Mac Pro, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://www.pcworld.com/article/3019127/hardware/msis-tiny-vortex-gaming-pc-takes-on-apples-mac-pro-with-two-geforce-gtx-980-gpus.html
 
“That's no trashcan. With two GeForce GTX 980 GPUs, this computer can kick your PC's ass.”
 
“MSI stuffed two GTX 980 video cards into a machine that's no bigger than an Apple Mac Pro”
 

5
 

Tom's Hardware
 

MSI Crafts Its First Compact Gaming PC: The Vortex, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/msi-vortex-sff-gaming-pc,30865.html
 
“MSI’s Vortex, along with the company’s other recent product reveals, reflects a seemingly-growing trend of “small-yet-powerful” enthusiast-level gaming products”
 

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PC Perspective's
 

Four full systems announced by MSI, Vortex Gaming Tower Impresses, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://www.pcper.com/news/Systems/Four-full-systems-announced-MSI-Vortex-Gaming-Tower-Impresses
 

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News Ledge
 

MSI TAKES A BITE OFF THE APPLE WITH VORTEX PC, Jan. 6, 2016
 
https://www.newsledge.com/msi-vortex-pc-announcement/
 

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CNet
 

MSI's new gaming PCs are outrageous, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://www.cnet.com/products/msi-gt72s-tobii/
 
“MSI has seen the future of PC gaming, and it's awesome”
 

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I Digital Times
 

MSI Vortex Gaming Tower Wows At CES 2016, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://au.idigitaltimes.com/msi-vortex-gaming-tower-wows-ces-2016-112805
 

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MAXIMUM PC
 

CES 2016: MSI Shows Off Vortex Gaming PC and Eye Tracking Technology [Video] , Jan. 7, 2016
 
http://www.maximumpc.com/ces-2016-msi-shows-off-vortex-gaming-pc-and-eye-tracking-technology-video/
 

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Legitre Views
 

MSI Showcases Future of PC Gaming at CES 2016, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://www.legitreviews.com/msi-to-showcase-pc-gaming-lineup-at-ces-2016_177064
 

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Gamers Nexus
 

CES Hands-On: MSI Vortex “Trashcan” Form Factor Gaming PC, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://www.gamersnexus.net/news-pc/2260-hands-on-with-msi-vortex-case-ces
 

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Imgmr
 

CES 2016: MSI Unleashes New Vortex PC, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://imgmr.com/pc-news/ces-2016-msi-unleashes-new-vortex-pc/
 

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PC Perspective
 
(YouTube video)
 

CES 2016: MSI Vortex Tower PC with SLI GTX 980s Mirrors Mac Pro, Jan. 6, 2016
 
https://youtu.be/PKLvTlUlYlk
 

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Digital Trends
 
(YouTube video)
 

MSI Vortex - Hands on at CES 2016
 
https://youtu.be/W9hIg_PFFbU
 

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PCWorld
 
(YouTube video)
 

MSI Vortex first look
 
https://youtu.be/SjjfVZgF21w
 

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Gamers Nexus
 
(YouTube video)
 

MSI Vortex "Trashcan" Gaming PC | CES 2016
 
https://youtu.be/ff9DMRzruyI
 

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Maximum PC
 
(YouTube video)
 

CES 2016: MSI Shows off its new Mac Pro-like Vortex gaming PC
 
https://youtu.be/43BsjIzs4hE
 
 
Notebooks



 
GT72S Tobii –The MSI GT72 is the world’s most advanced gaming notebook and the world’s first PC with integrated eye tracking from Tobii.
 
Enter a world of unparalleled immersion when both game characters and environments react to your gaze, focus and attention. Yet to be fully realized, eye tracking gaming is the next evolution in PC gaming, influencing not only the game, but also the components of your notebook as well.
 
Together, both MSI and Tobii are driving the growth of eye tracking gaming - supporting thousands of forward-thinking developers creating entirely new experiences for gaming, streaming and even general computing.
 
The new GT72S Tobii will be available later this month supporting major game titles and will be bundled with the highly anticipated Tom Clancy’s The Division. For a list of Tobii supported games, go to http://www.tobii.com/apps/.

 
Onsite view and event photos


 

 
Media Coverage

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PCWorld
 
 
 

Tobii’s gaze-tracking tech hits top Ubisoft PC games, MSI’s GT72 gaming notebook, Jan. 5, 2016
 
http://www.pcworld.com/article/3019066/software-games/tobiis-gaze-tracking-tech-hits-top-ubisoft-pc-games-msis-gt72-gaming-notebook.html
 
“And on a sheerly badass level, ‘the scene becomes overexposed when looking into a dark room with a bright window, as if the character’s vision adjusts. Now that sounds like a cool use of eye-tracking tech."
 

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PCMag
 

Tobii-Equipped MSI PC Lets You Play Games With Your Eyes, Jan. 5, 2016
 
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2497454,00.asp
 
"It was remarkably intuitive, letting me just look at my target and blow them up like I had terrifying psychic powers."
 

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GamingShogun
 

Tobii and MSI Show Off Eye Track Controlled Gaming at CES, Jan. 5, 2016
 
http://gamingshogun.com/2016/01/05/tobii-and-msi-show-off-eye-track-controlled-gaming-at-ces/
 

4
 

MobileIDWorld
 

CES 2016: Tobii Brings Eye Tracking to Assassin’s Creed, Jan. 5, 2016
 
http://mobileidworld.com/tobii-eye-tracking-assassins-creed-101053/
 

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Mashable
 
 
 

I shot rockets at helicopters with my eyes in ‘Grand Theft Auto,’ and it rocked, Jan. 4, 2016
 
http://mashable.com/2016/01/05/tobii-eye-tracking-msi-laptop/#2x0E2PDVbPqU  
 
“I felt like superman annihilating things with my eyes”
 
“I feel confident that my mom, who is deathly afraid of modern video games, could pick up the eye-control system in seconds”
 

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FindBiometrics
 

Tobii to Demo Eye Tracking Gaming at CES 2016, Jan. 4, 2016
 
http://findbiometrics.com/tobi-eye-tracking-gaming-301044/
 

7
 

Digital Trends
 

Tobii Shows Prototype Laptop with 6th-Gen Eye Tracking Camera, Jan. 4, 2016
 
http://www.digitaltrends.com/ces/tobii-shows-prototype-laptop-with-6th-gen-eye-tracking-camera/
 

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Tech Times
 

Tobii Brings Eye-Tracking Technology to 'Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’ At CES 2016, Jan. 4, 2016
 
http://www.techtimes.com/articles/121400/20160104/tobii-brings-eye-tracking-technology-to-assassins-creed-syndicate-at-ces-2016.htm
 

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Laptop Mag (YouTube video)
 

Tobii Teams with MSI for First Integrated Eye-Tracking Technology, Jan. 4, 2016
 
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Washington Post
 

Five things from CES that you may actually want to buy, Jan. 5, 2016
 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/01/05/five-things-from-ces-that-you-may-actually-want-to-buy/
 

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Digitaltrends
 

MSI storms CES with massive gaming all-in-one, eye-tracking laptop, Jan. 5, 2016
 
http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/msi-storms-ces-with-massive-gaming-all-in-one-eye-tracking-laptop/
 

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PC Perspective
 
(YouTube video)
 

CES 2016: MSI GT72S G Tobii with Eye Tracking Technology, Jan. 5, 2016
 
https://youtu.be/UQslBEjVaeM
 

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Game Crate
 
(YouTube video)
 

CES 2016: Tobii Eye Tracking on Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Jan. 5, 2016
 
https://youtu.be/6HHvCd_GPek
 
 
 




GS40 Phantom –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 less than 0.87 inches thick, and is designed for mobile gamers who refuse to compromise on performance. The GS40 Phantom is available now.
 
Onsite view and event photos


 

 
 
 
Media Covera


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Techreport.
 

MSI's CES 2016 PC lineup is all about gaming power, Jan. 6, 2016
 
http://techreport.com/news/29526/msi-ces-2016-pc-lineup-is-all-about-gaming-power
 

2
 

PC Perspective
 
(YouTube video)
 

CES 2016: MSI GS40 Phantom Gaming Notebook with Discrete GPU Dock, Jan. 6, 2016
 
https://youtu.be/OVoOKh_WoxE
 

3
 

PCWorld
 
(YouTube video)
 

Hands-on with MSI’s GS72 Stealth Pro, the gaming laptop with eye-tracking tech, at CES 2016, Jan. 6, 2016
 
https://youtu.be/O9tb4RipfAk

 
 


 
GS72 Stealth Pro – Thinner, lighter and more powerful. The GS70 Stealth gets an upgrade to design and performance with the latest addition to MSI’s thin and light GS Series gaming notebooks with the new GS72 Stealth Pro 4K. Measuring in at 0.78” thin, the GS72 is MSI’s slimmest and lightest 17” gaming notebook and sports an ultra-high resolution 4K display packing unbelievably powerful hardware in a form factor chassis. The GS72 Stealth will also have a non-4K option and both will be available early January 2016.
 
 



WS72 Workstation – MSI is more than just gaming, they also develop systems for the professionals in the field of animation, game development and architecture with the workstations notebooks product lines. MSI will be introducing their newest addition to their workstation family, the WS72. Focusing on power and portability, the 17” workstation includes the latest Intel Xeon Processors with Windows 10 Professional packed into a sleek and slim design. MSI’s workstations are also certified by professional software developers like Autodesk, Adobe, PTC Creo, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Maya, and Revit. The WS72 Workstation is available now.
 
Onsite view and event photos

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