Computex 2016 – MSI VR PC Backpack, Gaming Laptops, GTX 1080 and Aegis Mini PC

An exclusive event coverage of MSI including their VR PC Backpack, Gaming Laptops, GTX 1080 and Aegis Mini PC at Computex 2016, direct from the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei. We take a look at the MSI booth at this year’s Computex. Let’s see what they’ve got in store for us in 2016!



MSI is a Taiwanese multinational information technology corporation headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Their products include laptops, notebooks, complete systems, Mice, keyboards and PC accessories … however, MSI is best known for its motherboards and graphic cards.

At this year’s Computex, MSI showcased their VR experience in the form a PC Backpack along with HTC’s Vive VR headset. It’s powered by an Intel Core i7 processor mounted on a mini ITX motherboard, along with Nvidia’s Geforce GTX 980 graphics card. The whole system is encased in a light-weight aluminium chassis, weighing in at around 4-5 kilos.





MSI WT72 6QN – VR-Ready Workstation

WT72 6QN ProVR Mobile Workstation is the first workstation with a cutting-edge VR technology which designers can use in their complex work. nVIDIA Quadro M5500 is ‘DesignWorks VR’ for professional VR applications. With powerful GPU optimized by ISVs, designers are able to experience their artwork and modify it immediately using the software. VR technology reduces time needed for building physical prototypes and streamlines the development/communication process. WS72 6QN is capable of working for both design & visualization … More information.


MSI GT80S 6QF Titan SLI 29th Anniversary Edition

To celebrate its 29th anniversary, MSI presents hardcore gamers limited edition gaming notebook powered by NVIDIA GTX980 graphics and the latest Intel 6th generation Core i7-6820HK processor. 3D Mark 11 performance, when over-clocking, is expected to reach over P14,500 points, which is as powerful as that of desktops with GTX980 graphics. Moreover, 3D Mark 11 Performance of GT80 with dual GTX980 SLI graphics will reach P20,000 points … More information.



The GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro G Tobii uses the new 6th generation Intel processors that requires lower power consumption but deliver better performance than before. CPU performance of Core i7-6700HQ is 20% faster than i7-4720HQ under average usage.

MSI is the first and the only one in the market to offer MXM Graphics Card Upgrade Kit, making the dream of future updates come true. Whenever the next generation GPU is out in the market, you get to experience the most up-to-date gaming effects by simply replacing the GPU module. … More information


Other products on display include of course the recently launched Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card, as well as their gaming motherboards, gaming laptops (with integrated Steelseries RGB keyboards) and Aegis Mini gaming PC.



There were some modded PCs on display, including a mod which was shaped in an 80’s style arcade machine. Another PC was modded to look like a claw vending machine … absolutely nuts! (but beautiful).


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