Another kind of #PCMasterRace thing: MSI Vortex quick look!

As all gaming fanatics knows, the ideal gaming rig must comes with the state of the art processors, graphics card, SSDs and other essential hardware all packed into a tiny form factor case. However, some might be too lazy to built the extreme rig themselves and would like to opt for something that looks unique and cool while not ashamed as a lazy PC Master Race. Here comes the MSI Vortex, the state of the everything gaming rig which is now available in Malaysia!



MSI Vortex G65 6QF SLI specifications:

  • Intel Core i7-6700K processor
  • Nvidia GTX980 SLI
  • 16 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB SSD
  • 1TB HDD
  • Killer DoubleShot Pro X3
  • Killer Wifi AC
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 191.7mm x 278mm x 202.5mm
  • 4kg weight
  • 2 years warranty

RRP: RM18999


System specifications






Graphic Card






The MSI Vortex does not seems as large as a trash can. Ditched the conventional square block computer case, the Vortex is design like a flattened trashcan  cylinder that comes with ambient light on the front!



The space grey colour also makes this rig looks fantastic.




The Vortex heatpipe and outlet is placed on the top with a beehive design that looks appealing with the purple lightning on.




The iconic MSI gaming logo is embedded on the rear panel and here comes all the I/O ports! From the SPDIF audio output to 4 USB 3.0 ports, 2 HDMI ports and 2 RJ45 port, 2 USB Type-C and 2 D mini display, all of these port are located on the rear panel of the Vortex rig. But where is the power inlet? MSI decides to hide the Vortex power inlet from the outside which makes it looks completely standalone and cableless.

vortex dragon center



The Dragon Center software also allow user to monitor the hardware performance of the CPU, GPU, RAM and harddrive usage. User also get to customize the lightning on the gaming rig to produce an awesome visual effect during gaming.


PC Mark Creative Conventional

PC Mark Creative Conventional 3.0 -1

PC Mark Creative Conventional 3.0 -2

3D Mark

Fire Strike Ultra




Fire Strike Extreme




Fire Strike




The MSI Vortex comes with Intel Core i7 6700K and Nvidia GTX980 SLI that gives a benchmark scores at 5412 in PC Mark that outperforms 99% of the world computers and gaming PC!

Game and graphics test

Rise of the Tomb Raider-1

The Vortex has shown an impressive frame rate at Rise of the Tomb Raider even at Ultimate resolution, with the average frame rate at 55fps.



The Plant VS Zombies Garden Warfare 2 shows a stunning 60fps frame rate that is consistent during the gameplay. There is no frame loss when the lots of calculation in required during physics simulation and hence this is the perfect gaming machine for the next few years!


In short, the MSI Vortex comes with an unique shape that delivers outstanding performance, thanks to the Core i7 6th generation unlocked processor and dual enthusiast level GTX 980 SLI graphics card! If you have the financial freedom to afford this, the MSI Vortex is one of the gaming rig that you should have right now.