Yet another company is jumping into the gaming peripherals mosh pit. MSI, known primarily around these parts for motherboards and video cards, is adding accessories to its GAMING line.


The first accessories MSI will be adding to their GAMING line is a mechanical keyboard, plus some mouse pads. The keyboard, named GK-701, is a mechanical affair featuring Cherry MX Brown switches. The keyboard is a fairly standard offering, with N-key rollover and seperate multimedia keys. It’s a backlit keyboard, coming in MSI’s signature red colour.

MSI has also introduced three mouse pads: the Sistorm, Xield5, and JUST GAME. Each provides a different mousing surface, chosen based on your needs for mouse movement.

All these products are available now, and you can get more info from the press release below.

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MSI GAMING Accessories Now Available in Your Region

MSI GAMING peripherals are specifically tailored for gamers and have made quite a splash in the gaming world. Proudly displaying MSI’s GAMING Dragon to symbolize strength, MSI’s powerhouse of GAMING peripherals cover highly durable mechanical keyboards, high-precision ergonomically engineered gaming mice, premium gaming headsets, uniquely themed mouse pads and game-specific hardware tuning software.

Driven by passion, MSI meticulously crafts its GAMING peripherals to incorporate both functionality and design, making them the best choice for ultimate gaming.

GK-701 Mechanical GAMING Keyboard

Featuring the popular Cherry MX brown tactile switches, the MSI GK-701 provides superb feedback and sensitive key responsiveness. In order to deliver the highest quality standards in keyboards, each key on the MSI GK-701 is created with precision laser etching for extra resistance to wear and tear. Using 18K gold plating to increase the stability while N-key rollover makes sure that every key-press registers.

A gaming red LED backlight for each individual key lasting for over 50 Million key presses (per key) making them excellent for use at during day and night. A set of Multimedia hotkeys allow for quick volume adjustments and playback control. Enabling the Game Mode disables the Windows Key to prevent accidental desktop visits while in-game.

An ergonomic and rugged key press structure makes for comfortable gaming even after extended use. Connected through a gold-plated USB 2.0 interface with a tough braided cable.

MSI GAMING Mousepads

The MSI Sistorm is an amazing mouse pad with a silicon base that provides constant and superior performance. The 3D texture cloth surface provides a perfect low friction, high accuracy experience for your mouse. Being water resistant, the Sistorm mouse pad is very easy to clean and durable. The anti-slip silicon structure on the bottom ensures the Sistorm stays in place even on a slippery surface.

The MSI Xield5 mouse pad isn’t large, it’s huge! Perfect for gamers who need plenty of space to move their mouse or simply prefer to put both their keyboard and mouse on their mouse pad.

The Xield5 is made from 5mm thick natural bamboo rubber which doesn’t slip and covered with a high quality cloth surface featuring a micro texture to provide the best glide for your mouse.

The name JUST GAME leaves no doubt about this mouse pad’s purpose. Made out of high quality washable materials and featuring a non-slip rubber base, this mouse pad provides a solid base for both optical and laser mice. Reliable, durable and easy to keep clean so you can focus on your games.

Specifications GK-701

Name: GK-701 Mechanical Keyboard
Switches: Cherry MX Brown
Switches lifetime: 50 Million Clicks
LED Backlight: Red
Dimension: 450 x 165 x 38mm
Weight: 1200g
Interface: USB 2.0 Wired

Specifications MOUSEPADS

Name: Sistorm Mouse Pad Xield5 Mouse Pad JUST GAME Mouse Pad
Dimensions (widtd x lengtd x height): 380 x 260 x 2mm 760 x 460 x 5mm 380 x 260 x 3mm
Surface: Polyester Micro-textured surface Micro-textured surface
Base: Silicon Natural rubber base Natural rubber base
Weight: 242g 730g 150g


As a world leading gaming brand, MSI’s aim is to become the most trusted name in gaming and eSports. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation as we have continued to raise the bar for ourselves and have accomplished a great deal of pioneering work in the industry. For more product information, please go to


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