MSI Trident X Review: Incredible Performance and Graphics Packed in Sleek Body

The MSI Trident X is a gaming desktop computer specifically designed for playing PC games. If you want to know more about the MSI Trident X, and whether it may be the right gaming desktop for you, take a look at the following review which covers specifications, features, as well as the overall quality of this gaming PC.

MSI Trident X Display

Display and Size

The MSI Trident X features a remarkably slim design which is just 5.1 inches wide, 15.6 inches tall and only 15.1 inches deep. This is significantly smaller than similar gaming desktops, which sets it apart from other models that take up much more desk space. The design itself is sleek–rather than bulky, which can be a problem with some gaming PCs, but not the MSI Trident X. The case itself is made with both metal and plastic, and overall the design will fit right at home with gamers other platforms and equipment.

MSI Trident X Specification

Specifications and Features

The MSI Trident X is a veritable powerhouse with an Intel Core i9-9900K processor with 3.6GHz capabilities, 16GB of memory, a 512GB SSD with a 2TB hard drive, the popular MSI Ventus OC edition of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card, and a 650-watt power supply for keeping the games going all night. There are some other options available for slightly different prices, including options for: Intel Core i7-7700 K, RTX 2080, 16GB of ram, 256GB SSD and 2TBHDD; as well as Intel Core i7-7700K, RTX 2070, 16GB of Ram, and a 512GB SSD. This type of graphics and processing power makes the MSI Trident X truly worthy of the name “powerhouse.”

The MSI Trident X includes three different types of ports, which are conveniently located on the front panel of the machine: two USB 3.1 ports and 1 USB 2.0, as well as a jack for a headset. However, there are additional ports on the back: two USB 2.0 ports, three USB 3.1 ports, and one USB Type-C port. This makes for a total of two USB 2.0s, 5 USB 3.1s, and 1 USB Type-C.

MSI Trident X Verdict


Overall, the MSI Trident X is highly recommended for gamers who are looking for a gaming PC with the ability to go above and beyond when it comes to playing PC games, whether they are online multiplayers or a single offline game. The game’s high-intensity processing power and graphics allow it to play just about any game smoothly and without lag or other interruptions, and the large hard-drive and ability to upgrade parts makes it possible to store many games without the need to frequently purchase additional storage.

The compact, lightweight design of the PC is unique and makes it perfect for gamers who aren’t interested in taking up desktop space with a clunky machine. The sleek design looks cool, on top of not taking up much space.

In short, if you are looking for a powerhouse gaming PC that will do the job—and more—then the MSI Trident X is a great option for you.