The MSI G242C 170 Hz gaming monitor has appeared in the MSI family of monitors: the 24 inch curved screen received a VA panel with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels (Full HD format) and an aspect ratio of 16:9.
The 24 inch MSI gaming monitor has a concave shape with a curvature radius of 1500R. AMD FreeSync Premium technology is responsible for improving the smoothness of the gaming experience by eliminating frame tearing. MSI G242C 170 Hz gaming monitor provides 96% coverage of the sRGB color space and 89% coverage of the DCI-P3 space.
The 24 inch curved screen has a refresh rate of up to 170Hz and an MPRT response time of 1 ms. Brightness is 250 cd/m 2, contrast ratio is 3000:1, and viewing angles are 178 degrees horizontally and vertically.
The 24 inch MSI gaming monitor has narrow bezels to allow multiple displays to be configured side-by-side. Using the stand, you can only adjust the angle of the screen – within 25 degrees. There are two HDMI 2.0b connectors, a DisplayPort 1.2a interface, and a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Monitor dimensions are 537.4 × 215.6 × 414.7 mm, weight – 3.3 kg. VESA mount allows wall mounting. Anti-Flicker and Less Blue Light technologies are implemented to reduce eye fatigue.
Price and availability
The MSI G242C 170 Hz gaming monitor is currently listed on the Amazon.com online store for $159.99.
MSI G242C specifications
- Display: 23.6-inch VA panel, Anti-glare
- Active Display area: 521.395(H)x293.284V)
- Curvature: 1500R
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
- Pixel pitch (H X V): 0.27156(H)x0.27156(V)
- Aspect ratio: 16:9
- Brightness: 250 nits
- Conrast ratio: 3000:1
- DCR: 100000000:1
- Refresh rate: 170Hz
- Response time: 1ms (MPRT)
- Viewing angle: 178°(H) / 178°(V)
- Display colors: 16.7M
- Adobe RGB / DCI-P3 / SRGB: 91% / 89% / 113%
- Features: FreeSync Premium, Anti-Flicker, Less Blue Light, Kensington lock, Wide color gamut, Frameless design
- Ports: 2x HDMI (Supports 1920x1080P@165Hz as specified in HDMI 2.0b), 1x DP (Supports 1920x1080P@170Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.2a by DP Overclocking), 1x Earphone out
- Stand: Tilt (-5° ~ 20°)
- VESA mount: 75 x 75 mm
- Dimensions: 537.4 x 215.6 x 414.7 mm (with stand)
- Weight: 3.3 kg (with stand)
Along with this 170 Hz gaming monitor, Amazon also listed the new 40 inch MSI ultra wide monitor for gamers: MSI MAG401QR. This 2K monitor relies on an IPS panel with UWQHD resolution (3440×1440 pixels, 21:9), achieves a maximum refresh rate of 155 Hz, and is priced at $431.