MSI unveils Optix G274RW Gaming Monitor with IPS, Full HD, 170Hz

MSI has expanded its range of monitors with the announcement of the Optix G274RW. The 170Hz gaming monitor is aimed at users who are fond of games.

MSI Optix G274RW 170Hz gaming monitor

The new MSI’s 27 inch gaming monitor has a 27-inch IPS panel with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels, which corresponds to the Full HD format. Viewing angles horizontally and vertically reach 178 degrees.

The panel has a refresh rate of 170Hz and an MPRT response time of 1ms. Brightness is 250 cd/m2 , contrast ratio is 1000:1, and Dynamic contrast ratio is 100,000,000:1.

The 170Hz monitor has 135% coverage of the sRGB color space and 92% coverage of the DCI-P3 space. We are talking about compatibility with G-Sync technology, which helps to get rid of frame breaks and improve image smoothness.

There are DisplayPort 1.2a, HDMI 2.0 (×2) interfaces, and a standard audio jack. The stand makes it possible to adjust the angles of inclination and rotation of the display, as well as the height concerning the table surface.

Price and availability

MSI Optix G274RW 27 inch 170Hz gaming monitor price is $239.99 and is already available to buy on the Amazon.com store.

MSI Optix G274RW specifications

MSI Optix G274RW 170Hz gaming monitor
  • Display: 27-inch IPS panel, Anti-glare
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
  • Refresh rate: 170Hz
  • Response time: 1ms (MPRT)
  • Brightness: 250 nits
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Conrast ratio: 1000:1
  • DCR: 100000000:1
  • Pixel pitch (H X V): 0.31125(H)x0.31125(V)
  • Display colors: 16.7M
  • Adobe RGB / DCI-P3 / sRGB:
  • Active display area: 85% / 92% / 135%
  • Color bit: 8-bit
  • Features: G-Sync Compatible, Kensington lock, Frameless design
  • Ports: 2x HDMI (Supports FHD@165Hz as specified in HDMI 2.0), 1x DP (Supports FHD@170Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.2a with DP overclocking), 1x Earphone out
  • VESA mounting: 75 x 75 mm
  • Stand: Tilt (-5° ~ 20°), Swivel (-45° ~ 45°), Height (130mm)
  • Dimensions: 613.5 x 532 x 196.48 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 5.95kg (with stand)

Recently, MSI has also made available the Optix G271CP gaming monitor curved model for gaming computers. The 27 inch curved monitor is built on a curved VA panel with a diagonal of 27 inches, Full HD resolution (1920 × 1080 pixels), and is priced at $249.99.

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