MSI has expanded its range of 27 inch WQHD monitor with the announcement of the G271CQR E2 27-inch VA panel monitor. The best budget 27 inch 2K monitor has a WQHD resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels.
The MSI 27 inch WQHD monitor supports AMD FreeSync Premium technology: it is responsible for eliminating frame tearing and improving the smoothness of the gameplay. The Night Vision function helps to improve the visibility of dark areas of the image, which gives an advantage over rivals in virtual space.
The 27 inch WQHD gaming monitor has a concave shape – the radius of curvature is 1000R. Brightness, contrast, and dynamic contrast ratios are 250 cd/m2, 3000:1, and 100,000,000:1. Viewing angles horizontally and vertically reach 178 degrees.
Less Blue Light Pro technology reduces blue backlighting to reduce eye fatigue during hours of gaming. On the back of the device, there is a multi-color RGB backlight.
There are two HDMI 2.0b interfaces, a DP 1.2a connector, and a standard 3.5mm audio jack. The stand allows you to adjust the angles of inclination and rotation of the screen, as well as the height concerning the table surface within 90 mm. With the VESA mount, the panel can be hung on the wall.
Price and availability
MSI G271CQR E2 27 inch WQHD monitor for gaming is currently listed on Amazon.com at $269.
MSI G271CQR E2 specifications
- Display: 27-inch VA panel, Anti-glare
- Active Display area: 596.736(H)x335.664(V)
- Curvature: 1000R
- Resolution: 2560×1440 (WQHD)
- Pixel pitch (H X V): 0.2331(H)x0.2331(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: 1.07B
- DCI-P3 / SRGB: 90% / 112%
- Features: FreeSync Premium, Night Vision, RGB LED, HDMI CEC Profile Sync, HDR ready, Kensington lock, Wide color gamut, Frameless design, Console mode
- Ports: 1x DP(1.2a), 2x HDMI (2.0b), 1 x Earphone out
- Stand: Tilt (-5° ~ 20°), Swivel (-30° ~ 30°), Pivot (-5° ~ 5°), Height adj. (0 – 90mm)
- VESA mount: 75 x 75 mm
- Dimensions: 606.4 x 289.4 x 438.4 mm
- Weight: 5.65kg
MSI recently introduced the new 4K gaming monitor called G321CU, which measures 31.5 inches diagonally and houses a VA panel with 4K resolution ( 3840 x 2160 pixels) at a maximum of 144 Hz. It has been priced at $530.