MSI has expanded its curved computer monitor for gaming with the announcement of the Optix AG321CR, which has a 31.5-inch VA panel. The MSI curved monitor has a concave shape panel: the radius of curvature is 1500R.
The curved screen monitor has a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels – Full HD format, and the horizontal and vertical viewing angles reach 178 degrees. The brightness is 250 cd/m2, the contrast ratio is 4000: 1 and the dynamic contrast ratio is 100 000 000: 1. The response time is 1 ms (MPRT), and the refresh rate is 165 Hz.
The monitor 165Hz screen claims 94.55 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 color space and 120.25 percent coverage of the sRGB color space. AMD FreeSync Premium technology helps eliminate screen tearing and enhances the overall quality of gameplay with smoother gaming experiences.
The curved computer monitor has DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0 and HDMI 1.4 interfaces are available for connecting signal sources. The stand allows you to adjust the tilt and swivel angles of the screen and change its height concerning the table surface. Anti-Flicker and Less Blue Light systems protect the user’s eyes.
Price and availability
MSI Optix AG321CR curved screen monitor with AMD FreeSync Premium technology has been priced at $319.99 and it can be purchased via the Amazon.com e-online shop.
MSI Optix AG321CR Specifications
- Display: 31.5-inch Curved Anti-glare VA panel
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
- Curvature: 1500R
- Refresh rate: 165Hz
- Response time: 1ms
- Brightness: 250 nits
- Viewing angle: 178° (H)/178° (V)
- Aspect ratio: 16:9
- Contrast ratio: 4000:1
- DCR: 100000000:1
- Colors: 16.7M
- DCI-P3 / SRGB: 94.55% / 120.25%
- Features: AMD FreeSync Premium, Kensington Lock
- Ports: 1x DP(1.2), 1x HDMI (2.0), 1x HDMI (1.4), 1x USB 2.0 Type B, 1x Earphone out
- VESA Mounting: 75 X 75 mm
- Stand Adjustment: Tilt – -5° ~ 20°, Swivel – -30° ~ 30°, Height – 0 ~ 90mm, Pivot – -5° ~ 5°
- Dimension: 710 x 286 x 465 mm
- Weight: 14.53lbs / 6.59kg
Apart from this curved screen monitor, MSI has also made available two eSports gaming monitors named the Optix G241V E2 75hz monitor with 23.8 inch IPS panel, and FHD resolution. And the Optix MAG274R2 gaming monitor has a 27-inch IPS panel with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels (Full HD).