MSI introduced the Optix MAG273 eSports monitor for gaming, designed specifically for users who spend a lot of time playing PC games.
At the heart of the new gaming PC monitor is an IPS panel measuring 27 inches diagonally. The resolution is 1920 × 1080 pixels (Full HD format), and the aspect ratio is 16: 9.
The Frameless HDR monitor features AMD FreeSync technology for a smoother gaming experience. The IPS display has a response time of 1 ms and a refresh rate of 144 Hz.
It claims 98 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 color space and 136 percent coverage of the sRGB color space. The contrast ratio is 1000: 1, the horizontal and vertical viewing angles reach 178 degrees.
The best budget gaming monitor received a Display Port 1.2a interface, two HDMI 2.0b connectors, a USB hub, and a standard 3.5mm audio jack. The stand allows you to adjust the angle of the screen and the height concerning the table surface.
Price and availability
MSI Optix MAG273 Specifications
- Display: 27-inch Anti-glare IPS panel
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
- Refresh rate: 144Hz
- Response time: 1ms
- Brightness: 250 nits
- Viewing angle: 178° (H)/178° (V)
- Aspect ratio: 16:9
- Contrast ratio: 1000:1
- DCR: 100000000:1
- Colors: 1.07B (8bits + FRC)
- DCI-P3 / SRGB: 98% / 136%
- Features: AMD FreeSync, Kensington Lock
- Ports: 1x DP (1.2a), 2x HDMI (2.0), 2x USB 2.0 Type A, 1x USB 2.0 Type B, 1x Earphone out
- VESA Mounting: 100 X 100 mm
- Stand Adjustment: Tilt – -5° ~ 20°
- Dimension: 617 x 447.12 x 228.63 mm
- Weight: 11.35lbs / 5.15kg
Along with this, MSI has also made available more four gaming monitors: the MSI Optix G24C6P gaming monitor with a 23.8-inch VA panel, and a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels (Full HD format). The MSI Optix G272 with a 27-inch IPS panel, Full HD panel (1920 × 1080 pixels). The MSI Optix AG321CQR with a 31.5-inch curved display, 165 Hz refresh rate, 1500R curvature, and 1ms response time. And the MSI Optix G273QPF Nvidia G Sync monitor for gaming with a 27-inch Rapid IPS panel, and 1ms GTG response time.