MSI introduced the Optix MAG273R2 PC gaming monitor. It has a 27-inch Full HD IPS panel with a 1ms response time. Gaming PC monitor support Nvidia G-Sync technology and 165Hz refresh rate.
Other advantages of the Optix MAG273R2 due to the use of an IPS panel include wide viewing angles and minimal color change when viewed from different angles. By the way, as far as colors are concerned, the coverage of the DCI-P3 color space is 97.5%, sRGB – 140.56%. The contrast ratio reaches 1000: 1.
For connectivity, the gaming screen includes three USB 2.0 ports, a Display Port 1.2a input, two HDMI 2.0b inputs, and a headphone output.
The bundled MSI Gaming OSD application allows you to control the display settings in a separate window and pre-configure them for different programs so that when you launch a particular program, the settings made will be applied automatically. In addition, MSI OSD allows hotkeys to be used to customize display settings right inside games.
The game monitor stands allow the tilt of the screens to vary from -5 ° to 20 °. A distinctive feature of the Optix MAG273R2 is the ability to change the height within 130 mm. In addition, this monitor is adorned with Mystic Light.
Price and availability
MSI Optix MAG273R2 has been priced at $229.99, and it is now available to buy at the Amazon.com store.
MSI Optix MAG273R2 Specifications
- Display: 27-inch Anti-glare IPS panel
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
- Aspect ratio: 16:9
- Brightness: 250 nits
- Contrast ratio: 1000:1
- Dynamic Contrast ratio (DCR): 100000000:1
- Refresh rate: 165Hz
- Response time: 1ms
- Viewing angles: 178° (H) / 178° (V)
- Display colors: 1.07B (8bits + FRC)
- DCI-P3 / SRGB: 97.5% / 140.56%
- Features: G-SYNC Compatible, MSI Gaming OSD, 5-way OSD navigation joystick, Kensington Lock
- Ports: 1x DisplayPort 1.2a, 2x HDMI 2.0, 2x USB 2.0 Type A, 1x USB 2.0 Type B, 1x Earphone out
- Stand: Tilt -5° ~ 20°, Height 0 ~ 100 mm
- VESA Mount: 100x100mm
- Dimensions: 617 x 508 x 206 mm (with stand)
- Weight: 6.14kg (with stand)
Along with this budget monitor, MSI has also made available the curved gaming monitor named new MPG Artymis 273CQR with 27-inch curvature VA matrix.