MSI’s assortment includes the new 200Hz monitor gaming monitor called Optix MAG301CR2, made on a concave VA matrix with a radius curvature of 1500R. The size of the new MSI curved monitor is 29.5 inches diagonally.
The MSI display kit complies with the WFHD format – 2560 × 1080 pixels at an aspect ratio of 21:9. The horizontal and vertical viewing angles reach 178 degrees. The brightness is 300 cd/m2, the contrast is 3000:1, and the dynamic contrast is 1,000,000:1.
This 200Hz monitor uses AMD Freesync Premium technology to help eliminate unwanted tearing and improve the overall smooth gaming experience.
The panel has a 1ms response time (MPRT) and a refresh rate of up to 200Hz. It claims 82 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 color space and 103 percent coverage of the sRGB color space.
The panel boasts narrow bezels at the sides and top. Implemented MSI’s signature Mystic Light atmospheric backlight. Anti-Flicker and Less Blue Light technologies help reduce eye strain during extended gaming sessions.
The MSI curved monitor has a DisplayPort 1.2 connector, two HDMI 2.0 interfaces, a USB 3.2 Gen1 hub, and a standard headphone jack. The stand provides a full range of adjustments.
Price and availability
The MSI Optix MAG301CR2 curved gaming monitor is now available to pre-order on the Bhphotovideo.com website for 349.99.
MSI Optix MAG301CR2 Specifications
- Display: 29.5-inch Anti-glare VA panel
- Resolution: 2560 x 1080 (WFHD)
- Curvature: 1500R
- Refresh rate: 200Hz
- Response time: 1ms(MPRT)
- Brightness: 300
- Viewing Angle: 178°(H) / 178°(V)
- Aspect ratio: 21:9
- Contrast ratio: 3000:1
- DCR: 1000000:1
- Pixel pitch: 0.2697 (H) x 0.2697 (V)
- Display color: 1.07B（8bit+FRC）
- DCI-P3 sRGB: 82% / 103%
- Ports: 1x Display Port (1.2), 2x HDMI (2.0), 1x Type C (DP alt.), 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type B, 1 x Earphone out
- Features: AMD Freesync Premium, Frameless design, Kensington lock
- Vesa mounting: 75 x 75 mm
- Stand adjustment: Tilt: -5° ~ 20°, Swivel: -30° ~ 30°
- Dimensions: 703 x 287 x 512 mm
- Weight: 5.8 kg / 8.21 kg
MSI has recently also introduced the MAG274QRF-QD gaming monitor offering high-performance, 165Hz refresh rate, designed for eSports, 27-inch Quad-HD resolution (2560×1440 pixels); and Quantum Dot technology, priced at $449.99.