MSI Optix MAG321QR WQHD Gaming Monitor with 165 Hz and KVM Switch

A new MSI gaming monitor in the market called Optix MAG321QR. It measures 31.5 inches diagonally and uses an IPS panel with WQHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels) with a maximum refresh rate of 165 Hz.

MSI Optix MAG321QR

The contrast ratio is 1200: 1, the color depth is 10 bits and the brightness is up to 400 cd/m². For the response time, there is only an MPRT (“Moving Picture Response Time”) of 1 ms, 4ms GTG, and 8ms TR + TF.

The DisplayHDR-400-certified HDR monitor covers the sRGB color space to 127.1 percent and the DCI-P3 color space to 93 percent. G-Sync-compatible Adaptive Sync ensures tearing-free gaming fun. Thanks to Mystic Light, dynamic lighting effects are also possible.

On the interface side, DisplayPort 1.2a, HDMI 2.0b (max.WQHD at 144 Hz ), USB-A 2.0, USB-B 3.2, a headphone output, and USB-C 2.0 with DisplayPort alternate mode and 15-watt power delivery are available. KVM switch functionality is also advertised so that two end devices can be operated with the same mouse-keyboard combo.

With rotation, inclination, height adjustment, VESA recording (100 x 100 mm), blue light filtering, and flicker-free background lighting, almost no ergonomic wishes remain unfulfilled. The MSI Optix MAG321QR WQHD monitor weighs 8.23 ​​kg and has a power consumption of 32 watts.

Price and availability

MSI Optix MAG321QR WQHD gaming monitor can be purchased via Amazon.com for $568.38.

MSI Optix MAG321QR Specifications

MSI Optix MAG321QR
  • Display: 31.5-inch Anti-glare IPS panel
  • Active display area: 698.112(H) × 392.688(V) mm
  • Resolution: 2560×1440 (WQHD)
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Brightness: 300 cd/m² (SDR) / 400 cd/m² (HDR)
  • Contrast ratio: 1200:1
  • DCR: 100000000:1
  • Refresh rate: 165HZ
  • Response time: 1ms (MPRT) / 4ms (GTG) / 8ms (TR + TF)
  • View angles: 178°(H)/178°(V)
  • Display colors: 1.07B
  • Color bit: 10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
  • Features: G-SYNC Compatible, HDR400, Kensington Lock, Frameless design
  • Ports: 2x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DisplayPort 1.2a, 1x Headhone out, 1x USB 3.2 GEN 1 TYPE B
  • Stand: Tilt (-5° ~ 20°) / Swivel (-45° ~ 45°) / Height (0 ~ 130 mm)
  • VESA mounting: 100x100mm
  • Dimensions: 716.2 x 233.7 x 476.52 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 8.36 kg (with stand)

Recently, MSI has also 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, 165Hz refresh rate, and is priced at $229.99.

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