MSI Optix G274QRFW White WQHD Monitor with 170 Hz

The Taiwanese company MSI has introduced the new Optix G274QRFW gaming screen in a chic white color. The 27 inch white gaming monitor has a Rapid IPS panel with WQHD resolution (2560×1440 pixels), a maximum refresh rate of 170 Hz, and HDR support.

MSI G274QRFW white gaming monitor

However, the brightness is only 300 cd/m², which should not ensure a particularly convincing HDR experience. Other features of the new MSI white computer monitor are a 1000:1 contrast ratio, 10-bit color depth (8-bit + FRC), 1 ms response time (grey to gray), 125 percent sRGB, 90 percent DCI-P3, and 85 percent Adobe RGB.

Tearing-free gaming sessions are guaranteed thanks to FreeSync Premium and G-Sync-compatible Adaptive Sync. The range of interfaces includes two HDMI 2.0b inputs (WQHD at max. 144 Hz ), a DisplayPort 1.4 (WQHD at max. 170 Hz), and a headphone output.

In terms of ergonomics, rotation, tilt, height adjustment, pivot, VESA mount (75 x 75 mm), blue light filtering, and a flicker-free backlight are offered. RGB lighting elements are attached to the back of the monitor. Meanwhile, a black stabilizer can be controlled via the OSD to brighten dark areas in games. The MSI white monitor weighs 3.95 kg without a stand.

Price and availability

MSI Optix G274QRFW white gaming monitor is now listed on the Amazon.com website for $223.89.

MSI G274QRFW specifications

MSI G274QRFW white gaming monitor
  • Display: 27-inch Anti-Glare Rapid IPS panel
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Resolution: 2560X1440 pixels (WQHD)
  • Brightness: 300 nits
  • Contrast ratio: 1000: 1
  • DCR: 100000000:1
  • Pixel Pitch (H X V): 0.2331(H) x 0.2331(V)
  • Display colors: 1.07B (8bits + FRC)
  • Response time: 1ms GtG
  • Refresh rate: 170Hz
  • Viewing angles: 178/178 °
  • ADOBE RGB / DCI-P3 / SRGB: 88% / 90% / 125%
  • Features: Gaming OSD App, Night Vision, RGB LED, NVIDIA G-Sync, Kensington Lock, HDR ready, Wide color gamut, Frameless design, Anti-Flicker, Less Blue Light Pro
  • Stand: Tilt (-5° ~ 20°), Swivel (-45° ~ 45°) Height adj. (130mm), Pivot (-90° ~ 90°)
  • Ports: 2x HDMI (Supports WQHD@144Hz as specified in HDMI 2.0b)
  • 1x DP (Supports WQHD@170Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.4 with DP overclocking), 1x earphones out
  • VESA mounting: 100×100 mm
  • Dimensions: 613.5 x 196.86 x 532.08 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 6 kg (with stand)

Recently, MSI made available the new Optix MAG342CQPV curved gaming monitor based on a VA panel measuring 34 inches diagonally. It has a concave shape panel with a curvature radius of 1500R and is priced at $413.21.

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