MSI Monitors

The best computer hardware comes from MSI

Computer hardware manufacturer, MSI, was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Zhonghe County, New Taipei, Taiwan. The company is mostly known for producing high quality motherboards and graphics cards for PCs, but increasingly they develop and produce PC accessories, notebooks and monitors.

MSI is probably best known among gamers, who appreciate not only the high-quality graphics cards, but also the fast and powerful monitors. Different series are aimed at different gamers and many of their products are even eSports ready. Especially the MPG series has been developed especially for eSports and can score with corresponding features.

MSI Optix G241VC
General gaming series

Panel
VA
Refresh rate
75Hz
Response time
1ms
  • Up to 180 Hz refresh rate
  • 1 ms response time
  • Curved and flat variants
  • IPS-Panel for eSport

MSI’s G-series monitors were designed for eSports, among other things, and shine with dream values for every gamer. The inch sizes range from 24 – 32, so there is something for every desk. Depending on the model, they have a VA or IPS panel installed and all models come with a response time of 1 ms.

Furthermore, the hertz numbers vary, with 180 Hz being the highest. MSI’s G-series can also deliver up to UHD/4K in terms of resolution. Furthermore, there are models in curved as well as flat format, whereby the curved version can always be recognized with a C in the product name. The 24-inch monitor listed here comes with 75 Hz, a response time of 1 ms and a Full HD resolution, as well as a VA panel.

Variant: MSI Optix C27C4

General gaming series
  • 165 Hz refresh rate
  • 1500R curvature
  • DisplayPort
  • External power supply unit

MSI Optix MPG27CQ2
The Pro Gaming Series

Panel
VA
Refresh rate
144Hz
Response time
1ms
  • RGB lighting
  • VA panel
  • 1 ms response time
  • 144 Hz refresh rate
  • Curved format
  • USB-C-port only in the 34-inch model

Compared to the G-series, MSI’s MPG-series has improved in quality and it is obvious that the product line has been developed even more specifically for eSports enthusiasts. The curved monitors come with RGB lighting and a 144 Hz refresh rate throughout, as well as a response time of 1 ms. Even though the monitors only come in two different sizes, resolutions from Full HD to 4K are available. The 34-inch monitor in particular offers an incredibly immersive gaming experience with a curvature of 1800R and a 21:9 aspect ratio.

To cope with the speed in eSports, a VA panel has been installed in all models, which are anti-reflective and can display up to 1 trillion colors depending on the model. However, only the 34-inch variant has a USB-C port, which makes it incredibly easy to connect and charge other devices.