MSI recently announced its latest e-Sports Gaming Monitors, Optix MAG273 and MAG273R, delivering high refresh rates and fast response times for those who demand performance.

MSI Optix MAG273 and MAG273RBoth the Optix MAG273 and MAG273R are equipped with IPS panels that produce no image distortion, minimum color shifts, and clear details, allowing you to enjoy every scene at its best.

144Hz Refresh Rate and 1ms Response Time are both beneficial to pro gamers, especially those who play games that involve a lot of fast movements – FPS, Racing Sims, RTS, and sports, etc.

Both are also equipped with HDR technology for images that exude details, a wider range of colors and look similar to what the human eye sees.

Both monitors are bolstered with the Gaming OSD App, which allows you to adjust your monitor’s various settings. The Night Vision feature enhances dark areas on the screen without overexposing the entire screen for a comfortable viewing experience.

Specifications

Model Optix MAG273R Optix MAG273
Screen Type 27″ (69cm) 27″ (69cm)
Panel Type IPS IPS
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Panel Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Refresh Rate 144Hz 144Hz
Response Time 1ms 1ms
Adaptive Sync AMD FreeSync AMD FreeSync
DCI-P3/sRGB 98%/139% 98%/139%
Viewing Angle 178° (H) / 178° (V) 178° (H) / 178° (V)
HDR HDR Ready HDR Ready
Contrast Ratio 1000:1 1000:1
Mystic Light Yes N/A
Tilt Adjustment -5° ~ 20° -5° ~ 20°
Height Adjustment 0 ~ 130 mm N/A
I/O 1 x USB 2.0 Type B 1 x USB 2.0 Type B
1 x USB 2.0 Type A 1 x USB 2.0 Type A
1 x Display Port (1.2a) 1 x Display Port (1.2a)
2 x HDMI (2.0b) 2 x HDMI (2.0b)
1 x Headphone Out 1 x Headphone Out

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.