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MSI Optix MAG271C

MSI Optix MAG271C
alaScore 96

3 reviews

Apr, 2019

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of MSI Optix MAG271C. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. There are some mixed comments about the price.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the MSI Optix MAG271C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Zak Storey (

MSI Optix MAG271CR review


To be the best, you gotta go fast

Color is exceptional ; Price point is good ; 144 Hz and curved

Pixel density suffers at 27-inches

MSI’s latest Optix screen is a bit of an enigma, although it features an impressive spec list, the lack of availability right now, damages the overall accessibility of it. Ultimately, if you can deal with the pixel density being a little bit less than...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Edward Chester (

MSI Optix MAG271CR Gaming Monitor review


MSI is a relative newcomer to the gaming monitor market, having announced its first model almost exa 1,920 x 1,080, a 144Hz refresh rate, a 3000:1 contrast ratio, Freesync and an impressive sounding 1ms response time.

Incredibly high contrast

No G-Sync for Nvidia gamers

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications


Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):100000000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Display brightness (typical):300
Display diagonal:68.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colors
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1440
Display Surface:Matt
Display Technology:LED
HD type:Full HD / WQHD
Horizontal scan range:55.3 - 162
Maximum refresh rate:144
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Panel Type:VA
Pixel pitch:0.233 x 0.233 / 0.311 x 0.311
Response Time:1
Screen curvature:180
Screen shape:Curved
sRGB coverage (typical):115
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / 2560 x 1440
Vertical scan range:48 - 144
Viewable size, horizontal:59.7 / 59.8
Viewable size, vertical:33.6
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178


Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Height adjustment:N / Y
LED indicators:Power
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On/off switch:Y
Panel mounting interface:100 x 100
Plug and Play:Y
Tilt adjustment:Y
Tilt angle range:-5 - 20
VESA mounting:Y


Built-in Camera:N
Built-in speaker(s):N
TV tuner integrated:N

Packaging Data

Package weight:8 / 9


AMD FreeSync:Y

Ports & interfaces

Built-in USB hub:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone Out:Y
Headphone outputs:1
Number of upstream ports:1
USB hub version:USB 2.0
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:2
USB upstream port type:USB Type-B


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:225.2 / 266.5
Height :451.8 / 560
Weight:5.6 / 6.4