MSI Optix MPG27CQ 27" 16:9 Curved FreeSync LCD Gaming Monitor

MSI Optix MPG27CQ 27" 16:9 Curved FreeSync LCD Gaming Monitor
Key Features
  • 27" Vertical Alignment (VA) Panel
  • DisplayPort 1.2 & HDMI 2.0 Inputs
  • 2560 x 1440 Resolution
  • 3000:1 Contrast Ratio
With a variety of gaming features including GameSense, Mystic Light, and the Gaming OSD App, the Optix MPG27CQ 27" 16:9 Curved LCD Gaming Monitor from MSI allows you to customize your lighting scheme and configure this monitor to meet your specific gaming specifications.
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MSI MPG27CQ Overview

With a variety of gaming features including GameSense, Mystic Light, and the Gaming OSD App, the Optix MPG27CQ 27" 16:9 Curved LCD Gaming Monitor from MSI allows you to customize your lighting scheme and configure this monitor to meet your specific gaming specifications.

The Optix MPG27CQ features a WQHD 2560 x 1440 resolution, a 3000:1 contrast ratio, a 400 cd/m² brightness rating, a 1 ms response time, a 144 Hz refresh rate, FreeSync technology, and support for up to 16.7 million colors. Additionally, this MSI monitor covers 90% of the DCI-P3 color space and 115% of the sRGB color space to ensure the colors you see on the screen are both detailed and accurate. Setup is simple, as this display comes equipped with one DisplayPort 1.2 and two HDMI 2.0 inputs, as well as a dedicated USB hub and audio ports that give you the ability to connect headphones and USB-compatible peripherals directly to the monitor. Once configured, the monitor can be tilted, swiveled, and the height can be adjusted so you can take full advantage of the 178° horizontal and vertical viewing angles found on this 1800R curved display.

General Features

Optix MPG27CQ Curved Gaming Monitor

Always keep an eye on your in game status and don't lose sight of your enemy. With the MSI Optix MPG series monitors, MSI wanted to make sure you always have the right information on time to challenge your opponents. With built in RGB LEDs on the front and support for SteelSeries GameSense, you can check your ammo, health, or power stats on you monitor. Have smooth gameplay with a 144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time. Feel like you are in the game with MSI's curved display to give you more game immersion. And prevent eye strain for longer gaming sessions with Less Blue Light and Anti-Flicker.

Size Matters

The Optix Gaming Monitor houses a 27" curved VA display for improved viewing pleasure. Compared to a 24" and 21" monitor, the Optix MPG27CQ contains 36% more screen real-estate, which gives you more space to work and more space to play.

From Edge to Edge

With a super narrow bezel, enjoy the better immersion in games with a multi-monitor 180° setup. Enjoy better continuity between screens while playing games, working, or general computing.

Curved for Your Viewing Pleasure

MSI gaming monitors use a curved display panel that has a curvature rate of 1800R, which is suitable for a wide range of applications, from general computing to gaming. Curved panels also help with gameplay immersion, making you feel more connected to the entire experience.

Gaming OSD App

With the Gaming OSD (on-screen display) app, it is easy to setup your gaming monitor. You don't need use the buttons on the monitor and go through all the menus, just use your keyboard and mouse to configurr your monitor. The app even gives you hotkey options so you can switch settings between different games in a ease.

MSI Remote Display

Control Your Curved Gaming Monitor with MSI Remote Display app on Android Smartphone. This allows you to control the contrast ratio, brightness and black equalizer, and more, right from your Android phone.

Steelseries GameSense

With Steelseries GameSense, RGB LEDs will not just be a fancy decoration, but help your gameplay as well. By synching with your in-game activities, it can display vital details of your game through the LED effects. That way you'll get a full grip on your game and your most important stats in a blink of an eye.

144 Hz Refresh Rate & 1 ms Response Time

MSI gaming monitors are equipped with a 144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time VA LED panel which has the most benefit in fast moving game genres, such as first person shooters, fighters, racing sims, real-time strategy, and sports. These type of games require very fast and precise movements, which a high refresh rate and fast response time monitor can do.

Beauty In the Details

The MSI Optix series Gaming monitor features a 27" WQHD 2560 x 1440 resolution that allows for even finer details while playing games or watching movies or videos. The Optix series Gaming monitor will bring your game textures, characters, and environments to the next level for a more realistic experience.

178° Viewing Angles

By having a large viewing angle, MSI gaming monitors have more leeway for placing your monitor in your setup without giving up a good viewing experience. Colors and details will stay sharp at more angles compared to other monitors with less viewing angles.

Blue Light Reduction

MSI gaming monitors are optimized to reduce the strain on your eyes by reducing the total amount of blue light displayed by the monitor to ensure you can game for longer periods of time without fatigue.

Anti-Flicker Technology

Generic monitor displays normally have a flicker-rate of about 200 times per second, which is unnoticeable to the naked eye, but can cause fatigue over time. MSI Anti-Flicker technology provides a very comfortable viewing experience by reducing the amount of flicker.

True Color

The Optix Series Gaming Monitor has at least 35% more gamut coverage compared to general monitors, based on CIE1976 test standards. Gameplay colors and details will look more realistic and refined, to push immersion to its limits.

FPS Front Sight Toggle

Through the OSD, the Optix series Gaming monitor can enable a FPS front sight overlay to help your overall aim, especially in games that may have small or no crosshairs at all.


FreeSync technology creates smooth visuals for your gameplay. To do this, FreeSync will sync your monitors refresh rate to your AMD GPU, which helps to eliminate screen tearing or stuttering. Enjoy the game the way it was meant to be enjoyed with smooth, lag-free visuals.

Note: Adaptive Sync requires a compatible AMD GPU to be enabled.

Tailored for a Good Fit

The MSI Optix Gaming monitor is built so your gaming sessions are morecomfortable. With adjustments to tilt, swivel, and height, easily change the position of the gaming monitor for improved ergonomics and a better viewing experience.
UPC: 824142157503


Screen Area23.49 x 13.22" / 596.736 x 335.664 mm
Panel TypeVA LCD
Resolution2560 x 1440
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)108 ppi
Maximum Brightness400 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio3000:1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio100,000,000:1
Refresh Rate144 Hz
Adaptive-Sync TechnologyFreeSync, Adaptive-Sync
Color Gamut90% DCI-P3
115% sRGB
Response Time1 ms
Viewing AngleHorizontal: 178°
Vertical: 178°
Dot Pitch0.2331 x 0.2331 mm
Inputs / Outputs
Connectivity1 x DisplayPort 1.2 Input
2 x HDMI 2.0
2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) Output
1 x USB Type-B (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) Input
1 x 3.5 mm Output
1 x 3.5 mm Input
1 x 3.5 mm Input/Output
Built-In SpeakersNone
Power Consumption90 W (Typical)
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Adapter TypeExternal
DC Input Power20 VDC at 4.5 A
Height Adjustment4.72" / 120 mm
Rotation AdjustmentNone
Swivel Adjustment80° (-40 to 40°)
Tilt Adjustment-5 to 20°
Mounting-Hole Pattern100 x 100 mm
Lock SlotYes, Kensington
Dimensions (W x H x D)24.1 x 21.9 x 14.9" / 612.0 x 555.8 x 379.3 mm (with Stand)
Weight16.75 lb / 7.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight23.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)33.3 x 19.4 x 8.8"
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