MSI have recently announced their new eSports monitor, the Optix MAG251RX. This model is 24.5″ in size and features a 240Hz refresh rate IPS panel. It offers a 1920 x 1080 resolution along with a 1ms G2G response time spec and adaptive-sync support for VRR from both NVIDIA and AMD systems. NVIDIA G-sync Compatible is mentioned as well suggesting that the screen will be certified by NVIDIA.
The screen has a 3-side borderless design for thin edges and potential for multi-screen setups. There are a range of additional gaming features provided including MSI’s Gaming OSD app, Night Vision settings and a range of gaming preset modes. With MSI Mystic Light, the Optix MAG series gaming monitor provides a soft ambient light that can be easily synced with any other Mystic Light enabled product. Customize from any color on the palette using your smartphone or the Mystic Light App to create the perfect look for your system.
Spec wise the 24.5″ IPS panel offers a 1ms G2G response time (take this with a pinch of salt), 1000:1 contrast ratio, 400 cd/m2 brightness, 178/178 viewing angles, 8-bit+FRC colour depth and 84% DCI-P3 coverage (107% sRGB). USB type-C connectivity is provided along with 1x DisplayPort 1.2a and 2x HDMI 2.0 ports. There are also 3x USB 3.0 and 1x USB 2.0 ports provided as well as a headphone jack. The stand offers tilt and height adjustments.
The Optix MAG251RX is available to buy now in the US at a price of $339.99 from Amazon.
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