MSI has announced a brand new gaming monitor with a curved panel. The Optix G27C5 by MSI comes with Full HD resolution and a 27-inch Samsung VA panel capable of high refresh rate and Adaptive Sync for gamers to not experience screen stuttering nor tearing.
The MSI Optix G27C5 specs are now official and it comes with 27-inch diagonal screen, 1920 x 1080 FullHD maximum screen resolution, 1ms MPRT response time, Samsung VA panel with 250 nits brightness and 3000:1 contrast ratio, 16:9 aspect ratio, excellent wide viewing angles, 1500R panel curvature radius, Anti-flicker, Blue Light Reduction, 90% DCI-P3 and 113% sRGB wide color gamuts, 144Hz variable refresh rate via HDMI and 165Hz variable refresh rate support via DisplayPort input.
MSI Optix G27C5 monitor offers FullHD resolution and 165Hz refresh rate along with AMD FreeSync, so that all those gamers with AMD GPUs will experience excellente gaming performance without any screen stuttering or tearing. Note that for FreeSync to work you will need to own an AMD GPU that comes with FreeSync technology support.
This monitor comes with a classic MSI design and it offers thin bezels and a sturdy stand taht will only allow you to change its tilt angle. If you wish to get better ergonomics, then you will have to use a desk mount that allows you to change the height angle. This monitor is VESA 100x100 wall mountable. The monitor will be released later this year, and even if the monitor is a 27-inch one and it only supports 1080p resolution, it will still be a great purchase for those that still love gaming at Full HD resolutions in 2020. When the release data and pricing info are unveiled we will post an update, so make sure to check back at a later date this year.