27" MSI Optix MAG271R gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review

For the extremely fast frame rates, the MSI Optix MAG271R has a maximum refresh rate of 165 Hz that allows smoother gameplay. The MSI Optix MAG271R has the Display Port and this is essential for NVIDIA cards to work with AMD FreeSync. With the AMD FreeSync support, this monitor is compatible with both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards. MSI Optix MAG271R has an excellent contrast ratio of 3000 : 1. For graphics color quality, the MSI Optix MAG271R has an excellent color depth of 8 -bit, resulting in smoother gradients and more accurate colors. The monitor has a VESA mount. The monitor panel has good viewing angles and offers better contrast and colors than TN panels. The MSI Optix MAG271R is a relatively new monitor. The minimum response rate of MSI Optix MAG271R is 5 ms, which is can cause ghosting effects. The brightness of MSI Optix MAG271R is lower than other monitors. For the average response rate, the MSI Optix MAG271R scores 10 ms, which can cause motion blurring due to ineffective synchronization with the high refresh rate. In terms of pixel density, the MSI Optix MAG271R has an low density of 81 pixels-per-inch, resulting in pixelated text and picture quality. Graphically demanding games may cause frame drops outside the adative refresh rate of 48 Hz. MSI Optix MAG271R has a total input lag of 16 ms, which is bad among the competition.

 27" MSI Optix MAG271R gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review
Brand MSI
Year 2019
Model Optix MAG271R
Size 27"
Minimum Refresh Rate 48Hz
Maximum Refresh Rate 165Hz
AMD FreeSync Yes
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Panel Type VA
Pixel Density 81 ppi
Minimum Response Time 5ms
Average Response Time 10ms
Total Response + Input Lag 16ms
Maximum Brightness 300 cd/m^2
Price $ 311.5
VESA Mount Yes
Native Color Depth 8 bit
Static Contrast Ratio 3000 : 1
Display Port Yes
Overall Combination Score 72.5/100 Very Good


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27" MSI Optix MAG271R Brand, series, model

ModelOptix MAG271R

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27" MSI Optix MAG271R Connectivity

Connectivity2 x USB 2.0 (downstream) , 1 x USB 2.0 (upstream) , 2 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

27" MSI Optix MAG271R Dimensions, weight and color

Depth with stand182.4 mm (millimeters) 18.24 cm (centimeters) 7.1811 in (inches) 0.5984 ft (feet)
Height with stand405.3 mm (millimeters) 40.53 cm (centimeters) 15.9567 in (inches) 1.3297 ft (feet)
Weight with stand6.68 kg (kilograms) 14.73 lbs (pounds)
Width with stand617 mm (millimeters) 61.7 cm (centimeters) 24.2913 in (inches) 2.0243 ft (feet)

27" MSI Optix MAG271R Display

Aspect ratio1.778:116:9
Brightness300 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
Colors16777216 colors 24 bits
DCI P392 % (percent)
Diagonal685.8 mm (millimeters) 68.58 cm (centimeters) 27 in (inches) 2.25 ft (feet)
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 1
Height336.15 mm (millimeters) 33.615 cm (centimeters) 13.2343 in (inches) 1.1029 ft (feet)
Horizontal viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Minimum response time1 ms (milliseconds) 0.0010 s (seconds)
Panel bit depth8 bits
Panel typeVA
Pixel density81 ppi (pixels per inch) 32 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Pixel pitch0.311 mm (millimeters) 0.0311 cm (centimeters) 0.0123 in (inches) 0.001 ft (feet)
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels Full HD / 1080p
Size class27 in (inches)
Static contrast3000 : 1
Vertical viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Width597.6 mm (millimeters) 59.76 cm (centimeters) 23.5276 in (inches) 1.9606 ft (feet)
sRGB118 % (percent)

27" MSI Optix MAG271R Ergonomics

Backward tilt20 ° (degrees)
Forward tilt5 ° (degrees)
Forward/backward tiltYes
Height adjustmentYes
Height adjustment range130 mm (millimeters) 13 cm (centimeters) 5.1181 in (inches) 0.4265 ft (feet)
Landscape/portrait pivotNo
Left/right swivelNo
Removable standYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm
VESA mountYes

27" MSI Optix MAG271R Features

FeaturesAMD FreeSync technology, Flicker-free technology, Low Blue LightMSI Mystic LightMSI Remote Display App

27" MSI Optix MAG271R Frequencies

Horizontal frequency (digital)30 kHz - 160 kHz (kilohertz)
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 165 Hz (hertz)

27" MSI Optix MAG271R Operating and storage conditions

Operating humidity10 % - 80 % (percent)
Operating temperature10 °C - 40 °C (degrees Celsius) 50 °F - 104 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)

27" MSI Optix MAG271R Power supply and consumption

110V100 V - 120 V (volts)
220V220 V - 240 V (volts)
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz (hertz)
Power consumption (average)35 W (watts)
Power consumption (off)0.3 W (watts)
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W (watts)

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