MSI Optix MAG281URF 28in 16:9 Rapid IPS Gaming Monitor, 144Hz, 1ms, 2160P 4K UHD, HDR, HAS

MX00120825 Optix MAG281URF 28in 16:9 Rapid IPS Gaming Monitor, 144Hz, 1ms, 2160P 4K UHD, HDR, HAS
MX00120825 Optix MAG281URF 28in 16:9 Rapid IPS Gaming Monitor, 144Hz, 1ms, 2160P 4K UHD, HDR, HAS MX00120825 Optix MAG281URF 28in 16:9 Rapid IPS Gaming Monitor, 144Hz, 1ms, 2160P 4K UHD, HDR, HAS MX00120825 Optix MAG281URF 28in 16:9 Rapid IPS Gaming Monitor, 144Hz, 1ms, 2160P 4K UHD, HDR, HAS

Product Info

Optix MAG281URF – Accurate Display, Ultimate Victory


Visualize your victory with MSI Optix MAG281URF esports gaming monitor. Equipped with a 3840x2160 4K, 1ms response time panel, Optix MAG281URF will give you the competitive edge you need to take down your opponents. Enjoy extremely smooth, tear-free gameplay with built-in Adaptive sync technology. Make sure you can hit your mark with all the latest technologies built-in the MSI esports gaming monitors for competitive play.

  • 4K High Resolution - Enjoy the extreme fluid gaming and astonishing details with4K (3840 x 2160) resolution at 144Hz high refresh rate.
  • 144Hz Refresh Rate – Respond faster with smoother frames.
  • HDMI 2.1 – Best solution for console users. 4K 120Hz with HDMI interface.
  • Rapid IPS – Provides 1ms GTG fast response time, optimizes screen colors and brightness.
  • Smart Gaming – Pair with AI to Create A New Way of Gaming.
  • Less Blue Light Premium – Using a hardware solution to reduced light emissions in the blue-violet segment of the blue light spectrum (wavelengths of 415 to 455 nm).
  • HDR400 – It has passed the VESA HDR Display 400 Certification, meaning it can provide a display with the most realistic colors.
  • Night Vision – Get the jump on enemies before they even notice you.
  • KVM 2.0 – Control and transfer files between multiple devices via one set of keyboard, mouse, and MSI gaming monitor.
  • Gaming OSD App – Create the ultimate viewing settings for your game.


Conquer the Battlefield

The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers.

The Beauty is in the Details

MSI gaming monitor feature a UHD panel that supports resolution up to 3840x2160. This 16:9 panel allows gamers to examine bigger game scenes compared to other traditional FHD panels, and provide an immersive gaming experience.

Rapid IPS and 1ms GTG

Rapid IPS display provides gamers with an ultra-fast 1ms GTG response time, which will significantly reduce monitor blur occurrence. The crystal clear image will certainly give you a competitive edge for precise decisions in fast-moving games.

144Hz Refresh Rate + 1ms Response Time

Optix monitors are equipped with a 144hz refresh rate and 1ms response time IPS 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 an ultra-high refresh rate and fast response time monitor will put you ahead of your competition.

See Every Moment as its Clearest

MSI's esports gaming monitor has a high-speed refresh rate of 144Hz, eliminating screen delay time and presenting an extremely smooth screen presentation. With a 1ms response time, users can respond accordingly in games such as first-person shooters and racing games and quickly win with one click.

Blue Light Reduction

As a game lover, we understand how unbearable is that when your screen becomes yellow after using less blue light. Less Blue Light Premium is using a hardware solution to reduced light emissions in the blue-violet segment of the blue light spectrum without any color or picture quality sacrifice.

EYESAFE certificated hardware solution perfectly reduces harmful light-emitting wavelengths and maintains Color Gamut and Color temperature to display flawless picture quality and gaming experience.

KVM 2.0

Control and transfer files between multiple connected devices with one set of mouse, keyboard, and MSI gaming monitor.


Challenge any game without screen tearing, stuttering, flicker, or artifacts. G-SYNC compatible dynamically matches the refresh rate of the display to the frame rate of the GPU.

DisplayHDR 400

MSI gaming monitor is equipped with HDR technology that can produce images with more details, wider range of colors, and look more similar to what is seen by the human eye when compared to traditional monitor. Windows® 11 Auto HDR supported, please check below link to learn more about Auto HDR and how to enable.

Optix Scope

Snipe and kill your opponents before they can react. The built-in aim magnifier provides multi-stage zooming with shortcut keys to quickly switch the magnification. The screen can maintain the operation so that no matter what weapon is used, it can become a sniper rifle and attack enemies from miles away.

Smart Cross Hair

The aim dot automatically changes color, making it visible at any time. If the color of the aim dot overlaps with the background color, it will be problematic for aiming.

Personalize Your Gaming Rig

With MSI Mystic Light, the Optix MAG series gaming monitor lights provide a soft ambient light that can easily be synced with any other Mystic Light enabled gaming product. Select any of the colors from the palette using your smartphone or the Mystic Light App to match your system style to your taste. Or just turn on gaming echo, letting your monitor back light dance to music you play on the computer.

Firmware Update

MSI Optix MAG281URF can update the firmware through a USB connector, which is simple and easy to use. This allows users to update the firmware on their own at any time when the latest version is released by MSI. This ensures that the screen is always in the best-optimized state.

Universal Type-C Connection

This MSI Optix gaming monitor supports USB Type-C connection, allowing you to power your devices (up to 15W) and effortlessly connect to any device.

Tailored for the Perfect Fit

The MSI Optix Gaming monitor is built to make you as comfortable as possible while gaming. Through adjustments of tilting (-5°~20°), lowering and raising (0~90mm), and swiveling (-30°~30°), you can easily change the position of the monitor for maximum ergonomics and optimum viewing experiences.

Gaming OSD App 2.0

With the Gaming OSD app it is very easy to setup your gaming monitor. Just use your Keyboard and Mouse to configure your monitor. The app even gives you hotkey options so you can switch settings between different games in a ease.

Additional Information:

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Make and Model MSI Optix 28in Widescreen Rapid IPS Gaming Monitor
Part Number OPTIX MAG281URF
Color Black
Screen Size 27.9" (70.9cm)
Curvature Flat
Native Resolution UHD: 3,840 x 2,160
Brightness 300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio 1,000:1
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Panel Type Rapid IPS
Color Depth 1.07B colors
Color Gamut DCI-P3 95% / sRGB 124%
Response Time 1ms GTG
Refresh Rate 144Hz
Pixel Pitch 0.16 x 0.16 mm
Backlight LED
Viewing Angle 178°/178°
Surface Treatment Anti-Glare, 3H
Tilt Range -5 ~ +20°
Swivel ±45°
Pivot ±90°
Height Adjustment 0~130 mm
VESA Mount 100 x 100 mm
Speakers None
Control 5-way OSD navigation joystick
I/O 2 x HDMI v2.1 ports
1 x DisplayPort v1.4a port
1 x USB Type-C (DP alt.)
2 x USB 2.0 Type A ports
1 x USB 2.0 Type B port
1 x Earphone out
Power Supply External AC adapter
100 ~ 240Vac, 50/60Hz, 19V @ 6.32A
Power Consumption 33.3W
Security Kensington lock
Dimensions (WxHxD) 638.27 x 408.22 x 233.68 mm
Weight 7.7kg

Package Contents

  • MSI Optix MAG281URF 28" 4K UHD 144Hz Rapid IPS LED LCD Gaming Monitor
  • User's Information