MSI Optix MPG27CQ 27in Curved WQHD 144Hz VA Gaming LED LCD w/ FreeSync, HAS, Mystic Light

MX72500 Optix MPG27CQ 27in Curved WQHD 144Hz VA Gaming LED LCD w/ FreeSync, HAS, Mystic Light
MX72500 Optix MPG27CQ 27in Curved WQHD 144Hz VA Gaming LED LCD w/ FreeSync, HAS, Mystic Light MX72500 Optix MPG27CQ 27in Curved WQHD 144Hz VA Gaming LED LCD w/ FreeSync, HAS, Mystic Light MX72500 Optix MPG27CQ 27in Curved WQHD 144Hz VA Gaming LED LCD w/ FreeSync, HAS, Mystic Light MX72500 Optix MPG27CQ 27in Curved WQHD 144Hz VA Gaming LED LCD w/ FreeSync, HAS, Mystic Light

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OPTIX MPG27CQ Curved Gaming Monitor - Bringing Gaming and Immersion Together


Always keep an eye on your in game status and never lose sight of your enemy. With the new MSI Optix MPG series, monitors we wanted to make sure you always have the right information on time to challenge your opponents. With built in RGB LED's on the front and support of SteelSeries GameSense you can check your ammo, health or power stats on you monitor. Have super smooth gameplay with 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. Feel like you are in the game with our curved display to give you more game immersion. And prevent eye strain for longer gaming sessions with Less Blue Light and Anti-Flicker. Experience total game immersion and never lose sight of your enemy.

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, and support for up to 16.7 million colors. Additionally, this MSI monitor covers 100% of the NTSC 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 both DisplayPort and HDMI 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.

  • Curved Gaming display (1800R) - The best gameplay immersion.
  • GameSense - Conductively enables external game alerts via RGB LED lighting with the hottest competitive online games
  • Mystic Light - The ultimate gaming finish
  • WQHD High Resolution - Game titles will even look better, displaying more details due to the WQHD resolution
  • 144Hz Refresh Rate - Real smooth gaming
  • 1ms response time - eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates
  • Gaming OSD App - Create the ultimate viewing settings for your game
  • True colors - NTSC 100% & sRGB 115%
  • Adaptive Sync - prevent screen tearing
  • Anti-Flicker and Less Blue Light - game even longer and prevent eye strain and fatique
  • Frameless design - Ultimate gameplay experience
  • 178° wide view angle
  • Optimized for MSI Systems and components – Making sure you have the best game experience


Size Matters

The Optix Gaming Monitor houses a beautiful 27"curved VA display for maximum viewing pleasure. Compared to a 24" and 21" monitor, the Optix Gaming Monitor 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 best immersion possible in the latest games with a multi-monitor 180 degree 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 the most comfortable and 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 Advantages

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

The First Monitor with Steel Series GameSense

With SteelSeries GameSense, RGB LED will not just be a fancy decoration, it helps 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.

144Hz Refresh Rate + 1ms Response Time

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

The Beauty is in the Details

The MSI Optix series Gaming monitor features a 27" WQHD 2560x1440 resolution that allows for even finer details while playing the latest 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 Degrees of Wide Viewing Angle

By having a large viewing angle, MSI gaming monitors has more leeway for placing your monitor in your setup without giving up the optimal 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.

Wide Gamut Coverage

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

* NTSC and sRGB are based on CIE1976 test standards.

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.

Smooth Out Your Gameplay with FreeSync

Built FreeSync technology to create the smoothest 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 ultra-smooth, lag-free visuals.

* Note: Adaptive Sync requires a compatible AMD® GPU to be enabled. For more information:

Tailored for the Perfect Fit

The MSI Optix Gaming monitor is built to enhance your gaming sessions to be as comfortable as possible. With adjustments to tilt, swivel, and height, easily change the position of the gaming monitor for maximum ergonomics and optimum viewing experience.


Product Type WQHD Widescreen Curved Gaming LED LCD
Part Number OPTIX MPG27CQ
Screen Size 27"
Curvature 1800R
Resolution WQHD 2560 x 1440
Brightness 400 cd/m² (max.)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio 3,000:1
Panel Type VA
Color Depth 16.7M colors
Color Gamut 100% NTSC / 115% sRGB
Refresh Rate 144Hz
Response Time 1ms GTG
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.2331 x 0.2331 mm
Adaptive Sync Technology N/A
Surface Treatment Anti-Glare, 3H
Viewing Angle 178°/178°
Height Range 0 to 120 mm
Tilt Range -5° to 20°
Swivel ±40°
VESA Mount 100 x 100 mm
Audio N/A
I/O Connectivity 2 x HDMI v2.0
1 x DisplayPort v1.2
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type B (PC to monitor)
1 x Headphone out
1 x Mic in
1 x Audio combo jack
Convenient Hotkeys Blue Light Reduction
5-way OSD Navigation Joystick
Power 100~240V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption On (Typical): <90W
Power Saving mode: <0.5W
Power Off Mode <0.5W
Security Kensington lock
Dimensions (WxHxD) With stand: 612 x 555.8 x 379.3 mm (24.1" x 21.9" x 14.93")
Weight 7.6kg (16.75 lbs)

Package Contents

  • MSI Optix MPG27CQ 27" Curved WQHD VA LED LCD Gaming Monitor
  • Power Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card