MSI's new 'ultimate esports display' has a 240Hz refresh rate

MSI’s latest gaming monitor has impressive specs and is easy on the eyes, literally.

What you need to know

MSI announced three new gaming monitors today.
The MSI Optix MAG251RX Esports gaming monitor has a 240Hz display and a 1ms response time.
The MSI Optix G271 and MSI Optix G241 are FHD monitors with 1ms response times.

MSI announced three new gaming monitors today, including one that it calls the “ultimate esports display.” The three new monitors are led by the MSI Optix MAG251RX Esports gaming monitor, which features a 24.5-inch display with a refresh rate of 240Hz. The The MSI Optix G271 and MSI Optix G241 have a refresh rate of 144Hz and 1ms response times. The monitors are available from several retailers, including Amazon, NewEgg, and B&H, depending on your region and which monitor you’d like.

The MSI Optix MAG251RX Esports gaming monitor is NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible. When combined with its 240Hz display and 1ms response time, the monitor should deliver incredibly smooth gameplay. It’s also. VESA certified for easy mounting.

MSI Optix MAG251RX Esports gaming monitor
MSI Optix 271 gaming monitor
MSI Optix 241 gaming monitor

Panel size
24.5″ (IPS)
27″ (IPS)
23.8″ (IPS)

Aspect ratio
16:9
16:9
16:9

Resolution
1920×1080
1920X1080
1920×1080

Refresh rate
240Hz
144Hz
144Hz

Response time
1ms
1ms
1ms

Brightness
400 nits
250 nits
250 nits

Color
84% DCI-P3107% SRGB
92% DCI-P3120% SRGB
95% DCI-P3128% SRGB

Video ports
1x DP (1.2a)2x HDMI (2.0)1x USB C
1x DP (1.2a)2x HDMI (1.4b)
1x USB C | 1x DP (1.2a)2x HDMI (1.4b)

USB ports
3x USB 2.0 Type A1x USB 2.0 Type B
N/A
N/A

The MSI Optix MAG251RX Esports gaming monitor supports Night Vision, which allows you to game longer without eye strain. It’s also an HDR400 monitor, which means it delivers good color contrast and colors and a high refresh rate.

MSI Optix MAG251RX Esports gaming monitor

$340 at NewEgg
$360 at Amazon

This gaming monitor has a 240Hz display, 1ms response time, and supports Night Vision so you can game without eye fatigue.

MSI Optix G271 gaming monitor

$240 at NewEgg
$240 at B&H

This 144Hz monitor has a response time of 1ms and impressive 120 percent color accuracy.

MSI Optix G214 gaming monitor

$190 at Amazon
$190 at NewEgg

This 23.8-inch gaming monitor has impressive color accuracy, 1ms response time, and a 144Hz refresh rate.

MSI's new 'ultimate esports display' has a 240Hz refresh rate