Introducing the New 4K Gaming Monitor- Optix MAG321CURV

By Jerry |

A 4K Gaming Monitor?

Gaming on a 4K monitor might've been an unrealistic dream due to the lack of powerful hardware in the past. However, with even consoles getting 4K support, we have reached a point where this resolution is finally being seen as a real possibility for gaming. Moreover, the rise of display technologies like HDR have enhanced the gaming experience on high resolution monitors even further.

Yes, there are admittedly still some trade-offs when opting for a 4K monitor, like being able to enjoy buttery-smooth 144Hz refresh rates. Although you might miss out on high refresh rate monitors at 4K, it's hard to scoff at the astounding gains in resolution, quality, detail, and colors you stand to enjoy. Whether you’re gaming, working, consuming media, or even just browsing, your experience is bound to be substantially better with a 4K gaming monitor.

It doesn't end there. Since a monitor is an essential peripheral that's not upgraded as often as other PC components or even consoles, stretching your budget to grab the best one is sure to give you a better gaming experience over a much longer period of time. Skimping on the monitor is a popular move, but it doesn’t make much sense. Your monitor is something that you’ll be looking at for most of your intense gaming sessions. Go for the best ones to get the most out of your games.

Taking another step towards making premium gaming experiences available to all types of gamers, MSI is proud to introduce a 4K gaming monitor that delivers true value for money – the Optix MAG321CURV Curved Gaming Monitor.
 

What's New About the MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor?

Featuring a whopping 4K resolution, the Optix MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor comes with a VA panel that boasts all the specs that make every gaming session more realistic and immersive. The blend of a 60Hz refresh rate, 4ms response time, 300 cd/m2 brightness, and provide the most premium 4K resolution for your gaming/console gaming.

The MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor has a gorgeous curved display, detailed 4K resolution, low input lag, and is HDR ready – a perfect blend of specs and features that will elevate the gaming experience of gamers who play on consoles.

Add to this the fully HDR Ready display for vibrant color output, and the Optix MAG321CURV gaming monitor begins to look quite impressive. As time passes, our connectivity requirements often evolve as well. Recognizing this, we’ve equipped this monitor with even relatively newer connectivity standards. You can use HDMI, DisplayPort, and even the new USB Type-C connector to connect your PC/console/laptop to it.

We wanted the MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor to deliver premium features without compromise – and boy, does it deliver! It has a gorgeous curved display, detailed 4K resolution, low input lag, and is HDR ready – a perfect blend of specs and features that will elevate the long-lasting gaming experience of gamers who play on consoles.

Let's go over some features of the MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor below:

4K UHD Resolution: Extraordinary Clarity for Breathtaking Visuals

Use your powerful gaming rig to the fullest with the best gaming resolution out there. The native UHD/4K resolution (3840x2160) of the MAG321CURV ensures that you can see the fine details in your games – enhancing your gaming sessions. Graphics rendered at this astounding resolution look absolutely stunning because every aspect of each scene is shown in such detail that you can enjoy greater immersion than ever before.

Moreover, this resolution will also allow you to enjoy High-Definition Blu-ray movies in full quality. To truly appreciate the jump in quality you stand to gain, the only way is watching your favorite shows and movies at UHD.
 
 

HDR Ready: Gorgeous Visuals and Better Contrasts

Only detail isn’t enough when it comes to games, movies, or even content creation. The MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor boasts an HDR-ready display that provides eye-catching detail using whiter whites and darker blacks and the whole spectrum of colors in between.

An HDR-ready 4K Gaming Monitor like the MAG321CURV is a perfect companion for gamers who appreciate seeing their game worlds rendered in not just gorgeous detail but also retain vibrant, realistic colors.

From painstakingly-designed open world games that take your breath away to familiar game maps that suddenly look more real, every single thing you play on this gaming monitor is sure to leave you in awe.
 
 

Night Vision: More Realistic, Deeper Blacks to see the Long Night

Any dark or night scene, whether in a game or a movie, is sure to send most people scrambling for their monitor’s display settings. Even after much tinkering, you might end up either unable to see the scene being rendered on your screen or a scene that you do see, but one that looks like all.

The MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor features an upgraded black-tuner, making MSI Night Vision a possibility. This allows your blacks to remain truly black, without letting them fade into the darkness or be lit up like it’s the 4th of July. Hence, the tuner ensures that only relatively brighter areas of an image are exposed, which results in a more realistic experience.

Now, you can quietly follow your characters in a dark dungeon without missing out on a cinematic experience that doesn't affect either visibility or your gaming experience. We hope you’re not afraid of the dark though!
 
 

MSI Gaming OSD 2.0: Customize Your Viewing Experience

You should be able to tweak your monitor whenever you want and as quickly as possible. The MSI Gaming OSD 2.0 puts the controls in your hands. From setting up your workspace and multiple monitors to adjusting monitor settings with MSI Gaming OSD, this application is sure to make your life easier every step of the way.
 

Gaming Echo: Responsive RGB With MSI Mystic Light Sync

An innovative design adds a visual element to your audio experience with the Optix MAG321CURV Gaming Monitor with a nifty RGB light at the back of your monitor. It glows, flashes, and changes based on the audio streams playing on your PC at any moment.

Whether you're listening to your music or playing your favorite game, Gaming Echo will echo sound signatures at the back of the monitor to add a little spice to your experience without affecting immersion.

Model
Optix MAG321CURV
Display size
31.5" Diagonal White LED-Backlight
Brightness (Typical)
300 cd / m2
DCI-P3 / sRGB
78% / 103%
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Curvature
1500R
Viewing Angles
178°(H)/178°(V)
Resolution (H x V)
3840 x 2160
Pixel Pitch (H x V)
0.18159 x 0.18159 (mm)
Contrast Ration
2500 : 1 (Typical)
100000000 : 1(DCR)
Refresh Rate
4ms (MPRT)
Dimensions
710.38 x 510.77 x 262.5mm
I/O
1x DP(1.2)
2x HDMI (2.0)
1x USB Type C
2x USB 2.0
1x USB 2.0 Type B
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