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MSI and SteelSeries team up to deliver Optix MPG curved gaming monitor

msi-steelseriesMSI is well known for pushing out quality gaming hardware, and SteelSeries is also another name where gaming peripherals are always welcome. The two of them have come together to work on the all new Optix MPG series of curved gaming monitors which will now be supported by the SteelSeries Engine. Making use of five RGB zones right on the front of the monitor, gamers will be able to perform easy programming of lighting effects in the SteelSeries Engine in order to notify them of in-game timers, stats, cooldowns or Discord notifications.

 Charles Chiang, General Manager of Desktop Platform Solutions at MSI, shared, “The integration of SteelSeries Engine with the Optix MPG series of curved gaming monitors brings PrismSync Illumination and real-time game alerts which offer an even greater level of immersive gameplay.” Comprising of a pair of 27-inch monitors, the Optix MPG27C and Optix MPG27CQ will usher in a whole new era of gaming, boasting of a curved VA panel with an 1800R curve. Regardless of which model you pick up, both of them will boast of a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. The MPG27CQ will be equipped with a 1440p WQHD screen, whereas the MPG27C will feature a 1080p screen.

It must be noted that the curved panel’s curvature rate of 1800R happens to be the most comfortable and suitable for a wide range of applications, where general computing purposes all the way to gaming can be easily fulfilled. In addition, curved panels also improve gameplay immersion greatly, allowing the gamer to feel a whole lot more connected to what is going on on the screen. When one merges multiple monitors together, it ends up as an amazing panoramic experience.

Both will boast of a wide viewing angle of 178 degrees, offering less blue light and anti-flicker technology, making it the ideal monitor for gaming regardless of whether it is day or night. You can swivel, adjust the height and tilt according to your lighting, and there is even a built-in FPS sight toggle on screen in order for gamers to perfectly hit all of their targets — assuming their reflexes work well enough, of course. Want to up your gaming performance? These bad boys should be worth checking out.

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