MSI WQHD 2K Non-Glare with Narrow Bezel 144Hz Review

MSI gaming monitor review. Updated 2020 Amazon pricing, screen size and resolution details Reviewed and rated using scores for brightness, screen quality, color balance and value for money. Is this MSI monitor right for a PC gamer?

Should you buy the MSI WQHD 2K Non-Glare with Narrow Bezel 144Hz?

PCGameBenchmark has reviewed 434 models to find the best gaming monitor available on Amazon. We've ignored some of the smaller and generic brands. We've filtered to only show the best gaming monitors available to buy right now - this MSI gaming monitor made our 2020 list.

Now's a great time to buy a new PC gaming monitor. So many games are enhanced with great graphics, there are always MSI deals to be had (no need to wait for Black Friday 2020) and there's a massive range to choose from. High quality graphics are super important when you’re playing and the gaming monitors sometimes sold with PCs are pretty rubbish. You may also want to use a monitor alongside a gaming laptop.

The display size, also known as viewable image size (VIS) is the physical size of the area where videos are displayed - not the monitor case itself. The size of a screen is the length of its diagonal, which is the distance between opposite corners, usually in inches. The display size of this large monitor is 27 inches. Check our compare monitors page to see other monitors this size at a larger range of prices.

When it comes to the all important specs the max screen resolution is 2560 x 1440 pixels, the refresh rate is 144 Hz, and the response time is 1 ms. This is a 1440p MSI monitor and can run at 144 Hz.

This gaming monitor weighs 16 lbs - important to know if you’re taking it to live events or college. The color of this monitor is Black.

PCGameBenchmark ratings are built up from the scores of the Amazon community, to show the most important aspects of a PC gaming monitor. We merge those scores to create a percentage rating. On value for money this monitor scored a 4.9/5, picture quality 4.6/5, brightness 4.6/5 and on for gaming 4.6/5. That makes an aggregate score of 93%.

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MSI WQHD 2K Non-Glare with Narrow Bezel 144Hz
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 93%

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MSI WQHD 2K Non-Glare with Narrow Bezel 144Hz Specs

Screen Size

27 inches (68 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels (1440p WQHD)

Refresh Rate

144 Hz

Response Time

1 ms


16 lb (7.26 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

61.21 cm x 45.21 cm x 22.61 cm
24.1 in x 17.8 in x 8.9 in







Model Number

Optix MAG271CQR

MSI WQHD 2K Non-Glare with Narrow Bezel 144Hz Features

  • Curved Gaming display (1800R) – The best gameplay immersion
  • 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

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