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MSI MPG341CQR Review Rundown

MSI (Micro-Star International)Published on 22 Mar 2021Last Edited on 27 Sep 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*

Overview

Photo of MSI Optix MPG341CQR (MPG341CQRV) 34-in Curved Gaming Monitor
Neoscore* 79%
  • High-refresh-rate 144Hz panel
  • Relatively low input lag
  • Facial recognition camera
  • Lacks G-Sync certification

Summary

MSI Optix MPG341CQR uses a vast 34in, 3440x1440 VA panel running at 144Hz for smoother gaming at high framerates. Features include desktop OSD software, mouse bungee, camera mount attachments, and even a facial recognition camera that helps the software switch between different profiles for different users.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

pcmag[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 82%
Reviewers from pcmag have found the following[***]:
The VA-based Optix MPG341CQR is a 144Hz 34-inch gaming monitor with a 3,440-by-1,440 pixel native resolution. The chassis is lined along the back and side with ports, including one DisplayPort 1.4b and two HDMI 2.0. Other innovative additions include a webcam embedded in the bottom bezel that does facial recognition on the user.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • High-refresh-rate 144Hz panel
  • Low input lag
  • Comfortable stand
Cons[**]
  • Lacks OSD 2.0 support

techadvisor[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from techadvisor have found the following[***]:
MSI Optix MPG341CQR is one of the most impressive gaming monitors of the year. Features include facial recognition software that recognises who's using the monitor at any given time. Night Vision mode brightens up the darkest parts of the display so that you don't lose the detail into the shadows. Eventually there'll be support for Amazon Alexa, letting you turn your desktop PC into a smart home hub.
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Pros[**]
  • Great value
  • Facial recognition software
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

techradar[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 78%
Reviewers from techradar have found the following[***]:
MSI Optix MPG341CQR is a 34-inch super-wide gaming monitor. It has a VA panel that boasts both an 1800R curve and 144Hz refresh. VA tech is a net plus in terms of image quality rather than IPS. RGB LED lighting and USB-C connectivity are also included.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Fantastic 144Hz refresh
  • Sleek RGB LED lighting
  • 144Hz refresh and adaptive sync
Cons[**]
  • Mediocre gaming performance
  • Slim bezels

references

1. ^ MSI Optix MPG341CQR Review. pcmag. 2019-09-20 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
2. ^ MSI Optix MPG341CQR review. techadvisor. 2019-08-13 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
3. ^ MSI Optix MPG341CQR review. techradar. 2019-08-05 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
*. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher\'s own rating, if available, as a result.
**. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher\'s own bullets points, if available, as a result.
***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher\'s own, if available.

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