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MSI Optix MAG342CQRV 34-inch Curved Gaming Monitor

Neoscore 41%

Product Overview

MSI Optix MAG342CQRV is the company's latest flagship gaming monitor that happens to be 1500R curved. In response to consumer demand, MSI has it a 34” UWQHD panel, 100Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and Adaptive-sync support.
Compared to the traditional 16:9 panel, the 21:9 panel widens the screen so that gamers can enjoy a more immersive experience. The widescreen will also allow gamers to multitask with several windows when needed.
The Optix MAG342CQRV is further strengthened by the Gaming OSD App, which allows users to set different display settings for different software. In-game hotkeys are also supported.
MSI also markets the MAG342CQR, which offers almost the same feature set except for slightly faster refresh rate, higher brightness and contrast, and richer color gamut.

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Ratings

What we found**

Neoscore: 41% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Ultra-wide form factor
  • 1500R curvature
  • Stand with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments
  • High 3000:1 contrast ratio
Cons
  • No publicized HDR support
  • 8-bit display panel
  • Display panel not very bright

Price Comparison (incl. referral links)*

Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
1x 3.5 mm Audio Out, 1x HDMI 2.0, 1x DisplayPort 1.2

Construction

Adjustment | Height
90 mm / 3.5433 in
Adjustment | Pivot
-5° ~ 5°
Adjustment | Swivel
-30° ~ 30°
Adjustment | Tilt
-5° ~ 20°
Camera
No
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Curved monitor
VESA Mount
200 x 200 mm

Dimensions

Size | Depth
10.13 in / 257.361 mm w/ stand
Size | Height
14.82 in / 376.36 mm w/ stand
Size | Width
30.33 in / 770.421 mm
Weight
8.391 kg / 18 lbs w/ stand

Display

Aspect Ratio
21:9
Brightness
250 nits
Contrast Ratio
3000:1 (static), 100000000:1 (dynamic)
Display Backlight
W-LED
Display Color Depth
8 bits, 16777216 colors
Display Curvature
1500R
Display Diagonal
34" (34 in / 863.6 mm)
Display Type
VA, Anti-glare/Matte (3H)
Gamut
89% DCI-P3, 112% sRGB
Pixel Density
113 ppi
Pixel Pitch
0.232 mm
Refresh Rate
48 Hz ~ 100 Hz
Resolution
UW-QHD (3440x1440)
Response Time
4 ms (min) / 16 ms (avg)
Viewing Angle
178° H / 178° V

Function

Licenses
CE, FCC-B, REACH, RoHS, WEEE
Operating Humidity
10 % ~ 85 %
Operating Temperature
0 °C ~ 40 °C , 32 °F ~ 104 °F
Video
Fliсkеr-frее tесhnоlоgy, Lоw Вluе Light, Νight Visiоn, Widе Соlоr Gаmut, МSΙ Мystiс Light, Аdарtivе-Synс tесhnоlоgy, АМD FrееSynс tесhnоlоgy

Performance

Power Consumption
0.5 W (sleep) / 0.3 W (off)

Production

Debut
2020

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