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MSI MPG27CQ

MSI MPG27CQ
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Reviews
15 Reviews + 3 Awards
92
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Widely Available
69
Value for Money
Good
87
Age
16 Months Old
68
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
Customers report that this PC monitor has good features. It's an award winning and fully featured 27" PC monitor, with a Gold award from play3r.net and 2 further awards from other expert sites and moderate running costs. It has a built-in USB hub, a headphone out and an HDMI and features Plug & Play.
Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Has a built-in USB hub
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
hardwareheaven.com Recommended play3r.net Gold ozeros.com Recommended
27"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
£182
OVER 5 YEARS
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MSI MPG27CQ Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the MSI MPG27CQ we calculated that there is a 83% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the MSI MPG27CQ number 42 in curved monitors, number 108 in medium monitors and number 168 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
92
Features
84
Popularity
70
Value for Money
88
Age
69
Running Costs

84

84
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%, based on 15 reviews. This PC monitor has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Hardwareheaven.com plus one other site and a "Gold" award from Play3r.net.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available.
It has running costs of £180 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 1,800+ PC monitors that we have calculated running costs for.
This MSI PC monitor has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
The first monitor with steelseries gamesenese
Smooth out your gameplay with adaptive sync
Fps front sight toggle
True color
Anti-flicker technology
Optix g27c2 BLUE LIGHT REDUCTION
178 DEGREES OF WIDE VIEWING ANGLE

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.3 stars (15 reviews)

33%

of Customers Would Recommend
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2 Recommended Awards

The MSI MPG27CQ has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites hardwareheaven.com and ozeros.com.
Recommended from hardwareheaven.com Recommended from ozeros.com

Gold Award

The MSI MPG27CQ has received a Gold Award from play3r.net.
Gold from play3r.net

What Are People Saying About the MSI MPG27CQ?

Picture Quality
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Features
3
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Design
2
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One Person Thought it Was Fairly Priced
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One Person Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size
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Some People Thought it Was Nicely Designed
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Three People Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

Three people thought that the MSI MPG27CQ had good features.

  • ... MPG27C is aimed at the enthusiast gamer, and I say that because it comes with all the features gamers want.A 144Hz VA panel, the VA panel choice is good ...
    play3r.net 19 Sep 2018
  • ... whether or not the MSI Optix MPG27C is for you. It's a very competent gaming monitor with some nice features and excellent configurability, but you'll ...
    Techradar 15 Oct 2018
  • ... want.A 144Hz VA panel, the VA...The inclusion of and use of LED's on the monitor to add gamer features and functionality with the Gamesense applications ...
    play3r.net 23 Sep 2018
  • Four People Thought This PC Monitor Produced a High Quality Picture
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
    Big display diagonal
    Faster than average response time
    Has a built-in USB hub
    High typical contrast ratio
    Has a headphone out
    Has an HDMI
    Has a microphone in
    Two HDMI ports
    Has an audio output
    Wall mountable
    ok horizontal viewing angle
    ok vertical viewing angle
    Does not have a built-in speaker

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought it has useful technical features
    2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

    The largest display resolution of the MSI MPG27CQ is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 480 x 234 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels. §.

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    Big Display Diagonal
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    The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The MPG27CQ's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 29% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Faster Than Average Response Time

    The MPG27CQ's response time of only 1ms is faster than 96% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 0.1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

    What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in USB Hub
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    The MSI MPG27CQ has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC displays which do not have a built-in USB hub.

    What is a built-in USB hub? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker

    The MPG27CQ does not have a built-in speaker. 52% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker.

    What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    High Typical Contrast Ratio

    The MPG27CQ has a maximum typical contrast ratio of high. That's over two times the typical contrast ratio of the most frequently found typical contrast ratio of . Across all flatpanel monitors the worst typical contrast ratio is 750:1 and lower and the best is ultra high. A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

    A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

    What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    ok Horizontal Viewing Angle
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    The MPG27CQ's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is ok compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 44% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

    What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    ok Vertical Viewing Angle
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    The vertical viewing angle of the MSI MPG27CQ of 178° is ok compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 57% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Headphone Out
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    The MPG27CQ has a headphone out. 82% of PC screens do not have a headphone out.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The MSI MPG27CQ has an HDMI. 74% of flatpanel monitors do not have an HDMI.

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    Has a Microphone in

    The MPG27CQ has a microphone in, which is unusual. 96% of PC monitors do not have a microphone in.

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    Two HDMI Ports

    Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the MSI MPG27CQ which has two HDMI ports.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "HDMI port" mean? Less Edit
    Has an Audio Output

    The MPG27CQ has an audio output. 84% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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    Wall Mountable

    The MSI MPG27CQ is wall mountable. 87% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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    84
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The MSI MPG27CQ has been listed on Kagoo since June 2018 and is currently ranked number 168 out of 1,635 PC monitors.
    70
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the MSI MPG27CQ, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This PC monitor is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    Value for Money of Similar PC Monitors

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    Age

    MSI MPG27CQ Release Date

    February 2018

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    Running Costs

    MSI MPG27CQ Running Costs

    The MPG27CQ is in the most expensive 13% of all 1,800+ flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the MPG27CQ will cost £180 over 5 years to run.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £182
    Electricity cost when on standby £0
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    Total running cost over 5 years
    Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the MSI MPG27CQuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
    0.83T
    Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    22
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    4.3 Stars

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    33% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Recommended from hardwareheaven.com Gold from play3r.net Recommended from ozeros.com
    3 Awards

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    MSI MPG27CQ Specification

    Key Features
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    3D
    Response Time
    Vertical Viewing Angle
    Horizontal Viewing Angle
    Typical Contrast Ratio
    Aspect Ratio
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Backlight Type
    Display Surface
    Supported Video Modes
    HD Type
    Digital Vertical Frequency
    Digital Horizontal Frequency
    Viewable Size Diagonal
    Vertical Viewable Size
    Horizontal Viewable Size
    Pixel Pitch
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Display Technology
    Display Brightness
    NTSC Coverage (Typical)
    Screen Shape
    Native Aspect Ratio
    Colours
    Maximum Refresh Rate
    SRGB Coverage (Typical)
    Panel Type
    Display Brightness (Typical)
    Screen Curvature
    Ports & Interfaces
    Built-in USB Hub
    Headphone Out
    Microphone in
    Audio Output
    HDMI Port
    Headphone Outputs
    PC Audio Out
    DisplayPort
    I/O Ports
    USB Type-A Downstream Port
    USB Hub Version
    Upstream Port
    USB Upstream Port Type
    Multimedia
    Built-in Speaker
    Built-in Camera
    TV Tuner Integrated
    Design
    Colour
    Market Positioning
    Performance
    NVIDIA G-Sync
    AMD FreeSync
    Thin Client
    Thin Client Installed
    Ergonomics
    Wall Mountable
    Plug & Play
    Height Adjustment
    Tilt Angle
    Tilt Adjustment
    Swivelling
    Swivel Angle Range
    VESA Mounting Interface
    Cable Lock Slot
    VESA Mounting
    Pivot
    Stand-by LED
    Power LED
    On/off Switch
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Cable Lock Slot Type
    Power
    Typical Power Consumption
    Input Current
    Current Rating
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    HDMI
    No Flickering
    Display Technology
    Brightness
    Maximum Resolution
    Viewing Angle
    Resolution
    Touchscreen
    Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
    USB Port

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    optix mpg27c mpg27c, msi 9s63fa31t003, mpg27cq019de, msi mpg27cq, msi cdm2

    Barcodes

     00824142157503,  00824142157510,  04719072556488,  04719072571009

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