Scan code: LN104962 Manufacturer code: MAG272

MSI 27" Full HD 165Hz FreeSync HDR Gaming Monitor

27" MSI Optix MAG272 Gaming Monitor, VA, 1920x1080, 1ms, 165Hz, AMD FreeSync, HDR Ready, 100M:1, 300cd/m², HDMI/DP

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Scan code: LN104962 Manufacturer code: MAG272
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MSI Optix MAG272 165Hz Gaming Monitor with AMD FreeSync™

27-inch MSI Optix MAG272 Gaming monitor

ALL ABOUT COMPETITIVE ESPORTS The MSI Optix MAG272 is a 27" Full HD gaming monitor that offers incredible gaming enhancements and features that will give you the advantage into the universe of eSports. This incredible monitor comes with HDR Technology to offer the finest visuals for your favourite games, along with a Wide Color Gamut for exquisite colour accuracy. Utilize a rapid 165Hz refresh rate and an unbelievable 1ms response time to get the aim you need to shoot to win. The thin bezel design allows full immersion in every game, while the Anti-Flicker technology and blue light reduction features protect you from eyestrain. MSI's Gaming OSD app includes all the required visual settings for your games, along with AMD FreeSync™ which makes every frame silky smooth without screen tearing or lag. With the USB Hub you can connect your gaming devices and peripherals through the USB Type-C port, which delivers excellent connectivity. MSI Optix MAG272 is designed with a wide 178 degree viewing angle to give you an optimal viewing experience.

27"Screen Size

1920 x 1080Full HD Resolution

VAPanel Type

MSI Optix MAG272 features

178 Degrees of Wide Viewing Angle

178 degrees wide angle

SEE MORE OF YOUR GAME MSI'S Optix MAG272 Gaming monitor features a 178 degrees wide viewing angle, with MSI gaming monitors you get more space for placing your monitor into your setup without sacrificing optimal viewing. At more angles to view, colours and details will definitely remain sharp compared to other manufacturers with less viewing angles.

The Beauty is in the Details

MSI Optix MAG272 display

STUNNING FULL HD GAMING DISPLAY MSI's Optix Series of gaming monitors feature a stunning 27" Full HD display that offers a 1920 x 1080 resolution. This allows for the finest details while playing the latest games, watching movies or watching videos. The Optix monitor will effortlessly bring your game textures, characters, and environments to the next level to give you a more realistic and immersive gaming experience.

Ultimate Edge-to-Edge 180 Degrees Setup

MSI Optix MAG272 multi-display setup

IMMERSIVE SUPER-NARROW BEZEL The MSI Gaming monitor with super narrow bezel allows you to enjoy the best immersion possible in the latest games with a multi-monitor 180 degree setup. Experience seamless continuity between screens while playing games, working, or general computing.

Play with Incredibly Smooth and Clearer Visuals

165hz refresh rate

165Hz REFRESH RATEEquipped with a 165Hz refresh rate, reap the benefits in fast-paced game genres. These types of games require very fast and precise movements, which an ultra-high refresh rate monitor will give you that competitive edge.

1ms response time

1MS RESPONSE TIMEMSI gaming monitors have the fastest, industry-leading 1ms response time. When gaming scenarios are changing rapidly, the gaming monitor can easily maintain the sharp and clear image quality to keep you fully immersed.

Tear Free, Stutter Free, Fluid Gaming

amd freesync technology

AMD FREESYNC™ TECHNOLOGY Designed to create the smoothest visuals for your gameplay, AMD FreeSync™ works by syncing your monitors refresh rate to your AMD GPU, which helps eliminate screen tearing or stuttering. Enjoy every game the way it was meant to be played with ultra-smooth, lag-free visuals every time.

Streamline your Gaming with MSI Features


EASY TO USE INTERFACE MSI's Gaming OSD supports keyboard and mouse control allowing players to control the monitors settings through keyboard and mouse. With Gaming OSD's intuitive user interface, you can easily adjust your monitor based on your needs.

link to profile

AUTOMATICALLY LINK TO PROFILE Gaming OSD allows you to save your monitor settings as presets that can be linked to games. When the game is launched next time, the corresponding preset will take effect automatically, giving you the suitable gaming visuals that you want.

in-game hotkey

IN GAME HOT-KEY Winning or losing is often determined within a few milliseconds. Gaming OSD offers the hotkey function that allows gamers to rapidly adjust the monitor setting such as turning on the Crosshair and changing the brightness level and the black tuner.

split windows

SPLIT WINDOWS Streaming, gaming and music playing can all be done in the same time. Gaming OSD offers the split windows function, allowing gamers to rearrange their windows easily.

remote display

REMOTE DISPLAY Too lazy to get off your bed to turn off that monitor? Gaming OSD supports mobile control, allowing gamers to control the monitor through their smartphone. To turn off the monitor, all you need to do is to tap on your smart phone,and you can rest freely.

Experience the Most Vivid Display with HDR Technology

hdr technology

HDR READY MONITOR Equipped with incredible HDR technology, the MSI Optix gaming monitor is able to produce images with more detail, a wider range of colour and offer true-to-life visuals that are greater than traditional monitors.

See Clear in the Dark

msi night vision mode

NIGHT VISION MODE Get the jump on your enemies before they even notice you. MSI's Night Vision feature has been designed to be easy on the eyes and allows you to see more clearly in darker scenes and environments in your games.

Play your Favourite Genres in the Truest of Colours

MSI wide color gamut

WIDE GAMUT COVERAGE The Optix Series Gaming Monitor has at least 35% more gamut coverage compared to traditional monitors. Gameplay colours and details will look more realistic and refined, and will push immersion to its limits.

Comfortable Viewing with Anti-Flicker Technology

anti-flicker Technology

blue light reduction MSI Anti-Flicker technology provides a very comfortable viewing experience by reducing the amount of flicker. Generic monitor displays normally have a flicker-rate of about 200-times per second, which is unnoticeable to the naked eye. MSI monitors are optimized to reduce the strain on your eyes by reducing the total amount of blue light displayed by the monitor to ensure you can game for longer periods of time without fatigue.

Plug in and Play with the Intuitive USB Hub

usb hub

Need more USB ports to connect your gaming devices? If you need more USB ports to connect your gaming devices, this incredible gaming monitor provides extensive USB ports so you can connect more USB devices to add a wealth of gaming accessories to your setup.

Fit your Visual Style with MSI Gaming Modes

VARIOUS VISUAL MODES MSI gaming monitors offers several game modes for gamers to choose from. Gamers can choose the mode based on the style of the game to experience the best visual effects.

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Impressive Functionality with Superb Connectivity

usb type-c

USB TYPE-C PORT The MSI Optix Series of gaming monitors support USB Type-C ports. This allows you to connect other gaming devices like laptop, tablet, or Nintendo Switch super-easily via USB Type-C.

Screen Size 27"
Edition Optix MAG272
Panel Type VA
Panel Coating Anti-Glare
Panel Finish  
Touchsceen No
Pitch Size 0.3114
Curvature N/A
Adaptive Frame-rate Technology AMD FreeSync
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 2 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x Headphone Out
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB Type-C
  • 1 x USB Upstream
Position Adjustment Tilt
Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Refresh Rate 165Hz
Response Time 1 ms
Brightness 300 cd/m²
Viewing Angle 178 (°H/°V)
Contrast Ratio/Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3000:1 / 100,000,000:1
Color Gamut 122.9% sRGB, 95.4% DCI-P3
Color Bit Depth 8-Bit + A-FRC (1.07B Colours)
HDR Support Yes
Supported HDR Standards  
Speakers No
Speaker Configuration N/A
Web Camera No
Power Usage (Switched on) 23 W
VESA 100 x 100
3D Support No
Anti-Theft Features Kensington-lock Ready
Included Accessories  
Monitor Colour Black
Dimensions (with stand) 614.9 x 451.4 x 225.2 (WxHxD)
Dimensions (without stand)  
Weight (with Stand) 4.2 kg
Additional Information
Scan Code LN104962
Model Number MAG272
GTIN 4719072657697

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Date Issued: 15th May 2015

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MSI 27" Full HD 165Hz FreeSync HDR Gaming Monitor
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