MSI 175Hz MEG 342C QD-OLED gaming monitor looks incredible
MSI is launching an ultra-wide OLED gaming monitor, and it looks awesome
MSI has confirmed that theirÂ MEG 342C QD-OLED gaming monitor will start shipping next month, offering users a 34-inch Quantum OLED gaming screen that offers users a maximum refresh rate of 175Hz. With its OLED panel, gamers can expect super-fast 0.1ms response times, bright highlights and super deep blacks.
With its Quantum Dot OLED monitor, MSI’s new MEG 342C QD-OLED monitor can offer users a peak brightness of around 1,000 nits and a DisplayHDR True Black 400 certification. This makes MSI’sÂ MEG 342C QD-OLED monitorÂ an excellent screen for HDR gaming and HDR content playback or creation. The monitor also supports adaptive-sync VRR, allowing this screen to offer VRR support to users of both AMD and Nvidia GPU hardware.
At this time, MSI has not revealed the pricing of their new monitor, though this screen is considered to be a direct competitor to Dell’s Alienware AW3423DW. Both screens use the same Samsung made Quantum Dot OLED panel, and both displays are expected to feature similar pricing. MSI has confirmed that this screen will become available in March 2023, so we expect to receive pricing information for this monitor soon.Â
MSI has branded their MEG 342C QD-OLED as having “QD Premium Colour”, with the screen offering users wide colour gamut with 99.3% DCI-P3, 97.8% Adobe RGB and 139.1% sRGB coverage. This screen is also said to be factory calibrated and feature a delta E value of
Below is MSI’s press release for theirÂ MEG 342C QD-OLED gaming monitor.
Press Release –Â MSI Announces the MEG 342C QD-OLED with 175 Hz Refresh Rate
MSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of true gaming hardware, is proudly expanding the hardware possibilities for all gamers. Since the MEG 342C QD-OLED’s first leak in 2022, MSI continuously fine-tuned every aspect of it for a better gaming experience. Now, we’re proudly announcing our MEG 342C QD-OLED is finally ready.
The 34-inch QD-OLED panel is an incredible combination of Quantum Dot technology and OLED panel that exhibits the best picture quality with a perfect pixel lighting control that presents a true black scene. The HDR peak brightness is leveled up to 1000 nits, passing the VESA DisplayHDR True Black 400 certificate and providing the ultimate immersive gaming experience with a super-fast 0.1 ms response time and 175 Hz refresh rate.
The color performance is further enhanced by quantum dot technology unlike other OLED monitors. The color volume reaches 97.8% Adobe RGB, 99.3% DCI-P3, and 139.1% sRGB with the most vivid colors in default Premium Color Mode. In professional mode with a DELTA E value of less than 2, the display color is stunning and accurate for greater experience in gaming, watching videos, and more.
MSI, as an industry leading brand, is always improving, and will keep challenging itself in the design of gaming monitors. The unique SpectrumBar is not only a light bar that supports RGB lighting effects through Mystic light function but also features a new Glow Sync function that let the light bar automatically sync to the displayed content.
MSI Gaming Intelligence and OLED Care function are the best examples of showing strong integration between hardware and software. Thanks to AI you will always be one step ahead of your opponents and reduce OLED burn in risks.
The MEG 342C QD-OLED also offered plenty of I/O ports to gamers who like to use KVM to control multiple devices through built-in USB hubs and charge smart devices with USB Type-C ports (Power Delivery up to 65 W) and 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports. It is equipped with 2 HDMI Port support 3440 x 1440 @ 175 Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1 and is compatible with the latest gen of console devices.
The available date will vary by region, so please kindly contact your local channel for further information. The expected first shipment date will be the beginning of March 2023.