MSI launches its huge 3840×1600 ultra-wide Optix MEG381CQR Plus Gaming monitor
MSI delivers what could be the best ultrawide gaming monitor on the market
MSI has just revealed their ultrawide Optix MEG381CQR Plus gaming monitor, what the company calls an HMI (Human Machine Interface) gaming display.
For starters, the screen offers incredibly high specifications, offering users a 3840 x 1600 UWQHD+ resolution, variable refresh rate support up to 175 Hz, G-Sync Ultimate support, and verified DisplayHDR 600 support. This huge 38-inch curved monitor is designed to be a gaming beast, boasting high-end specs and features that should make the screen a joy to use.
Built into MSI’s Optix MEG381CQR Plus gaming monitor are a mouse bungie and a dedicated camera cradle system. These features are designed to make the Optix MEG381CQR Plus easier to use with high-end cameras without elaborate tripod setups and use wired mice without as much cable clutter or cable snagging. Add this onto MSI’s HMI design, and users should have a great user experience with MSI’s Optix MEG381CQR Plus.
With their HMI technology, MSI’s offering their users a convenient dial that can be used to adjust many of the Optix MEG381CQR Plus’ settings. This dial is designed to make the confusing button interfaces of traditional monitor designs a thing of the past, making MSI’s Optix MEG381CQR Plus a lot easier to adjust and configure.
The main draws of MSI’s Optix MEG381CQR Plus are the monitor’s size, its refresh rate and its higher than standard ultrawide resolution. This screen offers a resolution that is incredibly close to 4K while maintaining a wide 21:9 aspect ratio, making this screen a great display for any gamer who enjoys more peripheral vision. This screen should be a great pairing for racing games and FPS titles, and any game where an ultra-high 175Hz refresh rate would be useful.
Sadly, MSI has not revealed to us the pricing and retail release date of their new Optix MEG381CQR Plus monitor, though we expect to hear more about this soon. What follows is MSI’s press release for this monitor.
PR – MSI Announces Optix MEG381CQR, World’s First HMI Gaming Monitor
MSI, the world’s leading manufacturer for true gaming hardware, is proudly expanding the hardware possibilities for all gamers. This time, we are honored to introduce our latest HMI Gaming Monitor: Optix MEG381CQR Plus. HMI stands for Human-Machine Interface is a whole new concept.
Besides the unique design, the spec is extreme high, too. Equipped with a 2300R IPS panel, Experience extremely smooth and tear-free gameplay with built-in NVIDIA G-Sync Ultimate technology, UWQHD+ resolution, 175 Hz high refresh rate, 1 ms fast response time and VESA DisplayHDR 600. Optix MEG381CQR Plus will give you all the competitive advantages you need. Always improving, MSI will keep on challenging itself in the design of gaming monitors, and ensure that you are always ahead of your opponents.
2300R Curved Gaming
The curved display panel of the MSI gaming monitor has a curvature rate of 1000R, which is the most comfortable and suitable curvature for human eyes for general computing to gaming. Curved panels also help with gameplay immersion, making gamers connected better to their games.
UWQHD+ (3840 x 1600) High Resolution
Optix MEG381CQR Plus features a WQHD panel that supports resolution up to 3840 x 1600 capturing every detail in the game and turning every frame a visual feast. This 21:9 panel also allows gamers to examine bigger game scenes compared to other traditional FHD panels and put them ahead of other competitors.
GameSense + Mystic light
With Steelseries GameSense, RGB LED will not just be a fancy decoration, it helps your gameplay as well. By synching with your in-game activities, it can display vital details of your game through the LED effects. That way you’ll get a full grip on your game and your most important stats in a blink of an eye.
VESA Certified DisplayHDR 600
The Optix MEG 381CQR PLUS is equipped with HDR technology that can produce images with more details, wider range of colors, and look more similar to what is seen by the human eye when compared to a traditional monitor.
User Experience – Camera Cradle and Mouse Bungee
Included is a camera cradle that can slide across the top of the monitor, allowing the addition of higher end cameras with tripod mounts to be attached increasing overall stream quality. Also included is a mouse bungee that attaches to the bottom of the monitor to help reduce friction from the mouse cable and reducing clutter from your desk.
175 Hz Refresh Rate and 1 ms Response Time
Optix MEG381CQR Plus is equipped with a 175 Hz refresh rate and a 1 ms response time panel. It will undoubtedly be beneficial to professional gamers, especially those playing fast-moving games. Games will no longer look quirky since our monitor will be able to keep up with any FPS your graphics card produces.