Product Comparison: MSI Optix G27C4 vs MSI Optix G27C2


General Specifications
Brand
MSI
MSI
Model
Optix G27C4
Optix G27C2
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Optix monitors use a curved display panel that has a curvature rate of 1500R, which is the most comfortable and suitable for a wide range of applications from general computing to gaming. Curved panels also help with gameplay immersion, making you feel more connected to the entire experience.
Equipped with a 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time VA panel, the Optix G27C2 will help you see your opponents and aim with ease. Built with AMD Freesync adaptive sync technology, the G27C2 can match the display’s refresh rate with your GPU for ultra-smooth gameplay.
Key Specs
Screen Size
27 in.
27 in.
Resolution
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Response Time
1 ms
1 ms
Refresh Rate
165 Hz
144 Hz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
MSI Optix G27C4 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • The colors are deep and rich, the picture is incredibly crisp and detailed and best off, you can play games at 165 hz with a 1 ms response time.
  • The performance is impressive and with 165hz and 1ms lag I never get any blur or tearing.
  • This gaming monitor is excellent for resolution, rate of refresh and the curved screen is easy on the eyes for long periods of gaming.
  • It’s fast and smooth. There are a decent amount of options and settings to configure.
  • 165Hz is amazing for fast gameplay games like FPS and in my experience devil may cry.
MSI Optix G27C2 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • This monitor does what it is supposed to do. 144hz is so nice.
  • The 144hz and 1ms response time was smooth.
  • The refresh rate and response time was by far the most noticeable improvement for me when I play Forntire or Dota 2.
  • Love this monitor very clear and very responsive when playing video game i do recommend this.
  • With a resolution of only 1920 x 1080, at 27" the pixels are a bit more noticeable than a 24".
Size & Weight
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Black
Black/Red
Height
18.03 in.
17.76 in.
Width
24.08 in.
24.37 in.
Depth
8.87 in.
9.41 in.
Weight
11.9 pounds
12.79 pounds

MSI Optix G27C4

MSI Optix G27C2

Display
Display Type
LCD
LCD
Panel Type
VA
VA
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Contrast Ratio
3000:1
3000:1
Brightness
250 cd/m²
300 cd/m²
Color Supported
16.7 Million
16.7 Million
View Angle Vertical
178 °
178 °
View Angle Horizontal
178 °
178 °
Curved Display
Yes
Yes
Anti-Glare
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Display"
MSI Optix G27C4 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • The colors are strong and vibrant, and the display is easily adjustable with the control on the back.
  • Games feel really smooth,colors are really nice and overall just a amazing experience.
  • The size of this monitor is impressive, with little border showing. Great colors.
  • The curved panel gives amazing viewing angles. Colors are great with multiple settings to change the colors.
  • This monitor is absolutely baller the refresh rate is stunning the picture quality fantastic.
MSI Optix G27C2 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • The panel itself is very nice for VA. The contrast + viewing angles are near IPS standard, and the blacks are pretty dark.
  • Being a 1ms monitor as well as a VA panel, This outperforms both IPS (slower) and TN (less vivid picture quality/ viewing angles) while staying within this price range.
  • Screen looks great, picture is crisp. It has all the right curves.
  • This gives it excellent color accuracy, nice black levels, and excellent viewing angles when compared to a TN panel.
  • The screen is amazing it's quite wide I love the curve look definitely doesn't detract from the visual quality.
Features
Type
Gaming
Gaming
Touch Screen
No
No
Build-in speaker
No
No
Built-In Webcam
No
No
TV Tuner
No
No
Pivot Function
No
No
VESA-compatible
100x100
100x100, 75x75
Extras
Wide Color Gamut, AMD FreeSync Technology, Flicker-free Technology, Low Blue Light, Frameless Design
AMD FreeSync Technology, Flicker-free Technology, Low Blue Light
What customers say about "Features"
MSI Optix G27C4 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • The aesthetic of the monitor is very nice.
  • The stand and monitor are very stable and allow me to adjust tilt, with no problems.
  • This monitor is absolutely great for gaming, great picture quality, great refresh rate, and works perfectly for me.
  • Excellent color and contrast out of the box. The stand is great.
  • Monitor bezel is very thin for a monitor this size.
MSI Optix G27C2 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • The panel is also freesync, so that is a plus as well for AMD users.
  • The stand is aluminum and stylish.
  • The bezel around the monitor is very thin thus adding depth to your vision.
  • The case is plastic, but the stand is thick and heavy. I feel like it's very stable.
  • Not having a fully adjustable stand is a bit annoying.
Connectivity
Inputs
2x HDMI, DisplayPort, 3.5mm audio out
HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D
What customers say about "Connectivity"
MSI Optix G27C4 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • DisplayPort works at a higher refresh rate. The monitor has a sturdy metal stand.
  • Very good monitor for the price I love everything about it. It has lots of ports on the back for lots of stuff you need them for.
  • It has 2 HDMI ports which means I can connect the Xbox and PC simultaneously.
  • With the HDMI cable the colors are a bit washed out and the blacks are slightly gray.
  • It has no USB ports or speakers. There is no supplied manual with the monitor.
MSI Optix G27C2 Curved Gaming Monitor
  • This monitor runs at 144hz at 1080p using a display port cable.
  • I was super pleased it came with an HDMI cable AND Display Port cable as well. I'm currently using the Display Port cable and it works amazing.
  • Great for gaming, i like have when having two devices connected, turning one off will make the monitor auto switch to the other device.
  • Easy to setup and start using right away.
  • It is very easy to connect and each port shows excellent performance.
Power
Wattage
45 Watts
45 Watts
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC

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