MSI’s New AI Enabled 34-inch Curved Gaming Monitor Finally Hits the Shelves

MSI announced MPG Artymis 343CQR curved gaming monitor during CES 2021. The 34-inch gaming monitor boasts a 1440p display with a curvature of 1000R. The curvature is designed to match the natural curvature of human eyes so, users should experience less eyestrain during elongated gaming sessions. The MSI MPG Artymis 343CQR is finally available to purchase at a starting price of $900 from Amazon, Newegg, and MSI. Beware of the listing on Amazon as the images on the site are not correct.

Specifications & Features

The monitor has a resolution of 3440×1440 with a refresh rate of 165Hz, and a 1ms response time. The LCD display supports VESA DisplayHDR 400. The HDR coupled with AI-enabled picture enhancements helps deliver immaculate image quality. Additionally, the Night Vision AI also helps brightens the darker areas of displays without overexposing them. Users can also control the monitor’s display via the Gaming OSD application. The settings can be both universal and game-specific, and the monitor is smart enough to automatically employ the settings when users start up the game.

Another unique feature of the monitor is called OptixScope, which is MSI’s in-house aiming magnifier. The patented feature has eight-stage zooming that automatically lowers the DPI of the mouse at higher magnification levels. The monitor also features a built-in microphone that uses AI to reduce background noise levels. It will help gamers communicate better without any distractions.

MSI highlights that the monitor is built keeping next-gen gaming hardware in mind. It can fully utilize the 30-series graphics cards and the new consoles.

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