MSI is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its webcams.
If you are wondering how MSI PC monitors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,500 PC monitors by objectively and impartially analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,700 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
MSI are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $150 for the G241 which has a display diagonal of 24" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $898 for the PS321URV which has a display diagonal of 32" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new MSI PC monitor is $420.
MSI are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors.
Is MSI the Best PC Monitor Brand?
So are MSI PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.
MSI is ranked the No. 12 best PC monitor brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that MSI is the 12th best PC monitor brand out there.
Let's look at how MSI PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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MSI PC Monitors
MSI have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a MSI PC monitor being 62%. MSI also have a number of great features including MSI Gaming Centre, Mystic Light and MSI Remote Display App which sets them apart from the competition.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of MSI PC monitor is $26 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.
There's a smaller selection of MSI PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 15 MSI PC monitors currently on the market in the US. MSI PC monitors also tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price $244
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price $420
Price Distribution of MSI PC Monitors
What Do the MSI PC Monitor Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every MSI PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for MSI and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.
MSI has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 83% of user reviews for MSI PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to MSI PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have MSI PC Monitors Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 18 industry awards for MSI PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by MSI to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of MSI PC monitors. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of MSI PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
88% of reviewers think MSI PC monitors are reliable.
So, most people think that MSI PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for MSI PC monitors that mention reliability:
it managed to impress us with its build quality
MSI has put together a very attractive gaming display that ticks all the right boxes
the stand is very sturdy
Great build quality Fantastic performance in game with the 1ms response time
Stand is sturdy it actually turns on when my xbox turns on
Excellent Build Quality
The build quality is top notch with its very stable metal stand
it broke otherwise it's good
The only problem I had was that 1 of the 3 monitors was pretty much broken
At only $149.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the MSI Optix G241VC makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
Features Picture-in-Picture support
A very economical to run and award winning 24" PC screen, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. It features Picture-in-Picture support and Plug & Play, supports NVIDIA G-Sync and has an HDMI. Customers report that this PC screen has a good screen, it has a brilliant picture quality and it's really well designed.
109 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
$59 Over 5 Years
Customers report that MSI Optix G241VC has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.
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