Product Comparison: MSI Optix MPG341CQR vs LG 34GK950F


General Specifications
Brand
MSI
LG
Model
Optix MPG341CQR
34GK950F
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The MSI Optic MPG341CQR with its Smart RGB LEDs can be set up to show information such as weather through visual colours and animations. Unlock the Full Potential The MSI Optic MPG341CQR has a built in smart webcam.
The LG 34GK950F of the 'UltraGear' series combines a curved high refresh rate 3440 x 1440 'Nano IPS' panel with support for AMD FreeSync 2 on compatible GPUs and systems. The monitor also offers basic HDR support.
Key Specs
Screen Size
34 in.
34 in.
Resolution
3440 x 1440
3440 x 1440
Response Time
1 ms
5 ms
Refresh Rate
144 Hz
144 Hz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
MSI Optix MPG341CQR Curved Gaming Monitor
  • The resolution is a real step up and gives you appreciably more desktop space.
  • I like upgrade both in terms of screen real estate, resolution, and a nicer looking VA panel.
  • The resolution is just perfect. 1440p is a good middle ground that you will enjoy staying at for a good while.
  • The 1440p resolution makes images look better, and everything looks so smooth.
  • Excellent value. Excellent resolution specs.
LG 34GK950F Curved Monitor
  • As would be expected, this LG monitor 144Hz is a world of difference for gaming, and the Freesync seems to work just fine.
  • For work the 34” ultrawide format has always worked well for me, since I can have two documents side by side.
  • The size is large enough to act as 2 monitors, games look amazing thanks to the aspect ratio and feel amazing thanks to the 144Hz refresh rate.
  • It's rather expensive but it's not that surprising you are getting 1440p, 144hz, ips display.
  • The panel offers a 3440 x 1440 resolution and most importantly of all, a 144Hz.
Size & Weight
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Grey
Black
Height
22.17 in.
18.21 in.
Width
31.9 in.
32.26 in.
Depth
12.76 in.
11.28 in.
Weight
21.16 pounds
16.09 pounds

MSI Optix MPG341CQR

LG 34GK950F

Display
Display Type
LED
LED
Panel Type
VA
IPS
Aspect Ratio
21:9
21:9
Contrast Ratio
3000:1
1000:1
Brightness
400 cd/m²
400 cd/m²
Color Supported
1.07 Billion
1.07 Billion
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 MPG341CQR Curved Gaming Monitor
  • Just turn it on and 'wow' what a display!
  • The picture quality is fantastic with super satisfying, vivid colours.
  • Good screen colouration with vivid colours and a wide spectrum of customisation for different colour schemes.
  • My favourite part is the amazing colour as it is a VA panel.
  • Picture quality was awful, colour, brightness and sharpness were on par with cheapest monitor's I've used.
LG 34GK950F Curved Monitor
  • Monitor performs with lovely colours and factory calibrated.
  • The picture is great with sharp colours and decent blacks.
  • The monitor is Awesome, virtually no back light bleed, no glow. colour was very good out of the box.
  • The colours are just amazng, thanks to the panel being IPS.
  • Backlight bleed in the curved corners was way too noticeable as was the "IPS Glow".
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
Extras
See Clear in the Dark, Smart RGB, Unlock the full potential, Adapative brightness, Split Window, Gaming OSD and Remote Display, Curved for your viewing pleasure
6-Axis Control, AMD FreeSync 2 technology, Black Stabilizer, Dynamic Action Sync, Flicker-free Technology
What customers say about "Features"
MSI Optix MPG341CQR Curved Gaming Monitor
  • There's a couple of nice gaming focused features too - you can enable an on screen cross-hair to help with aiming.
  • You can enable LED lighting on the rear too if you wish, although I personally don't see the point.
  • With this product MSI hits the mark, perfect ratio of features and price.
  • Also RGB is nice feature too, for people who like it.
  • I liked the design, features and refresh rate, Freesync worked flawlessly with G-Sync.
LG 34GK950F Curved Monitor
  • The VESA mount is useful if, like me, you prefer your monitors mounted on a pivoting arm.
  • Just had to download the firmware update and then Enable Gsync in nvidia control panel, it works flawlessly.
  • This model is compatible with AMD FreeSync graphics cards for variable refresh rate support, and even has an added Motion Blur Reduction.
  • There is a good range of ergonomic adjustments offered by the stand. Tilt offers a wide range and is smooth to move.
  • The materials were of a good standard and the build quality felt decent.
Connectivity
Inputs
DisplayPort, 2x HDMI, USB Type-C, 3x USB 3.2 Type-A, USB 3.2 Type-B, 3.5mm audio out, 3.5mm Microphone In, Audio combo jack
2x HDMI, DisplayPort, 3.5mm audio out, 3x USB 3.0
What customers say about "Connectivity"
MSI Optix MPG341CQR Curved Gaming Monitor
  • Upon opening the box I am greeted with an HDMI cable. Good connectivity.
  • A display port cable, a power cable and a USB cable has perfect connectivity.
  • The USB hub inclusion on the monitor allowed you to be able to plug any USB device.
  • Inside you'll find a HDMI cable, display port cable and a USB lead, all you need to get started.
  • Hooking up to the Display port (it also has two HDMI inputs if needed) allowed me to set up the high refresh-rate display. Perfect.
LG 34GK950F Curved Monitor
  • The 34GK950F offers a good range of connectivity.
  • Love the additional 2 port USB 3.0 hub, with the ports located on the back of the screen.
  • A headphone output connection is provided for audio pass-through, which is pretty good.
  • The back of the screen features the connections which is pretty convenient to plug.
  • If you only have a DisplayPort 1.2 output, you will be limited to 3440 x 1440 @ 120Hz.
Power
Wattage
90 Watts
95 Watts
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
BSMI, CE, cTick, ErP, UL/cUL, FCC

MSI Optix MPG341CQR

LG 34GK950F

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