MSI’s Optix G27C2 includes a 27-inch 1080p panel, a 144Hz refresh charge, AMD FreeSync, and the power to resist a bullet. Yep, one gamer’s MSI gaming monitor was capable of cease a stray bullet lifeless in its tracks and nonetheless operate as initially meant. How’s that for high quality assurance?
Some unknown party-goer spontaneously despatched 5 bullets via Eric Gan’s home within the early hours of March 4, 2019. Thankfully nobody residing in the home was harmed within the capturing, and, following comparable experiences from others close by, police consider the incident was a random act reasonably than a focused assault.
All however one of many 5 photographs ended up lodged within the ceiling after making their manner via the home windows and partitions of the constructing – one even penetrated a window after which a ceiling fan earlier than finally coming to a cease within the ceiling. But one bullet was stopped in its tracks a lot sooner than the others, it was discovered caught behind Gan’s MSI Optix G27C2 gaming monitor, and, remarkably, the panel stays intact and nonetheless works.
Gan subsequently took to Twitter to report the occasion (through PCGamer), and gave a shout out to MSI USA for its hardy panel building.
House simply acquired shot by random stranger from the road. Msi monitor acquired hit and blocked the bullet and nonetheless functioning. What a day.. shout out to @msiUSA @msitweets pic.twitter.com/IhwVH2BO0O
— Eric Gan 颜 (@ericgan98) March 4, 2019
MSI quickly responded to Gan providing a substitute monitor (regardless of the unique monitor remaining in working order) and a few MSI goodies for good measure.
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And, whereas we do belief you, promise, PCGamesN doesn’t condone testing your monitor’s bullet-stopping capabilities in any manner. We may add ballistic resilience to our checklist of testing parameters for the best gaming monitor, nonetheless.