Comparison between:
- 31.5" MSI G321Q
- 31.5" MSI MAG321QR-QD
- 31.5" MSI Optix MAG321QR
- 31.5" MSI Optix MPG321QRF-QD

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

MSI G321QMSI MAG321QR-QDMSI Optix MAG321QRMSI Optix MPG321QRF-QD
SeriesGMAGMAGMPG
MSI G321QMSI MAG321QR-QDMSI Optix MAG321QRMSI Optix MPG321QRF-QD
Model alias--Optix MAG321QRDE-
Model year2023202320212021

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class31.5 in31.5 in31.5 in31.5 in
Diagonal801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
Width698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
Height392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
Panel typeIPSIPSIPSIPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYesYesYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Pixel pitch0.272 mm
0.0272 cm
0.0107 in
0.0009 ft
0.272 mm
0.0272 cm
0.0107 in
0.0009 ft
0.272 mm
0.0272 cm
0.0107 in
0.0009 ft
0.277 mm
0.0277 cm
0.0109 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density93 ppi
36 ppcm
93 ppi
36 ppcm
93 ppi
36 ppcm
93 ppi
36 ppcm
Display area89.33 %89.33 %89.33 %-
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB123 %140 %127.1 %99 %
Adobe RGB (1998)90 %98 %-99 %
DCI P393 %97 %93 %95 %
Rec. 2020-81 %--
Brightness300 cd/m²350 cd/m²350 cd/m²400 cd/m²
Peak brightness-400 cd/m²400 cd/m²600 cd/m²
Static contrast1200 : 11200 : 11200 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 1100000000 : 1100000000 : 1-
HDRHDRDisplayHDR 400DisplayHDR 400DisplayHDR 600
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time4 ms
0.0040 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
Input lag--15.7 ms
0.0157 s
-
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte
Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)72.6 kHz - 245.5 kHz72.6 kHz - 245.5 kHz90.9 kHz - 242.4 kHz90.9 kHz - 242.4 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 170 Hz48 Hz - 170 Hz48 Hz - 165 Hz48 Hz - 175 Hz
DisplayPort - 48 Hz - 170 Hz
HDMI - 48 Hz - 144 Hz
PS5 - 2K with VRR; FHD @ 120 Hz
DisplayPort - 48 Hz - 170 Hz
HDMI - 48 Hz - 144 Hz
USB Type-C - 48 Hz - 170 Hz
PS5 - 2K with VRR; FHD @ 120 Hz
DisplayPort - 48 Hz - 165 Hz
HDMI - 48 Hz - 144 Hz
USB Type-C - 48 Hz - 165 Hz
DisplayPort - 175 Hz
HDMI - 144 Hz

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

110V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.3 W0.3 W0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)32 W32 W32 W42 W

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
Height428.5 mm
42.85 cm
16.8701 in
1.4058 ft
428.5 mm
42.85 cm
16.8701 in
1.4058 ft
428.5 mm
42.85 cm
16.8701 in
1.4058 ft
-
Depth62 mm
6.2 cm
2.4409 in
0.2034 ft
61 mm
6.1 cm
2.4016 in
0.2001 ft
61 mm
6.1 cm
2.4016 in
0.2001 ft
-
Width with stand716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
Height with stand503.4 mm
50.34 cm
19.8189 in
1.6516 ft
476 mm
47.6 cm
18.7402 in
1.5617 ft
476.52 mm
47.652 cm
18.7606 in
1.5634 ft
482.2 mm
48.22 cm
18.9843 in
1.582 ft
Depth with stand249.5 mm
24.95 cm
9.8228 in
0.8186 ft
233.7 mm
23.37 cm
9.2008 in
0.7667 ft
233.68 mm
23.368 cm
9.2 in
0.7667 ft
251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
Weight with stand6.8 kg
14.99 lbs
8.5 kg
18.74 lbs
8.23 kg
18.14 lbs
10.2 kg
22.49 lbs
Box width950 mm
95 cm
37.4016 in
3.1168 ft
-960 mm
96 cm
37.7953 in
3.1496 ft
990 mm
99 cm
38.9764 in
3.248 ft
Box height510 mm
51 cm
20.0787 in
1.6732 ft
-550 mm
55 cm
21.6535 in
1.8045 ft
575 mm
57.5 cm
22.6378 in
1.8865 ft
Box depth146 mm
14.6 cm
5.748 in
0.479 ft
-158 mm
15.8 cm
6.2205 in
0.5184 ft
196 mm
19.6 cm
7.7165 in
0.643 ft
Box weight8.8 kg
19.4 lbs
11.2 kg
24.69 lbs
11.28 kg
24.87 lbs
15 kg
33.07 lbs
Stand depth249.5 mm
24.95 cm
9.8228 in
0.8186 ft
233.7 mm
23.37 cm
9.2008 in
0.7667 ft
233.68 mm
23.368 cm
9.2 in
0.7667 ft
251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
ColorsBlackBlackBlackBlack

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYesYesYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentNoYesYesYes
Height adjustment range-130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
100 mm
10 cm
3.937 in
0.3281 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNoNo
Left/right swivelNoYesYesYes
Left swivel-45 °45 °30 °
Right swivel-45 °45 °30 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °20 °20 °

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoNoNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity2 x HDMI 2.0 (CEC)
1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (a)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-C; upstream; 15W; DP Alt Mode)
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0 (CEC)
1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (a)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-C; upstream; 15W; DP Alt Mode)
2 x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x USB 3.1 (Type-B; Gen 1; upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (a)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB 3.2 (Type-C; Gen 1; upstream; DP Alt Mode)
1 x USB 3.2 (Type-B; Gen 1; upstream)
3 x USB 3.2 (Type-A; Gen 1; downstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0 (b)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4 (a)
1 x 3.5 mm Microphone In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features5-way navigator joystick
Adaptive-Sync technology
AMD FreeSync Premium
Flicker-free technology
Frameless design
Low Blue Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Smart Crosshair
Wide Color Gamut
5-way navigator joystick
Adaptive-Sync technology
AMD FreeSync Premium
Flicker-free technology
Frameless design
Gaming Intelligence App
KVM Switch
Low Blue Light
MSI Mystic Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Quantum Dot Color
Rapid IPS
Smart Crosshair
Wide Color Gamut
5-way OSD navigation joystick
Flicker-free technology
Low Blue Light
MSI Mystic Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
5-way OSD navigation joystick
Built-in power supply
Flicker-free technology
Frameless design
KVM Switch
Low Blue Light
MSI Mystic Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Quantum Dot Color
Rapid Boost

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesBSMI
CE
FCC-B
RoHS
TÜV Rheinland Flicker Free Certification
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
WEEE
BSMI
CE
FCC-B
RoHS
TÜV Rheinland Flicker Free Certification
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
WEEE
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Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %

Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable (optional)
HDMI cable (optional)
USB Type-B cable (optional)
DisplayPort cable (optional)
HDMI cable (optional)
USB Type-B cable (optional)
-Audio combo cable
DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
Mouse bungee
USB Type-A to Type-B cable
USB Type-C to Type-C cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonAnti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
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