Comparison between:
- 31.5" MSI Optix MPG321UR-QD
- 28" Asus TUF Gaming VG289Q

Brand, series, model

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

MSI Optix MPG321UR-QDAsus TUF Gaming VG289Q
SeriesMPGTUF Gaming
MSI Optix MPG321UR-QDAsus TUF Gaming VG289Q
Model year20212019

Display

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

Size class31.5 in28 in
Diagonal801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
711.2 mm
71.12 cm
28 in
2.3333 ft
Width698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
620.928 mm
62.0928 cm
24.446 in
2.0372 ft
Height392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
341.28 mm
34.128 cm
13.4362 in
1.1197 ft
Panel manufacturer-Innolux
Panel model-M280DCA-E3B
Panel typeIPSIPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.185 mm
0.0185 cm
0.0073 in
0.0006 ft
0.162 mm
0.0162 cm
0.0064 in
0.0005 ft
Pixel density139 ppi
55 ppcm
157 ppi
61 ppcm
Display area-89.7 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LED
sRGB143 %-
Adobe RGB (1998)99 %-
DCI P397 %90 %
Brightness400 cd/m²-
Peak brightness600 cd/m²350 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11000 : 1
HDRDisplayHDR 600HDR10
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °
Minimum response time1 ms
0.0010 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte
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.

3DNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)180 kHz - 317 kHz24 kHz - 120 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)47 Hz - 144 Hz40 Hz - 60 Hz
-DisplayPort - 24 kHz - 120 kHz; 40 Hz - 60 Hz
HDMI - 24 kHz - 99 kHz; 40 Hz - 60 Hz

Power supply and consumption

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

110V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.5 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)42 W65 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.

Width727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
639.5 mm
63.95 cm
25.1772 in
2.0981 ft
Height-369.4 mm
36.94 cm
14.5433 in
1.2119 ft
Depth-54 mm
5.4 cm
2.126 in
0.1772 ft
Width with stand727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
639.5 mm
63.95 cm
25.1772 in
2.0981 ft
Height with stand482.2 mm
48.22 cm
18.9843 in
1.582 ft
405.2 mm
40.52 cm
15.9528 in
1.3294 ft
Depth with stand251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
233.4 mm
23.34 cm
9.189 in
0.7657 ft
Weight with stand10.2 kg
22.49 lbs
7.6 kg
16.76 lbs
Box width990 mm
99 cm
38.9764 in
3.248 ft
758 mm
75.8 cm
29.8425 in
2.4869 ft
Box height575 mm
57.5 cm
22.6378 in
1.8865 ft
451 mm
45.1 cm
17.7559 in
1.4797 ft
Box depth196 mm
19.6 cm
7.7165 in
0.643 ft
206 mm
20.6 cm
8.1102 in
0.6759 ft
Box weight15 kg
33.07 lbs
9.6 kg
21.16 lbs
Stand depth251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
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ColorsBlackBlack

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYes
Height adjustment range100 mm
10 cm
3.937 in
0.3281 ft
150 mm
15 cm
5.9055 in
0.4921 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotNoYes
Left pivot-90 °
Right pivot-90 °
Left/right swivelYesYes
Left swivel30 °62 °
Right swivel30 °62 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers-2 x 2 W
Active noise-cancelation microphone-

Camera

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

CameraNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity6 x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)
3 x USB 2.0 (Type-B; upstream)
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-C; upstream; DP Alt Mode)
2 x HDMI 2.1
1 x DisplayPort 1.4 (a)
1 x 3.5 mm Microphone In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features5-way OSD navigation joystick
Adaptive-Sync technology
Built-in power supply
Flicker-free technology
Frameless design
KVM Switch 3.0
Low Blue Light
MSI Mystic Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Quantum Dot Color
Rapid Boost
AMD FreeSync technology
Flicker-free technology
GameFast Input technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment)
GameVisual
Low Blue Light
Multiple HDR Mode
Shadow Boost

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses-EAC logo
EnergyStar
BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
CEL level 1
FCC
PSB
PSE
RoHS
TCO7.0
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 10
Windows 8
Windows 7)
RCM
TUV Flicker-free
TUV Low Blue Light

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
-
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %-

Accessories

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

AccessoriesAudio combo cable
DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
Mouse bungee
USB Type-A to Type-B cable (x3)
USB Type-C to Type-C cable
DisplayPort cable - optional
HDMI cable - optional

Additional features

Information about other features.

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