Comparison between:
- 32" Asus ROG Strix XG32AQ
- 31.5" MSI Optix MAG321QR

Brand, series, model

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

Asus ROG Strix XG32AQMSI Optix MAG321QR
SeriesROG StrixMAG
Asus ROG Strix XG32AQMSI Optix MAG321QR
Model aliasXG32AQOptix MAG321QRDE
Model year20222021

Display

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

Size class32 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
Width708.48 mm
70.848 cm
27.8929 in
2.3244 ft
698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
Height398.52 mm
39.852 cm
15.6898 in
1.3075 ft
392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
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
Resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Pixel pitch0.277 mm
0.0277 cm
0.0109 in
0.0009 ft
0.272 mm
0.0272 cm
0.0107 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density91 ppi
36 ppcm
93 ppi
36 ppcm
Display area90.48 %89.33 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LED
sRGB130 %127.1 %
DCI P396 %93 %
Brightness450 cd/m²350 cd/m²
Peak brightness600 cd/m²400 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11200 : 1
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 1100000000 : 1
HDRDisplayHDR 600DisplayHDR 400
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °
Minimum response time1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
Input lag-15.7 ms
0.0157 s
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-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)30 kHz - 250 kHz90.9 kHz - 242.4 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 175 Hz48 Hz - 165 Hz
DisplayPort - 250 kHz - 250 kHz; 48 Hz - 175 Hz
HDMI - 30 kHz - 225 kHz; 48 Hz - 144 Hz
DisplayPort - 48 Hz - 165 Hz
HDMI - 48 Hz - 144 Hz
USB Type-C - 48 Hz - 165 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 W0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)32 W32 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.

Width728.18 mm
72.818 cm
28.6685 in
2.389 ft
716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
Height428.52 mm
42.852 cm
16.8709 in
1.4059 ft
428.5 mm
42.85 cm
16.8701 in
1.4058 ft
Depth87.12 mm
8.712 cm
3.4299 in
0.2858 ft
61 mm
6.1 cm
2.4016 in
0.2001 ft
Weight5.77 kg
12.72 lbs
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Width with stand728.18 mm
72.818 cm
28.6685 in
2.389 ft
716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
Height with stand459.87 mm
45.987 cm
18.1051 in
1.5088 ft
476.52 mm
47.652 cm
18.7606 in
1.5634 ft
Depth with stand279.93 mm
27.993 cm
11.0209 in
0.9184 ft
233.68 mm
23.368 cm
9.2 in
0.7667 ft
Weight with stand8.9 kg
19.62 lbs
8.23 kg
18.14 lbs
Box width900 mm
90 cm
35.4331 in
2.9528 ft
960 mm
96 cm
37.7953 in
3.1496 ft
Box height526 mm
52.6 cm
20.7087 in
1.7257 ft
550 mm
55 cm
21.6535 in
1.8045 ft
Box depth226 mm
22.6 cm
8.8976 in
0.7415 ft
158 mm
15.8 cm
6.2205 in
0.5184 ft
Box weight13 kg
28.66 lbs
11.28 kg
24.87 lbs
Stand depth279.93 mm
27.993 cm
11.0209 in
0.9184 ft
233.68 mm
23.368 cm
9.2 in
0.7667 ft
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 range80 mm
8 cm
3.1496 in
0.2625 ft
130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNo
Left/right swivelYesYes
Left swivel25 °45 °
Right swivel25 °45 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °

Camera

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

CameraNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity2 x USB 3.2 (Type-A; Gen 1; downstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
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
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)-

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesAdaptive-Sync technology
Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB)
Fast IPS
Flicker-free technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment)
GameVisual
Multi HDR Mode
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Shadow Boost
Trace Free Technology
Ultra Low Blue Light
VAriable OVverdrive
5-way OSD navigation joystick
Flicker-free technology
Low Blue Light
MSI Mystic Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesBSMI
C-Tick
CB
CCC
CE
CU
ENERGY STAR
ErP
FCC
J-MOSS
RoHS
TÜV Flicker-free
TÜV Low Blue Light
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL
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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 temperature5 °C - 40 °C
41 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity20 % - 90 %10 % - 80 %
Storage temperature-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-
Storage humidity10 % - 90 %-

Accessories

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

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
ROG pouch
ROG sticker
USB 3.0 cable
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Additional features

Information about other features.

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