Comparison between:
- 31.5" MSI Optix MPG321QRF-QD
- 31.5" Gigabyte M32U

Brand, series, model

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

MSI Optix MPG321QRF-QDGigabyte M32U
SeriesMPG-
MSI Optix MPG321QRF-QDGigabyte M32U
Model year20212021

Display

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

Size class31.5 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
Width698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
697.306 mm
69.7306 cm
27.453 in
2.2877 ft
Height392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
392.234 mm
39.2234 cm
15.4423 in
1.2869 ft
Panel manufacturer-Innolux
Panel model-M315DCA-K7B
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
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.277 mm
0.0277 cm
0.0109 in
0.0009 ft
0.181 mm
0.0181 cm
0.0071 in
0.0006 ft
Pixel density93 ppi
36 ppcm
140 ppi
55 ppcm
Display area-90.16 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LED
sRGB99 %123 %
Adobe RGB (1998)99 %-
DCI P395 %90 %
Brightness400 cd/m²350 cd/m²
Peak brightness600 cd/m²450 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11000 : 1
HDRDisplayHDR 600DisplayHDR 400
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °
Minimum response time1 ms
0.0010 s
2 ms
0.0020 s
Average response time-7 ms
0.0070 s
Input lag-4 ms
0.0040 s
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte
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.

3DNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)90.9 kHz - 242.4 kHz-
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 175 Hz48 Hz - 144 Hz
DisplayPort - 175 Hz
HDMI - 144 Hz
HDMI 2.1 for PS5 and Xbox Series X - 4K @ 120 Hz (4:2:0)

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
Electric current (A)-3.42 A
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)42 W-
Power consumption (maximum)-115 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
715.8 mm
71.58 cm
28.1811 in
2.3484 ft
Height-423.8 mm
42.38 cm
16.685 in
1.3904 ft
Depth-68.2 mm
6.82 cm
2.685 in
0.2238 ft
Weight-7.25 kg
15.98 lbs
Width with stand727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
715.8 mm
71.58 cm
28.1811 in
2.3484 ft
Height with stand482.2 mm
48.22 cm
18.9843 in
1.582 ft
455.3 mm
45.53 cm
17.9252 in
1.4938 ft
Depth with stand251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
244.3 mm
24.43 cm
9.6181 in
0.8015 ft
Weight with stand10.2 kg
22.49 lbs
10.35 kg
22.82 lbs
Box width990 mm
99 cm
38.9764 in
3.248 ft
-
Box height575 mm
57.5 cm
22.6378 in
1.8865 ft
-
Box depth196 mm
19.6 cm
7.7165 in
0.643 ft
-
Box weight15 kg
33.07 lbs
13.75 kg
30.31 lbs
Stand depth251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
244.3 mm
24.43 cm
9.6181 in
0.8015 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 range100 mm
10 cm
3.937 in
0.3281 ft
130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNo
Left/right swivelYesYes
Left swivel30 °30 °
Right swivel30 °30 °
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 3 W
-ClearSound

Camera

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

CameraNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity3 x USB 3.2 (Type-A; Gen 1; downstream)
1 x USB 3.2 (Type-B; Gen 1; upstream)
1 x USB 3.2 (Type-C; Gen 1; upstream; DP Alt Mode)
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
3 x USB 3.0 (Type-A; downstream; BC 1.2 charging at 5V/1.5A)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-B; upstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-C; upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.1
1 x DisplayPort 1.4 (DSC; HBR3)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features5-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
6-axis color control
Adaptive-Sync technology
Display Stream Compression (DSC)
Flicker-free technology
GameAssist (Aim Stabilizer / Crosshair / Dashboard / Black Equalizer / Timer / Counter / Auto-Update)
KVM Switch
Low Blue Light
OSD Sidekick
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Smart OD

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses-Eyesafe certified
TÜV Rheinland Flicker-free certified
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certified

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
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °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
USB Type-C to Type-C cable
DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
USB cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonAnti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
 MSI Optix MPG321QRF-QDGigabyte M32U