Comparison between:
- 27" MSI G274QPF-QD
- 28" MSI Optix MAG281URF
- 31.5" MSI Optix MPG321UR-QD Xbox Edition
- 31.5" MSI Optix MPG321QRF-QD

Brand, series, model

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

MSI G274QPF-QDMSI Optix MAG281URFMSI Optix MPG321UR-QD Xbox EditionMSI Optix MPG321QRF-QD
SeriesGMAGMPGMPG
MSI G274QPF-QDMSI Optix MAG281URFMSI Optix MPG321UR-QD Xbox EditionMSI Optix MPG321QRF-QD
Model alias-Optix MAG281URFDE--
Model year2022202120222021

Display

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

Size class27 in28 in31.5 in31.5 in
Diagonal685.655 mm
68.5655 cm
26.9943 in
2.2495 ft
711.2 mm
71.12 cm
28 in
2.3333 ft
801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
Width597.6 mm
59.76 cm
23.5276 in
1.9606 ft
620.928 mm
62.0928 cm
24.446 in
2.0372 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
Height336.15 mm
33.615 cm
13.2343 in
1.1029 ft
341.28 mm
34.128 cm
13.4362 in
1.1197 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
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Pixel pitch0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
0.161 mm
0.0161 cm
0.0063 in
0.0005 ft
0.185 mm
0.0185 cm
0.0073 in
0.0006 ft
0.277 mm
0.0277 cm
0.0109 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density108 ppi
42 ppcm
157 ppi
61 ppcm
139 ppi
55 ppcm
93 ppi
36 ppcm
Display area-88.54 %--
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB154 %124 %143 %99 %
Adobe RGB (1998)93 %-99 %99 %
DCI P395 %95 %97 %95 %
Rec. 202080 %---
Brightness300 cd/m²300 cd/m²400 cd/m²400 cd/m²
Peak brightness400 cd/m²400 cd/m²600 cd/m²600 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11000 : 11000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 11000000 : 1--
HDRDisplayHDR 400DisplayHDR 400DisplayHDR 600DisplayHDR 600
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time1 ms
0.0010 s
-1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-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)

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)90.9 kHz - 242.2 kHz-180 kHz - 317 kHz90.9 kHz - 242.4 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 170 Hz48 Hz - 144 Hz47 Hz - 144 Hz48 Hz - 175 Hz
DisplayPort - 48 Hz - 170 Hz
HDMI - 48 Hz - 144 Hz
USB Type-C - 48 Hz - 170 Hz
Consoles - 4K @ 120 HzXbox - 4K @ 120 HzDisplayPort - 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
Electric current (A)3.42 A2 A--
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)-33.3 W42 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.

Width613.49 mm
61.349 cm
24.1531 in
2.0128 ft
638.27 mm
63.827 cm
25.1287 in
2.0941 ft
727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
Height-375 mm
37.5 cm
14.7638 in
1.2303 ft
--
Depth-57.1 mm
5.71 cm
2.248 in
0.1873 ft
--
Weight4.05 kg
8.93 lbs
4.8 kg
10.58 lbs
--
Width with stand613.49 mm
61.349 cm
24.1531 in
2.0128 ft
638.27 mm
63.827 cm
25.1287 in
2.0941 ft
727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
727.1 mm
72.71 cm
28.626 in
2.3855 ft
Height with stand402.08 mm
40.208 cm
15.8299 in
1.3192 ft
408.22 mm
40.822 cm
16.0717 in
1.3393 ft
482.2 mm
48.22 cm
18.9843 in
1.582 ft
482.2 mm
48.22 cm
18.9843 in
1.582 ft
Depth with stand196.48 mm
19.648 cm
7.7354 in
0.6446 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
251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
Weight with stand6.05 kg
13.34 lbs
7.7 kg
16.98 lbs
10.2 kg
22.49 lbs
10.2 kg
22.49 lbs
Box width815 mm
81.5 cm
32.0866 in
2.6739 ft
829 mm
82.9 cm
32.6378 in
2.7198 ft
990 mm
99 cm
38.9764 in
3.248 ft
990 mm
99 cm
38.9764 in
3.248 ft
Box height502 mm
50.2 cm
19.7638 in
1.647 ft
490 mm
49 cm
19.2913 in
1.6076 ft
575 mm
57.5 cm
22.6378 in
1.8865 ft
575 mm
57.5 cm
22.6378 in
1.8865 ft
Box depth145 mm
14.5 cm
5.7087 in
0.4757 ft
171 mm
17.1 cm
6.7323 in
0.561 ft
196 mm
19.6 cm
7.7165 in
0.643 ft
196 mm
19.6 cm
7.7165 in
0.643 ft
Box weight8 kg
17.64 lbs
10.5 kg
23.15 lbs
15 kg
33.07 lbs
15 kg
33.07 lbs
Stand width-303.3 mm
30.33 cm
11.9409 in
0.9951 ft
--
Stand depth196.48 mm
19.648 cm
7.7354 in
0.6446 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
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 interface75 x 75 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYesYesYes
Height adjustment range130 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
100 mm
10 cm
3.937 in
0.3281 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotYesYesNoNo
Left pivot90 °90 °--
Right pivot90 °90 °--
Left/right swivelYesYesYesYes
Left swivel45 °45 °30 °30 °
Right swivel45 °45 °30 °30 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °20 °20 °

Audio

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

--Active noise-cancelation microphone-

Camera

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

CameraNoNoNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB (Type-C; upstream; 15W; DP Alt Mode)
2 x HDMI 2.0 (b)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB (Type-C; upstream; 15W; DP Alt Mode)
2 x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.1 (CEC)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4 (a)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
6 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
3 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
USB Type-C Power Delivery - 5V/3A (0-69%); 5V/2A (70-80%); 5V/1A (81-100%)High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2-

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features5-way OSD navigation joystick
Adaptive-Sync technology
Flicker-free technology
Frameless design
Low Blue Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Rapid IPS
Quantum Dot Color
Wide Color Gamut
5-way OSD navigation joystick
Adaptive-Sync technology
Crosshair
Frameless design
KVM 2.0
Less Blue Light Premium
MSI Mystic Light
MPRT Sync
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Optix Scope
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Rapid IPS
5-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 AI
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Optix Scope
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Smart Brightness
Smart Crosshair
Sound Tune
Quantum Dot Color
Rapid Boost
Xbox Mode
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
RoHS
TÜV Rheinland Flicker-free Certified
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified
WEEE
EyeSafe 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 temperature0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity20 % - 90 %20 % - 90 %10 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %
Operating altitude5000 m
16404.2 ft
5000 m
16404.2 ft
--
Storage temperature-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
20 °C - 60 °C
68 °F - 140 °F
--
Storage humidity10 % - 90 %10 % - 90 %--

Accessories

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

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable (optional)
HDMI 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 (x3)
USB Type-C to Type-C cable
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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