Comparison between:
- 31.5" MSI MAG321QR-QD
- 27" KTC H27T22
- 27" Gigabyte G27Q

Brand, series, model

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

MSI MAG321QR-QDKTC H27T22Gigabyte G27Q
SeriesMAG--
MSI MAG321QR-QDKTC H27T22Gigabyte G27Q
Model year202320222020

Display

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

Size class31.5 in27 in27 in
Diagonal801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
684.7 mm
68.47 cm
26.9567 in
2.2464 ft
684.667 mm
68.4667 cm
26.9554 in
2.2463 ft
Width698.112 mm
69.8112 cm
27.4847 in
2.2904 ft
596.736 mm
59.6736 cm
23.4935 in
1.9578 ft
596.74 mm
59.674 cm
23.4937 in
1.9578 ft
Height392.688 mm
39.2688 cm
15.4602 in
1.2883 ft
335.664 mm
33.5664 cm
13.2151 in
1.1013 ft
335.664 mm
33.5664 cm
13.2151 in
1.1013 ft
Panel manufacturer-AU Optronics
Innolux
-
Panel model-M270DAN08.2 CELL
M270KCJ-Q7E
-
Panel typeIPSIPSIPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)8 bits8 bits
FRCYesNo-
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
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
Pixel pitch0.272 mm
0.0272 cm
0.0107 in
0.0009 ft
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
Pixel density93 ppi
36 ppcm
109 ppi
42 ppcm
109 ppi
42 ppcm
Display area89.33 %89.26 %88.53 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB140 %131 %120 %
Adobe RGB (1998)98 %--
NTSC (1953)-93 %-
DCI P397 %97 %92 %
Rec. 202081 %--
Brightness350 cd/m²350 cd/m²435 cd/m²
Peak brightness400 cd/m²-515 cd/m²
Static contrast1200 : 11000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 180000000 : 112000000 : 1
HDRDisplayHDR 400HDR10DisplayHDR 400
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time4 ms
0.0040 s
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Average response time--5 ms
0.0050 s
Input lag--3.7 ms
0.0037 s
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-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.

3DNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)72.6 kHz - 245.5 kHz30 kHz - 255 kHz-
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 170 Hz48 Hz - 165 Hz48 Hz - 144 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
-Overclock - 165 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 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Electric current (A)-1.5 A-
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.3 W0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)32 W54 W-
Power consumption (maximum)--65 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
616 mm
61.6 cm
24.252 in
2.021 ft
619 mm
61.9 cm
24.3701 in
2.0308 ft
Height428.5 mm
42.85 cm
16.8701 in
1.4058 ft
364.3 mm
36.43 cm
14.3425 in
1.1952 ft
365.51 mm
36.551 cm
14.3902 in
1.1992 ft
Depth61 mm
6.1 cm
2.4016 in
0.2001 ft
59.76 mm
5.976 cm
2.3528 in
0.1961 ft
55.88 mm
5.588 cm
2.2 in
0.1833 ft
Width with stand716.2 mm
71.62 cm
28.1969 in
2.3497 ft
616 mm
61.6 cm
24.252 in
2.021 ft
619 mm
61.9 cm
24.3701 in
2.0308 ft
Height with stand476 mm
47.6 cm
18.7402 in
1.5617 ft
497.7 mm
49.77 cm
19.5945 in
1.6329 ft
388.92 mm
38.892 cm
15.3118 in
1.276 ft
Depth with stand233.7 mm
23.37 cm
9.2008 in
0.7667 ft
251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
202.95 mm
20.295 cm
7.9902 in
0.6658 ft
Weight with stand8.5 kg
18.74 lbs
6 kg
13.23 lbs
6 kg
13.23 lbs
Box width-780 mm
78 cm
30.7087 in
2.5591 ft
-
Box height-490 mm
49 cm
19.2913 in
1.6076 ft
-
Box depth-188 mm
18.8 cm
7.4016 in
0.6168 ft
-
Box weight11.2 kg
24.69 lbs
8.3 kg
18.3 lbs
-
Stand depth233.7 mm
23.37 cm
9.2008 in
0.7667 ft
251.8 mm
25.18 cm
9.9134 in
0.8261 ft
-
ColorsBlackBlackBlack

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesYesYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYesYes
Height adjustment range130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
90 mm
9 cm
3.5433 in
0.2953 ft
130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotNoYesNo
Left pivot-90 °-
Right pivot-90 °-
Left/right swivelYesYesNo
Left swivel45 °30 °-
Right swivel45 °30 °-
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °20 °

Audio

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

Speakers--2 x 2 W
--Clear Sound

Camera

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

CameraNoNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 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-A; downstream)
1 x HDMI 2.0
2 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x USB 3.0 (Type-A; downstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
-High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)-

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features5-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
3-sided bezelless design
5-was OSD navigation joystick
AMD FreeSync Premium
Crosshair
Flicker-free technology
FPS Counter
Game Timer
Low Blue Light
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
RGB Light
AMD FreeSync Premium
Auto-Update
Black Equalizer
Dashboard
Flicker-free technology
GameAssist
Low Blue Light
OSD Sidekick
NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible

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
CCC
CE
RoHS
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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
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
-
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %10 % - 85 %-
Operating altitude-5000 m
16404.2 ft
-
Storage temperature--20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-
Storage humidity-5 % - 93 %-
Storage altitude-12192 m
40000 ft
-

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 cableDisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
USB cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

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