Comparison between:
- 27" MSI Optix MAG274QRF-QD
- 27" MSI Optix MAG274QRF
- 27" Asus TUF Gaming VG27AQ1A
- 27" Asus TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A

Brand, series, model

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

MSI Optix MAG274QRF-QDMSI Optix MAG274QRFAsus TUF Gaming VG27AQ1AAsus TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A
SeriesMAGMAGTUF GamingTUF Gaming
MSI Optix MAG274QRF-QDMSI Optix MAG274QRFAsus TUF Gaming VG27AQ1AAsus TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A
Model year2020202020202020

Display

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

Size class27 in27 in27 in27 in
Diagonal685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
684.667 mm
68.4667 cm
26.9554 in
2.2463 ft
685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
Width597.73 mm
59.773 cm
23.5327 in
1.9611 ft
597.73 mm
59.773 cm
23.5327 in
1.9611 ft
596.74 mm
59.674 cm
23.4937 in
1.9578 ft
596.736 mm
59.6736 cm
23.4935 in
1.9578 ft
Height336.22 mm
33.622 cm
13.237 in
1.1031 ft
336.22 mm
33.622 cm
13.237 in
1.1031 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---Innolux
Panel model---M270KCJ-K7B
Panel typeIPSIPSIPSIPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYes-Yes
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
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Pixel pitch0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 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
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
Pixel density108 ppi
42 ppcm
108 ppi
42 ppcm
109 ppi
42 ppcm
109 ppi
42 ppcm
Display area--88.76 %90.22 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB147 %131 %130 %130 %
Adobe RGB (1998)100 %--88 %
DCI P397 %94 %95 %95 %
Brightness300 cd/m²300 cd/m²250 cd/m²330 cd/m²
Peak brightness390 cd/m²--470 cd/m²
Static contrast1200 : 11000 : 11000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 1100000000 : 1--
HDR--HDR10HDR10
DisplayHDR 400
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time3.4 ms
0.0034 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
-4.5 ms
0.0045 s
Average response time6 ms
0.0060 s
---
Maximum response time---12 ms
0.0120 s
Input lag9 ms
0.0090 s
--6 ms
0.0060 s
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-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)

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 - 242.4 kHz90.9 kHz - 242.4 kHz30 kHz - 249 kHz30 kHz - 249 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)30 Hz - 165 Hz30 Hz - 165 Hz48 Hz - 170 Hz40 Hz - 170 Hz
DisplayPort - 30 Hz - 165 Hz
Type-C (DP) - 30 Hz - 165 Hz
HDMI - 30 Hz - 144 Hz
DisplayPort - 30 Hz - 165 Hz
Type-C (DP) - 30 Hz - 165 Hz
HDMI - 30 Hz - 144 Hz
DisplayPort - 249 - 249 KHz; 48 - 170 Hz
HDMI - 30 - 223 KHz; 48 - 144 Hz
DisplayPort - 249 kHz; 48 Hz - 170 Hz
HDMI - 30 kHz - 223 kHz; 48 Hz - 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 A3.42 A--
Power consumption (off)--0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (sleep)--0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)32 W32 W35 W26 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.

Width--614.9 mm
61.49 cm
24.2087 in
2.0174 ft
615 mm
61.5 cm
24.2126 in
2.0177 ft
Height--367 mm
36.7 cm
14.4488 in
1.2041 ft
361 mm
36.1 cm
14.2126 in
1.1844 ft
Depth--51 mm
5.1 cm
2.0079 in
0.1673 ft
51 mm
5.1 cm
2.0079 in
0.1673 ft
Weight--4.3 kg
9.48 lbs
4.3 kg
9.48 lbs
Width with stand614.9 mm
61.49 cm
24.2087 in
2.0174 ft
614.9 mm
61.49 cm
24.2087 in
2.0174 ft
614.9 mm
61.49 cm
24.2087 in
2.0174 ft
615 mm
61.5 cm
24.2126 in
2.0177 ft
Height with stand532.7 mm
53.27 cm
20.9724 in
1.7477 ft
532.7 mm
53.27 cm
20.9724 in
1.7477 ft
454.34 mm
45.434 cm
17.8874 in
1.4906 ft
405 mm
40.5 cm
15.9449 in
1.3287 ft
Depth with stand206.7 mm
20.67 cm
8.1378 in
0.6781 ft
206.7 mm
20.67 cm
8.1378 in
0.6781 ft
213.79 mm
21.379 cm
8.4169 in
0.7014 ft
215 mm
21.5 cm
8.4646 in
0.7054 ft
Weight with stand6.05 kg
13.34 lbs
6.05 kg
13.34 lbs
5.4 kg
11.9 lbs
6.6 kg
14.55 lbs
Box width730 mm
73 cm
28.7402 in
2.395 ft
730 mm
73 cm
28.7402 in
2.395 ft
689 mm
68.9 cm
27.126 in
2.2605 ft
712 mm
71.2 cm
28.0315 in
2.336 ft
Box height490 mm
49 cm
19.2913 in
1.6076 ft
490 mm
49 cm
19.2913 in
1.6076 ft
510 mm
51 cm
20.0787 in
1.6732 ft
455 mm
45.5 cm
17.9134 in
1.4928 ft
Box depth220 mm
22 cm
8.6614 in
0.7218 ft
220 mm
22 cm
8.6614 in
0.7218 ft
194 mm
19.4 cm
7.6378 in
0.6365 ft
234 mm
23.4 cm
9.2126 in
0.7677 ft
Box weight8.7 kg
19.18 lbs
8.7 kg
19.18 lbs
7.6 kg
16.76 lbs
9 kg
19.84 lbs
ColorsBlackBlackBlackBlack

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesYesYesYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYesNoYes
Height adjustment range100 mm
10 cm
3.937 in
0.3281 ft
100 mm
10 cm
3.937 in
0.3281 ft
-130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotYesYesNoYes
Left pivot90 °90 °-90 °
Right pivot90 °90 °-90 °
Left/right swivelYesYesYesYes
Left swivel75 °75 °20 °20 °
Right swivel75 °75 °20 °20 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °23 °20 °

Audio

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

Speakers--2 x 2 W2 x 2 W

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; DP Alt Mode)
2 x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0 (b)
1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (a)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB (Type-C; 15W; DP Alt Mode)
2 x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0 (b)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB (Type-B; upload)
2 x USB 3.0 (Type-A; download)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
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)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features5-way OSD navigation joystick
AMD FreeSync Premium
Flicker-free technology
Game Mode
Gaming OSD App
HDR Ready
Low Blue Light
Mystic Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Rapid IPS
Wide Color Gamut
5-way OSD navigation joystick
AMD FreeSync Premium
Flicker-free technology
Game Mode
Gaming OSD App
HDR Ready
Low Blue Light
Mystic Light
Night Vision
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Rapid IPS
Wide Color Gamut
Adaptive-Sync technology
AMD FreeSync Premium technology
Color Temperature Selection
Display Widget Lite
Dynamic shadow boost
Extreme Low Motion Blur
Flicker-free technology
GameFast Input technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment)
GaneVisual (Scenery/Racing/Cinema/RTS/RPG/FPS/sRGB Modes/MOBA Mode)
Multiple HDR Mode
NVIDIA G-Sync compatible
QuickFit (Alignment Grid/Paper/Photo Modes)
Shadow Boost
Skin-Tone Selection
SPLENDID Video Preset Modes
Trace Free Technology
Ultra-Low Blue Light
5-way OSD joystick
Adaptive-Sync technology
AMD FreeSync technology
ASUS DisplayWidget Lite
Color Temperature Selection
Dynamic Shadow Boost
ELMB Sync (Extreme Low Motion Blur Sync)
Flicker-free technology
GameFast Input technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment/Sniper)
GameVisual
Low Blue Light
Multiple HDR Mode
Nvidia G-SYNC compatible
Trace Free Technology

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses--BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
CEL level 1
CU
ErP
FCC
J-MOSS
RoHS
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 7)
MEPS
TUV Flicker-free
eStandby
TUV Low Blue Light
RCM
BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
CEL level 1
cTick
CU
eStandby
ENERGY STAR
FCC Class B
J-MOSS
KCC
PSE
RCM
RoHS
TÜV Flicker-free
TÜV Low Blue Light
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 7)

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
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 50 °C
32 °F - 122 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity20 % - 90 %20 % - 90 %--
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
-4 °F - 140 °F
20 °C - 60 °C
68 °F - 140 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
Storage humidity10 % - 90 %10 % - 90 %--

Accessories

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

Accessories--DisplayPort cable (optional)
HDMI cable (optional)
DisplayPort cable (optional)
HDMI cable (optional)
USB 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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