27" MSI Optix MPG27CQ - Specifications
Brand, series, model
Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.
Name of the company-manufacturer.
Name of the series, which the model belongs to.
Designation of the model.
The year in which this model was announced.
Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.
Size class of the display as declared by the manufacturer. Often this is the rounded value of the actual size of the diagonal in inches.
|27 in (inches)|
Approximate diagonal size of the display. If the manufacturer does not provide such information, the diagonal is calculated from the width and height of the screen.
|685.8 mm (millimeters)|
68.58 cm (centimeters)
27 in (inches)
2.25 ft (feet)
Approximate width of the display. If the manufacturer does not provide such information, the width is calculated from the diagonal and the aspect ratio.
|596.736 mm (millimeters)|
59.6736 cm (centimeters)
23.4935 in (inches)
1.9578 ft (feet)
Approximate height of the display. If the manufacturer does not provide such information, the height is calculated from the diagonal and the aspect ratio.
|335.664 mm (millimeters)|
33.5664 cm (centimeters)
13.2151 in (inches)
1.1013 ft (feet)
|Radius of curvature|
There are curved displays, whose curve is part of a circumference (arc). In order to give more precise information about the curve of the screen, often the manufacturer provides data about the radius of this circumference. The smaller the radius, the larger the screen curve.
|1800 mm (millimeters)|
180 cm (centimeters)
70.8661 in (inches)
5.9055 ft (feet)
There are various panel technologies. Each has its own specific features - viewing angles, color reproduction, response time, brightness/contrast, production cost, etc. The image quality depends directly on the type of the display panel used.
|Panel bit depth|
The most widely used panels are those with 6, 8, and 10 bits for each of the RGB components of the pixel. They provide 18-, 24-, and 30-bit color, respectively.
The maximum number of colors, which the display is able to reproduce, depends on the type of the panel in use and color enhancing technologies like FRC.
The ratio between the horizontal and the vertical side of the display. Some of the standard and widely used aspect ratios are 4:3, 5:4, 16:9 and 16:10.
Information about the number of pixels on the horizontal and vertical side of the screen. A higher resolution allows the display of a more detailed and of higher quality image.
|2560 x 1440 pixels|
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
The pixel pitch shows the distance from the centers of two neighboring pixels. In displays, which have a native resolution (the TFT ones, for example), the pixel pitch depends on the resolution and the size of the screen.
|0.233 mm (millimeters)|
0.0233 cm (centimeters)
0.0092 in (inches)
0.0008 ft (feet)
Information of the number of pixels in a unit of length. With the decrease of the display size and the increase of its resolution, the pixel density increases.
|109 ppi (pixels per inch)|
42 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
The backlight is the source of light of the LCD display panels. The type of backlight determines the image quality and the color space of the display. There are various backlights such as CCFL, LED, WLED, RGB-LED, and etc.
sRGB is a color space, developed jointly by Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft in 1996. It is used in different devices such as printers, displays, TV sets, cameras, etc. The sRGB color space covers about 72% of the NTSC color space.
|115 % (percent)|
The NTSC (1953) color space is introduced in 1953 by the FCC with the appearance of color television and has a wider gamut than the sRGB.
|100 % (percent)|
Information about the brightness of the screen. It is measured in candela per square metre (cd/m²).
|400 cd/m² (candela per square meter)|
The static contrast shows the ratio between the brightest and the darkest color, which the display can reproduce simultaneously, for example, within one and the same frame/scene.
|3000 : 1|
The dynamic contrast shows the ratio between the brightest and the darkest color, which the display can reproduce over time, for example, in the course of playing a video.
|100000000 : 1|
|Horizontal viewing angle|
Information about the maximum horizontal viewing angle, within which the image on the screen is of acceptable quality.
|178 ° (degrees)|
|Vertical viewing angle|
Information about the maximum vertical viewing angle, within which the image on the screen is of acceptable quality.
|178 ° (degrees)|
|Minimum response time|
Information about the minimum amount of time, in which the pixels change from one color to another. Very often the manufacturer provides the response time for transition from grey-to-grey (G2G).
|1 ms (milliseconds)|
0.0010 s (seconds)
|Average response time|
Information about the average amount of time, in which the pixels change from one color to another.
|10 ms (milliseconds)|
0.0100 s (seconds)
Desktop monitors and smart TVs experience a latency/lag in visualizing the information. The time in milliseconds that the display needs to visualize the signal input.
|7.5 ms (milliseconds)|
0.0075 s (seconds)
Information about the type of coating of the display. There are different types of matte and glossy coatings, each of which has its own advantages and drawbacks.
|Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)|
3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.
Information on whether 3D is supported or not.
Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.
|Vertical frequency (digital)|
The vertical frequency/refresh rate shows how many times in a second the image on the screen is refreshed.
|144 Hz (hertz)|
Power supply and consumption
Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.
Permissible voltage tolerance in a 110-volt electric system.
|100 V - 120 V (volts)|
Permissible voltage tolerance in a 220-volt electric system.
|220 V - 240 V (volts)|
|Alternating current frequency|
Requirement regarding the alternating current frequency in the electric system.
|50 Hz - 60 Hz (hertz)|
|Power consumption (off)|
Power consumption in off-mode.
|0.3 W (watts)|
|Power consumption (sleep)|
Power consumption in sleep/stand by/suspend mode.
|0.5 W (watts)|
|Power consumption (maximum)|
The maximum possible power consumption.
|90 W (watts)|
|Power consumption (annual)|
Estimated power consumption per year in kWh.
|89 kWh (kilowatt-hours)|
|Energy efficiency class|
The energy efficiency class/label provides general idea about the power consumption. There are different energy efficiency classes and each sets its own requirements regarding the power consumption. Some of the existent energy efficiency classes are A+++, A++, A+, A, B, C, D, E, F, G.
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 with stand|
Width with stand in different measurement units.
|612 mm (millimeters)|
61.2 cm (centimeters)
24.0945 in (inches)
2.0079 ft (feet)
|Height with stand|
Height with stand in different measurement units.
|555.3 mm (millimeters)|
55.53 cm (centimeters)
21.8622 in (inches)
1.8219 ft (feet)
|Depth with stand|
Depth with stand in different measurement units.
|379.3 mm (millimeters)|
37.93 cm (centimeters)
14.9331 in (inches)
1.2444 ft (feet)
|Weight with stand|
Weight with stand in different measurement units.
|7.6 kg (kilograms)|
16.76 lbs (pounds)
Weight of the product with all accessories and packaging in different measurement units.
|10.6 kg (kilograms)|
23.37 lbs (pounds)
Information about the colors, in which the specific model is offered to the market.
Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.
Information about whether there is a possibility for wall mounting according to the VESA Mounting Interface Standard (MIS).
There are many various interfaces under the VESA standard, which differ in the size of the brackets, the distances between the screw holes and their number.
|100 x 100 mm|
Information about whether the stand can be dismounted. Usually, this is required for wall mounting.
Information about whether the stand allows height adjustment.
|Height adjustment range|
Information about the extent to which the stand allows the height to be adjusted.
|120 mm (millimeters)|
12 cm (centimeters)
4.7244 in (inches)
0.3937 ft (feet)
Some displays have the ability to operate in landscape and portrait mode alike.
Information whether the display can be swiveled around the stand axis.
Maximum swivel degree of the display to the left of the stand axis.
|40 ° (degrees)|
Maximum swivel degree of the display to the right of the stand axis.
|40 ° (degrees)|
Most displays have the ability to be tilted forward and backward as to provide a more comfortable viewing position for the user.
Maximum degree of forward tilting of the display.
|5 ° (degrees)|
Maximum degree of backward tilting of the display.
|20 ° (degrees)|
Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.
Information whether the current model has a built-in camera or not.
Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.
Information about the available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces such as USB, infrared port, SD card slot, audio/video and network interfaces, etc.
|2 x USB 3.0 (downstream)|
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Microphone In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
Some additional functional features of the model.
Information about additional software features, technologies, functions and services of the model.
|AMD FreeSync technology|
Low Blue Light
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.
The operating temperature shows the safe temperature range (from minimum to maximum), within which the display will function flawlessly. Outside this range it might operate improperly and/or fail entirely.
|10 °C - 40 °C (degrees Celsius)|
50 °F - 104 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
The operating humidity shows the acceptable level of humidity, in which the display will function flawlessly. It sets a lower and an upper humidity level for safe operation and is measured in percentage.
|10 % - 80 % (percent)|
Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.
Information about some of the main accessories included in the standard packaging of the current model.