27" MSI Optix MPG27CQ - Specifications

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Display: 27 in, VA, W-LED, 2560 x 1440 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 178 ° / 178 °
Brightness: 400 cd/m²
Static contrast: 3000 : 1, Dynamic contrast: 100000000 : 1
Refresh rate: 144 Hz
sRGB: 115 %, NTSC: 100 %

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Brand, series, model

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

Brand

Name of the company-manufacturer.

MSI
Model

Designation of the model.

Optix MPG27CQ

Display

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

Size class

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)
Diagonal

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)
Width

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)
Height

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)
Panel type

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.

VA
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.

8 bits
Colors

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.

16777216 colors
24 bits
Aspect ratio

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.

1.778:1
16:9
Resolution

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
Pixel pitch

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)
Pixel density

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)
Backlight

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.

W-LED
sRGB

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)
NTSC (1953)

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)
Brightness

Information about the brightness of the screen. It is measured in candela per square metre (cd/m²).

400 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
Static contrast

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
Dynamic contrast

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)
Coating

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.

Anti-glare/Matte

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3D

Information on whether 3D is supported or not.

No

Frequencies

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.

110V

Permissible voltage tolerance in a 110-volt electric system.

100 V - 120 V (volts)
220V

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.

65 W (watts)

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)
Colors

Information about the colors, in which the specific model is offered to the market.

Black
Red

Ergonomics

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

VESA mount

Information about whether there is a possibility for wall mounting according to the VESA Mounting Interface Standard (MIS).

Yes
VESA interface

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
Removable stand

Information about whether the stand can be dismounted. Usually, this is required for wall mounting.

Yes
Height adjustment

Information about whether the stand allows height adjustment.

No
Landscape/portrait pivot

Some displays have the ability to operate in landscape and portrait mode alike.

No
Left/right swivel

Information whether the display can be swiveled around the stand axis.

No
Forward/backward tilt

Most displays have the ability to be tilted forward and backward as to provide a more comfortable viewing position for the user.

Yes
Forward tilt

Maximum degree of forward tilting of the display.

5 ° (degrees)
Backward tilt

Maximum degree of backward tilting of the display.

15 ° (degrees)

Camera

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

Camera

Information whether the current model has a built-in camera or not.

No

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity

Information about the available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces such as USB, infrared port, SD card slot, audio/video and network interfaces, etc.

3 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
2 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x DVI-D Dual Link
1 x 3.5 mm Microphone In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features

Information about additional software features, technologies, functions and services of the model.

AMD FreeSync technology
Flicker-free 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.

Operating temperature

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)
Operating humidity

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)

Accessories

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

Accessories

Information about some of the main accessories included in the standard packaging of the current model.

DisplayPort cable

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27" MSI Optix MPG27CQ

Display: 27 in, VA, W-LED, 2560 x 1440 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 178 ° / 178 °
Brightness: 400 cd/m²
Static contrast: 3000 : 1, Dynamic contrast: 100000000 : 1
Refresh rate: 144 Hz
sRGB: 115 %, NTSC: 100 %