MSI MPG 321URX (QD-OLED)

MSI MPG 321URX (QD-OLED)

MSI MPG 321URX (QD-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
5.0
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.9/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Fair6.8/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Good7.6/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Best in Class10.0/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Best in Class10.0/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Best in Class10.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class10.0/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.9/10

The MSI MPG 321URX is a high-end monitor, and you'll pay a premium price for its features. It's a 32-inch monitor with a 4K resolution, making it excellent for sharp and detailed images in both gaming and productivity tasks. Being an OLED with QD-OLED technology, it offers superb contrast and color performance, which means it's great for HDR gaming and media consumption as well as for digital photo editing, given its wide range of color gamuts including sRGB, P3, and AdobeRGB. This monitor is particularly well-suited for print photo editing due to its color depth and accuracy. Its high refresh rate and low response time make it a strong choice for both casual and competitive gaming, although the text clarity is just fair and may affect prolonged reading or text-heavy tasks. In terms of connectivity, it offers multiple HDMI 2.1 and DisplayPort 1.4 ports but lacks USB-C ports, which could limit options for connecting modern laptops that use USB-C for video output. If HDR video editing is a priority, however, its suitability is not confirmed, and you might look for options that are specifically rated for this task. Overall, if the budget allows, this monitor will serve well across a broad spectrum of uses with a particular strength in visual quality and gaming. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Exceptional contrast for vibrant images
  • Crisp 4K resolution enhances visuals
  • Wide color coverage for editing accuracy
  • Good refresh rate for smooth gaming
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomic comfort
Cons
  • Higher price due to OLED technology
  • Risk of burn-in with static content
  • Limited text clarity for productivity
  • Ghosting can affect fast-paced games

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
5.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
5.0
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Productivity:
4.3
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Competitive Gaming:
3.8
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$950
Screen Size
32"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
QD-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
1000 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
Unknown
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
138.2 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
0.03 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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10/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
139 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.9/10
Image Clarity Score
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7.9/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
2
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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