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MSI Optix AG32C

MSI Optix AG32C
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Brand Rating
Average Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
73
Value for Money
Good
91
Running Costs
$57 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run 31.5" PC display, with a reasonable price. It has an HDMI, a response time of 1ms and a display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and features Plug & Play.
Features We Love:
True Color Technology
Big display diagonal (31.5")
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time (1ms)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
31.5"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the MSI Optix AG32C we calculated that there is a 53% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the MSI Optix AG32C number 532 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
58
Brand Rating
80
Features
74
Value for Money
91
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

MSI is an average PC display brand.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available.
It has running costs of only $57 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 1,900+ LCD screens that we have calculated running costs for.
This PC monitor has some great features:
Big display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time
High typical contrast ratio
Less blue light
Size matters
The beauty is
From edge to edge

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time
High typical contrast ratio
Has an HDMI
Has a game mode
Has an ECO mode
Has ac and displayport
ok horizontal viewing angle
ok vertical viewing angle
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Does not have a built-in speaker
Big Display Diagonal
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The MSI Optix AG32C's display diagonal of 31.5" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 13% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Optix AG32C has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 480 x 234 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels. §.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC displays is 5.9ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The Optix AG32C's response time of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC monitors. It is faster than 95% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-in USB Hub

The Optix AG32C does not have a built-in USB hub. 80% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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The MSI Optix AG32C's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is ok compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 39% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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The Optix AG32C's vertical viewing angle of 178° is ok compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 65% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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High Typical Contrast Ratio

The Optix AG32C has a maximum typical contrast ratio of high. That's over two times the typical contrast ratio of the most common typical contrast ratio of . Across all PC monitors the typical contrast ratio ranges from 750:1 and lower (worst) to ultra high (best). A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker

The Optix AG32C does not have a built-in speaker. 52% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Has an HDMI
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The MSI Optix AG32C has an HDMI. 74% of PC monitors do not have an HDMI.

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Has a Game Mode

The MSI Optix AG32C has a game mode, unlike 93% of PC monitors which do not have a game mode.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Optix AG32C has an ECO mode. 92% of PC monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Has Ac and Displayport

The MSI Optix AG32C has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. The most frequently found cables included is vga, but this cables included is not found on this PC monitor. The cables included ac and displayport are also found on this PC display.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the MSI Optix AG32C, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This PC monitor has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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MSI Optix AG32C
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 60% of PC displays, it has mediocre features and at $230.00 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

MSI Optix AG32C Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the Optix AG32C is only $57, which makes it one of the cheaper to run PC monitors.

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Europen European Energy Rating
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.76 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the MSI Optix AG32C

QWhat is the display diagonal of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C is a 31.5 inches PC monitor.
QWhat is the display resolution of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C has a display resolution of 2560 x 1440.
QIs the MSI Optix AG32C 3D?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C is not 3D.
QWhat is the response time of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C has a response time of 1 millisecond.
QWhat is the vertical viewing angle of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C has a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees.
QWhat is the horizontal viewing angle of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C has a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees.
QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C has a high typical contrast ratio.
QWhat is the aspect ratio of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C has a high-definition tv (16:9) aspect ratio.
QWhat screen shapes does the MSI Optix AG32C have?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C is a curved PC monitor.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a card reader integrated?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C does not have a card reader integrated.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have an HDMI?
AYes, the MSI Optix AG32C has an HDMI.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a built-in USB hub?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C is a PC monitor without a built-in USB hub.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C support ethernet LAN?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C does not support ethernet LAN.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a built-in speaker?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C does not have a built-in speaker.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a built-in camera?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C does not have a built-in camera.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a TV tuner integrated?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C does not have a TV tuner integrated.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C support NVIDIA G-Sync?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C is a PC monitor which does not support NVIDIA G-Sync.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C feature Plug & Play?
AYes, the MSI Optix AG32C features Plug & Play.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a height adjustment?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C does not have a height adjustment.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C support VESA mounting?
AYes, the MSI Optix AG32C is a PC monitor which supports VESA mounting.
QWhat is the energy efficiency class of the MSI Optix AG32C?
AThe MSI Optix AG32C has a B energy efficiency class.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a touchscreen?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C is a PC monitor without a touchscreen.
QDoes the MSI Optix AG32C have a USB port?
ANo, the MSI Optix AG32C does not have a USB port.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the MSI Optix AG32C. However we have checked the rating of all MSI PC monitors and the average score is 82.5%.

MSI Optix AG32C Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Display Surface
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Viewable Size Diagonal
Vertical Viewable Size
Horizontal Viewable Size
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
NTSC Coverage (Typical)
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Maximum Refresh Rate
SRGB Coverage (Typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Screen Curvature
Ports & Interfaces
Card Reader Integrated
HDMI
Built-in USB Hub
Ethernet LAN
HDMI Port
DC-in Jack
DisplayPort
DVI-D Port
DVI Port
DisplayPort Version
HDMI Version
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Certification
Feet Colour
Colour
Compliance Industry Standards
Market Positioning
Performance
NVIDIA G-Sync
AMD FreeSync
Flicker Free Technology
Low Blue Light Technology
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Plug & Play
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interface
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Child Lock
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Cable Lock Slot Type
Tilt Up Angle Range
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Power Consumption (Off)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (With Stand)
Weight With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Game Mode
ECO Mode
No Flickering
Contrast Ratio
Display Technology
Maximum Resolution
Touchscreen
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Regulatory Approvals
USB Port
Video Compression Formats
Technical Details
SD/MMC Expansion Slot
Special Features
True Color Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

s150008014hh5 ag32cq8014, msi s150008014hh5, msi ag32cq8014

Barcodes

 00824142150429,  04719072533328,  04719072538255,  04719072558345

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