Acer G247HYL vs Asus VS24 vs Benq ZOWIE RL2455 vs HP EliteDisplay E242

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Acer G247HYL
Asus VS24
Benq ZOWIE RL2455
HP EliteDisplay E242

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer G247HYL has an annual energy consumption of 29kWhkWh, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 30kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (1kWh higher).
Significantly lighter Edit
The Acer G247HYL is a 2.6kgg weight PC monitor. That's 3.5g lighter than the Asus VS24 (4.2kgg), 1.5g lighter than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (4.2kgg) and 1.6g lighter than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (4.2kgg).
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
7 Reasons For
0.3" bigger screen size Edit
The Asus VS24 has a screen size of 24.1"", but the Acer G247HYL is only a 23.8"" PC monitor (0.3" smaller) and the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are both only 24"" PC monitors (0.1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VS24 is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the HP EliteDisplay E242. That's 18° wider than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (178°°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VS24 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°° (as does the HP EliteDisplay E242), but the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
A bit bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus VS24 has a display diagonal of 61.13cmcm, but the Acer G247HYL is only a 60.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.63cm smaller) and the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are both only 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitors (0.17cm smaller).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VS24 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², but the Acer G247HYL, the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are all only 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² dimmer).
$8 cheaper
The Asus VS24 costs $127.99, whereas the Acer G247HYL is $135.99 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is $239.95.
Available from 4 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
3 Reasons For
3% bigger viewable width Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is a 531.36mmmm viewable width PC monitor. That's 12.96mm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (518.4mmmm).
6x faster response time Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 has a response time of 1msms, whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 4msms response time PC monitor (3ms slower), the Asus VS24 is a 5msms response time PC monitor (4ms slower) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7msms response time PC monitor (6ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is two, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has one HDMI port.
4 Reasons For
Bigger viewable height Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 324mmmm viewable height PC monitor. That's 25.11mm bigger than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (324mmmm).
18° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Asus VS24. That's 18° wider than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (178°°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°° (as does the Asus VS24), whereas the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Two times lower power consumption when off Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a power consumption when off of 0.24WW, however the Acer G247HYL is a 0.45WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.21W higher) and the Asus VS24 is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.26W higher).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a screen size of 23.8"", whereas the Asus VS24 is a 24.1"" PC monitor (0.3" bigger) and the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are both 24"" PC monitors (0.2" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

0.63cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a display diagonal of 60.5cmcm, whereas the Asus VS24 is a 61.13cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.63cm bigger) and the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are both 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitors (0.46cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m² (as do the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 and the HP EliteDisplay E242), whereas the Asus VS24 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The Acer G247HYL is a 4msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Asus VS24 (7msms), 3ms slower than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (7msms) and 3ms faster than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (7msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer G247HYL is a one HDMI port PC monitor, and so do the Asus VS24 and the HP EliteDisplay E242, whereas the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
A lot higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer G247HYL has a power consumption when off of 0.45WW, however the Asus VS24 is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W higher) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 0.24WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.21W lower).
$8 more expensive
The Acer G247HYL is more expensive than the Asus VS24 by $8.
One year older
The Acer G247HYL is older than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 by one year and older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by four months.
5 Reasons Against
80% slower response time Edit
The Asus VS24 is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Acer G247HYL (7msms), 4ms slower than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (7msms) and 2ms faster than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (7msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus VS24 is one, and so do the Acer G247HYL and the HP EliteDisplay E242, but the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
0.26W higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VS24 has a power consumption when off of 0.5WW, whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 0.45WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W lower) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 0.24WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.26W lower).
58% heavier Edit
The Asus VS24 is a 6.1kgg weight PC monitor. That's 3.5g heavier than the Acer G247HYL (4.2kgg), 2g heavier than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (4.2kgg) and 1.9g heavier than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (4.2kgg).
Over two years older
The Asus VS24 is older than the Acer G247HYL by 22 months, older than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 by three years and older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by two years.
8 Reasons Against
1% smaller screen size Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is a 24"" PC monitor, and so does the HP EliteDisplay E242. That's 0.2" bigger than the Acer G247HYL (24"") and 0.1" smaller than the Asus VS24 (24""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

25.11mm smaller viewable height Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 has a viewable height of 298.89mmmm, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 324mmmm viewable height PC monitor (25.11mm bigger).
Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°°, but the Asus VS24 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are both 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitors (18° wider).
5% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Asus VS24 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 (178°°).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is a 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitor, and so does the HP EliteDisplay E242. That's 0.46cm bigger than the Acer G247HYL (60.96cmcm) and 0.17cm smaller than the Asus VS24 (60.96cmcm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so do the Acer G247HYL and the HP EliteDisplay E242. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus VS24 (250 cd/m² cd/m²).
A lot heavier Edit
The Benq ZOWIE RL2455 has a weight of 4.1kgg, but the Acer G247HYL is a 2.6kgg weight PC monitor (1.5g lighter), the Asus VS24 is a 6.1kgg weight PC monitor (2g heavier) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kgg weight PC monitor (0.1g heavier).
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11 Reasons Against
0.1" smaller screen size Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a screen size of 24"" (as does the Benq ZOWIE RL2455), whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 23.8"" PC monitor (0.2" smaller) and the Asus VS24 is a 24.1"" PC monitor (0.1" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

12.96mm smaller viewable width Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a viewable width of 518.4mmmm, but the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 is a 531.36mmmm viewable width PC monitor (12.96mm bigger).
Slightly smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display diagonal of 60.96cmcm (as does the Benq ZOWIE RL2455), whereas the Acer G247HYL is a 60.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.46cm smaller) and the Asus VS24 is a 61.13cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.17cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m² (as do the Acer G247HYL and the Benq ZOWIE RL2455), whereas the Asus VS24 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
86% slower response time Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer G247HYL (7msms), 2ms slower than the Asus VS24 (7msms) and 6ms slower than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (7msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, and so do the Acer G247HYL and the Asus VS24, whereas the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
A bit higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has an annual energy consumption of 30kWhkWh, however the Acer G247HYL is a 29kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (1kWh lower).
39% heavier Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.6g heavier than the Acer G247HYL (4.2kgg), 1.9g lighter than the Asus VS24 (4.2kgg) and 0.1g heavier than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 (4.2kgg).
$112 more expensive
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is more expensive than the Acer G247HYL by $103.96 and more expensive than the Asus VS24 by $111.96.
Fewer sellers
Only 7 stores sells the HP EliteDisplay E242, but 11 retailers sell the Acer G247HYL and 11 sellers sell the Asus VS24. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Eight months older
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is older than the Benq ZOWIE RL2455 by eight months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.33
Total running cost $ 39.11
Purchase price $ 127.99
Total cost of ownership $ 167.10
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Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.33
Total running cost $ 39.11
Purchase price $ 239.95
Total cost of ownership $ 279.06
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23.8" 24.1"
BEST
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 61 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 298.89mm 324mm
BEST
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 531.36mm
BEST
518.4mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 61 50 - 76 50 - 60
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83 30 - 83 30 - 80
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.27 x 0.27 0.276 x 0.276 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
BEST
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
BEST
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
60.5cm 61.13cm
BEST
60.96cm 60.96cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms 5ms 1ms
BEST
7ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
1 1 2
BEST
1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1 1
DVI Port
1 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 150mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 20 - -5 -5 - 15 -5 - 25
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 17 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
0.45W 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data 0.24W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
25W 30W 20W
BEST
30W
Standby Power Consumption
0.49W
BEST
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
29kWh
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 30kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 38W
AC Input Frequency
 47/63
 50
 60
 50/60
 47/63
 50
 60
 50/60
 47/63
 50
 60
 50/60
 47/63
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90 5 - 95
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
2.9kg
BEST
7.8kg 5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 437mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 174mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 637mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2kg
Height With Stand
407mm
BEST
440.9mm 435mm 519mm
Depth With Stand
185mm
BEST
205.5mm 189mm 189mm
Width With Stand
540mm
BEST
561.6mm 579mm 562.2mm
Weight
2.6kg
BEST
6.1kg 4.1kg 4.2kg
Height
325mm 534.5mm 350mm 377.4mm
Depth
41.7mm 224.8mm 63mm 50mm
Width
540mm 561.6mm 579mm 562.2mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
BEST
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
BEST
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
BEST
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
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