Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. -Happy Customer wrote in their review of this PC monitors “It is perfect, slim, amazing picture quality and it gets my friend jealous because he bought the 2450 without knowing there was a newer model”. Ae "alpha" scored it 5 stars and wrote “It has stunning picture quality and the sound is good for a pc monitor of it's class” in their Benq GL2460 review. Alex Maidment wrote on Amazon “Made it much easier due to the nature of the size of the screen and the high quality” in his review and gave it a score of 99 out of 100.
Easy to Use
Several Benq GL2460 owners who bought it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “I honestly never used a monitor which had an actually good menu” in their review of this PC monitors. Ben said “Despite other reviews I have found the menu reasonably user friendly” in his review of this PC monitors. Cd mentioned four years ago “It arrived as advertised and was good to go within 30 mins; a little adjustment to pers pref (default settings are just fine too)” in their Benq GL2460 review.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Andrew Goloskof said in his Benq GL2460 review four years ago “Easy to set up and worked straight from the box”. Bilioph88 mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The Benq arrived next day and was easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitors. Brindle444 gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitors four years ago “Good moniter arrived on the day it was promised easy to set up”.
A few Benq GL2460 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Three years ago -Happy Customer scored it 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Couldn't be more happier with this product, Driver was easily installed and easy to use, Bought another one which is arriving tomorrow”. Bozah said “It has east to use buttons on the side” in their review of this PC monitors. Two years ago Dan the it Man wrote in his Benq GL2460 review “The menu options itself is very easy to use”.
Several Benq GL2460 reviewers who reviewed the Benq GL2460 thought it was easy to assemble. Andrew Duncan wrote in his review three years ago “I've given it a 5 star rating because it met my expectations - crystal clear display & easy to assemble both for a great price”. Belami mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2460 on Amazon “Having said this it is easy to assemble the stand”. Jacqueline Stitt said on Amazon “I am really pleased I did, this monitor was so easy to put together, meaning putting the stand together” in her Benq GL2460 review.
Some customers concluded that it had a good experience. Dar wrote on Amazon “Having Battlefield 4 on max settings with this monitor, gives a truly beautiful and smooth gaming experience”. Electrosquid mentioned on Amazon “Makes the whole computer experience so much better”. Three years ago Mrs wrote in her Benq GL2460 review on Amazon “Sharpness.)While using the monitor, I had a pleasant experience”.
Good Picture Quality
Some Benq GL2460 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. -Happy Customer scored it 99 out of 100 and said “It is perfect, slim, amazing picture quality and it gets my friend jealous because he bought the 2450 without knowing there was a newer model” in their review of the Benq GL2460. Ae "alpha" mentioned “It has stunning picture quality and the sound is good for a pc monitor of it's class” in their review of the Benq GL2460 and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100. Ben mentioned three years ago “The picture quality is excellent”.
Twenty-eight customers who bought it thought it had good colour saturation. All Things Tech wrote “Certainly do the job with options for game mode movie, Photo and others I found the colours warm crisp” and rated this PC monitors 80 out of 100. In September last year Andrew Shilvan wrote “Good clear colours (for someone who's not too picky) - Viewing angles are decent from left to right”. In September this year Anthonywjones wrote on Amazon “Colours are vivid and bright, I did have to turn the brightness down because it was too bright”.
A number of Benq GL2460 owners said in their reviews that it had a sharp image. In September this year Mr & Mrs Kemal gave it a score of 5 stars and she wrote “I really do enjoy the detail and sharpness that this monitor can produce” in her review of the Benq GL2460. Petera wrote in their review of the Benq GL2460 “The colour definition and image sharpness are superb”. In September last year Wolf's Head wrote “Blacks were grey, colours were unsaturated, sharpness wasn't good” but despite that rated the Benq GL2460 60 out of 100.
Some Benq GL2460 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had image ghosting. Dreamspec wrote on Amazon “I play cs go on this screen so it is very important that there is zero ghosting (confirmed 0 ghosting) Maybe not the the flashiest screen in terms of features”. Ed S gave the Benq GL2460 a rating of 99 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “The response time 2ms when using with my playstation 3 is great no ghosting at all”. Max Reading rated the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Colours are crisp, ghosting is minimal (I tend to play a lot of fast paced games where this is more noticeable”.
Several Benq GL2460 owners who bought this PC monitors agreed that it had a flickering image. Three years ago Bill rated it 5 stars and he wrote “Definition are spot on, with no flicker/shadows/delays etc”. Fishyboy rated this PC monitors 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon “That leads me to my only criticism, which is screen flicker”.
A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Antonio D. mentioned in September this year “Very easy to adjust and solid”. Avlaughton scored the product 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Definition, colours, view angle, solid, stable stand which tilts”. Beano wrote “Good study build and sits solidly on its standBenQ might not be a huge name in the tech world” in their Benq GL2460 review and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.
A few people reckoned that the Benq GL2460 was strong and durable. Three years ago Andrew P. Watson said on Amazon “When first deployed I used the included stand which I found to be sturdy and quite good looking” in his review of the Benq GL2460. This month D. Cook wrote “Was delivered on time in robust packaging and works fine” in their review of the Benq GL2460. Jessica and she wrote “Its sturdy!” in her Benq GL2460 review.
Some customers agreed that the product was reliable. Anas Sh Din wrote in their review of the Benq GL2460 two years ago “Definetly buy it if you are looking for something reliable” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Bill said on Amazon “Following on from my seven-year-old 12inch Medion screen, this is just terrific! Hope it will be as reliable as the Medion” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Several Benq GL2460 reviewers concluded that this PC monitors was good looking. Last year Amazon Customer said “The sound is pretty low if you try to use it as a TV, I tried watching a movie with some friends in it.” and rated the Benq GL2460 5 stars. Andrew P. Watson gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote three years ago “When first deployed I used the included stand which I found to be sturdy and quite good looking”. Andrew Shilvan mentioned in his review of the Benq GL2460 on Amazon “Beautiful monitor”.
A few Benq GL2460 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good design. Last year Alex Maidment rated it 99 out of 100 and he wrote “This monitor was great for the design work I was doing as part of my University course” in his review of the Benq GL2460. Philip Wallenius said “Nice, slick design with glossy surface” in his review. William mentioned on Amazon “The design is sleek and it is well-built as it barely wobbles on my desk” in his Benq GL2460 review.
Some people who reviewed this PC monitors considered that it was smooth. Dar said in their review of this PC monitors “Having Battlefield 4 on max settings with this monitor, gives a truly beautiful and smooth gaming experience”. This month Mr & Mrs Kemal wrote on Amazon “Everything is nice and smooth, no flickering”.
A few customers said that it was aesthetic. Mr & Mrs Kemal wrote on Amazon this year “I found this monitor to be aesthetically pleasing, although I must say this is the least important aspect of any purchase I buy, I was pleasantly surprised at how nice” in her review of the Benq GL2460 and gave it a score of 5 stars.
One Benq GL2460 reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was neat. Throb1603 and said “A very impressed indeed !Firstly size-wow! (previous monitor was 19 inch) altho unit is very slim and neat when wall mounted”. One customer who purchased it concluded that it had a good case. In September last year Peter Tooth wrote “The casing has clean lines and functional side buttons that offer a complete range of adjustments” in his review.
Several people reckoned that it was thin. Three years ago -Happy Customer scored it 99 out of 100 and wrote “It is perfect, slim, amazing picture quality”. E. M. W and wrote “The thin bezel is nice and the positioning of the controls on the rear means it looks clean” in their review. In September Michael Mccann said “The build quality is very good, display is excellent and the slim bevel really makes a difference”.
Six people who bought it concluded that it was a good size. Billy Spence gave the Benq GL2460 a rating of 99 out of 100 and he said “Ideal Size monitor at a great price” in his review of this PC monitors. Graham mentioned in his review on Amazon “Nice size picture quality excellent this my second one the speakers aren't that great on the speaker version buy this one which is cheaper”. Hls mentioned on Amazon “Nice size and if your not a fan of widescreens it's not too wide looking”.
Several Benq GL2460 owners who bought it concluded that it was thick. This month Grey Wolf mentioned “It is great to have a large wide screen with nice sharp focus”. Jaimin Vyas wrote “The rim is thick”. K.m.f said in their review last year “My only issue is the bezel around the monitor is significantly thicker than I'd like.” and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100.
Three customers who reviewed it wrote that it was a good weight.
Some Benq GL2460 owners said in their reviews that it was good physically. Last year Danny mentioned in his review on Amazon “The physical build quality is worthy of praise” but despite that only scored this PC monitors 3 stars. Hellstorm901 wrote on Amazon this year “Decent monitor and easy to physically install that being able to put its stand on in a matter of seconds” in their review. Petera mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2460 on Amazon four years ago “The controls are real physical switches discretely hidden away on the side as opposed to the touch controls which I hate”.
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A number of Benq GL2460 reviewers who bought it wrote that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Bob wrote in his Benq GL2460 review “I simply plugged the HDMI end into my graphics card”. Brian Galvin wrote two years ago “If you are using HDMI to connect to your PC you may notice a border or even a lack of display quality”. E. M. W wrote in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon last year “Only down side for me is it only has one HDMI input, so I am forced to use DVI from my PC, this isn't a massive problem.”.
A few Benq GL2460 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Graham mentioned on Amazon two years ago “ADD YOUR OWN SPEAKERS I WOULD RECOMMEND Krator N2-20U03 USB 2.0 Wooden Speaker WHICH ARE ONLY” in his Benq GL2460 review.
Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Screens
We calculated the average ratings for all Benq PC monitors and specifically for Benq medium monitors and found that in both cases Benq had excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.
A Top Selling PC Monitor
Across all PC screens, the GL2460 is one the fastest selling products currently on sale according to sales data from Amazon.
Good Technical Features
Some people agreed that the product had good features. Billy Spence scored this PC monitors 5 stars and he said in his review of the Benq GL2460 on Amazon “The quality of the screen is second to none and the features are ideal”. Joseph D. Jackson said in September “At least the menu offers a decent array of features, at first it would not detect my xbox” in his review of the Benq GL2460. In September last year Oliver mentioned on Amazon “This monitor fitted the bill perfectly, just the right size for a main screen with some nice features like HDMI port” in his review of the Benq GL2460.
Good Sound Quality
Three Benq GL2460 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had good sound quality. D. Allison said in their review of the Benq GL2460 in September last year “My one disappointment is the quality of the speakers”. In September Jimmyn gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their Benq GL2460 review on Amazon “Speaker quality is reasonable considering they are built in speakers”. Lazer scored the Benq GL2460 5 stars and said “The speakers on this monitor really are terrible, you could get better sound quality from a toaster inside a microwave” in their Benq GL2460 review.
Several Benq GL2460 reviewers who purchased the product mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Devon wrote in September last year “My only criticism is that the Quick Start Guide is very basic” in his review. Five years ago Electrosquid wrote on Amazon “The quick start guide takes you through it, even if a bit vaguely”. S. Bowler rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their Benq GL2460 review “There is a manual and CD setup within the box.”.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
On average, people who bought this LCD screen rated it as 90%.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and type.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Benq GL2460 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the GL2460.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Hannspree HE247DPB, or the iiyama X2380HS which is cheaper.
It is worth also looking at other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the iiyama E2283HS.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Benq GL2460 is more than most flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the GL2460.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080i|1080p|720p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens of this age and spec.
Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of only 0.3 Watts, the Benq GL2460 has a quite low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to the GL2460. The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of PC screens of this age and type range from 0.14W to 80W.
Very Fast Response Time
The response times of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the GL2460 range from 1ms to 69ms. With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the Benq GL2460 has one of the faster response times amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.
When compared to other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GL2460, the width of the Benq GL2460 of only 434 millimeters is one of the narrowest. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the GL2460 the widths range from 220mm to 5,200mm.
If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Benq GW2260 (397mm) which is also cheaper.
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Unacceptable Noise Level
A number of customers who purchased it thought it was not noisy. In September last year Alex Maidment and he said “TV, really good for that as well!It also has speakers which is useful, although the speakers aren't very loud.”. Stuart Cutler mentioned on Amazon in the same month “The only minor issue with this product I have is that the sound maximum is not as loud as I would like” but rated it 80 out of 100.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years, the Benq GL2460 is not 3D compatible.
LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065 which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the GL2460 do not have a built-in camera. The Benq GL2460 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in camera and we think the HP Compaq LA2206 is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the GL2460 do not have an integrated card reader. The Benq GL2460 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Small Color Gamut
The color gamuts of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years range from 62% to 110%, and the average color gamut is 81%. At only 72 percent, the Benq GL2460 has a fairly small color gamut compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the GL2460.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC display was released over three years ago.
12000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The Benq GL2460 has a maximum contrast ratio of 12000000:1. That's 40% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 PC monitor, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio.
Other PC screens that have a 12000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available which you might also want to consider include the Benq DL2215 which has a better Rating.
If you are looking for a PC monitor with a higher contrast ratio then you might also want to consider the Viewsonic VG2233 ($149.99) (20000000:1 and cheaper).
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including the Benq DL2215 which has a better Rating; or the LG 22M35 which is cheaper.
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1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1080i, 1080p, 720p
Full HD, HD
Mobile High-Definition Link
0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
PC Audio in
Audio Input Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Integrated Card Reader
Windows Operating System
Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8
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I've had 3 BenQ so far, and none of them ever exhibited a hiccup, not even the ancient 19inch one I bought with my first computer.
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I ordered two of these monitors from Amazon (28 Feb 2012). Both came with a European mains plug. Luckily as I was replacing my 2 existing monitors I could use their old mains leads.
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