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8 Reasons For
Excellent Owner Reviews
Based on 214 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium monitor is 90%.
Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Benq medium monitors have excellent ratings on average and across all PC displays Benq is one of the best manufacturers.
The GL2760 is a popular choice of LCD screen according to sales data from Amazon.
Only Released Five Months Ago
This LCD screen is one of the latest PC monitors to be released.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many latest comparable spec LCD screens.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think the Viewsonic VA2452SM[plb_3066057_price], the HP VH22[plb_3791555_price], and the iiyama GE2488HS-B2[plb_3704771_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
Across all the new medium monitors the display brightness range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m². The Benq GL2760 has one of the brighter display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) amongst PC monitors of this age.
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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
At only 0.3 Watts, the Benq GL2760 has a fairly low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of newly released medium monitors is 0.21W and the highest is 52W.
Very Fast Response Time
Across all the latest PC monitors the response times range from 1ms to 20ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the Benq GL2760 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the GL2760.
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Poor Expert Reviews
Expert review site PC Mag scored this flatpanel monitor 60%. It seems that PC display experts really don't rate this PC display very highly.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GL2760.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the X2483HSU-B2[pl_3212228_price], or the B2483HSU-B1DP[pl_3332296_price] both from iiyama or the Acer V276HL[plb_3338113_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
The Benq GL2760 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the GL2760 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most new LCD screens do not have a built-in camera. The Benq GL2760 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Benq GL2760 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for the last year also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on recently released PC screens.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Benq GL2760 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The vertical viewing angles of similar spec PC monitors that came out in the last year range from 50° to 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
Flatpanel monitors that were launched in the last year have horizontal viewing angles of between 65° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Benq GL2760 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the GL2760.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Full HD, HD
0.311 x 0.311
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Recyclable Material Percentage
Heavy Metal Free Design
Windows Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 x64
Im a computer tech going on 20 years. ive seen all kinds of makes and models of monitors..but this one is flawless. i really tried to find a flaw with this monitor but i couldnt.. when a customer... Read more…
The actual monitor itself is fine..obviously a great value for the large size. If you don't need to adjust the position of the monitor, you'll like this. If you DO need to adjust the monitor, you... Read more…
I'm a software developer so I use the monitor a lot at home. I use the HDMI connector from a laptop docking station and it is as clear and sharp as the monitors I use at work. It was easy to setup... Read more…
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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