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Benq BL2711 vs Eizo ColorEdge CX271

Benq BL2711 vs Eizo ColorEdge CX271

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Benq BL2711
Eizo ColorEdge CX271

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
2ms faster response time Edit
The Benq BL2711 has a response time of 4ms, however the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq BL2711 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Cheaper by $1,088
The Benq BL2711 is $1,087.91 cheaper than the Eizo ColorEdge CX271.
7 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $400.19
Over five years the Benq BL2711 only costs $84.46 to run however the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 costs $484.65 to run (474% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
Better expert reviews
Based on 3 expert reviews, the average review score of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is 87%, but the average rating of the Benq BL2711 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 15 user reviews, the average review score of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is 96%, but the average rating of the Benq BL2711 is 73% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Benq BL2711 is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is 87% (based on 3 reviews).
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Benq BL2711 is only 73%, whereas the average user rating of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is 96% (based on 15 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
2ms slower response time Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 has a response time of 6ms, whereas the Benq BL2711 is a 4ms response time PC monitor (2ms faster). 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq BL2711 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

More expensive by $1,088
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is $1,087.91 more expensive than the Benq BL2711.
Not as many stockists
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is only stocked by 1 store, however the Benq BL2711 is stocked by 8 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by one year
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is one year older than the Benq BL2711.
$400.19 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 are $484.65 which is $400.19 more than the Benq BL2711 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 84.46
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 84.46
Purchase price $ 409.69
Total cost of ownership $ 494.15
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 86.47
Electricity cost - standby $ 398.18
Total running cost $ 484.65
Purchase price $ 1,497.60
Total cost of ownership $ 1,982.25
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.53T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.1T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 3.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
79
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 23.75 - 63
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 89
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.6mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.155 x 0.155 0.2331 x 0.2331
Display Colour Count
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.4cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
6ms
Color Gamut
100%
BEST
99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
 Picture-in-Picture support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
140mm 151.5mm
BEST
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 0 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 0 - 344
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
BEST
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7W
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
42W
BEST
43W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 99W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 99W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
11kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.8kg
Height (with Stand)
550.62mm
BEST
576.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
239.65mm
BEST
281.5mm
Width (with Stand)
639mm
BEST
646mm
Weight
8kg
BEST
12.8kg
Height
384.95mm 576.5mm
Depth
69.75mm 281.5mm
Width
639mm 646mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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