Benq BL2711 vs Eizo ColorEdge CX271

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Benq BL2711
Eizo ColorEdge CX271

Top Prices

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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.

4.8kg lighter Edit
The Benq BL2711 has a weight of 8kg, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is a 12.8kg weight PC monitor (4.8kg heavier).
Cheaper by $1,048
The Benq BL2711 is $1,047.61 cheaper than the Eizo ColorEdge CX271.
13 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 $449.18
Over five years the Benq BL2711 only costs $50.02 to run however the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 costs $499.20 to run (898% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
11.5mm higher height adjustment Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is a 151.5mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor, whereas the Benq BL2711 is only a 140mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (11.5mm lower).
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 4 user reviews, the average review score of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is 100%, but the average rating of the Benq BL2711 is 73% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
11.5mm lower height adjustment Edit
The Benq BL2711 has a height adjustment of 140mm, however the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is a 151.5mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (11.5mm higher).
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 100% (based on 4 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.

4.8kg heavier Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 has a weight of 12.8kg, but the Benq BL2711 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (4.8kg lighter).
More expensive by $1,048
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is $1,047.61 more expensive than the Benq BL2711.
Not as many stockists
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is only stocked by 2 stores, however the Benq BL2711 is stocked by 15 sellers. 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 ten months
The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is ten months older than the Benq BL2711.
$449.18 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 are $499.20 which is $449.18 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

23 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 50.02
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 50.02
Purchase price $ 449.99
Total cost of ownership $ 500.01
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 51.21
Electricity cost - standby $ 447.99
Total running cost $ 499.20
Purchase price $ 1,497.60
Total cost of ownership $ 1,996.80
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.3T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 3.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
85
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
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% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of 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
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
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 Ports Quantity
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
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
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
140mm 151.5mm
BEST
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
11kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
550.62mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
239.65mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
639mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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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