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Benq PG2401 vs NEC MultiSync PA242

Benq PG2401 vs NEC MultiSync PA242

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Benq PG2401
NEC MultiSync PA242

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Reasons For

No data 2 Reasons For
A lot faster response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a response time of 8ms, whereas the Benq PG2401 is a 12ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

$77.42 cheaper to run
Over five years the NEC MultiSync PA242 is $77.42 cheaper to run than the Benq PG2401. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
A lot slower response time Edit
The Benq PG2401 has a response time of 12ms, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is an 8ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

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Higher running costs over five years by $77.42
The running costs of the Benq PG2401 are $151.83 which is $77.42 more than the NEC MultiSync PA242 over five years. Show assumptions.
1 Reason Against
Older by three months
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is three months older than the Benq PG2401.

Awards

5 Awards
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
thg.ru: Smart Buy
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

45 months Ago 48 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 149.82
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 151.83
Electricity cost - switched on $ 74.41
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 74.41
Purchase price $ 799.00
Total cost of ownership $ 873.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.96T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.96 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.47T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24.1" 24.1"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 91.1
Viewable Size Diagonal
612mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
324mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 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)
61.21cm
BEST
61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
340 cd/m²
Response Time
12ms 8ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
99% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
1 3
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
150mm 150mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power management
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
42W 2W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
74.6W 37W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 54kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 56W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 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

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
12.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
631mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
520mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
270mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.6kg
Height (with Stand)
555.4mm 378mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
254mm 227.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
542.6mm
BEST
556.8mm
Weight
7kg
BEST
7.4kg
Height
542.6mm 362.4mm
Depth
254mm 85mm
Width
555.4mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback