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Acer GN246HL vs Asus VG248QE vs Benq RL2455 vs Benq RL2460

Acer GN246HL vs Asus VG248QE vs Benq RL2455 vs Benq RL2460

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Acer GN246HL
Asus VG248QE
Benq RL2455
Benq RL2460

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Acer GN246HL is 3D, and so is the Asus VG248QE, but the Benq RL2455 and the Benq RL2460 are not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Cheaper by $13
The Acer GN246HL is $32.95 cheaper than the Asus VG248QE, $12.95 cheaper than the Benq RL2455 and $21.96 cheaper than the Benq RL2460.
Cheaper to run by $60.98
Over five years the Acer GN246HL only costs $48.22 to run however the Asus VG248QE costs $90.50 to run (88% more), the Benq RL2455 costs $56.31 to run (17% more) and the Benq RL2460 costs $109.20 to run (126% more). Read more
6 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Asus VG248QE is 3D, and so is the Acer GN246HL, but the Benq RL2455 and the Benq RL2460 are not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a built-in speaker(s), and so does the Benq RL2455, whereas the Acer GN246HL 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.

31 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.
Better selling
The Asus VG248QE ranks No. 109 by number of sales, whereas the Acer GN246HL ranks No. 12399.
Fourteen more awards
The Asus VG248QE has 15 awards from expert review sites, but the Acer GN246HL has 1 award and the Benq RL2455 has 3 awards.
A little better expert reviews
Based on 45 reviews, the average expert review score of the Asus VG248QE is 78%, whereas the average rating of the Acer GN246HL is 60% (based on 4 reviews) and the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 76% (based on 15 reviews).
3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a two HDMI port PC monitor (as does the Benq RL2460), whereas the Asus VG248QE only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker(s), and so does the Asus VG248QE, whereas the Acer GN246HL 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.

Moderately better user reviews
Based on 518 reviews, the average user review score of the Benq RL2455 is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Acer GN246HL is 86% (based on 115 reviews) and the average rating of the Asus VG248QE is 91% (based on 729 reviews).
1 Reason For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Benq RL2460 has two HDMI ports (as does the Benq RL2455), however the Asus VG248QE only has one HDMI port.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a one HDMI port PC monitor (as does the Asus VG248QE), whereas the Benq RL2460 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer GN246HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Asus VG248QE and the Benq RL2455 have 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.

Fewer sellers
The Acer GN246HL is only stocked by 12 stores, but the Asus VG248QE is stocked by 32 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Acer GN246HL is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 12399 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the Asus VG248QE ranks No. 109.
Fourteen less awards
The Acer GN246HL has only received 1 award, but the Asus VG248QE has received 15 awards and the Benq RL2455 has received 3 awards.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The average expert rating of the Acer GN246HL is only 60%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus VG248QE is 78% (based on 45 reviews) and the Benq RL2455 is 76% (based on 15 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Acer GN246HL is 86%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus VG248QE is 91% (based on 729 reviews) and the Benq RL2455 is 93% (based on 518 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a one HDMI port PC monitor (as does the Acer GN246HL), whereas the Benq RL2460 only has two HDMI ports.
More expensive by $33
The Asus VG248QE is $32.95 more expensive than the Acer GN246HL, $20 more expensive than the Benq RL2455 and $10.99 more expensive than the Benq RL2460.
Older by over one year
The Asus VG248QE is 23 months older than the Acer GN246HL, eight months older than the Benq RL2455 and 15 months older than the Benq RL2460.
$42.28 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Asus VG248QE are $90.50 which is $42.28 more than the Acer GN246HL and $34.19 more than the Benq RL2455. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Asus VG248QE is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq RL2455 is 93% (based on 518 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
More expensive by $13
The Benq RL2455 is $12.95 more expensive than the Acer GN246HL.
Fewer sellers
The Benq RL2455 is only stocked by 1 seller, but the Acer GN246HL is stocked by 12 shops, the Asus VG248QE is stocked by 32 stores and the Benq RL2460 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Benq RL2455 is 15 months older than the Acer GN246HL and seven months older than the Benq RL2460.
$8.09 more expensive to run over five years
The Benq RL2455 costs $56.31 to run which is $8.09 more to run than the Acer GN246HL over five years. Show assumptions.
Twelve less awards
The Benq RL2455 has only received 3 awards, but the Asus VG248QE has received 15 awards.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The average expert rating of the Benq RL2455 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus VG248QE is 78% (based on 45 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
More expensive by $22
The Benq RL2460 is $21.96 more expensive than the Acer GN246HL and $9.01 more expensive than the Benq RL2455.
Less retailers
The Benq RL2460 is only stocked by 5 sellers, whereas the Acer GN246HL is stocked by 12 stores and the Asus VG248QE is stocked by 32 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by eight months
The Benq RL2460 is eight months older than the Acer GN246HL.
Higher running costs over five years by $60.98
Over five years the running costs of the Benq RL2460 are $109.20 which is $60.98 more than the Acer GN246HL, $18.70 more than the Asus VG248QE and $52.89 more than the Benq RL2455. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
hardware.info: Bronze Award
15 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwareviews.com: Gold
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
moddingmx.com: Gold
ozeros.com: Recommended
profesionalreview.com: Gold
Techsweden.org: Value for Money
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
3 Awards
eteknix.com: Gamer's Choice
hardwareheaven.com: Recommended
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

30 months Ago 54 months Ago 45 months Ago 39 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 46.25
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.97
Total running cost $ 48.22
Purchase price $ 197.04
Total cost of ownership $ 245.26
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 90.50
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 90.50
Purchase price $ 229.99
Total cost of ownership $ 320.49
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 54.30
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 56.31
Purchase price $ 209.99
Total cost of ownership $ 266.30
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 0.60
Electricity cost - standby $ 108.60
Total running cost $ 109.20
Purchase price $ 219.00
Total cost of ownership $ 328.20
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24" 24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
BEST
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
 W-LED
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 140 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
299mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
531mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 160 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.2768 x 0.2768 0.276 x 0.276 0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160° 160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170° 170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.96cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms 1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data 72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
92ppi Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1 2
BEST
2
BEST
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
DVI Port
1 1 1 1
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W 4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black/Copper
 Black
 Black/Copper
 Black
 Black/Copper
 Black
 Black/Copper
Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 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
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 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
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 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
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 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
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA 3D LightBoost
 NVIDIA 3D LightBoost
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
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
 Picture-in-Picture support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 15 - 5 -5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
BEST
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 17 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
 B
 B
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
23W 45W 27W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.49W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W 27W
Annual Energy Consumption
49kWh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
 96 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 90-264
 9

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.5kg
BEST
8.1kg 5.7kg 8.4kg
Package Height
417mm 413mm
BEST
420mm 422mm
Package Depth
154mm 221mm 134mm
BEST
230mm
Package Width
617mm
BEST
674mm 650mm 684mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
400.9mm
BEST
499.9mm 435mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
178.9mm
BEST
231mm 189mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
565mm
BEST
569.4mm 579mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
5.5kg 4.1kg 6.1kg
Height
342.7mm 340.4mm 435mm 502mm
Depth
23.7mm 57.3mm 189mm 213mm
Width
565mm 569.4mm 579mm 579mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
 AC

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Quantity Per Pallet
60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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