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Benq XL2430 vs Benq Zowie XL2430

Benq XL2430 vs Benq Zowie XL2430

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Benq XL2430
Benq Zowie XL2430

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Better expert reviews
Based on 8 expert reviews, the average review score of the Benq XL2430 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Benq Zowie XL2430 is 91% (based on 31 reviews).
Marginally better user reviews
Based on 199 user reviews, the average review score of the Benq XL2430 is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Benq Zowie XL2430 is 92% (based on 257 reviews).
3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Benq Zowie XL2430 is 3D, whereas the Benq XL2430 is not. 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.

50% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq Zowie XL2430 is $50.28 cheaper to run than the Benq XL2430. Read more
Five more awards
The Benq Zowie XL2430 has 9 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Benq XL2430 has 4 awards.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Older by over one year
The Benq XL2430 is 15 months older than the Benq Zowie XL2430.
$50.28 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Benq XL2430 are $100.55 which is $50.28 more than the Benq Zowie XL2430 over five years. Show assumptions.
Five less awards
The Benq XL2430 has only received 4 awards, but the Benq Zowie XL2430 has received 9 awards.
3 Reasons Against
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Expert review Rating is Worse
The Benq Zowie XL2430's average expert score is 91%, however the Benq XL2430's is 100% (based on 8 reviews).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The Benq Zowie XL2430's average user score is 92%, however the Benq XL2430's is 93% (based on 199 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
chip.com.my: Outstanding
goldfries.com: Recommended Hardware
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
9 Awards
chip.com.my: Outstanding
Digital Versus: 5 Star
goldfries.com: Recommended Hardware
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
profesionalreview.com: Platinum
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
xtremehardware.com: Silver

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 100.55
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 100.55
Purchase price $ 359.00
Total cost of ownership $ 459.55
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 48.26
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 50.27

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.64T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.32T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 140 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
298mm 298.89mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Horizontal
531mm 531.36mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 24 - 144
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 83 15 - 140
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.276 x 0.276
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
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

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

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
140mm 140mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Number of OSD Languages
17 17
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)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
50W 24W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
AC Input Frequency
 47/63
 47/63
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.6kg 9.6kg
Height (with Stand)
520mm 520mm
Depth (with Stand)
199mm 199mm
Width (with Stand)
568mm 568mm
Weight
7kg 7kg
Height
335mm 335mm
Depth
61mm 61mm
Width
568mm 568mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 USB
 DVI
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
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