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Benq GL955A

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Benq GL955A

$153.21
Benq GL955A
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An spectacularly economical to run and classic 18.5" PC screen, with very good features and a cheap price
18.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels 12000000:1 No Oct 2012
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Benq GL955A Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Benq GL955A number 318 across all PC monitors.
95
Reviews
195 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$24 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 195 reviews.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of only $24 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 8% of all 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
The GL955A has some great features:

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Benq GL955A In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $153.21 it is still cheaper than 70% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Benq GL955A of £59.99 ($59.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $93.22.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The GL955A has an average running cost of only $24 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run LCD screens.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Benq GL955A of only 18.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is smaller than 95% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all LCD screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The Benq GL955A has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Benq GL955A of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 28% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GL955A does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Benq GL955A's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is very narrow compared to most other PC screens. It is narrower than 96% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Benq GL955A of only 50° is very narrow compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 1% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq GL955A's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is very low compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the lowest 3% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hl94lat8e9hl94lbq8e, 9hl94lat8e 1366x7685msvga, 9hl94lat8e 9hl94lat8e, benq com3srs5xx3enq, info 1366x7685msvga, 9hl94lat8e gl955a, home 9hl94lat8e, info 9hl94lat8e, benq 9hl94lbq8e, benq gl955aled, info mb107400c, benq bnqgl955a, benq p152725p, benq p152623p, benq 1366x768, benq 8lclzs00, info cgl955a, benq 200cdm2, info gl955a, home gl955a, benq 12m1

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00721676461284, 00840046026677, 04718755039706, 05054242658777, 05054629558164

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