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Benq GW2455H
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Benq GW2455H PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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After launching the world's first VA LED monitor, BeQ - the world's leading LED monitor brand - is now taking the lead to introduce VA LED to our home & office offering: GW Series! Built with the... More
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6 Reasons For

Benq LCD Screens Have Excellent Reviews

Benq is one of the leading PC screen brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Benq also has excellent reviews for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been available for more than a year.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think the Philips 227E6, the Benq GW2470H ($448.80), and the HP EliteDisplay E222 ($135.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other PC screens of a similar age and type to the GW2455H, the GW2455H's vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The vertical viewing angles of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the GW2455H range from 10° to 180°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. When compared to other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the GW2455H that we have assessed the horizontal viewing angle of, the GW2455H's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

Similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the GW2455H have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.1W and 52W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.3W. At only 0.3 Watts, the Benq GW2455H has a quite low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the GW2455H.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GW2455H does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year do have a built-in speaker.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Philips 226V4LAB/75, the V7 L23600WHS-9K, or the Hanns.G HS243HPB which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The GW2455H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Lenovo T2224 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays that came out more than a year ago are not 3D compatible. The Benq GW2455H is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Benq GW2455H does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Small Color Gamut

The smallest color gamut of comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than a year ago is 68%, the largest is 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%. With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the GW2455H has one of the smaller color gamuts amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the GW2455H has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2455H the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq GW2455H

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.

Average Width

With a width of 579.39 millimeters, the GW2455H has a pretty average width compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the GW2455H.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 9 December 2015 by Jared B.
(Verified Purchase)

Do not get this monitor if you plan on using it for gaming. Don't do it. You will regret it 100%. It IS, however, okay for office work and basic computer things. Videos, and gaming however ... I... Read more…

Great color, contrast is amazing
Absolutely horrible ghosting, motion blur when watching high movement videos, or video games. It's awful and extremely distracting

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Electricity cost when switched on $31.29
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Total running cost over 5 years $31.29
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04718755059643

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