The 27" BeQ GW2765HT QHD(WQHD) IPS monitor delivers the best view for home entertainment and the highest productivity for office work with the finest precision in each and every detail. With the...
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Two Industry Awards
This PC screen received a "Recommended" from F1cd.ru who decided that this flatpanel monitor was good.
This PC screen received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net.
Expert Reviews Are Good
Six experts from sites including kitguru.net, XSreviews.co.uk, zdnet.be and tweakers.net have rated this PC display on average 88%. The PC screen expert review sites think this Benq flatpanel monitor is one of the better flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
The average owner rating of this PC screen is fantastic based on 251 owner reviews.
Good Picture Quality
Some people reckoned that it had good colour saturation. A. D. Hain said in November last year “The colours are good as is the brightness”. Ales Jagric wrote last year “The colours are amazing the display is simply gorgeous” in their review. Alexandru Mihai Cumpanici wrote “Amazing resolution, amazing colours and you can adjust it's height” and scored it very highly.
Several Benq GW2765HT reviewers who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality. B99 gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Very good value and good image quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Clever Spud mentioned in their review on Amazon “Can't fault the picture quality, although you really do get used to a new monitor very quickly” yet they scored this PC monitor 3 stars. In November this year Jaffary mentioned on Amazon “Size is excellent picture quality too” in their Benq GW2765HT review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
Several Benq GW2765HT reviewers who bought the product considered that it had a flickering image. Christena wrote last year “Having an eye problem, I find I can see the flickering that comes from some screens, this one is 'flicker' free, with true to life colour”. Maximus said “Having a true 8 bit panel, VA and flicker free” in their review of the Benq GW2765HT. Neil mentioned on Amazon “Completely flicker free - an amazing piece of kit for the money” in his review of this PC monitor.
A number of people who reviewed it mentioned that it had a wide viewing angle. Alexander mentioned on Amazon “Massive monitor - 180 degree viewing angle, really black blacks” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Last year Rth wrote “The screeen can be angled for best viewing angle”. Terence Hui mentioned in November last year “Down to fit the perfect viewing angle” in his Benq GW2765HT review.
Two Benq GW2765HT owners mentioned that the Benq GW2765HT had clear images. Philip Goddard wrote “It was so bright, indeed, that, despite my preferring a good bright clear image, I had to give its brightness a 50% reduction -”. Two years ago Stripey rated it as excellent and said on Amazon “Works well and really good clarity” in their review of this PC monitor.
Eight people wrote in their reviews that it was a good height. Abbduvet mentioned in their review of the Benq GW2765HT “Perfect height and runs great out of my iMac's display port”. Alexander said in his Benq GW2765HT review on Amazon “The viewing angle means that you get a great picture at whatever height”. This month Jake Bullet gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “+ reduce blue light (save your eyes) (-30%, 50%, 70%.) + sound output + decent enough looking, responsive + height adjust + multiple inputs, HDMI, DVI, displayport” in his review.
A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was thin. Alexander mentioned in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “The body of the monitor is very slim.” and rated it as excellent. K. Burns mentioned in their Benq GW2765HT review on Amazon “The bezel being a little thinner would be good”. Oliver wrote on Amazon “The super slim bezels make these monitors really look the part on my MDM12D monitor arm” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Some people who reviewed it considered that it was heavy and bulky. Illustratedman gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Benq GW2765HT on Amazon in November last year “I’d suggest getting someone to hold the screen while you fit the stand, it’s not heavy”. M. Williams wrote “It's not a heavy screen, actually lighter than the 22 inch Dell screen it replaces” in their review of the Benq GW2765HT and scored the product 5 stars.
One Benq GW2765HT owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was tall. Hornet mentioned “The tall stand was great for me personally as I like my screen raised up; assembly was simple” and scored the product 5 stars. One Benq GW2765HT reviewer said in their reviews that it was a good size. Karvala wrote in their review of the Benq GW2765HT “27" is probably the ideal size for desk us” and scored it 5 stars.
Easy to Use
Some Benq GW2765HT owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to use. Abbduvet mentioned “Literally the nicest monitor I've ever had the pleasure to use”. Ben scored it very highly and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Easy to use with the prompts on the front”. Fredleb mentioned in November last year “Enclosed manual is useless, fortunately set up is easy and intuitive” .
A few Benq GW2765HT owners who purchased it thought it was easy to use the menus. Ben wrote on Amazon “Good settings and easy to use, various anti-blue light modes (makes the screen yellower - apparently better for your eyes” in his review and rated the Benq GW2765HT 5 stars. Two years ago Brian Shaw wrote in his review on Amazon “The factory settings are fine for everyday use”. Jacksgadgets gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote “Even that now is only producing about 45-50FPS on Witcher 3 Ultra settings (with a few settings turned down, hair works, AA etc”.
A few Benq GW2765HT owners mentioned in their reviews that the Benq GW2765HT was easy to setup. Alexander wrote on Amazon “Really easy to set up”. Alpha-X said on Amazon in November last year “Took a little while to set up at its best” and rated it as excellent. A few weeks ago Jaffary said “Easy to set up comes with a stand or you can mount on wall need wall bracket that you will have to purchase seperately availble on Amazon” in their review of this PC monitor.
One customer who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “If your after a good experience both for video” in their review of the Benq GW2765HT.
One customer said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Brian Clegg said in his review on Amazon “I did find I needed to turn the brightness down considerably to make it comfortable at relatively close quarters” and rated the product 4 stars.
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A number of Benq GW2765HT reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well made. In November last year Charlie Bowen mentioned in his review of the Benq GW2765HT on Amazon “Pros - Beautiful build quality - the glossy”. This month Haroshi wrote on Amazon “Stand are solid and the colour reproduction is great” and rated this PC monitor as very good. Hornet scored the Benq GW2765HT 5 stars and wrote “It felt rock solid” in their review of this PC monitor.
A number of customers who bought it considered that it was strong and durable. Charlie Bowen gave the Benq GW2765HT a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The stand is sturdy and looks great with no wobble.- compared to my old TN panel”. Last year Jacksgadgets said “The stand is good, much more sturdy than my old monitor, which in comparison is terrible”. Jacksgadgets also mentioned “The buttons are a bit tough to use”.
Two Benq GW2765HT reviewers reckoned that it was reliable. Amazon Customer scored it very highly and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “9 2560 x 1440) after my trusty Dell 3008 died (2560x1600”. Last year Jacksgadgets wrote “The cable is much stronger and more reliable, especially as it has a little lock” in their review.
A few people who purchased the product mentioned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Haroshi said on Amazon this year “The fact that the monitor has DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI and VGA connections is useful as you can pretty much connect it to anything”. Three years ago Maximus said on Amazon “In the box, there is a HDMI cable, finally, no more useless D-SUB cables”. Mr. R. V. Malin rated the product 5 stars and said on Amazon two years ago “It was good to see a HDMI cable included” in their Benq GW2765HT review.
Three customers reckoned that the Benq GW2765HT was good in terms of connectivity. B99 mentioned last year “The connectivity is good, I don't find the USB hubs that some monitors have any use because it's the sockets tend to be recessed” and gave the Benq GW2765HT a score of 80 out of 100. Yunk_13 gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “A decent size with plenty of connectivity” in their review of the Benq GW2765HT.
A few customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. A. D. Hain mentioned on Amazon in November last year “Beautiful Monitor”. A. D. Hain also wrote “The controls are easily accessible behind the right edge of the display and changing settings is pretty straightforward”. Abbduvet wrote in their review “Colours are beautiful and working in Lightroom” and gave the product an excellent review score.
A few people agreed that this PC monitor was a good design. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “I am a professional developer and use these mostly for text and design tools - no problems for me with Office, MySQL Workbench or Paintshop Pro” in their review of the Benq GW2765HT. Last year Jacksgadgets mentioned in their Benq GW2765HT review “My full time job is with a design company and I like to do a lot of design at home too, I also edit some video”. S. Mcdermott said also last year “I like that its a solid design and the power cable dont fall out every two seconds like many other big name brands out there” in their review.
Several Benq GW2765HT owners who bought it concluded that it was well designed. Expert review site Kitguru.net gave the Benq GW2765HT a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned last year “It has a good stand, well designed OSD and a wide rang”.
A few Benq GW2765HT reviewers who purchased the Benq GW2765HT agreed that it was neat. Jacksgadgets wrote in their review of the Benq GW2765HT on Amazon “The stand also comes with a little cable tidy clip that works to some degree” and gave the product a very good rating. Xrayman wrote on Amazon “Monitor Stand Cable tidy HDMI cable Display-port cable VGA Cable Power cord Overall look” in their Benq GW2765HT review and rated the Benq GW2765HT 4 stars.
One person wrote in their reviews that the product was ergonomic.
Good Product Quality
Fourty-six Benq GW2765HT owners agreed that this PC monitor was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Benq GW2765HT review last year “I must say the picture quality is gorgeous” . Amazon-Fan gave the Benq GW2765HT a very good review score and mentioned in their review on Amazon “An excellent, high quality monitor”. B99 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Very good image quality for text, good connectivity” and rated it 4 stars.
The GW2765HT is one the fastest selling PC monitor currently available for sale according to Amazon sales data.
Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Based on 10,132 user and expert reviews, Benq has excellent reviews for its PC screens. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.
Two people who reviewed it said that it had good technical guidance. In November last year Phil mentioned “It is very easy to adjust and a full setup guide and very thorough benchmark can be found at the following link”.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Benq GW2765HT reviewer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was noisy. Last year Hornet mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “They are perfectly handy for giving something a listen when headphones of desktop speakers aren't at hand, although they aren't very loud”.
Good Sound Quality
Two Benq GW2765HT reviewers thought this PC monitor had good sound quality. Sungjun L. wrote on Amazon “Only reason I'm taking a star away is because speaker quality is absolutely disappointing”.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price], the NEC EA224WMi[plb_1412543_price], and the LG 24GM77[plb_2470022_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The GW2765HT has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age do not have a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think a cheaper PC display such as the iiyama GB2488HSU[plb_2185179_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC display such as the LG 25UM65[plb_2194307_price] are also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC I2460[plb_2045326_price].
Quite Large Color Gamut
The smallest color gamut of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the GW2765HT is 62% and the largest is 120%. With a color gamut of 100 percent, the GW2765HT has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GW2765HT.
Fairly Many Display Colour Count
The average display colour count of medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2765HT is 100M, and the display colour counts range from 0.21M to 1,100M. At 1,070 million, the Benq GW2765HT has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the GW2765HT has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the GW2765HT. The average display brightness of PC displays of this type and age is 280 cd/m².
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years range from 1ms to 40ms. With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the GW2765HT has one of the faster response times amongst medium monitors of this age.
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The GW2765HT is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the GW2765HT are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the GW2765HT, the Benq GW2765HT does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have an integrated card reader. The GW2765HT is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
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Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the GW2765HT the weights range from 3g to 39kg. At 6.9 kilograms, the GW2765HT is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the GW2765HT.
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