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Benq XL2420

Benq XL2420
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reviewed.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and good spec 24" PC screen, with low running costs
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Used - BenQ XL2420Z Ecran PC LED/Fonction 3D 24" (60,9 cm) 1920 x 1080 pixels 1 ms VGA/DVI/HDMI/DP
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Used - BenQ XL2420Z 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Professional Gaming Monitor
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Used - BenQ G-SYNC Hybrid Engine 24-Inch Gaming Monitor XL2420G
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Used - BenQ XL2420T 24-Inch 1080p 120Hz LCD Monitor (Black-Red)
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Benq XL2420 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Benq XL2420 as follows:
94
Reviews
49 Reviews + 16 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$52 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 49 reviews.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of $52 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
The XL2420 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very fast response time
Customize your individual viewing preference
EcoFACTS label
Windows 7 compatible for versatility
Intel extreme masters official gaming monitors
A technological work of beauty
Ultra-Flexible height adjustment stand and others
NVIDIA 3d vision 2 with complete connectivity
Fast 2ms GTG response time
120Hz refresh rate ensures seamless graphics
Play like a pro with the exclusive FPS mode
3D
The game mode loader lets you in on the secret
Intuitive UI for easy navigation
Specially designed S switch for swift control and navigation
The all new black equalizer gives you total visibilit
The collaboration
Gaming is in the details:
Energy star qualified
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

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Benq XL2420 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the XL2420 is $52, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on PC displays.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Benq XL2420's display diagonal of 24" is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 64% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

The Benq XL2420's response time of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is faster than 92% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Benq XL2420 of only 160° is in the narrowest 28% of all PC displays 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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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq XL2420 of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 27% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the Benq XL2420 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq XL2420 of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC screens. It is in the highest 29% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The Benq XL2420 is 3D. 98% of LCD screens are not 3D.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Benq XL2420 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Benq XL2420 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of PC displays which do not have a headphone out.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most PC displays have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the Benq XL2420 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Benq XL2420 supports NVIDIA G-Sync, which is unusual. 98% of PC monitors do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Wall Mountable

The Benq XL2420 is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of PC displays are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq com71q94h9ytka, benq 9hl7rlbqbe, benq 9hlc5lbqbe, benq 9hl7plbdbe, benq 9hl7plbqbe, amazon xl2420z, benq 1920x1080, benq xl2420tx, benq xl2420g, benq 300cdm2

Barcodes:

00014444596951, 00132018263419, 00163121393045, 00840046028923, 04718755032080, 04718755032110, 04718755051562, 04718755053863, 05054565494984, 05711045538490, 08400460289236, 08592978009892

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