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Benq XL2720

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Benq XL2720

$379.99
Benq XL2720
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PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star vortez.net Platinum HEXUS.net Approved
A good spec and multi award winning 27" PC screen, with low running costs but representing only moderate value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Benq XL2720 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Benq XL2720 number 505 across all PC monitors.
94
Reviews
502 Reviews + 14 Awards
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others.
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 PC monitors 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of $61 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
The XL2720 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Play like a pro with the exclusive FPS mode
Win 8 compatible
Your ultimate weapon
Ultra-Flexible height adjustment stand and others
NVIDIA 3d visiotm 2 with complete connectivity
Fast 1ms GTG response time
120Hz refresh rate ensures seamless graphics
Customize your individual viewing preference
The game mode loader lets you in on the secret
Faster than average response time
Intuitive UI for easy navigation
Specially designed S switch for swift control and navigation
The black equalizer for total visibility
The collaboration
Gaming is in the details
EcoFACTS label
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Benq XL2720 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The XL2720 is typical compared to the other 3,292 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XL2720 is $61.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Benq XL2720's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 25% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Benq XL2720's response time of only 1ms is faster than 95% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Benq XL2720 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 31% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq XL2720 of 170° is relatively typical compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 37% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq XL2720's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 21% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The Benq XL2720 is 3D, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors are not 3D.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq XL2720 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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