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Should You Buy a Benq PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 13 September 2020
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should you buy a Benq PC Monitor?

Benq is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its projectors, digital cameras and camcorders.

We've collated all the key information on Benq PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,500 PC monitors to impartially compare each PC monitor brand.

Benq are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $100 for the GW2283 which has a display diagonal of 21.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $4,073 for the SW320 which has a display diagonal of 31.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new Benq PC monitor is $466.

Benq are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors.

Is Benq the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are Benq PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

Benq is ranked the No. 8 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Benq is the 8th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
8,349 reviews
#2
Taiwan
95%
95%
10,287 reviews
#3
HP
United States
95%
95%
3,880 reviews
#4
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,570 reviews
#5
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,851 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
94%
94%
8,480 reviews
#7
South Korea
92%
92%
7,630 reviews
#8
Taiwan
91%
91%
10,060 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
90%
90%
444 reviews
#10
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
8,007 reviews
#11
China
87%
87%
1,025 reviews
#12
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,579 reviews
#13
Japan
83%
83%
2,375 reviews
#14
MSI
82%
82%
439 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
567 reviews
#16
80%
80%
41 reviews
#17
ELO
76%
76%
4 reviews
#18
75%
75%
209 reviews
#19
Sceptre
75%
75%
331 reviews
#20
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#21
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#22
73%
73%
306 reviews
#23
Japan
73%
73%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
72%
72%
434 reviews
#25
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#26
Gigabyte
67%
67%
33 reviews
#27
Japan
65%
65%
0 reviews
#28
Viewera
64%
64%
0 reviews
#29
63%
63%
0 reviews
#30
Viotek
63%
63%
5 reviews
#31
Japan
62%
62%
1 review
#32
AG Neovo
61%
61%
1 review
#33
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
DoubleSight
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
ZOWIE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#36
Taiwan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#37
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#38
Elo TouchSystems
57%
57%
2 reviews
#39
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Hanwha
56%
56%
0 reviews
#41
Mimo Monitors
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
56%
56%
2 reviews
#43
Wacom
55%
55%
0 reviews
#44
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#45
Tatung
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#48
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Benq PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
Benq PC Monitors

Benq have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Benq PC monitor being 75%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Benq PC monitor is $24 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

The average review score for a Benq PC monitor is 75%.

There's a smaller selection of Benq PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 54 Benq PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Benq PC monitors also tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$244
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $12,549
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$466
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,649
Price Distribution of Benq PC Monitors

What Do the Benq PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Benq PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for Benq and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

Benq logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
323
4 stars
277
3 stars
52
2 stars
8
1 star
0
Benq logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,734
4 stars
1,194
3 stars
569
2 stars
376
1 star
658
Benq has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 91% of expert reviews and 81% of user reviews for Benq PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Benq PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product had good environmental credentials, was easy to use and robust. Their PC monitors have also won 310+ awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Benq PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL
prad.de logo
72%
42 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
66%
14 reviews
84%
17 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
24 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
27 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
17 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
21 reviews
Techradar logo
78%
17 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
79%
6 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
80%
21 reviews
79%
17 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
22 reviews
82%
21 reviews
80%
6 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
18 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
20 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
18 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
37 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
9 reviews
81%
11 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
86%
10 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
5 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
59%
499 reviews
61%
416 reviews
69%
379 reviews
63%
260 reviews
65%
249 reviews
Average
81%
793 reviews
78%
691 reviews
82%
636 reviews
79%
461 reviews
81%
451 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Benq PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 312 industry awards for Benq PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Benq to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Benq has won 312 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL
hardware.info logo
20
15
17
11
7
kitguru.net logo
22
18
5
15
2
uk.hardware.info logo
14
17
14
8
5
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
4
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
8
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
6
5
6
ua.gecid.com logo
17
4
1
6
5
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
Expert Reviews logo
5
12
7
4
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
14
9
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
xfastest.com logo
13
4
5
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
1
3
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
3
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
Other Expert Sites
360
235
178
116
147
Total
590
386
312
204
221

How Reliable Are Benq PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Benq PC monitors. over 810 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Benq PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

89% of reviewers think Benq PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that Benq PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Benq PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

When you need a monitor with unfailing color accuracy
tomshardware.co.uk
the build quality is solid with a w
camerajabber.com
BenQ have put together a fantastic monitor here
techau.com.au
for the most part it feels very well made
Expert Reviews
sturdy build quality
firstpost.com
this is backed up by the Flicker Free technology built into the GL2706PQ as well as their blue low-light feature to help combat eye fatigue
videogamesuncovered.com
sturdy built
goldfries.com
the XL2540 is without a doubt a monitor built to provide the best gaming experience
chip.com.my
reliable display with a clear
tomshardware.com
one of the best Gaming display said to be ‘Built for the Ultimate Victory' by BenQ
monitornerds.com
BenQ have once again built a stunning monitor with the EX3203R
makeuseof.com
the big surprise is the robust USB-C docking station that can charge devices
geekdad.com
two USB 3.0 ports built in
postperspective.com
Even Technicolor has thrown its Color Certified seal of approval on it
postmagazine.com

NOT RELIABLE

this screen's image quality isn’t up to scratch
Expert Reviews
Can't speak to reliability yet as we've only had them for a few months now
Amazon
The reason why I gave this monitor 4 stars instead of 5 was because there was a HUGE scratch on the stand
Amazon.com
I had to return the first one due to some of the back lights being broken (leaving a huge shadow on the bottom right corner of the screen
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Benq PC Monitor?

Benq BL2780

$199.99
Adorama
Benq BL2780
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Benq BL2780
27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$73
OVER 5 YEARS
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at $199.99 is the Benq BL2780, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (27")
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Built-in speaker
HDMI
HDCP

A very economical to run and fully featured 27" PC monitor, with a low price.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the BL2780 in the US is $199.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Benq PC Monitor?

Benq EX3203R

$499.99
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Benq EX3203R
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Benq EX3203R
31.5"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$71
OVER 5 YEARS
A

If you're looking for a high end Benq PC monitor then the Benq EX3203R takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $499.99.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (31.5")
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Built-in USB hub
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

A display diagonal and very economical to run 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution LCD screen, with a good price and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that has a good screen, it has a good picture quality and good refresh rate.

82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
75
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Running Costs
$71 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the EX3203R in the US is $499.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Benq PC Monitor?

Benq GW2283

$94.00
Adorama
Benq GW2283
Buy Now
Benq GW2283
21.5"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$55
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $94 and with a Kagoo Score of 83 the Benq GW2283 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Built-in speaker
Headphone out
HDMI

A fully featured and very economical to run 21.5" PC monitor, with a reasonable price. Purchasers report that this PC monitor has a superb picture quality and good colour saturation.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Running Costs
$55 Over 5 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the GW2283 in the US is $94.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Benq PC Monitor?
Is Benq the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the Benq PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Benq PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are Benq PC Monitors?
What is the Best Mid-Range Benq PC Monitor?
What is the Best High End Benq PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Benq PC Monitor?

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