Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2270

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Benq GW2255
Benq GW2270

Top Prices

Overclockers UK
Out of stock
Uk-Computers
Out of stock
Carbon8
Delivery unknown
In stock
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (112 available)
Novatech
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
Overclockers UK
Out of stock

Reasons For

1 Reason For
User reviews are better
The Benq GW2255 has an average user review score of 95% based on 10 reviews, however the Benq GW2270 has an average rating of 88% (based on 44 reviews).
6 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Vastly lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 0.5W, however the Benq GW2255 is a 21W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (20.5W higher).
300g lighter Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a weight of 3.4kg, but the Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (300g heavier).
Cheaper by £15
The Benq GW2270 costs £75.99, whereas the Benq GW2255 is £91.02.
37 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£10.01 cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq GW2270 only costs £36.69 to run whereas the Benq GW2255 costs £46.70 to run (27% more). Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Benq GW2270 (5ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

98% higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 21W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 20.5W higher than the Benq GW2270 (0.5W).
9% heavier Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 300g heavier than the Benq GW2270 (3.4kg).
£15 more expensive
The Benq GW2255 is more expensive than the Benq GW2270 by £15.03.
Less retailers
Only 5 stores sells the Benq GW2255, whereas 42 stores sell the Benq GW2270. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The Benq GW2255 is older than the Benq GW2270 by 22 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 27%
The Benq GW2255 costs £46.70 to run which is £10.01 more to run than the Benq GW2270 over five years. Show assumptions.
1 Reason Against
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq GW2270 has an average user score of 88%, but the Benq GW2255 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 10 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

38 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 46.70
Purchase price £ 91.02
Total cost of ownership £ 137.72
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 33.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 36.69
Purchase price £ 75.99
Total cost of ownership £ 112.68
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.18T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
21.5" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Height
268mm 268mm
Viewable Width
477mm 477mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.6cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metal Free Design
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
OSD Language
17 17
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
21W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
28W 21W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 31kWh
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 400mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 178mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 506mm
Weight
3.7kg 3.4kg
BEST
Height
400mm 304mm
Depth
174mm 51mm
Width
525mm 506mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
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