Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2265HM vs Benq GW2270

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Benq GW2255
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Moderately bigger viewable width Edit
The Benq GW2255 has a viewable width of 477mm (as does the Benq GW2270), but the Benq GW2265HM is only a 476.64mm viewable width PC monitor (0.36000000000001mm smaller).
0.009999999999998cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq GW2255 has a display diagonal of 54.61cm, whereas the Benq GW2270 is only a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.009999999999998cm smaller).
Lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, and so does the Benq GW2265HM. That's 0.2W lower than the Benq GW2270 (0.5W).
Cheaper to run by £12.59
The Benq GW2255 is £12.59 cheaper to run than the Benq GW2265HM and £1.21 cheaper to run than the Benq GW2270 over five years. Read more
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 10 user reviews, the Benq GW2255 has an average review score of 95%, whereas the Benq GW2265HM has an average rating of 92% (based on 13 reviews) and the Benq GW2270 has an average rating of 87% (based on 42 reviews).
6 Reasons For
A bit bigger viewable height Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a viewable height of 268.11mm, however the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2270 are both only 268mm viewable height PC monitors (0.11000000000001mm smaller).
Audio output port Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has an audio output port, but the Benq GW2255 does not have an audio output port.
Audio input port Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has an audio input port, whereas the Benq GW2255 does not have an audio input port.
Built-in speaker Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a built-in speaker, however the Benq GW2255 does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

0.2W lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 0.3W (as does the Benq GW2255), whereas the Benq GW2270 is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.2W higher).
Shorter Edit
The Benq GW2265HM is a 302.21mm tall PC monitor. That's 17.79mm shorter than the Benq GW2255 (304mm) and 1.79mm shorter than the Benq GW2270 (304mm).
7 Reasons For
1% bigger viewable width Edit
The Benq GW2270 is a 477mm viewable width PC monitor, and so does the Benq GW2255. That's 0.36000000000001mm bigger than the Benq GW2265HM (477mm).
Faster response time Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a response time of 5ms, but the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2265HM are both 6ms response time PC monitors (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.

Marginally lighter Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a weight of 3.4kg, however the Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (300g heavier) and the Benq GW2265HM is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (100g heavier).
20% shallower Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a depth of 51mm, however the Benq GW2255 is a 61mm deep PC monitor (10mm deeper) and the Benq GW2265HM is a 52.7mm deep PC monitor (1.7mm deeper).
Narrower Edit
The Benq GW2270 is a 506mm wide PC monitor. That's 19mm narrower than the Benq GW2255 (506mm) and 4.24mm narrower than the Benq GW2265HM (506mm).
Cheaper by £15
The Benq GW2270 costs £15.03 less than the Benq GW2255 and costs £23.73 less than the Benq GW2265HM.
50 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
1% smaller viewable height Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 268mm viewable height PC monitor, and so does the Benq GW2270. That's 0.11000000000001mm smaller than the Benq GW2265HM (268mm).
17% slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Benq GW2265HM. 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.

Does not have an audio output port Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have an audio output port, but the Benq GW2265HM has an audio output port.
Does not have an audio input port Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have an audio input port, whereas the Benq GW2265HM has an audio input port.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have a built-in speaker, however the Benq GW2265HM does. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Heavier Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 200g heavier than the Benq GW2265HM (3.4kg) and 300g heavier than the Benq GW2270 (3.4kg).
Marginally taller Edit
Benq GW2255 is 320mm tall, but the Benq GW2265HM is a 302.21mm tall PC monitor (17.79mm shorter) and the Benq GW2270 is a 304mm tall PC monitor (16mm shorter).
10mm deeper Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 61mm deep PC monitor. That's 8.3mm deeper than the Benq GW2265HM (51mm) and 10mm deeper than the Benq GW2270 (51mm).
19mm wider Edit
Benq GW2255 is 525mm wide, but the Benq GW2265HM is a 510.24mm wide PC monitor (14.76mm narrower) and the Benq GW2270 is a 506mm wide PC monitor (19mm narrower).
£15 more expensive
The Benq GW2255 is more expensive than the Benq GW2270 by £15.03.
Fewer sellers
Only 5 stores sells the Benq GW2255, but 55 sellers sell the Benq GW2270. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Over two years older
The Benq GW2255 is older than the Benq GW2265HM by two years and older than the Benq GW2270 by two years.
10 Reasons Against
Smaller viewable width Edit
The Benq GW2265HM is a 476.64mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 0.36000000000001mm smaller than the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2270 (477mm).
Slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a response time of 6ms (as does the Benq GW2255), but the Benq GW2270 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). 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.

100g heavier Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a weight of 3.5kg, however the Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (200g heavier) and the Benq GW2270 is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor (100g lighter).
1.7mm deeper Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a depth of 52.7mm, however the Benq GW2255 is a 61mm deep PC monitor (8.3mm deeper) and the Benq GW2270 is a 51mm deep PC monitor (1.7mm shallower).
1% wider Edit
The Benq GW2265HM is a 510.24mm wide PC monitor. That's 14.76mm narrower than the Benq GW2255 (506mm) and 4.24mm wider than the Benq GW2270 (506mm).
More expensive by £24
The Benq GW2265HM is £8.70 more expensive than the Benq GW2255 and £23.73 more expensive than the Benq GW2270.
Less retailers
The Benq GW2265HM is only stocked by 5 stores, whereas the Benq GW2270 is stocked by 55 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by two months
The Benq GW2265HM is two months older than the Benq GW2270.
£12.59 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Benq GW2265HM costs £48.07 to run which is £12.59 more to run than the Benq GW2255 and £11.38 more to run than the Benq GW2270. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The Benq GW2265HM's average user score is 92%, however the Benq GW2255's is 95% (based on 10 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
0.11000000000001mm smaller viewable height Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a viewable height of 268mm (as does the Benq GW2255), however the Benq GW2265HM is a 268.11mm viewable height PC monitor (0.11000000000001mm bigger).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq GW2270 is a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.009999999999998cm smaller than the Benq GW2255 (54.6cm).
A lot higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 0.5W, whereas the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2265HM are both 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitors (0.2W lower).
1% taller Edit
The Benq GW2270 is a 304mm tall PC monitor. That's 16mm shorter than the Benq GW2255 (304mm) and 1.79mm taller than the Benq GW2265HM (304mm).
Higher running costs over five years by £1.21
The running costs over five years of the Benq GW2270 are £36.69 which is £1.21 more than the Benq GW2255. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq GW2270's average user score is 87%, however the Benq GW2255's is 95% (based on 10 reviews) and the Benq GW2265HM's is 92% (based on 13 reviews).

Awards

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Expert Reviews: Budget Buy
1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

42 months Ago 17 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 33.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 35.48
Purchase price £ 91.02
Total cost of ownership £ 126.50
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 48.07
Purchase price £ 99.72
Total cost of ownership £ 147.79
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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 No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 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" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
 Gloss
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Height
268mm 268.11mm
BEST
268mm
Viewable Width
477mm
BEST
476.64mm 477mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal
54.61cm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.6cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 72% 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 1 1
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
 Audio output port
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
 Audio input port
 Audio input port
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-I Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
DVI Port
1 1 1
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 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 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate 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 Pro x64
 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 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate 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 Pro x64
 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 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise

Thin Client

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
 Ethernet LAN port
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
OSD Language
17 17 17
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
 On screen menu display
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.3W
BEST
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
21W
BEST
30W 21W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 31kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
21W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 90 - 264
BEST
 90 - 264
 90 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg
BEST
Packaging Height
397mm
BEST
400mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
122mm 110mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
583mm 581mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width At Bottom
Unknown - Click to provide data 16mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width At Top
Unknown - Click to provide data 16mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width On Side
Unknown - Click to provide data 16mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
3.7kg
BEST
4.5kg 4.6kg
Height With Stand
400mm 396.96mm
BEST
400mm
Depth With Stand
174mm
BEST
185.74mm 178mm
Width With Stand
525mm 510.24mm 506mm
BEST
Weight
3.7kg 3.5kg 3.4kg
BEST
Height
320mm 302.21mm
BEST
304mm
Depth
61mm 52.7mm 51mm
BEST
Width
525mm 510.24mm 506mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel
11.5 mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting
VESA Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
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