Benq GL2450 vs Benq RL2455

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Benq GL2450
Benq RL2455

Top Prices

Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (36 available)
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
Carbon8
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Cheaper by £25
The Benq GL2450 costs £25.02 less than the Benq RL2455.
37 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Better selling
The Benq GL2450 ranks No. 166 by number of sales, however the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 1583.
One more awards
The Benq GL2450 has 2 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Benq RL2455 has 1 award.
A bit better expert reviews
Based on 9 reviews, the average expert review score of the Benq GL2450 is 73%, however the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 70% (based on 9 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Four times faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a response time of 1ms, but the Benq GL2450 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

18% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq RL2455 is £10.01 cheaper to run than the Benq GL2450. Read more
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq RL2455 is 92%, however the average rating of the Benq GL2450 is 90% (based on 745 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
4ms slower response time Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a response time of 5ms, but the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Older by eleven months
The Benq GL2450 is eleven months older than the Benq RL2455.
£10.01 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq GL2450 are £56.31 which is £10.01 more than the Benq RL2455. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Benq GL2450's average user score is 90%, however the Benq RL2455's is 92% (based on 294 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
More expensive by £25
The Benq RL2455 is £25.02 more expensive than the Benq GL2450.
Less retailers
The Benq RL2455 is only stocked by 16 stores, whereas the Benq GL2450 is stocked by 53 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Less popular
The Benq RL2455 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1583 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Benq GL2450 ranks No. 166.
One less award
The Benq RL2455 has only received 1 award, whereas the Benq GL2450 has received 2 awards.
Expert review Rating is marginally Worse
The Benq RL2455's average expert score is only 70%, however the Benq GL2450's is 73% (based on 9 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
PC Advisor.co.uk: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
1 Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

52 months Ago 40 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 54.48
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 56.31
Purchase price £ 104.97
Total cost of ownership £ 161.28
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 43.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 46.30
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 176.29
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Screen Size
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 12000000:1
 12000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

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 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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
34W 27W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.6kg
BEST
5.7kg
Packaging Height
650mm 420mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
420mm 134mm
BEST
Packaging Width
134mm
BEST
650mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 435mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 189mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 579mm
Weight
4.1kg 4.1kg
Height
436.49mm 435mm
Depth
179.12mm 189mm
Width
579.39mm 579mm

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dimensions With Stand
579 x 63 x 350.98 Unknown - Click to provide data
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