Acer G246H vs Benq RL2455

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Acer G246H
Benq RL2455

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Standard delivery: £5.28
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Standard delivery: £14.39
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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Standard delivery: £7.99
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G246H is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.039999999999999cm bigger than the Benq RL2455 (60.96cm).
0.05W lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer G246H is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.05W lower than the Benq RL2455 (0.5W).
Lighter Edit
The Acer G246H has a weight of 3.5kg, but the Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor (600g heavier).
Cheaper by £35
The Acer G246H costs £94.98, whereas the Benq RL2455 is £129.99.
7 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£11.77 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer G246H only costs £34.53 to run whereas the Benq RL2455 costs £46.30 to run (34% more). Read more
Much better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the Acer G246H is 80%, but the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 70% (based on 9 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Acer G246H (1ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246H only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker, whereas the Acer G246H does not have a built-in speaker. 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.

More popular
The Benq RL2455 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1415 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Acer G246H ranks No. 5431.
User reviews are a little better
Based on 294 reviews, the Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 92%, whereas the Acer G246H has an average rating of 88% (based on 143 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Acer G246H has a response time of 2ms, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer G246H is one, but the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer G246H does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker. 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.

Less popular
The Acer G246H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 5431 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 1415.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The Acer G246H has an average user score of 88%, but the Benq RL2455 has an average user rating of 92% (based on 294 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
0.039999999999999cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal of 60.96cm, whereas the Acer G246H is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm bigger).
Slightly higher power consumption when off Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a power consumption when off of 0.5W, however the Acer G246H is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W lower).
600g heavier Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 600g heavier than the Acer G246H (4.1kg).
£35 more expensive
The Benq RL2455 is more expensive than the Acer G246H by £35.01.
Fewer sellers
Only 28 shops sells the Benq RL2455, but 35 sellers sell the Acer G246H. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Five months older
The Benq RL2455 is older than the Acer G246H by five months.
34% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq RL2455 are £46.30 which is £11.77 more than the Acer G246H. Show assumptions.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Benq RL2455 is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the Acer G246H is 80% (based on 1 review).

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 40 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 31.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.80
Total running cost £ 34.53
Purchase price £ 94.98
Total cost of ownership £ 129.51
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
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
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
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
BEST
Display Diagonal
61cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms 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
1 2
BEST
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
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
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
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 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
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
19.8W
BEST
27W
Standby Power Consumption
0.46W
BEST
0.5W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 90-264
 9
 90
 110
 220
 110-220
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 TCO
 MPR II
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 420mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 134mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 650mm
Weight With Stand
3.8kg
BEST
4.1kg
Height With Stand
401mm
BEST
435mm
Depth With Stand
179mm
BEST
189mm
Width With Stand
565mm
BEST
579mm
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
4.1kg
Height
343mm 435mm
Depth
42mm 189mm
Width
565mm 579mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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