Asus VS247 vs Benq RL2455

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Asus VS247
Benq RL2455

Top Prices

Novatech
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
BT Business Direct
Standard delivery: £7.04
In stock
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
CompAdvance
Out of stock
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
Maplin Electronics
FREE Standard delivery
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VS247 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the Benq RL2455 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
£38 cheaper
The Asus VS247 costs £92.05, whereas the Benq RL2455 is £129.99.
Available from 10 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
8 Reasons For
0.4" bigger screen size Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a screen size of 24", but the Asus VS247 is only a 23.6" PC monitor (0.4" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Marginally bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal of 60.96cm, but the Asus VS247 is only a 59.9cm display diagonal PC monitor (1.06cm smaller).
4x faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the Asus VS247 (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.

Built-in speaker Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker, but the Asus VS247 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.

8% lighter Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 300g lighter than the Asus VS247 (4.1kg).
£9.62 cheaper to run
The Benq RL2455 only costs £46.30 to run over five years whereas the Asus VS247 costs £55.92 to run (21% more). Read more
More popular
The Benq RL2455 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 972 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Asus VS247 ranks No. 20070.
User reviews are better
The Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 92% based on 295 reviews, but the Asus VS247 has an average rating of 87% (based on 189 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller screen size Edit
The Asus VS247 has a screen size of 23.6", but the Benq RL2455 is a 24" PC monitor (0.4" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

1.06cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VS247 has a display diagonal of 59.9cm, but the Benq RL2455 is a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (1.06cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The Asus VS247 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Benq RL2455 (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.

Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Asus VS247 does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Benq RL2455 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 Asus VS247 is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 300g heavier than the Benq RL2455 (4.1kg).
Nine months older
The Asus VS247 is older than the Benq RL2455 by nine months.
21% higher running costs over five years
The Asus VS247 costs £55.92 to run which is £9.62 more to run than the Benq RL2455 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Asus VS247 ranks No. 20070 by sales volume, but the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 972.
Lower user review Score
The Asus VS247 has an average user rating of 87%, but the Benq RL2455 has an average user rating of 92% (based on 295 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the Asus VS247 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
£38 more expensive
The Benq RL2455 is more expensive than the Asus VS247 by £37.94.
Not as many stockists
Only 37 retailers sells the Benq RL2455, however 47 shops sell the Asus VS247. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Awards

1 Award
pcgameware.co.uk: Silver
1 Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 40 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 52.88
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 55.92
Purchase price £ 92.05
Total cost of ownership £ 147.97
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
23.6" 24"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 50000000:1
BEST
 50000000:1
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
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.272 x 0.272 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
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Display Diagonal
59.9cm 60.96cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -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
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
33W 27W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
37.2kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 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
469mm 420mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
130mm
BEST
134mm
Packaging Width
618mm
BEST
650mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height With Stand
410.6mm
BEST
435mm
Depth With Stand
200mm 189mm
BEST
Width With Stand
561.8mm
BEST
579mm
Weight
4.4kg 4.1kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 435mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 189mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 579mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
 AC

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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