Benq GL2450 vs HP Compaq L2311

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Benq GL2450
HP Compaq L2311

Top Prices

Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
In stock
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (36 available)
BT Shop
Standard delivery: £3.49
In stock
CompAdvance
Out of stock
Ex Demo Hut
Out of stock

Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Moderately bigger screen size Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a screen size of 24", however the HP Compaq L2311 is only a 23" PC monitor (1" 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.

HDCP Edit
The Benq GL2450 has an HDCP, however the HP Compaq L2311 does not have an HDCP.
2.54cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a display diagonal of 60.96cm, however the HP Compaq L2311 is only a 58.42cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.54cm smaller).
2x faster response time Edit
The Benq GL2450 is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the HP Compaq L2311 (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.

Built-in speaker Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a built-in speaker, however the HP Compaq L2311 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.

Available from 63 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One more awards
The Benq GL2450 has 2 awards, whereas the HP Compaq L2311 has 1 award.
User reviews are vastly better
Based on 745 reviews, the Benq GL2450 has an average user review score of 90%, however the HP Compaq L2311 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons For
Built-in camera Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 has a built-in camera, but the Benq GL2450 does not have a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

Cheaper to run by £2.15
The HP Compaq L2311 is £2.15 cheaper to run than the Benq GL2450 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in camera Edit
The Benq GL2450 does not have a built-in camera, however the HP Compaq L2311 has a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

Over one year older
The Benq GL2450 is older than the HP Compaq L2311 by 16 months.
3% higher running costs over five years
The Benq GL2450 costs £69.13 to run which is £2.15 more to run than the HP Compaq L2311 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller screen size Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 has a screen size of 23", whereas the Benq GL2450 is a 24" PC monitor (1" 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.

Does not have an HDCP Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 does not have an HDCP, however the Benq GL2450 has an HDCP.
2.54cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 has a display diagonal of 58.42cm, whereas the Benq GL2450 is a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.54cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Benq GL2450 (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 a built-in speaker Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 does not have a built-in speaker, however the Benq GL2450 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.

Fewer sellers
Only 2 stores sells the HP Compaq L2311, but 65 shops sell the Benq GL2450. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Fewer awards
Whilst the HP Compaq L2311 has received 1 award, the Benq GL2450 has received 2 awards.
Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the HP Compaq L2311 is only 60%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq GL2450 is 90% (based on 745 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
PC Advisor.co.uk: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
1 Award
cadalyst.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

49 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 69.13
Purchase price £ 80.00
Total cost of ownership £ 149.13
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 60.89
Electricity cost - standby £ 6.09
Total running cost £ 66.98

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.34T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Backlight Type
 CCFL
BEST
 CCFL
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 286.8mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 533.2mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.265 x 0.265
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
60.96cm
BEST
58.42cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Microphone in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
OSD Language
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
42W 38W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
1W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 5
 9
 95-265
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 5
 9
 95-265
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
436.49mm
BEST
467mm
Depth With Stand
179.12mm
BEST
249.4mm
Width With Stand
579.39mm 551.5mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.6kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 334.2mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 49.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 555.1mm
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