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User Reviews Are Good
On average, GL2460HM owners rated this flatpanel monitor 87 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
A number of Benq GL2460HM owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Ae "alpha" mentioned on Amazon “It has stunning picture quality and the sound is good for a pc monitor of it's class”. Alex Maidment gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “Made it much easier due to the nature of the size of the screen and the high quality”. All Things Blue said in their review of the Benq GL2460HM “Good quality screen resolution”.
Several customers reckoned that the Benq GL2460HM was good value for money. All Things Tech said on Amazon “Great Value” in their Benq GL2460HM review. Amazon Customer wrote in November last year “Great quality for price!” in their Benq GL2460HM review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “It's great for the price given! I don't like the menu navigation”.
A number of people wrote that it was a bargain for the price. This year Anthonywjones mentioned on Amazon “I must admit when considering buying this I thought, "Benq really? Do I want something that cheap?" However having got it up” in their Benq GL2460HM review and rated it 5 stars. Dar wrote in their review of the Benq GL2460HM three years ago “Fast delivery, cheap and the specs are sublime for the price you're paying” and rated the Benq GL2460HM 5 stars. Darim Ibn-La'ahad wrote “The quality it bring for a fairly cheap price compared to some monitors out there which offer less” in their review of the Benq GL2460HM.
Eight Benq GL2460HM owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was cheap. In November last year Alex Maidment gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said “What can you expect from a monitor?Overall, well worth the price and actually not expensive for a monitor as good as this!” in his review. Darim Ibn-La'ahad wrote in their Benq GL2460HM review “Fantastic Monitor- Budget or not”. George Bungle wrote in his review of the Benq GL2460HM on Amazon “Easy to use; it doesn't suffer from that problem many budget displays seem to exhibit, of having unfathomable buttons” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
A few customers concluded that it was thin. E. M. W scored the Benq GL2460HM very highly and said in their Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon “The thin bezel is nice and the positioning of the controls on the rear means it looks clean”. Two years ago Mr. Benoit P. Guilbaud wrote “It's very slim! CONS”.
Several Benq GL2460HM reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was lightweight. Ae "alpha" scored it very highly and wrote in their review of the Benq GL2460HM two years ago “It is lightweight and classy looking”. Tim the Techie mentioned in November this year “It is nice and robust, quite lightweight” in his Benq GL2460HM review.
Several Benq GL2460HM owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was compact.
Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good physically. Danny wrote “The physical build quality is worthy of praise” in his Benq GL2460HM review but despite that he only rated it 60 out of 100. Hellstorm901 mentioned “Decent monitor and easy to physically install that being able to put its stand on in a matter of seconds”.
A number of people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was thick. Jaimin Vyas mentioned on Amazon “The rim is thick”. K.m.f wrote “My only issue is the bezel around the monitor is significantly thicker than I'd like.” in their review of the Benq GL2460HM and gave it a very good rating.
A few people who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was good looking. In November last year Amazon Customer wrote “The sound is pretty low if you try to use it as a TV, I tried watching a movie with some friends in it.”. Three years ago Andrew P. Watson wrote on Amazon “When first deployed I used the included stand which I found to be sturdy and quite good looking” and scored it very highly. Andrew Shilvan said in his Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon “Beautiful monitor”.
Several Benq GL2460HM owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Dar scored it 5 stars and said in their Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon “Having Battlefield 4 on max settings with this monitor, gives a truly beautiful and smooth gaming experience”. Mr & Mrs Kemal rated the product as excellent and she mentioned in her Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon “Everything is nice and smooth, no flickering”.
A number of customers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was aesthetic. This month Mr & Mrs Kemal gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned in her Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon “I found this monitor to be aesthetically pleasing, although I must say this is the least important aspect of any purchase I buy, I was pleasantly surprised at how nice”.
One Benq GL2460HM reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was a good design. Alex Maidment mentioned on Amazon “This monitor was great for the design work I was doing as part of my University course”. One Benq GL2460HM owner mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. In November last year E. M. W said on Amazon “The positioning of the controls on the rear means it looks clean and uncluttered”.
One person considered that it was ergonomic. Mrs gave it a score of 5 stars and she said “BenQ for making such an ergonomic and aesthetically pleasing monitor! - Ben, Aged 14”.
Some Benq GL2460HM reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Bob wrote in his review of the Benq GL2460HM “I simply plugged the HDMI end into my graphics card” . Brian Galvin said “If you are using HDMI to connect to your PC you may notice a border or even a lack of display quality”. E. M. W gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon “Only down side for me is it only has one HDMI input, so I am forced to use DVI from my PC, this isn't a massive problem.”.
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of USB connections.
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Twenty-five people who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was well made. Antonio D. mentioned on Amazon in November this year “Very easy to adjust and solid” in his review. Beano mentioned in their review on Amazon “Good study build and sits solidly on its standBenQ might not be a huge name in the tech world” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review score. Beano also wrote “The only downside for some might be the built in speakers”.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Benq GL2460HM was strong and durable. In November D. Cook gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Was delivered on time in robust packaging and works fine”. This year Jessica said “This just means its more sturdy and it doesn't take up much more space - Only 21.5inches” in her review of this PC monitor. Last year Peter Tooth wrote in his review on Amazon “Sturdy enough and nicely finished”.
Easy to Use
A number of Benq GL2460HM reviewers who purchased the Benq GL2460HM agreed that it was easy to setup. Bilioph88 mentioned in their review “The Benq arrived next day and was easy to set up”. Two years ago Gary Murfitt wrote in his Benq GL2460HM review “Excellent monitor for the price, very easy to set up and adjust”. Jack Warner mentioned on Amazon “It's sharp and easy to set up but” in his review of the Benq GL2460HM.
Several Benq GL2460HM reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I honestly never used a monitor which had an actually good menu” in their review of the Benq GL2460HM. Ben scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the Benq GL2460HM three years ago “Despite other reviews I have found the menu reasonably user friendly”. Laurence said on Amazon last year “This is quickly changed within the settings”.
A few Benq GL2460HM reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Bozah mentioned “It has east to use buttons on the side” in their review. Dan the it Man scored it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The menu options itself is very easy to use”. Leo91 said “Is simple to use” in their review of the Benq GL2460HM.
A number of customers reckoned that it had a good experience. Three years ago Mrs gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of the Benq GL2460HM “Sharpness.)While using the monitor, I had a pleasant experience”.
Two people concluded that the product was easy to assemble. Andrew Duncan wrote in his review of the Benq GL2460HM on Amazon “I've given it a 5 star rating because it met my expectations - crystal clear display & easy to assemble both for a great price”. Belami mentioned on Amazon “Having said this it is easy to assemble the stand” in their review of this PC monitor.
Good Picture Quality
A few people who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality. Danny wrote in his Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon “Picture quality is good” but despite that he gave the product a score of 3 stars. Dar mentioned three years ago “Fast 2ms response time, 74Hz refresh rate and the picture quality is outstanding”. In November last year E. M. W mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is superb, games look bright & vibrant” in their review of the Benq GL2460HM.
A number of Benq GL2460HM owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. All Things Tech wrote in their Benq GL2460HM review “Certainly do the job with options for game mode movie, Photo and others I found the colours warm crisp”. Andrew Shilvan said on Amazon “Good clear colours (for someone who's not too picky) - Viewing angles are decent from left to right”. Anthonywjones said in their review on Amazon “Colours are vivid and bright, I did have to turn the brightness down because it was too bright”.
A few people who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had image ghosting. Dreamspec said “I play cs go on this screen so it is very important that there is zero ghosting (confirmed 0 ghosting) Maybe not the the flashiest screen in terms of features”. Ed S wrote two years ago “The response time 2ms when using with my playstation 3 is great no ghosting at all” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. In November last year Max Reading wrote on Amazon “Colours are crisp, ghosting is minimal (I tend to play a lot of fast paced games where this is more noticeable” in his review.
A few customers who bought it thought it had a flickering image. Fishyboy said in their review of the Benq GL2460HM on Amazon “That leads me to my only criticism, which is screen flicker”.
A number of Benq GL2460HM reviewers considered that the Benq GL2460HM had a sharp image. Mr & Mrs Kemal scored it 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “I really do enjoy the detail and sharpness that this monitor can produce” in her review of the Benq GL2460HM. Last year Wolf's Head wrote in their review “Blacks were grey, colours were unsaturated, sharpness wasn't good” but they scored it 3 stars.
Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Displays
We calculated the average reviews for all Benq LCD screens and also specifically for Benq flatpanel monitors and found that in both cases Benq had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.
Across all LCD screens, the GL2460HM is one the fastest selling products currently available.
Good Sound Quality
A number of people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good sound quality. D. Allison said in their review on Amazon “My one disappointment is the quality of the speakers”. Jimmyn mentioned on Amazon “Speaker quality is reasonable considering they are built in speakers” and rated it 4 stars. Lazer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The speakers on this monitor really are terrible, you could get better sound quality from a toaster inside a microwave” and scored it very highly.
Good Technical Features
Some customers said in their reviews that the product had good features. Joseph D. Jackson mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “At least the menu offers a decent array of features, at first it would not detect my xbox”. Oliver mentioned on Amazon “This monitor fitted the bill perfectly, just the right size for a main screen with some nice features like HDMI port” in his review of this PC monitor.
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Expert Reviews Are Poor
This LCD screen received an expert rating of 60% from PC Mag. If all the flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago are ranked by average expert review score then this Benq PC display is in the bottom 29%.
Unacceptable Noise Level
Two customers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was not noisy. Alex Maidment said in his review of the Benq GL2460HM “TV, really good for that as well!It also has speakers which is useful, although the speakers aren't very loud.” but despite that he gave this PC monitor an excellent review. Stuart Cutler said “The only minor issue with this product I have is that the sound maximum is not as loud as I would like”.
A few Benq GL2460HM owners who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Burak mentioned in their Benq GL2460HM review on Amazon three years ago “This was extremely easy and the manual was useless since it uses basic common sense with to set up”. Ila wrote “So, i'm not happy with the cd supplied, its limited and the manual is also limited” in her Benq GL2460HM review although she still gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars. Rerevisionist wrote “It can be a problem with the godawful instructions” in their review.
Not 3D Compatible
The GL2460HM is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GL2460HM are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GL2460HM do not have a built-in speaker. The GL2460HM is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the GL2460HM, the GL2460HM does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The GL2460HM does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the GL2460HM also do not have an integrated card reader.
If you're a hardcore gamer I would expect at least the purchase of a good video card to go along with this monitor.
Most games would run with settings cranked all the way up at at least 40FPS.... Read more…