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Owner Reviews Are Excellent
On average, based on 214 owner reviews the average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is 90 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
A number of people who bought it said that it was good quality. Aaron M Dorson mentioned in his Benq GL2760 review “Beautiful picture and build quality is spot on” . Two years ago Ae "alpha" wrote “It has stunning picture quality and the sound is good for a pc monitor of it's class”. Last year Alex Maidment mentioned “Made it much easier due to the nature of the size of the screen and the high quality”.
A number of Benq GL2760 owners who bought the product said that it was good looking. Andrew P. Watson wrote on Amazon “When first deployed I used the included stand which I found to be sturdy and quite good looking”. Andrew Shilvan scored it very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “Beautiful monitor” in his review of the Benq GL2760. Two years ago Dtb said in their Benq GL2760 review on Amazon “PS4 looks gorgeous too!Controls a bit fiddly”.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. Dar wrote three years ago “Having Battlefield 4 on max settings with this monitor, gives a truly beautiful and smooth gaming experience” in their review of the Benq GL2760 and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.
One Benq GL2760 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Alex Maidment said “This monitor was great for the design work I was doing as part of my University course”. One Benq GL2760 owner who purchased the product concluded that it was neat. This year Wombat said “The front was immaculate” in their Benq GL2760 review and rated the product 5 stars.
Good Picture Quality
A few Benq GL2760 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Arthur Mason wrote in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “Exactly what I needed large screen brilliant picture quality” and rated this PC monitor as very good. Three years ago Ben mentioned in his Benq GL2760 review on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent”. Danny mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is good” in his review of the Benq GL2760 but even so he gave the product a rating of 3 stars.
Some customers who bought the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Andrew Shilvan wrote “Good clear colours (for someone who's not too picky) - Viewing angles are decent from left to right” and gave the Benq GL2760 a very good rating. Chris3vic mentioned in November last year “Crisp picture and lovely colours” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Ed S he mentioned in his Benq GL2760 review “Colours are excellent”.
Two people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a good refresh rate. This year Aurous wrote “The refresh rate is amazing” and gave the product an excellent review. Rowenp2p gave the product an excellent rating and mentioned “The refresh rate is very, very good and at this price you can't fault it” in their review.
Some people who reviewed it agreed that it had a flickering image. Davidedamico wrote “It's flicker free, has a 'warm' blue setting” in their review of this PC monitor. Fishyboy said three years ago “That leads me to my only criticism, which is screen flicker” in their Benq GL2760 review.
A number of customers who reviewed the Benq GL2760 considered that it had image ghosting. Ed S said two years ago “The response time 2ms when using with my playstation 3 is great no ghosting at all” in his review. Max Reading said in his Benq GL2760 review on Amazon “Colours are crisp, ghosting is minimal (I tend to play a lot of fast paced games where this is more noticeable”.
Easy to Use
Fourteen Benq GL2760 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Bilioph88 mentioned on Amazon “The Benq arrived next day and was easy to set up”. In November last year Chris3vic said on Amazon “It's very easy to set up, just plug” in their Benq GL2760 review. Two years ago Gary Murfitt mentioned “Excellent monitor for the price, very easy to set up and adjust”.
Some Benq GL2760 owners who bought the Benq GL2760 agreed that it was easy to use. Bozah rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It has east to use buttons on the side”. Two years ago Dan the it Man he wrote in his review of the Benq GL2760 on Amazon “The menu options itself is very easy to use”. George Bungle gave it an excellent rating and he wrote also two years ago “The on-screen menus are clear and easy to use; it doesn't suffer from that problem many budget displays seem to exhibit, of having unfathomable buttons” in his review of this PC monitor.
Several people who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Ben wrote “Despite other reviews I have found the menu reasonably user friendly” in his Benq GL2760 review. Leo91 wrote on Amazon two years ago “This is easily done, by pressing Menu on the side of your screen” and scored it 5 stars. Mazzy mentioned “Remember to switch to AMA (advanced motion accelerator) on in the menu to get the fast response time, i like the buttons don't know why complaints” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars.
A few Benq GL2760 owners who bought the product thought it had a good experience. Last year Miss G. gave it a very good review score and she said in her review “Other half as very pleased with the gaming experience”. Mrs she wrote “Sharpness.)While using the monitor, I had a pleasant experience”.
Some Benq GL2760 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Andrew Duncan wrote on Amazon three years ago “I've given it a 5 star rating because it met my expectations - crystal clear display & easy to assemble both for a great price” and scored the product very highly. Belami scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Having said this it is easy to assemble the stand”.
Nineteen Benq GL2760 reviewers agreed that the Benq GL2760 was well made. Last year Andrew rated the Benq GL2760 as excellent and he said “If you need a solid stand then be prepared to pay more”. Beano mentioned on Amazon “Good study build and sits solidly on its standBenQ might not be a huge name in the tech world”. Beano also mentioned “The only downside for some might be the built in speakers”.
Several Benq GL2760 reviewers who reviewed the Benq GL2760 reckoned that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Kryt wrote “The stand is sturdy and the picture quality appears even” in their review of this PC monitor. Tom wrote in his review of the Benq GL2760 on Amazon “The buttons on the side are sturdy enough” and rated the Benq GL2760 80 out of 100.
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A few people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago Bob gave the Benq GL2760 an excellent review score and he wrote on Amazon “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”. Fantatsictoast1 wrote in their review “Monitor may be very good for I know, HDMI slot wouldn't work correctly” yet they gave it a score of 40 out of 100.
One Benq GL2760 reviewer who bought it thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Kryt wrote on Amazon “This fits the bill well, good connectivity with DVI, HDMI” in their review however despite that they only scored the Benq GL2760 60 out of 100.
One person who reviewed the Benq GL2760 wrote that it was good in terms of USB connections.
A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. All Things Tech mentioned on Amazon “Great Value”. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Great monitor for the price it costs” in their review. Andrew mentioned in his review “Wobbly stand, great screen, low price” .
A few Benq GL2760 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was a bargain for the price. In November last year Andrew said “Price is very cheap - better they cut corners on the stand than on the screen”. Dar wrote on Amazon “Fast delivery, cheap and the specs are sublime for the price you're paying” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Gavin J. scored it 5 stars and he mentioned “And with HDMI, this is a bargain for under” in his Benq GL2760 review.
Nine customers mentioned in their reviews that it was cheap. In November last year Alex Maidment scored the Benq GL2760 very highly and he wrote on Amazon “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 of the Benq GL2760. Danny mentioned in his review “For roughly £150 it's a decent model on a budget.”. Darim Ibn-La'ahad wrote “Fantastic Monitor- Budget or not” and rated the product as very good.
Several customers who reviewed the Benq GL2760 reckoned that it was thin. Scott said in his review of the Benq GL2760 “Cheap, slim and fit for purpose”.
A few customers who bought it agreed that it was thick. Jaimin Vyas wrote “The rim is thick” in their review of this PC monitor. K.m.f said on Amazon “My only issue is the bezel around the monitor is significantly thicker than I'd like.”.
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was lightweight. Two years ago Ae "alpha" said in their review “It is lightweight and classy looking”. One Benq GL2760 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was compact.
One Benq GL2760 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good physically. Danny wrote in his review on Amazon “The physical build quality is worthy of praise” however he gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. One customer who bought the Benq GL2760 wrote that it was a good depth. Jason said in his Benq GL2760 review on Amazon “Surprisingly good colour depth for the price” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.
One Benq GL2760 reviewer who reviewed the Benq GL2760 said that it was a good height. Two years ago Knigthmareframe-Gundam rated the Benq GL2760 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “It pivot, swivel and is height adjusting(was used in first seconds after monitor was put on the table) - it is much better than standard stands”.
Based on 10,132 user and expert reviews, Benq has excellent ratings for its PC monitors. Benq also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.
Across all PC screens, the GL2760 is one the top selling products currently available for purchase.
Low Running Costs
The GL2760 has an average running cost of only £34 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 395 recently released medium monitors.
Good Sound Quality
One customer mentioned that this PC monitor had good sound quality. Two years ago Lazer wrote in their review of the Benq GL2760 on Amazon “The speakers on this monitor really are terrible, you could get better sound quality from a toaster inside a microwave”.
Just Released Five Months Ago
Benq only released the GL2760 five months ago. Newer LCD screens like this one are likely to have more advanced features.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the Viewsonic VA2452SM[plb_3066057_price], the DELL SE2417HG[plb_3801823_price], and the Asus VP229[plb_3706923_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The Benq GL2760 has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the GL2760. The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that are a similar age to the GL2760 is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the GL2760 range from 0.21W to 52W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.8W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of only 0.3 Watts, the Benq GL2760 has one of the lower power consumptions when in PowerSave mode amongst PC screens of this age.
Very Fast Response Time
The Benq GL2760 has one of the faster response times (only 2 milliseconds) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. LCD screens that were released in the last 12 months have response times of between 1ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms.
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Poor Expert Reviews
Expert review website PC Mag scored this PC monitor 60 out of 100. Experts aren't convinced by this Benq flatpanel monitor.
Some Benq GL2760 owners who bought the Benq GL2760 thought it did not have good technical guidance. Burak said “This was extremely easy and the manual was useless since it uses basic common sense with to set up”. Ila said on Amazon “So, i'm not happy with the cd supplied, its limited and the manual is also limited”. Sam said on Amazon “This wasn't explained in the manual and had me confused for a few minutes”.
Unacceptable Noise Level
One Benq GL2760 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was not noisy. Last year Alex Maidment he mentioned on Amazon “TV, really good for that as well!It also has speakers which is useful, although the speakers aren't very loud.” in his Benq GL2760 review.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year have a built-in speaker, however the Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider including the Acer V276HL[plb_3338113_price], the iiyama B2483HSU-B1DP[plb_3332296_price], or the Benq BL2405PT[plb_3720983_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Benq GL2760 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other recently released medium monitors are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other latest comparable spec LCD screens, the Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the GL2760, the Benq GL2760 does not have an integrated card reader.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on recently released flatpanel monitors.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The Benq GL2760 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles (only 160 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for the last year is 15° and the widest is 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of recently released medium monitors is -5° and the widest is 180°. The Benq GL2760 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Very Small Color Gamut
At only 72 percent, the Benq GL2760 has a quite small color gamut compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last year. The average color gamut of new medium monitors is 82%.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Full HD, HD
SRGB Display Feature
0.311 x 0.311
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Recyclable Material Percentage
Heavy Metal Free Design
Windows Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 x64
Im a computer tech going on 20 years. ive seen all kinds of makes and models of monitors..but this one is flawless. i really tried to find a flaw with this monitor but i couldnt.. when a customer... Read more…
The actual monitor itself is fine..obviously a great value for the large size. If you don't need to adjust the position of the monitor, you'll like this. If you DO need to adjust the monitor, you... Read more…
I'm a software developer so I use the monitor a lot at home. I use the HDMI connector from a laptop docking station and it is as clear and sharp as the monitors I use at work. It was easy to setup... Read more…
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