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Benq GW2450HM PC Monitor

f1cd.ru Recommended apcmag.com Highly Recommended
24" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Oct 2013
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Featuring the ultra-high 3000:1 native contrast, 20M:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and true 8-bit panel performance with deep blacks and minimized light leakage, this VA LED monitor refreshes your... More
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14 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both liked this PC screen. This PC display received a "Highly Recommended" award from Apcmag.com and the expert at F1cd.ru conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on five expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, apcmag.com, Bit-Tech.net and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this PC screen is 75 out of 100.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 10,132 user and expert reviews for Benq PC monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent ratings. We also found that Benq has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

Good Picture Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good contrast ratio. Bit-Tech.net scored the product 4 stars and mentioned “Great contrast ratio” in their Benq GW2450HM review.

One Benq GW2450HM reviewer reckoned that the product had image blurring. Four years ago Uk.hardware.info mentioned in their Benq GW2450HM review “If you enjoy playing shooters, you care less about perfect colour rendering or energy-efficiency and more about fast response times without blurring and ghosting”.

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Reasonably Priced

One Benq GW2450HM owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money. Itreviews.com said in their review on IT Reviews.com four years ago “The BenQ GW2450 is a very affordable 24-inch monitor based on VA (Vertical Alignment) panel technology”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good in terms of power usage. Bit-Tech.net said “Energy efficient” in their review of the Benq GW2450HM.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including the AOC I2369 (£119.98) which has better reviews; or the Asus VS239 (£115.50), or the iiyama B2280HS (£114.63) which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GW2450HM has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the GW2450HM do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the iiyama XU2390HS (£133.98).

There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the Benq RL2455 (£129.99), or the HP ProDisplay P221 (£146.39).

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq GW2450HM has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GW2450HM is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the GW2450HM has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the GW2450HM. Comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the GW2450HM is more than most comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the GW2450HM.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of PC displays of a similar spec and age to the GW2450HM range from 0.14W to 80W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of only 0.3 Watts, the Benq GW2450HM has one of the lower power consumptions when in PowerSave mode amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Benq GW2450HM has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC displays that were launched more than two years ago. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the GW2450HM have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Benq GW2450HM is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065 (£110.40) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GW2450HM, the GW2450HM does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the GW2450HM, the GW2450HM does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The average RMS rated audio power of similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the GW2450HM is 5.2W. The Benq GW2450HM has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers (only 2 Watts) amongst PC screens of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq GW2450HM

OK Running Costs

The GW2450HM has an average running cost of £44 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC screens of this age and type.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over three years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Width

With a width of 580 millimeters, the GW2450HM has a relatively average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the GW2450HM.

If you are not worried about having a wider width then you might want to consider the E2480HS (£119.99) (571.5mm), the B2481HS (£135.06) (571.5mm), or the E2482HS (£161.79) (571.5mm) all from iiyama.

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Specification

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DVI-D Port
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Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
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Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Coloured Feet
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Thin Client
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Adjustable Height
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VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
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2 Awards

f1cd.ru Recommended apcmag.com Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(10)
15 January 2013

The monitor will always remain the main focal point of a PC, no matter if you're a casual user, die-hard overclocker or hardware enthusiast. It's the component you will be staring at the most. The... Read more…

IT Reviews.com

19 November 2012

The BenQ GW2450 is a very affordable 24-inch monitor based on VA (Vertical Alignment) panel technology...

19 November 2012

The BenQ GW2450 is a reasonably-priced 24-inch monitor based on VA (Vertical Alignment) panel technology. It offers robust colors and deep blacks but is short on features...

6 August 2012

Apcmag.com

BenQ was one of the first companies to introduce an LED-backlit VA (vertical alignment) panel last year, and now has a second-generation model. The GW2450 has a 24in screen and runs a standard... Read more…

1 June 2012

The BenQ GW2450HM offers good performance despite the low price. It has its cons, but they are not as many as to say that this is a crappy monitor...

16 December 2012

Een monitor blijft het onderdeel van je computer waar je het meest tegenaan kijkt, zelfs als verwoede overklokker of hardware freak. Het beeldschermenaanbod is het laatste jaar een stuk... Read more…

6 November 2012

BenQ GW2450HM nie tylko posiada kilkukrotnie g??bsz? czer? od urz?dze? z podobnej pó?ki cenowej, ale równie? nie powoduje przy tym tragicznego rozmywania szybko poruszaj?cych si? elementów po...

9 July 2012

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25 October 2012

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15 September 2012

F1cd.ru

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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gw2450, gw2450h, gw2450hm, benq 9hl8, benq 9hl8r, benq gw2450, benq 9hl8rl, benq gw2450h, benq 9hl8rla, benq gw2450hm, benq 9hl8rlad, benq 9hl8rladb, benq 1920x1080, benq 9hl8rladbe

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