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Benq RL2455 vs Viewsonic VG2439M

Benq RL2455 vs Viewsonic VG2439M

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Benq RL2455
Viewsonic VG2439M

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Checked 7 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
eBay
Checked 9 hours ago
Littlewoods
Checked 17 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
AWD-IT
Checked 7 hours ago
Out of stock
Electronic Accent
Checked 9 hours ago
Delivery unknown

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Four times faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the Viewsonic VG2439M (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.

£138 cheaper
The Benq RL2455 costs £137.99 less than the Viewsonic VG2439M.
Available from 22 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are vastly better
The Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 92% based on 500 reviews, however the Viewsonic VG2439M has an average rating of 71% (based on 54 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Cheaper to run by £10.25
Over five years the Viewsonic VG2439M is £10.25 cheaper to run than the Benq RL2455. Read more
Slightly better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Viewsonic VG2439M is 80%, whereas the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 76% (based on 14 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
More expensive to run over five years by 17%
The running costs of the Benq RL2455 are £71.78 which is £10.25 more than the Viewsonic VG2439M over five years. Show assumptions.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The Benq RL2455's average expert rating is only 76%, however the Viewsonic VG2439M's is 80% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Vastly slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439M has a response time of 5ms, however the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms faster). 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.

More expensive by £138
The Viewsonic VG2439M is £137.99 more expensive than the Benq RL2455.
Fewer sellers
The Viewsonic VG2439M is only stocked by 1 store, but the Benq RL2455 is stocked by 23 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Viewsonic VG2439M is 15 months older than the Benq RL2455.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Viewsonic VG2439M is only 71%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq RL2455 is 92% (based on 500 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
eteknix.com: Gamer's Choice
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

45 months Ago 60 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 71.78
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 201.77
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.53
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 61.53
Purchase price £ 267.98
Total cost of ownership £ 329.51
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.96cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
HDMI Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
4W
BEST
3W
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
 Picture-in-Picture support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
27W 24W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
BEST
 96 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 32 - 104
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
420mm
BEST
508mm
Package Depth
134mm
BEST
190mm
Package Width
650mm 634mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
4.1kg
BEST
5.2kg
Height (with Stand)
435mm
BEST
435.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
189mm
BEST
239.6mm
Width (with Stand)
579mm 560.3mm
BEST
Weight
4.1kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
435mm 332.7mm
Depth
189mm 58.2mm
Width
579mm 560.3mm

Other Features

Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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