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Benq XL2720 vs Neovo QF-28

Benq XL2720 vs Neovo QF-28

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Benq XL2720
Neovo QF-28

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 3D PC monitor, however the Neovo QF-28 is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Significantly faster response time Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms faster than the Neovo QF-28 (3ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq XL2720 is two, but the Neovo QF-28 only has one HDMI port.
£29.48 cheaper to run
The Benq XL2720 only costs £139.73 to run over five years whereas the Neovo QF-28 costs £169.21 to run (21% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Neovo QF-28 is a 28" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the Benq XL2720 (28"). 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Neovo QF-28 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq XL2720 does not. 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq XL2720 has a display diagonal of 27", but the Neovo QF-28 is a 28" 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 a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Neovo QF-28 has a built-in speaker(s). 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.

Nine months older
The Benq XL2720 is older than the Neovo QF-28 by nine months.
4 Reasons Against
2ms slower response time Edit
The Neovo QF-28 has a response time of 3ms, however the Benq XL2720 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Neovo QF-28 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2720 only has two HDMI ports.
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£29.48 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Neovo QF-28 are £169.21 which is £29.48 more than the Benq XL2720. Show assumptions.

Awards

13 Awards
benchmarkhardware.com: Gold
Digital Versus: 5 Star
f1cd.ru: Recommended
fz.se: Silver
gamestar.de: Platinum
hardware.info: Silver Award
HEXUS.net: Approved
insidehardware.it: Platinum
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
neitsabes.fr: Very Good
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
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Average User Rating

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Date Released

40 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 1.28
Electricity cost - standby £ 138.45
Total running cost £ 139.73
Purchase price £ 319.99
Total cost of ownership £ 459.72
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 166.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 169.21

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.84T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 99
Viewable Size, Horizontal
1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 99
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.16 x 0.16
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
3ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4
BEST
2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 6W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Pivot Angle
90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
140mm
BEST
130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 23
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -160 - 160
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
0.5W
BEST
65W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 88kWh
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90
 95-265
 90-264
 5
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 95-265
 90-264
 5
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 93
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 55
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 493mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 224mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 765mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.9kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 555.4mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 244.5mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 659.7mm
Weight
7.5kg 5.3kg
BEST
Height
548mm 390.9mm
Depth
273mm 49.3mm
Width
642mm 659.7mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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