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Benq XL2720 vs DELL 2714H

Benq XL2720 vs DELL 2714H

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Benq XL2720
DELL 2714H

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Faster response time Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms faster than the DELL 2714H (8ms). 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.

3 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
DELL 2714H is 178° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° wider than the Benq XL2720 (178°).
Moderately wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
DELL 2714H is 178° horizontal viewing angle, but the Benq XL2720 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
£81.79 cheaper to run
The DELL 2714H is £81.79 cheaper to run than the Benq XL2720 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the DELL 2714H (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the DELL 2714H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
More expensive to run over five years by 141%
Over five years the running costs of the Benq XL2720 are £139.73 which is £81.79 more than the DELL 2714H. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The DELL 2714H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms slower than the Benq XL2720 (8ms). 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.

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Two months older
The DELL 2714H is older than the Benq XL2720 by two months.

Awards

6 Awards
f1cd.ru: Recommended
gamestar.de: Platinum
insidehardware.it: Best in Class
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
neitsabes.fr: Very Good
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

40 months Ago 42 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 £ 359.99
Total cost of ownership £ 499.72
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 57.94

Energy Efficiency Class

No data 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.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.3mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
1mm 597.9mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.1 x 0.1
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.6cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
140mm
BEST
115mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
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

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
0.5W
BEST
22W
Power Consumption (standby)
27W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 43W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 95-265
 5
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 95-265
 5
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.9kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 424mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 204mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 641.4mm
Weight
10.2kg 4.6kg
BEST
Height
548mm 379.9mm
Depth
273mm 46.1mm
Width
642mm 641.4mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
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