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Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2270

Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2270

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Benq GW2255
Benq GW2270

Top Prices

Overclockers UK
Checked 1 hour ago
Out of stock
Ebuyer Business
Checked 3 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (112 available)
Ebuyer
Checked 12 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (133 available)
Novatech
Checked 13 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock

Reasons For

1 Reason For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2255 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Benq GW2270 does not have 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.

4 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). 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.

41 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£16.93 cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq GW2270 only costs £56.40 to run whereas the Benq GW2255 costs £73.33 to run (30% more). Read more
Better user reviews
Based on 3 reviews, the average user review score of the Benq GW2270 is 100%, but the average rating of the Benq GW2255 is 95% (based on 10 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Benq GW2270 (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.

Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Benq GW2255, whereas 42 stores sell the Benq GW2270. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over two years older
The Benq GW2255 is older than the Benq GW2270 by two years.
More expensive to run over five years by 30%
The Benq GW2255 costs £73.33 to run which is £16.93 more to run than the Benq GW2270 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The Benq GW2255's average user rating is 95%, however the Benq GW2270's is 100% (based on 3 reviews).
1 Reason Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq GW2255 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.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

46 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 71.79
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 73.33
Electricity cost - switched on £ 53.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 56.40
Purchase price £ 75.99
Total cost of ownership £ 132.39
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 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
21.5" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
268mm 268mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
477mm 477mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
54.61cm
BEST
54.6cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

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 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 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 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

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
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
21W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
28W 21W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 31kWh
Power Consumption (max)
21W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.8kg 4.6kg
BEST
Package Height
397mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
122mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
583mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
3.7kg
BEST
4.6kg
Height (with Stand)
400mm 400mm
Depth (with Stand)
174mm
BEST
178mm
Width (with Stand)
525mm 506mm
BEST
Weight
3.7kg 3.4kg
BEST
Height
400mm 304mm
Depth
174mm 51mm
Width
525mm 506mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width
11.5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
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