Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2270

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Benq GW2255
Benq GW2270

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Marginally bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Benq GW2255 has a display diagonal (metric) of 54.61cm, however the Benq GW2270 is only a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.009999999999998cm smaller).
67% lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 0.2W lower than the Benq GW2270 (0.5W).
2% cheaper to run
The Benq GW2255 only costs £55.38 to run over five years but the Benq GW2270 costs £56.40 to run (2% more). Read more
User reviews are better
The Benq GW2255 has an average user review score of 95% based on 10 reviews, however the Benq GW2270 has an average rating of 88% (based on 44 reviews).
2 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.

300g lighter Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a weight of 3.4kg, but the Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (300g heavier).

Reasons Against

4 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.

9% heavier Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 300g heavier than the Benq GW2270 (3.4kg).
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Over two years older
The Benq GW2255 is older than the Benq GW2270 by two years.
4 Reasons Against
1% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
Benq GW2270 is only 54.6cm display diagonal. That's 0.009999999999998cm smaller than the Benq GW2255 (54.6cm).
0.2W higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a power consumption (PowerSave) of 0.5W, however the Benq GW2255 is a 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.2W lower).
£1.02 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Benq GW2270 costs £56.40 to run which is £1.02 more to run than the Benq GW2255. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq GW2270 has an average user score of 88%, but the Benq GW2255 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 10 reviews).

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 53.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 55.38
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

0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 268mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 477mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
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
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
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)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
21W 21W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 31kWh
AC Input Voltage
 9
 90-264
 90
 9
 90-264
 90

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.8kg 4.6kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 178mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 506mm
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
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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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