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Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2265HM vs Benq GW2270

Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2265HM vs Benq GW2270

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Benq GW2255
Benq GW2265HM
Benq GW2270

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2255 has a built-in speaker(s) (as does the Benq GW2265HM), whereas 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.

3 Reasons For
Audio output Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has an audio output, but the Benq GW2255 does not have an audio output.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a built-in speaker(s), and so does the Benq GW2255, however the Benq GW2270 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.

Better expert reviews
Based on 2 expert reviews, the average review score of the Benq GW2265HM is 80%, however the average rating of the Benq GW2270 is 75% (based on 2 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a response time of 5ms, but the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2265HM are both 6ms response time PC monitors (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.

Cheaper by £76
The Benq GW2270 costs £76.01 less than the Benq GW2265HM.
41 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
27% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq GW2270 is £16.93 cheaper to run than the Benq GW2255 and £20.51 cheaper to run than the Benq GW2265HM. Read more
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq GW2270 is 100% based on 3 reviews, however the average rating of the Benq GW2255 is 95% (based on 10 reviews) and the average rating of the Benq GW2265HM is 92% (based on 13 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
17% slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Benq GW2265HM. 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.

Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Benq GW2255, but 2 stores sell the Benq GW2265HM and 42 sellers sell the Benq GW2270. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Over two years older
The Benq GW2255 is older than the Benq GW2265HM by 23 months and older than the Benq GW2270 by two years.
30% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Benq GW2255 costs £73.33 to run which is £16.93 more to run than the Benq GW2270. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Benq GW2255 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq GW2270 is 100% (based on 3 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a response time of 6ms (as does the Benq GW2255), but the Benq GW2270 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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 £76
The Benq GW2265HM is £76.01 more expensive than the Benq GW2270.
Less retailers
The Benq GW2265HM is only stocked by 2 stores, whereas the Benq GW2270 is stocked by 42 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by two months
The Benq GW2265HM is two months older than the Benq GW2270.
£20.51 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Benq GW2265HM costs £76.91 to run which is £3.58 more to run than the Benq GW2255 and £20.51 more to run than the Benq GW2270. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq GW2265HM's average user score is 92%, however the Benq GW2255's is 95% (based on 10 reviews) and the Benq GW2270's is 100% (based on 3 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2265HM 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.

Expert review Rating is Worse
The Benq GW2270's average expert score is only 75%, however the Benq GW2265HM's is 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
Expert Reviews: Budget Buy
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

46 months Ago 22 months Ago 21 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 £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 152.00
Total cost of ownership £ 228.91
Details
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 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.
0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
268mm 268.11mm
BEST
268mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
477mm
BEST
476.64mm 477mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
54.61cm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.6cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 72% 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
 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
 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
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

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

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
21W 0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
28W 30W 21W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 31kWh
Power Consumption (max)
21W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg
BEST
Package Height
397mm
BEST
400mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
122mm 110mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
583mm 581mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
3.7kg
BEST
4.5kg 4.6kg
Height (with Stand)
400mm 396.96mm
BEST
400mm
Depth (with Stand)
174mm
BEST
185.74mm 178mm
Width (with Stand)
525mm 510.24mm 506mm
BEST
Weight
3.7kg 3.5kg 3.4kg
BEST
Height
400mm 302.21mm 304mm
Depth
174mm 52.7mm 51mm
Width
525mm 510.24mm 506mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

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

Technical Details

No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
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