Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2265HM vs Benq GW2270

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Benq GW2255
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
0.009999999999998cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 54.61cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the Benq GW2270 is only a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.009999999999998cm smaller).
Lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
Benq GW2255 is 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode, and so does the Benq GW2265HM. That's 0.2W lower than the Benq GW2270 (0.5W).
Cheaper to run by £21.53
The Benq GW2255 is £21.53 cheaper to run than the Benq GW2265HM and £1.02 cheaper to run than the Benq GW2270 over five years. Read more
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 10 user reviews, the Benq GW2255 has an average review score of 95%, whereas the Benq GW2265HM has an average rating of 92% (based on 13 reviews) and the Benq GW2270 has an average rating of 88% (based on 44 reviews).
5 Reasons For
A bit bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a viewable size, vertical of 268.11mm, however the Benq GW2270 is only a 268mm viewable height PC monitor (0.11000000000001mm smaller).
Audio output Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has an audio output, but the Benq GW2255 does not have an audio output.
Audio input Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has an audio input, whereas the Benq GW2255 does not have an audio input.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a built-in speaker(s), however the Benq GW2255 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.

0.2W lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq GW2265HM is a 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (as does the Benq GW2255), whereas the Benq GW2270 is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.2W higher).
5 Reasons For
1% bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Benq GW2270 is a 477mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 0.36000000000001mm bigger than the Benq GW2265HM (477mm).
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.

Marginally lighter Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a weight of 3.4kg, however the Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (300g heavier) and the Benq GW2265HM is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (100g heavier).
Cheaper by £75
The Benq GW2270 costs £75.43 less than the Benq GW2265HM.
35 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.

Reasons Against

7 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.

Does not have an audio output Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have an audio output, but the Benq GW2265HM has an audio output.
Does not have an audio input Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have an audio input, whereas the Benq GW2265HM has an audio input.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Benq GW2265HM does. 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.

Heavier Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 200g heavier than the Benq GW2265HM (3.4kg) and 300g heavier than the Benq GW2270 (3.4kg).
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Over two years older
The Benq GW2255 is older than the Benq GW2265HM by 22 months and older than the Benq GW2270 by two years.
8 Reasons Against
Smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Benq GW2265HM is a 476.64mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 0.36000000000001mm smaller than the Benq GW2270 (477mm).
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.

100g heavier Edit
The Benq GW2265HM has a weight of 3.5kg, however the Benq GW2255 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (200g heavier) and the Benq GW2270 is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor (100g lighter).
More expensive by £75
The Benq GW2265HM is £75.43 more expensive than the Benq GW2270.
Less retailers
The Benq GW2265HM is only stocked by 2 retailers, whereas the Benq GW2270 is stocked by 37 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.
£21.53 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Benq GW2265HM costs £76.91 to run which is £21.53 more to run than the Benq GW2255 and £20.51 more to run than the Benq GW2270. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The Benq GW2265HM's average user score is 92%, however the Benq GW2255's is 95% (based on 10 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
0.11000000000001mm smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a viewable size, vertical of 268mm, however the Benq GW2265HM is a 268.11mm viewable height PC monitor (0.11000000000001mm bigger).
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Benq GW2270 has a display diagonal (metric) of 54.6cm. That's 0.009999999999998cm smaller than the Benq GW2255 (54.6cm).
A lot higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq GW2270 is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2265HM are both 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitors (0.2W lower).
Higher running costs over five years by £1.02
The running costs over five years of the Benq GW2270 are £56.40 which is £1.02 more than the Benq GW2255. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq GW2270's average user score is 88%, however the Benq GW2255's is 95% (based on 10 reviews) and the Benq GW2265HM's is 92% (based on 13 reviews).

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 19 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 £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 151.42
Total cost of ownership £ 228.33
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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
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data 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.
0.38T
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
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 268.11mm
BEST
268mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 476.64mm 477mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
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 16.77M
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
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72% 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1 1
DVI Port
1 1 1
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)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Ergonomics

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

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 400mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 581mm 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5kg
BEST
4.6kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 396.96mm
BEST
400mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 185.74mm 178mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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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