Benq GL2450 vs Benq RL2455

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Benq GL2450
Benq RL2455

Top Prices

BT Shop
Checked 12 hours ago
Standard delivery: £3.49
In stock
BT Business Direct
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: £6.07
In stock
Ebuyer Business
Checked 41 minutes ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (36 available)
Ebuyer Business
Checked 41 minutes ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
Maplin Electronics
Checked 15 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
Amazon UK
Checked 1 day ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock

Reasons For

6 Reasons For
0.2W lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq GL2450 is a 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.2W higher).
Cheaper by £25
The Benq GL2450 costs £24.80 less than the Benq RL2455.
35 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Better selling
The Benq GL2450 ranks No. 20176 by number of sales, however the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 128285.
One more awards
The Benq GL2450 has 2 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Benq RL2455 has 1 award.
A bit better expert reviews
Based on 8 reviews, the average expert review score of the Benq GL2450 is 73%, however the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 70% (based on 9 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal (metric) of 60.96cm. That's 0.060000000000002cm bigger than the Benq GL2450 (60.96cm).
Four times faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a response time of 1ms, but the Benq GL2450 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Benq GL2450 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.

19% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq RL2455 is £16.93 cheaper to run than the Benq GL2450. Read more
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq RL2455 is 91%, however the average rating of the Benq GL2450 is 90% (based on 1,127 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
1% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a display diagonal (metric) of 60.9cm. That's 0.060000000000002cm smaller than the Benq RL2455 (60.96cm).
4ms slower response time Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a response time of 5ms, but the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GL2450 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Benq RL2455 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.

Older by nine months
The Benq GL2450 is nine months older than the Benq RL2455.
£16.93 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq GL2450 are £88.71 which is £16.93 more than the Benq RL2455. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Benq GL2450's average user score is 90%, however the Benq RL2455's is 91% (based on 209 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
A lot higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the Benq GL2450 is a 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.2W lower).
More expensive by £25
The Benq RL2455 is £24.80 more expensive than the Benq GL2450.
Less retailers
The Benq RL2455 is only stocked by 10 retailers, whereas the Benq GL2450 is stocked by 45 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Less popular
The Benq RL2455 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 128285 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Benq GL2450 ranks No. 20176.
One less award
The Benq RL2455 has only received 1 award, whereas the Benq GL2450 has received 2 awards.
Expert review Rating is marginally Worse
The Benq RL2455's average expert score is only 70%, however the Benq GL2450's is 73% (based on 8 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
PC Advisor.co.uk: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
1 Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

51 months Ago 41 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 87.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 88.71
Purchase price £ 105.19
Total cost of ownership £ 193.90
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 71.78
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 201.77
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.44T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
298.89mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
531.36mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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
0.276 x 0.276 0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.9cm 60.96cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 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 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

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
34W 27W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
34W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.6kg
BEST
5.7kg
Package Height
134mm
BEST
420mm
Package Depth
420mm 134mm
BEST
Package Width
650mm 650mm
Weight With Stand
4.1kg 4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
436mm 435mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
179mm
BEST
189mm
Width (with Stand)
579mm 579mm
Weight
4.1kg 4.1kg
Height
436.49mm 435mm
Depth
179.12mm 189mm
Width
579.39mm 579mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
579 x 63 x 350.98 Unknown - Click to provide data
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