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Benq GL2450 vs Benq RL2455

Benq GL2450 vs Benq RL2455

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Benq GL2450
Benq RL2455

Top Prices

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FREE Standard delivery
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (36 available)
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
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FREE Standard delivery
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Cheaper by £74
The Benq GL2450 costs £74.06 less than the Benq RL2455.
42 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.
16% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq GL2450 only costs £60.51 to run but the Benq RL2455 costs £71.78 to run (19% more). Read more
Better selling
The Benq GL2450 ranks No. 26457 by number of sales, however the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 120502.
One more awards
The Benq GL2450 has 3 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Benq RL2455 has 2 awards.
4 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a response time of 1ms, but the Benq GL2450 is a 2ms 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Benq RL2455 has two HDMI ports, however the Benq GL2450 only has one HDMI port.
Marginally better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Benq RL2455 is 76%, however the average rating of the Benq GL2450 is 73% (based on 12 reviews).
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq RL2455 is 92%, however the average rating of the Benq GL2450 is 90% (based on 739 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a response time of 2ms, but the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Benq GL2450 has one HDMI port, however the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The Benq GL2450's average expert score is only 73%, however the Benq RL2455's is 76% (based on 14 reviews).
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Benq GL2450's average user score is 90%, however the Benq RL2455's is 92% (based on 500 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
More expensive by £74
The Benq RL2455 is £74.06 more expensive than the Benq GL2450.
Less retailers
The Benq RL2455 is only stocked by 23 retailers, whereas the Benq GL2450 is stocked by 65 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.
Older by six months
The Benq RL2455 is six months older than the Benq GL2450.
Higher running costs over five years by £11.27
The running costs of the Benq RL2455 are £71.78 which is £11.27 more than the Benq GL2450 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Benq RL2455 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 120502 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Benq GL2450 ranks No. 26457.
One less award
The Benq RL2455 has only received 2 awards, whereas the Benq GL2450 has received 3 awards.

Awards

3 Awards
PC Advisor.co.uk: Recommended
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
2 Awards
eteknix.com: Gamer's Choice
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 58.97
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 60.51
Purchase price £ 55.93
Total cost of ownership £ 116.44
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

0.3T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
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
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
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
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)
60.96cm 60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
4W 4W
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 White
 White

Performance

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 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
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
60,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Height Adjustment
110mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
BEST
 Pivot
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
 Plug & 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)
23W
BEST
27W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9

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
420mm 420mm
Package Depth
133mm
BEST
134mm
Package Width
134mm
BEST
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
502mm 435mm
Depth
213mm 189mm
Width
579mm 579mm

Packaging Content

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