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Acer G246H vs Benq RL2455

Acer G246H vs Benq RL2455

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Acer G246H
Benq RL2455

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (129 available)
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FREE Standard delivery
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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Acer G246H is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the Benq RL2455 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Acer G246H is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Benq RL2455 (170°).
Cheaper by £40
The Acer G246H costs £89.99, whereas the Benq RL2455 is £129.99.
19 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£18.30 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer G246H only costs £53.48 to run whereas the Benq RL2455 costs £71.78 to run (34% more). Read more
Better selling
The Acer G246H ranks No. 12680 by number of sales, but the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 121342.
Moderately better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the Acer G246H is 80%, but the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 76% (based on 15 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Acer G246H (1ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246H only has one HDMI port.
User reviews are a little better
Based on 509 reviews, the Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 93%, whereas the Acer G246H has an average rating of 90% (based on 346 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Acer G246H has a response time of 2ms, whereas 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 number of HDMI ports on the Acer G246H is one, but the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The Acer G246H has an average user score of 90%, but the Benq RL2455 has an average user rating of 93% (based on 509 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Acer G246H (160°).
A bit narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
£40 more expensive
The Benq RL2455 is more expensive than the Acer G246H by £40.
Fewer sellers
Only 9 shops sells the Benq RL2455, but 28 shops sell the Acer G246H. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Five months older
The Benq RL2455 is older than the Acer G246H by five months.
34% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq RL2455 are £71.78 which is £18.30 more than the Acer G246H. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Benq RL2455 ranks No. 121342 by sales volume, whereas the Acer G246H ranks No. 12680.
A little Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Benq RL2455 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the Acer G246H is 80% (based on 1 review).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
eteknix.com: Gamer's Choice
hardwareheaven.com: Recommended
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 £ 50.76
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.72
Total running cost £ 53.48
Purchase price £ 89.99
Total cost of ownership £ 143.47
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

0.27T
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.
0.36T
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)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
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
 720p
 1080p
 720p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Linux)
 Operating systems supported (Linux)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 27W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.46W
BEST
0.5W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 110
 220
 100-240
 110-220
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 24
 100
 110
 220
 100-240
 110-220
 240
 90
 90-264
 9

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 TCO
 MPR II
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 420mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 134mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 650mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 435mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 189mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 579mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height
400mm 435mm
Depth
179mm 189mm
Width
565mm 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

Connection to PC
 Connection to PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement Supported
 Horizontal
 Horizontal
Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Power Cord Included
 Power cord included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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