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Benq GL2450 vs HP Pavilion 23

Benq GL2450 vs HP Pavilion 23

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Benq GL2450
HP Pavilion 23

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Moderately bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a display diagonal of 24", however the HP Pavilion 23 is only a 23" PC monitor (1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

3x faster response time Edit
The Benq GL2450 is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms faster than the HP Pavilion 23 (7ms). 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 GL2450 has a built-in speaker(s), however the HP Pavilion 23 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.

£53 cheaper
The Benq GL2450 costs £53.41 less than the HP Pavilion 23.
Available from 44 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Benq GL2450 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 32752 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the HP Pavilion 23 ranks No. 68737.
Expert reviews are moderately better
Based on 8 expert reviews, the Benq GL2450 has an average review score of 73%, however the HP Pavilion 23 has an average rating of 70% (based on 26 reviews).
User reviews are vastly better
Based on 739 user reviews, the Benq GL2450 has an average review score of 90%, however the HP Pavilion 23 has an average rating of 70% (based on 50 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
HP Pavilion 23 is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the Benq GL2450 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
HP Pavilion 23 is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Benq GL2450 (178°).
£6.67 cheaper to run
Over five years the HP Pavilion 23 only costs £53.84 to run whereas the Benq GL2450 costs £60.51 to run (12% more). Read more
One more awards
The HP Pavilion 23 has 3 awards from expert review sites, however the Benq GL2450 has 2 awards.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°. That's 18° narrower than the HP Pavilion 23 (178°).
Marginally narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq GL2450 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°, however the HP Pavilion 23 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
12% higher running costs over five years
The Benq GL2450 costs £60.51 to run which is £6.67 more to run than the HP Pavilion 23 over five years. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Benq GL2450 has received 2 awards, the HP Pavilion 23 has received 3 awards.
9 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP Pavilion 23 is a 23" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Benq GL2450 (23"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

5ms slower response time Edit
The HP Pavilion 23 has a response time of 7ms, whereas the Benq GL2450 is a 2ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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 HP Pavilion 23 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq GL2450 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.

More expensive by £53
The HP Pavilion 23 is £53.41 more expensive than the Benq GL2450.
Not as many stockists
The HP Pavilion 23 is only stocked by 6 shops, however the Benq GL2450 is stocked by 50 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by over one year
The HP Pavilion 23 is 15 months older than the Benq GL2450.
Less popular
The HP Pavilion 23 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 68737 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Benq GL2450 ranks No. 32752.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The HP Pavilion 23 only has an average expert score of 70%, but the Benq GL2450 has an average expert rating of 73% (based on 8 reviews).
User review Rating is hugely Worse
The HP Pavilion 23 only has an average user score of 70%, but the Benq GL2450 has an average user rating of 90% (based on 739 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
PC Advisor.co.uk: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
3 Awards
computershopper.com: Good For Families
toptenreviews.com: Bronze
zeden.net: Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 54 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 £ 104.98
Total cost of ownership £ 165.49
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 51.28
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 53.84
Purchase price £ 158.39
Total cost of ownership £ 212.23
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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.
0.27T
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
24"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 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
Product Type
 PC monitor
 PC monitor
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
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.265 x 0.265
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.96cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
7ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
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)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 White
 White

Performance

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
110mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
23W 20W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 70
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
420mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
133mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
134mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
436mm 404mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
179mm 171mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
579mm 532mm
BEST
Weight
4.1kg 3.5kg
BEST
Height
502mm 404mm
Depth
213mm 171mm
Width
579mm 532mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI
 DVI
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI
 DVI
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Other Features

Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
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