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Asus VG236 vs Benq RL2455

Asus VG236 vs Benq RL2455

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Asus VG236
Benq RL2455

Top Prices

Overclockers UK
Checked 12 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
Ebuyer Business
Checked 14 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
eBay
Checked 16 hours ago
Maplin Electronics
Checked 4 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
AWD-IT
Checked 2 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Asus VG236 is a 3D PC monitor, however the Benq RL2455 is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Seven more awards
The Asus VG236 has 10 awards, however the Benq RL2455 has 3 awards.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 41 reviews, the Asus VG236 has an average expert review score of 81%, but the Benq RL2455 has an average rating of 76% (based on 15 reviews).
6 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the Asus VG236 (24"). 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.

Vastly faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a response time of 1ms, however the Asus VG236 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 is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Asus VG236 only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Asus VG236 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.

Cheaper by £220
The Benq RL2455 is £220 cheaper than the Asus VG236.
21 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A bit smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VG236 has a display diagonal of 23", but the Benq RL2455 is a 24" PC monitor (1" bigger). 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.

Slower response time Edit
The Asus VG236 is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Benq RL2455 (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.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus VG236 is one, but the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus VG236 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq RL2455 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.

£220 more expensive
The Asus VG236 is more expensive than the Benq RL2455 by £220.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Asus VG236, however 22 sellers sell the Benq RL2455. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
3 Reasons Against
Older by two months
The Benq RL2455 is two months older than the Asus VG236.
Seven less awards
The Benq RL2455 has only received 3 awards, but the Asus VG236 has received 10 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Benq RL2455 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus VG236 is 81% (based on 41 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
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3 Awards
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

43 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
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

No data
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
23" 24"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
 12000000:1
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2652 x 0.2652 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
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
58.4cm 60.96cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TFT
 TFT
Display Brightness
400 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
BEST
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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
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 (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
NVIDIA 3D Vision
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

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)
2W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
60W 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
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
11.1g
BEST
5.7kg
Package Height
483mm 420mm
BEST
Package Depth
232mm 134mm
BEST
Package Width
625mm
BEST
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
7kg 4.1kg
BEST
Height
419.5mm 435mm
Depth
250mm 189mm
Width
550.2mm 579mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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