Benq GW2265 vs Philips 243V5

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Benq GW2265
Philips 243V5

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Benq GW2265 has a response time of 6ms, however the Philips 243V5 is a 10ms 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.

Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Benq GW2265 is 80% based on 1 review, whereas the average rating of the Philips 243V5 is 75% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons For
9% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Philips 243V5 is a 23.6" PC monitor. That's 2.1" bigger than the Benq GW2265 (23.6"). 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.

25.11mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
Philips 243V5 is 293.22mm viewable height, but the Benq GW2265 is only a 268.11mm viewable height PC monitor (25.11mm smaller).
9% bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a viewable size, horizontal of 521.28mm. That's 44.64mm bigger than the Benq GW2265 (521.28mm).
Three more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Philips 243V5 is four, but the Benq GW2265 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a built-in speaker(s), but the Benq GW2265 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.

A little lighter Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a weight of 3.2kg, but the Benq GW2265 is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor (180g heavier).
Hugely better user reviews
The average user review score of the Philips 243V5 is 93% based on 3 reviews, but the average rating of the Benq GW2265 is 70% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
10% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq GW2265 is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 2.1" smaller than the Philips 243V5 (23.6"). 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.

25.11mm smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The Benq GW2265 is a 268.11mm viewable height PC monitor, whereas the Philips 243V5 is a 293.22mm viewable height PC monitor (25.11mm bigger).
10% smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
Benq GW2265 is only 476.64mm viewable width. That's 44.64mm smaller than the Philips 243V5 (521.28mm).
Three less HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Benq GW2265 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Philips 243V5 only has four HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2265 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Philips 243V5 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.

Moderately heavier Edit
The Benq GW2265 has a weight of 3.4kg, whereas the Philips 243V5 is a 3.2kg weight PC monitor (180g lighter).
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User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Benq GW2265 is only 70%, whereas the average user rating of the Philips 243V5 is 93% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
A lot slower response time Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a response time of 10ms, whereas the Benq GW2265 is a 6ms 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.

Older by five months
The Philips 243V5 is five months older than the Benq GW2265.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Philips 243V5 only has an average expert score of 75%, but the Benq GW2265 has an average expert rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 55.15
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 57.71
Purchase price £ 97.97
Total cost of ownership £ 155.68
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 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
21.5" 23.6"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 30 - 83
Viewable Size, Vertical
268.11mm 293.22mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Horizontal
476.64mm 521.28mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.272 x 0.272
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 59.9cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
10ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 4ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 4
BEST
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

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

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (TR)
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
BEST
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 (off)
0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
30W 21.51W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 34kWh
Power Consumption (max)
26W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3658
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.4kg
BEST
5kg
Package Height
400mm
BEST
415mm
Package Depth
110mm
BEST
118mm
Package Width
581mm
BEST
600mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7kg
Height (with Stand)
396.96mm
BEST
420mm
Depth (with Stand)
185.74mm
BEST
220mm
Width (with Stand)
510.24mm
BEST
551mm
Weight
3.4kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height
396.96mm 344mm
Depth
185.74mm 52mm
Width
510.24mm 551mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA

Other Features

Power Consumption (active)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.51W
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 600 x 415 x 118
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 551 x 420 x 220
Power Cord Included
 Power cord included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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