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Benq GL2460HM PC Monitor

£113.97
24" 1920 X 1080 May 2015
B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Release Date £60.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Poor expert reviews
Not quiet
Only 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution
123 Reviews
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Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

This PC screen received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from PC Mag. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the bottom 5% of all the PC screens that came out more than a year ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 127 owner reviews this LCD screen has an average owner rating of 87 out of 100. Over 86% of reviewers gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Excellent Brand

Based on 10,044 expert and user reviews (including 862 verified purchases), Benq has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Not Quiet

Three customers wrote that it was not quiet. Website Newegg.com wrote “Speakers are extremely quiet even when fully cranked up” but they still rated the Benq GL2460HM 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “The speakers are indeed on the quiet side” in their review. And also wrote “Speakers are quiet”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This Benq PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency. The GL2460HM is typical compared to the other 648 PC displays of a similar spec and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the GL2460HM will cost £61 over 8 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since May 2015.


Other Features

Has an HDMI

The GL2460HM has an HDMI, as do most of the other LCD screens that were released more than a year ago.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The GL2460HM has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than a year.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC displays that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. At only 170 degrees, the GL2460HM has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC monitor range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.4ms. With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the GL2460HM has one of the faster response times amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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Design

Good Quality

Sixteen owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Three years ago website Newegg.com said “Very clear quality” in their Benq GL2460HM review. They also mentioned “Sturdy build quality in general” in their review. And also wrote “Decent Picture Quality”.

Good Looking

Twelve customers who reviewed the Benq GL2460HM agreed that it was good looking. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Sleek and stylish” . They also said “This monitor is gorgeous Color from the box was spot on” in their review. And also wrote “These work great Beautiful, perfect display, easy to assemble, setup, multiple inputs”.

Well Made

Fifteen customers agreed that this PC monitor was well made. Three years ago website Newegg.com gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Built in speakers”. They also mentioned “The monitor is well built and the display is top notch” in their review. And also said “Built in speaker (Haven't used it yet”.

Easy to Use the Menus

Ten customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Three years ago website Newegg.com wrote “Monitor has great color and has a wide range of options for settings including low blue light etc for gaming or for movie watching or everyday use” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. They also mentioned “Good average menu options for the average guy gal” in their review. And also said “The monitor menu is easy to navigate”.

Three owners mentioned that it was easy to use. Website Newegg.com said “It's so easy to use” in their review of this PC monitor. They also mentioned “Good Picture quality and blue light control” in their review.

Two people wrote that it was easy to assemble. Website Newegg.com wrote three years ago “Easy to put together, all pixels, nice picture”. Two owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Freddy said “Right out the box the monitor was easy to setup and pretty much plug”.

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Good Picture Quality

Seven owners who purchased this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. Website Newegg.com wrote in their Benq GL2460HM review “Crisp Display with High Contrast for Both Text Graphics”. Two years ago Djreckless217 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The graphics are amazing”. In the same month Gerald C. rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he said “The picture quality is very good”.

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images. Website Newegg.com wrote three years ago “The clarity is great, large space wonderful” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it had a wide viewing angle. Website Newegg.com wrote “Color viewing angle are good” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Brett P. mentioned on expert review site Newegg.com “However, if you plan to screen movies for 2-3 other people, you might want something with a better viewing angle”.

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Price

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Good Value for Money

Thirty-five people considered that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2460HM “Good deal” . They also wrote “Large monitor for a terrific price point” in their review. And also mentioned “Great monitor for the price, speakers included”.

Benq GL2460HM Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GL2460HM review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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