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Benq GL2760H PC Monitor

£129.99
27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Apr 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £75.89 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
A best selling LCD screen
Poor expert reviews
211 Reviews
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Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

This Benq PC screen received a rating of 60 out of 100 from PC display expert review site PC Mag. The PC screen expert review sites don't rate this PC monitor very highly.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC screen rated it as 90%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Benq Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

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


Price

Reasonably Priced

One hundred and one customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money. Pc Mag said “Reasonably priced” yet they only scored it 3 stars out of 5. Three years ago Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “An affordable price tag”. They also mentioned “The BenQ GL2760H is an affordable 27-inch monitor that delivers relatively good gaming performance” in their review.

Two customers said in their reviews that it was expensive. Ogwamike rated the Benq GL2760 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “This was less expensive than the model without”. Knigthmareframe-Gundam said “Also more expensive as well” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Other

A Best Selling LCD Screen

The GL2760 is a popular choice amongst people who bought flatpanel monitors in the last 3 months.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since April 2014.


Design

Easy to Use

Thirteen people agreed that it was easy to setup. Mr. L. A. Sutherland said in their Benq GL2760 review on expert review site Amazon “Great monitor, had no problems setting up”. Five years ago Mr. B. Carr mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “They are only used to set up the basics so no real problem”. Leo91 wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Very easy to set up”.

Eleven owners who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. Mike Ives said on expert review site Amazon “If I wanted to be picky I would prefer the controls beneath the monitor instead of on the side as turning the left one off meant disturbing the setup.” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago Mr C M Adkin mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Beware, there are no speakers on this unit - some people have commented that they do! Plenty of connections that are handy placed at the back”. Leo91 said in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “Is simple to use” and gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Nine customers concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Mazzy said “Remember to switch to AMA (advanced motion accelerator) on in the menu to get the fast response time, i like the buttons don't know why complaints”. Mrs scored it 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote on expert review site Amazon “It didn't take me long to set up the monitor to my preferred settings”. Leo91 said in their review of this PC monitor “This is easily done, by pressing Menu on the side of your screen” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble. Andrew Duncan wrote four years ago “I've given it a 5 star rating because it met my expectations - crystal clear display & easy to assemble both for a great price” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Belami said “Having said this it is easy to assemble the stand”. Daniel Watkins scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor in April “Gorgeous resolution, easy to assemble and plug in, everything it says on the tin perfect for use with a mac mini, absolutely zero trouble with this monitor”.

Two customers wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Five years ago Lorefold wrote “I'm not sure if the viewing angles will be that comfortable in vertical position”. Vmlm said “Also it has a comfortable resolution so I don't develop headaches when viewing it for long periods” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

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Nice Design

Thirteen owners thought it was good looking. Lorefold wrote on expert website Amazon “Pretty decent screen” in their review of this PC monitor. They also mentioned “It is pretty good, definitely worth the money” in their review. Uncletomsk rated the Benq GL2760 80 out of 100 and said “Otherwise pretty solid”.

Two customers who purchased the product considered that it was well designed. Four years ago Spartan gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “Quality is awesome and design is simple and very stylish”. Alex Maidment mentioned on expert review site Amazon “This monitor was great for the design work I was doing as part of my University course” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. Dar wrote on expert website Amazon “Having Battlefield 4 on max settings with this monitor, gives a truly beautiful and smooth gaming experience”.

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Well Made

Twenty customers who purchased it considered that it was well made. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “A well put together desktop”. Kryt said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The build quality feels reasonable”. Three years ago Leo91 wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Product feels solid”.

Three people who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. Kryt wrote “The stand is sturdy and the picture quality appears even” in their review of this PC monitor but even so they gave this PC monitor a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Tom mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The buttons on the side are sturdy enough” in his review of this PC monitor. Andrew P. Watson said four years ago “When first deployed I used the included stand which I found to be sturdy and quite good looking” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty-four people considered that it was good quality. Max Reading mentioned on expert review site Amazon “I currently have this connected to a PS4, Xbox One and my Laptop (Via a HDMI Switch) for the PS4 and XB1 the quality is brilliant” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5. He also said “I had an LG 22" previously which served me valiantly for nearly 8 years and although the screen quality on that was good, this trumps it” in his review, and also wrote “The screen quality is excellent”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the GL2760 will cost £76 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as this PC display which have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC monitor and we think the XB2481HS-B1 (£138.55), or the E2278H (£138.29) both from iiyama or the Hanns.G HS243HPB (£139.39) are also worth considering.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers said in their reviews that it was thin. Scott mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Cheap, slim and fit for purpose”.

Two customers considered that this PC monitor was thick. K.m.f gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Amazon two years ago “My only issue is the bezel around the monitor is significantly thicker than I'd like.” in their review of this PC monitor. Jaimin Vyas mentioned “The rim is thick” in their review of the Benq GL2760.

Two customers who reviewed it said that it was a big size. Vmlm mentioned “It is a large size and that helps my eyes not to have to strain”. John wrote on expert website Walmart.com “Obviously a great value for the large size”.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq GL2760 has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC display.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Benq GL2760 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen. PC displays that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

PC displays of a similar age and type to this PC display have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°. The Benq GL2760 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC display.

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the Benq GL2760 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The fastest response time of PC displays of this type and age is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The Benq GL2760 has a headphone out, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Benq GL2760 is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Good Picture Quality

Sixteen customers who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality. Mrs scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon four years ago “The picture quality is outstanding and the screen size is just perfect!”. A few weeks ago Miss S. Kaur said on expert website Amazon “It got really good graphics for gaming and nice size monitor”. Leo91 wrote “Nice picture quality”.

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Miran Saddik said “This monitor has very good & accurate colours, I play games on PC (GTX 680)” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Note that the Dell 2412HM had better colours than this monitor as it is a IPS” in their review. Witchfinder General wrote in their Benq GL2760 review on expert review site Amazon “Don't be put off buying it for gaming or if you're not too fussed about colours displaying properly, this just wasn't for me”.

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it had image ghosting. Max Reading mentioned “Colours are crisp, ghosting is minimal (I tend to play a lot of fast paced games where this is more noticeable”. Ed S wrote “The response time 2ms when using with my playstation 3 is great no ghosting at all”.

Two people mentioned that this PC monitor had a good refresh rate. Rowenp2p said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The refresh rate is very, very good”. Aurous rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “The refresh rate is amazing”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had a flickering image. Davidedamico wrote “It's flicker free, has a 'warm' blue setting” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Four years ago Fishyboy said “That leads me to my only criticism, which is screen flicker” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

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Product Identifiers

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Benq GL2760 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GL2760 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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