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17 Reasons For
User Reviews Are Excellent
On average, people who bought this PC screen rated it as 90 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
Some people who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Aaron M Dorson said “Beautiful picture and build quality is spot on” in his Benq GL2760 review and rated the product 4 stars. Ae "alpha" said “It has stunning picture quality and the sound is good for a pc monitor of it's class” in their review of this PC monitor. Alex Maidment said on Amazon two years ago “Made it much easier due to the nature of the size of the screen and the high quality” in his Benq GL2760 review.
Good Picture Quality
A few customers who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality. Arthur Mason said “Exactly what I needed large screen brilliant picture quality” in his review of this PC monitor. Ben mentioned “The picture quality is excellent” in his review. Two years ago Danny wrote “Picture quality is good” yet he scored the product 3 stars.
A few Benq GL2760 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Andrew Shilvan mentioned “Good clear colours (for someone who's not too picky) - Viewing angles are decent from left to right” and rated the Benq GL2760 5 stars. Chris3vic mentioned in their review two years ago “Crisp picture and lovely colours” and gave the product an excellent rating. Ed S mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Colours are excellent”.
Several Benq GL2760 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good refresh rate. Aurous gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The refresh rate is amazing”. Rowenp2p said “The refresh rate is very, very good and at this price you can't fault it” in their review of the Benq GL2760.
A few Benq GL2760 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Benq GL2760 had a flickering image. Three years ago Davidedamico wrote in their review on Amazon “It's flicker free, has a 'warm' blue setting”. Fishyboy scored it 5 stars and wrote “That leads me to my only criticism, which is screen flicker” in their review.
A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had image ghosting. Ed S mentioned “The response time 2ms when using with my playstation 3 is great no ghosting at all” in his Benq GL2760 review. Max Reading gave it an excellent rating and he said on Amazon “Colours are crisp, ghosting is minimal (I tend to play a lot of fast paced games where this is more noticeable” in his review of this PC monitor.
Several people who reviewed the product agreed that it was thin. Scott mentioned “Cheap, slim and fit for purpose” in his review.
Some customers who bought the product considered that it was thick. Jaimin Vyas said on Amazon “The rim is thick” in their review of the Benq GL2760. K.m.f rated it as excellent and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “My only issue is the bezel around the monitor is significantly thicker than I'd like.”.
One customer considered that this PC monitor was lightweight. Ae "alpha" said in their Benq GL2760 review on Amazon “It is lightweight and classy looking”. One Benq GL2760 owner wrote in their reviews that the Benq GL2760 was compact.
One Benq GL2760 owner thought this PC monitor was good physically. Two years ago Danny wrote on Amazon “The physical build quality is worthy of praise” in his Benq GL2760 review. One customer who purchased it thought it was a good depth. Jason scored it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his Benq GL2760 review on Amazon “Surprisingly good colour depth for the price”.
One Benq GL2760 owner who reviewed the product considered that it was a good height. Knigthmareframe-Gundam mentioned on Amazon three years ago “It pivot, swivel and is height adjusting(was used in first seconds after monitor was put on the table) - it is much better than standard stands” in their review of the Benq GL2760 and scored it 5 stars.
Easy to Use
Fourteen customers said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Three years ago Bilioph88 wrote “The Benq arrived next day and was easy to set up” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Chris3vic wrote in their review on Amazon “It's very easy to set up, just plug”. Gary Murfitt said in his review on Amazon “Excellent monitor for the price, very easy to set up and adjust”.
A few people thought the Benq GL2760 was easy to use. Bozah wrote “It has east to use buttons on the side” and rated it 5 stars. Dan the it Man gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his Benq GL2760 review on Amazon “The menu options itself is very easy to use”. George Bungle mentioned in his review “The on-screen menus are clear and easy to use; it doesn't suffer from that problem many budget displays seem to exhibit, of having unfathomable buttons”.
Several customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Ben wrote “Despite other reviews I have found the menu reasonably user friendly” in his review of the Benq GL2760 and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Leo91 wrote “This is easily done, by pressing Menu on the side of your screen” and gave the Benq GL2760 a rating of 5 stars. Mazzy said in their review of the Benq GL2760 “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”.
A few Benq GL2760 reviewers agreed that it had a good experience. Miss G. gave the product a score of 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Other half as very pleased with the gaming experience” in her review. Mrs wrote “Sharpness.)While using the monitor, I had a pleasant experience” .
Two Benq GL2760 owners who bought the product thought it was easy to assemble. Andrew Duncan said in his review of this PC monitor “I've given it a 5 star rating because it met my expectations - crystal clear display & easy to assemble both for a great price”. Belami said “Having said this it is easy to assemble the stand”.
Several Benq GL2760 owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well made. Andrew said on Amazon “If you need a solid stand then be prepared to pay more” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a very good review. Beano rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good study build and sits solidly on its standBenQ might not be a huge name in the tech world”. Beano also said “The only downside for some might be the built in speakers”.
Several customers who bought it considered that it was strong and durable. Kryt said in their review on Amazon “The stand is sturdy and the picture quality appears even” but they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Three years ago Tom said in his Benq GL2760 review “The buttons on the side are sturdy enough”.
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A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Bob rated it as very good and he said in his review on Amazon “I simply plugged the HDMI end into my graphics card”. Three years ago Brian Galvin said “If you are using HDMI to connect to your PC you may notice a border or even a lack of display quality” in his Benq GL2760 review and rated the product as very good. Fantatsictoast1 wrote on Amazon “Monitor may be very good for I know, HDMI slot wouldn't work correctly” in their review nonetheless they rated the product 2 stars.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Three years ago Kryt mentioned “This fits the bill well, good connectivity with DVI, HDMI” in their review of this PC monitor but they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.
One person who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections.
Some customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good looking. Andrew P. Watson wrote in his Benq GL2760 review on Amazon four years ago “When first deployed I used the included stand which I found to be sturdy and quite good looking”. Andrew Shilvan mentioned on Amazon “Beautiful monitor” in his review of the Benq GL2760 and gave it a very good review. Dtb said in their review of the Benq GL2760 on Amazon “PS4 looks gorgeous too!Controls a bit fiddly” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
Two Benq GL2760 owners who purchased it said that it was smooth. Dar wrote “Having Battlefield 4 on max settings with this monitor, gives a truly beautiful and smooth gaming experience” in their Benq GL2760 review. One customer reckoned that it was a good design. Alex Maidment rated it as excellent and he said in his review of the Benq GL2760 on Amazon “This monitor was great for the design work I was doing as part of my University course”.
One customer who reviewed the Benq GL2760 concluded that it was neat. Wombat said on Amazon “The front was immaculate”.
A few Benq GL2760 reviewers who reviewed the Benq GL2760 concluded that it was good value for money. Four years ago All Things Tech gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Great Value” in their review of the Benq GL2760. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Great monitor for the price it costs”. Andrew mentioned “Wobbly stand, great screen, low price”.
Eighteen people who purchased it thought it was a bargain for the price. Andrew wrote “Price is very cheap - better they cut corners on the stand than on the screen” and scored it very highly. Dar said in their review on Amazon “Fast delivery, cheap and the specs are sublime for the price you're paying” and rated the Benq GL2760 5 stars. Gavin J. mentioned three years ago “And with HDMI, this is a bargain for under” in his review of this PC monitor.
A few customers who purchased it mentioned that it was cheap. Alex Maidment wrote on Amazon “What can you expect from a monitor?Overall, well worth the price and actually not expensive for a monitor as good as this!”. Danny wrote in his review of the Benq GL2760 on Amazon “For roughly £150 it's a decent model on a budget.”. Darim Ibn-La'ahad rated this PC monitor as excellent and said in their review of this PC monitor “Fantastic Monitor- Budget or not”.
The GL2760 is a popular choice amongst people who purchased PC screens in the last 3 months.
Benq is one of the leading PC screen brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Benq also has excellent reviews for its medium monitors.
Good Sound Quality
One person concluded that it had good sound quality. Lazer mentioned on Amazon “The speakers on this monitor really are terrible, you could get better sound quality from a toaster inside a microwave” in their Benq GL2760 review.
This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.
It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price], the iiyama XU2390HS[plb_2204569_price], or the Viewsonic VX2263[plb_2333349_price].
Quite Bright Display Brightness
Across all the PC screens of this age and type the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the Benq GL2760 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)
Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm. The Benq GL2760 has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s (68.58 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Very Fast Response Time
At only 2 milliseconds, the Benq GL2760 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GL2760. Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the GL2760 the response times range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.
11 Reasons Against
Poor Expert Reviews
PC display expert review site PC Mag scored this PC display 60%. If all the LCD screens that came out more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the bottom 4%.
A number of Benq GL2760 owners who reviewed the product thought it did not have good technical guidance. Burak said on Amazon four years ago “This was extremely easy and the manual was useless since it uses basic common sense with to set up”. Ila she mentioned on Amazon two years ago “So, i'm not happy with the cd supplied, its limited and the manual is also limited”. Sam said three years ago “This wasn't explained in the manual and had me confused for a few minutes” in his review of the Benq GL2760.
Unacceptable Noise Level
One Benq GL2760 owner reckoned that this PC monitor was not noisy. Two years ago Alex Maidment said “TV, really good for that as well!It also has speakers which is useful, although the speakers aren't very loud.”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Benq EW2440[plb_2076167_price], the Panasonic PLCD20P[plb_1880866_price], or the Acer B226HQL[plb_2715536_price].
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Most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the GL2760 are not 3D. The Benq GL2760 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
LCD screens which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price], the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price], or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the GL2760 also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the VK228H[pl_1386924_price], or the Vk248h[pl_2395629_price] both from Asus.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the GL2760 do not have a card reader integrated. The Benq GL2760 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Benq GL2760 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the GL2760. The viewing angle, verticals of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC screens of a similar type and age to the GL2760 is -5°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Benq GL2760 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Only One HDMI Ports Quantity
Most similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GL2760 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the Benq GL2760 which has one HDMI ports quantity.
3 Other reasons to consider the Benq GL2760
Running Costs Are Average
The average running cost of the GL2760 is £47 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 LCD screens of this age and spec.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Benq released the GL2760 over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.
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