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Benq GW2265HM PC Monitor

£207.09
£151.14 £55.95 cheaper than 9 days ago
Expert Reviews Budget Buy
21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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Built to bring you the ultimate personal visual entertainment, the BeQ GW2265HM is certainly one of a kind! Featuring the speakers, ultra-high 3000:1 native contrast, 20M:1 dynamic contrast ratio,... More
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC screen received a "Value for Money" award from Expert Reviews who said that this medium monitor was great for its price.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews and micromart.co.uk this PC display has an overall expert rating of 80%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

GW2265HM owners on average rated this LCD screen as superb.

Reasonably Priced

Some Benq GW2265HM owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Aleksander Karenski scored it very highly and mentioned “Peerfect for this price built in speakers a not to listning music” in their review of this PC monitor. E. M. W mentioned on Amazon “Overall, this screen is superb value”. J. Stapleton wrote “+ Colour is more natural than a similarly priced Philips monitor” in their review of the Benq GW2265HM.

Some Benq GW2265HM owners agreed that the Benq GW2265HM was cheap. E. M. W wrote in their Benq GW2265HM review “I would recommend it to anyone that wants a good PC monitor without spending a fortune”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “This simple budget monitor doesn't have the best colour accuracy.” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the Benq GW2265HM a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Benq Has Excellent PC Screen Reviews

Medium monitors produced by Benq have excellent ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Benq also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

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Easy to Use

A number of Benq GW2265HM owners who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Three years ago Brian T. scored the Benq GW2265HM very highly and he wrote on Amazon “The controls seem very easy to use” in his Benq GW2265HM review. Shaun "smiley" Riley said “The ease of use is astounding” .

One customer reckoned that the Benq GW2265HM was comfortable and easy to hold. E. M. W said “Was the most comfortable setting for me” in their review of this PC monitor. One person said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Shaun "smiley" Riley mentioned “Special mention to the menu buttons, easy to define” in their review of the Benq GW2265HM.

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Robust

Two customers said in their reviews that it was well made. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. Jordan W said “Feels sturdy and i've left the plastic on so it stays great”.

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Expert Reviews highlighted in their review that this Benq flatpanel monitor provided a good bang for your buck.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Benq GW2265HM reviewer who reviewed the Benq GW2265HM said that it was quiet.

Good Product Quality

A few customers said in their reviews that the Benq GW2265HM was good quality. Ctajuggler mentioned “The screen quality is great and it is easy to move around the house, depending on where I code” in their review of the Benq GW2265HM.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.

Other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider include the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price], or the Samsung LS24E510CS[plb_3844500_price] which has better reviews; or the Acer G257HL[plb_2569415_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GW2265HM has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the GW2265HM.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper LCD screens such as the Asus BE239QLB[plb_3066266_price].

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC monitor and we think the VP239H[pl_3257031_price], or the VP278H[pl_3195871_price] both from Asus is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the GW2265HM has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst LCD screens of this age. PC displays of a similar type and age to the GW2265HM have viewing angle, verticals of between 10° and 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago have viewing angle, horizontals of between 18° and 180°. At 178 degrees, the GW2265HM has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released one year ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the GW2265HM is more than most flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2265HM. The cables included "vga" is also found on this PC screen.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

LCD screens of this type and age have power consumption (PowerSave)s of between 0.1W and 52W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 7.1W. The GW2265HM has a quite low power consumption (PowerSave) (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the GW2265HM.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One person who reviewed it considered that it was not good looking. E. M. W said “This monitor has built in speakers, however they are pretty useless, they are very quiet & tinny” in their Benq GW2265HM review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the GW2265HM do not have a built-in camera. The GW2265HM is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Most PC monitors of this spec and age are not 3D. The Benq GW2265HM is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The GW2265HM does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen 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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Very Small Viewable Size, Vertical

PC monitors of this type and age have viewable size, verticals of between 230mm and 800mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 320mm. With a viewable size, vertical of only 268.11 millimeters, the GW2265HM has one of the smaller viewable size, verticals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal

The Benq GW2265HM has a quite small viewable size, horizontal (only 476.64 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GW2265HM. The smallest viewable size, horizontal of similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the GW2265HM is 290mm and the biggest is 800mm.

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Very Small Color Gamut

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the GW2265HM have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%. At only 72 percent, the GW2265HM has a fairly small color gamut compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the GW2265HM.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq GW2265HM

Running Costs Are Average

The GW2265HM has an average 8 year running cost of £77 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 500 PC displays of a comparable age and spec.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over a year.

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1 Award

Expert Reviews Budget Buy

Expert Reviews

(2)
31 March 2014

This simple budget monitor doesn't have the best colour accuracy, but its deep blacks and high contrast levels make it a great fit for the office...

Expert Reviews

14 November 2013

For a while, I thought this group consisted of five displays that use IPS panel technology, with HannsG as the exception using a budget TN panel. There's no denying that HannsG provided a cheap... Read more…

User Reviews

(13)
(Verified Purchase)

I've had these monitors in the past and they are great for the price, so was happy to get a few more.

One thing to note, they come with US power leads only, so if you're elsewhere like... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The Monitor (A colleague has the same one) Is an amazing monitor, i cannot fault it at all! It has amazing quality that cannot be matched in any way by others in it's price range....
There's... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by P. D. Green
(Verified Purchase)

Great full HD picture. Perfect for home PC use.

Reviewed 15 June 2015 by E. M. W

I predominantly use this as my work monitor. I sit in front of it for 8 hours a day looking at spreadsheets, emails, internet and the companies bespoke software, and it's great. The large screen... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2015 by Ctajuggler
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor, I use it for my Raspberry Pi. The screen quality is great and it is easy to move around the house, depending on where I code :).

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.91
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers benq gw2265, benq gw2265h, benq gw2265hm, benq 1920x1080
Barcodes 04718755048975

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