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Benq GW2450 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jul 2012
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After launching the world's first VA LED monitor, BeQ - the world's leading LED monitor brand - is now taking the lead to introduce VA LED to our home & office offering: GW Series! Built with the... More
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Unboxing and Setup_ BenQ GW2450 24 inch LED 1080p Monitor
Benq GW2450

9 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This PC display received a score of 76% from expert review site Bit-Tech.net.

Excellent Brand

On average Benq medium monitors have excellent ratings as do all PC screens manufactured by Benq.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Benq GW2450 owner who purchased the product mentioned that it was good in terms of power usage. Four years ago Bit-Tech.net said “Energy efficient” and scored it 76 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One person who bought it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Bit-Tech.net said “Great contrast ratio” in their Benq GW2450 review. One customer said that the product had good colour saturation.

LED Display

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

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens of this type and age is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Benq GW2450 has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontals of flatpanel monitors of this age and type range from -5° to 1,800°. The Benq GW2450 has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 4 milliseconds, the Benq GW2450 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the GW2450. The response times of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the GW2450 range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the GW2450, the Benq GW2450 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the iiyama XB2779QS-W1[plb_1954340_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The Benq GW2450 is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GW2450 are also not 3D.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to look at the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the GW2450 do not have a built-in camera. The Benq GW2450 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GW2450 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GW2450 also do not have a card reader integrated.

Other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might also want to look at include the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq GW2450

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the GW2450 is £42 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC monitors of a similar age and spec.

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the GW2450 over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
Full HD
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
Width

Expert Reviews

10 December 2012

There's not much to say about the BenQ GW2450 that hasn't been said already. The VA LED display means that you'll get a bright screen that doesn't hurt your eyes as much as traditional LCDs in the...

Great contrast in colours
Large viewing angle
Somewhat low refresh rate
Only up to 720p

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £64.10
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £65.64
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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