The 27 BeQ GW2765HT QHD(WQHD) IPS monitor delivers the best view for home entertainment and the highest productivity for office work with the finest precision in each and every detail. With the...
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13 Reasons For
Two Industry Awards
The editor of F1cd.ru endorse this flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.
The writer at one additional expert review site said that this LCD screen was good. Kitguru.net gave this PC screen a "Worth Buying" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
This Benq PC monitor has an average expert rating of 86 out of 100 based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, kitguru.net, XSreviews.co.uk and zdnet.be. The flatpanel monitor expert review sites think this PC display is one of the better PC monitors of this age and spec.
Excellent Owner Reviews
People who bought this medium monitor rated this PC screen 90 out of 100 on average.
Benq PC Displays Have Excellent Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Benq PC displays and also specifically for Benq medium monitors and found that in both cases Benq had excellent ratings.
Good Product Quality
A few Benq GW2765 reviewers who reviewed the Benq GW2765 agreed that it was good quality. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of the Benq GW2765 “Consistent screen quality”. Kitguru.net scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The picture quality is great” in their review of the Benq GW2765.
One Benq GW2765 owner who purchased it said that it was a good design. Two years ago Trusted Reviews gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Versatile stand design”. One Benq GW2765 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was well designed. Two years ago expert review site Kitguru.net mentioned “It has a good stand, well designed OSD and a wide rang”.
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Good Picture Quality
One person who reviewed it mentioned that it had good picture quality.
One Benq GW2765 reviewer said in their reviews that the Benq GW2765 was good value for money. Expert review site Kitguru.net wrote two years ago “Given the price and all-round good performance of the GW2765HT” and rated this PC monitor 4 stars.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar spec and age to it.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think the Philips 241P4[plb_1485096_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 29UM65[plb_3356557_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq GW2765 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens of this type and age which do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus MX299[plb_1584809_price], and the AOC q2963Pm[plb_1533334_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the NEC MultiSync EA244WMI[plb_1581225_price].
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
At 350 candellas per square meter, the Benq GW2765 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens that were released around the same time as the GW2765. PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².
2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The Benq GW2765 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the GW2765 supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GW2765 range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The Benq GW2765 has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst PC monitors of this age.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
One customer said in their reviews that the product was not heavy. Two years ago Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “It packs in a hefty Quad HD (2560 x 1440) resolution, which is sure to put some extra stress on your PC's hardware to drive it” in their review of the Benq GW2765.
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GW2765 are not 3D. The Benq GW2765 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Benq GW2765 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the GW2765 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Benq GW2765 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as the GW2765 also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The Benq GW2765 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 2 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average RMS rated power of PC displays of a similar spec and age to the GW2765 is 5.5W, and the RMS rated powers range from 0.5W to 49W.
The price range of LCD screens of this spec and age is from £43 to £9,999. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this spec and age.
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Average Running Costs
The GW2765 has an average 8 year running cost of £83 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,019 PC monitors of this spec and age.
What is the BenQ GW2765? BenQ's latest monitor is designed to be a jack-of-all-trades unit able to cope with work and entertainment with equal aplomb. The 27in screen, IPS panel and 2,560 x 1,440... Read more…
The BenQ 27-inch GW2765HT Quad HD monitor is one of the largest from the veteran display maker, and it's one of its latest too. It packs in a hefty Quad HD (2560 x 1440) resolution, which is sure... Read more…
I was giving this monitor its first test run while playing Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (A very vibrant, colorful game) admiring what I thought was a pretty nice picture and my wife walked in... Read more…
Being a casual gamer and photography enthusiast, I wanted a monitor that has a good color reproduction while providing a decent gaming experience. More importantly, not spending more than I'm... Read more…
This is the best monitor I've ever seen or used, and I work in IT and deal with monitors all the time. I use an HP ZDisplay at work and it doesn't even compare to the vibrant, rich, deep colours... Read more…
This is my first IPS monitor, and my first with resolution beyond 1920 x 1080.
I had trouble getting it set up. My graphics card is rated for 2560x1440 resolution, but the monitor showed black... Read more…
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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