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Benq GW2765

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Benq GW2765

£350.00
Benq GW2765
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A multi award winning and top of the range 27" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 20000000:1 No Jul 2014
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Benq GW2765 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq GW2765 number 722 in best selling monitors, number 806 in medium monitors and number 830 across all PC monitors.
94
Reviews
447 Reviews + 5 Awards
64
Value for Money
Good
90
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru plus two other sites and a "Value for Money" award from Eteknix.com. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Benq PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
The GW2765 has running costs of £85 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
Customers report excellent product quality, good picture quality and that it is reasonably priced.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Have a whole new level of viewing enjoyment effortlessly
Great color monitor with IPS technology panel & 100% srgb
27 big screen and 2560x1440 qhd(wqhd) high resolution
Low blue light mode
Ergo monitor HAS
Windows 8/8.1 compatible
EcoFACTS label

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 66% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Benq GW2765 Video Reviews

Benq GW2765 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

This Benq PC display is one of the most awarded by experts in PC screens of all the PC displays.

The authors at websites F1cd.ru, Hardwareheaven.com and Pcekspert.com all concluded that they would endorse this PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Value for Money" award from review website Eteknix.com who said that this Benq flatpanel monitor was great for its price.

The expert at one other expert review site said that this LCD screen was very good. This was from Kitguru.net who gave it an "Worth Buying".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, gamegrin.com, XSreviews.co.uk and pcekspert.com this PC display has an overall expert rating of 86%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 437 owner reviews this LCD screen has a terrific average owner rating. Over 74% of reviewers gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 22,424 user and expert reviews (including 1,896 verified purchases) for Benq flatpanel monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Benq flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

38 people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

20 owners considered that it had good picture quality, 15 customers concluded that it had good colour saturation and three owners who bought it thought it had a good contrast ratio. three customers who bought the product considered that it had a flickering image and two owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a wide viewing angle.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

48 people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Environmental Credentials

Two customers said that it was good in terms of power usage.

Users Report Good Connectivity

Three people agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Five owners who bought it reckoned that it was thin and three customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good size.

Customers Report Excellent Design

21 customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking, three people who bought it wrote that it was well designed and two people who purchased the product concluded that it was smooth.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Two owners wrote that it had good features.

  • Connectivity and features were solid, with a good range of video inputs…
    Tftcentral.co.uk November 2014
  • There are plenty of features and adjustments on this monitor for fine tuning things to your taste…

Customers Report That it is Robust

15 people who reviewed the Benq GW2765 mentioned that it was well made and six owners said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

16 customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use, 11 customers who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus and five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Eteknix.com highlighted in their review that this flatpanel monitor was great for its price.

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at [price] it is more expensive than 77% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Benq GW2765 of $200.00 (£277.38) in the United States. That's a saving of £72.62.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The GW2765 is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the GW2765 is £85.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the GW2765 in July 2014.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Benq GW2765 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Benq GW2765's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than 68% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Benq GW2765's response time of only 4ms is faster than 84% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq GW2765 of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 71% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GW2765 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq GW2765's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 29% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq GW2765 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 75% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Benq GW2765 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

9hlcelatbe 2560x1440, 9hlcelatbe gw2765ht, benq gw2765ht27, benq 2560x1440, acme gw2765ht, benq 20m1

Barcodes:

04718755052651, 05054484674191, 05054533674196, 05054629494936

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