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Benq PD2700Q PC Monitor

£349.73
27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Apr 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £151.26 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Has an ECO mode
Has a built-in USB hub
3dnews.ru Best Buy tomshardware.com Editor Recommended prad.de Good
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Two expert review sites endorsed this PC display. This LCD screen received a "Best Buy" award from website 3dnews.ru who wrote it was was good and it received an "Editor Recommended" award from website Tomshardware.com who said it was brilliant.

The editor of one additional expert review site thought that this Benq PC monitor was good. This Benq flatpanel monitor received a "Good" award from Prad.de.

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and prad.de have rated this LCD screen on average 75%.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 10,044 user and expert reviews (including 862 verified purchases), Benq has excellent ratings for its PC monitors. Benq also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Benq LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by £169.83 (49%)

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Expensive

The price range of medium monitors that have been available for more than a year is from £50 to £3,769. We think that this Benq PC monitor looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The PD2700Q has an ECO mode, as do most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The PD2700Q has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in April 2016.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners who reviewed it considered that it was good structurally. Last year expert review site Vortez.net mentioned “The construction and finish is top notch”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PD2700Q has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think a cheaper LCD screen such as the Philips 258B6QJEB (£326.40) or you might consider a better rated LCD screen such as the AOC Q3277PQU (£324.99) are also worth considering.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the LG 34UM68 (£378.16) is also worth considering.

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Design

Decent Build

Four customers concluded that it was well made. Vortez.net wrote “Decent build”. They also said “Solid construction” in their review. Website Tomshardware.com wrote “Build quality” in their review of this PC monitor.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the PD2700Q is £152, which makes it one of the least economic to run LCD screens of this age and type.


Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The Benq PD2700Q has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens that were released around the same time as it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The Benq PD2700Q has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. With a response time of 12 milliseconds, the PD2700Q has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 300cdm2, gl2760he
Barcodes 04718755065491, 04718755066078

Benq PD2700Q Review Sources

To prepare this Benq PD2700Q review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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