The RL2455HM is packed with the latest features: the Black eQualizer, RTS Mode, RTS2 Mode, Speaker, Display Mode, Smart Scaling, 1ms GTG, HDMI and 12M:1 dynamic contrast ratio. Built to set the...
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19 Reasons For
One Industry Award
Hwa.com.tr gave this Benq PC display a "Player's Dream" award.
Expert Reviews Are Average
On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including fragbite.se and techmagnifier.com the average expert rating of this PC screen is 70%.
Excellent User Reviews
On average, based on 164 user reviews this LCD screen has an outstanding overall user rating.
Good Product Quality
Several people who purchased the Benq RL2455 agreed that it was good quality. Abb1812 wrote on Amazon “Very good picture quality and - wow - this screen can”. Alexander gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “The picture quality is perfect and really brings all games” in his Benq RL2455 review. Dan K mentioned “Quality product, good price!” in his review of this PC monitor.
Easy to Use
Several people said in their reviews that the Benq RL2455 was easy to use. Two years ago Boxer from the Return wrote on Amazon “Handy for web browsing” in their review of this PC monitor. Caroline said in her review “Came across a handy webpage [.]) I applied the settings”. Is said in their review of the Benq RL2455 on Amazon “Very handy auto-HDMI switch option (Minor) cons”.
A number of Benq RL2455 owners said in their reviews that the Benq RL2455 was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote “The monitor was very easy to set up”. T.a wrote on Amazon “Easy to set-up and perfect size” and gave the Benq RL2455 a rating of 80 out of 100.
Some Benq RL2455 owners agreed that it was easy to assemble. Caroline gave it a score of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon in January last year “The stand is very easy to assemble and has a satisfying click when the monitor is locked securely in place”. M. Mclaren gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The stand is very easy to assemble (no screws!) and offers fairly good tilt function without too much resistance, while still keeping the monitor well supported”.
Several Benq RL2455 reviewers who bought it wrote that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer said “It would make the experience more immersive and better overall” and rated it 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also wrote “It delivers an awesome gaming experience with its ultra fast response time of 1 ms”.
Some customers who bought it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Is said on Amazon “Highly customisable display settings, with profiles such as "standard", "movie" or "gamer” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 80 out of 100. Kieran Taafe wrote in their Benq RL2455 review “Buttons are really nice and the menu is perfect! Cons”.
Six people who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was good looking. Boxer from the Return wrote on Amazon “Both menus are pretty intuitive, up/down/select/back”. Boxer from the Return also wrote “Both nice looking, this one has a red strip”. Cory Thomas said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I give this screen 5 stars because im coming from an old LG Monitor with just a vga input which was pretty good about 5 years ago”.
One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. Last year Amazon Customer said in their review “The size is a sweet spot at 24" - Nice clean design”.
One Benq RL2455 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was smooth. Moosehead rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon two years ago “Although only 60 Hz scanning the 1 ms refresh rate means smooth vision of enemy ships moving at all speeds” in their review of the Benq RL2455.
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A few Benq RL2455 owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was well made. Alex gave the Benq RL2455 a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Benq RL2455 on Amazon “Quick response time and good quality image on it, built in speakers obviously not the best.”. M. Peyman mentioned last year “The product itself is great, seems like a solid build and the picture quality/response time is fantastic” in their Benq RL2455 review. Odhran wrote on Amazon “Pros; -Fantastic picture quality -Well made and doesn't look cheap, aesthetically pleasing” in their review of this PC monitor.
Some Benq RL2455 owners who bought it agreed that it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer mentioned “The stand is very very sturdy, maybe I just had a faulty one” in their review. M. A. Eccles wrote on Amazon “The stand was very sturdy, though height adjustment would have been nice” in their Benq RL2455 review.
Several people who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Amazon Customer rated the product 4 stars and wrote on Amazon last year “I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a good value entry-level monitor” in their review of the Benq RL2455. Amazon Customer also said “Nevertheless it is a great monitor for its price and very affordable”. Bottrellski mentioned on Amazon “Great monitor at a good price, so far I have only used it playing Elite Dangerous”.
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Last year Amazon Customer wrote “Overall, really like this monitor, slightly cheap feel to the case.” in their Benq RL2455 review. Antony I said on Amazon two years ago “The price is sooo cheap for what you get” in his review of the Benq RL2455 and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Caroline mentioned on Amazon “I needed a fairly cheap monitor which didn't sacrifice quality, I also wanted a fast response time as I play fps shooters” in her review of the Benq RL2455 and gave it a score of 5 stars.
A number of Benq RL2455 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was cheap. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It is definitely one of the best low budget monitors out there that you can get”. Danielle Graves wrote on Amazon “I didn't have a huge budget as it was a Christmas present from a family member to myself” in her review of this PC monitor.
Good Picture Quality
A few Benq RL2455 reviewers reckoned that the product had good picture quality. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Good Graphics”. Amazon Customer also said “So far I've used the monitor to play CoD and Elite Dangerous and the graphics are good with no flicker”. Happy Chappy said two years ago “The picture quality is very good and the lack of input lag clearly noticeable as soon as you are plugged in”.
Some Benq RL2455 reviewers agreed that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “The range of colours are good with bright whites” and rated it as very good. Amazon Customer also wrote “1 in order to deliver more crisp and vibrant colours”. Two years ago Boxer from the Return gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their Benq RL2455 review on Amazon “The colours simply are not as vibrant on the RL”.
One Benq RL2455 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Callum Andrew Aston mentioned in their review of the Benq RL2455 on Amazon “Also it has a great contrast ratio”.
One customer who bought it concluded that it had a sharp image. Three years ago Jason Grieve said “The settings are crap out the box my settings are sharpness 1, black equalizer 1, color temp user mode, ama high, instant mode on, dynamic contrast 5, overscan on, rgb(0-255” in his review of the Benq RL2455 and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One Benq RL2455 reviewer said in their reviews that the Benq RL2455 had a good refresh rate. Mike Jones said on Amazon last year “Has a clearer and quicker refresh rate”. One person who reviewed the Benq RL2455 concluded that it had image blurring. Richard Lewis said on Amazon “Picture is bright and sharp no visual blurring”.
Benq has excellent average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range.
Three people agreed that the Benq RL2455 was a good height. Boxer from the Return wrote “Neither is height adjustable.” in their Benq RL2455 review. Moosehead wrote on Amazon “I have mine sitting on some 5x5cm wood on my desk to give me a safe height for my neck, shoulders” and scored the Benq RL2455 4 stars.
Some customers who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was thin. Boxer from the Return said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The EW model has a much nicer looking ALMOST edge to edge display with a VERY slim bezel”. Kieran Taafe said on Amazon “Monitor is relatively thin, this may be troublesome for some webcameras” in their review of the Benq RL2455.
One Benq RL2455 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was thick. Cristian O. scored the product 5 stars and said in their review of the Benq RL2455 “Borders are a little thick.”.
Several customers said in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago Bottrellski wrote on Amazon “My laptop only has HDMI so had to wait for a cable to be sent” in their review of the Benq RL2455 and gave it an excellent review score. Px mentioned in their review of the Benq RL2455 “And it would work just as well with PS4 or similar HDMI in good to go”.
One Benq RL2455 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Moosehead said “Would have awarded that 5th star if the instruction manual was more helpful in determining which leads connecting monitor”.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
There are a number of other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider including a cheaper PC screen such as the LG 23MP65[plb_2169404_price], or the AOC i2476[plb_2279049_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the LG 24MP55[plb_2169405_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic VG2428WM[plb_1530993_price], and the iiyama B2283HS[plb_2323545_price] which has better reviews; or the Benq GW2460HM[plb_1521708_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Benq RL2455 is a two HDMI ports quantity PC display.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This PC screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC 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 around the same time as it.
Quite Fast Response Time
The Benq RL2455 has a very fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the RL2455 the response times range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.
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Poor Sound Quality
One person who reviewed the product considered that it did not have good sound quality. Happy Chappy said two years ago “Com/watch?v=KAodp1b89jY My only criticism would be toward the poor speaker quality however you can plug in external speakers” in their Benq RL2455 review but in spite of that they gave it a score of 5 stars.
Price Has Increased by £9.99
In the last 55 days the price of the RL2455 has increased by £9.99.
The Benq RL2455 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the RL2455 are also not 3D.
PC screens which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Edge10 ES240d Slim[plb_1904863_price] or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Benq RL2455 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the RL2455 also do not have a built-in camera.
It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the HP EliteDisplay S231[plb_2198924_price].
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Benq RL2455 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the RL2455 also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is 170°. The Benq RL2455 has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the RL2455 is 25 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Benq RL2455 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the RL2455.
Quite High Power Consumption (off)
The average power consumption (off) of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the RL2455 is 0.49W, and the power consumption (off)s range from 0.005W to 21W. The Benq RL2455 has one of the higher power consumption (off)s (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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OK Running Costs
The RL2455 has an average running cost of £72 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,019 PC screens of a comparable age and spec.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when Benq released the RL2455.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.
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1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
Full HD, HD
0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
16.78 million colours
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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Decent Color Accuracy
Loaded with RTS Mode
Graphics look Great
Great port selection
RTS presets for Starcraft II and Dota 2, eQualizer feature
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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