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Benq RL2460 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LCD Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Built to set the benchmark for RTS gaming monitors, the RL2450HT is a true testament to the belief that 'gaming is in the details'. Each and every feature has been meticulously thought out and... More
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Review of BenQ RL2460 Gaming monitor
Ben Q RL2460 Review
Unboxing BENQ RL2460 eSports Monitor 1MS / Playstation Experience HD

19 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC screen received a "Value for Money" award from Hardwarecanucks.com who thought that this Benq PC monitor was great for its price.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This PC monitor received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this LCD screen on average 87 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Seven customers who bought the Benq RL2460 concluded that it was good value for money. Ben Enos scored the product 5 stars and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “Value The RL2460Ht currently retails for around £170 on Amazon UK which makes its affordability just as good as it’s performance”. Ben Enos also said “All the features it has, you really can’t go wrong for the price”. Fvalente mentioned on Amazon “Good quality for the price” in their review of the Benq RL2460.

One Benq RL2460 reviewer who bought the Benq RL2460 said that it was a bargain for the price. Crespo mentioned in their review of this PC monitor in January last year “So I took the bullet to see if this is the real deal” and scored the Benq RL2460 very highly.

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Benq Has Excellent PC Screen Reviews

Based on 7,763 owner and expert reviews, Benq has excellent reviews for its PC monitors. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Good Product Quality

A few Benq RL2460 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was good quality.

Good Connectivity

Three people who reviewed the Benq RL2460 said that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In January last year Ben Enos rated the Benq RL2460 as very good and he said in his Benq RL2460 review “What makes it even more impressive, is the HDMI output which should allow for less lag for those using game capture cards to record their gameplay, especially from consoles”. Paul B wrote in his review on Amazon in the same month “Connections are standard HDMI In x2, D-sub/VGA” and scored the product very highly. Paul B also said “What sets this apart is the HDMI Out, used primarily for video capture to avoid lag when gaming, which usually occurs when the device is placed between the PC”.

One Benq RL2460 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Paul B wrote on Amazon “There are, alas, no USB ports on the side, unlike many of the other new Benq monitors.” in his review of the Benq RL2460.

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Nice Design

Some Benq RL2460 owners who bought it thought it was well designed. Ben Enos gave the product a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon in January last year “It comes in a very well designed package”. Paul B scored the product very highly and he mentioned “It helps to keep the monitor uncluttered”.

One Benq RL2460 owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Paul B mentioned on Amazon last year “Games look smooth and ghost-free”.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Hardwarecanucks.com highlighted in their review that this PC display was great for its price.

Good Picture Quality

One Benq RL2460 reviewer who bought this PC monitor wrote that it had good picture quality. One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a good refresh rate.

Good Technical Features

Two Benq RL2460 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Last year Ben Enos wrote in his Benq RL2460 review “For the money you are getting a truly amazing monitor that has a lot of great features, is designed to be configured to each individual user’s needs with ease”. Three years ago Tomshardware.co.uk wrote “Does a true gaming monitor need to have a 120 or 144 Hz refresh rate? BenQ's RL2460HT offers plenty of features that cater to enthusiasts.” in their review of the Benq RL2460.

Good Size

Two customers who reviewed the Benq RL2460 considered that it was a good height. Ben Enos wrote on Amazon “The height adjustment stand and precision scale system not only mean users can get it at just the right angle for their needs” in his review.

Easy to Use

One Benq RL2460 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. B wrote on Amazon in January last year “I think thats more to do with not having the right settings on my pc correctly” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Robust

One customer who reviewed the Benq RL2460 concluded that it was well made. Pcmag.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned on PC Mag “Solid image performance” in their review.

£16.12 Price Drop

The price of the RL2460 has dropped by £16.12 in the last 41 days.

Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the RL2460 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the Benq RL2460 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the RL2460 is 1ms, the slowest is 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms. The response time of the Benq RL2460 of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest amongst medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the RL2460.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the RL2460, the Benq RL2460 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider include the iiyama E2480HS[plb_1437284_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The Benq RL2460 is not 3D. Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the RL2460 are also not 3D.

PC monitors which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC screens of a similar type and age to the RL2460 do not have a built-in camera. The Benq RL2460 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Vk248h[pl_2395629_price], or the VK228H[pl_1386924_price] both from Asus.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq RL2460 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the RL2460 also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Running Costs Are High

The RL2460 has an average running cost of £165 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 993 comparable spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the RL2460 range from 15° to 180°. At only 160 degrees, the Benq RL2460 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the RL2460.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At only 170 degrees, the Benq RL2460 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the RL2460. Across all the LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the RL2460 the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Heavy

The Benq RL2460 is one of the heavier comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the RL2460 (6.1 kilograms) amongst PC displays of this age. PC screens of this age and type have weights of between 3g and 39kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq RL2460

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Benq released the RL2460.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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LCD Display

The Benq RL2460 has a better display type than most LCD screens of this type and age. This PC screen has an LCD display, whereas most similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to it have an LED display.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LCD Display to this PC display and we think a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the Acer V236HL[plb_1604471_price] or you might consider a higher rated flatpanel monitor such as the AOC I2369[plb_2035475_price] are also worth considering.

If the display type of this PC monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] (LED and cheaper), the Samsung LS22D300[plb_2204901_price] (LED and cheaper), or the iiyama GE2488HS[plb_2365276_price] (LED and cheaper).

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Ergonomics
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Swivelling
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VESA Mounting
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £0.77
Electricity cost when on standby £138.45
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Total running cost over 5 years £139.22
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hlc6l, 9hlc6lb, 9hlc6lbq, 9hlc6lbqb, 1920x1080, benq 9hlf3, 9hlc6lbqbe, code 9hlc6, code 9hlf3, benq 9hlc6, info 9hlc6, code 9hlf3l, benq rl2460, benq 9hlc6l, info rl2460, info 9hlc6l, benq 9hlf3l, code rl2460, code 9hlc6l, benq p228726, info rl2460h, info 9hlc6lb, benq 9hlf3lb, pumps rl2460, code rl2460h, code 9hlc6lb, benq 250cdm2, code 9hlf3lb, benq rl2460h
Barcodes 00840046030247, 04718755053283, 04718755065729, 04718755065736, 08400460302478

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