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Benq XL2420

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Benq XL2420

£399.95
£287.99 £112 cheaper than 16 days ago
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PC Mag Editor's Choice tomshardware.co.uk Approved Digital Versus 5 Star flatpanels.dk Top Recommendation
A multi award winning and fully featured 24" PC screen, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 13 further awards from other expert sites
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Benq XL2420 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq XL2420 number 13 in 3D monitors and number 990 in medium monitors.
93
Reviews
49 Reviews + 16 Awards
70
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 49 reviews. This PC monitor has received 16 awards including a "Recommended" award from Flatpanels.dk plus three other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Tbreak.ae plus two other sites. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens 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 XL2420 has running costs of £64 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 LCD screens.
Customers report excellent design.
It has some great features:
Very fast response time
Customize your individual viewing preference
EcoFACTS label
Windows 7 compatible for versatility
Intel extreme masters official gaming monitors
A technological work of beauty
Ultra-Flexible height adjustment stand and others
NVIDIA 3d vision 2 with complete connectivity
Fast 2ms GTG response time
120Hz refresh rate ensures seamless graphics
Play like a pro with the exclusive FPS mode
Two HDMI ports
The game mode loader lets you in on the secret
Intuitive UI for easy navigation
Specially designed S switch for swift control and navigation
The all new black equalizer gives you total visibilit
The collaboration
Gaming is in the details:
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync
Has a headphone out
Energy star qualified

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. The price has dropped from £399.95 to £287.99 in the last 16 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% 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 XL2420 Video Reviews

Benq XL2420 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

16 Industry Awards

Experts love this Benq PC monitor and have given it 16 awards.

The experts at websites Flatpanels.dk, F1cd.ru, Computerdiy.com.tw and Digitallife.se all endorse this PC display and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Benq PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Tbreak.ae, PC Mag and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this LCD screen was superb.

Another three expert review sites all liked this PC display. The editor of website Ixbt.com concluded that this LCD screen was carefully designed and gave it an "Original Design" award and it received a "Best Buy" award from website Itproportal.com who thought it was would make a great purchase. This Benq PC display also received a "Highly Recommended" award from review website Flatpanelshd.com.

Two other expert review sites endorsed this Benq flatpanel monitor. This PC display received a Hwa.com.tr "High Performance" award and it received a "Silver" award from review website Mato78.com.

The editors of three more expert review sites all thought that this LCD screen was very good. Muycomputer.com gave this PC screen a "4.5 Star" award, 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award and it received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 29 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and PC Mag this PC screen has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

On average, XL2420 owners rated this LCD screen 87%. 16 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

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

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was smooth.

  • Still, if seriously smooth gaming performance is your only concern, take a look…
    Cnet.com.au September 2012
  • In games and films you notice patches of squares bunched together of different color tones that really stand out as it can't display the correct variation of colors properly to give a smooth gradient in the image…

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £287.99 it is more expensive than 76% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £112 (28%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq XL2420 and the United Kingdom price of £287.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $324.99 (£447.77).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The XL2420 has an average 5 year running cost of £64 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in January 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Benq XL2420 of 24" is pretty typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is bigger than 38% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Benq XL2420's response time of only 1ms is faster than 94% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Benq XL2420 of only 160° is in the narrowest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq XL2420 of only 170° is narrower than 72% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq XL2420 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq XL2420 of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC screens. It is in the highest 29% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq XL2420 is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other PC monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Benq XL2420 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of PC monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the Benq XL2420 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Benq XL2420 supports NVIDIA G-Sync, which is unusual. 98% of PC monitors do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Wall Mountable

The Benq XL2420 is wall mountable. 92% of PC screens are not wall mountable.

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3D

The Benq XL2420 is 3D. 98% of flatpanel monitors are not 3D.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq com71q94h9ytka, benq 9hlc5lbqbe, benq 9hl7rlbqbe, benq 9hl7plbdbe, benq 9hl7plbqbe, benq 1920x1080, benq xl2420tx, benq xl2420te, benq 300cdm2, benq xl2420g

Barcodes:

00014444596951, 00132018263419, 00163121393045, 00840046028923, 04718755032080, 04718755032110, 04718755051562, 04718755053863, 05054565494984, 05711045538490, 08400460289236, 08592978009892

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