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Benq XL2430 PC Monitor

£341.97
£259.98 £81.99 cheaper than 3 days ago
24" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Apr 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £128.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Good quality
A best selling PC display
207 Reviews + 4 Awards
goldfries.com Recommended Hardware tomshardware.com Smart Buy Les Numeriques.com 5 Star chip.com.my Outstanding
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Reasonably Priced

Twenty-four customers who bought it considered that it was good value for money. Expert review site Tomshardware.co.uk said “BenQ sent over a 144Hz-capable 24-inch screen priced attractively” in their review of the Benq XL2430. Two years ago Pascalau Florentin gave the product a rating of 8 stars and mentioned “It's awesome! I was planning to buy a cheap monitor as a second monitor for my laptop” in their review of the Benq XL2430. Navroz Alibhai wrote on Amazon also two years ago “Got it super cheap on Black Friday (£165.00) which was a bargain compared to the normal price I would definitely recommend this screen! Happy buying”.

Three people concluded that it was expensive. Ry wrote in their review of this PC monitor “This monitor is expensive.”. Rob Gregory mentioned in his review of the Benq XL2430 on Amazon three years ago “Very very Sexy! Bit on the expensive side” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Alex-R89 mentioned on Amazon “This monitor is quite expensive in terms of monitors as a whole” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

PC display experts rave about this PC display and have given it four awards.

This LCD screen received a "Recommended" award from review websites Goldfries.com who thought that this PC screen was good.

Tomshardware.com gave this LCD screen a "Smart Buy" award, Les Numeriques.com gave it a "5 Star" award and it received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This PC screen received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from Les Numeriques.com. This means that PC monitor experts think this Benq PC display is one of the very best PC screens that have been available for more than two years.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 216 user reviews the average user rating of this Benq flatpanel monitor is exceptional. Over 78% of reviewers gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Excellent Brand

We checked 10,156 expert and owner reviews (including 868 verified purchases) for Benq PC displays and found that on average Benq has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Good Looking

Twenty-eight people who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Nice looking case” but despite that they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Pascalau Florentin said in their review of this PC monitor “It is just too beautiful”. Rich Cartwright gave it a rating of 8 stars and he said “Pretty good for a TN panel” in his Benq XL2430 review.

Twenty-five owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was smooth. Two years ago expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote “Housing a Full HD panel backed by 1ms response for smooth gaming experience, its structure manages to look well-made” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars. Mrsonicboom said on Amazon also two years ago “If you think 60fps is a smooth experience then this my friend will blow your mind away” and scored it 7 stars. Ms Ann Morton-Davies scored it 8 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very very pleased with this purchase excellent picture very smooth”.

Six owners who reviewed it considered that it was well designed. Mr Akif Haque wrote on Amazon “Smooth design and looks beautiful, along with doing everything it says on the tin” in his review of this PC monitor. Stephen said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Beautiful screen, from the stand to the top there's nothing I could fault with the design of it, simply looks good from every angle” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Bae said in their review of this PC monitor “It has a sleek design and the base is heavy which is great because it increases stability”.

Four people wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Mrs. M. Cabezas mentioned in their Benq XL2430 review “The whole monitor exudes quality and feels well engineered and the cable tidy hole in the middle of the upright is a nice touch” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Samuil Dichev mentioned “The stand is not assembled (As you'd expect) and is pretty neatly and well packaged” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was ugly. Charlie gave the product a rating of 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Infact looking at my old monitor (What I still use as a second monitor) Picture just looks ugly”.

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Good Quality

Fifty-nine people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com said two years ago “Build quality” in their Benq XL2430 review although they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Pastry wrote in their review of this PC monitor “You wanted editing, or to view movies i might suggest you have a second mmonitor for that as the quality of videos is good”. Three years ago Mrs. M. Cabezas mentioned on Amazon “If your a gamer like me who wants a good picture quality and suffers a little from eye strain this is the monitor for you !”.

Well Made

Thirty owners who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Bhphotovideo.com said “Built in Bluetooth” but despite that they only scored it 1 stars. Ming mentioned on Amazon “This monitor has the best built ever, super solid, stand are so stable” in her review of this PC monitor. Mcgaz said “Then it comes to games, playing the new UT 4 Alpha, where everything seems so much more solid”.

Four people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was strong and durable. Michael Mccann said in his review of this PC monitor “It came in a nice sturdy box with everything you need to get going” . Last year Jzzab wrote in their review of the Benq XL2430 on Amazon “The base and stand are both incredibly sturdy and the look”. Gruddle scored it 7 stars and said on Amazon two years ago “The stand is robust, stylish and allows the screen to be set just how you want”.

One customer who bought it said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Luke mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Unfortunately it arrived damaged”.

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Easy to Use

Twenty-two owners who bought it thought it was easy to use the menus. Mr. P. Chagar mentioned on Amazon “5)The remote control feature to change settings is very handy 6)Lots of input options 7)This is a 27inch 1080p monitor some people are a loss of detail”. Mr. P. Chagar also wrote “2)The color is quite good for a TN panel once you have calibrated it (there are a few sites with calibration settings) 3)Response time is excellent” in their review. Steven mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “It will require patience to find the settings that suit you best”.

Ten people who purchased the product thought it was easy to use. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com said “Ease of use” in their review of this PC monitor but even so they rated the product 1 stars. Prabesh said “I yes saturation of 150 in amd control center to get better colour” in their Benq XL2430 review. Michael Mccann scored the product 8 stars and he said “It is very handy to quickly switch profiles”.

Seven owners thought it was easy to setup. Susan Mellor mentioned on Amazon “Now, I gave this 5 stars because this monitor is a beautiful quality product, easy to set up” in her review of this PC monitor. Uklc wrote in their Benq XL2430 review on Amazon “Packaged securely and easy to setup” and gave it a rating of 9 stars. David Browning said on Amazon “It arrived quickly and was easy to set up, I've not played with many settings yet” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Amazon Customer rated it 7 stars and mentioned two years ago “However, if you prefer a darker screen you may need to do a little research to adjust your visuals before the screen feels comfortable”. Last year Kieran Oberhansli gave the product a rating of 7 stars and wrote “I have done this countless of times to get comfortable”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble. Zlorna wrote on Amazon “Easy to put together” in their review of this PC monitor. One customer who bought this PC monitor considered that it had a good interface. Shane Mcdermott he mentioned “Has a nice light sensitive button interface on the right side of the screen”.

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Other

A Best Selling PC Display

According to sales data from Amazon, the XL2430 is one the fastest selling LCD screen currently available for purchase.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the XL2430 in April 2017.


Features

Good Technical Features

Four people who bought it concluded that it had good features. Two years ago expert review site Tomshardware.co.uk wrote “We expect gaming monitors to come packed with features, have a speedy” and rated the product 4 stars. In April last year Amazon Customer mentioned “As somebody who is an avid competition gamer and bought this there are many great features” in their review of the Benq XL2430. Harvey Hicks said “The actual monitor its self is very aestheticly pleasing however the features are even greater”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Five customers who bought it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Client D'amazon mentioned “It is very easy to find some help online and advice to configure it”. Last year Alasdair Donn wrote “>144hz panel >Comprehensive on screen menus >Nice matte black finish Cons”. Ben Matthews said “There are a few reviews available to help you get the best possible picture”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was heavy and bulky. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com scored the product 5 stars and said “Games are getting heavier and life-like day by day”. Mrs. M. Cabezas said in their review of this PC monitor “Its also big and when taking it out of the box I was quite surprised at how heavy the base was” . Dean Bailey wrote in his review of the Benq XL2430 on Amazon “The stand is quite heavy”.

Two people agreed that the product was good structurally. Mrs. M. Cabezas said on Amazon “1080p Monitor Quality construction good looks great picture”. Ben Matthews said in his review of the Benq XL2430 “* Putting the monitor together couldn't be simpler.* Quality construction* The design is top notch.* Lots of setting options to play around with.* Very good pictureCons”.

One owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was thin. Ming said “Frame on the corner is quite thin”. One customer thought it was a good size. Teriesa mentioned on Amazon “It has a great quality picture and ideal size”.

One person reckoned that this PC monitor was thick. Ryan W. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The bevels are quite thick at just under 20mm, which means the edge to edge size of the monitor is just over 29” .

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Benq XL2430 has a microphone in. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to this PC monitor also have a microphone in.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq XL2430 is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The Benq XL2430 has an HDCP, as do most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as this PC display.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of PC screens of a similar age and type to this PC monitor is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. At only 1 millisecond, the Benq XL2430 has a very fast response time compared to most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Benq XL2430 has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst PC screens of this age. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC displays of this age and spec is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Benq XL2430 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this LCD screen. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen is 18° and the widest is 1,800°.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar type and age to it.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq XL2430 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years.

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Good Picture Quality

Seventeen people wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Pastry rated it 9 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “Also you will need to tweak the settings as they do make for better colours”. Mrs. M. Cabezas wrote “On turning it on for the first time my eyes were blinded by a way too bright picture that didn't look to great and the colours were a bit fuzzy” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr. Joseph Wakerley gave it a rating of 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Colours were better than I expected after reading other reviews”.

Eleven customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good refresh rate. Expert review site Tomshardware.co.uk wrote in their review of the Benq XL2430 “Does deliver a great picture and excellent maximum refresh rate for less than $400” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Pen Name wrote on Amazon “In my opinion if you are running a low refresh rate LCD like I was, you are at a serious disadvantage”. Mr. S. J. G. Dow mentioned in their Benq XL2430 review “I moved from an IPS to this and would now only go back when a a high refresh rate IPS, at a decent price bracket, comes around”.

Eleven people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Navroz Alibhai said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “An excellent product! Picture quality - excellent Height adjustment - excellent Connection options - excellent Size - should have gone bigger than 24”. Paul Gordon wrote in his review of the Benq XL2430 “The graphics are amazing, & he says the refresh rate is great to”. Two years ago Sharkbytes wrote on Amazon “Overall I have to say the image quality is awesome and clear”.

Four customers who reviewed it thought it had a flickering image. Three years ago Mark Prater said in his review of this PC monitor “The flicker free screen, hugs”.

Two owners who reviewed it thought it had clear images. Alan Baines gave it a rating of 9 stars and he said on Amazon “Superb clarity and colour balance” in his review of this PC monitor. Irieman gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I connected my PC and xBox to the monitor and the clarity and viewing are perfect.”.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Benq XL2430 was noisy. Sean Etherington mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “I can now run my monitor at 144hz at the desktop without any noise or temperature issues”.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the XL2430 is £129 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,088 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers info 1920x10801ms, benq benqxl2430t, code 9hlf1lbqbe, benq 9hlf1lbqbe, benq 1920x1080, benq cnr0zs00, benq cnr0za00, bq9hlf1lbqbe, benq 300cdm2, info xl2430t, acme xl2430t, res1920x
Barcodes 00840046031008, 04718755053047, 04718755064807, 05054484885139, 05054533885134, 05054629494981

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