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Benq XL2430T

£259.98
Benq XL2430
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goldfries.com Recommended Hardware chip.com.my Outstanding pokde.net Silver Award XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and good spec 24" flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 No Apr 2015
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Benq XL2430 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Benq XL2430 number 702 in medium monitors and number 714 across all PC monitors.
96
Reviews
532 Reviews + 9 Awards
74
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
72
Age
2 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received nine awards including a "Silver" award from Xtremehardware.com plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this Benq PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
The XL2430 has running costs of £130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
Customers report product quality, it is robust and excellent technical features. However they also report that it is not an acceptable size.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very fast response time
Two HDMI ports
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

Benq XL2430 Video Reviews

Benq XL2430 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst PC screens, this LCD screen is one of the most highly awarded by experts.

The editors of review sites Xtremehardware.com and Pokde.net both thought that this PC display was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

This LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from both websites Reviewed.com and XSreviews.co.uk, both of which concluded that this PC display was excellent.

Two other expert review sites thought that this PC screen was very good. This LCD screen received a "Recommended Hardware" award from website Goldfries.com and it received a "Platinum" award from review site Profesionalreview.com.

The editors of three more expert review sites all thought that this PC screen was very good. Chip.com.my gave this Benq flatpanel monitor an "Outstanding" award, Tomshardware.com gave it a "Smart Buy" award and Les Numeriques.com gave it a "5 Star" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100 based on 17 expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, gadgetshow.channel5.com, pokde.net and pctidningen.se. If all the PC displays are ranked by average expert review score then this Benq PC monitor is in the top 8%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this LCD screen is exceptional based on 515 owner reviews. Over 78% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Benq PC Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Product Quality

37 owners who bought it thought it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

25 customers concluded that this PC monitor was well made and six people who purchased the Benq XL2430 agreed that it was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Six owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Four people said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features.

Customers Report Excellent Design

18 owners who bought it reckoned that it was good looking, eight people who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was smooth and six owners thought it was well designed.

  • It is just too beautiful…
  • The high grade and quality materials used in its construction really make it a luxurious monitor to use…
  • The remote to change and memorize settings its pretty useful if you are a hardcore gamer…
    Aderitus (Amazon) - April 2016
  • The monitor has pretty awesome build quality…
    Aderitus (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It plays really smooth and everything is very clear…
    McGaz (Amazon) - January 2016
  • View angles are pretty bad for the price…
    Eddy (Amazon) - July 2016
  • Cables can be hidden behind pretty easily, they have fully adjustable positions which can be turned vertical if you wish…
  • From the best picture quality to the well made and easy to set up design this is the best product for anyone who takes gaming seriously…
    Patty (Bestbuy.com) - December 2015
  • It is really bright and smooth when you play FPS with it…
    Tony (Bestbuy.com) - September 2017
  • 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…

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup, eight owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and five customers thought it was easy to use.

  • Packaged securely and easy to setup…
    UKLC (Amazon) - July 2016
  • Once you've spent a little bit of time setting up the display (factory settings aren't great!) it's perfect…
    Jonny Blake (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Check out a few websites to help with the best settings…
    Jonny Blake (Amazon) - September 2015
  • The high grade and quality materials used in its construction really make it a luxurious monitor to use…
  • The remote to change and memorize settings its pretty useful if you are a hardcore gamer…
    Aderitus (Amazon) - April 2016
  • However, if you prefer a darker screen you may need to do a little research to adjust your visuals before the screen feels comfortable…
  • The control interface (pseudo mouse) is awful…
    Neal P. (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Easy to use…
  • Endless tinkering in the menus couldn't fix it…
  • From the best picture quality to the well made and easy to set up design this is the best product for anyone who takes gaming seriously…
    Patty (Bestbuy.com) - December 2015

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

20 people wrote that this PC monitor was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

12 customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality, seven owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation and two people who bought the product wrote that it had a good refresh rate. two people thought this PC monitor had clear images.

  • Does deliver a great picture and excellent maximum refresh rate for less than $400…
  • In general the colours are not good…
  • Loving the picture quality on this monitor…
  • An excellent product! Picture quality - excellent Height adjustment - excellent Connection options - excellent Size - should have gone bigger than 24…
  • You're not paying peanuts, even at a Prime day price of 229 you should be getting an acceptable balance of colours (not getting washed out)…
    RJ (Amazon) - July 2016
  • The picture quality is great colours seem true and nothing is out of balance…
  • It took me 2 days to reach some sort of satisfaction and even now the colours are not ideal…
    Marcin H (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The colours were all wrong…
    McGaz (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The picture quality is great, colour reproduction needs tweaking…
  • Excellent monitor with fantastic picture quality…
    Simo (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2015

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 68% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. At £259.98 it looks like great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq XL2430 and the United Kingdom price of £259.98 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $299.00 (£414.68).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the XL2430 will cost £130 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in April 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Benq XL2430's display diagonal of 24" is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 59% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

The Benq XL2430's response time of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is faster than 92% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq XL2430 of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 15% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq XL2430's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 15% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq XL2430's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 29% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq XL2430 is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has a Microphone in

The Benq XL2430 has a microphone in, unlike 98% of PC displays which do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

info 1920x10801ms, benq 9hlf1lbqbe, benq 1920x1080, benq p241762p, benq cnr0zs00, benq xl2430t, info xl2430t, benq 300cdm2

Barcodes:

00840046031008, 04718755053047, 04718755064807, 05054484885139, 05054533885134, 05054629494981

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