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Benq XL2720Z

£249.66
£198.00 £52 cheaper than 12 days ago
Benq XL2720
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A fully featured and multi award winning 27" PC monitor, with a Platinum award from two expert review websites and 12 further awards from other expert sites
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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BENQ XL2720T 27" LED 3D 1080p DVI HDMI DP FHD 2MS 9H.LA4LB.QBE (£165 ExVAT) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£198.00
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BenQ XL2720 27inch Gaming Monitor (Used)
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BenQ XL2720Z 27" 144Hz 1ms GTG Response Time Gaming Monitor
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£359.99
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£379.56
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BenQ XL2720 (27 inch) LED Monitor 1000_1 300 cd/m2 1920 x 1080 1ms (Black) (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Benq XL2720 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq XL2720 number 6 in 3D monitors, number 541 in medium monitors and number 546 across all PC monitors.
92
Reviews
502 Reviews + 14 Awards
82
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Age
4 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others. This PC monitor has received 14 awards including a "Platinum" award from Gamestar.de plus one other site and a "Silver" award from Hardware.info 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 PC monitors 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 XL2720 has running costs of £72 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 flatpanel monitors.
Customers report superior product quality, excellent design and superior technical features. However they also report that it is not an acceptable size.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Play like a pro with the exclusive FPS mode
Win 8 compatible
Your ultimate weapon
Ultra-Flexible height adjustment stand and others
NVIDIA 3d visiotm 2 with complete connectivity
Fast 1ms GTG response time
120Hz refresh rate ensures seamless graphics
Customize your individual viewing preference
The game mode loader lets you in on the secret
Faster than average response time
Intuitive UI for easy navigation
Specially designed S switch for swift control and navigation
The black equalizer for total visibility
The collaboration
Gaming is in the details
Two HDMI ports
3D
EcoFACTS label

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 £249.66 to £198 in the last 12 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 77% 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 XL2720 Video Reviews

Benq XL2720 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

14 Industry Awards

This Benq flatpanel monitor has received 14 awards from PC display experts.

This PC screen was given a "Platinum" award by both review sites Gamestar.de and Vortez.net, both of which decided that this Benq LCD screen was brilliant.

This Benq PC screen received a "Silver" award from both websites Hardware.info and Fz.se, both of which thought that this PC display was very good.

The experts at three more expert review sites all thought that this LCD screen was very good. This PC display received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website PC Mag and it received a "Recommended" award from website F1cd.ru. Furthermore, the author at website Benchmarkhardware.com said that this Benq LCD screen was marvellous and gave it a "Gold" award.

Three more expert review sites all decided that this LCD screen was very good. This Benq flatpanel monitor received a "Very Good" award from Neitsabes.fr, it received a "Best in Class" award from Insidehardware.it and Digital Versus gave it a "5 Star" award.

The editors of three other expert review sites all said that this Benq PC monitor was very good. Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk both gave this PC display a "Smart Buy" award and Les Numeriques.com gave it a "5 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 21 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this PC display has an overall expert rating of 79 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 481 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is 90 out of 100. Over 74% of reviewers gave this PC display 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 Screens Have Excellent Reviews

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

Users Report Superior Product Quality

28 owners who bought it concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Six customers who bought this PC monitor agreed that it was heavy and bulky.

Users Report Excellent Design

13 people wrote in their reviews that the Benq XL2720 was good looking, eight owners who purchased it reckoned that it was smooth and six customers concluded that the product was well designed.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that the Benq XL2720 had good features.

Users Report That it is Robust

15 people who reviewed it considered that it was well made and four customers who purchased it agreed that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

13 owners thought the Benq XL2720 had good picture quality, six owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation and four customers who bought it agreed that it had a good refresh rate.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven owners who bought it concluded that it was easy to use the menus, six owners mentioned that the product was easy to use and four customers said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. two people thought the product had a good interface.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

19 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 55% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. At £198.00 it seems like great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £52 (21%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq XL2720 and the United Kingdom price of £198.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $379.99 (£527.08).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the XL2720 will cost £72 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the XL2720 in January 2014.

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 typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Benq XL2720's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 25% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Benq XL2720's response time of only 1ms is faster than 95% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Benq XL2720 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 31% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq XL2720 of 170° is relatively typical compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 37% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq XL2720's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 21% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The Benq XL2720 is 3D, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors are not 3D.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq XL2720 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax 1920x1080, visipax prxl2720z, visipax xl2720z, benq 9hla4lbrbe, benq xl2720z, benq xl2720t

Barcodes:

00012303512241, 00013591028056, 00132017729466, 00163120799176, 00172302719550, 00779184010968, 00840046028206, 00840046030049, 00840046035204, 04054319111939, 04718755045110, 04718755052767, 05053959179759, 05054531163289, 05054629416198, 05711045719943, 08400460282060, 08400460300498

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