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Benq GL2450HM

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Benq GL2450HM

£129.95
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and critically acclaimed 24" PC display, with average running costs
93
Reviews
793 Reviews
51
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 12000000:1
3D No
Release Date Aug 2015
NEC EA305WMI-BK

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 29.8" PC monitor, with average running costs
88
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
29.8" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 20000:1 No Dec 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 29.8"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1600 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2015
Benq GL2450HM

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Benq GL2450HM

£129.95
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and critically acclaimed 24" PC display, with average running costs
93
Reviews
793 Reviews
51
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 12000000:1
3D No
Release Date Aug 2015
NEC EA305WMI-BK

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 29.8" PC monitor, with average running costs
88
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
29.8" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 20000:1 No Dec 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 29.8"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1600 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2015

Top Prices

Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
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£129.95
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Reasons For

Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
3 Reasons For
2x Faster Response Time
The Benq GL2450HM is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the NEC EA305WMI-BK (6ms).

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

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51% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Benq GL2450HM only costs £109 to run over five years but the NEC EA305WMI-BK costs £223 to run (104% more).
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Better Brand
Benq PC monitors have an average rating of 89.1%, whereas NEC has an average rating of 85.5%.
3 Reasons For
Bigger Display Diagonal
The NEC EA305WMI-BK has a display diagonal of 29.8", but the Benq GL2450HM is only a 24" PC monitor (5.8" smaller).

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

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Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
The NEC EA305WMI-BK is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Benq GL2450HM (160°).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Marginally Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
The NEC EA305WMI-BK has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, but the Benq GL2450HM is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Best
5 stars
560 reviews
4 stars
129 reviews
3 stars
43 reviews
2 stars
29 reviews
1 star
30 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Benq has a better average brand rating than NEC. The average brand rating for Benq is 89.06% based on 21,624 reviews, where as the average brand rating for NEC is 85.48% based on 713 reviews.
Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Benq

89

89

Based on 21,624 reviews
NEC

85

85

Based on 713 reviews

Date Released

Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
31 months old 27 months old Best

Key Features

Display Diagonal

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Response Time

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Benq GL2450HM
Benq
GL2450HM
14 trees 0.54 tonnes CO2 (Best)
NEC EA305WMI-BK
NEC
EA305WMI-BK
28 trees 1.1 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Display Diagonal 24" 29.8"
BEST
Display Resolution
2560 x 1600
 2560 x 1600
2560 x 1600
 2560 x 1600
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
12000000:1
 12000000:1
12000000:1
 12000000:1
Response Time 2ms
BEST
6ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle 170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
2560 x 1440 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
1440 x 900 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1152 x 870 1024 x 768 (XGA)
832 x 624 800 x 600 (SVGA)
640 x 480 (VGA) 720 x 400
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 870
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
2560 x 1440 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
1440 x 900 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1152 x 870 1024 x 768 (XGA)
832 x 624 800 x 600 (SVGA)
640 x 480 (VGA) 720 x 400
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 870
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Supported Video Modes
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
HD Type
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Vertical Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 400.8mm
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 641.3mm
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Display Diagonal (metric) 60.96cm 75.62cm
BEST
Display Brightness 250 Cd/m² 350 Cd/m²
BEST
Color Gamut 72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Density Unknown - Click to provide data 101ppi
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
HDMI Port 1 1
Headphone Outputs 1 1
DisplayPort Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-I Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 3
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 3
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Speaker 2 2
RMS Rated Power 4W
BEST
2W
Loudspeaker 2 2
 
 
 
Ergonomics Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Height Adjustment Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Tilt Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages 17 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Typical Power Consumption 42W
BEST
86W
Standby Power Consumption 0.3W
BEST
0.47W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption 42W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Package Weight 5.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 650mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 420mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 134mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 10.9kg
Height (with Stand) 436mm
BEST
472.4mm
Depth (with Stand) 179mm
BEST
231mm
Width (with Stand) 579mm
BEST
685.8mm
Weight 4.1kg
BEST
7.8kg
Height 351mm 447mm
Depth 63mm 76.2mm
Width 579mm 685.8mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Cables Included
DisplayPort
 DisplayPort
DisplayPort
 DisplayPort
 
 
 
Other Features Benq GL2450HM NEC EA305WMI-BK
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
531.36 x 298.89
 531.36 x 298.89
531.36 x 298.89
 531.36 x 298.89

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