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BenQ 240hz
« on: July 02, 2018, 07:39:55 pm »

BenQ Zowie XL2450

Matte 240hz TN panel with back-light strobing.  The BenQ XL2450 has horrible color presets and can only be improved to the point where it is passable by switching it from the horrible FPS Picture Mode to the Standard mode and by changing the Gamma to Mode 3.

Review by Alexander Gryzhin (=DEAD=)
Review By Belgium Hardware
Review By Les Numeriqes
Review By Playwares
Review By Rtings
Review By Sweclockers

BenQ Zowie XL2456

Matte 240hz TN panel with back-light strobing.  The XL2456 has the worst preset color accuracy I've seen in a review aside from the first 2560x1440 AH-IPS panel with Plasma Deposition Coating from Monoprice in 2013 thanks to the BenQ's FPS modes very low gamma (<1.6) and contrast (300:1). Fortunately the BenQ can be improved by switching from the abysmal preset FPS Mode to the Standard Mode to provide decent results for a TN panel, as is the case for all of their gaming monitors. Choose between some overshoot ghosting (preset AMA High overdrive setting) or slow pixel response times versus competitors (AMA Off).

Review by HDTV Poland
Review by PC Labl PL
Review By Playwares

BenQ Zowie XL2740

Review By Playwares

The X2470 has terrible image quality, even once switched from the preset FPS modes to the Standard Picture Mode since it has very low (1.7 average) preset gamma (resulting in very washed out image quality_ which can only be slightly improved by (2.0 average) changing the Gamma to Mode 5.

BenQ Zowie XL2746S

Review by Playwares

Fully adjust-able, matte, 1920x1080 240hz TN panel with AMD Free-Sync, DyAC (back-light strobing), Displayport, Dual-Link DVI, HDMI 1.4, HDMI 2.0, 2x USB .0 and 3.5mm Audio Out. The has abysmal image quality out-of-the-box and needs to be set to the Standard Picture Mode (1.97 gamma average versus sub 1.8 gamma default) to be improved, though it still can not fully cover the SDR (HDTV/REC 709 & sRGB) color spaces. and have the Gamma setting changed, though I'm not sure if the Gamma 4 or 5 settings provide significantly superior results since Playwares did not test them.  The XL2746S has a 17ms delay at 60hz (common for 240hz TN panels), negligible input lag at 240hz (2-3ms measured with the SMT Tool) and very fast and pixel response times at 240hz (60hz not tested) when the default AMA High setting is used.
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