Apr 30, 2012

Posted by in Accessories & Peripherals, Gaming, Personal Computing | 4 Comments

BenQ launches latest gaming monitor line

BenQ recently launched their latest gaming monitors, the RL2450HT and the XL2420T, with a media gaming tournament at Mineski Infinity Katipunan. The games were Starcraft II and Counter-Strike:Source, the best games to try out BenQ’s latest gaming monitors as the RL2450HT and the XL2420T are designed for RTS and FPS games, respectively.

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BenQ RL2450HT

Features:

  • 24” Wide 16:9 Full HD LED
  • 2ms Grey-to-grey response
  • Black eQualizer
  • RTS Gaming Mode
  • Display Mode
  • Smart Scaling

The RL2450HT is designed specifically for RTS gaming. It features an exclusively designed color engine technology called Black eQualizer. It adjusts the screen’s brightness without over-exposing much of the white levels which improves visibility in dark areas. Pretty useful for dark StarCraft II maps or any RTS maps for that matter. It can also accommodate/simulate different screen sizes depending on which monitor size you’re used to game with; you can choose from from 17″ (4:3), 19″ (4:3), 19″W (16:10), 21.5″W (16:9), 22″W (16:10), 23″W (16:9) to 24″W (16:9)

BenQ XL2420T/XL2420TX

Features:

  • 24” LED 16:9 Full HD
  • 120hz
  • 2ms Grey-to-grey
  • 12M:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • Black eQualizer
  • Display Mode
  • Smart Scaling
  • S Switch
  • Game Mode Loader
  • Height Adjustment
  • NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ 2

benq monitor 2

As you can see this one is more loaded on gaming features. I was able to test this one and play Counter-Strike source on it. With a refresh rate of 120hz, this monitor eliminates ghosting thus vastly reducing eye stress. The Black eQualizer, as mentioned earlier, brightens up dark corners and helps avoid getting ambushed. Some might say this is cheating, but in their defense, it’s not your fault if your opponent have a dim monitor.

If you have a powerful graphics card, why not play your games or watch your movies in 3D? The BenQ XL2420T is NVIDIA 3D Vision 2-ready while the bigger brother, XL2420TX is already embedded with 3D IR emitter and comes with 2 Nvidia 3D Glasses.

BenQ XL2420T BenQ RL2450HT
24”W 16:9 1920×1080 24”W 16:9 1920×1080
Pixel Pitch: 0.276mm Pixel Pitch: 0.276mm
Brightness: 350cd/m2 Brightness: 250cd/m2
Contrast: 1000:1 Contrast: 1000:1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 12M:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 12M:1
Panel Type: TN Panel Type: TN
Viewing Angle: 170/160 Viewing Angle: 170/160
Response Time: 5ms, 2ms GTG Response Time: 5ms, 2ms GTG
Display Colors: 16.7 Million Display Colors: 16.7 Million
Gamut: 72% Gamut: 27%
D-sub / DVI-DL / HDMI x2 / DP 1.2 / Headphone Jack D-sub / DVI-D / HDMI / Headphone Jack
Power Consumption (On mode): 24W (Based on Energy Star 5.1 test criteria) Power Consumption (On mode): 27W (Based on Energy Star 5.1 test criteria)
Power saving mode: <0.5W Power Saving mode: <0.3
SRP: Php18,990 SRP: Php10,990


  1. Griswold says:

    11k for a 24″ gaming monitor? not bad na.

  2. How Much For A 22″ or 23″ On Both XL and RL?

  3. Do you know where can I buy the BenQ RL2450HT?

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