After launching the world's first VA LED monitor, BenQ - the world's leading LED monitor brand - is now taking the lead to introduce VA LED to our home & office offering: GW Series! Built with the dream combination of LED with VA panel, GW Series is bound to bring a whole new visual experience and enjoyment to you with truly authentic colors, deeper blacks, higher contrast and sharper details.
5000:1 Ultra High Contrast for Depth and Definition
The GW2450HM comes with an ultra-high contrast ratio of 5000:1 to add color depth and definition to darkened and complex motion pictures, so that everything you see, from the brightest white to the darkest black, is perfectly rendered to deliver the clearest, smoothest picture performance during movies and video games.
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Perfecting Your Audiovisual Enjoyment with Speakers
Whether you're listening to music or watching your favorite film, simply turn on the speakers to experience the audiovisual fun!
HDMI Multimedia Interface
The latest HDMI high-speed multimedia interface* makes these monitors incredibly convenient to use – now you can enjoy digital entertainment effortlessly even with additional multimedia equipment in the future.
Superior Response Time
Enjoy high dynamic videos without ghosting or other artifacts with 4ms GTG response time.
Senseye® 3 Visual Solution to Your Everyday Viewing Needs
Experience the truest colors of the world with the BenQ Senseye® Human Vision Technology. With the help of its six proprietary calibration techniques, Senseye® 3 delivers only the best viewing quality in each of its six pre-set viewing modes –Standard, Movie, Game, Photo, sRGB, and Eco – with the Eco Mode especially designed to save power and money.
Win 7 compatible
The GW2450HM has passed Windows® 7 certification and are fully compatible with Windows® 7 color systems. Plug in the GW2450HM to your computer, and Windows 7 will recognize it instantly, making setup and connection effortless.
ecoFACTS can tell you how eco-friendly BenQ products are!
Development of eco-friendly products, BenQ doesn't just want to comply with green regulations passively, but also to actively develop eco-friendly products!
ecoFACTS declares BenQ's greatest efforts on the replacement of hazardous substances, material selection, packaging design, energy-saving design and other aspects of the products.
Mercury-free LED-backlit display
>85% recycled papers in packaging box
Eco-friendly ink printing in packaging box
BFR/PVC-free casing plastics
Energy Star Qualified
The GW2450HM complies with the requirement of ENERGY STAR® Program for Computer Monitors, Version 5.1. Now you can enjoy saving energy and money as well as keeping the Earth lookin' great!
- by David_W @Dec 04, 2012
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Enjoyment for Your Everyday Home and Work Life Built to bring you the ultimate personal visual entertainment, the BenQ GW2450HM is certainly one of a kind! Featuring the ultra-high 5000:1 native contrast, 20M:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and true 8-bit panel performance with deep blacks and minimized light leakage, this VA LED monitor refreshes your view with truly fantastic colors and details. And, its HDMI connectivity leads the path to a whole new level of multimedia enjoyment.
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Well, it's a good bang for buck monitor. MVA panel is generally supposed to be better than TN, except the tech apparently was "lagging" behind in the past years. I read the review in tft central (http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/content/benq_gw2450hm.htm#input_lag) and according to the numbers this mva screen does a great job. I had to use the premium option under the AMA option to reduce the ghosting and lagging, but it as still slightly noticeable. My LG 19 inch lcd from 2007 for whatever reason had 0 input lag whatsoever. I wish it was larger then i wouldn't even bother buying a new one. Well after about 6 weeks, the AMA overdrive option "died" no longer works and I have massive input lag again. Currently RMA'ed it and waiting to see what happens. Honestly, invest in a higher quality TN panel, unless you really what those dark blacks and deep colors. MVA panels are still way behind in technology when it comes to gaming. If you want this monitor for movies, and causal home use, go for it. I personally would not buy if gaming.
Bought this monitor to go with a build I put together for a family member. They really enjoy it. It's no IPS panel, but the colours look pretty good to be honest. The price was right when I bought it. The speakers are weak but ok for watching youtube videos.
I waited for Black Friday to buy this, I saw it at 149.99 at one point and I should have picked it up then, Black Friday was 159.99. In any case, great price for what you get, an MVA panel 24" monitory at 1080p for 160 bucks? Can't complain though I do have beef with the 11 dollar environmental recycling fee...Hope the province ends that racket. Be sure to test your monitor after you get it.
This review was modfied by poster @ 11-27-12 10:06 PM
I'm thrilled with the display. Good monitor. No ghosting. Good colours. Good price. Only downside is the auto adjusting brightness which almost makes this a terrible monitor. Very strange, but for desktop use no problems. 99.9% of the time gaming you won't notice.
I've be looking for the right monitor for some time now and thought this monitor might be the one, but I ended up sending it back. The biggest problem I had was the overdrive that resulted in some bad ghosting. BenQ's support deemed it faulty and NCIX took it back and gave me refund. Got to say I was very happy with NCIX's customer support.
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