Gaming is in the details:
The XL2420TX demonstrates BenQ’s true belief that "gaming is in the details" It has been co-developed with Counter-Strike pro gaming legends to bring you a gaming monitor like no other – from the attentive designs to the exceptional functions. With the precision and speed you would expect from a high-performance gaming monitor, you can now have a vantage point over your opponents in all your game play.
Special Collaboration with Renowned Counter-Strike Legends
The task of conceptualizing the XL2420TX as the ultimate gaming monitor involved a unique collaboration with prominent pro gamers: Tommy “Potti” Ingemarsson, Emil “HeatoN” Christensen, Abdisamad “SpawN” Mohamed, Michael “ahl” Korduner and Christer “fisker” Eriksson. These five names alone are synonymous when it comes to legendary Counter-Strike players. Their accumulated wealth of knowledge and skills helped BenQ develop a monitor that adapts to the needs of gamers to improve their chances of winning.
The All New Black eQualizer Gives You Total Visibility
Poor visibility in dark scenes can cost even the most skillful gamers their game. The Black eQualizer color engine technology is designed to offer an unprecedented level of control and visibility. Dark scenes are brightened without over-exposing the bright areas to preserve vital details, enabling gamers to spot their enemies easily in critical combat and react quickly in any situation.
Specially Designed S Switch for Swift Control and Navigation
The XL2420TX comes with a stylish S Switch. This distinct remote controller comes with three preset buttons so you’re able to customize and save your display settings for gaming, work or entertainment purposes. Use the scroll button on the S Switch to quickly navigate and change the OSD settings. It eliminates the tedious process of adjusting your monitor settings. Now switching seamlessly between the presets is as easy as 1-2-3.
Intuitive UI for Easy Navigation
The newly designed OSD enables you to conveniently change your settings in an intuitive horizontal slide out menu display. This simplistic design makes it easier to navigate between options and settings.
The Game Mode Loader Lets You in on the Secret
The secret is out. Download special gaming presets, used by HeatoN and SpawN, on Gaming.BenQ.com so you can see what the pros see. Each mode is fine tuned so you can leverage these exclusive presets used by pro gamers to your own advantage. Users can install these exclusive presets and leverage them to their advantage. More presets from legendary gamers will be released in the future so you can always stay on top of your game.
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Play like a Pro With the Exclusive FPS Mode
The preset FPS Mode tailored by HeatoN and SpawN gives you the optimal brightness, contrast, sharpness and color tint you need to spot and track your opponents' every move, even in indistinct situations. There are two variations to this special mode this year: the FPS1 mode is designed to configure and optimize the display for Counter-Strike 1.6 and the FPS2 mode for Counter-Strike Source as recommended by BenQ. The perfect combination of form and function provides gamers with the vantage point to always be one step ahead of the game.
Customize Your Individual Viewing Preference
The Display Mode and Smart Scaling features allow you to change the monitor view to suit your liking and to simulate any in-game experience. Interchange instantly between different screen sizes , 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), using the Display Mode. Or take advantage of the Smart Scaling feature and enjoy the flexibility to freely scale the screen content to any custom size. You can certainly use the two features together to get the best possible view for any application or game.
120Hz Refresh Rate Ensures Seamless Graphics
With a refresh rate of 120Hz, there’s never a lag and every in-game details will be smoothly rendered. Drawing on hyper-speed video processing technology, the XL2420TX gives you on-screen action and captivating realism.
Fast 2ms GTG Response Time
Fast response time of 2ms GTG means speed without the smear for an enhanced gaming experience. Fast-moving action and dramatic transitions will be rendered smoothly without the annoying effects of smearing or ghosting. Control your gaming destiny and don’t leave it in the hands of slow display.
NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ with Complete Connectivity
Certified as NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ with the new NVIDIA 3D LightBoost™ technology so you can experience gaming and entertainment like never before with total realism and intensive graphic display. The XL2420TX is even embedded with 3D IR emitter and come with NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Glasses Kit to bring you total realism and intensive 3D graphic display with no hassles.Furthermore, the XL2420TX supports D-Sub, HDMI, DVI-DL and DP inputs for console gaming action.
Ultra-Flexible Height Adjustment Stand and Others
The Height Adjustment Stand can be operated with just one finger so you can effortlessly adjust the height of the monitor to suit your sight level. Have the monitor way up high, or change it to sit flat on the table. The monitor can also be turned vertically or horizontally and comes with a quick-release VESA mount design. In addition, the sleek headphones hook at the back keeps your desk top neat and tidy.
A Technological Work of Beauty
The XL2420TX is not only designed with durability, sturdiness and functionality in mind, the stylish look also earned itself two design awards: the reddot design award 2011 and the G-Mark Good Design Award 2011.
Intel Extreme Masters Official Gaming Monitors
BenQ XL and RL Series are proud to be the official gaming monitor in the Intel Extreme Masters season 2011/2012.
Windows® 7 Compatible for Versatility
The XL2420TX has passed Windows® 7 certification and is fully compatible with Windows 7 color systems. Plug in the XL2420TX to your computer, and Windows 7 will recognize it instantly, making setup and connection quick and 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.
Energy Star Qualified
The XL2420TX complies with the requirements for ENERGY STAR® Program for Computer Monitors V5.1. Enjoy saving energy and money while keeping the Earth lookin’ great.
*Specifications may vary by model. Please refer to the specification chart to for more details.
*All comparison photos are simulated images.
|Pixel Pitch (mm)||0.276|
|Brightness ( typ.)||350 cd/m2|
|Contrast ( typ. )||1000:1|
|DCR (Dynamic Contrast Ratio) (typ.)||12M:1|
|Viewing Angle (L/R;U/D) (CR>=10)||170/160|
|Response Time(Tr+Tf) typ.||5ms, 2ms GTG|
|Input Connector||D-sub / DVI-DL(Dual Link) / HDMI x 2 / DP 1.2 / Headphone Jack|
|USB Hub||Donwstreamx3; Upstreamx1|
|Power Supply (90~264 AC)||Built-in|
|Power Consumption (On mode)||24 W (Based on Energy Star 5.1 test criteria)|
|(Power saving mode)||<0.5W|
Dimensions & Weight
|CTN Dimensions (HxWxD mm)||9.17" x 25.67" x 17.95"|
|Dimensions(HxWxD mm)||20.35" x 22.5" x 5.9"|
|Net Weight (kg)||6.1|
|Gross Weight (kg)||7.3|
Purchases made after April 1st , 2012 3 year Warranty applies from purchase date.
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