How does BenQ’s entry-level 144Hz monitor stand up against the competition? Let’s take a look.Design
The XL2411 has a slightly asymmetric design, with a chunkier bezel on the bottom right corner which houses the downward-facing buttons for the on-screen display. Apart from this, the bezels are of moderate thickness on all four sides, making this monitor less than ideal for multi-monitor setups. The lips around the screen are apparently specially designed to minimise distractions caused by reflections, although we couldn’t notice any specific difference in a blind trial.
The monitor is constructed from black matte plastic, with none of the red accents [...]
Let’s take a closer look at the XL2540 in our full review.Design
The XL2540 offers a continued evolution of BenQ / Zowie’s line of gaming monitors. As expected, we have a bright 24.5-inch TN panel surrounded by a bezel of moderate thickness. There’s no BenQ or Zowie logo on the front of the monitor, and the shape of the bezel has even been optimised to minimise distracting reflections.
In the bottom right, we have the power LED and a quintet of front-mounted OSD buttons. I love front-mounted buttons, because they make it so much easier to change settings without getting confused about what each button does — something [...]
BenQ Zowie have announced their latest monitor today, and it’s a blinder. The XL2540 comes with a monstrous 240Hz refresh rate, which is considerably higher than other gaming monitors on the market (which tend to be 60, 120 or 144Hz). In order to make hitting that kind of frame rate achievable, the resolution is a modest 1080p — a reasonable choice for the 24.5-inch TN panel.
The XL2540 also incorporates some of the eSports technologies we first saw on the XL2735, like an adjustable shield that helps to block out distracting sights around the periphery of your monitor. It’s an interesting idea that could be ideal for a LAN environment, and you [...]
This Zowie XL2430 monitor may only measure 24 inches, but it’s packed to the brim with BenQ’s* latest gaming features. It also operates at a high refresh rate, 144Hz, making it a good choice for fast-paced games. It’s pricey though, so let’s dig a little deeper, and see how this eSports-focused Zowie monitor measures up against the competition.
* Zowie is a brand owned by BenQ, hence the dual labelling.
The BenQ XL2730Z is one of top-rated monitors here at XSReviews, boasting a winning combination of a high refresh rate, an expansive resolution and a plethora of extra features. BenQ just announced its successor, the XL2735Z, and they’re releasing it under the Zowie gaming brand they acquired late last year.
Today folks, we’re looking at a new gaming mouse from Zowie, the EC2. Designed with performance in mind by a company devoted to making top quality gaming gear, the EC2 seems set to annihilate the competition. Will it click and slide it’s way to glory or scurry away with it’s cable between it’s legs in shame? Let’s find out.Features and Specifications
– 100% stable optical mouse developed for gaming by HeatoN – Ergonomic designed right hand gaming mouse – 1.5 mm lift-off distance due to custom developed ZOWIE-lens – Improved mouse wheel system – 500/1,000/2,000 DPI adjustment – 1.000Hz USB [...]