BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 24.5" 240Hz Full HD e-Sports Monitor

Model: 3495818

SKU: 441889 Product ID: 857242


  • Native 240hz refresh rate
  • 1ms Grey-to-Grey response time
  • The S-Switch - switching between saved game mode
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    The BenQ ZOWIE XL-series has been adopted worldwide by most professional e-Sports tournaments and players. With your persistence and dedication to win, backed by the exclusive features of the XL-series, you will be armed to compete in first-person shooters at the highest level.

    Key Features

    Native 240Hz Refresh Rate - Smoothness Evolution
    Catch every detail of motion and enjoy the most fluid gameplay with BenQ ZOWIE’s native 240Hz monitor, which ensures a flawless view of fast-paced gameplay consistently at all times. Be sure to check that your PC performance is up to par to fully achieve 240Hz. Recommended Video Card Requirement: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 or better / AMD Radeon RX 480 or better

    Shield - Help You Focus On The Game
    Block the distractions behind your monitor. The detachable Shield with adjustable angles allows you to adapt to various environments. Just focus on winning the game.

    Spot Hidden Enemies
    Exclusive Black eQualizer technology illuminates and increases visibility in dark scenes, without overexposing the bright areas. Never miss another enemy lurking in the shadows.

    Personalize Viewing Angles
    The Height Adjustable Stand can be effortlessly operated to adjust the height of the monitor to your preferred viewing angle. Maximise your comfort with an extensive range of height, tilt, pivot, stroke and swivel monitor adjustments.

    Easily Access Settings for Different Scenarios
    S switch allows you to easily access settings To customize the XL with different usage scenarios, the S-Switch is designed for easy access to your monitors settings, enables you to switch between saved modes, and allows for quick change between input devices. Improvements to the S-Switch on selected models allows you to transfer your saved profiles between monitors of the same model.


    Screen Size (Inches) - 24.5

    Screen Type - LED LCD - Flat

    Monitor resolution - FHD (1920x1080)

    Monitor format - Flat screen

    Refresh Rate (Hz) - 240

    Monitor technology - TN

    Contrast ratio - 1000:1

    Response Time (ms) - 1.0

    HDMI inputs - 2

    PC Input - HDMI2.0

    DVI inputs - 1

    DisplayPort inputs - 1

    Swivel Base - True

    Wall Mountable - True

    Gaming PC - True

    Monitor use - Gaming

    Manufacturer's warranty - 3 Years


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best FPS gaming monitor ever I sold my old monitor which was a BenQ 2730 2560 x 1440 144hz so I could buy this instead which is about the same price. It hurt at first sacrificing resolution for refresh rate, but since I am getting more competitive in Overwatch I figured I would get this 240hz monitor instead. The DyAc feature is pretty cool. I am not sure exactly how it works, but it does noticeably reduce blur. My old monitor had a hidden blur reduction feature that basically just flickered at the 144hz rate. The flicker was very noticeable when you weren't playing a game, so if I used it I only used it while playing a game. Overall though I couldn't tell too much of a difference with the old blur reduction. DyAc helps things appear clearer even when moving fast. Overwatch is a fast paced game. You are moving fast and your opponents are usually moving fast around you at the same time making it harder to aim and hit them. Refresh rate definitely helps a lot in these scenarios and the blur reduction makes it even easier to be accurate. Moving from 144hz to 240hz was hard to justify for a while. I've researched it a lot and wanted to know if people really could tell a difference. Most people said they visually cannot see a difference, but they do notice a difference in their performance in game. I've found that to be true. It is hard to see a difference visually from 144hz to 240hz, but I definitely have improved in game. I've increased my competitive rating a whole rank from platinum to diamond. And I have been stuck in platinum since the game released in 2016. If you really want to feel the difference between 240hz and 144hz the best thing to do is play at 240hz for a week. Then go back to 144hz to see if you can handle it. If you compare 240hz and 144hz switching back and forth for a few minutes apart you won't tell much of a difference. You don't know what you have until it is taken away from you. Which is why it is much easier to tell a difference if you played at 240hz for a good amount of time then tried to go back to a slower refresh rate.
Date published: 2018-06-07
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