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BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 240Hz 24.5 inch Esports Gaming Monitor

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Overview

The XL2540 esports gaming monitor is the fourth generation of ZOWIE's XL-series. It offers the smoothest gaming experience approved by many professional players around the world. It's best suited for games that have a very high FPS cap.

(XL2540's adaptive Sync was certified by NVIDIA as one of the G-Sync compatible monitors on the market.)

Tournament Used

The ZOWIE XL2540 esports gaming monitor was the monitor of choice

  • ESL AU&NZ CS:GO National Championship 2018. 

Recommended Games and Spec

BenQ ZOWIE's esports gaming monitors are tailored with FPS professional players, so any FPS games should be very recommended. 

Some notable titles like CS:GO, PUBG, APEX Legends, OVERWATCH, Valorant,  and any game that allows high frames count are very recommended.

It's also recommended to use the monitor on 240Hz with the OEM DP cable. Unlocking the full potential of the monitor.  

XL2540's adaptive Sync was certified by NVIDIA as one of the G-Sync compatible monitors on the market.

Features

Native 240Hz Refresh Rate - Smoothness Experience

Catch every detail of motion and enjoy the fluid gameplay by ZOWIE native 240Hz refresh rate monitor, which ensures a smooth view of fast-motion and dramatic transitions consistently at all time. (Please make sure the PC performance is up to par to fully activate 240Hz)

Recommended Video Card Requirement:

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 or better

AMD Radeon RX 480 or better

Shield - Help You Focus On The Game

Shield - reveal the way to be concentrated in games. The adjustable angle and removable design allows Shield to adopt various environments according to preference. Just focus on winning the game.

Spot Hidden Enemies

Never fall victim to some cowardly camper in a dark corner again. Black eQualizer increases the visibility in dark scenes without overexposing the bright areas.

Optimize Gaming Precision

Color Vibrance gives you the flexibility to get the color performance. With 20 levels of Color Vibrance settings, you can get specific viewing requirements and preferences for all types of gameplay.

Personalize Viewing Angles

The Height Adjustable Stand can be operated with just one finger so you can easily adjust the height of the monitor to your preferred viewing angle, maximizing your comfort.

Easily Access Settings for Different Scenarios

To customize the XL with different usage scenarios, the S-Switch is designed for easy access to monitor menu, switch between saved modes, and quick change between connected devices. To go your preferred display settings with selected models, S-Switch allows you to save and transfer 3 profiles with driverless design within the same model.

 

Game Modes for Enhanced Gaming Experience

Every game has its own optimal settings. We’ve outfitted every XL-series monitor with several settings. You can easily switch to these game modes with the touch of a hot key.

Minimize Visual Distractions

Concentration is a key factor for esports. The XL-series LCD frame was specially designed to reduce light reflection from the screen, keeping your focus on the game.

Q&A

Q: Is this monitor compatible with PS5 and XBOX series X for 1080p@120hz?

 

A: This monitor supports 1080p@120hz for Xbox series X ONLY by HDMI, and extra steps are required

Step 1.  go to Setting > General > TV & display options >Advanced > Video fidelity & overscan

Step 2.  under Video fidelity & overscan, go to Display and select “HDMI”, then click “USE MANUAL SETTING” for Override your TV’s recommend settings

Step 3. under General TV & display options, go to Display and select “1080p”, then click “Yes” to keep this resolution

Step 4. go to Display and select “120hz” for refresh rate select, then click “Yes” to keep this refresh rate

Step 5. activate menu bar, go to System > Information > check if it’s “1920x1080@120”

See video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Raz_58cMJXk

For the non-mentioned consoles, this monitor only supports max of 60Hz. 

 

For more information

SPECIFICATIONS

Display
  • LCD size (inch)‎
  • 24.5
  • Aspect ratio‎
  • 16 : 9
  • Max. resolution (PC/Laptop)
  • 1920 x 1080 at 240Hz (HDMI 2.0, DP)‎‎
  • Display area
  • 543.744 x 302.616‎
  • Pixel pitch (mm)
  • 0.28
  • Typ. brightness (cd/㎡)‎
  • 400
  • Typ. contrast ‎
  • 1000 : 1
  • Typ. DCR (DyNamic Contrast Ratio) ‎
  • 12M : 1
  • Panel type‎
  • TN
  • Response Time
  • No
Connectivity‎
  • Input/Output connector‎
  • DVI- DL / HDMI x2 / DP1.2 / headphone jack / microphone jack‎‎‎
  • USB‎
  • Downstream x2, Upstream x1
Audio
Electricity‎
  • Power supply
  • Built- in‎‎‎
  • Power consumption (On mode)‎
  • 55W
Size & Weight‎
  • Dimensions (HxWxD mm)‎
  • High: 515.43 x 569.94 x 226.04 Low: 445.75 x 569.94 x 226.04‎
  • Net weight (kg)‎
  • 7.5
  • Gross weight (kg)
  • 11.3
Stand‎
  • VESA wall mounting 100x100 mm‎
  • V
  • Pivot 90°‎
  • V
  • Swivel (left/right)‎
  • 45/45
  • Tilt (°)‎
  • -5 ~ 20
  • Height adjustment (mm)‎
  • 140
Features
  • Shield‎
  • V
  • S Switch‎
  • V (Profiles to go)
  • Black eQualizer
  • V
  • Color Vibrance‎
  • V
  • Low Blue Light‎
  • V
  • Flicker-free
  • V
  • K Locker‎
  • V
Accessories‎ included in the box
  • Dust cover‎
  • Yes
Cables
Cables
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