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BenQ ZOWIE XL2731 27" 1080p 144Hz Gaming Monitor

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$ 269

Overview

XL-series features the premiere monitors for PC e-Sports, fine-tuned to guarantee the smoothest and responsive experience, and the clearest images to arm you for competition.

Notice: Xbox Series X

This monitor is compatible with the Xbox Series X (w/ manual HDMI overscan setting). Learn More

Features

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 easily tune preferred color tone and makes color grading more defined. 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.

Native 144hz Refresh Rate

Catch every detail of motion and enjoy the most fluid gameplay by BenQ ZOWIE native 240Hz refresh rate monitor, which ensures a flawless view of fast-motion consistently at all times.

Side by side monitor display showing blurry on one and sharp on the other to simulate faster refresh rates

Comfort for Long-Lasting Play

Flicker-free technology helps reduce eye strain, which can help keep you practicing the extended hours needed to keep you at the top of your game.

Minimize Visual Distractions

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

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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. 

SPECIFICATIONS

Display
  • LCD size (inch)‎
  • 27
  • Aspect ratio‎
  • 16:9
  • Max. resolution (PC/Laptop)
  • 1920 x 1080 at 144Hz (DVI-DL, DP, HDMI 2.0)
  • Max. resolution (Console)
  • 1920 x 1080 at 120Hz for Xbox series X only (HDMI 2.0). *Please see above Q&A
  • Refresh rate
  • 144Hz
  • Display Viewing Area
  • 597.60 x 336.15
  • Pixel pitch (mm)
  • 0.311
  • Typ. brightness (cd/㎡)‎
  • 320
  • Typ. contrast ‎
  • 1000:1
  • Typ. DCR (DyNamic Contrast Ratio) ‎
  • 12M:1
  • Panel type‎
  • TN
  • Fast liquid crystal
  • No
Connectivity‎
  • Input/Output connector‎
  • DVI-DL / HDMI 2.0 x2 / DP1.2 / headphone jack
Audio
Electricity‎
  • Power supply
  • Built-in
  • Voltage rating
  • 100-240V
  • Power consumption (On mode)‎
  • <40W
Size & Weight‎
  • Dimensions (HxWxD mm)‎
  • 549.37 (Highest) / 409.37 (Lowest) x 632.5 x 236.65
  • Dimensions with wall mount (HxWxD mm) (w/o Base)‎
  • 373.8 x 632.5 x 63.5
  • Net weight (kg)‎
  • 7.7
  • Gross weight (kg)
  • 10.3
Stand‎
  • VESA wall mounting 100x100 mm‎
  • V
  • Pivot 90°‎
  • V
  • Swivel (left/right)‎
  • 45 / 45
  • Tilt (°)‎
  • -5~20
  • Height adjustment (mm)‎
  • 140
Special Features‎
  • Black eQualizer
  • V
  • Color Vibrance‎
  • V
  • Low Blue Light‎
  • V
  • Flicker-free
  • V
  • K Locker‎
  • V
Accessories‎ included in the box
  • Video Cable
  • DP1.2 (1.8m)
  • Power Cable
  • V (1.8m)
Cables
Cables
Display
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