Excerpt: The BenQ XL2420TE (MSRP $397) is a 24-inch LCD display with a TN (twisted nematic) panel, 144 Hz refresh rate, and a 1ms gray-to-gray response time, pegging it a tried-and-true gaming monitor. Last year, we reviewed this display's predecessor , but the 2013 iteration promises a slew of new upgrades to hardware and features—not the least of which is the ability to display 3D images. Groovy.
Excerpt: Meet BenQ’s XL2420T Professional Gaming monitor: a display boasting a 2ms GTG pixel response time and integrated FPS modes, purportedly designed alongside input from professional Counter-Strike players. Boom, headshot.
Conclusion: BenQ XL2420T is a gaming monitor and the follow-up to the previous XL2410T . This time BenQ has included a Remote Control unit for switching between color modes and XL2420T is also compatible with Nvidia 3D Vision 3. Unfortunately the Remote Control unit is not very fast. The ergonomics of the monitor on the other hand are good. Users can adjust tilt, height, swivel and pivot.
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Conclusion: I did put the FPS presets to good use, and in all honesty, I am not sure if it helped my game any bit. First of all, the colors are overly saturated, making an aged game like Counter Strike even more terrible to look at. It’s really hard to believe professional players actually use these settings, unless they like their game in rainbows?
Excerpt: I have to admit, when it comes to reviewing gaming monitors I am a novice. In fact, this will be my first attempt at such a review on our site, so please keep that in mind before you bomb me with negative editorials in the comments section below. That being said, I am always up for challenge, so when BenQ sent us a loaner XL2420T Gaming Monitor for review I threw up my hand as I was very curious to see what the this “gaming-specific” monitor could do, especially since...