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BenQ XL2730Z
Professional Gaming Monitor Crafted for the Ultimate Gaming Experience

BenQ XL2730Z

BenQ Products
Monitors
XL2730Z 27" LED LCD Monitor
#XL2730Z
List Price: $629.99
Our Price: $600.00

Overview:

New standards have been set for the finest, smoothest and fastest gameplay experience. The new XL2730Z incorporates perfect motion, fast gaming features, QHD resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms GTG response time and VESA Standard Adaptive-Sync technology with the most powerful gaming gears for precise control, intuitive set-up and gaming eye care to empower professional gamers and gaming enthusiasts to dominate every gameplay.

Key Features

  • QHD 2560 x 1440 High Resolution
  • 144Hz Ultra-High Refresh Rate
  • 1ms GTG Ultra-Fast Response Time
  • VESA Standard Adaptive-Sync
  • Black eQualizer 2.0
  • 20-Level Color Vibrance Setting

BenQ XL2730Z

Features:

Professional Gaming Monitor Crafted for the Ultimate Gaming Experience

Professional Gaming Monitor Crafted for the Ultimate Gaming Experience

New standards have been set for the finest, smoothest and fastest gameplay experience. The new XL2730Z incorporates perfect motion, fast gaming features, QHD resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms GTG response time and VESA Standard Adaptive-Sync technology with the most powerful gaming gears for precise control, intuitive set-up and gaming eye care to empower professional gamers and gaming enthusiasts to dominate every gameplay.




Perfect Motion & Fast Gaming

QHD 2560x1440 High Resolution for the Finest Details

With up to 77% more on-screen space than Full HD (1920 x 1080). This display gives gamers the benefits of greater image detail.

QHD 2560x1440 High Resolution for the Finest Details

144HZ High Refresh Rate Ensures Seamless Graphics

With a refresh rate of 144Hz, there's never a lag and every in-game detail is smoothly rendered. Butter-smooth motion is ensured for fast-moving action and dramatic transitions.

144HZ High Refresh Rate Ensures Seamless Graphics

Fast 1ms GTG Response Time

A fast response time of 1ms GTG means speed without the smear for an enhanced gaming experience. Blazing fast motion will be rendered smoothly without the annoying effects of smearing or ghosting. Control your gaming destiny and don't leave it in the hands of slow display.

Fast 1ms GTG Response Time

VESA Standard Adaptive-Sync Monitor (FreeSync technology)

FreeSync is a solution that eliminates screen tearing without all the usual lag and latency. The XL2730Z will work together with a Freesync-compatible AMD Radeon™ graphics cards to abolish tearing, eliminate stuttering and greatly reduce input latency.

VESA Standard Adaptive-Sync Monitor (FreeSync technology)

Motion Blur Reduction for Extra Clarity Throughout the Game

BenQ's new Motion Blur Reduction technology further enhances an ultra-smooth, free-of-blur gaming experience, particularly for action-packed FPS games where every millisecond counts. With Motion Blur Reduction, gamers no longer suffer from time and gaming discomfort due to poor vision quality created by motion blur and lagging. Instead, gamers have everything to gain with more reaction time advantage on their side to achieve ultimately, flawless victories.

Motion Blur Reduction for Extra Clarity Throughout the Game

Precise in Control

20-Level Color Vibrance Setting to Optimize Gaming Precision

It is absolutely vital that any gaming monitor gives you the flexibility you need to get the color performance you seek. This is why BenQ built into the monitor a 20 level Color Vibrance setting to meet gamers' specific viewing requirements and preferences for all types of gameplay. This unique feature is accessible via On Screen Display (OSD) or Display Pilot for added convenience.

20-Level Color Vibrance Setting to Optimize Gaming Precision

Display Mode & Smart Scaling to Customize Your Individual Viewing Preference

The Display Mode and Smart Scaling features allow you to change the monitor view to suit your preference and to simulate any in-game experience. Using the Display Mode function, the monitor can be easily changed between 8 different screen sizes, from 17", 19", 19"W, 21.5", 22"W, 23"W, 23.6"W, 24"W, and 27"W.

If you're looking to customize your screen size further, you can also take advantage of the Smart Scaling feature. The Smart Scaling feature gives you the flexibility to freely scale the screen content to any custom size. With just one monitor, you can simulate any game play and practice under different display sizes for tournaments. Use the Display Mode and Smart Scaling together to get the best possible view for any application or game.

Display Mode & Smart Scaling to Customize Your Individual Viewing Preference

Black eQualizer 2.0 with Automatic Brightness Adjustments

The newly improved dynamic Black eQualizer 2.0 color engine technology takes visibility optimization to a whole new level with automatic brightness adjustments. The XL2730Z is able to detect the input source and automatically fine-tune the amount of brightness within the range of the brightness level selected by the user. Now, gamers can effortlessly spot their enemies in critical combat and quickly react to any situation without having to lift a finger for manual adjustments.

Black eQualizer 2.0 with Automatic Brightness Adjustments

Adjustment Scale Design for Effortless Set-up Every Time

To ensure that gamers can duplicate the exact same monitor set-up with the highest accuracy, efficiency and convenience, BenQ made a few additions to the XL2730Z's Adjustment Scale Design. The adjustable height stand is now scaled with 14 height levels trackable by a moving marker. Trackable scales are also added to the screen, which tilts forward and backward to 0°, 10° and 20°, and swivels left and right to a wide range of angles. Every XL2730Z can be your personal XL2730Z.

Adjustment Scale Design for Effortless Set-up Every Time

Intuitive Experience

S Switch Arc with a Rounder Fit for More Comfort

S Switch Arc with a Rounder Fit for More Comfort

The S Switch Arc is an external controller that comes with preset buttons that can be customized with personal display settings for gaming, work or entertainment. The S Switch Arc not only sports a quick key for the Auto Game Mode but also a rounder form factor for a more natural and comfortable grip, which enables gamers to best navigate between game modes.

Display Pilot for On-Screen Display Navigation

Display Pilot for On-Screen Display Navigation

The newly upgraded Display Pilot function allows users to make all the on-screen display adjustments, plus provides them with direct access to the Game Mode Loader feature for downloading and installing the preset display settings of their favorite game or professional gamer's screen instantly.

Auto Game Mode Setting for Added Ease and Convenience

The Auto Game Mode enables the XL2730Z to detect the genre of the game being played and switch the display setting to the corresponding game mode automatically. It is also designed to make new game mode recommendations for download. This feature is accessible through the On Screen Display (OSD) setting as well as the Display Pilot software or the S Switch Arc that has a quick key built in for this mode.

Auto Game Mode Setting for Added Ease and Convenience

Game Mode to Go for Universal Access Wherever You Go

To save gamers the hassle of having to re-download and reset game modes, the XL2730Z allows gamers to store game modes onto a USB flash drive for easy transport. They can also share their own game modes with everyone via cloud storage or social media platforms. This innovative feature allows gaming communities to share, collaborate and game freely with ease.

Game Mode to Go for Universal Access Wherever You Go

The Game Mode Loader Lets You in on the Secret

The secret is out. Download special gaming preset calibrations used by well-known gamers so you can see what the pros see. Each mode is fine-tuned, so you can steal these exclusive presets used by pro gamers to your own advantage. You can even save your favorites on the S Switch for quick access and game play. More presets will be released in the future to keep you on top of your game. Download Game Mode Loaders

Gaming Eye-care

Low Blue Light for Added Eye Comfort

Low Blue Light for Added Eye Comfort

Practice long hours with clear, comfortable vision or compete with top-notch vision condition with BenQ's new Low Blue Light. Some of the blue spectrum light produced by regular computer monitors can possibly lead to eyestrain, headaches and sleeping disorders. BenQ has been working to reduce blue light exposure and allow more productive time spent in front of the computer, BenQ's monitors now feature various adjustable preset Low Blue Light Modes via the exclusive Low Blue Light technology. This eliminates the need for yellow tinted eyeglasses for additional eye protection, and game play can be clear, comfortable and hassle-free!

Gaming-comfort ZeroFlicker™ Technology

Developed in collaboration with pro gamers, the XL2730Z has been upgraded to eliminate flickering at all brightness levels. This effectively reduces eye fatigue and elevates gaming performance through extreme visual comfort for even the most hardcore gamers playing long hours of intense action. Armed with the Gaming-comfort ZeroFlicker™ Technology, this BenQ Gaming Monitor is an epic weapon over your ultimate rivals.

Gaming-comfort ZeroFlicker™ Technology

Intel Extreme Masters Official Gaming Monitors

Intel Extreme Masters Official Gaming Monitors

Built for the ultimate victory, the BenQ XL Series is the official global tournament monitors of Intel Extreme Masters Season 2014/2015.

Windows® 8/8.1 Compatible for Versatility

Windows® 8/8.1 Compatible for Versatility

The XL2730Z has passed Windows® 8/8.1 certification and are fully compatible with Windows® 8/8.1 color systems. Plug in the XL2730Z to your computer, and Windows® 8/8.1 will recognize it instantly, making setup and connection effortless.

A Technological Work of Beauty

A Technological Work of Beauty

The XL2730Z is not only designed with durability, sturdiness and functionality in mind, the stylish look also earned itself several international design awards of the reddot design award 2014.

ecoFACTS Label

ecoFACTS Label

ecoFACTS can tell you how eco-friendly BenQ products are!

Development of eco-friendly products, BenQ doesn't just want to comply with green regulations passively, but also to actively develop eco-friendly products!

ecoFACTS declares BenQ's greatest efforts on the replacement of hazardous substances, material selection, packaging design, energy-saving design and other aspects of the products.

Energy Star Qualified

Energy Star Qualified

The XL2730Z complies with the requirements for ENERGY STAR® Program for Computer Monitors V6.0. Enjoy saving energy and money while keeping the Earth lookin’ great.

*Specifications may vary by model. Please refer to the specification chart to for more details.

*All comparison photos are simulated images.

Specifications:

BenQ XL2730Z Specifications
Product Color
Product Color BLACK- RED
Panel
Back Light Unit LED
Screen Size 27"
Aspect Ratio 16:09
Resolution (max.) 2560x1440
Display Area(mm) 596.74x 335.66
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.233
Brightness (typ.) 350 cd/㎡
Native Contrast (typ.) 1000:1
DCR (Dynamic Contrast Ratio) (typ.) 12M:1
Panel Type TN
Viewing Angle (L/R;U/D) (CR>=10) 170/160
Response Time(Tr+Tf) typ. 1ms (GtG)
Display Colors 16.7 Mil.
Color Gamut 72% NTSC
Audio/Video Inputs/Outputs
Input Hor. Frequency (KHz) VGA/HDMI1.4: 30KHz~88KHz
HDMI2.0: 30KHz~222KHz
DVI-DL: 30KHz~ 88KHz
DP1.2a: 222KHz
Input Ver. Frequency (Hz) VGA/HDMI1.4: 50Hz~76Hz
HDMI2.0: 50Hz~144Hz
DVI-DL: 50Hz~ 76Hz
DP1.2a: 40Hz~144Hz
Video Bandwidth (MHZ) 600
Input/Output Connector Headphone jack/ Microphone jack
D-sub/ DVI- DL/ HDMI 2.0x1 HDMI1.4 x1/ DP1.2
Input Connector D-sub/ DVI- DL/ HDMI 2.0x1 HDMI1.4 x1/ DP1.2
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions with Wall Mount (HxWxD mm) (w/o Base) 372.6x633.7x61.0
CTN Dimensions (HxWxD mm) 703*486*245
Dimensions(HxWxD mm) H: 557.4x633.7x226.0
L: 417.4x633.7x226.0
Net Weight (kg) 7.5
Gross Weight (kg) 10.8
Power
Power Supply (90~264 AC) Built- in
Power Consumption (On mode) 65W
Power saving mode <0.5W
Power Consumption (Off mode) <0.5W
Power Consumption (Base on Energy star) 30W
Special Features
Auto Game Mode Yes
Game Mode to Go Yes
VESA Standard Adaptive-Sync Yes (FreeSync)
S switch Yes
Instant mode Yes
Color Vibrance Yes
Auto Pivot Yes
ZeroFlicker Technology Yes
Senseye® Yes
AMA Yes
Windows® 7 Compatible Yes
Windows® 8 Compatible Yes
HDCP Yes
Color Temperature Reddish/ Normal/ Bluish/ User mode
OSD Language 17 languages
VESA Wall Mounting 100x100mm
Swivel (left/right) 45°/45°
USB Hub USB3.0: Downstream x2 (side); Upstream x1
USB2.0: Downstream x1 ; Upstream x1 (S switch Arc)
mini USB :Yes
Tilt (down/up) -5°~ 20°
Pivot 90°
Height Adjustment (mm) 140
Black eQualizer Yes
Display Mode 1:1 /17”(4:3)/ 19”(4:3) /19” (5:4)/ 19”W(16:10)/ 21.5" (16:9)/22"W (16:10) /23"W (16:9)/ 23.6”W (16:9) / 24”W (16:9)
Smart Scaling Yes
Low Blue Light Yes
Motion Blur Reduction Yes
Windows® 8.1 Compatible Yes
K Locker Yes
Display Pilot Yes
Included Accessories
Signal Cable DVI-DL cable / DP cable / Power cord / USB3.0 / S Switch
EnergyStar6.0 Yes

Documentation:

Download the BenQ XL2730Z Data Sheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

BenQ Products
Monitors
XL2730Z 27" LED LCD Monitor
#XL2730Z
List Price: $629.99
Our Price: $600.00