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New standards have been set for the fine, smooth and fast gameplay experience with the incorporation of superb motion and fast gaming features in the XL2730Z. The admirable combination of QHD resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms GTG response time and VESA standard Adaptive-Sync technology with powerful gaming gears for precise control, intuitive set-up and gaming eye care will empower professional gamers and gaming enthusiasts to dominate every gameplay time and time again.
|Adjustable Display Height||Yes|
|Backlight Technology||LED backlight|
|Built-in Devices||USB Hub|
|contrast ratio||1000:1 / 12000000:1 (dynamic)|
|diagonal screen size||27 in.|
|dimensions||21.9" x 26.1" x 8.9"|
|Environmental Certification||ENERGY STAR 6.0; ECO|
|Horizontal Viewing Angle||170|
|monitor brightness||350 cd/m2|
|Monitor Features||VESA mountable|
|native resolution||2560 x 1440_? at 144 Hz|
|number of colors supported||16.7 million|
|On / Off Switch||No|
|ports||1 DisplayPort; 1 DVI; 1 HDMI; 1 USB; 1 VGA 15-pin D-sub|
|response time||1 ms (gray-to-gray)|
|Standard Refresh Rate||144 Hz|
|typical response time||1 ms|
From the Manufacturer|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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!
For more information about BenQ Low Blue Light monitors, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/BenQGlobal
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.
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
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
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 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
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.
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