Gaming is an experience in itself. It gives the thrill like nothing else. What can make your experience better than making you feel as if you are one with the game? That is exactly what BenQ’s Gaming Monitor EX2780Q does. Apart from having high refresh rate, low response time and FreeSync support, this gaming monitor comes with one of the greatest features in eye-care as well as audio-visual. If you are looking for a monitor for PC gamers or Console Games, this is the right choice.
Monitors are better than TVs for playing games because they have enhanced features that most of the TVs do not provide. BenQ, a display technology brand, specializes in eye-care monitors in various segments including gaming. EX2780Q Gaming Monitor comes with BenQ’s proprietary Brightness Intelligence Plus (B.I.+) Technology that makes the monitor automatically adjust its brightness based on the lighting conditions around you. Having a constant screen-brightness in varying lights puts strain on eyes. Like a dim screen in well-light room or too bright screen in dim-lit room will strain the eye because the eyes will have to adjust in order to let optimum light enter it. Brightness Intelligence Plus (B.I.+) Technology adjusts the monitor’s screen brightness by detecting the light in the room via sensors. There by take the onus of eye-health care for you while you just focus on your game.
The plus in the B.I.+ is because of the added feature of HDR (High Dynamic Ratio) that ensures all the colors are vivid and a treat to the eyes. This monitor with HDR is capable of showing more detail and color for an accurate depiction of light and dark areas of any given image. Therefore, HDR has become an important spec that both professionals in the media industry and entertainment enthusiasts are pursuing. The 27 inch display with 2560 x 1440 resolutions is an awesome start and makes gaming or movie watching experience worthwhile. It boasts of 99.9% of the sRGB colour gamut and 95.3% of the DCI-P3 colour space.
No game is complete without the sound experience. Thus, EX2780Q comes with 2.1 treVolo Channel Speakers (2W X 2 + 5 W sub-woofer). So be it the gunshot in shooter games or a car crash in your PS4 Game, you feel each and every moment of the game both via the visuals and the audio.
Gamers are up for a treat. The EX2780Q comes with 144Hz Refresh rate and 5 ms Response Time. The 5ms response time is great for movies and mainstream games however, eSports players will require a higher response time for PC games like CS GO, DOTA 2, etc. This monitor works best with console games on PS4 or XboX and light PC games. It has AMD FreeSync 2, thus it works flawlessly with both Nvidia graphics cards and AMD. BenQ’s Gaming Monitors are known for their Color Vibrance and Black Equalizer features. These two features help in identifying the hidden enemy in games by creating contrasts in colors and making the shadows visible.
Apart from the features mentioned above, it has multiple ports that can be used to access any kind of content via HDMI, DP or USB-C.
The BenQ EX2780Q is a great gaming monitor. It is at par with the many competitor monitors in 27” screen size. However, its treVolo Speakers and B.I.+ put it one step ahead of the others. It is one of the rare monitors that come with a remote control. Thus, all-in-all, this is a great purchase for Gaming and/or Entertainment.