The XL2420Z demonstrates BenQ's true belief that "gaming is in the details" It has been co-developed with Counter-Strike pro gaming legends to bring you a gaming monitor like no other – from the attentive designs to the exceptional functions. With the precision and speed you would expect from a high-performance gaming monitor, you can now have a vantage point over your opponents in all your game play.
BenQ's new Motion Blur Reduction technology further enhances an ultra-smooth, free-of-blur gaming experience, particularly for action-packed first person shooter games where every millisecond counts. With Motion Blur Reduction, gamers no longer suffer from time and gaming comfort lost due to poor vision quality created by motion blur and lagging. Instead, they have everything to gain with a reaction time advantage on their side to achieve a flawless victory.
Practice long hours with clear, comfortable vision or compete with top-notch vision condition with BenQ's new Low Blue Light. The blue spectrum light, which is produced by regular computer screens, can cause of eye fatigue and discomfort. Now with the offering of various adjustable low blue light levels, gamers experience extended comfort. So there would be no need for yellow tinted eyeglasses for additional eye protection, and gameplay can be clear, comfortable and hassle-free!
Developed in collaboration with pro gamers, the XL2420Z has been upgraded to eliminate flickering at all brightness levels. This increases eye comfort and elevates gaming performance for even the most hardcore gamers who endure long hours of action. Armed with the ZeroFlicker technology, this BenQ Gaming Monitor is an epic weapon over your ultimate rivals.
Following the widespread success of the first generation XL Series, BenQ welcomed back legendary Counter-Strike gamers to bring the XL Series to new heights. As the gamers offered insider perspectives based on their many years of gaming at a world-class standard and their experience with the first generation XL series, BenQ R&D champions utilized their expertise in the display product field to recreate each feature and function, transforming them into powerful gaming tools to give professional gamers a competitive edge to win.
Poor visibility in dark scenes can cost even the most skillful gamers their game. The Black eQualizer color engine technology is designed to offer an unprecedented level of control and visibility. Dark scenes are brightened without over-exposing the bright areas to preserve vital details, enabling gamers to spot their enemies easily in critical combat and react quickly in any situation.
The XL2420Z comes with a stylish S Switch. This distinct remote controller comes with three preset buttons so you are able to customize and save your display settings for gaming, work or entertainment purposes. Use the scroll button on the S Switch to quickly navigate and change the OSD settings. It eliminates the tedious process of adjusting your monitor settings. Now switching seamlessly between the presets is as easy as 1-2-3.
Conveniently change your settings in an intuitive horizontal slide out menu display. This simplistic design makes it easier to navigate between options and settings.
The secret is out. Download special gaming presets used by the professional players so you can see what the pros see. Each mode is fine-tuned so you can leverage these exclusive presets used by pro gamers to your own advantage. They can also be saved on your S Switch for quick access and game play. More presets from professional gamers will be released in the future so you can always stay on top of your game. Download the Game Mode Loader
Download the Game Mode Loader
The new Display Pilot software provides the platform for users to make on-screen display adjustments and the convenience of direct access to the Game Mode Loader site for downloading and installing the preset display settings of their favorite game or professional gamer's screen instantly.
Meet your secret winning strategy. The First Person Shooter Mode was co-developed with gaming legends to let you tap into the fundamental insights of pro gamers and view the game how a gaming legend would see it. This out-of-the-box preset automatically adjusts your monitor calibrations to provide you with optimal brightness, contrast, sharpness and color tint. Being able to spot your enemies and track their move carefully in every situation put you at an advantage over your opponents. There are two variations to this special mode: the FPS1 mode is designed to configure and optimize the display for Counter-Strike 1.6 and the FPS2 mode for Counter-Strike Source as recommended by BenQ. The perfect combination of form and function provides gamers with the vantage point to always be one step ahead of the game.
The Display Mode and Smart Scaling features allow you to change the monitor view to suit your liking and to simulate any in-game experience. Interchange instantly between different screen sizes , from 17" (4:3), 19" (4:3), 19"W (16:10), 21.5"W (16:9), 22"W (16:10), 23"W (16:9), 23.6"W (16:9), to 24"W (16:9), using the Display Mode. Or take advantage of the Smart Scaling feature and enjoy the flexibility to freely scale the screen content to any custom size. You can certainly use the two features together to get the best possible view for any application or game.
With a refresh rate of 144Hz, there is never a lag and every in-game details will be smoothly rendered. Drawing on hyper-speed video processing technology, the XL2420Z gives you on-screen action and captivating realism.
Fast response time of 1ms GTG means speed without the smear for an enhanced gaming experience. Fast-moving action and dramatic transitions 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.
Certified as NVIDIA® 3D VisionTM 2-ready with the new NVIDIA 3D LightBoostTM technology so you can experience gaming and entertainment like never before with total realism and intensive graphic display. Furthermore, the XL2420Z supports D-Sub, HDMI, DVI-DL and DP inputs for console gaming action.
The Height Adjustment Stand can be operated with just one finger so you can effortlessly adjust the height of the monitor to suit your sight level. Have the monitor way up high, or change it to sit flat on the table. The monitor can also be turned vertically or horizontally and comes with a quick-release VESA mount design. In addition, the sleek headphones hook at the back keeps your desk top neat and tidy.
The XL2420Z is not only designed with durability, sturdiness and functionality in mind, the stylish look also earned itself several international design awards: the reddot design award 2011, the G-Mark Good Design Award 2011, and iF product design award 2012.
BenQ professional gaming monitors are not only the official global tournament monitor of top notch league and tournaments, but also unrivaled victor of world renowned design awards. In addition, BenQ professional gaming monitors are used by prominent gamers to perfect their gameplay.
The XL2420Z has passed Windows® 8 certification and are fully compatible with Windows® 8 color systems. Plug in the XL2420Z to your computer, and Windows 8 will recognize it instantly, making setup and connection effortless.
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