Test: BenQ EX2780Q in the test

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Conclusion from 05. 02. 2020

With good 1440 p-resolution with a diagonal of 27 inches, a butter-soft frame rate of 144 Hertz and his IPS panel can the gaming monitor BenQ EX 2780 Q still convince in the test. We like the image quality, but the fact that the monitor cannot be rotated or adjusted in height costs it points in our ergonomics rating. The equipment could also be better.

WQHD and 144 Hertz
High quality workmanship
Decent internal speakers
Remote control facilitates use
Height / inclination not adjustable
No DVI or VGA input

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The values ​​in the article refer to the test time of the product ( 05. 02. 2020 ) .

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BenQ EX 2780 Q in the test: extensive equipment

With its WQHD resolution, a smooth refresh rate of 144 Hertz and a bright 10 – Bit IPS panel promises the BenQ EX 2780 Q good picture quality. The gaming monitor has a diagonal of 27 inches, the screen is almost borderless with a thickness of only two millimeters. The equipment includes a light and an IR sensor. The latter is required for the included remote control. With this you can not only adjust the volume of the proper internal speakers, but also comfortably navigate through the menu. Alternatively, the hotkey buttons on the right rear side and the five-way joystick are used – this type of operation is also easy.

On-screen Menu, various settings and adjustments can be made, such as the choice of picture mode, volume or input. The monitor has two HDMI, a DisplayPort and a USB-C input, which is also capable of transmitting the image signal.

That the BenQ EX 2780 Q unlike many other gaming monitors, the height cannot be adjusted or rotated, but we find it somewhat disappointing , This sometimes makes it difficult to choose a position. The energy efficiency of the monitor can vary with an average power consumption 30 Watts in use and 0.3 watts in standby .

Good speakers, various sensors and remote control: The equipment of the BenQ EX 2780 Q is impressive. Images: BenQ

BenQ EX 2780 Q in the test: Good picture with 1440 p and 144 Hz

As mentioned at the beginning, the BenQ EX 2780 Q over a WQHD resolution of 2. 560 x 1. 440 pixels, a frame rate of 144 Hertz and a viewing angle stable IPS panel. The color display is strong: The monitor completely covers the standard RGB color space and still covers the large Adobe RGB color space 88 Percent. The pixel response time is 5 milliseconds, which is rather high for gaming monitors and could still be easily visible to streaky users in certain scenarios in the form of streaks, but is usually not a problem.

With a brightness of 332 cd / m² the BenQ EX shines 2780 Q still bright enough. It supports DisplayHDR – 400, which is hardly worth mentioning as an “entry-level HDR”. With the checkerboard contrast we measure a good value of 161:1. The viewing angle stability is good. Thanks to FreeSync, the monitor synchronizes its refresh rate dynamically with that of an AMD graphics card.

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