Benq XL2411Z Review - 144Hz Refresh Rate Gaming Monitor

XL2411Z is one of the best LED monitor from Benq designed specifically for FPS and MOBA games. BenQ XL2411Z comes with better specifications compared to most monitors you can find at this time like 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and more. Want to know further information about this LED monitor??, see the review below.

XL2411Z is a 24-inch monitor with LED backlight that uses TN (Twisted Nematic) panel type and can display up to 16.7 million color at resolution of 1920 x 1080.

BenQ XL2411Z offers 1ms (Grey-to-Grey) response time that is capable of generating the display quality free from ghosting or blur effects. This fast response time gives you more benefit especially in playing FPS and racing games.

In contrast to most monitor products in general with 60Hz refresh rate, the XL2411Z offers privilege to users with the level selection of refresh rate ranging from 60Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, and 144Hz as the highest option. Obviously, if your gaming computer has enough horse power to produce higher frame rate than 60fps, then XL2411Z can give you better experience when you're playing games.

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BenQ XL2411Z looks simple but still elegant with black color on the entire surface of the monitor. This BenQ LED is featured with matte screen so you don't have to deal with annoying glare. As the result, it can increase your comfort especially when you are using the monitor for extended time. Furthermore, the stand of the monitor looks strong and solid.

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BenQ XL2411Z comes with other gaming features such as the support for 3D display technology with Nvidia 3DVision. Of course, it requires 3DVision Glasses to utilize these technologies and can be bought separately.

BenQ puts the menu operation and power button on the bottom right side of the screen. Operation buttons are not too hard and just need a little adaptation to advanced use.

On the left side can be found a single 3.5mm audio jack output that can be connected to the headphone or speaker.

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The hinge located behind the monitor allows users to adjust the position of the display freely. Hence, you can rotate the display by 90 degrees to the portrait position. 

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XL2411Z provides complete connectivity with D-Sub / VGA (analog), DVI-D, and HDMI.

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Turns out the XL2411Z is capable to display good color reproduction though not as good as an IPS monitor.

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Of course, with 1ms response time, you won't find image ghosting during gaming sessions.

Picture Mode

    Standard: Suitable to use in everyday applications
    Movie: Suitable for watching videos
    Photo: Suitable for viewing pictures
    sRGB: Suitable for users who rely on good color reproduction, like graphics designer
    Eco: the power saving mode
    FPS1 & FPS2: Suitable to use when playing the FPS (First Person Shooting) games
    RTS: Suitable to use when playing the RTS (Real-time Strategy) games
    Gamer1 | Gamer2 | Gamer3: Parameter settings in this profile can be changed according to user preferences

Power consumption

    Picture Mode - Standard: 30.3 Watt
    Picture Mode - Eco: 15.2 Watt

In Eco Mode, the power usage can be cut successfully to half simply by reducing the level of screen brightness.


Designed specifically for gaming, it is not strange if BenQ XL2411Z comes with more capabilities that are rarely found on the most monitor products in general. In addition, it comes with the specifications above average (144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time).

BenQ also provides this monitor with supporting features like Nvidia 3DVision, Blur Reduction, Picture Mode with 11 preset options, and much more. Not only that, as a type of monitors with TN panel (Twisted Nematic), the quality of its color reproduction and its viewing angles is quite good.

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Alternatively, if your computer is not strong enough for gaming, then consider to get cheaper 1080p monitor with 60Hz refresh rate like Asus VE278Q.

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