BenQ RL2460HT 24 inch Gaming Monitor Review

BenQ RL2460HT monitor

Today we are going to take a look at the BenQ RL2460HT 24 inch gaming monitor. The BenQ RL2460HT LED monitor has a 24 inch TN display, supports 1920 x 1080 resolution, and it also has a couple advantages over the other options you might be considering. The panel itself measures 20.9 inches (H) by 11.73 inches (W). TN panels deliver better response times and lowest input lag compared to monitors utilizing IPS panels. The 1ms response time is not an issue when it comes to watching movies and playing games. It was good to see a somewhat generous list of input options on this TN monitor. You may not get a DisplayPort, but you do get two HDMI ports, one analog VGA, and one DVI port. In addition, this monitor has a 3.5mm stereo-in port for headphones. There is an HDMI output too, which lets you record or stream your gameplay without the risk of input lag or delay.
When seen in profile, the monitor is fairly slim. It has a new gaming feature – Fighting Mode which allows gamers to highlight battle characters with special colors. The most significant feature of this monitor is ZeroFlicker, that is used to eliminate flickering at all brightness levels. The BenQ RL2460HT monitor is supplied with a heavy duty stand, offers 20° of tilt (+5° to -15°), and rotates to allow for portrait mode display. In order to protect your eyes, BenQ offers low blue light technology with various adjustable low blue light levels and flicker-free backlight at all brightness ranges. The black eQualizer feature provides gamers with razor-sharp visibility. The on-screen display offers access to display settings and various modes.

BenQ RL2460HT technical specifications:

LCD PannelSize 24"
Panel TypeTN
Aspect Ratio16:9
Native Resolution1920 × 1080
Contrast Ratio1000:1
Display Colors16.7 million
Display Area20.9 x 11.73
Brightness (typ.)250 cd/㎡
Dynamic Contrast Ratio12000000:1
Response Time1ms (GTG) (with advanced motion accelerator enabled)
Color Gamut72% NTSC
Power Consumption27W
Weight11.5 pounds
Viewing Angle170° / 160°
Input ConnectorD-sub, DVI-D, 2x HDMI, Headphone jack
Output ConnectorHDMI Output
Cables includedVGA, DVI-D, power cord

BenQ RL2460HT calibration settings:

Picture ModeStandard
Dynamic ContrastOff
Color tempUser: Red 100, Green 100, Blue 95

The monitor was really close to calibration out of the box and it required almost no tweaking to look correct. After a short calibration, we tested the monitor and it achieved a gamut of 100 percent of sRGB’s color space and about 78 percent of AdobeRGB’s color space, which is well above the average in its class. The picture is really great and should satisfy the vast majority of gaming enthusiasts. Also, the anti-glare layer of the display rejects reflections very well.  You can save up to three custom profiles.


  • Response time
  • HDMI output for streamers
  • Price


  • Design

The BenQ RL2460HT is a capable low-lag gaming monitor with a darn good panel for gaming and it will satisfy the needs of console gamers and budget-focused PC gamers who cannot afford the buying cost of a G-SYNC or 144Hz monitor. It is also good for anyone looking for a budget gaming monitor which is also good for web browsing and watching videos.

So, if you are looking for a high-end TN panel PC and console gaming monitor, the BenQ RL2460HT monitor is the way to go. It is an awesome gaming monitor that is really tough to beat at this price.

Update: The BenQ RL2460HT Gaming Monitor is not available for sale anymore, because it has been discontinued by the manufacturer. However, there is a newer model RL2460 available. The BenQ ZOWIE RL2460 is a 24 inch Full HD gaming monitor with 1ms response time too.


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2 Thoughts to “BenQ RL2460HT 24 inch Gaming Monitor Review”

  1. Robert A.

    I really love this monitor because it is capable of maintaining low blue light levels which helps in reducing the eye strain when reading some text.

  2. David Thomas

    I bought this monitor about one week ago and I can say that BenQ RL2460HT offers great gaming experience. It has a low response time and low input lag.

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