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Meowchan
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BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by Meowchan » 17 Oct 2020, 10:04

With the new panel getting finally released and starting to become available I figured it deserves its own thread.

Previous XL2546 / XL2546S thread

Zowie's US website: https://zowie.benq.com/en-us/product/mo ... nitor.html
Zowie's EU website: https://zowie.benq.eu/en-nl/product/mon ... 2546k.html
Certain regions of Newegg: https://www.newegg.com/global/uk-en/dar ... rce=region

Curious to see how stock availability will hold out this time or is it going to be like with the XL2546S all over again.

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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by Chief Blur Buster » 17 Oct 2020, 20:03

I'd love to hear from XL2546K users.

If you try Blur Busters Strobe utility on the XL2546K, hit "F" key to force reconfiguration, and test both the "A" and "B" set of DDC/CI commands. I'll use the information in the next released version of Strobe Utility.
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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by charlychad » 18 Oct 2020, 05:38

If someone has an old xl2540 or xl2546, i'd be happy to hear their comparison too.

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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by pox02 » 18 Oct 2020, 17:38

charlychad wrote:
18 Oct 2020, 05:38
If someone has an old xl2540 or xl2546, i'd be happy to hear their comparison too.
i love my xl2546 im using dyac off cause its make me feel dizzy and using 3F OD its amazing
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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by funn3r » 19 Oct 2020, 13:18

In Czech Republic we have 3 strong eShops, none of them have them even listed. But i found some small eShop which has 10 of them in stock. I am really curious how supplier works.

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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by pstn » 19 Oct 2020, 21:36

Can anyone who owns the XL2546K check if you have these issues ?

https://streamable.com/nw34iu

https://streamable.com/pe3rko

Taken from https://old.reddit.com/r/BenQ/comments/ ... play_port/

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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by .kernel 0x000 » 20 Oct 2020, 00:58

Chief Blur Buster wrote:
17 Oct 2020, 20:03
I'd love to hear from XL2546K users.

If you try Blur Busters Strobe utility on the XL2546K, hit "F" key to force reconfiguration, and test both the "A" and "B" set of DDC/CI commands. I'll use the information in the next released version of Strobe Utility.
I have the monitor it just came a few days ago. I will try this tomorrow, I've never used this utility before. CSGO is very clear and blur free on this monitor

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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by Shy » 21 Oct 2020, 09:07

Hi! I've been looking at these forums for about a week as I sort-of retroactively study the XL2546K that's on its way here (it should be here tomorrow!). I really appreciate all of the information I've received-- and I look forward to tinkering with its settings.

I intend to try the Blur Busters Strobe Utility, but I wanted to ask a question. I intend to use the panel's Dyac+ feature, but until I get a new GPU (RTX 3070), my FPS will be a little bit lower than I'd like. I'm currently focused on Valorant and my numbers look like this:

Avg. FPS: 232-248 (assuming there's a fair amount of ongoing action), otherwise it can be 250-280
1% low FPS: 144-165 (low end-- a fair amount of action)
.1% low FPS: 120-140 (^)

As I'm coming from an old 60hz paneI, I have not used high refresh rate or a non-CRT strobing feature, so I'm unsure if I should play with my refresh rate at 240, 144, or 120hz. When using Dyac/strobing, what part of FPS should one base their refresh rate around?

Thanks :>

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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by Chief Blur Buster » 21 Oct 2020, 15:13

Shy wrote:
21 Oct 2020, 09:07
Hi! I've been looking at these forums for about a week as I sort-of retroactively study the XL2546K that's on its way here (it should be here tomorrow!). I really appreciate all of the information I've received-- and I look forward to tinkering with its settings.
Please report back -- Make sure to hit the "F" key and try all profiles.

If none work, one can edit BlurBustersStrobeUtility.ini after hunting down the DDC/CI commands in Entech Taiwan softmccs.exe ... to add new monitors not originally included with Blur Busters Strobe Utility.

Ideally, I'd like the device IDs of all the ports of your XL2546K (all DisplayPorts and HDMI ports have different device IDs), that way I can use it to add autodetection for XL2546K.

Look forward to hearing from you.
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Re: BenQ Zowie XL2546K 240hz TN

Post by detto_o » 23 Oct 2020, 14:37

This is my XL2546K.

https://youtu.be/mehHYJbQ94g

Thoughts?

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