BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by Dirty Scrubz » 30 Jun 2020, 22:23

paradox wrote:
30 Jun 2020, 21:51
at the same time, the more ppi might generate a much better picture with 6bit+ frc , though, thats the thing.
Highly doubt that.

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by elbruz3 » 01 Jul 2020, 02:39

What is the advantageous difference between 2546 and 2546S. I am going to buy in 1-2 days should i wait for 2546S stock or just go with 2546 ? And there is around 100-150$ difference in 2546S. But i don't really care i want the best out of the money since it's a premium price and premium monitor.

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by indstri » 01 Jul 2020, 02:58

Do we have a confirmed source on the 24.5 panel being 6bit+frc vs the 27?

I had both and didn’t notice much difference if in PQ/colors or motion handling at the proper sitting distance.

I would guess it’s up to do you like 24 vs 27 unless someone has something I haven’t read?

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by baluka79 » 01 Jul 2020, 08:34

1 left in stock amazon uk!

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by Conan » 01 Jul 2020, 16:25

Amazon.de will have 2546s in stock in a matter of few days. First come first serve.



I preordered mine 2 weeks ago. Will post when it arrives

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by Dirty Scrubz » 01 Jul 2020, 20:12

indstri wrote:
01 Jul 2020, 02:58
Do we have a confirmed source on the 24.5 panel being 6bit+frc vs the 27?

I had both and didn’t notice much difference if in PQ/colors or motion handling at the proper sitting distance.

I would guess it’s up to do you like 24 vs 27 unless someone has something I haven’t read?
We do not have a reliable confirmed source so I'd take everything you read about the XL2546S being 6 bit with a grain of salt until we get a professional review. Unfortunately it seems Zowie would rather send samples to obscure youtubers and guys in Thailand instead of established professional review websites.

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by Conan » Yesterday, 00:26

Dirty Scrubz wrote:
01 Jul 2020, 20:12
Zowie would rather send samples to obscure youtubers and guys in Thailand instead of established professional review websites.
i am googling and youtubing xl2546s daily several times in a hope to find some really in depth and high quality reviews.
but none so far. its exactly as you said. but to addition Korean folks. one dude from Korea did really ok review but its still not enough.

did u get the cable with the monitor?

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by benjicod » Yesterday, 04:08

Hi i buy today HDMI 2.0 cable and now i dont see g-sync option in nvidia ( latest drivers ). When i connect with displayport cable everything is fine. Can u help me why is that? I try HDMI 2.0 because i read that its faster.

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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by RealNC » Yesterday, 04:45

benjicod wrote:
Yesterday, 04:08
Hi i buy today HDMI 2.0 cable and now i dont see g-sync option in nvidia ( latest drivers ). When i connect with displayport cable everything is fine. Can u help me why is that? I try HDMI 2.0 because i read that its faster.
G-Sync only works over display port. Also, HDMI is NOT faster than displayport. Furthermore, HDMI can have problems with nvidia GPUs, where the driver can sometimes use limited color range because it thinks that using HDMI means you're using a TV instead of a computer monitor, resulting in washed out colors.

Displayport is the best option, so use that.
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Re: BENQ Zowie XL2746S/XL2546S Owners Thread

Post by Kepslok » Yesterday, 08:16

The vertical viewing angles of the XL2546S are incredibly bad, something which i don't remember being the case with the XL2546 which i've also owned.

I made a reddit post about if almost a month ago over here:
https://www.reddit.com/r/Monitors/comme ... l_viewing/

tl;dr when looking at the monitor straight forward from a meter and a half away, the screen uniformity is amongst the worst i've ever seen. It actually bothers me too much when trying to use this monitor normally. The top half of the display is darker and more green-ish, the bottom half is a lot brighter and more blue-ish (and nope this is not a backlight issue).

I didn't think viewing angles was something that could be part of the panel lottery, but i've rma'd my monitor anyways and today i've received a replacement and nope.
Exact same hideous vertical viewing angles.


Buyers beware.

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