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BenQ XL2420TE or ASUS VG248QE

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So, I am building my first rig and looking at which monitor would be best. From the research I have done, both seem to be 144hz, 1ms, and 1080p. Other than that I don't see much difference (except price wise, which BenQ is more expensive). I am leaning towards the BenQ because it just seems like a better over all monitor. I wanted to get everyone else's opinion though to see where they both stack up. Thank you!

P.S. - In case you guys misread, I am looking at the BenQ XL2420TE not the XL2420T (older version)! Just in case someone misread!
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I'm not sure if the XL2420TE has any extra features over the VG248QE - or if it responds better with Lightboost, but I can tell you that it definitely has better build quality and the aesthetic of the monitor is much nicer overall.
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Awesome! Thanks for the insight!! I will most likely get the BenQ then!
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If you have the cash to spare, definately get the XL2420TE. If you plan to spend more on another area(graphic card, SSD etc.), get the VG248QE since it is cheaper on amazon(which was what I did). I have used the XL2420T before(not TE i know), and I agree that BenQ's offerings seem more aesthetically pleasing, be it construction quality, but in terms of the panel images, I can't really see any noticeable differences. Both are fluid at 144Hz, have almost no noticeable lag input etc.
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