BenQ Mobiuz EX2710Q Review: Snappy Response and Plenty of Color

A 27-inch QHD gaming monitor with 165 Hz, Adaptive-Sync, HDR and extended color.

BenQ Mobiuz EX2710Q
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The comparison group is all 165 Hz QHD monitors of either 27 or 32 inches in size. In addition to the EX2710Q is Dell’s S2722DGM, BenQ’s EX3210R, Corsair’s 32QHD165, the Razer Raptor 27 and Monoprice’s 43548.

Pixel Response and Input Lag

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Typically, a 165 Hz display draws an entire white field in 6ms. The Monoprice is a tick slower at 7ms, equivalent to a 144 Hz monitor. You’ll see a smooth-moving image with minimal blur in all cases here. The EX2710Q allows its backlight strobe to work along with Adaptive-Sync so you get an extra option that the non-BenQ screens lack. Overall input lag is mid-pack at 30ms. The Razer is an outlier that beats some 240 Hz monitors I’ve tested. From these results, it’s clear that the EX2710Q delivers slightly above-average performance in the 165 Hz category.

Viewing Angles

BenQ Mobiuz EX2710Q

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Though BenQ EX2710Q’s panel type is IPS, my photos strongly suggest an AHVA part. The side view is just as bright as head-on and only shows a slight blue tint. There is no change in gamma which means detail is still clearly rendered at 45 degrees off-axis. The top view goes to red/green and washes out with a 50% reduction in brightness.

Screen Uniformity

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BenQ Mobiuz EX2710Q

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My EX2710Q sample showed exceptionally good screen uniformity with just 5.81% deviation from the center zone. There are no visible anomalies in any black, gray or white field patterns. Color is perfectly uniform as well. This is excellent performance.

Christian Eberle
Contributing Editor

Christian Eberle is a Contributing Editor for Tom's Hardware US. He's a veteran reviewer of A/V equipment, specializing in monitors. Christian began his obsession with tech when he built his first PC in 1991, a 286 running DOS 3.0 at a blazing 12MHz. In 2006, he undertook training from the Imaging Science Foundation in video calibration and testing and thus started a passion for precise imaging that persists to this day. He is also a professional musician with a degree from the New England Conservatory as a classical bassoonist which he used to good effect as a performer with the West Point Army Band from 1987 to 2013. He enjoys watching movies and listening to high-end audio in his custom-built home theater and can be seen riding trails near his home on a race-ready ICE VTX recumbent trike. Christian enjoys the endless summer in Florida where he lives with his wife and Chihuahua and plays with orchestras around the state.