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BenQ Launches New Flagship XL2730Z at Intel® Extreme Masters Season 9

BenQ Launches New Flagship XL2730Z at Intel® Extreme Masters Season 9


Bringing Top Gaming Performance to Katowice as the Official Gaming Monitor Sponsor of the Season

EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS, March 11th, 2015 – BenQ, a world-leading human technology and solutions provider and renowned professional gaming monitor pioneer, is proud to join the Global Finals of Intel Extreme Masters Season 9, an elite global professional gaming tour organized by Electronic Sports League (ESL). The highly-anticipated event, gathering the world’s best gamers and gaming enthusiasts, is set to once again take place in Katowice, Poland. This will be the 3rd time that Katowice will be hosting the Intel Extreme Masters event as well as the 2nd time that the Intel Extreme Masters Finals will take place in this Polish city.

This year, BenQ will be teaming up with Intel and ESL, the world’s largest eSports company, as well as with other partners, in ensuring that all stages and warming up areas meet and exceed world-class gaming standards, through providing more than 400 of its world-leading flagship professional gaming monitors, among which the BenQ XL2730Z, for Intel Extreme Masters’ Finals tournaments and the XL2430T for ESL One Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, also set to take place in the same location.

“BenQ has been a great ally of ours in bringing Intel Extreme Masters to gamers all over the world for the last four years. ” stated Michael 'Carmac' Blicharz, Director of Pro Gaming at ESL. “I cannot stress how important it is that partners like BenQ not only help us to create a perfect environment for the world's best gamers to compete, but also share our vision for esports.”

Debuting BenQ’s New 27” XL Series Flagship: XL2730Z
Devoted to incorporating groundbreaking technology with a human touch, the BenQ team is thrilled to announce the launch of its flagship professional gaming monitor XL2730Z as the official monitor to be used during Intel Extreme Masters Finals. Boasting QHD resolution for the most detailed image quality, 144Hz refresh rate, and 1ms GTG response time, the innovative XL2730Z is guaranteed to provide the ultimate gaming experience. The XL2730Z also has built-in Motion Blur Reduction to ensure the smoothest motion and maneuverability and VESA DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync for minimized tearing and stuttering, providing gaming communities all around the world with satisfyingly smooth and ultra-fast gaming performance. Other innovative features such as Smart Scaling and Color Vibrance allow gamers to customize the brightness, color display, and adjust scales to meet their unique needs. BenQ also takes meticulous care to ensure that gamers’ eyes are protected against blue spectrum light and flickering by incorporating its Low Blue Light Modes and Flicker-free Technology into this new gaming monitor.

“Try It Yourself” User Experience Set Up for Gamers and Fans
In addition to serving as the exclusive gaming monitor during the Intel Extreme Masters Finals, the brand-new XL2730Z monitor will also be available to all visitors for a hands-on “Try it yourself” experience at BenQ’s booth at the IEM Expo. There will also be a pro gaming area set up for local competitions. For more activities to enjoy at the IEM BenQ booth, check out BenQ Gaming on Facebook, with daily updates of exciting information. The XL2730Z will be available worldwide in Spring 2015.

“We are proud to take part in the Intel Extreme Masters tour for the fourth consecutive season. It’s always a learning experience that inspires and drives us to bring better gaming experience to the gaming community.” Peter Huang, General Manager of BenQ Technology Product Center. “We can’t wait to see the XL2730Z, our newest flagship model of the XL Series in action amongst the world’s top professional gamers. We appreciate every opportunity to put our best to the test by the very best.”

Additional information on the Intel Extreme Masters Season 9 is available at For more on the full line-up of BenQ gaming monitors, please visit Gaming.BenQ.Com.