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What BenQ Zowie Monitors support 120 FPS on Xbox Series S and X?

The new Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X consoles can play games at up to 120 frames per second. To do so, you need a compatible screen that has a refresh rate of 120 Hz. BenQ has several Zowie gaming monitors that support 120 FPS for the Xbox Series consoles.

You can find the compatible displays, as well as how to enable support for 120fps, in this guide.

120Hz BenQ Zowie Gaming Monitors Compatible with Xbox Series S and X

The following BenQ Zowie monitors are compatible with the 120 FPS mode of the Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X consoles:

  • BenQ Zowie XL2411K Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2540 Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2540K Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2546 Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2546K Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2546S Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2731 Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2740 Gaming Monitor
  • BenQ Zowie XL2746S Gaming Monitor

How to play 120 FPS Xbox Series S and X games on BenQ Zowie Gaming Monitors

In order to play an Xbox Series S or Xbox Series X game at 120 frames per second, you first need to make sure that the game actually supports the high frame rate mode. As of this writing, the following games have been confirmed to have a 120 FPS mode:

  • Borderlands 3
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  • CrossCode
  • Destiny 2
  • Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition
  • Dirt 5
  • ExoMecha
  • Fortnite
  • Gears 5
  • Halo Infinite
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  • JYDGE
  • King Oddball
  • Metal: Hellsinger
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Orphan of the Machine
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Rocket League
  • Rogue Company
  • Samurai Shodown
  • Second Extinction
  • Star Wars Squadrons
  • The Falconeer
  • The Touryst
  • Undead Horde
  • WRC 9

If your game supports 120fps, then you have to enable the 120Hz refresh rate through the system menu of the Xbox Series S or Xbox Series S. The process is a little different depending on the model of the BenQ Zowie monitor.

Enabling Xbox Series X/S 120Hz support for XL2411K, XL2540K, XL2546K and XL2546S

You need to take the following steps in order to enable 120 Hz support on the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S for the XL2411K, XL2540K, XL2546K and XL2546S:

On the main system menu, go to “Settings,” which has the gear icon.

In the “Settings” menu, select “General” on the left side of the screen and then the “TV & display options” on the right side.

In the new “General TV & display options” menu, select the “Refresh rate” setting under Display.

You should be able to change the refresh rate from 60 Hz to 120 Hz.

The screen will then refresh itself and then display the “Keep this refresh rate?” message. Choose “Yes” before the timer runs out to confirm the change.

Enabling Xbox Series X/S 120Hz support for XL2540, XL2546, XL2731, XL2740 and XL2746S

You need to take the following steps in order to enable 120 Hz on the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S for the XL2540, XL2546, XL2731, XL2740 and XL2746S:

1. Go to “Settings” from the main system menu.

2. Under the “Settings” menu, head to “General” on the left side and then “TV & display options” on the right side of the screen.

3. Under the “General TV & display options” menu, head to “Video fidelity and overscan” under Advanced.

4. In the “General Video fidelity and overscan” menu, change “Display” to “HDMI.”

5. In the new “Override your TV’s recommend settings?” message, select “Use Manual Settings.” The screen will then refresh itself.

6. Go back to the aforementioned “General TV & display options” menu and change the “Resolution” setting under Display to 1080p.

7. The screen will refresh itself and then display the “Keep this resolution?” message. Choose the “Yes” option to confirm the resolution change.

8. Afterwards, change the “Refresh Rate” setting under Display to 120 Hz.

9. The monitor will then refresh itself and display the “Keep this refresh rate?” message. Select the “Yes” option before the timer runs out to confirm the change.

How to check if the Xbox Series S/X game is running at 120 FPS on a Zowie Monitor

To check if your Xbox Series S or Xbox Series X game is running at 120 frames per second on a BenQ Zowie Monitor, you need to use the buttons on the monitor to open the on-screen display menu. If you don’t see the refresh rate right away, you may need to find the information section of the menu to see it.

Does the BenQ Zowie Monitors Support 1440p/120fps or 4K/120fps on Xbox Series S and X?

The BenQ Zowie Gaming Monitors that are compatible with 120 fps Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X games all have a maximum resolution of 1080p. In other words, you can’t play Xbox Series S games or Xbox Series X games at 1440p/120fps or 4K/120fps with the BenQ Zowie monitors.

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