Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Florian Glaser (translated by Martina Osztovits), 08/05/2014

September 2014 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.

Notebookcheck Gaming Notebook Charts as of August 2014

 # Date%ModelWeightDisplayCPUGPURAMDrivePrice/Buy
105/14

88%

Asus G750JZ-T4023H4.3 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4700HQNvidia GeForce GTX 880M8 GBSSDstarting at $2249
205/1487%Alienware 17 (GTX 880M)4.2 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4700MQNvidia GeForce GTX 880M8 GBSSDstarting at $3289
3 new07/1486%Asus G750JM-T4014H3.9 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4700HQNvidia GeForce GTX 860M8 GBHDDstarting at €1399
-05/1486%Asus G750JS-T4064H4.1 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4700HQNvidia GeForce GTX 870M8 GBSSDstarting at $1749
-04/1486%MSI GT70 2PE-890US3.8 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4800MQNvidia GeForce GTX 880M12 GBHDDstarting at $1399
4 new07/1485%Asus GL550JK-CN391H2.3 kg15.6-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4700HQNvidia GeForce GTX 850M16 GBSSDstarting at €1399
504/1483%Medion Erazer X7611-MD985432.7 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4700HQNvidia GeForce GTX 765M16 GBSSDno longer available

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03/1483%One K73-4N (Clevo P170SM-A)3.7 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4800MQNvidia GeForce GTX 870M8 GBSSD
starting at $1455
-03/1483%Schenker XMG P704 (Clevo P177SM-A)4.0 kg17.3-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4910MQNvidia GeForce GTX 880M16 GBSSD
starting at $1939
6 new07/1482%Gigabyte P35W v22.5 kg15.6-inch 1920x1080 matteIntel Core i7-4710HQNvidia GeForce GTX 870M16 GBSSDstarting at €1539

Top 10 of the previous 8 months at the time of writing - current articles are listed first

Additional tests last month - most recent tests are listed first

Editors' Comments on our August reviews

Recent Gaming Awards


Comparison of the Top 10 Gaming Laptops

Size Comparison

Measurement Results

Asus G750JZ-T4023H
Alienware 17 (GTX 880M)
Asus G750JM-T4014H
Asus G750JS-T4064H
MSI GT70 2PE-890US
Asus GL550JK-CN391H
Medion Erazer X7831-MD98776
Medion Erazer X7611-MD98543
One K73-4N
Schenker XMG P704
Illumination
Brightness Center275302286276324328314306337322
Black *0.490.490.570.480.350.430.320.390.350.32
Contrast5616165025759267639817859631006
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *3.349.315.398.2410.553.999.9911.3110.7910.33
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *2.29.635.798.8311.015.1810.3611.410.7310.45
Gamma *2.52.132.552.512.622.52.783.572.72.72
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)585758595459545857
Loudness
Idle Minimum *29.630.230.829.234.230.23031.729.234.1
Idle Average *31.231.232.23134.430.631.633.333.535.0
Idle Maximum *33.835.232.832.634.831.035.833.337.836.6
Load Average *41.143.938.241.346.840.247.444.349.048.2
Load Maximum *48.850.847.450.456.042.656.445.852.352.4
Heat
Maximum Upper Side *34.238.538.034.843.562.148.54442.342.7
Maximum Lower Side *4458.944.842.345.460.357.854.242.944.6
Idle Upper Side *28.828.832.028.826.532.631.930.429.233.5
Idle Lower Side *28.632.832.129.630.331.932.529.928.231.3
Battery Runtime
Reader / Idle577460462617392299489435280228
Classic / Load746991887157548810085
WLAN377349336323389201267263209186
Idle Minimum *11.614.112.81111.011.89.89.415.920.4
Idle Average *16.520.119.216.418.315.017.916.224.528.6
Idle Maximum *24.230.426.223.828.420.431.116.228.733.3
Load Average *115121.082.7101127.581.2126.6103121.3140.1
Load Maximum *213.9212.5147.2181.2182.0115.8178100.9196.0215.5

* ... smaller is better

Benchmarks

Asus G750JZ-T4023H
Alienware 17 (GTX 880M)
Asus G750JM-T4014H
Asus G750JS-T4064H
MSI GT70 2PE-890US
Asus GL550JK-CN391H
Medion Erazer X7831-MD98776
Medion Erazer X7611-MD98543
One K73-4N
Schenker XMG P704
PCMark 7
Score5746546435705348356658915597592360176220
PCMark 8
Home Score Accelerated v2326034513509319539783588344835073688
3DMark 11
1280x720 Performance8418781655457151814848588294404571518514
3DMark (2013)
1280x720 Ice Storm Standard Score84677107407822891047459216460746108072124109
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Score1841218307163891978114231
14231
18884124321713919395
1920x1080 Fire Strike Standard Score5574525239074384557728365485236242615493

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Author: Florian Glaser, 2014-08- 5 (Update: 2014-09- 1)