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Schenker XMG C703

Specifications

Schenker XMG C703Notebook: Schenker XMG C703 (XMG Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.628kg
Price: 1520 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 91%, features: 79%, display: 80% mobility: 68%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 67%

Reviews for the Schenker XMG C703

80% Review Schenker XMG C703 (MSI MS-1771) Notebook | Notebookcheck
Mobile Gaming Deluxe. The Schenker XMG C703 is yet another version of the MSI GS70 barebones to come on the market. The notebook's appeal stems partly from the fact that you can select from a variety of configuration options when you purchase the device from the retailer. Equipped with an Intel Core i7-4700HQ processor, a GeForce GTX 765M and a thin, light case, the notebook debuts in the mobile arena.
80% Schenker XMG C703 review: a gaming laptop that provides great perfroamnce for its price
Source: PC Advisor English
A laptop of this size is still likely to spend most of its time indoors, but it's undeniably impressive to see a 17-inch laptop that is genuinely light enough to carry around in a backpack without spending six months training in the gym first. It's not cheap, but it does provide gaming performance that would previously have cost £1500 or more, and is a great option for any gamer who wants a powerful laptop that they can take round to a friend's house for an evening of hard-core gaming action.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
XMG C703
Source: Hardwareheaven English
While XMG don't do anything special with their packaging, just providing decent protection really, and the bundle is nothing special the C703 still manages to impress when first unboxed. The metal chassis looks/feels great and should be durable. The matte screen is also a bonus, ensuring minimal light reflections regardless of the lighting when out and about.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/16/2014
80% XMG C703 review
Source: T3 English
The XMG C703 is the best 17-inch gaming laptop around right now. It boasts great performance, lots of connectivity, an excellent screen, slim form factor and lots of customisable options, and starts at a very reasonable £1,109 (although that's without a copy of Windows, and the SSD option is definitely worth the investment). The only real weaknesses is that it becomes hot and noisy during gaming, but those are alleviated by putting it on a surface and wearing headphones. Overall, the C703 is a good-looking gaming laptop that offers impressive performance at a very competitive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
Schenker XMG C703 world's thinnest 17in gaming laptop
Source: Hexus English
Laptops arriving with a retail price the wrong side of £1,000 need to be special in order to attract interest from the well-heeled consumer. German manufacturer XMG's 17.3in C703 offers big-screen gaming thrills and spills in a slimline form factor usually found on much smaller laptops.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2013

Foreign Reviews

Schenker Technologies C703
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Positive: small and thin body Negative: several minor weaknesses
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2013

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M:

High-End Graphics cards as part of the Geforce 700M series based on the Kepler architecture.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


4700HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.628 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-12-11)