Schenker XMG8

Specifications

Schenker XMG8Notebook: Schenker XMG8
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M SLI
Display: 18.4 inch, 16:10, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 5.6kg
Price: 1600 euro
Sold in: DACH
Average Score: 89.5% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 55%, performance: 88%, features: 70%, display: 90% mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 40%

Reviews for the Schenker XMG8

Foreign Reviews

Ein Desktopersatz für Spieler?
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/07/2010
Rating: performance: 80% mobility: 40% emissions: 40%
94% Spielernotebooks
Source: PC Games Hardware - 11/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 50%
85% mySN XMG8
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/27/2009
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 60% performance: 95% features: 70% display: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M SLI:

Two GeForce GTX 280M graphics cards in SLI combination. The performance is about 0-40% faster than a single GTX 280M, depending on the application. Due to the SLI setup, users may experience micro stuttering, especially in the 30fps range.

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 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T6500:

Entry level Penryn based dual-core CPU with a small 2MB level 2 cache and FSB800. Similar to the T6570 but without VT-x.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


18.4": 18 inch display size is a rare and very big size for desktop-replacement laptops. Laptops with 18 inch displays did not exist before 2008. 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.


5.6 kg: This laptop is heavy. Especially desktop replacements with 19 inch display fit in this class of weight. This class is too heavy, even for 17 inch DTR.


89.5%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)