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2020 HP Envy x360 13 Convertible 2-in-1 Review: Ryzen 5 Beats a Core i7

A leaner Spectre x360 13. The latest mid-range 13.3-inch convertible from HP could easily pass as a flagship Spectre offering. It does a lot of things right to be a worthwhile sub-$1000 laptop with only a handful of annoyances to keep in mind.

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As detailed in our launch article here, the 2020 Envy x360 13 is a full-on update of the 2019 model meaning there's a lot of changes both inside and out. HP has dropped the older 9th gen Whiskey Lake-U and Zen+ Ryzen U-series options in favor of 10th gen Ice Lake and Zen 2, respectively.

The Envy x360 13 series is positioned as a mid-range convertible between the cheaper Pavilion x360 and pricier Spectre x360. As our review below will show, however, the 2020 Envy model feels and performs surprisingly close to a Spectre without costing nearly as much. Our test unit comes with the Ryzen 5 4500U, 8 GB of soldered dual-channel RAM, and a 256 GB NVMe SSD for approximately $800 USD retail. Lesser Ryzen 3 and greater Ryzen 7 options are also available.

Direct competitors to the Envy x360 13 include mid-range to flagship subnotebook convertibles like the Lenovo Yoga C940, Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1, Asus ZenBook Flip 14, or the Acer Spin series.

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HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr (Envy x360 13-ay Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 6 x 2.3 - 4 GHz, Renoir (Zen 2)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) - 512 MB, Core: 1500 MHz, Memory: 1600 MHz, DDR4, 19.40.36.01
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4-3200, 22-22-22-52, Dual-Channel
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 166 PPI, 10-point capacitive, native pen support, IPS, Chi Mei CMN139D, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G, 256 GB 
Soundcard
AMD Raven/Renoir/VanGogh/Cezanne - Audio Processor - HD Audio Controller
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo, Card Reader: MicroSD reader, Sensors: Accelerometer
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.4 x 306.5 x 194.6 ( = 0.65 x 12.07 x 7.66 in)
Battery
51 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, HP Command Center, Smart, Audio Switch, Support Assistant, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.26 kg ( = 44.45 oz / 2.78 pounds), Power Supply: 281 g ( = 9.91 oz / 0.62 pounds)
Price
800 USD
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
86 %
06/2020
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
R5 4500U, Vega 6
1.3 kg16.4 mm13.3"1920x1080
86 %
10/2019
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
1.3 kg13 mm13.4"1920x1200
88 %
12/2019
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
1.2 kg16.9 mm13.3"1920x1080
87 %
05/2019
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
i7-8565U, GeForce MX150
1.1 kg12.9 mm13.9"1920x1080
92 %
06/2020
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
i5-1038NG7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
1.4 kg15.6 mm13.3"2560x1600

Case

The metal chassis materials are similar to the ones used on the 2019 Spectre x360 13 for a familiar texture and build quality. In fact, the two are nearly identical in size and weight. Attempting to twist the lid or base results in minimal creaking or warping for solid first impressions especially for such a small and lightweight system. Flexing is most noticeable down the center of the lid, but it's not anything to worry about.

The one aspect we think could have been better is the rigidity of the hinges. While satisfactory, they don't feel as strong as the hinges on last year's Spectre x360 13. They become weaker and more likely to teeter once they reach around 150 degrees or greater.

The 2020 Envy x360 13 has a much smaller footprint than the 2019 version because of its reduced "chin" bezel. Overall length, for example, is almost 2 cm shorter year-over-year. Interestingly, weight remains almost the same at 1.3 kg and the newer design is actually slightly thicker (16.4 mm vs 14.7 mm), but these are fair trade-offs for a more compact convertible that rivals Dell's more expensive XPS 13 7390 2-in-1.

Overall chassis looks and feels a lot like the Spectre x360 13
Overall chassis looks and feels a lot like the Spectre x360 13
Fingerprint reader is no longer on the palm rest
Fingerprint reader is no longer on the palm rest
System is light and compact enough for comfortable use in tablet mode
System is light and compact enough for comfortable use in tablet mode
Hinge rigidity is not uniform as it begins to feel weaker at wider angles
Hinge rigidity is not uniform as it begins to feel weaker at wider angles
No integrated pen recess unlike on some competing Lenovo ThinkPad or Yoga models
No integrated pen recess unlike on some competing Lenovo ThinkPad or Yoga models
Slightly roughened surface and dark colors hide fingerprints reasonably well
Slightly roughened surface and dark colors hide fingerprints reasonably well
Exhaust grilles along the rear edge
Exhaust grilles along the rear edge
Envy design lacks the "diamond cut" edges and corners of the Spectre series
Envy design lacks the "diamond cut" edges and corners of the Spectre series
316 mm / 12.4 inch 195 mm / 7.68 inch 12.9 mm / 0.508 inch 1.1 kg2.43 lbs306.5 mm / 12.1 inch 194.6 mm / 7.66 inch 16.4 mm / 0.646 inch 1.3 kg2.78 lbs306 mm / 12 inch 194.5 mm / 7.66 inch 16.9 mm / 0.665 inch 1.2 kg2.74 lbs306 mm / 12 inch 212 mm / 8.35 inch 14.7 mm / 0.579 inch 1.3 kg2.85 lbs304.1 mm / 12 inch 212.4 mm / 8.36 inch 15.6 mm / 0.614 inch 1.4 kg3.05 lbs296 mm / 11.7 inch 207 mm / 8.15 inch 13 mm / 0.512 inch 1.3 kg2.93 lbs

Connectivity

Port options are essentially identical to last year's Envy x360 13 with just a couple of minor changes: port positioning is now slightly different and the USB-C port has doubled in speed from 5 Gbps to 10 Gbps. There is still no HDMI port meaning users will have to rely on DisplayPort over USB-C for connecting external monitors.

Keep in mind that there is no Thunderbolt 3 support on this AMD SKU. Users will have to choose either the Intel version of the Envy x360 13 or the Spectre x360 13 for Thunderbolt 3 compatibility.

Front: No connectivity
Front: No connectivity
Right: MicroSD reader, USB Type-A 5 Gbps (Sleep and Charge), AC adapter
Right: MicroSD reader, USB Type-A 5 Gbps (Sleep and Charge), AC adapter
Rear: No connectivity
Rear: No connectivity
Left: 3.5 mm combo audio, USB Type-A 5 Gbps, USB Type-C 10 Gbps (USB PD, DisplayPort 1.4, Sleep and Charge)
Left: 3.5 mm combo audio, USB Type-A 5 Gbps, USB Type-C 10 Gbps (USB PD, DisplayPort 1.4, Sleep and Charge)

SD Card Reader

The spring-loaded MicroSD card hasn't changed from last year's Envy x360 13 in terms of performance. Transferring 1 GB of pictures from our UHS-II test card to desktop still takes about 13 seconds.

Fully inserted MicroSD card protrudes by about 1 mm
Fully inserted MicroSD card protrudes by about 1 mm
SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
155.2 MB/s ∼100% +99%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
144.6 MB/s ∼93% +86%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
77.8 MB/s ∼50%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
77.7 MB/s ∼50% 0%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
74 MB/s ∼48% -5%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
187.5 MB/s ∼100% +118%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
185.7 MB/s ∼99% +116%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
87.4 MB/s ∼47% +2%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
86 MB/s ∼46%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
82.63 MB/s ∼44% -4%

Communication

Our unit comes with an Intel AX200 for Bluetooth 5 and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. Some SKUs may come with the slower Realtek Wi-Fi 5 module instead. We experienced no issues when connected to our Netgear RAX200 test router.

Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Dell XPS 13 9300 4K UHD
Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650s
1388 (min: 875, max: 1490) MBit/s ∼100% +4%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1333 (min: 1206, max: 1383) MBit/s ∼96%
Microsoft Surface Book 3 15
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
893 (min: 708, max: 946) MBit/s ∼64% -33%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
765 MBit/s ∼55% -43%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 i5
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
627 (min: 579, max: 673) MBit/s ∼45% -53%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1246 (min: 1148, max: 1320) MBit/s ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9300 4K UHD
Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650s
1178 (min: 1025, max: 1264) MBit/s ∼95% -5%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
809 MBit/s ∼65% -35%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 i5
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
708 (min: 684, max: 720) MBit/s ∼57% -43%
Microsoft Surface Book 3 15
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
670 (min: 617, max: 713) MBit/s ∼54% -46%
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; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1332 (1206-1383)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1246 (1148-1320)

Webcam

Webcam with electronic shutter turned off
Webcam with electronic shutter turned off
Webcam with electronic shutter turned on. The camera glass becomes opaque white
Webcam with electronic shutter turned on. The camera glass becomes opaque white
ColorChecker
7.8 ∆E
6.5 ∆E
7.1 ∆E
7.7 ∆E
10.5 ∆E
7.9 ∆E
6.3 ∆E
5.9 ∆E
5.8 ∆E
4.2 ∆E
5 ∆E
5.5 ∆E
6.1 ∆E
3.2 ∆E
5.9 ∆E
4.4 ∆E
7.7 ∆E
11.2 ∆E
4.1 ∆E
5.5 ∆E
7.3 ∆E
8.9 ∆E
5.7 ∆E
6.1 ∆E
ColorChecker HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr: 6.52 ∆E min: 3.23 - max: 11.17 ∆E

Maintenance

The bottom panel can be tricky to remove since there are three screws hidden underneath the rear rubber footing and two types of screwdrivers (Philips and Torx) are required. Users will not have much to upgrade beyond the WLAN and M.2 SSD modules as RAM is soldered.

Accessories and Warranty

There are no extras in the box outside of the AC adapter and usual paperwork. Active pens are supported and HP offers a wide variety of external mice, adapters, and bags.

The standard one-year limited warranty applies with extension options of up to three years if purchased directly from HP.com.

Input Devices

Keyboard

Typing on the Envy x360 feels closer to a Spectre x360 rather than the cheaper Pavilion x360. Key feedback is relatively firm with moderate clatter for a familiar Ultrabook typing experience as opposed to the special MagLev keys of the XPS 13 7390 2-in-1. We especially like that the Caps Lock, Mute, Microphone, Camera, and Power keys each have their own individual LED indicators so you will always know when they are toggled on or off.

Our least favorite characteristic of the keyboard is the positioning of some of the keys. The Power button, for example, is at an uncommon spot making it easy to accidentally hit instead of the adjacent Delete or Camera keys. Furthermore, the fingerprint reader completely replaces the Ctrl key much like on the latest 17.3-inch Envy 17t which will inevitably annoy typists who rely on this key. A combo power-fingerprint button approach like on the XPS 13 series would have solved this issue.

Touchpad

The clickpad here is slightly larger than the clickpad on the 2019 Spectre x360 13 (11 x 6 cm vs. 11.1 x 5.6 cm). Cursor movements are reliable and somewhat sticky when gliding at slower speeds, but this allows for more precise control. Moving vertically still feels cramped since the clickpad is so short.

The integrated click keys are shallow in travel with a soft auditory click when pressed. Feedback could have been firmer for a more satisfying click.

Say goodbye to the Ctrl key as the fingerprint reader has now taken its place
Say goodbye to the Ctrl key as the fingerprint reader has now taken its place
Clickpad doesn't allow for much vertical movement due to the small chassis form factor
Clickpad doesn't allow for much vertical movement due to the small chassis form factor
Two levels of white backlighting. All key symbols become lit
Two levels of white backlighting. All key symbols become lit
Small Up/Down arrow keys are uncomfortable to use
Small Up/Down arrow keys are uncomfortable to use

Display

We're unable to identify the exact touchscreen panel in use here, but HWiNFO confirms it to be of Chi Mei origin with a CMN139D controller as opposed to the InfoVision or AU Optronics panels on the older Envy x360 or Spectre x360 models, respectively. Display quality is crisp with excellent contrast and colors, but response times remain average while last year's 120 Hz refresh rate panel is now gone.

Unlike most other OEMs, HP offers three brightness options at configuration: 300 nits, 400 nits, and 1000 nits all at 1080p. We recommend the 1000-nit option if you plan on using the convertible in outdoor conditions frequently. Our measurements below reflect only the 400-nit option.

Crisp subpixels due to the glossy overlay
Crisp subpixels due to the glossy overlay
Narrower "chin" bezel is responsible for the much smaller chassis size
Narrower "chin" bezel is responsible for the much smaller chassis size
Very narrow side bezels
Very narrow side bezels
Light-moderate uneven backlight bleeding along the bottom edge
Light-moderate uneven backlight bleeding along the bottom edge
430.9
cd/m²
434.6
cd/m²
434.9
cd/m²
431.4
cd/m²
452.6
cd/m²
450.8
cd/m²
421.8
cd/m²
439.4
cd/m²
445.8
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 452.6 cd/m² Average: 438 cd/m² Minimum: 26.5 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 93 %
Center on Battery: 452.6 cd/m²
Contrast: 1561:1 (Black: 0.29 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 2.67 | 0.6-29.43 Ø5.9, calibrated: 1.36
ΔE Greyscale 2.1 | 0.64-98 Ø6.1
97.6% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 62.2% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.01
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
IPS, 13.3, 1920x1080
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
InfoVision, M133NVF3 R2, IPS, 120 Hz, 13.3, 1920x1080
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Sharp LQ134N1, IPS, 13.4, 1920x1200
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
AU Optronics AUO5E2D, IPS, 13.3, 1920x1080
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
Tianma XM, IPS, 13.9, 1920x1080
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
APPA03D, IPS, 13.3, 2560x1600
Response Times
-9%
-27%
-21%
12%
119%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
47.6 (24.8, 22.8)
35 (18, 17)
26%
47.6 (23.2, 24.4)
-0%
60.8 (26, 34.8)
-28%
47.2 (23.6, 23.6)
1%
46 (22, 24)
3%
Response Time Black / White *
32.4 (16.4, 16)
22 (12, 10)
32%
29.2 (16, 13.2)
10%
36.8 (15.6, 21.2)
-14%
24.8 (14, 10.8)
23%
32.4 (18.4, 14)
-0%
PWM Frequency
25000 (45)
4065 (90)
-84%
2500 (25)
-90%
113600 (75)
354%
Screen
-22%
0%
-36%
-2%
12%
Brightness middle
452.6
633
40%
549.8
21%
447.4
-1%
466
3%
512
13%
Brightness
438
675
54%
520
19%
420
-4%
462
5%
491
12%
Brightness Distribution
93
75
-19%
86
-8%
85
-9%
90
-3%
91
-2%
Black Level *
0.29
0.55
-90%
0.39
-34%
0.31
-7%
0.33
-14%
0.32
-10%
Contrast
1561
1151
-26%
1410
-10%
1443
-8%
1412
-10%
1600
2%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
2.67
3.12
-17%
2.12
21%
4.23
-58%
1.93
28%
1.7
36%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
4.11
6.37
-55%
3.66
11%
9.34
-127%
4.26
-4%
3.4
17%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
1.36
1.83
-35%
1.37
-1%
1.32
3%
1.99
-46%
1
26%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
2.1
3.89
-85%
2.6
-24%
6.1
-190%
1.7
19%
1.9
10%
Gamma
2.01 109%
2.39 92%
2.3 96%
2.11 104%
2.15 102%
2.19 100%
CCT
6505 100%
6476 100%
6884 94%
6136 106%
6382 102%
6817 95%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
62.2
59
-5%
65.4
5%
64.8
4%
62.2
0%
77.4
24%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
97.6
91
-7%
99.7
2%
98.9
1%
95.7
-2%
99.9
2%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-16% / -19%
-14% / -6%
-29% / -34%
5% / 0%
66% / 35%

* ... smaller is better

Color space is nearly identical to last year's Envy x360 13 if not slightly wider to cover sRGB almost completely. Results are comparable to most other high-end Ultrabooks or convertibles in the market. HP offers deeper colors on the larger Spectre x360 15 series.

vs. sRGB
vs. sRGB
vs. AdobeRGB
vs. AdobeRGB

Furthe measurements with a colorimeter show a decently calibrated display out of the box with an average grayscale deltaE of only 2.1. Calibrating the panel ourselves would improve grayscale and colors even further albeit just marginally.

Grayscale before calibration
Grayscale before calibration
Saturation Sweeps before calibration
Saturation Sweeps before calibration
ColorChecker before calibration
ColorChecker before calibration
Grayscale after calibration
Grayscale after calibration
Saturation Sweeps after calibration
Saturation Sweeps after calibration
ColorChecker after calibration
ColorChecker after calibration

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
32.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 16.4 ms rise
↘ 16 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 84 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (24.6 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
47.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 24.8 ms rise
↘ 22.8 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.9 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 76 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (39.2 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 25000 Hz ≤ 45 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 25000 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 45 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 25000 Hz is quite high, so most users sensitive to PWM should not notice any flickering.

In comparison: 51 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 18032 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 2500000) Hz was measured.

Outdoor visibility is average on our 400-nit display due to the reflective touchscreen. The 1000-nit panel option should improve this dramatically — such a feature is unheard of for a laptop in this price range.

Outdoors on a cloudy day
Outdoors on a cloudy day
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors on a cloudy day
Outdoors on a cloudy day
IPS viewing angles. Contrast degrades if viewing from extreme angles
IPS viewing angles. Contrast degrades if viewing from extreme angles

Performance

HP offers a wider selection of processors here when compared to its Spectre x360 13 series. Users can configure with the 4/4 core/thread Ryzen 3 4300U, 6/6 core/thread Ryzen 5 4500U, or the 8/8 core/thread Ryzen 7 4700U. In addition, users can also configure with Intel Ice Lake options up to the 4/8 core/thread Core i7-1065G7. There are no discrete GPU options meaning users will have to make do with integrated Radeon RX Vega or Iris Plus solutions.

RAM is soldered at 8 GB to 16 GB of DDR4-3200. Thankfully, memory runs in dual-channel mode no matter the SKU.

All benchmarks below were performed on the HP Performance mode setting unless otherwise stated. AMD FreeSync is supported which is not expected from a subnotebook convertible.

HP Command Center
HP Command Center

Processor

CPU performance is impressive especially when considering than the Ryzen 5 4500U is supposed to be AMD's budget-to-midrange offering. Multi-thread performance is roughly 10 percent faster than the pricier Intel Core i7-1065G7 in the latest XPS 13 9300 while being roughly 10 percent slower in single-threaded workloads. Applications that exploit multiple threads — which are most nowadays — will run just as fast on the cheaper Ryzen 5 4500U. Upgrading to the Ryzen 7 4700U will net roughly 15 to 25 percent faster multi-thread performance while downgrading to the base Ryzen 3 4300U option would lose about 35 percent.

See our dedicated page on the Ryzen 5 4500U for more technical information and benchmark comparisons.

CineBench R15
CineBench R15
CineBench R20
CineBench R20
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HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø814 (768.42-834.85)
HP Spectre x360 13-ap0312ng UHD Graphics 620, i7-8565U, Toshiba XG5 KXG50ZNV512G; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø468 (452.06-534.18)
Dell XPS 13 9300 4K UHD Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel SSDPEMKF512G8 NVMe SSD; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø573 (480.43-760.86)
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ Vega 7, R7 4700U, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø932 (907.83-1035.01)
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender 2.79: BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 -mmt1 | 7z b 4
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2: 64 Bit Single-Core Score | 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core) - CPU (Multi Core)
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
2410 Points ∼100% +15%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
2401 Points ∼100% +15%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (1843 - 2530, n=7)
2238 Points ∼93% +7%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
2095 Points ∼87%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
1883 Points ∼78% -10%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
1737 Points ∼72% -17%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
1533 Points ∼64% -27%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
1499 Points ∼62% -28%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
1432 Points ∼59% -32%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
1428 Points ∼59% -32%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
1355 Points ∼56% -35%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
Intel Core i7-8565U
1166 Points ∼48% -44%
Dynabook Portege A30-E-174
Intel Core i7-8550U
1138 Points ∼47% -46%
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
1117 Points ∼46% -47%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core) - CPU (Single Core)
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
466 Points ∼100% +10%
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
460 Points ∼99% +8%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
458 Points ∼98% +8%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (424 - 453, n=6)
444 Points ∼95% +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
441 Points ∼95% +4%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
427 Points ∼92% +1%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
425 Points ∼91% 0%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
424 Points ∼91%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
418 Points ∼90% -1%
Dynabook Portege A30-E-174
Intel Core i7-8550U
383 Points ∼82% -10%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
370 Points ∼79% -13%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
Intel Core i7-8565U
354 Points ∼76% -17%
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
351 Points ∼75% -17%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
334 Points ∼72% -21%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit - CPU Multi 64Bit
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
1051 Points ∼100% +26%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
1035 Points ∼98% +24%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (715 - 1007, n=11)
887 Points ∼84% +6%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
835 (min: 768.42, max: 834.85) Points ∼79%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
797 Points ∼76% -5%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
750 Points ∼71% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
731 Points ∼70% -12%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
672 Points ∼64% -20%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
667 Points ∼63% -20%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
659 Points ∼63% -21%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
646 (min: 564.95, max: 646.42) Points ∼61% -23%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
580 Points ∼55% -31%
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
564 Points ∼54% -32%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
Intel Core i7-8565U
517 Points ∼49% -38%
Dynabook Portege A30-E-174
Intel Core i7-8550U
494 Points ∼47% -41%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit - CPU Single 64Bit
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
183 Points ∼100% +6%
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
180 Points ∼98% +4%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
180 Points ∼98% +4%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
180 Points ∼98% +4%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
173 Points ∼95% 0%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
173 Points ∼95%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
Intel Core i7-8565U
172 Points ∼94% -1%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (156 - 176, n=6)
172 Points ∼94% -1%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
166 Points ∼91% -4%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
165 Points ∼90% -5%
Dynabook Portege A30-E-174
Intel Core i7-8550U
156 Points ∼85% -10%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
144.46 Points ∼79% -16%
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
143 Points ∼78% -17%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
135 Points ∼74% -22%
Blender 2.79 / BMW27 CPU - BMW27 CPU
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
942.3 Seconds * ∼100% -56%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
907 Seconds * ∼96% -50%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
795.9 Seconds * ∼84% -32%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
769 Seconds * ∼82% -27%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
766 Seconds * ∼81% -27%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
605 Seconds * ∼64%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (533 - 645, n=4)
594 Seconds * ∼63% +2%
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
585 Seconds * ∼62% +3%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
523.9 Seconds * ∼56% +13%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
4521 MIPS ∼100% +6%
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
4425 MIPS ∼98% +3%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (4281 - 4321, n=4)
4301 MIPS ∼95% 0%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
4292 MIPS ∼95% 0%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
4281 MIPS ∼95%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
4087 MIPS ∼90% -5%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
4014 MIPS ∼89% -6%
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
3726 MIPS ∼82% -13%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
3502 MIPS ∼77% -18%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 - 7z b 4
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
27115 MIPS ∼100% +17%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
26652 MIPS ∼98% +15%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (23237 - 25891, n=4)
24154 MIPS ∼89% +4%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
23237 MIPS ∼86%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
18535 MIPS ∼68% -20%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
18187 MIPS ∼67% -22%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
15825 MIPS ∼58% -32%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
15043 MIPS ∼55% -35%
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
15003 MIPS ∼55% -35%
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 / 64 Bit Single-Core Score - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
1229 Points ∼100% +12%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
1211 Points ∼99% +10%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
1101 Points ∼90% 0%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (1088 - 1104, n=4)
1097 Points ∼89% 0%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
1096 Points ∼89%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
1027 Points ∼84% -6%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
894 Points ∼73% -18%
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 / 64 Bit Multi-Core Score - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
4792 Points ∼100% +7%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (4440 - 4747, n=4)
4576 Points ∼95% +2%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
4469 Points ∼93%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
4372 Points ∼91% -2%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
4122 Points ∼86% -8%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
3330 Points ∼69% -25%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
3076 Points ∼64% -31%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset - 4k Preset
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
7.81 fps ∼100% +17%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (6.7 - 7.16, n=3)
6.86 fps ∼88% +2%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6.7 fps ∼86%
Dell XPS 13 7390 Core i7-10710U
Intel Core i7-10710U
6.032 fps ∼77% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
4.85 fps ∼62% -28%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
4.37 fps ∼56% -35%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
4.27 fps ∼55% -36%
Dell Latitude 3390
Intel Core i5-8250U
3.89 fps ∼50% -42%
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
3.35 fps ∼43% -50%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF - 20 Documents To PDF
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
91.4 s ∼100% +48%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (58.2 - 78, n=4)
64.2 s ∼70% +4%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
62.2 s ∼68% +1%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
61.8 s ∼68%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
59.83 s ∼65% -3%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
51.7 s ∼57% -16%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
0.02 s ∼0% -100%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean - Overall mean
Huawei MateBook 13 2020 AMD
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
0.804 sec * ∼100% -28%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel Core i5-1035G1
0.722 sec * ∼90% -15%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
0.686 sec * ∼85% -9%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel Core i7-10510U
0.679 sec * ∼84% -8%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  (0.629 - 0.639, n=3)
0.634 sec * ∼79% -1%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
0.629 sec * ∼78% -0%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
0.629 sec * ∼78%
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender 2.79: BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 -mmt1 | 7z b 4
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2: 64 Bit Single-Core Score | 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
835 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
66.7 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
98 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
173 Points
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System Performance

PCMark benchmarks are in line with other Ultrabooks powered by the pricier Intel Ice Lake Core i7 CPU, if not slightly higher. We recommend that owners become familiar with the pre-installed HP Command Center software as its settings directly influence both the performance and fan noise of the system.

PCMark 10 Standard
PCMark 10 Standard
PCMark 8 Home Accelerated
PCMark 8 Home Accelerated
PCMark 8 Work Accelerated
PCMark 8 Work Accelerated
PCMark 10
Digital Content Creation
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (4233 - 4728, n=4)
4534 Points ∼35% +1%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
4472 Points ∼35%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
3998 Points ∼31% -11%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
3684 Points ∼28% -18%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
GeForce MX150, i7-8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
3334 Points ∼26% -25%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1038NG7, Apple SSD SM0512F
3256 Points ∼25% -27%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
Vega 10, R7 3700U, SK Hynix BC501 HFM512GDJTNG
3094 Points ∼24% -31%
Productivity
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
7752 Points ∼74%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
7179 Points ∼69% -7%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
7051 Points ∼68% -9%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (6530 - 7752, n=4)
7004 Points ∼67% -10%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
GeForce MX150, i7-8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
6398 Points ∼61% -17%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
Vega 10, R7 3700U, SK Hynix BC501 HFM512GDJTNG
5875 Points ∼56% -24%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1038NG7, Apple SSD SM0512F
3568 Points ∼34% -54%
Essentials
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
9678 Points ∼84% +6%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
9664 Points ∼84% +6%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
9124 Points ∼80%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (8327 - 9124, n=4)
8808 Points ∼77% -3%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
GeForce MX150, i7-8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
7962 Points ∼70% -13%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1038NG7, Apple SSD SM0512F
7827 Points ∼68% -14%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
Vega 10, R7 3700U, SK Hynix BC501 HFM512GDJTNG
7472 Points ∼65% -18%
Score
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
4884 Points ∼60%
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (4393 - 5024, n=5)
4753 Points ∼59% -3%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
4677 Points ∼58% -4%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
4522 Points ∼56% -7%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
GeForce MX150, i7-8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
3970 Points ∼49% -19%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
Vega 10, R7 3700U, SK Hynix BC501 HFM512GDJTNG
3685 Points ∼45% -25%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1038NG7, Apple SSD SM0512F
3222 Points ∼40% -34%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (5147 - 5543, n=5)
5312 Points ∼81% +1%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
5249 Points ∼80%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
5227 Points ∼79% 0%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
GeForce MX150, i7-8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
5159 Points ∼78% -2%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
5086 Points ∼77% -3%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
Vega 10, R7 3700U, SK Hynix BC501 HFM512GDJTNG
4869 Points ∼74% -7%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1038NG7, Apple SSD SM0512F
2407 Points ∼37% -54%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Average AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (4064 - 4658, n=5)
4331 Points ∼71% +5%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
4127 Points ∼68%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
3982 Points ∼65% -4%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1038NG7, Apple SSD SM0512F
3928 Points ∼64% -5%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
3911 Points ∼64% -5%
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
Vega 10, R7 3700U, SK Hynix BC501 HFM512GDJTNG
3863 Points ∼63% -6%
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
GeForce MX150, i7-8565U, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
3712 Points ∼61% -10%
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
4127 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
5249 points
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DPC Latency

LatencyMon shows some minor latency issues when opening multiple tabs on our homepage. 4K video playback on YouTube is broken when using the pre-installed AMD drivers that shipped with our unit. Updating the drivers as explained here, however, fixes the issue.

DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H, SK Hynix PC611 512GB
9855.5 μs * ∼100% -741%
Razer Blade Stealth Core i7 GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q 4K
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA5-8D512
4572 μs * ∼46% -290%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Vega 6, R5 4500U, Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
1171.6 μs * ∼12%
Asus VivoBook 17 S712FA-DS76
UHD Graphics 620, i7-10510U, Crucial P1 SSD CT1000P1SSD8
1138.6 μs * ∼12% +3%

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Storage Devices

Our test unit comes with a 256 GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 drive as opposed to the SK Hynix drive on our 2019 Envy x360 13 unit. Performance is otherwise comparable between these two budget NVMe drives which is just fine considering the sub $1000 price range. The more expensive Samsung PM981 series can offer over two to three times the sequential write rates of our Toshiba SSD.

See our table of SSDs and HDDs for more benchmark comparisons.

AS SSD
AS SSD
CDM 5.5
CDM 5.5
Just a single M.2 2280 slot with no internal secondary options. The drive sits next to the removable M.2 WLAN module
Just a single M.2 2280 slot with no internal secondary options. The drive sits next to the removable M.2 WLAN module
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
HP Envy x360 13-ar0601ng
SK Hynix BC501 HFM512GDJTNG
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FN
WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
AS SSD
21%
37%
18%
86%
Copy Game MB/s
726.79
392.87
-46%
926.53
27%
764.49
5%
901.52
24%
Copy Program MB/s
367.85
253.09
-31%
560.31
52%
465.81
27%
402.43
9%
Copy ISO MB/s
842.76
521.16
-38%
1292.6
53%
764.36
-9%
1404.23
67%
Score Total
1567
1913
22%
2583
65%
1448
-8%
3250
107%
Score Write
416
829
99%
388
-7%
618
49%
1468
253%
Score Read
770
741
-4%
1472
91%
552
-28%
1185
54%
Access Time Write *
0.592
0.048
92%
0.625
-6%
0.138
77%
0.027
95%
Access Time Read *
0.162
0.049
70%
0.069
57%
0.067
59%
0.053
67%
4K-64 Write
256.4
700.37
173%
208.96
-19%
469.49
83%
1251.44
388%
4K-64 Read
613.88
567.3
-8%
1252.59
104%
371.77
-39%
1020.66
66%
4K Write
96.94
74.74
-23%
67.02
-31%
117.97
22%
126.18
30%
4K Read
42.49
32.24
-24%
39.7
-7%
76.03
79%
41.46
-2%
Seq Write
628.39
540.38
-14%
1125.2
79%
310.11
-51%
906.95
44%
Seq Read
1134.51
1412.01
24%
1801.35
59%
1039.06
-8%
1223.82
8%
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-1%
46%
44%
53%
Write 4K
94.8
88.26
-7%
106.7
13%
112.6
19%
149.2
57%
Read 4K
45.5
34.84
-23%
49.94
10%
131
188%
47.18
4%
Write Seq
731.5
740.1
1%
1223
67%
458.9
-37%
749.8
3%
Read Seq
958.7
984.8
3%
1801
88%
1355
41%
1137
19%
Write 4K Q32T1
224.6
313.7
40%
325.3
45%
341.3
52%
749
233%
Read 4K Q32T1
365.2
243.1
-33%
550.5
51%
320.6
-12%
478.7
31%
Write Seq Q32T1
863.8
845.7
-2%
1224
42%
1219
41%
1453
68%
Read Seq Q32T1
1580
1782.7
13%
2350
49%
2462
56%
1713
8%
Write 4K Q8T8
305.7
Read 4K Q8T8
697.5
Total Average (Program / Settings)
10% / 13%
42% / 40%
31% / 28%
70% / 74%

* ... smaller is better

Toshiba KBG30ZMV256G
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 1580 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 863.8 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 365.2 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 224.6 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 958.7 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 731.5 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 45.5 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 94.8 MB/s

Disk Throttling: DiskSpd Read Loop, Queue Depth 8

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GPU Performance

Graphics performance is roughly on par with the discrete 10 W GeForce MX150 or integrated Intel Iris Plus G7 commonly found on newer Ultrabooks according to 3DMark benchmarks. Real-world performance in games, however, will vary greatly depending on drivers and compatibility as 3DMark never tells the whole story between GPUs of different manufacturers and architectures. Based on experience, integrated AMD Radeon Vega GPUs are well-optimized for popular undemanding games like DOTA 2, LoL, or Rocket League.

See our dedicated page on the Radeon RX Vega 6 for more technical information and benchmarks.

3DMark 11
3DMark 11
Ice Storm Extreme
Ice Storm Extreme
Cloud Gate
Cloud Gate
Fire Strike
Fire Strike
Time Spy
Time Spy
 
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
973 Points ∼100% +19%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-8565U
899 Points ∼92% +10%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, R7 3700U
852 Points ∼88% +4%
HP Envy 13-ah0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, i5-8550U
843 Points ∼87% +3%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (783 - 860, n=5)
831 Points ∼85% +1%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
824 Points ∼85% 0%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000), R5 4500U
821 Points ∼84%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13 Core i5-1035G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1035G7
794 Points ∼82% -3%
Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL-81RS001DGE
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4
646 Points ∼66% -21%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i5-1035G1
472 Points ∼49% -43%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i7-10510U
432 Points ∼44% -47%
HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK79EA
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-8265U
365 Points ∼38% -56%
Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA-SH31
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, R3 3200U
300 Points ∼31% -63%
2560x1440 Time Spy Score
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
1102 Points ∼100% +19%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-8565U
1000 Points ∼91% +8%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (891 - 1001, n=7)
957 Points ∼87% +3%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, R7 3700U
955 Points ∼87% +3%
HP Envy 13-ah0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, i5-8550U
943 Points ∼86% +2%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
937 Points ∼85% +1%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000), R5 4500U
929 Points ∼84%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13 Core i5-1035G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1035G7
899 Points ∼82% -3%
Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL-81RS001DGE
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4
732 Points ∼66% -21%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i5-1035G1
542 Points ∼49% -42%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i7-10510U
497 Points ∼45% -47%
HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK79EA
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-8265U
417 Points ∼38% -55%
Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA-SH31
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, R3 3200U
340 Points ∼31% -63%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
3134 Points ∼100% +10%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, R7 3700U
2999 Points ∼96% +5%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-8565U
2988 Points ∼95% +5%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2950 Points ∼94% +3%
HP Envy 13-ah0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, i5-8550U
2874 Points ∼92% +1%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000), R5 4500U
2854 Points ∼91%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (2313 - 2917, n=5)
2723 Points ∼87% -5%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13 Core i5-1035G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1035G7
2692 Points ∼86% -6%
Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL-81RS001DGE
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4
2230 Points ∼71% -22%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i5-1035G1
1755 Points ∼56% -39%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i7-10510U
1366 Points ∼44% -52%
HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK79EA
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-8265U
1216 Points ∼39% -57%
Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA-SH31
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, R3 3200U
1065 Points ∼34% -63%
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
22895 Points ∼100% +4%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000), R5 4500U
22109 Points ∼97%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, R7 3700U
20784 Points ∼91% -6%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-8565U
20618 Points ∼90% -7%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (16755 - 22247, n=4)
20467 Points ∼89% -7%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
17803 Points ∼78% -19%
HP Envy 13-ah0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, i5-8550U
17325 Points ∼76% -22%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13 Core i5-1035G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1035G7
16695 Points ∼73% -24%
Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL-81RS001DGE
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4
14917 Points ∼65% -33%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i5-1035G1
12698 Points ∼55% -43%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i7-10510U
10785 Points ∼47% -51%
Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA-SH31
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, R3 3200U
7681 Points ∼34% -65%
3DMark 11
1280x720 Performance Combined
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4086 Points ∼100% +23%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-8565U
3968 Points ∼97% +19%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
3663 Points ∼90% +10%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13 Core i5-1035G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1035G7
3409 Points ∼83% +3%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000), R5 4500U
3322 Points ∼81%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (2582 - 3767, n=4)
3270 Points ∼80% -2%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, R7 3700U
3247 Points ∼79% -2%
HP Envy 13-ah0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, i5-8550U
2820 Points ∼69% -15%
Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL-81RS001DGE
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4
2716 Points ∼66% -18%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i5-1035G1
2552 Points ∼62% -23%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i7-10510U
1998 Points ∼49% -40%
HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK79EA
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-8265U
1546 Points ∼38% -53%
Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA-SH31
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, R3 3200U
1447 Points ∼35% -56%
1280x720 Performance GPU
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R4XJ
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
4990 Points ∼100% +13%
Dell XPS 13 9300 Core i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4508 Points ∼90% +2%
HP Envy x360 13-ay0010nr
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000), R5 4500U
4419 Points ∼89%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13 Core i5-1035G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i5-1035G7
4279 Points ∼86% -3%
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000)
  (3683 - 4419, n=4)
4178 Points ∼84% -5%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5585
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, R7 3700U
4165 Points ∼83% -6%
HP Envy 13-aq0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-8565U
3622 Points ∼73% -18%
HP Envy 13-ah0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, i5-8550U
3512 Points ∼70% -21%
Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL-81RS001DGE
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4
3222 Points ∼65% -27%
Dell XPS 13 9300 i5 FHD
Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i5-1035G1
2578 Points ∼52% -42%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2020-20UAS04T00
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i7-10510U
1978 Points ∼40% -55%
HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK79EA
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-8265U
1789 Points ∼36% -60%
Asus Vivobook 15 F512DA-SH31
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, R3 3200U
1678 Points ∼34% -62%
3DMark 11 Performance
4563 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
15183 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
2589 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
929 points
Help

When idling on Witcher 3 at Low 768p settings for an hour, frame rates start out strong at around 53 FPS before falling and cycling between 46 FPS and 50 FPS every minute or so. It's an undesirable behavior likely due to the dynamic clock rates between the CPU and GPU when both are under load. Luckily, FreeSync will eliminate the screen tearing that is usually associated with such frame rate fluctuations.

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