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Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI Laptop Review: $1000 USD for GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Graphics is Too Much

Low performance-per-dollar. Laptops running on GeForce RTX 2060 graphics these days are beginning to retail for about $1000 to $1200 USD, but Asus' ROG Strix G15 G512LI comes with the slower GTX 1650 Ti for almost the same price. Where is all that money going towards?

Asus has been be adding G14, G15, and G17 suffixes to many of its gaming laptops this year so buyers can more easily identify the 14-inch, 15.6-inch, and 17.3-inch screen sizes, respectively. The new ROG Strix G15 G512 series is essentially the more inexpensive version of the ROG Strix GL531/G531 series available since 2019.

SKUs range from the Core i5-10300H CPU with GeForce GTX 1650 Ti graphics and a 144 Hz 1080p display up to the Core i7-10875H with RTX 2070 Super graphics and a 240 Hz 1080p display. Our unit in review is a lower-end configuration with the Core i7-10750H, GTX 1650 Ti, and 144 Hz panel for approximately $1000 to $1100 USD retail. The official specifications for the 15.6-inch G512 series and 17.3-inch G712 series can be found here.

Competitors are plentiful as the 15.6-inch budget-midrange segment is filled with options like the Gigabyte Aorus 15G, MSI GP65 or GF65, HP Pavilion Gaming 15, Lenovo Legion Y540-15, and the Dell G5 15 series.

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Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI (Strix G512 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-10750H 6 x 2.6 - 5 GHz, Comet Lake-H
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile - 4096 MB, Core: 1350 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, GDDR6, 451.67, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, Samsung DDR4-3200, 21-21-21-47, Dual-Channel
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, Panda LM156LF-2F01, IPS, glossy: no, 144 Hz
Mainboard
Intel HM470
Storage
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8, 512 GB 
Soundcard
Intel Comet Lake PCH-H - cAVS
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 25.8 x 360 x 275 ( = 1.02 x 14.17 x 10.83 in)
Battery
48 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Asus Armoury Crate, MyAsus, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.3 kg ( = 81.13 oz / 5.07 pounds), Power Supply: 434 g ( = 15.31 oz / 0.96 pounds)
Price
1100 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
81 %
07/2020
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
i7-10750H, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
2.3 kg25.8 mm15.6"1920x1080
83 %
06/2020
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
R7 4800H, GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
2.2 kg24.9 mm15.6"1920x1080
82 %
10/2019
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
2.4 kg25 mm15.6"1920x1080
83 %
05/2020
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
i7-10750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
2.3 kg27.5 mm15.6"1920x1080
84 %
06/2020
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
R7 4800H, Radeon RX 5600M
2.4 kg21.6 mm15.6"1920x1080
82 %
07/2019
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
i5-9300H, GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
2.3 kg25 mm15.6"1920x1080

Case

Take the ROG G531, replace its metal materials with plastic, and you'll have yourself the ROG G15 G512. The G512 looks and feels cheaper to the touch when compared to the G531 even though it carries almost the exact same visual design. Chassis rigidity, however, doesn't seem all that much worse than the G531. The base remains relatively strong while the lid is still more flexible than we would like.

Asus Keystone is not compatible with this machine as Asus is adamant about this lesser-known feature appearing on higher-end ROG laptops only.

Because of its extended rear, the Strix G15 G512 is larger than many other gaming laptops including the Dell G5 15 SE, MSI GP65, and even's Asus' own TUF A15. Thankfully, the system isn't necessarily all that heavier at 2.3 kg to be about average for its price range and category.

Chassis is all plastic with a faux brushed aluminum texture
Chassis is all plastic with a faux brushed aluminum texture
The rear is large, but it should allow for better cooling on paper
The rear is large, but it should allow for better cooling on paper
Hinges are large are sufficiently firm, but they still creak a bit when adjusting the angle of the display
Hinges are large are sufficiently firm, but they still creak a bit when adjusting the angle of the display
Display opened to maximum angle of just 130 degrees. The large rear prevents it from achieving wider angles
Display opened to maximum angle of just 130 degrees. The large rear prevents it from achieving wider angles
Lots of ventilation along the rear
Lots of ventilation along the rear
The red light bar extends across the front and side edges
The red light bar extends across the front and side edges
365.5 mm / 14.4 inch 254 mm / 10 inch 21.6 mm / 0.85 inch 2.4 kg5.35 lbs360 mm / 14.2 inch 275 mm / 10.8 inch 25.8 mm / 1.016 inch 2.3 kg5.07 lbs357.7 mm / 14.1 inch 248 mm / 9.76 inch 27.5 mm / 1.083 inch 2.3 kg5.12 lbs360 mm / 14.2 inch 275 mm / 10.8 inch 25 mm / 0.984 inch 2.4 kg5.35 lbs360 mm / 14.2 inch 263 mm / 10.4 inch 25 mm / 0.984 inch 2.3 kg5.11 lbs359 mm / 14.1 inch 256 mm / 10.1 inch 24.9 mm / 0.98 inch 2.2 kg4.8 lbs

Connectivity

Port positioning is odd for a laptop as there are none along the right edge while all the USB-A ports are along the left edge only. This was probably done to appease gamers who are more likely to want desk space for a mouse and mousepad on the right side of the laptop. Thunderbolt 3 is not supported.

Front: No connectivity
Front: No connectivity
Right: No connectivity
Right: No connectivity
Rear: Gigabit RJ-45, HDMI 2.0b, USB 3.2 Gen. 2 Type-C w/ DisplayPort, AC adapter
Rear: Gigabit RJ-45, HDMI 2.0b, USB 3.2 Gen. 2 Type-C w/ DisplayPort, AC adapter
Left: 3x USB 3.2 Gen. 1 Type-A, 3.5 mm combo audio
Left: 3x USB 3.2 Gen. 1 Type-A, 3.5 mm combo audio

Communication

The Intel AX201 comes standard on all SKUs for Wi-Fi 6 compatibility. We experienced no connectivity issues when paired to our Netgear RAX200 test router.

Removable WLAN module is hidden underneath the primary M.2 2280 slot
Removable WLAN module is hidden underneath the primary M.2 2280 slot
Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1470 (1297min - 1511max) MBit/s ∼100% +19%
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1314 (949min - 1439max) MBit/s ∼89% +6%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1237 (778min - 1367max) MBit/s ∼84%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
630 (571min - 641max) MBit/s ∼43% -49%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1447 (1167min - 1677max) MBit/s ∼100%
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1427 (808min - 1646max) MBit/s ∼99% -1%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1385 (1268min - 1486max) MBit/s ∼96% -4%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
662 (553min - 769max) MBit/s ∼46% -54%
050100150200250300350400450500550600650700750800850900950100010501100115012001250130013501400145015001550160016501700Tooltip
; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1237 (778-1367)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1447 (1167-1677)

Maintenance

The bottom panel is easy to remove with a simple Phillips screwdriver. However, the panel is attached to the motherboard via two delicate ribbon cables that should be handled with care. Upgrading RAM, storage, or WLAN is a simple process.

Be careful not to break the two ribbons connecting the bottom panel to the motherboard
Be careful not to break the two ribbons connecting the bottom panel to the motherboard

Accessories and Warranty

There are no included extras in the box other than the AC adapter and usual paperwork. The standard one-year limited warranty applies.

Input Devices

Keyboard

Layout and feedback are identical to the keyboard on the GL531 and so our existing comments apply here. We especially like that the system features a row of dedicated multimedia keys along the top and a dedicated column of PgUp and PgDn keys along the right edge as many other laptops tend to ignore these keys.

Touchpad

The touchpad is slightly smaller than the one of the MSI GE65 (11 x 6.3 cm vs. 10.9 x 6 cm). Cursor control is reliable with no issues, but gliding is stickier than we would like especially at low-medium speeds. Meanwhile, the dedicated mouse buttons are some of the quietest we've seen on any gaming laptop in contrast to the louder and "clickier" keys on the MSI GE65. 

Same keyboard as on the G531 but with 4-zone RGB lighting instead of per-key RGB
Same keyboard as on the G531 but with 4-zone RGB lighting instead of per-key RGB
The mouse buttons are quiet when pressed with average feedback
The mouse buttons are quiet when pressed with average feedback
Key clatter is slightly louder than on the GE65, but feedback is otherwise satisfactory and Ultrabook-like
Key clatter is slightly louder than on the GE65, but feedback is otherwise satisfactory and Ultrabook-like
Arrow keys are small and cramped
Arrow keys are small and cramped

Display

Asus deploys the same Panda LM156LF-2F01 IPS panel for both the TUF A15 FA506IV and our ROG Strix G15 G512LI. Although the native 144 Hz refresh rate is notable, response times are average and contrast is middling at only about 500:1 with below-average color reproduction for shallow colors overall. This is a budget gaming panel when compared to the Sharp panels used on the Strix Scar III G531GW. Fortunately, Asus offers a higher-end 240 Hz/3 ms option for this chassis.

Bottom display bezel is very thick by today's standards
Bottom display bezel is very thick by today's standards
Narrow side bezels
Narrow side bezels
Matte subpixel array. The screen is slightly grainy, but not enough to be distracting
Matte subpixel array. The screen is slightly grainy, but not enough to be distracting
Moderate uneven backlight bleeding along the bottom edge
Moderate uneven backlight bleeding along the bottom edge
251.7
cd/m²
261.7
cd/m²
283.3
cd/m²
223.8
cd/m²
271.2
cd/m²
248.6
cd/m²
225.9
cd/m²
242.8
cd/m²
257.3
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
Panda LM156LF-2F01
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 283.3 cd/m² Average: 251.8 cd/m² Minimum: 14.71 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 79 %
Center on Battery: 271.2 cd/m²
Contrast: 512:1 (Black: 0.53 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 5.04 | 0.6-29.43 Ø5.8, calibrated: 4.26
ΔE Greyscale 3.4 | 0.64-98 Ø6
59.5% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 37.8% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.09
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Panda LM156LF-2F01, IPS, 15.6, 1920x1080
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
LM156LF-2F01, IPS, 15.6, 1920x1080
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Sharp LQ156M1JW09 (SHP14D3), IPS, 15.6, 1920x1080
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
LG Philips LP156WFG-SPB3, IPS, 15.6, 1920x1080
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
BOE NV156FH, WVA, 15.6, 1920x1080
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
LGD05CE, IPS, 15.6, 1920x1080
Response Times
6%
61%
63%
50%
-13%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
33.6 (18.4, 15.2)
34 (16, 18)
-1%
15 (8, 7)
55%
10.4 (6.4, 4)
69%
20.4 (10.8, 9.6)
39%
40 (21.2, 18.8)
-19%
Response Time Black / White *
27.6 (15.6, 12)
24 (13, 11)
13%
9 (5, 4)
67%
12 (6.8, 5.2)
57%
10.8 (6.4, 4.4)
61%
29.6 (17.2, 12.4)
-7%
PWM Frequency
250 (20)
198.4 (99)
Screen
25%
29%
36%
36%
14%
Brightness middle
271.2
280
3%
309
14%
384.9
42%
292
8%
251
-7%
Brightness
252
254
1%
284
13%
358
42%
290
15%
232
-8%
Brightness Distribution
79
88
11%
88
11%
87
10%
77
-3%
76
-4%
Black Level *
0.53
0.15
72%
0.42
21%
0.67
-26%
0.27
49%
0.17
68%
Contrast
512
1867
265%
736
44%
574
12%
1081
111%
1476
188%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
5.04
5.89
-17%
3.99
21%
2.43
52%
3.99
21%
6.2
-23%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
16.07
19
-18%
8.3
48%
4.58
71%
6.11
62%
18.6
-16%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
4.26
4.79
-12%
1.12
74%
2.03
52%
3.02
29%
4.8
-13%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
3.4
4.08
-20%
5.43
-60%
2.6
24%
3.3
3%
4.2
-24%
Gamma
2.09 105%
2.33 94%
2.57 86%
2.2 100%
2.25 98%
2.32 95%
CCT
7079 92%
7303 89%
7767 84%
6981 93%
7047 92%
7454 87%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
37.8
37
-2%
63
67%
59.7
58%
58.1
54%
36.5
-3%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
59.5
58
-3%
97
63%
93.9
58%
89.7
51%
57.4
-4%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
16% / 22%
45% / 34%
50% / 40%
43% / 38%
1% / 10%

* ... smaller is better

Color space is narrow at just 60 percent of sRGB to be indicative of a budget display. These results are in line with what we recorded on the Asus TUF A15 FA506IV while pricier gaming models like the ROG G531 tend to cover sRGB almost completely for deeper and more accurate colors.

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

Further measurements with a colorimeter reveal an overly cool color temperature out of the box. Calibrating the display ourselves addresses the issue, but color accuracy would remain almost the same due to the limited color space mentioned above.

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
27.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 15.6 ms rise
↘ 12 ms fall
The screen shows relatively slow response rates in our tests and may be too slow for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 59 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (24.4 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
33.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 18.4 ms rise
↘ 15.2 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 636 (maximum) ms. » 27 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (38.7 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 not detected

In comparison: 51 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 17553 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 2500000) Hz was measured.

Outdoor visibility is average at best when under shade since this laptop was not designed to be used outdoors frequently. The narrow hinge angle discourages outdoor use as well.

Outdoors under sunlight
Outdoors under sunlight
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors under sunlight
Outdoors under sunlight
Wide IPS viewing angles. Contrast and color degradation is present from extreme angles
Wide IPS viewing angles. Contrast and color degradation is present from extreme angles

Performance

Asus offers surprisingly high GPU options of up to the RTX 2070 Super for what is ultimately a mid-range chassis at best. Users looking for Core i9, AMD Ryzen, or RTX 2080 options will have to look outside of the G512 series and into the TUF series or mothership ROG series.

Keep in mind that our measurements and numbers below reflect only our configuration in review. Higher-end SKUs with the more powerful RTX 2060 or RTX 2070 Super will likely run louder and/or warmer than what we've recorded here.

Nvidia Optimus comes standard with no G-Sync options.

Processor

The Core i7-10750H is performing where we expect it to be relative to other laptops in our database with the same processor. Multi-thread performance will be about 10 to 30 percent faster than the last generation Core i7-9750H depending on the laptop in question while being slightly slower than the competing Ryzen 5 4600H. Upgrading to the octa-core Core i7-10875H will net about 25 percent faster performance.

See our dedicated page on the Core i7-10750H for more technical information and benchmark comparisons.

CineBench R15
CineBench R15
CineBench R20
CineBench R20
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Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1253 (1225.64-1341.61)
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328 GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10750H, Lite-On CA5-8D512; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1069 (1047.18-1166.18)
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1177 (1160.19-1270.77)
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, R5 4600H, SK Hynix BC511 HFM512GDJTNI; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1341 (1313.46-1397.77)
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 G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
4396 Points ∼100% +44%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
4288 Points ∼98% +41%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
3843 Points ∼87% +26%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
3801 Points ∼86% +25%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
3505 Points ∼80% +15%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
3224 Points ∼73% +6%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
3049 Points ∼69%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (2467 - 3299, n=22)
2962 Points ∼67% -3%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
2410 Points ∼55% -21%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
2217 Points ∼50% -27%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
1825 Points ∼42% -40%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
1737 Points ∼40% -43%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core) - CPU (Single Core)
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
511 Points ∼100% +13%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
495 Points ∼97% +9%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
482 Points ∼94% +6%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
476 Points ∼93% +5%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
474 Points ∼93% +4%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (431 - 504, n=22)
470 Points ∼92% +4%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
459 Points ∼90% +1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
454 Points ∼89%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
428 Points ∼84% -6%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
421 Points ∼82% -7%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
418 Points ∼82% -8%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
340 Points ∼67% -25%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit - CPU Multi 64Bit
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
1972 (1142.92min - 1972max) Points ∼100% +47%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
1863 Points ∼94% +39%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
1818 (1544.4min - 1818.6max) Points ∼92% +35%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
1708 (1581.15min - 1708.45max) Points ∼87% +27%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
1623 Points ∼82% +21%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
1398 (1313.46min - 1397.77max) Points ∼71% +4%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
1342 (1225.64min - 1341.61max) Points ∼68%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (1039 - 1418, n=27)
1296 Points ∼66% -3%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
1156 (1010.13min - 1155.97max) Points ∼59% -14%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
898 Points ∼46% -33%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
805 Points ∼41% -40%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
797 Points ∼40% -41%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit - CPU Single 64Bit
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
213 Points ∼100% +11%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
206 Points ∼97% +7%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
198 Points ∼93% +3%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (187 - 213, n=26)
195 Points ∼92% +2%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
193 Points ∼91% +1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
192 Points ∼90%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
188 Points ∼88% -2%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
187 Points ∼88% -3%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
178 Points ∼84% -7%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
174 Points ∼82% -9%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H
173 Points ∼81% -10%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
144 Points ∼68% -25%
Blender 2.79 / BMW27 CPU - BMW27 CPU
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
584.19 Seconds * ∼100% -60%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
485.9 Seconds * ∼83% -33%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
450 Seconds * ∼77% -24%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (326 - 431, n=20)
372 Seconds * ∼64% -2%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
364 Seconds * ∼62%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
345 Seconds * ∼59% +5%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
297 Seconds * ∼51% +18%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
285 Seconds * ∼49% +22%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
278 Seconds * ∼48% +24%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
276 Seconds * ∼47% +24%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
5463 MIPS ∼100% +10%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
5457 MIPS ∼100% +10%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (4504 - 5253, n=20)
4988 MIPS ∼91% +1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
4951 MIPS ∼91%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
4903 MIPS ∼90% -1%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
4666 MIPS ∼85% -6%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
4634 MIPS ∼85% -6%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
4622 MIPS ∼85% -7%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
4471 MIPS ∼82% -10%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
3511 MIPS ∼64% -29%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 - 7z b 4
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
49685 MIPS ∼100% +36%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
48577 MIPS ∼98% +33%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
47170 MIPS ∼95% +29%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
46976 MIPS ∼95% +29%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
36693 MIPS ∼74% +1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
36453 MIPS ∼73%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (26535 - 36792, n=20)
34150 MIPS ∼69% -6%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
33899 MIPS ∼68% -7%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
24635 MIPS ∼50% -32%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
18689 MIPS ∼38% -49%
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 / 64 Bit Single-Core Score - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
1352 Points ∼100% +19%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
1347 Points ∼100% +19%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (1114 - 1316, n=21)
1240 Points ∼92% +9%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
1220 Points ∼90% +7%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
1158 Points ∼86% +2%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
1141 Points ∼84% 0%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
1136 Points ∼84%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
1108 Points ∼82% -2%
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 / 64 Bit Multi-Core Score - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
8104 Points ∼100% +30%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
8087 Points ∼100% +30%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
7775 Points ∼96% +25%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (5242 - 6604, n=21)
6249 Points ∼77% 0%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
6243 Points ∼77%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
6068 Points ∼75% -3%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
5260 Points ∼65% -16%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
4640 Points ∼57% -26%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset - 4k Preset
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
13 fps ∼100% +30%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
13 fps ∼100% +30%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
12.6 fps ∼97% +26%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
12.193 fps ∼94% +22%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
10 fps ∼77%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (8.07 - 11.1, n=20)
9.85 fps ∼76% -1%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
9.27 fps ∼71% -7%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
9.1 fps ∼70% -9%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
7.69 fps ∼59% -23%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
4.352 fps ∼33% -56%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF - 20 Documents To PDF
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
69.1 s ∼100% +38%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
64.1 s ∼93% +28%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (46.9 - 86.6, n=21)
54.6 s ∼79% +9%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
53.4 s ∼77% +7%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
52.6 s ∼76% +5%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
52.4 s ∼76% +5%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
49.9 s ∼72%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean - Overall mean
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
0.664 sec * ∼100% -7%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H
0.634 sec * ∼95% -3%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
0.626 sec * ∼94% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-10750H
  (0.585 - 0.708, n=19)
0.622 sec * ∼94% -1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H
0.618 sec * ∼93%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
0.569 sec * ∼86% +8%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
0.564 sec * ∼85% +9%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H
0.547 sec * ∼82% +11%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
1342 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
140 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
192 Points
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System Performance

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
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
8197 Points ∼63% +40%
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
8088 Points ∼62% +38%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
7221 Points ∼56% +23%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
5864 Points ∼45%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
5695 Points ∼44% -3%
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-9300H, WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
5044 Points ∼39% -14%
Productivity
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
8193 Points ∼79% +1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
8130 Points ∼78%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
7507 Points ∼72% -8%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
7319 Points ∼70% -10%
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-9300H, WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
7261 Points ∼70% -11%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
7156 Points ∼69% -12%
Essentials
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
10017 Points ∼87% +8%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
9461 Points ∼83% +2%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
9296 Points ∼81%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
8912 Points ∼78% -4%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
8806 Points ∼77% -5%
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-9300H, WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
8575 Points ∼75% -8%
Score
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
6254 Points ∼77% +14%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
5936 Points ∼73% +9%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
5625 Points ∼69% +3%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
5466 Points ∼67%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
5095 Points ∼63% -7%
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-9300H, WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
4873 Points ∼60% -11%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
5894 Points ∼86% +5%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
5773 Points ∼85% +3%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
5697 Points ∼83% +2%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
5587 Points ∼82%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
5352 Points ∼78% -4%
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-9300H, WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
5107 Points ∼75% -9%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
4894 Points ∼80% +11%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
4860 Points ∼80% +10%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
4698 Points ∼77% +6%
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
4516 Points ∼74% +2%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
4420 Points ∼73%
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-9300H, WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
3691 Points ∼61% -16%
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
4420 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
5587 points
PCMark 10 Score
5466 points
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DPC Latency

Our unit exhibits DPC latency issues with high execution times from Wdf01000.sys. 4K video playback on YouTube is otherwise smooth and with no dropped frames.

DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
2216 μs * ∼100% -77%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
1877.3 μs * ∼85% -50%
MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR
Radeon RX 5300M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
1422.9 μs * ∼64% -14%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
1249.3 μs * ∼56%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, R5 4600H, SK Hynix BC511 HFM512GDJTNI
1000.2 μs * ∼45% +20%
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00
935.4 μs * ∼42% +25%
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10750H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
905.1 μs * ∼41% +28%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
797.4 μs * ∼36% +36%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i5-10300H, Samsung PM991 MZALQ512HALU
723.4 μs * ∼33% +42%
Eluktronics RP-15
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Phison PM81000GPMQCN28BTF-E12S4 M.2 NVM SSD
514.7 μs * ∼23% +59%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Devices

The Strix G15 supports up to three M.2 SSDs which is more than what most other budget gaming laptops have to offer. The Intel 660p in our unit is a budget NVMe drive with mediocre transfer rates when compared to the more expensive Samsung PM981 series. Even so, it's still leagues faster than any SATA III alternatives.

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

AS SSD
AS SSD
CDM 5.5
CDM 5.5
Primary M.2 2280 slot
Primary M.2 2280 slot
Two additional empty M.2 bays for expansion
Two additional empty M.2 bays for expansion
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
AS SSD
17%
-18%
150%
32%
99%
Copy Game MB/s
895.31
534.73
-40%
755.35
-16%
1613.89
80%
1013.21
13%
907.05
1%
Copy Program MB/s
489.85
248.35
-49%
452.76
-8%
727.67
49%
401.88
-18%
392.55
-20%
Copy ISO MB/s
939.1
674.64
-28%
1269.47
35%
2926.74
212%
1284.05
37%
1417.66
51%
Score Total
1673
2143
28%
1332
-20%
5482
228%
2536
52%
4323
158%
Score Write
940
1101
17%
586
-38%
2249
139%
973
4%
1901
102%
Score Read
488
701
44%
489
0%
2126
336%
1034
112%
1619
232%
Access Time Write *
0.137
0.02
85%
0.046
66%
0.091
34%
0.095
31%
0.032
77%
Access Time Read *
0.07
0.087
-24%
0.24
-243%
0.042
40%
0.098
-40%
0.084
-20%
4K-64 Write
758.75
845.47
11%
403.79
-47%
1877.79
147%
721.31
-5%
1538.26
103%
4K-64 Read
322.22
472.49
47%
323.8
0%
1865.15
479%
853.7
165%
1282.6
298%
4K Write
114
164.78
45%
90.1
-21%
128.97
13%
127.96
12%
118.58
4%
4K Read
49.99
60.21
20%
48.88
-2%
54.18
8%
41.32
-17%
40.56
-19%
Seq Write
675.39
904
34%
919
36%
2418.17
258%
1233.57
83%
2439.74
261%
Seq Read
1157.35
1682
45%
1163
0%
2065.9
79%
1386.48
20%
2955.46
155%
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
19%
-2%
69%
22%
51%
Write 4K
125.4
219.8
75%
133.3
6%
145
16%
142.1
13%
112.1
-11%
Read 4K
52.73
50.16
-5%
55.34
5%
46.84
-11%
46.43
-12%
42.01
-20%
Write Seq
943.1
978.7
4%
980.2
4%
2377
152%
1108
17%
1964
108%
Read Seq
1383
1990
44%
1406
2%
2185
58%
1622
17%
2065
49%
Write 4K Q32T1
437.9
515.8
18%
286.3
-35%
463.5
6%
467
7%
318.2
-27%
Read 4K Q32T1
334.9
298.3
-11%
331.5
-1%
526.5
57%
524.5
57%
406.7
21%
Write Seq Q32T1
960.3
981.7
2%
976.2
2%
2395
149%
1203
25%
2534
164%
Read Seq Q32T1
1530
1907.2
25%
1519.8
-1%
3470
127%
2288
50%
3438
125%
Write 4K Q8T8
980.5
747.6
Read 4K Q8T8
300.9
344.6
Total Average (Program / Settings)
18% / 18%
-10% / -13%
110% / 121%
27% / 28%
75% / 81%

* ... smaller is better

Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 1530 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 960.3 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 334.9 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 437.9 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 1383 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 943.1 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 52.73 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 125.4 MB/s

Disk Throttling: DiskSpd Read Loop, Queue Depth 8

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GPU Performance

The GeForce GTX 1650 Ti is most comparable to the last generation mobile GTX 1060. Upgrading to the GTX 1660 Ti, RTX 2060, or RTX 2070 Super SKUs will net users approximately 45 percent, 60 percent, and 110 percent faster graphics performance, respectively.

See our dedicated page on the GTX 1650 Ti for more technical information and benchmark comparisons. The GTX 1650 Ti is generally not fast enough to run most games at 144 FPS, but you don't need to run games at 144 FPS to exploit the advantages of a 144 Hz monitor.

3DMark 11
3DMark 11
Cloud Gate
Cloud Gate
Fire Strike
Fire Strike
Time Spy
Time Spy
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
8328 Points ∼100% +117%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
7732 Points ∼93% +101%
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10750H
6722 Points ∼81% +75%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
6312 Points ∼76% +64%
Eluktronics RP-15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H
6280 Points ∼75% +63%
Maingear Vector 15
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
5534 Points ∼66% +44%
MSI GS63VR 7RG-005
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
4548 Points ∼55% +18%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
3841 Points ∼46%
Average NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
  (3576 - 3841, n=5)
3676 Points ∼44% -4%
Asus GX531GM (Zephyrus S)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, i7-8750H
3626 Points ∼44% -6%
MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR
AMD Radeon RX 5300M, R7 4800H
3539 Points ∼42% -8%
HP Pavilion Gaming 15-cx0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-8750H
1990 Points ∼24% -48%
2560x1440 Time Spy Score
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
8419 Points ∼100% +104%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
7878 Points ∼94% +91%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
6610 Points ∼79% +60%
Eluktronics RP-15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H
6600 Points ∼78% +60%
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10750H
6527 Points ∼78% +58%
Maingear Vector 15
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
5697 Points ∼68% +38%
MSI GS63VR 7RG-005
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
4396 Points ∼52% +6%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
4131 Points ∼49%
Average NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
  (3748 - 4131, n=5)
3893 Points ∼46% -6%
MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR
AMD Radeon RX 5300M, R7 4800H
3872 Points ∼46% -6%
Asus GX531GM (Zephyrus S)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, i7-8750H
3795 Points ∼45% -8%
HP Pavilion Gaming 15-cx0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-8750H
2196 Points ∼26% -47%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
22836 Points ∼100% +114%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
19338 Points ∼85% +81%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
18807 Points ∼82% +76%
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10750H
18166 Points ∼80% +70%
Eluktronics RP-15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H
16808 Points ∼74% +58%
Maingear Vector 15
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
14718 Points ∼64% +38%
MSI GS63VR 7RG-005
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
14394 Points ∼63% +35%
Asus GX531GM (Zephyrus S)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, i7-8750H
11332 Points ∼50% +6%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
10663 Points ∼47%
MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR
AMD Radeon RX 5300M, R7 4800H
10550 Points ∼46% -1%
Average NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
  (9691 - 10663, n=5)
10054 Points ∼44% -6%
HP Pavilion Gaming 15-cx0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-8750H
6792 Points ∼30% -36%
3DMark 11
1280x720 Performance Combined
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
16523 Points ∼100% +27%
Eluktronics RP-15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H
13824 Points ∼84% +6%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
13742 Points ∼83% +6%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
13126 Points ∼79% +1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
12993 Points ∼79%
Maingear Vector 15
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
12192 Points ∼74% -6%
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10750H
11818 Points ∼72% -9%
MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR
AMD Radeon RX 5300M, R7 4800H
11620 Points ∼70% -11%
Average NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
  (9885 - 13027, n=5)
11372 Points ∼69% -12%
HP Pavilion Gaming 15-cx0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-8750H
7763 Points ∼47% -40%
MSI GS63VR 7RG-005
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
7573 Points ∼46% -42%
Asus GX531GM (Zephyrus S)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, i7-8750H
6839 Points ∼41% -47%
1280x720 Performance GPU
MSI GE66 Raider 10SFS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
30309 Points ∼100% +113%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
26413 Points ∼87% +86%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
25706 Points ∼85% +81%
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10750H
23326 Points ∼77% +64%
Eluktronics RP-15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H
22629 Points ∼75% +59%
Maingear Vector 15
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
19670 Points ∼65% +38%
MSI GS63VR 7RG-005
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-7700HQ
18205 Points ∼60% +28%
MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR
AMD Radeon RX 5300M, R7 4800H
14437 Points ∼48% +1%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H
14231 Points ∼47%
Average NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
  (12865 - 14231, n=5)
13434 Points ∼44% -6%
Asus GX531GM (Zephyrus S)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, i7-8750H
12620 Points ∼42% -11%
HP Pavilion Gaming 15-cx0003ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, i7-8750H
8304 Points ∼27% -42%
3DMark 11 Performance
14000 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
33407 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
9710 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
4131 points
Help
The Witcher 3 - 1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XB-8DE51B0SP
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
79.1 (64min) fps ∼100% +97%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
78.4 fps ∼99% +96%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
72.7 (61min - 82max) fps ∼92% +81%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
72 (61min - 84max) fps ∼91% +80%
Lenovo Legion 5 15IMH05H
Intel Core i5-10300H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
68.3 fps ∼86% +70%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, AMD Radeon RX 5600M
66.1 (62min - 70max) fps ∼84% +65%
Eluktronics RP-15
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
62.4 fps ∼79% +56%
Razer Blade 15 RZ09-0328
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
61.9 (58min - 69max) fps ∼78% +54%
Maingear Vector 15
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
61.3 fps ∼77% +53%
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
60.5 (51min - 68max) fps ∼76% +51%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
58.4 fps ∼74% +46%
MSI GS63VR 7RG-005
Intel Core i7-7700HQ, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
50.2 fps ∼63% +25%
Asus ROG GA502DU
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
48.8 fps ∼62% +22%
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
40.1 (37min - 44max) fps ∼51%
Asus GX531GM (Zephyrus S)
Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile
40 fps ∼51% 0%
Average NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
  (36.6 - 40.1, n=5)
38.4 fps ∼49% -4%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
38.3 (29min) fps ∼48% -4%
MSI Bravo 15 A4DCR
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, AMD Radeon RX 5300M
38.3 (31min) fps ∼48% -4%
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
Intel Core i5-9300H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
37 fps ∼47% -8%
MSI GF63 Thin 9SC
Intel Core i5-9300H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
30.4 (24min) fps ∼38% -24%
HP Pavilion Gaming 15-cx0003ng
Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
23.1 fps ∼29% -42%
010203040506070Tooltip
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8: Ø65.9 (49-70)
low med. high ultra
The Witcher 3 (2015) 223.5 135.5 76.1 40.1 fps
Dota 2 Reborn (2015) 148 132 122 115 fps
X-Plane 11.11 (2018) 98.9 82.7 71.8 fps

Emissions

System Noise

Much like what we discovered on some other Asus gaming laptops, fan noise is never actually silent even when set to "silent" mode. We're able to record a fan noise of 34 dB(A) against a background of 27.7 dB(A) despite having no applications running. Most other gaming laptops are able able to remain quieter for longer than our Asus as shown by the comparison table below.

Fan noise tops out at 48 to 49 dB(A) when running high loads like gaming on Turbo mode. If on Performance mode, fan noise becomes just slightly quieter at 46.2 dB(A). These results are about normal for a gaming laptop of this size.

Twin ~45 mm fans and two copper heat pipes
Twin ~45 mm fans and two copper heat pipes
Annoyingly, fans are always active even when set to Silent mode
Annoyingly, fans are always active even when set to Silent mode
Two accessible SODIMM slots for up to 32 GB DDR4-3200
Two accessible SODIMM slots for up to 32 GB DDR4-3200
We can notice some slight electronic noise or coil whine from our unit, but the constant fan noise is enough to overwhelm it
We can notice some slight electronic noise or coil whine from our unit, but the constant fan noise is enough to overwhelm it
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
Asus TUF A15 FA506IV-HN172
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, R7 4800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
MSI GP65 10SFK-047US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H, Samsung PM991 MZ9LQ512HALU
HP Omen 15-dc1020ng
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-9300H, WDC PC SN720 SDAQNTW-512G
Noise
6%
4%
-2%
13%
16%
off / environment *
27.7
30.2
-9%
30
-8%
29.3
-6%
28
-1%
28.8
-4%
Idle Minimum *
34.2
30.2
12%
30.6
11%
31.9
7%
28
18%
28.8
16%
Idle Average *
36
30.2
16%
30.6
15%
31.9
11%
28
22%
29.5
18%
Idle Maximum *
36.6
30.2
17%
37.7
-3%
33.5
8%
28
23%
31.1
15%
Load Average *
44.3
40
10%
36.5
18%
47
-6%
28
37%
35.2
21%
Witcher 3 ultra *
47.9
49
-2%
52.1
-9%
53.8
-12%
50.6
-6%
35.2
27%
Load Maximum *
49.3
49
1%
48.1
2%
56.7
-15%
50.6
-3%
41
17%

* ... smaller is better

Noise Level

Idle
34.2 / 36 / 36.6 dB(A)
Load
44.3 / 49.3 dB(A)
  red to green bar
 
 
30 dB
silent
40 dB(A)
audible
50 dB(A)
loud
 
min: dark, med: mid, max: light   Earthworks M23R, Arta (15 cm distance)   environment noise: 27.7 dB(A)
dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2042.84438.742.539.52536.638.135.336.435.9313636.334.63534.74030.73228.728.331.25026.228.428.828.926.96326.233.332.832.426.78030.527.927.127.332.110026.225.725.724.926.81252626.422.722.328.516026.525.820.52029.120027.126.624.119.630.425029.527.822.218.130.731531.428.322.819.132.740031.930.522.717.634.250033.931.623.215.635.963034.133.323.815.13880034.132.623.91536.3100033.932.528.114.237.712503634.524.813.938.5160037.135.42214.539.7200037.735.222.414.740.5250035.132.920.214.939315032.230.318.815.435.7400032.430.519.715.735.8500033.931.917.615.737630032.129.216.81635.4800026.524.115.915.932.41000022.821.81617.127.81250022.222.715.917.125.61600019.921.615.815.521.9SPL46.244.334.227.749.3N5.44.7216.8median 32.1median 30.3median 22.2median 15.7median 35.4Delta3.93.32.81.94hearing rangehide median Fan NoiseAsus ROG Strix G15 G512LI

Temperature

Surface temperatures never become uncomfortably warm no matter the onscreen load. Though hot spots can be as warm as 46 C to 53 C when gaming, these areas are towards the rear away from the keyboard keys and palm rests.

Dual rear exhaust
Dual rear exhaust
AC adapter after running Witcher 3 for over an hour
AC adapter after running Witcher 3 for over an hour
Max. Load
 36.2 °C
97 F
46.2 °C
115 F
37 °C
99 F
 
 28.6 °C
83 F
35.2 °C
95 F
30 °C
86 F
 
 22.6 °C
73 F
24.4 °C
76 F
24.4 °C
76 F
 
Maximum: 46.2 °C = 115 F
Average: 31.6 °C = 89 F
50.4 °C
123 F
53.6 °C
128 F
53.2 °C
128 F
29.2 °C
85 F
37.8 °C
100 F
27.2 °C
81 F
25.6 °C
78 F
25.2 °C
77 F
24 °C
75 F
Maximum: 53.6 °C = 128 F
Average: 36.2 °C = 97 F
Power Supply (max.)  52 °C = 126 F | Room Temperature 20.2 °C = 68 F | Fluke 62 Mini IR Thermometer
(+) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 31.6 °C / 89 F, compared to the average of 33.4 °C / 92 F for the devices in the class Gaming.
(-) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 46.2 °C / 115 F, compared to the average of 39.9 °C / 104 F, ranging from 21.6 to 68.8 °C for the class Gaming.
(-) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 53.6 °C / 128 F, compared to the average of 42.7 °C / 109 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 26 °C / 79 F, compared to the device average of 33.4 °C / 92 F.
(+) Playing The Witcher 3, the average temperature for the upper side is 31.8 °C / 89 F, compared to the device average of 33.4 °C / 92 F.
(+) The palmrests and touchpad are cooler than skin temperature with a maximum of 25.8 °C / 78.4 F and are therefore cool to the touch.
(+) The average temperature of the palmrest area of similar devices was 28.8 °C / 83.8 F (+3 °C / 5.4 F).
System idle (top)
System idle (top)
System idle (bottom)
System idle (bottom)
Witcher 3 stress (top)
Witcher 3 stress (top)
Witcher 3 stress (bottom)
Witcher 3 stress (bottom)
Prime95+FurMark stress (top)
Prime95+FurMark stress (top)
Prime95+FurMark stress (bottom)
Prime95+FurMark stress (bottom)

Stress Test

When running Prime95, the CPU can be observed boosting up to 4.2 GHz for about 90 seconds until hitting a core temperature of 91 C. After reaching this temperature ceiling, clock rates would drop to 3.8 GHz in order to maintain a cooler core temperature of 83 C.

Running Witcher 3 on Asus' Turbo mode results in the CPU and GPU stabilizing at 61 C and 60 C, respectively, with a GPU clock rate of 1755 MHz. GPU clock rate drops just slightly to 1695 MHz when running in performance mode without much of a change in fan noise so users may as well game on Turbo mode whenever possible. These running temperatures are relatively low since this particular chassis was built to handle faster GPU options up to the RTX 2070 Super.

Running on battery power will limit performance. A Fire Strike run on batteries would return Physics and Graphics scores of 12489 and 7647 points, respectively, compared to 18318 and 10663 points when on mains.

System idle
System idle
Prime95 stress
Prime95 stress
Prime95+FurMark stress
Prime95+FurMark stress
Witcher 3 stress (Turbo mode)
Witcher 3 stress (Turbo mode)
Witcher 3 stress (Turbo mode)
Witcher 3 stress (Turbo mode)
Witcher 3 stress (Performance mode)
Witcher 3 stress (Performance mode)
CPU Clock (GHz) GPU Clock (MHz) Average CPU Temperature (°C) Average GPU Temperature (°C)
System Idle -- -- 31 30
Prime95 Stress 3.8 -- 83 52
Prime95 + FurMark Stress 3.5 1245 83 68
Witcher 3 Stress (Turbo Mode) ~4.4 1755 61 60

Speakers

1.5 W stereo speakers. Audio quality is ordinary with minimal chassis vibrations at higher volume settings
1.5 W stereo speakers. Audio quality is ordinary with minimal chassis vibrations at higher volume settings
Pink noise at maximum volume. Bass reproduction could be better
Pink noise at maximum volume. Bass reproduction could be better
dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2040.838.740.8253635.3363135.334.635.34032.728.732.75029.328.829.36331.132.831.18031.727.131.710038.125.738.112542.522.742.516050.120.550.120056.324.156.325062.322.262.331564.522.864.540065.722.765.750072.223.272.263075.123.875.180075.323.975.3100077.928.177.9125078.724.878.7160075.62275.6200076.322.476.3250067.420.267.4315069.318.869.3400070.419.770.4500072.917.672.9630066.616.866.6800065.615.965.61000057.81657.81250057.515.957.51600062.315.862.3SPL85.834.285.8N64.7264.7median 66.6median 22.2median 66.6Delta7.62.87.635.335.132.931.831.83236.535.132.428.93328.936.328.848.32761.52752.924.860.92462.822.763.32269.521.267.82174.82075.919.472.718.97117.770.117.86917.671.817.668.117.671.417.673.717.670.417.571.617.671.617.669.617.459.717.583.630.662.51.5median 69.6median 17.84.62.4hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseAsus ROG Strix G15 G512LIApple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
Asus ROG Strix G15 G512LI audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (85.8 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass - on average 14.3% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (12.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 8.2% higher than median
(+) | mids are linear (5.1% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 3.4% away from median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (9.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (18.4% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 60% of all tested devices in this class were better, 6% similar, 33% worse
» The best had a delta of 6%, average was 17%, worst was 37%
Compared to all devices tested
» 33% of all tested devices were better, 7% similar, 60% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 65%

Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (83.6 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass - on average 11.3% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (14.2% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 2.4% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (5.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 2% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (4.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(+) | overall sound is linear (9.3% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 2% of all tested devices in this class were better, 1% similar, 97% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 20%, worst was 50%
Compared to all devices tested
» 2% of all tested devices were better, 0% similar, 98% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 65%

Energy Management

Power Consumption

Idling on desktop demands between 5 W and 21 W depending on the brightness level and power profile. Running Witcher 3 consumes about 95 W compared to 125 W to 130 W on most GTX 1060-powered laptops. Thus, the GTX 1650 Ti is able to offer similar graphics performance at a much higher performance-per-watt than the last generation Pascal GPU.

We're able to record a maximum draw of 161 W from the medium-sized 150 W AC adapter. This maximum is only temporary as shown by our graphs below. Configurations with the GTX 1660 Ti GPU or higher will ship with a larger 230 W AC adapter instead.

Constant consumption when running 3DMark 06
Constant consumption when running 3DMark 06
Constant consumption when running Witcher 3
Constant consumption when running Witcher 3
Prime95 initiated at 10s mark. Consumption spikes to 127 W for about 90 seconds before falling and stabilizing at 104 W. The length of the spike matches our clock rates observations during our Stress Test section above
Prime95 initiated at 10s mark. Consumption spikes to 127 W for about 90 seconds before falling and stabilizing at 104 W. The length of the spike matches our clock rates observations during our Stress Test section above
Prime95+FurMark initiated at 10s mark. Consumption spikes to 161 W for about 90 seconds before falling and stabilizing at 141 W
Prime95+FurMark initiated at 10s mark. Consumption spikes to 161 W for about 90 seconds before falling and stabilizing at 141 W
Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.11 / 5.7 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 5.7 / 9.3 / 20.9 Watt