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Dell G5 15 5590: It would have been a good gaming laptop were it not for CPU throttling

Dell G5 15 5590: Emotional roller coaster
Dell G5 15 5590: Emotional roller coaster
The Dell G5 15 5590-P8RVW is intended for impassioned gamers who want their games to look the best. For this, the G5 15 comes with the Core i7-9750H, the Geforce RTX 2070 Max-Q and 16 GB of DDR4 RAM.

The 2000-Euro ($2229) G5 15 5590-P8RVW has proved be better than the 1000-Euro ($1115) G5 15 5590-PCNJJ with the Core i5-9300H and the GeForce GTX 1650. The higher rating (83 instead of 80 %) can be attributed not only to the higher performance of the Core i7-9750H and the GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, but also to a better display. The 144-Hz screen comes without G-Sync, but it supports Nvidia’s Optimus Technology, which improves battery life. The screen is on a good level in every aspect - whether it be the contrast ratio, or color accuracy or response times. 

Of course, the 15-inch notebook has its weaknesses. Besides the slow card reader, we also have to make mention of the high temperatures and loud noise under load. The biggest flaw is the CPU throttling. Similar to the entry-level model, the processor throttles down in 3D applications. We hope that Dell alleviate this problem with a future BIOS update.

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Florian Glaser, 2019-10-30 (Update: 2019-11- 1)