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Fujitsu Celsius H980 (Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200) Workstation Review

Sebastian Bade, 👁 Andreas Osthoff, Felicitas Krohn (translated by Alex Alderson), 02/08/2019

An XXL workstation. Fujitsu has updated its Celsius workstation to Intel Coffee Lake processors. The Celsius H980 also includes an NVIDIA Quadro P3200 GPU. Read on to find out whether the Japanese manufacturer has fixed the cooling problems that plagued the Celsius H970 and how its successor performs in our tests.

The Fujitsu Celsius H980 is a 17-inch workstation that succeeds the Celsius H970, which we reviewed around 18 months ago. Fujitsu is not leaving the workstation market without a fight, but Dell, HP and Lenovo have become serious opponents and sell decent workstations.

There are numerous configurations of the H980, but our review unit is one of the cheaper models, which the Japanese manufacturer has equipped with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, an NVIDIA Quadro P3200 GPU, 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD. This configuration officially retails for €3,899 (~$4,427), but we found that prices have already dropped to around €3,500 (~$3,974) online. Fujitsu also sells variants with just 8 GB of RAM and a 5,400 RPM SATA III HDD, but we would recommend avoiding these models. The limited RAM and slow drive will make the device feel slow, and it may struggle with resource-intensive tasks too.

The company also sells more powerful configurations should you need more performance than our review unit offers. The H980 can also be configured with either an Intel Xeon E-2186M or a Core i7-8850H processor and a Quadro P4200 or Quadro P5200 GPU. Moreover, please see the Fujitsu datasheet for a full list of the optional components with which the H980 can be configured. The most expensive configuration currently costs around €6,700 (~$7,608), which comes with an Xeon E-2186M CPU, a Quadro P5200 GPU, 64 GB of ECC RAM and a 1 TB SSD.

We have chosen to compare the H980 against other comparably priced workstations. Our comparison devices will include the Dell Precision 7720, the HP ZBook 17 G5, the Lenovo ThinkPad P72 and the Fujitsu Celsius H970.

Fujitsu Celsius H980
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA Quadro P3200 - 6144 MB, Core: 1328 - 1543 MHz, Memory: 7012 MHz, GP104, 397.93, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2400, dual channel, 2 of 4 SO-DIMM slots occupied, 64 GB maximum
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, LG Philips, LP173WF4-SPF5, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel QM370
Storage
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ, 512 GB 
, , 432 GB free
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 VGA, 3 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combined headphone and microphone jack, Card Reader: 3-in-1 SD/SDHC/SDXC, 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Ethernet Connection I219-LM (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 30 x 418 x 288 ( = 1.18 x 16.46 x 11.34 in)
Battery
96 Wh, 6700 mAh Lithium-Ion, removeable
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo speakers, Keyboard: 6 rows with backlighting and number pad, Keyboard Light: yes, Recovery disk, Driver disk, Fujitsu Battery Utility, Microsoft Office Trial, CyberLink YouCam 6, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
3.493 kg ( = 123.21 oz / 7.7 pounds), Power Supply: 1.342 kg ( = 47.34 oz / 2.96 pounds)
Price
3899 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

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Case

The H980 has the same case as its predecessor, so we point you to our Celsius H970 review for our views on this area. Fujitsu has made changes internally though, which we will cover in the Maintenance section of this review.

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Size Comparison

417 mm / 16.4 inch 281 mm / 11.1 inch 35 mm / 1.378 inch 3.6 kg7.92 lbs416 mm / 16.4 inch 288 mm / 11.3 inch 33 mm / 1.299 inch 3.3 kg7.34 lbs418 mm / 16.5 inch 288 mm / 11.3 inch 30 mm / 1.181 inch 3.5 kg7.7 lbs418 mm / 16.5 inch 288 mm / 11.3 inch 30 mm / 1.181 inch 3 kg6.61 lbs416 mm / 16.4 inch 281 mm / 11.1 inch 29.4 mm / 1.157 inch 3.4 kg7.52 lbs

Connectivity


Right-hand side: SD card slot, 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ports, USB 3.0 Type-A, DisplayPort, Charging port
Right-hand side: SD card slot, 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ports, USB 3.0 Type-A, DisplayPort, Charging port
Left-hand side: Kensington lock slot, VGA, 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A, 3.5 mm combined headphone and microphone jack, smart card reader
Left-hand side: Kensington lock slot, VGA, 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A, 3.5 mm combined headphone and microphone jack, smart card reader
Front: Status LEDs
Front: Status LEDs
Rear: Ventilation grilles
Rear: Ventilation grilles

SD Card Reader

SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
177 MB/s ∼100% +20%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
171 MB/s ∼97% +16%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
148 MB/s ∼84%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
140 MB/s ∼79% -5%
Average of class Workstation
  (17.2 - 213, n=65)
137 MB/s ∼77% -7%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
203.3 MB/s ∼100% +15%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
202.7 MB/s ∼100% +15%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
176.9 MB/s ∼87%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
175.5 MB/s ∼86% -1%
Average of class Workstation
  (18.4 - 255, n=64)
171 MB/s ∼84% -3%

Communication

Fujitsu equips the Celsius H980 with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560 chip
Fujitsu equips the Celsius H980 with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560 chip
A look at our review unit’s empty WWAN slot
A look at our review unit’s empty WWAN slot

Fujitsu has equipped our review unit with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560 modem, which supports all modern Wi-Fi standards and Bluetooth 5.0. There is also an RJ45 LAN port should you need a wired internet connection, but we would have liked to test its WWAN connectivity. Unfortunately, the company did not include a WWAN modem in our test device, so we cannot comment on the H980’s WWAN capabilities. The antennas are pre-installed though, so you could easily add WWAN capabilities should you need it. The corresponding SIM slot is located underneath the removable battery, for reference.

Our test device performed well in our iperf3 Client Wi-Fi tests and averaged over 650 MBit/s in both tests that we conducted. The H980 finished top of our receive comparison table and second in the transmission comparison table, but it is well ahead of the class average in both tests.

Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
693 (min: 345, max: 697) MBit/s ∼100%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
681 (min: 341, max: 686) MBit/s ∼98% -2%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
676 MBit/s ∼98% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (292 - 1557, n=53)
659 MBit/s ∼95% -5%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
657 MBit/s ∼95% -5%
Dell Precision 7720
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
587 MBit/s ∼85% -15%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
679 MBit/s ∼100% +4%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
652 (min: 330, max: 712) MBit/s ∼96%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
642 (min: 629, max: 650) MBit/s ∼95% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (83 - 1642, n=53)
600 MBit/s ∼88% -8%
Dell Precision 7720
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
518 MBit/s ∼76% -21%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
504 MBit/s ∼74% -23%
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; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø681 (345-697)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø641 (330-712)

Maintenance

The H980 is trickier to repair and maintain than it initially looks. The battery is removable, and Fujitsu has included a maintenance cover, which is good to see, but it only provides access to two SO-DIMM slots. Accessing any other components requires removing the bottom plate, but thankfully this is simple to do.

The motherboard has two M.2 2280 and 2.5-inch drive bays, which are easily accessible, as are the WWAN slot, the fans and the heatsinks. However, Fujitsu hides two other SO-DIMM slots on the reverse side of the motherboard, which means that you must remove, flip it over before you can access them. This is an arduous task as it requires removing all the components, which increases the risk of breaking something. Switching RAM modules should not be this difficult or time-consuming.

The maintenance cover gives access to two additional SO-DIMM slots
The maintenance cover gives access to two additional SO-DIMM slots
A look at the inside of the Fujitsu Celsius H980 with the battery removed
A look at the inside of the Fujitsu Celsius H980 with the battery removed

Display

Sub-pixel array
Sub-pixel array
Our review unit suffers from only minor backlight bleeding
Our review unit suffers from only minor backlight bleeding

The H980 and H970 are both equipped with 17.3-inch IPS displays that operate natively at 1,080p and have a pixel density of 127 PPI. Fujitsu has  equipped the latter with an older LG Phillips panel, and so their values differ. The display model number for our review unit is LP173WF4-SPF5, for reference, while the H970 has the older LP173WF4-SPF3. There are no alternative displays, which is disappointing as other OEMs have 4K options, as Dell does with its Precision 7720.

Our test device achieves an average maximum brightness of 394 cd/m², which is around 9% brighter than the display in the H970 and puts the H980 in the midfield of our comparison table. The Precision 7720 gets even brighter, but it is less evenly lit so large blocks of colour will look more homogenous on the H980 than they will on the Precision 7720. However, our review unit has a comparatively high black value, which we measure at 0.51 cd/m². By contrast, the H970 has a 0.3 cd/m² black value, while the ThinkPad P72 and ZBook 17 G5 are better still at 0.28 cd/m² and 0.22 cd/m² respectively. This means that black tones will look deeper on our comparison devices than they will on the H980, and it also impacts the contrast ratio, which we measure at 784:1 on our test device. This is poor for such an expensive workstation, and all our comparison devices have considerably more vibrant displays.

On the positive side, our review unit suffers from practically no backlight bleeding. Moreover, while it uses pulse-width modulation (PWM) to regulate its screen brightness, the frequency at which it does so is so high that it should not affect most people even if they are PWM sensitive.

We should point out that our test device does have a stuck pixel, which is visible in our backlight bleed photo. We hardly noticed it in daily use though and we suspect that it is an isolated issue with this device. Hence, we have not factored the matter into our scores for the H980’s display.

396
cd/m²
403
cd/m²
397
cd/m²
393
cd/m²
400
cd/m²
406
cd/m²
374
cd/m²
400
cd/m²
378
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
LG Philips, LP173WF4-SPF5
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 406 cd/m² Average: 394.1 cd/m² Minimum: 21.4 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 92 %
Center on Battery: 401 cd/m²
Contrast: 784:1 (Black: 0.51 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 5.3 | 0.6-29.43 Ø6, calibrated: 3.8
ΔE Greyscale 5.5 | 0.64-98 Ø6.2
84.9% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 55.8% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.17
Fujitsu Celsius H980
LG Philips, LP173WF4-SPF5, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.3
Fujitsu Celsius H970
LP173WF4-SPF3, IPS LED, 1920x1080, 17.3
Dell Precision 7720
SHP1446 (LQ173D1), IGZO, 3840x2160, 17.3
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
LP173WF4_SPF7, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.3
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
AUO B173HW01 V0, , 1920x1080, 17.3
Response Times
1%
-86%
-16%
-17%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
38 (19.2, 18.8)
32 (14.8, 17.2)
16%
60 (26.8, 33.2)
-58%
40.8 (22, 18.8)
-7%
42.4 (21.2, 21.2)
-12%
Response Time Black / White *
23.2 (10, 13.2)
26.4 (14.8, 11.6)
-14%
46.4 (28.4, 18)
-100%
28.8 (15.6, 13.2)
-24%
28.4 (15.6, 12.8)
-22%
PWM Frequency
120500 (99)
1020 (20)
-99%
Screen
2%
24%
12%
14%
Brightness middle
400
368
-8%
464
16%
338
-15%
335
-16%
Brightness
394
360
-9%
441
12%
317
-20%
326
-17%
Brightness Distribution
92
91
-1%
89
-3%
86
-7%
92
0%
Black Level *
0.51
0.3
41%
0.45
12%
0.28
45%
0.22
57%
Contrast
784
1227
57%
1031
32%
1207
54%
1523
94%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
5.3
6.4
-21%
3.2
40%
4.3
19%
4.7
11%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
9.3
10.1
-9%
6.1
34%
10.2
-10%
8.7
6%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
3.8
3.7
3%
2.7
29%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
5.5
7.2
-31%
4.2
24%
2.2
60%
6.5
-18%
Gamma
2.17 101%
2.02 109%
2.01 109%
2.17 101%
2.23 99%
CCT
6686 97%
6882 94%
6736 96%
6621 98%
6108 106%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
55.8
55.5
-1%
88.1
58%
55.8
0%
58.7
5%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
84.9
84.4
-1%
100
18%
84.7
0%
89.7
6%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
2% / 2%
-31% / -1%
-2% / 8%
-2% / 9%

* ... smaller is better

84.9% sRGB colour space coverage
84.9% sRGB colour space coverage
55.8% AdobeRGB colour space coverage
55.8% AdobeRGB colour space coverage

Colours look comparatively pale because of the screen’s low contrast ratio, but it did not look washed out in our view. We would have expected Fujitsu to have equipped the H980 with a higher quality display though, which should have also been pre-calibrated.

Our review unit had too high Delta E 2000 deviations upon delivery for a workstation, but we were able to improve these by calibrating the display noticeably. We have included our calibrated ICC profile in the box above our comparison table should you wish to apply it, but please only use it with a display matching the model number of the one in our device. Otherwise, our ICC profile may worsen colour accuracy rather than improve it.

The H980 also has poor colour space coverage for a workstation, with just 84.9% sRGB and 55.8% AdobeRGB coverage. We also criticised the H970 for the same shortcomings that make both devices unsuitable for professional image or video editing unless you use an external monitor.

CalMAN: Greyscale - uncalibrated
CalMAN: Greyscale - uncalibrated
CalMAN: ColorChecker - uncalibrated
CalMAN: ColorChecker - uncalibrated
CalMAN: Colour Saturation – uncalibrated
CalMAN: Colour Saturation – uncalibrated
CalMAN: Greyscale - calibrated
CalMAN: Greyscale - calibrated
CalMAN: ColorChecker - calibrated
CalMAN: ColorChecker - calibrated
CalMAN: Saturation - calibrated
CalMAN: Saturation - calibrated

The H980 is easy to use outdoors thanks to its bright matte display. We found that the screen remained readable in sunlight, but you may struggle in the summer under direct sunlight, so we would recommend finding a shady spot where possible.

Using the Fujitsu Celsius H980 outside under direct sunlight
Using the Fujitsu Celsius H980 outside under direct sunlight
Using the Fujitsu Celsius H980 outside in the shade
Using the Fujitsu Celsius H980 outside in the shade

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
23.2 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 10 ms rise
↘ 13.2 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 33 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (24.8 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
38 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 19.2 ms rise
↘ 18.8 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. » 37 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (39.4 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 120500 Hz ≤ 99 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 120500 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 99 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 120500 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 9347 (minimum: 43 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

Our test device has good viewing angles too. Our test image remains readable from practically every angle, although the top left- and right-hand images show that the contrast levels drop off at certain angles. Overall, you should have no issues with being able to read the H980’s display in daily use.

Viewing Angles
Viewing Angles

Performance

The H980 has three CPU and GPU options, as mentioned at the start of this review. The Xeon E-2186M is a true workstation processor, but the Core i7-8750H and Core i7-8850H should still comfortably handle professional applications. Equally, Fujitsu only equips the H980 with workstation GPUs, which can be complemented with up to 64 GB of RAM and a 1 TB SSD. Our test device’s configuration should be powerful enough for most tasks though, while its RAM and storage are upgradable, which we have covered in greater detail in our Maintenance section.

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
DPC-Latenzen
HWiNFO
Intel Extreme Utility
Intel Extreme Utility (Benchmark)

Processor

A look at the heatsink and heatpipes covering the Intel Core i7-8750H
A look at the heatsink and heatpipes covering the Intel Core i7-8750H

The Core i7-8750H is a hexa-core processor that has a 2.2 GHz base clock, which it can increase up to 4.1 GHz across two cores and 3.9 GHz across all cores thanks to Intel Turbo Boost technology. The CPU has a 45-W thermal design power (TDP) that the system can increase to 90 W for up to 28 seconds to achieve peak boost clock speeds. The Core i7-8750H also supports Intel Hyper-Threading, which allows the CPU to execute up to 12 threads simultaneously.

The CPU in our test device performed on par with what we have come to expect from the Core i7-8750H. The H980 scored 1,090 points in the Cinebench R15 Multi 64Bit benchmark, which is 1% below average for its CPU, but is over 20% more than our Xeon E3-1535M v6 powered comparison devices and 33% more than the class average. The Core i7-8750H scores approximately 33% lower than the Core i9-9900K, while it is between 8% and 13% slower than the Core i7-8850H.

Our comparison table is much tighter in the CB R15 Single 64Bit benchmark though, with there being only a 7% gap between the Core i7-8850H and the Xeon E3-1535M v6. However, the Core i9-9900K opens an 18% lead over the Core i7-8750H, but the H980 and H970 only finished 2% apart.

We also subjected our review unit to a looped CB R15 Multi 64Bit benchmark to determine how it manages its CPU performance under sustained load. In short, we were pleasantly surprised, particularly compared to the erratic performance of the H970. The H980 initially scored 1,058 points, which dropped to a minimum of 1,026 points by around the 20th benchmark pass through. Our test device then averaged around 1,034 points for the remainder of the loop. Overall, the CB R15 scores fluctuated by just over 1% after the first benchmark run through, which does not represent thermal throttling. The slight reduction in scores that the H980 initially scored correspond to the system only being able to utilise the CPU’s 90-W peak TDP for 28 seconds.

Please see our CPU benchmarks page for more information on the Core i7-8750H and other CPUs.

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Fujitsu Celsius H980 Intel Core i7-8750H, Intel Core i7-8750H: Ø1034 (1025.75-1058.79)
Fujitsu Celsius H970 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6: Ø652 (625-675)
Dell Precision 7720 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6: Ø848 (836.51-852.66)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE Intel Core i7-8850H, Intel Core i7-8850H; Undervolting: Ø1267 (1252.58-1272.26)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE Intel Core i7-8850H, Intel Core i7-8850H; Default: Ø1147 (1115.23-1244.83)
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA Intel Core i7-8850H, Intel Core i7-8850H: Ø1062 (1050.28-1181.65)
Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Intel Core i9-9900K
214 Points ∼100% +22%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
184 Points ∼86% +5%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Intel Core i7-8850H
181 Points ∼85% +3%
Dell Precision 7720
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
179 Points ∼84% +2%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
175 Points ∼82%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (163 - 177, n=86)
172 Points ∼80% -2%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
171 Points ∼80% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (117 - 214, n=100)
160 Points ∼75% -9%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Intel Core i9-9900K
1623 Points ∼100% +49%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
1267 Points ∼78% +16%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
1262 Points ∼78% +16%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Intel Core i7-8850H
1200 Points ∼74% +10%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (863 - 1251, n=93)
1107 Points ∼68% +2%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
1090 Points ∼67%
Dell Precision 7720
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
848 Points ∼52% -22%
Average of class Workstation
  (260 - 1623, n=102)
766 Points ∼47% -30%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
675 Points ∼42% -38%
Cinebench R11.5
CPU Single 64Bit
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Intel Core i9-9900K
2.43 Points ∼100% +22%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
1.99 Points ∼82%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (1.89 - 2, n=40)
1.967 Points ∼81% -1%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
1.92 Points ∼79% -4%
Average of class Workstation
  (1.09 - 2.43, n=90)
1.707 Points ∼70% -14%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
1.09 Points ∼45% -45%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Intel Core i9-9900K
17.37 Points ∼100% +38%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
13.93 Points ∼80% +10%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
12.62 Points ∼73%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (9.54 - 13.5, n=41)
12.2 Points ∼70% -3%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
7.48 Points ∼43% -41%
Average of class Workstation
  (2.16 - 17.4, n=108)
6.89 Points ∼40% -45%
Cinebench R10
Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (8472 - 8665, n=5)
8542 Points ∼100% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
8472 Points ∼99%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
8325 Points ∼97% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (3552 - 9224, n=73)
6183 Points ∼72% -27%
Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
46384 Points ∼100%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (33944 - 46384, n=5)
42290 Points ∼91% -9%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
28617 Points ∼62% -38%
Average of class Workstation
  (7542 - 46384, n=73)
21641 Points ∼47% -53%
JetStream 1.1 - Total Score
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Intel Core i9-9900K
315.56 Points ∼100% +28%
Dell Precision 7720
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
294.7 Points ∼93% +20%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
279.55 Points ∼89% +14%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Intel Core i7-8850H
259.9 Points ∼82% +6%
Average of class Workstation
  (176 - 316, n=47)
255 Points ∼81% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
254.1 Points ∼81% +3%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (205 - 299, n=49)
247 Points ∼78% 0%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
245.86 Points ∼78%
Octane V2 - Total Score
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
44371 Points ∼100% +30%
Dell Precision 7720
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
41579 Points ∼94% +22%
Average of class Workstation
  (14774 - 44780, n=48)
35377 Points ∼80% +4%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Intel Core i7-8850H
35247 Points ∼79% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
34141 Points ∼77% 0%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (27460 - 44549, n=47)
34108 Points ∼77% 0%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
34043 Points ∼77%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Intel Core i7-8850H
1116.8 ms * ∼100% -0%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
1113.7 ms * ∼100%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (695 - 1272, n=50)
1108 ms * ∼99% +1%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Intel Core i7-8850H
1070.4 ms * ∼96% +4%
Average of class Workstation
  (1055 - 2263, n=51)
1069 ms * ∼96% +4%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
870.6 ms * ∼78% +22%
Dell Precision 7720
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
861.5 ms * ∼77% +23%
Blender 2.79 - ---
Average of class Workstation
  (276 - 881, n=18)
529 Seconds * ∼100% -19%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H
  (396 - 486, n=6)
456 Seconds * ∼86% -3%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Intel Core i7-8750H
444.4 Seconds * ∼84%
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Intel Core i9-9900K
276.1 Seconds * ∼52% +38%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R10
Cinebench R10
Cinebench R11.5
Cinebench R11.5
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15
Jetstream 1.1
Jetstream 1.1
Octane V2
Octane V2
Mozilla Kraken 1.1
Mozilla Kraken 1.1
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
8472 Points
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
6739
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
35116
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit
6561
Cinebench R10 Shading 64Bit
6803 Points
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
46384 Points
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit
120.04 fps
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit
1.99 Points
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 32Bit
118.86 fps
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 32Bit
11.35 Points
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 32Bit
1.78 Points
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64Bit
12.62 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
175 Points
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
164.96 fps
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
1090 Points
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System Performance

The H980 performed well in PCMark benchmarks too, and demonstrated that good system performance is more than just CPU power. Our review unit occasionally finished up to 7% behind its predecessor, but this is probably because of the latter’s more powerful GPU. Overall, the H980 performed on par with the average of Core i7-8750H and Quadro P3200 equipped devices that we have already tested. Moreover, the gap between our test device and our other comparison devices is generally small, although the Eurocom Tornado F7W flexes its muscles with its more powerful CPU and GPU.

We should also point out that we noticed no performance dips or any abnormalities during our tests. The system remained stable and felt fast throughout, which is also partially because of the NVMe SSD with which Fujitsu has equipped our review unit.

PCMark 10
Digital Content Creation
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Quadro P5200, 9900K, 3x Samsung SSD 970 Pro 512GB (RAID 0)
8122 Points ∼100% +23%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Quadro P3200, 8750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
6622 Points ∼82%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200
 
6622 Points ∼82% 0%
Dell Precision 7720
Quadro P5000, E3-1535M v6, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7
6437 Points ∼79% -3%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Lenovo LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA
6058 Points ∼75% -9%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Quadro P4000, E3-1535M v6, Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e
5523 Points ∼68% -17%
Average of class Workstation
  (2329 - 8528, n=44)
5180 Points ∼64% -22%
Productivity
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Quadro P5200, 9900K, 3x Samsung SSD 970 Pro 512GB (RAID 0)
8307 Points ∼100% +15%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Quadro P4000, E3-1535M v6, Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e
7734 Points ∼93% +7%
Dell Precision 7720
Quadro P5000, E3-1535M v6, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7
7544 Points ∼91% +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Lenovo LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA
7459 Points ∼90% +4%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Quadro P3200, 8750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
7203 Points ∼87%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200
 
7203 Points ∼87% 0%
Average of class Workstation
  (3998 - 8307, n=44)
7056 Points ∼85% -2%
Essentials
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Quadro P5200, 9900K, 3x Samsung SSD 970 Pro 512GB (RAID 0)
9847 Points ∼100% +23%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Lenovo LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA
9121 Points ∼93% +14%
Average of class Workstation
  (5223 - 9917, n=44)
8575 Points ∼87% +7%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Quadro P4000, E3-1535M v6, Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e
8140 Points ∼83% +1%
Dell Precision 7720
Quadro P5000, E3-1535M v6, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7
8077 Points ∼82% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Quadro P3200, 8750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
8032 Points ∼82%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200
 
8032 Points ∼82% 0%
Score
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Quadro P5200, 9900K, 3x Samsung SSD 970 Pro 512GB (RAID 0)
6255 Points ∼100% +20%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Lenovo LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA
5335 Points ∼85% +2%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Toshiba XG5 KXG50ZNV256G
5287 Points ∼85% +2%
Dell Precision 7720
Quadro P5000, E3-1535M v6, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7
5248 Points ∼84% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Quadro P3200, 8750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
5206 Points ∼83%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200
 
5206 Points ∼83% 0%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Quadro P4000, E3-1535M v6, Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e
5041 Points ∼81% -3%
Average of class Workstation
  (2817 - 6255, n=45)
4825 Points ∼77% -7%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Lenovo LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA
5503 Points ∼100% +7%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Quadro P4000, E3-1535M v6, Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e
5277 Points ∼96% +3%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Toshiba XG5 KXG50ZNV256G
5276 Points ∼96% +3%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Quadro P3200, 8750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
5132 Points ∼93%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200
 
5132 Points ∼93% 0%
Average of class Workstation
  (3311 - 5655, n=81)
4829 Points ∼88% -6%
Dell Precision 7720
Quadro P5000, E3-1535M v6, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7
4460 Points ∼81% -13%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Eurocom Tornado F7W
Quadro P5200, 9900K, 3x Samsung SSD 970 Pro 512GB (RAID 0)
5130 Points ∼100% +17%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Lenovo LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA
4550 Points ∼89% +4%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Quadro P3200, 8750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
4376 Points ∼85%
Average Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA Quadro P3200
 
4376 Points ∼85% 0%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Quadro P3200, 8850H, Toshiba XG5 KXG50ZNV256G
4332 Points ∼84% -1%
Average of class Workstation
  (2320 - 5505, n=82)
3975 Points ∼77% -9%
Dell Precision 7720
Quadro P5000, E3-1535M v6, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7
3772 Points ∼74% -14%
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
4376 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
5132 points
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Storage Devices

Fujitsu included a Samsung PM981 512 GB SSD included in our review unit
Fujitsu included a Samsung PM981 512 GB SSD included in our review unit
A look at the PM981 in situ
A look at the PM981 in situ
The Fujitsu Celsius H980 has a spare M.2 slot too
The Fujitsu Celsius H980 has a spare M.2 slot too

The Japanese manufacturer has equipped our review unit with a 512 GB Samsung PM981 SSD, which is one of the fastest NVMe drives on the market. The drive has excellent write speeds, albeit it is beaten by the Samsung SM961 in the H970. The PM981 also achieved impressive 4K read speeds in our AS SSD and CrystalDiskMark 5.2/6 tests, which indicate that the SSD should launch programs quickly.

The H980 has a spare M.2 drive bay and two 2.5-inch drive bays, as we have mentioned earlier in this review. Please note that Fujitsu does not supply a 2.5-inch drive bay cable, so you must source one separately.
Please see our SSD and HDD benchmarks page for more comparison and information about various drives.

AS SSD
AS SSD
CDM 3
CDM 3
CDM 5
CDM 5
CDM 6
CDM 6
CDI
CDI
Fujitsu Celsius H980
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
Fujitsu Celsius H970
Samsung SM961 MZVKW512HMJP m.2 PCI-e
Dell Precision 7720
Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
Lenovo LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
Toshiba XG5 KXG50ZNV256G
Average Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
 
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
33%
15%
8%
12%
Write 4K
111.8
176.1
58%
169.16
51%
101.04
-10%
124 (90.4 - 174, n=54)
11%
Read 4K
32.02
44.53
39%
46.03
44%
45.37
42%
43.5 (28 - 61.3, n=53)
36%
Write Seq
1539
1637
6%
1234.23
-20%
1408.54
-8%
1565 (112 - 2714, n=53)
2%
Read Seq
1252
1714
37%
1853.87
48%
2129.47
70%
1702 (501 - 2665, n=53)
36%
Write 4K Q32T1
355.4
534.1
50%
364.81
3%
320.28
-10%
413 (198 - 1707, n=54)
16%
Read 4K Q32T1
408.7
635.1
55%
551.68
35%
348.3
-15%
414 (230 - 1015, n=54)
1%
Write Seq Q32T1
1912.6
1632
-15%
1087.7
-43%
1529.2
-20%
1983 (1714 - 2994, n=54)
4%
Read Seq Q32T1
2529.9
3310
31%
2582.2
2%
2957
17%
3064 (1772 - 3562, n=54)
21%
Write 4K Q8T8
1772
1307 (409 - 1814, n=11)
-26%
Read 4K Q8T8
1021.8
1244 (527 - 1620, n=11)
22%
AS SSD
3%
2%
2%
Copy Game MB/s
690.97
838.78
21%
909.14
32%
1016 (547 - 1584, n=38)
47%
Copy Program MB/s
354.31
297.54
-16%
519.85
47%
438 (206 - 713, n=38)
24%
Copy ISO MB/s
1395.88
1721.74
23%
1545.31
11%
1716 (917 - 3259, n=38)
23%
Score Total
4003
3509
-12%
2305
-42%
3935 (2348 - 5316, n=52)
-2%
Score Write
1901
1210
-36%
791
-58%
1757 (147 - 2992, n=52)
-8%
Score Read
1363
1557
14%
1044
-23%
1446 (752 - 2125, n=52)
6%
Access Time Write *
0.037
0.048
-30%
0.037
-0%
0.0895 (0.026 - 2.52, n=52)
-142%
Access Time Read *
0.053
0.05
6%
0.044
17%
0.051 (0.029 - 0.103, n=52)
4%
4K-64 Write
1622.32
971.07
-40%
539.68
-67%
1488 (96.2 - 2716, n=52)
-8%
4K-64 Read
1208.57
1245.7
3%
703.5
-42%
1203 (530 - 1823, n=52)
0%
4K Write
100.42
78.05
-22%
105.76
5%
109 (1.76 - 142, n=52)
9%
4K Read
46.09
38.88
-16%
46.64
1%
49.9 (31.7 - 61, n=52)
8%
Seq Write
1780.93
1609.28
-10%
1451
-19%
1597 (487 - 2330, n=52)
-10%
Seq Read
1082.4
2725.76
152%
2935
171%
1924 (1030 - 2806, n=52)
78%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
18% / 14%
15% / 15%
5% / 5%
7% / 6%

* ... smaller is better

Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
Sequential Read: 1257 MB/s
Sequential Write: 1665 MB/s
512K Read: 811.2 MB/s
512K Write: 1578 MB/s
4K Read: 52.62 MB/s
4K Write: 97.78 MB/s
4K QD32 Read: 342.3 MB/s
4K QD32 Write: 305.3 MB/s

Graphics Card

A look at the heatsink and the heatpipes covering the NVIDIA Quadro P3200
A look at the heatsink and the heatpipes covering the NVIDIA Quadro P3200

As befits a real workstation, Fujitsu has equipped our review unit with an NVIDIA Quadro P3200, which is a Pascal generation GPU. The P3200 has a 1,328 MHz base clock speed and can boost up to 1,543 MHz when required. The GPU also has 6 GB of GDDR5 VRAM that operates at 7,000 MHz. Our test device performed on par with the ThinkPad P72 in synthetic GPU benchmarks, which also has a Quadro P3200. It is also equipped with the slightly more powerful Core i7-8850H processor. The H980 almost always performed above the GPU average for the Quadro P3200 in synthetic benchmarks too.

The Quadro P3200 has a 75 W TDP, but there is also Intel UHD Graphics 630, which handles 2D graphics and helps improve battery life. The UHD Graphics 630 is integrated within the Core i7-8750H and supports modern codecs such as H.265/HEVC and VP9, which allows the iGPU to decode high-resolution video and relieve pressure on the GPU natively. The H980 also supports NVIDIA Optimus, which allows the workstation to switch seamlessly between GPUs when required.

Please see our GPU benchmarks page for more information on the UHD Graphics 630 and how it compares against other GPUs.

3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
19569 Points ∼100% +16%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
17021 Points ∼87% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
16805 Points ∼86%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (14673 - 17021, n=4)
16233 Points ∼83% -3%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
15433 Points ∼79% -8%
Average of class Workstation
  (841 - 26465, n=113)
6760 Points ∼35% -60%
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
4378 Points ∼100% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
4356 Points ∼99%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (3732 - 4378, n=3)
4155 Points ∼95% -5%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
3960 Points ∼90% -9%
Average of class Workstation
  (566 - 7734, n=34)
3317 Points ∼76% -24%
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
2898 Points ∼66% -33%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
14666 Points ∼100% +17%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
12555 Points ∼86% 0%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
12554 Points ∼86%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
12259 Points ∼84% -2%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (11316 - 12558, n=4)
12246 Points ∼83% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (752 - 20913, n=106)
5585 Points ∼38% -56%
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
86679 Points ∼100% +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
84059 Points ∼97% +2%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
82300 Points ∼95%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (57501 - 84059, n=4)
76643 Points ∼88% -7%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
53834 Points ∼62% -35%
Average of class Workstation
  (5836 - 119052, n=106)
34431 Points ∼40% -58%
SPECviewperf 12
1900x1060 Solidworks (sw-03)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
148.39 fps ∼100% +2%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
144.9 fps ∼98%
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
142.34 fps ∼96% -2%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (102 - 148, n=5)
130 fps ∼88% -10%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
117.45 fps ∼79% -19%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
117.07 fps ∼79% -19%
Average of class Workstation
  (15.6 - 212, n=89)
77.9 fps ∼52% -46%
1900x1060 Siemens NX (snx-02)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
157.44 fps ∼100% +17%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
134.52 fps ∼85%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
130.1 fps ∼83% -3%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
126.25 fps ∼80% -6%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (108 - 135, n=5)
124 fps ∼79% -8%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
83.11 fps ∼53% -38%
Average of class Workstation
  (4.87 - 218, n=89)
62.4 fps ∼40% -54%
1900x1060 Showcase (showcase-01)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
68.76 fps ∼100% +16%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
67.16 fps ∼98% +14%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
59.94 fps ∼87% +2%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (58.5 - 59.9, n=5)
59.1 fps ∼86% 0%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
59.05 fps ∼86%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
58.52 fps ∼85% -1%
Average of class Workstation
  (3.93 - 98.1, n=87)
33.7 fps ∼49% -43%
1900x1060 Medical (medical-01)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
62.74 fps ∼100% +29%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
48.7 fps ∼78%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
47.28 fps ∼75% -3%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
47.1 fps ∼75% -3%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (43.7 - 48.7, n=5)
46.2 fps ∼74% -5%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
39.4 fps ∼63% -19%
Average of class Workstation
  (0.99 - 79.4, n=89)
23.7 fps ∼38% -51%
1900x1060 Maya (maya-04)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
92.73 fps ∼100% +3%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
90.3 fps ∼97%
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
88.79 fps ∼96% -2%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (64.9 - 92.7, n=5)
79.8 fps ∼86% -12%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
77.88 fps ∼84% -14%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
69.43 fps ∼75% -23%
Average of class Workstation
  (5.4 - 148, n=90)
46.9 fps ∼51% -48%
1900x1060 Energy (energy-01)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
14.22 fps ∼100% +33%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
10.72 fps ∼75%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
10.61 fps ∼75% -1%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
10.51 fps ∼74% -2%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
10.29 fps ∼72% -4%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (9.04 - 10.7, n=5)
10.2 fps ∼72% -5%
Average of class Workstation
  (0.06 - 16.9, n=90)
4.88 fps ∼34% -54%
1900x1060 Creo (creo-01)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
117.15 fps ∼100% +7%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
112.57 fps ∼96% +3%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
109.47 fps ∼93%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (97.2 - 113, n=5)
106 fps ∼90% -3%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
97.2 fps ∼83% -11%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
97.14 fps ∼83% -11%
Average of class Workstation
  (14 - 160, n=90)
58.2 fps ∼50% -47%
1900x1060 Catia (catia-04)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
139.86 fps ∼100% +12%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
126.84 fps ∼91% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
125.36 fps ∼90%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (105 - 127, n=5)
117 fps ∼84% -7%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
115.22 fps ∼82% -8%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
107.5 fps ∼77% -14%
Average of class Workstation
  (13.4 - 197, n=90)
63.9 fps ∼46% -49%
1900x1060 3ds Max (3dsmax-05)
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (110 - 110, n=2)
110 fps ∼100% 0%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
109.97 fps ∼100%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
93.62 fps ∼85% -15%
Average of class Workstation
  (11.4 - 184, n=22)
68.8 fps ∼63% -37%
SPECviewperf 13
Solidworks (sw-04)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
133.5 fps ∼100% +2%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
131.52 fps ∼99%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (109 - 134, n=4)
121 fps ∼91% -8%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
108.54 fps ∼81% -17%
Average of class Workstation
  (37.3 - 189, n=25)
99.6 fps ∼75% -24%
Siemens NX (snx-03)
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
243.53 fps ∼100%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
238.9 fps ∼98% -2%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (204 - 244, n=4)
229 fps ∼94% -6%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
228.36 fps ∼94% -6%
Average of class Workstation
  (36.4 - 396, n=25)
174 fps ∼71% -29%
Showcase (showcase-02)
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
59.17 fps ∼100% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
58.85 fps ∼99%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (58.4 - 59.2, n=4)
58.8 fps ∼99% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
58.4 fps ∼99% -1%
Average of class Workstation
  (12.6 - 97.3, n=25)
49.3 fps ∼83% -16%
Medical (medical-02)
Average of class Workstation
  (6.8 - 81.3, n=25)
35.7 fps ∼100% +15%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (27.5 - 37.9, n=4)
31.6 fps ∼89% +2%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
30.91 fps ∼87%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
29.9 fps ∼84% -3%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
27.49 fps ∼77% -11%
Maya (maya-05)
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
168.57 fps ∼100%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
163.9 fps ∼97% -3%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (148 - 169, n=4)
158 fps ∼94% -6%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
150.25 fps ∼89% -11%
Average of class Workstation
  (29.4 - 255, n=25)
126 fps ∼75% -25%
Energy (energy-02)
Average of class Workstation
  (0.72 - 38, n=25)
14.1 fps ∼100% +66%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (8.39 - 25.2, n=4)
12.6 fps ∼89% +48%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
8.5 fps ∼60%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
8.41 fps ∼60% -1%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
8.39 fps ∼60% -1%
Creo (creo-02)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
165.3 fps ∼100% +4%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
158.84 fps ∼96%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (146 - 165, n=4)
156 fps ∼94% -2%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
146.44 fps ∼89% -8%
Average of class Workstation
  (27.8 - 248, n=25)
126 fps ∼76% -21%
Catia (catia-05)
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
200.5 fps ∼100% +5%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
190.79 fps ∼95%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (169 - 201, n=4)
185 fps ∼92% -3%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
168.94 fps ∼84% -11%
Average of class Workstation
  (27.7 - 302, n=25)
141 fps ∼70% -26%
3ds Max (3dsmax-06)
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
107.52 fps ∼100%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
105.9 fps ∼98% -2%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (92.5 - 108, n=4)
103 fps ∼96% -4%
Average of class Workstation
  (20 - 182, n=25)
96.1 fps ∼89% -11%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
92.5 fps ∼86% -14%
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit
Room GPUs-only
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
2337 Samples/s ∼100% +7%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
2181 Samples/s ∼93%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (1842 - 2206, n=5)
2052 Samples/s ∼88% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
1863 Samples/s ∼80% -15%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
1847 Samples/s ∼79% -15%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
1842 Samples/s ∼79% -16%
Average of class Workstation
  (49 - 2840, n=88)
897 Samples/s ∼38% -59%
Sala GPUs-only
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
4383 Samples/s ∼100%
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
4357 Samples/s ∼99% -1%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (3612 - 4383, n=5)
4038 Samples/s ∼92% -8%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
3635 Samples/s ∼83% -17%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
3612 Samples/s ∼82% -18%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
3564 Samples/s ∼81% -19%
Average of class Workstation
  (48 - 5927, n=89)
1688 Samples/s ∼39% -61%
Unigine Heaven 4.0
Extreme Preset OpenGL
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
88.2 fps ∼100% +21%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
73 fps ∼83%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (70.3 - 73, n=3)
71.6 fps ∼81% -2%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
71.4 fps ∼81% -2%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
70.3 fps ∼80% -4%
Average of class Workstation
  (6.8 - 107, n=30)
39.3 fps ∼45% -46%
Extreme Preset DX11
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
100.3 fps ∼100% +30%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
77.2 fps ∼77%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
75.7 fps ∼75% -2%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
75.6 fps ∼75% -2%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (71.4 - 77.2, n=4)
75 fps ∼75% -3%
Average of class Workstation
  (8.1 - 125, n=39)
43.6 fps ∼43% -44%
Unigine Valley 1.0
1920x1080 Extreme HD DirectX AA:x8
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
73.9 fps ∼100% +23%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
63 fps ∼85% +5%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (57.1 - 63, n=3)
60 fps ∼81% 0%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
59.9 fps ∼81%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
57.1 fps ∼77% -5%
Average of class Workstation
  (6.1 - 94.6, n=42)
32.8 fps ∼44% -45%
1920x1080 Extreme HD Preset OpenGL AA:x8
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
55.4 fps ∼100% +10%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
50.2 fps ∼91%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
49.7 fps ∼90% -1%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (49.3 - 50.2, n=3)
49.7 fps ∼90% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
49.3 fps ∼89% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (5.6 - 75.8, n=41)
26.8 fps ∼48% -47%
SiSoft Sandra 2016
Image Processing
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
820.96 MPix/s ∼100%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
819.22 MPix/s ∼100% 0%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (691 - 830, n=4)
790 MPix/s ∼96% -4%
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
785.7 MPix/s ∼96% -4%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
690.6 MPix/s ∼84% -16%
Average of class Workstation
  (95.8 - 1240, n=37)
363 MPix/s ∼44% -56%
GP Cryptography (Higher Security AES256+SHA2-512)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
33.08 GB/s ∼100% +10%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
30.16 GB/s ∼91% +1%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
30 GB/s ∼91%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (28.1 - 30.2, n=4)
29.3 GB/s ∼89% -2%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
28.1 GB/s ∼85% -6%
Average of class Workstation
  (3.92 - 58, n=37)
15 GB/s ∼45% -50%
GP Financial Analysis (FP High/Double Precision)
Dell Precision 7720
NVIDIA Quadro P5000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
100.48 KOPT/s ∼100% +16%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
86.37 KOPT/s ∼86%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
86.14 KOPT/s ∼86% 0%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (84.5 - 86.6, n=4)
85.9 KOPT/s ∼85% -1%
HP ZBook 17 G5-2ZC48EA
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
84.5 KOPT/s ∼84% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (11.8 - 111, n=37)
41.4 KOPT/s ∼41% -52%
ComputeMark v2.1
1024x600 Normal, QJuliaRayTrace
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
3518 Points ∼100%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (3204 - 3518, n=3)
3311 Points ∼94% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
3210 Points ∼91% -9%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
2934 Points ∼83% -17%
Average of class Workstation
  (243 - 6306, n=44)
1948 Points ∼55% -45%
1024x600 Normal, Mandel Scalar
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
2016 Points ∼100%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (1837 - 2016, n=3)
1919 Points ∼95% -5%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
1837 Points ∼91% -9%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
1767 Points ∼88% -12%
Average of class Workstation
  (129 - 3664, n=44)
1213 Points ∼60% -40%
1024x600 Normal, Mandel Vector
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
1983 Points ∼100%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (1821 - 1983, n=3)
1899 Points ∼96% -4%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
1821 Points ∼92% -8%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
1786 Points ∼90% -10%
Average of class Workstation
  (139 - 3371, n=44)
1160 Points ∼58% -42%
1024x600 Normal, Fluid 2DTexArr
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
1065 Points ∼100% +17%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
910 Points ∼85%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (892 - 910, n=3)
899 Points ∼84% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
895 Points ∼84% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (72 - 1716, n=44)
622 Points ∼58% -32%
1024x600 Normal, Fluid 3DTex
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
1058 Points ∼100% +17%
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
908 Points ∼86%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (891 - 908, n=3)
898 Points ∼85% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
891 Points ∼84% -2%
Average of class Workstation
  (65 - 1957, n=44)
642 Points ∼61% -29%
1024x600 Normal, Score
Fujitsu Celsius H980
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8750H
9335 Points ∼100%
Average NVIDIA Quadro P3200
  (8654 - 9335, n=3)
8927 Points ∼96% -4%
Lenovo ThinkPad P72-20MB000EGE
NVIDIA Quadro P3200, Intel Core i7-8850H
8654 Points ∼93% -7%
Fujitsu Celsius H970
NVIDIA Quadro P4000, Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
8609 Points ∼92% -8%
Average of class Workstation
  (388 - 15892, n=46)
5252 Points ∼56% -44%
3DMark 11 Performance
15178 points
3DMark Ice Storm Standard Score
90781 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
34178 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
11114 points
3DMark Fire Strike Extreme Score
5856 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
4593 points
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Gaming Performance

Historically, workstations have been poor gaming machines, but the advent of modern drivers mean that you can play most modern triple-A games on the H980 even at maximum graphics settings.

Almost $4,500 would also get you an excellent gaming laptop, but we tested some games on our review unit anyway just to prove its gaming capabilities. The H980 handled all the games we tested with ease, while the Quadro P3200 sits directly between a GeForce GTX 1060 and a GeForce GTX 1070. Please note that the framerates table below were at 1080p; the H980 will struggle to play games in 4K at high graphics though.

low med. high ultra
BioShock Infinite (2013) 284.9 246.5 231.5 112.3 fps
Dota 2 Reborn (2015) 129.6 121.2 114.7 107.8 fps
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016) 182 144 86 73 fps
X-Plane 11.11 (2018) 100 86 72 fps
Far Cry 5 (2018) 120 79 74 70 fps

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Fan Noise

The H980 appears to have a better cooling system than its predecessor, which we have already seen during our CPU tests. Unfortunately, while our review unit can prevent its components from thermal throttling, the fans seem to run if the system is just idling. The fans tend to operate at around 34.9 dB(A) under load, but they did reach 49.1 dB(A) during our stress tests, which is louder than the maximum volume of the fans in the H970. By contrast, the fans in the ThinkPad P72 only reach 31.9 dB(A), which we found pleasantly quiet. The P72 is a rarity for workstations though, as few run as quietly as it does.

Noise Level

Idle
29.6 / 32.5 / 32.5 dB(A)
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