It's official, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q GPU, not a GTX 1650 as advertised
As we have previously reported, Lenovo has not been forthcoming about what GPU it has included in the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2. While you would be forgiven for thinking that you have bought a device with a GeForce GTX 1650, Lenovo is actually equipping the device with the Max-Q variant instead. This is not a small error either, as the performance difference between the two GPUs is up to 20%.
While Lenovo continues to advertise the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 as having a GeForce GTX 1650, NVIDIA has now updated its Game Ready drivers to reflect the correct GPU. There should be no appreciable performance difference though, as the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 has always performed like a GTX 1650 Max-Q machine.
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