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Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1 OLED Review - Business Laptop with an AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 6860Z

Is it still a ThinkPad? Lenovo’s new AMD ThinkPad Z13 comes with an exclusive AMD processor and the high-end version also gets an OLED screen and a leatherette lid that flaunts bronze-hued trim. It looks stylish, but is it still a 'business laptop'?

With its ThinkPad Z series, Lenovo has had a dedicated product line for its AMD models for several months now. We have already extensively tested the entry-level model of the ThinkPad Z13 with a Ryzen 5 Pro and a normal Full HD IPS panel. The completely new design offers some new approaches and long-time ThinkPad users will have to get used to some changes (TrackPoint without dedicated keys, hinge only opens up to 135 degrees, repositioning of the Fn key, no Kensington Lock).

Today we take a look at the high-end model of the ThinkPad Z13 with its AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 6860Z which is offered exclusively in the ThinkPad Z13. This configuration has an OLED screen, an LTE module and a special design with an imitation leather screen lid with bronze-hued highlights. In this report, we focus primarily on the differences to the entry-level model and will not go over their similarities. Pertinent information is available in our detailed review of the ThinkPad Z13 with the Ryzen 5 Pro 6650U:

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Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE (ThinkPad Z13 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z 8 x 2.7 - 4.8 GHz, 51 W PL2 / Short Burst, 27 W PL1 / Sustained, Rembrandt U (Zen 3+)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon 680M, Core: 2200 MHz
Memory
32 GB 
, LPDDR5-6400, Dual-Channel, onboard
Display
13.30 inch 16:10, 2880 x 1800 pixel 255 PPI, capacitive, ATNA33AA02-0, OLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 60 Hz
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK, 1024 GB 
, 899 GB free
Soundcard
AMD Zen - Audio Processor - HD Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm Stereo, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Qualcomm WCN685x (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1, Quectel EM05-G, LTE Cat.4, LTE
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 14 x 294.4 x 199.6 ( = 0.55 x 11.59 x 7.86 in)
Battery
51.5 Wh, 4425 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Camera
Webcam: 1080p
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo 2x 2W, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 65W USB-C PSU, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.289 kg ( = 45.47 oz / 2.84 pounds), Power Supply: 300 g ( = 10.58 oz / 0.66 pounds)
Price
2900 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Potential Competitors in Comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
88.8 %
10/2022
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
R7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
1.3 kg14 mm13.30"2880x1800
90.1 %
07/2022
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
R7 6800U, Radeon 680M
1.1 kg14.9 mm13.30"2880x1800
87.3 %
09/2022
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
1.3 kg15.28 mm13.40"3456x2160
92 %
08/2022
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
M2, M2 10-Core GPU
1.2 kg11.3 mm13.60"2560x1664
90.5 %
08/2022
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
R5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
1.2 kg13.99 mm13.30"1920x1200

Case

Vegan leather surface
Vegan leather surface

The case is basically identical to the entry-level model of the ThinkPad Z13, but in the high-end version there is a screen lid with a black imitation leather surface with bronze-hued trim. It’s undoubtedly a question of personal taste and Lenovo does offer alternatives, but comparison with a handbag is hard to avoid. Whether the current Z13 has become more of a fashion item or visually still fits into a business setting, is a question of personal choice. From a quality perspective, however, there is nothing wrong with the case and the ThinkPad Z13 is indeed of extremely high-quality.

Size Comparison

318 mm / 12.5 inch 227 mm / 8.94 inch 17.9 mm / 0.705 inch 1.4 kg3.19 lbs304.1 mm / 12 inch 215 mm / 8.46 inch 11.3 mm / 0.4449 inch 1.2 kg2.71 lbs296.7 mm / 11.7 inch 210.5 mm / 8.29 inch 14.9 mm / 0.587 inch 1.1 kg2.41 lbs295.3 mm / 11.6 inch 199.04 mm / 7.84 inch 15.28 mm / 0.602 inch 1.3 kg2.79 lbs294.4 mm / 11.6 inch 199.6 mm / 7.86 inch 14 mm / 0.551 inch 1.3 kg2.84 lbs294.4 mm / 11.6 inch 199.6 mm / 7.86 inch 13.99 mm / 0.551 inch 1.2 kg2.64 lbs297 mm / 11.7 inch 210 mm / 8.27 inch 1 mm / 0.03937 inch 5.7 g0.01257 lbs
Left: USB-C 4.0 (40 GBit/s, DisplayPort 1.4a, Power Delivery 3.0)
Left: USB-C 4.0 (40 GBit/s, DisplayPort 1.4a, Power Delivery 3.0)
Right: 3.5 mm audio jack, nano-SIM slot, power button, USB-C 4.0 (40 GBit/s, DisplayPort 1.4a, Power Delivery 3.0)
Right: 3.5 mm audio jack, nano-SIM slot, power button, USB-C 4.0 (40 GBit/s, DisplayPort 1.4a, Power Delivery 3.0)

Connectivity - Z13 with Wi-Fi 6E and LTE

Our review unit was equipped with a Wi-Fi 6E module (Qualcomm WCN685x) and we were able to easily connect to the 6 GHz network on our Asus reference router. The transfer rates in the test were very high and also stable. A WWAN module from Quectel was also installed in the test device, which only supports LTE Cat.4. In addition to an eSIM, a nano-SIM card can also be inserted on the right edge. We were able to use a Telekom (Germany) SIM card in the LTE network without issue. However, a 5G module is not available.

WLAN Module
WLAN Module
WWAN Module
WWAN Module
Nano SIM slot
Nano SIM slot
Networking
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Qualcomm WCN685x
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
1771 (min: 1736) MBit/s ∼100%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
1735 (min: 1622) MBit/s ∼98%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
MediaTek Wi-Fi 6E MT7922 160MHz Wireless LAN Card
iperf3 receive AXE11000
1553 (min: 1443) MBit/s ∼93%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
1492 (min: 1365) MBit/s ∼92%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Qualcomm WCN685x
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
1715 (min: 1465) MBit/s ∼97%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
1559 (min: 1265) MBit/s ∼88%
Apple MacBook Air M2 Entry
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
iperf3 receive AXE11000
945 (min: 924) MBit/s ∼57%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
865 (min: 856) MBit/s ∼53%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 4K
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
iperf3 receive AXE11000
1662 (min: 1600) MBit/s ∼100%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
1558 (min: 1401) MBit/s ∼96%
Average Qualcomm WCN685x
 
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
1597 (min: 886) MBit/s ∼90%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
1769 (min: 1559) MBit/s ∼100%
iperf3 receive AXE11000
1576 (min: 852) MBit/s ∼95%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
1624 (min: 1398) MBit/s ∼100%
05010015020025030035040045050055060065070075080085090095010001050110011501200125013001350140014501500155016001650170017501800Tooltip
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE; iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz: Ø1735 (1622-1813)
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE; iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz: Ø1771 (1736-1781)
ColorChecker
7.6 ∆E
9.4 ∆E
1.3 ∆E
6.7 ∆E
2.7 ∆E
5.3 ∆E
9.1 ∆E
2.5 ∆E
5.8 ∆E
5.5 ∆E
8.2 ∆E
8.8 ∆E
3.9 ∆E
7.3 ∆E
6.8 ∆E
12.4 ∆E
4.3 ∆E
5.9 ∆E
11.7 ∆E
9.5 ∆E
7.5 ∆E
10.1 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
12.2 ∆E
ColorChecker Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE: 7.28 ∆E min: 1.3 - max: 12.42 ∆E

Display - 2.8K OLED Touchscreen

Our test device uses the optional 13.3-inch OLED touchscreen with a resolution of 2,880 x 1,800 pixels. Subjectively, the image of the reflective panel makes a good impression in principle. Content is displayed very sharply, and colors are very strong. With bright content, however, a grid effect (moiré effect) is visible and requires that one sit relatively close to the display. Windows uses its dark color mode by default to save power, so in practice the effect is not noticeable.

Lenovo advertises brightness of 400 cd/m², whereby one must distinguish here (as is the norm with OLED panels) between SDR and HDR content. In normal SDR mode, we determined a brightness of around 380 cd/m² and together with the extremely low black level, an extremely high contrast ratio is obtained. In HDR mode (which has to be activated manually), it reaches a maximum of 582 cd/m² for small image sections and around 470 cd/m² for an almost completely bright image. The viewing angle stability is very good and the response times are extremely fast. There are no halos on OLED panels.

Subpixel Structure
Subpixel Structure
Viewing angle stability
Viewing angle stability
Maximum HDR brightness - 582 cd/m²
Maximum HDR brightness - 582 cd/m²
379
cd/m²
377
cd/m²
380
cd/m²
378
cd/m²
371
cd/m²
378
cd/m²
379
cd/m²
379
cd/m²
380
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
ATNA33AA02-0
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 380 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 377.9 cd/m² Minimum: 4.4 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 98 %
Center on Battery: 373 cd/m²
Contrast: 9275:1 (Black: 0.04 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 2.5 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.2, calibrated: 1.9
ΔE Greyscale 2 | 0.57-98 Ø5.5
97.5% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
100% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
99.9% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.17
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
ATNA33AA02-0, OLED, 2880x1800, 13.30
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
SDC4172, OLED, 2880x1800, 13.30
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Samsung 134XK04, OLED, 3456x2160, 13.40
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
NV133WUM-N63, IPS LED, 1920x1200, 13.30
Apple MacBook Air M2 Entry
IPS, 2560x1664, 13.60
Display
0%
0%
-21%
-4%
Display P3 Coverage
99.9
99.8
0%
99.5
0%
67.7
-32%
98.4
-2%
sRGB Coverage
100
100
0%
100
0%
96.5
-3%
99.9
0%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
97.5
97.8
0%
98.4
1%
69.7
-29%
87.6
-10%
Response Times
-5%
-48%
-1909%
-1544%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
1.9 ?(1, 0.9)
2.1 ?(1.1, 1)
-11%
2.6 ?(1.3, 1.3)
-37%
49 ?(22, 27)
-2479%
32.9 ?(17.8, 15.1)
-1632%
Response Time Black / White *
1.6 ?(0.8, 0.8)
1.68 ?(0.86, 0.82)
-5%
2.1 ?(0.8, 1.3)
-31%
23 ?(11, 12)
-1338%
24.9 ?(10.4, 14.5)
-1456%
PWM Frequency
240 ?(50, 86)
240.4 ?(53)
0%
59.5
-75%
Screen
24%
-6%
-81%
-81%
Brightness middle
371
336
-9%
371.8
0%
418
13%
526
42%
Brightness
378
338
-11%
374
-1%
379
0%
486
29%
Brightness Distribution
98
99
1%
98
0%
81
-17%
87
-11%
Black Level *
0.04
0.02
50%
0.33
-725%
0.38
-850%
Contrast
9275
16800
81%
1267
-86%
1384
-85%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
2.5
1.8
28%
2.37
5%
1.7
32%
1.3
48%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
4.4
3.8
14%
6.1
-39%
3.3
25%
2.7
39%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
1.9
1.8
5%
1.1
42%
0.7
63%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
2
0.9
55%
2
-0%
2.3
-15%
2
-0%
Gamma
2.17 101%
2.22 99%
2.29 96%
2.14 103%
2.25 98%
CCT
6228 104%
6580 99%
6261 104%
6499 100%
6858 95%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
6% / 13%
-18% / -15%
-670% / -329%
-543% / -273%

* ... smaller is better

CalMAN grayscale (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN grayscale (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN saturation (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN saturation (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN ColorChecker (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN ColorChecker (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN grayscale calibration (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN grayscale calibration (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN grayscale calibration (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN grayscale calibration (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN ColorChecker calibration (Target Color Space P3)
CalMAN ColorChecker calibration (Target Color Space P3)

Our analysis using professional CalMAN software (X-Rite i1 Pro 2) shows that the OLED screen as delivered is already properly calibrated. There is minimal color cast in true red in conjunction with a color temperature that is slightly too warm. We were able to further improve the display with our own calibration (profile is available for download above) and most of the colors are below the important limit of 3. The P3 color space is fully covered.

vs. sRGB
vs. sRGB
vs. P3
vs. P3
vs. AdobeRGB
vs. AdobeRGB

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
1.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 0.8 ms rise
↘ 0.8 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.4 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 2 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (22.7 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
1.9 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 1 ms rise
↘ 0.9 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.25 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 2 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (35.8 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 240 Hz ≤ 50 % brightness setting
≤ 86 cd/m² brightness

The display backlight flickers at 240 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 50 % (86 cd/m²) and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 240 Hz is relatively low, so sensitive users will likely notice flickering and experience eyestrain at the stated brightness setting and below.

Flickering occurs at relatively low brightness settings, so extended use at this brightness setting or lower can cause eyestrain.

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 19454 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

In the range of 51-90% brightness, DC dimming with a frequency of 60 Hz is deployed, but since the amplitude is very low here, there should be no issue. Starting at a brightness of 50 % (~86 cd/m²) and less we can detect the well-known PWM flickering at 240 Hz. Lenovo does not offer a software solution such as the Asus Zenbook S 13 to enable DC dimming even at lower brightness levels.

100 % Brightness - no PWM
100 % Brightness - no PWM
80 % Brightness- DC-Dimming 60 Hz
80 % Brightness- DC-Dimming 60 Hz
60 % Brightness - DC-Dimming 60 Hz
60 % Brightness - DC-Dimming 60 Hz
60 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz
60 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz
40 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz
40 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz
20 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz
20 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz
0 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz
0 % Brightness - PWM 240 Hz

Reflections are of course an issue on the reflective display when they occur, but as long as you can avoid them, the screen content can be read properly outdoors thanks to the extremely high contrast ratio even on bright days.

In sunshine
In sunshine

Performance - AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 6860Z

 
 

Test conditions

In addition to the normal Windows performance settings, the AMD ThinkPad offers intelligent cooling, which can be deactivated via the key combination Fn+T. In our tests with the Ryzen 7 Pro we got slightly better results when the function was activated. Basically, the processor is allocated 51 watts for a short period and then settles down to 27 watts.

Processor

Lenovo equips the top model of the ThinkPad Z13 with an AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 6860Z, which is exclusive to this model. Very little documentation about adjustments for this chip is available and even following our test we are not much the wiser. In principle, it is a standard Ryzen 7 Pro 6850U (which is also available for the Z13), only the maximum boost clock is set 50 MHz higher at 4.75 GHz. Both Ryzen 7 Pro models can be configured with up to 32GB of RAM.

CPU performance is very good, especially in the first few minutes, as power consumption does not drop immediately. Under permanent load, however, the Ryzen 7 Pro 6860Z is on par with the Ryzen 7 Pro 6850U and also the consumer Ryzen 7 6800U, if they are operated at the same/similar TDP (generally 25 watts). The Ryzen 5 Pro 6650U in the ThinkPad Z13 is 19% slower on average across all our CPU benchmarks.

Cinebench R15 score

01052103154205256307358409451050115512601365147015751680178518901995Tooltip
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z: Ø1748 (1679.4-1992.13)
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED AMD Ryzen 7 6800U: Ø1607 (1576.98-1742.1)
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED Intel Core i7-1280P: Ø1467 (1369.16-1905.49)
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU Apple M2: Ø994 (917.47-1212.01)
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U: Ø1239 (1154.73-1539.23)
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U: Ø1673 (1654.33-1766.16)
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00 AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H: Ø2035 (1986.69-2081.49)

On battery power, multi-core performance is about 30% lower, but single-core performance remains stable. More CPU benchmarks are available in our tech section.

CPU-Daten CBR15 Multi-Schleife
CPU-Daten CBR15 Multi-Schleife
CPU Performance Rating: Percent
Cinebench R23: Multi Core | Single Core
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender: v2.79 BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 | 7z b 4 -mmt1
Geekbench 5.4: Multi-Core | Single-Core
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
CPU Performance Rating
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
80.5 pt ∼81%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
80.4 pt ∼80%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
77.5 pt ∼78%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
77.5 pt ∼78%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
73.7 pt ∼74%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
72.1 pt ∼72%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU -5!
Apple M2
67.3 pt ∼67%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
62.9 pt ∼63%
Average of class Subnotebook
 
54.3 pt ∼54%
Cinebench R23 / Multi Core
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
12016 Points ∼100% +2%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
11852 (9209.64min - 11852max) Points ∼99% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
11822 Points ∼98%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
11822 Points ∼98% 0%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
10468 Points ∼87% -11%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
10032 Points ∼83% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
9195 Points ∼77% -22%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
8517 Points ∼71% -28%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (965 - 14917, n=94, last 2 years)
6871 Points ∼57% -42%
Cinebench R23 / Single Core
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
1615 Points ∼100% +10%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
1580 Points ∼98% +8%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
1493 Points ∼92% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
1491 Points ∼92% +2%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
1488 Points ∼92% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
1468 Points ∼91%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
1468 Points ∼91% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
1451 Points ∼90% -1%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (409 - 1796, n=95, last 2 years)
1389 Points ∼86% -5%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
4887 Points ∼100% +7%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
4571 Points ∼94% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
4555 Points ∼93%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
4555 Points ∼93% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
4203 Points ∼86% -8%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
4060 Points ∼83% -11%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
3564 Points ∼73% -22%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (376 - 5762, n=94, last 2 years)
2645 Points ∼54% -42%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
2306 Points ∼47% -49%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
622 Points ∼100% +6%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
588 Points ∼95%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
588 Points ∼95% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
587 Points ∼94% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
583 Points ∼94% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
566 Points ∼91% -4%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
564 Points ∼91% -4%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (159 - 701, n=95, last 2 years)
531 Points ∼85% -10%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
380 Points ∼61% -35%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
2081 (1986.69min - 2081.49max) Points ∼100% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
1992 (1679.4min - 1992.13max) Points ∼96%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
1992 Points ∼96% 0%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
1905 (1369.16min - 1905.49max) Points ∼92% -4%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
1766 (1654.33min - 1766.16max) Points ∼85% -11%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
1742 Points ∼84% -13%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
1539 (1154.73min - 1539.23max) Points ∼74% -23%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
1212 (917min - 1212max) Points ∼58% -39%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (234 - 2166, n=99, last 2 years)
1183 Points ∼57% -41%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
244 Points ∼100% +5%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
237 Points ∼97% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
237 Points ∼97% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
233 Points ∼95% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
233 Points ∼95%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
233 Points ∼95% 0%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
229 Points ∼94% -2%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
223 Points ∼91% -4%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (74.5 - 263, n=89, last 2 years)
206 Points ∼84% -12%
Blender / v2.79 BMW27 CPU
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
616.7 Seconds * ∼100% -125%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (253 - 2583, n=93, last 2 years)
560 Seconds * ∼91% -104%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
440 Seconds * ∼71% -61%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
310 Seconds * ∼50% -13%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
297 Seconds * ∼48% -8%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
274 Seconds * ∼44%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
274 Seconds * ∼44% -0%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
268 Seconds * ∼43% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
235 Seconds * ∼38% +14%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
56498 MIPS ∼100% +7%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
52568 MIPS ∼93%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
52568 MIPS ∼93% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
49615 MIPS ∼88% -6%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
49572 MIPS ∼88% -6%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
47500 MIPS ∼84% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
32613 MIPS ∼58% -38%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (7436 - 54374, n=89, last 2 years)
30649 MIPS ∼54% -42%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
5431 MIPS ∼100% +3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
5374 MIPS ∼99% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
5314 MIPS ∼98% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
5289 MIPS ∼97%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
5289 MIPS ∼97% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
5191 MIPS ∼96% -2%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
4995 MIPS ∼92% -6%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (2197 - 5833, n=89, last 2 years)
4878 MIPS ∼90% -8%
Geekbench 5.4 / Multi-Core
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
11434 Points ∼100% +31%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
8991 Points ∼79% +3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
8851 Points ∼77% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
8734 Points ∼76%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
8734 Points ∼76% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
7967 Points ∼70% -9%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
7613 Points ∼67% -13%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
6664 Points ∼58% -24%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (1024 - 11434, n=85, last 2 years)
6303 Points ∼55% -28%
Geekbench 5.4 / Single-Core
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
Apple M2
1925 Points ∼100% +33%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
1802 Points ∼94% +24%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
1514 Points ∼79% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
1514 Points ∼79% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
1481 Points ∼77% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
1463 Points ∼76% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
1452 Points ∼75%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
1452 Points ∼75% 0%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (293 - 1937, n=85, last 2 years)
1451 Points ∼75% 0%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
15.9 fps ∼100% +8%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
14.7 fps ∼92%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
14.7 fps ∼92% 0%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
13.8 fps ∼87% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
13.3 fps ∼84% -10%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
12.6 fps ∼79% -14%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
8.71 fps ∼55% -41%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (1.02 - 14.8, n=84, last 2 years)
8.23 fps ∼52% -44%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
56.9 s * ∼100% -14%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (40.1 - 157, n=88, last 2 years)
56.4 s * ∼99% -13%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
54.1 s * ∼95% -8%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
51.4 s * ∼90% -3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
50.7 s * ∼89% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
50 s * ∼88%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
50 s * ∼88% -0%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
49.2 s * ∼86% +2%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
Average of class Subnotebook
  (0.4587 - 1.649, n=88, last 2 years)
0.608 sec * ∼100% -16%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
0.552 sec * ∼91% -6%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
0.529 sec * ∼87% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
0.523 sec * ∼86% -0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
0.523 sec * ∼86%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
0.523 sec * ∼86% -0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
0.516 sec * ∼85% +1%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P
0.4998 sec * ∼82% +4%

* ... smaller is better

However, the high power consumption values also have a negative effect on efficiency, and you can clearly see that the Ryzen 7 CPUs run much more efficiently in the range of 25-30 watts. In the following analysis, we look at efficiency in the two CPU benchmarks Cinebench R15 & Cinebench R23 Multi each running on an external monitor. That way we can exclude the varying monitor performance as influence factors. Here you can clearly see that the Ryzen 7 Pro 6860Z falls behind the Asus Zenbook S 13 (Ryzen 7 6800U) and the Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3 (Ryzen 7 Pro 6850U). 

Power Consumption / Cinebench R23 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
M2 10-Core GPU, M2, Apple SSD AP1024Z
342 Points per Watt ∼100% +76%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
240 Points per Watt ∼70% +24%
Lenovo Yoga 7-14ARB G7
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT1T02
232 Points per Watt ∼68% +20%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Carbon 13IAP7-82U9005FGE
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1260P, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
207 Points per Watt ∼61% +7%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
194.1 Points per Watt ∼57%
Schenker Vision 14 2022 RTX 3050 Ti
GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
153.8 Points per Watt ∼45% -21%
Power Consumption / Cinebench R15 Multi Efficiency (external Monitor)
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
40.2 Points per Watt ∼100% +26%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
39.9 Points per Watt ∼99% +25%
Lenovo Yoga 7-14ARB G7
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT1T02
34.1 Points per Watt ∼85% +7%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
32 Points per Watt ∼80%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
30.3 Points per Watt ∼75% -5%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Carbon 13IAP7-82U9005FGE
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1260P, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
28.8 Points per Watt ∼72% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
28.1 Points per Watt ∼70% -12%
Schenker Vision 14 2022 RTX 3050 Ti
GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
23.1 Points per Watt ∼57% -28%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
20.2 Points per Watt ∼50% -37%
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
36959
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
13801
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit
6238
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64Bit
23.11 Points
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit
113.68 fps
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit
2.87 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
233 Points
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
98 %
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
116.2 fps
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
1992 Points
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Performance Rating
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
91.5 pt ∼92%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
82.4 pt ∼82%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
82.4 pt ∼82%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
77 pt ∼77%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
75.7 pt ∼76%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
73.5 pt ∼74%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
62.2 pt ∼62%
Average of class Subnotebook
 
51.6 pt ∼52%
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
15301 KRay/s ∼100% +19%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
12888 KRay/s ∼84%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
12888 KRay/s ∼84% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
12021 KRay/s ∼79% -7%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
11187 KRay/s ∼73% -13%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
10787 KRay/s ∼70% -16%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
9235 KRay/s ∼60% -28%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (343 - 14130, n=83, last 2 years)
7370 KRay/s ∼48% -43%
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
94997 Points ∼100% +10%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
86078 Points ∼91%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
86078 Points ∼91% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
76396 Points ∼80% -11%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
71474 Points ∼75% -17%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
61725 Points ∼65% -28%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
56649 Points ∼60% -34%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (5668 - 89691, n=83, last 2 years)
37668 Points ∼40% -56%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
3169 MB/s ∼100% +9%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
2901 MB/s ∼92%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
2901 MB/s ∼92% 0%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
2683 MB/s ∼85% -8%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
2571 MB/s ∼81% -11%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
2455 MB/s ∼77% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
2103 MB/s ∼66% -28%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (355 - 3077, n=83, last 2 years)
1868 MB/s ∼59% -36%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
102905 Points ∼100% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
99291 Points ∼96%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
99291 Points ∼96% 0%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
94234 Points ∼92% -5%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
87263 Points ∼85% -12%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
82608 Points ∼80% -17%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
78797 Points ∼77% -21%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (15447 - 101910, n=83, last 2 years)
61670 Points ∼60% -38%
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
12638 Points ∼100% +6%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
11910 Points ∼94%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
11910 Points ∼94% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
11321 Points ∼90% -5%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
10724 Points ∼85% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
8742 Points ∼69% -27%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
7547 Points ∼60% -37%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (1078 - 13309, n=83, last 2 years)
6160 Points ∼49% -48%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
51802 Points ∼100% +12%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
46317 Points ∼89%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
46317 Points ∼89% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
39609 Points ∼76% -14%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
39378 Points ∼76% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
33175 Points ∼64% -28%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
26694 Points ∼52% -42%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (3056 - 49277, n=83, last 2 years)
21037 Points ∼41% -55%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
101595 MB/s ∼100% +77%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
60476 MB/s ∼60% +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
57472 MB/s ∼57%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
57472 MB/s ∼57% 0%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (638 - 121917, n=83, last 2 years)
55533 MB/s ∼55% -3%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
54261 MB/s ∼53% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
50859 MB/s ∼50% -12%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
42455 MB/s ∼42% -26%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
806 MB/s ∼100% +18%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
725 MB/s ∼90% +6%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
688 MB/s ∼85% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
682 MB/s ∼85%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
682 MB/s ∼85% 0%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
630 MB/s ∼78% -8%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
520 MB/s ∼65% -24%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (117 - 962, n=84, last 2 years)
456 MB/s ∼57% -33%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
8104 KRay/s ∼100% +19%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
6831 KRay/s ∼84%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
6831 KRay/s ∼84% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
6259 KRay/s ∼77% -8%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
5993 KRay/s ∼74% -12%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
5825 KRay/s ∼72% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
4776 KRay/s ∼59% -30%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (204 - 7412, n=83, last 2 years)
3953 KRay/s ∼49% -42%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
47506 MPixel/s ∼100% +91%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (6569 - 48416, n=83, last 2 years)
28608 MPixel/s ∼60% +15%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
26176 MPixel/s ∼55% +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
26137 MPixel/s ∼55% +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
25448 MPixel/s ∼54% +2%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
25037 MPixel/s ∼53% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
24838 MPixel/s ∼52%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
24838 MPixel/s ∼52% 0%

System Performance

The ThinkPad Z13 is a very responsive device and the synthetic benchmark results are also very good. We could not detect any issues while running the test.

PCMark 10 / Score
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
6530 Points ∼100% +5%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
6346 Points ∼97% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
6240 Points ∼96%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
6240 Points ∼96% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
6060 Points ∼93% -3%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
5644 Points ∼86% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
5513 Points ∼84% -12%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (1671 - 6623, n=83, last 2 years)
5115 Points ∼78% -18%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10709 Points ∼100% +4%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
10435 Points ∼97% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
10256 Points ∼96%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
10256 Points ∼96% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10225 Points ∼95% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
9772 Points ∼91% -5%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (4599 - 10836, n=83, last 2 years)
9633 Points ∼90% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
9578 Points ∼89% -7%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
8984 Points ∼100% +11%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
8523 Points ∼95% +5%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
8359 Points ∼93% +3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
8102 Points ∼90%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
8102 Points ∼90% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
7848 Points ∼87% -3%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (2833 - 9852, n=83, last 2 years)
7150 Points ∼80% -12%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
6698 Points ∼75% -17%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
8842 Points ∼100% +11%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
7935 Points ∼90%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
7935 Points ∼90% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
7252 Points ∼82% -9%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
7208 Points ∼82% -9%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
6983 Points ∼79% -12%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
6049 Points ∼68% -24%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (973 - 8855, n=83, last 2 years)
5347 Points ∼60% -33%
CrossMark / Overall
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
1747 Points ∼100% +16%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
1505 Points ∼86%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
1505 Points ∼86% 0%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
M2 10-Core GPU, M2, Apple SSD AP1024Z
1496 Points ∼86% -1%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1481 Points ∼85% -2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1478 Points ∼85% -2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
1419 Points ∼81% -6%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (718 - 1811, n=41, last 2 years)
1406 Points ∼80% -7%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
1401 Points ∼80% -7%
CrossMark / Productivity
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
1658 Points ∼100% +10%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
1508 Points ∼91%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
1508 Points ∼91% 0%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1476 Points ∼89% -2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1457 Points ∼88% -3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
1415 Points ∼85% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
1399 Points ∼84% -7%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (685 - 1755, n=41, last 2 years)
1395 Points ∼84% -7%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
M2 10-Core GPU, M2, Apple SSD AP1024Z
1377 Points ∼83% -9%
CrossMark / Creativity
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
1928 Points ∼100% +22%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
M2 10-Core GPU, M2, Apple SSD AP1024Z
1819 Points ∼94% +15%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1581 Points ∼82% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
1581 Points ∼82%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
1581 Points ∼82% 0%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1554 Points ∼81% -2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
1517 Points ∼79% -4%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
1488 Points ∼77% -6%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (776 - 1928, n=41, last 2 years)
1485 Points ∼77% -6%
CrossMark / Responsiveness
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
1520 Points ∼100% +18%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1293 Points ∼85% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
1293 Points ∼85%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, AMD Radeon 680M
 
1293 Points ∼85% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1259 Points ∼83% -3%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (652 - 1815, n=41, last 2 years)
1240 Points ∼82% -4%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
1174 Points ∼77% -9%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
1172 Points ∼77% -9%
Apple MacBook Air M2 10C GPU
M2 10-Core GPU, M2, Apple SSD AP1024Z
1065 Points ∼70% -18%
PCMark 10 Score
6240 points
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AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
72478 MB/s ∼100% +50%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
48605 MB/s ∼67% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
48558 MB/s ∼67% +1%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (12783 - 73486, n=83, last 2 years)
48554 MB/s ∼67% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
48504 MB/s ∼67% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
48181 MB/s ∼66%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
48181 MB/s ∼66% 0%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
47701 MB/s ∼66% -1%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
73719 MB/s ∼100% +90%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (10258 - 73719, n=83, last 2 years)
50293 MB/s ∼68% +29%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
42736 MB/s ∼58% +10%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
39883 MB/s ∼54% +3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
39833 MB/s ∼54% +2%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
39402 MB/s ∼53% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
38899 MB/s ∼53%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
38899 MB/s ∼53% 0%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
63969 MB/s ∼100% +25%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
51157 MB/s ∼80% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
51113 MB/s ∼80% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
51086 MB/s ∼80%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
51086 MB/s ∼80% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
50910 MB/s ∼80% 0%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (10533 - 68247, n=83, last 2 years)
50285 MB/s ∼79% -2%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
48723 MB/s ∼76% -5%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H, Radeon RX 6500M
132.1 ns * ∼100% -5%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U, Radeon 660M
126.5 ns * ∼96% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z, Radeon 680M
125.6 ns * ∼95%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
 
125.6 ns * ∼95% -0%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U, Radeon 680M
120.1 ns * ∼91% +4%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U, Radeon 680M
116.7 ns * ∼88% +7%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Intel Core i7-1280P, Iris Xe G7 96EUs
103 ns * ∼78% +18%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (18.8 - 126.5, n=79, last 2 years)
91.6 ns * ∼69% +27%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latency

In our standardized latency test (web browsing, 4K YouTube playback, CPU load), the test device performed very well on the current BIOS version and showed no evidence of technical performance deficiency.

LatencyMon - Overview
LatencyMon - Overview
LatencyMon - Drivers
LatencyMon - Drivers
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Radeon 660M, R5 PRO 6650U, Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
785.1 μs * ∼100% -27%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6850U, Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
731.7 μs * ∼93% -19%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z16 G1 21D5S00T00
Radeon RX 6500M, R7 PRO 6850H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
643.2 μs * ∼82% -4%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Radeon 680M, R7 PRO 6860Z, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
616.8 μs * ∼79%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Radeon 680M, R7 6800U, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
588.9 μs * ∼75% +5%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, i7-1280P, WDC PC SN810 512GB
461.6 μs * ∼59% +25%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Devices

Im Z13 steck eine kompakte M.2-2242-SSD
Im Z13 steck eine kompakte M.2-2242-SSD

The ThinkPad Z13 only has space for a compact M.2-2242 SSD, which is at least connected via a current PCIe 4.0 interface. The Micron 2450, allows for the install of a PCIe 4.0 SSD with maximum transfer rates of around 3.3 GB/s. This may waste some potential capacity, but at least performance remains constant even under permanent load. Of the 1 TB, around 900 GB are still freely available to the user on first use of the laptop. More SSD benchmarks can be found here.

Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 3339.6 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 3218.9 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 299.18 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 310.15 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 44.81 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 134.13 MB/s
CDM 6 Write 4K Q8T8: 368.7 MB/s
CDM 6 Read 4K Q8T8: 941.12 MB/s
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
90 pt ∼90%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
83.6 pt ∼84%
Average of class Subnotebook
 
68 pt ∼68%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
 
67.1 pt ∼67%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
61.3 pt ∼61%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
57 pt ∼57%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
50.8 pt ∼51%
DiskSpd
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Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
3747 (3711.67min - 3747.4max) MB/s ∼100% +88%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3382 (3242.21min - 3381.81max) MB/s ∼90% +69%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
3051 (3022.87min - 3050.71max) MB/s ∼81% +53%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
2449 (2378.72min - 2448.56max) MB/s ∼65% +23%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (406 - 4315, n=87, last 2 years)
2221 MB/s ∼59% +11%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (1998 - 2124, n=2)
2061 MB/s ∼55% +3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
1998 (1951.82min - 1997.75max) MB/s ∼53%
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Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
3470 (3416.05min - 3470.37max) MB/s ∼100% +26%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3188 (3158.91min - 3187.67max) MB/s ∼92% +16%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
2750 (2675.13min - 2749.79max) MB/s ∼79%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (2677 - 2750, n=2)
2714 MB/s ∼78% -1%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (153.3 - 4326, n=88, last 2 years)
2127 MB/s ∼61% -23%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
2052 (1973.84min - 2051.94max) MB/s ∼59% -25%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
1760 (1579.77min - 1759.77max) MB/s ∼51% -36%
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Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
6656 (5809.03min - 6655.73max) MB/s ∼100% +101%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
6654 (5007.16min - 6653.54max) MB/s ∼100% +101%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (469 - 6905, n=86, last 2 years)
3728 MB/s ∼56% +12%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (3314 - 3377, n=2)
3346 MB/s ∼50% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
3314 (3027.66min - 3314max) MB/s ∼50%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
3049 (2871.34min - 3048.82max) MB/s ∼46% -8%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
2836 (2244.5min - 2835.56max) MB/s ∼43% -14%
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Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4938 (4919.31min - 4937.74max) MB/s ∼100% +56%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
4468 (4431.23min - 4467.85max) MB/s ∼90% +41%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (3174 - 3241, n=2)
3208 MB/s ∼65% +1%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
3174 (3160.62min - 3173.98max) MB/s ∼64%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
2752 (2377.82min - 2752.46max) MB/s ∼56% -13%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (60 - 5156, n=87, last 2 years)
2689 MB/s ∼54% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
1814 (1695.34min - 1813.56max) MB/s ∼37% -43%
4k q1 t1 read
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
67.5 (65.71min - 67.48max) MB/s ∼100% +38%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
67.3 (66.05min - 67.28max) MB/s ∼100% +38%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (12.6 - 141.9, n=87, last 2 years)
57.1 MB/s ∼85% +17%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (48.8 - 61.2, n=2)
55 MB/s ∼81% +13%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
54.1 (53.19min - 54.12max) MB/s ∼80% +11%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
50 (49.64min - 50.03max) MB/s ∼74% +2%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
48.8 (46.3min - 48.76max) MB/s ∼72%
4k q1 t1 write
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
170.9 (165.47min - 170.92max) MB/s ∼100% +15%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (148.7 - 187.8, n=2)
168.3 MB/s ∼98% +13%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (41.1 - 333, n=87, last 2 years)
153.8 MB/s ∼90% +3%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
149.4 (148.22min - 149.37max) MB/s ∼87% 0%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
148.7 (145.1min - 148.68max) MB/s ∼87%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
139.5 (135.34min - 139.47max) MB/s ∼82% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
134.4 (132.52min - 134.39max) MB/s ∼79% -10%
4k q32 t16 read
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1227 (1201.13min - 1227.26max) MB/s ∼100% +42%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (162 - 3484, n=87, last 2 years)
1161 MB/s ∼95% +34%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (866 - 923, n=2)
895 MB/s ∼73% +3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
866 (847.85min - 866.45max) MB/s ∼71%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
839 (823.21min - 838.99max) MB/s ∼68% -3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
721 (692.26min - 720.59max) MB/s ∼59% -17%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
540 (532.43min - 540.23max) MB/s ∼44% -38%
4k q32 t16 write
Average of class Subnotebook
  (130 - 2554, n=87, last 2 years)
810 MB/s ∼100% +133%
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
506 (496.78min - 506.11max) MB/s ∼62% +46%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (347 - 501, n=2)
424 MB/s ∼52% +22%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
416 (398.57min - 416.29max) MB/s ∼51% +20%
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 G3-21CF004NGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG5AZNV512G
377 (357.55min - 377.29max) MB/s ∼47% +9%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
347 (333.57min - 347.02max) MB/s ∼43%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ
341 (324.03min - 340.98max) MB/s ∼42% -2%
AS SSD
Score Total
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
5566 Points ∼100% +48%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 i7-1280P OLED
WDC PC SN810 512GB
5114 Points ∼92% +36%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
  (3758 - 4750, n=2)
4254 Points ∼76% +13%
Average of class Subnotebook
  (545 - 8363, n=84, last 2 years)
3856 Points ∼69% +3%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 G1-21D20016GE
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKCD1T0TFK
3758 Points ∼68%
Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 21D2CTO1WW
Lenovo UMIS AM630 RPJTJ512MGE1QDQ