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MSI GS75 Stealth 10SF Laptop Review: Great Core i7-10875H Performance

10th gen Intel update. It may be stealthy by name, but it's anything but when gaming due to its loud fans. MSI has refreshed its premier ultra-thin 17.3-inch gaming laptop with both 10th gen Intel Core CPU and GeForce Super options for slightly faster performance than last year's Coffee Lake-H SKUs.

Launched early last year with 8th gen and then 9th gen Coffee Lake-H parts, the GS75 10SF swaps out all these older CPU options for the latest 10th gen Comet Lake-H family up to the unlocked octa-core Core i9-10980HK. Most everything else remains the same and so we recommend checking out our existing reviews on the GS75 8SG and GS75 9SG to learn more about the physical features of the system including the keyboard, design, clickpad, and available ports.

Our test unit here comes configured by Xotic PC with the Core i7-10875H CPU, GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU, and 240 Hz display for about $2100 USD. Other SKUs are available with the Core i7-10750H, i9-10980HK, or 144 Hz display instead with RTX 2060, RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, or RTX 2080 Super Max-Q options.

Direct competitors include high-end ultra-thin 17.3-inch gaming laptops like the Razer Blade Pro 17, Asus Zephyrus S GX701, Acer Predator Triton series, and the Dell Alienware m17 series.

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MSI GS75 10SF-609US (GS75 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-10875H 8 x 2.3 - 5.1 GHz, Comet Lake-H
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q - 8192 MB, Core: 900 MHz, Memory: 1375 MHz, GDDR6, 451.67, Optimus
Memory
32768 MB 
, Samsung DDR4-3200, 22-22-22-52, Dual-Channel
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, Sharp LQ173M1JW05, IPS, SHP14EC, 240 Hz, glossy: no, 240 Hz
Mainboard
Intel HM470
Storage
Soundcard
Nvidia TU106 - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphones, 3.5 mm microphone, Card Reader: MicroSD reader
Networking
Killer E3100G 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18.9 x 396 x 259 ( = 0.74 x 15.59 x 10.2 in)
Battery
80.25 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Dragon Center 2.0, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.32 kg ( = 81.84 oz / 5.11 pounds), Power Supply: 868 g ( = 30.62 oz / 1.91 pounds)
Price
2100 USD
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
84 %
07/2020
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
2.3 kg18.9 mm17.30"1920x1080
87 %
06/2020
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
2.7 kg19.9 mm17.30"1920x1080
87 %
05/2020
Aorus 17G XB
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
2.7 kg26 mm17.30"1920x1080
87 %
04/2020
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
2.7 kg21 mm17.30"3840x2160
84 %
02/2020
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
i9-9980HK, GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
2.6 kg20.5 mm17.30"1920x1080
82 %
08/2020
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
2.6 kg18.7 mm17.30"1920x1080

Case

One of the best aspects of the GS75 continues to be its relatively low weight of just 2.3 kg to be even lighter than the last generation GS73. The Razer Blade Pro 17, for example, is just a hair bigger but also significantly heavier at 2.7 kg due to its thicker skeleton and vapor chamber cooler. You'll sacrifice chassis rigidity for the lighter weight, but that might be worth the price if you intend to travel constantly with the laptop.

Base twists and creaks noticeably more than competitors like the Alienware m17 or Razer Blade Pro
Base twists and creaks noticeably more than competitors like the Alienware m17 or Razer Blade Pro
Almost half of the bottom panel is perforated to aid in ventilation
Almost half of the bottom panel is perforated to aid in ventilation
Hinges are large and noticeable in an attempt to improve rigidity
Hinges are large and noticeable in an attempt to improve rigidity
Even more ventilation grilles on the keyboard deck to aid in cooling
Even more ventilation grilles on the keyboard deck to aid in cooling
Smooth matte aluminum alloy surfaces will attract fingerprints like no tomorrow
Smooth matte aluminum alloy surfaces will attract fingerprints like no tomorrow
Hinge opened to maximum angle (~160 degrees). While satisfactory, the hinges could still be a bit firmer for a better sense of longevity
Hinge opened to maximum angle (~160 degrees). While satisfactory, the hinges could still be a bit firmer for a better sense of longevity
412 mm / 16.2 inch 285 mm / 11.2 inch 19.6 mm / 0.772 inch 2.4 kg5.31 lbs405 mm / 15.9 inch 276 mm / 10.9 inch 26 mm / 1.024 inch 2.7 kg6.02 lbs399.8 mm / 15.7 inch 295.5 mm / 11.6 inch 20.5 mm / 0.807 inch 2.6 kg5.7 lbs399 mm / 15.7 inch 272 mm / 10.7 inch 18.7 mm / 0.736 inch 2.7 kg5.89 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 270 mm / 10.6 inch 21 mm / 0.827 inch 2.7 kg5.86 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 259 mm / 10.2 inch 18.9 mm / 0.744 inch 2.3 kg5.11 lbs395 mm / 15.6 inch 260 mm / 10.2 inch 19.9 mm / 0.783 inch 2.7 kg5.99 lbs

Connectivity

Ports are the same as on the Razer Blade Pro 17 but with two notable differences. Firstly, the MSI comes with a MicroSD reader instead of a full-size one. Secondly, the system comes with two gold-plated 3.5 mm jacks for headphones and microphones compared to the regular 3.5 mm combo jack on most other laptops. All these ports are tightly packed together and a bit too close to the front edges of the system.

Front: No connectivity
Front: No connectivity
Right side: USB Type-C 3.2 Gen. 2 w/ DisplayPort, 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI 2.0, Kensington lock
Right side: USB Type-C 3.2 Gen. 2 w/ DisplayPort, 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1, Thunderbolt 3, HDMI 2.0, Kensington lock
Rear: No connectivity
Rear: No connectivity
Left side: DC in, 2.5 Gbps RJ-45, USB Type-A 3.2 Gen. 1, microSD, 3.5 mm microphone, 3.5 mm headphones
Left side: DC in, 2.5 Gbps RJ-45, USB Type-A 3.2 Gen. 1, microSD, 3.5 mm microphone, 3.5 mm headphones

SD Card Reader

Unlike most other 17.3-inch laptops, the GS75 integrates a spring-loaded MicroSD reader instead of the more common full-size SD reader. Transfer rates are still extremely fast unlike what we observed on the GE75. Moving 1 GB if pictures from card to desktop takes about 5 seconds compared to almost 40 seconds on the GE75.

Fully inserted SD card protrudes slightly
Fully inserted SD card protrudes slightly
SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Aorus 17G XB
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
212 MB/s ∼100% +4%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
208.5 MB/s ∼98% +2%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
207 MB/s ∼98% +1%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 UHS-II)
204.8 MB/s ∼97%
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
172 MB/s ∼81% -16%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Aorus 17G XB
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
247 MB/s ∼100% +18%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
245 MB/s ∼99% +17%
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
215 MB/s ∼87% +3%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 UHS-II)
209.7 MB/s ∼85%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
208.3 MB/s ∼84% -1%

Communication

The Intel AX201 comes standard for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity. We didn't experience any issues when connected to our Netgear RAX200 test router. Performance is essentially identical to the Killer 1650 series but without the gaming-centric Killer software enhancements.

Upgradeable M.2 2230 WLAN
Upgradeable M.2 2230 WLAN
Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1390 MBit/s ∼100% +18%
Aorus 17G XB
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1260 MBit/s ∼91% +7%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1260 MBit/s ∼91% +7%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1182 (1085min - 1338max) MBit/s ∼85% 0%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1177 (773min - 1353max) MBit/s ∼85%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1410 MBit/s ∼100% +11%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1390 MBit/s ∼99% +9%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1283 (1089min - 1413max) MBit/s ∼91% +1%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1270 (1080min - 1388max) MBit/s ∼90%
Aorus 17G XB
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1260 MBit/s ∼89% -1%
050100150200250300350400450500550600650700750800850900950100010501100115012001250130013501400Tooltip
; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1176 (773-1353)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1270 (1080-1388)

Webcam

ColorChecker
9.3 ∆E
11.6 ∆E
12.8 ∆E
12.4 ∆E
14.3 ∆E
12 ∆E
9.6 ∆E
14.7 ∆E
14.4 ∆E
9.4 ∆E
10.7 ∆E
10.8 ∆E
9 ∆E
8.6 ∆E
19.2 ∆E
10.7 ∆E
16.8 ∆E
14.8 ∆E
1.2 ∆E
8.5 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
10.3 ∆E
6.4 ∆E
4.2 ∆E
ColorChecker MSI GS75 10SF-609US: 10.91 ∆E min: 1.18 - max: 19.22 ∆E

Maintenance

The bottom panel is secured by 15 Philips screws with one protected by an anti-tamper sticker. Accessing the WLAN module and two storage bays is easy enough, but the two RAM slots will require flipping the motherboard over much like on the last generation GS73 series. Choose your RAM carefully as upgrades can be difficult down the line.

Accessories and Warranty

A large velvet cleaning cloth is included alongside the usual paperwork and AC adapter. The standard one-year limited warranty applies with potential extension options for users who register their purchases online.

Input Devices

Keyboard

The SteelSeries keyboards on most higher-end MSI laptops are relatively consistent meaning that you'll know what to expect out of the GS75 if you've ever typed on the GS66 or GS73. We prefer the keyboard on our GS75 over the Razer Blade Pro 17 as the keys here are firmer in feedback and deeper in travel. It even integrates a NumPad which many gaming laptops omit, though these keys are unfortunately smaller and spongier than the main QWERTY keys.

Touchpad

The clickpad is wider than on most other laptops at 14 x 6.5 cm to better match the 16:9 aspect ratio of the display much like the clickpads on many newer HP Envy and Spectre laptops. Even so, total surface area is slightly smaller than the squarer 13 x 8 cm clickpad on the Razer Blade Pro 17. Gliding is smooth nonetheless with only a bit of sticking when moving at very slow speeds.

Clicking feels stronger and with a more satisfying audible click when compared to the spongier clickpad of the Razer Blade Pro 17.

SteelSeries keyboard layout hasn't changed since the old GS73 days
SteelSeries keyboard layout hasn't changed since the old GS73 days
Feedback is pretty good when clicking especially for a relatively large clickpad
Feedback is pretty good when clicking especially for a relatively large clickpad
The typing experience feels very similar to other GS series laptops including the GS66
The typing experience feels very similar to other GS series laptops including the GS66
Full sized arrow keys while the NumPad keys are slightly narrower and spongier
Full sized arrow keys while the NumPad keys are slightly narrower and spongier

Display

The high quality 240 Hz Sharp LQ173M1JW05 IPS panel is the first to appear in our database. Response times, contrast, and colors are very similar to the 300 Hz LQ173M1JW02 panel as found on the Razer Blade Pro 17, but our MSI comes better calibrated. It's hard to go back to "regular" 60 Hz displays after becoming accustomed to panels capable of both very fast refresh rates and very fast response times like the one we have here.

No 4K UHD, OLED, or touchscreen options as MSI is focusing on the high refresh rate 1080p options instead
No 4K UHD, OLED, or touchscreen options as MSI is focusing on the high refresh rate 1080p options instead
Narrow bezels on three sides of the display
Narrow bezels on three sides of the display
Display is very slightly grainy which is common on most matte panels
Display is very slightly grainy which is common on most matte panels
Minor uneven backlight bleeding along top left and bottom right corners
Minor uneven backlight bleeding along top left and bottom right corners
324.3
cd/m²
309.8
cd/m²
320
cd/m²
292.6
cd/m²
299.4
cd/m²
303.3
cd/m²
277
cd/m²
274
cd/m²
292.5
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
Sharp LQ173M1JW05
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 324.3 cd/m² Average: 299.2 cd/m² Minimum: 14.7 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 84 %
Center on Battery: 299.4 cd/m²
Contrast: 966:1 (Black: 0.31 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 1.82 | 0.6-29.43 Ø5.7, calibrated: 1.59
ΔE Greyscale 2.7 | 0.64-98 Ø5.9
99.8% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 67.1% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.18
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Sharp LQ173M1JW05, IPS, 17.30, 1920x1080
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
Sharp LQ173M1JW02, IPS, 17.30, 1920x1080
Aorus 17G XB
AU Optronics B173HAN05.0 (AUO509D), IPS, 17.30, 1920x1080
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
Chi Mei 173HCE, CMN175F, IPS, 17.30, 1920x1080
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
AU Optronics B173HAN05.1, IPS, 17.30, 1920x1080
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
CMN N173HHE-G32 (CMN1747), TN, 17.30, 1920x1080
Response Times
-29%
-151%
-154%
-14%
-25%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
5 (2.2, 2.8)
5.6 (2.6, 3)
-12%
16 (7.6, 8.4)
-220%
17.2 (8.8, 8.4)
-244%
5.6 (2.4, 3.2)
-12%
7.8 (4.4, 3.4)
-56%
Response Time Black / White *
6.6 (2.6, 4)
9.6 (5.2, 4.4)
-45%
12 (6.8, 5.2)
-82%
10.8 (6, 4.8)
-64%
7.6 (3.4, 4.2)
-15%
6.2 (4.4, 1.8)
6%
PWM Frequency
26320 (25)
25510 (14)
Screen
-44%
19%
18%
3%
-17%
Brightness middle
299.4
328
10%
293
-2%
384.2
28%
288
-4%
262
-12%
Brightness
299
329
10%
285
-5%
357
19%
276
-8%
261
-13%
Brightness Distribution
84
78
-7%
95
13%
90
7%
93
11%
94
12%
Black Level *
0.31
0.35
-13%
0.24
23%
0.29
6%
0.24
23%
0.2
35%
Contrast
966
937
-3%
1221
26%
1325
37%
1200
24%
1310
36%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
1.82
4.74
-160%
1.27
30%
1.35
26%
1.92
-5%
3.96
-118%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
3.91
8.99
-130%
2.24
43%
3.45
12%
4.57
-17%
7.29
-86%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
1.59
2.12
-33%
1.06
33%
1.42
11%
1.14
28%
2.18
-37%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
2.7
6.8
-152%
1.34
50%
1.2
56%
3.08
-14%
3.09
-14%
Gamma
2.18 101%
2.2 100%
2.38 92%
2.23 99%
2.42 91%
2.48 89%
CCT
6837 95%
6446 101%
6542 99%
6580 99%
7055 92%
6977 93%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
67.1
64.8
-3%
73
9%
65.5
-2%
65
-3%
76
13%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
99.8
98.6
-1%
94
-6%
98.5
-1%
96
-4%
100
0%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-37% / -41%
-66% / -7%
-68% / -8%
-6% / 0%
-21% / -18%

* ... smaller is better

Color space covers all of sRGB and 67 percent of AdobeRGB to be indicative of a high-end panel. Other fast refresh rate displays are similar with the notable exception of Panda panels like the one on the cheaper Asus ROG G512

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

X-Rite colorimeter measurements reveal a well-calibrated display out of the box with average grayscale and color DeltaE values of just 2.7 and 1.82, respectively. Attempting to calibrate the panel even further ourselves would result in just marginal improvements.

Grayscale before calibration
Grayscale before calibration
Saturation Sweeps before calibration
Saturation Sweeps before calibration
ColorChecker before calibration
ColorChecker before calibration
Grayscale after calibration
Grayscale after calibration
Saturation Sweeps after calibration
Saturation Sweeps after calibration
ColorChecker after calibration
ColorChecker after calibration

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
6.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 2.6 ms rise
↘ 4 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 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 7 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (24.3 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
5 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 2.2 ms rise
↘ 2.8 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 0.8 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 4 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (38.6 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM not detected

In comparison: 51 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 9668 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

At 300 nits maximum, display brightness is about average for a 17.3-inch gaming laptop meaning that outdoor visibility isn't anything special. You're going to want to stay under shade whenever possible if using the laptop outdoors or else the screen will look washed out.

Outdoors on a cloudy day
Outdoors on a cloudy day
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors on a cloudy day
Outdoors on a cloudy day
Wide IPS viewing angles. Colors and contrast change just slightly if viewing from extreme angles
Wide IPS viewing angles. Colors and contrast change just slightly if viewing from extreme angles

Performance

Though users can choose between the Core i7-10750H, i7-10875H, or i9-10980HK, we don't recommend the latter as performance gains will be very marginal between it and the i7-10875H. Meanwhile, graphics options are somewhat confusing as there are standard, Max-Q, and Super GPUs to choose from. There are no options lesser than the Core i7 or GeForce RTX series since MSI is positioning its GS75 as a flagship family.

Nvidia Optimus comes standard to automatically exclude G-Sync support for the internal display.

Processor

CPU performance is faster than most other laptops equipped with the same processor. The Razer Blade Pro 17, for example, is about 16 percent slower after accounting for performance throttling on both systems. Running CineBench R15 xT in a loop results in only a 6 percent dip in performance over time. Users upgrading from the 6-core Core i7-10750H will see roughly 20 percent faster processor performance. It's worth noting that the Ryzen 7 4800H in the MSI Bravo series stands toe-to-toe with the Core i7-10875H despite the AMD processor costing much less.

See our dedicated page on the Core i7-10875H for more technical information and benchmark comparisons.

CineBench R15
CineBench R15
CineBench R20
CineBench R20
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MSI GS75 10SF-609US GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1620 (1596.04-1713.21)
Dell XPS 17 9700 Core i7 RTX 2060 Max-Q GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Micron 2200S MTFDHBA1T0TCK; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1366 (1339.18-1451.59)
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1362 (1352.68-1494.38)
Aorus 17G XB GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø1613 (1597.83-1832.68)
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender 2.79: BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 -mmt1 | 7z b 4
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3: 64 Bit Single-Core Score | 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
4463 Points ∼100% +15%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
4288 Points ∼96% +10%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
4132 Points ∼93% +6%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
3885 Points ∼87%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
3883 Points ∼87% 0%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
3712 Points ∼83% -4%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (2800 - 4176, n=25)
3507 Points ∼79% -10%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
3224 Points ∼72% -17%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
3178 Points ∼71% -18%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
Intel Core i7-9750H
2357 Points ∼53% -39%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
1906 Points ∼43% -51%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
509 Points ∼100% +7%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
495 Points ∼97% +4%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
489 Points ∼96% +3%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (456 - 511, n=25)
487 Points ∼96% +3%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
477 Points ∼94% 0%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
475 Points ∼93%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
460 Points ∼90% -3%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
441 Points ∼87% -7%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
437 Points ∼86% -8%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
428 Points ∼84% -10%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
Intel Core i7-9750H
422 Points ∼83% -11%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
1962 Points ∼100% +15%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
1863 Points ∼95% +9%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
1816 (1724.58min - 1815.79max) Points ∼93% +6%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
1737 (1552.73min - 1737.47max) Points ∼89% +1%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
1721 Points ∼88% 0%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
1713 (1596.04min - 1713.21max) Points ∼87%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (1111 - 1833, n=32)
1577 Points ∼80% -8%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
1398 (1313.46min - 1397.77max) Points ∼71% -18%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
1347 (1253.05min - 1347.16max) Points ∼69% -21%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
Intel Core i7-9750H
1097 Points ∼56% -36%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
839 (755.39min - 839.42max) Points ∼43% -51%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
215 Points ∼100% +9%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (190 - 214, n=30)
204 Points ∼95% +3%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
203 Points ∼94% +3%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
198 Points ∼92%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
193 Points ∼90% -3%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
189 Points ∼88% -5%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
189 Points ∼88% -5%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
189 Points ∼88% -5%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
180 Points ∼84% -9%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
178 Points ∼83% -10%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
Intel Core i7-9750H
173 Points ∼80% -13%
Blender 2.79 / BMW27 CPU
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
555 Seconds * ∼100% -98%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
347 Seconds * ∼63% -24%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
345 Seconds * ∼62% -23%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (259 - 386, n=23)
318 Seconds * ∼57% -14%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
297 Seconds * ∼54% -6%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
293 Seconds * ∼53% -5%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
286 Seconds * ∼52% -2%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
280 Seconds * ∼50%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
271 Seconds * ∼49% +3%
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
244 Seconds * ∼44% +13%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
5674 MIPS ∼100% +8%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (5071 - 5780, n=24)
5360 MIPS ∼94% +2%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
5336 MIPS ∼94% +2%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
5232 MIPS ∼92%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
5026 MIPS ∼89% -4%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
4924 MIPS ∼87% -6%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
4717 MIPS ∼83% -10%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
4662 MIPS ∼82% -11%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
4634 MIPS ∼82% -11%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
4471 MIPS ∼79% -15%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
55064 MIPS ∼100% +14%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
48837 MIPS ∼89% +1%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
48577 MIPS ∼88% 0%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
48397 MIPS ∼88%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
46591 MIPS ∼85% -4%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
45938 MIPS ∼83% -5%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (33674 - 49474, n=24)
43106 MIPS ∼78% -11%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
36693 MIPS ∼67% -24%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
36370 MIPS ∼66% -25%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
22139 MIPS ∼40% -54%
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 / 64 Bit Single-Core Score
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
1302 Points ∼100% +2%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (1233 - 1371, n=22)
1302 Points ∼100% +2%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
1271 Points ∼98%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
1219 Points ∼94% -4%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
1189 Points ∼91% -6%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
1143 Points ∼88% -10%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
1108 Points ∼85% -13%
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 / 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
8666 Points ∼100% +4%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
8363 Points ∼97%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
7782 Points ∼90% -7%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (6988 - 8620, n=22)
7764 Points ∼90% -7%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
6298 Points ∼73% -25%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
5260 Points ∼61% -37%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
4032 Points ∼47% -52%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Eurocom Sky X4C i9-9900KS
Intel Core i9-9900KS
15.315 fps ∼100% +20%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
12.8 fps ∼84%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
12.5 fps ∼82% -2%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
12.2 fps ∼80% -5%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
12.193 fps ∼80% -5%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H
11.865 fps ∼77% -7%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (10.1 - 14.1, n=20)
11.8 fps ∼77% -8%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
10.5 fps ∼69% -18%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
9.27 fps ∼61% -28%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
6.34 fps ∼41% -50%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
64.1 s ∼100% +28%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
61.4 s ∼96% +22%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
58.9 s ∼92% +17%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
55.3 s ∼86% +10%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
51.9 s ∼81% +3%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (30.2 - 84.3, n=23)
50.4 s ∼79% 0%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
50.2 s ∼78%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H
0.676 sec * ∼100% -15%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
0.626 sec * ∼93% -6%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H
0.617 sec * ∼91% -5%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
0.596 sec * ∼88% -1%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H
0.589 sec * ∼87%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H
  (0.546 - 0.662, n=22)
0.582 sec * ∼86% +1%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK
0.581 sec * ∼86% +1%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
1713 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
134 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
198 Points
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System Performance

PCMark 10 Standard
PCMark 10 Standard
PCMark 8 Home Accelerated
PCMark 8 Home Accelerated
PCMark 8 Work Accelerated
PCMark 8 Work Accelerated
PCMark 10
Digital Content Creation
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
9128 Points ∼59% +1%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
9082 Points ∼58%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
9022 Points ∼58% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (8560 - 9234, n=3)
8959 Points ∼58% -1%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
8560 Points ∼55% -6%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
8344 Points ∼54% -8%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK, 2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
5514 Points ∼36% -39%
Productivity
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
8469 Points ∼76%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (8028 - 8469, n=3)
8279 Points ∼74% -2%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK, 2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
8253 Points ∼74% -3%
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
8237 Points ∼74% -3%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
8176 Points ∼73% -3%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
8028 Points ∼72% -5%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
7654 Points ∼69% -10%
Essentials
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
10239 Points ∼89% +2%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
10064 Points ∼88%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
10024 Points ∼88% 0%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK, 2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
9933 Points ∼87% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (9744 - 10064, n=3)
9880 Points ∼86% -2%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
9831 Points ∼86% -2%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
9405 Points ∼82% -7%
Score
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
6582 Points ∼75%
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
6571 Points ∼75% 0%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
6483 Points ∼74% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (6290 - 6582, n=3)
6462 Points ∼74% -2%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
6290 Points ∼72% -4%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
6049 Points ∼69% -8%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK, 2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
5502 Points ∼63% -16%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
6593 Points ∼97% +6%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
6317 Points ∼93% +2%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (6191 - 6317, n=2)
6254 Points ∼92% +1%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
6191 Points ∼91%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK, 2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
5818 Points ∼85% -6%
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
5323 Points ∼78% -14%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
5319 Points ∼86% +11%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
5217 Points ∼84% +9%
Average Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (4780 - 5217, n=2)
4999 Points ∼81% +5%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
4780 Points ∼77%
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
4393 Points ∼71% -8%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK, 2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
4384 Points ∼71% -8%
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
4780 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
6191 points
PCMark 10 Score
6582 points
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DPC Latency

LatencyMon reveals no latency issues when opening multiple tabs on our homepage. 4K60 video playback is smooth and with no dropped frames as well.

DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, R7 4800H, Intel SSD 660p 1TB SSDPEKNW010T8
8851.6 μs * ∼100% -2332%
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
6057.7 μs * ∼68% -1564%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK, 2x Intel SSD 660p 1TB SSDPEKNW010T8 (RAID 0)
5066.3 μs * ∼57% -1292%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-10300H, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-512G
2951.7 μs * ∼33% -711%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
1933.4 μs * ∼22% -431%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
1217.7 μs * ∼14% -235%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
1029.5 μs * ∼12% -183%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
364 μs * ∼4%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Devices

Two M.2 2280 PCIe slots are available. Our test unit comes with a 512 GB Western Digital SN730, but expect other manufacturers depending on the reseller. The SN730 returns noticeably faster sequential write rates than what we recorded on the Lite-On CA5 as found on the Razer Blade Pro 17.

AS SSD
AS SSD
CDM 5.5
CDM 5.5
Primary M.2 drive near bottom right corner
Primary M.2 drive near bottom right corner
Secondary M.2 slot sits perpendicular to the primary drive
Secondary M.2 slot sits perpendicular to the primary drive
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
Lite-On CA5-8D512
Aorus 17G XB
Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
AS SSD
-30%
29%
-9%
8%
-11%
Copy Game MB/s
1682.7
1506.29
-10%
1532.82
-9%
996.39
-41%
Copy Program MB/s
733.08
621.74
-15%
625.96
-15%
438.92
-40%
Copy ISO MB/s
3091.91
1714.9
-45%
1926.01
-38%
1398.06
-55%
Score Total
3366
2392
-29%
4972
48%
3624
8%
4576
36%
3083
-8%
Score Write
1343
1034
-23%
2294
71%
1447
8%
2074
54%
906
-33%
Score Read
1328
913
-31%
1755
32%
1437
8%
1632
23%
1456
10%
Access Time Write *
0.071
0.167
-135%
0.032
55%
0.107
-51%
0.037
48%
0.038
46%
Access Time Read *
0.076
0.058
24%
0.07
8%
0.051
33%
0.047
38%
0.077
-1%
4K-64 Write
938.15
812.64
-13%
1957.87
109%
1137.27
21%
1746.19
86%
690.74
-26%
4K-64 Read
1049.71
664.71
-37%
1525.36
45%
1217.48
16%
1419.15
35%
1238.38
18%
4K Write
157.4
90.18
-43%
116.76
-26%
100.83
-36%
101.13
-36%
98.36
-38%
4K Read
45.46
46.61
3%
50.72
12%
25.88
-43%
46.86
3%
42.81
-6%
Seq Write
2479.16
1314.33
-47%
2192.74
-12%
2093.64
-16%
2265.7
-9%
1172.8
-53%
Seq Read
2326.96
2019.26
-13%
1790.65
-23%
1937.52
-17%
1661.88
-29%
1749.34
-25%
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-7%
-3%
-10%
-29%
-38%
Write 4K
177.9
119
-33%
123.4
-31%
110.6
-38%
96.09
-46%
90.14
-49%
Read 4K
47.42
51.87
9%
45.02
-5%
41.46
-13%
40.86
-14%
39.07
-18%
Write Seq
2707
2258
-17%
2526
-7%
2378
-12%
1317
-51%
1192
-56%
Read Seq
2369
2283
-4%
2062
-13%
2114
-11%
1030
-57%
1135
-52%
Write 4K Q32T1
427.8
491
15%
497.9
16%
445.4
4%
350.4
-18%
290.9
-32%
Read 4K Q32T1
543.2
539.7
-1%
578.5
6%
509.3
-6%
404.1
-26%
343.9
-37%
Write Seq Q32T1
2703
2253
-17%
2982
10%
2735
1%
2396
-11%
1194
-56%
Read Seq Q32T1
3387
3172
-6%
3440
2%
3206
-5%
3194
-6%
3199
-6%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-19% / -21%
13% / 16%
-10% / -10%
-11% / -5%
-25% / -22%

* ... smaller is better

WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 3387 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 2703 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 543.2 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 427.8 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 2369 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 2707 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 47.42 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 177.9 MB/s

Disk Throttling: DiskSpd Read Loop, Queue Depth 8

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: Ø3401 (2743.07-3417.52)

GPU Performance

The RTX 2070 Max-Q in our MSI is performing slightly faster than the average in our database taken from at least 20 other gaming laptops with the same GPU. Overall performance is merely a few percentage points slower than the pricier RTX 2070 Super Max-Q to be essentially on par with the mobile RTX 2060. As mentioned before, mobile GeForce SKUs are becoming overcrowded to the point where older and supposedly slower SKUs can sometimes outperform newer ones.

See our dedicated page on the GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q for more technical information and benchmark comparisons. The GPU pairs well with our high refresh rate panel especially since you don't have to reach 240 FPS to exploit a 240 Hz monitor.

3DMark 11
3DMark 11
Cloud Gate
Cloud Gate
Fire Strike Ultra
Fire Strike Ultra
Fire Strike
Fire Strike
Time Spy
Time Spy
 
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
9638 Points ∼100% +37%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), R7 2700X
9236 Points ∼96% +31%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK
8479 Points ∼88% +20%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
7732 Points ∼80% +10%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
7358 Points ∼76% +4%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
7294 Points ∼76% +3%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H
7057 Points ∼73%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-10750H
6732 Points ∼70% -5%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (5948 - 8065, n=25)
6702 Points ∼70% -5%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
6312 Points ∼65% -11%
MSI GE73 8RF-008 Raider RGB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, i7-8750H
5697 Points ∼59% -19%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
5454 Points ∼57% -23%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H
4708 Points ∼49% -33%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-10300H
3461 Points ∼36% -51%
2560x1440 Time Spy Score
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
9629 Points ∼100% +30%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), R7 2700X
9145 Points ∼95% +24%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK
8604 Points ∼89% +16%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
7878 Points ∼82% +7%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
7633 Points ∼79% +3%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H
7392 Points ∼77%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
7261 Points ∼75% -2%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-10750H
6788 Points ∼70% -8%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (5989 - 8236, n=25)
6677 Points ∼69% -10%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
6610 Points ∼69% -11%
MSI GE73 8RF-008 Raider RGB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, i7-8750H
5773 Points ∼60% -22%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
5651 Points ∼59% -24%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H
4856 Points ∼50% -34%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-10300H
3554 Points ∼37% -52%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
24416 Points ∼100% +32%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), R7 2700X
22999 Points ∼94% +24%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK
22391 Points ∼92% +21%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
21004 Points ∼86% +13%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
19338 Points ∼79% +4%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
19230 Points ∼79% +4%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
18807 Points ∼77% +2%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H
18517 Points ∼76%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-10750H
18114 Points ∼74% -2%
MSI GE73 8RF-008 Raider RGB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, i7-8750H
17980 Points ∼74% -3%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (11563 - 21191, n=28)
17345 Points ∼71% -6%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H
14724 Points ∼60% -20%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
14444 Points ∼59% -22%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-10300H
9621 Points ∼39% -48%
3DMark 11
1280x720 Performance Combined
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
17605 Points ∼100% 0%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H
17603 Points ∼100%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
16266 Points ∼92% -8%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK
14894 Points ∼85% -15%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
13742 Points ∼78% -22%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), R7 2700X
13644 Points ∼78% -22%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-10750H
13226 Points ∼75% -25%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
13126 Points ∼75% -25%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
12851 Points ∼73% -27%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (9107 - 17603, n=28)
12492 Points ∼71% -29%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H
12069 Points ∼69% -31%
MSI GE73 8RF-008 Raider RGB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, i7-8750H
11115 Points ∼63% -37%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
10270 Points ∼58% -42%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-10300H
8969 Points ∼51% -49%
1280x720 Performance GPU
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile, i9-10980HK
34021 Points ∼100% +41%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop), R7 2700X
31260 Points ∼92% +30%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK
29220 Points ∼86% +21%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
27955 Points ∼82% +16%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
26413 Points ∼78% +10%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Radeon RX 5600M, R7 4800H
25706 Points ∼76% +7%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, i7-10750H
24617 Points ∼72% +2%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
24465 Points ∼72% +2%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H
24066 Points ∼71%
MSI GE73 8RF-008 Raider RGB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, i7-8750H
23261 Points ∼68% -3%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (14723 - 27694, n=28)
22354 Points ∼66% -7%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, i7-9750H
20224 Points ∼59% -16%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H
19187 Points ∼56% -20%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile, i5-10300H
13168 Points ∼39% -45%
3DMark 11 Performance
22303 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
51136 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
17066 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
7392 points
Help
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
1920x1080 Highest Preset AA:T
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
121 (97min) fps ∼100% +36%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
109 fps ∼90% +22%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
104 fps ∼86% +17%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
Intel Core i9-9980HK, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
99 fps ∼82% +11%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
99 (78min) fps ∼82% +11%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
90 fps ∼74% +1%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
89 fps ∼74%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
86 fps ∼71% -3%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
85 fps ∼70% -4%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (57 - 89, n=11)
78.5 fps ∼65% -12%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
74 fps ∼61% -17%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
73 fps ∼60% -18%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
70 fps ∼58% -21%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, AMD Radeon RX 5600M
68 fps ∼56% -24%
Dell XPS 17 9700 Core i7 RTX 2060 Max-Q
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
65 fps ∼54% -27%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
61 fps ∼50% -31%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
51 (39min) fps ∼42% -43%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
44 (35min - 73max) fps ∼36% -51%
1920x1080 High Preset AA:SM
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
127 (101min) fps ∼100% +30%
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
115 fps ∼91% +17%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
110 fps ∼87% +12%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
110 (91min) fps ∼87% +12%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
Intel Core i9-9980HK, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
105 fps ∼83% +7%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
101 fps ∼80% +3%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
98 fps ∼77%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
97 fps ∼76% -1%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
93 fps ∼73% -5%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (62 - 98, n=11)
86 fps ∼68% -12%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
84 (79min - 138max) fps ∼66% -14%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, AMD Radeon RX 5600M
83 fps ∼65% -15%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
81 fps ∼64% -17%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
79 fps ∼62% -19%
Dell XPS 17 9700 Core i7 RTX 2060 Max-Q
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
75 fps ∼59% -23%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
72 fps ∼57% -27%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
58 (46min) fps ∼46% -41%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
51 (40min - 82max) fps ∼40% -48%
The Witcher 3 - 1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
MSI GE75 9SG
Intel Core i9-9880H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile
95.3 fps ∼100% +41%
Asus Strix Scar 17 G732LXS
Intel Core i9-10980HK, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Mobile
93.4 (78min) fps ∼98% +38%
MSI RTX 2070 Gaming Z 8G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Desktop)
89.9 (81min - 101max) fps ∼94% +33%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
82.6 (69min) fps ∼87% +22%
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
80.9 (75min - 90max) fps ∼85% +20%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
80.7 fps ∼85% +20%
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
Intel Core i9-9980HK, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
78 fps ∼82% +16%
MSI GS75 Stealth 9SG
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
76.9 fps ∼81% +14%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
75.3 (63min) fps ∼79% +12%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
72.7 (61min - 82max) fps ∼76% +8%
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
67.5 (61min - 75max) fps ∼71%
Dell G5 15 SE 5505 P89F
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, AMD Radeon RX 5600M
66.1 (62min - 70max) fps ∼69% -2%
MSI GE75 Raider 10SE-008US
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile
65.9 (61min - 72max) fps ∼69% -2%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
  (56 - 83.8, n=29)
65.7 fps ∼69% -3%
Asus ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G731GW-XB74
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
64 fps ∼67% -5%
MSI GE73 8RF-008 Raider RGB
Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
62.9 fps ∼66% -7%
Asus Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
58.4 fps ∼61% -13%
Dell XPS 17 9700 Core i7 RTX 2060 Max-Q
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
56.1 (51min - 61max) fps ∼59% -17%
Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
55.6 (53min - 60max) fps ∼58% -18%
HP Omen 15-dc0015ng
Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
55.3 fps ∼58% -18%
Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU-RB74
Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
53.7 fps ∼56% -20%
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
Intel Core i7-8750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q
49.6 fps ∼52% -27%
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44-R5FT
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
38.3 (29min) fps ∼40% -43%
MSI GF75 Thin 10SCXR
Intel Core i5-10300H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile
37.7 fps ∼40% -44%
01020304050607080Tooltip
MSI GS75 10SF-609US GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G: Ø64.2 (60-71)
low med. high ultra
The Witcher 3 (2015) 349.7 231.3 131.3 67.5 fps
Dota 2 Reborn (2015) 164 141 133 126 fps
X-Plane 11.11 (2018) 112 100 83.7 fps
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018) 161 110 98 89 fps

Emissions

System Noise

There are three internal fans unlike most other gaming laptops which tend to use just two. The fans are almost always active no matter the setting even if on "Silent" mode. The system will be audible during low loads like browsing or video streaming at about 31 dB(A) against a background of 26.2 dB(A), but it's thankfully not loud enough to be too distracting. Thankfully, the fans will be quieter automatically if running on battery power. We don't recommend running on Balanced mode when the extra horsepower isn't needed or else the fans will pulse between different RPMs much more frequently.

Fan noise will jump to 50.6 dB(A) when gaming to be in line with most other high performance ultra-thin gaming laptops. Enabling CoolerBoost will bump fan noise significantly to over 60 dB(A) for only minor performance gains. You're almost always going to want headphones when the fans are on full blast.

Cooling solution consists of three fans and seven heat pipes
Cooling solution consists of three fans and seven heat pipes
The dual ~50 mm fans is joined by a third smaller ~40 mm fan
The dual ~50 mm fans is joined by a third smaller ~40 mm fan
(White: Background, Red: System idle, Blue: 3DMark 06, Orange: Witcher 3, Green: CoolerBoost on)
(White: Background, Red: System idle, Blue: 3DMark 06, Orange: Witcher 3, Green: CoolerBoost on)
MSI GS75 10SF-609US
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
Razer Blade Pro 17 RTX 2070 Max-Q 300 Hz
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-10875H, Lite-On CA5-8D512
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
Alienware m17 R2 P41E
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i9-9980HK, 2x SK Hynix PC601 NVMe 512 GB (RAID 0)
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-011
GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, i7-8750H, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
Noise
6%
-5%
3%
2%
4%
off / environment *
26.2
28.2
-8%
30
-15%
29.1
-11%
30
-15%
30
-15%
Idle Minimum *
31.2
28.2
10%
35
-12%
29.4
6%
32
-3%
30
4%
Idle Average *
31.4
28.2
10%
36
-15%
29.4
6%
33
-5%
34
-8%
Idle Maximum *
34
30.5
10%
41
-21%
31.5
7%
34
-0%
36
-6%
Load Average *
49.5
42.2
15%
47
5%
49.7
-0%
40
19%
43
13%
Witcher 3 ultra *
50.6
53
-5%
48
5%
49.5
2%
49
3%
45
11%
Load Maximum *
60.7
55.5
9%
49
19%
53.3
12%
50
18%
45
26%

* ... smaller is better

Noise Level

Idle
31.2 / 31.4 / 34 dB(A)
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