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MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH gaming laptop review: GPU performance sacrificed for a slimmer build

Slim at all costs? The MSI GS76 Stealth is one of the slimmest gaming laptops on the market. Despite the thin build, MSI packs a GeForce RTX 3080 under the hood of the 11UH-074 premium model that we tested. Find out here whether this strategy was successful.
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MSI GS76 Stealth

While other MSI gaming laptops are rather bulky (we recall the 17-inch GT76 monster, for example), the GS series makes a very subtle and discreet impression. The latest 17-inch model is powered by a processor from Intel's 11th generation. Models with the Core i7-11800H and Core i9-11900H are currently listed on the German homepage.

Demanding graphics computations are handled either by the GeForce RTX 3070 with 8 GB of VRAM or a GeForce RTX 3080 with 8 or 16 GB of VRAM. This is accompanied by 32 to 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM as well as an NVMe SSD with a capacity of 1 or 2 TB. For the display, you can choose between a Full HD panel with 300 or 360 Hz, or a 4K panel with 120 Hz.

Our review is based on the GS76 11UH-074 version that costs around 4,400 Euros (~$5,159). It comes with 64 GB of RAM, a 2 TB SSD, the Core i9-11900H, and the GeForce RTX 3080.

MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH (GS76 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i9-11900H 8 x 2.5 - 4.9 GHz, 109 W PL2 / Short Burst, 90 W PL1 / Sustained, Tiger Lake H45
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU - 16384 MB, Core: 1245 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, 95 W TDP, GDDR6, ForceWare 471.96, Optimus
Memory
65536 MB 
, 2x 32 GB SO-DIMM DDR4-3200, dual-channel, two slots (both in use)
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 255 PPI, AUO B173ZAN06.1 (AUODE95), IPS, UHD, glossy: no, 120 Hz
Mainboard
Intel HM570
Storage
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB, 2048 GB 
, NVMe SSD, two M.2 slots (one in use)
Soundcard
Intel Tiger Point-LP PCH - cAVS
Connections
3 USB 3.1 Gen2, 0 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps, 1 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 1 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 1 combined port (headset/mic), Card Reader: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-III)
Networking
Killer E3100G 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x (210NGW) (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20 x 396 x 259 ( = 0.79 x 15.59 x 10.2 in)
Battery
99.9 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 4 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD (720p @30 fps)
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2W Dynaudio, Keyboard: SteelSeries Chiclet RGB, Keyboard Light: yes, 230-watt power adapter, MSI Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.384 kg ( = 84.09 oz / 5.26 pounds), Power Supply: 590 g ( = 20.81 oz / 1.3 pounds)
Price
4,399 EUR
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

The competitors of the GS76 11UH include other high-end gaming laptops with the GeForce RTX 3080 that are no thicker than 2.5 cm. Besides the Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD and the Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD, the Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 and the Medion Erazer Beast X25 should also be mentioned here. These laptops are listed in the tables as comparison devices.

Possible contenders in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
86.2 %
09/2021
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
i9-11900H, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
2.4 kg20 mm17.30"3840x2160
88 %
05/2021
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
i9-11980HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
2.8 kg22 mm17.30"3840x2160
90.1 %
07/2021
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
i9-11900H, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
2.8 kg19.9 mm17.30"2560x1440
87.8 %
02/2021
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
3 kg19.9 mm17.30"3840x2160
85 %
07/2021
Medion Erazer Beast X25
R9 5900HX, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
2.3 kg23 mm17.30"1920x1080

Case

Let's get straight to one of the biggest weaknesses: Although the GS series has become a bit sturdier over the generations, the current model still struggles with its stability and resistance to torsion. When strong pressure is applied, not only does the base unit flex noticeably in the area of the touchpad, but also in the center of the keyboard. Most manufacturers do a better job here despite the similarly thin designs.

Otherwise, there's hardly anything to criticize about the case. In comparison to the predecessor, the GS75, MSI doesn't use gold-colored elements, which makes the 17-incher look even more sober while also making a stylish and discreet impression in any situation or environment. Apart from the slightly rough transition between the C and D covers in some areas, the build quality is also able to impress. The GS76 is also pleasing in terms of quality. The dark metal surfaces are fingerprint magnets, but they feel very high-quality apart from their lack of stability.

With a weight of around 2.4 kg, the GS75 is also one of the lightest 17-inch gaming devices. With the exception of the Medion Beast X25, all competitors are a few hundred grams heavier (2.8 - 3.0 kg). In combination with its low build height (about 2 cm without the feet), the MSI laptop is quite comfortable to carry around.

Size comparison

396 mm / 15.6 inch 270 mm / 10.6 inch 22 mm / 0.866 inch 2.8 kg6.1 lbs395 mm / 15.6 inch 262 mm / 10.3 inch 23 mm / 0.906 inch 2.3 kg5 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 259 mm / 10.2 inch 20 mm / 0.787 inch 2.4 kg5.26 lbs395 mm / 15.6 inch 260 mm / 10.2 inch 19.9 mm / 0.783 inch 3 kg6.52 lbs394 mm / 15.5 inch 264 mm / 10.4 inch 19.9 mm / 0.783 inch 2.8 kg6.1 lbs

Connectivity

Ports

MSI is up to date when it comes to ports. As you would expect from a modern gaming laptop, the GS76 offers a Thunderbolt 4 port that supports DisplayPort as well as Power Delivery. Together with the second USB Type-C port (also with DisplayPort support), and the HDMI 2.1 output (120 Hz @4K or 60 Hz @8K), up to three external monitors can be connected. In addition, there are two classic USB Type-A ports (3.2 Gen 2), a 2.5 Gigabit LAN port (Killer E3100G Ethernet controller), a 3.5 mm audio jack, a card reader (UHS-III), and a slot for Kensington locks.

Because the ports are crammed into the central area of the two lateral surfaces, motion limitations can occur when using a mouse, depending on the amount of cables involved.

Left side: Power supply, RJ45-LAN, 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, 3.5 mm audio jack
Left side: Power supply, RJ45-LAN, 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, 3.5 mm audio jack
Right side: USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (incl. DisplayPort), card reader, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI 2.1, Kensington lock
Right side: USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (incl. DisplayPort), card reader, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI 2.1, Kensington lock

SD card reader

The card reader delivers a very good performance. With 199 MB/s in sequential reading and 196 MB/s when transferring photos with our 128 GB AV Pro V60 reference microSD card, it ranks second in the test field. Only the Razer Blade 17 Pro 2021 performs even better.

SD Card Reader
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
199.6 MB/s ∼100% +2%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
  (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
196 MB/s ∼98%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
  (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
184 MB/s ∼92% -6%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
 
183 (181.31min - 182.94max) MB/s ∼92% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (18 - 222, n=93, last 2 years)
117.3 MB/s ∼59% -40%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
  (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
79 MB/s ∼40% -60%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
 
257 MB/s ∼100% +29%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
  (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
199 MB/s ∼77%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
191.6 MB/s ∼75% -4%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
  (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
188 MB/s ∼73% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (20.5 - 263, n=87, last 2 years)
136.8 MB/s ∼53% -31%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
  (AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60)
79 MB/s ∼31% -60%

Communication

The Wi-Fi 6E Killer AX1675x chip is responsible for wireless connections. It supports Bluetooth 5.2 and the WLAN 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax standard. The GS76 shows no weakness in the test with our Netgear Nighthawk AX12 reference router (1 m distance). 1,499 Mb/s (sending) and 1,328 Mb/s (receiving) are excellent rates, respectively.

Networking
iperf3 Client (transmit) 1 m 4M x10 Netgear AX12
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1588 (1508min - 1656max) MBit/s ∼100% +6%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1539 (842min - 1691max) MBit/s ∼97% +3%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x (210NGW)
1499 (1390min - 1622max) MBit/s ∼94%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1498 (748min - 1544max) MBit/s ∼94% 0%
Average Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x (210NGW)
  (1066 - 1499, n=8)
1272 MBit/s ∼80% -15%
Average of class Gaming
  (450 - 1622, n=166, last 2 years)
1158 MBit/s ∼73% -23%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
MediaTek MT7921
636 (325min - 728max) MBit/s ∼40% -58%
iperf3 Client (receive) 1 m 4M x10 Netgear AX12
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1495 (788min - 1534max) MBit/s ∼100% +13%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1390 (669min - 1618max) MBit/s ∼93% +5%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x (210NGW)
1328 (642min - 1384max) MBit/s ∼89%
Average Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x (210NGW)
  (1037 - 1469, n=8)
1309 MBit/s ∼88% -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (90 - 1743, n=166, last 2 years)
1232 MBit/s ∼82% -7%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1152 (915min - 1267max) MBit/s ∼77% -13%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
MediaTek MT7921
698 (529min - 748max) MBit/s ∼47% -47%
0501001502002503003504004505005506006507007508008509009501000105011001150120012501300135014001450150015501600Tooltip
; iperf3 Client (receive) 1 m 4M x10 Netgear AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1306 (642-1384)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) 1 m 4M x10 Netgear AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1499 (1390-1622)

Webcam

The built-in 720p webcam proves to be less impressive. As with most rivals, it lacks color accuracy and image sharpness.

ColorChecker
13.6 ∆E
15.4 ∆E
18.4 ∆E
14.1 ∆E
19.7 ∆E
15.8 ∆E
12 ∆E
23.8 ∆E
16.7 ∆E
14.2 ∆E
12.1 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
15.6 ∆E
14.1 ∆E
20.4 ∆E
8.2 ∆E
18.4 ∆E
19.5 ∆E
1.2 ∆E
10.8 ∆E
17.5 ∆E
15.3 ∆E
11 ∆E
7.3 ∆E
ColorChecker MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH: 14.38 ∆E min: 1.18 - max: 23.79 ∆E

Accessories

The box includes a 230-watt power adapter, which isn't particularly compact, and a few information booklets.

Maintenance

The maintenance options are rather disappointing. Those who break the factory seal on the case's bottom and remove the 15 cross-head screws can indeed lift off the entire bottom cover, but only the fans, the battery, the M.2 slots, and the wireless module are accessible inside due to the presence of huge, glued foil surfaces. The CPU's or GPU's cooling system and the RAM can't be accessed easily. This is unnecessary and is solved in a better way by other manufacturers.

MSI GS76 Stealth
MSI GS76 Stealth
MSI GS76 Stealth

Warranty

The warranty period extends to 24 months (Pickup & Return service).

Input devices

Keyboard

As usual with MSI laptops, the keyboard layout takes a lot of getting used to, and it differs from the standard in many places (see photo), which is why you first need to spend some time becoming familiar with it. Despite the suboptimal stability, the keyboard scores points with a good typing experience. Not least thanks to the relatively high key travel and the clear stroke, a firm feedback is generated, and inputs aren't particularly quiet. Older GS models partly came with rather mushy keyboards. We can therefore see an improvement here.

With the exception of the somewhat narrow number pad keys, the dimensions are good. Gamers can also enjoy the RGB lighting that can be adjusted in several levels. A minor drawback: Due to the keyboard's centered position, the height of the palm rest is limited. As a result, larger hands will rest unpleasantly on the case's edge.

RGB lighting
RGB lighting

Touchpad

In general, the touchpad has some catching up to do. Due to the moderate stability, the mouse replacement can clearly be pushed down, and it quickly rattles with inputs, which is detrimental to the perceived quality. Accuracy could also be a bit better. At least the smooth surface provides a pleasant gliding experience. The dimensions leave mixed feelings. While the touchpad is pleasantly wide at 12 cm, the height of 6 cm is a bit low. There were no problems with gesture support (zooming and scrolling with two fingers, etc.).

Display

The top model is equipped with the sharpest of the available displays. The 4K display has the AUO B173ZAN06.1 designation and offers a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels.

464
cd/m²
448
cd/m²
423
cd/m²
480
cd/m²
474
cd/m²
436
cd/m²
477
cd/m²
452
cd/m²
428
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
AUO B173ZAN06.1 (AUODE95)
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 480 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 453.6 cd/m² Minimum: 21 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 88 %
Center on Battery: 474 cd/m²
Contrast: 1030:1 (Black: 0.46 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 1.5 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.4, calibrated: 0.86
ΔE Greyscale 2.8 | 0.64-98 Ø5.6
65% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
94.8% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
63% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.158
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
AUO B173ZAN06.1 (AUODE95), IPS, 3840x2160, 17.30
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
AU Optronics AUO329B, IPS, 3840x2160, 17.30
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
BOE099D (BOE CQ NE173QHM-NY3), IPS, 2560x1440, 17.30
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
AU Optronics B173ZAN03.3, IPS, 3840x2160, 17.30
Medion Erazer Beast X25
BOE NE173FHM-NZ1 (BOE0884), IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Display
32%
28%
33%
9%
Display P3 Coverage
63
86.9
38%
94.2
50%
88.6
41%
70.4
12%
sRGB Coverage
94.8
100
5%
98.7
4%
100
5%
99.8
5%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
65
99.6
53%
84.4
30%
99.9
54%
71.6
10%
Response Times
-399%
10%
-81%
4%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
8.8 ?(2.8, 6)
52 ?(25.2, 26.8)
-491%
4.8
45%
15.2 ?(7.6, 7.6)
-73%
9.2 ?(4.8, 4.4)
-5%
Response Time Black / White *
6.4 ?(2, 4.4)
26 ?(10, 16)
-306%
8
-25%
12 ?(6, 6)
-88%
5.6 ?(2.8, 2.8)
12%
PWM Frequency
Screen
22%
-31%
-115%
-10%
Brightness middle
474
488
3%
322
-32%
407.2
-14%
329
-31%
Brightness
454
467
3%
288
-37%
403
-11%
315
-31%
Brightness Distribution
88
86
-2%
72
-18%
90
2%
88
0%
Black Level *
0.46
0.33
28%
0.3
35%
0.42
9%
0.33
28%
Contrast
1030
1479
44%
1073
4%
970
-6%
997
-3%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
1.5
1.23
18%
3.05
-103%
7.25
-383%
2.03
-35%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
5.59
2.94
47%
5.23
6%
12.51
-124%
5.5
2%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
0.86
0.77
10%
1.92
-123%
3.62
-321%
0.82
5%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
2.8
1.5
46%
3.11
-11%
8.1
-189%
3.5
-25%
Gamma
2.158 102%
2.169 101%
2.13 103%
2.24 98%
2.223 99%
CCT
6597 99%
6614 98%
6553 99%
5925 110%
6526 100%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
99
84
88.1
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
99
99
100
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-115% / -36%
2% / -13%
-54% / -78%
1% / -4%

* ... smaller is better

Unlike some other 4K laptops, the refresh rate is not 60 Hz, but 120 Hz instead, which should make the GS76 suitable for fast games as well. This statement is supported by the measured response times. 6.4 ms for black-to-white and 8.8 ms for gray-to-gray are very good by laptop standards - especially for UHD displays.

The remaining results are also respectable. Only the Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD comes close to the average brightness of 454 cd/m², but it has significantly worse response times. Thanks to this value and the matte surface, outdoor use is possible even in somewhat brighter places, as long as you don't expose it to excessive sunlight.

CalMAN: Grayscales
CalMAN: Grayscales
CalMAN: Color saturation
CalMAN: Color saturation
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: Grayscales (calibrated)
CalMAN: Grayscales (calibrated)
CalMAN: Color saturation (calibrated)
CalMAN: Color saturation (calibrated)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (calibrated)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (calibrated)

The contrast of 1,030:1 only ranks in the midfield. The reason for this is the suboptimal black level of 0.46 cd/m². There are no surprises in terms of viewing angles. As expected from wide-view panels (IPS level), minor shifts in colors and brightness are only visible from very oblique viewing angles. We didn't observe any screen flickering (like PWM, for instance) or an excessive amount of screen bleeding.

MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH vs. sRGB
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH vs. sRGB
Subpixel grid
Subpixel grid
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH vs. AdobeRGB
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH vs. AdobeRGB

The color reproduction is already very good out of the box (DeltaE 2000 less than 2). Calibration improves the average DeltaE value to less than 1 (our ICC file is linked above). As for color space, 95% of sRGB is covered, followed by 65% of AdobeRGB. All display measurements were performed using the True Color mode "sRGB" (MSI software for controlling image reproduction).

Against the light
Against the light
Viewing angles
Viewing angles

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
6.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 2 ms rise
↘ 4.4 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. » 10 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (23.4 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
8.8 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 2.8 ms rise
↘ 6 ms fall
The screen shows fast response rates in our tests and should be suited for gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.692 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 11 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (37 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: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 21941 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

Test conditions

Various system settings can be adjusted in the preinstalled MSI Center. We used the user scenario "Extreme Performance" (without additional fan turbo) for our tests. In addition, graphics switching was always active (MSHybrid @GPU Switch).

MSI Center
MSI Center
MSI Center
MSI Center
MSI Center
MSI Center

Performance

An octa-core CPU, 16 GB GPU, and a generous 64 GB of RAM: The GS76 11UH-074 falls into the absolute high-end range - not surprising considering the hefty price of 4,400 Euros (~$5,159).

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
HWiNFO
AS SSD Benchmark
CrystalDiskMark

Processor

MSI chose one of the strongest processors from Intel's current Tiger Lake generation for its top model. The Core i9-11900H offers 24 MB of L3 cache and eight cores, and up to 16 parallel threads are possible via Hyper-Threading. The base clock speed of the 10 nm chip is 2.5 GHz. Under load - depending on the application and stress - up to 4.9 GHz can be reached. The TDP of 45 watts is in line with most other mobile CPUs with six or eight cores. The HWiNFO tool indicates a PL1 value of 90 watts and a PL2 one of 109 watts.

The GS76 excels with a very high speed in our benchmark course, but its performance drops a bit over time as our Cinebench loop shows. The comparison laptops based on the 11900H/11980HK or the 5900HX tend to gain a bit of ground in the long run. Older Comet Lake counterparts (e.g. with the Core i7-10875H) fall considerably behind, on the other hand.

Cinebench R15 Multi endurance test

01102203304405506607708809901100121013201430154016501760187019802090Tooltip
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH Intel Core i9-11900H: Ø1923 (1832.59-2147.65)
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD Intel Core i9-11980HK: Ø2023 (1924.65-2067.29)
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD Intel Core i9-11900H: Ø2117 (2043.84-2183.76)
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch) Intel Core i7-10875H: Ø1482 (1469.35-1489.04)
Medion Erazer Beast X25 AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX: Ø2004 (1981.96-2041.34)
Cinebench R23
CPU (Multi Core)
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
13012 Points ∼100%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
12720 Points ∼98% -2%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (11567 - 13012, n=3)
12433 Points ∼96% -4%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
12373 Points ∼95% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (4032 - 19282, n=157, last 2 years)
12107 Points ∼93% -7%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
9071 (8918.34min - 9070.5max) Points ∼70% -30%
CPU (Single Core)
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
1586 Points ∼100% +1%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (1574 - 1586, n=3)
1578 Points ∼99% 0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
1575 Points ∼99%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
1491 Points ∼94% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (778 - 1920, n=156, last 2 years)
1475 Points ∼93% -6%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
1270 Points ∼80% -19%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Multi Core)
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
5256 Points ∼100% +8%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
5023 Points ∼96% +3%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
4878 Points ∼93%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (4403 - 5160, n=4)
4866 Points ∼93% 0%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
4776 Points ∼91% -2%
Average of class Gaming
  (1397 - 7382, n=229, last 2 years)
4283 Points ∼81% -12%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
3531 Points ∼67% -28%
CPU (Single Core)
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
610 Points ∼100%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
608 Points ∼100% 0%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (600 - 610, n=4)
605 Points ∼99% -1%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
585 Points ∼96% -4%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
581 Points ∼95% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (300 - 740, n=229, last 2 years)
543 Points ∼89% -11%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
490 Points ∼80% -20%
Cinebench R15
CPU Multi 64Bit
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
2184 (2043.84min - 2183.76max) Points ∼100% +2%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
2148 (1832.59min - 2147.65max) Points ∼98%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (2029 - 2211, n=4)
2143 Points ∼98% 0%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
2067 (1924.65min - 2067.29max) Points ∼95% -4%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
2041 (1981.96min - 2041.34max) Points ∼93% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (536 - 3077, n=240, last 2 years)
1803 Points ∼83% -16%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
1489 (1469.35min - 1489.04max) Points ∼68% -31%
CPU Single 64Bit
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
241 Points ∼100% +1%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
239 Points ∼99% 0%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (236 - 241, n=4)
239 Points ∼99% 0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
238 Points ∼99%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
230 Points ∼95% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (108 - 277, n=230, last 2 years)
217 Points ∼90% -9%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
203 Points ∼84% -15%
Blender 2.79 - BMW27 CPU
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
302 Seconds * ∼100% -21%
Average of class Gaming
  (168 - 732, n=228, last 2 years)
294 Seconds * ∼97% -18%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
250 Seconds * ∼83% -0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
249 Seconds * ∼82%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (231 - 249, n=4)
241 Seconds * ∼80% +3%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
233 Seconds * ∼77% +6%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
231 Seconds * ∼76% +7%
7-Zip 18.03
7z b 4
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
59182 MIPS ∼100% +11%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
57263 MIPS ∼97% +8%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
56759 MIPS ∼96% +7%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (50441 - 57263, n=4)
53766 MIPS ∼91% +1%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
53205 MIPS ∼90%
Average of class Gaming
  (21148 - 76063, n=228, last 2 years)
48788 MIPS ∼82% -8%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
45258 MIPS ∼76% -15%
7z b 4 -mmt1
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
5795 MIPS ∼100% +3%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (5582 - 5870, n=4)
5722 MIPS ∼99% +1%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
5668 MIPS ∼98% 0%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
5664 MIPS ∼98% 0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
5640 MIPS ∼97%
Average of class Gaming
  (2743 - 6506, n=228, last 2 years)
5369 MIPS ∼93% -5%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
5338 MIPS ∼92% -5%
Geekbench 5.3
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
9884 Points ∼100% 0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
9856 Points ∼100%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
9628 Points ∼97% -2%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
9294 Points ∼94% -6%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (7725 - 9856, n=4)
9218 Points ∼93% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (2783 - 14294, n=221, last 2 years)
8205 Points ∼83% -17%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
8134 Points ∼82% -17%
64 Bit Single-Core Score
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
1648 Points ∼100% +1%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
1632 Points ∼99%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (1576 - 1648, n=4)
1620 Points ∼98% -1%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
1613 Points ∼98% -1%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
1529 Points ∼93% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (703 - 1933, n=221, last 2 years)
1425 Points ∼86% -13%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
1315 Points ∼80% -19%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
16.7 fps ∼100% +11%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
15.8 fps ∼95% +5%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
15.8 fps ∼95% +5%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (14.9 - 16.7, n=4)
15.4 fps ∼92% +3%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
15 fps ∼90%
Average of class Gaming
  (4.67 - 22.5, n=227, last 2 years)
13.5 fps ∼81% -10%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
12.1 fps ∼72% -19%
LibreOffice - 20 Documents To PDF
Average of class Gaming
  (23.9 - 113, n=225, last 2 years)
52.8 s * ∼100% -7%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
49.3 s * ∼93% -0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
49.3 s * ∼93%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
45.3 s * ∼86% +8%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (40.5 - 49.3, n=4)
45 s * ∼85% +9%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
44.4 s * ∼84% +10%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
41.1 s * ∼78% +17%
R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Intel Core i7-10875H
0.587 sec * ∼100% -10%
Average of class Gaming
  (0.412 - 1.088, n=224, last 2 years)
0.555 sec * ∼95% -4%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Intel Core i9-11980HK
0.552 sec * ∼94% -4%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H
  (0.529 - 0.544, n=4)
0.534 sec * ∼91% -0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Intel Core i9-11900H
0.533 sec * ∼91%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Intel Core i9-11900H
0.53 sec * ∼90% +1%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
0.4926 sec * ∼84% +8%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
2148 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
190 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
238 Points
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System performance

The system performance of the GS76 11UH meets the high expectations, despite it only being sufficient for the second-to-last place in PCMark 10. The differences in the overall score are marginal, though.

PCMark 10 / Score
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
7245 Points ∼100% +6%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11980HK, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
7088 Points ∼98% +4%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (6822 - 7245, n=2)
7034 Points ∼97% +3%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, R9 5900HX, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
6842 Points ∼94% 0%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
6822 Points ∼94%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-10875H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
6531 Points ∼90% -4%
Average of class Gaming
  (4077 - 8186, n=192, last 2 years)
6417 Points ∼89% -6%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
10630 Points ∼100% +10%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11980HK, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
10212 Points ∼96% +5%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (9690 - 10630, n=2)
10160 Points ∼96% +5%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, R9 5900HX, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
10018 Points ∼94% +3%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-10875H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
9919 Points ∼93% +2%
Average of class Gaming
  (7148 - 11205, n=191, last 2 years)
9803 Points ∼92% +1%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
9690 Points ∼91%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Medion Erazer Beast X25
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, R9 5900HX, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
9252 Points ∼100% +4%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
9182 Points ∼99% +3%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11980HK, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
9098 Points ∼98% +2%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (8882 - 9182, n=2)
9032 Points ∼98% +2%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
8882 Points ∼96%
Average of class Gaming
  (6161 - 10638, n=191, last 2 years)
8618 Points ∼93% -3%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-10875H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
8448 Points ∼91% -5%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
10573 Points ∼100% +6%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11980HK, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
10403 Points ∼98% +4%
Average Intel Core i9-11900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (10014 - 10573, n=2)
10294 Points ∼97% +3%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
10014 Points ∼95%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, R9 5900HX, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
9377 Points ∼89% -6%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-10875H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
9021 Points ∼85% -10%
Average of class Gaming
  (3670 - 13098, n=191, last 2 years)
8622 Points ∼82% -14%
PCMark 10 Score
6822 points
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DPC latencies

Although the GS76 has the lowest latencies of the test field, it's only suitable for real-time video and audio editing to a limited extent out of the box according to the LatencyMon tool.

LatencyMon
LatencyMon
LatencyMon
LatencyMon
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11980HK, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
2676 μs * ∼100% -251%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-10875H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
1714 μs * ∼64% -125%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
1445 μs * ∼54% -90%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, R9 5900HX, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
907 μs * ∼34% -19%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
762 μs * ∼28%

* ... smaller is better

Storage

Things really take off when it comes to storage. MSI provides the 17-incher with an extremely fast PCIe 4 SSD that significantly outperforms older PCIe 3 drives (at least on paper). The 2 TB version of the Samsung PM9A1 was also installed in our test device of the Asus ROG GX703HSD, and as expected, it performed similarly well there. If you want to expand the storage space, there's still an empty M.2 slot inside the case (but only PCIe 3.0).

MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
Medion Erazer Beast X25
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
2%
1%
-44%
-37%
Write 4K
230.7
230.4
0%
244.2
6%
123.5
-46%
129.7
-44%
Read 4K
87.9
91.6
4%
89.8
2%
45.96
-48%
62.4
-29%
Write Seq
4300
4216
-2%
1861
-57%
2436
-43%
Read Seq
4392
4543
3%
1584
-64%
2354
-46%
Write 4K Q32T1
582
667
15%
607
4%
466.4
-20%
512
-12%
Read 4K Q32T1
730
728
0%
658
-10%
566
-22%
436.2
-40%
Write Seq Q32T1
5152
5043
-2%
5270
2%
2981
-42%
3541
-31%
Read Seq Q32T1
7094
6821
-4%
7091
0%
3260
-54%
3568
-50%
AS SSD
-1%
14%
-67%
-28%
Seq Read
5408
5438
1%
5085
-6%
2068
-62%
2591
-52%
Seq Write
3863
3904
1%
4434
15%
2047
-47%
1900
-51%
4K Read
52.7
56.2
7%
80.3
52%
47.85
-9%
53.9
2%
4K Write
153.1
165.8
8%
214.7
40%
87.4
-43%
112.6
-26%
4K-64 Read
2692
2489
-8%
2573
-4%
1932
-28%
1335
-50%
4K-64 Write
3414
3480
2%
2972
-13%
2017
-41%
2966
-13%
Access Time Read *
0.046
0.054
-17%
0.018
61%
0.055
-20%
0.038
17%
Access Time Write *
0.027
0.026
4%
0.02
26%
0.128
-374%
0.036
-33%
Score Read
3285
3089
-6%
3161
-4%
2187
-33%
1648
-50%
Score Write
3953
4036
2%
3631
-8%
2309
-42%
3269
-17%
Score Total
8830
8620
-2%
8380
-5%
5612
-36%
5733
-35%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
1% / 0%
8% / 9%
-56% / -57%
-33% / -32%

* ... smaller is better

Samsung PM9A1 MZVL22T0HBLB
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 7094 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 5152 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 730 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 582 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 4392 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 4300 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 87.9 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 230.7 MB/s

Continuous load read: DiskSpd Read Loop, Queue Depth 8

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Graphics card

Estimating the performance of current Nvidia graphics cards is not an easy task due to the strongly differing TGPs. In the case of the GS76, the GeForce RTX 3080, which theoretically reaches up to 165 watts (incl. Dynamic Boost), only runs with a TGP of 95 watts; this can lead to the top model from Nvidia's Ampere series performing slower than a much cheaper RTX 3070.

Correspondingly, it's hardly surprising that the GS76 finishes last in the synthetic graphics benchmarks. Despite its comparable height, the Asus Zephyrus S17 is partly over 20% faster. No wonder, since Asus allows the RTX 3080 to consume 140 Watts. Whether the emissions are at least lower in return than those of the competition is something that we'll analyze shortly.

3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (31288 - 43744, n=36)
38569 Points ∼100% +13%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
38087 Points ∼99% +12%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
37171 Points ∼96% +9%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
35787 Points ∼93% +5%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
35678 Points ∼93% +5%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
34062 Points ∼88%
Average of class Gaming
  (1925 - 45050, n=212, last 2 years)
28963 Points ∼75% -15%
3DMark
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
28939 Points ∼100% +16%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (16455 - 32366, n=42)
27596 Points ∼95% +10%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
26771 Points ∼93% +7%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
26486 Points ∼92% +6%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
26177 Points ∼90% +5%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
25043 Points ∼87%
Average of class Gaming
  (1360 - 34993, n=231, last 2 years)
21766 Points ∼75% -13%
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
11424 Points ∼100% +22%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
10898 Points ∼95% +16%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
10752 Points ∼94% +15%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (6407 - 13210, n=41)
10735 Points ∼94% +14%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
9989 Points ∼87% +7%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
9377 Points ∼82%
Average of class Gaming
  (429 - 13455, n=233, last 2 years)
8414 Points ∼74% -10%
3DMark 11 Performance
28333 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
35442 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
21544 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
9326 points
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Gaming performance

The weak TGP has a negative impact on the gaming benchmarks as well. The GS76 often has to admit defeat to its rivals here too. Nevertheless, performance is sufficient to run all the latest games smoothly in FHD or QHD with maximum details. However, things can get a bit tight at the native 4K resolution and/or when ray tracing is enabled, which is shown by our benchmarks. In this case, Crysis Remastered drops below the 30 FPS mark, for example. If the resolution is reduced when necessary, passionate gamers will still be satisfied with the 3D performance of the GS76 11UH.

The Witcher 3
1920x1080 High Graphics & Postprocessing (Nvidia HairWorks Off)
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-10875H
208.1 (190min - 220max) fps ∼100% +20%
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H
197.1 fps ∼95% +13%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (149 - 242, n=30)
190.2 fps ∼91% +9%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, R9 5900HX
175 (146min) fps ∼84% +1%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H
174 (141min) fps ∼84%
Average of class Gaming
  (60 - 268, n=171, last 2 years)
150.7 fps ∼72% -13%
1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 GX703HSD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H
112 fps ∼100% +19%
Razer Blade Pro 17 2021 (QHD Touch)
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i7-10875H
108.3 (98min - 117max) fps ∼97% +15%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
  (85.1 - 123, n=38)
105.3 fps ∼94% +12%
Medion Erazer Beast X25
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, R9 5900HX
97.9 (84min) fps ∼87% +4%
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11900H
93.8 (75min) fps ∼84%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-11980HK
93.4 (80min) fps ∼83% 0%
Average of class Gaming
  (30 - 128, n=229, last 2 years)
83.2 fps ∼74% -11%

We tested how the graphics performance behaves over a prolonged period of time with the role-playing game The Witcher 3 for a good 60 minutes (FHD/Ultra). Similar to the CPU, the GPU performance also decreases a bit after a while, but we can't say that there are major performance drops.

The Witcher 3 FPS diagram