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MSI Katana GF76 12UGS review: Is one of the most affordable RTX 3070 Ti gaming laptops worth it?

Scrimpy plastic sword. Both the 15-inch and the 17-inch versions of the Katana are some of the most affordable gaming laptops on the market. The powerful hardware of our test configuration with Alder Lake and RTX 3070 Ti can hardly be the reason for this, so where did the manufacturer make the cuts? Our test will find out.

In the comparison portals, the MSI Katana is listed as one of the most affordable gaming laptops. The first is the 17-inch Alder Lake model for 1199 Euros (~$1249) for the version with an RTX 3050 Ti. The model with an RTX 3060 starts from 1349 Euros (~$1406), and our test configuration with the RTX 3070 Ti will cost you 1949 Euros (~$2031). After the Acer Nitro 5 and the smaller 15-inch sibling, our 17-inch model is the most affordable laptop with an RTX 3070 Ti.

Last year, we tested the predecessor with a Tiger Lake CPU and RTX 3060, and now follows the upgrade to Alder Lake and the Ti GPUs.

Since our database currently lacks affordable 17-inch laptops with RTX 3070 Ti GPUs, we compare the new Katana in addition to its predecessor also with the significantly more expensive Razer Blade 17 top dog, the Aorus 17 XE4, and the 15 and 16-inch Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 and MSI Vector GP66 12UGS models.

MSI Katana GF76 12UGS (Katana GF76 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-12700H 14 x 1.7 - 4.7 GHz, Alder Lake-P
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU - 8192 MB, 105 W TDP ( including 25 W Dynamic Boost), Geforce 511.65
Memory
16384 MB 
, 2x 8 GB Samsung DDR4-3200
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, AU Optronics B173HAN04.9, IPS, glossy: no, 144 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Storage
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK, 1024 GB 
, 867 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combined audio port
Networking
Realtek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (10MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 25.2 x 398 x 273 ( = 0.99 x 15.67 x 10.75 in)
Battery
53.5 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: HD type ([email protected])
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2W speaker, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.72 kg ( = 95.95 oz / 6 pounds), Power Supply: 764 g ( = 26.95 oz / 1.68 pounds)
Price
2151 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Possible Competitors for Comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
82.6 %
05/2022
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2.7 kg25.2 mm17.30"1920x1080
80.4 %
06/2021
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2.7 kg25.2 mm17.30"1920x1080
85.2 %
04/2022
Aorus 17 XE4
i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2.6 kg27 mm17.30"1920x1080
90.1 %
05/2022
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2.8 kg19.9 mm17.30"2560x1440
88 %
03/2022
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2.6 kg26.6 mm16.00"2560x1600
86.9 %
03/2022
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2.3 kg23.4 mm15.60"1920x1080

Case - A plastic sword

The materials used in the case of the Katana are solely plastic. The display and its frame produce some powerful creaking noises even if you only warp it slightly, particularly in the top corners, and we immediately start worrying about the panel. The base, on the other hand, gives a robust impression. Otherwise, the workmanship appears to be good, and we do not notice any obvious gaps.

The hinges are able to open the display up to 180 degrees. They are only slightly weak in the last third of the opening range but otherwise hold the display in place fairly well.

The design is kept rather simple, other than the colorful keyboard illumination and the stylized lettering on the keys. There is a large notch in the front of the base, allowing you to easily open the laptop with one hand. 

Considering the included hardware, the Katana is fairly compact, and the plastic case also makes it appear lighter than the Blade 17, even though the difference is only about 100 g (~3,5 oz). Although the Aorus is minimally thicker, it is almost 20 mm (~0.8 in) less deep. The Blade 17 is slimmer and also smaller overall. While the Katana is rather one of the larger gaming laptops, it still didn't turn out too thick.

Size Comparison

398 mm / 15.7 inch 254 mm / 10 inch 27 mm / 1.063 inch 2.6 kg5.77 lbs398 mm / 15.7 inch 273 mm / 10.7 inch 25.2 mm / 0.992 inch 2.7 kg6 lbs398 mm / 15.7 inch 273 mm / 10.7 inch 25.2 mm / 0.992 inch 2.7 kg5.99 lbs395 mm / 15.6 inch 260 mm / 10.2 inch 19.9 mm / 0.783 inch 2.8 kg6.08 lbs359.9 mm / 14.2 inch 264.4 mm / 10.4 inch 26.6 mm / 1.047 inch 2.6 kg5.63 lbs358 mm / 14.1 inch 267 mm / 10.5 inch 23.4 mm / 0.921 inch 2.3 kg5.1 lbs

Equipment - Please update

Even in 2022, MSI continues to equip the Katana with a USB-A 2.0 port, and it also continues to forgo Thunderbolt and an SD card reader. The USB-C port only runs at USB-3.0 speed and of course doesn't offer Power Delivery.

The power plug doesn't fit very tightly in our model and can also slip out slowly when moving the laptop. The fit of some USB-C devices is not optimal in the corresponding port.

The external, USB-C connected M.2 case of the author has some problems with several laptops such as the MSI Katana or also the MSI Pulse GL66 but works fine with other laptops. Apparently, some plugs cannot be inserted deep enough into the ports, which leads to the SSD being provided with power but not being recognized reliably by Windows and continuously disconnecting. The author had to use a USB-C-to-A adapter and run the SSD via a USB-A port.

The fact that the ports for potentially thick and stiff cables such as HDMI and LAN are on the right side, where a mouse might also be used, is also less than optimal.

Left: power, USB-A 3.0, USB-A 2.0
Left: power, USB-A 3.0, USB-A 2.0
Right: headset port, USB-A 3.0, USB-C 3.0, HDMI
Right: headset port, USB-A 3.0, USB-C 3.0, HDMI

Communication

An Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 module is used for WLAN communication. In combination with our Asus ROG GT-AXE11000 test router, the module achieves suitably good transfer rates, and the connection is also fairly stable.

Networking
iperf3 transmit AX12
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1580 (738min - 1775max) MBit/s ∼100%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1501 (755min - 1562max) MBit/s ∼95%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1394 (758min - 1577max) MBit/s ∼88%
Average of class Gaming
  (450 - 1603, n=151, last 2 years)
1167 MBit/s ∼74%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  (49.8 - 1775, n=322)
1162 MBit/s ∼74%
iperf3 receive AX12
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1493 (1284min - 1716max) MBit/s ∼100%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1462 (1366min - 1531max) MBit/s ∼98%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1302 (718min - 1672max) MBit/s ∼87%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  (136 - 1743, n=322)
1261 MBit/s ∼84%
Average of class Gaming
  (90 - 1743, n=151, last 2 years)
1236 MBit/s ∼83%
iperf3 receive AXE11000
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1679 (840min - 1718max) MBit/s ∼100% +6%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1591 (790min - 1631max) MBit/s ∼95%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  (1239 - 1721, n=9)
1583 MBit/s ∼94% -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (787 - 1748, n=19, last 2 years)
1574 MBit/s ∼94% -1%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1569 (1338min - 1632max) MBit/s ∼100%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1511 (777min - 1637max) MBit/s ∼96% -4%
Average of class Gaming
  (851 - 1695, n=16, last 2 years)
1451 MBit/s ∼92% -8%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  (925 - 1592, n=8)
1409 MBit/s ∼90% -10%
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MSI Katana GF76 12UGS Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1564 (790-1631)
Aorus 17 XE4 Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1650 (840-1718)
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1569 (1338-1632)
Aorus 17 XE4 Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1485 (777-1637)

Webcam

As the webcam, a standard 720p camera is used. While the image quality wouldn't help in turning the user into a YouTube star, the color deviations still remain within limits.

ColorChecker
9.8 ∆E
7.6 ∆E
6.2 ∆E
10.3 ∆E
5.5 ∆E
8.3 ∆E
6.4 ∆E
4.3 ∆E
5.1 ∆E
12.5 ∆E
8.3 ∆E
9 ∆E
4.7 ∆E
5.9 ∆E
2.7 ∆E
8.7 ∆E
4.9 ∆E
4.2 ∆E
9.6 ∆E
6.4 ∆E
3.6 ∆E
4.4 ∆E
5.8 ∆E
4.8 ∆E
ColorChecker MSI Katana GF76 12UGS: 6.62 ∆E min: 2.7 - max: 12.52 ∆E

Accessories and Warranty

Considering the low price, the lack of any included accessories shouldn't be surprising. As usual with MSI, the warranty period is two years.

Maintenance

The bottom of the case is secured by 13 screws. Since the final one is placed below a sticker seal, we don't want to break it because of our test unit being a loaner. Unfortunately, MSI continues to use sticker seals and thus reserves the option to limit the warranty after improper opening of the device by unqualified users.

However, there shouldn't be too many changes compared to the predecessor, and you can find an image of the opened Katana in the review of the predecessor.

Input Devices - Why is everything so small despite 17 inches?

Keyboard

The keyboard
The keyboard

For a 17-inch laptop, the keys turn out rather small, and squeezed on the right side of the base is also a numpad with incredibly tiny keys. Despite the fact that there is still sufficient space on the left and right side of the keyboard, MSI doesn't use this to increase the key size. In the top row of the Function keys, the keys are only half as tall. The Power button is placed as a regular key in the top right corner of the numpad.

As customary for MSI, strangely the Fn key is placed on the right side, but you can switch its function with the Windows key on the left.

The key stroke is relatively short, but the feedback is noticeable. However, the keys still feel slightly spongy, and the user gets the impression that the keys are only really fixed in the middle and can tilt easily towards their sides. On the other hand, typing tasks still succeed fairly quickly and easily. The typing noise is moderate. 

The key lettering is easily visible, but their font is a little unusual, which is probably supposed to attract gamers. In dark surroundings, the keyboard illumination helps. While there is only a single zone, the light can be dimmed in three steps. It is only illuminated in red.

Touchpad

The touchpad
The touchpad

The touchpad is sufficient but not very large for a 17-inch device (~10.5 x 6.5 cm, ~4.1 x 2.6 in). The surface facilitates sliding of the fingers, and they only get stuck with very slow movements or if the fingers are wet.

The integrated keys also work fairly precisely, but they have an extremely short stroke and appear very crisp. The trigger noises aren't really quiet.

Display - 144 Hz but still no gamer

MSI has decided to use the same Full-HD display from AU Optronics as in the predecessor. Even though this can handle 144 Hz, at an average of 264 nits, the brightness isn't very high. The response times are really weak for a gamer, particularly the more than 40 ms from gray to gray. At 88%, the brightness distribution is still relatively even.

At least, the display has a fairly low black value, which leads to a good contrast.

272
cd/m²
274
cd/m²
260
cd/m²
259
cd/m²
281
cd/m²
246
cd/m²
259
cd/m²
281
cd/m²
246
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
AU Optronics B173HAN04.9
X-Rite i1Pro 3
Maximum: 281 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 264.2 cd/m² Minimum: 5.8 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 88 %
Center on Battery: 283 cd/m²
Contrast: 1405:1 (Black: 0.2 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 3.69 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.4, calibrated: 3.61
ΔE Greyscale 0.94 | 0.64-98 Ø5.6
39.8% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
57.8% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
38.5% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.42
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
AU Optronics B173HAN04.9, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
AU Optronics B173HAN04.9, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Aorus 17 XE4
Sharp LQ173M1JW12, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
BOE CQ NE173QHM-NZ1 (BOE09F9), IPS, 2560x1440, 17.30
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
NE160QDM-NY1, IPS, 2560x1600, 16.00
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
BOE NE156FHM-NZ3, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Display
3%
77%
114%
75%
78%
Display P3 Coverage
38.5
39.8
3%
69
79%
97.9
154%
68.7
78%
70.1
82%
sRGB Coverage
57.8
59.5
3%
99.4
72%
99.9
73%
97.6
69%
99.5
72%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
39.8
41.12
3%
71.2
79%
85.5
115%
70.9
78%
72.1
81%
Response Times
6%
61%
61%
64%
75%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
40.6 ?(18.8, 21.8)
36.8 ?(17.2, 19.6)
9%
15.2 ?(7.6, 7.6)
63%
15.2 ?(7.4, 7.8)
63%
17.6 ?(9.2, 8.4)
57%
5.8 ?(3.4, 2.4)
86%
Response Time Black / White *
26.4 ?(13.8, 12.6)
26 ?(13.6, 12.4)
2%
11.2 ?(6.8, 4.4)
58%
11.2 ?(5.8, 5.4)
58%
7.6 ?(2.4, 5.2)
71%
9.6 ?(5.2, 4.4)
64%
PWM Frequency
Screen
-33%
-12%
-64%
3%
-28%
Brightness middle
281
260
-7%
274
-2%
341
21%
502
79%
353.1
26%
Brightness
264
251
-5%
267
1%
308
17%
491
86%
325
23%
Brightness Distribution
88
85
-3%
82
-7%
82
-7%
91
3%
85
-3%
Black Level *
0.2
0.26
-30%
0.25
-25%
0.45
-125%
0.37
-85%
0.38
-90%
Contrast
1405
1000
-29%
1096
-22%
758
-46%
1357
-3%
929
-34%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
3.69
3.9
-6%
2.07
44%
4.16
-13%
2.7
27%
2.24
39%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
8.46
20.64
-144%
4.89
42%
8.14
4%
4.5
47%
5
41%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
3.61
3.71
-3%
0.83
77%
3
17%
1.4
61%
1.02
72%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
0.94
1.6
-70%
3
-219%
5.09
-441%
2.7
-187%
4
-326%
Gamma
2.42 91%
2.068 106%
2.207 100%
2.48 89%
2.44 90%
2.24 98%
CCT
6443 101%
6511 100%
6999 93%
6884 94%
6326 103%
6864 95%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-8% / -20%
42% / 17%
37% / -8%
47% / 27%
42% / 10%

* ... smaller is better

Professional image and video editors should use an external monitor, since the displayed color space is rather narrow. Only around 40% of AdobeRGB are reproduced, and less than 60% of sRGB.

sRGB
sRGB
AdobeRGB
AdobeRGB

In the state of delivery, the grayscale deviations are already smaller than 1. However, the color deviations are higher, but unfortunately, they don't improve significantly by a manual calibration using our X-Rite color measurement device (Portrait Displays Calman Color Calibration).

Grayscale
Grayscale
Saturation
Saturation
ColorChecker
ColorChecker

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
26.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 13.8 ms rise
↘ 12.6 ms fall
The screen shows relatively slow response rates in our tests and may be too slow for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 55 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (23.3 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
40.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 18.8 ms rise
↘ 21.8 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.692 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 53 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (36.8 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

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

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 21792 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

While the matte surface prevents many reflections, the low brightness and rather weak viewing angle stability lead to a limited usability outdoors.

Outdoors in the shade
Outdoors in the shade
Outdoors, viewing from a side angle
Outdoors, viewing from a side angle

While usually, IPS panels shine in terms of their viewing angle stability, this is less the case for the display of the Katana. From extreme viewing angles, the brightness and colors decrease noticeably in intensity.

Performance - RTX 3070 Ti with 100-Watt limit

The Katana GF76 12U is available in a total of nine configurations. Eight of those use a Core i7-12700H as CPU and only a single model comes with an i5-12500H. The GPU versions start from the RTX 3050 up to the RTX 3070 Ti, including all the currently available RTX models from Nvidia. The display and RAM (2x 8 GB DDR4, also 16 GB) are the same for all models. As SSD size, either 1 TB or 512 GB are available.

Our configuration represents the top end with an RTX 3070 Ti and 1-TB SSD. It should be able to play all the current games in the native FHD resolution smoothly even at maximum detail level.

 

Test Conditions

For the best benchmark results, we use the "Extreme Performance" mode in the MSI Center. While this software allows you to adjust various important system settings, at its first startup, you have to agree to a data privacy statement that asks to send anonymous user data. The adjustment settings include the user profiles, fan control modes, and also general settings such as switching the Fn and Windows key. It also allows you to search for driver updates, but unfortunately they don't install automatically after the download.

The MSI Center takes too long to load for our tastes, and it also happened repeatedly that the fan profile switched back to "Balanced" without any discernable reason after the software was restarted.

MSI Center fan profiles
MSI Center fan profiles
MSI Center general settings
MSI Center general settings

Processor

TDP in Cinebench
TDP in Cinebench
Cinebench R15 in battery mode
Cinebench R15 in battery mode

MSI uses an Intel Core i7-12700H, which besides the only minimally better i7-12800H represents one of the standard CPUs for current gaming laptops, as long as you are looking for Intel and not AMD. It possesses a total of 14 cores and is able to operate on 20 threads simultaneously. Each of its six P cores are able to run at up to 4.7 GHz in Turbo Boost, and their basic clock speed is 1.7 (E cores) and 2.4 GHz (P cores).

While the 45-Watt CPU should really be able to consume up to 115 watts for a short time period, our test unit only reaches 105 watts for a very short time in the first run. In the following runs, it still reaches 70 to 76 watts, which it is able to maintain relatively well within one run.

With this, the Katane performs at the same level as the competitors, which are also good. The previous Katana is surpassed by about 30%.

In the Cinebench R15 test, the performance is reduced by about 40% in battery operation.

Cinebench R15 Multi Constant Load Test

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MSI Katana GF76 12UGS Intel Core i7-12700H: Ø2347 (2251.62-2675.23)
MSI Katana GF76 11UE Intel Core i7-11800H: Ø1681 (1645.14-1822.57)
Aorus 17 XE4 Intel Core i7-12700H: Ø2279 (2184.6-2669.69)
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti) Intel Core i7-12800H: Ø2179 (2132.31-2697.42)
CPU Performance Rating: Percent
Cinebench R23: Multi Core | Single Core
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender: v2.79 BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 | 7z b 4 -mmt1
Geekbench 5.3: 64 Bit Multi-Core Score | 64 Bit Single-Core Score
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
CPU Performance Rating
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
82.9 pt ∼83%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
80.4 pt ∼80%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
75.7 pt ∼76%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
75.6 pt ∼76%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
75 pt ∼75%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
 
73.1 pt ∼73%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
56.9 pt ∼57%
Average of class Gaming
 
56.4 pt ∼56%
Cinebench R23 / Multi Core
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
19250 Points ∼100% +13%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
17063 Points ∼89%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
16812 (15129.6min - 16812.1max) Points ∼87% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (4032 - 19250, n=30)
16179 Points ∼84% -5%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
16034 Points ∼83% -6%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
15386 Points ∼80% -10%
Average of class Gaming
  (2435 - 19282, n=173, last 2 years)
12293 Points ∼64% -28%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
11080 Points ∼58% -35%
Cinebench R23 / Single Core
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
1887 Points ∼100% +4%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
1828 Points ∼97% +1%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
1819 Points ∼96% +1%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
1811 Points ∼96% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
1808 Points ∼96%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (778 - 1825, n=29)
1747 Points ∼93% -3%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
1497 Points ∼79% -17%
Average of class Gaming
  (527 - 1920, n=172, last 2 years)
1490 Points ∼79% -18%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
7382 Points ∼100% +22%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
6594 Points ∼89% +9%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
6150 Points ∼83% +2%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
6051 Points ∼82%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (1576 - 7382, n=29)
6045 Points ∼82% 0%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
5383 Points ∼73% -11%
Average of class Gaming
  (930 - 7382, n=229, last 2 years)
4404 Points ∼60% -27%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
4214 Points ∼57% -30%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
730 Points ∼100% +5%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
706 Points ∼97% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
697 Points ∼95%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
696 Points ∼95% 0%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
694 Points ∼95% 0%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (300 - 702, n=29)
672 Points ∼92% -4%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
579 Points ∼79% -17%
Average of class Gaming
  (169 - 740, n=229, last 2 years)
554 Points ∼76% -21%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
2903 (2783min - 2902.76max) Points ∼100% +9%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
2697 (2132.31min - 2697.42max) Points ∼93% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
2675 (1851.25min - 2515.09max) Points ∼92%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
2670 Points ∼92% 0%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (1379 - 2903, n=31)
2545 Points ∼88% -5%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
2449 (2349.62min - 2449.33max) Points ∼84% -8%
Average of class Gaming
  (400 - 3077, n=238, last 2 years)
1857 Points ∼64% -31%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
1823 (1645.14min - 1822.57max) Points ∼63% -32%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
273 Points ∼100% +5%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
266 Points ∼97% +2%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
263 Points ∼96% +1%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
263 Points ∼96% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
261 Points ∼96%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (113 - 263, n=29)
252 Points ∼92% -3%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
226 Points ∼83% -13%
Average of class Gaming
  (79.2 - 277, n=228, last 2 years)
221 Points ∼81% -15%
Blender / v2.79 BMW27 CPU
Average of class Gaming
  (168 - 1259, n=228, last 2 years)
296 Seconds * ∼100% -52%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
284 Seconds * ∼96% -46%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
234 Seconds * ∼79% -20%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (171 - 732, n=28)
227 Seconds * ∼77% -17%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
220 Seconds * ∼74% -13%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
197 Seconds * ∼67% -1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
194.7 Seconds * ∼66%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
171 Seconds * ∼58% +12%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
70903 MIPS ∼100% +14%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
66678 MIPS ∼94% +7%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
62231 MIPS ∼88% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
62149 MIPS ∼88%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (22844 - 73067, n=28)
61274 MIPS ∼86% -1%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
57987 MIPS ∼82% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (11386 - 83533, n=228, last 2 years)
49811 MIPS ∼70% -20%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
45311 MIPS ∼64% -27%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
6071 MIPS ∼100% +5%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
5851 MIPS ∼96% +1%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
5835 MIPS ∼96% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
5798 MIPS ∼96%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
5761 MIPS ∼95% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (2743 - 5863, n=28)
5571 MIPS ∼92% -4%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
5511 MIPS ∼91% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (2685 - 6582, n=228, last 2 years)
5412 MIPS ∼89% -7%
Geekbench 5.3 / 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
12981 Points ∼100% +16%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
12382 Points ∼95% +11%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
12096 Points ∼93% +8%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
12008 Points ∼93% +7%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (5144 - 13745, n=29)
11733 Points ∼90% +5%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
11201 Points ∼86%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
8470 Points ∼65% -24%
Average of class Gaming
  (1946 - 14294, n=221, last 2 years)
8426 Points ∼65% -25%
Geekbench 5.3 / 64 Bit Single-Core Score
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
1883 Points ∼100% +5%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
1787 Points ∼95%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
1781 Points ∼95% 0%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
1771 Points ∼94% -1%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
1746 Points ∼93% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (803 - 1851, n=29)
1723 Points ∼92% -4%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
1568 Points ∼83% -12%
Average of class Gaming
  (158 - 1933, n=221, last 2 years)
1449 Points ∼77% -19%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
21.4 fps ∼100% +49%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
19.8 fps ∼93% +38%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (4.67 - 21.4, n=30)
17.1 fps ∼80% +19%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
16.3 fps ∼76% +13%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
16.2 fps ∼76% +13%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
14.4 fps ∼67%
Average of class Gaming
  (3 - 22.5, n=230, last 2 years)
13.9 fps ∼65% -3%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
13.3 fps ∼62% -8%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
Average of class Gaming
  (23.9 - 332, n=225, last 2 years)
53.3 s * ∼100% -30%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
49.2 s * ∼92% -20%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (34.2 - 92, n=28)
45.7 s * ∼86% -11%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
42.1 s * ∼79% -3%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
41.3 s * ∼77% -1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
41 s * ∼77%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
40.3 s * ∼76% +2%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
36.4 s * ∼68% +11%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
Average of class Gaming
  (0.412 - 4.47, n=226, last 2 years)
0.565 sec * ∼100% -26%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H
0.559 sec * ∼99% -24%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (0.448 - 1.052, n=28)
0.4796 sec * ∼85% -7%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H
0.455 sec * ∼81% -1%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H
0.4534 sec * ∼80% -1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
0.4496 sec * ∼80%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H
0.4495 sec * ∼80% -0%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H
0.4218 sec * ∼75% +6%

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Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
2675 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
210 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
261 Points
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Performance Rating
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
92.1 pt ∼92%
Average of class Gaming
 
87.4 pt ∼87%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
84.3 pt ∼84%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
83.5 pt ∼84%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
 
80 pt ∼80%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
76.1 pt ∼76%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
73.6 pt ∼74%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE -9!
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 pt ∼0%
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Average of class Gaming
  (2585 - 19199, n=183, last 2 years)
11305 KRay/s ∼100% +31%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9576 KRay/s ∼85% +11%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
8650 KRay/s ∼77%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
8506 KRay/s ∼75% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (2585 - 9576, n=28)
8067 KRay/s ∼71% -7%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
7694 KRay/s ∼68% -11%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
7233 KRay/s ∼64% -16%
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Average of class Gaming
  (12439 - 117712, n=183, last 2 years)
61308 Points ∼100% +59%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
41712 Points ∼68% +8%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
38603 Points ∼63% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
38584 Points ∼63%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
37471 Points ∼61% -3%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (12439 - 41744, n=28)
37079 Points ∼60% -4%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
34372 Points ∼56% -11%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
3442 MB/s ∼100% +11%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
3090 MB/s ∼90%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
3031 MB/s ∼88% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (833 - 3442, n=28)
2854 MB/s ∼83% -8%
Average of class Gaming
  (629 - 4851, n=183, last 2 years)
2842 MB/s ∼83% -8%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2693 MB/s ∼78% -13%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2525 MB/s ∼73% -18%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
106194 Points ∼100% +7%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
99702 Points ∼94% 0%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
99671 Points ∼94% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
99515 Points ∼94%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (57923 - 99917, n=28)
96767 Points ∼91% -3%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
94232 Points ∼89% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (15371 - 132615, n=183, last 2 years)
89257 Points ∼84% -10%
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9928 Points ∼100% +3%
Average of class Gaming
  (2137 - 17639, n=183, last 2 years)
9865 Points ∼99% +2%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9756 Points ∼98% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9648 Points ∼97%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9271 Points ∼93% -4%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (3249 - 9928, n=28)
9130 Points ∼92% -5%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
8783 Points ∼88% -9%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Average of class Gaming
  (7135 - 64776, n=183, last 2 years)
33405 Points ∼100% +42%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
27081 Points ∼81% +15%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
23449 Points ∼70%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
23055 Points ∼69% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (7135 - 27390, n=28)
22329 Points ∼67% -5%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
21600 Points ∼65% -8%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
19904 Points ∼60% -15%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
102398 MB/s ∼100% +10%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
96687 MB/s ∼94% +4%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
93402 MB/s ∼91%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
81335 MB/s ∼79% -13%
Average of class Gaming
  (11368 - 166300, n=183, last 2 years)
77043 MB/s ∼75% -18%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (31839 - 102398, n=28)
76649 MB/s ∼75% -18%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
56372 MB/s ∼55% -40%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
1158 MB/s ∼100% +11%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
1081 MB/s ∼93% +4%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
1044 MB/s ∼90%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
1034 MB/s ∼89% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (305 - 1171, n=28)
989 MB/s ∼85% -5%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
875 MB/s ∼76% -16%
Average of class Gaming
  (150.9 - 1209, n=204, last 2 years)
690 MB/s ∼60% -34%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 MB/s ∼0% -100%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Average of class Gaming
  (1437 - 10472, n=183, last 2 years)
6131 KRay/s ∼100% +23%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
5742 KRay/s ∼94% +15%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
4977 KRay/s ∼81%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
4883 KRay/s ∼80% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (1437 - 5760, n=28)
4683 KRay/s ∼76% -6%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
4246 KRay/s ∼69% -15%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
4160 KRay/s ∼68% -16%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
33458 MPixel/s ∼100% +22%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (12863 - 46643, n=28)
32978 MPixel/s ∼99% +21%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
31329 MPixel/s ∼94% +14%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
27416 MPixel/s ∼82% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
27366 MPixel/s ∼82%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
25893 MPixel/s ∼77% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (8341 - 46643, n=183, last 2 years)
24624 MPixel/s ∼74% -10%

System Performance

In PCMark 10, the Katana does a good job, placing second most of the time. Only in the Digital Content Creation segment, the performance drops slightly.

PCMark 10
PCMark 10
PCMark 10 / Score
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900H
8004 Points ∼100% +5%
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
7700 Points ∼96% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
7637 Points ∼95%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
7555 Points ∼94% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (6941 - 7947, n=8)
7518 Points ∼94% -2%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
7248 Points ∼91% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (4077 - 8186, n=189, last 2 years)
6550 Points ∼82% -14%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
6505 Points ∼81% -15%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900H
10943 Points ∼100% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
10935 Points ∼100%
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
10765 Points ∼98% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (9892 - 10935, n=8)
10461 Points ∼96% -4%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10227 Points ∼93% -6%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10004 Points ∼91% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (7148 - 11205, n=188, last 2 years)
9859 Points ∼90% -10%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
9695 Points ∼89% -11%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900H
10141 Points ∼100% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
10080 Points ∼99%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
9875 Points ∼97% -2%
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
9820 Points ∼97% -3%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (9024 - 10638, n=8)
9795 Points ∼97% -3%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
9136 Points ∼90% -9%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
8874 Points ∼88% -12%
Average of class Gaming
  (6161 - 10638, n=188, last 2 years)
8746 Points ∼86% -13%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900H
12541 Points ∼100% +14%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
11849 Points ∼94% +8%
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
11721 Points ∼93% +7%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (10165 - 12038, n=8)
11265 Points ∼90% +3%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
11057 Points ∼88% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
10967 Points ∼87%
Average of class Gaming
  (3670 - 13098, n=188, last 2 years)
8964 Points ∼71% -18%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
8684 Points ∼69% -21%
CrossMark / Overall
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
2000 Points ∼100% +6%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1955 Points ∼98% +4%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
1878 Points ∼94%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (974 - 2000, n=8)
1811 Points ∼91% -4%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1790 Points ∼90% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (974 - 2108, n=32, last 2 years)
1741 Points ∼87% -7%
CrossMark / Productivity
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1962 Points ∼100% +4%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
1889 Points ∼96%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1869 Points ∼95% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (907 - 1962, n=8)
1769 Points ∼90% -6%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1709 Points ∼87% -10%
Average of class Gaming
  (907 - 2062, n=32, last 2 years)
1692 Points ∼86% -10%
CrossMark / Creativity
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
2050 Points ∼100% +13%
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1992 Points ∼97% +10%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1948 Points ∼95% +8%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (1027 - 2050, n=8)
1824 Points ∼89% +1%
Average of class Gaming
  (1027 - 2165, n=32, last 2 years)
1823 Points ∼89% +1%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
1809 Points ∼88%
CrossMark / Responsiveness
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
2142 Points ∼100% +4%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
2060 Points ∼96%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1940 Points ∼91% -6%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
  (1029 - 2142, n=8)
1909 Points ∼89% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (1029 - 2230, n=32, last 2 years)
1671 Points ∼78% -19%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1594 Points ∼74% -23%
PCMark 10 Score
7637 points
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AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (31252 - 77803, n=28)
55319 MB/s ∼100% +19%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
51726 MB/s ∼94% +12%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
48643 MB/s ∼88% +5%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
46297 MB/s ∼84%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
45395 MB/s ∼82% -2%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
45062 MB/s ∼81% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (18074 - 77803, n=183, last 2 years)
43238 MB/s ∼78% -7%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
59324 MB/s ∼100% +21%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (32677 - 76185, n=28)
58768 MB/s ∼99% +20%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
56629 MB/s ∼95% +15%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
49101 MB/s ∼83%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
49035 MB/s ∼83% 0%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
48780 MB/s ∼82% -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (20318 - 76185, n=183, last 2 years)
46990 MB/s ∼79% -4%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
58630 MB/s ∼100% +24%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (30592 - 66475, n=28)
55276 MB/s ∼94% +16%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
50923 MB/s ∼87% +7%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
47450 MB/s ∼81%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
46932 MB/s ∼80% -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (15975 - 66256, n=183, last 2 years)
45078 MB/s ∼77% -5%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
44515 MB/s ∼76% -6%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
96.9 ns * ∼100% -5%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
92.2 ns * ∼95%
Aorus 17 XE4
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
91.7 ns * ∼95% +1%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
90.6 ns * ∼93% +2%
Average of class Gaming
  (0 - 122, n=207, last 2 years)
60.1 ns * ∼62% +35%
Average Intel Core i7-12700H
  (0 - 122, n=29)
58.7 ns * ∼61% +36%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
0 ns * ∼0% +100%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Intel Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
0 ns * ∼0% +100%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latencies

Neither opening the browser, nor several open tabs on our Homepage create any problems for the Katana. However, the LatencyMon tool does show some delays when playing our 4K/60-fps YouTube test video, but there are still no dropped frames during the reproduction.

YouTube test
YouTube test
LatencyMon Main
LatencyMon Main
LatencyMon Drivers
LatencyMon Drivers
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
4527 μs * ∼100% -292%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900H
3882 μs * ∼86% -237%
Aorus 17 XE4
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1681 μs * ∼37% -46%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
1153.5 μs * ∼25%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
866 μs * ∼19% +25%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
748 μs * ∼17% +35%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Solution

MSI uses an NVMe SSD from Micron with 1 TB. While the storage is already connected via PCIe 4.0, the speed is still more at a high PCIe 3.0 level, so that the models in the more expensive competitors are often faster. On the other hand, the constant performance is very good, ending up on a good 12th place in our list of best storage devices.

Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 3625 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 3460.7 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 850.41 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 583.46 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 67.53 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 348.18 MB/s
CDM 6 Write 4K Q8T8: 2275.62 MB/s
CDM 6 Read 4K Q8T8: 1591.04 MB/s
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
93.7 pt ∼94%
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
89.9 pt ∼90%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
86.1 pt ∼86%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
 
70.3 pt ∼70%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
68.8 pt ∼69%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
66.6 pt ∼67%
Average of class Gaming
 
56.4 pt ∼56%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
25.2 pt ∼25%
DiskSpd
seq read
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4486 (4475.68min - 4485.6max) MB/s ∼100% +86%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4206 (4139.89min - 4205.63max) MB/s ∼94% +74%
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
3631 (2734.69min - 3631.22max) MB/s ∼81% +51%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
2411 (2405.64min - 2410.89max) MB/s ∼54%
Average of class Gaming
  (170 - 5544, n=185, last 2 years)
2377 MB/s ∼53% -1%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (2252 - 2411, n=3)
2308 MB/s ∼51% -4%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
2119 (2058.22min - 2119.13max) MB/s ∼47% -12%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
1061 (106.95min - 1061.13max) MB/s ∼24% -56%
seq write
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4368 (4353.59min - 4368.3max) MB/s ∼100% +26%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4001 (3961.52min - 4001.33max) MB/s ∼92% +16%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
3460 (3448.81min - 3460.09max) MB/s ∼79%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
3405 (3386.69min - 3404.63max) MB/s ∼78% -2%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (3217 - 3460, n=3)
3377 MB/s ∼77% -2%
Average of class Gaming
  (174 - 7889, n=184, last 2 years)
2584 MB/s ∼59% -25%
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
2200 (2057.65min - 2200.33max) MB/s ∼50% -36%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
978 (971.82min - 978.46max) MB/s ∼22% -72%
seq q8 t1 read
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
7034 (6341.05min - 7034.27max) MB/s ∼100% +95%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
6644 (5616.47min - 6644.2max) MB/s ∼94% +84%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
6637 (6082.37min - 6637.28max) MB/s ∼94% +84%
Average of class Gaming
  (144 - 13195, n=185, last 2 years)
3932 MB/s ∼56% +9%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
3603 (3173.36min - 3602.62max) MB/s ∼51%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
3563 (3099.47min - 3563.48max) MB/s ∼51% -1%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (3345 - 3603, n=3)
3504 MB/s ∼50% -3%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
1985 (1757.88min - 1984.76max) MB/s ∼28% -45%
seq q8 t1 write
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4999 (4982.41min - 4998.56max) MB/s ∼100% +44%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4940 (4909.85min - 4939.63max) MB/s ∼99% +42%
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
3611 (3605.71min - 3610.88max) MB/s ∼72% +4%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
3471 (3459.05min - 3471.21max) MB/s ∼69%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
3448 (3378.51min - 3448.14max) MB/s ∼69% -1%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (3215 - 3471, n=3)
3380 MB/s ∼68% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (86.2 - 10203, n=185, last 2 years)
3110 MB/s ∼62% -10%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
979 (974.28min - 979.37max) MB/s ∼20% -72%
4k q1 t1 read
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
97.4 (97.34min - 97.43max) MB/s ∼100% +30%
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
88.8 (88.08min - 88.8max) MB/s ∼91% +18%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
88.3 (87.29min - 88.27max) MB/s ∼91% +18%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
75 (74.27min - 75.04max) MB/s ∼77%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
69.5 (66.71min - 69.49max) MB/s ∼71% -7%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (62.4 - 75, n=3)
68.3 MB/s ∼70% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (0.53 - 97.4, n=185, last 2 years)
56.1 MB/s ∼58% -25%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
32.4 (32.28min - 32.44max) MB/s ∼33% -57%
4k q1 t1 write
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
408 (406.25min - 408.46max) MB/s ∼100% 0%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
407 (402.77min - 406.81max) MB/s ∼100%
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
356 (354.39min - 355.65max) MB/s ∼87% -13%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (249 - 407, n=3)
349 MB/s ∼86% -14%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
274 (272.01min - 273.96max) MB/s ∼67% -33%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
222 (220.1min - 221.87max) MB/s ∼54% -45%
Average of class Gaming
  (0.79 - 421, n=184, last 2 years)
171.3 MB/s ∼42% -58%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
112 (108.3min - 111.94max) MB/s ∼27% -72%
4k q32 t16 read
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4158 (4151.05min - 4157.8max) MB/s ∼100% +124%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3638 (3612.61min - 3638.32max) MB/s ∼87% +96%
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
3582 (3579.98min - 3581.55max) MB/s ∼86% +93%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
1860 (1858.08min - 1859.98max) MB/s ∼45%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (1841 - 1860, n=3)
1849 MB/s ∼44% -1%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
1844 (1840.41min - 1844.18max) MB/s ∼44% -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (1.1 - 4198, n=184, last 2 years)
1779 MB/s ∼43% -4%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
310 (293.77min - 309.72max) MB/s ∼7% -83%
4k q32 t16 write
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
3604 (3589.06min - 3603.58max) MB/s ∼100% +37%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3544 (3518.93min - 3543.6max) MB/s ∼98% +35%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
3354 (3320.28min - 3353.86max) MB/s ∼93% +28%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (2629 - 3364, n=3)
2915 MB/s ∼81% +11%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
2748 (2715.51min - 2748.13max) MB/s ∼76% +5%
MSI Katana GF76 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
2629 (1600.14min - 2628.61max) MB/s ∼73%
Average of class Gaming
  (1.15 - 4249, n=184, last 2 years)
1763 MB/s ∼49% -33%
MSI Katana GF76 11UE
Kingston OM8PCP3512F-AB
976 (973.27min - 976.25max) MB/s ∼27% -63%
AS SSD
Score Total
Aorus 17 XE4
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
9279 Points ∼100% +57%
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16 G7 i7 RTX 3070Ti
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
9094 Points ∼98% +54%
Razer Blade 17 (i7-12800H, RTX 3070 Ti)
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
8336 Points ∼90% +41%
Average Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBK1T0TFK
  (5894 - 7568, n=3)
6978 Points ∼75% +18%
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS
 
6130 Points