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MSI Stealth 15M GeForce RTX Laptop Review: Faster Graphics than the Dell XPS 15, HP Spectre x360, or Asus ZenBook

Part GS66, part Prestige 15. The raw performance of the Stealth 15M A11SEK is impressive considering how light it is and that it's running on a Core U-series CPU. Unfortunately, the weak build quality and hinges leave a lot to be desired.
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(March 3, 2021 update: MSI has clarified with us that the Stealth 15M is "a balanced solution for users who are looking for an ultra-portable gaming experience" and that it is not a content creation or business laptop. It is therefore not in the same category as the prestige, Creator, Summit, or Modern models. Our original unedited review is below.) 

Not to be confused with the 15.6-inch MSI GS66 Stealth, the 15.6-inch MSI Stealth 15M is a completely different model designed for content creators, office, or professional use. It's in the same category as the existing MSI Prestige, Creator, Summit, or Modern series of laptops but with important specification differences.

The distinguishing feature of the Stealth 15M is its fast GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q or RTX 3060 graphics paired with an 11th gen Core U-series CPU. Most other laptops in this category are limited to Geforce GTX or MX graphics only and come with Core H-series CPUs instead like the Dell XPS 15, HP Spectre x360 15, or Asus ZenBook 15. The MSI system will therefore offer significantly faster graphics performance than most of its immediate competitors — at least on paper. Its closest competitor is the 2020 HP Envy 15 which comes with the same RTX 2060 Max-Q GPU but an even faster Core H processor.

Our configuration in review is equipped with the Tiger Lake Core i7-1185G7 CPU, 32 GB of RAM, GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q GPU, 60 Hz FHD display, and 1 TB NVMe SSD for approximately $1500 USD at retail. The updated configurations set to launch in March 2021 will come with the Core i7-11375H CPU, 144 Hz display, and GeForce RTX 3060 GPU instead. All options thus far have a fixed 1080p resolution display. 

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MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK (Stealth 15M Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1185G7 4 x 3 - 4.8 GHz, 64 W PL2 / Short Burst, 55 W PL1 / Sustained, Tiger Lake UP3
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q - 6144 MB, Core: 1185 MHz, Memory: 1375 MHz, 65 W TDP, GDDR6, 461.40, Optimus
Memory
32768 MB 
, Samsung DDR-3200, Dual-Channel, 2x SODIMM
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, Chi Mei N156HCE-EN1, IPS, CMN15E8 controller, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 PCH-LP
Storage
Soundcard
Intel Tiger Lake-U/Y PCH-LP - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo, Card Reader: MicroSD reader
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.15 x 358.3 x 248 ( = 0.64 x 14.11 x 9.76 in)
Battery
52 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2 W, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, MSI True Color, MSI Dragon Center, Nahimic Companion, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.695 kg ( = 59.79 oz / 3.74 pounds), Power Supply: 418 g ( = 14.74 oz / 0.92 pounds)
Price
1500 USD
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

potential competitors in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
82 %
02/2021
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
i7-1185G7, GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
1.7 kg16.15 mm15.60"1920x1080
85 %
01/2020
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
i7-10510U, GeForce MX250
2.1 kg19.3 mm15.60"3840x2160
90 %
06/2020
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
i7-10875H, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
2 kg18 mm15.60"3840x2400
87 %
02/2021
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
i7-10750H, GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
2.2 kg22.7 mm15.60"3840x2160
87 %
12/2020
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
i7-10750H, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
2 kg20 mm15.60"3840x2160
85 %
11/2019
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
i7-10710U, GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
1.7 kg16 mm15.60"3840x2160

Case

Chassis design is different from the Modern, Creator, and Prestige models. Even so, the Stealth 15M uses similar metal chassis materials for a similar look and feel. This also means that it suffers from the same advantages and disadvantages for better or worse. Its slim and sleek design is arguably attractive, but the base and lid are very prone to flexing when compared to the XPS 15, Envy 15, Spectre x360 15, and most other flagship 15.6-inch multimedia laptops for that matter. We don't have much faith in the weak hinges lasting for more than a couple of years, either.

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The low weight is an important characteristic of the Stealth 15M as the system is roughly 300 g lighter than many of its 15.6-inch competitors including the XPS 15. What makes the weight difference more remarkable is that the MSI also comes with significantly faster graphics options than any of these heavier alternatives. It's a lot of power for not a lot of weight.

Overall dimensions of the MSI are larger than on both the XPS 15 and Prestige 15 due to the thicker chin bezel.

Base rigidity is poor for such a pricey and fast laptop
Base rigidity is poor for such a pricey and fast laptop
The smooth matte surfaces from top to bottom are prone to fingerprint buildup
The smooth matte surfaces from top to bottom are prone to fingerprint buildup
The small hinges are not very strong especially when at wider angles
The small hinges are not very strong especially when at wider angles
Hexagonal ventilation grilles are similar to the ones on the Dell Alienware laptops
Hexagonal ventilation grilles are similar to the ones on the Dell Alienware laptops
Lid can open the full 180 degrees unlike on most other clamshell Ultrabooks
Lid can open the full 180 degrees unlike on most other clamshell Ultrabooks
The grilles along the top edge of the keyboard are purely for airflow and not audio
The grilles along the top edge of the keyboard are purely for airflow and not audio
365.5 mm / 14.4 inch 250 mm / 9.84 inch 22.7 mm / 0.894 inch 2.2 kg4.76 lbs366 mm / 14.4 inch 234 mm / 9.21 inch 16 mm / 0.63 inch 1.7 kg3.64 lbs357 mm / 14.1 inch 240 mm / 9.45 inch 20 mm / 0.787 inch 2 kg4.38 lbs358 mm / 14.1 inch 237 mm / 9.33 inch 19 mm / 0.748 inch 2 kg4.5 lbs358.3 mm / 14.1 inch 248 mm / 9.76 inch 16.15 mm / 0.636 inch 1.7 kg3.74 lbs344.72 mm / 13.6 inch 230.14 mm / 9.06 inch 18 mm / 0.709 inch 2 kg4.35 lbs

Connectivity

Port options are similar to the Prestige 15 but with a proprietary barrel charger port in place of one of the USB-C ports. MSI likely couldn't rely completely on USB-C charging here due to the higher power demands of the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q when compared to the GTX 1650 Max-Q of the Prestige model. The ports here are tightly packed along the left and right edges.

Front: No connectivity
Front: No connectivity
Right: USB-C + Thunderbolt 4 w/ DisplayPort and Power Delivery, USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1, HDMI 2.0
Right: USB-C + Thunderbolt 4 w/ DisplayPort and Power Delivery, USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1, HDMI 2.0
Rear: No connectivity
Rear: No connectivity
Left: AC adapter, MicroSD reader, USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1, 3.5 mm combo audio
Left: AC adapter, MicroSD reader, USB-A 3.2 Gen. 1, 3.5 mm combo audio

SD Card Reader

The spring-loaded MicroSD reader offers very fast transfer rates of about 200 MB/s. Moving 1 GB of pictures from our UHS-II test card to desktop takes about 6 seconds.

Fully inserted MicroSD card protrudes slightly from the edge
Fully inserted MicroSD card protrudes slightly from the edge
SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
198.5 MB/s ∼100% +6%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 32GB)
187.2 MB/s ∼94%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 UHS-II)
154.7 MB/s ∼78% -17%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 UHS-II)
149 MB/s ∼75% -20%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
88.2 MB/s ∼44% -53%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
74.2 MB/s ∼37% -60%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 32GB)
204.5 MB/s ∼100%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
197.9 MB/s ∼97% -3%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 UHS-II)
192.5 MB/s ∼94% -6%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 UHS-II)
183.5 MB/s ∼90% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
160.4 MB/s ∼78% -22%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
83.4 MB/s ∼41% -59%

Communication

An Intel AX201 come standard for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity. We experienced no issues when paired to our Netgear RAX200 test router, though transmit rates are much slower than expected.

Networking
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1414 (1259min - 1502max) MBit/s ∼100% +210%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1374 (720min - 1484max) MBit/s ∼97% +201%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1364 (1300min - 1398max) MBit/s ∼96% +199%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650s
1049 (862min - 1225max) MBit/s ∼74% +130%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
456 (397min - 511max) MBit/s ∼32%
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650s
1446 (653min - 1555max) MBit/s ∼100% +18%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1291 (1212min - 1379max) MBit/s ∼89% +6%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1277 (1148min - 1363max) MBit/s ∼88% +5%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1222 (697min - 1392max) MBit/s ∼85%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
922 (832min - 946max) MBit/s ∼64% -25%
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; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1198 (697-1392)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø456 (397-511)

Webcam

ColorChecker
8.2 ∆E
12 ∆E
8.8 ∆E
10.2 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
9.5 ∆E
10.5 ∆E
4.4 ∆E
14.5 ∆E
7 ∆E
8.2 ∆E
9.1 ∆E
4.2 ∆E
5.2 ∆E
20.3 ∆E
6.4 ∆E
15.9 ∆E
13.3 ∆E
5.7 ∆E
12.8 ∆E
10.9 ∆E
10.9 ∆E
10.4 ∆E
12 ∆E
ColorChecker MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK: 10.02 ∆E min: 4.18 - max: 20.31 ∆E

Maintenance

Despite our cries, MSI continues to discourage end-user upgrades with a 'factory seal' sticker over one of the screws on the bottom plate. Claiming warranty or retail returns can be difficult because sellers can use the broken seal against you.

Accessories and Warranty

The retail box includes a USB-A to RJ-45 adapter alongside the paperwork and Ac adapter. There is no velvet cleaning cloth unlike in the retail box for tghe GS66.

A two-year manufacturer warranty comes standard.

Input Devices

Keyboard

Keyboard feedback and layout are identical to what you'll find on the Prestige 15 save for the split FN/Ctrl keys near the bottom right. Thus, our existing comments on the Prestige keyboard apply here including the light and shallow keys relative to the firmer keys of the HP Spectre or Lenovo ThinkPad keys. Users accustomed to typing on an Asus ZenBook or VivoBook will find a familiar typing experience on the Stealth 15M.

Unlike the MSI Prestige, Modern, or Creator, the keyboard backlight here is compatible with RGB colors via MSI Mystic Light. Options are limited to single-zone only in contrast to the per-key RGB settings on the GS66 series.

Touchpad

The clickpad (10.5 x 6.5 cm) is smaller than the one on the XPS 15 (15.1 x 9 cm) or HP Spectre x360 15 (12 x 6 cm). Cursor control is smooth with almost no sticking even if gliding very slowly across the surface. Its integrated clickpad buttons, however, are spongy and difficult to use for long periods. An external mouse is highly recommended if you need to do a lot of clicking.

Familiar layout and feel to the Prestige 15
Familiar layout and feel to the Prestige 15
Clickpad disappoints when it comes to clicking. Feedback is both spongy and loud
Clickpad disappoints when it comes to clicking. Feedback is both spongy and loud
Single-zone RGB backlight
Single-zone RGB backlight
Full-size arrow keys
Full-size arrow keys

Display

The Stealth 15M comes with the same 60 Hz Chi Mei N156HCE-EN1 IPS panel as found on the Lenovo ThinkPad P52, Yoga 720-15IKB, Asus ZenBook Pro UX550, and even MSI's own Modern 15. Innate characteristics like the decent contrast ratio, color space, black-white response times, and overall visual quality are therefore quite similar between these systems especially with the Modern 15.

A notable disadvantage of the display is its mediocre maximum brightness of only 279 nits. Though serviceable for indoor conditions, this is much lower than most other 15.6-inch multimedia laptops in the same price range as shown by the table below.

No edge-to-edge glass or 4K options. However, MSI offers a higher-end 144 Hz 1080p option
No edge-to-edge glass or 4K options. However, MSI offers a higher-end 144 Hz 1080p option
Narrow bezels on three of the four sides
Narrow bezels on three of the four sides
Matte subpixel array is just slightly grainy
Matte subpixel array is just slightly grainy
Slight uneven backlight bleeding along the top corners
Slight uneven backlight bleeding along the top corners
262.3
cd/m²
261.4
cd/m²
261.5
cd/m²
249.4
cd/m²
279
cd/m²
256.3
cd/m²
230.2
cd/m²
242.1
cd/m²
229.2
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
Chi Mei N156HCE-EN1
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 279 cd/m² Average: 252.4 cd/m² Minimum: 6.81 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 82 %
Center on Battery: 279 cd/m²
Contrast: 872:1 (Black: 0.32 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 1.72 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.6, calibrated: 1.39
ΔE Greyscale 2.9 | 0.64-98 Ø5.8
93.2% sRGB (Argyll 1.6.3 3D)
59% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 1.6.3 3D)
64.05% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
93.38% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
62.01% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.3
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Chi Mei N156HCE-EN1, IPS, 15.60, 1920x1080
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Sharp LQ156R1, IPS, 15.60, 3840x2400
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
MNF601EA1-1, IPS LED, 15.60, 3840x2160
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
BOE0866, IPS, 15.60, 3840x2160
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Sharp LQ156D1JW42, IPS, 15.60, 3840x2160
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Samsung SDC4145, AMOLED, 15.60, 3840x2160
Display
36%
33%
9%
29%
35%
Display P3 Coverage
62.01
89.65
45%
86.8
40%
68.75
11%
82.03
32%
88.48
43%
sRGB Coverage
93.38
99.97
7%
99.25
6%
99.51
7%
98.25
5%
99.99
7%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
64.05
99.77
56%
98.51
54%
70.09
9%
96.24
50%
99.92
56%
Response Times
-4%
27%
31%
-13%
30%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
47.6 (25.2, 22.4)
54 (26.4, 27.6)
-13%
41.6 (19.6, 22)
13%
34 (16, 18)
29%
60 (29.2, 30.8)
-26%
0.8 (0.4, 0.4)
98%
Response Time Black / White *
35.2 (22, 13.2)
33.2 (19.2, 14)
6%
21.2 (8.4, 12.8)
40%
24 (13, 11)
32%
41.2 (22.8, 18.4)
-17%
2.7 (1.3, 1.4)
92%
PWM Frequency
25000 (25)
26040 (24)
4%
242.7 (44)
-99%
Screen
-6%
54%
12%
-5%
-36%
Brightness middle
279
557.9
100%
595
113%
402
44%
464.5
66%
374.3
34%
Brightness
252
541
115%
594
136%
375
49%
451
79%
379
50%
Brightness Distribution
82
91
11%
94
15%
84
2%
92
12%
91
11%
Black Level *
0.32
0.39
-22%
0.32
-0%
0.35
-9%
0.5
-56%
Contrast
872
1431
64%
1859
113%
1149
32%
929
7%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
1.72
4.54
-164%
1.2
30%
2.47
-44%
3.36
-95%
5.47
-218%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
5.62
7.92
-41%
2.5
56%
4.32
23%
7.06
-26%
8.22
-46%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
1.39
3.82
-175%
1
28%
2.36
-70%
3.42
-146%
4.61
-232%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
2.9
3.2
-10%
1.4
52%
2.26
22%
1.3
55%
2.3
21%
Gamma
2.3 96%
1.99 111%
2.1 105%
2.49 88%
2.14 103%
2.09 105%
CCT
6700 97%
6451 101%
6492 100%
6285 103%
6596 99%
6340 103%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
59
89.5
52%
85.3
45%
99
68%
84.8
44%
87.8
49%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
93.2
100
7%
99.2
6%
98.3
5%
100
7%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
9% / 2%
38% / 47%
17% / 14%
4% / -0%
10% / -8%

* ... smaller is better

The panel covers almost all of sRGB and approximately 60 percent of AdobeRGB which is standard on most flagship Ultrabooks with 1080p displays. Other laptops with 4K display options like MSI's own Prestige 15 usually offer deeper colors by targeting AdobeRGB instead.

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

The system is well-calibrated out of the box with average grayscale and ColorChecker deltaE values of just 2.9 and 1.72, respectively. Calibrating the display even further with our X-Rite colorimeter would improve the averages just marginally. Interestingly, teal and green colors are represented more inaccurately than all other colors by wide margins even after calibration.

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

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
35.2 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 22 ms rise
↘ 13.2 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 91 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (24.1 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
47.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 25.2 ms rise
↘ 22.4 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 76 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (38.2 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 25000 Hz ≤ 25 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 25000 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 25 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 25000 Hz is quite high, so most users sensitive to PWM should not notice any flickering.

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 9706 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 151500) Hz was measured.

Outdoor visibility is merely average due to the relatively dim maximum brightness level. This is unfortunate because the lightweight chassis design might actually encourage owners to use the Stealth 15M outdoors more often.

Outdoors under sunlight
Outdoors under sunlight
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors under shade
Outdoors under sunlight
Outdoors under sunlight
Wide IPS viewing angles. Contrast degrades from extreme angles
Wide IPS viewing angles. Contrast degrades from extreme angles

Performance

The MSI system is unique in that users have the option to pair the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q GPU with a Core U series CPU instead of the more common Core H series. The latest configurations come with even faster processors including the 11th gen Core i7-11375H and Nvidia Ampere GeForce RTX 3060 to replace the older 10th gen CPUs and Turing GPUs.

Our unit was set to Extreme Performance mode via MSI Dragon Center prior to running any performance benchmarks.

Processor

Of the dozen or so laptops we've tested thus far with the same Core i7-1185G7 CPU, our Stealth 15M is one of the fastest with CineBench xT scores that are 12 to 16 percent higher than the average. Its excellent performance can be attributed to the good Turbo Boost sustainability of the CPU as shown by our graph below. The Summit E15 equipped with the same CPU, for example, would run about 15 percent slower than our Stealth 15M after accounting for any performance throttling on both systems. Single-thread performance is even more impressive with CineBench scores outperforming even the Core i7-10875H.

Overall multi-thread performance is still about 23 to 27 percent slower than the more power-hungry octa-core Core i7-10875H or hexa-core Core i7-10750H as found on most high-performance laptops.

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MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK Intel Core i7-1185G7; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø999 (993.25-1009.51)
Schenker Vision 15 Intel Core i7-1165G7; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø968 (957.88-1027.12)
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T Intel Core i7-1165G7; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø731 (710.18-922.13)
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST Intel Core i7-1185G7; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø844 (803.58-940.2)
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender 2.79: BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 -mmt1 | 7z b 4
Geekbench 5.3: 64 Bit Single-Core Score | 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
3250 Points ∼100% +30%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
3213 Points ∼99% +29%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
3147 Points ∼97% +26%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
2601 Points ∼80% +4%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Core i7-10710U
2598 Points ∼80% +4%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
2493 Points ∼77%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
2347 Points ∼72% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
2233 Points ∼69% -10%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (1451 - 2493, n=16)
2083 Points ∼64% -16%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1597 Points ∼49% -36%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
1581 Points ∼49% -37%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
1432 Points ∼44% -43%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
1051 Points ∼32% -58%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
961 Points ∼30% -61%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
580 Points ∼100%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (529 - 593, n=16)
564 Points ∼97% -3%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
521 Points ∼90% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
516 Points ∼89% -11%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
504 Points ∼87% -13%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
493 Points ∼85% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
491 Points ∼85% -15%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
474 Points ∼82% -18%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
462 Points ∼80% -20%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Core i7-10710U
460 Points ∼79% -21%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
439 Points ∼76% -24%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
427 Points ∼74% -26%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
418 Points ∼72% -28%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
396 Points ∼68% -32%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
1568 Points ∼100% +55%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
1391 (1148.9min - 1390.72max) Points ∼89% +38%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
1363 (1278.98min - 1363.42max) Points ∼87% +35%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Core i7-10710U
1103 Points ∼70% +9%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
1050 Points ∼67% +4%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
1010 (993.25min - 1009.51max) Points ∼64%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
971 (738.23min - 869.87max) Points ∼62% -4%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
934 (873.29min - 934.25max) Points ∼60% -8%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (617 - 1066, n=20)
879 Points ∼56% -13%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
687 Points ∼44% -32%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
668 (630.73min - 668.34max) Points ∼43% -34%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
580 Points ∼37% -43%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
482 (370.4min - 481.68max) Points ∼31% -52%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
384.71 (375.47min - 384.71max) Points ∼25% -62%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
223 Points ∼100%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
221 Points ∼99% -1%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (168 - 230, n=15)
215 Points ∼96% -4%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
205 Points ∼92% -8%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
204 Points ∼91% -9%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
198 Points ∼89% -11%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
193.55 Points ∼87% -13%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Core i7-10710U
191 Points ∼86% -14%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
181 Points ∼81% -19%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
180 Points ∼81% -19%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
172 Points ∼77% -23%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
165 Points ∼74% -26%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
165 Points ∼74% -26%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
113 Points ∼51% -49%
Blender 2.79 / BMW27 CPU
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
1188 Seconds * ∼100% -149%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
1051 Seconds * ∼88% -120%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
907 Seconds * ∼76% -90%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
735 Seconds * ∼62% -54%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
676.2 Seconds * ∼57% -41%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (478 - 745, n=16)
584 Seconds * ∼49% -22%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
566 Seconds * ∼48% -18%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
536.5 Seconds * ∼45% -12%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
530 Seconds * ∼45% -11%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
478 Seconds * ∼40%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
359.7 Seconds * ∼30% +25%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
353 Seconds * ∼30% +26%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
322 Seconds * ∼27% +33%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
5412 MIPS ∼100%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
5335 MIPS ∼99% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
5249 MIPS ∼97% -3%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
5243 MIPS ∼97% -3%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (3678 - 5507, n=15)
5098 MIPS ∼94% -6%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4846 MIPS ∼90% -10%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
4621 MIPS ∼85% -15%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
4436 MIPS ∼82% -18%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
4302 MIPS ∼79% -21%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
4208 MIPS ∼78% -22%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
4099 MIPS ∼76% -24%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
4051 MIPS ∼75% -25%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
4014 MIPS ∼74% -26%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
44804 MIPS ∼100% +62%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
36927 MIPS ∼82% +33%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
36383 MIPS ∼81% +31%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
27693 MIPS ∼62%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
27219 MIPS ∼61% -2%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
25815 MIPS ∼58% -7%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
24070 MIPS ∼54% -13%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (18812 - 27693, n=15)
23397 MIPS ∼52% -16%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
20655 MIPS ∼46% -25%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
19022 MIPS ∼42% -31%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
15043 MIPS ∼34% -46%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
12196 MIPS ∼27% -56%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
11122 MIPS ∼25% -60%
Geekbench 5.3 / 64 Bit Single-Core Score
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
1575 Points ∼100%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
1539 Points ∼98% -2%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (1398 - 1626, n=14)
1529 Points ∼97% -3%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1397 Points ∼89% -11%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
1337 Points ∼85% -15%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
1318 Points ∼84% -16%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
1304 Points ∼83% -17%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
1244 Points ∼79% -21%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
1220 Points ∼77% -23%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
1154 Points ∼73% -27%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
1150 Points ∼73% -27%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
1109 Points ∼70% -30%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
1027 Points ∼65% -35%
Geekbench 5.3 / 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
7799 Points ∼100% +44%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
6950 Points ∼89% +29%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
5798 Points ∼74% +7%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
6355 Points ∼81% +18%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6234 Points ∼80% +15%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (4909 - 5944, n=14)
5539 Points ∼71% +2%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
5404 Points ∼69%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
4853 Points ∼62% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
4822 Points ∼62% -11%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4629 Points ∼59% -14%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
3663 Points ∼47% -32%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
3330 Points ∼43% -38%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
2427 Points ∼31% -55%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
10.768 fps ∼100% +32%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
10.6 fps ∼98% +30%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
10.2 fps ∼95% +25%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
8.13 fps ∼76%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
7.33 fps ∼68% -10%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
7.3 fps ∼68% -10%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
6.79 fps ∼63% -16%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (5.02 - 8.13, n=15)
6.61 fps ∼61% -19%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel Core i5-10210U
5.16 fps ∼48% -37%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
5.13 fps ∼48% -37%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
4.37 fps ∼41% -46%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
3.41 fps ∼32% -58%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
3.25 fps ∼30% -60%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
115.68 s * ∼100% -130%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
77.8 s * ∼67% -54%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
65.2 s * ∼56% -29%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
62.8 s * ∼54% -25%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
62.2 s * ∼54% -23%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
57.8 s * ∼50% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
54 s * ∼47% -7%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
52.6 s * ∼45% -4%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (41.3 - 61.7, n=14)
50.5 s * ∼44% -0%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
50.4 s * ∼44%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
50 s * ∼43% +1%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
49.7 s * ∼43% +1%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U
0.75 sec * ∼100% -34%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
0.686 sec * ∼91% -23%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4
0.655 sec * ∼87% -17%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
0.651 sec * ∼87% -16%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.629 sec * ∼84% -12%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
0.623 sec * ∼83% -11%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
0.613 sec * ∼82% -9%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H
0.612 sec * ∼82% -9%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7
0.586 sec * ∼78% -5%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H
0.584 sec * ∼78% -4%
Average Intel Core i7-1185G7
  (0.55 - 0.615, n=15)
0.584 sec * ∼78% -4%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7
0.56 sec * ∼75%
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender 2.79: BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 -mmt1 | 7z b 4
Geekbench 5.3: 64 Bit Single-Core Score | 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean

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Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
1010 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
151 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
223 Points
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System Performance

PCMark 10 Standard
PCMark 10 Standard

PCMark benchmarks are higher than most other Core H-series multimedia laptops due to the faster GeForce RTX GPU and high performance-per-watt from the CPU.

We didn't experience any software issues during our time with the test unit. Owners should become familiar with the MSI Dragon Center software as it is a control center for most of the system's settings.

PCMark 10
Score
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00
5880 Points ∼67%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-10750H, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
5553 Points ∼63% -6%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
5130 Points ∼58% -13%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H, SK Hynix PC611 512GB
5125 Points ∼58% -13%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
5009 Points ∼57% -15%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00
4887 Points ∼56% -17%
Essentials
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H, SK Hynix PC611 512GB
9808 Points ∼85% +3%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00
9496 Points ∼83%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-10750H, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
9359 Points ∼81% -1%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
9108 Points ∼79% -4%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
9048 Points ∼79% -5%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00
8966 Points ∼78% -6%
Productivity
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00
8921 Points ∼80%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H, SK Hynix PC611 512GB
7994 Points ∼72% -10%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-10750H, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
7767 Points ∼70% -13%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
7466 Points ∼67% -16%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
6832 Points ∼61% -23%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00
6827 Points ∼61% -23%
Digital Content Creation
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00
6512 Points ∼42%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-10750H, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
6395 Points ∼41% -2%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
5520 Points ∼36% -15%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
5391 Points ∼35% -17%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00
5176 Points ∼33% -21%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H, SK Hynix PC611 512GB
4662 Points ∼30% -28%
PCMark 10 Score
5880 points
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DPC Latency

LatencyMon reveals DPC latency issues related to nvlddmkm.sys when opening multiple browser tabs on our homepage. 4K video playback at 60 FPS is otherwise smooth and with no dropped frames.

DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H, SK Hynix PC611 512GB
9855.5 μs * ∼100% -1705%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBQNTY-512GB
1636.8 μs * ∼17% -200%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-10750H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00
773.2 μs * ∼8% -42%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00
545.9 μs * ∼6%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Devices

Internal storage options are limited to just a single M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slot. Our test unit comes with a 1 TB WD SN530 which is a mid-range NVMe SSD in contrast to the higher-end SN750 series. Sequential read and write rates are still very good at about 2400 MB/s and 2000 MB/s, respectively, compared to >3000 MB/s on more expensive drives.

CDM 8
CDM 8
AS SSD
AS SSD
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
Intel SSD 660p 2TB SSDPEKNW020T8
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
SK Hynix PC611 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-1T00
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
AS SSD
-26%
-16%
-11%
4%
Seq Read
1868.16
1220.33
-35%
2072.43
11%
1885.7
1%
1274.31
-32%
Seq Write
1881.43
1152.01
-39%
1486.34
-21%
1221
-35%
1395.01
-26%
4K Read
45.86
52.35
14%
47.41
3%
41.16
-10%
50.33
10%
4K Write
232.65
146.65
-37%
117.63
-49%
101.16
-57%
119.79
-49%
4K-64 Read
992
651.82
-34%
967.36
-2%
1022.18
3%
1599.35
61%
4K-64 Write
1532.17
846.75
-45%
715.16
-53%
1617.62
6%
1454.92
-5%
Access Time Read *
0.047
0.077
-64%
0.057
-21%
0.058
-23%
0.044
6%
Access Time Write *
0.166
0.106
36%
0.096
42%
0.037
78%
0.092
45%
Score Read
1225
826
-33%
1222
0%
1252
2%
1777
45%
Score Write
1953
1109
-43%
981
-50%
1841
-6%
1714
-12%
Score Total
3814
2371
-38%
2809
-26%
3706
-3%
4411
16%
Copy ISO MB/s
2320.12
2069.66
-11%
1998.8
-14%
1611.39
-31%
2830.3
22%
Copy Program MB/s
680.63
571.24
-16%
627.12
-8%
509.31
-25%
609.43
-10%
Copy Game MB/s
1587.54
1218.71
-23%
1000.64
-37%
677.32
-57%
1424.04
-10%
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-20%
-9%
-10%
-30%
Write 4K
262.6
151.5
-42%
123.3
-53%
109.97
-58%
150.8
-43%
Read 4K
45.41
59.27
31%
41.85
-8%
43.44
-4%
47.3
4%
Write Seq
2001
1424
-29%
2054
3%
1956.93
-2%
981.1
-51%
Read Seq
1659
1609
-3%
1617
-3%
1614.53
-3%
975.7
-41%
Write 4K Q32T1
647.7
393.6
-39%
413
-36%
341.64
-47%
442.7
-32%
Read 4K Q32T1
767.1
369.4
-52%
377.5
-51%
364.28
-53%
499.7
-35%
Write Seq Q32T1
2002
1946
-3%
2705
35%
3081.3
54%
1706
-15%
Read Seq Q32T1
2415
1934
-20%
3442
43%
3251.3
35%
1758
-27%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-23% / -24%
-13% / -13%
-11% / -11%
-13% / -8%

* ... smaller is better

WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 2415 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 2002 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 767.1 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 647.7 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 1659 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 2001 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 45.41 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 262.6 MB/s

Disk Throttling: DiskSpd Read Loop, Queue Depth 8

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GPU Performance

Graphics performance is on par with many gaming laptops to easily outclass nearly all other ultra-thin 15.6-inch multimedia laptops. Upgrading to the GeForce RTX 3060 configuration would bring even greater performance advantages, but we can't estimate the increase at the moment as we've yet to test the RTX 3060 SKU. 

See our dedicated page on the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q for more technical information and benchmark comparisons.

3DMark 11
3DMark 11
Cloud Gate
Cloud Gate
Time Spy
Time Spy
Fire Strike
Fire Strike
Fire Strike Ultra
Fire Strike Ultra
 
3DMark
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3060, 5800H)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H
21931 Points ∼100% +55%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
19338 Points ∼88% +37%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (14129 - 15650, n=4)
14900 Points ∼68% +5%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7
14129 Points ∼64%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H
9930 Points ∼45% -30%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop), i7-10750H
8757 Points ∼40% -38%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-1185G7
8564 Points ∼39% -39%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U
7774 Points ∼35% -45%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H
5970 Points ∼27% -58%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7
5759 Points ∼26% -59%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
NVIDIA GeForce MX450, i7-1165G7
4611 Points ∼21% -67%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
NVIDIA GeForce MX350, i7-1165G7
4364 Points ∼20% -69%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000), R7 4800U
3938 Points ∼18% -72%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-10510U
3530 Points ∼16% -75%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7
3263 Points ∼15% -77%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5, R3 4300U
2438 Points ∼11% -83%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
2425 Points ∼11% -83%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, i3-1115G4
2250 Points ∼10% -84%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-10210U
1309 Points ∼6% -91%
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
Intel HD Graphics 515, 6Y30
735 Points ∼3% -95%
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3060, 5800H)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H
8706 Points ∼100% +60%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
7732 Points ∼89% +42%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (5357 - 5914, n=4)
5637 Points ∼65% +4%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7
5427 Points ∼62%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H
3601 Points ∼41% -34%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop), i7-10750H
3273 Points ∼38% -40%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-1185G7
3151 Points ∼36% -42%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U
3028 Points ∼35% -44%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
NVIDIA GeForce MX450, i7-1165G7
1975 Points ∼23% -64%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H
1871 Points ∼21% -66%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7
1611 Points ∼19% -70%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
NVIDIA GeForce MX350, i7-1165G7
1338 Points ∼15% -75%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000), R7 4800U
1173 Points ∼13% -78%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-10510U
1098 Points ∼13% -80%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7
1079 Points ∼12% -80%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
742 Points ∼9% -86%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5, R3 4300U
733 Points ∼8% -86%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, i3-1115G4
723 Points ∼8% -87%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-10210U
421 Points ∼5% -92%
2560x1440 Time Spy Score
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3060, 5800H)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H
8776 Points ∼100% +63%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
7878 Points ∼90% +46%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (5390 - 6171, n=4)
5813 Points ∼66% +8%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7
5390 Points ∼61%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H
3774 Points ∼43% -30%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop), i7-10750H
3565 Points ∼41% -34%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-1185G7
3330 Points ∼38% -38%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U
3282 Points ∼37% -39%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
NVIDIA GeForce MX450, i7-1165G7
2164 Points ∼25% -60%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H
2074 Points ∼24% -62%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7
1804 Points ∼21% -67%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
NVIDIA GeForce MX350, i7-1165G7
1485 Points ∼17% -72%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000), R7 4800U
1338 Points ∼15% -75%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-10510U
1218 Points ∼14% -77%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7
1202 Points ∼14% -78%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
848 Points ∼10% -84%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5, R3 4300U
825 Points ∼9% -85%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, i3-1115G4
804 Points ∼9% -85%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-10210U
484 Points ∼6% -91%
3DMark 11
1280x720 Performance GPU
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
26413 Points ∼100% +39%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (18863 - 21105, n=4)
19881 Points ∼75% +5%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7
18985 Points ∼72%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H
12865 Points ∼49% -32%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-1185G7
11904 Points ∼45% -37%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U
11542 Points ∼44% -39%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop), i7-10750H
11377 Points ∼43% -40%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
NVIDIA GeForce MX450, i7-1165G7
8296 Points ∼31% -56%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H
7420 Points ∼28% -61%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7
6971 Points ∼26% -63%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
NVIDIA GeForce MX350, i7-1165G7
6332 Points ∼24% -67%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000), R7 4800U
6085 Points ∼23% -68%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7
5192 Points ∼20% -73%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-10510U
4659 Points ∼18% -75%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000), R5 4500U
4173 Points ∼16% -78%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
4019 Points ∼15% -79%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5, R3 4300U
3535 Points ∼13% -81%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, i3-1115G4
3510 Points ∼13% -82%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-10210U
1914 Points ∼7% -90%
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
Intel HD Graphics 515, 6Y30
1186 Points ∼4% -94%
1280x720 Performance Combined
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop), R7 2700X
13742 Points ∼100% +14%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (12071 - 15054, n=4)
13423 Points ∼98% +11%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, i7-10875H
13027 Points ∼95% +8%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, i7-1185G7
12071 Points ∼88%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop), i7-10750H
11572 Points ∼84% -4%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q, i7-1185G7
10524 Points ∼77% -13%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-10710U
10350 Points ∼75% -14%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, i7-10750H
7411 Points ∼54% -39%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs, i7-1165G7
6970 Points ∼51% -42%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
NVIDIA GeForce MX450, i7-1165G7
5815 Points ∼42% -52%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
NVIDIA GeForce MX350, i7-1165G7
5246 Points ∼38% -57%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000), R7 4800U
4323 Points ∼31% -64%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, i7-10510U
4247 Points ∼31% -65%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7
3857 Points ∼28% -68%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000), R5 4500U
3405 Points ∼25% -72%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Radeon RX Vega 5, R3 4300U
3288 Points ∼24% -73%
HP ProBook 455 G7-175W8EA
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, R7 4700U
2567 Points ∼19% -79%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, i3-1115G4
2377 Points ∼17% -80%
Lenovo ThinkBook 15
Intel UHD Graphics 620, i5-10210U
1910 Points ∼14% -84%
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
Intel HD Graphics 515, 6Y30
1014 Points ∼7% -92%
3DMark 11 Performance
16516 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
29474 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
12716 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
5390 points
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Final Fantasy XV Benchmark
1280x720 Lite Quality
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
151.9 (95min - 175max) fps ∼100% +21%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
139 fps ∼92% +10%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (126 - 141, n=3)
135 fps ∼89% +7%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
126 fps ∼83%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX450
51.5 fps ∼34% -59%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
37.5 fps ∼25% -70%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-511A
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
25.6 fps ∼17% -80%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
25.377 fps ∼17% -80%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4, Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
19.2 fps ∼13% -85%
1920x1080 Standard Quality
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
99.6 (73min - 132max) fps ∼100% +34%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
79 fps ∼79% +7%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (74.1 - 82.7, n=3)
78.6 fps ∼79% +6%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
74.1 fps ∼74%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX450
26 fps ∼26% -65%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
18.8 fps ∼19% -75%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
12.233 fps ∼12% -83%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4, Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
11.5 fps ∼12% -84%
1920x1080 High Quality
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
72.6 (31min - 114max) fps ∼100% +30%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
61.3 fps ∼84% +10%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (55.7 - 62.4, n=3)
59.8 fps ∼82% +7%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
55.7 fps ∼77%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX450
15 fps ∼21% -73%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
12 fps ∼17% -78%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4, Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
7.99 fps ∼11% -86%
GTA V
1920x1080 Lowest Settings possible
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
163 (4.25min, 100P1 - 309max) fps ∼100%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
 
163 fps ∼100% 0%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
69.1 (4.94min, 50P1 - 109max) fps ∼42% -58%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
50 fps ∼31% -69%
1366x768 Normal/Off AF:4x
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
166.4 fps ∼100% +1%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
164 (4.67min, 100P1 - 315max) fps ∼99%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
 
164 fps ∼99% 0%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
70.7 fps ∼42% -57%
1920x1080 Highest Settings possible AA:4xMSAA + FX AF:16x
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
100.5 fps ∼100% +47%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
68.2 (9.85min, 43.5P1 - 131max) fps ∼68%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
 
68.2 fps ∼68% 0%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
12.1 (1.902min, 8.4P1 - 63.6max) fps ∼12% -82%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
7.7 fps ∼8% -89%
The Witcher 3
1024x768 Low Graphics & Postprocessing
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
310.8 (287min - 329max) fps ∼100% +32%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
286.7 (265min - 336max) fps ∼92% +22%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (232 - 311, n=4)
266 fps ∼86% +13%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
235.1 (211min - 258max) fps ∼76%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
209.9 (199min - 226max) fps ∼68% -11%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
189 (160min - 211max) fps ∼61% -20%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
167.9 fps ∼54% -29%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Core i7-10710U, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
155.4 fps ∼50% -34%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
153.2 (138min - 171max) fps ∼49% -35%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
118 (31min - 135max) fps ∼38% -50%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
97.8 fps ∼31% -58%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX350
79.6 fps ∼26% -66%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
70.8 fps ∼23% -70%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U, NVIDIA GeForce MX250
66.7 (60min - 75max) fps ∼21% -72%
Honor MagicBook 15 4500U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000)
47.82 fps ∼15% -80%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4, Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
46.2 (41min - 52max) fps ∼15% -80%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
44.5 fps ∼14% -81%
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
Intel Core m3-6Y30, Intel HD Graphics 515
7.4 fps ∼2% -97%
1366x768 Medium Graphics & Postprocessing
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
209.6 (199min - 218max) fps ∼100% +50%
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
204.5 (163min - 231max) fps ∼98% +46%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (140 - 210, n=4)
175 fps ∼83% +25%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
139.9 (134min - 151max) fps ∼67%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
114 (96min - 128max) fps ∼54% -19%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
100.8 (73min - 114max) fps ∼48% -28%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
100.3 fps ∼48% -28%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Core i7-10710U, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
94.1 fps ∼45% -33%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
92 (79min - 102max) fps ∼44% -34%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
70 (60min - 79max) fps ∼33% -50%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
63.1 fps ∼30% -55%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX350
46.9 fps ∼22% -66%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
Intel Core i7-10510U, NVIDIA GeForce MX250
38.7 fps ∼18% -72%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U, NVIDIA GeForce MX250
34.7 (30min - 37max) fps ∼17% -75%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX450
34 fps ∼16% -76%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
28.4 fps ∼14% -80%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4, Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
27.8 (2min - 33max) fps ∼13% -80%
1920x1080 High Graphics & Postprocessing (Nvidia HairWorks Off)
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
135.7 (113min - 150max) fps ∼100% +53%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
119 (110min - 132max) fps ∼88% +34%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (88.9 - 119, n=4)
104 fps ∼77% +17%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
88.9 (85min - 99max) fps ∼66%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
65.6 (60min - 69max) fps ∼48% -26%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
62.9 (51min - 70max) fps ∼46% -29%
Asus ZenBook UX535-M01440
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
55 fps ∼41% -38%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
54.9 (49min - 60max) fps ∼40% -38%
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC
Intel Core i7-10710U, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
54.8 fps ∼40% -38%
Lenovo ThinkPad T15p-20TN0006GE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
39.2 (29min - 44max) fps ∼29% -56%
Schenker Vision 15
Intel Core i7-1165G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
35.4 (34min, 34P1 - 37max) fps ∼26% -60%
Asus VivoBook S15 S533EQ-BQ002T
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX350
27 fps ∼20% -70%
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7-14ARE
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)
23.1 fps ∼17% -74%
HP Spectre X360 15-5ZV31AV
Intel Core i7-10510U, NVIDIA GeForce MX250
21.9 fps ∼16% -75%
HP ProBook 450 G7 8WC04UT
Intel Core i7-10510U, NVIDIA GeForce MX250
21 (18min - 24max) fps ∼15% -76%
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen2-20TD002MGE
Intel Core i7-1165G7, NVIDIA GeForce MX450
21 fps ∼15% -76%
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5502
Intel Core i3-1115G4, Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
14.7 (11min - 17max) fps ∼11% -83%
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R27B
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 5
14.1 fps ∼10% -84%
1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z 6G
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Desktop)
72.7 (61min - 82max) fps ∼100% +42%
HP Envy 15-ep0098nr
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
62.9 (58min - 67max) fps ∼87% +23%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
  (51.2 - 62.9, n=4)
57.2 fps ∼79% +12%
MSI Stealth 15M A11SEK
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q
51.2 (49min - 54max) fps ∼70%
Dell XPS 15 9500 Core i7 4K UHD
Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
38.1 (34min - 43max) fps ∼52% -26%
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen1-20ST000DGE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA Quadro T1000 (Laptop)
35 (28min - 41max) fps ∼48% -32%
MSI Summit E15 A11SCST
Intel Core i7-1185G7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q
32.5 (27min - 37max) fps ∼45%