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MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS gaming laptop review: Powerful enough for QHD

Alder Lake + Ampere update. Besides the RTX 3080 Ti, Nvidia is also launching the RTX 3070 Ti at the beginning of 2022. The MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS is the first laptop that we've been allowed to test with this promising, high-end GPU. But just how many FPS will you get on the built-in 240 Hz panel?
MSI Stealth GS66

Three models of the latest GS66 generation are currently listed on MSI's German website. While the GS66 12UGS in review and the GS66 12UH are equipped with a Core i7-12700H, 32 GB of DDR5 RAM, and a QHD panel, the GS66 12UHS can be configured with a Core i9-12900H, 64 GB of RAM, and a UHD display. Depending on the version, a GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, GeForce RTX 3080, or GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is used as the graphics card. Common to all models is Windows 11 Pro as the operating system. The price of the new GS66 starts at 3,149 Euros (~$3,580) - a considerable amount. The top model will even set you back 4,899 Euros (~$5,569).

MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS (GS66 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-12700H 14 x 1.7 - 4.7 GHz, 200 W PL2 / Short Burst, 200 W PL1 / Sustained, Alder Lake-H
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU - 8 GB VRAM, Core: 1035 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, 105 W TDP, GDDR6, ForceWare 511.65, Optimus
Memory
32 GB 
, 2x 16 GB SO-DIMM DDR5-4800, dual-channel, two slots (both in use), max. 64 GB
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel 188 PPI, Sharp LQ156T1JW04 (SHP153C), IPS level, QHD, glossy: no, 240 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Storage
WDC PC SN810 1TB, 1024 GB 
, NVMe SSD, two M.2 slots (one in use), PCIe 4.0 x4
Soundcard
Intel Alder Point-M/P PCH - HD Audio
Connections
4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 1 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 3 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 1 combo (mic/headset), 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Killer 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000/2500MBit/s), Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.8 x 358 x 248 ( = 0.78 x 14.09 x 9.76 in)
Battery
99.9 Wh, 6578 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 4 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Camera
Webcam: HD (720p, 30 fps)
Additional features
Speakers: Dynaudio 2.0, Keyboard: SteelSeries chiclet RGB, Keyboard Light: yes, 240-watt power adapter, MSI Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.2 kg ( = 77.6 oz / 4.85 pounds), Power Supply: 578 g ( = 20.39 oz / 1.27 pounds)
Price
3 EUR
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

The competitors of the GS66 12UGS include 15-inch laptops with the "classic" RTX 3070 and comparable TGPs, such as the Asus TUF A15 FA506QR, the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD, the Alienware x15 P111F, and the Eurocom Nightsky ARX15. These laptops appear in the tables as comparison devices.

Possible contenders in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
84.5 %
02/2022
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
2.2 kg19.8 mm15.60"2560x1440
85 %
07/2021
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
R7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.3 kg24 mm15.60"1920x1080
85.6 %
08/2021
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.2 kg20 mm15.60"3840x2160
87.2 %
09/2021
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.4 kg15.9 mm15.60"2560x1440
83 %
01/2022
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
R9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.6 kg32.5 mm15.60"1920x1080

Case

At first glance, the case closely resembles that of the GS66 10UG reviewed in 2021. However, some changes have been made by MSI when it comes to the details. For example, one of the USB-A ports has been replaced by a Type-C counterpart. Furthermore, there's now a fingerprint sensor in the upper left corner of the touchpad.

The general build of the case along with its advantages and disadvantages has remained unchanged. One of the GS66's biggest strengths is its compact design. With a width of 35.8 cm and a depth of 24.8 cm, the 15-incher takes up the smallest footprint among the test field. The Stealth is only beaten by the Alienware x15 in terms of height (19.8 mm). Things look similarly good regarding the weight. 2.2 kg, which is the same as the Gigabyte Aero 15, is pleasantly light by gaming standards as well as easy to transport.

MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66

In terms of looks, besides the colorful keyboard illumination, the chassis is rather unimpressive, which might be appreciated by some buyers. Thanks to the use of metal, the matte black surfaces look very high quality. Workmanship is also good, although the transition between the base unit and bottom cover could be a bit more refined.

Stability is okay for such a low-profile case. The keyboard and touchpad flex a bit, and the lid could have used more resistance to torsion. The hinges do a passable job. The wide opening angle of 180° is especially praiseworthy.

Size comparison

361 mm / 14.2 in 258 mm / 10.2 in 32.5 mm / 1.28 in 2.6 kg5.82 lbs360 mm / 14.2 in 256 mm / 10.1 in 24 mm / 0.945 in 2.3 kg5.07 lbs358 mm / 14.1 in 248 mm / 9.76 in 19.8 mm / 0.78 in 2.2 kg4.85 lbs356 mm / 14 in 250 mm / 9.84 in 20 mm / 0.787 in 2.2 kg4.92 lbs359.7 mm / 14.2 in 277.25 mm / 10.9 in 15.9 mm / 0.626 in 2.4 kg5.18 lbs297 mm / 11.7 in 210 mm / 8.27 in 1 mm / 0.03937 in 5.7 g0.01257 lbs

Connectivity

Ports

If you ignore the absence of a card reader, connectivity cuts a very fine figure. Despite the low build height, a full-fledged RJ45 port is on board. In addition, there's an audio jack, a modern HDMI 2.1 port (4K @120Hz), and a total of five USB ports, three of which are in the Type-C format and support the DisplayPort function. MSI even uses Thunderbolt 4 for one of the Type-C ports.

The distribution of the interfaces is a bit disappointing. Since the rear areas of the sides are taken up by fan outlets, the ports are located quite far in front, which can lead to collisions and space restrictions when using an external mouse, depending on the amount of cables involved.

Left side: Energy supply, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI 2.1, USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
Left side: Energy supply, Thunderbolt 4, HDMI 2.1, USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
Right side: Audio jack, 2x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 incl. DisplayPort, USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, RJ45 LAN
Right side: Audio jack, 2x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 incl. DisplayPort, USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, RJ45 LAN

Communication

After we recently updated our router setup (an Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 is used now), the results obtained aren't comparable 1:1 with older tests, which is why the values of the competition are missing. The Killer 6E AX1675i chip built into the GS66 delivers a very good performance all the same. Wired network connectivity supports up to 2.5 Gigabit (Killer E3100G).

Networking - iperf3 receive AXE11000
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter
1569 (622min - 1690max) MBit/s
Average of class Gaming
  (685 - 1890, n=157, last 2 years)
1375 MBit/s -12%
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MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1541 (622-1690)

Webcam

As with almost any gaming laptop, the webcam's quality is very low. In addition to color accuracy, image sharpness is also lacking - which can be seen in our photos.

ColorChecker
13.8 ∆E
15.9 ∆E
18.7 ∆E
16.9 ∆E
18.5 ∆E
17.1 ∆E
12.5 ∆E
24.2 ∆E
16.5 ∆E
13.9 ∆E
15.9 ∆E
12.7 ∆E
16 ∆E
17 ∆E
17.4 ∆E
11.5 ∆E
16.8 ∆E
21.5 ∆E
1.8 ∆E
13 ∆E
17.9 ∆E
16 ∆E
12.9 ∆E
5.8 ∆E
ColorChecker MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS: 15.17 ∆E min: 1.76 - max: 24.18 ∆E

Accessories

The box includes a 240-watt power adapter weighing just under 600 g, and a few information booklets.

Maintenance

In order to access the interior, a total of nine cross-head screws have to be removed from the bottom of the case (one is located underneath the factory seal). After this, the bottom cover can be pried out of its anchoring with a flat tool, which requires both strength and dexterity. The enormous battery, two M.2 slots, and two RAM slots protected by a cover can be found under the hood. The cooling system consists of three fans and several heat pipes.

MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66
MSI Stealth GS66

Warranty

MSI provides a two-year warranty (Pick-up and Return Service) for the product.

Input devices

Keyboard

The keyboard has been primarily tailored to the needs of gamers. The extensive and customizable RGB lighting, which can turn the GS66 into a disco in extreme cases (see photo), should be particularly mentioned as a positive feature.

The layout didn't fare as well in the test. Starting with the single-line Enter key, which is rather unusual for German keyboards. The position of the ><| key and the '# key also deviates from the standard. This is accompanied by some awkward combinations (F12/Print Screen, Delete/Insert) and a few other questionable design choices. For example, the Fn and right Ctrl keys are severely squeezed together. At least the arrow keys are pleasantly large. We would describe the typing experience as acceptable. It's not particularly crisp, but it rather tends towards feeling mushy (keyword: travel).

RGB keyboard
RGB keyboard

Touchpad

While the touchpad's height of 6.5 cm is no cause for enthusiasm, its width of 14 cm is more than impressive. The smooth surface provides good gliding properties. There's hardly anything to complain about in terms of precision and gesture support, either. However, MSI still needs to work on its stability. Especially at the left and right edges, the touchpad can be pressed quite significantly into the case, resulting in a lower perceived quality.

Display

As mentioned at the beginning, the manufacturer uses a fast 240 Hz panel for the display, which also does its refresh rate justice. The response times measured in our test were under 10 ms each, something that deserves respect in the laptop sector.

253
cd/m²
255
cd/m²
249
cd/m²
264
cd/m²
272
cd/m²
259
cd/m²
236
cd/m²
248
cd/m²
245
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
Sharp LQ156T1JW04 (SHP153C) tested with X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 272 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 253.4 cd/m² Minimum: 5 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 87 %
Center on Battery: 272 cd/m²
Contrast: 1088:1 (Black: 0.25 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 3.73 | 0.5-29.43 Ø4.97, calibrated: 0.98
ΔE Greyscale 6.5 | 0.5-98 Ø5.2
85.6% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
99.7% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
96.4% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.172
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Sharp LQ156T1JW04 (SHP153C), IPS-Level, 2560x1440, 15.6"
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
Sharp SHP1532, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.6"
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung SDC4143, OLED, 3840x2160, 15.6"
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
LG Philips 156QHG, IPS, 2560x1440, 15.6"
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Sharp LQ156M1JW03, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.6"
Display
7%
1%
-15%
Display P3 Coverage
96.4
99.9
4%
97.8
1%
67.9
-30%
sRGB Coverage
99.7
100
0%
99.9
0%
99.7
0%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
85.6
99.5
16%
73.7
-14%
Response Times
-48%
65%
-62%
-93%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
6 ?(3.2, 2.8)
12 ?(6, 6)
-100%
2.8 ?(1.6, 1.2)
53%
12 ?(6, 6)
-100%
15.2 ?(7.6, 7.6)
-153%
Response Time Black / White *
8.4 ?(4.4, 4)
8 ?(4, 4)
5%
2 ?(1, 1)
76%
10.4 ?(6, 4.4)
-24%
11.2 ?(6, 5.2)
-33%
PWM Frequency
1250 ?(20)
240 ?(83)
23150 ?(34)
Screen
30%
123%
8%
14%
Brightness middle
272
297
9%
440
62%
409.5
51%
312.8
15%
Brightness
253
268
6%
446
76%
390
54%
294
16%
Brightness Distribution
87
84
-3%
92
6%
88
1%
90
3%
Black Level *
0.25
0.22
12%
0.04
84%
0.47
-88%
0.28
-12%
Contrast
1088
1350
24%
11000
911%
871
-20%
1117
3%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
3.73
1.36
64%
2.53
32%
3.48
7%
2.96
21%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
9.43
3.82
59%
7.82
17%
6.31
33%
6.23
34%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
0.98
2.57
-162%
0.89
9%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
6.5
1.88
71%
1.2
82%
5
23%
4.2
35%
Gamma
2.172 101%
2.48 89%
2.206 100%
2.16 102%
2.32 95%
CCT
6485 100%
6768 96%
6371 102%
6591 99%
7145 91%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
63
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
99
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-9% / 15%
65% / 90%
-18% / -4%
-31% / -9%

* ... smaller is better

Another highlight is the rich color space. Although we weren't quite able to measure the 100% DCI-P3 coverage specified by MSI (despite selecting the corresponding profile in the True Color software), a P3 coverage of 96% is still excellent and leaves most gaming laptops in the dust. Looking at the comparison field, only the panels of the Gigabyte Aero 15 and Alienware x15 can keep up.

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

The rest of the measurement results of the GS66 12UGS left us with mixed feelings. While the contrast (over 1,000:1) and black level (0.25 cd/m²) are compelling, the color accuracy and brightness fall a bit short of what is expected or feasible.

Stealth GS66 12UGS vs. sRGB
Stealth GS66 12UGS vs. sRGB
Stealth GS66 12UGS vs. P3
Stealth GS66 12UGS vs. P3
Stealth GS66 12UGS vs. AdobeRGB
Stealth GS66 12UGS vs. AdobeRGB

An average brightness of 253 cd/m² pretty much makes the Stealth unsuitable for outdoor use. For this, a minimum of 300, or better yet, 350 cd/m² would be required.

Glare
Glare
Subpixel grid
Subpixel grid
Viewing angles
Viewing angles

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
8.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 4.4 ms rise
↘ 4 ms fall
The screen shows fast response rates in our tests and should be suited for gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.1 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 19 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (21.3 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 3.2 ms rise
↘ 2.8 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.165 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 14 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (33.4 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: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 17482 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

Performance

Even the entry-level variant of the GS66 ranks in the high-end range. 32 GB of RAM should be sufficient for the coming years as well as a CPU with 14 cores. A 1,000 GB SSD capacity isn't bad either, especially since you can expand the storage space with a second M.2 drive if needed. The VRAM is the only area that might become limited in the near future as we'll explain in a moment.

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
HWiNFO
 

Test conditions

Users can adjust various system settings in the preinstalled MSI Center. With the exception of the 3D and gaming tests, which were carried out with graphics switching disabled and in the Extreme Performance mode, all measurements were done using the Smart Auto Mode (User Scenario menu) with the Optimus technology enabled (General Settings menu).

MSI Center
MSI Center
MSI Center

Processor

The Core i7-12700H is a brand new model based on Intel's Alder Lake architecture with clock rates of 1.7 to 4.7 GHz. The 10 nm chip houses six performance cores that support Hyper-Threading, as well as eight efficiency cores without HT. This allows the 45-watt CPU to process up to 20 threads in parallel.

To get the most out of the processor, MSI is using very high TDP settings. According to the HWiNFO tool, we're looking at 200 watts for both PL1 and PL2. Although the values are lower in practice, the i7-12700H easily surpasses its old Tiger Lake siblings. In the Cinebench R15 multithread test, for example, this means an increase of 30% to 50% compared to the Core i7-11800H contenders. The AMD competition in the form of the Ryzen 7 5800H or the Ryzen 9 5900HX must also admit defeat, although the performance-per-watt ratio is more in favor of AMD as previous tests have shown.

Cinebench R15 multi endurance test

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MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS Intel Core i7-12700H: Ø2624 (2577.65-2843.74)
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T AMD Ryzen 7 5800H: Ø1903 (1786.91-2018.67)
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD Intel Core i7-11800H: Ø1746 (1719.69-1885.99)
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F Intel Core i7-11800H: Ø2144 (2104.27-2154.01)
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315 AMD Ryzen 9 5900X: Ø2239 (2223.83-2252.38)
CPU Performance Rating - Percent
Average of class Gaming
 
83.1 pt
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
76.8 pt
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
66.5 pt
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F -2!
Intel Core i7-11800H
58.2 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T -2!
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
54.4 pt
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
51.8 pt
Cinebench R23
Multi Core
Average of class Gaming
  (5668 - 36249, n=206, last 2 years)
20802 Points +16%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
17940 Points
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
14021 (13411min - 14020.7max) Points -22%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
13230 (13070.6min - 13229.7max) Points -26%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
11102 Points -38%
Single Core
Average of class Gaming
  (1136 - 2235, n=204, last 2 years)
1845 Points +2%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
1803 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
1530 Points -15%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
1511 Points -16%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
1399 Points -22%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Multi Core)
Average of class Gaming
  (2179 - 13832, n=204, last 2 years)
7906 Points +19%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
6651 Points
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
5316 Points -20%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
5158 Points -22%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
4553 Points -32%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
4128 Points -38%
CPU (Single Core)
Average of class Gaming
  (439 - 855, n=204, last 2 years)
710 Points +2%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
693 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
598 Points -14%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
579 Points -16%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
559 Points -19%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
520 Points -25%
Cinebench R15
CPU Multi 64Bit
Average of class Gaming
  (905 - 5663, n=210, last 2 years)
3269 Points +15%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
2844 (2577.65min - 2843.74max) Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
2252 (2223.83min - 2252.38max) Points -21%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
2154 (2104.27min - 2154.01max) Points -24%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
2019 (1786.91min - 2018.67max) Points -29%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
1886 (1719.69min - 1885.99max) Points -34%
CPU Single 64Bit
Average of class Gaming
  (198 - 318, n=207, last 2 years)
273 Points +5%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
260 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
250 Points -4%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
233 Points -10%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
227 Points -13%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
204 Points -22%
Blender - v2.79 BMW27 CPU
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
313 Seconds * -67%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
268 Seconds * -43%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
220 Seconds * -18%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
211 Seconds * -13%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
187 Seconds *
Average of class Gaming
  (87 - 555, n=199, last 2 years)
180.8 Seconds * +3%
7-Zip 18.03
7z b 4
Average of class Gaming
  (23795 - 140932, n=203, last 2 years)
81716 MIPS +18%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
76063 MIPS +10%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
69454 MIPS
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
53767 MIPS -23%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
50988 MIPS -27%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
44739 MIPS -36%
7z b 4 -mmt1
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
6506 MIPS +12%
Average of class Gaming
  (4502 - 7581, n=203, last 2 years)
6225 MIPS +7%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
5804 MIPS
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
5558 MIPS -4%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
5449 MIPS -6%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
5392 MIPS -7%
Geekbench 5.5
Multi-Core
Average of class Gaming
  (4557 - 23194, n=205, last 2 years)
14329 Points +10%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
13033 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
9669 Points -26%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
8864 Points -32%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
7621 Points -42%
Single-Core
Average of class Gaming
  (1196 - 2210, n=205, last 2 years)
1848 Points +8%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
1718 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
1579 Points -8%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
1516 Points -12%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
1443 Points -16%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (6.72 - 38.9, n=203, last 2 years)
22.5 fps +15%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
19.6 fps
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
17.2 fps -12%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
16.2 fps -17%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
13.4 fps -32%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
11.9 fps -39%
LibreOffice - 20 Documents To PDF
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
49.2 s * -22%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
49.1 s * -22%
Average of class Gaming
  (31.4 - 96.6, n=200, last 2 years)
48.5 s * -20%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
47.5 s * -18%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
47.4 s * -18%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
40.3 s *
R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H
0.587 sec * -31%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H
0.566 sec * -26%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
0.512 sec * -14%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
0.4905 sec * -9%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H
0.448 sec *
Average of class Gaming
  (0.3609 - 0.658, n=203, last 2 years)
0.4463 sec * -0%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
19988
Cinebench R10 Shading 64Bit
23019 Points
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit
170.5 fps
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 32Bit
147.8 fps
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
2844 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
207 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
260 Points
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Performance Rating
Average of class Gaming
 
94.4 pt
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
79.7 pt
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
63.9 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
61.3 pt
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD -9!
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
0 pt
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F -9!
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
0 pt
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Average of class Gaming
  (4986 - 60169, n=200, last 2 years)
20657 KRay/s +129%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
14228 KRay/s +58%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
13288 KRay/s +47%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9023 KRay/s
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Average of class Gaming
  (25360 - 252486, n=200, last 2 years)
102644 Points +150%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
89666 Points +118%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
66241 Points +61%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
41116 Points
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Average of class Gaming
  (1339 - 10389, n=200, last 2 years)
4683 MB/s +47%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
3192 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
3043 MB/s -5%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2096 MB/s -34%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
116245 Points +19%
Average of class Gaming
  (41257 - 200651, n=200, last 2 years)
114342 Points +17%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
97910 Points
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
96243 Points -2%
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
17639 Points +78%
Average of class Gaming
  (3925 - 32988, n=200, last 2 years)
12813 Points +29%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
11633 Points +18%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9899 Points
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Average of class Gaming
  (12321 - 134044, n=200, last 2 years)
52059 Points +110%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
48579 Points +96%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
36090 Points +46%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
24769 Points
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
144349 MB/s +45%
Average of class Gaming
  (19065 - 328679, n=200, last 2 years)
109883 MB/s +10%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
99638 MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
69478 MB/s -30%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Average of class Gaming
  (269 - 2409, n=200, last 2 years)
1289 MB/s +21%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
1069 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
941 MB/s -12%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
780 MB/s -27%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
0 MB/s -100%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
0 MB/s -100%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Average of class Gaming
  (2540 - 31796, n=200, last 2 years)
11145 KRay/s +113%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
7721 KRay/s +47%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
6642 KRay/s +27%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
5237 KRay/s
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
39921 MPixel/s
Average of class Gaming
  (10805 - 60161, n=201, last 2 years)
38604 MPixel/s -3%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
21744 MPixel/s -46%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
15387 MPixel/s -61%

System performance

The MSI GS66 also snatches first place when it comes to system performance, although the differences are much smaller here. Subjectively, the operating system responds as smoothly and quickly as you would expect from a modern gaming laptop.

PCMark 10 / Score
Average of class Gaming
  (5442 - 9852, n=181, last 2 years)
7680 Points +1%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, WDC PC SN810 1TB
7582 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R9 5900X, Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
7294 Points -4%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
7217 Points -5%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
7062 Points -7%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
6917 Points -9%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, WDC PC SN810 1TB
10847 Points
Average of class Gaming
  (8829 - 12334, n=180, last 2 years)
10787 Points -1%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R9 5900X, Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
10613 Points -2%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
10419 Points -4%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
10198 Points -6%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10028 Points -8%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Average of class Gaming
  (6662 - 14612, n=180, last 2 years)
9808 Points +3%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
9669 Points +2%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
9514 Points 0%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, WDC PC SN810 1TB
9495 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R9 5900X, Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
9408 Points -1%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
9022 Points -5%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Average of class Gaming
  (6462 - 18475, n=180, last 2 years)
11733 Points +2%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, WDC PC SN810 1TB
11488 Points
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
10851 Points -6%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R9 5900X, Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
10549 Points -8%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
9858 Points -14%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
9257 Points -19%
PCMark 10 Score
7582 points
Help
AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Average of class Gaming
  (21842 - 94222, n=200, last 2 years)
62303 MB/s 0%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
61994 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
41078 MB/s -34%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
39623 MB/s -36%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Average of class Gaming
  (23681 - 90647, n=200, last 2 years)
66283 MB/s +1%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
65341 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
46363 MB/s -29%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
45970 MB/s -30%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
66256 MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (22986 - 103259, n=200, last 2 years)
64383 MB/s -3%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
45510 MB/s -31%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
33705 MB/s -49%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
Intel Core i7-12700H, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
94.7 ns *
Average of class Gaming
  (59.5 - 152.5, n=199, last 2 years)
91.5 ns * +3%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
79.2 ns * +16%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
69.7 ns * +26%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
0 ns * +100%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
Intel Core i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
0 ns * +100%

* ... smaller is better

DPC latencies

The GS66 doesn't fare as well in terms of latencies. According to the LatencyMon tool, the MSI laptop is for once at the bottom of the list. You will have to make some adjustments for certain application scenarios.

LatencyMon
LatencyMon
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Average of class Gaming
  (238 - 18847, n=170, last 2 years)
2352 μs * -9%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, WDC PC SN810 1TB
2156 μs *
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
1541 μs * +29%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
999 μs * +54%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
823 μs * +62%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R9 5900X, Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
371.6 μs * +83%

* ... smaller is better

Storage

We have nothing to criticize about the storage device. Thanks to PCIe 4.0, the 1 TB SSD from WDC (PC SN810) built into our test device excels with an outstanding performance that can only be rivaled by the Samsung drive in the Gigabyte Aero 15. In the AS SSD benchmark, sequential rates of around 5,000 MB/s are achieved - an excellent result.

WDC PC SN810 1TB
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 6937 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 5156 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 1113 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 884 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 3979 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 5141 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 91.4 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 330.8 MB/s
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS -8!
WDC PC SN810 1TB
87.2 pt
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
83.7 pt
Average of class Gaming
 
77.2 pt
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
65 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
61.2 pt
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
41 pt
DiskSpd
seq read
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3499 (3465.53min - 3498.6max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (1319 - 7045, n=182, last 2 years)
3495 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2659 (2654.78min - 2659.11max) MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2170 (2142.03min - 2169.5max) MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
1540 (1536.58min - 1540.21max) MB/s
seq write
Average of class Gaming
  (535 - 9307, n=182, last 2 years)
3778 MB/s
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3695 (3682.36min - 3695.34max) MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2909 (1893.94min - 2908.96max) MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2839 (2833.67min - 2838.9max) MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
2128 (2114.73min - 2127.92max) MB/s
seq q8 t1 read
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
6585 (5995.55min - 6584.68max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (2594 - 16089, n=182, last 2 years)
6330 MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
3592 (2541.8min - 3591.64max) MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
3378 (3216.26min - 3378.05max) MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
3227 (3039.61min - 3226.89max) MB/s
seq q8 t1 write
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4866 (4846.89min - 4866.36max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (539 - 14571, n=182, last 2 years)
4796 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
3184 (3179.91min - 3184.32max) MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
3004 (2592.08min - 3003.54max) MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
2697 (1387.43min - 2697.21max) MB/s
4k q1 t1 read
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
77.4 (77.18min - 77.4max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (30.6 - 95.9, n=182, last 2 years)
66.4 MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
63.4 (62.51min - 63.39max) MB/s
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
58.6 (58.39min - 58.59max) MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
51.3 (51.07min - 51.25max) MB/s
4k q1 t1 write
Average of class Gaming
  (66.6 - 397, n=182, last 2 years)
220 MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
176 (175.2min - 176.28max) MB/s
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
174 (172.77min - 174.21max) MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
160 (159.1min - 159.77max) MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
147 (145.78min - 146.73max) MB/s
4k q32 t16 read
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
4177 (4171.86min - 4177.44max) MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
3181 (3176.17min - 3181.48max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (417 - 6172, n=182, last 2 years)
2570 MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2210 (1437.37min - 2210.1max) MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
722 (710.34min - 722.25max) MB/s
4k q32 t16 write
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3553 (3529.64min - 3552.74max) MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2888 (2831.98min - 2887.86max) MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2341 (2277.95min - 2341.13max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (162.3 - 4869, n=182, last 2 years)
2102 MB/s
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
423 (413.02min - 423.47max) MB/s
AS SSD
Score Total
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
8556 Points
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
8449 Points -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (2271 - 13854, n=172, last 2 years)
6763 Points -21%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
6456 Points -25%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
5630 Points -34%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
3288 Points -62%
Score Read
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
3482 Points
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3052 Points -12%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2534 Points -27%
Average of class Gaming
  (760 - 4721, n=172, last 2 years)
2456 Points -29%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2259 Points -35%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
1370 Points -61%
Score Write
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3914 Points +18%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
3325 Points
Average of class Gaming
  (515 - 7208, n=172, last 2 years)
3117 Points -6%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2637 Points -21%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2221 Points -33%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
1279 Points -62%
Seq Read
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
5450 MB/s
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
5357 MB/s -2%
Average of class Gaming
  (2260 - 12763, n=172, last 2 years)
4917 MB/s -10%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
3133 MB/s -43%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
2871 MB/s -47%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2487 MB/s -54%
Seq Write
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
4795 MB/s
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3978 MB/s -17%
Average of class Gaming
  (495 - 11316, n=172, last 2 years)
3669 MB/s -23%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
2969 MB/s -38%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2145 MB/s -55%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
1511 MB/s -68%
4K Read
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
81.9 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
70 MB/s -15%
Average of class Gaming
  (30.4 - 112.1, n=172, last 2 years)
65.6 MB/s -20%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
55.2 MB/s -33%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
50.6 MB/s -38%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
44.3 MB/s -46%
4K Write
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
302.8 MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (108.8 - 512, n=172, last 2 years)
209 MB/s -31%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
162 MB/s -46%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
156.2 MB/s -48%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
134.6 MB/s -56%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
129.7 MB/s -57%
4K-64 Read
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
2855 MB/s
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
2465 MB/s -14%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2215 MB/s -22%
Average of class Gaming
  (442 - 3475, n=172, last 2 years)
1894 MB/s -34%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
1891 MB/s -34%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
1038 MB/s -64%
4K-64 Write
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3360 MB/s +32%
Average of class Gaming
  (277 - 5909, n=172, last 2 years)
2544 MB/s 0%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
2542 MB/s
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
2288 MB/s -10%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
1795 MB/s -29%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
966 MB/s -62%
Access Time Read
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
0.08 ms * -14%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
0.077 ms * -10%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
0.07 ms *
Average of class Gaming
  (0.016 - 0.379, n=171, last 2 years)
0.05377 ms * +23%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
0.052 ms * +26%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
0.034 ms * +51%
Access Time Write
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW
0.089 ms * -642%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G
0.066 ms * -450%
Average of class Gaming
  (0.011 - 1.028, n=172, last 2 years)
0.0479 ms * -299%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
0.028 ms * -133%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
0.027 ms * -125%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
WDC PC SN810 1TB
0.012 ms *

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Graphics card

With the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, Nvidia has launched a somewhat more powerful version of the RTX 3070. Instead of 5,120 shader units, the GPU now offers 5,888 shaders, which corresponds to an increase of 15%. Furthermore, the amount of tensor cores (184 vs. 160) and ray tracing cores (46 vs 40) has also been increased. However, the performance of Nvidia's current Ampere generation not only depends on the base specifications, but also heavily on the cooling system and the predefined TGP. Similar to the RTX 3070, the TGP of the RTX 3070 Ti ranges from 80 to 125 watts (without Dynamic Boost). MSI opted for a pretty low value with the GS66: Including Dynamic Boost, it's "only" 105 watts. Therefore, the RTX 3070 Ti's potential is not taken full advantage of.

This is also visible in the benchmark course. In spite of its better configuration in terms of shaders and the like, the GS66's performance rating is roughly on par with the Eurocom Nightsky ARX15 and the Alienware x15, both of which have RTX 3070s with a TGP of 115 and 110 watts, respectively. Only in the Port Royal ray tracing test does the GS66 come close to the top spot. It's very annoying that Nvidia didn't increase the video memory when refreshing the GPU. Even today, 8 GB of GDDR6 VRAM reaches its limits at higher resolutions and detail levels from time to time. Considering the price and the high-end requirements, at least 10 GB of VRAM would be necessary in 2022 (more like 12 GB). After all, the RTX 3080 Ti offers 16 GB of GDDR6 memory straight out of the box - the VRAM configuration is adequate here.

3DMark Performance Rating - Percent
Average of class Gaming
 
100 pt
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
79.2 pt
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
78.5 pt
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
77.2 pt
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD -1!
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
71.3 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T -1!
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
69.2 pt
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Average of class Gaming
  (1029 - 72178, n=201, last 2 years)
42471 Points +31%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
36118 Points +11%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
34305 Points +5%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
32525 Points
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
30601 Points -6%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
29289 Points -10%
3DMark
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Average of class Gaming
  (781 - 53059, n=209, last 2 years)
30650 Points +22%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
26158 Points +4%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
25471 Points +1%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
25169 Points
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
22864 Points -9%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
22200 Points -12%
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Average of class Gaming
  (224 - 22717, n=205, last 2 years)
12676 Points +30%
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
9849 Points +1%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
9758 Points
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
9708 Points -1%
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
8523 Points -13%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
8407 Points -14%
2560x1440 Port Royal Graphics
Average of class Gaming
  (280 - 14592, n=128, last 2 years)
8223 Points +37%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU
6005 Points
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
5940 Points -1%
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
5743 Points -4%
3DMark 06 Standard Score
54178 points
3DMark Vantage P Result
81895 points
3DMark 11 Performance
29249 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
58095 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
22334 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
10079 points
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Gaming performance

The "Ti" identifier doesn't quite live up to its name when gaming, either. If you put all the 40 tested games together, the GS66's RTX 3070 Ti can hardly differentiate itself from other RTX 3070 laptop GPUs due to its meager TGP. The somewhat faster Eurocom Nightsky ARX15 demonstrates very clearly that higher TGPs compensate for lower shader numbers.

In general, the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti is fast enough to run demanding games in the native resolution of 2560x1440 smoothly and in high to maximum details. Apart from Cyberpunk 2077, a combination of Ultra presets and QHD always resulted in a minimum of 40 FPS - most of the time even over 60 FPS. Only at 4K does the RTX 3070 Ti reach its limit more frequently.

Performance Rating - Percent
Eurocom Nightsky ARX315 -193!
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R9 5900X
96.9 pt
Average of class Gaming -21!
 
96 pt
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS -34!
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
88.1 pt
Alienware x15 RTX 3070 P111F -189!
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
84.7 pt
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD -160!
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H
78.9 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T -194!
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H
74.2 pt
Dying Light 2
1920x1080 High Quality Raytracing
Average of class Gaming
  (19.8 - 83.9, n=15, last 2 years)
42.7 fps +37%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
31.1 (4.28min, 6.05P0.1, 19.2P1) fps
3840x2160 High Quality
Average of class Gaming
  (20.8 - 62, n=8, last 2 years)
44.9 fps +59%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
28.3 (21.4min, 21.5P0.1, 25.4P1) fps
2560x1440 High Quality
Average of class Gaming
  (31.1 - 121, n=14, last 2 years)
69.5 fps +35%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
51.3 (26min, 43.2P0.1, 47.2P1) fps
1920x1080 High Quality
Average of class Gaming
  (38.8 - 174, n=17, last 2 years)
91.6 fps +32%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
69.6 (34.6min, 35.5P0.1, 63.5P1) fps
1920x1080 Medium Quality
Average of class Gaming
  (46.7 - 206, n=12, last 2 years)
103.4 fps +32%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
78.4 (32.3min, 51P0.1, 72.2P1) fps
Rainbow Six Extraction
3840x2160 Ultra Preset (with Fixed Resolution Quality)
Average of class Gaming
  (37 - 112, n=4, last 2 years)
72.4 fps +57%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
46 (24min) fps
2560x1440 Ultra Preset (with Fixed Resolution Quality)
Average of class Gaming
  (55 - 219, n=6, last 2 years)
115.7 fps +27%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
91 (47min) fps
1920x1080 Ultra Preset (with Fixed Resolution Quality)
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
138 (80min) fps
Average of class Gaming
  (33 - 314, n=11, last 2 years)
135.6 fps -2%
1920x1080 High Preset (with Fixed Resolution Quality)
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
176 (131min) fps
Average of class Gaming
  (45 - 346, n=10, last 2 years)
163.6 fps -7%
1920x1080 Medium Preset (with Fixed Resolution Quality)
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
181 (131min) fps
Average of class Gaming
  (14 - 347, n=10, last 2 years)
152.8 fps -16%
God of War
3840x2160 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (28 - 80, n=7, last 2 years)
50.8 fps +61%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
31.5 (18.8min, 18.9P0.1, 26.1P1) fps
2560x1440 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (30.7 - 115, n=15, last 2 years)
61 fps +35%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
45.2 (20.3min, 26.6P0.1, 38.6P1) fps
1920x1080 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (30.6 - 133, n=21, last 2 years)
66.6 fps +21%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
55.1 (25.8min, 30.3P0.1, 41.4P1) fps
1920x1080 High Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (44.9 - 180, n=20, last 2 years)
90.4 fps +18%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
76.6 (22.4min, 35.7P0.1, 61.4P1) fps
1920x1080 Original Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (53.1 - 200, n=19, last 2 years)
105.3 fps +15%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
91.3 (37.7min, 47.5P0.1, 72.9P1) fps
Halo Infinite
3840x2160 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (34.1 - 88.6, n=4, last 2 years)
59.4 fps +72%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
34.6 (26.2min, 26.4P0.1, 29P1) fps
2560x1440 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (42.3 - 150.7, n=6, last 2 years)
81 fps +24%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
65.5 (27.8min, 32.1P0.1, 53P1) fps
1920x1080 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (56.2 - 197.5, n=8, last 2 years)
109.9 fps +15%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
95.5 (40.9min, 45.5P0.1, 75.2P1) fps
1920x1080 High Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (59.8 - 209, n=7, last 2 years)
115.8 fps +15%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
101 (38.2min, 51.2P0.1, 78.9P1) fps
1920x1080 Medium Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (67.2 - 239, n=7, last 2 years)
135.1 fps +13%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
120 (45.4min, 55.3P0.1, 93.1P1) fps
Farming Simulator 22
3840x2160 Very High Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (68.6 - 145.2, n=3, last 2 years)
102.6 fps +47%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
69.7 (0.4611min, 14.4P0.1, 20.4P1) fps
2560x1440 Very High Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (80.5 - 191.6, n=5, last 2 years)
124.8 fps +11%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
112 (0.4645min, 22.6P0.1, 76.9P1) fps
1920x1080 Very High Preset
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
144 (0.4616min, 44.3P0.1, 97.7P1) fps
Average of class Gaming
  (60.8 - 194.4, n=6, last 2 years)
124.4 fps -14%
1920x1080 High Preset
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
170 (0.4628min, 49.4P0.1, 114P1) fps
Average of class Gaming
  (17.3 - 217, n=7, last 2 years)
118.3 fps -30%
1920x1080 Medium Preset
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
196 (0.4625min, 24.5P0.1, 110P1) fps
Average of class Gaming
  (24.1 - 263, n=7, last 2 years)
145.5 fps -26%
Battlefield 2042
1920x1080 Ultra Preset + Ray Tracing
Average of class Gaming
  (last 2 years)
85.7 fps +24%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
69.1 (12.5min, 18.4P0.1, 36.6P1) fps
3840x2160 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (last 2 years)
85.4 fps +116%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
39.5 (6.08min, 15.1P0.1, 31.5P1) fps
2560x1440 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (last 2 years)
138.9 fps +120%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
63.2 (21.9min, 24.6P0.1, 38.4P1) fps
1920x1080 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (106.1 - 172.6, n=2, last 2 years)
139.4 fps +63%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
85.6 (26.9min, 30.3P0.1, 51.1P1) fps
1920x1080 High Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (last 2 years)
123 fps +27%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
96.7 (25min, 30.4P0.1, 67P1) fps
1920x1080 Medium Preset
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
115 (31.5min, 36.9P0.1, 81.8P1) fps
Average of class Gaming
  (15.7 - 145.6, n=2, last 2 years)
80.7 fps -30%
Forza Horizon 5
3840x2160 Extreme Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (50 - 95, n=2, last 2 years)
72.5 fps +54%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
47 (41min) fps
2560x1440 Extreme Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (41 - 113, n=5, last 2 years)
66.8 fps +3%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
65 (59min) fps
1920x1080 Extreme Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (50 - 124, n=7, last 2 years)
79.7 fps +5%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
76 (70min) fps
1920x1080 High Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (80 - 174, n=7, last 2 years)
136.7 fps +12%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
122 (108min) fps
1920x1080 Medium Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (86 - 181, n=7, last 2 years)
145 fps +7%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
136 (122min) fps
Riders Republic
3840x2160 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (35 - 76, n=3, last 2 years)
53.3 fps +37%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
39 (32min) fps
2560x1440 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (34 - 146, n=6, last 2 years)
87.8 fps +25%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
70 (59min) fps
1920x1080 Ultra Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (47 - 179, n=8, last 2 years)
111.8 fps +16%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
96 (77min) fps
1920x1080 High Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (51 - 185, n=8, last 2 years)
118.4 fps +14%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
104 (82min) fps
1920x1080 Medium Preset
Average of class Gaming
  (60 - 200, n=8, last 2 years)
132.4 fps +4%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
127 (109min) fps
Guardians of the Galaxy
1920x1080 Ultra Preset + Ultra Ray-Tracing
Average of class Gaming
  (37 - 128, n=9, last 2 years)
72.9 fps +16%
MSI Stealth GS66 12UGS
GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Laptop GPU, i7-12700H
63 (45min) fps
3840x2160 Ultra Preset