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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Laptops

Sebastian Bade, Tanja Hinum (translated by Andreas Osthoff), 07/08/2017

September 2019 Update. Here you will find the best multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.

Every month, Notebookcheck reviews numerous notebooks of all kinds. Some of these are multimedia laptops. We have classed 14-inch or larger notebooks that have been designed and configured as all-round laptops by the manufacturers with graphics cards up to the GTX 1060. Also check out our other rankings and interesting lists:

The following table shows an overview of the Top 10 multimedia laptops as reviewed by Notebookcheck in the past 12 months. If ratings are equal, the latest review is listed first. The table can be sorted by clicking its headers and filtered by entering text in the text field above it (e.g. "matte").

Best Laptops (Multimedia) as of September 2019

Pos.RatingDateImageModelWeightHeightSizeResolutionScreenBest Price
192%10/2018Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGELenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
Intel Core i5-8300H
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q
8 GB Memory, 256 GB NVMe
1.7 kg18.4 mm15.6"1920x1080matte
285%02/2019MSI PS63 Modern 8RCMSI PS63 Modern 8RC
Intel Core i7-8565U
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
16 GB Memory, 512 GB SSD
1.7 kg15.9 mm15.6"1920x1080matte
387%08/2019
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Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
Intel Core i9-9980HK
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop)
32 GB Memory, 1024 GB SSD
2 kg17 mm15.6"3840x2160glossy
486%09/2018HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EAHP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
Intel Core i7-8750H
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
32 GB Memory, 2048 GB SSD
2.1 kg18.9 mm15.6"3840x2160matte
585%06/2019MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
Intel Core i9-9880H
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
32 GB Memory, 1024 GB SSD
1.9 kg18 mm15.6"3840x2160matte
688%06/2018Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GEAsus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
Intel Core i9-8950HK
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop)
16 GB Memory, 1024 GB SSD
1.9 kg18.9 mm15.6"3840x2160glossy
785%07/2019MSI PS63 Modern 8SCMSI PS63 Modern 8SC
Intel Core i7-8565U
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
16 GB Memory, 512 GB SSD
1.7 kg16 mm15.6"1920x1080matte
888%07/2018Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
Intel Core i7-8850H
AMD Radeon Pro 560X
16 GB Memory, 512 GB SSD
1.8 kg15.5 mm15.4"2880x1800glossy
986%02/2019Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FDAsus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
Intel Core i7-8565U
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
16 GB Memory, 512 GB SSD
1.6 kg18 mm15.6"1920x1080glossy
1084%04/2019Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723LAcer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
Intel Core i7-8565U
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
16 GB Memory, 512 GB SSD
1.8 kg17.95 mm15.6"1920x1080matte

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1st - Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Extreme is a very well-equipped notebook for many different usage scenarios. After the high-end SKU, we also reviewed the entry-level model and it managed a better score of 92 %. This situation is similar to the Dell XPS 15.

You have the choice when it comes to the display: Better picture quality or matte screen with longer battery runtime: The 1080p panel consumes less power, so the stamina is superior compared to the 4K HDR SKU.

Cheaper is better when it comes to the ThinkPad X1 Extreme and Lenovo's entry-level SKU convinced us.

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme is a multimedia laptop with excellent performance figures and a lot of features. It combines multiple devices, because you can use it as your daily business device and the use the CPU/GPU performance to play some games after work.

We liked the 4K panel with HDR support as well as the high-quality chassis and the excellent input devices. The CPU performance is very good and the system noise is very adequate during everyday tasks.

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Extreme is a successful 15.6-inch multimedia laptop with excellent CPU performance and the best keyboard you can currently get in the mobile segment.

The CPU performance is unfortunately reduced on battery power. The battery runtime of the X1 Extreme is not great, either, and WWAN is not available at all.

All in all, Lenovo still offers a very good 15.6-inch notebook, which can utilize the full performance of the i7-8750H under load.

 

 

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2nd - MSI PS63 Modern

Slim like an Ultrabook - MSI PS63 Modern
Slim like an Ultrabook - MSI PS63 Modern

The MSI PS63 (here in review) has advantages in terms of mobility, ergonomics, and maintenance. The design is not bad, either, because MSI packs all the hardware into a sophisticated chassis made of aluminum.

The Intel Core i7-8565U is a 15W SoC, and the Turbo utilization is limited. The dedicated GeForce GTX 1050 GPU on the other hand runs at the full speed during our stress test.

The battery runtime is very long with about 11.5 hours in our WLAN test.

The display looks good on paper, because Asus promises TrueColor, which means an almost full sRGB gamut. Our measurements do not support this claim, and the luminance of just 262 nits on average is clearly behind expectations, too.

The MSI PS63 is a very slim and enduring laptop if you do not need the power of a 45W processor.

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3rd – Dell XPS 15 7590

Dell XPS 15 with great OLED display
Dell XPS 15 with great OLED display

Dell’s 2019 XPS [see review here] is a well-made improvement over last year’s XPS notebook. In addition to a CPU upgrade Dell also upgraded the graphics card to a new Nvidia Turing GPU. In addition, this year’s XPS is also going to be available with an OLED display. We already had this device in review and the poor response time are no more.

Dell’s XPS 15 is a decent all-rounder well-suited for both business and gaming without ripping a giant hole in your wallet.

The combination of a fast 8-core CPU and a GeForce GRX 1650 make for gaming-capable frame rates. Decent maintenance and the color accurate high-contrast OLED display are additional pros. The speakers also turned out to be pretty good.

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4th - HP EliteBook 1050 G1

The HP EliteBook 1050 G1 with a new high-quality metal chassis
The HP EliteBook 1050 G1 with a new high-quality metal chassis

HP's EliteBook 1050 G1 (here in review) is a completely new series without a direct predecessor. The 1050 G1 is a successful multimedia laptop with a good build quality. There is not much criticism for the input devices, either. The glass touchpad is comfortable and the keyboard is not perfect, but still good overall.

HP uses a matte 4K panel with good brightness, which is hard to find in this segment.

It seems HP wanted a bit too much with the EliteBook 1050 G1, because you should expect a bit more for the price tag. The business-multimedia laptop is just not as good as the Dell XPS 15.

All in all, the HP EliteBook 1050 G1 gets a very good score and offers many useful features.

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5th - MSI P65 Creator 9SF

MSI P65 Creator 9SF mit RTX 2070 GPU
MSI P65 Creator 9SF mit RTX 2070 GPU

The MSI P65 9SF Creator convinced with very good performance results during our review. The Intel Core i9-9880H is very fast and the multimedia device is also a good gaming laptop thanks to the GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q.

The device is primarily designed for content creators who do not want to compromise on performance and ensure a fast system when they use applications like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere. 

The device appears very noble, but the stability could have been better. In return, however, the MSI P65 9SF Creator convinces with its low weight as well as the compact chassis. We liked the 144 Hz panel and could not detect PWM or clouding. The limited maintenance is unfortunate, just like the single storage slot.

The MSI P65 9SF combines multiple devices. During the day, you can easily use the subtle and stylish device for work, but the notebook can also handle modern games in 4k in your free time.

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6th – Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE with two displays
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE with two displays

The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 offers a more than decent connectivity. Its main highlight is certainly the 5.5-inch touchpad that doubles as an IPS display, along with the good-looking high-quality case.

In regard to ports we were particularly impressed by the two Thunderbolt 3 ports but would have preferred a full-sized SD card reader instead of the included micro SD card reader.

Another highlight was the UX580GE’s 4K UHD touchscreen that completely covered the AdobeRGB color space and showed absolutely no signs of PWM flickering whatsoever.

In theory, performance should be more than adequate thanks to an Intel Core i9-8950HK and a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. In reality, the CPU was unable to achieve or even maintain its full clock speed. Consequently, the ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE was outperformed by the Asus Chimera G703GI in the Cinebench R15 multi-thread test (1,312 vs. 1,074 points). The dedicated GPU performed below average as well and thus failed to meet our expectations.

Two displays can be an advantage, and Asus has tried to incorporate this into the ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE. The concept was somewhat similar to Apple’s Touch Bar, and turned out to be particularly useful for multimedia content. In reality it was very taxing to keep switching back and forth between the two screens. As a result of the thick matte cover that was required to improve the touchpads smoothness and pointing capabilities text was not as crisp as expected.

Battery life was definitely a downside – similarly priced devices, such as for example the Dell XPS 15 2018, easily lasted twice as long on a single charge.

The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE is a nifty multimedia device with an excellent display and many useful features.

Performance-wise the Core i9-8950HK turned out to be somewhat of a disappointment, which is why we would recommend getting the Core i7-8750H model instead. The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 GU501GM performed about as fast as our ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE review unit.

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7th – MSI PS63 Modern 8SC

MSI PS63 Modern 8CS with modern design and very narrow display bezels
MSI PS63 Modern 8CS with modern design and very narrow display bezels

MSI’s PS63 Modern 8SC [see review here] fills the gap between a business notebook and a pure gaming machine. Thus, it can be considered a traditional multimedia notebook all-rounder, and comes equipped with Intel’s Cor ei7-8565U, a GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 16 GB of RAM, and 512 GB of storage.

The MSI PS63 Modern 8SC performed very wenn in our tests, and turned out to be a true all-rounder with decent battery life.

We did not like the lid that could have been more robust and less flexible, and the display was not particularly bright to boot. If you don’t need Thunderbolt 3 the MSI PS63 Modern 8SC is a modern laptop capable of running current games.

The MSI PS63 Modern 8SC is a powerful multimedia laptop that could almost be considered a gaming notebook. Accordingly, its multimedia performance was pretty good overall.

MSI PS63 Modern 8SC

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8th – Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 now with 6 cores
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 now with 6 cores

Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro [see review here] offers a few minor updates but no performance improvements. For the first time, the MacBook Pro 15 can be equipped with a 6-core CPU and DDR4 RAM. However, it was unable to maintain a high level of performance over long periods of sustained loads, which rendered its theoretical performance improvements compared to the 2017 MacBook Pro rather moot.

Overall, Apple’s multimedia laptop’s case is very well made. The display is very bright yet reflective. Its speakers are very good, and so is its Wi-Fi performance. We also liked the giant touchpad with its great precision.

The insufficiently dimensioned power supply was a thorn in the MacBook Pro’s side. It was so weak that the device’s battery slowly discharged while running our stress test. It also prevented both CPU and GPU to perform at peak levels during simultaneous load on both. While the notebook remained fairly quiet under load its fans ramped up noticeably under load. The selection of ports remained unchanged, and Apple still limits its MacBook Pro to no more than four full-bandwidth Thunderbolt 3 ports. Thus, the dongle life continues.

Unfortunately, we ran into issues with the MacBook Pro 15 2018’s cooler, which had a negative impact on CPU performance. Accordingly, the device only receives an asterisked endorsement. 

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9th - Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD

The Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD with i7 CPU and Nvidia GPU
The Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD with i7 CPU and Nvidia GPU

The Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD (here in review) combines a modern Whiskey Lake processor and a GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q in a nice chassis. Overall, the performance of the Intel Core i7-8565U is above the average of competitors. There are no major drawbacks during the review, but you have to live with the very glossy screen when you get the Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD.

The Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD is a nice multimedia device, which also works as a gaming laptop. You do not have to waive long battery runtimes, either.

All in all, the Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD convinces with good performance figures, long runtimes, and good fan as well as thermal management. Thanks to the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, the device can also handle games.

Asus ZenBook 15 (i7-8565U, GTX1050 Max-Q)

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10th - Acer Aspire 5 A515

Das Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G - a successful all-rounder
Das Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G - a successful all-rounder

Acer's Aspire 5 A515-52G is a 15-inch multimedia laptop with the Nvidia GeForce MX250. For about 1100 Euros, you also get a fast Intel Core i7-8565U, 16 GB RAM as well as a hybrid storage system consisting of SSD & HDD.

All the hardware is inside a slim and comparatively light chassis, which looks very modern thanks to its slim bezels. The Nvidia GeForce MX250 in combination with the Whiskey Lake CPU is sufficient for smooth gameplay in most titles. However, you should reduce the resolution and the details.

The device does not lack storage, because you get a total of 1.5 TB. The operating system is stored on the fast NVMe-SSD, which results in a very responsive system.

The Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G is a good multimedia device with a modern design and a fast CPU. Nvidia's GeForce MX250 alone, however, is no reason to buy the laptop.

As it is so often the case, we criticize the screen brightness, and this is also the case for our test sample of the Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G. Still, it has a matte surface and wide viewing angles thanks to the IPS technology.

Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G (i7-8565U, GeForce MX250, SSD, FHD)

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Recent Multimedia Awards

Editor's Choice Award in June 2018: Dell XPS 15 2018 9570
Editor's Choice Award in June 2018: Dell XPS 15 2018 9570
Best Value Award in March 2017: Aspire VX5-591G-75C4
Best Value Award in March 2017: Aspire VX5-591G-75C4
Best Value Award in March 2017: Acer Aspire V15 Nitro BE VN7-593G
Best Value Award in March 2017: Acer Aspire V15 Nitro BE VN7-593G
Editor's Choice Award in April 2017: Dell XPS 15 9560 (UHD)
Editor's Choice Award in April 2017: Dell XPS 15 9560 (UHD)
Best Value Award in May 2017: Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G-5811
Best Value Award in May 2017: Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G-5811

Comparison Best Multimedia Laptops


Size Comparison

365 mm / 14.4 inch 251 mm / 9.88 inch 18.9 mm / 0.744 inch 1.9 kg4.14 lbs363.4 mm / 14.3 inch 243.5 mm / 9.59 inch 17.95 mm / 0.707 inch 1.8 kg3.97 lbs361.8 mm / 14.2 inch 245.7 mm / 9.67 inch 18.4 mm / 0.724 inch 1.7 kg3.75 lbs360 mm / 14.2 inch 254 mm / 10 inch 18.9 mm / 0.744 inch 2.1 kg4.54 lbs357 mm / 14.1 inch 247 mm / 9.72 inch 18 mm / 0.709 inch 1.9 kg4.19 lbs357 mm / 14.1 inch 235 mm / 9.25 inch 17 mm / 0.669 inch 2 kg4.41 lbs357 mm / 14.1 inch 234 mm / 9.21 inch 16 mm / 0.63 inch 1.7 kg3.68 lbs357 mm / 14.1 inch 234 mm / 9.21 inch 15.9 mm / 0.626 inch 1.7 kg3.66 lbs354 mm / 13.9 inch 220 mm / 8.66 inch 18 mm / 0.709 inch 1.6 kg3.53 lbs349.3 mm / 13.8 inch 240.7 mm / 9.48 inch 15.5 mm / 0.61 inch 1.8 kg4.03 lbs

Measurement Results

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGEMSI PS63 Modern 8RCDell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EAMSI P65 Creator 9SF-657Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GEMSI PS63 Modern 8SCApple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FDAcer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
Response Times
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
52.8 (27.6, 25.2)
42 (23, 19)
2.3 (1.1, 1.2)
56 (26, 30)
51 (24, 27)
44 (22, 22)
41.6 (23.6, 18)
43.2 (20.4, 22.8)
45 (21, 24)
45 (23, 22)
Response Time Black / White *
36 (19.6, 16.4)
32 (20, 12)
2.4 (1.1, 1.3)
29 (14, 15)
31 (18, 13)
22.8 (12, 10.8)
32.8 (22.8, 10)
31.2 (16.4, 14.8)
37 (23, 14)
33 (18, 15)
PWM Frequency
21370 (99)
25000 (20)
59.52 (100)
25510 (28)
117000 (75, 150)
250 (90)
Screen
Brightness middle
331
289
421.2
440
445
357.6
207
520
311
278
Brightness
305
262
417
389
462
350
199
492
303
271
Brightness Distribution
84
75
94
83
83
85
84
88
81
89
Black Level *
0.24
0.26
0.34
0.5
0.35
0.22
0.39
0.24
0.26
Contrast
1379
1112
1294
890
1022
941
1333
1296
1069
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
5.6
2.9
6.06
5.04
4.75
4.12
3.77
1.2
5.1
4.73
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
9.9
5.71
11.89
6.99
7.79
9.91
5.98
2.3
8.91
8.38
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
3
2.88
2.04
4.23
2.59
2.48
5.17
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
6.3
1.42
2.8
4.98
4.49
1.8
3.22
1.3
4.93
2.59
Gamma
2.33 94%
2.39 92%
2.15 102%
2.48 89%
2.49 88%
2.17 101%
2.42 91%
2.18 101%
2.44 90%
2.38 92%
CCT
7152 91%
6705 97%
6235 104%
7777 84%
7374 88%
6613 98%
7072 92%
6738 96%
7641 85%
6160 106%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
58
57
81
61
87
87.5
57
58
36
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
88.6
87
99.6
94
100
100
88
88
58
Noise
off / environment *
28.9
30.4
28.2
30.25
30.2
28
30
29.6
30.5
29.9
Idle Minimum *
28.9
30.7
28.2
30.25
32.8
28.6
32
30.1
30.5
29.9
Idle Average *
28.9
30.7
28.2
30.25
32.8
29.9
33
30.1
30.5
29.9
Idle Maximum *
30.7
30.7
30.4
31.8
33.6
30.5
34
30.1
30.5
29.9
Load Average *
36.7
34
43.8
44.7
40.9
42.5
44
46.8
40.8
41.7
Witcher 3 ultra *
36.4
47.2
44.8
41
36
Load Maximum *
39.5
33.7
47.2
42
42.7
44.8
45
46.8
41.8
41.7
Heat
Maximum Upper Side *
43.4
58.6
50.4
44.4
49.7
42.4
56
45.7
47.2
53.7
Maximum Bottom *
50.9
60
49.2
46.4
60.4
50.8
60
41.7
43.2
56
Idle Upper Side *
24.9
26
34.8
29.3
28.4
33
29
26.7
27.7
28.4
Idle Bottom *
25.4
25.2
36.4
29.4
29.2
35.2
27
26.4
25.6
28.9
Battery Runtime
Reader / Idle
1261
838
910
1027
577
842
724
1587
773
WiFi v1.3
562
683
467
523
357
375
542
614
519
414
Load
110
168
199
128
65
76
137
171
117
Witcher 3 ultra
88
Power Consumption
Idle Minimum *
4.14
6.8
6.2
6.1
9.4
11.7
6
3.4
2.7
4.4
Idle Average *
7.3
9.8
9.6
10.2
17.4
18.5
8
11
8
6.9
Idle Maximum *
11.5
11.4
21.2
13.4
19.6
22.8
12
14.9
10.6
9.9
Load Average *
78.8
76
104.3
82
103
97.5
76
78.9
74
55
Load Maximum *
118
93
135.3
122
216
111.1
102
91.2
89
63.4
Witcher 3 ultra *
82
91.7
102.9
60

* ... smaller is better

Benchmarks

3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, 8300H,
8349 Points ∼24%
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
7299 Points ∼21%
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
12340 Points ∼35%
HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8750H,
7396 Points ∼21%
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 9880H,
19440 Points ∼56%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8950HK,
8990 Points ∼26%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
10471 Points ∼30%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
7910 Points ∼23%
Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
7116 Points ∼20%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
4769 Points ∼14%
3DMark - 1920x1080 Fire Strike Score (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, 8300H,
6380 Points ∼24%
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
5292 Points ∼20%
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
7356 Points ∼27%
HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8750H,
5114 Points ∼19%
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 9880H,
14946 Points ∼56%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8950HK,
6504 Points ∼24%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
6850 Points ∼26%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
4961 Points ∼19%
Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
5209 Points ∼19%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
3210 Points ∼12%
PCMark 10
Productivity (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, 8300H,
6775 Points ∼70%
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
6120 Points ∼63%
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
7494 Points ∼77%
HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8750H,
6770 Points ∼70%
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 9880H,
5986 Points ∼62%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8950HK,
8020 Points ∼83%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
7177 Points ∼74%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
7569 Points ∼78%
Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
6879 Points ∼71%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
7212 Points ∼74%
Score (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, 8300H,
4467 Points ∼58%
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
4020 Points ∼52%
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
5469 Points ∼70%
HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8750H,
4666 Points ∼60%
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 9880H,
5211 Points ∼67%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8950HK,
5358 Points ∼69%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
4851 Points ∼62%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
4805 Points ∼62%
Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
4443 Points ∼57%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
4236 Points ∼55%
PCMark 8 - Home Score Accelerated v2 (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, 8300H,
4150 Points ∼68%
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
3801 Points ∼62%
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
3799 Points ∼62%
HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8750H,
3433 Points ∼56%
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 9880H,
3505 Points ∼58%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8950HK,
3661 Points ∼60%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
3735 Points ∼61%
Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
4052 Points ∼67%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
4220 Points ∼69%
Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, 8300H,
174 Points ∼80%
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
173 Points ∼79%
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
201 Points ∼92%
HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8750H,
177 Points ∼81%
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 9880H,
196 Points ∼90%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8950HK,
191 Points ∼88%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
183 Points ∼84%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
177 Points ∼81%
Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
191 Points ∼88%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
165 Points ∼76%
CPU Multi 64Bit (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000RGE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, 8300H,
850 Points ∼19%
MSI PS63 Modern 8RC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
572 Points ∼13%
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
1305 (min: 1090.6, max: 1369.3, 99th percentile: 1367.66) Points ∼30%
HP EliteBook 1050 G1-4QY20EA
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8750H,
1131 Points ∼26%
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 9880H,
1545 Points ∼35%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8950HK,
1074 Points ∼25%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
695 Points ∼16%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
1064 Points ∼24%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
1057 Points ∼24%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
953 Points ∼22%
Asus ZenBook 15 UX533FD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, 8565U,
815 Points ∼19%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
493 Points ∼11%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Single Core) (sort by value)
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
457 Points ∼89%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
437 Points ∼85%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
441 Points ∼86%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
390 Points ∼76%
CPU (Multi Core) (sort by value)
Dell XPS 15 7590 9980HK GTX 1650
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), 9980HK,
3293 Points ∼48%
MSI PS63 Modern 8SC
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 8565U,
1523 Points ∼22%
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
AMD Radeon Pro 560X, 8850H,
2522 Points ∼36%
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-723L
NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 8565U,
1035 Points ∼15%
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