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Schenker XMG Core 17 (Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 144-Hz Display) Tongfang GK7CP6R Laptop Review

Sascha Mölck, 👁 Florian Glaser (translated by Mark Riege), 07/17/2019

Unassuming gamer. The hardware of the Schenker XMG Core 17 brings all the current games smoothly to the matte 17.3-inch screen (144 Hz, FHD, IPS). This notebook can be configured very individually. For example, it offers space for up to three storage units (2x M.2-2280, 1x 2.5 in) and can handle up to 64 GB of working memory. In addition, the BIOS allows undervolting of the CPU and iGPU. While the notebook does not show any huge weaknesses, we could complain about the lack of a Thunderbolt-3 port.

With the XMG Core 17, Schenker includes a 17.3-inch mid-range gaming notebook in its offerings. The device is targeted toward users who value a sober exterior. The notebook does not offer any visual flourishes. It is based on a barebone (GK7CP6R) from Tongfang. Regular visitors on our website might notice some familiarity with the Core 17, which is unable to hide its kinship with the Schenker XMG Neo 17 that is also based on a Tongfang barebone.

The test unit that was made available to us is run by a Core-i7 9750H processor and a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU. Alternatively you can also get the notebook with a GeForce GTX 1650 graphics core. Competitors include devices such as the MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD, the Dell G7 17 7790, the Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, and the Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8.

Schenker XMG Core 17
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) - 6144 MB, Core: 1455 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, GDDR6, 192-bit connection, ForceWare 430.86, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2666, dual-channel, two storage slots (both occupied), 64 GB max.
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, LG Philips LP173WFG-SPB1 (LGD0615), IPS, 144 Hz, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Cannon Lake HM370
Storage
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB, 500 GB 
, 2x M.2 slots (RAID 0/1), 1x 2.5 inch slot, 431 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC269 @ Intel Cannon Lake PCH
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: headphone port, microphone port, Card Reader: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, TPM 2.0
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 30 x 396 x 261 ( = 1.18 x 15.59 x 10.28 in)
Battery
46.74 Wh, 4100 mAh Lithium-Ion, 11.4 V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 2.1 system, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 180-watt power supply, mouse pad, recovery DVD, frame for a 2.5-inch hard drive, key ring, USB stick (16 GB), Control Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.5 kg ( = 88.19 oz / 5.51 pounds), Power Supply: 428 g ( = 15.1 oz / 0.94 pounds)
Price
1600 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

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Case - Unobtrusive

The XMG Core 17 is not a gaming notebook that visually stands out. While Schenker bets on a sober, angular exterior, the slim display bezels still make the notebook look elegant. You will not find any colorful accents on the case, which is kept completely in black. The case is made completely from plastic that is covered by a soft-touch surface layer. The notebook does not offer a maintenance flap, and the battery is built-in. 

The notebook shows good workmanship. The gap measurements are tight and we do not notice any ridges in the materials. Things also look quite good in terms of stability. The base unit hardly reacts to pressure. Although it can still be warped slightly, this remains within limits. The same goes for the cover, and pressure on the display lid does not lead to any changes in the displayed image. The hinges keep the lid tightly in place but wobble slightly. It is possible to open the lid with one hand.

Within our comparison field, the Core 17 is one of the most compact and light devices. While it has the smallest footprint, at about 30 mm (~1.2 in) it is also the thickest notebook. This constitutes a clear difference to the XMG Neo 17, which is several millimeters slimmer.

Size Comparison

418.5 mm / 16.5 inch 288.7 mm / 11.4 inch 29.9 mm / 1.177 inch 2.9 kg6.46 lbs413 mm / 16.3 inch 305 mm / 12 inch 21.95 mm / 0.864 inch 2.9 kg6.35 lbs404 mm / 15.9 inch 295.8 mm / 11.6 inch 25 mm / 0.984 inch 3.2 kg7.14 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 261 mm / 10.3 inch 30 mm / 1.181 inch 2.5 kg5.51 lbs397 mm / 15.6 inch 269 mm / 10.6 inch 29 mm / 1.142 inch 2.6 kg5.66 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 261 mm / 10.3 inch 27.5 mm / 1.083 inch 2.5 kg5.51 lbs

Connections - Thunderbolt 3 is lacking

Overall, the Core 17 offers an ample selection of connections. The notebook brings three Type-A USB ports (2x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1x USB 2.0) and one Type-C USB port (USB 3.1 Gen 1). Those are accompanied by one HDMI-2.0 port and two Mini DisplayPorts (Version 1.4) that support G-Sync. The whole set is completed by two audio ports (headphones, microphone), one Gigabit Ethernet port, and a provision for a cable lock.

However, we are missing a Thunderbolt-3 connection. This should be included in the standard repertoire for a gaming notebook in this price range. It would allow, for example, connection to a more powerful, external GPU, if needed. A simple Type-C connection is not up-to-date anymore.

The connections are distributed over three of the sides. The connections on the left and right sides are placed relatively far towards the front, where the cables might hinder usage of a mouse.

Left side: slot for a cable lock, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0 (Type-A), microphone, headphone
Left side: slot for a cable lock, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0 (Type-A), microphone, headphone
Right side: storage card reader (SD), 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-A)
Right side: storage card reader (SD), 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-A)
Back: 2x Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C), power
Back: 2x Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C), power

SD Card Reader

The built-in storage card reader runs at a leisurely pace. When copying large data blocks, a maximum transfer rate of 27 MB/s is achieved, and 250 jpg image files (about 5 MB each) are transferred at a speed of 25 MB/s. This means that the speeds remain significantly behind those of the model built into the XMG Neo 17. We test storage card readers using a reference card (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II).

The storage cards cannot be completely inserted into the card reader, and about 17 mm (~0.7 in) still sticks out, and they are not locked in place.

SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Average of class Gaming
  (11.7 - 206, n=262)
91.7 MB/s ∼100% +267%
Schenker XMG Core 15
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
80 MB/s ∼87% +220%
Schenker XMG Neo 17
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
79 MB/s ∼86% +216%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
76 MB/s ∼83% +204%
Dell G7 17 7790
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
28.2 MB/s ∼31% +13%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
27 MB/s ∼29% +8%
Schenker XMG Core 17
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
25 MB/s ∼27%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Average of class Gaming
  (13.4 - 257, n=260)
109 MB/s ∼100% +304%
Schenker XMG Neo 17
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
88 MB/s ∼81% +226%
Schenker XMG Core 15
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
87 MB/s ∼80% +222%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
84.8 MB/s ∼78% +214%
Dell G7 17 7790
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
33.71 MB/s ∼31% +25%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
27 MB/s ∼25% 0%
Schenker XMG Core 17
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
27 MB/s ∼25%

Communication

The WLAN module contains an Intel chip (Wireless AC 9560), which in addition to the 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN standards also supports the fast ac standard. The transfer speeds we measured under optimal conditions (no other WLAN devices in close proximity, small distance between the notebook and the server PC) turn out good. Wired network connections are handled by a Gigabit Ethernet controller from Realtek's well-known RTL8168/8111 family, which handles all its tasks without any trouble.

Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
690 MBit/s ∼100% 0%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
689 MBit/s ∼100%
Schenker XMG Core 15
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
664 MBit/s ∼96% -4%
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
663 MBit/s ∼96% -4%
Dell G7 17 7790
Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter
653 MBit/s ∼95% -5%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
Realtek RTL8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCIe Adapter
630 MBit/s ∼91% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (141 - 1380, n=284)
615 MBit/s ∼89% -11%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S CNVi: WiFi
353 (min: 343, max: 359) MBit/s ∼51% -49%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Dell G7 17 7790
Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter
678 MBit/s ∼100% +1%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
676 MBit/s ∼100% +1%
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
674 MBit/s ∼99% +1%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
670 MBit/s ∼99%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
Realtek RTL8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCIe Adapter
579 MBit/s ∼85% -14%
Average of class Gaming
  (144 - 1160, n=284)
568 MBit/s ∼84% -15%
Schenker XMG Core 15
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
373 MBit/s ∼55% -44%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S CNVi: WiFi
328 (min: 311, max: 338) MBit/s ∼48% -51%

Accessories

As customary for Schenker, the notebook includes various accessories. The box includes a mouse pad, a recovery DVD, a frame for a 2.5-inch hard drive, a key ring, and a USB stick (16 GB) on which the device drivers and a pdf file of the manual are stored.

Maintenance

The maintenance and upgrades of the notebook turn out fairly simple. After removing all the screws from the bottom of the case, you can take off the bottom plate. In order to loosen the plastic clips, you can use a thin spatula. After opening the case, you can see two working-memory banks (both slots occupied), two M.2-2280 slots (one slot occupied), the WLAN module, the BIOS battery, one 2.5-inch slot, and the battery, which you could replace, since it is screwed in and not glued.

Warranty

The base warranty covers two years, including pick-up service and fast repair (within 48 hours) for up to six months. A 36-month warranty costs between 80 and 119 Euros (~$90-134), depending on the selected fast repair period.

Input Devices - Chiclet keyboard with RGB illumination

Keyboard

While the XMG Neo 17 can offer a mechanical keyboard, a classic chiclet keyboard is used in the Core 17. The main keys have a size of 15 x 15 mm (~0.6 x 0.6 in) and can be easily distinguished. Overall, the built-in keys offer a medium stroke and a clear pressure point. However, in our opinion, the resistance could have been crisper. While typing, the keyboard has a little give in the center, but this did not turn out to be annoying. The RGB illumination offers four brightness levels that are controlled via two function keys. All in all, the Schenker offers a keyboard that is suitable for everyday tasks.

Touchpad

With its footprint of 10.6 x 7.4 cm (~4.2 x 2.9 in), the multi-touch-capable ClickPad offers sufficient space for using gesture controls. The smooth surface provides no resistance to sliding fingers. The pad responds quickly to inputs - also in the corners. The pad has a short stroke for mechanical clicks and offers a clearly noticeable and audible pressure point.

Input devices
Input devices

Display - 144-Hz IPS

The 17.3-inch display of the XMG Core 17 has a native resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. While the display delivers a good contrast value (1097:1), the brightness (286 cd/m²) turns out slightly low - the price level of the notebook would demand more. We consider a value beyond 300 cd/m² as good. In addition, the brightness distribution turns out slightly too uneven.  

The 144-Hz panel used here shows good response times overall. However, the 144-Hz models used in the MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD and in the Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8 can offer even better values. A positive point is that the display does not produce any PWM flickering.

273
cd/m²
261
cd/m²
272
cd/m²
297
cd/m²
329
cd/m²
288
cd/m²
283
cd/m²
298
cd/m²
273
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
LG Philips LP173WFG-SPB1 (LGD0615)
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 329 cd/m² Average: 286 cd/m² Minimum: 13 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 79 %
Center on Battery: 329 cd/m²
Contrast: 1097:1 (Black: 0.3 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 2.52 | 0.6-29.43 Ø6, calibrated: 1.31
ΔE Greyscale 2.98 | 0.64-98 Ø6.2
95% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 60% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.38
Schenker XMG Core 17
LG Philips LP173WFG-SPB1 (LGD0615), IPS, 1920x1080
Schenker XMG Neo 17
BOEhydis NV173FHM-N44 (BOE07B6), IPS, 1920x1080
Dell G7 17 7790
AU Optronics AUO409D, B173HAN, IPS, 1920x1080
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Chi Mei N173HCE-G33 (CMN175C), IPS, 1920x1080
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Chi Mei CMN1747, TN, 1920x1080
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
LP173WF4-SPF6, IPS, 1920x1080
Response Times
-28%
-22%
26%
27%
-153%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
14.4 (7.6, 6.8)
18.8 (9.6, 9.2)
-31%
17.2 (7.6, 9.6)
-19%
8 (4, 4)
44%
9 (5, 4)
37%
36.8 (18.8, 18)
-156%
Response Time Black / White *
9.6 (5.2, 4.4)
12 (6.8, 5.2)
-25%
12 (6.8, 5.2)
-25%
8.8 (4.4, 4.4)
8%
8 (6, 2)
17%
24 (14, 10)
-150%
PWM Frequency
971 (99)
25510 (17)
25000 (20)
Screen
2%
-24%
6%
-62%
-46%
Brightness middle
329
304
-8%
308.6
-6%
420
28%
326
-1%
328.7
0%
Brightness
286
289
1%
299
5%
393
37%
309
8%
318
11%
Brightness Distribution
79
90
14%
92
16%
91
15%
82
4%
91
15%
Black Level *
0.3
0.26
13%
0.29
3%
0.32
-7%
0.27
10%
0.51
-70%
Contrast
1097
1169
7%
1064
-3%
1313
20%
1207
10%
645
-41%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
2.52
2.65
-5%
4.26
-69%
3.04
-21%
9.11
-262%
4.91
-95%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
6.9
6.11
11%
7.83
-13%
7.22
-5%
14.14
-105%
10.15
-47%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
1.31
1.5
-15%
2.93
-124%
0.89
32%
2.62
-100%
4.27
-226%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
2.98
2.75
8%
5
-68%
3.91
-31%
11.17
-275%
3.9
-31%
Gamma
2.38 92%
2.46 89%
2.07 106%
2.26 97%
2.28 96%
2.13 103%
CCT
6738 96%
6763 96%
7488 87%
7138 91%
12475 52%
6911 94%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
60
60
0%
57.8
-4%
60
0%
76
27%
55.6
-7%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
95
92
-3%
89.2
-6%
95
0%
100
5%
84.7
-11%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-13% / -3%
-23% / -24%
16% / 9%
-18% / -48%
-100% / -62%

* ... smaller is better

The display offers a good color reproduction already in the state of delivery. With a DeltaE-2000 color deviation of 2.52, it meets the target of DeltaE < 3. The display does not suffer from a blue tint. Via calibration, you can achieve an even better color reproduction. We tried it: The color deviation drops to a value of 1.31 and the grayscales are displayed noticeably more balanced. The AdobeRGB and sRGB color spaces are not reproduced completely. The coverage rates are 60% (AdobeRGB) and 95% (sRGB).

Using the color profile we are offering, you can improve the color reproduction of the display with our calibration. However, you have to make sure that you have the same display model (manufacturer + model number) as our test unit, or otherwise the color reproduction might become worse, instead of improving. Often displays from different manufacturers are used within the same notebook model series. 

CalMAN: Grayscales
CalMAN: Grayscales
CalMAN: Saturation
CalMAN: Saturation
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: Grayscales (calibrated)
CalMAN: Grayscales (calibrated)
CalMAN: Saturation (calibrated)
CalMAN: Saturation (calibrated)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (calibrated)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (calibrated)
XMG Core 17 vs. sRGB (95%)
XMG Core 17 vs. sRGB (95%)
Subpixel grid
Subpixel grid
Halos
Halos
XMG Core 17 vs. AdobeRGB (60%)
XMG Core 17 vs. AdobeRGB (60%)

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
9.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 5.2 ms rise
↘ 4.4 ms fall
The screen shows fast response rates in our tests and should be suited for gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 8 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (24.8 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
14.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 7.6 ms rise
↘ 6.8 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.9 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 9 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (39.5 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: 51 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 9331 (minimum: 43 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

The Core 17 is equipped with an IPS panel with stable viewing angles. This allows the screen to be read from any position. Outdoors, you can only read the display when the sun is not shining.

Direct sunlight
Direct sunlight
Direct sunlight
Direct sunlight
Sun behind the device
Sun behind the device
Viewing angles
Viewing angles

Performance - Hexa-core power on board

The Schenker XMG Core 17 is a gaming notebook in the 17.3-inch format. It can bring any current game to the screen smoothly and also strikes a good figure in other application areas. You would have to pay about 1600 Euros (~$1798) for our test unit. The most affordable models are available for 1356 Euros (~$1524; GeForce GTX 1660 Ti) or almost 1200 Euros (~$1349; GeForce GTX 1650). Since Schenker offers many individual configuration options, the price of some well-equipped models can surpass 3000 Euros (~$3372).

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
HWInfo
LatencyMon
 

Test Conditions

In addition to functions to supervise the system status and adjust the keyboard illumination, the preinstalled Control Center also offers options to set the power profile and influence the fan control. We performed our testing with the Balanced power profile activated and automatic fan control.

The Control Center offers two more profiles that are called "Enthusiast" and "Overboost." If the former is selected, the full processor performance is available. When the Overboost profile is activated, the CPU and GPU are dynamically overclocked. We also ran some of our benchmarks with the Enthusiast and Overboost profiles activated. You can see the results among the comparison diagrams.

The differences between the power profiles lie in the power limits. The Balanced profile offers power limits of 45 watts (PL1) and 56 watts (PL2). With the Enthusiast or Overboost profile activated, the limits increase to 70 watts (PL1) and 85 watts (PL2). The power limit 1 also increases to 85 watts, if the GPU is not used.

Undervolting via BIOS

The BIOS of the XMG Core 17 allows for so-called "undervolting" of the processor and the integrated GPU. This means that the corresponding components are run at lower voltages than specified by the manufacturer. As a result, the power consumption and heat development turn out lower. If the voltage is dropped too low, there is a danger of an unstable or faulty system. Schenker has therefore limited the power drop to a maximum of 120 mV, since at that point the hardware operation should still remain stable. The BIOS allows undervolting in steps of 10 mV. If faults or instabilities occur, you should go back to the previous voltage level. 

Processor

The computing power necessary for a gaming notebook is provided by Intel's Core-i7 9750H hexa-core processor (Coffee Lake Refresh). We see this CPU in many gaming notebooks, since it offers a good compromise of performance, power consumption, and price. The same was also true for its two predecessors: the Core i7-8750H and the Core i7-7700HQ. The 9750H operates at a basic clock speed of 2.6 GHz. Via Turbo, the clock speed can be increased to 4 GHz (six cores), 4.1 GHz (five cores), 4.2 GHz (four cores), 4.3 GHz (three cores), 4.4 GHz (two cores), or 4.5 GHz (one core).

The processor runs through the multithread test of Cinebench R15 at 2.8 to 3.8 GHz. The single-thread test runs at 4.0 to 4.4 GHz. If we activate the Enthusiast or Overboost profile in the Control Center, the clock speeds turn out slightly higher. So far for the behavior in mains operation. In battery operation, the speeds are 2.6 GHz (multithread) and 2 to 4.3 GHz (single-thread).

Singlecore rendering
Singlecore rendering
Multicore rendering
Multicore rendering
GPU load
GPU load

We evaluate whether the CPU Turbo is also used constantly in mains operation by running the multithread test of Cinebench R15 in a constant loop for at least 30 minutes. From the first to the fourth run, the results drop by about 10% and then remain on a constant level. This places the Core 17 behind the other competitors that are also equipped with hexa-core processor. Only the XMG Neo 17 delivers values that are even worse.

On the other hand, when the Enthusiast or Overboost profiles are activated, the Core 17 is able to jump ahead significantly - and the same also goes for the Neo 17. We were unable to determine a difference between the Overboost and Enthusiast profiles, and the results in the CB15 loop are at the same level.

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Schenker XMG Core 17 Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H: Ø1010 (998.28-1099.87)
Dell G7 17 7790 Intel Core i7-8750H, Intel Core i7-8750H: Ø1081 (1056.8-1189.87)
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H: Ø1125 (1112.04-1191.93)
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8 Intel Core i7-8750H, Intel Core i7-8750H: Ø1041 (976.49-1204.86)
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H, Intel Core i7-8750H: Ø1193 (1158.58-1229.48)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 Intel Core i7-8750H, Intel Core i7-8750H: Ø969 (904.79-1042.12)
Schenker XMG Core 17 Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H; Enthusiast-Profil: Ø1168 (1153.8-1252.2)
Schenker XMG Core 17 Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H; Overboost-Profil: Ø1166 (1153.04-1244.01)
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop (Enthusiast profile)
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop (Enthusiast profile)
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop (Overboost profile)
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop (Overboost profile)
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit
6895
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
32729
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
8212
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
180 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
1100 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
117.88 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
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Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Intel Core i7-9750H
191 Points ∼100% +6%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
180 Points ∼94%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H (Overboost-Profil)
179 Points ∼94% -1%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H (Enthusiast-Profil)
178 Points ∼93% -1%
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Intel Core i7-8750H
174 Points ∼91% -3%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
Intel Core i7-8750H
173 Points ∼91% -4%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Intel Core i7-8750H
170 Points ∼89% -6%
Dell G7 17 7790
Intel Core i7-8750H
164 Points ∼86% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (77 - 215, n=535)
157 Points ∼82% -13%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H (Enthusiast-Profil)
1252 Points ∼100% +14%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H (Overboost-Profil)
1244 Points ∼99% +13%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Intel Core i7-8750H
1239 Points ∼99% +13%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
Intel Core i7-8750H
1220 Points ∼97% +11%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Intel Core i7-9750H
1191 Points ∼95% +8%
Dell G7 17 7790
Intel Core i7-8750H
1183 Points ∼94% +8%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
1100 Points ∼88%
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Intel Core i7-8750H
1042 Points ∼83% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (196 - 2022, n=538)
841 Points ∼67% -24%
Cinebench R10
Rendering Single 32Bit
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
6895 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (8.85 - 8872, n=429)
4851 Points ∼70% -30%
Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
32729 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (19.7 - 50462, n=429)
18418 Points ∼56% -44%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Single Core)
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
441 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (340 - 509, n=59)
431 Points ∼98% -2%
CPU (Multi Core)
Average of class Gaming
  (1530 - 4926, n=59)
2558 Points ∼100% +5%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
2434 Points ∼95%
Geekbench 3
32 Bit Multi-Core Score
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
22548 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (9307 - 27774, n=78)
16201 Points ∼72% -28%
32 Bit Single-Core Score
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
4428 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (2926 - 4825, n=78)
3706 Points ∼84% -16%
Geekbench 4.4
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
21933 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (4116 - 32070, n=62)
18734 Points ∼85% -15%
64 Bit Single-Core Score
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H
5438 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (2131 - 6030, n=62)
4795 Points ∼88% -12%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Average of class Gaming
  (753 - 7545, n=205)
1199 ms * ∼100% -14%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Intel Core i7-8750H
1106.5 ms * ∼92% -5%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Intel Core i7-9750H
1057.9 ms * ∼88% -1%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H (Edge 44)
1049 ms * ∼87%
Octane V2 - Total Score
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Intel Core i7-9750H
38007 Points ∼100% +2%
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H (Edge 44)
37119 Points ∼98%
Average of class Gaming
  (12288 - 49518, n=201)
33572 Points ∼88% -10%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Intel Core i7-8750H
33194 Points ∼87% -11%
JetStream 1.1 - Total Score
Schenker XMG Core 17
Intel Core i7-9750H (Edge 44)
270.39 Points ∼100%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Intel Core i7-9750H
262.78 Points ∼97% -3%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Intel Core i7-8750H
251.45 Points ∼93% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (51.6 - 333, n=204)
250 Points ∼92% -8%

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System Performance

The Schenker notebook does not lack in system performance - and this also includes for the next few years. A powerful hexa-core processor, the working memory running in dual-channel mode, and a fast NVMe SSD ensure a quickly and smoothly running system. The very good results in the PCMark benchmarks attest the laptop with sufficient computing performance also for applications beyond the gaming area.

PCMark 10
PCMark 10
PCMark 7 Score
6946 points
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
4401 points
PCMark 8 Creative Score Accelerated v2
4153 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
5697 points
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PCMark 10 - Score
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H (Overboost-Profil)
5829 Points ∼100% +3%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H (Enthusiast-Profil)
5815 Points ∼100% +3%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
5657 Points ∼97%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
5440 Points ∼93% -4%
Schenker XMG Neo 17
GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), 8750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
5411 Points ∼93% -4%
Dell G7 17 7790
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 8750H, Toshiba BG3 KBG30ZMS256G
5279 Points ∼91% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (2603 - 7511, n=231)
5250 Points ∼90% -7%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5256GPU7
5049 Points ∼87% -11%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba KBG30ZMT128G
4982 Points ∼85% -12%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
5697 Points ∼100%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
5636 Points ∼99% -1%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba KBG30ZMT128G
5340 Points ∼94% -6%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5256GPU7
5340 Points ∼94% -6%
Dell G7 17 7790
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 8750H, Toshiba BG3 KBG30ZMS256G
5315 Points ∼93% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (2484 - 6524, n=407)
5054 Points ∼89% -11%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
4401 Points ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (2554 - 6093, n=424)
4268 Points ∼97% -3%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5256GPU7
4231 Points ∼96% -4%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba KBG30ZMT128G
4148 Points ∼94% -6%
Dell G7 17 7790
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 8750H, Toshiba BG3 KBG30ZMS256G
4010 Points ∼91% -9%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
Points ∼0% -100%

Storage Solution

An NVMe SSD from Samsung serves as the system drive. This is a model in the M.2-2280 format that offers 500 GB of storage space. In the state of delivery, about 431 GB of that is still available to the user. The remaining storage space is used up by the recovery partition and the Windows installation. Thanks to its connection via PCI Express, the SSD delivers outstanding transfer rates. In NVMe storage media, the transfer rates turn out significantly higher than in SATA-III models (max. 600 MB/s).

Inside the notebook, there is also a second, unused M.2-2280 slot. While both slots can run NVMe SSDs, the unoccupied slot additionally supports SATA-III models. If two NVMe models are used, you can configure a RAID array (0 or 1). However, this is still not the end of it, and the Core 17 also offers space for a 2.5-inch hard drive.

Two M.2 SSDs can be used.
Two M.2 SSDs can be used.
In addition, there is also a space for a 2.5-inch hard drive.
In addition, there is also a space for a 2.5-inch hard drive.
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
Sequential Read: 1189 MB/s
Sequential Write: 1510 MB/s
512K Read: 664.7 MB/s
512K Write: 761.8 MB/s
4K Read: 57.85 MB/s
4K Write: 115.2 MB/s
4K QD32 Read: 611.4 MB/s
4K QD32 Write: 529.6 MB/s
Schenker XMG Core 17
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
Dell G7 17 7790
Toshiba BG3 KBG30ZMS256G
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
Toshiba NVMe THNSN5256GPU7
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
Toshiba KBG30ZMT128G
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-5%
-48%
-40%
-23%
-58%
Write 4K
99.34
92.74
-7%
78.58
-21%
105.8
7%
104.7
5%
71.36
-28%
Read 4K
38.47
41.4
8%
31.89
-17%
27.89
-28%
37.39
-3%
29.98
-22%
Write Seq
1449
1363
-6%
230.4
-84%
270.8
-81%
865.7
-40%
129.6
-91%
Read Seq
1237
1259
2%
924.7
-25%
879.3
-29%
944.1
-24%
842.6
-32%
Write 4K Q32T1
364.4
289.7
-20%
159.1
-56%
273.3
-25%
293.3
-20%
88.93
-76%
Read 4K Q32T1
421.9
337.5
-20%
315.6
-25%
361.2
-14%
374.3
-11%
196.4
-53%
Write Seq Q32T1
3276
3332
2%
230.7
-93%
253
-92%
1064
-68%
130.5
-96%
Read Seq Q32T1
3338
3477
4%
1323
-60%
1505
-55%
2616
-22%
1037
-69%

Graphics Card

The XMG Core 17 has a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics core from Nvidia on board. Alternatively, you can also get the notebook with a GeForce GTX 1650 GPU. The GTX 1660 Ti is based on the Turing architecture, but in contrast to the Turing GPUs of the RTX-2000 series, it does not offer any ray tracing or any tensor cores. The UHD Graphics 630 GPU integrated into the processor is active, and the notebook uses Nvidia's Optimus switching-graphics solution.

Nvidia's GPU supports DirectX 12 and runs at a basic clock speed of 1455 MHz. Via Boost, this can be increased up to 1590 MHz. But if the GPU does not exceed a set temperature or power limit, even higher speeds can be reached. For example, we measure a maximum of 1845 MHz, but this is only maintained for a short time. During our benchmarks, we measured an average operating speed of 1620 MHz. The GPU is able to use fast GDDR6 graphics storage (6.144 GB).

The results in the 3DMark benchmarks range at a normal level for this GPU. The GTX 1660 Ti performs better than the GTX 1060 and places just behind the GTX 1070. If the Enthusiast profile is activated in the Control Center of the notebook, the Physics performance improves. The profile has no influence on the graphics performance. We only register a slight increase in the graphics performance when the Overboost profile is activated. In battery operation, barely a quarter of the graphics performance is available.

Fire Strike
Fire Strike
Port Royal
Port Royal
Time Spy
Time Spy
3DMark 11 (mains operation, Balanced profile)
3DMark 11 (mains operation, Balanced profile)
3DMark 11 (battery operation)
3DMark 11 (battery operation)
3DMark 11 (mains operation, Enthusiast profile)
3DMark 11 (mains operation, Enthusiast profile)
3DMark 11 (mains operation, Overboost profile)
3DMark 11 (mains operation, Overboost profile)
3DMark 06 Standard
38141 points
3DMark 11 Performance
16657 points
3DMark Ice Storm Standard Score
109442 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
34040 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
12816 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
5578 points
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3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Schenker XMG Neo 17
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)
25248 Points ∼100% +32%
Dell G7 17 7790
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
22523 Points ∼89% +18%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) (Overboost-Profil)
20940 Points ∼83% +9%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
20181 Points ∼80% +5%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) (Enthusiast-Profil)
19371 Points ∼77% +1%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
19156 Points ∼76%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
14534 Points ∼58% -24%
Average of class Gaming
  (513 - 50983, n=636)
13686 Points ∼54% -29%
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Dell G7 17 7790
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
6695 Points ∼100% +23%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) (Overboost-Profil)
5895 Points ∼88% +8%
Average of class Gaming
  (368 - 13013, n=173)
5780 Points ∼86% +6%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
5657 Points ∼84% +4%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
5464 Points ∼82%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) (Enthusiast-Profil)
5451 Points ∼81% 0%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Schenker XMG Neo 17
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)
19800 Points ∼100% +36%
Dell G7 17 7790
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
17466 Points ∼88% +20%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) (Overboost-Profil)
15482 Points ∼78% +7%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
15088 Points ∼76% +4%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
14537 Points ∼73%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) (Enthusiast-Profil)
14486 Points ∼73% 0%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
11752 Points ∼59% -19%
Average of class Gaming
  (385 - 40636, n=561)
11547 Points ∼58% -21%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop)
7860 Points ∼40% -46%
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
Schenker XMG Neo 17
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)
111855 Points ∼100% +15%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
103428 Points ∼92% +6%
Schenker XMG Core 17
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
97189 Points ∼87%
Dell G7 17 7790
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
70598 Points ∼63% -27%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
70496 Points ∼63% -27%
Average of class Gaming
  (5761 - 184578, n=543)
68558 Points ∼61% -29%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop)
50732 Points ∼45% -48%

Gaming Performance

It is not surprising that as a gaming notebook, the XMG Core 17 is able to bring all the games that are in our database smoothly to the screen. Generally, Full HD resolution and high to maximum quality settings can be used. However, the GPU can only handle resolutions beyond Full HD (an external monitor would also be necessary) to a limited extent. If you use the corresponding resolutions, you should not be too optimistic in the choice of your quality settings.

A brief test of the Overboost profile leaves a mixed impression. While the frame rates of the F1 2019 game are slightly increased in two of the four settings we tried, the frame rates in Far Cry: New Dawn are slightly lower than with the Balanced profile activated. 

The Witcher 3 - 1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
Dell G7 17 7790
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 8750H
64.7 fps ∼100% +21%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
57.6 (min: 46) fps ∼89% +8%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
53.3 fps ∼82%
Average of class Gaming
  (12.6 - 115, n=332)
50.6 fps ∼78% -5%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8750H
26 fps ∼40% -51%
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 8750H
24 fps ∼37% -55%
BioShock Infinite - 1920x1080 Ultra Preset, DX11 (DDOF)
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
142.16 fps ∼100% +4%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
136.2 fps ∼96%
Dell G7 17 7790
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 8750H
133.6 fps ∼94% -2%
Average of class Gaming
  (9.7 - 266, n=356)
99.3 fps ∼70% -27%
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8750H
74.5 fps ∼52% -45%
Rage 2 - 1920x1080 Ultra Preset (Resolution Scale Off)
Average of class Gaming
  (45.1 - 124, n=21)
79.7 fps ∼100% +16%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
68.8 fps ∼86%
Far Cry New Dawn - 1920x1080 Ultra Preset
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
78 fps ∼100%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H (Overboost-Profil)
73 fps ∼94% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (14 - 108, n=34)
68.7 fps ∼88% -12%
Anno 1800 - 1920x1080 Ultra Graphics Quality (DX11)
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
39.6 fps ∼100%
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
35.86 fps ∼91% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (17.4 - 54.3, n=25)
35.2 fps ∼89% -11%
For Honor - 1920x1080 Extreme Preset AA:T AF:16x
Average of class Gaming
  (34.9 - 182, n=32)
99.3 fps ∼100% +7%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
93.1 fps ∼94%
F1 2019 - 1920x1080 Ultra High Preset AA:T AF:16x
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H (Overboost-Profil)
99 fps ∼100% +8%
Schenker XMG Core 17
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H
92 fps ∼93%
Average of class Gaming
  (10.8 - 152, n=22)
88.3 fps ∼89% -4%

In order to evaluate whether the frame rates also remain to a large extent constant over a longer time period, we run the game The Witcher 3 for about 60 minutes at Full HD resolution and maximum quality settings. During this whole time, the main playable character is not moved. The frame rates consistently remain at a constant level within a range that is clearly playable. We did not notice any drop in the performance. 

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Schenker XMG Core 17 GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB; The Witcher 3: Ø54.5 (52-58)
Dell G7 17 7790 GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, 8750H, Toshiba BG3 KBG30ZMS256G; The Witcher 3: Ø60.8 (54-65)
MSI GP75 Leopard 9SD GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop), 9750H, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1; The Witcher 3: Ø58.4 (50-62)
Gigabyte Sabre 17-W8 GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5256GPU7; The Witcher 3: Ø29 (2-31)
Lenovo Legion Y730-17ICH, i7-8750H GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), 8750H, Toshiba KBG30ZMT128G; The Witcher 3: Ø24.9 (22-28)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop), 8750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB; The Witcher 3: Ø73.8 (65-79)
GPU measurements while running our The Witcher 3 test
GPU measurements while running our The Witcher 3 test
low med. high ultra
BioShock Infinite (2013) 304.3 271.6 248.7 136.2 fps
The Witcher 3 (2015) 258.9 163.9 102.6 53.3 fps
For Honor