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Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Tongfang GM7ZG7S) laptop review: El Dorado tuning

High power, high noise level. While other manufacturers don't disclose the graphics card's TDP, not only does Schenker list the corresponding value on its homepage, but it even lets customers adjust the TDP via software (at least in the case of the Neo 17). However, at a maximum of 140 watts, the RTX 3070 laptop that we tested produces a hefty amount of noise.
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Schenker XMG Neo 17

Even though the new version of the XMG Neo 17 will probably not be available for customers until the end of March, we were already able to examine a pre-sample in detail. Those who want to purchase the 17-incher will soon be able to choose from a variety of components on the manufacturer's homepage bestware.com - as is usual for Schenker.

Starting with the processor that comes from AMD's brand-new Cezanne generation. The Ryzen 7 5800H and Ryzen 9 5900HX are both octa-core models. Either a Full HD panel at 240 Hz or a WQHD display at 165 Hz handles image reproduction.

Of course, the graphics card is especially exciting for gamers. You are spoilt for choice here, because you can choose between a GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU (6 GB GDDR6), an RTX 3070 laptop GPU (8 GB GDDR6), and an RTX 3080 laptop GPU (16 GB GDDR6). In addition, there's a maximum of 64 GB of DDR4 RAM (2x SO-DIMM slots) and up to two PCIe SSDs (M.2 type 2280). In terms of price, the XMG Neo 17 starts at 1,749 Euros (~$2,122). For our test configuration with a Ryzen 7 5800H, an RTX 3070 laptop graphics unit, 16 GB of dual-channel RAM, and a 500 GB SSD, you would have to pay considerably more.

Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 8 x 3.2 - 4.4 GHz, Cezanne H (Zen 3)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU - 8192 MB, Core: 1720 MHz, Memory: 1750 MHz, 140 W TDP, GDDR6, ForceWare 461.23, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, 2x 8 GB SO-DIMM DDR4-3200, dual-channel, max. 64 GB, all slots full
Display
17.30 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel 170 PPI, BOE NE173QHM-NY2 (BOE0977), IPS, WQHD, glossy: no, 165 Hz
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB, 500 GB 
, M.2 Type 2280 (1 slot empty)
Soundcard
Realtek ALC274 @ AMD K17.6 - Audio Processor - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 1x mic, 1x headset, Card Reader: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Networking
Realtek Gaming 2.5GbE Family Controller (10MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 27 x 396 x 261 ( = 1.06 x 15.59 x 10.28 in)
Battery
62 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: 2.0, Keyboard: mechanical, Keyboard Light: yes, 230-watt power adapter, Control Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.516 kg ( = 88.75 oz / 5.55 pounds), Power Supply: 497 g ( = 17.53 oz / 1.1 pounds)
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Since the case is mostly identical to the old model - with the exception of a few ports - this review doesn't include a new assessment of the chassis, the connectivity, and the input devices. You can find the relevant information in the review of the predecessor. A shame: Due to the AMD CPU, the device has to do without Thunderbolt.

Possible contenders in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
85 %
01/2021
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
R7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.5 kg27 mm17.30"2560x1440
88 %
01/2021
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
i9-10980HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
2.8 kg21.4 mm17.30"3840x2160
82 %
08/2020
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
2.6 kg18.7 mm17.30"1920x1080
83 %
07/2020
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
2.4 kg20 mm17.30"3840x2160
87 %
05/2020
Aorus 17G XB
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
2.7 kg26 mm17.30"1920x1080
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Schenker XMG Neo 17
Schenker XMG Neo 17

Size comparison

405 mm / 15.9 inch 276 mm / 10.9 inch 26 mm / 1.024 inch 2.7 kg6.02 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 261 mm / 10.3 inch 27 mm / 1.063 inch 2.5 kg5.55 lbs399 mm / 15.7 inch 272 mm / 10.7 inch 18.7 mm / 0.736 inch 2.6 kg5.78 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 270 mm / 10.6 inch 21.4 mm / 0.843 inch 2.8 kg6.08 lbs396 mm / 15.6 inch 259 mm / 10.2 inch 20 mm / 0.787 inch 2.4 kg5.27 lbs

SD card reader

SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Aorus 17G XB
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
212 MB/s ∼100% +155%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
194 MB/s ∼92% +134%
Average of class Gaming
  (11.7 - 218, n=314)
95.4 MB/s ∼45% +15%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
83 MB/s ∼39%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Aorus 17G XB
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
247 MB/s ∼100% +174%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
213 MB/s ∼86% +137%
Average of class Gaming
  (13.4 - 257, n=312)
112 MB/s ∼45% +24%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
90 MB/s ∼36%

Communication

Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1370 MBit/s ∼100%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1340 MBit/s ∼98% -2%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1340 MBit/s ∼98% -2%
Aorus 17G XB
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1260 MBit/s ∼92% -8%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1260 MBit/s ∼92% -8%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
  (523 - 1640, n=83)
1155 MBit/s ∼84% -16%
Average of class Gaming
  (141 - 1670, n=378)
777 MBit/s ∼57% -43%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1390 MBit/s ∼100% +3%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1350 MBit/s ∼97%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1270 MBit/s ∼91% -6%
Aorus 17G XB
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1260 MBit/s ∼91% -7%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1190 MBit/s ∼86% -12%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
  (447 - 1645, n=82)
1050 MBit/s ∼76% -22%
Average of class Gaming
  (144 - 1645, n=378)
714 MBit/s ∼51% -47%

Webcam

ColorChecker
17.2 ∆E
17.8 ∆E
11.9 ∆E
12 ∆E
13.2 ∆E
16.7 ∆E
18.5 ∆E
18.6 ∆E
15.1 ∆E
15 ∆E
7.1 ∆E
11.5 ∆E
16.2 ∆E
12 ∆E
15.8 ∆E
11.4 ∆E
12.6 ∆E
14.7 ∆E
4.5 ∆E
13.2 ∆E
16.9 ∆E
16 ∆E
14.4 ∆E
13 ∆E
ColorChecker Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H): 13.98 ∆E min: 4.53 - max: 18.6 ∆E

Display

In contrast to 4K displays, which sometimes overtax the graphics card, 2560x1440 pixels don't bring current gaming laptops to their knees as quickly.

379
cd/m²
398
cd/m²
371
cd/m²
377
cd/m²
410
cd/m²
381
cd/m²
360
cd/m²
381
cd/m²
370
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
BOE NE173QHM-NY2 (BOE0977)
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 410 cd/m² Average: 380.8 cd/m² Minimum: 19 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 88 %
Center on Battery: 410 cd/m²
Contrast: 1108:1 (Black: 0.37 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 2.55 | 0.6-29.43 Ø5.7, calibrated: 1.28
ΔE Greyscale 3.4 | 0.64-98 Ø5.9
95% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 72% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.275
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
BOE NE173QHM-NY2 (BOE0977), IPS, 2560x1440, 17.30
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
AUO B173ZAN03.2 (AUO329B), IPS-Level, 3840x2160, 17.30
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Sharp SHP14DC, IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
B173ZAN05.0 (AUO278E), Mini-LED IPS-Level, 3840x2160, 17.30
Aorus 17G XB
AU Optronics B173HAN05.0 (AUO509D), IPS, 1920x1080, 17.30
Response Times
-178%
45%
12%
-8%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
16.8 (8.4, 8.4)
51.6 (25.6, 26)
-207%
5 (2.2, 2.8)
70%
16 (7.6, 8.4)
5%
Response Time Black / White *
10 (4, 6)
24.8 (10, 14.8)
-148%
8 (3.6, 4.4)
20%
8.8 (1.2, 7.6)
12%
12 (6.8, 5.2)
-20%
PWM Frequency
26600 (83)
Screen
24%
4%
6%
16%
Brightness middle
410
458
12%
308
-25%
996
143%
293
-29%
Brightness
381
446
17%
310
-19%
952
150%
285
-25%
Brightness Distribution
88
92
5%
76
-14%
93
6%
95
8%
Black Level *
0.37
0.37
-0%
0.34
8%
0.68
-84%
0.24
35%
Contrast
1108
1238
12%
906
-18%
1465
32%
1221
10%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
2.55
1.52
40%
1.49
42%
4.21
-65%
1.27
50%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
4.33
2.51
42%
3.97
8%
6.79
-57%
2.24
48%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
1.28
0.66
48%
0.99
23%
2.03
-59%
1.06
17%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
3.4
1.9
44%
2.3
32%
4.1
-21%
1.34
61%
Gamma
2.275 97%
2.145 103%
2.193 100%
2.207 100%
2.38 92%
CCT
6637 98%
6534 99%
6981 93%
7491 87%
6542 99%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
72
100
39%
74
3%
84
17%
73
1%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
95
100
5%
96
1%
97
2%
94
-1%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-77% / -7%
25% / 10%
9% / 6%
4% / 12%

* ... smaller is better

The WQHD panel installed in the test device comes from Sharp (LQ156M1JW03) and can boast good to very good measurements. Thanks to the quite high brightness of around 380 cd/m², the 17-incher can also be used decently in bright rooms or outdoors. The contrast (approx. 1,100:1) is also acceptable.

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)

Those who do photo and video editing will also be pleased with the good color accuracy. In Calman's ColorChecker test, the 17-inch panel stayed below a Delta E 2000 value of 3 (= target range). Color-space coverage is also good: 95% of sRGB and 72% of AdobeRGB are respectable values for a gaming laptop.

Schenker XMG Neo 17 vs. sRGB (95%)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 vs. sRGB (95%)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 vs. AdobeRGB (72%)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 vs. AdobeRGB (72%)

Gamers will be particularly interested in the response time. The WQHD display doesn't show any flaws here either. Around 10 ms for black-to-white and 17 ms for gray-to-gray is above average. In short: The WQHD panel can be recommended to almost every user group.

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
10 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 4 ms rise
↘ 6 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 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 11 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (24.3 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
16.8 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 8.4 ms rise
↘ 8.4 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 0.8 (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 (38.5 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 9686 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

Test conditions

The Tongfang barebone used (GM7ZG7S) comes with a powerful tuning software. Within the preinstalled Control Center, buyers have the possibility to adjust a lot of system settings. Especially the performance tab should be mentioned here, since it offers several performance modes and fan settings as well as extremely detailed wattage and temperature options on top of that (see screenshots). While the Enthusiast mode was used for the idle tests (GPU at a 120-watt TDP), the Overboost mode was used for the 3D measurements, where the RTX 3070 laptop GPU is allowed to consume 140 watts (including Dynamic Boost).

Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center
Control Center

Performance

With the appropriate equipment (at least 16 GB of RAM, a large SSD), the XMG Neo 17 offers enough power and reserves for the upcoming years. You can see the hardware details of the test configuration in the screenshots below.

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
GPU-Z
HWiNFO
AS SSD Benchmark

Processor

After Intel has been rather slow in terms of technology, AMD has meanwhile taken over the CPU performance crown again. With the Ryzen 5 5800H, gamers as well as other users get an enormous speed that gives Intel's competition a run for its money.

Single-core rendering
Single-core rendering
Multi-core rendering
Multi-core rendering

The octa-core chip, which has 16 MB of L3 cache and can process up to 16 threads in parallel via SMT, easily sprints past the comparison devices based on Intel processors in the Cinebench tests - regardless of whether a Core i7-10870H or a Core i9-10980HK is installed.

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Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H) AMD Ryzen 7 5800H: Ø2061 (2036.87-2108.48)
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC Intel Core i9-10980HK: Ø1468 (1385.62-1761.11)
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS Intel Core i7-10875H: Ø1561 (1522.36-1646.36)
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS Intel Core i7-10875H: Ø1291 (1283.24-1369.77)
Aorus 17G XB Intel Core i7-10875H: Ø1613 (1597.83-1832.68)

In addition, according to our Cinebench loop, performance hardly drops during prolonged load, which speaks for the cooling. After the first run, the 7 nm CPU reaches up to 4.4 GHz in single-core scenarios, whereas the clock speeds settle at around 3.9 GHz when all cores are loaded - a good value.

Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
232 Points ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
211 Points ∼91% -9%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
203 Points ∼88% -12%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
201.96 Points ∼87% -13%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
197 Points ∼85% -15%
Average of class Gaming
  (77 - 238, n=656)
164 Points ∼71% -29%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
2108 (2036.87min - 2108.48max) Points ∼100%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
1833 (1597.83min - 1832.68max) Points ∼87% -13%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
1761 (1385.62min - 1761.11max) Points ∼84% -16%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
1646 Points ∼78% -22%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
1370 (1283.24min - 1369.77max) Points ∼65% -35%
Average of class Gaming
  (196 - 2804, n=664)
962 Points ∼46% -54%
Blender 2.79 - BMW27 CPU
Average of class Gaming
  (179 - 901, n=121)
368 Seconds * ∼100% -50%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
356 Seconds * ∼97% -45%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
299 Seconds * ∼81% -22%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
290 Seconds * ∼79% -18%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
281 Seconds * ∼76% -15%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
245 Seconds * ∼67%
7-Zip 18.03
7z b 4
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
57284 MIPS ∼100%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
46702 MIPS ∼82% -18%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
44947 MIPS ∼78% -22%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
44947 MIPS ∼78% -22%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
44485 MIPS ∼78% -22%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
40008 MIPS ∼70% -30%
Average of class Gaming
  (3034 - 75612, n=122)
38914 MIPS ∼68% -32%
7z b 4 -mmt1
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
5590 MIPS ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
5444 MIPS ∼97% -3%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
5345 MIPS ∼96% -4%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
5284 MIPS ∼95% -5%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
5284 MIPS ∼95% -5%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
5277 MIPS ∼94% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (2480 - 5811, n=122)
5003 MIPS ∼89% -11%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Single Core)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
540 Points ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
507 Points ∼94% -6%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
486 Points ∼90% -10%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
479 Points ∼89% -11%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
461 Points ∼85% -15%
Average of class Gaming
  (312 - 577, n=169)
461 Points ∼85% -15%
CPU (Multi Core)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
4510 Points ∼100%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
3917 Points ∼87% -13%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
3823 Points ∼85% -15%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
3526 Points ∼78% -22%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
3155 Points ∼70% -30%
Average of class Gaming
  (1397 - 6321, n=170)
3150 Points ∼70% -30%
Geekbench 5.3
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
8176 Points ∼100% +2%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
8139 Points ∼100% +1%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8035 Points ∼98%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
7474 Points ∼91% -7%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
6988 Points ∼85% -13%
Average of class Gaming
  (2783 - 11393, n=106)
6794 Points ∼83% -15%
64 Bit Single-Core Score
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
1354 Points ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
1344 Points ∼99% -1%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
1307 Points ∼97% -3%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
1293 Points ∼95% -5%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
1287 Points ∼95% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (703 - 1487, n=106)
1249 Points ∼92% -8%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
15.6 fps ∼100%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
12.8 fps ∼82% -18%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
12.8 fps ∼82% -18%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
12 fps ∼77% -23%
Average of class Gaming
  (1.7 - 19.8, n=122)
10.7 fps ∼69% -31%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
10.3 fps ∼66% -34%
LibreOffice - 20 Documents To PDF
Average of class Gaming
  (23.9 - 98.2, n=97)
56 s * ∼100% -10%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
54.6 s * ∼98% -7%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
53.1 s * ∼95% -5%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
51.4 s * ∼92% -1%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
50.8 s * ∼91%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
47.7 s * ∼85% +6%
R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean
Average of class Gaming
  (0.507 - 1.088, n=102)
0.604 sec * ∼100% -18%
Aorus 17G XB
Intel Core i7-10875H
0.583 sec * ∼97% -14%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Intel Core i7-10875H
0.583 sec * ∼97% -14%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Intel Core i7-10875H
0.58 sec * ∼96% -13%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
Intel Core i9-10980HK
0.561 sec * ∼93% -10%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
0.512 sec * ∼85%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
2108 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
181 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
232 Points
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System performance

As expected, the Neo 17 places itself at the top of the comparison field in PCMark 10. With 6,983 points, the lead ranges between 6% and 33%, whereby the everyday Windows experience feels very similar on all devices.

PCMark 10 - Score
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
6983 Points ∼100%
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
6571 Points ∼94% -6%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-10980HK, ESR01TBTLCG-EAC-4
6512 Points ∼93% -7%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB2T0HMLB
5758 Points ∼82% -18%
Average of class Gaming
  (2603 - 7511, n=334)
5399 Points ∼77% -23%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
5231 Points ∼75% -25%
PCMark 10 Score
6983 points
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DPC latencies

In the latency test, the 17-incher makes itself comfortable among the competition. Although the Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC and the Aorus 17G XB score much worse in the LatencyMon tool, the Neo 17's rates aren't exactly good either.

Latencies
Latencies
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
6057.7 μs * ∼100% -233%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-10980HK, ESR01TBTLCG-EAC-4
3490.1 μs * ∼58% -92%
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
1820.7 μs * ∼30%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB2T0HMLB
972.6 μs * ∼16% +47%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
453 μs * ∼7% +75%

* ... smaller is better

Storage

Schenker uses the 500 GB version of the well-known Samsung 970 Evo Plus SSD in our test device. The M.2-based NVMe drive performs very well with both small and large files and can hold its own excellently against the SSDs of the competing laptops, most of which also rely on Samsung drives. A second M.2 slot is still available for mass storage upgrades.

Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
ESR01TBTLCG-EAC-4
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB2T0HMLB
Aorus 17G XB
Samsung SSD PM981a MZVLB512HBJQ
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-12%
-23%
-21%
-15%
Write 4K
206.1
141.2
-31%
120
-42%
158.7
-23%
123.4
-40%
Read 4K
53
46.48
-12%
45.24
-15%
41.59
-22%
45.02
-15%
Write Seq
3018
2433
-19%
2090
-31%
2388
-21%
2526
-16%
Read Seq
2575
1742
-32%
2246
-13%
1623
-37%
2062
-20%
Write 4K Q32T1
535.2
564.7
6%
392.5
-27%
432.6
-19%
497.9
-7%
Read 4K Q32T1
607.6
654.5
8%
348.4
-43%
525.8
-13%
578.5
-5%
Write Seq Q32T1
3242
3028
-7%
3015
-7%
2438
-25%
2982
-8%
Read Seq Q32T1
3617
3424
-5%
3445
-5%
3457
-4%
3440
-5%
AS SSD
-10%
-27%
-12%
-21%
Score Total
5429
6524
20%
4283
-21%
4977
-8%
4972
-8%
Score Write
2759
3208
16%
2170
-21%
2078
-25%
2294
-17%
Score Read
1773
2201
24%
1439
-19%
1934
9%
1755
-1%
Access Time Write *
0.024
0.033
-38%
0.034
-42%
0.027
-13%
0.032
-33%
Access Time Read *
0.045
0.102
-127%
0.064
-42%
0.059
-31%
0.07
-56%
4K-64 Write
2324.17
2848.53
23%
1925.76
-17%
1711.36
-26%
1957.87
-16%
4K-64 Read
1410.3
1881.05
33%
1117.55
-21%
1602.74
14%
1525.36
8%
4K Write
171.59
113.38
-34%
109.08
-36%
139.13
-19%
116.76
-32%
4K Read
60.35
52.08
-14%
47.24
-22%
49.59
-18%
50.72
-16%
Seq Write
2631.23
2458.37
-7%
1350.94
-49%
2277.85
-13%
2192.74
-17%
Seq Read
3019.89
2673.95
-11%
2743.71
-9%
2815.03
-7%
1790.65
-41%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-11% / -11%
-25% / -25%
-17% / -16%
-18% / -18%

* ... smaller is better

Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 3617 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 3242 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 607.6 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 535.2 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 2575 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 3018 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 53 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 206.1 MB/s

Graphics card

With the GeForce RTX 3070, Nvidia replaces the very successful RTX 2070. Compared with the predecessor, the new Ampere model, which is manufactured in an 8 nm process, offers 5,120 instead of 2,304 shaders, which is a big leap. In the case of the Neo 17, the clock rates amount to 1,100 MHz for the core (base value) and 1,750 MHz for the GDDR6 memory, which, analogous to the RTX 2070, is again comprised of 8 GB (256-bit interface). 8 GB is already pushing the limits in some games (at least at higher resolutions and details) - we would have wished for 10 GB or more from Nvidia here.

3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
59795 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
24265 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
10679 points
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Performance is definitely impressive when using the Overboost mode. For example, the RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, which runs in most of the comparison laptops, is outperformed by 18% to 48% in the benchmark course. Thanks to the high TDP number, the RTX 3070 in the Neo 17 can even outperform the RTX 3080 in the Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC by about 10%, since the latter's GPU only has a maximum TDP of 105 Watts.

3DMark
2560x1440 Port Royal Graphics
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
6427 Points ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
6094 Points ∼95% -5%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
4497 Points ∼70% -30%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
4411 Points ∼69% -31%
Average of class Gaming
  (1097 - 6934, n=129)
4275 Points ∼67% -33%
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
10898 Points ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
9646 Points ∼89% -11%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
8906 Points ∼82% -18%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
7372 Points ∼68% -32%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
7358 Points ∼68% -32%
Average of class Gaming
  (368 - 13013, n=290)
6235 Points ∼57% -43%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
27968 Points ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
25129 Points ∼90% -10%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
23649 Points ∼85% -15%
Aorus 17G XB
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
21004 Points ∼75% -25%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
19655 Points ∼70% -30%
Average of class Gaming
  (385 - 40636, n=676)
12672 Points ∼45% -55%

In line with the processor, the graphics card's long-term performance also remains quite constant. In the 60-minute test with the role-playing game The Witcher 3 (Full HD/Ultra), there were no abnormalities in this regard.

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Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H) GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB: Ø97.3 (86-100)

Gaming performance

2560x1440 pixels is ideal for the RTX 3070's performance level. Almost all modern games can be played smoothly at maximum details in the native resolution. Only in extremely demanding games like Anno 1800Crysis RemasteredWatch Dogs Legion, and Cyberpunk 2077 does the average frame rate drop below the 60 FPS mark. There are also enough reserves for ray tracing here and there. The ray tracing benchmarks can be found in the RTX 3070's performance article and on the GPU site.

The Witcher 3
3840x2160 High Graphics & Postprocessing (Nvidia HairWorks Off)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H
71.9 (5.42min, 40.4P0.1, 59.2P1 - 264max) fps ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-10980HK
67.5 (55min) fps ∼94% -6%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
49.8 (43min) fps ∼69% -31%
Average of class Gaming
  (9.3 - 89.2, n=78)
46.9 fps ∼65% -35%
1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H
101 fps ∼100%
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, i9-10980HK
96.1 (74min) fps ∼95% -5%
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
82.6 (69min) fps ∼82% -18%
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
75.1 (62min) fps ∼74% -26%
Aorus 17G XB
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, i7-10875H
73.6 (62min) fps ∼73% -27%
Average of class Gaming
  (12.6 - 115, n=442)
55.5 fps ∼55% -45%
low med. high ultraQHD4K
GTA V (2015) 179 172 163 97 fps
The Witcher 3 (2015) 187 101 71.9 fps
Dota 2 Reborn (2015) 147 138 131 128 fps
X-Plane 11.11 (2018) 110 97.1 75.8 fps
Battlefield V (2018) 162 152 124 76.6 fps
Apex Legends (2019) 144 144 142 82.3 fps
Far Cry New Dawn (2019) 112 101 91 61 fps
Metro Exodus (2019) 97.4 77.2 61.6 39.2 fps
The Division 2 (2019) 131 101 70 40 fps
Anno 1800 (2019) 78.5 39.6 39.1 31.6 fps
Control (2019) 97.4 64.1 32.6 fps
Borderlands 3 (2019) 105 88.3 64.3 36 fps
Need for Speed Heat (2019) 96.2 91.5 83.7 53.1 fps
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019) 98.5 94.6 85.3 53 fps
Crysis Remastered (2020) 86.7 61.4 50 30.9 fps
Star Wars Squadrons (2020) 278 261 183 109 fps
FIFA 21 (2020) 214 209 204 201 fps
Watch Dogs Legion (2020) 81 66 55 33 fps
Assassin´s Creed Valhalla (2020) 77 69 60 38 fps
Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (2020) 83 76.1 64.5 33.8 fps
Immortals Fenyx Rising (2020) 101 85 74 49 fps
Cyberpunk 2077 (2020) 82 70.3 45.6 22.1 fps

Emissions


Noise emissions

The other side of the coin is an extremely high noise development. In Overboost mode, the Neo 17 reaches between 49 and 55 dB under load, and that can be very unpleasant without a headset. With these rates, the 17-incher is also significantly louder than the competition, which reaches a maximum of 49 dB. When you switch to the Enthusiast mode and operate the system in idle usage, the noise level drops to a moderate 29 to 32 dB (temporarily ramping up to 38 dB). Every now and then, the ventilation turns off completely, so that the laptop is silent.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2026.93924.343.223.727.92524.230.121.23120.828.43132.931.528.336.225.936.74026.128.731.121.616.8325027.74144.21813.644.36329.624.725.620.714.335.88024.725.724.61712.83110025.926.229.119.412.827.112529.22727.720.213.333.816032.325.929.421.616.23420032.222.227.321.912.834.725033.624.428.322.211.936.731535.222.728.723.11239.640036.322.629.523.510.640.850037.320.329.123.11141.363036.519.427.721.49.940.98003718.628.121.610.442.3100038.318.328.721.411.843.8125039.217.728.821.110.945.716003918.328.921.211.345.4200037.816.728.823.511.544.4250036.614.327.116.612.243.1315040.414.723.715.512.741.540003513.720.714.212.742.9500032.713.21913.513.442.4630027.113.215.113.313.235.2800024.313.214.113.213.233.11000022.612.913.51313.329.61250024.712.713.412.512.525.91600030.115.816.415.911.922.1SPL48.829.338.531.624.254.6N6.41.22.91.50.59.7median 35median 18.3median 27.7median 21.1median 12.2median 40.8Delta44.34.83.20.84.4hearing rangehide median Fan NoiseSchenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)

Noise Level

Idle
29 / 32 / 38 dB(A)
Load
49 / 55 dB(A)
  red to green bar
 
 
30 dB
silent
40 dB(A)
audible
50 dB(A)
loud
 
min: dark, med: mid, max: light   Earthworks M23R, Arta (15 cm distance)   environment noise: 24 dB(A)
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
R7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
i9-10980HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
Aorus 17G XB
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
Average of class Gaming
 
Noise
5%
2%
-2%
-6%
1%
off / environment *
24
26
-8%
25
-4%
30
-25%
30
-25%
28.8 (24 - 32, n=431)
-20%
Idle Minimum *
29
30
-3%
32
-10%
32
-10%
35
-21%
31.2 (24 - 42, n=854)
-8%
Idle Average *
32
32
-0%
35
-9%
33
-3%
36
-13%
32.4 (24.4 - 46.6, n=854)
-1%
Idle Maximum *
38
36
5%
43
-13%
40
-5%
41
-8%
34.6 (24.4 - 57, n=854)
9%
Load Average *
49
45
8%
44
10%
47
4%
47
4%
41.4 (28 - 59, n=855)
16%
Witcher 3 ultra *
53
42
21%
41
23%
46
13%
48
9%
Load Maximum *
55
49
11%
45
18%
48
13%
49
11%
48.7 (38.9 - 66.6, n=855)
11%

* ... smaller is better

Temperature

The temperature development of the chassis proves to be average. A maximum of 47 °C (~117 °F) on the top and up to 51 °C (~154 °F) on the bottom after 60 minutes of stress testing with the FurMark and Prime95 tools is neither particularly high nor particularly low. In idle usage, all surfaces of the case stay below the 40 °C (~104 °F) mark. Inside, the CPU and GPU are specifically relevant. While the Ryzen 5 5800H reaches up to 95 °C (~203 °F) in the stress test, the RTX 3070 laptop GPU settles at around 80 °C (~176 °F). Our The Witcher 3 test reveals similar GPU temperatures but significantly lower CPU temperatures.

The Witcher 3
The Witcher 3
Stress test
Stress test
Full load top
Full load top
Full load bottom
Full load bottom
Max. Load
 43 °C
109 F
47 °C
117 F
41 °C
106 F
 
 40 °C
104 F
42 °C
108 F
31 °C
88 F
 
 36 °C
97 F
34 °C
93 F
29 °C
84 F
 
Maximum: 47 °C = 117 F
Average: 38.1 °C = 101 F
50 °C
122 F
51 °C
124 F
48 °C
118 F
38 °C
100 F
49 °C
120 F
43 °C
109 F
28 °C
82 F
32 °C
90 F
29 °C
84 F
Maximum: 51 °C = 124 F
Average: 40.9 °C = 106 F
Power Supply (max.)  55 °C = 131 F | Room Temperature 20 °C = 68 F | Fluke t3000FC (calibrated), Voltcraft IR-900
(-) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 38.1 °C / 101 F, compared to the average of 33.4 °C / 92 F for the devices in the class Gaming.
(-) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 47 °C / 117 F, compared to the average of 39.9 °C / 104 F, ranging from 21.6 to 68.8 °C for the class Gaming.
(-) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 51 °C / 124 F, compared to the average of 42.7 °C / 109 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 29.7 °C / 85 F, compared to the device average of 33.4 °C / 92 F.
(±) Playing The Witcher 3, the average temperature for the upper side is 36.6 °C / 98 F, compared to the device average of 33.4 °C / 92 F.
(±) The palmrests and touchpad can get very hot to the touch with a maximum of 36 °C / 96.8 F.
(-) The average temperature of the palmrest area of similar devices was 28.8 °C / 83.8 F (-7.2 °C / -13 F).
Schenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)
R7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YC
i9-10980HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
MSI Creator 17 A10SGS
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q
Aorus 17G XB
i7-10875H, GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
Average of class Gaming
 
Heat
-2%
4%
-6%
6%
6%
Maximum Upper Side *
47
51
-9%
57
-21%
52
-11%
48
-2%
46 (28 - 68.8, n=820)
2%
Maximum Bottom *
51
58
-14%
51
-0%
59
-16%
59
-16%
49.9 (25.9 - 78, n=818)
2%
Idle Upper Side *
32
29
9%
28
12%
34
-6%
26
19%
30.7 (21.6 - 46.8, n=771)
4%
Idle Bottom *
37
34
8%
28
24%
33
11%
29
22%
31.8 (21.1 - 50.3, n=769)
14%

* ... smaller is better

Speakers

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2023.725.52520.821.43125.931.34016.827.15013.635.96314.332.38012.831.310012.826.212513.336.716016.246.320012.855.325011.962.2315126340010.666.25001169.46309.973.480010.474.8100011.871.4125010.969.6160011.369.6200011.575.8250012.272.8315012.767.8400012.768.3500013.464.1630013.271.2800013.275.41000013.3691250012.5711600011.956.1SPL24.283.7N0.560.6median 12.2median 69Delta0.87.228.62926.125.732.636.319.631.118.443.717.429.917.13114.834.815.434.320.241.620.553.621.263.419.663166419.971.817.878.313.67713.275.512.273.712.271.311.872.212.266.512.972.113.175.813.374.213.475.613.468.813.263.712.761.112.163.126.385.60.867.6median 13.4median 68.82.47.2hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseSchenker XMG Neo 17 (Early 2021, RTX 3070, 5800H)