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Schenker XMG Pro 15 (Clevo PB51RF-G) Laptop Review: Fun and games

The wolf in sheep's clothing. The XMG Pro 15 might not look particularly exciting at first glance, but it offers a lot of power. Schenker Technologies has combined a six-core processor with a GeForce RTX 2070 that ensures very smooth refresh rates even when playing modern games. Find out about the 15-inch laptop's other strengths and weaknesses in our detailed review.
Florian Glaser, 👁 Florian Glaser (translated by Katherine Bodner),
Schenker XMG Pro 15

Notebooks from Schenker Technologies are available from various online shops or from the company's own homepage bestware.com where buyers can configure their personal device, choosing from a wide range of options. The Pro 15, for example, can be equipped with dozens of RAM and storage device options. Apart from two DDR4 RAM slots, the 15-inch device also has two M.2 slots and a classic 2.5-inch slot (which we would have eliminated in favor of battery capacity). Users can also choose the network module, keyboard language and operating system. 

However, there are currently no additional options for the display, GPU and processor: Schenker has chosen the GeForce RTX 2070, Core i7-9750H and a speedy 144-Hz panel with G-Sync technology. The high-end device is available from 1900 Euros (~$2050) and our test configuration (see details below) cost around 2100 Euros (~$2265).  

Schenker XMG Pro 15
Processor
Intel Core i7-9750H 6 x 2.6 - 4.5 GHz, Coffee Lake-H
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile - 8192 MB, Core: 1215 MHz, Memory: 1750 MHz, GDDR6, ForceWare 442.19, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, 2x 8 GB SO-DIMM DDR4-2666, Dual Channel, all slots occupied, max. 64 GB
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, AU Optronics B156HAN (AUO80ED), IPS, Full-HD, 144 Hz, G-Sync, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM370
Storage
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB, 500 GB 
, Slots: 2x M.2 Type 2280 & 1x 2.5 inch
Soundcard
Realtek ALC1220 @ Intel Cannon Point PCH
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 1 microphone, 1 headphone, Card Reader: SD,SDHC,SDXC, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/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): 30 x 359 x 258 ( = 1.18 x 14.13 x 10.16 in)
Battery
62 Wh, 5500 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: 2.0, Keyboard: Chiclet RGB, Keyboard Light: yes, 230-Watt power supply, USB stick, user's manual, cleaning cloth, driver DVD, 2.5-inch accessory, Control Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.53 kg ( = 89.24 oz / 5.58 pounds), Power Supply: 680 g ( = 23.99 oz / 1.5 pounds)
Price
2104 EUR
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Some of the XMG Pro 15's competitors are other 15-inch gamers equipped with a GeForce RTX 2070, such as the Asus Strix G531GW, the Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW, the MSI GE65 Raider 9SF and the Schenker XMG Ultra 15. These notebooks will feature in our comparison tables in each section.

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
83 %
02/2020
Schenker XMG Pro 15
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
2.5 kg30 mm15.6"1920x1080
82 %
10/2019
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
2.4 kg25 mm15.6"1920x1080
81 %
05/2019
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
2.1 kg19 mm15.6"1920x1080
85 %
12/2019
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
i9-9880H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
2.3 kg26.9 mm15.6"1920x1080
87 %
03/2019
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
i7-9700K, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
3.5 kg38 mm15.6"1920x1080

Case

The PB51RF-G-Barebone that this device is based on comes from Clevo. As is typical for Clevo devices, the case design is fairly simple - except for its RGB keyboard backlighting, of course. But the black surface does not feature any intricate patterns. While the display frame and base unit are made of plastic, the cover and top of the base unit are made of aluminum, which makes the Pro 15 look good.     

The wobbly display cover aside, the device is fairly stable and has good workmanship. Most of the elements on our test sample combine nicely.

Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15

The Pro 15 weighs 2.5 kg, which makes it a little heavier than most of its competition. Apart from the XMG Ultra 15, most of the other devices weigh between 2.1 and 2.4 kg. The same goes for height. At 3.0 cm, our test unit is the second-thickest device in the comparison. The MSI GE65 and the Asus devices Strix G531GW and Zephyrus S GX502GW are only between 1.9 and 2.7 cm high. At least the XMG Pro 15 doesn't have too big a footprint thanks to its slim-bezel design. Its 35.9 x 25.8 cm still makes it easily portable. 

Size Comparison

386 mm / 15.2 inch 262 mm / 10.3 inch 38 mm / 1.496 inch 3.5 kg7.76 lbs359 mm / 14.1 inch 258 mm / 10.2 inch 30 mm / 1.181 inch 2.5 kg5.58 lbs360 mm / 14.2 inch 275 mm / 10.8 inch 25 mm / 0.984 inch 2.4 kg5.35 lbs357.7 mm / 14.1 inch 248 mm / 9.76 inch 26.9 mm / 1.059 inch 2.3 kg5 lbs360 mm / 14.2 inch 252 mm / 9.92 inch 19 mm / 0.748 inch 2.1 kg4.55 lbs

Connectivity

Ports

Contrary to the recently tested (and significantly cheaper) XMG Core 15, the Pro 15 features a wide range of ports. It has three Type-A USB 3.0 ports and two Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports (one supporting DisplayPort, the other Thunderbolt 3). The port selection is up to date and ensures a wide range of possible applications. The device also has two audio jacks for a microphone and headphone as well as a card reader, an RJ45 port and a Kensington lock. Finally, we have a mini DisplayPort and an HDMI 2.0 output (each [email protected] Hz). 

The port distribution is very good. As there are hardly any ports on the left and right sides, users can easily use a mouse without worrying about other cables being in the way.

Left side: Kensington lock, USB-A 3.0, microphone, headphone
Left side: Kensington lock, USB-A 3.0, microphone, headphone
Right side: USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (Thunderbolt 3), USB-A 3.0
Right side: USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (Thunderbolt 3), USB-A 3.0
Back: RJ45-LAN, HDMI 2.0, Mini-DisplayPort 1.4, USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (DisplayPort), USB-A 3.0, AC adapter
Back: RJ45-LAN, HDMI 2.0, Mini-DisplayPort 1.4, USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (DisplayPort), USB-A 3.0, AC adapter
Front: card reader
Front: card reader

SD card reader

The manufacturer should also be praised for the particularly fast card reader, which reaches over 200 MB/s during sequential reading and when transferring photos - our reference card almost reached its limits. Other gaming laptops such as the MSI GE65 9SF struggle along at USB 2.0 speeds (around 30 MB/s).

SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Schenker XMG Pro 15
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
204 MB/s ∼100%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
193 MB/s ∼95% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (11.7 - 218, n=302)
93.7 MB/s ∼46% -54%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
25.9 MB/s ∼13% -87%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Schenker XMG Pro 15
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
224 MB/s ∼100%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
212 MB/s ∼95% -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (13.4 - 257, n=300)
110 MB/s ∼49% -51%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
29.8 MB/s ∼13% -87%

Communication

Wireless communication is very fast on the XMG Pro 15. Due to the changed test setup (ax router instead of ac router), we cannot really compare the results with the competition, but more than 1300 Mb/s when sending and receiving at a distance of one meter is definitely a first-class result. We're not surprised - after all, the Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (available at an extra charge) is a cutting-edge wireless module.

Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1330 MBit/s ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (141 - 1670, n=357)
746 MBit/s ∼56% -44%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter
693 MBit/s ∼52% -48%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
680 MBit/s ∼51% -49%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
640 (541min - 677max) MBit/s ∼48% -52%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1390 MBit/s ∼100%
Average of class Gaming
  (144 - 1645, n=357)
687 MBit/s ∼49% -51%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
683 MBit/s ∼49% -51%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter
654 MBit/s ∼47% -53%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
580 (497min - 619max) MBit/s ∼42% -58%

Webcam

ColorChecker
22.1 ∆E
21.1 ∆E
24.4 ∆E
23.3 ∆E
21.4 ∆E
18.5 ∆E
20.1 ∆E
29.9 ∆E
18.2 ∆E
17.4 ∆E
17.4 ∆E
19.6 ∆E
21.9 ∆E
21 ∆E
21.6 ∆E
12.7 ∆E
19.8 ∆E
23.6 ∆E
1.2 ∆E
10.7 ∆E
19 ∆E
20.4 ∆E
15.4 ∆E
1.6 ∆E
ColorChecker Schenker XMG Pro 15: 18.43 ∆E min: 1.18 - max: 29.9 ∆E
Test chart Schenker XMG Pro 15
Test chart Schenker XMG Pro 15

Accessories

The scope of delivery is very generous and includes a thick user's manual, a cleaning cloth, a USB stick, a DVD with drivers as well as screws for the 2.5-inch bay. The AC adapter is fairly slim and has a rated output of 230 Watt.

Maintenance

To get to the insides, users will have to remove the entire bottom cover of the base unit. Once this is done, you gain access to the RAM and storage slots, the Wi-Fi adapter, the processor and graphics card. The two latter elements are soldered on and are covered by a clever cooling system that consists of two cooling fans, several heat pipes and metal plates. A great advantage: Unlike with most other laptops nowadays, the battery is directly accessible from the outside.

Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Schenker XMG Pro 15

Warranty

The standard warranty runs for 24 months. Buyers can also purchase a warranty extension that prolongs it to three years and/or includes a fast repair service.

Input Devices

Keyboard

Although the chiclet keyboard tends to rattle a little in the center and gives way noticeably under pressure, the keyboard itself gives a good impression. Despite the limited available space, the manufacturer has included a fully functional (albeit narrow) number pad, which is considered a must-have by some users. Typing turns out to be very comfortable and neither too hard nor too soft. The layout of the German version is depicted below.

The biggest highlight of this keyboard is the RGB backlighting, which can be adapted to personal preferences in a variety of ways using software (mode, color, intensity, speed, etc.). The white rim and lettering make the keyboard easy to read without backlighting during the day.

Chiclet keyboard...
Chiclet keyboard...
...with RGB backlighting
...with RGB backlighting

Touchpad

The touchpad, which has an integrated fingerprint reader, is a mixed bag. While its smooth surface ensures good gliding, it could be more precise. Inputs occasionally feel spongy. We did not encounter any issues while testing multi-touch gestures. The pad responded quickly and reliably to two-finger gestures such as scrolling or zooming. The dedicated mouse buttons have a relatively soft feedback.  

At 10.8 x 6.2 cm, the touchpad has a good size. As it is placed quite far to the left, you might want to deactivate the touchpad while gaming with an external mouse, to avoid any false inputs. 

Display

The display is a matte Full HD screen with a 144 Hz refresh rate. This promises low response rates, which our measurements confirmed: 11 to 17 ms are good for an IPS panel.

357
cd/m²
352
cd/m²
335
cd/m²
331
cd/m²
346
cd/m²
324
cd/m²
365
cd/m²
366
cd/m²
336
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
AU Optronics B156HAN (AUO80ED)
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 366 cd/m² Average: 345.8 cd/m² Minimum: 20 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 89 %
Center on Battery: 346 cd/m²
Contrast: 1236:1 (Black: 0.28 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 4.62 | 0.6-29.43 Ø5.8, calibrated: 1.58
ΔE Greyscale 4.95 | 0.64-98 Ø6
94% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 61% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)
Gamma: 2.36
Schenker XMG Pro 15
AU Optronics B156HAN (AUO80ED), IPS, 1920x1080, 15.6
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Sharp LQ156M1JW09 (SHP14D3), IPS, 1920x1080, 15.6
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
AU Optronics B156HAN08.2 (AUO82ED), IPS, 1920x1080, 15.6
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Sharp LQ156M1JW03, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.6
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
AU Optronics B156HAN07.0 (AUO70ED), IPS, 1920x1080, 15.6
Response Times
17%
40%
12%
-8%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
17.2 (8, 9.2)
15 (8, 7)
13%
7.2 (3.8, 3.4)
58%
13.2 (7.2, 6)
23%
17.6 (9.2, 8.4)
-2%
Response Time Black / White *
11.2 (6, 5.2)
9 (5, 4)
20%
8.8 (4.4, 4.4)
21%
11.2 (6, 5.2)
-0%
12.8 (7.6, 5.2)
-14%
PWM Frequency
250 (20)
23150 (19)
Screen
-7%
0%
9%
1%
Brightness middle
346
309
-11%
286
-17%
277.4
-20%
263
-24%
Brightness
346
284
-18%
275
-21%
264
-24%
264
-24%
Brightness Distribution
89
88
-1%
90
1%
90
1%
89
0%
Black Level *
0.28
0.42
-50%
0.37
-32%
0.24
14%
0.17
39%
Contrast
1236
736
-40%
773
-37%
1156
-6%
1547
25%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
4.62
3.99
14%
2.19
53%
1.51
67%
4.45
4%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
8.93
8.3
7%
4.4
51%
4.93
45%
8.33
7%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
1.58
1.12
29%
2.27
-44%
1.77
-12%
1.93
-22%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
4.95
5.43
-10%
2.2
56%
3.7
25%
4.77
4%
Gamma
2.36 93%
2.57 86%
2.41 91%
2.23 99%
2.52 87%
CCT
7733 84%
7767 84%
6405 101%
7061 92%
7767 84%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
61
63
3%
59
-3%
65.1
7%
60
-2%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
94
97
3%
91
-3%
99.1
5%
93
-1%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
5% / -3%
20% / 6%
11% / 10%
-4% / -1%

* ... smaller is better

"Good" is also an appropriate description of most of the other aspects of this display. Thanks to its average luminosity of 345 cd/m², the XMG Pro 15 can be used outdoors.

CalMAN: grayscales
CalMAN: grayscales
CalMAN: saturation
CalMAN: saturation
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: ColorChecker
CalMAN: grayscales (after calibration)
CalMAN: grayscales (after calibration)
CalMAN: saturation (after calibration)
CalMAN: saturation (after calibration)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (after calibration)
CalMAN: ColorChecker (after calibration)

Thanks to its decent black value (0.28 cd/m²) the display has a contrast ratio of 1200:1. The color space (94% coverage of sRGB) is also very satisfactory, although the display did show a slight blue cast on whites ex-works. This can easily be dealt with by calibrating the screen or using our ICC profile (available for download above). 

Schenker XMG Pro 15 vs sRGB (94%)
Schenker XMG Pro 15 vs sRGB (94%)
Schenker XMG Pro 15 vs AdobeRGB (61%)
Schenker XMG Pro 15 vs AdobeRGB (61%)

As so often happens with laptops, the XMG Pro 15 has issues with strong backlight bleeding. We noticed several light areas around the edges on our test unit. Depending on what we were doing, they were more or less bothersome.

Backlight
Backlight
Subpixel
Subpixel
Viewing angle
Viewing angle

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
11.2 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 6 ms rise
↘ 5.2 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. » 14 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (24.4 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
17.2 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 8 ms rise
↘ 9.2 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 (38.7 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 17553 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 2500000) Hz was measured.

Testing Conditions

The preinstalled Control Center can be used to make changes to the system. Our measurements were all made with the power mode set to "entertainment" and the fan speed set to "automatic". G-Sync was deactivated to increase the battery life. The 15-inch laptop can also run using Nvidia's Optimus technology to save power. 

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

Performance

The XMG Pro 15 clearly belongs to the high-end segment. The six-core processor and ray-tracing GPU should provide sufficient processing power for the coming years, as long as you choose a configuration with a minimum of 16 GB of RAM and an SSD for the operating system. 

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

Processor

The Core i7-9750H is based on Intel's Coffee Lake generation (45-Watt TDP) and can work up to 12 threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading. The 12-MB L3 cache also ensures that the device is very future-proof.

Single-core rendering
Single-core rendering
Multi-core rendering
Multi-core rendering
GPU load
GPU load

The base clock rate of the 14-nm chip is 2.6 GHz, which the turbo boost can increase to up to 4.5 GHz. However, these levels are hardly ever reached in practice. While the Core i7-9750H settled at 4.0 GHz during the single-core test, it only reached 3.0 - 3.1 GHz in the long run during the multi-core test after initially clocking at 3.5 - 4.0 GHz. The depiction of our Cinebench loop illustrates this beautifully.

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Schenker XMG Pro 15 Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H: Ø1023 (1010.13-1155.97)
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H: Ø1177 (1160.19-1270.77)
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H: Ø1040 (1017.76-1182)

This clock rate positions the XMG Pro 15 behind its 9750H competition from Asus. The power mode "performance" would probably offer better results (but this would have an effect on the emission results, which already aren't ideal).

Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
Intel Core i7-9700K
203 Points ∼100% +17%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
198 Points ∼98% +14%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel Core i7-9750H
178 Points ∼88% +2%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
Intel Core i7-9750H
177 Points ∼87% +2%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
174 Points ∼86%
Average of class Gaming
  (77 - 219, n=622)
162 Points ∼80% -7%
CPU Multi 64Bit
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
1623 Points ∼100% +40%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
Intel Core i7-9700K
1465 Points ∼90% +27%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel Core i7-9750H
1288 Points ∼79% +11%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
Intel Core i7-9750H
1182 Points ∼73% +2%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
1156 (1010.13min - 1155.97max) Points ∼71%
Average of class Gaming
  (196 - 2804, n=627)
925 Points ∼57% -20%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Single Core)
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
474 Points ∼100% +13%
Average of class Gaming
  (312 - 524, n=133)
450 Points ∼95% +7%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
Intel Core i7-9750H
430 Points ∼91% +2%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel Core i7-9750H
423 Points ∼89% 0%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
421 Points ∼89%
CPU (Multi Core)
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Intel Core i9-9880H
3505 Points ∼100% +45%
Average of class Gaming
  (1397 - 6321, n=134)
2994 Points ∼85% +24%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel Core i7-9750H
2753 Points ∼79% +14%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
Intel Core i7-9750H
2507 Points ∼72% +4%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
Intel Core i7-9750H
2410 Points ∼69%
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
1156 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
144 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
174 Points
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System Performance

Although the PCMark 10 results of our XMG Pro 15 are the lowest in our comparison field and booting is not particularly fast, the 15-inch notebook still offers high system performance, which is mainly due to the SSD. Modern SSDs not only guarantee a fast installation process but also short loading times and program launches. 

PCMark 10 - Score
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9700K, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
6868 Points ∼100% +37%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i9-9880H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
6452 Points ∼94% +29%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, 2x Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 (RAID 0)
5654 Points ∼82% +13%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
5625 Points ∼82% +12%
Average of class Gaming
  (2603 - 7511, n=305)
5329 Points ∼78% +6%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
5013 Points ∼73%

Storage Device

And now for the storage device. Our test unit is equipped with an NVMe SSD from Samsung. The 500-GB version of the 970 Evo Plus has an M.2 format and offers an attractive price-to-performance ratio. It reaches around 3000 MB/s during sequential reading and writing, which makes it one of the fastest products available. Buyers can also choose an additional M.2 SSD and a 2.5-inch hard drive during configuration.

Schenker XMG Pro 15
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
2x Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 (RAID 0)
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-32%
-19%
-6%
-12%
Write 4K
120.6
133.3
11%
97.04
-20%
125.7
4%
129.9
8%
Read 4K
46.13
55.34
20%
49.58
7%
45.04
-2%
47.15
2%
Write Seq
2900
980.2
-66%
1838
-37%
2361
-19%
1840
-37%
Read Seq
2929
1406
-52%
2421
-17%
1987
-32%
1775
-39%
Write 4K Q32T1
372.2
286.3
-23%
326.9
-12%
407.1
9%
294.5
-21%
Read 4K Q32T1
422.2
331.5
-21%
372.9
-12%
536.9
27%
373.6
-12%
Write Seq Q32T1
3245
976.2
-70%
1894
-42%
2398
-26%
3295
2%
Read Seq Q32T1
3565
1519.8
-57%
2828
-21%
3309
-7%
3535
-1%
Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 3565 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 3245 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 422.2 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 372.2 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 2929 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 2900 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 46.13 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 120.6 MB/s

Graphics Performance

The GeForce RTX 2070 (based on Nvidia's Turing architecture) takes care of 3D applications. The DirectX 12 chip is produced in the 12-nm process; it has 2304 shader units and is equipped with an 8-GB GDDR6 VRAM (256-bit interface) module.

3DMark 11 Performance
20935 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
37846 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
17762 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
7508 points
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Like with the CPU, we also tested the clock rate of the GPU. The GeForce RTX 2070 speeds up from a standard 1215 MHz to 1500 MHz under load. During the GPU-Z render test, the Pro 15 even managed to get 1935 MHz out of the chip. The Pro 15 is among the top of its class in terms of graphics performance based on our range of benchmarks (3DMark Port Royal, 3DMark Fire Strike, 3DMark 11, etc.).

3DMark
2560x1440 Port Royal Graphics
Schenker XMG Pro 15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
4474 Points ∼100%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
4467 Points ∼100% 0%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
4346 Points ∼97% -3%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
4155 Points ∼93% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (1097 - 6633, n=112)
4134 Points ∼92% -8%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
3958 Points ∼88% -12%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
20997 Points ∼100% +1%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
20762 Points ∼99%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
20759 Points ∼99% 0%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
19846 Points ∼95% -4%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
19123 Points ∼91% -8%
Average of class Gaming
  (385 - 40636, n=642)
12289 Points ∼59% -41%
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
26975 Points ∼100% +3%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
26140 Points ∼97%
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
25845 Points ∼96% -1%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
25500 Points ∼95% -2%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
24267 Points ∼90% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (513 - 50983, n=721)
14824 Points ∼55% -43%

The 60-minute test using the role-playing game The Witcher 3 (1920x1080, Ultra) didn't uncover any anomalies. The frame rate remained relatively constant throughout the test and there were no drops in performance (see graph below).  

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Schenker XMG Pro 15 GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H, Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB: Ø75.8 (68-80)

Gaming Performance

The GeForce RTX 2070 can make good use of the 144-Hz panel in our test unit. Nvidia's high-end chip can display every current game smoothly at 1920x1080 pixels and maximum details. Only very demanding games such as Anno 1800 and Red Dead Redemption 2 have an average frame rate below 60 fps.

The Witcher 3 - 1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i9-9880H
78.4 fps ∼100% +5%
Schenker XMG Pro 15
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
74.4 (62min) fps ∼95%
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9700K
73 (60min) fps ∼93% -2%
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
72 (61min - 84max) fps ∼92% -3%
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, i7-9750H
70.2 (58min) fps ∼90% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (12.6 - 115, n=415)
54 fps ∼69% -27%

If you connect a QHD display (2560x1440 pixels), you will still get good performance. While Nvidia's Turing flagship, the GeForce RTX 2080, really gets to flex its muscles when it comes to 4K gaming, the GeForce RTX 2070 does reach its limits in this area.

low med. high ultra
The Witcher 3 (2015) 142 74.4 fps
Dota 2 Reborn (2015) 153 140 130 122 fps
X-Plane 11.11 (2018) 110 95.5 81.1 fps
Anno 1800 (2019) 68.5 41.1 fps
Rage 2 (2019) 103 100 fps
FIFA 20 (2019) 190 189 fps
Ghost Recon Breakpoint (2019) 89 67 fps
GRID 2019 (2019) 104 75.4 fps
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 (2019) 113 92.9 fps
Need for Speed Heat (2019) 83.5 78.1 fps
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019) 92.2 90.7 fps
Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019) 66.8 42.4 fps

Emissions

System Noise

Clevo barebones often have issues with cooling. The same goes for the new PB51RF-G case. Firstly, the cooling fans can occasionally turn up really high while idling or during simple office, video or web activities, and secondly, they are very loud during 3D applications.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2035.534.933.734.936.32544.14440.739.539.83134.833.635.930.733.14039.536.135.233.337.35033.435.331.530.441.46339.734.530.827.941.28048.232.230.825.648.910033.730.527.426.636.212534.633.626.727.536.816037.632.627.425.139.220035.93124.823.637.425039.130.623.922.84031541.131.625.222.942.540041.828.521.919.842.850043.529.123.51944.663044.528.82117.44480042.927.9191842.6100044.829.219.117.844.7125045.529.81918.845.5160046.330.918.818.246.4200046.330.619.518.546250046.329.419.218.345.9315043.223.8191843.140004322.219.418.243.3500042.221.619.818.641.6630039.120.519.918.53980003420.320.118.8341000032.420.320.819.132.11250029.920.62119.4301600024.521.321.519.824.9SPL55.939.932.330.855.8N10.93.41.81.511median 41.8median 29.1median 20.8median 18.8median 42.5Delta4.53.92.71.83.8hearing rangehide median Fan NoiseSchenker XMG Pro 15

Despite its thicker case, the XMG Pro 15 is louder than its competition at 55 dB during The Witcher 3. Considering the CPU and GPU temperature of around 70 °C, it should be possible to reduce the fan noise. Our conclusion: The cooling fans aren't very well balanced in entertainment mode. Users who are sensitive to noise or don't want to use a headset while gaming will have to look for an alternative.

Noise Level

Idle
30 / 32 / 40 dB(A)
Load
56 / 56 dB(A)
  red to green bar
 
 
30 dB
silent
40 dB(A)
audible
50 dB(A)
loud
 
min: dark, med: mid, max: light   Audix TM1, Arta (15 cm distance)   environment noise: 30 dB(A)
Schenker XMG Pro 15
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
i9-9880H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
i7-9700K, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Average of class Gaming
 
Noise
9%
2%
6%
-1%
8%
off / environment *
30
30
-0%
30
-0%
28.8
4%
30
-0%
29 (24 - 32, n=410)
3%
Idle Minimum *
30
30.6
-2%
31
-3%
33
-10%
32
-7%
31.3 (24 - 42, n=833)
-4%
Idle Average *
32
30.6
4%
33
-3%
33
-3%
33
-3%
32.5 (25 - 46.6, n=833)
-2%
Idle Maximum *
40
37.7
6%
38
5%
33.1
17%
36
10%
34.7 (27 - 57, n=833)
13%
Load Average *
56
36.5
35%
50
11%
38
32%
55
2%
41.3 (28 - 59, n=834)
26%
Witcher 3 ultra *
55
52.1
5%
53
4%
52.9
4%
57
-4%
Load Maximum *
56
48.1
14%
56
-0%
57.8
-3%
59
-5%
48.6 (38.9 - 66.6, n=834)
13%

* ... smaller is better

Temperature

One advantage of the overly active fans is that the case does not heat up too much. We measured a maximum surface temperature of 43 °C, which is the best result in our comparison field. This also means that the 15-inch Schenker can be used on your lap - that's fairly unusual for a gaming laptop.

The Witcher 3
The Witcher 3
Stress test
Stress test
Maximum load top
Maximum load top
Maximum load bottom
Maximum load bottom

The components do not heat up particularly either. Even during our stress test with FurMark and Prime95, the Core i7-9750H remained below 90 °C while the GeForce RTX 2070 never went over 80 °C. 

Max. Load
 42 °C
108 F
42 °C
108 F
43 °C
109 F
 
 39 °C
102 F
41 °C
106 F
42 °C
108 F
 
 29 °C
84 F
30 °C
86 F
30 °C
86 F
 
Maximum: 43 °C = 109 F
Average: 37.6 °C = 100 F
41 °C
106 F
42 °C
108 F
42 °C
108 F
43 °C
109 F
41 °C
106 F
39 °C
102 F
33 °C
91 F
31 °C
88 F
31 °C
88 F
Maximum: 43 °C = 109 F
Average: 38.1 °C = 101 F
Power Supply (max.)  50 °C = 122 F | Room Temperature 20 °C = 68 F | Voltcraft IR-900
(±) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 37.6 °C / 100 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 43 °C / 109 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 43 °C / 109 F, compared to the average of 42.7 °C / 109 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 26.4 °C / 80 F, compared to the device average of 33.4 °C / 92 F.
(±) Playing The Witcher 3, the average temperature for the upper side is 36.3 °C / 97 F, compared to the device average of 33.4 °C / 92 F.
(+) The palmrests and touchpad are cooler than skin temperature with a maximum of 31 °C / 87.8 F and are therefore cool to the touch.
(-) The average temperature of the palmrest area of similar devices was 28.8 °C / 83.8 F (-2.2 °C / -4 F).
Schenker XMG Pro 15
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
i9-9880H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
i7-9700K, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Average of class Gaming
 
Heat
-14%
-16%
-17%
-5%
-9%
Maximum Upper Side *
43
45.6
-6%
54
-26%
45
-5%
45
-5%
46.1 (28 - 68.8, n=797)
-7%
Maximum Bottom *
43
55.5
-29%
47
-9%
53
-23%
48
-12%
49.9 (25.9 - 78, n=795)
-16%
Idle Upper Side *
29
31.8
-10%
33
-14%
31.2
-8%
30
-3%
30.7 (21.6 - 46.8, n=749)
-6%
Idle Bottom *
30
33.3
-11%
34
-13%
39
-30%
30
-0%
31.8 (21.1 - 50.3, n=747)
-6%

* ... smaller is better

Speakers

The sound quality of the XMG Pro 15 is acceptable. While mids and highs actually come out fairly well in our audio analysis, the bass - as usual - is basically nonexistent. Not even the high maximum volume of 86 dB can really make up for that. Overall, the 2.0 system is suitable for mobile use for when you don't have a headset or external speaker at hand.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2034.933.62539.542.33130.733.34033.335.85030.431.36327.932.88025.631.210026.629.812527.531.716025.130.520023.635.125022.850.531522.960.740019.870.75001969.363017.468.38001874.7100017.877.1125018.874.5160018.274.5200018.576.4250018.376.731501874.2400018.268.3500018.671.8630018.570.1800018.8711000019.170.21250019.467.51600019.861.9SPL30.885.7N1.564.9median 18.8median 70.1Delta1.811.243.544.238.639.731.232.235.237.428.428.826.329.125.830.326.736.524.237.422.750.525.658.326.361.721.763.72061.518.859.91858.918.261.817.96419.164.718.162.917.265.517.767.417.767.617.565.517.76517.665.817.563.817.56117.35817.349.330.576.81.440.8median 18median 61.82.44hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseSchenker XMG Pro 15Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
Schenker XMG Pro 15 audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (86 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 30.4% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (11.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 3.7% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (6.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 2.1% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (4.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (20.2% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 70% of all tested devices in this class were better, 8% similar, 22% worse
» The best had a delta of 6%, average was 17%, worst was 37%
Compared to all devices tested
» 44% of all tested devices were better, 9% similar, 47% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 65%

Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing audio analysis

(±) | speaker loudness is average but good (77 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass - on average 11.1% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (12.7% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 1.9% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (4.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 3.6% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (3.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(+) | overall sound is linear (12.2% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 16% of all tested devices in this class were better, 4% similar, 80% worse
» The best had a delta of 6%, average was 17%, worst was 37%
Compared to all devices tested
» 7% of all tested devices were better, 2% similar, 92% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 65%

Energy Management

Power Consumption

The power consumption of our test unit is average for a gaming notebook. While our measurements reported a consumption of 15 - 16 Watt while idling, the device reached between 101 and 145 Watt under load. These are typical values for a combination of a Core i7-9750H with a GeForce RTX 2070.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.4 / 1.4 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 15 / 19 / 26 Watt
Load midlight 101 / 245 Watt
 color bar
Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Metrahit Energy
Schenker XMG Pro 15
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
i9-9880H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
i7-9700K, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile
Average of class Gaming
 
Power Consumption
13%
-24%
1%
-61%
-8%
Idle Minimum *
15
11.4
24%
24
-60%
15
-0%
35
-133%
18.8 (1.9 - 113, n=793)
-25%
Idle Average *
19
13.5
29%
27
-42%
18.5
3%
39
-105%
24.2 (6 - 119, n=793)
-27%
Idle Maximum *
26
21.6
17%
33
-27%
20.2
22%
47
-81%
29.8 (8.3 - 122, n=793)
-15%
Load Average *
101
106
-5%
129
-28%
110.9
-10%
117
-16%
104 (14.1 - 319, n=785)
-3%
Witcher 3 ultra *
177
186
-5%
176
1%
187.3
-6%
196
-11%
Load Maximum *
245
196
20%
216
12%
260
-6%
299
-22%
177 (21.9 - 590, n=784)
28%

* ... smaller is better

Battery Life

The battery life needs improving. Despite graphics switching, the XMG Pro 15 cannot keep going for very long without being connected to a power supply. It lasts just about 1 hour under load (maximum brightness), which is not particularly impressive in 2020. The 3.5 hours of browsing on Wi-Fi (medium brightness) is disappointing as well. In perfect conditions - at low load and with the display set to minimum brightness, we managed to eke out 5 hours of battery life. The battery is not particularly strong with a capacity of 62 Wh. We would have expected at least 70 or maybe even 80 Wh (like in the XMG Ultra 15) considering the price range.  

Battery Runtime
Idle (without WLAN, min brightness)
5h 12min
NBC WiFi Websurfing Battery Test 1.3
3h 28min
Load (maximum brightness)
1h 12min
Schenker XMG Pro 15
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, 62 Wh
Asus Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ062T
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, 66 Wh
Asus Zephyrus S GX502GW
i7-9750H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, 76 Wh
MSI GE65 Raider 9SF-049US
i9-9880H, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, 51 Wh
Schenker XMG Ultra 15 Turing
i7-9700K, GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, 82 Wh
Average of class Gaming
 
Battery Runtime
60%
2%
-9%
-16%
19%
Reader / Idle
312
353
13%
371
19%
194
-38%
364 (39 - 1399, n=736)
17%
WiFi v1.3
208
333
60%
220
6%
216
4%
157
-25%
268 (62 - 683, n=455)
29%
Load
72
62
-14%
35
-51%
83
15%
79.8 (18 - 243, n=704)
11%
H.264
154
277 (88 - 860, n=171)

Pros

+ individual configuration
+ moderate temperatures
+ G-Sync or Optimus
+ RGB backlighting
+ Thunderbolt 3
+ slim bezel
+ 144 Hz

Cons

- very high system noise under load
- sound could be better
- meager battery life

Verdict

In review: Schenker XMG Pro 15. Test unit provided by bestware.com
In review: Schenker XMG Pro 15. Test unit provided by bestware.com

The XMG Pro 15 perfectly fits into the gap between the thin & light range and the classic desktop replacements. Users who prefer a compact case but don't want to forego high performance have come to the right place.

The Core i7-9750H and GeForce RTX 2070 can display all current titles at full details and are the ideal companion for hardcore gamers. Our test unit also offers complementary RGB keyboard backlighting, a lot of upgrade and configuration options and a wide range of available ports, including Thunderbolt 3. The responsive and high-contrast 144-Hz screen is another great feature. 

Unfortunately, the cooling fans undermine the otherwise excellent concept. The fact that the fans sometimes turn up seemingly for no reason and that 3D operation is generally too loud is something we have often remarked on with Clevo barebones. The weak battery life has also had an impact on our overall rating.

Schenker XMG Pro 15 - 02/19/2020 v7
Florian Glaser

Chassis
74 / 98 → 76%
Keyboard
83%
Pointing Device
78%
Connectivity
73 / 80 → 92%
Weight
60 / 10-66 → 89%
Battery
55 / 95 → 57%
Display
84%
Games Performance
93%
Application Performance
91%
Temperature
89 / 95 → 93%
Noise
56 / 90 → 62%
Audio
75%
Camera
38 / 85 → 45%
Average
73%
83%
Gaming - Weighted Average

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Florian Glaser, 2020-02-20 (Update: 2020-02-21)
Florian Glaser
Editor of the original article: Florian Glaser - Managing Editor Gaming
Growing up with MS-DOS and Windows 3.1 in the early 90s, I discovered my interest in computers in my childhood. Especially computer games radiated a great fascination for me even then. From Monkey Island to Lands of Lore to Doom, everything was gambled that you could get your hands on. I have been working for Notebookcheck since 2009 with focus on high-performance gaming notebooks.