Notebookcheck

Schenker XMG U505, GTX 980

Specifications

Schenker XMG U505, GTX 980
Schenker XMG U505, GTX 980 (XMG U505 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-4790S 4 x 3.2 - 4 GHz, Haswell
Graphics adapter
Display
15.60 inch , 3840 x 2160 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
3.4 kg ( = 119.93 oz / 7.5 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1400 Euro
Sold in
DACH

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 100%, features: 80%, display: 90% mobility: 40%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 60%

Reviews for the Schenker XMG U505, GTX 980

80% Schenker XMG U505 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The U in U505 stands for “Ultimate”, and this machine lives up to that moniker in many categories: it’s got barnstorming graphics, a powerful processor, more versatility than we’ve seen from any other gaming notebook and ergonomics that compete with the best gaming portables. Despite all of those attributes, its appeal is limited by its chunky design, poor battery life and stratospheric price, all of which mean it’s likely to remain in its own luxurious niche.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/17/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 100% features: 80% display: 90% mobility: 40% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 60%

Foreign Reviews

Schenker Technologies XMG U505
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2015

Comment

Model: The up and coming German company Schenker Technologies is not a name many have heard of before. The company itself is relatively small with only about 60 employees and they are experts in the business of customizing high-end laptops to fit the demands of individual customers. Every single product from Schenker Technologies is hand assembled in their workshop in Leipzig, Germany. To date, they mainly sell their laptops online and the XMG brand is their specific line of gaming laptops.

The XMG U505 is part of the Ultra gaming laptop series. This 15.6” screen laptop weighs 3.4 kg and features an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M high end graphic card that is able to accommodate demanding high res games in full detail. The processor in this laptop is an Intel Core i7 adapted from a model developed for desktops. The 15.6 inch screen has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. There is also an 8 GB RAM which can be increased up to 32 GB with the newly developed Intel Z97 chipset and a storage capacity of up to 5 TB of ultra-fast data. All these features guarantee ultra-efficiency and ultra-speed for users looking for a powerful long lasting gaming laptop that is made to order.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M:

Fast high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell GM204 chip from the GeForce GTX 900M series.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4790S: Haswell based Desktop Quad-Core processor. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


3.4 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Falcon Northwest TLX
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 4910MQ

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Schenker Key 15
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, Kaby Lake i7-7700HQ, 15.60", 2.18 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Schenker XMG Core 15-M20hdw
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4800H, 15.60", 1.9 kg
Schenker XMG Apex 15 Ryzen 5 3600, RTX 2060
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, unknown, 15.60", 2.6 kg
Schenker XMG Apex 15 Ryzen 9 3950X, RTX 2070
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, Matisse (Ryzen 3000 Desktop) R9 3950X, 15.60", 2.6 kg
Schenker VIA 14
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14.00", 1.075 kg
Schenker XMG Fusion 15-L19jby
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 15.60", 1.89 kg
Schenker XMG Neo 15 XNE15M19
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 15.60", 2.056 kg
Schenker XMG Fusion 15 XFU15L19
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 15.60", 1.89 kg
Schenker XMG Pro 17-M19msb
GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 17.30", 2.9 kg
Schenker XMG Pro 15-M19mbm
GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile, Coffee Lake i7-9750H, 15.60", 2.5 kg
Schenker XMG Neo 15 Turing
GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, Coffee Lake i7-8750H, 15.60", 2.032 kg
Schenker XMG Ultra 17 Turing
GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile, Coffee Lake i9-9900K, 17.30", 4.348 kg
Schenker XMG Neo 15
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, Coffee Lake i7-8750H, 15.60", 1.96 kg
Schenker XMG A707-nyd
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, Kaby Lake i7-7700HQ, 17.30", 2.85 kg
Schenker XMG A507
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, Kaby Lake i7-7700HQ, 15.60", 2.4 kg
Schenker XMG A517
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, Kaby Lake i7-7700HQ, 15.60", 2.426 kg
Schenker XMG P407
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile, Kaby Lake i7-7700HQ, 14.00", 2.118 kg
Schenker XMG U727
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop), Core i7 (Desktop) 6700, 17.30", 5.5 kg
Schenker XMG P507
GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.60", 2.84 kg
Schenker S306
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.30", 1.4 kg
Schenker XMG P406
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 6700HQ, 14.00", 2.19 kg
Schenker XMG U716
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop), Core i7 (Desktop) 6700, 17.30", 4.24 kg
Schenker XMG P706, Intel Core i7-6700HQ
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.30", 3.2 kg
Schenker XMG U726
GeForce GTX 980 (Laptop), Core i7 (Desktop) 6700, 17.30", 5 kg
Schenker XMG U706
GeForce GTX 980M, Core i7 (Desktop) 6700K, 17.30", 3.9 kg
Schenker XMG P506
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.60", 2.66 kg
Schenker XMG U705
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 (Desktop) 4790, 17.30", 3.9 kg
Schenker XMG A705
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 4720HQ, 17.30", 3.1 kg
Current Prices
Please share our article, every link counts!
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Schenker XMG U505, GTX 980
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-01-13)