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Slim Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED laptop review: Efficient RTX 4070 for gamers and creatives

Creator? Gamer? CreAmer. Using a slightly modified design, new connections and new hardware grounded in an Intel Gen 13 and a Nvidia RTX 4070, the Aero 16 OLED seeks to win over gamers and creators alike. We put the laptop through its paces to find out what the case change and hardware upgrades bring to the table.

Gigabyte's Aero 16 OLED is an interesting mix of gaming laptop and workstation for creatives. In addition to the switch from Alder to Raptor Lake CPU and from Nvidia RTX 30x to RTX 40x, other changes have also been made, such as to the case and the ports.

We've previously reviewed the predecessor with the RTX 3080 Ti and our current configuration has an RTX 4070. So far we've only reviewed the new Razer Blade 18 with the same GPU, so the 18-incher will have to serve as comparison in the 3D benchmarks. Otherwise we compare previous generation 16-inch competitors, including the Asus Zenbook Pro 16X OLED, the Asus TUF Gaming A16 and the MSI CreatorPro Z16P with its Nvidia A300.

Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF (Aero 16 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i9-13900H 14 x 1.9 - 5.4 GHz, 115 W PL2 / Short Burst, 61 W PL1 / Sustained, Raptor Lake-H
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU - 8 GB VRAM, Core: 1980 MHz, 105 W TDP, GDDR6
Memory
32 GB 
, 2x 16 GB Samsung DDR5-4800
Display
16.00 inch 16:10, 3840 x 2400 pixel 283 PPI, Samsung SDC4191 (ATNA60YV09-0, OLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 60 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Storage
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10, 1024 GB 
, 960 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Raptor Lake-P/U/H PCH - cAVS
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headset, Card Reader: microSD card reader
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18 x 354 x 255 ( = 0.71 x 13.94 x 10.04 in)
Battery
88 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Camera
Webcam: FullHD IR Webcam for WIndows Hello
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
2.1 kg ( = 74.08 oz / 4.63 pounds), Power Supply: 705 g ( = 24.87 oz / 1.55 pounds)
Price
3000 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Possible Competitors in Comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
86.2 %
03/2023
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
2.1 kg18 mm16.00"3840x2400
84.7 %
03/2022
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
2.3 kg22.4 mm16.00"3840x2400
91.4 %
02/2023
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
3 kg21.9 mm18.00"2560x1600
88.4 %
12/2022
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2.4 kg19.5 mm16.00"3840x2400
86.2 %
02/2023
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
R7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
2.2 kg27 mm16.00"1920x1200
84.3 %
11/2022
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
2.4 kg19 mm16.00"2560x1600

Case - Sturdy metal chassis in silver color

At first glance, the design appears to be unchanged, but if you take a closer look, you can see that the narrow, silver metal chassis has changed quite a bit. For example, it has become even thinner and Gigabyte has finally shifted some of the ports to the back. Overall, the manufacturer's design is more in the direction of a business and office laptop than a gaming laptop, which will certainly please the target group. So the hidden gamer looks quite inconspicuous in an office setting, even alongside a MacBook. 

The smooth metal unibody is still stable, especially at the base, which can hardly be twisted. The keyboard has been lowered slightly. 

The display lid, on which the illuminated "Aero" logo is emblazoned, is somewhat less rigid. Only the display frame is made of plastic.

Ventilation grilles are practically everywhere, namely at the back, on the sides, below and above. The build quality seems to be on a good level and no gaps were found. 

At just 18 mm, the Aero 16 is slightly thinner than the ZenBook Pro 16X or the MSI CreatorPro Z16P. It is also lighter, with the predecessor having weighed 200 g more.

Size Comparison

399.9 mm / 15.7 inch 275.4 mm / 10.8 inch 21.9 mm / 0.862 inch 3 kg6.68 lbs355 mm / 14 inch 252 mm / 9.92 inch 27 mm / 1.063 inch 2.2 kg4.82 lbs356 mm / 14 inch 248.5 mm / 9.78 inch 22.4 mm / 0.882 inch 2.3 kg5.05 lbs359 mm / 14.1 inch 256 mm / 10.1 inch 19 mm / 0.748 inch 2.4 kg5.23 lbs356 mm / 14 inch 254 mm / 10 inch 19.5 mm / 0.768 inch 2.4 kg5.3 lbs354 mm / 13.9 inch 255 mm / 10 inch 18 mm / 0.709 inch 2.1 kg4.63 lbs297 mm / 11.7 inch 210 mm / 8.27 inch 1 mm / 0.03937 inch 5.7 g0.01257 lbs

Equipment - Aero 16 with ports at last!

A lot has changed in the ports, fortunately, because the meager three USB-C ports of the predecessor had to be expanded with an Aero Hub to include HDMI, USB-A, etc.

This year, the new Aero houses almost all the necessary ports. To do this, it utilizes the space at the back where the mains connection is, for example. We would have preferred a USB-A instead of one of the three USB-C ports on the side, and a LAN port is still missing, but at least there is now an HDMI port and a (microSD) reader. The port distribution is good, except for USB-A at the back instead of on the side.

Left: USB-C 3.2 Gen2, microSD, headset
Left: USB-C 3.2 Gen2, microSD, headset
Right: 2x Thunderbolt 4 (2x DP, 1x PD)
Right: 2x Thunderbolt 4 (2x DP, 1x PD)
Back: power, USB-A 3.0, HDMI
Back: power, USB-A 3.0, HDMI

SD Card Reader

MicroSD card protrudes only minimally
MicroSD card protrudes only minimally

MicroSD cards click into place and protrude only minimally (1 - 2 mm).

The transfer rates are good; we copied 1 GB of image material from our AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60 to the desktop in about 7 seconds.

If competitors have a reader at all, it is slower.

SD Card Reader
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX (Angelibird AV Pro V60)
202 MB/s +11%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
181.2 (133.5min - 187.53max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (19 - 202, n=101, last 2 years)
98.8 MB/s -45%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H (AV Pro V60)
81.3 MB/s -55%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
71.7 MB/s -60%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX (Angelibird AV Pro V60)
207.8 MB/s +10%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
188.81 MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (26 - 269, n=93, last 2 years)
122.3 MB/s -35%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H (AV Pro V60)
85.5 MB/s -55%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
81 MB/s -57%

Communication

Replaceable WLAN module
Replaceable WLAN module

The Intel AX210 chip was also installed in last year's model and again ensures good transfer rates, though the MSI CreatorPro is even faster. 

The module supports Wifi 6E and thus the 6 GHz range.

Networking
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter
1690 (1617min, 1618.16P1 - 1721max) MBit/s +5%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
1611 (805min - 1631max) MBit/s
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1516 (769min - 1565max) MBit/s -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (853 - 1857, n=77, last 2 years)
1509 MBit/s -6%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
  (885 - 1827, n=16)
1492 MBit/s -7%
iperf3 receive AXE11000
Average of class Gaming
  (685 - 1890, n=158, last 2 years)
1411 MBit/s
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1362 (1249min - 1437max) MBit/s
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
  (750 - 1711, n=15)
1296 MBit/s
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
1030 (752min - 1313max) MBit/s
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
942 (920min - 950max) MBit/s
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
MediaTek MT7921
899 (755min - 936max) MBit/s
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter
1659 (1602min, 1605.19P1 - 1702max) MBit/s +15%
Average of class Gaming
  (648 - 1878, n=75, last 2 years)
1474 MBit/s +2%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
1444 (745min - 1487max) MBit/s
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
  (712 - 1615, n=15)
1332 MBit/s -8%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1230 (1091min - 1327max) MBit/s -15%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
1333 (1044min - 1390max) MBit/s
Average of class Gaming
  (469 - 1793, n=152, last 2 years)
1279 MBit/s
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
  (565 - 1584, n=15)
1198 MBit/s
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
1196 (618min - 1298max) MBit/s
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
MediaTek MT7921
908 (806min - 973max) MBit/s
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211
891 (558min - 996max) MBit/s
050100150200250300350400450500550600650700750800850900950100010501100115012001250130013501400145015001550160016501700Tooltip
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210; iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1419 (745-1487)
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675i 160MHz Wireless Network Adapter; iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz: Ø1659 (1602-1702)
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø891 (558-996)

Webcam

Gigabyte has finally installed a Full HD camera into the creative laptop, with the resulting image being quite usable, even in suboptimal lighting conditions. A look at the ColorChecker, however, unfortunately shows that the colors deviate greatly. The predecessor had a 720p camera.

ColorChecker
18 ∆E
23 ∆E
15.4 ∆E
18.4 ∆E
16.9 ∆E
18.5 ∆E
23.3 ∆E
21.5 ∆E
15.4 ∆E
11.6 ∆E
17.9 ∆E
21.1 ∆E
16.6 ∆E
20.1 ∆E
15 ∆E
16.4 ∆E
13.7 ∆E
20.7 ∆E
2.3 ∆E
13.6 ∆E
20.7 ∆E
19.1 ∆E
16.5 ∆E
16.5 ∆E
ColorChecker Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF: 17.17 ∆E min: 2.28 - max: 23.28 ∆E

Security

The Aero is not really for security fanatics. TPM is on board, but there is no fingerprint sensor or Kensington connection.

Accessories and Warranty

No accessories are included together with the laptop upon purchase.

In Germany, the manufacturer provides a 24-month warranty. This may differ in other regions, so interested buyers should double-check before purchase.

Maintenance

Cooling pads for the SSDs
Cooling pads for the SSDs

First, 10 torx screws need to be removed. Afterwards, finding a gap in the tight chassis for inserting level tools is not so easy. The best way to do this is towards the back. Once the first step has been made, it becomes much easier and the baseplate can be detached quite effortlessly.

Inside, you have access to the fans, the battery, the replaceable WLAN module, the two RAM slots and the two M.2 SSD slots, one of which is occupied. There are cooling pads on the base plate for the two SSD slots.


Start here with the lever tool
Start here with the lever tool
Prise apart
Prise apart
Without baseplate
Without baseplate
The two RAM slots
The two RAM slots

Input Devices - Usable inputs

Keyboard

The keyboard now has white instead of black keys. This looks more elegant, but you should refrain from activating the white keyboard backlight in bright lighting, otherwise you'll no longer be able to discern the lettering - but who does?

The predecessor: black keys
The predecessor: black keys
Our new Areo 16 OLED
Our new Areo 16 OLED

The layout looks very tidy. None of the keys appear out of place, and even the arrow keys are of normal size - very good. Keys are of medium size and are all well spaced apart.

Key travel is around 1.7 mm and the feedback just barely perceptible. Typing is quick and the noise moderate, but the space bar is a little louder.

Although the on/off switch is integrated into the top right of the keyboard, it has a much firmer pressure point and is a little smaller so that it is not so easy to press accidentally. In Gigabyte laptops, the special keys for brightness (further left here) and volume (further right here) are usually swapped, which takes some getting used to.

Normal-sized arrow keys
Normal-sized arrow keys
Tidy layout
Tidy layout

Touchpad

The touchpad remains the same size as its predecessor (approx. 12.1 x 7.6 cm), but is now silver instead of black and offers good gliding properties, even with very slow movements.

The integrated keys provide clear feedback and are thus slightly louder than the keyboard keys, but still moderate.

Touchpad
Touchpad
Touchpad is patterned
Touchpad is patterned

Display - 16 inch OLED, the highlight

Clear OLED subpixels
Clear OLED subpixels
HDR peak brightness: 620 nits
HDR peak brightness: 620 nits

Gigabyte again installs a 16-inch OLED panel from Samsung with a 16:10 aspect ratio and a 4K resolution of 3,840 x 2,400. The panel has a new version number, but still only offers 60 Hz - a downside for gamers. Otherwise the OLED panel boasts a rich contrast, a great black level and very good illumination. The IPS competition can no longer keep up here.

We measured a brightness of just under 400 nits in SDR display mode. But the panel also meets the HDR600 standard. So we measured in HDR mode and arrived at a peak brightness of 620 nits. This is only possible with a small measuring field, since OLEDs quickly darken on large, bright areas.

Screen bleeding is not an issue with OLEDs. Response times are also excellent.

398.31
cd/m²
392.73
cd/m²
397.07
cd/m²
393.69
cd/m²
389.97
cd/m²
397.95
cd/m²
391.06
cd/m²
392.12
cd/m²
402.15
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
Samsung SDC4191 (ATNA60YV09-0 tested with X-Rite i1Pro 3
Maximum: 402.15 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 395 cd/m² Minimum: 1 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 97 %
Center on Battery: 387.56 cd/m²
Contrast: 12999:1 (Black: 0.03 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 2 | 0.5-29.43 Ø5, calibrated: 1.68
ΔE Greyscale 2.23 | 0.57-98 Ø5.3
96.4% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
100% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
99.9% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.41
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Samsung SDC4191 (ATNA60YV09-0, OLED, 3840x2400, 16.00
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Samsung SDC416B, AMOLED, 3840x2400, 16.00
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
AU Optronics B180QAN01.0, IPS, 2560x1600, 18.00
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung SDC415D, OLED, 3840x2400, 16.00
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
NE160WUM-NX2 (BOE0B33), IPS-Level, 1920x1200, 16.00
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
B160QAN02.N, IPS, 2560x1600, 16.00
Display
-5%
-3%
-20%
-4%
Display P3 Coverage
99.9
96.9
-3%
99.84
0%
69.4
-31%
97.6
-2%
sRGB Coverage
100
99.8
0%
99.99
0%
97.8
-2%
99.9
0%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
96.4
85.3
-12%
88.9
-8%
70.9
-26%
87.4
-9%
Response Times
-7%
-207%
-1%
-580%
-407%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
2 ?(1, 1)
2.4 ?(1.2, 1.2)
-20%
4.2 ?(2.1, 2.1)
-110%
2 ?(1, 1)
-0%
17 ?(8, 9)
-750%
12.8 ?(6.2, 6.6)
-540%
Response Time Black / White *
1.98 ?(0.5, 1.48)
2 ?(1, 1)
-1%
8 ?(3.8, 4.2)
-304%
2 ?(1, 1)
-1%
10.1 ?(5.4, 4.7)
-410%
7.4 ?(3.4, 4)
-274%
PWM Frequency
60
60 ?(58)
0%
59 ?(80)
-2%
Screen
34%
-208%
-8%
-80%
-118%
Brightness middle
389.97
368
-6%
549.6
41%
346
-11%
308
-21%
407
4%
Brightness
395
368
-7%
524
33%
354
-10%
293
-26%
388
-2%
Brightness Distribution
97
93
-4%
89
-8%
96
-1%
90
-7%
88
-9%
Black Level *
0.03
0.01
67%
0.53
-1667%
0.23
-667%
0.36
-1100%
Contrast
12999
36800
183%
1037
-92%
1339
-90%
1131
-91%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
2
2.33
-17%
3.32
-66%
2.28
-14%
1.47
26%
1.3
35%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
4.1
4.34
-6%
6.63
-62%
4.94
-20%
2.98
27%
2.5
39%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
1.68
2.7
-61%
2.16
-29%
1.02
39%
0.7
58%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
2.23
0.8
64%
2
10%
1.64
26%
2.2
1%
2.1
6%
Gamma
2.41 91%
2.119 104%
2.29 96%
2.37 93%
2.228 99%
2.26 97%
CCT
6323 103%
6569 99%
6319 103%
6384 102%
6228 104%
6437 101%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
14% / 23%
-140% / -164%
-4% / -5%
-227% / -138%
-176% / -135%

* ... smaller is better

Gigabyte advertises the Aero 16 as providing 100 percent DCI-P3 coverage and our measurements confirm this claim. Even AdobeRGB is covered at 96.4 percent. The OLED display is thus very suitable for editing photos and videos.

sRGB
sRGB
DisplayP3
DisplayP3
AdobeRGB
AdobeRGB

The display is already well calibrated ex works; our calibration via Portrait Displays Calman Color Calibration pushes the DeltaE values down slightly even more. So the display has only very slight color and grayscale deviations. Our ICC profile can be downloaded above.

Grayscale
Grayscale
Saturation
Saturation
ColorChecker
ColorChecker
Grayscale calibrated
Grayscale calibrated
Saturation calibrated
Saturation calibrated
ColorChecker calibrated
ColorChecker calibrated

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
1.98 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 0.5 ms rise
↘ 1.48 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.1 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 6 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (21.5 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
2 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 1 ms rise
↘ 1 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.2 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 5 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (33.8 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 detected 60 Hz

The display backlight flickers at 60 Hz (worst case, e.g., utilizing PWM) .

The frequency of 60 Hz is very low, so the flickering may cause eyestrain and headaches after extended use.

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 17942 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

As is typical for OLEDs, the display flickers at 60 Hz at full brightness. At around 50 percent brightness and below, the frequency changes, and 238 Hz may prove annoying for sensitive people.

Full brightness: 60 Hz
Full brightness: 60 Hz
50% brightness: 238 Hz
50% brightness: 238 Hz
0% brightness: 238 Hz
0% brightness: 238 Hz

Outdoors, of course, the reflective surface is distracting. The rather average SDR brightness and the good contrasts can only balance out this disadvantage to a limited extent. A shady spot and a direct viewing angle are recommended.

In the shade on cloudy days
In the shade on cloudy days
Reflective screen
Reflective screen

A loss in brightness only becomes noticeable when looking at the display from extreme angles.

Performance - Good 3D performance despite 105 W

The Aero houses brand-new hardware. The combination of i9-13900H, RTX 4070 and 32 GB DDR5-4800 should not pose any problems for users, whether gaming or using creative applications.

However, all this hardware is packed into a slim case, so it does not run at full power, as will be shown below. After all, a creative laptop is not supposed to be a super-hot roaring laptop, so hardcore gamers will have to suffer a little here. 

Testing Conditions

The preinstalled power modes have little influence on performance
The preinstalled power modes have little influence on performance

Our test device didn't have a Control Center preinstalled, so there were no performance modes to begin with. The power modes preinstalled in Windows by Gigabyte had virtually no influence on CPU performance in Cinebench R15.

Therefore, and because the fans never stood still at first, we installed the Gigabyte Control Center afterwards. Here we were faced with the difficult choice of the performance mode: there are a total of five here, and we had a hard time choosing between Content Creator and Gaming. So we had to decide between good performance but louder fans, or quieter operation with weaker performance.

In the end, we performed the CPU benchmarks without the Control Center, i.e. in the delivery state. The GPU benchmarks then run in gaming mode.

The software isn't always entirely free of errors. For example, it just displayed a black window during some starts. Also confusing is that, in addition to the modes, there is another selection window "Power Mode" with further options for power control. These likely represent the energy modes, because if you set this to Custom, the Windows power modes can be selected.

There is also an "AI" switch on the left of the main modes. The "AI" independently selects the best mode depending on the situation, for example, the energy-saving mode when we disconnect the power plug.

The modes in the Gigabyte Control Center
The modes in the Gigabyte Control Center
Manually adjustable fan curves
Manually adjustable fan curves

Processor

TDP in Gaming Mode
TDP in Gaming Mode
TDP in Creator Mode (cf. battery)
TDP in Creator Mode (cf. battery)
TDP without Control Center
TDP without Control Center
TDP in Battery Mode
TDP in Battery Mode

At the heart of the Aero is an Intel Core i9-13900H, one of the flagships of Intel's brand new Raptor Lake series. This provides 6 performance and 8 efficiency cores, with the former clocking at up to 5.4 GHz in turbo! Alternatively, the device is also available with an i7-13700H.

In our Cinebench R15 loop, the Aero comes out on top, but the advantage over the i9-12900H from the Alder Lake series is marginal and the predecessor is hardly slower across all CPU tests.

A look at the power consumption shows that you should definitely install the Control Center. Because in delivery state, the CPU only treats itself to 70 W for a short time before falling to 45 W. On the other hand, if you switch to Gaming Mode in the Control Center, the short-term TDP increases to 115 W, and then hangs at around 60 W for the rest of a Cinebench run. So it very much depends on the power settings.

Without Gaming mode, the new Aero 16 is no faster than its predecessor across all CPU benchmarks.

The CPU can only draw on around 20 W in battery mode and the Cinebench score is correspondingly lower.

Cinebench R15 Multi Sustained Load

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Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF Intel Core i9-13900H: Ø2829 (2772.58-2962.96)
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5 Intel Core i9-12900HK: Ø2616 (2562.79-2779.9)
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W Intel Core i9-12900H: Ø2600 (2458.81-2626.74)
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617 AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS: Ø2250 (2235.89-2298.72)
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST Intel Core i7-12700H: Ø2211 (2130.95-2274.54)
CPU Performance Rating: Percent
Cinebench R23: Multi Core | Single Core
Cinebench R20: CPU (Multi Core) | CPU (Single Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit | CPU Single 64Bit
Blender: v2.79 BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 | 7z b 4 -mmt1
Geekbench 5.5: Multi-Core | Single-Core
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
CPU Performance Rating
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
85.6 pt
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
63.7 pt
Average of class Gaming
 
62.7 pt
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
 
61.5 pt
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
60.8 pt
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
59.9 pt
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
59.1 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
50.3 pt
Cinebench R23 / Multi Core
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
28681 (25585.5min - 28680.9max) Points +49%
Average of class Gaming
  (2435 - 34613, n=234, last 2 years)
19342 Points +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
19188 Points
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
18106 Points -6%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
17228 Points -10%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (13177 - 20385, n=25)
17182 Points -10%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
16691 (16019.4min - 16691.2max) Points -13%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
13995 Points -27%
Cinebench R23 / Single Core
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
2076 Points +22%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
1940 Points +14%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (1297 - 2054, n=23)
1906 Points +12%
Average of class Gaming
  (527 - 2235, n=232, last 2 years)
1807 Points +6%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
1738 Points +2%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
1718 Points +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
1707 Points
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
1561 Points -9%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
10919 Points +51%
Average of class Gaming
  (930 - 13769, n=232, last 2 years)
7353 Points +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
7254 Points
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
6941 Points -4%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
6742 Points -7%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (4960 - 7716, n=22)
6689 Points -8%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
6060 Points -16%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
5441 Points -25%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
797 Points +22%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (428 - 792, n=22)
727 Points +12%
Average of class Gaming
  (169 - 855, n=232, last 2 years)
696 Points +7%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
685 Points +5%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
680 Points +4%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
675 Points +4%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
651 Points
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
612 Points -6%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
4481 Points +51%
Average of class Gaming
  (400 - 5663, n=236, last 2 years)
3057 Points +3%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
2963 (2772.58min - 2962.96max) Points
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
2780 Points -6%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (2061 - 3100, n=23)
2713 Points -8%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
2627 (2458.81min - 2626.74max) Points -11%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
2299 (2235.89min - 2298.72max) Points -22%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
2211 (2130.95min, 2137.41P1 - 2274.54max) Points -25%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
297 Points +22%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
279 Points +15%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (211 - 297, n=23)
272 Points +12%
Average of class Gaming
  (79.2 - 318, n=235, last 2 years)
267 Points +10%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
264 Points +9%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
245 Points +1%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
248 Points +2%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
243 Points
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
238 Points -2%
Blender / v2.79 BMW27 CPU
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
225 Seconds * -31%
Average of class Gaming
  (87 - 1259, n=230, last 2 years)
202 Seconds * -17%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
201 Seconds * -17%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
200 Seconds * -16%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (166 - 268, n=21)
200 Seconds * -16%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
185 Seconds * -8%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
172 Seconds *
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
111 Seconds * +35%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
116665 MIPS +57%
Average of class Gaming
  (11386 - 140932, n=231, last 2 years)
76363 MIPS +3%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
74386 MIPS
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
69637 MIPS -6%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
68520 MIPS -8%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (45045 - 79032, n=22)
67692 MIPS -9%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
66768 MIPS -10%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
61292 MIPS -18%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
6880 MIPS +24%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
6186 MIPS +11%
Average of class Gaming
  (2685 - 7581, n=231, last 2 years)
6099 MIPS +9%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (3665 - 6600, n=22)
6079 MIPS +9%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
5842 MIPS +5%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
5779 MIPS +4%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
5765 MIPS +4%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
5570 MIPS
Geekbench 5.5 / Multi-Core
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
20036 Points +45%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
13865 Points +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
13796 Points
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
13547 Points -2%
Average of class Gaming
  (1946 - 22200, n=236, last 2 years)
13453 Points -2%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (9094 - 15410, n=22)
12803 Points -7%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
12125 Points -12%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
9836 Points -29%
Geekbench 5.5 / Single-Core
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
2035 Points +18%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (1140 - 2043, n=22)
1909 Points +11%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
1870 Points +9%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
1820 Points +6%
Average of class Gaming
  (158 - 2193, n=236, last 2 years)
1802 Points +5%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
1788 Points +4%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
1718 Points
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
1574 Points -8%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
31 fps +48%
Average of class Gaming
  (3 - 37.6, n=234, last 2 years)
21.1 fps 0%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
21 fps
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
19.4 fps -8%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
19.2 fps -9%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (14.7 - 22.3, n=22)
18.9 fps -10%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
18.1 fps -14%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
17.5 fps -17%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
59.1 s * -2%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
57.8 s *
Average of class Gaming
  (32.8 - 332, n=228, last 2 years)
49.2 s * +15%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (34.4 - 82.8, n=22)
48.5 s * +16%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
43.4 s * +25%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
39.8 s * +31%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
39 s * +33%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
38.2 s * +34%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
0.5 sec * -1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H
0.4934 sec *
Average of class Gaming
  (0.3609 - 4.47, n=231, last 2 years)
0.4708 sec * +5%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H
0.4541 sec * +8%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (0.4052 - 0.723, n=22)
0.4493 sec * +9%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H
0.4474 sec * +9%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK
0.4155 sec * +16%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX
0.3955 sec * +20%

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Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
2963 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
219 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
243 Points
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Performance Rating
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
98.2 pt
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
73.6 pt
Average of class Gaming
 
71.6 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
64.9 pt
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
64.4 pt
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
 
63.2 pt
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
62.4 pt
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
50.8 pt
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
25949 KRay/s +41%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
18385 KRay/s
Average of class Gaming
  (3069 - 60169, n=227, last 2 years)
18284 KRay/s -1%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
16661 KRay/s -9%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (6788 - 19557, n=22)
15528 KRay/s -16%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
14572 KRay/s -21%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
14490 KRay/s -21%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
8265 KRay/s -55%
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
129286 Points +42%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
101275 Points +11%
Average of class Gaming
  (18567 - 252486, n=227, last 2 years)
91812 Points +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
90834 Points
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (22551 - 95579, n=22)
77877 Points -14%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
75514 Points -17%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
73967 Points -19%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
38277 Points -58%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
6338 MB/s +51%
Average of class Gaming
  (629 - 10389, n=227, last 2 years)
4265 MB/s +2%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
4187 MB/s
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
3663 MB/s -13%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
3648 MB/s -13%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (2491 - 4270, n=22)
3642 MB/s -13%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
3494 MB/s -17%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
2931 MB/s -30%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
137876 Points +45%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
110468 Points +16%
Average of class Gaming
  (15371 - 200651, n=227, last 2 years)
108598 Points +14%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (65121 - 120936, n=22)
107083 Points +13%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
107042 Points +12%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
104709 Points +10%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
101642 Points +7%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
95175 Points
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
16073 Points +53%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
12691 Points +21%
Average of class Gaming
  (2137 - 32988, n=227, last 2 years)
12075 Points +15%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
10485 Points
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (6108 - 11631, n=22)
9841 Points -6%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
9717 Points -7%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
9655 Points -8%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
9475 Points -10%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
64736 Points +44%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
55209 Points +23%
Average of class Gaming
  (10291 - 134044, n=227, last 2 years)
47098 Points +5%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
44967 Points
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (11283 - 48474, n=22)
38588 Points -14%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
36454 Points -19%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
35917 Points -20%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
22873 Points -49%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
149377 MB/s
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
132156 MB/s -12%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
122159 MB/s -18%
Average of class Gaming
  (19065 - 328679, n=227, last 2 years)
105760 MB/s -29%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
91041 MB/s -39%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (3691 - 149377, n=22)
84032 MB/s -44%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
71470 MB/s -52%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
64725 MB/s -57%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
1829 MB/s +53%
Average of class Gaming
  (150.9 - 2409, n=227, last 2 years)
1197 MB/s 0%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
1192 MB/s
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (789 - 1254, n=22)
1066 MB/s -11%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
1037 MB/s -13%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
1013 MB/s -15%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
988 MB/s -17%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
883 MB/s -26%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
14066 KRay/s +43%
Average of class Gaming
  (1518 - 31796, n=227, last 2 years)
9908 KRay/s +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
9803 KRay/s
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
8923 KRay/s -9%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (3655 - 10716, n=22)
8424 KRay/s -14%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
8017 KRay/s -18%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
7829 KRay/s -20%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
4776 KRay/s -51%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
Intel Core i9-13950HX, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
49634 MPixel/s +11%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
46642 MPixel/s +5%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
44611 MPixel/s
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
42574 MPixel/s -5%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (10871 - 50488, n=22)
40521 MPixel/s -9%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
38990 MPixel/s -13%
Average of class Gaming
  (10805 - 60161, n=228, last 2 years)
36619 MPixel/s -18%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
27871 MPixel/s -38%

System Performance

In PCMark 10, our Aero exchanges blows with last year's MSI CreatorPro Z16P. Unfortunately, the Aero has a weak productivity score, but it does very well in the other sub-tests.

PCMark 10
PCMark 10
PCMark 10 / Score
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
8058 Points
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
7816 Points -3%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (5855 - 8538, n=8)
7664 Points -5%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
7609 Points -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (5235 - 9852, n=199, last 2 years)
7569 Points -6%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
7455 Points -7%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Radeon RX 7600S, R7 7735HS, Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
7332 Points -9%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
7086 Points -12%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
11683 Points +3%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
11332 Points
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
11012 Points -3%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
10945 Points -3%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (8835 - 11940, n=8)
10809 Points -5%
Average of class Gaming
  (8300 - 12334, n=198, last 2 years)
10704 Points -6%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Radeon RX 7600S, R7 7735HS, Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
10622 Points -6%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10583 Points -7%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10076 Points +9%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
10050 Points +9%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (7967 - 10991, n=8)
9840 Points +7%
Average of class Gaming
  (7244 - 11833, n=198, last 2 years)
9724 Points +5%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
9645 Points +4%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
9351 Points +1%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Radeon RX 7600S, R7 7735HS, Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
9332 Points +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
9231 Points
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
13575 Points
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
11777 Points -13%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (7738 - 13575, n=8)
11549 Points -15%
Average of class Gaming
  (6462 - 18475, n=198, last 2 years)
11399 Points -16%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Radeon RX 7600S, R7 7735HS, Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
10790 Points -21%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
10611 Points -22%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
10132 Points -25%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
9757 Points -28%
CrossMark / Overall
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
2127 Points +13%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
2113 Points +12%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1932 Points +3%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1882 Points
Average of class Gaming
  (1247 - 2334, n=169, last 2 years)
1875 Points 0%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (1104 - 1974, n=7)
1815 Points -4%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1789 Points -5%
CrossMark / Productivity
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
2031 Points +14%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
1969 Points +11%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1823 Points +2%
Average of class Gaming
  (1299 - 2204, n=169, last 2 years)
1785 Points 0%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1781 Points
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (1058 - 1914, n=7)
1720 Points -3%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1677 Points -6%
CrossMark / Creativity
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
2390 Points +21%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
2161 Points +9%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
2071 Points +5%
Average of class Gaming
  (1275 - 2514, n=169, last 2 years)
2039 Points +3%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
2032 Points +3%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (1178 - 2254, n=7)
1982 Points 0%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1978 Points
CrossMark / Responsiveness
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
2228 Points +16%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1915 Points
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
1891 Points -1%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1865 Points -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (1030 - 2330, n=169, last 2 years)
1698 Points -11%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
  (1037 - 1952, n=7)
1650 Points -14%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1486 Points -22%
PCMark 10 Score
8058 points
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AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
71596 MB/s +8%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
66344 MB/s
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (37448 - 74486, n=22)
62955 MB/s -5%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
62711 MB/s -5%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
62419 MB/s -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (21842 - 92565, n=227, last 2 years)
59121 MB/s -11%
MSI Katana 17 B13VFK
Intel Core i7-13620H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU
53391 MB/s -20%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
48549 MB/s -27%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
72739 MB/s +7%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
68252 MB/s
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
65835 MB/s -4%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
65648 MB/s -4%
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (41599 - 75433, n=22)
63423 MB/s -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (24879 - 90647, n=227, last 2 years)
62979 MB/s -8%
MSI Katana 17 B13VFK
Intel Core i7-13620H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU
61613 MB/s -10%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
50338 MB/s -26%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
68170 MB/s
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (36152 - 88505, n=22)
66548 MB/s -2%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
65459 MB/s -4%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
62746 MB/s -8%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
61981 MB/s -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (21619 - 103259, n=227, last 2 years)
61455 MB/s -10%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
55012 MB/s -19%
MSI Katana 17 B13VFK
Intel Core i7-13620H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU
50700 MB/s -26%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Intel Core i9-12900H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
107.9 ns * -14%
MSI Katana 17 B13VFK
Intel Core i7-13620H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU
101.7 ns * -8%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Intel Core i7-12700H, RTX A3000 Laptop GPU
95.2 ns * -1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Intel Core i9-13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU
94.4 ns *
Average Intel Core i9-13900H
  (82.3 - 102.3, n=22)
90.2 ns * +4%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Intel Core i9-12900HK, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU
89.7 ns * +5%
Average of class Gaming
  (59.5 - 152.5, n=224, last 2 years)
85.7 ns * +9%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, Radeon RX 7600S
84.6 ns * +10%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latency

Shortly after starting LatencyMon, the software detects the first DPC latencies. These increase further when launching the browser and opening multiple tabs. Our 4K/60 fps YouTube video, on the other hand, is rendered smoothly and without skipped frames.

The Razer Blade 18 has even worse latency values than our Aero.

YouTube test
YouTube test
LatencyMon main
LatencyMon main
LatencyMon drivers
LatencyMon drivers
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13950HX, SSSTC CA6-8D1024
1169.3 μs * -11%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, i9-13900H, Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
1053.8 μs *
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU, i9-12900HK, Phison ESR01TBMFCT
623 μs * +41%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
RTX A3000 Laptop GPU, i7-12700H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
512.3 μs * +51%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i9-12900H, Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
424.1 μs * +60%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Radeon RX 7600S, R7 7735HS, Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
237.9 μs * +77%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Device

The SSD
The SSD

The manufacturer uses a very fast PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD from its own company. It is currently ranked second in our best list.

The model here doesn't quite reach its best performance, especially since the Phison memory in the predecessor (rank 1) is a tad faster.

At least performance is relatively constant, and it's good that a cooling pad is attached to the base plate.

AS SSD
AS SSD
AS SSD copy
AS SSD copy
Crystaldiskmark 6
Crystaldiskmark 6
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 7051 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 4407 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 827 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 757 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 73.2 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 213 MB/s
CDM 6 Write 4K Q8T8: 724 MB/s
CDM 6 Read 4K Q8T8: 1626 MB/s
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
93.4 pt
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST -8!
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
87.1 pt
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
 
83.8 pt
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
79.9 pt
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
73.7 pt
Average of class Gaming
 
71.6 pt
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
63 pt
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
54.8 pt
DiskSpd
seq read
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
3889 (3873.65min - 3888.73max) MB/s +54%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
3819 (3405.77min - 3819.33max) MB/s +52%
Average of class Gaming
  (1291 - 7045, n=198, last 2 years)
3532 MB/s +40%
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2519 - 4224, n=10)
3439 MB/s +37%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
2519 MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
2460 (2456.1min - 2460.17max) MB/s -2%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
1761 (1552.52min - 1761.4max) MB/s -30%
seq write
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
4457 MB/s +35%
Average of class Gaming
  (535 - 9307, n=198, last 2 years)
3809 MB/s +16%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
3798 (3750.39min - 3798.15max) MB/s +15%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
3297 (3192.19min - 3296.93max) MB/s 0%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
3291 (3216.4min - 3290.77max) MB/s
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2200 - 4236, n=10)
3133 MB/s -5%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
2991 (2932.66min - 2991.48max) MB/s -9%
seq q8 t1 read
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
7028 (6634.28min - 7027.76max) MB/s +1%
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (6864 - 7112, n=10)
6974 MB/s +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
6935 (5510.15min - 6934.86max) MB/s
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
6911 (1344.52min - 6911.16max) MB/s 0%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
6810 (6260.27min - 6809.87max) MB/s -2%
Average of class Gaming
  (1983 - 16089, n=198, last 2 years)
6360 MB/s -8%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
4633 (4029.05min - 4633.45max) MB/s -33%
seq q8 t1 write
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
5171 (5109.92min - 5170.88max) MB/s +5%
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
5004 (4980.32min - 5004.43max) MB/s +2%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
4926 (4833.5min - 4926max) MB/s
Average of class Gaming
  (539 - 14571, n=198, last 2 years)
4781 MB/s -3%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
4426 (4263.58min - 4426.04max) MB/s -10%
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3611 - 4999, n=10)
4259 MB/s -14%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
3415 (3353.98min - 3415.42max) MB/s -31%
4k q1 t1 read
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
88.7 MB/s +33%
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (55 - 91, n=10)
75.6 MB/s +13%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
74.5 (73.46min - 74.52max) MB/s +11%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
73.5 (72.63min - 73.49max) MB/s +10%
Average of class Gaming
  (30.6 - 95.9, n=198, last 2 years)
67.8 MB/s +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
66.9 (50.9min - 66.86max) MB/s
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
35.5 (35.31min - 35.47max) MB/s -47%
4k q1 t1 write
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
373 (371.9min - 373.21max) MB/s +19%
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (201 - 391, n=10)
324 MB/s +4%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
313 (306.34min - 313.21max) MB/s
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
280 (267.82min - 279.79max) MB/s -11%
Average of class Gaming
  (66.6 - 421, n=198, last 2 years)
224 MB/s -28%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
181.3 (175.93min - 181.25max) MB/s -42%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
144 (137.81min - 144max) MB/s -54%
4k q32 t16 read
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
3555 (3552.55min - 3555.1max) MB/s +1%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
3523 (3416.03min - 3522.69max) MB/s
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3318 - 3583, n=10)
3521 MB/s 0%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
3203 (3180.36min - 3203.41max) MB/s -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (313 - 6172, n=198, last 2 years)
2587 MB/s -27%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
2025 (1213.07min - 2024.78max) MB/s -43%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
803 (763.32min - 803.25max) MB/s -77%
4k q32 t16 write
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
3612 (3585.78min - 3612.01max) MB/s 0%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
3597 (3488.54min - 3597.4max) MB/s
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2584 - 3667, n=10)
3502 MB/s -3%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
2291 (2256.15min - 2290.93max) MB/s -36%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
2209 (1041.25min - 2208.74max) MB/s -39%
Average of class Gaming
  (162.3 - 4869, n=198, last 2 years)
2154 MB/s -40%
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
456 (436.66min - 455.51max) MB/s -87%
AS SSD
Score Total
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
9380 Points +66%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
8992 Points +60%
Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (5636 - 10783, n=10)
8549 Points +52%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
7745 Points +37%
Average of class Gaming
  (1923 - 13854, n=186, last 2 years)
6801 Points +21%
Asus TUF Gaming A16 FA617
Micron 2400 MTFDKBA1T0QFM
5903 Points +5%
Gigabyte AERO 16 OLED BSF
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
5636 Points
Asus ZenBook Pro 16X OLED UX7602ZM-ME115W
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL21T0HCLR
5598 Points -1%
Score Read
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5
Phison ESR01TBMFCT
3634 Points +101%
Razer Blade 18 RTX 4070
SSSTC CA6-8D1024
3490 Points +93%
MSI CreatorPro Z16P B12UKST