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These are the best and worst Intel Core i7 Ice Lake laptops of 2019

These are the best and worst Intel Core i7 Ice Lake laptops of 2019
These are the best and worst Intel Core i7 Ice Lake laptops of 2019
Dell and Microsoft have the best implementation of the Core i7-1065G7 thus far with HP being near the bottom. When looking at the extremes, the fastest i7-1065G7 laptop is able to outperform the slowest by 50 percent in multi-threaded workloads.

Despite its turbulent development history, Intel managed to push out the 10 nm Ice Lake series of ULV processors before year's end. Actual Ultrabooks sporting the fancy new CPUs, however, have been limited to just a small handful. We've tested six different laptops all with the Core i7-1065G7 CPU to see which of these early Ice Lake units you should consider as well which ones you should avoid from a pure performance point-of-view.

The current top two laptops that represent Ice lake at its best are the Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 and 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3. As shown by our benchmarks below, the Core i7 in the Dell convertible benefits from faster Turbo Boost than every other Ice Lake laptop even though the advantage is temporary. Clock rates eventually fall and stabilize at 3.0 GHz with a very warm CPU temperature of 97 C. The Microsoft laptop is able to outperform the Dell by 8 percent over longer periods according to CineBench R15 Multi-Thread and at a much lower running temperature of 77 C.

On the other end of the spectrum, we have the bottom two performers: the Razer Blade Stealth GTX 1650 Max-Q and the HP Spectre x360 13. In Razer's defense, the Blade Stealth GTX 1650 Max-Q uses the 15 W version of the Core i7-1065G7 instead of the more powerful 25 W version and overall CPU performance is on par with Intel's 15 W control laptop. The Blade Stealth Ice Lake SKU without the GeForce GPU uses the "proper" 25 W version and performance is thus much closer to the Dell and Microsoft systems mentioned above.

The HP system trails behind all other Core i7 Ice Lake laptops at the moment because of its cycling clock rates when under stress. Whereas the Dell laptop stabilizes at 3 GHz when running Prime95, the HP laptop would cycle between 1.6 GHz and 2.2 GHz. Frame rates when gaming on the HP would cycle as well for an inconsistent experience. Power consumption is lower and battery life is longer on the HP, but you'll be sacrificing performance along the way.

More Ice Lake laptops are expected to be available in 2020 including the refreshed LG Gram and we've excluded those we have yet to test such as the Surface Pro 2019. However, this should still give a good idea of which laptops to consider if you happen to be in the market for an Intel 10th gen CPU.

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HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H); CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø550 (504.6-640.68)
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7 Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø717 (684.67-772.41)
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9 Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø627 (606.12-749.06)
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø671 (663.4-722.7)
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7 GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA3-8D512; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø483 (464-551)
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7 Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø672 (632.81-836.68)
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 15 W Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø508 (490.88-548.12)
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 25 W Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7; CPU Multi 64Bit: Ø692 (673.41-751.19)
Cinebench R20
CPU (Single Core)
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
465 Points ∼87%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 25 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
464 Points ∼87%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
460 Points ∼86%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Core i7-1065G7
452 Points ∼85%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 15 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
444 Points ∼83%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7
  (358 - 474, n=16)
436 Points ∼82%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Core i7-1065G7
388 Points ∼73%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Core i7-1065G7
377 Points ∼71%
CPU (Multi Core)
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
2024 Points ∼20%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
1799 Points ∼18%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 25 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
1672 Points ∼17%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Core i7-1065G7
1655 Points ∼17%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Core i7-1065G7
1590 Points ∼16%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7
  (1081 - 2024, n=16)
1551 Points ∼16%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Core i7-1065G7
1411 Points ∼14%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 15 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
1189 Points ∼12%
Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
184 Points ∼82%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 25 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
183 Points ∼82%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Core i7-1065G7
181 Points ∼81%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Core i7-1065G7
178 Points ∼79%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7
  (149 - 190, n=18)
177 Points ∼79%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 15 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
176 Points ∼79%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
174 Points ∼78%
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
171 Points ∼76%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Core i7-1065G7
149 Points ∼67%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
830 Points ∼19%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 25 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
751 Points ∼17%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
733 Points ∼17%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Core i7-1065G7
723 Points ∼17%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Core i7-1065G7
676 Points ∼15%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7
  (453 - 830, n=19)
668 Points ∼15%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Core i7-1065G7
643 Points ∼15%
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i7-1065G7
551 (min: 464, max: 551) Points ∼13%
Intel SDS Core i7-1065G7 Preliminary Sample 15 W
Intel Core i7-1065G7
521 Points ∼12%
PCMark 10
Digital Content Creation
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA3-8D512
4338 Points ∼34%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
3998 Points ∼31%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe
3920 Points ∼30%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
3902 Points ∼30%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
3796 Points ∼29%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (3260 - 3998, n=13)
3739 Points ∼29%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
3684 Points ∼28%
Productivity
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe
7275 Points ∼70%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
7245 Points ∼70%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
7179 Points ∼69%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
7051 Points ∼68%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
6989 Points ∼67%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (5518 - 7379, n=13)
6794 Points ∼65%
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA3-8D512
6739 Points ∼65%
Essentials
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
9902 Points ∼86%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
9678 Points ∼84%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
9664 Points ∼84%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
9664 Points ∼84%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe
9536 Points ∼83%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (8302 - 9902, n=13)
9219 Points ∼80%
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA3-8D512
8373 Points ∼73%
Score
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
4677 Points ∼58%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe
4644 Points ∼57%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
4633 Points ∼57%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
4609 Points ∼57%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
4522 Points ∼56%
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA3-8D512
4484 Points ∼55%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (3878 - 4679, n=13)
4416 Points ∼54%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
5227 Points ∼79%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
5173 Points ∼78%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
5086 Points ∼77%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe
4799 Points ∼73%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (2768 - 5291, n=13)
4663 Points ∼71%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
4382 Points ∼66%
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA3-8D512
4099 Points ∼62%
Home Score Accelerated v2
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
4030 Points ∼66%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G
3982 Points ∼65%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H)
3911 Points ∼64%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe
3783 Points ∼62%
Average Intel Core i7-1065G7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (3397 - 4030, n=13)
3745 Points ∼61%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
3448 Points ∼57%
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7, Lite-On CA3-8D512
3029 Points ∼50%
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7
2840 Points ∼19%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
847 Points ∼6%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
833 Points ∼6%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
825 Points ∼6%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
792 Points ∼5%
Average Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (526 - 847, n=16)
731 Points ∼5%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
685 Points ∼5%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
3144 Points ∼8%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
3062 Points ∼8%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2973 Points ∼7%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2874 Points ∼7%
Average Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (1487 - 3156, n=18)
2649 Points ∼7%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Score
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2925 Points ∼10%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2883 Points ∼10%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2865 Points ∼10%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2792 Points ∼9%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
2673 Points ∼9%
Average Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (1363 - 2925, n=18)
2455 Points ∼8%
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
18881 Points ∼10%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
17892 Points ∼9%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
17712 Points ∼9%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
17299 Points ∼9%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
16268 Points ∼8%
Average Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (7045 - 18881, n=17)
15917 Points ∼8%
3DMark 11
1280x720 Performance Combined
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7
6547 Points ∼29%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4163 Points ∼18%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4143 Points ∼18%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4045 Points ∼18%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
3971 Points ∼18%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
3767 Points ∼17%
Average Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (1571 - 4163, n=19)
3340 Points ∼15%
1280x720 Performance GPU
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, i7-1065G7
10699 Points ∼21%
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4630 Points ∼9%
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4612 Points ∼9%
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4594 Points ∼9%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4512 Points ∼9%
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), i7-1065G7
4252 Points ∼8%
Average Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
  (2924 - 4630, n=19)
4143 Points ∼8%
HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H), IPS, 1920x1080, 13.3
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Toshiba KBG40ZNS256G NVMe, IPS, 2496x1664, 15
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR, IPS, 3840x2160, 14
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ, IPS, 1920x1080, 13.3
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
i7-1065G7, GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Lite-On CA3-8D512, IPS LED, 3840x2160, 13.3
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Toshiba BG4 KBG40ZPZ512G, IPS, 1920x1200, 13.4
Power Consumption
Idle Minimum *
3.9
4.4
5.6
5.9
10.7
2.6
Idle Average *
6.3
8.3
10.5
8.1
13.6
5.3
Idle Maximum *
6.8
8.6
12
11.2
15.7
7
Load Average *
32.6
43.6
53.3
44.3
60
43.1
Load Maximum *
59
64.4
64.6
50.2
71
49
Witcher 3 ultra *
25.6
41.5
46.9
41.9
64
43.1

* ... smaller is better

HP Spectre x360 13-aw0013dx
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), 60 Wh
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 i7-1065G7
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), 45 Wh
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), 60 Wh
Razer Blade Stealth i7-1065G7 Iris Plus
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), 53.1 Wh
Razer Blade Stealth 13, Core i7-1065G7
i7-1065G7, GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, 53.1 Wh
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 Core i7
i7-1065G7, Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), 51 Wh
Battery Runtime
Reader / Idle
2223
2100
500
WiFi v1.3
594
490
436
583
329
537
Load
160
112
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Allen Ngo, 2019-12-29 (Update: 2019-12-30)
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After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.