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Tuxedo Book BU1307 (Core i7-8550U, UHD 620) Laptop Review

Mike Wobker, 👁 Sebastian Jentsch, Felicitas Krohn (translated by Alex Alderson), 02/10/2019

Penguin inside. The Tuxedo Book BU1307 is a mobile laptop with customisable features and good maintenance options. The system is also specially adapted to Linux, while the manufacturer provides extensive support too. Read on to find out what to expect from this powerful 13.3-inch Linux laptop.

Tuxedo Book BU1307

Manufacturers that support Linux are often hard to find in what is now a highly competitive laptop market. Anyone can install the free operating system of course, but this may be off-putting for inexperienced users as even long forum searches may only yield partial answers. This is where Tuxedo comes in, as the manufacturer has installed a customised version of Ubuntu with Budgie desktop on its laptops.

Each purchase comes with comprehensive support, and Tuxedo is on-hand if you have any questions about how to use Linux. We have already reviewed the Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14, which performed well in our tests. We only had issues with its underwhelming battery life and its quiet speakers.

Now we have the Tuxedo Book BU1307 in for review, which has a 1080p, 13.3-inch, IPS display. The device can be customised at checkout, for reference. Tuxedo has equipped our review unit with an Intel Core i7-8550U processor that integrates an Intel UHD Graphics 620, 16 GB of DDR4 RAM and a 256 GB SSD. Most components can be expanded or replaced subsequently if needed to.

In the absence of comparable Linux laptops, we have chosen to compare the BU1307 against comparably priced Windows machines. We also installed Windows 10 Home on our review unit, for reference, to eliminate any OS-related performance differences. Our comparison devices will include the ASUS VivoBook S13 S330UA, the Acer Swift 3 SF313, the Huawei MateBook 13 and the Lenovo IdeaPad 720S-13ARR.

Tuxedo Book BU1307
Graphics adapter
Memory
16 MB 
, DDR4 SDRAM, single channel
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 165 PPI, AUO272D, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U + iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
Storage
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB, 256 GB 
, 235 GB free
Soundcard
Conexant CX8400 @ Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack, 1 x 3.5 mm microphone jack, Card Reader: 9-in-1 card reader: MMC/RSMMC/SD/SDHC/SDXC/MicroSD (adapter required)/MS/MS Pro/MS Duo
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit), Intel 8265 Tri-Band WiFi (Oak Peak) Network Adapter (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, LTE / HSDPA + 4G Huawei ME936 (optional)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 21 x 324 x 234 ( = 0.83 x 12.76 x 9.21 in)
Battery
66 Wh Lithium-Ion, removeable
Operating System
Tuxedo Budgie 18.04 LTS 64Bit
Camera
Webcam: 2 MP
Additional features
Speakers: 2 x 2W stereo speakers, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 65 W charger, first steps instructions including technical brief, WebFAI USB stick for Linux recovery, Windows driver CD, TUXEDO computer fan, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.4 kg ( = 49.38 oz / 3.09 pounds), Power Supply: 275 g ( = 9.7 oz / 0.61 pounds)
Price
980 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Case & Connectivity

A look at the inside of the Tuxedo Book BU1307
A look at the inside of the Tuxedo Book BU1307

The BU1307 is made from sturdy plastic and has a simple black finish. Tuxedo has clearly favoured function over design, but this is not necessarily a negative. The 13.3-inch laptop looks compact and is easy to transport, while its replaceable battery means that you can work for a prolonged period without needing to find a plug if you have replacement batteries on-hand. Tuxedo has equipped the BU1307 with a solid selection of ports that include three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, a VGA port and an HDMI port, which gives you multiple options for connecting to an external monitor or a projector without needing to find an adaptor.

The bottom of the BU1307 is also easy to open and is just secured to the frame with a few screws. Removing the bottom plate gives access to all internal components, as the photo at the top of this section shows. The RAM, internal storage and Wi-Fi card are all upgradable, while an LTE module can be retrofitted should you want constant Internet connectivity. The fan and heatsink are easily accessible too, should you need to change or replace them.

Tuxedo has also equipped the BU1307 with an SD card reader that can also read MMC, RSMMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC, MS, MS Pro and MS Duo cards. Our test device averaged 51.9 MB/s in our JPG copy test, which is 61% faster than the VivoBook S13 managed but is 14% slower than the class average. We tested the SD card reader using our reference Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC card.

Tuxedo Book BU1307
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Tuxedo Book BU1307

Size Comparison

324 mm / 12.8 inch 234 mm / 9.21 inch 21 mm / 0.827 inch 1.4 kg3.09 lbs309 mm / 12.2 inch 214 mm / 8.43 inch 16 mm / 0.63 inch 1.3 kg2.89 lbs305 mm / 12 inch 196 mm / 7.72 inch 17.9 mm / 0.705 inch 1.2 kg2.7 lbs305.9 mm / 12 inch 213.82 mm / 8.42 inch 13.6 mm / 0.535 inch 1.1 kg2.51 lbs286 mm / 11.3 inch 211.1 mm / 8.31 inch 15 mm / 0.591 inch 1.3 kg2.87 lbs

Connectivity

Front: No connections
Front: No connections
Left-hand side: Gigabit LAN, fan grille, HDMI port, card reader, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
Left-hand side: Gigabit LAN, fan grille, HDMI port, card reader, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
Right-hand side: 3.5 mm headphone jack, 3.5 mm microphone jack, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, VGA, power connector, Kensington lock slot
Right-hand side: 3.5 mm headphone jack, 3.5 mm microphone jack, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, VGA, power connector, Kensington lock slot
Back: Removable battery
Back: Removable battery
SDCardreader Transfer Speed
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Average of class Office
  (10.2 - 191, n=252)
60.5 MB/s ∼100% +17%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
51.9 MB/s ∼86%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
32.2 MB/s ∼53% -38%
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Average of class Office
  (9.5 - 255, n=227)
77.3 MB/s ∼100%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 64 GB UHS-II)
39.7 MB/s ∼51%

Input Devices

The BU1307 has a chiclet keyboard that has comparatively small keys. However, we found that the keys have pleasant pressure points and are well-suited for precise typing over a prolonged period. The function keys are too small for our liking though. Tuxedo has also included five-stage keyboard backlighting too, which ensures that the keyboard remains usable in low-light conditions. This backlight gets pleasantly bright at its highest level in our view and is adjustable to most people’s tastes.

Tuxedo has integrated a classic trackpad that has two physical mouse buttons. The trackpad is accurate, and we found it easy to perform multi-finger gestures too. However, the drag-and-drop movements feel lethargic and occasionally stop working altogether. By contrast, the left mouse button has a pleasant pressure point and delivers a soft clicking sound when pressed. The right mouse button also worked well during our tests, but we had to press it more strongly than we did with the left button to activate it.

A look at the keyboard and trackpad
A look at the keyboard and trackpad
The Tuxedo Book BU1307’s keyboard backlight
The Tuxedo Book BU1307’s keyboard backlight

Display

Sub-pixel array
Sub-pixel array

The BU1307 has a 13.3-inch IPS panel that operates natively at 1920x1080. Our review unit achieved an average maximum brightness of 319 cd/m², according to X-Rite i1Pro2, which is enough for second place in our comparison table. The display is only 83% evenly lit, which puts the BU1307 second bottom of our comparison table in this regard. Moreover, we noticed that the screen flickers at 400 Hz when at 10% brightness or below. The display flickers as it uses pulse-width modulation (PWM) to regulate brightness, which may cause issues for people with sensitive eyes.

Our review unit also achieved a 1,110:1 contrast ratio, according to our measurements and a 0.3 cd/m² black value. Both values put the BU1307 in the midfield of our comparison table, while colours are demarcated well, although black tones have a grey haze to them.

It is also worth noting that Tuxedo does not offer any alternative display options with the BU1307.

340
cd/m²
341
cd/m²
318
cd/m²
336
cd/m²
333
cd/m²
282
cd/m²
329
cd/m²
296
cd/m²
294
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 341 cd/m² Average: 318.8 cd/m² Minimum: 21.3 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 83 %
Center on Battery: 326 cd/m²
Contrast: 1110:1 (Black: 0.3 cd/m²)
ΔE Greyscale 7.35 | 0.64-98 Ø6.4
Gamma: 2.35
Tuxedo Book BU1307
AUO272D, , 1920x1080, 13.3
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
N133HCE-EAA, , 1920x1080, 13.3
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
BOE NV133FHM-N62, , 1920x1080, 13.3
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Chi Mei CMN8201, , 2160x1440, 13
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
LG Philips LP133WF4-SPB1, , 1920x1080, 13.3
Response Times
2116%
-25%
-40%
5388%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
34 (17, 17)
40.8 (22, 18.8)
-20%
44 (22, 22)
-29%
43.2 (22, 21.2)
-27%
31 (14, 17)
9%
Response Time Black / White *
21 (11, 10)
29.6 (16.4, 13.2)
-41%
36 (21, 15)
-71%
32 (18, 14)
-52%
20 (11, 9)
5%
PWM Frequency
400 (10)
26040 (20)
6410%
500 (90)
25%
65000 (10)
16150%
Screen
7%
-1%
6%
4%
Brightness middle
333
280
-16%
300
-10%
366.6
10%
324
-3%
Brightness
319
265
-17%
277
-13%
360
13%
293
-8%
Brightness Distribution
83
89
7%
87
5%
93
12%
78
-6%
Black Level *
0.3
0.24
20%
0.26
13%
0.39
-30%
0.32
-7%
Contrast
1110
1167
5%
1154
4%
940
-15%
1013
-9%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
7.35
4.1
44%
7.64
-4%
4.2
43%
3.36
54%
Gamma
2.35 94%
2.44 90%
2.44 90%
2.22 99%
2.23 99%
CCT
7156 91%
6614 98%
6877 95%
6271 104%
6687 97%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
5.6
5.96
2.76
5.52
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
20.7
10.6
6.19
10.91
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
4.3
2.47
1.53
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
40.1
57
63.2
55
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
63
88
97.6
83
Total Average (Program / Settings)
1062% / 710%
-13% / -9%
-17% / -6%
2696% / 1798%

* ... smaller is better

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
21 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 11 ms rise
↘ 10 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. » 23 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (25.4 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
34 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 17 ms rise
↘ 17 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.9 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 23 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (40.6 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 400 Hz ≤ 10 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 400 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 10 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 400 Hz is relatively high, so most users sensitive to PWM should not notice any flickering. However, there are reports that some users are still sensitive to PWM at 500 Hz and above, so be aware.

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 9679 (minimum: 43 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

Our test device has stable viewing angles thanks to its IPS display. We noticed no brightness, colour or image distortions even at acute viewing angles, so the screen should remain readable from practically any angle.

The Linux laptop is easy to use outdoors too thanks to its matte display. The screen diffuses reflections well from nearby objects, while its maximum luminosity is bright enough for the screen to remain readable on sunny days too.

Viewing angles
Viewing angles
Using the Tuxedo Book BU1307 outside
Using the Tuxedo Book BU1307 outside
Using the Tuxedo Book BU1307 outside
Using the Tuxedo Book BU1307 outside

Performance

LatencyMon
LatencyMon

Our review unit is powered by an Intel Core i7-8550U processor, which integrates an Intel UHD Graphics 620. The CPU is complemented by 16 GB RAM and a 256 GB SSD. Hence, the Linux laptop is suitable for most modern office tasks and is even powerful enough for some light image-editing.

Tuxedo also sells a slightly cheaper model, which has a Core i5-8250U processor that integrates the same GPU. The RAM is configurable between 8 and 32 GB, while the company offers up to a 2 TB M.2 SSD plus a SATA HDD or an additional SSD. All components except for the CPU and GPU can be replaced or upgraded, as we mentioned earlier in this review.

Processor

The Core i7-8550U is a quad-core CPU from Intel’s Kaby Lake Refresh generation. The processor has a 1.8 GHz base clock speed that it can increase up to 4 GHz when required thanks to Intel Turbo Boost. Moreover, the Core i7-8550U supports Intel Hyper-Threading, which allows the CPU to execute up to eight threads simultaneously.

The degree to which the Core i7-8550U can maintain its boost clock speed depends on the effectiveness of its cooling system. Please note that we performed all our benchmarks on Windows to create a level playing field. We appreciate the usefulness of the results may be limited because most people will run Linux on the BU1307, but it performed well in synthetic benchmarks regardless. Additionally, our review unit felt fast on both Windows 10 and the preinstalled Tuxedo Budgie 18.04 LTS 64-bit.

We also subjected the BU1307 to a looped Cinebench R15 Multi 64-bit benchmark to determine how well it performs under continuous load. Our review unit initially scored 548 points, which then dropped to 517 points by the second benchmark run through. The CB R15 scores stabilised after the second run through, which indicates that the Core i7-8550U can only maintain its peak wattage and clock speeds for a limited period. By contrast, our comparison devices experienced severe thermal throttling, which underlines the BU1307’s excellent thermal performance.

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Tuxedo Book BU1307 Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel Core i7-8550U: Ø516 (512.05-548.48)
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel Core i7-8550U: Ø579 (552-696)
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel Core i5-8250U: Ø475 (441.38-576.87)
Huawei MateBook 13 i7 Intel Core i7-8565U, Intel Core i7-8565U: Ø581 (538.98-696.8)
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR AMD Ryzen 7 2700U, AMD Ryzen 7 2700U: Ø367 (350.28-545.62)

However, our test device performed worse than our Core i7-8550U and Core i7-8565U-powered comparison devices in both single and multi-core benchmarks. Moreover, The BU1307 finished below average for a Core i7-8550U-powered device too.

Please see our CPU benchmarks page for more information about the Core i7-8550U and how it compares against other processors.

Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
Intel Core i7-8565U
176 Points ∼81% +24%
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Intel Core i7-8565U
175 Points ∼80% +23%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Intel Core i7-8550U
171 Points ∼78% +20%
Average Intel Core i7-8550U
  (108 - 172, n=74)
160 Points ∼73% +13%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Intel Core i5-8250U
143 Points ∼66% +1%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Intel Core i7-8550U
142 Points ∼65%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
135 Points ∼62% -5%
Average of class Office
  (20 - 180, n=501)
110 Points ∼50% -23%
CPU Multi 64Bit
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Intel Core i7-8550U
703 Points ∼16% +28%
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Intel Core i7-8565U
650 Points ∼15% +19%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
Intel Core i7-8565U
588 Points ∼13% +7%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Intel Core i5-8250U
576 Points ∼13% +5%
Average Intel Core i7-8550U
  (301 - 761, n=76)
570 Points ∼13% +4%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Intel Core i7-8550U
548 Points ∼13%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
546 Points ∼12% 0%
Average of class Office
  (36 - 1050, n=505)
327 Points ∼7% -40%
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
142 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
548 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
39.89 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
97.8 %
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System Performance

The BU1307 also achieved good scores in PCMark benchmarks and finished in the midfield of our comparison table. While these values are still slightly below average for PCMark 8, the Linux laptop scored better than average in PCMark 10.

PCMark 10
Digital Content Creation
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
GeForce MX150, 8565U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
3645 Points ∼33% +32%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
3160 Points ∼28% +15%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
UHD Graphics 620, 8565U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
2948 Points ∼26% +7%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
2905 Points ∼26% +5%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
2758 Points ∼25%
Average Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (1506 - 3160, n=26)
2744 Points ∼25% -1%
Average of class Office
  (320 - 3503, n=120)
2545 Points ∼23% -8%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
Vega 10, 2700U, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
2410 Points ∼22% -13%
Productivity
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
UHD Graphics 620, 8565U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
7588 Points ∼78% +27%
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
GeForce MX150, 8565U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
7281 Points ∼75% +22%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
6302 Points ∼65% +6%
Average Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (4962 - 7006, n=26)
6198 Points ∼64% +4%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
6090 Points ∼63% +2%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
5952 Points ∼61%
Average of class Office
  (1266 - 7588, n=120)
5353 Points ∼55% -10%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
Vega 10, 2700U, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
3605 Points ∼37% -39%
Essentials
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
GeForce MX150, 8565U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
8382 Points ∼79% +18%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
UHD Graphics 620, 8565U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
8140 Points ∼76% +14%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
7783 Points ∼73% +9%
Average Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (6628 - 9291, n=26)
7742 Points ∼73% +9%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
7574 Points ∼71% +6%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
7133 Points ∼67%
Average of class Office
  (2683 - 8992, n=120)
6802 Points ∼64% -5%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
Vega 10, 2700U, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
5395 Points ∼51% -24%
Score
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
GeForce MX150, 8565U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
4344 Points ∼56% +24%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
UHD Graphics 620, 8565U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
4063 Points ∼52% +16%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
3851 Points ∼50% +10%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
3668 Points ∼47% +5%
Average Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (2629 - 4072, n=28)
3600 Points ∼46% +3%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
3507 Points ∼45%
Average of class Office
  (803 - 4269, n=121)
3157 Points ∼41% -10%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
Vega 10, 2700U, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
2584 Points ∼33% -26%
PCMark 8 - Home Score Accelerated v2
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
UHD Graphics 620, 8565U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 500GB
4179 Points ∼69% +19%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
UHD Graphics 620, 8250U, Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
3773 Points ∼62% +8%
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
GeForce MX150, 8565U, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
3616 Points ∼59% +3%
Average Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (3024 - 4197, n=31)
3608 Points ∼59% +3%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
3566 Points ∼59% +2%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
UHD Graphics 620, 8550U, Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
3499 Points ∼57%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
Vega 10, 2700U, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
3155 Points ∼52% -10%
Average of class Office
  (1169 - 4458, n=378)
3026 Points ∼50% -14%
Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
HD Graphics 515, 6Y30, Apple SSD AP0256
2550 Points ∼42% -27%
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
3499 points
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Storage Devices

Tuxedo has equipped our review unit with a 256 GB Samsung 970 EVO SSD. This is currently one of the fastest SSDs that we have tested, and our benchmarks confirm this. However, the Kingston drive in the Swift 3 SF313 achieved significantly better 4K transfer speeds, while the Samsung PM981 in the MateBook 13 has much faster sequential transfer speeds. Overall, the 970 EVO helped the BU1307 operate smoothly throughout our tests.

Please see our HDD/SSD benchmarks page for more information on the 970 EVO and how it compares against other drives.

Tuxedo Book BU1307
Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Kingston RBU-SNS8180DS3512GJ
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Kingston RBUSNS8154P3256GJ1
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
Average Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
 
Average of class Office
 
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-56%
29%
31%
-18%
-2%
-33%
Write 4K
158.2
64.54
-59%
113.7
-28%
159.4
1%
87.53
-45%
129 (101 - 158, n=2)
-18%
97.7 (0.217 - 785, n=126)
-38%
Read 4K
38.78
24.91
-36%
40.6
5%
47.31
22%
31.39
-19%
39.9 (38.8 - 41, n=2)
3%
33.1 (0.176 - 166, n=126)
-15%
Write Seq
1487
453.4
-70%
844.5
-43%
1899
28%
1281
-14%
1454 (1420 - 1487, n=2)
-2%
654 (21.4 - 1895, n=126)
-56%
Read Seq
912.7
424.9
-53%
1137
25%
2173
138%
1453
59%
1110 (913 - 1307, n=2)
22%
965 (74 - 2827, n=126)
6%
Write 4K Q32T1
330.5
257.8
-22%
867.7
163%
368.1
11%
169.4
-49%
300 (270 - 331, n=2)
-9%
264 (0.222 - 701, n=126)
-20%
Read 4K Q32T1
423.8
200.4
-53%
1579.9
273%
525.9
24%
241.8
-43%
389 (354 - 424, n=2)
-8%
281 (0.647 - 773, n=126)
-34%
Write Seq Q32T1
1540
504.2
-67%
345.6
-78%
1914
24%
1337
-13%
1537 (1533 - 1540, n=2)
0%
805 (56.5 - 3280, n=126)
-48%
Read Seq Q32T1
3556
459.6
-87%
411.7
-88%
3487
-2%
2786
-22%
3555 (3554 - 3556, n=2)
0%
1562 (78.6 - 3560, n=126)
-56%
Write 4K Q8T8
284.4
646.7
706 (4.69 - 2067, n=11)
Read 4K Q8T8
301.2
684.7
724 (247 - 1525, n=11)
AS SSD
382%
679%
961%
229%
437%
142%
Copy Game MB/s
151.04
478.45
981.8
225.14
281 (17.5 - 1145, n=221)
Copy Program MB/s
106.15
315.19
385.59
75.03
171 (12.8 - 538, n=221)
Copy ISO MB/s
546.41
585.97
1799.53
639.9
446 (21.1 - 2151, n=221)
Score Total
1780
1150
-35%
2163
22%
4147
133%
2174
22%
2536 (1780 - 3291, n=2)
42%
1276 (21 - 4952, n=333)
-28%
Score Write
191
537
181%
789
313%
1871
880%
468
145%
892 (191 - 1592, n=2)
367%
416 (8 - 2668, n=333)
118%
Score Read
1108
403
-64%
921
-17%
1502
36%
1152
4%
1131 (1108 - 1153, n=2)
2%
575 (6 - 2251, n=333)
-48%
Access Time Write *
2.784
0.174
94%
0.045
98%
0.032
99%
0.109
96%
1.409 (0.034 - 2.78, n=2)
49%
1.157 (0.021 - 34.1, n=361)
58%
Access Time Read *
0.047
0.108
-130%
0.074
-57%
0.041
13%
0.149
-217%
0.0525 (0.047 - 0.058, n=2)
-12%
1.61 (0.028 - 32, n=358)
-3326%
4K-64 Write
145.56
439.87
202%
606.21
316%
1571.07
979%
302.72
108%
740 (146 - 1335, n=2)
408%
268 (0.23 - 2280, n=362)
84%
4K-64 Read
817.59
323.82
-60%
738.16
-10%
1257.1
54%
933.46
14%
830 (818 - 842, n=2)
2%
426 (0.34 - 2072, n=362)
-48%
4K Write
1.45
61.58
4147%
99.67
6774%
118.45
8069%
33.62
2219%
56.9 (1.45 - 112, n=2)
3824%
71.9 (0.21 - 182, n=362)
4859%
4K Read
50.18
30.94
-38%
42.19
-16%
55.51
11%
20.72
-59%
51.5 (50.2 - 52.8, n=2)
3%
29.1 (0.4 - 112, n=362)
-42%
Seq Write
435.06
351.05
-19%
835.83
92%
1812.34
317%
1321.16
204%
942 (435 - 1449, n=2)
117%
460 (41.5 - 2531, n=363)
6%
Seq Read
2405.95
485.47
-80%
1402.9
-42%
1888.96
-21%
1976.71
-18%
2497 (2406 - 2589, n=2)
4%
779 (42.5 - 2773, n=363)
-68%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
163% / 197%
354% / 405%
496% / 569%
106% / 125%
218% / 252%
55% / 69%

* ... smaller is better

Samsung SSD 970 EVO 256GB
Sequential Read: 1358 MB/s
Sequential Write: 1474 MB/s
512K Read: 554.6 MB/s
512K Write: 1030 MB/s
4K Read: 52.85 MB/s
4K Write: 94.88 MB/s
4K QD32 Read: 362 MB/s
4K QD32 Write: 267.7 MB/s

Graphics Card

The UHD Graphics 620 handles graphics and benefits from a system operating in dual-channel mode. Unfortunately, our review unit is equipped with single-channel RAM but equipping an additional SO-DIMM module would enable dual-channel mode and improve GPU performance.

The BU1307 performed slightly below average in 3DMark 11 out of those UHD Graphics 620-powered devices that we have already tested. Moreover, our test device finished bottom of our comparison table but scored 36% more than the class average.

Please see our GPU benchmarks page for more information on the UHD Graphics 620 and how it compares against other GPUs.

3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
NVIDIA GeForce MX150, Intel Core i7-8565U
4514 Points ∼100% +170%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10, AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
2688 Points ∼60% +61%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i7-8550U
1949 Points ∼43% +17%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i7-8565U
1863 Points ∼41% +11%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i5-8250U
1818 Points ∼40% +9%
Average Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (1235 - 1979, n=138)
1698 Points ∼38% +2%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Core i7-8550U
1672 Points ∼37%
Average of class Office
  (185 - 5107, n=624)
1249 Points ∼28% -25%
3DMark 11 Performance
1841 points
Help

Gaming Performance

The UHD Graphics 620 is only powerful enough for simple or casual games that are downloadable from the Windows Store. Older titles like BioShock Infinite are playable at 720p on very low graphics though.

It is worth keeping in mind that the BU1307 performed below average in BioShock Infinite, and the UHD Graphics 620 cannot compete with the GeForce MX150 in the MateBook 13.

Please see our Games benchmarks page for more information on what games will run smoothly on the UHD Graphics 620 and how it compares against other GPUs.

BioShock Infinite
1920x1080 Ultra Preset, DX11 (DDOF)
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Intel Core i7-8565U, NVIDIA GeForce MX150
34.3 fps ∼100% +331%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
11.11 fps ∼32% +40%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
Intel Core i7-8565U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
10.3 fps ∼30% +30%
Average of class Office
  (2.54 - 54.8, n=228)
10.3 fps ∼30% +30%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
10.2 fps ∼30% +28%
Average Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (4.5 - 16, n=118)
8.97 fps ∼26% +13%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
8 fps ∼23% +1%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
7.95 fps ∼23%
1366x768 High Preset
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Intel Core i7-8565U, NVIDIA GeForce MX150
93.4 fps ∼100% +259%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
Intel Core i7-8565U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
34 fps ∼36% +31%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
33.87 fps ∼36% +30%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
31.4 fps ∼34% +21%
Average Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (8.1 - 34.5, n=126)
26.7 fps ∼29% +3%
Average of class Office
  (8.1 - 128, n=321)
26.1 fps ∼28% 0%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
26.03 fps ∼28%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
25.4 fps ∼27% -2%
1366x768 Medium Preset
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Intel Core i7-8565U, NVIDIA GeForce MX150
110.3 fps ∼100% +241%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
Intel Core i7-8565U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
45.5 fps ∼41% +41%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
42.2 fps ∼38% +31%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
40.66 fps ∼37% +26%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
37.5 fps ∼34% +16%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
32.32 fps ∼29%
Average Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (11.5 - 45.5, n=126)
31.9 fps ∼29% -1%
Average of class Office
  (10.8 - 145, n=341)
30.2 fps ∼27% -7%
1280x720 Very Low Preset
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
Intel Core i7-8565U, NVIDIA GeForce MX150
195 fps ∼100% +256%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
81.44 fps ∼42% +49%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
Intel Core i7-8565U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
79.3 fps ∼41% +45%
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
Intel Core i5-8250U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
68.2 fps ∼35% +25%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
65.7 fps ∼34% +20%
Average Intel UHD Graphics 620
  (18.3 - 81.7, n=126)
59.5 fps ∼31% +9%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
Intel Core i7-8550U, Intel UHD Graphics 620
54.74 fps ∼28%
Average of class Office
  (12.2 - 204, n=344)
53.7 fps ∼28% -2%
low med. high ultra
BioShock Infinite (2013) 54.7432.3226.037.95fps

Emissions

Fan Noise

Fan noise characteristics
Fan noise characteristics

The BU1307 almost always runs silently during office tasks, but its fan can reach up to 30.8 dB(A) at idle. Predictably, the fan noise increases under load, but only up to a maximum of 34.3 dB(A), which we found pleasantly quiet. In short, the BU1307 should remain silent in daily use.

Noise Level

Idle
30.5 / 30.8 / 30.8 dB(A)
Load
34.3 / 34.3 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: 30.5 dB(A)
dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2034.734.13332.834.72533.331.130.929.433.3313132.23130.6314030.730.429.53030.75029.830.230.728.829.86328.829.327.826.128.88027.928.527.727.627.910026.625.726.325.626.612525.223.825.724.825.216023.724.524.223.923.720022.82323.622.422.825021.822.722.521.721.831521.52221.921.221.54002121.420.620.22150020.320.920.219.420.36302121.419.418.92180021.721.818.717.721.7100022.322.418.317.722.3125023.222.617.817.723.2160024.824.717.817.624.8200023.923.81817.723.9250023.223.31817.523.2315022.222.318.818.122.2400021.421.418.318.221.450002221.718.618.322630020.720.418.718.620.7800019.419.51918.919.41000019.419.119.11919.41250019.619.319.11919.61600019.719.619.419.419.7SPL34.434.330.930.534.4N1.91.91.31.31.9median 21.8median 22median 19.1median 18.9median 21.8Delta1.21.11.71.81.2hearing rangehide median Fan NoiseTuxedo Book BU1307

Temperature

Our review unit manages its surface temperatures well and only reaches a maximum of 28.7 °C at idle and 39.2 °C under sustained load. The laptop feels warmest on its underside near the display hinge, but it never felt hot during our tests. Hence, you should have no issues with using the BU1307 on your lap even if you push it hard.

Max. Load
 34 °C
93 F
35.9 °C
97 F
29.6 °C
85 F
 
 32.5 °C
91 F
34 °C
93 F
28.9 °C
84 F
 
 29.8 °C
86 F
33.3 °C
92 F
26.2 °C
79 F
 
Maximum: 35.9 °C = 97 F
Average: 31.6 °C = 89 F
29 °C
84 F
39.2 °C
103 F
33.9 °C
93 F
26 °C
79 F
33.6 °C
92 F
37.1 °C
99 F
23.6 °C
74 F
31.1 °C
88 F
30.8 °C
87 F
Maximum: 39.2 °C = 103 F
Average: 31.6 °C = 89 F
Power Supply (max.)  47 °C = 117 F | Room Temperature 22.3 °C = 72 F | FIRT 550-Pocket
(+) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 31.6 °C / 89 F, compared to the average of 29.4 °C / 85 F for the devices in the class Office.
(+) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 35.9 °C / 97 F, compared to the average of 33.9 °C / 93 F, ranging from 21.2 to 62.5 °C for the class Office.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 39.2 °C / 103 F, compared to the average of 36.4 °C / 98 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 24.8 °C / 77 F, compared to the device average of 29.4 °C / 85 F.
(+) The palmrests and touchpad are reaching skin temperature as a maximum (33.3 °C / 91.9 F) and are therefore not hot.
(-) The average temperature of the palmrest area of similar devices was 28.2 °C / 82.8 F (-5.1 °C / -9.1 F).
Heat map of the top of the device at idle
Heat map of the top of the device at idle
Heat map of the bottom of the device at idle
Heat map of the bottom of the device at idle
Heat map of the top of the device under load
Heat map of the top of the device under load
Heat map of the bottom of the device under load
Heat map of the bottom of the device under load

Speakers

Speaker characteristics
Speaker characteristics

The BU1307 has quiet speakers that produce unbalanced-sounding audio. High mid tones are slightly over-represented at the expense of other frequencies. Therefore, we would suggest only using the speakers when you do not have headphones to hand. Even then, only do so in a quiet room, as loud background noise could drown out the speakers.

We would recommend using external speakers or headphones where possible for a better listening experience.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2034.532.834.52534.429.434.43133.930.633.94030.53030.55028.828.828.86328.726.128.78028.527.628.510026.325.626.312525.424.825.41602523.92520024.722.424.725025.921.725.93154121.24140055.320.255.350052.119.452.163050.918.950.980057.717.757.7100062.617.762.6125068.917.768.916006617.66620006317.763250061.717.561.7315058.518.158.5400065.518.265.5500065.218.365.2630061.918.661.9800057.718.957.71000050.41950.41250050.21950.21600055.319.455.3SPL75.430.575.4N30.21.330.2median 55.3median 18.9median 55.3Delta10.91.810.935.335.132.931.831.83236.535.132.428.93328.936.328.848.32761.52752.924.860.92462.822.763.32269.521.267.82174.82075.919.472.718.97117.770.117.86917.671.817.668.117.671.417.673.717.670.417.571.617.671.617.669.617.459.717.583.630.662.51.5median 69.6median 17.84.62.4hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseTuxedo Book BU1307Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
Tuxedo Book BU1307 audio analysis

(-) | not very loud speakers (68.9 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 27.3% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (9.2% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 6.2% higher than median
(±) | linearity of mids is average (14.6% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 6.2% higher than median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (10.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(-) | overall sound is not linear (31.2% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 91% of all tested devices in this class were better, 4% similar, 5% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 21%, worst was 51%
Compared to all devices tested
» 90% of all tested devices were better, 3% similar, 7% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (83.6 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass - on average 11.3% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (14.2% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 2.4% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (5.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 2% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (4.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(+) | overall sound is linear (9.3% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 1% of all tested devices in this class were better, 1% similar, 97% worse
» The best had a delta of 8%, average was 20%, worst was 50%
Compared to all devices tested
» 2% of all tested devices were better, 0% similar, 98% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Power Management

Power Consumption

Our review unit consumes a minimum of 5.5 W at idle and a maximum of 36.6 W under load. Tuxedo includes a 65 W charger with the BU1307, which is powerful enough to recharge the laptop even if it is operating under sustained load.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.2 / 1.3 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 5.5 / 8.9 / 11.5 Watt
Load midlight 34.6 / 36.6 Watt
 color bar
Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Metrahit Energy

Battery Life

Tuxedo equips the BU1307 with a 66 Wh battery that is larger than all the batteries in our comparison devices. Our review unit lasted for 9:53 hours in our practical Wi-Fi test, during which we run a script that simulates the load required to render websites. We also set the display to approximately 150 cd/m².

Please note that we conducted this test running Tuxedo Budgie 18.04 LTS 64-bit with the preinstalled Firefox browser. Overall, the BU1307 has solid battery life that puts the device second in our comparison table.

The battery can be hot-swapped without needing to switch off the device too. You must first plug the BU1307 into the mains though.

Battery Runtime - WiFi Websurfing 1.3
Acer Swift 3 SF313-51-59SZ
8250U, UHD Graphics 620, 48.8 Wh
573 min ∼22% +4%
Tuxedo Book BU1307
8550U, UHD Graphics 620, 66 Wh
553 min ∼21%
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY034T
8550U, UHD Graphics 620, 42 Wh
501 min ∼19% -9%
Huawei MateBook 13 i7
8565U, GeForce MX150, 41.7 Wh
457 min ∼17% -17%
Average of class Office
  (105 - 964, n=316)
406 min ∼15% -27%
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13ARR
2700U, Vega 10, 48 Wh
398 min ∼15% -28%
Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14
8565U, UHD Graphics 620, 36 Wh
322 min ∼12% -42%
Battery Runtime
NBC WiFi Websurfing Battery Test 1.3
9h 13min

Pros

+ good battery life
+ solid system performance
+ excellent maintenance options
+ manufacturer support
+ removable battery

Cons

- quiet speakers

Verdict

The Tuxedo Book BU1307 laptop review. Test device courtesy of Tuxedo Computers.
The Tuxedo Book BU1307 laptop review. Test device courtesy of Tuxedo Computers.

The Tuxedo Book BU1307 is a small, compact, Linux laptop with good system performance. The performance meets our expectations considering its hardware, while the specially adapted Tuxedo Budgie 18.04 LTS 64-bit fork of Linux runs smoothly. We recommend adjusting the size of the onscreen icons though as they are too small at default settings. Fortunately, Tuxedo offers excellent support if you have any issues and can help from novice to experienced Linux users with all their questions.

The Tuxedo Book BU1307 is suitable for anyone who wants a compact Linux laptop with long battery life. The first-rate manufacturer support makes the switch to a specifically adapted version of Linux easier too.

The BU1307 is ideal for people who want to move away from Windows or do not want to create a purpose-built Linux system. The laptop has no disadvantages compared to comparable devices from other manufacturers too. The battery life also lasts just over a full day, and system performance is great for office programs or simple image-editing. Additionally, Tuxedo has provided solid maintenance options that allow easy expansion of the RAM or the SSD. The UHD Graphics 620 is powerful enough only for casual games, but gaming is not the reason to buy the Tuxedo BU1307.

Tuxedo Book BU1307 - 02/06/2019 v6
Mike Wobker

Chassis
79 / 98 → 81%
Keyboard
82%
Pointing Device
74%
Connectivity
47 / 80 → 58%
Weight
70 / 20-67 → 100%
Battery
92%
Display
88%
Games Performance
57 / 68 → 83%
Application Performance
88 / 92 → 96%
Temperature
94%
Noise
93%
Audio
50%
Camera
40 / 85 → 46%
Average
73%
84%
Office - Weighted Average

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Mike Wobker, 2019-02-10 (Update: 2019-02-10)
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