• CPU: Intel Core i7-11800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 85W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD
  • RAM: 2x 8GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
  • Weight: 2.25 kg (5 lbs)

Pros

  • Two SODIMM slots, two M.2 PCIe x4 slot, one 2.5-inch SATA slot
  • Rigid structure
  • Lacks PWM (AUO B156HAN08.0 (AUO80ED))
  • 93% sRGB coverage and accurate colors with our Gaming and Web design profile (AUO B156HAN08.0 (AUO80ED))
  • Fast pixel response times and 144Hz refresh rate (AUO B156HAN08.0 (AUO80ED))

Cons

  • No SD card reader and Thunderbolt 4
  • Runs hot
  • Poor battery life

MSI Pulse GL66 - Specs Also known as MSI Pulse GL66 (11UEK-061XES)

CPU Performance #8
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS
  • Intel Core i7-11800H
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800U
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800H 100%
GPU Performance #29
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (Laptop, 85W) 5.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 130W) 7.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 85W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) 2.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 75W) 1.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 0.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
AUO B156HAN08.0 (AUO80ED)
Color accuracy 4.7 -> 1.8
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD
M.2 Slot
2x M.2 PCIe x4 slots See photo
RAM
2x 8GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
OS
No OS
Battery
53Wh, 3-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
359 x 259 x 23.9 mm (14.13" x 10.20" x 0.94")
Weight
2.25 kg (5 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers Stereo Speakers by Nahimic Audio
  • Optical drive

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name AUO B156HAN08.0 (AUO80ED)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 335 cd/m2
sRGB 93%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1320:1
dE Color Checker 4.7 1.8
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Health-Guard

Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-11800H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 85W)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
271
fps
207
fps
149
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 21
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
178
fps
146
fps
85
fps
58
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
LOW
MED
Bench
155
fps
98
fps
79
fps
49
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
MIN
MAX
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
MED
Bench
105
fps
76
fps
45
fps
19
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
LOW
MED
Bench
109
fps
89
fps
67
fps
57
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
133
fps
120
fps
90
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
LOW
MED
Bench
103
fps
88
fps
74
fps
48
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
LOW
MED
Bench
167
fps
137
fps
126
fps
116
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
207
fps
153
fps
129
fps
88
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
LOW
MED
 
Bench
204
fps
191
fps
161
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
427
fps
393
fps
338
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
MED
MAX
 
Bench
473
fps
394
fps
344
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
181
fps
151
fps
148
fps
126
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
674
fps
315
fps
166
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
LOW
MED
Bench
97
fps
89
fps
80
fps
59
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
192
fps
152
fps
143
fps
126
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
117
fps
102
fps
79
fps
63
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
207
fps
121
fps
81
fps
62
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
LOW
 
Bench
117
fps
64
fps
30
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
LOW
 
Bench
107
fps
93
fps
84
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
288
fps
179
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
269
fps
227
fps
176
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
111
fps
94
fps
92
fps
66
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
108
fps
93
fps
83
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
317
fps
252
fps
253
fps
253
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
166
fps
159
fps
127
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
207
fps
181
fps
161
fps
138
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
292
fps
253
fps
213
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
160
fps
122
fps
107
fps
83
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
200
fps
200
fps
200
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
163
fps
147
fps
138
fps
114
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
544
fps
535
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
104
fps
98
fps
85
fps
55
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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