•  Date Published: 09 Jan 2023
  • Intel Core i7-1255U
  • Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96EU)
  • 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • 512GB SSD
  • 2x 8GB DDR4
  • 2.23 kg (4.9 lbs)

Pros

  • 2x SODIMM, 2x M.2 PCIe x4 (one supports Gen 4 SSDs)
  • Surprisingly good performance and cooling
  • Good price
  • No PWM (Innolux N173HCE-E3C (CMN176F))

Cons

  • Not the best input devices
  • No SD card reader
  • Lacks a USB Type-C port
  • Unimpressive build quality
  • Only 55% sRGB coverage (Innolux N173HCE-E3C (CMN176F))

Specs

CPU Performance #66in Top CPUs
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 3.2%
  • Intel Core i5-11400H 4.0%
  • Intel Core i7-1255U 
  • AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U 0.9%
  • Intel Core i7-1250U 1.2%
  • Intel Core i5-1235U 2.2%
GPU Performance #93in Top GPUs
  • NVIDIA Quadro T500 1.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX450
  • Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96EU) 
  • NVIDIA Quadro P620 (4GB GDDR5) 3.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX350 (25W) 3.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (25W) 4.6%
  • Innolux N173HCE-E3C (CMN176F)
  • Color accuracy  7.1  3.7
  • HDD/SSD
  • 512GB SSD NVMe
  • M.2 Slot
  • 1x 2280 M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 + 1x 2280 M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4  See photo
  • RAM
  • 2x 8GB DDR4
  • OS
  • No OS
  • Body Material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions
  • 402.1x 265.9 x 20.90 mm (15.83" x 10.47" x 0.82")
  • Weight
  • 2.23 kg (4.9 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.0
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • 2x Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

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DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

  • Name
  • Innolux N173HCE-E3C (CMN176F)
  • Diagonal
  • 17.3"
  • Pixel density
  • 127.34 ppi
  • Brightness
  • 261 cd/m2
  • sRGB
  • 55%
  • PWM frequency
  • No PWM (Flicker-Free)
  • Panel Type
  • IPS
  • Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • Becomes "Retina" from
  • 27 inches (69 cm)
  • Contrast
  • 1400:1
  • dE Color Checker
  • 7.1 3.7
  • PWM Rating
  • 10.0: (safe)

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-1255U

GPU Performance: Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96EU)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96EU) 97 FPS PLAY VIDEO 43 FPS PLAY VIDEO