•  Date Published: 23 Mar 2022
  • Intel Core i5-10300H
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 75W)
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • 256GB SSD
  • 8GB DDR4, 2933 MHz
  • 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • One of the best-priced gaming laptops out there
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, clicky feedback, and an optional RGB backlight
  • Two M.2 slots with RAID 0 support
  • The display doesn't flicker at any brightness level (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • Has a good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • 144Hz display option

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader and Thunderbolt support
  • Hot and loud during gameplay
  • Covers only 53% of sRGB (LG LP156WFC-SPD5)
  • Subpar CPU performance

Specs

CPU Performance #94in Top CPUs
  • Intel Core i7-1165G7 1.0%
  • AMD Ryzen 3 5300U 1.2%
  • Intel Core i5-10300H 
  • Intel Core i5-1145G7 0.3%
  • Intel Core i5-10400H 0.6%
  • Intel Core i5-9300H 1.0%
GPU Performance #52in Top GPUs
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop, 60W) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA RTX A2000 (Laptop) 3.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 75W) 
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 60W) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop) 4.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 50W) 4.4%
  • HDD/SSD
  • 256GB SSD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 2x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 RAID 0  See photo
  • RAM
  • 8GB DDR4, 2933 MHz
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Body Material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions
  • 363.4 x 255 x 23.9 mm (14.31" x 10.04" x 0.94")
  • Weight
  • 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • HDMI
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.0
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5 mm combo
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Optical drive

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 75W)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
HIGH PERF
HIGH QLT
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 75W) 420 FPS PLAY VIDEO 276 FPS PLAY VIDEO
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 75W) 219 FPS 137 FPS

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