• CPU: Intel Core i9-9880H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), OLED
  • Storage: 4000GB SSD
  • RAM: 64GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 1.70 kg (3.7 lbs)

Pros

  • Thin and light workstation with a great build quality
  • 92% sRGB coverage and no PWM for brightness adjustment (BOE NV156FHM-N63 (BOE07D8))
  • Super comfortable keyboard
  • Up to 64GB DDR4 memory
  • Has two Thunderbolt 3 ports and an SD card slot
  • Dual M.2 slots that support PCIe x4 drives and RAID 0 mode
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • Premium price tag
  • Core i9-9880H would be too hot in this device
  • Its display uses PWM for almost all brightness levels (our Health-Guard profile takes care of that)
  • Speakers are average

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (Gen 2) - Specs

CPU Performance #15
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS 0.5%
  • Intel Core i9-9980HK 4.2%
  • Intel Core i9-9880H
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 9.5%
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 17.3%
  • Intel Core i7-10750H 15.9%
GPU Performance #41
  • NVIDIA Quadro T2000 (4GB GDDR5) 1.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) 4.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q (4GB GDDR5) 1%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL (Vega 870, 4GB HBM2) 1.3%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), OLED
HDD/SSD
4TB SSD
RAM
64GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Battery
80Wh, 4-cell
Body material
Aluminum, Carbon, Glass Fiber
Dimensions
362 x 246 x 18.4 mm (14.25" x 9.69" x 0.72")
Weight
1.70 kg (3.7 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera HD
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), OLED

Name 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), OLED
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Panel Type OLED
Resolution 3840 x 2160
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