- Graphic Card(s)
The casing of the notebook is made entirely of black plastic. There are no surface textures. The top of the base unit and the back of the lid are rubberized. The speaker bar is located above the keyboard and is angled towards the user. An unmissable power button was placed between the speaker bar and keyboard. On the underside of the device you will find two easy-to-open maintenance flaps that allow access to the entire hardware.
The case is very solid. The device has no weaknesses in terms of stability. The hinges hold the lid firmly in place. The lid can be opened with one hand.
The notebook offers a multi-color keyboard. The main buttons have a size of approximately 15 x 15 mm. Overall, the keys have a normal stroke and a clear pressure point. We like their crisp resistance. All in all, a keyboard with a very good typing feel.
The multitouch-capable touchpad has a size of 10.6 x 6.1 cm. This means there is plenty of space for using gesture control. The smooth surface of the pad makes it easy for the fingers to slide. The various gestures can be switched on and off individually in the pad's configuration menu. There are two mouse buttons below the pad. They have a short stroke and a clear pressure point.
The device is equipped with an anti-reflective, matt 17.3-inch display that works with a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 144 Hz.
The WLAN module also provides the Bluetooth 5.1 functionality of the notebook. A Gigabit Ethernet chip from Realtek's RTL8168 / 8111 family handles wired network connections without complaining. The built-in webcam creates images in resolutions up to 1920x1080.
The gaming scion makes maintenance easy for its owner: large flaps allow quick access to the hardware. The device contains two working memory banks, 2x M.2 2280 SSD via PCI-Express 3.0, 1x Thunderbolt. There is no possibility of installing a 2.5-inch HDD. It is possible to clean the two fans.
Measures and weight:
395.9 (L) x 264.95 (W) x 19.9 (H) mm, 2.3 kg, battery life approx. 540 min
INTEL Core i7-10870H, clock frequency @ 5,0GHz, Socket 1440, code name Comet Lake-H, TDP 45W, cores 8, threads 16, base clock 2.00GHz, turbo clock 5.00GHz, SMT yes (Intel Hyper-Threading), memory controller Dual Channel PC4-23466U (DDR4-2933 ), CPU functions Optane Memory Support, Speed Shift, Thermal Velocity Boost (5.10GHz), Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (4.90GHz), vPro, Hyper-Threading, VT-x, VT-d, VT-x EPT, Intel 64 , SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, Idle States, EIST, Thermal Monitoring, Flex Memory Access, IPT, SIPP, AES-NI, Secure Key, SGX, OS Guard, TXT, XD Bit, Boot Guard, TDP -down (35W), L2 cache 2MB (8x 256kB), L3 cache 16MB, chipset interface DMI 3.0, 8GT / s (PCIe 3.0 x4), PCIe lanes 16x PCIe 3.0, memory max.128GB, memory bandwidth 45.8GB / S.
Intel is clearly one step ahead in the notebook market, and not only with the ultrabook processors with a high level of efficiency, but also with the gaming notebooks, which in recent years have in terms of performance in their desktop siblings with more and more cores and higher clock rates hardly inferior and on top of that worked very efficiently with a maximum TDP of 45 W.
Competitor AMD tried to attack every now and then, but in the field of high-end notebooks, Intel clearly remained the non-plus-ultra - especially in combination with a fast, dedicated GeForce graphics card from NVIDIA.
With its Comet Lake H processors, Intel has almost grabbed the crowbar and significantly accelerated the mobile core CPUs of the H family, especially when it comes to the clock rate. Although speeds beyond the magical 5.0 GHz mark are rarely used in our tests, as pure single-core applications are now rare, the Core i7-10870H lags behind the previous bread-and-butter Model among gaming notebooks, but also because it is the first mobile Core i7 processor with eight processing cores. The new Intel CPU clearly leads the field in single-threaded applications.
HI-TECH uses only full-copper heatpipe cooling. This type of cooling ensures optimal conditions and makes this unique notebook: While HI-TECH only uses this technology, other manufacturers often obstruct only inferior aluminum / copper hybrid or even pure aluminum coolers. These have a much worse cooling performance. Especially in gaming applications when devices are heavily used, there is a risk that the unit overheats. This leads to the fact that the individual components down contacts for reasons of protection, which minimizes the power of the device enormously. In the worst case, there could be breakdowns and could shorten the life lead. With the HI-TECH-copper heatpipe cooling in contrast the notebook is perfectly chilled even under extreme stress!
Need some examples? Maximum 34.9 ° C on the top and a maximum of 34.5 ° C on the bottom are given the high performance, a very low value. Make long gaming sessions are extremely comfortable, more than 24.5 ° C we could not measure on the palm rest. In idle mode, not even a temperature of 28.4 ° C is exceeded.
One might assume that the low surface temperatures expense of its components. But thought wrong: In our several-hour full load test (Furmark & Prime), the processor and the graphics card was far from critical regions, a maximum of 76 respectively 80 ° C gave the CPUID from Hardware Monitor. In idle mode, the components are shuttled one to nearly 40 ° C.
INTEL HM470 Express Chipset. The PCH (Platform Controller Hub) has changed only slightly compared to last year's Coffee Lake H refresh of the 9th generation. Comet Lake-H requires a chipset from Intel's 400 series and will provide a maximum of 40 Gen3 PCIe lanes, 16 of which come directly from the CPU. The rest depend on which chipset is used exactly.
According to Intel, there will be a total of three chipsets manufactured in 14 nm: the HM470 with 16 PCIe lanes for mainstream laptops, the QM480 with 16 PCIe lanes for business laptops and workstations and the WM490 with 24 PCIe lanes for high- End laptops.
In line with Intel's focus this year on the high single-core clock frequencies, the user-friendly speed optimizer overclocking tool, which is part of Intel XTU, has also been revised. According to Intel, Speed Optimizer should make overclocking much easier and more user-friendly. There is also a feature called Adaptix Dynamic Tuning, which manufacturers can use to optimize their laptops for maximum permanent turbo boost loads. How exactly Speed Optimizer and Adaptix work together has not been announced.
In terms of RAM, up to 128 GB DDR4-2933 are officially supported, whereby DDR4-3200 is also technically possible according to Intel. However, the decision rests with the manufacturer and only applies to the fully open Core i9-10980HK. Intel has not officially tested compatibility with DDR4-3200.
TEAMGROUP Elite SO-DIMM 16GB, DDR4-3200, type DDR4 SO-DIMM 260-Pin, module 1x 16GB, JEDEC PC4-25600S, CAS Latency CL 22 (corresponds to ~ 13.75ns), Row-to-Column Delay tRCD 22 (corresponds ~ 13.75ns), Row Precharge Time tRP 22 (corresponds to ~ 13.75ns), Active-to-Precharge Time tRAS 52 (corresponds to ~ 32.50ns), voltage 1.2V, module height 30mm.
Perfect choice for laptop users
The TEAMGROUP ELITE series has released a brand new DDR4 SO-DIMM product that complies with the international JEDEC standard. With only 1.2 V working voltage, power consumption can be reduced by 20% compared to the last generation. Therefore, the heat generated by the product itself can be reduced and the ambient temperature of the system can be maintained. It is 100% compatible with the latest chipsets from INTEL. With selected high quality IC chips and strict testing standards, it is the perfect choice for laptop users looking for excellent quality, optimal performance, stability and compatibility.
The graphics processors of the GeForce RTX 30 series provide the world's fastest notebooks for gamers and developers with outstanding performance. They're equipped with Ampere, NVIDIA's award-winning 2nd generation RTX architecture, as well as new RT and Tensor computing units, streaming multiprocessors that give you the most realistic ray tracing graphics, and the latest AI features. GeForce notebooks with new 3rd generation Max-Q technologies leverage AI and new system optimizations that make high-performance gaming notebooks faster and better than ever.
Max-Q is a system-wide approach that ensures high performance in slim and light gaming notebooks. Chip, software, circuit board design, power supply and temperature management - all aspects of the notebook are optimized with regard to energy and performance. Our 3rd generation Max-Q technologies use AI and new system optimizations that make high-performance gaming notebooks faster and better than ever.
Take your creative projects to a whole new level with the notebooks of the GeForce RTX 30 series. For AI acceleration in highly creative apps. Powered by the NVIDIA Studio platform with dedicated drivers and exclusive tools. Made for performance in record time. Whether it's rendering complex 3D scenes, editing high-resolution videos, or live streaming with the best encoding and image quality, you can get your best results with the GeForce RTX notebooks.
Create your own mobile studio. NVIDIA Broadcast takes your live streams, voice chats and remote meetings to the next level with powerful AI features like virtual backgrounds and noise cancellation. The graphics processor-accelerated coding offers the performance and image quality with which you can present all of your most beautiful moments in impressive detail. GeForce RTX 30 series notebooks always offer the ultimate broadcast experience for live streaming, work and play.
• Full Range AC adapter, AC in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, DC output 19.5V, .23A, 180W
• Embedded 3 cells Polymer battery pack, 73WH
• Battery life: 360 minutes (with UMA mode, 73WH Battery) (TBC)
SAMSUNG SSD PM991 1024GB, M.2, design Solid State Module, form factor M.2 2280, interface M.2 / M-Key, read 2300MB / s, write 1350MB / s, IOPS 4K read / write 180k / 260k, memory modules 3D-NAND TLC, Samsung, 96 layers (V-NAND v5), reliability forecast 1.5 million hours, controller Samsung, protocol NVMe 1.3, data protection functions 256bit AES, TCG Opal 2.0, power consumption 3.6W (operation), 0.05W ( Idle), special features L1.2 low power standby.
As a further innovation for the client market, Samsung has presented the SSD PM991, which serves as the successor to the PM971a. Compared to this, the PM991 offers roughly twice the performance for random IOPS as well as an almost doubled sequential write rate. The improvement in the sequential read rate is around 50 percent.
Samsung's NVMe SSD offer high performance and save power. The innovative NAND-based SSDs support 3rd and 4th generation PCI Express for higher bandwidth and lower latency than SATA-SSD to process large amounts of data. Offered in the compact M.2 design.
No installation option for a hard disk
No optical disc drive in the system!
• 3 x USB 3.2 Gen1 ports (Type A, 1 x powered USB port, AC/DC)
• 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 port
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4
• 1 x HDMITM output port (with HDCP)
• 1 x 2-in-1 Audio jack (Headphone / Microphone)
• 1 x 2-in-1 Audio jack (Microphone / S/PDIF optical)
• 1 x RJ-45 LAN port
• 1 x DC-in jack
• MicroSD Push-Push Card reader up to UHS-ll
Integrated WLAN. For more information click "Motherboard" or "Interfaces" !
The ultimate pleasure for your ears thanks to Creative Sound Blaster Cinema.
MSI, the world's leader in motherboards and graphics cards has chosen Creative Sound Blaster Cinema audio technology for its new motherboard lineup. Sound Blaster is the leading brand in PC gaming audio and MSI is excited about the prospect of providing class-leading audio technology with its motherboards. Thanks to the Sound Blaster Cinema suite of audio technologies, gamers can enjoy upgraded surround sound through their stereo headphones, enhanced gaming sound effects and Smart Volume control for long gaming sessions.
When using Sound Blaster Cinema, gamers will be able to hear their opponents more clearly and easily while enjoying the competitive advantage of accurate positional audio to reveal the precise location of their opponents.
Sound Blaster Cinema
Armed with the technology of the biggest name in PC gaming audio, gamers can leverage Sound Blaster Cinema to get the best sound enhancements for today's games powered by Sound Blaster SBX Pro Studio technology. Each of the five technologies of SBX Pro Studio is focused on delivering a more immersive gaming experience:
-SBX Bass - SBX Bass technology dramatically improves the sound experience by expanding the low frequency tones
-SBX Crystalizer - Ensures that every audio detail is heard by restoring the "highs" and "lows" that are compromised with audio compression
-SBX Dialog Plus - SBX Dialog Plus intelligently enhances voices in games and moves for dramatically clearer dialog
-SBX Surround - Goes beyond 7.1 surround sound creating unprecedented levels of audio realism including stunning surround effects that produce virtual speakers around, above and below you
-SBX Smart Volume - Address the problem of abrupt volume level changes in games by intelligently applying gain and attenuation to deliver consistent volume levels
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64Bit, pre-installed with all necessary device drivers. Switch on and get started!
The launch of Windows 10 and the associated developments are among the most important market launches in Microsoft's corporate history. Windows 10 not only brings a new version of the operating system onto the market, Windows 10 enables a new platform generation:
"We want to ensure that we offer developers the largest and most vibrant user base for their applications," said Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at BUILD 2015 in San Francisco. Windows 10 is now available in 190 countries and 111 languages.
The browser is really new in Windows 10: Edge replaces Internet Explorer. The new browser doesn't just have the cooler name. It is also much faster. In almost all browser benchmarks, Edge depends on IE 11 from Windows 8.1. It can almost double its pace in Mozilla's Kraken benchmark. It looks the same in Google's Octane 2.0 test. Its pace remains roughly the same in the Sunspider test and the Peacekeeper benchmark. Conclusion: When it comes to the browser speed, Windows 10 with Edge catches up a lot. In Kraken and Octane, Edge overtakes the competition, in the Sunspider he stays ahead. The old conditions are only preserved in the Peacekeeper test.
Microsoft already shortened the start times of Windows extremely with Windows 8. If the computer is switched off using "Shut down", it does not switch itself off, but only goes into hibernation - from which it can wake up more quickly. Even with a real Katlstart or restart, Windows 8.1 is slightly slower: However, over time, Windows remembers the files that it needs for the start: The start time is shortened with repeated starts. After ten starts, the two operating systems were almost on par with 20 seconds (Windows 10) and 22 seconds (Windows 8.1).
Windows is actually getting faster and faster the older it gets: For most components, manufacturers are releasing ever more up-to-date drivers that accelerate the hardware. Windows feels like it is getting slower and slower: This is mostly due to the fact that the autostart folder is filling up with more and more entries, more and more tools are running in the background and more and more programs that are no longer used are littering the memory. The performance tests show hardly any difference between Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Sometimes one system is faster, sometimes the other. But all the results are so closely related - with less than three percent difference - that no difference is noticeable in practice. This also applies to tests such as Cinebench R15, which primarily check the processor performance. Even if we repeated the tests several times, nothing changed: When saving and buffering frequently used files, nothing seems to have changed between Windows 8.1 and 10. Conclusion: When it comes to hardware performance, Windows 10 is as fast as Windows 8.1 - or vice versa. So that Windows 10 stays fast, the same rules apply as always with Windows: Install the latest drivers and keep the system clean.
Windows 10 comes with the new Direct X12 3D interface. DX12 is designed to allow game programmers to use the capabilities of the GPU more efficiently. Computers with less powerful graphics cards can also benefit from this and display graphically complex games more smoothly. At the moment, the potential of DX12 can only be demonstrated using synthetic benchmarks such as the API overhead test. Conclusion: Windows 10 has the potential to accelerate games on weaker systems thanks to the DX12. But the concrete results will only show games that use DX12. The first should appear at the end of the year.
Windows 10 lays a good foundation: the hardware manufacturers have to use this to tease out a performance plus with improved drivers. Or in the case of Direct X12 game programmers who use the capabilities of the new interface in games.
HI-TECH anti-cucumber guarantee (already included in full when purchasing a HI-TECH PC and / or notebook)
a) Complete assembling of the PC system or notebook including serial number management
b) Optimization of the cabling between the individual PC components for the purpose of optimal air flow in the system
c) Optimization and performance enhancement of various hardware components (GraKa / CPU etc.)
d) Installation of the latest BIOS updates (motherboard, GraKa)
e) Complete configuration of the BIOS settings to provide the maximum performance and reliability of the PC system + storage of the settings in order to be able to reload them later (e.g. after changing the BIOS battery)
f) free hotline
g) 24-hour long-term test for quality control of the PC components
Enjoy a Breathtaking Gaming Experience with the Systems of HI-TECH!
Our perfectly configured high performance systems offer you the power that you need to win against all your opponents. Real graphics and extreme performance lead you into new dimensions of gaming. Independent journalists attest: our PCs and notebooks are a "masterpiece" (Ingame.de) and the "antithesis of the iMac" (Profil.at)
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