Acer ConceptD 7 Laptop in Review: Top-of-the-line Intel CPU with throttling behavior

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Christian Hintze, 👁 Sebastian Jentsch, Stefanie Voigt (translated by Marius S.), 11/08/2019

Throttling Idea for the library


Acer advertises its brand-new ConceptD collection as a premium, white multimedia system for creators. Loads of options and a modern design (in addition to a excessive worth) goal to impress multimedia creators. On this overview, we attempt to decide whether or not the Idea(D) is profitable in that regard.

The ConceptD collection is a totally new product lineup by Acer. Thus, predecessors don’t exist. The ConceptD 7 has a premium white design, robust hardware, an excellent show and goals to attraction to energy customers resembling designers in addition to video, music and photograph editors. As such, Acer markets the laptop computer as a cellular multimedia system.

Laptops with comparable configurations are often designed to be gaming machines reasonably than skinny multimedia methods, which is why we’ll evaluate our take a look at machine with the Lenovo Legion Y540, MSI GL65 9SEK, Asus ROG Strix G GL531GV, Razer Blade Professional (17-inch) and the Razer Blade 15 GTX (GeForce 1660 Ti).

Reminiscence

16384 MB 

, 2x Eight GB DDR4-2666

Show

15.6 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 282 PPI, AU Optronics AUO31EB, IPS, shiny: no

Mainboard

Intel Cannon Lake HM370

Storage

WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G, 512 GB 

, 480 GB free

Soundcard

Intel Cannon Lake-H/S – cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)

Connections

Three USB Three.Zero / Three.1 Gen1, 1 USB Three.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Three.5mm, 1x USB-C Three.1 with DisplayPort 1.Four

Networking

Killer E3000 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Killer Wi-fi-AC 1550 Wi-fi Community Adapter (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi Four/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.Zero

Dimension

top x width x depth (in mm): 17.9 x 359 x 255 ( = Zero.7 x 14.13 x 10.04 in)

Battery

84 Wh, 5550 mAh Lithium-Ion, Four-cell

Working System

Microsoft Home windows 10 Professional 64 Bit

Digital camera

Webcam: HD 720p

Major Digital camera: 1 MPix

Extra options

Audio system: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Mild: sure, 24 Months Guarantee

Weight

2.2 kg ( = 77.6 oz / Four.85 kilos), Energy Provide: 593 g ( = 20.92 oz / 1.31 kilos)

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The ConceptD appears to be like to be of top quality. That is because of the small measurements, the aluminum chassis and the stylish white coloration – a potent each day driver for designers and their ilk must be visually interesting in spite of everything. The fan exhausts on the again are adorned with patterns and the keyboard is barely recessed within the base unit.

Solely the slim bezels are manufactured from plastic. For the reason that the rest of the bottom unit is a steel development, the previous is powerful and doesn’t yield whereas typing. The hinges maintain the show firmly in place, though they may very well be even firmer nonetheless. The development high quality is nice general, though the bottom unit could be barely creaky when making an attempt to twist it.

Amongst its direct rivals, solely the Razer Blade 15 is smaller and lighter, making the ConceptD the second smallest and second most light-weight machine in our comparability. Whereas the MSI laptop computer is barely smaller, it’s considerably thicker and barely heavier as effectively. The AC adapter weighs an extra 600 grams.

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395 mm / 15.6 inch

260 mm / 10.2 inch



19.9 mm / Zero.783 inch

2.Eight kg6.06 lbs365 mm / 14.Four inch

260 mm / 10.2 inch



26 mm / 1.024 inch

2.2 kgFour.85 lbs
360 mm / 14.2 inch

274 mm / 10.Eight inch



25.9 mm / 1.02 inch

2.Four kg5.29 lbs
357.7 mm / 14.1 inch

248 mm / 9.76 inch



27.5 mm / 1.Zero83 inch

2.Three kg5.07 lbs
359 mm / 14.1 inch

255 mm / 10 inch



17.9 mm / Zero.705 inch

2.2 kgFour.85 lbs
355 mm / 14 inch

235 mm / 9.25 inch



19.9 mm / Zero.783 inch

2.1 kgFour.63 lbs

The ConceptD 7 doesn’t go away quite a bit to be desired: There’s Thunderbolt Three and LAN, as much as three exterior screens could be related and there are two devoted audio ports. The one draw back: An SD card reader isn’t accessible. For the reason that laptop computer was supposedly made to be an enhancing workstation and on account of photograph in addition to video editors discovering themselves in want of studying SD playing cards most frequently, this can be a significantly disappointing omission.

A facet impact of the lengthy exhaust vents on the edges are the tightly packed inputs and outputs, which may result in blocked ports; the USB type-A ports, HDMI and the DisplayPort are significantly liable to this concern.

The Wi-Fi efficiency is common at finest, reasonably inconsistent and the info transmission charges are even barely under common. For near-field communication, Bluetooth 5.Zero can be accessible.

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




677 MBit/s ∼100% 18%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




649 MBit/s ∼96% 13%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




637 MBit/s ∼94% 11%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G













572 (min: 477, max: 621) MBit/s ∼84%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (44 – 949, n=141)













502 MBit/s ∼74% -12%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




684 MBit/s ∼100% 20%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




659 MBit/s ∼96% 15%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G













571 (min: 351, max: 662) MBit/s ∼83%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (46.1 – 949, n=140)













483 MBit/s ∼71% -15%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




355 MBit/s ∼52% -38%

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; iperf3 Shopper (obtain) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf Three.1.Three: Ø571 (477-621)

; iperf3 Shopper (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf Three.1.Three: Ø571 (351-662)

 On the precise, the port closest to the show is a Kensington lock, there’s additionally TPM 2.Zero. A fingerprint scanner or different security measures are usually not included.

The package deal solely incorporates a fast begin information, a setup information and no additional equipment.

Everything is covered by duct tape
All the things is roofed by duct tape

The underside plate is secured by ten Torx screws, that are simple to take away. Nonetheless, there are virtually no spots that can be utilized to pry open the case afterwards, when the underside plate continues to be connected pretty firmly to the bottom unit. The perfect plan of action is to use power to the palm rests from above, because it makes eradicating the underside plate considerably simpler.

On the within, customers ought to have entry to all the elements – this isn’t the case, nevertheless. Virtually all the things is roofed by black tape. Resulting from this, virtually nothing aside from the Wi-Fi module, the battery and the followers is accessible. We didn’t really feel comfy with eradicating the duct tape.

In accordance the official net web page, the machine comes with 2 years of bring-in service and one 12 months of worldwide travellers guarantee (1 12 months product guarantee and 1 12 months Acer Benefit guarantee extension, the latter doesn’t require any registration formalities).

The keyboard
The keyboard

The obvious eyecandy is the amber keyboard backlight, which is meant to emit “gentle lighting that is reminiscent of a sunrise in nature” – okay. The backlight has a 4 completely different depth settings and might, after all, even be turned off. The lighting is certainly simpler on the eyes than the blueish white of many rivals.

The 15-inch laptop computer doesn’t combine a numblock into the bottom unit and as an alternative focuses on the usual keys of the keyboard. The keys are decently sized in consequence and there’s even some house in between them. Key journey is first rate and the strain level comfy, though it isn’t fairly as crisp because it may very well be. Fingers fly over the keyboard of the ConceptD for an general good typing expertise. Sadly, the ability button is built-in into the keyboard (on the highest proper), which can trigger some unintended presses when making an attempt to delete characters (utilizing the DEL key subsequent to it) and activate sleep mode. The development high quality is stable and there’s no rattling.

The Touchpad
The Touchpad

The touchpad is sufficiently massive, embedded into the bottom unit and surrounded by a flowery silver border. It has good gliding properties and gestures are acknowledged reliably. There are not any devoted mouse keys. The clicking sounds of the Touchpad are barely too loud for the marketed use case of working in a library.

All variants of the Acer mannequin share the identical matte 4K IPS panel from AU Optronics. Whereas the show is the brightest one in our comparability (357 cd/m²), the brightness distribution may very well be barely higher (84 %). There’s slight backlight bleeding across the (backside) corners, though it’s too weak to be noticeable throughout each day use.

360

cd/m²
388

cd/m²
378

cd/m²
345

cd/m²
365

cd/m²
364

cd/m²
325

cd/m²
332

cd/m²
352

cd/m²

Distribution of brightness

AU Optronics AUO31EB

X-Ceremony i1Pro 2

Most: 388 cd/m² Common: 356.6 cd/m² Minimal: 21 cd/m²

Brightness Distribution: 84 %

Middle on Battery: 370 cd/m²

Distinction: 1327:1 (Black: Zero.275 cd/m²)

ΔE Colour Four.Four | Zero.6-29.43 Ø6, calibrated: Four.Three

ΔE Greyscale 2.Three | Zero.64-98 Ø6.2

100% sRGB (Argyll 3D) 88% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 3D)

Gamma: 2.08

Each the black worth and the distinction ratio are among the many finest on this comparability, though the MSI and, partially, the Razer Blade 15 obtain comparable outcomes.

In line with Acer, the show absolutely covers the AdobeRGB coloration house. Whereas we measured solely 88 % ex-factory, the colour house protection continues to be superb when in comparison with the competitors, which achieves 59 % at finest, and, for sure, the sRGB coloration house is roofed fully.

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

AU Optronics AUO31EB, IPS, 3840×2160, 15.6
Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

BOE NV156FHM-N4G (BOE084D), IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
MSI GL65 9SEK

AU Optronics B156HAN13.Zero, IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

Panda LM156LF-GL02, IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

AU Optronics B173HAN04.Zero, IPS, 1920×1080, 17.Three
Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

BOE NV156FHM-N4K, IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
Response Time Gray 50% / Gray 80% *

49 (24, 25)

Eight.Eight (Four.Four, Four.Four)

82%

26.Four (13.2, 13.2)

46%

26 (13.6, 12.Four)

47%

6.Eight (Three.6, Three.2)

86%

13.6 (7.2, 6.Four)

72%

Response Time Black / White *

30 (17, 13)

10 (5.6, Four.Four)

67%

30 (17.6, 12.Four)

-Zero%

25.6 (14.Eight, 10.Eight)

15%

Eight.Eight (Four.Four, Four.Four)

71%

10 (6, Four)

67%

PWM Frequency

200 (99)

Brightness center

365

284

-22%

277.Three

-24%

290.1

-21%

300.Four

-18%

312.7

-14%

Brightness

357

277

-22%

256

-28%

274

-23%

289

-19%

305

-15%

Brightness Distribution

84

87

Four%

86

2%

86

2%

93

11%

90

7%

Black Stage *

Zero.275

Zero.Three

-9%

Zero.2

27%

Zero.54

-96%

Zero.32

-16%

Zero.27

2%

Distinction

1327

947

-29%

1387

5%

537

-60%

939

-29%

1158

-13%

Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *

Four.Four

Three.53

20%

5.25

-19%

5.16

-17%

2.32

47%

Four.57

-Four%

Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *

10.2

6.11

40%

19.43

-90%

18.09

-77%

Three.81

63%

6.81

33%

Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *

Four.Three

1.81

58%

Four.39

-2%

Four.35

-1%

2.95

31%

2.91

32%

Greyscale DeltaE2000 *

2.Three

Three.56

-55%

Three.5

-52%

Four.Four

-91%

1.5

35%

Four.Three

-87%

Gamma

2.08 106%

2.47 89%

2.1 105%

2.1 105%

2.Three 96%

2.29 96%

CCT

6336 103%

7257 90%

6895 94%

7362 88%

6764 96%

7098 92%

Colour Area (P.c of AdobeRGB 1998)

88

59

-33%

35

-60%

38.1

-57%

57.Four

-35%

59.Four

-32%

Colour Area (P.c of sRGB)

100

91

-9%

55

-45%

60

-40%

89

-11%

91.Three

-9%

* … smaller is healthier

Lateral sunshine
Lateral sunshine

Because of a excessive brightness in addition to a superb distinction ratio and black worth, nothing stands in the way in which of outside use. Moreover, the matte layer filters out reflections.

The colour deviations are typically barely better than these of the competitors and fewer simple to repair with a calibration.

The response occasions are actually poor and the Acer laptop computer has the slowest panel the comparability by far.

Show Response Occasions

Show response occasions present how briskly the display screen is ready to change from one coloration to the subsequent. Gradual response occasions can result in afterimages and might trigger shifting objects to look blurry (ghosting). Players of fast-paced 3D titles ought to pay particular consideration to quick response occasions.

       Response Time Black to White
30 ms … rise ↗ and fall ↘ mixed ↗ 17 ms rise

↘ 13 ms fall
The display screen reveals sluggish response charges in our assessments and will likely be unsatisfactory for avid gamers.

Compared, all examined units vary from Zero.Eight (minimal) to 240 (most) ms. » 73 % of all units are higher.

Because of this the measured response time is worse than the common of all examined units (24.9 ms).
       Response Time 50% Gray to 80% Gray
49 ms … rise ↗ and fall ↘ mixed ↗ 24 ms rise

↘ 25 ms fall
The display screen reveals sluggish response charges in our assessments and will likely be unsatisfactory for avid gamers.

Compared, all examined units vary from Zero.9 (minimal) to 636 (most) ms. » 81 % of all units are higher.

Because of this the measured response time is worse than the common of all examined units (39.6 ms).

Display Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the display screen, some notebooks will merely cycle the backlight on and off in speedy succession – a way known as Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This biking frequency ought to ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If stated frequency is simply too low, customers with delicate eyes could expertise pressure or complications and even discover the flickering altogether.

Display flickering / PWM not detected

Compared: 51 % of all examined units don’t use PWM to dim the show. If PWM was detected, a mean of 9266 (minimal: 43 – most: 142900) Hz was measured.

As per normal, the viewing angles of the IPS show are glorious and permit for studying the display screen contents, even when the show isn’t opened to an excellent angle.

The ConceptD was designed to be a multimedia system for digital inventive duties. Within the realm of laptops, the CPU is a high-end chip and the graphics card mixed with a beneficiant 16 GB of RAM guarantees glorious efficiency. Against this, 512 GB space for storing isn’t a complete lot for inventive customers. Fortunately, the Acer can be accessible with a 1-TB SSD.

The Intel Core i7-9750H is a robust six-core processor that’s primarily based on the Espresso Lake refresh structure. It is ready to course of as much as 12 threads concurrently with clock charges starting from 2.6 to Four.5 GHz (Four GHz with all cores lively). The built-in GPU UHD Graphics 630 can be included.

In Cinebench, the efficiency already drops by 9 % after the primary loop. Whereas different laptops produce comparable outcomes, their preliminary efficiency stage is considerably increased. Within the multi-core take a look at, the MSI and the Lenovo obtain a staggering 22 % lead! Right here, our Acer’s scores are 12 % under the anticipated outcomes of a Core i7-9750H. Within the multi-core take a look at, the CPU can run at as little as 2.Eight GHz, which is just barely above the bottom clock, though the utmost theoretical Four-core Turbo frequency is Four GHz. In distinction, the single-core efficiency is great.

In battery mode, the efficiency is diminished additional: In Cinebench, the ConceptD’s CPU efficiency drops by 44 %.

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MSI GL65 9SEK Intel Core i7-9750H, Intel Core i7-9750H: Ø1185 (1166.86-1278.16)

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H




9081 Factors ∼100%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H

  (9069 – 9081, n=2)













9075 Factors ∼100% Zero%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (1011 – 9435, n=513)













4459 Factors ∼49% -51%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H




38960 Factors ∼100%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H

  (37188 – 38960, n=2)













38074 Factors ∼98% -2%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (1968 – 45795, n=513)













12050 Factors ∼31% -69%

Cinebench R10 Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit

9081 Factors

Cinebench R10 Rendering A number of CPUs 64Bit

38960 Factors

Cinebench R10 Shading 64Bit

6820 Factors

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64Bit

11.26 Factors

Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit

78.51 fps

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

2.17 Factors

Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit

99.6 %

Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit

115.28 fps

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

1046 Factors

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

188 Factors

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In PCMark, our take a look at machine is available in at one of many decrease ranks as effectively. In 3DMark Eight, the distinction is especially obvious. Right here, MSI and Lenovo take the highest spots once more and carry out between 10 and 30 % higher than our Acer. These efficiency outcomes are a reasonable disappointment for the laptop computer that’s marketed as a multimedia system. Not solely are many rivals with the identical hardware sooner, they are typically cheaper as effectively.

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




8069 Factors ∼100% 21%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




7104 Factors ∼88% 7%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (6641 – 8069, n=12)













7038 Factors ∼87% 6%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ




6860 Factors ∼85% Three%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




6673 Factors ∼83% Zero%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G




6670 Factors ∼83%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




5898 Factors ∼73% -12%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (1001 – 7161, n=100)













3748 Factors ∼46% -44%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




7748 Factors ∼100% Three%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




7631 Factors ∼98% 1%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ




7585 Factors ∼98% 1%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G




7544 Factors ∼97%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (6948 – 8106, n=12)













7491 Factors ∼97% -1%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




7431 Factors ∼96% -1%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




7290 Factors ∼94% -Three%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (1407 – 8020, n=101)













6186 Factors ∼80% -18%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




9509 Factors ∼100% 9%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




9431 Factors ∼99% Eight%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




9405 Factors ∼99% Eight%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ




9364 Factors ∼98% 7%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (8729 – 10056, n=12)













9357 Factors ∼98% 7%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




9245 Factors ∼97% 6%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G




8729 Factors ∼92%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (2891 – 9829, n=101)













7530 Factors ∼79% -14%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




5997 Factors ∼100% 10%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




5761 Factors ∼96% 6%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (5368 – 5997, n=12)













5661 Factors ∼94% Four%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ




5641 Factors ∼94% Four%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




5528 Factors ∼92% 1%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G




5449 Factors ∼91%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




5301 Factors ∼88% -Three%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (1144 – 5469, n=101)













3968 Factors ∼66% -27%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




5901 Factors ∼100% 33%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ




5676 Factors ∼96% 28%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (4450 – 5931, n=10)













5511 Factors ∼93% 24%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




5480 Factors ∼93% 23%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




5419 Factors ∼92% 22%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




5287 Factors ∼90% 19%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G




4450 Factors ∼75%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (2213 – 5651, n=283)













4304 Factors ∼73% -Three%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR




5185 Factors ∼100% 47%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ




4401 Factors ∼85% 25%

Common Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (3533 – 5185, n=10)













4391 Factors ∼85% 24%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




4251 Factors ∼82% 20%

MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G




4136 Factors ∼80% 17%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ




4074 Factors ∼79% 15%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G




3533 Factors ∼68%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (1371 – 4693, n=304)













3383 Factors ∼65% -Four%

PCMark Eight Residence Rating Accelerated v2 3533 factors
PCMark Eight Work Rating Accelerated v2 4450 factors

Assist

Mass storage, which is offered by a 512-GB Western Digital SSD, doesn’t disappoint, nevertheless. Solely the mannequin throughout the Lenovo Legion performs even higher. The storage drive in our take a look at machine takes the 78th spot in our laptop computer HDD and SSD desk and achieves good outcomes. Be aware: The Acer laptop computer can be accessible with 1 TB of inside storage.

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G
Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
MSI GL65 9SEK

WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
Common WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G

 
Write 4K

108.98

131.7

21%

150.2

38%

121.9

12%

124.1

14%

135

24%

136 (109 – 194, n=5)

25%

Learn 4K

41.33

48.06

16%

43.46

5%

53.62

30%

44.75

Eight%

41.1

-1%

41.Four (29.1 – 51.2, n=5)

Zero%

Write Seq

2534.91

1234

-51%

1412

-44%

966.9

-62%

1292

-49%

1427

-44%

2161 (1584 – 2535, n=5)

-15%

Learn Seq

1537.92

972.5

-37%

1340

-13%

1461

-5%

1272

-17%

1494

-Three%

1855 (1538 – 2512, n=5)

21%

Write 4K Q32T1

396.65

576.Three

45%

482.2

22%

431.Four

9%

514.1

30%

494.9

25%

421 (357 – 536, n=5)

6%

Learn 4K Q32T1

603.14

655.1

9%

534.6

-11%

337.Three

-44%

595.7

-1%

578.2

-Four%

497 (364 – 603, n=5)

-18%

Write Seq Q32T1

2542.Four

3012

18%

1454

-43%

971.5

-62%

1892

-26%

1417

-44%

2540 (2536 – 2542, n=5)

Zero%

Learn Seq Q32T1

3324.1

3481

5%

1744

-48%

1727

-48%

3209

-Three%

3251

-2%

3362 (3218 – 3489, n=5)

1%

Copy Recreation MB/s

1025.86

1217.53

19%

943.02

-Eight%

835.38

-19%

1149.77

12%

972 (921 – 1026, n=Three)

-5%

Copy Program MB/s

433.68

889.12

105%

749.45

73%

588.06

36%

513.29

18%

468 (434 – 498, n=Three)

Eight%

Copy ISO MB/s

1592.23

1278.63

-20%

1518.69

-5%

1983.99

25%

1539.06

-Three%

1616 (1446 – 1810, n=Three)

1%

Rating Complete

4181

5087

22%

2485

-41%

1711

-59%

4135

-1%

3177

-24%

4228 (4175 – 4329, n=5)

1%

Rating Write

1811

2256

25%

976

-46%

958

-47%

2033

12%

1450

-20%

1838 (1794 – 1927, n=5)

1%

Rating Learn

1579

1851

17%

996

-37%

498

-68%

1385

-12%

1152

-27%

1599 (1579 – 1621, n=5)

1%

Entry Time Write *

Zero.Zero36

Zero.03

17%

Zero.Zero91

-153%

Zero.Zero46

-28%

Zero.Zero35

Three%

Zero.104

-189%

Zero.Zero303 (Zero.Zero23 – Zero.Zero36, n=Four)

16%

Entry Time Learn *

Zero.Zero73

Zero.Zero39

47%

Zero.116

-59%

Zero.Zero58

21%

Zero.Zero57

22%

Zero.Zero63

14%

Zero.Zero78 (Zero.Zero65 – Zero.Zero88, n=Four)

-7%

4K-64 Write

1472.81

1883.05

28%

720.16

-51%

760.81

-48%

1747.69

19%

1212.2

-18%

1481 (1432 – 1546, n=5)

1%

4K-64 Learn

1257.25

1599.04

27%

838.68

-33%

321.15

-74%

1155.86

-Eight%

917.46

-27%

1270 (1257 – 1286, n=5)

1%

4K Write

101.82

124.26

22%

118.19

16%

107.03

5%

106.01

Four%

105.96

Four%

132 (102 – 162, n=5)

30%

4K Learn

43.39

56.71

31%

25.31

-42%

48.73

12%

48.43

12%

51.32

18%

42.Eight (39.Three – 45.7, n=5)

-1%

Seq Write

2364

2483.66

5%

1378.16

-42%

904.89

-62%

1796.5

-24%

1315.15

-44%

2255 (2009 – 2381, n=5)

-5%

Seq Learn

2785

1954.25

-30%

1315.25

-53%

1280.44

-54%

1809.65

-35%

1828.99

-34%

2866 (2785 – 2927, n=5)

Three%

* … smaller is healthier

Sequential Learn:


1582.5 MB/s

Sequential Write:


2389.7 MB/s

4K QD32 Learn:


398.68 MB/s

4K QD32 Write:


257.69 MB/s

Because of Optimus, the Acer can change between the Intel UHD Graphics 630 and the devoted Nvidia Geforce RTX 2060, which reduces the power consumption and warmth improvement throughout workplace duties and net shopping. The ConceptD can be accessible with an RTX 2080 Max-Q, though the higher-end configuration is considerably costlier.

The laptop computer RTX 2060 performs about in addition to we’d count on in 3DMark except for the Cloud Gate benchmark: Right here, the rating is constantly very low. The scores of the competitors are very tightly packed, solely the bigger chassis of the Razer Blade 17 offers the RTX 2060 extra respiration room.

In battery mode, 3D efficiency is severely restricted and the 3DMark 11 rating is a full 60 % decrease.

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




22299 Factors ∼100% 12%

MSI GL65 9SEK

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




21075 Factors ∼95% 6%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




20723 Factors ∼93% Four%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (19537 – 22299, n=17)













20692 Factors ∼93% Four%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




19882 Factors ∼89%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




19537 Factors ∼88% -2%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




19329 Factors ∼87% -Three%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (352 – 20837, n=637)













2992 Factors ∼13% -85%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




16647 Factors ∼100% 7%

MSI GL65 9SEK

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




16331 Factors ∼98% 5%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




15913 Factors ∼96% 2%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (14768 – 17119, n=16)













15851 Factors ∼95% 2%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




15552 Factors ∼93%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




14970 Factors ∼90% -Four%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




14753 Factors ∼89% -5%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (337 – 16100, n=411)













2885 Factors ∼17% -81%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




112676 Factors ∼100% 104%

MSI GL65 9SEK

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




107016 Factors ∼95% 93%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




100726 Factors ∼89% 82%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




98452 Factors ∼87% 78%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (55324 – 112768, n=16)













97498 Factors ∼87% 76%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




95562 Factors ∼85% 73%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel Core i7-9750H




55324 Factors ∼49%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (2468 – 77755, n=416)













16975 Factors ∼15% -69%

3DMark 11 Efficiency 16394 factors
3DMark Cloud Gate Normal Rating 25480 factors
3DMark Fireplace Strike Rating 13724 factors

Assist

At resolutions as much as Full-HD, the laptop computer barely has any points in terms of gaming. Enjoying demanding titles within the native 4K decision does carry the laptop computer to its limits, nevertheless. 39 FPS in Rise of the Tomb Raider (or The Witcher Three) isn’t quite a bit and the sport was launched Three years in the past. Thus, trendy video games in 4K could also be an excessive amount of for the ConceptD, whereas Full-HD gaming isn’t any drawback.

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




26 fps ∼100%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

 













26 fps ∼100% Zero%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (15.5 – 26, n=2)













20.Eight fps ∼80% -20%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (38 – 41.Three, n=Three)













40 fps ∼100% 5%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




38 fps ∼95%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (12 – 42.Three, n=12)













22.Three fps ∼56% -41%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




65 fps ∼100% 14%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




63.Three fps ∼97% 11%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (55.1 – 66, n=18)













59.Three fps ∼91% Four%

MSI GL65 9SEK

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




58.7 fps ∼90% Three%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




57 fps ∼88%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




56.7 fps ∼87% -1%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer)




51.6 fps ∼79% -9%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (2.9 – 80.Eight, n=98)













19.6 fps ∼30% -66%

Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




118.5 fps ∼100% 11%

MSI GL65 9SEK

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




117.5 fps ∼99% 10%

Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




117.Four fps ∼99% 10%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (104 – 119, n=16)













111 fps ∼94% Four%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




107 fps ∼90%

Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer)




97.5 fps ∼82% -9%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (Three.Eight – 117, n=109)













29.6 fps ∼25% -72%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




39 fps ∼100%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

 













39 fps ∼100% Zero%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (12 – 39, n=12)













18.5 fps ∼47% -53%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




88 fps ∼100%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (83.9 – 88, n=2)













86 fps ∼98% -2%

Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




83.9 fps ∼95% -5%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (1.Eight – 88, n=82)













25 fps ∼28% -72%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




107 fps ∼100%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

 













107 fps ∼100% Zero%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (2.5 – 107, n=101)













27 fps ∼25% -75%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




160 fps ∼100%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

 













160 fps ∼100% Zero%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (5.Three – 160, n=109)













37.6 fps ∼24% -76%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (50 – 55.7, n=2)













52.9 fps ∼100% 6%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




50 fps ∼95%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (15 – 50, n=5)













24.9 fps ∼47% -50%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (117 – 151, n=2)













134 fps ∼100% 15%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




117 fps ∼87%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (12 – 117, n=16)













39.2 fps ∼29% -66%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

  (125 – 159, n=2)













142 fps ∼100% 14%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




125 fps ∼88%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (7.9 – 125, n=25)













30.Three fps ∼21% -76%

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

Intel Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)




127 fps ∼100%

Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

 













127 fps ∼100% Zero%

Common of sophistication Multimedia

  (27.1 – 127, n=Four)













70.1 fps ∼55% -45%

In our The Witcher Three loop take a look at the body fee stays reasonably constant. The laptop computer outputs 55 FPS on common at Full-HD and extremely settings.

Zero510152025303540455055606570Tooltip

The nominal measurements point out that our Acer is the quietest machine in our take a look at and even the bigger Razer Blade 17 is louder below load, though it additionally provides extra efficiency in return. Subjectively, the irregular whirring sounds of the mass storage can turn into annoying. Nonetheless, they’re solely audible often and through workplace use in a quiet setting. When the followers are barely louder, the SSD noise is not noticeable.

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G
Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
off / setting *

30.Four

30

1%

28.1

Eight%

28.2

7%

28.2

7%

28.5

6%

Idle Minimal *

30.6

30

2%

31.Four

-Three%

28.Eight

6%

28.2

Eight%

30.Three

1%

Idle Common *

30.6

32

-5%

31.5

-Three%

31.Four

-Three%

28.2

Eight%

30.5

-Zero%

Idle Most *

30.6

34

-11%

33.5

-9%

33.Three

-9%

28.2

Eight%

30.5

-Zero%

Load Common *

44

44

-Zero%

49.Three

-12%

46.2

-5%

43

2%

41

7%

Witcher Three extremely *

43.9

48

-9%

51.Three

-17%

50.5

-15%

48.Four

-10%

48

-9%

Load Most *

44.2

52

-18%

58

-31%

51.Three

-16%

53.Four

-21%

51.9

-17%

* … smaller is healthier

Noise Stage

Idle

30.6 / 30.6 / 30.6 dB(A)

Load 44 / 44.2 dB(A)
  red to green bar

 

30 dB

silent

40 dB(A)

audible

50 dB(A)

loud

 

min: dark, med: mid, max: light   Audix TM1, Arta (15 cm distance)   setting noise: 30.Four dB(A)





dB(A)

Zero102030405060708090Deep BassCenter BassExcessive BassDecrease VaryMidsLarger MidsDecrease HighsMid HighsHigher HighsTremendous Highs2038.Eight34.Eight34.734.Four38.Eight2544.734.537.637.Four44.7314435.642.940.1444040.13234.532.Three40.1503529.629.731.Three356334.928.929.Four28.Four34.9803128.527.926.Eight3110029.Eight262727.Three29.Eight12531.127.125.925.Eight31.116026.927.124.Four23.726.920026.626.523.Three22.626.625027.526.922.222.227.531529.929.921.Three20.929.940027.528.221.120.227.550028.928.Eight19.919.528.96302727.119.519.22780028.228.218.Four18.228.2100031.531.Four18.21831.5125031.231.Four17.91831.2160033.633.51817.533.6200034.Four34.717.Eight17.534.Four250036.936.91817.736.9315033.734.Four18.217.Eight33.7400031.Eight3218.21831.Eight500029.Eight29.6181829.Eight630026.626.Eight18.Three18.226.6800024.Four24.618.Four18.Four24.Four1000022.121.718.Three18.Four22.11250020.720.Three18.218.120.7160002119.718.Four18.221SPL4444.230.730.Four44NFour.FourFour.Four1.51.FourFour.Fourmedian 28.9median 28.2median 18.Fourmedian 18.2median 28.9Delta2.Four21.Eight22.Fourlistening to varydisguise median Fan NoiseAcer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

On the highest, the floor temperatures are reasonable, even below load. The underside of the laptop computer, however, can attain as much as 57 °C below excessive load. That stated, solely the Razer Blade Professional 17, which comes with a considerably bigger chassis, stays barely cooler and all the different rivals attain comparable temperatures. The floor temperatures of the ConceptD are even a few of the lowest general. The new spots are positioned predominantly within the middle and on the precise, whereas the palm rests stay comparatively cool.

  35.Four °C

96 F
44.6 °C

112 F
42.9 °C

109 F
 
  35.1 °C

95 F
43.5 °C

110 F
43 °C

109 F
 
  30.5 °C

87 F
32 °C

90 F
33 °C

91 F
 
Most: 44.6 °C = 112 F

Common: 37.Eight °C = 100 F
51.6 °C

125 F
57.2 °C

135 F
37 °C

99 F
44.7 °C

112 F
55.5 °C

132 F
37.5 °C

100 F
37 °C

99 F
38.1 °C

101 F
34.6 °C

94 F
Most: 57.2 °C = 135 F

Common: 43.7 °C = 111 F

Energy Provide (max.)  56.Three °C = 133 F | Room Temperature 23.1 °C = 74 F | FIRT 550-Pocket

(±) The typical temperature for the higher facet below maximal load is 37.Eight °C / 100 F, in comparison with the common of 30.9 °C / 88 F for the units within the class Multimedia.

(±) The utmost temperature on the higher facet is 44.6 °C / 112 F, in comparison with the common of 36.5 °C / 98 F, starting from 21.1 to 71 °C for the category Multimedia.

(-) The underside heats as much as a most of 57.2 °C / 135 F, in comparison with the common of 38.Eight °C / 102 F

( ) In idle utilization, the common temperature for the higher facet is 25.5 °C / 78 F, in comparison with the machine common of 30.9 °C / 88 F.

(-) Enjoying The Witcher Three, the common temperature for the higher facet is 38.5 °C / 101 F, in comparison with the machine common of 30.9 °C / 88 F.

(-) The palmrests and touchpad can get highly regarded to the contact with a most of 41 °C / 105.Eight F.

(-) The typical temperature of the palmrest space of comparable units was 29.1 °C / 84.Four F (-11.9 °C / -21.Four F).

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G
Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR
MSI GL65 9SEK

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G
Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8
Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ
Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 9750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ
Most Higher Aspect *

44.6

47

-5%

49

-10%

43.Four

Three%

40.6

9%

52

-17%

Most Backside *

57.2

60

-5%

54.2

5%

49.2

14%

45.Four

21%

52.2

9%

Idle Higher Aspect *

27.Four

37

-35%

40.Four

-47%

30.Eight

-12%

30

-9%

38

-39%

Idle Backside *

27.6

41

-49%

40

-45%

34

-23%

31

-12%

40.Four

-46%

* … smaller is healthier

Instantly after beginning our stress take a look at, the CPU already reduces its clock fee to 2.9 GHz. This worth decreases even additional and stabilizes within the 2.Four- to 2.6-GHz vary after 10 minutes, which means it typically falls under the bottom clock fee. The clock frequency could drop even additional and we measured round 1.Eight GHz on the finish of the take a look at.

As a result of skinny chassis, the core temperatures attain their respective limits pretty shortly, inflicting diminished clock speeds and temperatures that stabilize at simply above 80 °C.

The GPU efficiency stays pretty constant, however and is outlined by clock charges of between 1.Three and 1.5 GHz.

When operating 3DMark 11 once more after the stress take a look at, a efficiency deficit of about 26 % could be noticed.

As a result of compact type issue, there’s little room for nice sound replica. The audio system are barely too quiet and, after all, lack bass. Nonetheless, the mid and the excessive tones have a transparent sound signature.

Acer guarantees 360-degrees encompass sound with any pair of headphones. Whereas this function highlights the main points of mid and excessive tones, it sadly additionally creates a mushy and vague bass. No less than the included software program provides a variety of customization.





dB(A)

Zero102030405060708090Deep BassCenter BassExcessive BassDecrease VaryMidsLarger MidsDecrease HighsMid HighsHigher HighsTremendous Highs2035.934.Four35.9253637.Four363142.140.142.14035.732.Three35.75032.731.Three32.76331.728.Four31.78028.226.Eight28.210037.Three27.Three37.Three12544.Four25.Eight44.Four16045.523.745.520040.122.640.125052.922.252.93156020.96040062.Four20.262.Four5005819.55863060.919.260.980065.618.265.6100063.91863.9125062.Eight1862.Eight160065.117.565.1200068.517.568.5250066.Four17.766.Four315063.Four17.Eight63.Four400059.71859.7500056.91856.9630059.Eight18.259.Eight800065.218.Four65.21000064.218.Four64.21250058.618.158.61600052.Eight18.252.EightSPL7630.Four76N37.71.Four37.7median 60median 18.2median 60Delta5.Four25.Four35.Three35.132.931.Eight31.Eight3236.535.132.Four28.93328.936.Three28.Eight48.Three2761.52752.924.Eight60.92462.Eight22.763.Three2269.521.267.Eight2174.Eight2075.919.Four72.718.97117.770.117.Eight6917.671.Eight17.668.117.671.Four17.673.717.670.Four17.571.617.671.617.669.617.Four59.717.583.630.662.51.5median 69.6median 17.EightFour.62.Fourlistening to varydisguise median Pink NoiseAcer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743NApple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz

Frequency diagram (checkboxes could be checked and unchecked to check units)

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N audio evaluation

(-) | not very loud audio system (68.51 dB)

Bass 100 – 315 Hz

(±) | diminished bass – on common 13.Three% decrease than median

(-) | bass isn’t linear (17% delta to prev. frequency)

Mids 400 – 2000 Hz

( ) | balanced mids – solely Three.9% away from median

( ) | mids are linear (6.9% delta to prev. frequency)

Highs 2 – 16 kHz

( ) | balanced highs – solely Three.2% away from median

(±) | linearity of highs is common (7.2% delta to prev. frequency)

Total 100 – 16.000 Hz

( ) | general sound is linear (14.Eight% distinction to median)

In comparison with similar class

» 21% of all examined units on this class have been higher, 5% comparable, 75% worse

» The perfect had a delta of three%, common was 19%, worst was 41%

In comparison with all units examined

» 14% of all examined units have been higher, Four% comparable, 82% worse

» The perfect had a delta of three%, common was 21%, worst was 53%

Apple MacBook 12 (Early 2016) 1.1 GHz audio evaluation

( ) | audio system can play comparatively loud (83.6 dB)

Bass 100 – 315 Hz

(±) | diminished bass – on common 11.Three% decrease than median

(±) | linearity of bass is common (14.2% delta to prev. frequency)

Mids 400 – 2000 Hz

( ) | balanced mids – solely 2.Four% away from median

( ) | mids are linear (5.5% delta to prev. frequency)

Highs 2 – 16 kHz

( ) | balanced highs – solely 2% away from median

( ) | highs are linear (Four.5% delta to prev. frequency)

Total 100 – 16.000 Hz

( ) | general sound is linear (9.Three% distinction to median)

In comparison with similar class

» 1% of all examined units on this class have been higher, 1% comparable, 97% worse

» The perfect had a delta of Eight%, common was 20%, worst was 50%

In comparison with all units examined

» 1% of all examined units have been higher, 1% comparable, 98% worse

» The perfect had a delta of three%, common was 21%, worst was 53%

The Acer ConceptD is probably the most economical laptop computer in our comparability, whatever the system load. Even the Razer Blade 15, which is provided with a nominally weaker GeForce 1660 Ti, can devour extra energy, though it’s barely extra economical on common. Significantly throughout idle, our Acer consumes a surprisingly low quantity of energy, which is much more spectacular in gentle of the 4K show that’s more likely to be pretty demanding.

In our stress take a look at, the ConceptD consumes as much as 183 watts. Whereas this greater than exhausts the capabilities of the 180-W AC adapter, this situation is an exception. Whereas enjoying The Witcher Three on extremely settings, 144 watts have been consumed, which implies that the AC adapter ought to be well-suited to virtually any state of affairs.

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), WDC PC SN720 SDAPNTW-512G, IPS, 3840×2160, 15.6
MSI GL65 9SEK

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G, IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8, IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ, IPS, 1920×1080, 17.Three
Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB256HAHQ, IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), Samsung PM981a MZVLB1T0HBLR, IPS, 1920×1080, 15.6
Common NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer)

 
Common of sophistication Multimedia

 
Idle Minimal *

7.6

41

-439%

10.9

-43%

16

-111%

18.7

-146%

15

-97%

15.1 (Three.5 – 41, n=14)

-99%

11.5 (2.1 – 101, n=935)

-51%

Idle Common *

13.6

45.Three

-233%

14.7

-Eight%

21.7

-60%

30.7

-126%

20

-47%

19.Eight (6.9 – 45.Three, n=14)

-46%

16.1 (Four.2 – 122, n=935)

-18%

Idle Most *

18.2

47.1

-159%

32.Four

-78%

26.1

-43%

33.9

-86%

33

-81%

26.Eight (Eight.5 – 47.1, n=14)

-47%

19.6 (Four.7 – 181, n=935)

-Eight%

Load Common *

102

94.9

7%

121.9

-20%

105.6

-Four%

93.Four

Eight%

88

14%

105 (86.1 – 128, n=14)

-Three%

59.9 (18.5 – 164, n=914)

41%

Load Most *

183

214.2

-17%

209.6

-15%

225.Three

-23%

195.Three

-7%

213

-16%

199 (168 – 225, n=14)

-9%

78.1 (20.1 – 329, n=919)

57%

Witcher Three extremely *

144

149.Four

-Four%

143.5

-Zero%

161.Eight

-12%

158.9

-10%

128

11%

* … smaller is healthier

With a capability of 84 Wh, our take a look at mannequin incorporates the most important battery of the units in our comparability. On the flipside, the 4K show is decidedly extra demanding than the screens of most Full-HD rivals. Whereas the ConceptD 7 lasts for a surprisingly very long time, it not less than partially owes this end result to its decrease efficiency.

In our Wi-Fi take a look at, the Razer Blade Professional 15 is closest to our take a look at machine by way of operating time, though it, too, runs out of steam Three hours earlier than our Acer laptop computer. In comparison with the Lenovo mannequin, which is taken into account weak on this self-discipline, the distinction is greater than 5 hours!

Total, the competitors’s battery life is round 30 to 60 % shorter. Thus, the ConceptD is pretty cellular for its machine class.

Battery Runtime

Idle (with out WLAN, min brightness) 13h 42min
NBC WiFi Websurfing Battery Check 1.Three 8h 38min
Massive Buck Bunny H.264 1080p 6h 28min
Load (most brightness) 1h 36min
Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 84 Wh
MSI GL65 9SEK

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 51 Wh
Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 57 Wh
Asus Strix GL531GV-PB74

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 66 Wh
Razer Blade Professional 17 RTX 2060

9750H, GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop computer), 70 Wh
Razer Blade 15 GTX 1660 Ti

9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop computer), 65 Wh
Common of sophistication Multimedia

 
Reader / Idle

822

262

-68%

233

-72%

408 (73 – 2085, n=891)

-50%

H.264

388

363 (114 – 1053, n=107)

-6%

WiFi v1.Three

518

230

-56%

192

-63%

112

-78%

272

-47%

330

-36%

361 (96 – 942, n=251)

-30%

Load

96

60

-37%

67

-30%

85.6 (32 – 238, n=893)

-11%

Professionals

modern design


aluminum chassis


comparatively small and light-weight


Thunderbolt Three


visually pleasing backlight


vivid show with a excessive distinction ratio


good coloration house protection


good SSD


comparatively quiet, cool and economical


massive battery, good runtimes

Cons

no card reader


tightly spaced ports


loud touchpad keys


show with sluggish response occasions


CPU throttles considerably


massive efficiency deficit in battery mode


disappointing system efficiency

Acer’s ConceptD is marketed as a high-performance multimedia system for creators. The outcomes of our overview solely partially again up this clam, since Acer cuts some corners. For greater than 2,000 Euros (~$2,204), much less worth delicate patrons obtain a modern multimedia laptop computer with premium appears to be like that, in gentle of its robust options, is pretty compact and light-weight. Moreover, it largely stays cool, quiet and the power consumption is greater than affordable as effectively.

Nonetheless, the latter stems from pretty poorly performing elements. The CPU specifically throttles closely, the warmth improvement additional reduces the efficiency because of the small chassis and in battery mode, the computing energy takes one other massive hit.

Those that select their multimedia system purely primarily based on the hardware’s prowess are higher served by cheaper rivals. With its vivid 4K show, which provides a superb distinction ratio and superb coloration house protection, the ConceptD nonetheless has one ace up its sleeve, since most different multimedia laptops can not compete on this regard. Right here, tradeoffs need to be made.

The ConceptD7 is modern, quiet, cool, economical and provides a premium feel and appear. The 4K show, which provides a excessive coloration house protection, could also be a deciding issue within the buy choice of creators. Nonetheless, the efficiency of the Acer is disappointing with heavy CPU throttling resulting in a considerably slower system in comparison with rivals.

Acer ConceptD 7 CN715-71-743N – 11/05/2019 v7

Christian Hintze

Connectivity

64 / 80 → 80%

Video games Efficiency

90 / 90 → 100%

Utility Efficiency

85 / 90 → 95%

Multimedia – Weighted Common

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