*Official* nVidia GTX 20xx Series notebook discussion thread

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  1. keefypants

    keefypants Newbie

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    Performance and heat/cooling wise, in a slim factor laptop (msi stealth, asus zephyrus), would it be better to go with a full mobile 2070, or a 2080-maxq? From what I could tell, tensor cores for the maxq are heavily neutered, but not sure about the full mobile 2070. Been trying to find a laptop with both g-sync and hdr with either above gpus, but havent had luck yet.
     
  2. hissy

    hissy Notebook Consultant

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    2080 max-q has lower TDP, and so will run cooler than 2070, but slower too. And probably even slower than that if it overheats. I would say, avoid max-q if you can. Totally not worth it's money.
    (also i'd say avoid thin'n'light garbage alltogether... but, it has it's niche i guess)
     
  3. ryzeki

    ryzeki Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Slim machines will run hot, so not many bother using "full" notebook GPUs. I am happy with my current 2080MQ, but I flashed it to 90w and it runs a tiny bit slower than the 2070 without OC.

    In my case, due to optimus, I don't have g-sync, and I believe very few laptops sport HDR displays to begin with, you will have more luck with external displays for the time being.

    anyways, aside from the "full" 2080, the 2060 90W (if it exists), the 2070MQ 90w, 2080MQ 90w and "full" 2070 are all relatively close together in performance.
     
  4. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKs Sucks! Dont waste your $$$ on FILTHY

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    Hands-On New Alienware m15 And m17 Gaming Laptops with 20xx series graphics... Alienware's engineers have once again copycat Apple's solutions. If BGA wasn't enough for both Cpu and graphics... New major changes has become to reality... "Soldered ram and with only two ram config options". Either opt for the low entry 8GB package or the maxed out 16GB ram setup. There is obviously no need for more in tomorrows gaming books. Welcome to the past.
    http://forum.notebookreview.com/thr...the-new-powerful-laptop.828938/#post-10916322
     
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  5. jaybee83

    jaybee83 Biotech-Doc

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    ARE. YOU. KIDDING. MEEEEEEEEEE.

    soldered RAM! SERIOUSLY? on a friggin ALIENWARE! :eek: W. T. F.

    this is too much for me, can't take this anymore.... :oops: i know i know, it's alienware, but still! that they would go THAT low is just insane....
     
  6. hissy

    hissy Notebook Consultant

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    Oh wow.
    Somewhere deep inside the Alienware dwelled a monster, and at last, it steps out of the shadows. They call it Dell.
     
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  7. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKs Sucks! Dont waste your $$$ on FILTHY

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    It seems you hva forgot it's called Dell Alienware nowadays:D And that the Ceo for Alienware brand is also the same for Dell's XPS line:)
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    RAM Options
    I haven't read enough to understand the differences b/w the RAM offered on the new m15 vs the new XPS 15... but what's the reason the m15 is limited to 16GB and the new XPS 15 gets 64GB???

    Yeah, Dell's own main brand get more love!
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  8. ijozic

    ijozic Notebook Deity

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    On another presentation video, they state there is still one slot available for upgrades.
     
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  9. jaybee83

    jaybee83 Biotech-Doc

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    riiiight....guess what im thinking now? plugging in a stick into that free slot automatically changes the whole config to single channel :p :D
     
  10. TBoneSan

    TBoneSan Laptop Fiend

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    No surprises here Bro Paps. I'm more surprised they didn't solder in the ssds too.
    At this point, with soldered GPU/GPU these machines are already disposable anyway. They might as well just give the fans more of what they want.
     
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