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Schenker XMG P505

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Schenker XMG P505. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and image quality. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the energy efficiency and battery. There are some mixed views about the usability and screen.

performance, portability, design, image quality, durability

battery, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Schenker XMG P505 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

Schenker XMG P505 gaming laptop review

 

The gaming laptop is chunky, but performs. Schenker XMG P505 benchmarks

The XMG P505 is a very accomplished game player, fueled by its top-of-the-range Nvidia mobile graphics processor. The Clevo platform to support this is fairly standard chunky games machine fare, although the all-up weight of around 2.6 kg is modest by...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Passingham (expertreviews.co.uk)

Schenker XMG P505 review

 

More powerful and better built than its predecessor, but competition is tight at this end of the market

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

Schenker XMG P505 PRO (Clevo P651SG) Notebook Review

 

15-inch reference? The XMG P505 from Schenker Technologies is supposed to close the gap between big 17-inch systems (Asus G751, MSI GT72) and ultra-thin compact gamers like the Gigabyte P34G v2. We have already reviewed the configuration with the GTX...

More compact and lighter than other gaming notebooks, Illuminated keyboard with good mechanics, Good port variety, Above-average sound, All components can be accessed, Excellent IPS panel, Individual configuration, Excellent performance, Very large...

Cannot always use the maximum Turbo potential, Surfaces susceptible to dirt, Throttling under maximum load, CPU and GPU soldered, Bulky power adaptor, Battery screwed

It might sound absurd, but the lack of the Core i7-4870HQ and the 4K panel, which were used in the first review unit, actually improves the rating of the XMG P505. The Core i7-4710HQ results in lower temperatures and the Full HD version increases the...

Dec, 2014

Expert review by : Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

Clevo P651SE (Schenker XMG P505) Barebones Notebook Review

 

Full speed ahead. After the top GPUs from the last Nvidia generation were still based on the Kepler architecture, both the GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970 finally use the Maxwell architecture. We check the performance with the Clevo P651SE Barebone.

Many ports and expansion slots, High-quality panel, Good maintainability, Thin and light chassis, Individual configurations, Enormous GPU performance, Great input devices, Very fast SSD, No bloat ware, Stylish design

Idle consumption could be better, Quite loud and hot in 3D operation, Very glossy QFHD display, CPU throttling under maximum load, Slightly wobbly display hinges, Fluctuating Turbo Boost, Power adaptor at its limit, Poor battery runtimes, CPU & GPU...

The verdict of the XMG P505 depends on how important the thin chassis is for you. If you are often on the road and don’t want to waive the high performance, then the P651SE barebone is a good choice. The gaming notebook is behind the rivals in some...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Stuart Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

XMG P505 Review (GTX 980M Laptop)

 

Over the past few years XMG have released a number of quality laptops, specifically aimed at gamers. Today we take a look at their latest model, featuring high end Intel i7 CPU and the latest GeForce GTX 980M in our XMG P505 Review.

Starting with the overall design of the P505 we have a laptop which is essentially pretty plain to look at, though that is no bad thing. It looks decent and there are no garish sections which often feature on gaming laptops. The build quality is...

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / Sound Blaster X-FI MB3
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Onkyo

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):60
Battery life (max):5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:38.1 / 39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 3 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (VGA):2880 x 1800
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 32 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:4x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / No

Other features

Audio system:HD / Sound Blaster X-FI MB3
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
eSATA/USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:180

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM86 / Intel HM87
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.6
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor frequency:2.6
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:I7-4720HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1364
Processor threads:8
Stepping:C0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):47
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:78934
Processor code:SR1Q8
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: Yes

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:No / WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MiniSD, MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO, RS-MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, MiniSD, RS-MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 250 / 256 / 500 / 512
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1250 / 1256 / 128 / 1500 / 1512 / 2512 / 500 / 628 / 878

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.8 / 27.1
Height :2.2 / 2.5 / 2.9
Height (front):2.2
Height (rear):4.5
Power adapter depth:17
Power adapter height:3.5
Power adapter weight:850
Power adapter width:8.5
Weight:2.5
Width:37.5 / 38.5