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AORUS X9 (Kaby Lake) Gaming Laptop Review (Page 6)

By Steven Bassiri from Oct 19, 2017 @ 2:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: AORUS

Gaming Performance Benchmarks

3DMark11

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UNIGINE Heaven 4.0

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ResidentEvil 6

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3DMark FireStrike

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Ashes of Singularity

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GTA:V

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The AORUS X9 uses two GTX 1070 in SLI, which should be roughly 30% faster than a GTX 1080 in games that can take advantage of SLI. We see that in synthetic benchmarks, the two GTX 1070s in SLI shine and destroy everything in our charts. However, in benchmarks such as Resident Evil 6, SLI isn't fully supported, and so we get similar performance to a single GTX 1070 (at least battery life would be extended).

In Ashes of the Singularity, you might think that the EON17-X with the GTX 1080 OCed is beating the AORUS X9 because of iffy SLI support, but that isn't totally the case. Ashes of the Singularity loves strong CPUs, and the overclocked desktop 6700K is stronger than the overclocked 7820HK, and the fact that they are close to even is a nice thing. In GTA:V we also get excellent performance and in 4K the AORUS X9 easily beat the EON17-X with 103 FPS vs. 80.

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