Aorus X3 Plus v5-SLCM3

Aorus X3 Plus v5-SLCM3

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 13.9", 3200 x 1800, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, GeForce GTX 970M, Windows 10 Home, 3.97 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1493.00 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:88
Popularity score:97

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:93/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Aorus X3 Plus v5-SLCM3
Faster CPU
MSI GS30 SHADOW-001 13.3-Inch Ultra Portable Laptop w/ Gaming Dock
Faster GPU
MSI GT Series GT62VR Dominator-078
Lighter
MSI GS Series GS32 Shadow-004 9S7-13F212-004
Better Value
ASUS Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T N82E16834601072
Product nameAorus X3 Plus v5-SLCM3MSI GS30 SHADOW-001 13.3-Inch Ultra Portable Laptop w/ Gaming DockMSI GT Series GT62VR Dominator-078MSI GS Series GS32 Shadow-004ASUS Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T
CPU Benchmark90better9590worse73worse73
GPU Benchmark88worse68better91worse80worse70
Value for Money91worse57worse69better95
Popularity97worse86worse94worse85worse61
Ratingbetter79
Shopineer score93worse91worse78worse75worse81
Price$1493.00better$1399.00worse$1499.00better$1450.00better$1049.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$2063.00$1461.00$1583.00$1728.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 HomeWindows 8Windows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandAorusMSIMSIMSIASUS
Screen13.9"13.3"15.6"13.3"13.3"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDQHD+
Resolution3200 x 1800worse1920 x 1080worse1920 x 10803200 x 1800
LCD FeaturesLED backlight, Anti-Glare, Wide Viewing AngleFull HD eDP IPS-Level, G-Sync SupportedIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology, Glossy
TouchscreenNoNoNobetterYes
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterLaptop Processor: Intel Core i7-4870HQ Quad Core ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzworseIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz
Cores44worse2worse2
Base Frequency2.6 GHz2.6 GHzworse2.5 GHzworse2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHzworse3.1 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GBworse12 GB
Max Memory Supported64 GB32 GB12 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133betterDDR4 2400DDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600
HDD1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GBworse128 GBworse256 GB512 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamHD CameraFHD type (30fps@1080p)FHD type (30fps@1080p)1.2 MP HD Camera
BatteryLi Polymer 73.26 Wh8 cell (75.24 Whr)4 cell (47.36 WHr)50WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
Battery Life7 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 970MworseLaptop Graphics Card: Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060worseGeForce GTX 950MworseNVIDIA Geforce 940M
Video Memory6 GB6 GBworse2 GBworse2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LANKiller N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)Killer N1535 Combo (2x2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorCamouflageAluminum BlackAluminum BlackSmokey Brown
Weight3.97 lbs.worse6.48 lbs.better2.86 lbs.better3.2 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake13310671
Anno 1404582158
Anno 207030512011788
Anno 22051281075517
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity543934
Assassin's Creed Syndicate79744920
Assassin's Creed Unity67563823
AssassinĀ“s Creed III656247
Battlefield 11421225855
Battlefield 313812211356
Battlefield 419917813457
Battlefield Hardline1701438453
BioShock Infinite17515014972
Borderlands 2131119113101
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare725453181
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1141086656
Call of Juarez Benchmark203
Civilization 510184
CoD Modern Warfare 2331246199148
Company of Heroes 258555830
Counter-Strike Source334
Crysis - CPU Benchmark21517119971
Crysis - GPU Benchmark22414018666
Crysis 210210210182
Crysis 31301118333
Crysis Warhead70
Darksiders II280175
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising137938578
Dead Space 3455354287184
Deus Ex Human Revolution273262137
Deus Ex Mankind Divided77563217
Diablo III317285269225
Dirt 3205171160115
Dirt Rally27612710159
Dirt Showdown102777575
Dishonored 269583836
Dishonored128128128129
Doom 3386
Doom99774741
Dota 2 Reborn99938488
Dota 2120117118
Evolve1261036356
F.E.A.R. 238781218226181
F1 2011126728674
F1 201213210711496
F1 2013133126125109
F1 201411411111296
FIFA 16241218172
FIFA 17194190160153
Fallout 41351005343
Far Cry 2393284153
Far Cry 3111938140
Far Cry 495876048
Far Cry Primal90565036
Farming Simulator 1718615812189
Fifa 11583478465257
Fifa 12584398331334
Fifa 13495400425400
Fifa 14546402388440
Fifa 15267249212
GRID 217012912088
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto50379965
GTA V1351246928
Guild Wars 21616049
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201662583736
Just Cause 272
Just Cause 386835851
Left 4 Dead984152
Mad Max1648376
Mafia 2148141138129
Mafia 3624021
Mass Effect 3606060
Max Payne 380787265
Metal Gear Solid V60576060
Metro 203314117313648
Mirror's Edge Catalyst125974742
Need for Speed 201696895844
Need for Speed Shift458225143104
No Man's Sky74653821
Overwatch2282029763
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege2291618864
Resident Evil 5176131134
Rise of the Tomb Raider106734538
Risen181251186132
Saints Row IV92928158
SimCity19112210272
Sims 348791708187
Sims 41881469991
Sleeping Dogs14914812945
Star Wars Battlefront1681397060
StarCraft 234812712686
Supreme Commander - FA Bench16116216564
The Crew60606050
The Division116884333
The Elder Scrolls Online99988454
The Evil Within10410265
The Secret World76736448
The Witcher 3138844526
Thief81797748
Titanfall 21411095953
Titanfall60606060
Tomb Raider34228018787
Torchlight 21019486
Trackmania Nations Forever587175150
Watch Dogs 285743725
Watch Dogs99864935
World in Conflict - Benchmark1011477148104
World of Tanks v8116807865
World of Warcraft66147612889
World of Warships14011710091
X-Plane 10.2589482519
XCOM 282523516