Experiences with high-end gaming laptops and Vegas


Howard-Vigorita wrote on 4/9/2023, 5:36 PM

Wow. Nighty and day. You must be one happy guy!

Rednroll wrote on 4/9/2023, 7:27 PM

Wow. Nighty and day. You must be one happy guy!

Well, thrilled to get what was originally advertised through all their YouTube promotions promising near Desktop performance in a laptop. 🙂

Now I'm busy going through all the newness to me in Windows 11 in getting things configured as I like. Already had to do some registry editing because Win11 highjacked the Documents and Photos folders and put them in OneDrive. They made that tougher than expected to re-assign those folders so they get saved locally instead. Also struggling getting used to the new start menu and right click context menus. Win11 definitely looks prettier, but having to fight my way through the unfamiliarity.

I may never get any projects done with all the custom tuning performance options built into this laptop. They have this real-time bios tuning app where you can adjust the wattage limits to the CPU and GPU. Just watched one of their custom wattage tuning tutorials showing how to get optimal frame rates while minimizing thermal and power supply throttling by adjusting wattages for different games where some games were more GPU intensive where others were more CPU intensive. I put the request in for them to make a tutorial for making one of these type of tutorial adjustments for us NLE content creator types, most of the video game tweaking stuff was way over my head. Just was able to figure out they were targeting getting around 200+ FPS @4K res from the games while reducing the overall thermal levels of the CPU and GPU by creating custom wattage adjustment profiles. 😄

This may make more sense to some of the tech folks here more familiar than myself.

They reduced the wattage limit to the CPU on a game they determined to be more GPU intensive, to get the combined temps of the CPU/GPU down by 10-15deg C while aiming for maintaining a 200FPS frame rate.

Definitely, something I'll play around with while going through the Vegas benchmark tests.

Howard-Vigorita wrote on 4/10/2023, 1:05 PM

Curious how you do on the AI Torture Test... particularly how your laptop cooler with a 4080 does compared to the 4090 desktop currently at the top of the list.

john_dennis wrote on 4/10/2023, 1:16 PM


See the latest drop from the Shade Tree System Tuner:


My main system:
Motherboard: ASUS ProArt Z790-CREATOR WIFI
CPU: Intel Core i9-13900K - Core i9 13th Gen Raptor Lake 24-Core (8P+16E) P-core Base Frequency: 3.0 GHz E-core Base Frequency: 2.2 GHz LGA 1700 125W Intel UHD Graphics 770 Desktop Processor - BX8071513900K
GPU: Currently intel on-die video adapter
RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 64GB (2 x 32GB) 288-Pin PC RAM DDR5 5600 (PC5 44800) Desktop Memory Model CMK64GX5M2B5600C40
Disk O/S & Programs: WD Black SN850 NVMe SSD WDS100T1X0E - SSD - 1 TB - PCIe 4.0 x4 (NVMe)
Disk Active Projects: 1TB & 2TB WD BLACK SN750 NVMe Internal PCI Express 3.0 x4 Solid State Drives
Disk Other: WD Ultrastar/Hitachi Hard Drives: WDBBUR0080BNC-WRSN, HGST HUH728080ALE600, 724040ALE640, HDS3020BLA642
Case: LIAN LI PC-90 Black Aluminum ATX Full Tower Case
CPU cooling: CORSAIR - iCUE H115i RGB PRO XT 280mm Radiator CPU Liquid Cooling System
Power supply: SeaSonic SS-750KM3 750W 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply
Drive Bay: Kingwin KF-256-BK 2.5" and 3.5" Trayless Hot Swap Rack with USB 3
Sound card: Realtek S1220A on motherboard. Recording done on another system.
Primary Monitor: ASUS ProArt 31.5" 1440p HDR10 Monitor PA328QV
O/S: Windows 10 Pro 10.0.19045 Build 19045
Camera: Sony RX10 Model IV


Rednroll wrote on 4/10/2023, 4:56 PM

Nice work! Thanks for sharing @john_dennis

I'm definitely going to dig into these things and excited to try out some Vegas benchmark tests. Currently working through setting up all the programs and connecting all my peripherals. Thrilled to finally have a PC with a TB4 connector to gain the benefits of having external SSDs with USB 3.1 Gen2 interfaces. Also been dabbling in the thought of setting up a RAM disk with the extra RAM I have for my audio work.