The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme In-Depth Review!

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Performance Examined!

PCMark 10 – Productivity App Performance

Surprisingly, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) only scored 4,332 in PCMark 10 on AC power.

Many other laptops powered by the Intel Core i7-8850H processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU would score just over 5,200 – about 20% higher.

When we switched to battery power, its performance was throttled by about 31% to improve battery life.

On AC Power

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme PCMark10 AC power

On Battery Power

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme PCMark10 battery power

 

3DMark Fire Strike (DX11, 1920 x 1080)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) scored 6,323 on Fire Strike, using the Max-Q version of the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti.

This makes it about ⅓ as fast as a gaming laptop based on the full-powered NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, which would score around 15,800.

If you run it on battery power, its performance gets throttled by about 21%, reducing its Fire Strike score to just under 5,000.

On AC Power

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Fire Strike AC power

On Battery Power

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Fire Strike battery power

 

3DMark Time Spy Strike (DX12, 1920 x 1080)

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) scored 2,393 on Time Spy – about ⅓ as fast as a full-powered NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, which would score around 7,000.

When we switched to battery power, its performance was throttled by 9.5% – the smallest drop we recorded.

On AC Power

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Time Spy AC power

On Battery Power

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Time Spy battery power

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