January 29, 2023

Byte Class Technology

Byte Class Technology & Sports Update

Aorus 15 XE5 review: Compact QHD gaming laptop with Thunderbolt 4

Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW





4199 (4194.93min – 4199.13max) MB/s ∼100% +2%

Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10




4117 (3552.16min – 4116.81max) MB/s ∼98%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3631 – 4117, n=3) Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH




3770 (3724.44min – 3769.64max) MB/s ∼90% -8%

Average of class Gaming
  (170 – 5568, n=180, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB





2111 (1825.24min – 2111.44max) MB/s ∼50% -49%

MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK




2031 (1970.48min – 2030.88max) MB/s ∼48% -51%

Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW




4299 (4288.86min – 4298.95max) MB/s ∼100% +1%

Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





4236 (3477.46min – 4236.46max) MB/s ∼99%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH





4216 (3665.41min – 4216.32max) MB/s ∼98% 0%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2200 – 4236, n=3) MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK





3365 (3336.82min – 3365.28max) MB/s ∼78% -21%

Average of class Gaming
  (174 – 7889, n=179, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB





1705 (1288.55min – 1705.46max) MB/s ∼40% -60%

Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





7020 (5888.98min – 7020.02max) MB/s ∼100%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (6921 – 7034, n=3) Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW




6847 (6590.72min – 6846.78max) MB/s ∼98% -2%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH




6689 (5847.28min – 6688.7max) MB/s ∼95% -5%

Average of class Gaming
  (144 – 13195, n=180, last 2 years) MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK





3372 (3110.57min – 3372.19max) MB/s ∼48% -52%

Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB





3111 (2694.84min – 3111.27max) MB/s ∼44% -56%

Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW




4999 (4982.73min – 4998.98max) MB/s ∼100% +13%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH





4664 (4475.39min – 4664.49max) MB/s ∼93% +5%

Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10




4421 (4173.33min – 4420.8max) MB/s ∼88%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3611 – 4852, n=3) Average of class Gaming
  (86.2 – 10261, n=180, last 2 years) MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK





3390 (555.89min – 3390.05max) MB/s ∼68% -23%

Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB




1998 (1977.8min – 1997.53max) MB/s ∼40% -55%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (74.1 – 88.8, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





80.6 (67.84min – 80.61max) MB/s ∼99%

Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW




77.9 (77.66min – 77.9max) MB/s ∼96% -3%

MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK




70.9 (68.6min – 70.88max) MB/s ∼87% -12%

Average of class Gaming
  (0.53 – 97.4, n=180, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB




61.2 (57.61min – 61.19max) MB/s ∼75% -24%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH





59.5 (59.24min – 59.52max) MB/s ∼73% -26%

MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK





403 (394.55min – 403.3max) MB/s ∼100% +21%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (319 – 356, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





333 (331.94min – 333.25max) MB/s ∼83%

Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW




239 (238.19min – 238.82max) MB/s ∼59% -28%

Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB




203 (193.3min – 202.75max) MB/s ∼50% -39%

Average of class Gaming
  (0.79 – 421, n=179, last 2 years) Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH





151.1 (145.58min – 151.12max) MB/s ∼37% -55%

Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW





4309 (4179.96min – 4309.38max) MB/s ∼100% +21%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3564 – 3582, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





3566 (3562.85min – 3566.11max) MB/s ∼83%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Average of class Gaming
  (1.1 – 4483, n=179, last 2 years) MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK




1849 (1840.63min – 1848.6max) MB/s ∼43% -48%

Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB




1258 (1046.23min – 1257.56max) MB/s ∼29% -65%

Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10




3600 (3594.9min – 3599.81max) MB/s ∼100%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3570 – 3604, n=3) Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW





3435 (2876.62min – 3435.27max) MB/s ∼95% -5%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH




2670 (2602.23min – 2669.51max) MB/s ∼74% -26%

MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK




2571 (263.99min – 2570.85max) MB/s ∼71% -29%

Average of class Gaming
  (1.15 – 4383, n=179, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB





934 (893.05min – 934.4max) MB/s ∼26% -74%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (9117 – 9279, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Average of class Gaming
  (910 – 9510, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3549 – 3629, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Average of class Gaming
  (389 – 3629, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3814 – 3996, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Average of class Gaming
  (338 – 4522, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (5031 – 5715, n=3) Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Average of class Gaming
  (252 – 9971, n=169, last 2 years) MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW


3881.37 MB/s ∼100% +17%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3162 – 3312, n=3) MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Average of class Gaming
  (308 – 8590, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (94 – 108, n=3) MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW Average of class Gaming
  (20 – 108, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (256 – 309, n=3) Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Average of class Gaming
  (18 – 364, n=169, last 2 years) Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2909 – 2963, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Average of class Gaming
  (216 – 2963, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3193 – 3371, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Average of class Gaming
  (243 – 4008, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (0.048 – 0.085, n=3) Average of class Gaming
  (0.022 – 0.23, n=164, last 2 years) Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 MSI Katana GF66 12UGS
Micron 2450 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFK Average of class Gaming
  (0.012 – 0.425, n=169, last 2 years)





0.05854 ms * ∼33% -350%

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-46-R1A1
Micron 3400 1TB MTFDKBA1T0TFH Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (Mid 22)
Samsung SSD 980 Pro 1TB MZ-V8P1T0BW Asus TUF Dash F15 FX517ZR
Samsung PM991a MZVLQ1T0HBLB Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (0.013 – 0.014, n=3) Aorus 15 XE5
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10

* … smaller is better