January 29, 2023

Byte Class Technology

Byte Class Technology & Sports Update

Gigabyte G7 KE in review: Affordable gaming laptop with a powerful RTX 3060

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ




4572 (1938.92min – 4572max) MB/s ∼100% +47%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3101 – 4117, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10




3101 (2775.37min – 3100.52max) MB/s ∼68%

Average of class Gaming
  (834 – 5568, n=178, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




2168 (2101.77min – 2167.68max) MB/s ∼47% -30%

HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N





2110 (2094.85min – 2110.13max) MB/s ∼46% -32%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





1780 (1752.32min – 1780.06max) MB/s ∼39% -43%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





1780 (1752.32min – 1780.06max) MB/s ∼39% -43%

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ




4434 (4418.88min – 4433.95max) MB/s ∼100% +61%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2200 – 4236, n=4) Average of class Gaming
  (399 – 7889, n=177, last 2 years) HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N




2816 (2640.28min – 2815.85max) MB/s ∼64% +2%

Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





2749 (2612.84min – 2749.11max) MB/s ∼62%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N




2643 (2559.24min – 2642.87max) MB/s ∼60% -4%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N




2643 (2559.24min – 2642.87max) MB/s ∼60% -4%

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8





1607 (1584.61min – 1607.26max) MB/s ∼36% -42%

Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10




7032 (6100.58min – 7031.96max) MB/s ∼100%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (6921 – 7034, n=4) Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ





6792 (6372.24min – 6792.05max) MB/s ∼97% -3%

Average of class Gaming
  (1620 – 13195, n=178, last 2 years) HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N




3556 (3378.88min – 3555.93max) MB/s ∼51% -49%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N




3515 (2963.07min – 3514.83max) MB/s ∼50% -50%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N




3515 (2963.07min – 3514.83max) MB/s ∼50% -50%

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




2660 (2328.47min – 2659.74max) MB/s ∼38% -62%

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ





5091 (5070.42min – 5091.14max) MB/s ∼100% +41%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3611 – 4852, n=4) Average of class Gaming
  (86.2 – 10261, n=178, last 2 years) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10




3613 (3580.5min – 3612.97max) MB/s ∼71%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





3012 (2669.05min – 3012.29max) MB/s ∼59% -17%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





3012 (2669.05min – 3012.29max) MB/s ∼59% -17%

HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N




2914 (2673.66min – 2913.62max) MB/s ∼57% -19%

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




1671 (1644.73min – 1670.81max) MB/s ∼33% -54%

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ




90.4 (89.34min – 90.39max) MB/s ∼100% +18%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (74.1 – 88.8, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





76.7 (73.36min – 76.74max) MB/s ∼85%

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




72.3 (71.34min – 72.26max) MB/s ∼80% -6%

HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N




68.3 (67.74min – 68.3max) MB/s ∼76% -11%

Average of class Gaming
  (23.3 – 97.4, n=178, last 2 years) Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





32.6 (30.94min – 32.64max) MB/s ∼36% -57%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





32.6 (30.94min – 32.64max) MB/s ∼36% -57%

Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





391 (373.18min – 391.21max) MB/s ∼100%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (319 – 391, n=4) Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ





236 (235.61min – 236.11max) MB/s ∼60% -40%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N




216 (185.22min – 215.93max) MB/s ∼55% -45%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N




216 (185.22min – 215.93max) MB/s ∼55% -45%

Average of class Gaming
  (66.6 – 421, n=177, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8





194.3 (188.32min – 194.33max) MB/s ∼50% -50%

HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N




189.2 (186.1min – 189.17max) MB/s ∼48% -52%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3551 – 3582, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10





3551 (3544.16min – 3551.38max) MB/s ∼100%

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ




2780 (2665.55min – 2779.85max) MB/s ∼78% -22%

Average of class Gaming
  (310 – 4483, n=177, last 2 years) Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





2214 (2192.88min – 2214.37max) MB/s ∼62% -38%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





2214 (2192.88min – 2214.37max) MB/s ∼62% -38%

HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N





2182 (2150.23min – 2182.03max) MB/s ∼61% -39%

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8





474 (463.36min – 474.33max) MB/s ∼13% -87%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3570 – 3604, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10




3576 (3480.8min – 3575.55max) MB/s ∼100%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





2307 (2258.85min – 2307.29max) MB/s ∼64% -35%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N





2307 (2258.85min – 2307.29max) MB/s ∼64% -35%

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ





2249 (2140.07min – 2249.23max) MB/s ∼63% -37%

Average of class Gaming
  (288 – 4383, n=177, last 2 years) HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N




1620 (1542.86min – 1619.93max) MB/s ∼45% -55%

Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




609 (579.43min – 608.79max) MB/s ∼17% -83%

Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (8837 – 9279, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average of class Gaming
  (910 – 9510, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3468 – 3629, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average of class Gaming
  (389 – 3629, n=169, last 2 years) HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3621 – 3996, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average of class Gaming
  (338 – 4522, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (4541 – 5715, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average of class Gaming
  (925 – 9971, n=169, last 2 years) HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (3162 – 3806, n=4) Average of class Gaming
  (308 – 8590, n=169, last 2 years) HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (94 – 108, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Average of class Gaming
  (20 – 108, n=169, last 2 years) Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (256 – 325, n=4) Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Average of class Gaming
  (18 – 364, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2909 – 2963, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Average of class Gaming
  (216 – 2963, n=169, last 2 years) Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (2915 – 3371, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Average of class Gaming
  (243 – 4008, n=169, last 2 years) Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10 Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (0.048 – 0.094, n=4) Average of class Gaming
  (0.022 – 0.23, n=164, last 2 years) Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Average of class Gaming
  (0.012 – 0.425, n=169, last 2 years)





0.05922 ms * ∼100% -394%

Asus TUF Gaming F17 FX707Z-HX011W
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IAH7
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 HP Pavilion Gaming 17-cd2146ng
SK Hynix BC711 512GB HFM512GD3GX013N Acer Nitro 5 AN517-55-738R
Samsung PM9A1 MZVL2512HCJQ Average Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10
  (0.012 – 0.014, n=4) Gigabyte G7 KE
Gigabyte AG470S1TB-SI B10

* … smaller is better