Schenker XMG Ultra 17 (Clevo X170KM-G) in review: Massive powerhouse with lush equipment


Schenker’s massive desktop replacement notebook does not compromise in terms of equipment and computing power. Since not only RAM and storage media, but also CPU (socketed) and GPU (MXM) are exchangeable, the notebook can be individually tailored according to need. There are three GPUs (Ampere) and ten CPUs (Comet Lake, Rocket Lake) to choose from.

The Schenker XMG Ultra 17 offers a lot of computing power, numerous interfaces and plenty of expansion options.

The review sample provided to us is very good thanks to the combination of the Core-i9-11900K processor, GeForce RTX-3080 laptop GPU, 64 GB working memory (max. 128 GB) and 4 NVMe SSDs with a total of 26 TB storage space, the test device provided to us is more than equipped for all common application areas. Office, Internet, video editing, image processing, streaming and gaming are all handled without any problems.

Nvidia’s G-Sync technology ensures a smooth image display on the 300 Hz IPS screen. The latter scores with a matte surface, good contrast, short response times, stable viewing angles, great color reproduction and decent color space coverage. However, the maximum brightness should be a bit higher. Since the device will primarily be used indoors due to its low mobility, it is acceptable.


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