Eluktronics Max-15 Review (best gaming laptop in 2020)

If you are looking to buy a good gaming laptop, then you should check this Eluktronics MAG-15 Review because we are sure you are overwhelmed with the variety of options available in the market.

 
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In this article, we will give you a thorough description and review on the Eluktronics Max-15  gaming laptop. 

First of all, the laptop is developed by Intel Corporation in collaboration with Eluktronics and other laptop brands which gives us an overall first good impression. 

One of the lightest laptops with 2070 (Not Max Q) . (different configs available).

Come with WIfi 5, Bluetooth 5.

The laptop is made out of magnesium alloy, and the lid is matte silver with only the logo on it (so it will work great in a profissional settings.

The interor has the same matriel and feel, feels quite solid and well built.

The corners are round, except for the front end which is a little sharp if you touch it in a wrong angle.

The laptop itself weights 3.82 lbs, and with the cables and charger it is 5.7 lbs.

Screen comes with matte finish, no G-Sync and no option to disable Optimus.

Screen comes with 95% sRGB, 65% NTSC, and 70% Adobe RGB.

At 100% brightness I measured the panel at 346 nits in the center.

Backlight bleed is minimal and almost non existant.

There was some screen flex when you try to wiggle it intentionally but felt quite sturdy.

It was possible to open it with one hand as the hinges were more towards the corners, which means it should balance well on your lap.

The camera is at the bottom, and if you are typing your fingers will come in the way. (if your main usage is going to need a camera I suggest a stand alone one as it will have a much better quality anyway).

The keyboard have RGB backlighting, with 4 different zones and 7 different lighting effects.

Brightness has 4 levels and can be controlled from the keyboard or by the software

Keyboard comes with a numpad, so it feels kinda cramped but you easily and quickly get used to it.

Keyboard flex is minimal even when pushing down hard, so it feels quite solid as well.

Touchpad is very smooth, physically clicks down, works very well, with great size.

You can turn it on and off by double taping the upper left corner.

The Surface and finish is smooth and easy to clean with a cloth.

No TB3

Inside we have 2 PCIe NVMe M.2 slots, 2 memory slots for upgrades later.

Speakers are on each side, a little small but the sound is above average.

With Minimal to average usage it should last around 5 hours.

Control panel software lets you select different modes.

Office mode, Game mode, Turbo mode.

Thermal throttle limit on the CPU was capped at 80 during office mode, and at 85 during game mode, and 90 during turbo mode, which the laptop reaches during long/intensive gaming sessions.

During stress tests the keyboard center reaches 50 but the WASD section is much lower at around 27 degree

Fans were audible during idle mode, and even louder during turbo boost at max speed.

Even on office mode you can still get pretty good gaming performance so you don’t have to worry about the fans being too loud.

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