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Lenovo ThinkPad E590 i5-8265U / 8GB / 256GB SSD / RX 550X GPU / Backlit KB / FHD 15.6" - $949.50 Delivered @ Lenovo

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Was browsing around for a new Notebook and found this deal on the Lenovo Website

Lenovo E590 for $949.50 delivered.

3-4 weeks for delivery

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    is the RX 550X GPU much better than AMD 3400G integrated graphics?

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      I could find much so far but from user benchmark the APU get 5% more performance. The rx 550x on this laptop has just 2gb of ram so depend on your memory clock on the APU you will get even more performance in games or graphic applications.

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        It gets worse actually. Lenovo crippled the GPU:

        The RX 550X is definitely not able to reach its potential as it is throttled by Lenovo. AMD rates this GPU at a maximum clock rate of 1,287 Mhz, whereas Lenovo has set this at 1,176 Mhz. In addition, the RAM only has a 64-bit connection instead of the usual AMD-specified 128-bit. This last element in particular results in significantly reduced performance. The assumption here is that Lenovo made these decisions for reasons of thermal dissipation capacity. This was the case with the Radeon RX 550 in the ThinkPad E480 and E580 models also.

        https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-E590-i7-RX-550...

        Price is still okay I guess, but a gaming laptop this is not. You'll probably be looking at a Dell G3 / Lenovo Legion if you want some gaming chop but will have to put up with a thicker and heavier laptop

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          10% underclock is no big deal if it helps a lot thermally… But halving the memory bandwidth is just criminal and false advertising since it will perform nothing like a regular Radeon RX 550

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    with the RX 550X GPU you'd expect it to have HDMI 2.0 but doesn't seem to.