Legion 5 Gets RX 6600M! 15 Games Tested

Lenovo’s Legion 5 gaming laptop computer is currently offered with AMD’s RX 6600M graphics, so let’s examination it in 15 various games and discover exactly how it compares versus other laptops! This Myriad 5 has an 8 core Ryzen 7 5800H cpu, Radeon RX 6600M graphics, 16 gigs of memory in double channel and also a 15.6″ 1080p 165Hz display with FreeSync. AMD lists the 6600M with a 100 watt power limit, as well as I located that the one in this laptop computer went for 100 watts no matter whether or not the CPU and also GPU were active at the exact same time, so basically we’re handling a full powered 6600M here. Lenovo’s Vantage software can be made use of to transform efficiency settings. All testing below has been done with the highest possible efficiency setting enabled for finest outcomes, and also like the Nvidia variation of the Myriad 5, this all AMD design does have a MUX switch, so this indicates we can either choose to leave the incorporated graphics allowed for ideal battery life, or disable the incorporated graphics for better pc gaming efficiency, and this means that the Myriad 5 is the very first all AMD video gaming laptop I have actually ever before seen that has a MUX button. I was starting to assume there had not been going to be

one! As it’s obtained that choice I believe it only makes sense to examine with the integrated graphics disabled to get the best efficiency in video games. The MUX button is toggled on or off through the Vantage software, hybrid setting on means the integrated graphics is active, while crossbreed setting off means the iGPU is handicapped. Prior to we enter into the video games, allow’s inspect out the display, given it’s what you’re going to be looking at while playing video games on this thing. We’re looking at a 7.5 ms ordinary grey-to-grey display reaction time, so not incredible for a 165Hz screen which would need to be a little bit much faster for all changes to happen within the refresh home window at concerning 6ms, however it’s excusable and near to the Nvidia based Legion 5 in spite of using a different panel design. The overall system latency is pretty ordinary compared to others. This is the total amount of time in between a computer mouse click and also when a gunshot fire takes place on the display in CS: GO. Regrettably, like a lot of Lenovo’s various other gaming laptops, this Legion 5 did ship to me with the slower x16 memory, which I presume is simply as a result of worldwide supply scarcities, so an upgrade to x8 sticks would likely aid boost

efficiency. Alright so with every one of that in mind, let’s lastly learn just how the 6600M performs in video games! Cyberpunk 2077 was checked the exact same on all laptops, and also I’ve obtained this Myriad 5 highlighted in red. The 6600M is basically best in the middle of the Nvidia RTX 3060 outcomes, just a couple of frameworks behind the Nvidia based Myriad 5 with the same cpu a couple of placements in advance of it, though we’re speaking much less than a 3 FPS difference. The 3060 in the Legion does have a greater GPU power limitation however, a minimum of assuming AMD as well as Nvidia measure these in a comparable manner which might not be the case. Interestingly the higher tier 6700M in the MSI Delta 15 was right above the Legion 5, essentially racking up the same, and that’s despite the Delta delivery with faster x8 memory, however the Delta does not have a MUX button so I’m thinking that’s why the 6600M is so close. Red Dead Redemption 2 was checked with the game’s benchmark, and this time the 6600M in the Legion 5 led all of the RTX 3060 results. It’s even in advance of the RTX 3070 in the HP Omen 15 just below it, though that 3070 is a reduced 100 watt version. The 6600M is basically scoring the like the greater tier RX

6800M just over it. The Strix G15 Benefit Version has the exact same slower x16 memory, but it doesn’t have a MUX button like the Myriad 5 which I think is why it’s not higher. It’s a little a different tale in Control, however this is an Nvidia sponsored title, so Radeon graphics don’t have a tendency to do quite as well below. The 6600M was currently essentially matching the most affordable RTX 3060 results now. It’s still able to keep over 60 FPS at max setups, so it’s playing perfectly great, it’s just that much of those greater tier 3060 laptop computers like the Legion 5 have the ability to reach a 26% greater typical framework rate. This video game, and the last two for that matter have DLSS assistance, so technically those 3060 laptop computers can all get an additional speed increase in these titles keeping that allowed, as the 6600M can not use this attribute. Currently all of these laptops have been compared to their stock memory, as I wish to show you the results that you would in fact see if you were to get one of these laptops and run it right out of the box. I will upgrade this laptop to faster x8 memory when I contrast it in the devoted 6600M vs 3060 contrast which is coming quickly. I’ll be using the Myriad 5 for both laptops so I’m going to be able to relatively

compare basically everything including thermals, battery life and we’re going to take a look at 18 different video games at both 1080p and 1440p resolutions. If you’re new to the channel certainly make certain you’re subscribed for that upcoming comparison, it’s going to be legendary! Alright so currently that we have an approximation of where the 6600M suits compared to various other laptops, let’s see how well it carries out in even more games in all setting degrees. Far Cry 6 was examined with the game’s standard. I’ve checked with FSR established to balanced setting in the red bars, while the purple bars are simply normal stock setups without FSR. Remarkably there’s no real difference right here. I in fact originally examined with FSR readied to quality setting and had the same outcomes so decreased FSR to balanced, but again primarily the very same bargain. Far I’ve just truly located FSR to aid in this video game at higher resolutions like 1440p. Peak Legends was evaluated in the globe’s edge map. I have actually tested with all settings at optimum or minimum as it does not have setting presets, yet there had not been much difference in between them anyway, so may also have it looking a little bit nicer. Telephone Call of Duty Warzone was evaluated with maximum or minimum setups for the exact same reason, and also again there’s not that big of a difference. Max setups were still able to strike 120 FPS in my test. Fortnite was basically able to make

good use of the 165Hz display with high setups, as the typical structure rate was close to the display’s refresh price, though max settings was still able to strike 100 FPS, as well as even greater is possible at lower setups if you’re playing competitively. We contrasted control earlier, and now I have actually additionally checked ray mapping in the environment-friendly bars, which honestly had not been doing that well. To be reasonable oftentimes it does not do that well on Nvidia laptop computers either, but a minimum of those have the choice of DLSS to increase performance. Cyberpunk was also compared earlier, however once more currently we have actually obtained some ray tracing presets up the top of the graph, however once again they’re doing rather inadequately. This is another game with DLSS assistance, however that’s additionally an Nvidia function and the game does not have actually FSR constructed in, so no additional increase for the 6600M. Microsoft Trip Simulator was running above 60 FPS with the high-end setting predetermined, and near to 100 FPS if you’re great with focusing on level of smoothness over visual quality at low setups. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was examined with the games benchmark, and also the outcomes were quite good here compared to Nvidia choices, as this is a video game I’ve found to generally favor Radeon graphics. View Dogs Myriad was also evaluated with the video game’s benchmark. Ultra settings had not been fairly hitting 60 FPS, however we can get a fairly huge 32% boost to typical FPS just by decreasing to really high setups.

CS: GO was doing quite well, I have actually found that games similar to this that can hit super high framework rates usually see larger gains with the integrated graphics handicapped, as more structures appears to traffic jam the iGPU harder. Rainbow 6 Siege was also striking extremely high frame rates. In the video game’s standard also the 1% reduced at the greatest ultra establishing pre-programmed was well above the display’s 165Hz revitalize rate, so not a problem here. Red Dead Redemption 2 was contrasted previously, though we just checked out high setups. Maxed out at ultra was a reasonable little bit reduced compared to reduced, medium and also high presets, however hey it was still able to reach above 60 FPS. We’ll just miss via a handful of older games. I’ll change the older Battlefield V with the newer 2042 once it’s fully released soon. Once again you’re most definitely mosting likely to want to ensure that you’re subscribed for my upcoming contrast between the 6600M and the RTX 3060, I’ll be using the Myriad 5 for both laptops so it must be extremely interesting. Otherwise for now while you wait you can check out a few of my other laptop video clips over here following, I’ll see you in among those.

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