Comparison list of various laptops and PCs

Updated for 2023

Random PCs and laptops I have used in the past for work and play:

Chuwi GT Box used as an HTPC (home theater PC)

  • CPU: Intel Core i3-5005U
  • Graphics: Intel HD5500
  • RAM: 8GB DDR3
  • Storage: 256GB NETAC
  • Ports: 2x USB2.0, 2x USB3.0, 2x HDMI, audio jack, RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet
  • Connectivity: Intel Wireless-AC 3165, Dual-band WiFi 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Weight: 860g
  • Size: 17.30 x 15.80 x 7.30 cm
  • Product Specs Page:

ASUS Zenbook

  • Brand ASUS
  • Model Number Q410VA-EVO.I5512

Processor 13th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-13500H, 2600 Mhz, 12 Core(s), 16 Logical Processor(s)

Zenbook 14.5″ 2.8K OLED Touch Laptop – Intel Evo Platform – 13th Gen Core i5 Processor with 8GB Memory (soldered RAM, not upgradeable) – 512GB SSD – Inkwell Gray

“Open box excellent condition”, price after discounts ~$388 USD


Lenovo ThinkPad P16s G1 (Gen 1) AMD


  • AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U 2.7GHz 8-Core Processor
  • 16.0″ WQXGA 2560×1600 IPS Dolby Vision 400-nit Display
  • 32GB LPDDR5 6400MHz Memory (Soldered)
  • 1TB PCIe SSD Gen 4 NVMe Solid State Drive
  • AMD Radeon 680M Integrated Graphics (12 CU)
  • 802.11AX WiFi (2×2) + Bluetooth 5.2
  • Backlit Keyboard + Fingerprint Reader
  • Windows 11 Pro
  • Ports:
    • 2x USB-C 3.2 Gen2 (1 w/ Power in)
    • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1
    • 1x HDMI 2.0b
    • 1x Audio Combo Jack
  • 52.5Whr Battery with Rapid Charge

LG Gram 16

LG Gram (2022) 16Z90Q Ultra Lightweight Laptop, 16″ (2560 x 1600) IPS Display, Intel Evo 12th Gen i5 1240P Processor, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB NVMe SSD, FHD Webcam, WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 11

Lenovo P16s Gen 1 (Type 21CK, 21CL) Laptop (ThinkPad) – Type 21CK

Machine Type Model:21CK0026US

  • Processor
    • 1x AMD Ryzen™ 7 PRO 6850U Processor(Ryzen™ 7 PRO 6850U)
  • Memory
    • 1x 32GBLPDDR5-6400
  • Operating System
    • Windows 11 Pro 64(EN:English)
  • Hard Drive
    • 1x 1 TB SSD PCIe
  • Wired Network
    • 1x
  • Wireless Network
    • 1x Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6E NFA725A 2×2 AX; Bluetooth® 5.1 or above; Near Field Communication
  • Ports
    • 1x Kensington lock; 1 RJ45 (rear); Smart Card Reader (Optional); 1 x HDMI 2.0b; 2*USB3.2; 2x USB Type-C  with PD & DP (TBT4); Headphone & Microphone combo Jack
  • Camera
    • 1x 1080P FHD IR with Dual Array Integrated Digital Microphone and Privacy Shutter
  • Graphics
    • 1x AMD Radeon™ 680M
  • Monitor
    • 16″ WQXGA
  • Included Warranty
    • 1YR Onsite

HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop

Intel Core i5-10400F, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD,

+Upgraded to 32GB RAM

+Upgraded to Windows 11 Pro

Lenovo Compact 12.5″ X230 ThinkPad Laptop (new for 2022)

Lenovo ThinkPad X230

16GB RAM (upgraded from 8GB)

4TB SSD (upgraded from 1TB SSD)

Gateway 14.1″ Laptop

Overall PassMark Rating: 2340.7

Passmark CPU Mark (multithreaded): 5825.2 (actual result 2020_11)
Passmark CPU Single Thread: 2085 (actual result 2020_11)

AMD Ryzen 3300U (ordered a 3200U and they shipped me a 3300U!!!)

UPGRADE! 4GB 20GB DDR4 RAM (4GB soldered, 16GB added)

128GB M.2 SATA SSD (not NVMe)


Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED laptop

9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H 6 core processor (12 threads)

Passmark Rating: 11374
Passmark Single Thread Rating: 2519

Style: 4K OLED | GeForce GTX 1660 Ti | Color: 15.6″ | AERO 15 OLED |2019 | Capacity: i7-9750H | 16GB | 512GB SSD

PC information from Windows 10
Task manager showing 6 cores, 12 logical processors
  • 15.6″ 3 millimeter ultra-thin bezel | Samsung UHD 3840×2160 Amoled display | 100%DCI-P3 Color Gamut, more colors than sRGB
  • Best color accuracy: Individually calibrated and certified with X-Rite Pantone
  • 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H 6 core processor w/ 2.6 GHz/4.5 GHz (base/max turbo)
  • Powerful graphic performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX1660Ti GDDR6 6GB Supports NVIDIA Optimus technology to increase gaming experience
  • 16GB DDR4 2666MHz Samsung DRAM module | M. 2 NVMe PCIe 512GB Intel 760P SSD | Windows 10 Home
  • Microsoft Azure AI | All Intel Inside | Killer Ethernet E2600/ Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (powered by Intel)
  • Various I/O ports: UHS-II Full-sized SD Card Reader | HDMI 2. 0 | mini-DP 1. 4 | Intel Thunderbolt 3

HP Pavilion TP01-0066 Desktop PC

Passmark Rating: 22827
Single Thread Rating: 2690

Specs screenshot:


  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz (up to 4.4GHz with Boost) 8-Core, 16-Thread
    • L2 4MB cache
    • L3 32MB cache

RAM: 32GB DDR4 RAM (upgraded from 8GB DDR4 RAM)

+Upgraded to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060


-Original video card: AMD Radeon RX 550/2GB


ASUS Laptop

Passmark Rating: 8412
Passmark Single Thread Rating: 2140

Asus – FX705DT 17.3″ Gaming Laptop – AMD Ryzen 7 – 8GB Memory – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 – 512GB Solid State Drive – Black

2nd Gen Ryzen 7, 3750H 4-Core, 8-Thread

Quad Core


Samsung Slim 15″ Notebook

Passmark Rating: 5990
Passmark: Single Thread Rating: 2100

SAMSUNG 15.0″ 16GB Memory 256 GB SSD Laptop Notebook 9 Intel Core i7 8th Gen 8550U 1.80 GHz NVIDIA GeForce MX150 Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Model NP900X5T-X01US

Intel i7 8550U

1MB L2 Cache

8MB L3 Cache

Quad Core – Eight Thread


Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga Laptop

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga

Passmark Rating: 2534
Passmark Single Thread Rating: 1559

Intel® Core™ i7-4500U Processor 4M Cache, @ 1.80GHz with turbo up to 3.00 GHz, 2 cores, 4 Threads, 512KB L2 cache, 4MB L3 cache. Haswell architecture. Released Q3 2013.

Intel® HD Graphics 4400


Lenovo Compact 12.5″ X230 ThinkPad Laptop (old, now dead from bad motherboard/CPU heat)

Passmark Rating: 2874
Passmark Single Thread Rating: 1721

Lenovo ThinkPad X230 [2325JQ8] 12.5″ 2.90GHZ CORE i7 [3520M] 8GB 320GB WEBCAM

Intel i7-3520M 2 Cores, 4 Threads @2.9 GHz, Ivy Bridge, 2 x 256KB L2 cache, 4MB L3 cache. Released Q2 2012.

i5-2500K Desktop PC (nickname XWING)

Passmark Rating: 4084

Passmark Single Thread Rating: 1696


Q6600 Desktop PC

Passmark Rating: 1757
Passmark Single Thread Rating: 955

First PC Build ~1997

Pentium II 233MHz


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