Dell has refined its gaming laptop names, including G3, G5 and G7 series. The G7 series doesn’t refer to top-level flagship laptop, and the G3 series also doesn’t refer to the product with good cost performance. These three series products boast of their features. Recently, we have got Dell’s gaming laptop – the Dell G7 15 7588. Today, we will see this gaming laptop’s performance based on the test results of it.
|Screen||15.6-inch 1920x 1080 IPS matte screen|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-8750H (2.2GHz, up to 4.1 GHz)|
|Graphics ||GTX 1060 Max-Q|
|Memory||16GB DDR4 2400MHz|
|Storage||256GB SSD+ 1TB HDD|
|Ports||USB 3.1(Gen 1) x3, Type-C (supportsThunderbolt 3), HDMI2.0, RJ45, SD card slot|
|Weight||2.84kg/ 3.52kg (with adapter)|
|Extras||720P Web webcam|
Dell has first added the white color variant to the G7 series gaming laptops. It is not common to see a white gaming laptop among a myriad of gaming laptop products. We can see Dell’s logo is placed in the center of the top cover. The logo uses PET which can reflect different colors under the light. This design enables the laptop to distinguish itself from other laptops. For game players who pursue good appearance design, this white laptop with unique logo design will be a good choice for them. The laptop has simple but excellent appearance design.
The G7 15 7588 adopts the similar design to the former launched gaming laptop products on the back cover. There are two parallel widen mats and vent on the back cover. The back cover is fixed by a screw, which makes it easier to disassemble the laptop and upgrade its hardware.
This all-new gaming laptop doesn’t feature current popular narrow bezel dor its screen. This surface with keyboard uses the metal material, which has excellent texture and brings user comfortable touch feeling. Except for white color, this laptop has also applied blue color to its many parts, including logo, letter on the key, touchpad framework. It is in a good match with white color.
Besides, we can also see the blue grille at the back. The metal nameplate “G7” is on the left.
This gaming laptop features a 15.6-inch anti-glare IPS screen with the resolution of 1920 pixels by 1080 pixels. Then, we use a Datacolor Spider 5 Elite to test this screen.
The result shows that the screen’s sRGB color gamut covers 64% and its NTSC color gamut covers 46%. This screen that the laptop comes with has normal performance.
As for the keyboard, the gaming laptop brings excellent user experience. With 1.2mm key travel, this keyboard can rebound quickly and give fast feedback. Four keys including “W” “A” “S” “D” boast of unique design, which distinguishes them from the rest keys. Such design makes it more convenient for the user to play games. This gaming laptop doesn’t come with a numeric keyboard.
The fingerprint reader and power button have been placed on the right top corner. With such design, the laptop can enable the user to unlock to enter the system more quickly.
This laptop features blue backlit with two-level adjustable brightness. The blue backlit gives off soft light which is comfortable to see. In dark condition, the user can use the laptop more comfortably and easily with backlit. Besides, the keyboard looks more beautiful in the darkness.
It boasts of abundant port design. The right side of the laptop provides an earphone and microphone two-in-one port, two first generation USB 3.1 ports, a Type-C port (which supports Thunderbolt 3) and an HDMI 2.0 port.
The ports on the left side include a power interface, an Ethernet port, a first generation USB 3.1 port and an SD card slot. Its rich ports and Thunderbolt 3 port supports can better satisfy user’s requirement. Three USB ports can handle the daily external connection.
This laptop weighs 2.8kg. With power adapter, this laptop weighs 3.5kg.
The G7 7588 gaming laptop is powered by Intel Core i7-8750H coffee lake processor coupled with GTX 1060 Max-Q graphics card. In addition, it comes with 16GB DDR4 and 1TB HDD. Then, we will test this laptop’s performance.
The Core i7-8750H processor that this gaming laptop is powered by has six cores and twelve threads. This processor’s TDP is 45W, and its main frequency is 2.2GHz which can reach up to 4.1GHz.
On the CinBench R15, this processor’s single-core score is 169 points, and its multi-core score reaches 1118 points. From the result, we can see that this processor has good performance. Compared with its predecessor, the Core i7-8750H process’ performance has been greatly improved.
This laptop comes with a GTX 1060 6GB Max-Q. This graphics card’ default clock is 1265MHz, and its memory frequency is 2002MHz.
This graphics card’s final graphics score is 5120 points on the Fire Strike Extreme mode of 3DMark. The GTX 1060 Max-Q has good performance.
It features a 256GB M.2 NGFF SSD from SK Hynix. We use AS SSD test the SSD, and the results show that this SSD’ final sequential read speed is 501.16MB/s and its sequential write speed is 461.53MB/s. This SSD that the gaming laptop comes with has normal performance.
We use AIDA 64 and Furmark to test this laptop’s processor and graphics card. After twenty minutes, we use a thermal imager to record temperature of laptop surface. The highest temperature of the laptop’s front part is less than 50 degrees. The laptop has better control in temperature than its predecessor.
This laptop has excellent control in temperature. After testing the laptop’s processor for twenty minutes, this processor’s TDP is about 45W, and the graphics card’s frequency is around 1200MHz. In general, this laptop has excellent heat dissipation performance.
As Playerunknown’s Battleground is one of the most currently popular online games, we choose it to test this laptop’s frame rate.
We record frame rate within 10 seconds with the Fraps. It is normal that FPS has big fluctuation because of complex game background and war which appears frequently. We use high definition mode, the highest frame rate reaches 119FPS and the average frame rate is 81FPS. We can enjoy the smooth game under the high definition.
This laptop continues to adopt excellent workmanship with roll cage inside. It has a tidy internal design. The user can change new 2.5-inch HDD (SSD), the M.2 SSD with 2280, wireless card and memory chip.
The Dell G7 7588 gaming laptop boasts of unique highlights including good appearance design and excellent performance. With further optimizing its aspects, this laptop brings more outstanding user experience. The white-and-blue appearance design will attract users who prefer beautiful appearance design. If a user wants to choose a high-performance gaming laptop with good appearance design, the G7 7588 is the best choice.