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Deciding which laptop is best for 3d cad and rendering.

DAS Interior

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Hi everyone,
am trying to decide which laptop will best suit my needs for 3d cad and render applications. I use autocad, rhino, vray, twinmotion and photoshop.
The two i have in mind are:

XMG Apex
CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900
GPU: RTX 2070 refresh
RAM: 32Gb samsung 3200
SSD: 500GB samsung evo 970

GIGABYTE AORUS 15P XC
CPU: INTEL i7-10870H
GPU: RTX 3070
RAM: 32Gb
SSD: 500GB

please share any thoughts, comments or reviews that will help me decide.

Thank you all!!!!
 
Alex Glawion

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I'd say it depends on how much GPU power you need. If you're doing a lot of gpu rendering in vray and twinmotion, the Gigabyte is the better choice. If not, then the XMG with stronger CPU performance is the better choice.
 
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Hi Alex, thank you for your input. As a matter of fact if I go with XMG I will use the Ryzen 7 3700x instead cause it performs better with those apps. After some reading though I want to ask you this. Would you invest on a laptop that has a replacebble CPU but with a previous generation gpu or one with soldered newer cpu and GPU?

Options are:
CPU : ryzen 7 3700x (can replace with more powerful in the future. With bios updates maybe even use ZEN 3)
GPU : RTX 2070 refresh

Or

CPU : Ryzen 7 5800H
GPU : RTX 3070

both same 32gb 3200ram and 970ssd

Thank you
 
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Boy, that's a difficult decision! :D I'd probably go with the fixed CPU and better GPU, as I can't imagine a Laptop to last as long as a cpu upgrade would make it worth.
 
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Boy, that's a difficult decision! :D I'd probably go with the fixed CPU and better GPU, as I can't imagine a Laptop to last as long as a cpu upgrade would make it worth.
ahhahah...indeed a difficult one...the more i read though i lean to the ryzen 7 5800h or 9 5800hx...am waiting for some models to come out in the market...i saw a few Asus for now
 
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ahhahah...indeed a difficult one...the more i read though i lean to the ryzen 7 5800h or 9 5800hx...am waiting for some models to come out in the market...i saw a few Asus for now
Hello to you,

i just so Happen to find myself asking the Same questions as you state in this discussion. Now Iˋve come to settle on the Ryzen 7 5800H. What was the conclusion of your search for the appropriate Laptop?
Thank you and kind regards
 
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Demetris S

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Hello to you,

i just so Happen to find myself asking the Same questions as you state in this discussion. Now Iˋve come to settle on the Ryzen 7 5800H. What was the conclusion of your search for the appropriate Laptop?
Thank you and kind regards
Hi, after some research and loooong waiting for that Ryzen 75800H I decided that I will go with intel.... Mainly was delays with the Ryzen... But.. Comparing them(through various websites) I realised that the difference is not that big. They do differ but I choose a Gigabyte AORUS finally with:
i7 10870 H
32gb Ram (which am planning to upgrade to 64)
500gb fast ssd
RTX 3070 max P
15.6 inch 240Mgh Pantone calibrated screen
The laptop is fast. I do my main work on my desktop and I have the laptop when am out of the office. I use Rhino, autocad, enscape and photoshop without any issues. The price was 1600 euro which is great for that specs.
A fast ssd, lots of ram and a powerful GPU is your main target. I will run some benchmarks and post them here at some point. I hope this helps.
 
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Thank you Demetris, I will probably go for the same system !
 
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