XMG APEX 15 MAX Laptop: Features AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Desktop Processor

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XMG has just announced its latest APEX 15 MAX desktop replacement laptop, the first in the world to feature AMD Ryzen desktop processors for socket AM4.

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The new XMG APEX 15 MAX (E22) laptop supports AMD’s flagship desktop processors in the Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 9 5950X, a B550-based chipset, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics. XMG recommends the configuration at using AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, Ryzen 7 5700X, or Ryzen 5 5600X processors at any TDP between 65W and 105W.

Indeed, the processors run in a PPT (Package Power Tracking) of up to 88W, so even the high-end Ryzen 9 5900X processor with 12 cores and 24 threads can run in the new XMG APEX 15 MAX laptop. (E22). under AMD’s ECO mode. XMG offers a 15.6-inch 1080p 240Hz IPS display, with the ability to hook up three external monitors.

Inside, there’s up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, two M.2 slots for SSDs, plus a 2.5-inch drive bay for SSD storage. You get PCIe 4.0 connectivity on the first M.2 bay, with PCIe 4.0 x4 connectivity capable of driving super-fast NVMe M.2 SSDs.

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XMG loads the XMG APEX 15 MAX laptop with a DisplayPort 1.4 compliant USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-C) port, an HDCP 2.3 compliant HDMI 2.1 output, and a Mini DisplayPort 1.4. On top of that, we also have a GbE Ethernet port, Wi-Fi 6, two USB-A 3.2 ports, USB-A 2.0, a microSD card reader, headphone-compatible headphone output, and a separate microphone input.

XMG offers the Ryzen 9 5950X (16 cores, 32 threads) but the company adds that it is “not officially recommended for standard users and should only be configured by experts: in order to gain a significant advantage in terms of performance compared to the already powerful Ryzen 9 5900X, it is necessary to manually adjust the voltage and fan curves using AMD’s Ryzen Master software. The success of this process is highly dependent on the potential of the individual processor used” .

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XMG continues, “In order for 105-watt processors such as the 5900X in the APEX 15 MAX to operate stably under all operating conditions, extensive and proprietary BIOS and firmware changes to the MPS-VRMs were required by compared to the original laptop design. XMG applies them to every laptop, regardless of configured CPU, allowing for later upgrade to a more powerful and supported Ryzen CPU without any hassle.”

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