Redmi G Gaming Notebook Review: A Cost-Effective Gaming Laptop For only $719.99


Today we got this Redmi G Gaming Notebook for the first time. Let’s do a comprehensive evaluation for everyone and give you a guiding purchase opinion.

Redmi Gaming Notebook Design & Appearance

The A-side of the Redmi G Gaming Notebook is decorated with lines with a sense of science and technology. At the same time, the pure black design looks very hard and fighting. For young users who are pursuing personalization, the shape of the A-side is very suitable for This part of the user’s preferences.

In addition, there is a “DESIGNED BY XIAOMI” LOGO on the details of the A-side. At the same time, the frosted spray process keeps the feel of the entire gaming book very good, but it is still easier to stain fingerprints in daily use

In terms of screen, Redmi G uses a 16.1-inch 1080p high-definition large screen. When a 15.6-inch screen is generally used in gamebooks on the market, the 16.1-inch screen has a larger viewing area and is designed with a narrower frame. It can bring a stronger visual impact on players.

In terms of screen quality, the display on Redmi G uses a 144Hz refresh rate, which can provide a smoother and smoother game screen during gaming. At the same time, the 100% sRGB high color gamut is supported to maintain the color level of the entire screen. Above the average line, it can better restore the color details in the game. At the same time, this screen also supports DC dimming, which effectively reduces the damage to the eyes caused by the screen in our daily use.

Different from other brands of gaming laptops, Redmi G designs the camera and microphone at the bottom of the screen, so that the top frame of this laptop can be further reduced and the screen integrity is stronger.

The keyboard is convenient. This Redmi G Gaming Notebook is not equipped with RGB colorful backlight. It uses a monochrome white backlight and supports three-speed backlight adjustment. The keyboard backlight is soft. At the same time, the four “WASD” keys and the space bar of the keyboard are specially designed to facilitate game players. Game operation.  The touchpad adopts an integrated design. In actual experience, the buttons are harder. I personally like the independent left and right buttons. It is more convenient for daily use. In addition, this touchpad is still very accurate in terms of positioning. of.

In terms of configuration, the configuration of this Redmi G I got is the tenth generation Core i7-10750H, the graphics card is NVIDIA GTX 1650Ti, the memory is 16g, and the hard drive is a 512G PCIe solid-state drive.

Redmi Gaming Notebook Rich interface design is convenient for daily use

In terms of interface, Redmi G provides players with a standard network port interface, a MINI DP interface, an HDMI interface, and a power cord interface on the back, and on the left side of the fuselage is a USB 2.0 interface and a headset integrated interface.

On the right side of the fuselage, there are two USB 3.1 Gen2 ports and a full-featured Type-C port. The ports are very rich and can meet the daily use of users.

Hurricane 2.0 cooling system has better cooling performance

In terms of heat dissipation performance, Redmi G is designed with openings on the side, rear axle, and bottom. The design of dual fans + four air outlets can ensure the timely discharge of heat. At the same time, the design of three independent heat pipes can quickly conduct heat to the position of the fan.

And the notebook is still designed with Fn+K to turn on the performance smart selection mode, which can switch full speed, balanced or quiet mode with one key, which is convenient for users to use in different scenarios.

In addition, we can also open the “Mi Game Box” to manually switch modes, and in the game box, we can see the running status and various data of the whole machine so that we can better understand the state of the whole machine.

Redmi Gaming Notebook Performance Test:

In terms of testing, I divide it into two parts: benchmark testing and actual testing. Let’s take a look at the testing situation together.

In terms of core hardware, the combination of the tenth-generation Core i7-10750H+1650TI is the basic card of the current mainstream Redmi G Gaming Notebook. This configuration is enough to deal with most of the 3A masterpieces on the market. At the same time, for some content creators, do some ordinary The video editing and post-rendering are also no problem at all, and light office and learning tools are not a problem.

CINEBENCH R15 software is a processor testing software based on the Cinema 4D engine, which can test the processor subsystem, memory subsystem, and display subsystem at the same time.

Like most industrial design software, CineBench can fully support multi-core/multi-processor.

Its display subsystem test is based on OpenGL, and the test result unit is expressed as “CB”. The larger the value, the stronger the performance. In the end, we can see that the Redmi G has a multi-core score of 1327cb and a single-core score of 208cb, which shows excellent performance.

CINEBENCH R20 is a system CPU test software, professional, and easy to use. It can help us easily obtain CPU information and test the performance of the CPU. Generally speaking, the higher the CPU score, the better your CPU performance. Due to the changed algorithm The content, score, and R15 are not universal. In this test result, the multi-core performance of Redmi G is 2878cb and the single-core performance is 467cb, which is excellent.

Decompression is a function we often use every day, and for content creators, it may be necessary to compress and decompress the material frequently.

These operations have higher requirements for the performance of the CPU. As our decompression software with stable performance, 7-ZIP can better understand the performance of this processor by using its benchmark test. The final score of the final processor is 50372MIPS, and the performance is excellent.

Chess is also a software for testing CPU performance. This software is used to simulate the number of chess moves and consider CPU performance. The final score of this processor is 17457.

3DMARK is a software designed to measure the performance of graphics cards from FUTUREMARK. The higher the score, the stronger the performance of the whole machine. In the end, we can see that the GeForce GTX 1650TI design graphics card carried by the Redmi G gaming laptop performs well. The performance is smooth enough to run various 3A masterpieces.

In the actual game performance test, we selected four mainstream 3A masterpieces. They are “Far Cry 5”, “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey”, “Tomb Raider: Shadow” and “Zombie World War”. The final test results are as above. Their games The average number of frames is 66, 53, 61, 117, which meet the requirements of smooth-running games. In terms of special effects, the games are all high special effects, and vertical synchronization is turned off.

In the actual game test session, the pictures of the four games were smooth, and there was no obvious stuttering. The overall game experience was very good.

In terms of storage, Redmi Gaming Notebook uses 16g DDR4 high-speed memory. The actual running scores are as shown in the figure above. In terms of hard drives, the 512G high-capacity PCIe solid-state hard drives perform well and have enough capacity for daily use.

In addition, the Redmi G gaming notebook is also equipped with the latest WiFi6 network card, which can bring faster network speed, while the bandwidth is completely comparable to the network cable, allowing users to enjoy lower latency and faster response when gaming.

Not only that, but the Redmi Gaming Notebook is also equipped with Xiaomi mutual transfer, which can quickly transfer pictures, files, etc. to the notebook through the mobile phone, which is very convenient for daily use.

In the temperature test, we performed a double copy of the processor and the graphics card. After half an hour of copying, the temperature of the graphics card was 67°C. The temperature performance was excellent. At this time, the indoor temperature was 26.5°C.

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Redmi Gaming Notebook Verdict

As Redmi’s first gaming notebook, the Redmi G Gaming Notebook uses a very hard-core design with a sense of technology. At the same time, in terms of performance, it is equipped with the latest Core 10 processor and GTX 1650TI gaming graphics card, which can easily cope with the mainstream on the market. 3A masterpiece.

And Xiaomi’s mutual transmission and rich interface configuration, and the Xiaomi Gaming box allow users to switch the running state of the notebook according to different scenarios so that this gaming Notebook can not only be played.

At the same time, it can be used in other scenarios. Combined with its starting price of 6,999 yuan, it is very suitable as the first game for young people.


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