XMG NEO 15 E22 Laptop (i7-12700H / RTX 3080 Ti) + OASIS External Liquid Cooling System Review – Cool, Quiet, Fast


an introduction

XMG is a brand of Schenker Technologies GmbH, founded by Robert Schenker in 2002. The parent company initially operated as an eBay store and opened its own independent retail solution in 2004. The XMG brand, short for “Extreme Multimedia & Gaming”, was established in 2009, with the 2013 Schenker brand focusing instead on mobile workstations and consumer use. XMG laptops have quickly gained favor with the late PC community by offering many features to enthusiasts, including a highly customizable range of different platforms, all assembled in Germany where quality checks are also carried out, considering The right to repair, upgrade devices easily and exchange, and generally offers good value for money in terms of hardware, aftermarket software, and firmware support. The laptop platforms are sourced from companies like Clévo and TongFang, so you’ll also see different types of the same laptops sold under other brands. This keeps competition high and brands like XMG must continue to deliver every time.


When XMG sent out a press release in early January, about the announcement of the NVIDIA RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti mobile GPUs, it wasn’t particularly noteworthy on its own. After all, the first XMG NEO 15 was updated as recently as 2021, so was it definitely just a specs update? Then I read the email and realized that an external water cooling system was debuting, which definitely piqued my interest. A brief presentation of the Zoom product began online, after which I was quickly convinced that I just had to see how XMG OASIS would perform in practice. External water cooler enclosures for laptops is nothing new as Asus has made a strong impression but without commercial success with a heavy, bulky and expensive external enclosure for an equally massive laptop. It’s been a few years since then and PCs are getting hungry and hot in power, is XMG OASIS a new solution or another gimmick? Deciding to wait until retail models were ready to test exactly what customers received, this review of the XMG NEO 15 (E22) laptop and the XMG OASIS External Cooling System lasted for nearly 100 hours. Thanks to Schenker for hosting sample tests for TechPowerUp!


XMG NEO 15 (E22) Laptop Specifications
Dimensions: 360.2 x 243.5 x 26.6 mm
Lester: 2.2 kg
Healer: Intel Core i7-12700H
2.30 GHz (Turbo 4.70 GHz)
Slices: Intel® HM570 . processor
Show: 15.6 inch screen
2560 x 1440, 240 Hz
The operating system: Optional, Windows 11 is recommended
Integrated graphics: Intel Iris XE
Custom Diagram: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080Ti
150W TGP (+25W Dynamic Boost)
memory: 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) Samsung 4800MHz DDR5
2 SO-DIMMs (both occupied)
storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD
Two M.2 2280 PCIe 4.0 x4 slots (one is busy)
Delivery: 1x HDMI 2.1 (Compatible with G-SYNC, HDCP 2.3)
1 x Thunderbolt 4 / USB-C 4.0 Gen3 (DP 1.4a)
1x USB 3.2 Gen2x1 Type-A
2 USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A ports
1 RJ45 Ethernet socket (2.5G Ethernet)
1 x 3.5mm headphone output
1 x 3.5mm microphone input
1 card reader (SD / SDHC / SDXC)
Telecommunications : Realtek 2.5 Gigabit LAN
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 Processor
Bluetooth 5.0
My voice: Stereo Speakers with Sound Blaster Cinema 6 Plus
Input device: Microsoft Precision Glass touchpad, two buttons integrated
RGB optical mechanical keyboard with silent touch keys
Full HD webcam with Windows Hello
Authority: 1 x 280W Power Adapter
Lipoly battery 93W
guarantees: Two years, extendable
XMG OASIS Specifications
Dimensions: 203 x 75 x 186 mm
Lester: 1.39 kg (stuffed)
Compatibility: XMG NEO 15 (E22), other models to follow
the size: 160ml in tank
230 ml inclusive. laptop ring
fan: Single 120 x 120 x 25 mm
tubes: 65 cm long
9mm diameter (casing included)
Quick release laptop connector
Telecommunications: Bluetooth Low Energy (LE)
Operating modes: Automatic pump and fan speed (adjustable in 3 levels)
Auto sleep (when the laptop is sleeping, hibernating, or shutting down)
Authority: DC Input: Powered by 19.5V or 20V laptop power adapter
DC output: transmits power to the host laptop via a DC cable
guarantees: Two years extendable

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