Quietest vs. Noisiest Gaming Laptops - Fan Noise Comparison - Jarrod's Tech (2023)

Which gaming laptops have the quietest fans and which have the loudest? Are you looking for a quiet gaming laptop? This page contains the fan noise of all laptops thatI have reviewed.

How to test for laptop fan noise

The tests are conducted with a Digitech QM-1589 placed approximately 30 cm / 12″ away from the laptop. This does not measure pitch, only decibel values.

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The background noise within the test environment is around 31-32 dB, unfortunately it can vary slightly and I didn't record the background noise on every laptop while idling, so the idling results aren't the best.

Idle results are tested without anything happening: the machine is idle for at least 30 minutes in the lowest available power mode.

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The stress test results are determined by running the Aida64 CPU stress test, checking only the "CPU stress" along with the Unigine Heaven GPU benchmark running simultaneously at maximum settings. This combination represents the worst case, so the noise levels below also represent and do not represent the worst case under heavy CPU and GPU loads

Test Results Explained

You can use the table to search for specific models or order them from largest to smallest. By default, all laptops tested are ranked from quietest to loudest based on the loudest fan noise.

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Many laptops have different performance modes that affect fan speed. Although these aren't global, I've tried to specify the noise level under the stress test for low/high/maximum fan modes.

If a laptop does not have all of these modes, the existing lower mode data point is repeated. For example, if the laptop only has one fan speed, the stress test shows the same value three times. If a laptop has more than 3 performance modes, I always add the lowest and highest performance mode.

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The main point is that these are levels where you can lock the fan regardless of the load and should never run higher regardless of the workload. However, lower values ​​are definitely possible with a lower load, and these also represent the worst results.

The reported decibel levels are the maximum within the recorded period. You can listen to all the fan noise recordings yourself on theFull review videos on YouTube.

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Laptop / SpecsNeutralStress test (low power mode)Stress test (high performance mode)Stress test (maximum fan speed)
Lenovo Yoga C940 (Intel i7-1065G7 / Iris Graphics Plus)32.135,935,935,9
Lenovo Ideapad S340 (Intel i5-8265U / Intel UHD)35.636.13737
Dell XPS 13 9310 (i7-1185G7/Intel Xe)34,935.736.737.2
ASUS ZenBook Duo (Intel i5-10210U / MX250 2 GB)3534.840.140.1
Lenovo Slim 7 (Ryzen 7 4800U/Radeon-Grafik)3636.736.742.4
Lenovo L340 (Intel i5-8300H / GTX 1650 50W)35.142,942,942,9
Dell XPS 13 9380 (Intel i7-8565U/Intel UHD)34.836.54144.1
Intel NUC M15 (i7-1165G7/Intel Xe)35.144.544.544.5
ASUS StudioBook 17 W700G1T (Xeon E-2276M/T1000 40W)35.740.545.345.3
Razer Blade Stealth 13 (Finale von 2019) (Intel i7-1065G7 / GTX 1650 Max-Q 35W)36.64042.145.6
ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (Intel i7-12700H/RTX 3050 Ti 40W)35.838.844.845,9
HP Pavilion 15-dk1082nr (i5-10300H/1660 Ti Max-Q 60 W)36.645,945,945,9
Dell XPS 15 7590 (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1650 50 W)35.645.846.346.3
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 (Ryzen 5 4600H/1650Ti 50W)35.841.146.146.8
ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo UX581 (Intel i9-9980HK/RTX 2060 80 W)34.84747.547.5
MSI Creator 17 (i7-10875H/2080 Super Max-Q 80 W)37.445,546.648
Dell XPS 17 9700 (i7-10750H/1650 Ti 50 W)35.641,945.848.1
ASUS ROG Flow X13 (Ryzen 7 5800HS/1650 Max-Q 35W) – Sin eGPU35,940.347.148,9
Lenovo Y540 (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)35.549.349.349.3
MSI WS66 10TK (i7-10750H/Quadro RTX 3000 80W)35,93743.449.6
Apple MacBook Pro 16 (M1 Pro - 10-Kern-CPU/16-Kern-GPU ~50 W)35.838,938,948.7
Lenovo Y7000 (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)35.748.849,949,9
Lenovo Y740 (Intel i7-8750H / RTX 2070 Max-Q 90W)36.34948.849,9
Dell G7 7700 (i7-10750H/2070 115W)35.745,54950.3
Razer Blade 15 (Intel i9-12900H/RTX 3080Ti 16GB 90-110W)35.439.343.750.4
Aorus 5 NA (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1650 50W)35,950.150.150.5
Dell G5 15 SE (Ryzen 5 4600H + RX 5600M)30.146,950.650.6
ASUS Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (Ryzen 9 5900HX/3050Ti 50W)35.636,042.350.6
Lenovo Y545 (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2060 85W)35.548.450,950,9
Dell G15 5515 (Ryzen 7 5800H/3060 110-125W)35.146.546.551
Razer Blade 14 (2022) - (Ryzen 9 6900HX/3080 Ti 16GB 90-100W)35.841.246.551.1
Dell G5 15 SE (Ryzen 7 4800H + RX 5600M)
ASUS TUF Dash F15 (i7-11370H/3070 80-85W)35.438.748.851.2
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i (2022) – (i7-12650H/3050Ti 85W)35.337.345.751.3
MSI Prestige 15 A10SC (Intel i7-10710U / GTX 1650 Max-Q 35W)35.439.347.151.3
HP Victus 16-e0136AX (Ryzen 7 5800H/3060 95W)
Razer Blade 14 (Ryzen 9 5900HX/3080 8GB 90-100W)36.545.151.351.5
Razer Blade 15 Avanzado 2019 (Intel i7-8750H / RTX 2080 Max-Q 90W)35.149.549.551.6
ASUS TUF A15 FA506QR (Ryzen 7 5800H/3070 90-95W)35.437.647.151.6
Razer Blade 17 RZ09-0423 (i7-12800H/3080Ti 150-165W)
Metabox Prime-V PB51RF-G (Intel i9-9980HK / RTX 2070 115W)35.737.451.851.8
Dell G5 5590 (Intel i7-8750H/RTX 2060 80 W)35.751,951,951,9
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (Ryzen 7 5800H/3070 125-140W)36.147.850.451,9
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (2022) - (i7-12700H/3060 100W)35.137,948.652,0
Alienware x14 (2022) - (i7-12700H/3060 50-75W)35.639.950,952,0
Lenovo Legion 5 (2022) - (Ryzen 7 6800H/3060 130W)35.536,947.352.3
Dell G15 5520 (2022) - (i7-12700H/3070Ti 125-140W)34,940.448.652.5
Dell G7 7590 (Intel i7-8750H/RTX 2060 80 W)35.152.552.552.5
Lenovo Legión 7i (i7-10875H/2070 Max-Q 105W)36.343,945,952.5
Alienware x17 R2 (2022) - (i9-12900HK/3080Ti 16GB 165-175W)36,043,948.052.5
Alienware m15 R2 (Intel i7-9750H/RTX 2080 Max-Q 90W)31.539.446.252.6
MSI Prestige 14 A10SC (Intel i7-10710U / GTX 1650 Max-Q 30W)38.341.246.652.7
ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (Intel i7-12700H/ RTX 3080 16 GB 150 W eGPU)35.842.547.352.8
Lenovo Legion 5 (Ryzen 7 5800H/3060 115-130W)36.146.551.252.8
Lenovo Legion 7 (Ryzen 9 5900HX/3080 16GB 150-165W)35,946.248.352.8
Eluktronics Mech-17 GP (2022) - Intel i9-12900H (14c(6P+8E)/20t)36.238,950,953,0
Lenovo Legion 7i (2022) – (i9-12900HX/3080Ti 16GB 170-175W)36.639.247.753.1
Dell G3 3590 (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 60 W)34,936.748,953.1
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro (Intel i7-12700H/3070 125-150W)36.438.748.653.2
ASUS Zephyrus G14 (Ryzen 9 4900HS / RTX 2060 Max-Q 65W)33.738.34953.3
Lenovo Legion 5i (i5-11400H/3060 115-130W)36.242.849.253.3
XMG Neo 17 (2022) - Ryzen 9 6900HX (8c/16t)35.644.651.353.3
ASUS Zephyrus G GA502DU (Ryzen 7 3750H / GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 60W)35.538,953.553.6
ASUS Zephyrus S GX701GX (Intel i7-8750H / RTX 2080 Max-Q 90W)35.749.449.453.6
Metabox NH58RC (Clevo NH58RCQ) (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)35.353.253.253.6
Acer Triton 500 (Intel i7-8750H / RTX 2060 90W)35.147.847.853.7
Alienware m15 R5 (Ryzen 9 5900HX/3070 110-125W)35.844.844.854
Creator MSI P65 9SF (Intel i9-9880H / RTX 2070 Max-Q 80W)3336.847.754.2
Eluktronics MAX-15 (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 115W)36.750.65454.2
ASUS TUF FX505DU (Ryzen 7 3750H/GTX 1660Ti 80W)3651.854.254.2
Eluktronics MAX-17 (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 115W)35.751.254.454.4
Aorus 7 SA (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)37.337.554.254.4
XMG Neo 15 / Eluktronics Mech-15 G3 (Ryzen 7 5800H/3070 125-140W)35.84152.554.4
Eluktronics RP-15 (Ryzen 7 4800H/2060 110W)36.148.754.354.4
MSI GE65 9SE (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2060 90W)34,939.249.754.6
Alienware m15 R6 (i7-11800H/3080 8GB 115-125W)36.448.550.154.6
Acer Helios 300 2021 PH315-54 (i7-11800H/3070 75-110W)36.641.446.154.7
Razer Blade Pro 17 2019 (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 Max-Q 100W)35.347.854.454.7
MSI GS75 8SG (Intel i7-8750H / RTX 2080 Max-Q 80W)36.2474754.7
Replica Vapor 15X / Eluktronics MAX 15 (2022) - (i7-12700H/3060 135-140W)35,940.251.754.7
ASUS Zephyrus S17 GX703HS (i9-11900H/3080 16GB 100-140W)36.54050.654.8
ASUS Zephyrus G14 (Ryzen 9 6900HS / RX 6800S 75-105W)36.641,945.355,0
Infinito M7 / Prometeo XVII (Ryzen 9 5900HX/3080 16GB 135-150W)35.637.353,055,0
MSI Alfa 15 A3DDK (Ryzen 7 3750H / RX 5500M 85W)35.738.851.655.1
XMG Apex 15 (Clevo NH57ER) (Ryzen 9 5900HX/3070 115-140W)37.236.851.155.1
MSI Stealth 15M (i7-1185G7/2060 Max-Q 65W)36.344.246.755.1
XPG Xenia 15 (i7-11800H/3070 120-145W)3646.855.255.2
MSI Stealth GS66 (2022) - (i9-12900H/3070Ti 70-105W)36,947.148.555.3
ASUS Zephyrus M16 (i9-12900H/3070Ti 100-120W)36.440.349.655.3
MSI GL65 10SEK (i7-10750H/2060 115W)36.23952.555.3
Alienware Area 51M (Intel i9-9900K / RTX 2080 200W)35.75050.155.4
ASUS Zephyrus Duo 15 (i9-10980HK/2080 Super Max-Q 100W)37.241.550.455,5
Replica Vapor 15 Pro / Eluktronics MAG-15 (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660 Ti 80W)35.239.344.655,6
ASUS ROG Flow X16 (2022) - (Ryzen 9 6900HS/3070 Ti 120-125W)35.246.650.255,6
Espada MSI 15 A11UE (i7-11800H/3060 80-85W)37.438.444.255.7
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UE (i7-11800H/3060 80-95W)35,939.546.655.7
MSI GE75 10SGS (i9-10980HK/2080 Super 150W)36,941,955.455.7
MSI GF63 (2021) - (i5-11400H/3050 40W)36.637.247.455,9
ASUS TUF A15 FA506IV (Ryzen 7 4800H / RTX 2060 90W)32.434.650,956
Infinito X5-9G6-88 (Tongfang GK5CP6X) (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)37.3N / AN / A56
MSI Bravo 15 (Ryzen 5 4600H/5500M 65W)35.838.153.856
ASUS ROG Flow X13 (Ryzen 7 5800HS/1650 Max-Q 35W) – XG Mobile RTX 3080 eGPUN / AN / A46.156.1
ASUS ROG Strix Cicatriz 15 (i9-12900H/3080Ti 16GB 125-150W)36.745,553,056.2
ASUS TUF A15 FA506II (Ryzen 5 4600H / GTX 1650 Ti 50W)32,940.551.656.4
ASUS TUF A15 FA506IU (Ryzen 7 4800H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)31.833.75156.4
MSI Delta 15 (Ryzen 7 5800H/6700M 95-120W)35.138.845.256.4
Ventaja ASUS Strix G15 (Ryzen 9 5900HX/6800M 115-150W)35.84250.756.4
MSI GL75 9SEK (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2060 90W)36.544.651.156,6
ASUS TUF A15 (2022) - (Ryzen 7 6800H/3060 115-140W)34,946.854.656.4
Acer Nitro 5 (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)36.147.447.456,6
ASUS Zephyrus S GX502GW (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 115W)36.441.15456,6
Acer Nitro 5 (Ryzen 5 5600H/3060 90-95W)36.250.650.656,6
Gigabyte Aero 17 YD (i9-11980HK/3080 16GB 75-105W)35.340.74956,6
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XC (i7-10870H/3070 75-105W)36.342.249.556,6
MSI Stealth GS77 (2022) – (i9-12900H/3080Ti 16GB 75-105W)37.744.549,956,6
MSI GP75 10SFK (Intel i7-10750H / RTX 2070 115W)32.638.355,656,7
MSI GP75 9SF (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 115W)36.353.853.856,8
ASUS Zephyrus G15 (GA503QS) (Ryzen 9 5900HS/3080 8GB 75-100W)36,941.85257.1
MSI GE76 Raider 12UHS (i9-12900HK/3080Ti 16GB 170-175W)36.240.553.857.2
Acer Nitro 5 (Intel i5-11400H/3060 80-95W)36.348.648.657.3
HP Presagio 15-en0029nr (Ryzen 7 4800H/1660Ti 80W)36.349.357.157.3
ASUS Zephyrus G15 (2022) - (Ryzen 9 6900HS/3070Ti 100-120W)35.140,949.857.4
Gigabyte Aorus 17X (2022) - (i9-12900HX/3070Ti 125-130W)35.638.750.757.4
Gigabyte Aorus 17 XE4 (i7-12700H/3070Ti 100-130W)36.839.752,057.4
HP Presagio 15z-en100 (Ryzen 7 5800H/3070 100W)34,949.557.457.4
HP Presagio 15z-en100 (Ryzen 5 5600H/3060 100W)36.149.857.457.4
MSI GP76 Leopardo 10UG (i7-10750H/3070 125-140W)35.840.553.257.4
MSI Raider GE67 HX (2022) - Intel i7-12800HX (16c(8P+8E)/24t)36.839.155.757.5
ASUS Cicatriz III G531GW (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 115W)35.453.257.657.6
MSI Punto de Mira 15 R6E B12UGZ (i7-12700H/3070 115-140W)37.537.257.557.6
Gigabyte Aero 16 YE5 (i9-12900HK/3080Ti 16GB 90-105W)36.137.750.257.7
ASUS ROG Cicatriz 15 G533QS (Ryzen 9 5900HX/3080 16GB 115-130W)35.844.855.457.8
Acer Helios 300 2019 (Intel i7-9750H / GTX 1660Ti 80W)37.251.551.558.1
MSI GS66 10SGS (Intel i9-10980HK/RTX Super 2080 Max-Q)3235.748.558.2
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XA (Intel i9-9980HK/RTX 2070 Max-Q 90W)35,945.450.758.3
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 Max-Q 90W)34.646.646.658.3
ASUS Cicatriz II GL504GV (Intel i7-8750H / RTX 2060 80W)35,943.743.758.3
MSI GE76 Raider 10UH (i9-10980HK/3080 16GB 150W)38.239.854.458.3
MSI Vector GP66 12UGS (i7-12700H/3070Ti 150W)37,946.353.658.6
ASUS Zephyrus M16 GU603HR (i9-11900H/3070 65-100W)35.542.755,658.6
ASUS Zephyrus G14 GA401QM (Ryzen 9 5900HS/3060 60-80W)36.841.149.258.8
MSI GE66 10SGS (i9-10980HK/2080 Super Max-Q 105W)35.540.252.358.8
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB (Intel i7-10875H / RTX 2070 Super Max-Q 90W)31.3375059
ASUS Zephyrus Duo 16 (Ryzen 9 6900HX/3080Ti 16GB 160-165W)35.640,953.759.0
ASUS Scar 17 SE (2022) - (i9-12950HX/3080 Ti 16GB 170-175W)36.845,052.559.1
Nave Nodriza ASUS ROG GZ700GX (Intel i9-9980HK / RTX 2080 200W)35,944.851.159.3
Acer Helios 300 2020 (i7-10750H/2070 Max-Q 90W)35.648.848.859.6
Metabox Prime-X (Clevo X170KM-G) (i9-11900K/3080 16GB 150-165W)36.336.36161
MSI Titan GT77 (2022) - (i9-12900HX/3080 Ti 16GB 170-175W)36.240.352.761.1
Acer Nitro 5 (2022) - (i7-12700H/3060 125-140W)35.850,060.161.7
Acer Triton 900 (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2080 180W)35.748,959.261,9
Acer Helios 300 (2022) - (i7-12700H/3070Ti 150W)
Aorus 15XA (Intel i7-9750H/RTX 2070 115W)37.654.354.362.8
MSI GT76 Titan DT 9SG (Intel i9-9900K / RTX 2080 200W)37.443.354,964.1
Replica Terra 15 (Intel i7-9750H / RTX 2070 115W)35,949.350.764.6
Aorus 17 Y (Intel i9-9980HK/RTX 2080 200W)3652,952,964.6


What is the loudest laptop? ›

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Are all gaming laptops fans loud? ›

It is very typical for gaming laptops to make a little noise, particularly when used for gaming sessions or when performing a video render. These activities employ both the CPU and the graphics card, which puts a little stress on both of them.

Are gaming laptops loud when not gaming? ›

Under load, typically yes- i.e. when actually gaming. If they are doing general productivity tasks they are not that loud, often little to no louder than any other laptop.

What is the loudest gaming laptop? ›

Most ultrathin models like the Razer Blade 15 or Asus Zephyrus G14 tend to top out at 45 dB(A) each when gaming while some can go as high as 50 dB(A). The 14-inch Acer Predator Triton 300 SE stands to be one of the loudest we've ever recorded at an alarming 60.1 dB(A).

What is the most powerful laptop today? ›

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 is the fastest and most powerful laptop. If you're looking for the most powerful laptop for graphic design, check out the table to see a comparison of the other fast and powerful laptops and choose what is right for you.

What is the most powerful lightweight laptop? ›

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Which laptop is the best and strongest? ›

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Why is my MSI gaming laptop so loud? ›

Dust is the most common cause of laptop noises. Dust damages your system in various ways including obstructing your laptops fan, which causes it to make loud noises. Your laptop's processor is essentially its brain; hence, we advise that you clean the processor's cooler from time to time.

Why is my Asus gaming laptop so loud? ›

At this time, you may hear thermal fan spins loudly, especially in a quiet environment. Your computer may overheat because of insufficient air flow due to dust, hair, or debris blocking the air vents.

How loud is too loud for gaming? ›

From the chart, we can see that anything below 85 dB isn't considered a risk to your hearing. This is why you can listen to audio that's rated at 85 dB for up to 8 hours without risking noise-related hearing loss.

Why gaming laptops are not recommended? ›

Gaming Laptops Don't Have the Best Battery Life

Gaming laptops require powerful and demanding components, namely their CPU and GPU, to run games as best as they can. However, the more powerful a component gets, the more energy it requires, hence the shorter the battery life of a gaming laptop.

How can I make my laptop fan quieter? ›

If your laptop has a noisy fan you can fix it with these simple steps:
  1. Kill processes to keep the fan quiet.
  2. Mac users: reset SMC and PRAM.
  3. Keep your laptop cool.
  4. Clean your laptop.
  5. Use software to control your laptop fan speed.
  6. Replace your laptop fan.
  7. Get an expert to check the noisy laptop fan.

Are Loud laptop fans normal? ›

Your fan will work harder when you're running a lot of applications at once or doing intense tasks like multimedia editing. Check your RAM to keep track of your computer's activity level. But a consistently loud or buzzing fan can mean larger performance issues, problems with components, or even a malware infection.

Which laptop is the king of gaming? ›

It's a close call, but the ROG Zephyrus G14 is the laptop to beat at 14 inches if money is no object and CPU performance is king. The design is stylish and portable, its battery is long lasting, and its benchmark testing beats like-size competitors.

What is the best sounding laptop? ›

Laptops With The Best Speakers
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What is the most powerful gaming laptop in 2022? ›

If you want top-tier esports performance, the Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 SE is the way to go. Yes, it's expensive, but with an Intel Core i9-12950HX and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, this laptop can handle intense graphics from high-budget games, but can also push esports to the limit.

Which is the No 1 laptop in world? ›

Apple MacBook Air M2 MLY43HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M2/8 GB/512 GB SSD/macOS Monterey) On our list of the best laptops in the world, the new MacBook Air M2 has risen to the top due to its superior quality.

Which is the No 1 laptop? ›

The Dell XPS 13 is currently our top overall pick for the best laptop of 2022. For our Apple aficionados, the new must-have is the latest MacBook Air now with the company's new M2 processor or if you're a power user or content creator, the MacBook Pro 13 can stand up to your workload.

Which laptop brand is most reliable? ›

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  • #1 MacBook Pro (2021)
  • #2 MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020)
  • #3 Google Pixelbook Go.
  • #4 MacBook Air M1 (2020)
  • #5 Dell XPS 17.
  • #5 Acer Nitro 5.
  • #5 Dell XPS 13.
  • #8 Dell XPS 13 2-in-1.
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What laptop Does Bill Gates use? ›

Despite the Surface Duo being the spiritual successor to the Microsoft Courier concept, Gates opts for a Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 as his mobile handset choice and uses a both a Surface Laptop 4 and Surface Studio 2 to get work done in and out of his home office.

Which is the best lightweight gaming laptop? ›

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

During testing, this thin and light gaming laptop absolutely smashed its rivals in all of our CPU-heavy testing workloads thanks to the AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS inside our test unit. In Geekbench 4, it won the multi-core contest with 29,907 points, beating the i9-9980HK-powered Alienware m17.

How heavy is too heavy for a laptop? ›

If you are currently hybrid working or like to take your laptop with you on trips, you may want to stay within the 1kg to 1.5kg range (2.2lbs to 3.3lb). While it is subjective, you may find that laptops over 2kg are too heavy to carry around with you comfortably.

Which is the best gaming laptop in the world? ›

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

The ROG Zephyrus G14 is an astonishingly powerful gaming laptop. Its AMD Ryzen 9 processor and GeForce RTX 3060 can push powerful, smooth graphics performance in games with its QHD display while also being surprisingly efficient for other tasks.

What's the fastest laptop processor? ›

Cores and Thread Count: Breaking It Out by Line

Intel's Core i7, Core i9, and Xeon lines and AMD's Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 9 chips have the highest, while Intel's Celeron and Pentium and AMD's Athlon have the lowest.

How can I make my MSI fan quieter? ›

In order to keep the laptop quiet, the MSI laptop built-in app, MSI Center or MSI Center Pro, under “User scenario” section, you can choose “Silent” mode which puts the fan at a lower speed.

Why is my Lenovo laptop fan so loud? ›

Note: It is normal for the fan to produce noise if users are using the machine at over 30 degree temperatures. The fan speed is controlled by the temperature control system, which can adjust the fan speed according to host heat volume.

Is the ASUS ROG loud? ›

The fact that it can play games is a nice bonus, but not my main reason for buying it. Anyway, I've found that the laptop is very, very noisy! Out of nowhere the fan will start blasting and just keep going, and it's so unbelievably loud.

Why is my ROG laptop fan so loud? ›

Check for runaway programs and blocked vents

So if you hear fans roaring, there's a good chance something on your computer is working hard. If you're gaming, some additional fan noise is to be expected, but if you're just sitting on the desktop and your machine sounds like a wind tunnel, something may be wrong.

Which sound is best for gaming? ›

  • Logitech G560 LightSync Gaming Speakers. Best gaming speakers overall. ...
  • Razer Leviathan v2. Best gaming soundbar. ...
  • SteelSeries Arena 9. Best surround sound gaming speakers. ...
  • Cyber Acoustics CA-3602. Best budget gaming speakers. ...
  • Razer Nommo Chroma. ...
  • Creative Labs GigaWorks T20 Series II. ...
  • Audioengine A2+ ...
  • Bose Companion 2 Series III.
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What is the loudest part of a gaming PC? ›

What causes the most noise in a gaming PC? Fans and the hard drive are the two primary sources of excessive noise in a gaming PC. Fans create ventilation, allowing the heat produced by the mechanics to escape. If the fans are unsecured, too small, or insufficiently powered, they can become noisy.

How many decibels is a gunshot? ›

Firearms Are Loud

Almost all firearms create noise that is over the 140-dB level. A small . 22-caliber rifle can produce noise around 140 dB, while big-bore rifles and pistols can produce sound over 175 dB.

What is the lifespan of a gaming laptop? ›

Performance-wise, you can expect a good gaming laptop to last around five years. Pick up a laptop that matches or exceeds the performance of a console.

Is it OK to use gaming laptop everyday? ›

Another question that we get asked is 'Are gaming laptops good for everyday use? ' Yes, as long as its one of the top guns like those from Alienware, Lenovo Legion and ASUS TUF Gaming.

Is a gaming laptop worse than a PC? ›

One is not better than the other. It comes down to what's important to you, whether you're looking for the portability of a gaming laptop, or prefer desktop gaming PCs for their extensive customization options, including the option to build your own PC.

Why is HP laptop fan so loud? ›

When a computer fan spins loudly for a long period of time, there might be an issue with a fan, or the computer might be overheating. Adjust the power settings, clean the fan vents, check for suspicious processes, and then update the BIOS to help reduce the internal temperature.

How do I make my HP laptop quieter? ›

Other ways to reduce fan noise on a laptop
  1. Use Task Manager to close programs. Overheating and noise usually go hand-in-hand with technology, especially with a laptop. ...
  2. Use an external laptop exhaust fan. ...
  3. Clean your laptop fan.
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What does a loud laptop fan mean? ›

Get rid of any viruses

A loud fan can indicate you've got a virus or other forms of malicious software on your laptop. Both can force your machine to work harder and cause its internal components to overheat. For help with hunting for and getting rid of computer viruses, check out our guide.

Why does my laptop sound like a jet engine? ›

Why is my Computer Fan and Hard Drive so Loud? When your desktop computer sounds like a jet taking off, there are a couple of likely culprits: fans and the hard disk. These components are more likely to be loud if they're older, when wear and tear and dust settles in.

How can I make my gaming laptop quieter? ›

One way to make your laptop more silent is to use a laptop stand with active cooling. These stands have built-in fans that are more silent than the fans of your laptop. They make sure your laptop can cool down more easily, so the noise reduces.

What gaming keyboard is the quietest? ›

The 5 Best Quiet & Silent Gaming Keyboards
  • Razer BlackWidow Elite. Manufacturer: Razer | Weight: 3.69 lbs | Connectivity: USB | Switch: Yellow | Price: $$ ...
  • Corsair K70 RAPIDFIRE. ...
  • Fnatic miniSTREAK. ...
  • SteelSeries Apex Pro. ...
  • Logitech G915.
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Are there any silent laptops? ›

Full-size fanless laptops
Asus VivoBook Go 14 L410Windows, clamshell14″ LED FHD
Asus VivoBook Go 15 L510Windows, clamshell15.6″ LED FHD
Asus VivoBook Flip 14Windows, convertible14″ TN HD or IPS FHD touch
HP Chromebook 14Chromebook, clamshell14″ TN HD or IPS FHD
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How do I make my laptop quieter while playing games? ›

There are several ways.
  1. noise cancelling earphones.
  2. buy a new quiet or fanless laptop.
  3. proper cool your laptop with something like a quiet laptop cooling pad/stand or underclock your components to make them give out less heat.
  4. underclock your fans.

Why is my Asus laptop fan so loud? ›

At this time, you may hear thermal fan spins loudly, especially in a quiet environment. Your computer may overheat because of insufficient air flow due to dust, hair, or debris blocking the air vents.

Can you reduce fan noise on laptop? ›

Most laptops will allow you to control your fan speed using third party software. Some even feature built-in controls. These apps typically enable laptop fan speed adjustments or initialize a cleaning routine to expel dirt and dust. So, in theory, you could reduce the fan noise on your laptop by reducing the speed.

What is the loudest gaming keyboard? ›

If you're looking for a loud and clicky mechanical keyboard, we highly recommend the Drop ALT, Ducky One 2 Mini, Durgod Taurus K320, Redragon K552, or Keychron K6 with a loud clicky switch such as the Cherry MX Blue or Kailh BOX White switch.

Why are 60% keyboards better for gaming? ›

The big benefit of 60% keyboards is its diminutive width, leaving more room for the mouse and generally creating a better ergonomic posture for gaming. Because of its narrower width, gamers are more easily able to position their keyboard in the most comfortable position for them.

Which switches are quietest for gaming? ›

#1 Pick: Gateron Silent Red/Black

Gateron Silent Red and Blacks are both linear switches that are super smooth and super quiet. Gateron switches are known to be budget-friendly, so they make an excellent option for those who don't have a ton to spend on switches.

What is blacklisted laptop? ›

A Blacklist Laptop is a laptop computer that contains useful information regarding both The Engineers and information relating to the Blacklist Attacks.

Will more RAM make my laptop quieter? ›

RAM has practically no effect on the fans, buy what you need.


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