Stunning dual-screen display effect ROG Ice Blade dual-screen gaming experience evaluation

ROG recently released a ROG Ice Blade dual-screen flagship gaming notebook with the ultimate performance. This laptop is absolutely top-notch in hardware configuration, and it also shines in the industrial design. At the moment of opening the A side, It will definitely make you scream “Wow!” The dual-screen design can be described with ingenious workmanship. Today we will take a look at this top-level dual-screen game book on the market that sells for nearly 50,000 yuan (USD $7143) .

In order to cater to the preferences of young users who are pursuing minimalism, the A side of the ROG Ice Blade dual screen adopts a minimalist design, with only a tangent line designed on the diagonal. Although this tangent line is flat, it gives people The visual effect is very three-dimensional, as if the A side is composed of two pieces, and in the upper right corner is ROG’s “Eye of Prodigal” logo.

The hinge is turned on, and the secondary screen is raised for demonstration

When we turn on the laptop, we see two screens. When we open the A side, the internal special mechanical parts will automatically support the secondary screen, and the 13° inclination angle design is ergonomic, allowing us to watch the secondary screen. More comfortable.

On the screen, the main screen ROG Ice Blade dual screen uses a resolution of 1920*1080, a screen size of 15.6 inches, and the large refresh rate of this screen is 300Hz, the response time is 3ms, and it supports G-Sync screen protection. The tearing technology allows players to enjoy an extremely silky smooth game experience.

The most interesting part is this secondary screen. This secondary screen is called ScreenPad Plus by ROG. The screen resolution is 3840*1110, and this screen supports touch operation, and the touch operation of this screen is delicate and touch Accurate and smooth daily use experience. The default wallpaper on the screen is a very cool animated wallpaper with a sense of futuristic technology, which makes the whole game book full of style and brings out the absolutely cool.

ScreenPad Plus touch demo

There is a secondary screen switch in the lower right corner of the keyboard area. We can use this button to turn on and off the secondary screen. When we don’t want the secondary screen to be displayed, we can use this button to turn off the secondary screen with one key. The experience is smooth.

In terms of daily applications, we can not only play games on the main screen, but also view game guides on the secondary screen. At the same time, for many users who need to broadcast live, we can also watch the live broadcast room on the main screen or the talent show, and the secondary screen to watch the live broadcast room and interact with friends And because the hardware configuration of this notebook has reached its peak, this gaming notebook can be used as a designer-specific notebook. The 100% sRGB color gamut of the screen is more outstanding in color performance, and it can be set on the secondary screen. The toolbar improves our work efficiency. At the same time, the resolution of the secondary screen is 4K. Now the display effect is more delicate, allowing us to see more details of the screen.

Photoshop demo

Not only PS software, in fact, the expansion of multiple screens is also very convenient for Premiere video editing software. When using, you can put the sequence or timeline in the lower part, and the upper part of the screen is used to display the playback screen, which is effective Improve the utilization of our screens, and ROG ScreenPad Plus’s excellent touch experience can also effectively improve our work efficiency.

In order to better improve our user experience, when we drag the application on the home screen, the display box will appear directly on the screen to move to the next part, one-click operation, very simple.

In terms of interfaces, ROG Ice Blade dual-screen gaming notebook provides 1 standard network port, 1 HDMI port, 3 USB 3.2 ports, and 1 Thunderbolt 3 port. There is also a separate headphone and microphone interface, and through HDMI and The full-featured Thunderbolt 3 interface can also be connected to two more external displays. If you count the two screens of the notebook, you can easily achieve quad-screen display to meet the expansion needs of more usage scenarios.

As for the keyboard, ROG uses the full keyboard AURA lighting effect. Players can switch the lighting according to their preferences, and if an external device is used, it can also achieve AURA lighting effect linkage.

We can adjust the brightness of the keyboard’s backlight through “Fn+direction keys”, and at the same time adjust the keyboard’s lighting effects.

As for the small keyboard, ROG Ice Blade dual screen adopts a digital keyboard and touchpad integrated design. Through the switch button on the keyboard, you can switch between different input states. This is still very cool, and this technology is also before. Used on the ice blade.

In addition, in terms of heat dissipation performance, the AAS Plus wind tunnel technology and keyboard down-to-down design are used to effectively improve the heat dissipation performance of the whole machine, allowing the heat to be discharged faster, and the upgraded cooling fan, each fan has 83 fins, The air output is larger, with Violent Bear Liquid Gold, the heat dissipation effect is very outstanding.

Experience summary: After the overall experience, ROG dual screen gives me the first impression that it is amazing, extremely cool dual screen design, the moment you open it, don’t be too cool. The advantage of dual screen is that in terms of applications, it allows us to watch more information at the same time. In application scenarios such as games, live broadcasts, and video post-production, whether it is visual effects or in terms of efficiency and speed, dual screens bring The advantage here is very obvious. In terms of appearance design, the notebook is very thin and light as a whole. I can’t help but sigh that with such a powerful hardware, the body is made so thin and light. It stands out in terms of portability. It also fully reflects ROG’s profound design skills!

Performance test: Play various games with ultimate performance

In terms of hardware, I got this ROG ice-blade dual screen, using Intel Core 10th generation processor Core i9-10980HK, the CPU adopts an eight-core sixteen-thread design, the default main frequency is 2.4GHz, and the dynamics can be accelerated to 5.3 GHz, outstanding performance.

In terms of graphics card, this game is equipped with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super with Max-Q design graphics card. Needless to say, the performance is definitely the flagship gaming graphics card.

In terms of storage, it is 32GB DDR4 3200MHz high-speed dual-channel memory and 2TB PCIe high-performance hard disk. Let’s take the actual performance.

Before the test starts, we connect the external power supply and turn on the high-performance mode. For the game test, we use the in-game Benchmark to record the number of game frames.

In the 3DMARK test session, the running score of the graphics card is shown in the figure above. The performance is outstanding. The graphics card scores more than 3W points, which can run all the games currently on the market absolutely smoothly.

In the CINEBENCH R15 test, the ROG Ice Blade dual screen has a multi-core score of 1921cb and a single-core frame number of 234cb; in the CINEBENCH R20 test project, the multi-core score of this game is 4243pts, and the single-core score is 531pts, which is excellent. .

In terms of storage, the 2TB solid state drive equipped with ROG Ice Blade dual screen has a sequential write performance of 3,51.59MB/S and a sequential write performance of 3399.58MB/S; the dual-channel memory has a reading performance of 43532MB/S, and the write performance At 45249MB/S, the performance is excellent, and it is the top configuration in the game book.

In the actual game test, the special effects of the game are all the highest, the average frame number of “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey” is 61, the game frame number of “Tomb Raider: Shadow” is 111, and the average frame number of “Far Cry” is 111. It meets the requirements of absolutely smooth operation, and the actual gaming experience is excellent.

Written at the end: ROG Ice Blade’s appearance is impeccable, and the concept-level dual-screen design allows us to see the secondary screen when we lift up the A side. The visual experience is simply bursting. At the same time, the powerful hardware configuration, the tenth generation Core i9+ The configuration of RTX 2080S allows this game to play all the games currently on the market. At the same time, its extremely thin and light design and AAS PLUS wind tunnel technology make the whole machine more portable and heat dissipation performance, which is also nearly 50,000 yuan (USD $7143) The price of RMB makes this game destined to be owned by only a few people.