The MAX-15 is one of Eluktronics’ latest gaming laptops and currently holds the title of lightest gaming laptop. Weighing a mere 3.84 pounds , the max -15 has established a new benchmark for gaming laptop, thanks to its featherweight magnesium alloy chassis. Stocked with the latest and most powerful performance specs, the Max-15 , is a beast performer with a beautiful display.
Full Specification of the MAX-15
|Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-Bit|
|Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 8 Cores – 16 Threads (3.3-4.6GHz Max Boost Clock)|
|Memory : 32 GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM (2 Dimm) RAM|
|Display: 15.6″ QHD (2560 x 1440) 165Hz 100% IPS 300 nits IPS Anti-Glare Display|
|Graphics Card: 16GB GDDR6 VRAM NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (Max-P TDP: 115 Watts, OC Options: TGP Adjustable up to 135 Watts + 15 Watts via Dynamic Boost for a maximum of 150 Watts!)|
|Storage: 1TB Ultra Performance PCIe NVMe SSD|
|Storage Expansion: One empty M.2 PCIe bay|
|Wireless : Intel WiFi 6 & Bluetooth 5.1|
|Keyboard: Premium Membrane RGB Backlit Keyboard plus 10-key numeric keypad|
|Light Bar: Customizable RGB Light Bar|
|Mouse: Glass Microsoft Precision (PTP) Touchpad with multi-gesture & scrolling function|
|Webcam: Upright IR Camera with Windows Hello Support & dual digital microphones|
|Ports: 1 USB Type-C Port with DP Connectivity, 1 HDMI x 2.1, 1 USB 3.1 (Gen 2), 2 USB 3.1 (Gen 1), SD Card Reader, 2,500GB Ethernet RJ-45, Audio out & Mic In, Kensington Lock slot|
|Audio: Smart Amplifier + THX Spatial Audio|
|Power: 230 Watt AC Adapter|
|Battery: 4-Cell 62Whr Life Polymer|
|Dimensions: 13.97 x 9.29 x 0.78″|
|Warranty: One Year with lifetime USA based technical support!|
Strengths of the Eluktronics MAX-15 ✔️
- Great performance power
- Excellent heat management
- Decent quality display ( okay refresh rate – excellent colors – good brightness)
- Good battery life for a powerful gaming laptop.
- Great portability (quite thin and extremely light in weight)
- Free of bloatware
- Great keyboard
- Solid build
- Runs relatively quiet while under extreme load
- Nice subtle design
- Eluktronics’ monitoring software provides many control options and is easy to use.
Weaknesses of the Eluktronics MAX-15 ❌
- Ports selection could be better (another USB port would be very useful)
- Takes more than the average time to fully recharge.
- Speakers/ sound quality could be better.
- Touchpad produces a ‘click’ sound which can be annoying.