System76 Oryx Pro vs System76 Serval WS

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 The System76 Oryx Pro is a 17-inch gaming laptop with a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). We are comparing it to the System76 Serval WS, which comes with a 15-inch screen at a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). 

System76 Oryx Pro

  • 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU
  • Switchable Intel and NVIDIA Graphics
  • System76 Open Firmware with coreboot
  • 15" and 17" display options
  • Up to 64 GB of memory

System76 Serval WS

  • 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop CPUs
  • NVIDIA GeForce Graphics
  • Up to 64 GB of Memory
  • Up to 4 TB NVMe Storage
System76 Oryx Pro System76 Serval WS
Screen Size 17-inch 15-inch
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD) 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Screen Info 15.6" or 17.3" FHD (1920x1080) 144 Hz refresh rate, Matte Finish 15.6” FHD (1920x1080) Matte Finished, 120 Hz
Storage 2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), Up to 4 TB total 2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), 1 x 2.5" 7mm height drive, Up to 8 TB total
Operating System Pop!_OS Linux Pop!_OS Linux
Memory Installed 64 64
Notes

Operating System
Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (64-bit)

Firmware
System76 Open Firmware (coreboot, EDK2, System76 Firmware Apps)
System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware

Input
Multitouch Touchpad, Multi-Color Backlit Chicklet US QWERTY Keyboard

Battery
Removable 6 cell Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 62Wh

Charger Dependent on Graphics:
GTX 1660 Ti: 180 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz
RTX 2070: 230 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz

Graphics Card Comparison

GPU Score

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
7304 points
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5487 points
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
5487 points
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2902 points
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
2403 points

Video RAM

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
6 GB
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
6 GB

Memory Bandwidth

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
336 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
288 GB/s

Pixel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
109.4 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
92.16 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
92.16 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
80.64 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
76.32 GP/s

Texel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
314.6 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
207.4 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Serval WS)
207.4 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
201.6 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Serval WS)
152.6 GT/s

Processor Comparison

Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second (Threads x Clock Speed)
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
74.4 GT/s
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
57.6 GT/s
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
43.2 GT/s
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
36.8 GT/s

Turbo Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second, if all cores are running at their turbo speed (Threads x Turbo Clock Speed)
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
103.2 GT/s
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
81.6 GT/s
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
70.4 GT/s
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
50.4 GT/s

Threads

Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
24 Threads
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
16 Threads
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
16 Threads
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
12 Threads

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
3.6 MHz
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
3.6 MHz
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
3.1 MHz
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2.3 MHz

Turbo Speed

Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5.1 MHz
Ryzen 7 3700X
(System76 Serval WS)
4.4 MHz
Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
(System76 Serval WS)
4.3 MHz
Ryzen 5 3600
(System76 Serval WS)
4.2 MHz