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Gigabyte M2432

Specifications

Gigabyte M2432Notebook: Gigabyte M2432
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 1000 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Gigabyte M2432

60% Gigabyte M2432 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
In the $1,049 Gigabyte M2432, consumers get solid overall performance in a stylish package. Those on the go will definitely want to pick up the $79 extended battery. Once you get in that ballpark though, we prefer the $1,199 Dell XPS 14z, which offers better audio and discrete graphics in a thinner package. Those looking to save a few bucks should check out the $899 HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition, which offers a 1600 x 900 display and great speakers, too. While the M2432 is one of the better looking portable multimedia notebooks, its shiny red lid takes it only so far.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/02/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


2520M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.7 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Gigabyte: GIGABYTE Technology is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of computer hardware products best known for its motherboards. Established in 1986, its major customers include custom boutique PC manufacturers such as Alienware. Secondary lines in the company's product portfolio include complete PCs, laptops, optical drives, LCD monitors, keyboards, mice, cooling components, mobile phones and high end mobile phone products (PDA phone, TV phone etc.), networking equipment, power supplies, and a line of barebone mid and full sized ATX computer cases. Gigabyte laptop reviews are rare and the global laptop market share low.


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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HP Envy 14-3000eg Spectre
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HP Pavilion dm4-2101ea
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HP Pavilion dm4-3090se
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Toshiba Satellite U840
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HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2467M
HP Envy 14 Spectre
HD Graphics 3000, Core i5 2467M
Packard Bell EasyNote NX69-HR-343CZ
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2310M
Acer TravelMate 8481T-2463G32nkk
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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Gateway NV47H16v-2352G64Mnkk
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Dell Latitude E5420-210-34990
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2310M, 2.4 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-EG33FX/B
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2350M, 2.3 kg
HP Pavilion dv4-4270us
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2350M, 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite L745-S4130
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2350M, 2.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-03-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)