Gigabyte P34G v2


Gigabyte P34G v2Notebook: Gigabyte P34G v2 (P34 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 4096 MB
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.752kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: 65%, display: 85% mobility: 76%, workmanship: 66%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 71%

Reviews for the Gigabyte P34G v2

81% Gigabyte P34G v2 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Speedy Gonzales. Small, fast, but without a sombrero: the v2 successor of Gigabyte's P34G little gaming machine wants to win over gamers with the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M, but it has not changed much in other respects. The technically well-conceived hardware is installed in the familiar casing that, unfortunately, had a few processing flaws in our sample.
100% Gigabyte P34Gv2 gaming laptop
Source: Gadget Show English
Gigabyte has managed to craft an impressive gaming laptop, cramming top specs into a slim chassis that you can easily sling in your bag and take on your commute. It's not just for gamers, as it's a portable powerhouse that will serve anyone who needs plenty of grunt from their daily laptop. We just wish the build quality could be improved, as its plastic chassis screams cheap, while its fans do get awfully loud under heavy load. Still, for the price, you get plenty of muscle that will blast through anything you throw at it, all while being completely portable to boot.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/16/2014
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Gigabyte P34G v2 Ultrablade 14
Source: Digital Versus English
The Gigabyte P34G v2 Ultrablade successfully merges beefy components with a small design. It gives great performance, but buyers will have to be lenient with the fan noise and low battery life. It's just a shame the keyboard isn't suitable for gaming and that the colours aren't more accurate.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Gigabyte P34G v2 mit GeForce GTX 860M
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2014


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

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

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

4700HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

14.0": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.752 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

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.

87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

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

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Gigabyte P34G v2-CF2
Core i7 4710HQ

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Cyberpower Xplorer X3-9100
Core i7 4710HQ, 13.3", 2.1 kg
» Lenovo Y50-70 59-422475
Core i7 4700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70
Core i5 4200H, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Eurocom M4
Core i7 4940MX, 13.3", 2 kg
» Eurocom Shark 3
Core i7 4940MX, 15.6", 2.7 kg
» MSI GS60 2PC-077RU
Core i7 4700HQ, 15.6", 2 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y50
Core i7 4700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» MSI GS60-2PC-005UK
Core i7 4700HQ, 15.6", 2 kg
» MSI GE60 2PE-062CZ
Core i7 4700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» MSI GS60
Core i7 4700MQ, 15.6", 1.9 kg
» MSI GE60-2PE-029UK
Core i7 4700HQ, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» MSI GE70-2PEi716SR21B
Core i7 4700HQ, 17.3", 3 kg
» Schenker XMG P304
Core i7 4810MQ, 13.3", 2.07 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Acer Aspire E5-471G-527B
GeForce 820M, Core i5 4210U
» HP Envy 4-1120SW
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U
» Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14-59420166
GeForce 820M, Core i5 4210U
» Dell Inspiron 14-544
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» HP ProBook 640-F1Q08ES
HD Graphics 4600, Core i7 4702MQ
» Asus VivoBook S451LA-CA045H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U
» Maingear Pulse 14 2014
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4702MQ
» Razer Blade 14 (2014)
GeForce GTX 870M, Core i7 4702HQ
» Lenovo IdeaPad S415 Touch
Radeon HD 8570M, A-Series A4-5000
» Acer Travelmate Pro TMP645-MG
Radeon HD 8750M, Core i5 4200U
» HP Chromebook 14-Q000Er
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U
» Asus ASUSPRO Advanced Bu401La
Iris Graphics 5100, Core i7 4558U
» Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-121
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4600U
» HP Pavilion 14-q030sg
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U
» Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch-G2
HD Graphics 5000, Core i7 4550U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06-19 (Update: 2014-06-19)