Gigabyte P57X v6


Gigabyte P57X v6
Gigabyte P57X v6 (P57 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) - 8192 MB, Core: 1443 - 1645 MHz, Memory: 8000 MHz,, Yes; Intel HD Graphics 530
16384 MB 
, DDR4 2133 MHz
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 127 PPI, no, LGD0469, IPS, glossy: no
Intel Sunrise Point HM170
Transcend MTS800 256GB M.2 (TS256GMTS800), 256 GB 
, + secondary HGST Travelstar 7K1000 HTS721010A9E630
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Sunrise Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Headphones + Microphone, Card Reader: SD
Realtek Gaming GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1 + LE
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 31 x 418 x 296 ( = 1.22 x 16.46 x 11.65 in)
75.81 Wh, 6830 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 1 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 2 Watt x 2, front/bottom mounted, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
3.246 kg ( = 114.5 oz / 7.16 pounds), Power Supply: 938 g ( = 33.09 oz / 2.07 pounds)
1999 USD Euro


Average Score: 81.3% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 94%, features: 68%, display: 86% mobility: 64%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 75%

Reviews for the Gigabyte P57X v6

82.6% Gigabyte P57X v6 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Plain, yet Pascal. Gigabyte hasn’t changed much in their latest refresh of the P57 series gaming machines, but the big headliner here is the introduction of newer NVIDIA Pascal architecture GPUs. With a GTX 1070 in charge, is the P57X v6 likely to turn any heads?
80% Gigabyte P57X V6 Reviewed – So-so looks, awesome performance
Source: Htxt Africa English
It may not look amazing, but the P57X's performance matches that of much more expensive gaming laptops. It's brilliant for laptop gamers who want to save a few bucks while still getting great performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/09/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Gigabyte P57X v6: il notebook da gaming con GeForce GTX 1070
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; solid workmanship; excellent display. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2016


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop): Pascal based high-end mobile graphics card based on a cut down GP104 (like the GTX 1080) and GDDR5 graphics memory. Successor to the GTX 980M with a 10 Watts higher TDP. Similar to the desktop GTX 1070 performance wise, but with more shaders and lower clock speeds. 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.  
6700HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

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.
3.246 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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.

In the notebook sector, Gigabyte is a medium player and does not belong to the Top 10 manufacturers globally. There are many reviews on Gigabyte laptops with average ratings, but there are only few reviews on Gigabyte tablets. Gigabyte does not play a role in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

81.3%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-12-23 (Update: 2016-12-23)