Gigabyte Q1580V

Specifications

Gigabyte Q1580VNotebook: Gigabyte Q1580V (Q Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6400
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 750 euro
price: - %, performance: 60%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 60%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Gigabyte Q1580V

Foreign Reviews

Gigabyte Q1580V
Source: Hardware.info Dutch NL→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2009
Rating: performance: 60% mobility: 60%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS: Slower clocked 9600M GT and therefore a bit slower and cooler. In conjunction with an 9100M the 9600M GS is able to use HybridPower to save current.

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.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T6400: Entry level dual core processor based on the Penryn core with only 2 MB level 2 cache and a low clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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.


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

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

» Samsung P560-54P
Core 2 Duo P8400
» Samsung P560-54G
Core 2 Duo T5800
» Asus M50VM
Core 2 Duo T9400
» Toshiba Satellite Pro L300D
Core 2 Duo T9500
» HP Pavilion dv5t
Core 2 Duo T9400

Notebooks with the same GPU

» HP TouchSmart IQ830
Core 2 Duo P7450, 25.5", 16 kg
» Medion P6618
Core 2 Duo T6600, 16.0", 3 kg
» Medion P8610
Core 2 Duo T5800, 18.4", 3.8 kg
» Acer Aspire 6930G
Core 2 Duo P8400, 16.0", 3.8 kg
» Asus X83VM
Core 2 Duo P8400, 14.1", 2.6 kg
» Medion P6612
Core 2 Duo P7350, 16.0", 3.5 kg
» HP Pavilion dv7-1025nr
Core 2 Duo P7350, 17.0", 3.6 kg
» Asus M70VM
Core 2 Duo T9400, 17.1", 4.4 kg

Laptops with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2011-10
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» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2011-02 (MC721LL/A)
Radeon HD 6490M, Core i7 2635QM
» Apple Macbook Pro 15 inch 2011-02
Radeon HD 6750M, Core i7 2720QM
» LG Haier R450
Mirage 3 671MX, Pentium Dual Core T4400
» Gigabyte Q1580M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T6500
» ZAReason Verix
GeForce GTS 250M, Core i7 620M
» HP Pavilion dv5t
GeForce 8600M GT, Core 2 Duo T9400
» Toshiba Satellite L300-2C7
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M, Pentium Dual Core T4300
» MSI GX640-098US
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 430M
» Sony Vaio VPC-B11V9EB
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core i5 520M
» HP Compaq 6730b
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, Core 2 Duo T9600
» MSI GX640-i5447LW7P
Mobility Radeon HD 5850, Core i5 430M
» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch i7 2010-04
GeForce GT 330M, Core i7 620M
» Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch 2010-04
GeForce GT 330M, Core i5 520M
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-09- 6 (Update: 2012-05-26)