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Gigabyte S Series

Gigabyte S1185Processor: Intel Atom N570, Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 10.1 inch, 11.6 inch
Weight: 0.85kg, 1kg
Price: 600, 700 euro
Average Score: 71.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 49%, features: 73%, display: 65%
mobility: 89%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 49%, emissions: 78%

 

Gigabyte S1080

Specifications

Gigabyte S1080Notebook: Gigabyte S1080
Processor: Intel Atom N570
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels
Weight: 0.85kg
Price: 600 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Links: Gigabyte homepage
 S (Series)

 

73% Review Gigabyte S1080 Tablet/MID | Notebookcheck
Shelf Warmer. Gigabyte is well-known for its mainboards and graphic cards. The manufacturer has even released a Windows tablet with an Atom processor. Read the following review to find out more about this Gigabyte gadget and our opinion thereof.
Gigabyte S1080 Windows 7 Tablet Review
Source: Netbooknews.com English
If you’re looking for a Windows 7 tablet with great connectivity and you don’t mind it doubling as a hand heater, then the Gigabyte S1080 should be a top pick among Windows 7 tablets.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2011

 

Gigabyte S1185

Specifications

Gigabyte S1185Notebook: Gigabyte S1185
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 1kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Gigabyte homepage
 S (Series)
 S1185 (Model)

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

70% Gigabyte S1185 review: Windows 8 tablet for business users
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s certainly room for improvement in the S1185’s battery life. However, its strong performance and unusual optical mouse sensor could appeal to professional users who need a mobile PC that they can hold in both hands and use on the move.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/29/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 60% features: 80% workmanship: 80%

 

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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.


These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150: Integrated (shared memory) graphics card in the intel Atom N4xx CPUs. Minimally faster than an old GMA 950 and therefore not suited for 3D games or HD videos (only MPEG2 acceleration).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

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


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).

N570: Dual core Atom processor with a slightly higher clock rate than the Atom N550 and therefore still slower than the CULV processors.

Intel Core i5:

3337U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.8 - 2.7 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.


10.1: The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions.

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


0.85 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

1 kg:


71.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G1
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3437U, 1.4 kg
Asus Taichi 21-CW005H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.25 kg
Acer Travelmate X313-M-6824
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 0.8 kg
Acer Iconia W701
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 1 kg
Samsung ATIV Tab 7 XE700T1C-G01DE
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 0.9 kg
Acer Aspire P3-171-3322Y4G12AS
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 1.4 kg
Toshiba Portege Z10t-A-106
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3439Y, 1.5 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s-59377342
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire P3-171-6408
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 1.4 kg
Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3427U, 1.13 kg
Acer Aspire P3-171-3322Y2G06as
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 1.338 kg
Toshiba Portege Z10t
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 1.435 kg
Gigabyte U2142-CF1
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 1.4 kg
HP EliteBook Revolve 810
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3437U, 1.352 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3427U, 2.5 kg
Acer Aspire P3
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 1.4 kg
MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 1.16 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Panasonic Toughbook CF-195HAAXMG
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3340M, 10.1", 2.3 kg
HP Split 13-m006tu x2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 13.3", 1.1 kg
Asus Transformer Book T300
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire R7-571-53334G75ass
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4006H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 13.3", 1.9 kg
HP Split x2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 13.3", 2.3 kg
Asus Taichi 31-CX018H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3537U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4032P
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 13.3", 1 kg
Toshiba Satellite U920t-102
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U, 12.5", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite U920t-104
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 12.5", 1.5 kg
Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4005H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3517U, 13.3", 1.9 kg
Dell XPS 18
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 18.4", 2.332 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-09- 8 (Update: 2013-09- 8)