Gigabyte U2142 Series

Gigabyte U2142-CF1Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
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Gigabyte U2142-CF1


Gigabyte U2142-CF1Notebook: Gigabyte U2142-CF1
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Gigabyte homepage
 U2142-CF1 (Model)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)


Gigabyte U2142 Ultrabook Convertible Full Review
Source: Ultrabook News English
The Gigabyte U2142 Ultarbook convertible is a well-built device with a great keyboard. The plentiful ports are a major highlight of the U2142 — it’s nice not to have to juggle between three USB devices when you’ve only got two ports (like on all too many Ultrabooks). Two full-size output options (HDMI and VGA) make it easy to use two external displays (along with the built-in display if you’d like) for serious desktop productivity. Performance is spot on in the U2142 and RAM is easily upgradable to extend unit life, thanks to a quick access hatch on the bottom of the device. Battery life is lower than some other options out there, but keep in mind that this is an 11.6-inch unit with a 40Wh battery.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/25/2013
Gigabyte U2142 Unboxing: an 11.6″ Ultrabook Convertible Packed with Ports
Source: Ultrabook News English
The build quality on the U2142 is impressive — not unusual for Gigabtye. The whole unit feels very solid, and the clever combination of brushed metal and plastic makes the U2142 feel premium even though it starts under $1000.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/28/2013
60% Ultrabook mit Tablet-Modus
Source: ITespresso German DE→EN
Positive: very good performance; very good port variety Negative: disappointing input devices
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
Leichtgewichtiger Convertible
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Positive: ultra-light weight Negative: input devices unconvincing
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2013



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.

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 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.

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

1.4 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

1.4 kg:

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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-07- 1 (Update: 2013-07- 1)