Gigabyte X11


Gigabyte X11Notebook: Gigabyte X11 (X11 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1kg
Price: 1000 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Average Score: 67.75% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 81%, features: 50%, display: 90% mobility: 90%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Gigabyte X11

50% Review: GIGABYTE X11
Source: PC Authority English
Squeezing so much into a sub-1kg chassis is impressive, but Gigabyte has made too many compromises. The noisy fan and high temperatures are due to a chassis pushed to the limits of its thermal capabilities, and poor build and ergonomics undermine its appeal. It’s light and powerful, but the X11 is too rough around the edges.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 50%
50% Gigabyte X11 review
Source: PC Pro English
Squeezing this much power into a sub-1kg chassis is an impressive feat, but it’s clear that Gigabyte has had to make far too many compromises along the way. The noisy fan and high temperatures are symptomatic of a chassis pushed right to the limits of its thermal capabilities, and the poor ergonomics and build serve to further undermine its appeal. It’s light and powerful, but at £1,000, this Ultrabook is simply far too rough around the edges.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/22/2012
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 67% features: 50% ergonomy: 50%
Hands on: Gigabyte X11 Ultrabook review
Source: Techradar English
The Gigabyte X11 will arrive in the UK in mid-September, with a suggested retail price of £999 (around $1,580) – giving retailers the scope to change the price if they wish. Stay tuned to TechRadar for the full Gigabyte X11 Ultrabook review, coming as soon as we get our hands on a test sample.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2012
80% Gigabyte X11 review
Source: CNet English
With ultrabooks dropping left, right and centre, to stand out, a new model has to be the best-est at something. The Gigabyte X11 is not only ridiculously lightweight and slim, it also packs enough power under the hood to tackle demanding tasks. If Gigabyte can sort out a couple of small issues with the keyboard and trackpad before it goes on sale, it's a seriously good product to consider buying.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Gigabyte X11 pictures and hands-on
Source: Pocket Lint English
Gigabyte has unveiled the Gigabyte X11, a new extremely light Ultrabook that weights just 975g, and Pocket-lint was at the launch to have a quick play with the lighter than light model.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/31/2012

Foreign Reviews

91% Weltweit leichtestes Ultrabook
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/19/2012
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 85%
Gigabyte X11 Review – Das leichteste Ultrabook
Source: Ultrabook King German DE→EN
Positive: extraordinary weight; very good performance and mobility Negative: incomplete input equipment; average emissions and workmanship
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/26/2012
Gigabyte на Computex 2012: самый легкий ультрабук и новые смартфоны
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2012


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.

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

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

3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

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

1 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.

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.

67.75%: 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
Core i5 3437U, 1.4 kg
» Asus Taichi 21-CW005H
Core i5 3317U, 1.25 kg
» Acer Travelmate X313-M-6824
Core i3 3229Y, 0.8 kg
» Acer Iconia W701
Core i5 3337U, 1 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z10t-A-111
Core i5 3339Y, 1.5 kg
» Samsung ATIV Tab 7 XE700T1C-G01DE
Core i5 3317U, 0.9 kg
» Acer Aspire P3-171-3322Y4G12AS
Core i3 3229Y, 1.4 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z10t-A-106
Core i5 3439Y, 1.5 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s-59377342
Core i5 3339Y, 1.3 kg
» Acer Aspire P3-171-6408
Core i3 3229Y, 1.4 kg
» Gigabyte S1185
Core i5 3337U, 1 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130-NZU8CGE
Core i3 3217U, 1.5 kg
» Acer Aspire P3-171-5333Y4G12as
Core i5 3339Y, 0.8 kg
» Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2
Core i5 3427U, 1.13 kg
» MSI S20-0M-009PL
Core i5 3337U, 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire P3-171-3322Y2G06as
Core i3 3229Y, 1.338 kg
» Asus UX21A-K1004H
Core i5 3317U, 1.1 kg
» Acer Iconia W700P-53334G12as
Core i5 3317U, 1 kg
» Toshiba WT310
Core i5 3339Y, 0.825 kg
» Asus Taichi 21-CW009H
Core i7 3517U, 1.25 kg
» Acer Aspire S7-191-53334G12ASS
Core i5 3337U, 1 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z10t
Core i5 3339Y, 1.435 kg
» Gigabyte U2142-CF1
Core i5 3337U, 1.4 kg
» HP EliteBook Revolve 810
Core i5 3437U, 1.352 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Helix
Core i5 3427U, 2.5 kg
» Acer Aspire P3
Core i5 3339Y, 1.4 kg
» MSI S20-i541 UltraSlider
Core i5 3337U, 1.16 kg
» Medion Akoya E6232-MD99222
Core i3 3120M, 2.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-06- 6 (Update: 2012-06- 6)