Aorus 15 X9
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Aorus 15 X9
11 percent smaller, 11 percent lighter, and at least 17 percent faster graphics performance. The Aorus 15 is the long-awaited update to the aging Aorus X5 series albeit with a few auxiliary features missing.
Source: Trusted Reviews Archive.org version
The Aorus features decent components throughout, plus its ergonomically better than rivals, too. It’s far too loud, though, and suffers some build quality issues – as well as a screen with mediocre contrast. The Aorus has plenty of power, but if you’re looking for a brilliant all-rounder then this isn’t it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/16/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Tech Advisor Archive.org version
The full-power RTX 2070 is the start of the show. It’s got enough power to play anything at 1080p, and enough ability to handle the 144Hz screen and Nvidia ray-tracing. It also opens a solid lead over the RTX 2070 Max-Q included in most rivals.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Hardwareheaven Archive.org version
Our Aorus 15 X9 review demonstrates just how good the full-power, mobile RTX 2070 is – especially when compared to the Max-Q version used in the Razer and in numerous other machines. The RTX 2070 inside the Aorus is significantly quicker than the Razer’s GPU in all gaming benchmarks, which means it’s got enough power to today’s top-tier games – alongside ample grunt for high refresh-rate gaming and ray-tracing.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/29/2019
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Compared to the desktop variant, the GPU is clocked lower. The refresh version in April 2020 bears the same name, but is slightly higher clocked.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.
The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Aorus is a brand of Gigabyte Technology, a Taiwanese company that specializes in manufacturing computer hardware and accessories. Aorus was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. The logo is a falcon head, as the name Aorus is derived from the ancient Egyptian falcon god Horus. The Aorus brand focuses on developing high-end gaming products such as gaming laptops, gaming monitors, gaming mice, keyboards and other accessories. Aorus products are designed to enhance the gaming experience. The brand also has a strong presence in the e-sports community and sponsors many professional e-sports teams and events.
78.53%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
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