Aorus X7 DT v8
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Aorus X7 DT v8
Lift-off. The current AORUS X7 DT is one of the fastest gaming laptops on the market. The new model, the X7 DT v8, packs an Intel Coffee Lake hexa-core processor, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU and a 144 Hz display. Find out in this review whether AORUS has done enough to put the X7 DT v8 at the pinnacle of gaming laptops.
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Positive: Elegant design; large screen; powerful hardware; comfortable keyboard; nice connectivity. Negative: Relatively high price; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/02/2018
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Positive: Good price; beautiful design; decent hardware; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/06/2018
Source: Portables4Gamers FR→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; metal case; large screen. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/01/2018
CommentNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop): Pascal based laptop graphics card using GDDR5 graphics memory. Should offer a similar performance to the deskto GTX 1080. However, there is also a more power efficient "Max-Q" version that performs worse than the normal GTX1080 and is used in thin and light laptops.
These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.
8850H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.3 GHz (4.1 GHz with 4 cores, 4 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.
This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
This company was founded as a subsidiary of Gigabyte in Tawain in 2014. The logo is a falcon head, since the name Aorus is derived from the ancient Egyptian falcon god Horus. Aorus primarily produces gaming laptops as well as computer accessories.
Since the market shares are still low, there are also few reviews. However, the products achieve relatively good ratings (as of 2016).
87.1%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.