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Aorus X9 Series

Aorus X9 v7Processor: Intel Core i7 7820HK, Intel Core i7 7820HQ, Intel Core i9 8950HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 3.6kg, 3.634kg, 3.66kg
Price: 3600, 3999 euro
Average Score: 81.15% - good
Average of 14 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: 66%, performance: 91%, features: 69%, display: 93%
mobility: 67%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 60%

 

Aorus X9

Specifications

Aorus X9Notebook: Aorus X9
Processor: Intel Core i7 7820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop) 2x 8192 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixels
Weight: 3.634kg
Price: 3600 euro
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Average Score: 88% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

84.2% Aorus X9 (i7-7820HK, GTX 1070 SLI, QHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Twin Turbo. While most manufacturers give their gaming notebooks only one dedicated graphics unit, Gigabyte has presented its brand-new 17-inch Aorus X9 with two Nvidia GPUs. We will find out whether it makes sense to use a GeForce GTX 1070 in SLI mode or if this feature has more disadvantages than advantages.

Foreign Reviews

88% Test Gigabyte Aorus X9
Source: Hitek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 70% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 80%
88% Test Gigabyte Aorus X9
Source: Hitek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 70% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 80%

 

Aorus X9 DT

Specifications

Aorus X9 DTNotebook: Aorus X9 DT
Processor: Intel Core i9 8950HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) 8192 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3.66kg
Price: 3999 euro
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Average Score: 79% - good

Average of 10 scores (from 16 reviews)

 

85.9% Aorus X9 DT (i9-8950HK, GTX 1080, FHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Coffee Lake on speed. Gigabyte's Aorus X9 DT is a 17-inch high-end notebook with top-of-the-line hardware and an overclockable processor that should run every game smoothly on its FHD display. Let us compare the desktop replacement to other GTX 1080 laptops - which one will prevail?
80% Gigabyte Aorus X9 DT review: A laptop to replace your desktop
Source: Hardware Zone English
In summary, with the recent crop of Max-Q notebooks, you're paying for the design, portability, and performance. But with a laptop that doubles as a desktop replacement, you're really paying for pure performance. A desktop would deliver better performance for less money, but if you fit the profile for needing a desktop replacement notebook, this is precisely why notebooks like the Aorus X9 DT exist.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 65% performance: 85% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80%
80% Gigabyte Aorus X9 DT review: A laptop to replace your desktop
Source: Hardware Zone English
In summary, with the recent crop of Max-Q notebooks, you're paying for the design, portability, and performance. But with a laptop that doubles as a desktop replacement, you're really paying for pure performance. A desktop would deliver better performance for less money, but if you fit the profile for needing a desktop replacement notebook, this is precisely why notebooks like the Aorus X9 DT exist.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 65% performance: 85% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80%
80% Gigabyte Aorus X9 DT review: A laptop to replace your desktop
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Aorus X9 DT is not a bad product. It's a powerhouse that's actually reasonably slim. It's just that it is for gamers on the fringes who want the best performance that a laptop has to offer and have the cash to spare.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 65% performance: 85% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80%
80% Gigabyte Aorus X9 DT review: A laptop to replace your desktop
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Aorus X9 DT is not a bad product. It's a powerhouse that's actually reasonably slim. It's just that it is for gamers on the fringes who want the best performance that a laptop has to offer and have the cash to spare.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 65% performance: 85% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80%
80% Gigabyte Aorus X9 DT review: A laptop to replace your desktop
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Aorus X9 DT is not a bad product. It's a powerhouse that's actually reasonably slim. It's just that it is for gamers on the fringes who want the best performance that a laptop has to offer and have the cash to spare.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 65% performance: 85% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80%
80% Gigabyte Aorus X9 DT review: A laptop to replace your desktop
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Aorus X9 DT is not a bad product. It's a powerhouse that's actually reasonably slim. It's just that it is for gamers on the fringes who want the best performance that a laptop has to offer and have the cash to spare.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 65% performance: 85% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80%
Aorus X9 DT Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
Combines great components to deliver the one of the most impressive portable gaming experiences available.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/03/2018
Aorus X9 DT Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
Combines great components to deliver the one of the most impressive portable gaming experiences available.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/03/2018
85% Aorus X9 DT-CF1 Gaming Laptop Review (i9-8950HK and GTX 1080)
Source: Kitguru English
I’m quite impressed with the Aorus X9 DT. It’s well-built thanks to its aluminium body, and for a laptop with a Core i9 and GTX 1080, it’s actually quite portable. It’s by no means an Ultrabook, but considering the full-fat GTX 1080 chip used inside, I do think it’s impressively slim.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Aorus X9 DT-CF1 Gaming Laptop Review (i9-8950HK and GTX 1080)
Source: Kitguru English
I’m quite impressed with the Aorus X9 DT. It’s well-built thanks to its aluminium body, and for a laptop with a Core i9 and GTX 1080, it’s actually quite portable. It’s by no means an Ultrabook, but considering the full-fat GTX 1080 chip used inside, I do think it’s impressively slim.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
70% Aorus X9 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Aorus X9 fires on all performance cylinders and has a solid keyboard, but very hot temperatures and a disappointing display hold it back.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Aorus X9 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Aorus X9 fires on all performance cylinders and has a solid keyboard, but very hot temperatures and a disappointing display hold it back.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Ein Düsentrieb mit High-End-Ausstattung
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2018
Ein Düsentrieb mit High-End-Ausstattung
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2018
L’Aorus X9 DT perd son SLI mais reste toujours aussi séduisant
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Large screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/06/2018
L’Aorus X9 DT perd son SLI mais reste toujours aussi séduisant
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Large screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/06/2018

 

Aorus X9 v7

Specifications

Aorus X9 v7Notebook: Aorus X9 v7
Processor: Intel Core i7 7820HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixels
Weight: 3.6kg
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Foreign Reviews

[Fiche P4G] Aorus X9 v7
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: High performance; elegant design; comfortable keyboard; decent speakers. Negative: Poor display; low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/19/2018

 

Comment

Aorus:

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).


These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop): Two high-end GTX 1070 in SLI combination. The 3D performance depends on the driver support for the game and may range from 0 - 90% faster than a single GTX 1070.NVIDIA 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.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop): Pascal based high-end mobile graphics card based on a cut down GP104 (like the GTX 1080) and GDDR5 graphics memory. Successor to the GTX 980M with a 10 Watts higher TDP. Similar to the desktop GTX 1070 performance wise, but with more shaders and lower clock speeds.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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.  

7820HK: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.9 - 3.9 GHz. It is the second fastest model of the consumer H-series in the beginning of 2017. The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1100 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake). Compared to the Core i7-7820HQ, the 7820HK lacks business features like vPro or TXT support.7820HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.9 - 3.9 GHz. It is the second fastest model of the consumer H-series in the beginning of 2017. The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1100 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake).Intel Core i9:

8950HK: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.9- 4.8 GHz (4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.6 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

3.66 kg:


81.15%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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