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Gigabyte Aero 15 Y9-9UK4720P

Specifications

Gigabyte Aero 15 Y9-9UK4720P
Gigabyte Aero 15 Y9-9UK4720P (Aero 15 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i9-8950HK 6 x 2.9 - 4.8 GHz, Coffee Lake-H
Graphics adapter
Memory
65536 MB 
, DDR4-2666
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 282 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Storage
2TB M.2 PCIe
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Wireless Network Adapter (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18.9 x 356.4 x 250 ( = 0.74 x 14.03 x 9.84 in)
Battery
94 Wh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 10 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2 kg ( = 70.55 oz / 4.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
5400 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 86.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 85%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 90%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Gigabyte Aero 15 Y9-9UK4720P

88% Gigabyte Aero 15 Y9 review: RTX 2080 performance, at a price
Source: Engadget English
That's not Gigabyte's fault, though. It took the components it had and made a well-designed, fast and lightweight laptop that can grind through the most challenging games and content-creation chores. The company made it even better with tweaks to the touchpad and elsewhere, and the only shortcoming in this particular model (or any 4K laptop) is the battery life. It's also costly, but again, the price should hold up to rivals. Overall, the Aero 15 Y9 is an easy laptop to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 88%
85% Gigabyte Aero 15Y review: A portable GeForce RTX 2080 powerhouse
Source: Hardware Zone English
Having said all that, I really have few complaints about the Aero 15Y as a whole, and I think it will be very competitive going forward. I just wish Gigabyte was offering a version with a GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q and a 1080p 144Hz display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 75% performance: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 2,944 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Runs at reduced clock speeds compared to a laptop RTX 2080 to achieve a much lower power consumption.

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

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


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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


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.

In the notebook sector, Gigabyte is a medium player and does not belong to the Top 10 manufacturers globally. There are many reviews on Gigabyte laptops with average ratings, but there are only few reviews on Gigabyte tablets. Gigabyte does not play a role in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).


86.5%: 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.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-03- 6 (Update: 2019-03- 6)