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Gigabyte Aero 15X v8

Specifications

Gigabyte Aero 15X v8
Gigabyte Aero 15X v8 (Aero 15 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q - 8192 MB, Core: 1215 MHz, Memory: 8000 MHz, GDDR5, ForceWare 388.92, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, SO-DIMM DDR4-2666, Single-Channel, 1 of 2 slots used, max. 32 GB
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, LGD05C0, IPS, Full-HD, 144 Hz, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM370
Storage
Toshiba NVMe THNSN5512GPU7, 512 GB 
, M.2-SSD
Soundcard
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Cannon Lake PCH
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combo headphone/microphone, Card Reader: SD,SDHC,SDXC, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Realtek Gaming GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18 x 356 x 250 ( = 0.71 x 14.02 x 9.84 in)
Battery
94.24 Wh, 6200 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: 2.0, Keyboard: Chiclet RGB, Keyboard Light: yes, 215 W power supply, driver DVD, user guide, warranty information, additional tools, Adobe Reader XI, MS Office Trial, XSplit Broadcaster Trial, XSplit Gamecaster Trial, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.077 kg ( = 73.26 oz / 4.58 pounds), Power Supply: 566 g ( = 19.97 oz / 1.25 pounds)
Price
2500 EUR

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82.2% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 86%, features: 70%, display: 91% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 72%

Reviews for the Gigabyte Aero 15X v8

88% Gigabyte Aero 15X v8 (i7-8750H, GTX 1070 Max-Q, Full-HD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Now with six cores. With Intel’s new Coffee-Lake architecture now being released, manufacturers upgrade their existing models. Gigabyte’s new Aero 15X v8 inherits the predecessor's slim bezel, but adds a 144 Hz panel and a hex-core processor.
75% Gigabyte Aero 15X notebook review: Small improvements go a long way
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Aero 15X is a well-designed laptop with all the features gamers and creative professionals could need. It’s just a pity it doesn’t perform as well as its spec sheet suggests it should.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 75% performance: 75% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Gigabyte Aero 15 v8 (2018) (i7-8750H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
Packs powerful components into a slim 14-inch chassis for a neat balance of work and play.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Gigabyte Aero 15X v8 Review
Source: Techspot English
I’d still recommend the Aero 15X as it has a lot of strengths and the memory bandwidth issue is pretty easy to rectify, but there is more intense competition this time around and I’m very curious to see what Asus and MSI’s competing laptops provide when I check them out in the coming weeks.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Gigabyte Aero 15X v8 (2018) review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Gigabyte Aero 15X is a fantastic gaming laptop for those who want something they can carry around the house easily or take around to use as a day-to-day laptop too.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
70% Gigabyte Aero 15X (2018) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Gigabyte Aero 15X is a sleek machine with strong gaming performance, but its quiet speakers and dim display hold it back from being amazing.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Review: GIGABYTE Aero 15X Laptop
Source: Unlocked Newegg English
The Aero 15 was one of our favorite do everything laptops from 2017, and the Aero 15X is better. The inclusion of an updated CPU and GPU, along with the higher refresh rate panel, has made a great gaming/production laptop into a strong contender for portable workhorse of the year.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2018
89% Gigabyte Aero 15X review: The best lightweight gaming laptop yet
Source: Engadget English
All that said, with the launch of Intel's new high-performance laptop CPU's, a wave of lightweight, powerful laptops arrived this week from ASUS, MSI, Samsung and others. The new ASUS ROG Zephyrus M laptop, for instance, has nearly identical specs to the Gigabyte Aero 15X, with the same eighth-gen Core i7 CPU, GTX 1070 Max-Q graphics and 144Hz screen. The same goes for MSI's GS65 "Stealth Thin" laptop, so Gigabyte has a lot of high-powered competition incoming.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 89%
Gigabyte Aero 15 first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Aero 15 is an impressive machine that on paper at least has the capability to be a contender for gaming laptop of the year. If it can deliver on its opening promise with regards to performance and battery life, it could be a great option for cash-rich gamers looking for a portable device that can be used for competitive gaming as well as creative/office work.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/03/2018
90% Gigabyte Aero 15X v8 (2018) review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Gigabyte Aero 15X is a fantastic gaming laptop for those who want something they can carry around the house easily or take around to use as a day-to-day laptop too.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Gigabyte AERO 15: Gigabyte's best gaming tech trickles down into a solid package
Source: Good Gear Guide English
If the experience and specs that Gigabyte were pitching with the Aorus X9 was compelling to you but the price-tag was not. The company’s AERO 15 might just do the trick.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Review: Gigabyte Aero 15X (8th Gen)
Source: Hexus English
the Core i7-8750H is a welcome upgrade, but consider a second stick of RAM and a clean install of Windows if you wish to elevate the 8th Gen Aero 15X from good to great.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2018
80% Gigabyte AERO 15: Gigabyte's best gaming tech trickles down into a solid package
Source: PC World English
If the experience and specs that Gigabyte were pitching with the Aorus X9 was compelling to you but the price-tag was not. The company’s AERO 15 might just do the trick.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Gigabyte Aero 15X v8 Erstes Notebook mit Coffee Lake H
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2018
Portátil para juegos 15,6": Gigabyte Aero 15X V8 [GA-C107F516-ES-B05]
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; nice display; solid workmanship; waterproof; high autonomy. Negative: Noisy under loads; mediocre speakers; overheats while using; heavy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2018
[Fiche P4G] Gigabyte Aero 15X v8 (2018)
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; high autonomy; great built quality; comfortable keyboard; elegant design; nice display. Negative: Noisy under loads; overheats while using; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/08/2018
Review Gigabyte Aero 15X v8: Kencang, Tipis, dan Terjangkau dengan Core i7 8750H
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; metal case; high gaming performance; long battery life. Negative: Mediocre design; overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2018

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q: Efficient high end graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP104 chip as the normal GTX 1070 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 15% lower performance but 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.
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.  
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.
15.6":

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.
2.077 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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).


82.2%: 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.
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-04- 4 (Update: 2018-04- 4)