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Gigabyte Aorus Series

Gigabyte Aorus 17G XBProcessor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8850H, Intel Comet Lake i7-10875H, Intel Core i7 4700HQ, Intel Core i7 4710HQ, Intel Kaby Lake i7-7820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
Display: 13.90 inch, 15.60 inch, 17.30 inch
Weight: 1.8kg, 2.5kg, 2.7kg, 3.2kg, 3.5kg
Average Score: 78.11% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 95%, features: - %, display: 96%
mobility: 75%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Gigabyte Aorus X7

Specifications

Gigabyte Aorus X7Notebook: Gigabyte Aorus X7
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3.2kg
Links: Gigabyte homepage

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Average Score: 60% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

60% Test Gigabyte Aorus X7 : le PC pour joueurs ultrafin et... ultrabruyant
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/22/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Gigabyte Aorus X3+

Specifications

Gigabyte Aorus X3+Notebook: Gigabyte Aorus X3+
Processor: Intel Core i7 4710HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M
Display: 13.90 inch, 16:9, 3200 x 1800 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: Gigabyte homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Test Gigabyte Aorus X3+ : un portable gamer fin, puissant... et bruyant
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/24/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Gigabyte Aorus X9

Specifications

Gigabyte Aorus X9Notebook: Gigabyte Aorus X9
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i7-7820HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop)
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixels
Weight: 3.5kg
Links: Gigabyte homepage

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Average Score: 78% - good

Average of 5 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

80% Aorus X9 review
Source: Techradar English
With only one hour of battery life and dual Nvidia GTX 1070s, the Aorus X9 should really be considered a foldable desktop rather than a gaming laptop. But, holy hell, is it powerful.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Aorus X9
Source: PC Mag English
It may have some design shortcomings, and the Aorus X9 certainly isn't cheap, but the power of two graphics cards in a fairly slim gaming laptop is an appealing prospect.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Aorus X9 Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Aorus' new 17-inch gaming flagship is powerful, solidly built, overflowing with RGB bling, and slim given its dual GTX 1070 setup. Just mind the very brief battery life, and the usual shortcomings of SLI that might make a single GTX 1080 design a better bet.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Gigabyte Aorus X9 Gaming Laptop: Full, in-depth review
Source: PC World English
With a winning combination of a 4K display, mechanized keyboard and solid performance, the Gigatyte Aorus X9 is almost-certainly going to be the gaming laptop you’ll wish you had.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Gigabyte Aorus X9 Gaming Laptop: Full, in-depth review
Source: Good Gear Guide English
With a winning combination of a 4K display, mechanized keyboard and solid performance, the Gigatyte Aorus X9 is almost-certainly going to be the gaming laptop you’ll wish you had.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
Review: Aorus X9
Source: Hexus English
Bottom line: enthusiast gamers willing to tolerate the foibles of SLI may be inclined to take a gamble with the X9, for everyone else, the sleeker, lighter and better equipped X7 v7 remains the safer bet.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/19/2017
Aorus X9
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Aorus X9 is a stunning machine and embodies the Aorus brand perfectly. The company surely won’t sell many, but as a so-called ‘halo’ product that influences future, more affordable Aorus laptops, it’s brilliant. I’d go as far to say that it ties with the Asus ROG Zephyrus as the most technically impressive laptop at Computex 2017.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2017
Gigabyte's Aorus X9 laughs at affordability
Source: CNet English
It bears the supercar design hallmarks of a lot of portable gaming machines, from the brushed, sweeping curves to the trimmed, carefully cut exhaust vents on top and bottom. It's fitting, because you can look at this sort of computational overkill like you would a performance vehicle. Your average person may not need it, or even know how to use it. But damn, do they want it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/31/2017

 

Gigabyte Aorus X5 V8

Specifications

Gigabyte Aorus X5 V8Notebook: Gigabyte Aorus X5 V8
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8850H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Links: Gigabyte homepage

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Average Score: 87% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

87% Test Gigabyte Aorus X5 V8, Un Nouveau Portable Gaming Puissant : Fiche Technique, Prix Et Date De Sortie
Source: Hitek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 70% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 70%

 

Gigabyte Aorus 17G XB

Specifications

Gigabyte Aorus 17G XBNotebook: Gigabyte Aorus 17G XB
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i7-10875H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
Display: 17.30 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Links: Gigabyte homepage

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Average Score: 86% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

86% Gigabyte AORUS 17G, Review en Español
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 92% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
Review: Gigabyte Aorus 17G XB (Core i7-10875H + RTX 2070 SUPER)
Source: El chapuzas Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; high portability; big screen; powerful hardware; high performance; good ergonomy; decent connectivity; great cooling and silent system. Negative: The location of webcam; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/10/2020
Aorus 17G XB, l'approccio di Gigabyte al mondo dei notebook gaming
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Stylish design; great built quality; big screen; nice connectivity; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/08/2020

 

Comment

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).


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M:

High-End Graphics cards as part of the Geforce 700M series based on the Kepler architecture.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M: High-end graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.

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 RTX 2070 Super Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 2,560 shaders. Runs at reduced clock speeds compared to a laptop RTX 2070 Super to achieve a much lower power consumption. The TGP is specified at 80 Watts and therefore significantly lower than the RTX 2070 Super Mobile (115 Watt).

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile: 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.  

4700HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

4710HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.5 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

Intel Kaby Lake:

i7-7820HK: 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.

Intel Coffee Lake:

i7-8850H: 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++).

Intel Comet Lake:

i7-10875H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 2.3 - 5,1 GHz (all 8 cores up to 4.3 GHz) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).

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


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


1.8 kg:

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

3.5 kg:

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


78.11%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-10- 7 (Update: 2014-10- 7)