Gigabyte P57X v7


Gigabyte P57X v7
Gigabyte P57X v7 (P57 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) - 8192 MB, Core: 1443 - 1645 MHz, Memory: 8000 MHz, - nVIDIA ForceWare 375.86
32768 MB 
, DDR4-2400, dual-channel (16 GB x 2)
17.3 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 255 PPI, no, SHP145E, IPS, glossy: no
Transcend MTS800 256GB M.2 (TS256GMTS800), 256 GB 
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Sunrise Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Kopfhörer- / Mikrofon-Ports, Card Reader: SD
Realtek Gaming GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 31 x 418 x 296 ( = 1.22 x 16.46 x 11.65 in)
75.81 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Webcam: HD 720p
Primary Camera: 1 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 2 x 2 W Lautsprecher, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
3.412 kg ( = 120.35 oz / 7.52 pounds), Power Supply: 938 g ( = 33.09 oz / 2.07 pounds)



Average Score: 78.08% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 90%, features: 67%, display: 84% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Gigabyte P57X v7

82.3% Gigabyte P57X v7 Gaming Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Marginally improved. Not much has changed since the last Gigabyte P57X we reviewed. But with a newer Kaby Lake CPU, more RAM, and a greatly improved 4K display, is this perhaps the one to own?
70% Gigabyte P57Xv7 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Gigabyte P57Xv7-KL3K3 gets a lot of things right. It's slim, light design makes it one of the few portable desktop replacements on the market. The system's QHD display is bright, accurate and plenty vivid, and thanks to its Core i7 processor and Nvidia GTX 1070 GPU, this machine can keep pace with the big boys. And I'm a big fan of swappable drives. However, for $1,999, I want better battery life and audio quality.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Gigabyte P57X v7-CF1 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The P57X isn't as extravagant as some rivals, but it offers huge power and bolsters its performance with a solid 4K screen and solid build quality. The keyboard and battery life are a little underwhelming, but this is a laptop with no major problems. That, and the reasonable price, makes it one of the best big gaming laptops on the market.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
80% Gigabyte P57X v7-CF1
Source: Hardwareheaven English
The Gigabyte P57X isn’t the flashiest gaming laptop, but it trades RGB lighting and silly design elements for good performance in several key departments.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Ein durchaus portables Gaming-Notebook der Oberklasse
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/19/2017
¡CHOLLO! Gigabyte P57X v7. Portátil 17,3" gaming barato (1252 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; good price; decent hardware; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/07/2018


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.

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.  

7700HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Besides four CPU cores (including Hyper Threading), the chips also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU and is manufactured in an improved 14 nm process.» 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.

3.412 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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).

78.08%: 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, 2017-03-26 (Update: 2017-03-26)