CES 2016 | Gigabyte introduces P57 laptop, refreshes lineup with Skylake CPU's
Gigabyte introduced its new P57 laptop and showcased the company’s existing laptop lineup refrfeshed with Intel Skylake processors at CES 2016 in Las Vegas today.
The new Gigabyte P57 boasts a new anti-ghosting 30-key rollover keyboard as well as well as a swappable bay, allowing to use an additional hard drive instead of the optical drive. The 17-inch laptop will be available in a variety of configuration options with Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics cards and Intel’s 6th-generation (Skylake) Core i7 processors. Other components include M.2 PCIe SSD storage with PCI-Express 3.0 x4, providing a read speed of 2000 MB/s; DD4 memory; USB 3.1 Type-C, as well as HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2 that allows 4K display output at a 60 Hz refresh rate.
The rest of the laptops showcased at CES are Gigabyte’s existing models armed with Intel Skylake processors and other new features.
Gigabyte P55W comes with a 15-inch FullHD IPS display, Intel 6th-gen. Core i7 CPU’s and GTX 970M, just like the P57. It also features up to 2 TB of HDD storage space as well as up to 512 GB of M.2 SSD. A P55K variant with GTX 965M is also available.
The P37X (17-inch) and P35X (15-inch) are Gigabyte’s laptops housing the most powerful components. They feature Nvidia’s top-of-the-line GTX 980M as well as optional 3840 x 2160 (4K) displays and dedicated Macro Keys for simplified macro usage in games. P37W and P35 variants with GTX 970M are also available.
The P34W, which Gigabyte claims to be the thinnest 14-inch gaming laptop, features an 2560 x 1440 IPS display (optional), as well as Intel Core i7 Skylake processor and GTX 970M graphics. The dual-storage design enables the P34 to hold up to 512 GB M.2 PCIe SSD plus a 2 TB HDD storage in total. P34K (GTX 965M), P34G (GTX 960M) and P34F (GTX 950M) are also available.
The P17F (17-inch) and P15F (15-inch) are the most mainstream gaming laptops in Gigabyte’s offering. They are powered by Skylake i7 CPU as well as GTX 950M graphics and FullHD displays.