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CES 2021 | Gigabyte says "Yes" to AMD with Gaming A5 and A7 laptops powered by Ryzen 5000H and RTX 3070 Mobile, also offers G5 and G7 featuring Core i7-10870H for "slashies"

Gigabyte Gaming A5 and A7. (Image Source: Gigabyte)
Gigabyte Gaming A5 and A7. (Image Source: Gigabyte)
Gigabyte has introduced new mid-range gaming laptops powered by both Intel Comet Lake-H and AMD Ryzen 5000H Zen 3 options. These laptops are aimed at the multi-tasking crowd that also likes to game. The Intel-based Gaming G5 and G7 and the AMD-based Gaming A5 and A7 share many features with the Aorus gaming series including the Windforce cooling system.

Apart from introducing upgraded Aorus and Aero lineups, Gigabyte also announced new G and A series laptops designed for mid-range gamers. Despite sporting the mid-range gaming tag, the G and A series have a lot of muscle power under the hood thanks to new offerings from Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA.

The Gigabyte A5 and A7 feature the latest AMD Ryzen 5000H Cezanne APUs options including the Ryzen 9 5900H, Ryzen 7 5800H, and the Ryzen 5 5600H. Both the A5 and A7 offer FHD IPS panels with either 144 Hz or 240 Hz refresh rates and a 72% NTSC color gamut coverage. For the GPU, Gigabyte offers RTX 3070 Mobile and RTX 3060 Mobile options depending on the SKU.

Gigabyte is offering a good port selection and the same Windforce cooling system found in the Aorus series. Buyers also get Realtek 2.5G LAN and Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. However, the battery capacity seems to be a tad low at just 48.96 WHr.

On the Intel side of things, Gigabyte is offering the G5 and G7 models primarily aimed at the younger casual gaming crowd colloquially called "slashies". Accordingly, these laptops are aimed at those who juggle multiple roles across both work and play.

The G5 and G7 share a lot of the specifications with the A5 and A7 series apart from the CPU and GPU. The G5 offers Core i7-10870H and Core i5-10500H processor options while the G7 comes with the Core i7-10870H only. Unlike the A5 and A7 variants, the G5 and G7 make do with an RTX 3060 Mobile as the default GPU option.

Gigabyte didn't offer any pricing and availability information yet but said that the new Gaming series laptops are now available for pre-order across all sales channels.

Gigabyte Gaming G5 and G7. (Image Source: Gigabyte)
Gigabyte Gaming G5 and G7. (Image Source: Gigabyte)
Gigabyte A and G series - Specifications. (Source: Gigabyte)
Gigabyte A and G series - Specifications. (Source: Gigabyte)

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Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 2021-01-13 (Update: 2021-01-13)
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam
I am a cell and molecular biologist and computers have been an integral part of my life ever since I laid my hands on my first PC which was based on an Intel Celeron 266 MHz processor, 16 MB RAM and a modest 2 GB hard disk. Since then, I’ve seen my passion for technology evolve with the times. From traditional floppy based storage and running DOS commands for every other task, to the connected cloud and shared social experiences we take for granted today, I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed a sea change in the technology landscape. I honestly feel that the best is yet to come, when things like AI and cloud computing mature further. When I am not out finding the next big cure for cancer, I read and write about a lot of technology related stuff or go about ripping and re-assembling PCs and laptops.