Razer may be among the pioneers in the idea of squeezing the gaming laptops to make them fit into small spaces, but Gigabyte is willing to try to raise the challenge to a new level. The company recently announced the Aorus X7 handset with a 2.29 cm thickness which is the flagship product of the company's new brand new line for gaming PCs, with very powerful specs. The new 17.3-inch computer has two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M GPUs with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor-4700HQ. Moreover, it comes with 32 GB of RAM, a pair of SSDs totaling 521 GB and 1 TB hard drive. To cool all this, the device comes with two coolers, four openings for air intake and five thermal pipes.
Regarding connectivity, the machine comes with dual HDMI, one Mini DisplayPort and VGA connector that lets you connect up to three additional monitors to the laptop screen, which has resolution of 1080p. Among the features are more focused on games, dedicated buttons to macros on backlit keyboard, a wireless card of 802.11ac network and a Killer LAN chip is also there. Nothing was disclosed about the battery life, which should not be that long.
Advertisements aside, Gigabyte says that it is due in stores in March this year, with estimated price ranging from $2,100 to $2,800. You can see the device specifications below and images.
- Screen: 17.3-inch LCD display with Full HD resolution (1920x1080)
- Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium, 7 Professional, Windows 8.1 or 8.1 Pro
- CPU: Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4 processor at 3.4 GHz
- GPU: Two Nividia GeForce GTX 765M GDDR5 4GB
- RAM: Four ports for combs DDR3L 1600 4 or 8 GB (max 32 GB in total)
- Storage: Two ports for mSATA SSD of 128 or 256GB and 500 GB to 1 TB HDD
- Connectors: Three USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0, dual HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, SD, D-Sub and RJ45 card reader
- Communications: Killer LAN chip, 802.11ac wireless card and Bluetooth V4.0
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 39.2 x 26.3 x 2.29 cm
- Weight: Approximately 2.9 kg