Gigabyte announces its new Gigabyte Aorus 17 gaming notebook with 240Hz Pantone display, Octo Core i9 Coffee Lake Refresh processor, NVIDIA Turing GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card, OMRON mechanical keyboard, SSD storage or Thunderbolt 3 and Wi-Fi connectivity .
This is a new powerful laptop gamer that presents Gigabyte with its Aorus 17new generation.
The top-of-the-range Gigabyte Aorus 17 YA model is built around an Intel HM370 chipset and a i7-9750H (2.6 GHz) i7-9750H Coffee Lake Refresh Quad Core processor or an Octo Core i9 -9980HK (2.4 GHz) processor. with integrated graphics Intel UHD 630.
It is associated with the NVIDIA Turing GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6 dedicated graphics card with ray tracing.
The Gigabyte Aorus 17 YA also integrates up to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz of Samsung RAM (2 slots) and includes 3 slots for storage (maximum 6 TB): 1 to 2.5 inch hard drive or SSD 1 to SSD M format .2 NVMe PCIe 3.0×4 (2280) SSD M.2 Combo SATA / NVMe (2280) format. Note that for M.2 NVMe SSDs, Gigabyte integrates Intel 720p.
Side display, Gigabyte opts for a 17.3-inch screen with thin edges (3mm) AUO anti-glare 240Hz 3ms Full HD (1920×1080) certified X-Rite Pantone (Delta E
Connectivity side, there are Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi ax modules (Wi-Fi 6 Killer AX1650), HDMI 2.0 video outputs and combo DisplayPort 1.4 / USB 3.1 Type-C, audio ports Headphone (HiFi ESS Saber / SPDIF) and Micro, 1 Gigabit Ethernet port (Killer E2600), 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 3.1 (Gen2), 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1) and 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen2) Thunderbolt 3 .
The new Gigabyte Aorus 17 YA notebook PC also features an SD card reader (UHS-II), a Nahimic3 2.1 sound solution with 2 speakers (2x2W) 1 subwoofer (3W), an HD webcam with microphone and a mechanical Aorus Fusion 2.0 keyboard with RGB backlighting with key and 2.5mm stroke keys, OMRON Blue Swith (supports 15 million keystrokes per key) and NKRO (N-Key Rollover).
It measures 396 x 293 x 38mm, weighs 3.75 Kg and runs under Windows 10 (Pro) with a 94Whr Li-Polymer battery (330W adapter).
Its cooling is provided by Windforce Infinity technology combining 2 fans (12V, 51 pale) with 5 heat pipes and air vents for a 37% improvement in heat dissipation compared to the Aorus X9.
The AORUS Control Center application allows you to switch between different modes of operation, especially at the GPU level, with possible use of NVIDIA Optimus technology.
The Gigabyte Aorus 17 XA stands out by the fact that it is only announced with a Core i7-9750H and its GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB GDDR6 dedicated graphics card .
The Gigabyte Aorus 17 WA stands out from the XA with its 144Hz full HD LG IPS screen (also X-Rite Pantone), its dedicated GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6 graphics card and its 230W adapter.
Finally, the Gigabyte Aorus 17 SA, “entry-level” version differs from the WA by its graphics card GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB GDDR6 dedicated.
Gigabyte will launch its new Aorus 17 in September, at a rate not communicated.