What do you do when you gotta game but you don't want to haul your full desktop PC rig around with you? Gaming laptops have certainly come a very long way and GIGABYTE is leading the charge both under its main banner and its AORUS sub-brand with a new family of GTX 10 series laptops. They'll be powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, GTX 1070 and GTX 1080, providing you all the gaming power you'll need to frag on the go.
In the case of AORUS, the GTX 10 series will be unleashed upon the the full range of gaming laptop sizes. You can get it in as small as the 13.9-inch X3 Plus v6, in the mid-sized 15.6-inch X5 v6, or in the range topping 17.3-inch X7 DT v6 and X7 v6. The X7 v6 is the largest and most powerful of the bunch, including the 6th-generation Intel Core i7 overclocked processor and Killer DoubleShot Pro. You can also get the world's first 120 Hz laptop display with a 5 ms response time too.
The main GIGABYTE line has also been updated with a full suite of GeForce GTX 10 series gaming laptops. Much like the AORUS line, GIGABYTE is dishing out these high end graphics on different SKUs too. Choose between the performance gaming of the 15.6-inch P55 and 17.3--inch P57 or opt for the thin-and-light Ultraforce approach of the 15.6-inch P35 and 17.3-inch P37. All of them come powered by the 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor with at least a full HD display, going as high up as a UHD IPS 3840 x 2160 panel.
Check out the AORUS video below, as well as the photo gallery and both full press releases below that for more detailed information.
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AORUS Introduces the Powerful and Slim GeForce® GTX 10 Series Gaming Laptops
Next-Gen Performance with Per-Key RGB Backlighting
AORUS has unveiled their highly anticipated full GeForce® GTX 10 series lineup: 13.9” X3 Plus v6, 15.6” X5 v6, and 17.3” X7 DT v6 & X7 v6. Announcing the inclusion of their all-new exclusive and innovative AORUS RGB Fusion keyboard (optional) with per- key backlighting in 16.8 million colors, as well as the addition of the world’s first 120 Hz laptop display, AORUS is continuing to push the envelope in the mobile gaming industry.
17.3” X7 DT & X7 v6
Desktop-Grade Performance | Enhanced Cooling Design
The AORUS 17.3” X7 DT has been recognized for its innovative design; possessing superior performance while retaining a slim, mobile form factor as the recipient of the 2016 Computex Design and Innovation Award. With the announcement of the all-new GeForce® GTX 10 series graphics, the X7 DT has taken a huge jump in performance. Retaining the latest 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 overclocked processor and upgrading to a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphic, all within a thin and lightweight chassis, it is a mobile powerhouse. The other alternative for the AORUS 17.3” is the X7 v6. Also providing superior performance with the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070, as well as the full range of features as the X7 DT.
With all that performance, comes the look display to back it up. The X7 series also now provides the world’s first 120 Hz laptop display with 5 ms response time, paired with Killer DoubleShot Pro to reduce game lag by utilizing connection priority for a smooth and fluid gaming experience. With subtle ID changes to the X7 design includes a welcomed improvement to thermal cooling with the addition further air intake. Along with the upgrade in spec, the X7 gets an upgrade in look with the all exclusive AORUS RGB Fusion Keyboard, providing full customizable, per-key RGB function.
15.6” X5 v6
Performance Breakthrough for Gaming On-The- Go
Maintaining the X5’s signature slimness and light weight, the X5 v6 offers a 15.6” option with one of the world’s most powerful all-new mobile GPUs, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, as well as the latest 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 overclocked processor. The 15.6” display now comes in two options: WQHD+ 2880x1620 IPS display for the stunning visual detail; or a Full HD 120Hz refresh rate display for the most fluid gameplay for the FPS enthusiasts, while Killer DoubleShot Pro prioritizes gaming ports and connections for a lag free experience. Adding to the aesthetics, the new X5 now features orange logo back-lighting and the per-key fully customizable RGB backlight keyboard, the AORUS RGB Fusion Keyboard.
13.9” X3 Plus v6
Most Portable Gaming Laptop for VR
The AORUS 13.9” X3 Plus v6 puts an emphasis on mobility, but does not stray away from performance, continuing its reign as the most powerful and light (22.9mm/1.8kg) 13.9-inch gaming laptop in the world. Its 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 overclocked processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics is powering the QHD+ 3200x1800 IGZO display. The astonishing display of the X3 has the highest pixel density among the AORUS family, enabling it to provide gorgeous visuals and to be the complete. The amazing performance with such mobility also makes the X3 one of the most portable gaming laptop to meet the requirements for premium Virtual Reality experience.
AORUS All-In- One Streaming Solution
As streaming is becoming more and more an important part of the gaming community, AORUS has been committed to providing an all-inclusive solution for streaming. The newest addition to this is TriDef® SmartCam. SmartCam will now allow you to remove backgrounds without the hassle of using a green screen. Through the SmartCam application you can now apply live filters, and fully control your background, not only while streaming, but also through other video applications such as Skype.
The AORUS Hardware Live Stream Engine gives gamers an edge while streaming. Now available on the X5 and X7 models (optional), the fully integrated encoder card eliminates the fuss of connecting an extra compressor and enables you to record and stream simultaneously in high-definition quality without compromising system performance, or the loss of FPS. Along with the 1-year Premium subscription to both XSplit Gamecaster and Broadcaster, AORUS allows you to record, edit, and stream anytime, anywhere.
AORUS Exclusive Software
Exclusive fan control allows you full customization of your fan speeds, providing either Smart Control where the system automatically adjust your fans, or manual control that allows you to specifically set your fans at the RPM you choose.
The best policy to win any game is to make sure your system is 100% with you. OC Gauge presents the user comprehensive system information with one-click overclocking control. A simple glance is all it takes to keep track of how your system status and Overclocking settings.
Enhance your audio experience with various audio modes, the AORUS Audio provides you lifelike sound which allows you to immerse yourself in any usage situation. The Game mode even includes profiles specifically tuned for different game types, like FPS or RPG games. Every sound is produced with accuracy and clarity, bringing battlefield to life.
*specifications may vary by country and region. Please check with your local dealers for the latest product information.
AORUS takes its name from Horus, the ancient god of war that symbolizes bravery and wisdom. AORUS comes to infuse the ultimate power in gamers and lead gamers to his own honorable victory. The logo of AORUS embodies the speed and power of an eagle, as how it is in the performance of each AORUS products. The eagle badge symbolizes a pure blend of explosiveness despite calmness, precision beyond excellence, and rapid reaction against pressure. All characterize champions in any type of competition throughout generations. Combining the unprecedented functionality, sensational performance and aesthetically original design, AORUS challenges the existing merits with utmost innovation and is destined to be an unforgettable scene in the gaming history. The full range of AORUS products have been and will always be designed bearing in mind those that seek the highest fulfillment in gaming with the highest performance gaming gears can offer.
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GIGABYTE Introduces the GeForce® GTX 10 Series Gaming Laptops
Next-Gen Performance Optimized for VR and 4K High-Res Gameplay
The highly anticipated GIGABYTE gaming laptops with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series graphics has been officially announced, including both the Gaming-Centric P55 & P57 Series, and thin-and- light ULTRAFORCE Series P35 & P37. GIGABYTE offers a variety of options based on preference while providing the latest GeForce® GTX 10 series graphics and the latest 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor for the power and performance to meet the growing demands of top tier applications, games, and Virtual Reality. With the superior performance GIAGBYTE also includes industry leading features such as M.2 PCIe SSD, DDR4 memory, USB 3.1 with Type-C connection, and HDMI 2.0.
Performance Gaming | For the Hardcore Gamers
The GIGABYTE Performance Gaming models focus on superior performance, fully supporting high end programs, games, and Virtual Reality, paired with a subtle, stylish gaming design and orange accents. The 17.3” P57 and 15.6” P55 features up to GeForce® GTX 1070 & 1060 graphics.
17.3” P57 | GeForce® GTX 1070 Graphics | 30-Key Rollover Anti-Ghost Keyboard
The new 17” P57 is pulling no punches when it comes to performance, including the all-new, ultra-powerful NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 & 1060 Graphics. With a fresh GPU, come fresh ID changes. Along with its subtle style, curved lines and orange accents, comes all-new additional air intake ventilation above the keyboard to improve thermal cooling. The backlit keyboard itself supports Anti-Ghost with 30-Key Rollover. The Full HD 1920x1080 IPS display provides vivid and immersive visuals, while a Swappable Bay is included for user preference of an optical drive, an additional HDD, or weight reduction.
15.6” P55 | GeForce® GTX 1060 Graphics | 3K Display
The 15” P55 GIGABYTE performance gaming model is also primed and ready, coming with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 Graphics. The display comes with either a Full HD 1920x1080 IPS or WQHD+ 2880x1620 IPS LCD. The P55 also features a premium backlit keyboard with snappy yet responsive feedback for effortless long-hour usage, thanks to the outstanding 2.2mm key travel distance.
ULTRAFORCE Gaming | Thin & Light with High Performance
The classic ULTRAFORCE series puts an emphasis on ultra-slim & ultra-light chassis, while retaining high performance to provide highly mobile gaming solutions. The new generation also comes with an optional upgrade of DDR4 2400MHz memory. The series also packs huge capacity batteries to further enhance the mobility.
17.3” P37 | GeForce® GTX 1070 Graphics | Exclusive Macro Keys
The new 17.3” P37 reiterates what ULTRAFORCE is all about. Despite being a 17” model, the P37 weights under 2.7kg and retains an ultra-thin and light profile being less than 22.5mm thin. Paired with extreme mobility is the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics. The display comes in both options of 4K UHD 3840x2160 and FHD 1920x1080, achieving high-res gaming thanks to the performance boost with the new graphics. The P37 includes a hot-swappable bay for an additional HDD, ODD, or to reduce weight for improved mobility, forming a quad-storage system with multiple M.2 PCIe SSDs and HDDs. The Macro Keys on the left, together with the included Macro Hub software, allows up to 25 programmable macros for one-click execution in any games and applications.
15.6” P35 | GeForce® GTX 1070 Graphics | 4K UHD High-Res Display
Powerful yet portable, the thinnest gaming laptop of the series, the 15.6” P35, also has either a UHD 3840x2160 or FHD 1920x1080 display, delivering perfect and vivid colors for an enhanced gameplay experience. Included in the Ultrabook-like chassis is the powerful all-new NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 GPU. The P35 also features the iconic hot-swappable bay for flexible storage and the quad-storage system.
Professional Streaming Software Out-of- the-Box
Included on all GIGABYTE laptops is a 3-month premium license of XSplit Gamecaster and Broadcaster, making live stream easier for every gamer. The all-new TriDef® SmartCam allows you, without a greens screen, to remove your background while streaming games or making video calls.
*Specifications are subject to change.
GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 24 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team and has since taken a position as one of the in the world's top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets, and home entertainment devices to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. Visit www.gigabyte.com for more information.