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Gigabyte Aorus X3 Plus R7 Gaming Notebook Review

Gigabyte Aorus X3 Plus R7

Gaming on a full-sized desktop PC is amazing, but it’s not always practical or suited to every person or situation. Many of us need to travel with our systems. Of course, some people just prefer a more compact solution or like being able to game on the same device in any room of their house. Gaming laptops are a great way to solve many problems like this, and the latest from Aorus looks set to be one of the best solutions out there.

The X3 Plus R7 comes equipped with a blazing fast GTX 1060 graphics card and the well-proven Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. With this combo, it’s able to drive its stunning QHD 2560 x 1440 display in the latest games, deliver improved productivity and more.

Features

  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 GDDR5 6GB
  • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ Processor
  • 13.9″ QHD 2560×1440 Wide Viewing Angle Anti-Glare Display LCD
  • M.2 PCIe Gen3x4: 2000MB/s
  • USB 3.1 Type-C: 10Gbps / 5V 3A
  • DDR4: 2400MHz up to 32GB
  • HDMI 2.0: True 4K at 60Hz
  • Compact & Powerful: Slim AC Adapter with Charger
  • 25 Individual sets of active Macros
  • XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster: Professional Streaming Software

Slim and Light

By using an aluminum chassis construction, this notebook just 0.9 inches thick, it feel light, and look stylish. Of course, looks aren’t everything, how does this system perform? Let’s move on and take a closer look at what is on offer.

NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1060: The Ultimate Performance

The new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series GPU features the latest Pascal™ architecture, breaking the limits of laptop performance. The new GPU delivers not only the ultimate performance and efficiency, ut also easily provides an immersive Virtual Reality (VR) experience and smooth high-res gameplay. Hardcore gamers can now possess over-the-top performance on the mobile platform with crystal clear, captivating motion graphics, and jaw-dropping visuals.

7th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor: Here Comes the New Generation of Performance

With the latest “Kaby Lake” architecture, the 7th Generation Intel Core™ i7 Processor outperforms its predecessor in every aspect, added with HEVC10b and VP9 decoding for outstanding 4K capabilities and extra extended mobility. Experience seamless next generation performance.

QHD Resolution: Astonishing Level of Detail

AORUS is never afraid to explore new horizons.X3 Plus boasts a QHD display with 2560 x 1440 resolution providing stunning and breathtaking picture quality that pushes gaming experience to a new level. The extraordinary high luminance, 400 cd/m2, proves excellent clarity and readability even outdoors!

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Peter Donnell @Xavilend

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