Gigabyte Crams GTX 1070 into Aero 15 X Laptop

/ 5 years ago

Gigabyte Crams GTX 1070 into Aero 15 X Laptop

Gigabyte is improving on its already impressive Aero 15 laptop by squeezing in an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. The original Aero 15 features a GTX 1060 6GB. However, the new Aero 15 X goes one better with the GTX 1070. The GTX 1070 in question is the Max-Q version of the card. As a result, it will run a little slower than the desktop version. Specifically, it clocks at 1442MHz base and 1645MHz boost. Either way, it’s an upgrade on the Aero 15’s GTX 1060.

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Gigabyte Aero 15 X Specifications

Apart from the GTX 1070 upgrade, the Aero 15 X specs seem the same as the Aero 15.

  • OS:
    • Windows 10 Pro
    • Windows 10
  • CPU: 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ (2.8GHz-3.8GHz)
  • Display:
    • 15.6″ FHD1920*1080 Wide Viewing Angle Anti-Glare Display LCD
    • *X-Rite™ Pantone® certified display
  • System Memory: 8GB/16GB DDR4 2400 2 slots (Max 32GB)
  • Chipset: Mobile Intel® HM175 Express Chipset
  • Video Graphics:
    • Intel® HD Graphics 630
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 Max-Q GDDR5 8GB
    • Supports NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology
  • Storage: 2 x M.2 SSD slots (Type 2280, supports NVMe PCIe X4 & SATA)
  • Keyboard Type:  GIGABYTE Fusion RGB Per-Key Backlit Keyboard
  • Optical Disk Drive: N/A
  • I/O Port:
    • USB 3.0 (Type-A) * 3
    • Thunderbolt 3 * 1(USB Type-C)
    • HDMI 2.0
    • mini DP
    • Headphone-out jack (Audio-in Combo)
    • SD Card Reader
    • DC-in Jack
    • RJ-45
  • Audio:
    • 2 Watt Speaker *2
    • Microphone
    • Dolby® Digital Plus™ Home Theater
  • Communications:
    • Wireless LAN: 802.11 ac
    • Bluetooth: Bluetooth V4.2
  • Webcam: HD Camera
  • Security:
    • Implements TPM by CPU, supports Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT)
    • Kensington Lock
  • Battery: Li Polymer 94.24Wh
  • Adapter: 150W
  • Dimensions:
    • 356.4(W) x 250(D) x 19.9(H) mm
    • 14.0 (W) x 9.8(D) x 0.78(H) inch
  • Weight:
    • ~2.1 kg (w/Battery, M.2 SSD)
    • 4.62 lb

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Price and Availability

The Gigabyte Aero 15 X is out mid-October. Price is currently unknown.

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