GIGABYTE Presents AORUS 17 Flagship Gaming Laptop at Gamescom

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅28.08.2019 17:05:05

GIGABYTE presented its newest flagship gaming laptop at Gamescom, Cologne – the AORUS 17. The AORUS 17 is powered by the 9th generation Intel Core i9 and i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics and up to 64GB of Samsung DDR4 memory. The AORUS 17 gaming laptop comes with a 17.3-inch X-Rite Pantone Certified FHD 1920x1080 240Hz anti-glare display panel. The AORUS 17 supports ultra-fast NVMe SSDs and comes with the latest Wi-Fi 6 standard for high-speed wireless connectivity. One of the highlighted features of the AORUS 17 gaming laptop is its mechanical keyboard with OMRON Blue switches and per-key RGB lighting.

The top-of-the-line model is the AORUS 17 YA which can be powered by the 9th generation Intel Core i9-9980HK 8-core, 16-thread processor with a base clock of 2.4GHz and an impressive boost clock of 5.0GHz. The AORUS 17 YA gaming laptop features the powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics. The AORUS 17 gaming laptop can be configured with up to 6TB of storage with high-speed Intel 760p PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD.

World’s First Gaming Laptop with OMRON Mechanical Switches

GIGABYTE is proud to announce its collaboration with OMROM, a world-renowned Japanese maker of mechanical mouse switches, to deliver the best typing experience to gathers in a gaming laptop. The OMRON mechanical switches are rated with up to 15 million keypresses, it comes with an optimal travel distance of 2.5mm, 1.6mm actuation point with the sensation of Blue switches. The OMRON switches come with gold-plated contact points that are resistant to rust and deterioration from friction which greatly increases the lifespan of the switches. Learn more about the OMRON Mechanical Switches here.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX Graphics

The AORUS 17 gaming laptops feature the NVIDIA Turing-based GeForce RTX 20-Series graphics with real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading bringing gamers a whole new experience.

AORUS Graphics Switch

The AORUS 17 gaming laptops feature the AORUS Graphics Switch in the AORUS Control Center. This allows the user to switch between the discrete NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics to the integrated Intel graphics using the NVIDIA Optimus Technology offering the flexibility between performance and power efficiency.

WINDFORCE Infinity Cooling System

The AORUS 17 gaming laptop with its high-performance components require the best cooling engine to keep it cool and stable. GIGABYTE uses the WINDFORCE Infinity Cooling System which comprises of five heatpipes, two 12V fans with 51 blades, 12 vents with 4 exhausts and a large Vapour Chamber for enhanced heat dissipation. The WINDFORCE Infinity Cooling System delivers a 37% improved cooling efficiency over the AORUS X9.

Thin 3mm Bezel with AUO 240Hz Display Panel

The AORUS 17 comes equipped with the world’s thinnest 3mm bezel and an AUO 240Hz gaming panel with a response time of 3ms. The panel is also X-Rite Pantone Calibration certified guaranteeing exceptional colours.

Killer Ethernet E2600 and Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650

The AORUS 17 gaming laptops comes with the new Killer E2600 Ethernet LAN controller along with Killer AX1650 to deliver Wi-Fi 6 wireless connectivity.

No information on pricing and availability as of this writing. Learn more about the AORUS 17 gaming notebook here.

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