Gigabyte has just announced the release of a new high end gaming laptop as apart of the AORUS lineup of high end gaming components. The new AORUS 17 is a flagship laptop that comes equipped with an 8-core Intel Core i9-9980HK processor, as well as NVIDIA RTX graphics.
Equally as impressive as the CPU and GPU are on this bad boy, the display is about as high end as you can go. The 17″ AUO 240Hz, 3ms is designed to deliver performance specifically for gaming which makes use of NVIDIA G-SYNC technology.
Other impressive features such as slim OMRON mechanical key switches, AX-standard WiFi, and a robust WINDFORCE cooling system are also included. The new AORUS 17 gaming laptop was announced during GAMESCOM in Germany, however at the time of writing this article, no pricing information has been released as of yet. More information can be found over at AORUS’s product page.
AORUS 17 Gaming Laptop Features
WINDFORCE INFINITY Cooling System – AORUS takes initiative to work with the legendary AORUS graphics card cooling team in order to come up with something we call “WINDFORCE INFINITY” cooling technology that takes a large leap when it comes to cooling performance. The AORUS 17 takes hold of the next generation cooling weapon, the super heat conductor (Vapor Chamber) that increases the cooling efficiency by 37%, in conjunction with 5 heat pipes, 2 sets of 12 V 51 blade fans and the additional gigantic laptop base fan with large area air mesh. Gamers can fully enjoy gaming performances to the max, without worrying about any throttling or overheating issues.
All-New 9th Gen Intel Coffee Lake H Refresh Processor – The all-new upgrade of the AORUS 17 comes in with the addition of Intel’s 9th Gen i9-9980HK processor, which is 10% more powerful compared to the 8th Gen Core i9. The CPU clock speed has increased from 4.8 GHz to 5.0 GHz,8 cores and 16 threads of greatness. The new CPU is made for ultra-multi-taskers and gamers who want to play “triple A” games while recording or streaming online.
240Hz Gaming Display Panel with X-Rite Pantone Calibration Certified – The highest spec AORUS 17 comes equipped with the AUO 240Hz, 3 ms response rate gaming grade panel, that’s not all, the panel is calibrated before it leaves the factory with X-Rite Pantone certified calibration. Gamers not only experiences the smoothest visuals but also with true colors that the game designers intended for gamers to experience.
Industry Only All Intel Inside Technology
GIGABYTE collaborates with world renowned innovator Intel to create the industry first “All Intel Inside” technology. Intel parts are strategically put together, including the Intel Core i9- 9980HK processor, Intel 760p SSD, Intel based Killer AX1650 Wi-Fi chip, and Thunderbolt 3.
World’s First Microsoft Azure AI Artificial Intelligence Performance Laptop – GIGABYTE AORUS 17 is fortunate to be loved by Microsoft in order to team up for the world’s first AI gaming laptop with Microsoft Azure AI. User preference data will pass through the Microsoft Azure platform to be analyzed by the AI and further determines the best central processor (CPU) and graphics processor (GPU) wattage setting. The optimal wattage is then set in order to achieve the best gaming performance possible while also keeping the laptop cool with balanced and optimized settings.
Fully Built with Renowned Component Brands | Breaking Industry Standards – For gamers, knowing the quality and performance specs of internal parts of a laptop is a top priority. AORUS has gathered feedback from gamers and went to source the best parts possible, working with the likes of LG IPS 144Hz panel, AUO 240Hz panel, Samsung for memory modules, Killer Wi-Fi adapter, NAHIMIC sound technology, Intel processor, Intel SSD,and NVIDIA graphics processor. AORUS uses top quality components to ensure the most stable platform for gamers to battle on.
Next-Gen Architecture Graphics Display Chip | GeForce RTX 20 Series – AORUS 17 welcomes the arrival of NVIDIA all new Turing based architecture, the GeForce RTX graphics. Not only does it drastically increase the 3D rendering performance, it also introduces an array of new technologies such as new “Real Time Ray Tracing”, deep learning technology (DLSS) and NVIDIA Adaptive Shading (NAS). Providing a next-level realism and fine details of in-game graphics.
AORUS Flagship King | The True Gaming Spirit – The AORUS 17 not only has the top-of-the-range keyboard, display and performance, audio is also a part of the whole package with audiophile grade ESS Sabre Hi-fi DAC chip, supporting 24 bit/192 KHz frequency output and driving 16~600ohm mid to high-end headphones, gamers can sure experience the highest level of complexity in sound details. On the internet connectivity side of things, the latest Wi-Fi 6 Killer AX 1650 wireless network card comes equipped, with a transfer speed of up to 2.4 Gbps, in addition to Killer unique system data packaging technology, offering gamers a smooth internet experience without any distractions. AORUS remains focused on offering a full luxury experience for gamers and only seeks for an extreme gaming spirit.